Rising Stars of Research and Scholarship Invited Student Posters

During the poster sessions at congress, 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.

Athabasca University, Canada
Tina Shaver, BN, RN, BA
Dying With Assistance and Organ and Tissue Donation: The Link


Chung-Ang University, South Korea (Lambda Alpha at-Large Chapter)
Jeongmin Ha, MSN
Intimate Partner Violence Victimization, Interpersonal Dependency, and Anger Among Women in Korea


Chungnam National University, South Korea (Lambda Alpha at-Large Chapter)
Hanna Lee, MSN; and Rhayun Song
Applying Tai Chi for Older Adults With High Risk for Dementia


Dillard University, USA (Xi Psi at-Large Chapter)
Shondra L. Casby, SN; Rashaan Bass, SN; Gernice Brown, SN; and Lakesha Favis-Spencer, SN
Quality of Life and Adolescents With Hemophilia


Duke University, USA (Beta Epsilon Chapter)
Jiepin Cao, MS; and Rosa M. Gonzalez-Guarda, PhD, MPH, RN, CPH, FAAN
Intersectionality of Intimate Partner Violence Among Chinese Women: Analysis of Online Forums on Domestic Violence

Yufen Lin, MSN, RN; Donald E. Bailey, Jr., PhD, RN, FAAN; Sharron L. Docherty, PhD, PNP, RN, FAAN; and Laura S. Porter, PhD
Symptom Clusters in Patients With Gastric Cancer: A Qualitative Study


Duquesne University, USA (Epsilon Phi Chapter)
Megan E. Mann, SN; and Morgan M. Gruender, SN
Caregivers Conquering Challenges of Daily Living: A Secondary Analysis


Emory University, USA (Alpha Epsilon Chapter)
Ashley Anderson, BSN, RN; Regine Haardoerfer, PhD; Marcia Holstad, PhD, Minh Nguyen, MD; and Drenna Waldrop-Valverde, PhD
Path Analysis of Health Literacy and Retention in Care Among African Americans Living With HIV

Jasmine Nakayama, BSN
Making Sense of Abbreviations in Nursing Notes for Mortality Prediction

Moka Yoo-Jeong, MS, RN, OCN
Exploring the Mechanism of Social Isolation on Appointment Adherence in Older Persons Living With HIV


Florida International University, USA (Pi Alpha Chapter)
Beverly Fray, MSN, RN, PHCNS-BC
Factors Predicting High-Risk Sex Practices and Incidence of STIs Among Female Veterans

Kayla Nicole Mathis-Gamble, MSN, ARNP-BC, PNP
HPV Vaccination Intentions in Black Young Adults: Preliminary Data

Lisa Fryar Woodson, MSN, RN
Chronic Disease Outcomes Triad Model


Grand Canyon University, USA (Nu Upsilon Chapter)
Melissa Marie McGee, DNP, MSN, BSN, RN, FNP-C; and Pamela J. Love, PhD
Anishinaabeg Path to Knowledge

Angie Rangel, DNP; and Pamela J. Love, PhD
Influence of Servant Leadership on Employee Satisfaction, Quality of Care, and Patient Satisfaction


Hawaii Pacific University, USA (Gamma Psi at-Large Chapter)
Sandra S. Kakiuchi, MS; Kathleen Burger, PhD, RN, CNE; and Sereno Lo, MD
Improving Delirium Care in Hospitalized Older Adults: Impact of Education on Hospital Aides as Sitters

Kendra L. Spaulding, MNSc, APRN, ACNP-BC; and Kathleen Burger, PhD, RN, CNE
Improving the Perceived Self-Efficacy to Quit Smoking in Low Socioeconomic Adults: A Brief Intervention


Indiana University, USA (Alpha Chapter)
Adele Crouch, BSN, RN; Susan Ofner, MS; and Diane Von Ah, PhD, RN, FAAN
The Association Between Self-Reported Cognitive Abilities and Commonly Reported Symptoms in Long-Term Breast Cancer Survivors


Langara College, Canada
Elizabeth Mei-Larn Karhoffer, SN
Fostering Patient and Family Partnerships in Critical Care: Adopting an Online Interface


Lees-McRae College, USA
Hannah Marie Gortney, SN; Dakota Jane Cornett, SN; and Patterson Elizabeth Jones, SN
Health Promotion for Rural Pregnant and New Mothers Using Social Media


Loyola University Chicago, USA (Alpha Beta Chapter)
Donna K. Garrett, MSN; and Karen L. Saban, PhD
Uncertainty in the Medically-Managed Patient With Coronary Heart Disease

Nancy Johansen Madsen, PhD
The Effectiveness of an Interprofessional Ambulatory Care Health System Redesign on Patient Outcomes

Anitha Saravanan, PhD, RN
Behavioral Symptom Clusters, Inflammation, and Quality of Life in Chronic Low Back Pain


