2015 Poster Presentations

Poster/Presenter(s) Location/Presentation Time
OK, Let’s Try It: One DNP Program’s Story on a Renewed Appreciation of Students’ Learning Needs After Curriculum Integration of an Interprofessional National Case Study Competition
Cindy Acton, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
TBA
Identifying Factors Contributing to Increase Patient Wait Times in a Selected Wound Care Patients for the Development of Finding Ways for Clinical Improvement- a Retrospective Approach
Joan Aina, RN, WOCN, FNP-BC,DNP
TBA
Perception of Weight Status Among Adults Across Weight Spectrum: A Field Study
Azra Alomerovic, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC
TBA
Implementing Language Services for Immigrants and  Limited English Proficiency Patients in Rural Health Care Practices
Mary Ellen Biggerstaff,  DNP, FNP
TBA
Avoiding Antibiotic Resistance with the Implementation of a Helicobacter Pylori Test and Treat Program in Rural Nepal Facilitated by a Nurse Practitioner
Shelley Bloom, DNP, FNP-C
TBA
Experiences of LGBT Patients When Seeking Assisted Reproduction: Barriers to Quality Care and Recommendations for Improvement
Ruby J Booras, MN,  FNP,  DNP student
TBA
“Infographics: Piloting a New Essential DNP Skill”
Molly J. Bradshaw, APN, MSN, FNP-BC, WHNP-BC
TBA
Development of a Lung Cancer Survivorship Program
Marlene Brengard, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
TBA
DNP Strategies to Improve Stroke Transitions of Care
Kathleen Burns, DNP, MSN, RN, ACCNS-BC, ACCNS-A/G, CEN
TBA
Utilizing Information Technology to Improve Response to Early Signs of Clinical Deterioration
Kathleen Burns, DNP, MSN, RN, ACCNS-BC, ACCNS-A/G, CEN
TBA
Animal Assisted Therapy for Anxiety Reduction in Adult Special Needs Dental Patients
Caren M. Cajares, CRNA, DNP
TBA
Many Demands on Registered Nurses
Krystal Canady, DNP, MSN, FNP-C, RN
Deborah Allen, PhD, FNP-C, BC
TBA
DNP Postgraduate Education: A Model for Advancing the Role of the DNP in Practice
Renee Cantarini, MN, ARNP, FNP-BC,
Anne P. Poppe PhDc, MN, BA, RN
TBA
The Congruence Model as a Guide for Organizational Change in a Clinic Setting
Rebecca J. Carley, DNP, APRN-CNP
TBA
The Effectiveness of an Evidence-based Practice Program on Evidence-based Practice Attributes among Advanced Practice Nurses
Lacey Ann Carlson, DNP, FNP-BC, CCRN
TBA
Barrier and Facilitators to HIV Screening in Primary Care: A Review of the Literature
Maura Carroll, DNP, MN, MPH, RN, FNP-BC
TBA
Serum Procalcitonin Levels on Antibiotic Duration & Patient Outcomes in COPD Exacerbations
Essence Monee’ Carter-Griffin, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC
Deborah Buckley Behan, PhD, RN-BC
TBA
Implementation of a Nurse Residency Program for New Graduate Nurses
Linda Cason, MSN, CNS, RN-BC, NE-BC, CNRN, DNP student
TBA
We Can Do Better!  How Healthcare Providers Can Aid Smoking Cessation During Pregnancy
Corinne A. Coppinger, DNP, RNC, WHNP-BC
TBA
An Untapped Resource for DNP Leaders–The Pivotal Role of Clinical Scholars
Jill Crawford, DNP, RN, NE-BC
TBA
Factors Influencing Oxygen Desaturation of Obese Patients During Induction of General Anesthesia
Nancy L. Curll, CRNA, MSN
Kathie S. Zimbro, Ph.D., R.N.
