Convention 2023
Convention 2023
Convention 2023


Rising Stars of Research and Scholarship Invited Student Presentations

During convention, the following nursing students will have an opportunity to present their research, literature review, or evidence-based projects as part of the Rising Stars of Research and Scholarship invited student presentations program.
List is subject to change.

Baker University School of Nursing, USA (Eta Kappa at-Large Chapter)
Jane Colt, SN
Agriculture Stress and Its Impact on the Mental Health of Farmers

Kristin D. Brassart, BSN, RN
Does Nursing Experience Play a Role in the Quality of Manually Abstracted Medical Data?

Rebecca B. Goldenberg, BSN, RN, CPEN
Implementation of a Non-pharmacological Toolkit to Treat Pediatric Pain and Anxiety in Rural Emergency Departments

Capital University, USA (Theta Theta Chapter)
Rebecca L. Anderson, BSN, RN, OCN
Novice Nurses Readiness to Practice During Acute Events

Columbia University School of Nursing, USA (Alpha Zeta Chapter)
Patricia W. Stone, PhD, MPH, MSN, BSN, FAAN, FAPIC
Health Disparities in Timely Goals of Care Discussions in Nursing Homes

Sarah Leonard, MPhil, MSN, RN
Jianfang Liu, PhD; May Friedman, PhD; Jean-Marie Bruzzese, PhD; Kasey Jackman, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC
Intersectional Weight Discrimination in Early Adolescence

East Carolina University, USA (Beta Nu Chapter)
Savannah G. Blalock, SN
Nancy Dias, PhD, RN, CNE
Palliative Care Providers and Administrators’ Perspectives on Integration Community-Based Palliative Care and Policy

Karmen S. Harris, BSN, RN, SANE-A, D-ABMDI
Courtney Hoblock, MSN, RN; Ann W. Burgess, DNSc, APRN, FAAN; Victor Petreca, PhD, DNP, PMHNP-BC, CNP
Nursing Intervention in Cases of Domestic Violence: Body-Cam Analysis

Catherine L. Taylor, PhD, RN, CCRN
Linda P. Bolin, PhD, ANP, RN, FAHA; Melvin S. Swanson, PhD
Acute Care Nurses' Knowledge on In-Hospital Strokes and Predictors of Knowledge

Florida Atlantic University, USA (Iota Xi at-Large Chapter)
Eftkhar Alroyley, MSN, RN
Lenny Chiang-Hanisko, PhD, MSN, RN
The Needs of Saudi Parents of Infants Hospitalized in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Marla G. Mygatt, PhD, RN
Adolescents and Horses: What’s the Connection

Georgia State University, USA (Epsilon Alpha Chapter)
Tormechi L. Chambliss, MSN
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Veterans: A Concept Analysis

Adrienne C. Harris, MSN, RN
The Use of Alternative Therapies in the Management of Chronic Sickle Cell Pain

Alexa D. Thompson, MS, RN, CPNP-PC
Regena Spratling, PhD, RN, APRN, CPNP, FAANP; Mei-Lan Chen, PhD, RN
A Concept Analysis of Risk Perception for Parental Vaccine Hesitancy for the Human Papilloma Virus

Kent State University, USA (Delta Xi Chapter)
Hannah Grace Call, SN
Kimberly A. Cleveland, PhD, JD, MSN, RN, C-MBC; Anthony Vander horst, PhD
Sense of Belonging in the College of Nursing: A Quantitative Study

Wayne J. Nieh, SN
Family Presence During Resuscitation: A Descriptive Study of Perceptions of Nursing Students

Liberty University, USA (Psi Delta Chapter)
Josephine I. Camiola, SN
Isolation and Loneliness in the Nursing Home Resident Population: Integrative Review

McKendree University, USA (Psi Epsilon Chapter)
Gina L. Ashbrook, DNP, RN-BC, NPD-BC
Implementation of a Patient Care Technician Visual Bedside Report Tool to Reduce Fall Rates

Mercer University, USA (Pi Gamma at-Large Chapter)
Julia Whitaker Humphries, BSN, RN, CPEN
Evaluating a Nurse’s Role in Rural and Remote Telehealth: A Systematic Review

Taraneh Saheb, RN, BSN
Effect of Mindful Meditation on Reducing Stress and Anxiety Among Nurses

National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan (Lamda Beta at-Large Chapter)
Pham Thi Thu Huong, RN, MSN, PhD
Chia-Yi Wu, RN, PhD; Ming-Been Lee, PhD, MD; Nguyen Van Tuan, MD, PhD; Pham Thi Thu Hien, RN, MSN; Dang Thanh Tung, Psych.M; Vu Son Tung, MD; Nguyen Thi Son, RN, PhD
Suicidality Among Patients with Treatment-resistant Depression