Lubbock Christian University, USA
Katie Hensley, BSN, RN, CCRN
ICU Diary Programs Used to Decrease PICS Symptoms in ICU Survivors/Families: Integrative Research Review

Jason Scott Hunter, BSN, RN, CCRN
Can Patient Satisfaction Scores Be Increased by Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounding: An Integrative Research Review

Margaret M. Vaughan, BSN, RN, CCRN
Utilization of ECMO to Reduce VILI in Adults With ARDS: An Integrative Research Review


Northeastern University, USA (Gamma Epsilon Chapter)
Patricia J. Gedarovich, DNP, MPH, RN, PMHNP-BC
The Effect of a Novel Transitional Care Service Program on Adult Psychiatric Patients' Re-Hospitalization Rates

Rachel A. Solomon, SN, Hayley D. Germack, PhD, Abigail Caron, SN; and Nancy P. Hanrahan, PhD
Medical/Surgical Readmissions in Patients With Co-Occurring Serious Mental Illness: A Qualitative Systematic Literature Review

Allison C. Webster, DNP, RN
Continuous Virtual Monitoring of Hospitalized Patients: Barriers and Facilitators to Implementation


Northern Illinois University, USA (Beta Omega Chapter)
Amber L. Davis, MSN/Ed
Dual Enrollment: Utilizing Innovative Nursing Curricula to Increase the Baccalaureate Nursing Workforce

Donna K. Kruse, MS
The Complexity Around Stroke Awareness and Management in the Hispanic Community


Purdue University, USA (Delta Omicron Chapter)
Melissa K. Kovich, MSN, RN, FNP-BC
Examination of Well-Being Theory in Predicting Success of Undergraduate College Students


Purdue University Northwest, USA (Mu Omega Chapter)
Jodi Allen, MSN
The Meaning of Homeless Women's Healthcare Experiences in Community-Based Settings: A Qualitative Systematic Review


Rush University, USA (Gamma Phi Chapter)
Charlene J. Gamboa, MPH; and Wrenetha A. Julion, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN
Using Vignette-Based Methodology to Explore Caring in the Recruitment of Older African American Adults Into Health-Related Research

Stony Brook University, USA (Kappa Gamma Chapter)
Kim Elaine Backman, RN; Katherine Reddy, RN; Elizabeth Wehrli, RN; and Joan Killeen, RN
Integration of Behavioral Health Into Adult Primary Care

Vanessa Barisano, BSN, RN; Kim Elaine Backman, RN; and Joan Killeen, RN
First-Time Mothers, Psychiatric Episodes, Postpartum Psychiatric Disorders


SUNY Downstate Medical Center, USA (Psi Tau Chapter)
Emilie Lico, SN; and Anna Drake, SN
Non-Pharmacological Interventions for the Treatment of Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

Brittany L. Van Dover, BSN, BBA; and Maria Rosario-Sim, EdD, MA, BSN, RNC-OB, PPCNP-BC
The Use of Medical Cannabis for Treatment of Chronic Neuropathic Pain: An Integrative Research Review


Texas Christian University, USA (Beta Alpha Chapter)
Sonya A. Flanders, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC; and Kathy Baker, PhD, APRN, ACNS-BC, FAAN
A Scoping Review of Regulation and Pre-Licensure Education of Registered Nurses

Julia Erin Trunfio, SN
Role of Promotoras de Salud in Mexican American Healthcare


University of British Columbia, Canada (Xi Eta at-Large Chapter)
Patricia R. Rampersaud, MSN
Politics of Access: Negotiating Permissions for Qualitative Research into NCLEX-RN© Exam Preparation in British Columbia


University of California-Los Angeles, USA (Gamma Tau at-Large Chapter)
Anna Dermenchyan, MSN, RN, CCRN-K; and Lynn V. Doering, PhD, RN, FAAN
Heart Failure Management in the Primary Care Practice Setting


University of California-Davis, USA
Maria H. Tran, BA, BS; Helen E. Dahlberg, BA; Alyssa Pharn, BS; Kyle S. Harris, BS; Lacy M. A. Graff, BS; Carolina Paredes, BS; Lydia Pan, BA; and Rebecca L. Wheeler, BSN-RN
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in Veterans With PTSD

Kao Kang Kue M. Vang, MSN, RN, PHN
Culture and Health Disparities: Hmong Health Beliefs and Practices in the United States


University of Detroit Mercy, USA (Lambda Zeta Chapter)
Cheryl D. Larry-Osman, MS, RN, CNM, CNS
Influence of Labor Support on Reducing Caesarean Sections


University of Manitoba, Canada (Xi Lambda Chapter)
Tara C. Horrill, BN, RN
Accessing Oncology Care Among Indigenous Peoples: A Cultural Safety/Trauma-Violence Informed Care Perspective

