Nursing Honors Program students take part in William Jewell Nursing Conference

Several Bachelor of Science in Nursing honors program students participated in podium and poster presentations at the 13th Annual Mind and Heart Together: Celebrating Intellectual Pursuit in Undergraduate Nursing Conference Nov. 16 at William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri.
Participants included:

Podium Presentation:

  • Mary Katherine Kancel: "Optimal Digital Capillary Puncture for Use in Point-of-Care Instrumentation."  Mentor: Janet Pierce, Ph.D.

Poster Presentations:

  • Megan Wagner: "Acceptability and Use of APPS for Psychological Wellbeing among HIV-infected African American Women." Mentor: Jill Peltzer, Ph.D.
  • Tomi Miller: "Characteristics of Midlife Adults Use of Facebook: Implications for Positive Health Behaviors." Mentor: Kelly Bosak, Ph.D.
  • Thea Hack: "Home and School Support for Lactating Adolescent Mothers." Mentor:  Karen Wambach, Ph.D.
  • Ashley Sage: "Joy and Meaning in Work among Nurses in Magnet, Magnet-Seeking, and Non-Magnet Hospitals." Mentor: Heather Nelson-Brantley, Ph.D.
  • Madeline Loving: "Patient Turnover Rates and Nursing Care Needs in Adult and Pediatric Units." Mentor: Shin Hye Park, Ph.D.
  • Maddie Carollo: "Reading Preferences of those with Dementia and Alzheimer's disease." Mentor: Kristine Williams, Ph.D.
  • Caroline Fiscella: "Registered Nurse Perceptions of Interprofessional Respect and Understanding of the Nursing Role. Mentor: Danielle Olds, Ph.D.
  • Nancy Dumler-Montplaisir: "Root Cause Analysis of Pressure Injuries in an Acute Care Hospital." Mentor: Sandra Bergquist-Beringer, Ph.D.
  • Rebecca Cates: "A Secondary Analysis of Results from the Refuge Health Screener-15 (RHS-15) Survey." Mentors: Martha Baird, Ph.D., and Carol Buller
  • Kelli Fast: "Use of Seclusion and Restraints in Response to Patient Assaults in Psychiatric Units." Mentor: Emily Cramer, Ph.D.


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