Maryland Action Coalition Summit

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Foster a Culture of Health Where People Live, Work, and Play: Implications for Nursing Education and Practice

2019 Maryland Action Coalition Summit:

Fostering a Culture of Health Where People Live, Work, and Play:
Implications for Nursing Education and Practice

Monday, May 20, 2019

University of Maryland School of Nursing, Room 130
655 W. Lombard St.; Baltimore, MD 21201

Overview

The Maryland Action Coalition (MDAC) serves as one of the driving forces for transforming state health care. Recognizing the important work already underway in Maryland and with a goal of improved health outcomes for its residents, the Maryland Action Coalition leads innovation in the health of the population through efforts that build and sustain a culture of health.

The 2019 Summit:

  • Recaps the achievements and opportunities to improving health care services, health outcomes, and minimizing health disparities in Maryland.
  • Examines advancements in improving health outcomes for Maryland’s diverse populations and communities.
  • Provides a forum in which to disseminate innovation in practice, education, policy, and research in advancing a culture of health.

We welcome everyone to the Summit and are proud to be part of this nationwide movement.


Objectives

At the end of the summit attendees will be able to:

  1. Describe both successes and challenges in facilitating innovations to advance the culture of health in a variety of settings.
  2. Delineate Maryland initiatives that advance innovation in: education and continuing education of the nursing workforce, removing regulatory barriers and enhancing practice, building nursing leadership capacity, and promoting a culture of health.
  3. Identify resources, such as the NSP II program, that support the design and testing of key initiatives.
  4. Learn to stop life-threatening bleeding until medical help arrives with the Stop the Bleed training.

 

Travel and Parking Information

Location:

University of Maryland School of Nursing, Room 130
655 W. Lombard St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

The closest airport to the University of Maryland School of Nursing is Baltimore–Washington International Airport (BWI). Drive time from BWI to the School is approximately 15 minutes.

Planning Committee Members

Jane Kirschling, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean and Professor
University of Maryland School of Nursing
Co-Chair, Maryland Action Coalition

Patricia Travis, PhD, RN, CCRP
Senior Associate Director, Clinical Trials, Johns Hopkins Medicine
Co-Chair, Maryland Action Coalition

Patricia Franklin, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor, Partnerships, Professional Education, and Practice
Director, Professional Education
Director, Nurse Leadership Institute
University of Maryland School of Nursing

Sonia Smith, BS
Program Coordinator
Office of Professional Education
University of Maryland School of Nursing

Enjoli Sonnier, BS
Assistant Director, Events
Communications
University of Maryland School of Nursing

Stephanie White, MA
Office Manager
Office of the Dean
University of Maryland School of Nursing

The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education awarded grants to 16 academic institutions nationwide — including $50,000 to the University of Maryland, Baltimore — to boost community-based interprofessional education and practice. The University’s Center for Interprofessional Education provided $50,000 in matching funds to facilitate the project.

The University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) was awarded a $150,000 State Implementation Program (SIP) grant through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and AARP. SIP grants were created to support the implementation of the State Campaign for Action Coalitions of the Institute of Medicine’s recommendations outlined in its 2010 report, "The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health."