Fifth National DNP Conference Poster Presentations

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Building Capacity to Address Population Health Disparities: A DNP Consortium Initiative
Janet Baiardi, PhD, FNP-BC
McAuley School of Nursing, University of Detroit Mercy

Evaluation of a course change using Objective Structured Clinical Exams (OSCE’s)
Emily R. Barnes, DNP, FNP-C
West Virginia University

Patient Satisfaction with Care in an NP Led- Emergency Department Fast Track
Donna Emanuele, DNP, FNP-BC
Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona California; Verdugo Hills

Application of urban heart attack clinical practice guidelines to rural health care
Julie Benz, RN, DNP, CNS-BC CCRN
St. Anthony Hospital and joint appointed Regis University

Sjogren’s Syndrome
Nancy Cabelus, DNP, MSN, RN
Doctors of Nursing Practice, Inc.

MyPapp: A Bilingual Android App Created to Educate Women About Pap Testing
Stacy Christensen, MSN, APRN, ANP-BC, DNP student
Regis College

Use of Survivorship Health Counseling Guides for Prostate Cancer Patients After Radiation Therapy
Joan Colella, DNP, APN-BC, NP-C
Hackensack University Medical Center

Weaving Evidence through a Doctor of Nursing Practice Curriculum
Catherine Dearman, RN, PhD
University of South Alabama College of Nursing

Increasing parental awareness of obesogenic risk factors and facilitating incorporation of health promotion behaviors for families in a rural health setting
Sarah A. Derrick, MSN, FNP-BC
Frontier Nursing University

Screening for Adolescent Depression in the Primary Care Setting Using the CES-DC
Sharolyn K. Dihigo, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC
University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX

Implementing an EBP Guideline for Interim Care of Pediatric Chest Drains
Kathy Drescher, DNP, MSN, APRN, CNS-CC, PNP
Medical City Children’s Hospital

Creating Clinical Guidelines for use at the Partnership Health Center
Brenda W. Dyal, DNP, FNP-BC
Valdosta State University

Patient-Centered Diabetes Care:  A Practice Innovation
Jana Edsen, MSN, ARNP, FNP-BC
Frontier Nursing University

A Writing Center Partnership: Improving Student Scholarship in a Doctor of Nursing (DNP) Online Program
Marilyn Filter, PhD, CNM, RN
University of Michigan – Flint

A Comparison of Professional Value Development in Pre-licensure Nursing Students
Mary Dee Fisher, DNP, RN, CPN
St. Margaret School of Nursing

Caregiver Health Outcomes Related to Care Recipient Access to Health Care Provider
Christianne Fowler, DNP, RN, GNP-BC
Old Dominion University, School of Nursing

Teams & Collaboration: Keys to Success in Development of a Post-Masters DNP Program
Marcia Gilbert, DNP, APRN-BC, CDE
Regis University

Reducing Re-admissions of CHF Patients in a Semi-Rural Hospital:  An Evidence Based Approach
Mary Gish, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
California State University, Fresno

Determining Nurses’ Perceptions of a Nutrition Intervention for Patients Treated in an Outpatient Wound Care Center in the Southeast Region of the United States
Lisa M. Green, DNP, RN
University of Southern Mississippi School of Nursing

An Interactive DNP Project Repository: Model for change
Sara Guido, DNP RN, BC-NE
California State University

Findings of the International Society of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses (ISPN) DNP Task Force
Cynthia T. Handrup, DNP, APN, PMHCNS-BC

An Evidenced-Based Approach to Educate Legislators about the Specialty of Nurse Anesthesia
George Haritos,DNP, CRNA
Texas Wesleyan University

Integrating Preventive Dental Care in a Pediatric Oncology Center
Erin Hartnett, DPN, APRN – BC, CPNP
NYU Langone Medical Center Hassenfeld Center for Children with Cancer and Blood Disorders

Inter-professional Diabetes Care for the Working Uninsured
Kathleen Hirthler, DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC
Wilkes University

Integration of Technology for Advanced Health Assessment
Pittsburgh State University, Department of Nursing

Improving Self-Efficacy Skills and Knowledge in the Rural Patient with Adult Type II Diabetes Utilizing Advanced Technology within Group Diabetic Teaching
Karen Holley, MSN, CNP, BC
Georgia Southern DNP Student

Role Delineation of DNPs in Comprehensive Care
Judy Honig, EdD, DNP
Columbia University School of Nursing

Development and Implementation of an Online Evidence Based Pressure Ulcer Education Program
Mariama Hubbard, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, ACNS-BC, CWOCN
Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Measuring Relational Coordination (RC) in a Central Texas Hospital
Simone L. Hughes, MSN, DNP Candidate, RN
Seton Medical Center Hays, Kyle, TX

Fibromyalgia: Evidence Based Management
Brenda L. Janotha, DNP-DCC, ANP-BC
Stony Brook University SON

