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2018 Impact Nation Schedule

Tentative Impact Nation agenda below.

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Monday, October 1: Registration

4:00 PM

Early Registration

Early Registration

Beat the line and stop by the Raleigh Convention Center early on Monday to pick up your badge before the conference begins on Tuesday! Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

8:00 AM

Breakfast

Breakfast is provided by Relias Learning at 8:00 AM. Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

8:00 AM

Registration Open

Open Registration

Stop by the Raleigh Convention Center on Tuesday to pick up your badge prior to sessions starting that afternoon! Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

9:00 AM

Military Round-table Discussion

Pre-Conference Workshop

Relias is excited to host a roundtable for military attendees!  

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Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

9:00 AM

Relias Platform Certification - Level III

Pre-Conference Workshop HR General

Level III Certification demonstrates a high level understanding and successful implementation of the RLMS. Only users who have completed Level II are eligible for Level III. In addition to the assessment, you will also be required to submit proof of...

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Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

9:00 AM

Best Practices Panel

Pre-Conference Workshop

In this session, listen to what some of our current clients have to offer when it comes to advice on navigating the LMS and other Relias products. Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

9:00 AM

Relias Roadmap to the Future

Pre-Conference Workshop IDD/ABA General PAC General BH General Acute General HR General

In this session, see what's new and improved with Relias and where we are headed. Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

9:00 AM

Relias Platform Certification - Level I

Pre-Conference Workshop HR General

This beginning certification demonstrates advanced knowledge of the RLMS product and its functionality at the Administrator level. Admins who achieve Level I RLMS Certification prove they have the ability to operate, administer, and demonstrate the... Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

9:00 AM

Relias Platform Certification - Level II

Pre-Conference Workshop HR General

Users who have achieved Level I Certification are eligible to attempt Level II. Level II demonstrates that an Administrator has the ability to be a primary liaison for Relias support and the contact for your Learner’s help requests. The Level II... Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

9:00 AM

Engagement Strategies that Target Turnover

Pre-Conference Workshop CE IDD/ABA General PAC General BH General Acute General HR General

Accreditation's:  HRCI/SHRM, ANCC

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Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

9:00 AM

Course Writing e-Learning Master Class

Pre-Conference Workshop HR General

Bring your own laptop! We recommend you have Microsoft Word and Powerpoint. You’ll receive a USB drive with all the materials you need to complete a simulated project as we go through the day.Part 1: Off to a Great Start - Planning Your CourseThe... Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

9:00 AM

Understanding LGBTI & SOGIE

Pre-Conference Workshop CE HR General

Accreditation's:  ANCC

This presentation will provide an understanding of the terms LGBTI and SOGIE.  

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Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

12:00 PM

Lunch

Lunch is provided at 12 PM. Meals for special dietary requirements will be made available. Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

1:00 PM

Conference Welcome Address

Keynotes

Join Relias in welcoming attendees to Impact Nation 2018! Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

2:00 PM

Remaining Optimistic when Treating OUD

Behavioral Health BH General

This session will discuss the challenges of treating the OUD consumer.  Consumer characteristics, administrative barriers, low fee structures, and the nature of substance use disorders in general create  a high degree of stress and burnout for the... Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

2:00 PM

Empowering Nurse Managers to Get Better

Acute General HR General All Vertical

Whether managing a unit, division or service line in a hospital or a rehabilitation center, the nurse manager’s core purpose is to ensure everything functions like a well-oiled machine, including patient care planning, quality improvement, goal... Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

2:00 PM

How to Use Federal Regulations to Protect Your Revenue from MCO's

CE Track 1 CE PAC General

Accreditation's:  ANCC/ACCME

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Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

2:00 PM

Informed Hiring. Improving the Quality of Your Workforce.

Human Resources & Leadership HR General

Learn how to make assessments work for you. Leveraging the power of assessments for employee selection, development, and retention, to improve the quality of your workforce. Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

2:00 PM

ELNEC: Preparing Nurses to Provide Palliative Care for All Patients with Serious Illness & Their Families

Post Acute Care Track 2 CE PAC General

Accreditation's:  ANCC

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Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

2:00 PM

Talking About What Matters Most:  The Importance of Advance Care Planning

Post Acute Care Track 1 PAC General

Having conversations with people about their end-of-life care options and choices is one of the most important functions of healthcare, and yet one of the most challenging to formally implement in a healthcare setting. Advance care planning can be a... Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

2:00 PM

The 80% Solution: Practical Applications for Hiring, Developing, Keeping and Empowering Direct Support Professionals

IDD/ABA IDD/ABA General

We Have a DSP Problem.” We hear it all of the time. Home and Community-based Support Providers experience a crushingly high percentage of staff turnover, poor morale, and an inability to provide the high quality supports that people with... Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

2:00 PM

The Role of Public Safety in the Opiate Epidemic

Public Safety CE PS General

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Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

3:10 PM

Course Development Deep-Dive:  Pain Points & Solutions: Content Creation

HR General All Vertical

Are you being asked to create training for your organization?