TBA
Accountable Care Organizations: Preparing Nursing to be at the Table for Critical Involvement
Tammy Davis, MSN, ARNP, DNP
TBA
Preoperative Oral Assessment and Referral Guidelines: An Evidence-Based Practice Change
S. Jasmine Demos, DNP, MSN, RNC, CRNP, CPNP, NPFA, GRN
TBA
Advance Care Planning Complexities for Nurse Practitioners
Monica Dube, BSN, MS, FNP-BC, DNP (c)
TBA
An Investigation of Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention and Case Management
Andrea Eiseman, MN, ARNP, FNP-BC
TBA
Sexual Health Discussions with Cancer Patients: An Investigation of the Barriers for Oncology Providers
Margaret Ellings, MN, ARNP, FNP-BC, RN
TBA
Student-Identified Facilitators and Barriers to DNP Program Success
Jana Esden, DNP, APNP, FNP-BC
Mary Nichols, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC
TBA
Accountable Care Organizations Using Nurse Practitioners: Changing Heart Failure Management Outcomes
Martha G. Ferrara, FNP-C, CCDS, FHRS
Kathleen Shurpin, PhD RN
 TBA
Safety Hazards Education for Mothers Who Are Homeless
Susan Halpern Fliesher, RN, DNP, CPNP
Susann Farberman RN, DNP, MEd, CPNP
Mary Curtis PhD, RN, ANP-C
TBA
A Better DNP: Integrating the Student Clinical Practicum and Scholarly Practice Project
Sharron Forest, DNP, APRN, NNP-BC
Linda R. Rounds, PhD, RN, FNP, FAANP, FAAN
TBA
Medicating Patients for Pain: How Well Do We Meet Their Needs?
Toni Tortorella Genova, DNP, RN
Brenda Marshall EdD, APRN, NE-BC
TBA
Addressing the Elephant in the Room: A DNP Study to Explore the Nurse Manager Recognition of and Response to Nurse-to-Nurse Bullying
Rebecca Gilbert,  DNP, RN, CCRN
John S. Hudson,  PhD, RN
David Strider,  DNP, ACNP, RN, CCRN
 TBA
OPEN: An Evidence – Based Online Preceptor Education Program for Nurses

Elissa Harmon, RN, DNP, CCRN, APHN-BC
TBA
Nurse Practitioner Practice Patterns for Management of Heart Failure in Long-term Care Facilities
Candace C.  Harrington, DNP, APRN, AGPCNP-BC
TBA
Cardiovascular Risk in Prevention in Women: Beyond the Traditional Risk Factors
Stacy Eggimann Harris, MSN, APRN, ANP-BC
TBA
Improving TB Assessment and Screening by Nurse Practitioners: A Clinic-Based Quality Improvement Project
Sharisse A. Hebert, MSN, FNP-BC
TBA
Called 2 Collaborate: An Inter-professional Education Faculty Development Program
Dayna Herrera, DNP, RN
TBA
Diabetes Type 2 Self-Management Education Program: Short Messaging from Patient Portal to Web-enabled Device
Linda S. Holcomb, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
TBA
The Effects of a Mental Health Continuing Education Program on Registered Nurse Self- Perceived Behavioral Health Competency and Attitudes Toward Mental Illness
Barbara Huggins,  DNPc, RN, PMH, CNS-BC, CNE
TBA
A Proposed Strategy to Prepare Students for a Successful DNP Journey
Joanie Jackson, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
Jenny Holcombe, PhD
TBA
Decreasing Readmission Rates of Patients with COPD
Jamila Jones, DNP, APN, NP-C 
TBA
Adolescent Perceptions of Sexual Health Education Transmitted Via Social Media
Krista Jones DNP, MSN, APHN, RN
TBA
Development and Implementation of Cross Specialty Clinical Seminar Sessions to Enhance DNP Essentials
Gail M Kieckhefer, PCPNP, ARNP. PhD
Jennifer Sonney, PhD Candidate, ARNP, PCPNP
TBA
Structured Eating Plan (STEP) in Patients with Heart Failure (Pilot Study)
