Minnesota Tribal Asthma Resource Network

Health of Many Nations Conference

November 7 & 8, 2013, Detroit Lakes, MN
Presented by The Minnesota Tribal Asthma Resource Network (MTARN)


Agenda

Day 1: Thursday – November 7, 2013

7:30 am – 7:55 am Sign-in

8:00 am – 8:10 am Welcome: Deanna Pepper, RN, WHNP-C, White Earth Health Center, MTARN

8:10 am – 8:30 am American Indian Spiritual Blessing - Health and spiritual well-being in our tribal communities Minnesota Tribal Shaman / Spiritual Leader

8:30 am – 9:30 am Asthma in the Primary Care Practice – Asthma care in tribal communities: Addressing challenges, improving Care. Dr. Sofia Ali, M.D., MPH Eagan Child & Family Care

9:30 am – 9:40 am Break

9:40 am – 10:40 am Medication Therapy Management – Filling the needs of tribal communities. Dr.Wendy Brown, Pharm.D., PA-C, AE-C, Associate Professor NDSU

10:40 am – 11:40 am Diagnosing Asthma: Spirometry & interpretation in the primary care practice setting, “Yes, it CAN be done!”. Joseph Buhain, MBA, RRT, FAARC, Program Director for Respiratory & Simulation Studies, St. Paul College/ US Navy

11:40 am – 12:00 pm Spirometry – Hands on demonstration workshop

12:00 pm – 12:50 pm Lunch & Discussion - Minnesota Tribal Asthma Resource Network (MTARN) – “Building the MTARN, membership, learning, collaborating & expanding – how, who?!”

1:00 pm - 1:10 pm Afternoon overview

1:10 pm – 3:15 pm Team-Based Management of Hypertension in the Primary Care Clinic & Hypertension Medication Management – Taking medications as prescribed; addressing the barriers. Dr. Mike Pipestone, MD, Univ. of Minnesota Physicians Smiley’s Family Medicine & Dr. Wendy Brown, Pharm.D., PA-C, AE-C, Associate Professor NDSU

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm Break

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Screen, Counsel, Refer & Follow-Up – Introduction to a new model of preventive care. Millicent Simenson, LPN, Leech Lake Roberta Decker, LPN, LLBO

4:45 pm – 6:00 pm MTARN Networking Opportunity

Day 2: Friday – November 8, 2013

8:00 am – 8:30 am Continental Breakfast

8:30 am – 8:35 am Introductions & Overview: Deanna Pepper, RN, WHNP-C, White Earth Health Center, MTARN

8:35 am – 10:00 am safeTALK – Suicide prevention training for health professionals. Amy Nathe, MS, LPCC & Julie Smith, MS, LPCC

10:00 am – 10:15 am Break

10:15 am – 11:30 am safeTALK – Suicide prevention training for health professionals(cont.) Amy Nathe, MS, LPCC & Julie Smith, MS, LPCC

11:30 am – 12:30 pm Manidoowaadiziwag Ikwewag (Women Are Sacred) documentary film screening & Q&A - Survivor stories and toolkit for service providers.
Rebecca McDonald, Filmmaker--B FRESH Photography & Media
Nancy Smith, Director--Kimamana
Tanya Vold, Program Manager--The White Earth DOVE Program

12:30 pm Conference / Workshop Concludes

Friday, November 15, 2013 at 06:41PM