NATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD Mid-Atlantic A publication of OnCourse Learning Corporation CEO and Publisher

Patrick Sheahan Editor in Chief Heather Cygan

Content & Creative Nick Kindt

Art Director, Publishing Sallie Jimenez

Senior Nursing Editor Mike Milinac

Senior Designer

Sheryl DeVore Copy Editor

Nurse Leadership Eileen P. Williamson, MSN, RN Senior Vice President/Chief Nurse Executive

Janice Petrella Lynch, MSN, RN Nurse Editor/Nurse Executive

Advertising Ken Ramirez

Senior Vice President, Healthcare, Advertising Services

Vice President, Business Development, National Accounts

Jean Scheuer

Vice President, Business Development, Regional Accounts

Director of Client Advocacy, Advertising Services

Brian Brogaard Channel Marketing Director, Advertising Jeanne Martle

Development, Regional Accounts Phil Guarrera

Senior Vice President, Business Michael Tierney

OnCourse Learning, Healthcare Jesse Cruz

Executive Vice President, Continuing Education

Robert G. Hess, PhD, RN, FAAN Executive Vice President, CE Programs & Credentialing

Blake Ingram Senior Vice President, Business Development, Continuing Education

Alison Reichert Vice President, CE Operations & Customer Care Advocacy

Dorothy Angelini, MSN, RN Executive Director, CE Accreditations

& Approvals

Phyllis Class, RN Executive Director, Allied Health Programs

Jennifer Mensik, PhD, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN Executive Director, Nursing, Medicine and Pharmacy Education Programs

Maria Morales, MSN, RN Director, CNE Programs

Nan Callender-Price, MA, RN Clinical Nursing Editorial Director

Martha Tice, MS, RN, ACHPN Clinical Nursing Editorial Director

Nadine Salmon, MSN, BSN, RN-BC, IBCLC Clinical Nursing Editorial Director

Lynne Schaefer, RN

Director, Customer Care Advocacy & Customer Data Management

Catherine Wiley Director, CE Content Management

Lisa Foulke Director, Editorial Services, Healthcare CE

Anne Houghteling Managing Editor, Continuing Nursing Education

Michelle Dent Editor, Continuing Nursing Education

Cathy Hill Channel Marketing Director, Healthcare


Robyn Begley, DNP, RN, VP of Nursing, AtlantiCare; Kim DeLaney, BSN, RN, Mgr., The Career Ctr. for Nursing/Pt. Care Services, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; Helene M. Burns, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CNE, Kennedy Health System; Gloria F. Donnelly, PhD, RN, FAAN, Dean, Professor, Drexel University; Patty Gilbert, MSN, RN, Dir. of Nursing Systems, St. Mary Medical Center; Eileen M.

Contact Us Melissa Gordon Rivers Business Development Manager,

Virginia, Maryland and Washington, DC Contact 703-991-5259

Teresa Otten Business Development Manager, Pennsylvania, South New Jersey and Delaware



More Information Editorial 847-839-1700

Continuing Education 800-866-0919

Circulation 800-770-0866

Web 888-279-0014


Subscriptions: Mid-Atlantic a is a publication of OnCourse Learning Corporation and is made available free of charge to RNs actively licensed by and living in Pennsylvania, South New Jersey, Delaware, Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia. If you are entitled to receive a free copy of Mid-Atlantic, and are not receiving it, please send your request, including your RN license number, to: Request,, PO Box 957531, Hoffman Estates, IL 60195-9856 or call 800-770-0866 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday. Paid subscriptions are accepted from those RNs not meeting requirements for free circulation. Single copy subscriptions are available for $3.00 each.

Every precaution is taken to ensure accurate reproduction of manuscripts, artwork, and photographs. However, the publisher does not accept responsibility for the correctness of the information produced herein. Additionally, OnCourse Learning Corporation cannot be responsible to those who might respond to advertising herein for the accuracy of claims made in such advertising. We encourage your comments, articles, photographs, and other contributions, while reserving the right to reject or edit the material.

