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17th Annual Nursing Research Conference

Moving Forward: Sustaining a Spirit of Inquiry

Date/Time:

Friday, November 4, 2022 | 8:30am – 4:30pm

Location:

Virtual Conference

Call for Abstracts: Closed

You will be notified by the conference planning committee of your acceptance or rejection by August 1. The committee may also determine that your podium would be better presented in poster format or that your poster may warrant a podium presentation. We will also request your permission in these cases. For questions please email: nurseresearchconference@gmail.com.


17TH Annual Nursing Research Conference:

Moving Forward: Sustaining a Spirit of Inquiry


Friday, November 4

8:40 a.m. Welcome/Virtual Information
8:45 a.m.
Welcome

– Yvonne Wesley, PhD, RN, FAAN
Yvonne Wesley Consulting: Achieve Excellence in Heath Policy and Practice

9 a.m.
Keynote Speaker

– Gina Spivey-Brown, PhD, MSA, RN
Dean for the College of Nursing and Allied Health Science, Howard University

10:05 a.m.
Panel Discussion: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Research Considerations


Moderator
– Julie McCulloh-Nair, PhD, RN, PHNA-BC, CCRE

Nurse Scientist, ChristianaCare; Professor of Nursing, West Chester University

Panel Members

– Gina Spivey-Brown, PhD, MSA, RN
Dean for the College of Nursing and Allied Health Science, Howard University

– Yvonne Wesley, PhD, RN, FAAN
Yvonne Wesley Consulting: Achieve Excellence in Heath Policy and Practice

– Suzanne Murphy, PhD, RN
Associate Director, Nemours Office of Human Subjects Protection, Nemours Children’s Health

– Jaqueline Ortiz, MS
Vice President for Health Equity and Cultural Competence, Christiana Care

– Alex Waad, MA
Heal Equity Program Manager, Christiana Care

11 a.m. BREAK
11:10 a.m.
Break Out Session 1


Providing Gender- Affirming Care for Pediatric Patients
– Jennifer McGrath, MSN. RN, CDES
Nursing Professional Development and Ambulatory Clinical Nurse Educator, Nemours Children’s Health

Utilization of Video Education to Improve Self-Care in Heart Failure Patients
– Adrienne Wharry, DNP, RN
Assistant Professor, West Chester University

11:50 a.m.
Break Out Session 2


Nonpharmacologic Pain Management Strategies for Pediatric Patients
– Dara DeVinney, BSN, RN, CPN
Pain and Wellness Nurse Coordinator, Nemours Children’s Health

– Christina Russell, BSN, RN, HTCP, HNB-BC, RYT-200
Healing Touch Program Coordinator, Nemours Children’s Health

– Katherine Salamon, PhD
Pediatric Pain Psychologist, Program Director, Integrated Pain and Wellness Program, Nemours Children’s Health

Mobility Program
– Danielle Weber, MSN, MSM, RN-BC, NEA-BC
Chief Nursing Office, Christiana Care

– Jennifer Thomas, MBA, MS, CCC-SLP, FACHE
Vice President Rehabilitation Services, Christiana Care

Exploring Faculty Perception of College Students with ADHD: “Am I Doing Enough?”
– Denise M Nash- Luckenbach, PhD, MS, RN, APRN-PC, CCRN-K, CPNP
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Georgian Court University

– Zahava L Friedman, PhD, OT, BCBA
Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, Kean University

12:10 p.m. LUNCH
12:50 p.m.
Poster Presentations


Utilizing Critical Event Checklist in Anesthesia
– Kimberly Russo, DNP, RN, CRNA
Nurse Anesthetist, Nemours Children’s Health


Low Dose Aspirin as Primary Prevention for CVD
– Kimberly Russo, DNP, RN, CRNA
Nurse Anesthetist, Nemours Children’s Health


The Nature and Extent of Evidence with Aboriginal Population and Needle Exchange Programs
– Emily Day, MPH, RN
PhD student, Villanova University, Pennsylvania


Implementation of EBP in preventing CAUTI
– Shannon Rutberg, DNP, RN-BC, NPD-BC
Clinical Nurse Educator, Main Line Health System, Pennsylvania


Reducing Noise During Anesthesia Induction
– Ruth Lambert, DNP, CRNA,
Nurse Anesthetist, Nemours Children’s Health


Describe High Flow O2 Therapy and Utility with COVID-19 Respiratory Patients
– Mia Bianchi, MSN, RN, CCRN,
Administrative Coordinator, Penn Medicine


Lived Experience of Concept-Based Educated Novice Nurses Transition to Practice
– Kim Hostetter, PhD, MSN, RN,
Nursing Instructor, Delaware Technical and Community College


The Well-Being of Pediatric Nurses During COVID-19
– Virginia Conte, MSN, RN, CPN
Clinical Nurse, Nemours Children’s Health


Rates of Morality for COVID VV ECMO Patients and Renal Dysfunction
– Nicole Cavaliere, DNP, CRNP, AGACNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Faculty, Jefferson College of Nursing, Pennsylvania


