Wednesday August 7, 2019

Time Location Event Speaker Category/CE
WEDNESDAY AUGUST 7, 2019
6:30AM – 7:45AM Foyer Registration-Breakfast
8:00AM – 5:00PM Kennedy Ballroom Exhibitors
7:45AM – 8:00AM Grand Ballroom Opening Announcements
8:00AM – 8:15AM Grand Ballroom Dean’s Welcome from
The George Washington University School of Nursing
Pamela R. Jeffries
PhD, RN
8:15AM – 9:15AM Grand Ballroom Influential Voices: Power, Policy, and Impact Suzanne Miyamoto
PhD, RN
1
9:15AM – 9:30AM Foyer Transition Time
9:30AM – 10:30AM Breakout Sessions
Imperial I The Call to Action: Why Policy, Regulations, and DNP Leaders
are Requisites to Influencing the E-cigarette Epidemic
Susan Solecki
DrPH, FNP, PPCNP
Brenda L. Douglass
DNP, APRN, FNP
Policy/1
Imperial II Current Best Evidence about Nurse Practitioner Residency/
Fellowship Programs
Karen Kesten, DNP, APRN
Majeda El-Banna, PhD, RN
Clinical/1
Decatur Nursing Partnership with Patients Parents and Families for Safety
Through Simulation
Courtnay Caufield
DNP, RN
Clinical/1
Longworth You Can Do This! Challenges in Teaching Policy Analysis
to DNP Students
Victoria L. Baker
PhD, CNM
Academia/1
Latrobe Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Strong Start for
Mothers and Babies: The Call To Action, Policy, Power and Politics
Diana R. Jolles, PhD, CNM Policy/1
Culpeper The DNP Prepared Nurse Practitioner Improving Patient
Outcomes Through Executive Leadership and Quality
Improvement in Federally Qualified Health Centers
Theresa Jennings
DNP, ARNP
Emily Sinnwell
DNP, ARNP
Admin./1
10:30AM- 10:45AM Foyer Transition time/AM Break
10:45AM-11:45AM Grand Ballroom Opportunity Awaits: Are We Ready to be Disruptive Innovators
in Healthcare?
Richard Ricciardi
PhD, CRNP
1
11:45AM – 1:15PM Lunch on own
1:15PM – 2:15PM Poster Presentations
1:15PM Imperial I Nursing Practice Breakdowns: Will We Ever Have a Just Culture? Serena Bumpus, DNP, RN Admin./0.10
1:25PM Imperial I Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment, as a Harm
Reduction Process Improvement Approach for At-Risk
College Students
Karen Duhamel, DNP, RN Admin./0.10
1:35PM Imperial I Implementation of an Expedited Handoff Process to Reduce Emergency Department Length of Stay for Critically Ill Patients Darryn W. Dunbar
DNP, RN
Admin./0.10
1:45PM Imperial I Effects of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Self-Reported Anxiety
Among Healthcare Employees
Jenna Hussey
DNP, RN
Admin./0.10
1:55PM Imperial I The Doctor of Nursing Practice: Integrating DNP Practice into
an Academic Medical Center
Todd E. Tussing
DNP, RN
Admin./0.10
2:05PM Imperial I Mobile Learning: Applications in the Digital Age of Nursing  John Paul Masongsong
DNP, RN
Academia/0.10
1:15PM Imperial II

 