Effects of a Diabetes Education Program on Diabetes Self Care Practices
Rebecca A. Kaminski, DNP(c), MSN, FNP/GNP-BC
Frontier Nursing University

Thinking Outside the Box: Creating Faculty Guided Clinical Experiences for FNP Students
Jarena Kelly, DNP, FNP-BC
West Virginia University School of Nursing

Quality Improvement Monitoring in Assessing Safety and Adherence to Oral Chemotherapeutic Agents
Heejin Kim, RN, DNPc, OCN
Wayne State University, Karmanos Cancer Center

Bacterial Vaginosis Recurrence: An Evidence-Based Protocol Update
Kristi King, MSN, WHNP-BC, DNP Student
Frontier Nursing University

Nurse Practitioners, EHRs and Chronic Disease Management
Valerie King, DNP, FNP-BC
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Barriers to Inpatient Nurse Practitioner Credentialing in Rural Oregon
Gary Laustsen, PhD, APRN-CNP (Fam), RN
Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)

Improving Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Risk Factors in Women
Robin Lawson, DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC, NP-C, CCRN
University of South Alabama

An Evidence Based Practice Change Toward Attainment of Colorectal Cancer Screening
Robin A. Levy, DNP, ANP-BC
Patterson Medical Clinic, St. Louis, MO

Heat Illness Screening – Developing New Instruments for Practice
Mathew Loe, DNP, RN, ERNP FNP-C
U.S. Navy

Immunization after Bone Marrow Transplant – A Review of the Literature
Julie L. Luke, RN, MSN, CPNP, DNPc
University of Alabama, DNP student

Improving the post-hospital transition for patients on intravenous antibiotics
Jodie R. Marcantoni, DNP, ANP/FNP-BC
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

Succession Planning Practices in North Texas Chief Nursing Office
Sandi McDermott, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Texas Christian University

Identification of Potentially Inappropriate Medication (PIM) Prescribing In Elderly Patients At A Community Hospital Using The Screening Tool of Older Persons Potentially inappropriate Prescriptions (STOPP)
Mike McMurry, MSN, ACNP-BC
Texas Tech Health Sciences Center School of Nursing

Innovation Sustaining a Nurse Managed Center:  The Larry Combest Community Health and Wellness Center Experience
Linda McMurry, RN, DNP
Larry Combest Community Health and Wellness Center

Implementing a Heart Failure Care Bundle in an Acute Care Facility Prior to Hospital Discharge
Karen L. Meskimen, DNP, RN
University of Nevada DNP Program and Renown Regional Medical Center

The Path to Peace:  Use of the Twelve  Step Principles for Anxiety and Depression
Michele F. Midkiff, DNP, APRN-C
Loyola University New Orleans

Proposal to Reduce Postoperative Re-admissions
Jane N. Miller, RN, MSN CCRN CCNS, DNP student
Oregon Health & Science University

SomaliCARES: A culturally-adapted group prenatal care program to enhance education and support for Somali women
Joyce P. Miller, DNP, RN
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Planning Phase of a Population-Specific Healthy Lifestyle Program
Mary Moore, DNP, FNP-BC
University of Mississippi Medical Center

A Pilot Study of Nurse Practitioner Facilitated Newborn Group Wellness Care
Debra M. Murray, DNP (c), MSN, RN, CPNP-PC
Sentara Medical Group

Reducing High-Risk Alcohol Behaviors
Janette S. Neuman, DNP, RN, FNP-BC
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW)

Nurse Practice Characteristics with DNR Patients in the Acute Care Setting
Christina L. Nordick, DNPc, MS, MA, ARNP-BC
St. Ambrose University
Patricia Shelvy, DNP(c), RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN
City Colleges of Chicago

Evidence-based Practice Gap in Knowledge
Margaret Orn, DNPc, RN
Harrison Medical Center and Regis University

Patient Outcomes and Satisfaction with Care Following Palliative Care Consultation
Susan M. Parker, DNP, MS, GNP-BC, ACHPN
Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston

Integrating High Reliability Theory in the DNP Curriculum to Create a Culture of Patient Safety and Quality in a High Reliability Healthcare Organization
Carol Patton, Dr.PH, RN, FNP-BC, CRNP, CNE
Drexel University

Continuing Professional Development Program on Second-Generation Antipsychotics for Acute Care Psychiatric-Mental Health Staff Nurses
Brenda Phillips, MSN, BSN, PMHNP-BC RN
The University of Southern Mississippi

Chart Review for Assessment of Obesity and Episodic or Chronic Illness among Rural Mexican-American Adolescent
Sherrie Pierce, DNP, RN, FNP-C
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing

Factors influencing successful completion of DNP programs
Margaret S. Pierce, DNP, FNP-BC
University of Tennessee College of Nursing, Knoxville

The Pursuit for Parity
Brenda Reed, RN, DNP, FNP-BC
Texas Christian University

Nurse Practitioners Perceptions of Providing Mental Health Services in Primary Care
Michele Renaud, RN, PhD
Old Dominion University

