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RNs as Partners in Transforming Primary Care: A Critical Conversation

Independence Blue Cross Foundation

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM (EST)

RNs as Partners in Transforming Primary Care: A...

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You're invited to join the Independence Blue Cross Foundation and the American Academy of Nursing for a critical conversation.

Following the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation’s conference, Preparing Registered Nurses for Enhanced Roles in Primary Care, we are proud to share actionable recommendations to ensure that registered nurses in our region are partners in transforming primary care to improve the health and wellness of our communities.

The American Academy of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Participants may earn a total of 2.5 contact hours upon completion of an evaluation form.  A link to the form will be provided following the event. 

This event is free to attend.



8:30AM - 9:05AM Light Breakfast | Networking | Welcome

9:05AM - 10:05AM Panel 1: Recommendations from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Registered Nurses: Partners in Transforming Primary Care Report

Beth Ann Swan, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, Dean, Jefferson College of Nursing, Thomas Jefferson University

Bobbie Berkowitz, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, President, American Academy of Nursing
Stephen Schoenbaum, MD, MPH, Special Advisor to the President, Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation
Anne Bavier, PhD, RN, FAAN, President, National League for Nursing 

10:25AM - 11:25AM Panel 2: Registered Nurses as Care Managers in Non-Traditional Primary Care Settings

Gloria Donnelly, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor and Dean Emerita, School of Nursing, Drexel University

Richard L. Snyder, MD, SVP and Chief Medical Officer, Independence Blue Cross
Roberta Waite, EdD, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN, ANEF, Professor and Assistant Dean of Academic Integration and Evaluation of Community Programs, Doctor of Nursing Practice Department, Drexel University
Kristine Gonnella, MPH, Director, Training and Technical Assistance, National Nurse-Led Care Consortium

11:25AM - 11:30AM
Closing Remarks


Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 4, 2017. 


Please bring a valid photo ID. You will need this to check in with security in the lobby for a visitor's badge when you arrive. 

Parking is available in public garages near the building. The closest public garage is at the Sonesta Hotel located at 18th and Market Streets.  

A printed ticket is not necessary for entrance into the event. 

Have questions about RNs as Partners in Transforming Primary Care: A Critical Conversation? Contact Independence Blue Cross Foundation

When & Where

Independence Blue Cross
1901 Market Street
23rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM (EST)

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Independence Blue Cross Foundation

Independence Blue Cross Foundation is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, serving the needs of Philadelphia and southeastern Pennsylvania

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