Evaluation of Clinic Reminder System Improvement

Diana O’Neil, DNP, PMHNP

Marisa Wilson, DNSc, RN

Clinical./0.10
1:25PM Imperial II Lung Cancer Screening Diane Kostrey Horner
DNP, APRN
Clinical./0.10
1:35PM Imperial II Effects of Teach-Back Method of Education on Knowledge of
Heart Failure Self-Management and Post-Discharge
Knowledge Retention
Ama Awuah-Asamoah
DNP, ACNPKaren Kesten, DNP, APRN
Clinical./0.10
1:45PM Imperial II Does Dementia with Dysphagia Increase the Incidence of
Aspiration Pneumonia in Long-term Care Residents Aged
65 years and Greater?
Lois M. Chappell
DNP, CRNP
Clinical./0.10
1:55PM Imperial II Targeted Education to Improve Delirium Screening Among Neuroscience Patients Kim P. Dube
DNP, AGACNP
Elizabeth E. Friberg
DNP, RN
William C. Lombardi
DNP, AGACNP
Regina M. DeGennaro
DNP, RN
Clinical./0.10
2:05PM Imperial II Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Women in a Primary Care Practice Patti Hill, DNP, APRN Clinical./0.10
1:15PM Decatur Outcomes for Maryland’s Nurse Educator
Doctoral Grants (NEDG)
Peggy Daw, DNP, RN Policy/0.10
1:25PM Decatur Mental Health Issues of the Incarcerated Patient Maria F. Martinez
DNP, RN
Policy/0.10
1:35PM Decatur Develop and Implement Healthcare Policy Like a Pro! Sarah Silvest-Guerrero
DNP
Policy/0.10
1:45PM Decatur DNP-APRN Clinician Perceptions of DNP Education and
Engagement in DNP Essentials
Brittany Christiansen
DNP, APRN
Jane D. Champion
PhD, DNP, APRN
Clinical./0.10
1:55PM Decatur Utilizing TeamSTEPPS to Improve Ineffective Communication in
Long Term Care Settings
Airelle P. Rucker
DNP, CRNP
Brenda Windemuth
DNP, CRNP
Clinical./0.10
2:05PM Decatur The Association of Modified Early Warning Score (MEWS) on
Patient Outcomes in Medical Surgical Units in an
Academic Medical Center
Gerundio Ursolino III
DNP, RN
Karen Kesten
DNP, APRN
Clinical./0.10
1:15PM Longworth Nurses’ Knowledge of Sudden Unexpected Postnatal Collapse
(SUPC) and Safe Newborn Positioning
Camilla Addison
DNP, RN
Clinical./0.10
1:25PM Longworth Education and Collaboration Improving Health Care Outcomes
at a Mass Hepatitis A Vaccination Clinic
Lori A. Smittle
DNP, RN
Clinical./0.10
1:35PM Longworth Nurse Practitioner Led Urban American Indian Clinic
Smoking Cessation Program
Michael F. Potnek
DNP, APNP
Clinical./0.10
1:45PM Longworth Effect of an Educational Intervention on the Knowledge,
Attitudes, and Practices of Pregnant Women Toward
Influenza Immunization
Sharon Puchalski
DNP, WHNP
Clinical./0.10
1:55PM Longworth Initiating Change in Nursing Care Delivery to Improve
Registered Nurse Satisfaction
Sharon Perkins
DNP, RN
Clinical./0.10
2:05PM Longworth Video Discharge Instructions in Post-Surgical Bariatric Patients Karen Gonzalez
DNP, RN
Andrea Long
RN, BSN
Clinical./0.10
1:15PM Culpeper The Use of Clinical Experience and Case Exemplars in
DNP Education
Katherine Lothe
DNP, APNP
Tracy Saladar
DNP, APNP
Academia/0.10
1:25PM Culpeper DNP Prepared Faculty – Fact, Fiction, or Something in Between? Toni Tortorella Genova
DNP, ANP
Denise Menonna Quinn
DNP, RN
Academia/0.10
1:35PM Culpeper A Simulation Strategy for Code Responses with Senior
Nursing Students
Sharon L. Carter
DNP, RN
Academia/0.10
1:45PM Culpeper Evaluation of Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist Preparedness
to Begin Clinical Practice After Simulated Training
Michael J. Butera
DNP, CRNA
Academia/0.10
1:55PM Culpeper The DNP Project: The Power to Shape Policy and
Influence Change
Carole Bennett
PhD, APRN
Marion Alston
DNP, APRN
Shauna T. Johnson
DNP, APRN
Kavinder K. Sahota
DNP, APRN
Academia/0.10
2:05PM Culpeper DNP’s Collaborative Effort to Influence Engagement for all
Students: Flipping the Classroom and Making
Learning Accessible
Christy Skelly
DNP, APRN
Carrie Riley Risher
DNP, RN
Academia/0.10
2:15PM – 2:30PM Transition Time
2:30PM – 3:30PM Mini Podium Sessions
2:30PM Imperial I The State of the State with DNP Projects: An Integrative Review

Joanne Fletcher, EdD, RN

Kerry Milner, DNSc, RN

Margie Sipe, DNP, RN

Rene Love
PhD, DNP

Academia/.25
2:45PM Imperial I Changing the Time Spent on Campus: DNP NP
Hybrid Curriculum
Alexis Hodges, DNP, FNP Academia/.25
3:00PM Imperial I Implementation of an IPV Education Program Among
at Risk Adolescents
Kendra Hoepper
DNP, APRN
Academia/.25
3:15PM Imperial I Building an Inter-Professional Education Program through
Collaboration and Leadership
Courtney Reinisch
DNP, APRN
Academia/.25
2:30PM Imperial II Community Awareness Strategy to Increase Acceptance of
Influenza Vaccination
Patience Akhimien
DNP, RN
Clinical/.25
2:45PM Imperial II A Clinical Practice Guideline Utilizing Breastfeeding to Mitigate
Pain During Routine Infant Vaccination
Ariana Rose Komaroff
DNP, FNP
Sharron Forest, DNP, NNP
Clinical/.25
3:00PM Imperial II Innovative Diabetes Patient Education for Better Blood
Sugar Control
Catherine Obinna
DNP, APRN
Clinical/.25
3:15PM Imperial II Enhancing Nursing Knowledge of Fall Risk Factors and Prevention
Guidelines through an Educational Intervention
Kimberly DiGerolamo
DNP, RN
Clinical/.25
2:30PM Decatur Hospital-Based Policy to Prevent Maternal Smoking