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Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

3:10 PM

Retaining Talent in the Multigenerational Workplace

Human Resources & Leadership CE HR General

Accreditation:  ANCC, ASWB, HRCI/SHRM

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Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

3:10 PM

CMAC - The New Gold Standard for MDS

Post Acute Care Track 1 PAC General

In the world of long term care reimbursement, regulations are changing rapidly.  This course explores the pros and cons of the different training options available for RAI certification and why CMAC is the new gold standard. Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

3:10 PM

#MeToo: Sexual Violence in the I/DD Community

IDD/ABA IDD/ABA General

People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) face greater risk of sexual victimization than people without, yet programs and services created for survivors, such as rape crisis centers and domestic violence programs, and current... Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

3:10 PM

Using Your QAPI to Improve Your Revenue Cycle

Post Acute Care Track 2 PAC General

QAPI is an organizational wide data driven  program that is required under the revised CoP.   In this presentation we will identify data sources for agency's revenue cycle and provide sample Performance Improvement Project focused on one aspect of... Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

3:10 PM

Professional Development in Corrections and Behavioral Health: More than the Minimum

Public Safety CE PS General

Accreditations:  APPA

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Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

3:10 PM

Using Technology to Connect With Your Clients

Behavioral and Community Health BH General

The use of digital apps is becoming universal in our culture and is rapidly gaining acceptance in behavioral health treatment, recovery support, and prevention programs. Many organizations have been able to integrate digital apps into their service... Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

3:10 PM

Leadership in Healthcare:  A Hard Soft Skill

CE Track 1 CE HR General

Accreditation's:  ACCME, ANCC, ASWB, HRCI/SHRM

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Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

4:10 PM

Protecting Patient Privacy While Working in Integrated Care Settings

Behavioral Health BH General

42 CRF Part 2  was enacted in 1972 by the Drug Abuse Office and Information Act to encourage persons to seek care for drug and addictions treatment with privacy protections. The rule was updated in 2017.  These changes have implications for staff... Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

4:10 PM

Course Development Deep-Dive:  Pain Points & Solutions:  Developer Insights

HR General All Vertical

Come learn about updates and changes to the greater eLearning environment:  Flash, browsers, video, and mobile.

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Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

4:10 PM

Advancing a Culture of Operational Excellence Across the Care Continuum

Acute General HR General All Vertical

Healthcare organizations across the care continuum are tasked with meeting the complex demands of a highly regulated industry while striving for organizational excellence.  This session will take a systems perspective and analyze an evidence-based... Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

4:10 PM

Technology Project Planning with a Dash of Empathy

Post Acute Care Track 1 PAC General HR General

Rolling out new technology can be challenging. Between learning curves and unforeseen hurdles, project planning is key to the success of any implementation. But planning alone does not guarantee success. Any system, process, or software can only... Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

4:10 PM

Targeting Turnover

Human Resources & Leadership CE HR General

Session Description:

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Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

4:10 PM

Tales from the Road: The Emerging Roles and Changing Expectations of the Direct Support Workforce

IDD/ABA IDD/ABA General

This keynote offers a chance to reflect on what we've learned from being "on the road" with our nation's direct support professionals.  We will also reflect on the changes coming to our system that are driven by funders, families and people with... Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

4:10 PM

Using Analytics for Quality & Financial Improvement: An Administrator's Perspective

CE Track 1 CE BH General HR General

Accreditation's:  ANCC/ACCME

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Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

4:10 PM

Interactive, Holistic, & Experiential Online Learning Environments

Public Safety PS General

This presentation is based on several tools developed at Franklin University and research around their usefulness and impact in the online classroom.  The presentation will provide a view of the tools utilized within the curriculum and how tools...

