Mini Podium Sessions 2019

2019 Mini Podium Presentations in Alphabetical Order by Primary Author

with Confirmed Registration

Please see the Conference Schedule for:

LOCATION OF PRESENTATION
DATE OF PRESENTATION
TIME OF PRESENTATION

Can Telemedicine be Used for Adolescent Post-Operative Knee Arthroscopy Follow Up?

CE Value .25

Kathy Abel, DNP, CRNP
Terri Giordano, DNP, CRNP

Community Awareness Strategy to 
Increase Acceptance of 
Influenza Vaccination

CE Value .25

Patience Akhimien, DNP, RN

The Demand for Policy Change in Schizophrenia Care: Crucial Steps to Explore and Execute

CE Value .25

Marion Alston, DNP, APRN

A Good Plan Now Beats an Outbreak Later: Establishing an Infectious Disease Response Unit Using the Agile Management Model

CE Value .25

Glenn A. Barnes, DNP, RN

Strategically Leveraging the DNP Scholarly Project to Achieve Excellence in Nursing Practice

CE Value .25

Melissa Bates, DNP, RN
          Jennifer Hargreaves, DNP, RN

Mentoring: An Odyssey of Relationship Building and Self-Discovery

CE Value .25

Rebecca A. Bates, DNP, APRN
M. Rod Kresge, DNP, APRN

Be on the Lookout! A Case to Limit APRN Practice

CE Value .25

Lyn M. Behnke, DNP, FNP

Breaking the Cycle: Utilizing Motivational Interviewing to Promote Condom Use and Policy Changes

CE Value .25

Ann Bell, DNP, NP

Uncapping Their Highest Potential: Putting Policy into Action with Army Medics

CE Value .25

Rosie Bennett, DNP, RN

They're Not Crazy: Improving Mental Health Competency for Nurses

CE Value .25

Kit Bredimus, DNP, RN

The Opioid Crisis and the Provider's Impact

CE Value .25

Whitnee Brown, DNP, FNP

Multimodal Education Program to Improve Nurses’ Knowledge and Confidence on Delirium Recognition

CE Value .25

Min Choi, DNP, RN
Regina DeGennaro, DNP, RN

Designing a Telehealth Program in Primary Care for Opioid Use Disorder

CE Value .25

Katherine J. Coulter, DNP, APRN
Mary Hintzsche, DNP, APRN

Earlier Identification of Sepsis in the Pre-hospital Setting

CE Value .25

Katherine J. Coulter, DNP, APRN
Mary Hintzsche, DNP, APRN

A Health Policy Analysis of Spinraza: Orphan Drug for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

CE Value .25

Brenda Cowan, DNP, APRN

Decrease Door to Provider Timeframe

CE Value .25

Illa Cox, DNP, FNP

Enhancing Nursing Knowledge of Fall Risk Factors and Prevention Guidelines through an Educational Intervention

CE Value .25

Kimberly DiGerolamo, DNP, RN

Examining the Impact of a Dedicated Education Unit on New Graduate Nurses’ Transition to Practice

CE Value .25

Kimberly A. Dimino, DNP, RN





Screening for Adolescent Eating Disorders in a School-Based Health Center using the SCOFF Questionnaire

CE Value .25

Kelli Docman, DNP, APRN
JoAnn M. Peterson, DNP, APRN
Karen K. Trees, DNP, APRN
Cara A. Busenhart, PhD, APRN





A “Capitol Hill” Immersion Experience: Boots on the Ground

CE Value .25

Melody Eaton, PhD, RN
Linda Hulton, PhD, RN
Jeannie Scruggs Garber, DNP, RN

Effect of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Education on Sexual Behaviors and Sexually-Transmitted Infections (STI) Rates of Gay and Bisexual Men

CE Value .25

Randulf Erguiza, DNP, APRN

How to Develop a Foot Care Clinic for the Homeless

CE Value .25

Emily Estes, DNP, FNP

The State of the State with DNP Projects: An Integrative Review

CE Value .25

Joanne Fletcher, EdD, RN
Kerry Milner, DNSc RN
Margie Sipe DNP, RN
Rene Love, PhD, DNP

Supporting Health Policy through a Breastfeeding Curriculum for Nursing Education

