Jacob Cannedy, Pharm D is a pharmacy specialist resident at INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City. He has completed pharmacy residencies in pediatrics, family medicine, emergency medicine, renal transplant medicine, and antimicrobial management. He holds numerous pharmacy professional memberships, and demonstrates a passion for community service activities, namely free clinic service. Jacob has delivered multiple presentations at INTEGRIS and served as speaker for several pharmaceutical informational meetings.
Caroline Coussens, APRN-CNS is an ANCC Certified Adult Health CNS who currently serves as director of The Tulsa Dream Center, a free medical clinic providing uninsured adults in the North Tulsa community with primary care services. She has extensive experience in community health nursing, adult oncology, hospice, and stem cell/bone marrow transplants, grant writing, and program development. Caroline is active in foreign missions work, and is the Tulsa Area Free Clinic Coalition Co-Chair.
Teresa Etter, MS, APRN-CNS practices at Enid Pain & Spine as a pain management and wellness CNS. She practices pharmacologic management for chronic and neuropathic pain, as well as evaluates and manages hormone function. Teresa also acts as clinical adjunct instructor to first year nursing students at Oklahoma Bone & Joint Hospital in Oklahoma City and RN preceptor at Duncan Regional Hospital. She holds national board certifications as an Adult Health CNS (ACNS-BC) through ANCC and Adult Acute & Critical Care CNS (ACCNS-AG) through AACN. Teresa has also previously spoken at the OACNS Pharm Conference.
Misty Chaney, APRN-CNP has been an AANP certified Adult & Family Nurse Practitioner since 2004 in internal medicine and urgent care. She currently works at Digestive Disease Specialists, Inc in Oklahoma City, OK. Misty began her career in healthcare in 1994 as a CNA, and 3 years later became an RN. In 2004, she graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with her MSN. She completed her Post Masters certificate as an FNP from the University of Massachusetts – Boston in 2013.
Allyson Gabbard, Pharm D is a pharmacy specialist resident at INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City. She currently participates in multiple specialties, including NICU, Transplant Medicine, and Pharmacy Practice Management. Allyson is an active presenter, with multiple podium and poster presentations in the past year. She also participates in a formal journal club and performs regular in-services and case presentations. She is currently working on research to determine efficacy of staff development for a pediatric delirium protocol and screening tool. She also enjoys volunteering in the community, demonstrating a passion for animals and children with special needs.Session 6: Psychotropic Medications in Older Adults
Shiphrah Williams-Evans, PhD, FNP, BC, PMHNP, BC has been an ANCC certified FNP for 20 years, and Family Psychiatric/Mental Health NP for 10. She currently operates an independent consulting practice caring for patients with mental health needs in correctional, inpatient, and outpatient settings. Shiphrah is an adjunct associate professor for the University of South Alabama College of Nursing Graduate Program, where she acts as clinical coordinator for Community/Mental Health Nursing. She also holds a post-graduate certificate in forensic nursing as a SANE nurse.
Amy Costner-Lark, DNP, APRN-CNP, FNP-C has been a FNP for over 15 years in a variety of settings including internal medicine, cardiology, heart transplant and currently in neurology. She is assistant professor and program director of the FNP program at the OU College of Nursing, where she has served as Curriculum Coordinator, and Chairman of the Faculty Leadership Board and Faculty Assembly. Her areas of research interest include health literacy as well as measuring empathy and clinical competence in advanced practice nursing students via objective structured clinical exams on standardized patients. She founded Costner Medical Missions, a non-profit organization, leading medical mission trips with medical and dental volunteers to South America to care for the indigenous populations.
Susan George, DNP, APRN-ACNP, CCNS is an Acute Care NP and Certified Critical Care CNS. She has been an employee of INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center since 1992, fulfilling various roles of increasing responsibility. She currently serves as a heart failure/mechanical circulatory support NP. In 2016, she was published twice in Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing with articles about reducing surgical site infections and integrating palliative care in an advanced heart failure program. She is also a Certified Heart Failure Nurse and has obtained her Cardiac Medicine Certification.
Emmaculate Fields, APRN-CNP is dual board certified as both an FNP and Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP). She is a clinical instructor in the department of neurology and director of neurosciences ICU Advanced Practice Providers at the OU Health Sciences Center College of Medicine in Oklahoma City, where she practices in collaboration with physicians, residents and other advanced practice providers to manage patients with acute neurological disorders. Emmaculate has been published twice in the International Journal of Neurology and Neurotherapy, and has presented at multiple national and international conferences. She serves as a board member and abstract reviewer for the American Society of Neuroimaging. She is a return speaker for the OACNS Pharm Conference.