Purdue University Global, USA (Phi Rho Chapter)
Sally Gesembe, DNP
Improving Unawareness of HIV Status by Testing, Providing healthcare services Through carelinkage in African-Born Individuals

Zita Obiageri Iwuoha, Sr., DNP
Implementing a Breastfeeding Protocol to Increase the Rate of Breastfeeding in the Black Population

Heather D. Weaver, DNP
Improving Detection and Treatment of Hepatitis C in an Opioid Addiction Program

SUNY Delhi School of Nursing, USA (Chi Tau at-Large Chapter)
Michele Schombs, BSN
Deconstructing Bias: Using Forum Theater to Enhance Provider Communication

University of Buffalo School of Nursing, USA (Gamma Kappa Chapter)
Samantha Auerbach, MSN, WHNP-BC
Kafuli Agbemenu, PhD, MPH, RN; Gretchen Ely, PhD; Rebecca Lorenz, PhD; Amy Hequembourg, PhD
Effects of Sociostructural Factors and Individual Attitudes on Contraceptive Nonuse: Implications for Reproductive Autonomy

Cristina de Rosa, MSN, RN
Weijun Wang, PhD; Yu-Ping Chang, PhD, RN, FGSA, FIAAN, FAAN
Mental Health in Family Caregivers and Persons Living With Dementia: A Dyadic Analysis

Vanshika Khattar, SN
Yanjun Zhou, BSN, RN; Chin-Shang Li, PhD; Tania Von Visger, PhD, APRN
Mindfulness Level and Symptom Management in Patients With Cardiopulmonary Disorders

University of Florida College of Nursing, USA (Alpha Theta Chapter)
Ailiya Bai, BSN
Non-Pharmacological Interventions for Cancer Pain: A Systematic Review

Emma Grace Sheehan, SN
The Effect of Frequent Oral Care on Need for Respiratory Support in Premature Infants

University of Maryland Baltimore, School of Nursing, USA (Pi at-Large Chapter)
Sorah Levy, MSN, RN, RAC-CT
Factors Influencing the Relationships Between Nursing Home Resident Race and Pain: A Literature Review

Kathryn J. Heacock, DNP, ACCNS-AG, ACNPC-AG, CCRN
Joy in Work and Leader Rounding: Fostering Relationships and Resolving Workforce Concerns

University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies, USA (Beta Tau Chapter)
Kathryn S. Gerber, BSN, RN
Charles A. Downs, PhD, ACNP-BC, FAAN; Gema Alvarez Gonzalez, MD; Victoria Behar-Zusman, PhD; Arsham Alamian, PhD, MSc, FACE, FRSPH
Biomarkers of Neuroinflammation and Outcomes Among Patients With Traumatic Brain Injury

Jiye Lee, MSN, CPNP-AC
Effects of Neighborhood Environment on Child Behavioral Health

Premoboere Okoinyan, DNP, APRN, AGACNP-BC, CCRN
Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Driveline Local Wound Care

University of Missouri-Saint Louis College of Nursing, USA (Nu Chi Chapter)
Lexxie S. Gramke
Estimated Risk for Urinary Incontinence and Related Mental Health Consequences in Native American Women

University of San Francisco, USA (Beta Gamma Chapter)
Lynn E. Utecht, MSN, RN, CNL
Teaching Time: Postoperative Urinary Catheter Care in the Preoperative Setting Before Surgery

Ramon Sayyad Sangar, BSN, RN
Early Mobilization in ICU, It’s Safe and Achievable

Patrick Perito Saludares, MSN, RN, CV-BC, RCIS
Radial Hemostatic Compression Device Expedited Removal After Cardiac Catheterization

University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio School of Nursing, USA (Delta Alpha at-Large Chapter)
Denise M. Rios, MSN
The Impact of a Traumatic Brain Injury on Female Social Integration: Scoping Review

University of West Florida, USA (Upsilon Kappa Chapter)
Amanda Kate Watson, MSN
Jill Van Der Like, DNP, MSN, RNC
Advancing Caring Communication Through Immersive Virtual Reality in Undergraduate Nursing Simulation

Valparaiso University College of Nursing, USA (Zeta Epsilon Chapter)
Isabella Paige Dietrich, SN
Hannah Fay LaFary, SN; Bryn Benzing, SN; Alyssa Gonzalez, SN; Adalynn Harper, SN
Risk for Hypertension and the Need for Education in Apparently Healthy College Students Over Time

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