© 2016 OnCourse Learning Corporation. All rights reserved. 6 Visit us at • 2016

Horton, MSN, MSM, RN, VP, Pt. Care Services/CNO, Capital Health System; Peggy Jones, MSN, MBA, RN, President, Peggy Jones Consulting Inc.; John A. Lavery, CHCR, Professional Recruiter, Jeanes Hospital/Fox Chase Cancer Center; Sue Lundquist, BSN, RN-BC, Senior Clinical Strategist, Cerner Corp.; Mary Marczyk, MSN, RN, CHCR, Recruiter, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals; Filomela (Phyllis) A. Marshall, EdD, RN, CNE, Dean, W. Cary Edwards School of Nursing, Thomas Edison State College; Anne McCartney, MSN, RN, CNM, CNAA, VP, Pt. Care Services, Inspira Health Network; Michele Miron, Director of Recruitment,

Bayada Nurses; Nancy Pokorny, MSN, MHA, RN, Director, Nursing Excellence, Albert Einstein Healthcare Network; Christine Tierney, MSN, RN, SPHR, Dir., Corp. Human Resources, Abington Health; Rhonda Zaleski, RN, Dir. of Nurse Recruitment, University of Pennsylvania Health System.


Terry Bennett, BSN, RN, CHCR, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center; Sharan Lee Bidle, BSN, RN, MSA, Nurse

Recruiter, UM Medical Center; Rebecca Bowers-Lanier, MSN, EdD, MPH, President, B2L Consulting, LLC; Judy E. Brown, MAS, RN, CNAA-BC, FACHE, Senior VP, Howard County

General Hospital; Renee DuPree-Jones, MS, RN, CHCR, Nurse Recruiter, Washington Adventist Hospital; Amy Foy, BSN, RN, PHR, Nurse Recruiter, Harbor Hospital; Barbara R. Heller, EdD, RN, FAAN, VP, Laureate Education, Inc.; Diane Johnson, MBA, RN, CNA, VP, Patient Care Services, CNO, Sinai Hospital; Jonas Nguh, MSN, MHSA, PhD, RN, Academic Dept. Chair,

BSN Program, Kaplan University; Deborah Rowe, MS, RN, PHR, CHCR, Regional Director, Genesis HealthCare; Karen V. Scip- io-Skinner, MSN, RN, Executive Director, District of Columbia Board of Nursing; Tami W. Swearingen, BSN, MA, RN, LNCC,

Senior VP, Nursing & Patient Services/CNO, Kennedy Krieger Institute; Patricia Hinton Walker, PhD, RN, FAAN, VP for Nursing Policy, Professor, USU.

Celia Trigo Besore, MBA, CAE, NAHN Executive Director; Millicent Gorham, MBA, NBNA Executive Director;

Linda Groah, MS, RN, FAAN, AORN Executive Director; Andrea Higham, The Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing’s Fu- ture Director; Susan M. Hohenhaus, LPD, RN, CEN, FAEN, ENA Executive Director; Diane J. Mancino, EdD, RN, CAE, NSNA

Executive Director; Pamela Thompson, MS, RN, FAAN, AONE CEO; Patricia Thompson, EdD, RN, FAAN, Sigma Theta Tau

International CEO; Franklin A. Shaffer, EdD, RN, FAAN, CGFNS International, Inc. CEO; Deborah E. Trautman, PhD, RN, AACN CEO; Marla Weston, PhD, RN, ANA CEO.

Page 1  |  Page 2  |  Page 3  |  Page 4  |  Page 5  |  Page 6  |  Page 7  |  Page 8  |  Page 9  |  Page 10  |  Page 11  |  Page 12  |  Page 13  |  Page 14  |  Page 15  |  Page 16  |  Page 17  |  Page 18  |  Page 19  |  Page 20  |  Page 21  |  Page 22  |  Page 23  |  Page 24  |  Page 25  |  Page 26  |  Page 27  |  Page 28  |  Page 29  |  Page 30  |  Page 31  |  Page 32  |  Page 33  |  Page 34  |  Page 35  |  Page 36  |  Page 37  |  Page 38  |  Page 39  |  Page 40