Erin Lucie, DNP, MSN, APRN, FNP-C is an AANP certified FNP and Licensed Cosmetologist in the state of Oklahoma. She currently provides for patients at Oklahoma MD as Chief Clinical Provider, offering weight management services, performing cosmetic procedures, and managing customized vitamin therapy. She also hosts “The Dr. Lucie Radio Show” on KRMG featuring an ‘ask the experts’ segment every Sunday at noon, covering topics like anti-aging medicine and prevention of chronic illness. She has served as a content expert and presented various topics at esthetics conferences around the country. Erin holds a Medical Aesthetics certification from the American Association of Aesthetic Medicine & Surgery (AAAMS).
Jennifer G. Lamb, APRN, GCNS-BC is an ANCC Certified Geriatric Clinical Nurse Specialist. She is the Niche Coordinator at St. John Medical Center in Tulsa, OK, where she fulfills the traditional CNS role as part of nursing services to improve acute care for older adults. She also has a primary care in the home geriatric private practice called Mobile Med USA. Jennifer Lamb holds degrees from both Oral Roberts University and the University of Oklahoma. She is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with prescriptive authority. She has just completed her twenty-seventh year in clinical and academic nursing, and is a return speaker for the OACNS Pharm Conference.
Leah Melton, APRN-CNP, BC-ADM is a certified Adult Nurse Practitioner and is board certified in Advanced Diabetes Management by the American Association of Diabetic Educators. She was born and raised in Oklahoma, and studied Nursing at the University of Central Oklahoma and graduated with honors in 2002. Leah proceeded to work as a critical care nurse in the Burn ICU and general ICU before returning to the University of Michigan for her Masters in Adult Nurse Practitioner studies. She would eventually open a clinic in Norman specializing in caring for patients with Diabetes, with the goal of improving access to care for her fellow Oklahomans. When Leah is not in her clinic, you can find her riding her favorite Tennessee Walking Horse, Mac, or enjoying the antics of the smartest equines in her pasture, her donkeys, Gracie and Mumsford.
Lori Ormsby, APRN-CNS is an ANCC certified Gerontological CNS at the Cancer Treatment Centers of American, Southwest in Tulsa, OK. She also holds certification as a Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse and Certified Foot Care Nurse from the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Certification Board. Lori has given a plethora of academic and presentations during her nursing career with a central theme of wound healing and nutrition. She has demonstrated a commitment to educating others in the practice of wound care, and also maintains a working knowledge of her specialty field by attending numerous professional development activities. Lori is President-Elect for the OACNS, and has served in various other capacities.
Jessica Stauffer-Engelbrecht, MS, RD, CSR, LD, CNSC is a board certified Nurtrition Support Clinician and Renal Nutrition Specialist. She is a nutrition and metabolic support clinical dietitian at Cancer Treatment Centers of American Southwest in Tulsa, OK, where she is responsible for collaborating with metabolic support practitioners, participating on the metabolic support committee, and participating in the metabolic support integrative team. Jessica has given various podium and poster presentations on topics ranging from basic nutrition education to treating metabolic issues in advanced disease states. She is vice president of the Eastern District Dietetic Association.
Stephanie Moore, DNP, APRN, ACNS-BC is a CNS in Medical-Surgical Nursing. She is Secretary of the Board for OACNS, and has served various other capacities including Director-at-Large for Continuing Education, Nominations Committee, and President. Stephanie participates in the Affiliate Advisory Committee for the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS), and leads the Sexual Health and Intimacy Work Group at Cancer Treatment Centers of America Southwest in Tulsa, OK where she cares for oncology patients and develops survivorship programs. She is active speaker at national conferences as well as in the community providing education on topics surrounding cancer survivorship and quality of life issues. Stephanie is also a return speaker for the OACNS Pharm Conference.
Rhonda Coleman-Jackson, DNP, APRN-CNS is an ANCC certified Adult Health CNS at OU Physicians Neurology practice in Oklahoma City, where she treats general neurology outpatients, participates in research programs, and collaborates with other professionals for patient care. She also has an extensive background with experience in pain management, a topic of which she has delivered several podium and poster presentations. She has served on numerous committees at the OU College of Nursing as a clinical instructor, where she also mentors medical students, residents, and CNS students. Rhonda acts as OACNS Director-at-Large for Membership.
Toni A. Horton, APRN-CNS, MSN specializes in nephrology, and is certified as an Adult Acute Care CNS through the AACN. She works at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center managing patients with chronic kidney disease and diabetes. Her practice revolves around improving patient outcomes through program development, education, and pharmacologic management. She has developed advanced diabetes education/training programs and telemedicine programs at the VAMC.
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