CE Value .25

Catherine Folker-Maglaya, DNP, APRN
Maureen E. Pylman, PhD
Penny R. Marzalik, PhD, APRN

Patient Outcomes and Parental Satisfaction After Office Frenotomy

CE Value .25

Terri Giordano, DNP
Brooke Jaquith, MSN
Betsey Kim, MSN
Ashley Williams, MSN

Telemedicine: A New Frontier of Opportunity for Nurses

CE Value .25

Troy Heidesch, DNP, FNP

Effective Screening and Treatment of Depression in Adults Living with HIV

CE Value .25

Tracy Hicks, DNP, APRN

Changing the Time Spent on Campus: DNP NP Hybrid Curriculum

CE Value .25

Alexis G. Hodges, DNP, FNP

Innovative Use of Technology in Clinical Nurse Practitioner Courses

CE Value .25

Alexis G. Hodges, DNP, FNP

Implementation of an IPV Education Program Among at Risk Adolescents

CE Value .25

Kendra Hoepper, DNP, APRN

Transforming Your Student’s Passion into Policy Impact Which Improves Healthcare Outcomes

CE Value .25

Catherine Johnson, PhD, APRN
Mary C. Loughran, DNP, RN

A Step-wise Approach to Preparing DNPs to Influence Policy Development and Implementation: A Condensed, Web-based and Synchronous Course Does It!

CE Value .25

Deborah Johnson, DNP, APRN

Nutrition, Behavior, and Health Policy: The Need for Early Intervention Through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

CE Value .25

Shauna T. Johnson, DNP, APRN



Policy Analysis as a DNP Project

CE Value .25

Janet Jones, DNS, APRN



Effectiveness of Early Intervention and Electronic Interventions for Teens with Risk Factors for the Development of Heart Disease and Diabetes

CE Value .25

Lorena Jung, PhD, RN
Elizabeth Courts, DNP, FNP
Pamela Webber, PhD, RN
Pearl Zhou, PhD, RN



Mentoring Doctor of Nursing Practice Scholarly Projects

CE Value .25

Karen Kesten, DNP, APRN
Kelley Anderson, PhD, APRN
Krista White, PhD, RN
Jane Fall-Dickson, PhD, RN

A Clinical Practice Guideline Utilizing Breastfeeding to Mitigate Pain During Routine Infant Vaccination

CE Value .25

Ariana Rose Komaroff, DNP, FNP
Sharron Forest, DNP, NNP

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Surgical Screening Protocol: A Journey to Success

CE Value .25

Linda Lakdawala, DNP, RN

Assessment of Military Healthcare Providers Cultural Competence: A Pilot Project within a Tertiary Care Medical Facility with Policy Advancement

CE Value .25

Marguerite R. Lawrence, DNP, FNP
Sarah Gravel, DNP, APRN
Aimee Vael, DNP, FNP
Gwendolyn G. Miller, DNP, APRN

Being the Healthiest Company on the Planet: The Value of a Multidisciplinary Workplace Primary Care Clinic

CE Value .25

Katherine Lothe, DNP, APNP

Identified Interventions to Increase Patient Satisfaction and “The Bottom Line”

CE Value .25

Marilyn D. McBride, DNP, RN
Kelli K. Cleveland, DNP, FNP
Kelly S. Johnson, DNP, RN
Shellye A. Vardaman, PhD, RN

Assessing Vaccine Hesitancy In a Catholic-Centered Primary Care Clinic

CE Value .25

Natalie McHugh, DNP, CPNP
Jan Odiaga, DNP, CPNP

Analysis of APRN Qualifications, Competencies, and Scope of Practice in Preparation for Utilization in Disasters in Louisiana

CE Value .25

Clair Millet, DNP, APRN

Mind Map: Advocacy in Collaborative Partnerships to Increase Mental Health Workforce

CE Value .25

Nisha Nair, DNP, RN
Janice Sanders, DNP, RN

Maternal Influenza Vaccination: Use of a Provider Vaccine Prompt

CE Value .25

Amy F. Nassar, DNP, FNP

Innovative Diabetes Patient Education for Better Blood Sugar Control

CE Value .25

Catherine Obinna, DNP, APRN

The DNP Policy Work in Expanding Role of Nurse Practitioners in Home Based Primary Care