Vanessa N. Van Bewer, MN; Roberta L. Woodgate, PhD, Donna Martin, PhD (Nsg); and Frank Deer, PhD (Ed)
Rehearsing for the Revolution in Nursing: Engaging in the Indigenous Education Blueprint Through Forum Theatre


University of Missouri, USA (Nu Chi Chapter)
Jennifer J. O'Connor, MSN/Ed, BSN; and Deidre D. Wipke-Tevis, PhD
2 Feet 4 Life: A Foot Care Self-Management Intervention for Older Adults Without Diabetes


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA (Alpha Alpha Chapter)
Rebecca Elizabeth Salomon, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC; Ashley Vaughan, MS, BSN; Kelly R. Tan, BSN, RN; and Keely Muscatell, PhD
Minimally-Invasive Methods of Examining Biological Changes in Response to Chronic Stress: A Scoping Review

Karen M. Sheffield, MSN, CNM; and Cheryl W. Giscombe, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC
Perspectives of Stress and Self-Care Among Perinatal African American Women: Implications for a Mindfulness-Based Intervention


University of North Dakota, USA (Eta Upsilon Chapter)
Randy J. C. Huard, DNP
Caregiver Burden Among Adult-Child Caregivers of Persons With Alzheimer's Disease: A Systematic Review

Janell Juelich, MSN; and Glenda Lindseth, PhD, RN, FADA, FAAN
The Effects of Sleep Time and Sleep Efficiency on Neurobehavioral Outcomes

Tanya Trotter, MSN, APRN, PHCNS-BC; Dawn L. Denny, PhD, RN, ONC; Tracy Evanson, PhD, RN, PHNA-BC
Evidence-Based Screening for Post-Stroke Depression


University of Pittsburgh, USA (Eta Chapter)
Stephanie O. Frisch, MSN, RN, CEN; Susan M. Sereika, PhD, MPH; Ervin Sejdic, PhD; Clifton Callaway, MD, PhD; and Salah Al-Zaiti, PhD, RN, CRNP, ANP-BC
Emergency Department Triage Factors Predictive of Acute Coronary Syndrome


University of San Diego, USA (Zeta Mu at-Large Chapter)
Genesis R. Bojorquez, MSN, RN, PHN
The Impact of Changes to Public Charge Determination for Immigrant Families in the United States

Kathryn Lee Robinson, MSN, RN, CHPN
Pain and Spiritual Distress at End-of-Life

Kimberly Sanchez, MSN
Lived Experience After Surgery Among Hispanic Adults


University of South Florida, USA (Delta Beta at-Large Chapter)
Lakeshia Cousin, MS, APRN, AGPCNP-BC; Andrew Bugajski, PhD, RN; Harleah G. Buck, PhD, RN, FPCN, FAHA, FAAN; Susan Frazier, PhD, RN, FAHA; Terry A. Lennie, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN; Misook L. Chung, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN; and Debra Moser, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA
Ethnicity Moderates the Relationship Between Perceived Social Support and Self-Care Confidence in Heart Failure Patients


University of Texas at Arlington, USA (Delta Theta Chapter)
DonnaLee A. Pollack, MSN, RN, MPH, FNP-C, CWCN-AP; and Deborah Behan, PhD, RN-BC
Why Do So Many Veterans Smoke Cigarettes?


University of Toledo, USA (Zeta Theta at-Large Chapter)
Berkeley Haney, BSN; Kelly Phillips, PhD, RN, CNS, CNL; and Molly Jo Brixey, MSN
Implementation of a Nursing Peer Review (NPR) Process

Rachel A. Ortega, BSN; Erin A. Orzechowski, BSN; Ashley M. Rogier, BSN; Kora M. Pfeiffer, BSN; Robert V. Topp, PhD; and Deloris M. Lakia, DNP
Comparing the Level of Comprehension of Diabetes Education Materials Between Five Electronic Health Records


University of Utah, USA (Gamma Rho Chapter)
Scott S. Christensen, DNP, MBA, APRN, ACNP-BC
Escape From the Diffusion of Responsibility: Review Findings for Building Ethical Practice in Nursing

Ryoko Pentecost, MN, RN; and Gwen Latendresse, PhD, CNM, FACNM
Association Between Perinatal Substance Use and Depression/Anxiety: A Scoping Review


Western Governors University, USA (Psi Upsilon Chapter)
Heather M. Richardson, BSN, CPN
Pathopharmacological Foundations for Advanced Nursing Practice: Obesity Pathophysiology, Identification, Treatment, and Disease Management


William Paterson University, USA (Iota Alpha Chapter)
Kaneez Rehmanji Odgers, DNP, FNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner Led Low-Calorie Ketogenic Diet for Weight Loss in Overweight and Obese Adults


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