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