Sandra Priest, DNP, NP

Sharron Forest, DNP, NP

Policy/.25
2:45PM Decatur Be on the Lookout! A Case to Limit APRN Practice Lyn M. Behnke, DNP, FNP Policy/.25
3:00PM Decatur The Demand for Policy Change in Schizophrenia Care:
Crucial Steps to Explore and Execute
Marion Alston, DNP, APRN Policy/.25
3:15PM Decatur Mentoring DNP Students to Create Final Projects to Improve
Population Outcomes
Carol M. Patton, Dr. PH Policy/.25
2:30PM Longworth Telehealth for Diabetes Education Amanda Sylvester
DNP, APRN
Informatics/.25
2:45PM Longworth Telemedicine: A New Frontier of Opportunity for Nurses Troy Heidesch
DNP, FNP
Informatics/.25
3:00PM Longworth Assessment of Military Healthcare Providers Cultural Competence: A Pilot Project within a Tertiary Care Medical Facility with Policy Advancement Marguerite R. Lawrence DNP, FNP
Sarah Gravel
DNP, APRN
Aimee Vael
DNP, FNP
Gwendolyn G. Miller
DNP, APRN
Policy/.25
3:30PM Longworth Policy Analysis as a DNP Project Janet Jones
DNS, APRN
Policy/.25
2:30PM Latrobe The Opioid Crisis and the Provider’s Impact Whitnee Brown
DNP, FNP
Clinical./.25
2:45PM Latrobe Decrease Door to Provider Timeframe Illa Cox, DNP, FNP Clinical./.25
3:00PM Latrobe Developing and Implementing Clinical Practices and Academic Curricula that Address the Impending Dementia Tsunami: The Pivotal Role of the DNP Linda L. Steeg
DNP, APRN
Clinical./.25
3:15PM Latrobe Improving the Prior Authorization Process Susy Varghese, DNP, FNP
Sharron Forest, DNP, NP
Clinical./.25
2:30PM Culpeper Interim Chief Nursing Officer Leadership: A Valuable Option During A Leadership Shortage? Laurie Wetsel, DNP, RN Admin./.25
2:45PM Culpeper Navigating Collaborative Process Mapping to Improve Quality of Care Karin Smith, DNP, RN Admin./.25
3:00PM Culpeper Strategically Leveraging the DNP Scholarly Project to Achieve Excellence in Nursing Practice Melissa Bates
DNP, RN
Jennifer Hargreaves
DNP, RN
Admin./.25
3:15PM Culpeper Cultural Competency Educational Program for Healthcare Workers Angelina Onuzulike
DNP, RN
Admin./.25
2:30PM Roosevelt Patient Outcomes and Parental Satisfaction After
Office Frenotomy
Terri Giordano, DNP
Brooke Jaquith, MSN
Betsey Kim, MSN
Ashley Williams, MSN
Clinical./.25
2:45PM Roosevelt Effective Screening and Treatment of Depression in Adults Living with HIV Tracy Hicks
DNP, APRN
Clinical./.25
3:00PM Roosevelt Earlier Identification of Sepsis in the Pre-hospital Setting Katherine J. Coulter
DNP, APRN
Mary Hintzsche
DNP, APRN
Clinical./.25
3:15PM Roosevelt Multimodal Education Program to Improve Nurses’ Knowledge and Confidence on Delirium Recognition Min Choi
DNP, RN
Regina DeGennaro
DNP, RN
Clinical./.25
3:30PM – 3:45PM Foyer Transition time/PM Break
3:45PM – 4:45PM Breakout Sessions
Imperial I Leading From Within: DNP Use of Strategic Planning Can Create
Policy Influencing Outcomes – A Case Analysis
Barbara J. Dupont
JD, DNP, RN
Policy/1
Imperial II A Case Study of a System and Policy Change at the Intersection
of Health and Housing
Courtney Pladsen
DNP, FNP
Clinical/1
Decatur Innovative Global Initiatives in DNP Education: Implications for
Practice and Policy
Rhonda Oldham
DNP, RN
Martha Hawkins
DNP, APRN
Rebecca Hoffpauir
Ph.D, RN
Academia/1
Longworth Techniques to Reduce Violence Against Registered Nurses in
the Emergency Department
Michael A. Zielinski II
DNP, APN
Clinical/1
Latrobe How to Engage DNP Students in Health Policy Deborah L. Hopla
DNP, APRN
Stephanie Burgess
PhD, APRN
Policy/1
Culpeper Catch Them Early and Don’t Let Them Linger: Changing the
Trajectory of Depression, Anxiety, and Substance Use through
Collaborative Care
Lora Peppard
PhD, DNP
Rebecca Bates
DNP, FNP
Clinical/1
Roosevelt Embedding Interprofessional Education Through Policy:
It’s Easier Than You Think
Margaret Hammersla
PhD, CRNP
Admin./1
4:45PM Day One Concludes