CE Value .25

Ron Ordona, DNP, FNP

Cultural Competency Educational Program for Healthcare Workers

CE Value .25

Angelina Onuzulike, DNP, RN

Mentoring DNP Students to Create Final Projects to Improve Population Outcomes

CE Value .25

Carol M. Patton, Dr. PH

A Self Determination Theory Guided Intervention Program for Tobacco Dependence in Adult Otolaryngology

CE Value .25

Beth Phelps, DNP, APRN

Hospital-Based Policy to Prevent Maternal Smoking

CE Value .25

Sandra Priest, DNP, NP
Sharron Forest, DNP, NP

Building an Inter-Professional Education Program through Collaboration and Leadership

CE Value .25

Courtney Reinisch, DNP, APRN

DNP Leadership for Asynchronous Inter-Professional Education

CE Value .25

Courtney Reinisch, DNP, APRN

An Policy Analysis of Preventative Health for Adolescents with MassHealth Insurance

CE Value .25

Ann Marie Reynolds-Lynch, DNP, RN

Quest for Success: A Collaborative Model of Instructional Designer & Faculty Forming Partnerships to Ensure Educational Success for Graduate Students

CE Value .25

Lisa Robinson, DNP, NP

Telemedicine SQUARED!

CE Value .25

Kelly Rotondo, DNP, RN

Teaching and Leading Beyond the Traditional Four Classroom Walls: A Nursing-led Public Health Program to Improve Early Childhood Outcomes

CE Value .25

Diana Ruiz, DNP, RN
Minerva Gonzales, DNP, RN

A Qualitative Analysis of Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Among Homeless Individuals: Policy Implications

CE Value .25

Saramma M. Russell, DNP, FNP
Solomon, Abida, PhD



Analysis of ER Visits Reveals a Seriously Mentally Ill, Medically Fragile Population Requiring Policy Change for Dually Certified Nurse Practitioners

CE Value .25

Kavinder K. Sahota, DNP, APRN

Navigating Collaborative Process Mapping to Improve Quality of Care

CE Value .25

Karin Smith, DNP, RN

"Developing and Implementing Clinical Practices and Academic Curricula that Address the Impending “Dementia Tsunami’: The Pivotal Role of the DNP"

CE Value .25

Linda L. Steeg, DNP, APRN

Preparing DNP Graduates to Be Leaders in Health Policy Development and Implementation: The Role of the Nurse Educator

CE Value .25

Charlotte Swint
, DNP, APRN

Telehealth for Diabetes Education

CE Value .25

Amanda Sylvester, DNP, APRN

Promoting Patient and Family-centered Care: Implementing a Patient and Family-activated Rapid Response Team Initiative

CE Value .25

Morgan Talley, DNP RN

2019 Human Papillomavirus Vaccination in Family Practice: A Clinical Practice Guideline

CE Value .25

Payton L. Ten Hagen, DNP, FNP

Difficult Patient Discussions: When is the Best Time for Advance Care Planning and Working Through Goals of Care

CE Value .25

Laurel Tor, DNP, FNP

Investigating History to Inform DNP Policy

CE Value .25

Jeannine Uribe, PhD, RN

Improving the Prior Authorization Process

CE Value .25

Susy Varghese, DNP, FNP
Sharron Forest, DNP, NP

Importance of Health Policy in the DNP Project

CE Value .25

Tracy Vitale, DNP, RN
Molly J. Bradshaw, DNP, APRN

Use of the Direct Primary Care Model by Advanced Practice Registered Nurses to Improve Patient Outcomes

CE Value .25

Maria Walker, DNP, APRN

Stereotypic Beliefs about HIV/AIDS in Rural South Texas: A Foundation for Population-Based Capacity Building

CE Value .25

James Jeffery Watson, DNP, RN

Interim Chief Nursing Officer Leadership: A Valuable Option During A Leadership Shortage?

CE Value .25

Laurie Wetsel DNP, RN

An Approach for Improving Engagement in Health Policy Among Acute Care Nurse Practitioner/ DNP Students

CE Value .25

Alicia Williams, DNP, CRNP
Ameera Chakravarthy, MS, CRNP
Maranda Jackson-Parkin, PhD, CRNP
Shannon Idzik, DNP, ANP

White Supremacy and Structuralized Racism: The Impact on African Americans and Health Care in the United States

CE Value .25

Kayla Worley, DNP, APRN