Opening Remarks & Prayer: 

Alma Abuelouf, BSN, RN & Bishop Michael Boulette- Archdiocese of San Antonio, Texas







Speaker Presentations:

Day 1- August 2, 2018

Julie Trocchio, MSN, RN- Working with Faith Communities to Improve the lives of older adults

Sister Victoria Indyk, PhD, RN- Madonna University Partnership with Felician Sisters Mission in Jacmel, Haiti

Maria Arvonio, MA, RN, HCE  & Janet C. Munday, BSN, RN- Energy Medicine/Healthcare Therapies and New Age: Are they compatible with Catholic Doctrine & Scripture?

Rosalinda Jimenez, EdD, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC- Assessing Spirituality in Interprofessional Practice- NACN- 2018-rjimenez

Maria L. Diaz, EdD, RN, CNS, PMHNP- Effects of a Collaborative-Interprofessional Care Experience on Health Provider attitudes

Clint Royston, MS, DNP, PMHNP-BC- Church Wellness Hub: Caring for Mental Health Needs in a Parish-NACN-2018 Royston

Judith Boyle, DNP, RN- Compassion Fatigue Resiliency Training for Emergency Needs

Theresa Durbak-Sipos, MSEd, BSN, RN, LPS- Spiritual Care in Nursing Practice

Day 2- August 3, 2018

Mary Lee Barron, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC- “She’s really Catholic”: Exploring Barriers and Opportunities in OB-Gyn Nursing Practice

Jennifer Hitt, PhD, RN, CNE- Advocating and Lobbying: How Catholic Nurses can influence the Law-making process

Martha Baker, PhD, RN, CNE, CENP, ACNS-BC- Spirituality in Nursing: A Catholic Perspective

Richard McAlister, MSSM, BCP, CIM & Kimberly McAlister, MSN, RN- On the Team: A Catholic Nurses’ Role in Shelter Selection

Gosia Brykcznaska- Presentation on Blessed Hanna

Luz Myriam Neira, MS, PhD- Opportunities for Partnerships between Food Banks and Healthcare Organizations

Kristen Sinay, MSN, NRN, LNCC- Human Trafficking: What Nurses need to knowNACN18-Sinay

John Dinolfo, PhD, Jane Cardia, MA, MS, PhD, RN & Richard S. Zazycki, LPN- Catholic Nursing and the Battle of Gettysburg: A Health Humanities PerspectiveNAtCN18-Zazycki

Closing Remarks & Thanksgiving: Dr. Hilliard- President of NACN


Networking Opportunities

We count our blessings for all who helped plan and participated in the 2018 NACN Conference- Thank you!