Intimate Partner Violence
– Jane Anyango, MSN, RN
PhD Candidate, Villanova University

– Jenny Yost, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Professor, Villanova University

– Amy McKeever, PhD, RN, CRN
WHNP Candidate, Villanova University


Orthostatic Hypotension and Patient Falls
– Kathleen Schell, PhD, RN
Associate Professor of Nursing, University of Delaware

– Denise Lyons, DNP, APRN, AGCNS-BC
Clinical Nurse Specialist, WISH Program Manager, Christiana Care


EBP Knowledge, Attitude and Practice with Online Journal Club Project
– Bridget Laudien, BSN, RN,
Nurse Navigator, Chilton Medical Center

–Susan Coletta, BSN, RN
Staff Nurse, Chilton Medical Center, New Jersey

–Meghan Keaveney, BSN, RN
Staff Nurse, Chilton Medical Center, New Jersey


Health Inequities and Inadequacies in Rural Communities
– Tiffany Pearson, BSN, RN
Critical Care Nurse, Christiana Care

– Theresa Capriotti, DO, MSN, CRNP, RN
Clinical Professor, Villanova University

– Lillian DuFour, BSN, RN
Critical Care Nurse, Medstar Georgetown University, Washington DC

2:10 p.m.
Break Out Session 3


Delaware Nursing History Project
– Jane M. Kurz, PhD, RN
Professor, LaSalle University


Application of the Normalization Measure Development: NoMAD Instrument
– Kimberly Russo, DNP, RN, CRNA
Nurse Anesthetist, Nemours Children’s Health


The Nature and Extent of Evidence with Aboriginal Population and Needle Exchange Programs
– Jane Anyango, MSN, BSN, PhD candidate
Medical Education, Villanova University

– Jenny Yost, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Professor, Villanova University

– Amy McKeever, PhD, RN, CRNP, WHNP-BC
Associate Professor, Villanova University



Increase Awareness of Unintended Hypothermia within a Pediatric Emergency Department
– Daniel Bileth, DNP, RN, CPN
Assistant Professor of Nursing, West Chester University
Clinical Nurse, Nemours Children’s Health

2:30 p.m. BREAK

2:40 p.m.
Keynote Speaker


Energize with Dr. Jo Lichten
– Jo Lichten, PhD, RDN, CSP
Speaker, Expert: Improving Performance, Health and Safety through the Science of Energy Management


3:45 p.m. Closing Comments and Evaluation


Thank You to Our Sponsors:
ChristianaCare Health System; Nemours Children’s Health, Delaware Valley; West Chester University; Wilmington University; Beebe Healthcare; University of Delaware School of Nursing; Sigma Theta Tau International Chapters: Omicron Gamma- Wilmington University – New Castle, DE, Xi Delta- West Chester University – West Chester, PA


Registration:

 

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Speakers:

17th Annual Nursing Research Conference Keynote Speakers

Gina Spivey Brown, PhD, MSA, RN is the Chief Servant and Dean of the College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences at Howard University, Washington

Gina Spivey Brown, PhD, MSA, RN is the Chief Servant and Dean of the College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences at Howard University, Washington.  She has worked professionally in North America, Asia and Africa as an educator, nurse and administrator. She has held the position of Dean, School of Health Professions, Science and Wellness at Washington Adventist University and held a previous academic position at Loma Linda University in California. She has made sustained and substantial contributions to diversifying the healthcare workforce by structuring opportunities for an estimated 1000 underrepresented students to launch nursing and other health care careers. She has worked on the development of international programs in schools and hospitals in Ghana, the Philippines and Tanzania with international capacity building.

She is engaged with a wide audience of nursing leaders and interdisciplinary health care professionals in an effort to advance the nation’s agenda in expanding inclusive health care.  She is a transformational leader who has spoken on 5 continents, addressing health disparities, social justice and religious liberty issues to promote diversity, equity and inclusion, which are hallmarks of her accomplishments.

Dr. Jo Lichten, PhD, RDN, CSP is an energy expert...for people.Dr. Jo Lichten, PhD, RDN, CSP is an energy expert…for people. She works with organizations to recharge their people for improved performance, productivity, and profitability.

As an experienced speaker (1000+ programs), Jo has earned the highly sought after Certified Speaking Professional designation. Jo has experience working in healthcare, higher education, and in corporations including seven years consulting with Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute.

Jo’s authored six books including REBOOT. And, her podcast, Energize Your Life, has subscribers from around the world.

CE Contact Hours:

Nursing contact hours will be awarded upon successful completion of this activity.

Nemours Children’s Health is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

 

Conference Sponsors:

  • Delaware Nurses Association
  • Nemours Children’s Health
  • ChristianaCare
  • Beebe Healthcare
  • University of Delaware
  • West Chester University College of Health Sciences
  • Wilmington University College of Health Professions
  • Sigma Chapters:
    • Omicron Gamma- Wilmington University – New Castle, DE
    • Xi Delta- West Chester University – West Chester, PA