Rising Stars

Rising Stars of Research and Scholarship Invited Student Posters

During the poster sessions at Creating Healthy Work Environments, the following nursing students will have the opportunity to present their research, literature review, or evidence-based project as part of the Rising Stars of Research and Scholarship invited student posters program.

Alcorn State University, USA (Tau Eta Chapter)
Leondrea DeAnna Collins, MSN, CFNP
Use of the Hypertension Self-Care Profile Tool for Evaluating Self-Management of Hypertension Amongst African Americans

Trevalla Kaye Lindsey, Master of Science in Nursing
Implementation of a Pandemic Protocol in a Primary Care Setting in West Jackson, Mississippi

Erika Jonte Martin, Master of Science in Nursing; and Lacey L. Blessitt, Doctor of Nursing
Efficacy of Lifestyle Interventions on Reducing Hemoglobin A1C Among African Americans With Type 2 Diabetes

Chung-Ang University, South Korea (Lambda Alpha at-Large Chapter)
Gaeyoung Kim, MSN; and Eunjung Ryu, PhD
The Social Identity, Burnout, and Subjective Well-Being of Nurses in Life Transition Period

Cleveland State University, USA (Nu Delta Chapter)
Michelle C. Kahle, SN
Sleep Deprivation and Its Impact on Hospitalized Patients

Duke University, USA (Beta Epsilon Chapter)
Paula Dianne Koppel, MS, RNC, GNP-BC, AHN-BC, NBC-HWC; and Jennie C. De Gagne, PhD, DNP, RN-BC, CNE, ANEF, FAAN
Nurse-Patient Rapport and Videoconferencing Telenursing Visits: An Integrative Review

Lesley C. Rink, BSN; Susan Silva, PhD; Kathryn C. Adair, PhD; Tolu O. Oyesanya, PhD; and J. Bryan Sexton, PhD
Association Between Well-Being Behaviors and Resilience in Healthcare Workers

East Carolina University, USA (Beta Nu Chapter)
Marianne Congema, SN; Sarah Jane Hoffman, SN; and Kim L. Larson, PhD, RN, MPH, FNAP
A Culturally Responsive Community Care Model for Latinos With Cancer

Eastern University, USA (Delta Tau at-Large Chapter)
Jacquelyn Marie Buige Raco, MSN
"I Want to Speak to the School Nurse NOW!" Teaching School Nurses De-Escalation Techniques Through Simulation

Eden M. R. Dodd, BSN
Let’s Talk: Giving Caregivers of Adolescents Tools to Facilitate Conversations About Mental Health

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, USA (Rho Kappa Chapter)
Shawna L. Curtis, BSN, RN; and Uloma D. Onubogu, PhD
Mental Health Support of Minority Nursing Students in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Sierra M. Pautke, BSN; and Uloma Onubogu, PhD
Implications of A Vegan/Plant Based Diet for Practice Change in Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Management

Lamar University, USA (Kappa Kappa Chapter)
William B. Perry, SN; and Cynthia M. Pipkins, PhD, RN, HNB-BC
Psychological Factors and Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Nurses: A Comparative Secondary Analysis

Lee University, USA (Alpha Alpha Mu Chapter)
Rachel Epperson, BSN, RN
Identification of Post-Abortion Syndrome Through Implementation of a Screening Protocol in a Pregnancy Resource Center

Lubbock Christian University, USA
Lorena C. Burnett, BS, RN-BC
Fasting Used to Enhance Cancer Treatment for Patients Who are Immunocompromised and/or Undergoing Treatment

Mary R. Payne, BSN, RN, CPN
Is Thermography an Accurate and Safer Alternative to Mammography for Early Detection of Breast Cancer?