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Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

4:10 PM

Payment-Related Scrutiny: How to Respond, Survive, and Thrive

Post Acute Care Track 2 CE PAC General

Accreditation's:  ANCC, ACCME

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Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

6:00 PM

Welcome Reception

Evening Events

Join us on Tuesday evening for a welcome reception at the Raleigh Convention Center!  Light food and drinks will be served. Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

7:30 AM

Breakfast

Breakfast is provided by Relias at 7:30 AM. Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

8:30 AM

Welcome Address - Day Two

Keynotes

Join us for Impact Nation 2018 Day Two Welcome Address Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

9:15 AM

The Other End of the Stethoscope

Keynotes CE Acute General

Accreditation's:  ANCC

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Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

10:00 AM

Connecting the Mind and Body - Integrating Physical & Behavioral Health

Keynotes BH General Acute General

Linda Rosenberg is a national expert in the financing and delivery of mental health and substance services. Under her leadership, the National Council for Behavioral Health has become our nation’s most effective advocate for behavioral health... Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

11:30 AM

Public Safety Networking Session

Networking Sessions

Network with your industry peers in this interactive session! Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

11:30 AM

Home Care, Hospice Networking Session

Networking Sessions

Network with your industry peers in this interactive session! Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

11:30 AM

Acute Networking Session

Networking Sessions

Network with your industry peers in this interactive session! Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

11:30 AM

Behavioral Health Networking Session

Networking Sessions

Network with your industry peers in this interactive session! Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

11:30 AM

SNF, Long Term Care Networking Session

Networking Sessions

Network with your industry peers in this interactive session! Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

11:30 AM

ABA/IDD Networking Session

Networking Sessions

Network with your industry peers in this interactive session! Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

12:30 PM

Lunch

Lunch is provided by Relias Learning at 12:30 PM. Meals for special dietary requirements will be made available. Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

1:30 PM

Cracking the Code:  Attributes of Successful Healthcare Leaders in Turbulent Times

Acute Care Acute General

Escalating patient and family needs, community imperatives, intra-professional dynamics, economic and marketplace challenges and regulatory and compliance scrutiny continue to cause an inordinate amount of stress and burnout in those leading our...

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Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

1:30 PM

Collecting and Managing Data to Inform Decision-Making in Juvenile Justice Programs

Public Safety PS General

Data management systems are designed to collect valuable information and generate reports, however agencies often struggle to develop useful methods to use the data for program improvement.  During this session, attendees will identify how they... Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

1:30 PM

Variance in ABA Dosage & Service Authorizations:  Current Industry Discussions

IDD/ABA CE IDD/ABA General

Session Description:

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Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

1:30 PM

Clinician Burnout

Acute Care Human Resources & Leadership Acute General HR General

The issue of clinician burnout is a worldwide phenomenon. In this talk, we will address how we define burnout and discuss it in the context of health care. We will examine the factors contributing to burnout among nurses and physicians, and identify...

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Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

1:30 PM

How Personalized Learning and Analytics Drive Improvements in Patient Outcomes and Risk Case Example: Early Outcomes of Mothers and Babies First and Implications in a Blended Learning Model

Acute Care Acute General

AWHONN and Relias have partnered to improve maternal mortality specifically in obstetric hemorrhage and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. This program is called Mothers and Babies First.  By using a blended model of education: eLearning,... Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

1:30 PM

Managing Crisis to Improve Safety and Reduce Workplace Violence

CE Track 1 CE BH General HR General

Accreditation's:  ANCC, ASWB, HRCI/SHRM

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Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

1:30 PM

Data Driven Healthcare Performance Management

Acute Care CE Acute General

Accreditation:  ANCC

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Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

1:30 PM

Getting Off the Healthcare "Calf Path"

Post Acute Care Track 1 PAC General

The calf path is a poem about a calf who was born with wobbly legs and created a winding, nonsensical path through a field. As following travelers come upon that path they decide to follow it assuming the previous traveler must have known what they... Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

2:30 PM

Conflict Resolution

Human Resources & Leadership CE HR General

Accreditations:  HRCI/SHRM

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Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

2:30 PM

Included. Supported. Empowered: Telling Stories of Inclusion, Your Agency’s Role in It, and Why It Matters

IDD/ABA IDD/ABA General

The skill, commitment and hard work of supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities often goes unrecognized. By sharing stories through earned and social media, we can shine a positive light on the successes of community...

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Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

2:30 PM

Emergency Department Improvement:  What are we seeing?