Sun Min Kim,  DNP
Helme Silvet,  MD, MPH, FACC
 TBA
Needs Assessment of Clinical Preceptors for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
Tracie W. Kirkland,  DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, PNP-BC
Kathleen M. Barta, Ed.D, APRN, PNP-BC​

TBA
Ameliorating Health Outcomes in Homeless Populations: An Innovative Model for Providing Care
Tammy Kiser, RN, MSN
TBA
“I Need to Hear Your Thoughts” – The Art of Engaging Caregivers in Chronic Disease Management and Palliative Care to Improve the Patient Experience of Care
Praba Koomson, DNP, MSc GPPH, PLNC, CCM
TBA
Promoting Resilience in Children with Exposure Risk to Adverse Childhood Experiences: Evaluation and Trial of Group Reflective Practice with Healthcare Providers and Staff
Kelli Kraft, MN, ARNP, FNP-BC
TBA
Process Evaluation of Reporting Adverse Events through Datix
Sheba Kuriakose, RN, MSN, FNP-C
TBA
Development of a Community Based Menopause Workshop, Menopause…Re-imagined, for the Upper Cumberland Region of Tennessee
Barbara W. Lancaster, MSN, APN, WHNP-BC, sDNP
TBA
Shared Healthcare Appointments: Process and Benefits
Mary D. Lavin, DNP, APRN-CNP
TBA
Breast is BEST:  Increasing Healthcare Provider Knowledge and Confidence
Emily A. Lee, MSN, RN, FNP-C, CLC
Joanie Jackson, DNP, FNP
TBA
Using the Data-Driven Policy Making Model as a Template To Aid DNP Students in Analyzing and Evaluating Policy
Oscar Danny Lee, PhD, APRN-BC, CNE
Janet Jones, DNS, APRN, CNS, CCRA
Lisa Bayhi, MSN, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, FAANP
TBA
Implementation of an Organization-Specific Perioperative Recommendation Based on the 2014 ACC/AHA Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation and Management of Patients Undergoing Non-Cardiac Orthopedic Surgery Guideline
Yasmine Lee, MSN, ANP-BC, DNP-c
TBA
Well Male Exam Clinical Documentation Tool Template for Men Who Have Sex with Men
Mark Alan Manning, MN, NP-C, DNP student University of Washington
TBA
Does the implementation of Formal Preceptor Training Lead to Increased Nurse Satisfaction and Role Confidence among Nurse Preceptors
Beth Marquez,  MSN, MBA, RN
 TBA
The Art of Healing: Transforming ICU Care Delivery Using a Collaborative Approach
TaShauna McCray, MSN, RN
TBA
Social Media:  Friend or Foe
Sandi McDermott, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Kathy Drescher, DNP, APRN, CNS-CC, CPNP, CNML

TBA
Establishing Telemental Health in a Rural Primary Care Clinic in California: A Toolkit
Janet Meda, DNP, FNP-C, PHN
TBA
Improving Compliance with Clinical Practice Guidelines to Reduce Urinary Tract Infections in Long Term Care
Char L. Miller, DNP(c), MSN, ANP-BC, CNE
TBA
Utilization of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Nurse Practitioner to Meet North Carolina Healthcare Needs
Kelli Miller, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
TBA
Conquer My Seizures:  An Exploratory Study Evaluating an Educational Intervention Designed to Improve the Lives of Young People with Epilepsy Through Self-Management
Andrea Moody, FNP-C, CNRN, DNPc
TBA
Nurse Scan Errors within an Electronic Bar Code Medication Administration System
Louann O’Dell, RN, DNP
TBA
Evaluation of Hypertension Knowledge to Improve Hypertension Self-Management Education in Primary Care Advanced Nursing Practice
Marietta Olaivar-Lomboy,  MSN, ANP-C
 TBA