Family Practice Residents Performance of Antenatal Fetal Surveillance
Kelly D. Rosenberger, DNP, MSN, WHNP-BC, CNM
University of Illinois at Chicago, Rockford Campus

Online Role Play as a Strategy for Exploring the Issues Surrounding DNP Practice
Linda R. Rounds, PhD, RN, FNP, FAANP
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Nursing

Exploring sexual risk behavior, positive serostatus disclosure behaviors and history of sexual abuse among HIV positive Mexican-American men who self-identify as gay, bisexual and heterosexual
Manny Santa-Cruz, DNP, MSN, MBA, RN, NE-BC
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing

Improving Assessment of Otitis Media in High Risk Pediatric Populations
Ann Schlaefer, RN, CPNP, DNP
Eastern Shore Rural Health

Group Healthcare Visits to Control Hypertension
Heather Shlosser, DNPc, MSN, FNP-BC
University of Virginia

Effect of Educating Health Care Providers in Improving Recognition and Diagnosis of  Metabolic Syndrome in Hispanic Women
Angela Schroedl, DNP, ANP-BC, CDE
Northern Cochise Community Hospital, Willcox, AZ

A Program for Improving Hispanic Teen Sexual Health: ¡CUIDATE!
Mary Serowoky, DNPc, FNP-BC
Wayne State University and Henry Ford Health System

Comprehensive Care for Vulnerable Adults with Diabetes in a Nurse Managed Clinic
Kathy Shaw, DNP, RN, CDE
University of Colorado College of Nursing

An  Inter-professional approach to sepsis care
Susanna Sirianni, DNP, ANP-BC, CCRN
Sinai-Grace Hospital

Alumnae Mentoring Program for DNP Students
Mary A. Smith, DNP, FNP-BC, ONP-C
University of Alabama, Capstone College of Nursing

Improving Patient Education Regarding Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
Sara J. Soles, DNP, RN
Robert Morris University

Assessing Functional Health Literacy Among Hispanic Elders With Chronic Disease
Renee M. Sordjan, DNP, CCRN, FNP-BC
Pace University

A Preliminary Needs Assessment to Determine the Prevalence of Unidentified Cardiac Risk Factors in Women who Utilized a Retail Health Clinic in Eastern, Pennsylvania
Lori Specht, DNP, MBA, CRNP, FNP-C
The Reading Hospital and Medical Group

Decreasing Sternal Wound Infections in Adult Cardiac Surgery Patients
Lynda Stoodley, DNP student, MSN, NP-C, CCRN-CSC, PCCN
Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Adaptation of the Ask Me 3 Tool to Improve Cervical Cancer Screening Education
Ruby Taylor, DNP, MSN, WHNP-BC
Suzy Lockwood, PhD, MSN, RN, OCN, CHPN
Parkland Health & Hospital System

Effectiveness of a Lifestyle Education Intervention for Hispanic Women with Metabolic Syndrome
Prachi Thekdi, RN, MS, FNP-BC
Arizona State University

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Education – The Best of Both Worlds…
Joann Trybulski, PhD, ANP-BC, DPNAP
University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies

A Partnership for Positive Outcomes in the DNP Program
Aimee Vael, DNP, RN, FNP-BC
Troy University

Cholesterol Health Education Concerning Kids
Michelle Walters, DNP, APRN, CNE
Frontier Nursing University

Improving Rural Access to Labor Analgesia with the student DNP Project
Kathryn W. White, CRNA, RN, DNP
University of Minnesota School of Nursing

Healthy Work Environments Simulation in an Executive Leadership DNP Program
Kimberly Whiteman, DNP, MSN, RN
Waynesburg University

A Positive Practice Change With EMRs
Kelli Whitted, DNP, FNP-BC, APRN-BC
Troy University

Nurse Practitioner Residency as Segue to DNP: A Collaboration between Mississippi University for Women and North Mississippi Medical Center
Johnnie S. Wijewardane, PhD, FNP-BC
Mississippi University for Women

Increasing Awareness in African American BSN students of the health risks of obesity
Wanda Williamson, RN,FCN, MSN, DNP
North Carolina A & T University, School of Nursing

Community Lay Worker Guided Home Blood Pressure Program for Adult Hypertension Control
Sandra K. Woods, DNP, RN, CCRN
Creighton University School of Nursing

The use of nursing journal club on a 3-year graduate community nursing master degree
Li Xianwen, MSN, BSN, PhD Candidate
Yanbian University School of Nursing, China

Advance Care Planning in Primary Care: An Interventional Approach to Enhance Patient Treatment Preferences at the End-of-Life
Newington Internal Medicine Primary Care LLP

The Experiences of DNPs in their Current Professional Position
Rick Zoucha, PhD, APRN-BC, CTN-A
Duquesne University School of Nursing