Acute Care Acute General

This session will explore top concerns and issues related to quality and patient safety.  Participants will gain insight into what the national data requirements are for Emergency department with a specific focus on leading metrics that focus on... Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

2:30 PM

Employee Wellness Programs for Public Safety:  Affordable Strategies to Achieve Award-Winning Success

Public Safety PS General

This dynamic session will provide members of Corrections, Probation and Law Enforcement with practical, affordable, science-based strategies to start a results-oriented wellness program that satisfies the highest expectations of Command Staff and...

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Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

2:30 PM

Engaging Your Providers and Succeeding in Risk Based Contracting

Acute Care Acute General

Ensure success in your value based or risk based contracting by engaging your providers and having the information you need to manage both quality and cost as part of your strategy.  See how one health care system is blazing the trail for risk based... Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

2:30 PM

Family First Prevention Services Act - Understanding the Accreditation Process for QRTPs & Other Service Providers

Behavioral and Community Health BH General

Under the Family First Prevention Services Act, it is critical that providers understand the requirement that Qualified Residential Treatment Programs (QRTPs) be licensed and accredited and what it entails. This interactive session focuses on a...

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Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

2:30 PM

Moving Employees from Underutilized Relias to a Well Utilized Relias Education System

Post Acute Care Track 1 PAC General HR General

Learn strategies to engage you team  at a regional and a center level  to become active learners in the RLMS.  Learn about my systematic approach to improving compliance in the RLMS – struggles and successes.  Discuss removing barriers to completion... Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

2:30 PM

Creating a New Care Model to Deliver Integrated Care in a Primary Care Practice

BH General Acute General

Primary Care can serve as the gateway to the behavioral health system and can play an active role in the care management aspects of patients coping with behavioral health issues. Learn how to successfully incorporate an integrated approach into the... Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

2:30 PM

A Practical Approach to Talking with Families About Pediatric Obesity

CE Track 1 CE

Accreditation's:  ACCME, ANCC, ASWB

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Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

4:00 PM

Simulation and Team Training: Being Prepared for High Risk Emergencies in the Hospital

Acute Care Acute General

Simulation and team training are necessary elements for clinicians to prepare for and practice certain emergencies and resuscitative maneuvers. Additionally, team members practice how to be a coordinated and prepared team.  This session will...
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Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

4:00 PM

Dementia:  Dealing with Resistance; Relationship vs. Agenda

Post Acute Care Track 1 PAC General

This interactive program offers insight into common and challenging situations in caring with people living with dementia. By understanding brain change, and the impacts of our approaches and behaviors, we can improve interactions and life for... Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

4:00 PM

Bringing Behavioral Health into Primary Care to Achieve Whole Health

Behavioral and Community Health BH General Acute General

This presentation will introduce the concepts of collaborative care.  The rational hall for integrating behavioral health into the primary care setting will be discussed with a special focus on how unmet behavioral health needs impact health costs...

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Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

4:00 PM

Personality Plus

IDD/ABA IDD/ABA General

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Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

4:00 PM

Creating Leaders in a Management Driven World

Human Resources & Leadership HR General

This session will describe a nonprofit organization’s reinvention of its approach to developing the leadership skills of its management team. The process began with a survey of the current organizational environment to identify specific areas of... Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

4:00 PM

The Adoption of Emerging Technology by Nurse Leaders

CE Track 1 CE Acute General

Accreditation's:  ANCC

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Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

4:00 PM

Managing and Sustaining Change in Your Organization

Acute Care Acute General

Organizations are challenged by continuously evolving environments. Leaders need build a culture that supports their managers and staff as they deal with change and allow it to be effectively sustained long term. Learn how to successfully manage... Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

6:30 PM

Offsite Evening Event

Evening Events

Join us on Wednesday night for a night of fun, music, and games at Marbles Museum!  Dinner and drinks will be served. Learn More

Thursday, October 4: Day 3 Keynotes

8:00 AM

Breakfast

Breakfast is provided by Relias at 8:00am. Learn More

Thursday, October 4: Day 3 Keynotes

9:20 AM

Straightaway Presentation

Keynotes

Session description coming soon! Learn More

Thursday, October 4: Day 3 Keynotes

9:40 AM

Not Broken

Keynotes

200 million people across the world living with intellectual and developmental disabilities are not broken. What is broken is the lens through which we view people with disabilities. Bitty & Beau’s Coffee is a new lens, one that is changing the way...

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Thursday, October 4: Day 3 Keynotes

10:30 AM

Closing Session & Awards Ceremony

Closing Ceremony

Join us for the closing session and awards ceremony to close out Impact Nation 2018. Learn More

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