Mock Safety Team Assessment Response System (S.T.A.R.) Code Program
Tanya Parker, MA, MSN, DNP (c), RN
TBA
Development of an Integration Model of Evidence-Based Practice, Process Improvement and Patient Safety
Michelle Pendleton, DNP, RN
Bill Harrington, PhDc in Industrial Engineering, MBA
Kelly Johnson, RN, MSN, CPPS
TBA
Current Attitudes and Practices among Pregnant Women toward Influenza Immunization
Sharon Puchalski, DNP, WHNP-BC
Cheryl Hollema, DNP, FNP-BC
TBA
Utilizing Case Scenarios in a Virtual Learning Environment to Assess and Refine Critical Thinking in Graduate Nursing Education Students
Lisa B. Robinson, DNP, NP-C
TBA
Electronic Health Record Downtime Preparedness: A Critical Issue
Kelli Sue Roush, MSN, RN – BC
TBA
Treating Veterans with Hypertension in a Shared Medical Visit Clinic
Harry E. Scher, DNP, MS, APRN
TBA
Optimizing Usability of the EMR to Meet and Measure Quality Indicators
Sarah E. Shultz, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Mikel W. Hand, EdD, RN, OCN, NE-BC, NEA-BC
TBA
The Value of the DNP (Doctorate of Nursing Practice) in Nursing Education
Cari Simpson, DNP, MSN, RN, CNE
Diane Anderson, DNP, MSN, RN, CNE
TBA
Using Interprofessional Team Collaboration, Logic Model, and Conceptual Framework for Successful Cardiac Catheterization Lab
Kendra Slatton, RN, MSN, CDE
TBA
Implementation of Food Insecurity Screening in Clinical Setting
Florence N. Soba,  DNP, FNP-BC
TBA
Population Focused Health Brief: Integrating Informatics, Population Health and Policy
Susan B. Stillwell, DNP,  CNE,  ANEF,  FAAN
TBA
Theory-Based Strategy to Enhance Nurses’ Teaching Skills with Patients
Patricia J. Stoffers, DNP, MS, RN, WHNP-BC
Carol Hatler, PhD, RN
TBA
Palliative Milrinone Therapy for End Stage Heart Failure Patients
Nickie Snyder, ARNP
TBA
Examining Strategies to Sustain Improved Physical Activity Behaviors and Healthy BMI Outcomes in College Students
Wendi Mortimer Swanson, MSN, RN, FNP-C
TBA
Attitudes Toward Interprofessional Practice in Primary Care: Reality or Wishful Thinking?
Jan Tillman, DNP, RN, FNP-BC
TBA
Mandatory Influenza Vaccination of Healthcare Providers
Sheryl Timpanelli, DNP
TBA
Lessons Learned: Implementation of Team Based Learning in an Online Asynchronous Graduate Level Nursing Course
Naomi Twigg, PhD, PHCNS-BC, RN
TBA
Medical Management of Trans* Youth Patients: Development of Clinic Protocol
Catherine Verriere, MN, ARNP, FNP-BC
TBA
Improving Patient Flow in the Emergency Department: Redesign of a Nurse Greeter Role
Rebecca Weidler, RN, MN, FNP-C, DNP Student
TBA
A Randomized Trial of Integrative Imagery to Reduce Pain and Anxiety In Adult Hematologic Patients Undergoing Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy
Audrey Weisman, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, OCN
Denise Ramponi, DNP, FNP-BC, ENP-BC, FAANP, FAEN
Thomas W. Cline, MBA, Ph.D
Nancy Mishanie, RN
TBA
A Mobile Health Technology (mHealth) Intervention to Improve Self-Management of Hypertension among Free Healthcare Clinics:  An Innovative Strategy to Improve Healthcare Outcome
Pamela Welsh,  MSN, CRNP, Doctoral Candidate
 TBA
Imposter Phenomenon and Innovation in the DNP
Colleen Williams, RN, MSN, NE-BC
TBA
An Innovative Approach to Addressing Neighborhood Safety:
How One Simple Idea Led to a “Brighter” Future for Detroit
Lisa Zajac, MSN, RN, ANP,BC, OCN
TBA