Poster Presentations for the 2010 Conference

Poster Presentations for the 2010 Conference

The talent and expertise shared by colleagues around the country is greatly appreciated. Below is a listing of poster presenters in alphabetical order.

Margret (Peg) Ackerman, DNP, APRN

Commonwealth Care Alliance Clinical Group

Developing and Implementing Best Practice Protocols for a Senior Care Options Program

Barbara Berg, DNP, RN, CNS, PNP, CNE

Regis University

DNP Scholarship Reconsidered: Explanation and Application of the Boyer Model

Kathleen Buckley, PhD, RN, IBCLC

University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

Transition of a Doctoral Program to a Blended Course

Delivery Method with Web-Conferencing

Joseph Burkard, DNSc, CRNA & Debra Palmer, DNP, FNP-BC, ONP-C

University of San Diego

Evidence Based Practice – Fostering Nursing Scholarship through

Academic Service Partnership

Dawn Carpenter, DNP, MS, ACNP-BC

University of Massachusetts, Worcester

Implementation of an Evidence-Based Practice Guidelines to Improve Family Communication in an ICU

Thomas Christenbery, PhD, RN & Donna B. McArthur, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, TN

A Contemporary Model for Mentoring New DNP Graduates

Elizabeth Cooper, DNP, RN, CNL, CNE

University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Creating a Culture of Professional Development:

A Milestone Pathway Tool for Registered Nurses

Maureen (Reni) Courtney, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC

University of Texas Arlington

DNP Leadership Opportunities in the Patient-Centered Medical Home: Your Time is Now

Ellen Daroszewski, PhD, APRN

Western University of Health Sciences

An E-Portfolio System to Archive, Organize, and Evaluate Evidence of Learning

in a DNP Program

Kathryn Ellis, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, ANP-BC

Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Evaluating the Use of Standardized Patients in Genetics Education

for Nurse Practitioner Students

Laura Ann Fillmore, DNP, MSN, RN

Touro University

Implementing Nursing Rounds to Improve Nurses Morale and Patient Outcomes

JoAnn Franklin, MSN, RN, FNP, GNP, Psych NP, DNP Student

Great Mines Health Center, Potosi, MO

Test of Change: Self Management of Diabests Risk Reduction Project

Dianne Fuller, DNP, MS, FNP-BC

University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

A DNP Leader – Coaching Community Collaborators in Victim Centered Care

Rosanna M. Gartley, CRNP, DNP-c & J. Lynn Prosser, CRNP, DNP-c

Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh, PA

Prevent Work-Related Musculoskeletal Injuries:

Approach to Workplace Wellness

Dawn Lee Garzon, PhD, CPNP, FAANP & Roberta K. Lee, DrPH, RN, FAAN

University of Missouri – St. Louis

Only Those Who Do Nothing Make No Mistakes: Developing a DNP Program

Donald Grimes, DNP, RN

Regis College, Weston, MA

Simulating Health Records in Nursing Education (SHRINE)

Donald Grimes, DNP, RN

Regis College, Weston, MA

Second Degree Nursing Students’ Reports of Professional Values in

Traditional and Nontraditional Programs

Donald Grimes, DNP, RN

Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Examining Hand-off Communication between Nurses at the Change-of-shift:

Quantifying the Core Data Elements

Colleen Harris, MSN, MBA, RN-BC, CCM, DNP Student

University of Texas at Tyler College of Nursing

Independent Practice for the DNP

Patty Hermosilla, DNP, FNP

West Virginia University School of Nursing

Initiating a Practice Change: Prescribing Probiotics Concurrently with Antibiotic Therapy

Lela Hobby-Burns, DNP, MSN, RN

University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA

Implementing Oral Health Services in Pediatric Practices: A translational study of the Influence of an On-Site Public Health Nurse Educator

Lisa Hogan, DNP, CRNA

University of New England, Portland ME

A quality improvement study examining the effects of education on

noise levels in the operating room.

Eve Holzemer, MSN, RN, ANP, DNP Student

Department of Neurology & Psychiatry at Saint Louis University

Improved Patient Safety and Outcomes During the Induction Phase of Warfarin Therapy

Marchina Tolbert Jones, ARNP, GNP, MSN, DNP Candidate

Johns Hopkins Medicine Occupational Clinic

Assessing adult attitudes toward end-of-life issues and the execution

of Advanced Directives

Scott Lamprecht, DNP, RN

Touro University Nevada

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Screening in Adolescent Athletes