Tiffany Sproul Whetzel, MSN, RN-BC, OCN, CN III
Effectiveness of Bee Venom in Addition to Traditional Cancer Therapy: An Integrated Research Review

Mercer University, USA (Pi Gamma Chapter)
Lori H. Harrison, MSN, RN
A Concept Analysis of Resilience in Undergraduate Nursing Students

Contessar L. Maddox, MSN, RN, CEN
Conceptual Framework of Processes, Resources, and Barriers Influencing the Success of Nursing Students With Dyslexia

Mount St. Mary’s University, USA
Marielle Garcia, SN
An Exploration of the Effects of Media’s Negative Stereotypes on Nursing Image

Celeste Juarez, ADN, RN
Addressing Health Equity and Illicit Bias in Hospitals and Clinics in Low-Income Communities

Joulia Skibinsky, BSN, RN
Factors Contributing to and Preventing Medication Errors

Rhode Island College, USA (Delta Upsilon at-Large Chapter)
Lauren E. Slater, BSN, RN; and Cynthia Padula, PhD
Development of an Educational Module Related to Medical Marijuana for Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Curriculum

Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Reza Heidari-Soureshjani, SN; and Shayan Zolfaghari-Dehkordi, SN
The Effectiveness of Digital-Based Intervention in Nursing Education: A Scoping Review

University of California-Davis, USA (Zeta Eta at-Large Chapter)
Melissa Kumnoonsate, SN; Wendy Linda Luc, SN; and Dylan Scalzo, SN
Peer-Mentorship for Master’s Entry Nursing Students: Utilizing Lewin’s Change Theory for Program Development and Pilot-testing

Shantel T. Porter, MS; and Janice F. Bell, PhD, MN, MPH, RN
Opioid Misuse in Black Female Nurses: Trends, Consequences, and Recommendations to Promote Healthy Work Environments

University of Detroit-Mercy, USA (Lambda Zeta Chapter)
Sara F. Gifford, MSN, RN, AG-CNS
Battling A Parallel Pandemic: An Evaluation for Sustainable System-Level Nursing Support in Response to COVID-19

University of Kansas, USA (Delta Chapter)
Tricia K. Ptasnik, SN, LMSW; and Emily Cramer, PhD
Patterns of Depression Screening Across Healthcare Settings: A Look at NDNQI Pilot Data Results

Rachel Watson, SN; and Nancy Dunton, PhD
The Association Between Nurse-Physician Collaboration and Patient and Nurse Outcomes in Adult Intensive Care Units

University of Malawi, Malawi (Chi Xi at-Large Chapter)
Ellen Nkambule, BSN; Annie N. Msosa, PhD, RNM; and Gladys Msiska, PhD, MSc (Rsch), MSc (Nsg), BSc (Nsg), RN
The Diabetic Illness Experience: Problems and Challenges of Rural-Based Insulin-Dependent Diabetic Clients in Lilongwe, Malawi

University of Michigan-Flint, USA (Pi Delta Chapter)
Ashley R. McGovern, RN
Nurse Burnout: A Chance for Leaders to Support the Mental Health of Nurses

University of Nevada-Las Vegas, USA (Zeta Kappa at-Large Chapter)
Joe Alvarado, MSN
Implementation of a Human Trafficking Screening Protocol in the Freestanding Emergency Department

Keshia Kotula, MS, RN, CNE; and Catherine Dingley, PhD, RN, FAAN
Factors Influencing the Self-Reported Palliative Care Practices of Acute Care Nurses

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA (Alpha Alpha Chapter)
Latesha K. Harris, SN, AS, AA; Diane C. Berry, PhD, ANP-BC, FAANP, FAAN; and Yamnia I. Cortes, PHD, MPH, FNP
Psychosocial Stressors and Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Young African American Women: A Systematic Literature Review

University of Southern Indiana, USA (Omicron Psi Chapter)
Karen Lee Werskey, MSN; Mikel W. Hand, EdD, RN, OCN, NE-BC, NEA-BC; and Mary Doerner, DNP
Decreasing Day of Surgery Cancellations

University of Texas Medical Branch, USA (Alpha Delta Chapter)
Rauf B. Emiola, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC
Implementing Universal Depression Screening for Underserved Adult Patients in a Primary Care Setting

Courtney Morse, MSN; Emily Cecelia Latiolais, MSN; and Keleigh Amber Warnke, MSN
Let’s Be Blunt- Legal ≠ Safe: Addressing Maternal Marijuana Use While Breastfeeding

Yu Wang, MSN, AGACNP-BC, AGNP-BC
Reduce Sepsis-Related Unplanned 30-Day Readmissions at a Hospital Based Skilled Nursing Facility


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