Robin Lawson, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, NP-C, CCRN

University of South Alabama

BSN-DNP Emergency Nursing Specialization

(Family-Adult Acute Care NP Dual Role) Program Plans and Methodologies

Noelle Lipkin, MSN, ARNP-BC, RN, DNP student

Gulf Coast Practitioner Services

Dialogue: Nurses as Leaders in Social Ecology

Susan Loushin, BS, MA, RN, DNP Student

Augsburg College, Brooklyn Park, MN

The Caring Connection: Using Leadership Metis to Facilitate Community

Outreach for Hospital-Based Nurses

Mary Marchetto, DNP,  APRN

VA Maryland Health Care System, Baltimore, MD

Implementation and Evaluation of a Structured Mentoring Program

for New Nurse Managers

Juli Maxworthy, DNP, MSN, MBA, RN, CNL, CPHQ and

KT Waxman, DNP, MBA, RN, CNL

Saint Francis Memorial Hospital & University of San Francisco, CA

The Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree and the Nurse Executive: The Perfect Combination

Karen McClure, DNP, CRNP

Assistant Professor, FNP Program and Global Health

University of Maryland School of Nursing

Implementation of a Village Health Worker Program in Rural Cambodia

Susan McCrone, PhD, PMHCNS-BC

West Virginia University School of Nursing

The Capstone Experience from Faculty and Student Perspectives: Educational Strategies for Creating Leaders in the Translation of Evidence into Advanced Practice

Veronica Quattrini, DNP, CRNP

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Evaluating Patient Acuity and Resource Allocation in Emergency Department Fast Tracks

Teresa Ritchie, APRN, FNP-BC, DNP Student

West Virginia University School of Nursing

Evaluation of the Impact of the COPE Healthy Lifestyles TEEN

Program in a Rural High School Health Class

Charisse Rivers, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

North Dallas Medical Clinic

Improving School Nurses’ Knowledge and Attitudes Toward

Functional Urinary Incontinence in Children

Leissa Roberts, DNP, CNM

University of Utah College of Nursing

Use of FOCUS Format & Deming’s PDCA Cycle to Create an

Alternative Pain Assessment Model

Tracie Schwoyer-Morgan, DNP, RN, MS, CRNP

BravoHealth, Inc./ WeCare PDS

Does an Educational Intervention Change the Knowledge and Attitudes Towards Advanced Directives and the Completion of the Maryland Life-Sustaining Treatment Options Form in Patients in the Nursing Home?

Shelly Scott-Castell, ARNP-C, DNP Student

University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

Retrospective Analysis of HCC Screening in Cirrhotic Patients

Susan Shirato, MSN, CCRN, DNP Student

Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Screening Intervention for Cardiovascular Risk in Women: Putting Prevention into Practice

Cindy Smith, FNP-BC, RN, MSN, CCD, DNP Student

Pars Osteoporosis Clinic, Belpre, OH

Community Based Osteoporosis Educational Interventions Led by a

Healthcare Professional for Those at High Risk for the Disease

Kimberly Stephens, DNP, MSN, RN

Waynesburg University

The Effects of Simulation on Pediatric Peripheral Intravenous Success Rate

Kimberly Stephens, DNP, MSN, RN

Waynesburg University

Improving Quality through Collaboration: Bridging the Gap between

Education and Practice

Laurence Stephens, DNP, CRNA

Private Practice

Assessment of Attitudes Toward Maximal Sterile Barrier for the

Placement of Labor Epidurals

Sheila Stephens, RN, DNP, MBA, AOCN

West Virginia University

Developing policy leadership competence: Taking your seat at the table

Martha Summers, DNP, FNP-BC

West Virginia University

The Development, Implementation and Evaluation of a System Based

Physical Activity Promotion Program in a Free, Rural, Primary Care Clinic

Mary Terhaar, DNSc, RN and Julie Stanik Hutt, PhD, CANP, FAAN

School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University

Analysis of DNP Scholarship, Rigor and Innovation

Mary Jean Vickers, DNP, RN, ACNS, BC

University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, MN

Innovation in Nursing Orientation

Elizabeth Visone, RN, MSN, APRN, BC, DNP Student

Windham Medical Group, University of Massachusetts

The Effects of Probiotics on Antibiotic Associated Diarrhea in the

Elderly Residing in an Extended Care Facility

Judith Webb, DNP, ANP, Palliative Care NP

MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA

Life After the Death of a Loved One:

Long-term Distress Among Surrogate Decision Makers

Kathryn Waud-White, DNP, CRNA, RN and

Mary Zaccagnini, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, AOCN

Nurse Anesthesia Educator

A Template for the DNP Scholarly Project

Kimberly Whiteman, DNP, RN

Waynesburg University

Building Academic-Clinical Partnerships: An Innovative Learning

Environment for DNP Students

Vicky Ayres Wolf, DNP, FNP-BC

Robert Morris University

Hypertension Prevalence and Self-Reported Salt Consumption in

Two Kenyan Communities

Marie G. Young, DNP, MSN, MPH, FNP, PMH-NP

University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Adolescent HPV Prevention: A Model for Health Education, and

Risk Reduction in Primary Care

Jan Lamarche Zdanuk, DNP, FNP-BC, APRN, CWS, FACCWS, FAANP

Clinica Mi Doctor Family Practice, Fort Worth, TX

A Randomized Controlled Trial Utilizing Evidence-Based Research to Improve Diabetic Outcomes through Education in the Hispanic Population