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Nursing Science Conference-Keynote Speakers

Lillie D Shockney
Lillie D Shockney RN, BS, MAS, HON- ONN-CG
University Distinguished Service Professor of Breast Cancer, Professor of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Co-Developer, Work Stride- Managing Cancer at Work, Johns Hopkins Healthcare Solutions, MD

Title: Why we should take pride in being nurses

Professor of Biomedical Engineering, The Herbert J. Berman Chair in Vascular Bioengineering, Vice-Chair, World Council of Biomechanics, Editor-in-Chief, Clinical Biomechanics, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Title: Bioengineering research for effective prevention of medical device-related pressure ulcers/injuries

Adele Webb
Adele Webb PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN
Executive Dean of Healthcare Intiatives
Strategic Education, Inc., OH

Title: Keeping providers safe from workplace violence

Mary McHugh
Mary McHugh PhD, RN
Academic Program Director, MSN Program: FNP, PMHNP, National University, CA

Title: The NCLEX success plan: improving school pass rates

Kimberly Dunker
Kimberly Dunker DNP, MSN, RN, CNE, CNEcl
Professor of Nursing, Chair of Nursing and Health Science, Pacific Union College, CA

Title: Onboarding is not orienting: ways to effectively orient and mentor clinical faculty

Loucine M. Huckabay
Loucine M. Huckabay PhD, PNP, RN, FAAN
Professor of Global Health and Nursing, Department of Health Science & School of Nursing, California State University, Long Beach

Title: The role and the relationship of social support to mental health of armenian immigrant population in united states

Sandeep Bansal
Professor, Medical Education and Pharmacology, Anne Burnett Marion School of Medicine, Texas Christian University, TX

Title: Assessment drives learning or should learning drive assessment?

Nursing Science Conference-Featured Speakers

Sandra C. Brown
Sandra C. Brown DNS, APRN, FNP-BC, CNE, ANEF, FAANP, FAAN
Dean and Professor, College of Nursing and Allied Health, Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Fellow of the Academy of Nursing Education, NLN, Woman's Hospital Endowed Professor, Southern University and A&M College, LA

Title: COVID-19 pandemic and the impact of full practice authority for primary care nurse practitioners

Amy M. Richards
Amy M. Richards PhD, MSN, BSN, RN-BC
Associate Professor and Bernsen Endowed Professorship Recipient, Rogers State University, OK

Title: I’m more than just a name: creating connections with online students

Ginger Schroers
Ginger Schroers PhD, RNC-MNN, CNE
Assistant Professor, Loyola University Chicago, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, IL

Title: Interruptions and other healthcare system issues: the need for intentional preparation of new nurses for realities of practice

Charlie Davis
Division Specialty Educator, HealthONE, CO

Title: Improving resident physician interprofessional collaborative practice during bedside interdisciplinary rounds

Katarzyna Mastalerz
Associate Professor, Hospital Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, CO

Title: Improving resident physician interprofessional collaborative practice during bedside interdisciplinary rounds

Rita Cola Carroll
Rita Cola Carroll PhD, CPCRT, CBIST, IHC
Track Director, Complementary and Integrative Health Program, Assistant Clinical Professor, College of Nursing and Health Professions, PA

Title: Guided imagery: harnessing the power of imagination to combat workplace stress for health care professionals

Megan Duncan
Megan Duncan EdD, MSN-Ed, RN
Nursing Education Specialist, NorthBay Healthcare, CA

Title: Formal mentoring programs: an exploration of barriers to implementation in nursing schools

Maren Hawkins
Maren Hawkins PhD, RPCV, NCSF-CPT
Assistant Professor, Public Health Department, College of Health Sciences, Carroll University, WI

Title: Trust is fragile – health care interactions among older adult immigrants in the midwest

Batoul I. Fneich
Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Title: Psychosocial determinants of intention to seek palliative care among the public in Lebanon

Virginia Cuellar Tufano
Assistant Professor, St. David's School of Nursing, Texas State University, TX

Title: Instruments to measure nurse educator retention concepts: a systematic review

Tara Karels
Tara Karels MSN, RN
Registered Nurse Labor, North Memorial Health, Maple Grove, MN

Title: Workforce retention: it starts with me

Ruselle S. DeBonis
Ruselle S. DeBonis DNP, MA, ARNP, FNP-C, CNE
Adjunct Professor, Allen College, IA

Title: Screening for poverty as part of a streamlined process to address SDoH in primary care

Yu Kawai
Pediatric Intensivist, Assistant Professor, Quality Medical Director of Pediatric Critical Care, Department of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic, MN

Title: An ancient diagnosis now emerging in the pediatric world: clearing the confusion on pediatric delirium

Christine M Peat
Christine M Peat PhD, FAED, LP
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Director, National Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders, Associate Director of Program Development, UNC SOM Psychology Internship Program University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC

Title: Eating disorders in primary care: what you need to know

Lieu Thompson
PhD Candidate, Health Services Administration, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL

Title: Using mixed-methods in evidence-based nursing: a scoping review guided by a socio-ecological perspective

Jane M Kirmse
Jane M Kirmse APRN, CNS-BC, MS
Assistant Professor of Nursing, Department of Nursing, Mayo Clinic-Rochester, MN

Title: Central catheter tip malposition after power injection of contrast media for CT examinations: achieving best practices through CNS collaboration

Andrew J Cohen
Assistant Professor, Director of Trauma and Reconstructive Urologic Surgery, The Brady Urological Institute at JHBMC, MD

Title: Role of vital signs in outpatient specialty clinics; dogma revisited

Debra Eastman
Debra Eastman MSN, RN, AGCNS-BC
Clinical Nurse Specialist, University of Michigan Health/Michigan Medicine/Adult Hospital, MI

Title: A new patient acuity tool to support equitable patient assignments in a progressive care unit

Kristine Kernan
Kristine Kernan MSN, RN, AGCNS-BC
Clinical Nurse, Beaumont Health System, Advanced Medicine Instructor, Livonia Career Technical Center, MI

Title: A new patient acuity tool to support equitable patient assignments in a progressive care unit

Erin Ehly
Erin Ehly MNE, RN
Assistant Professor, Linfield University, OR

Title: Outpatient telephone triage simulation with prelicensure baccalaureate nursing students in an acute care classroom setting

Iben Sullivan
Iben Sullivan PhD, MPH
Research Scientist, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College, NH

Title: Breaking down the "Black Box" of machine learning for predictive analytics in healthcare

Karen Pucino
Karen Pucino BSN, RN, BCN
Registered Nurse, Rwanda IR Initiative, USA

Title: Road2IR: supporting the global development of interventional radiology nursing

Nicole M Jensen
Nicole M Jensen APRN, CNS-BC, MS
Assistant Professor of Nursing, Assistant Professor of Radiology, Department of Nursing, Mayo Clinic- Rochester, MN

Title: Central catheter tip malposition after power injection of contrast media for CT examinations: achieving best practices through CNS collaboration

Jane Foote
Jane Foote EdD, MSN, RN, CNE
Senior Administrator Nursing Professional Development, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Department of Nursing, Mayo Clinic, MN

Title: The impact of a pandemic as a forced disruption on nursing education: lessons learned

Amy Grimsley
Amy Grimsley MSN, RN, NE-BC, NPD-BC, CCRN-K
Director, Clinical Education & Professional Practice, Providence St. Mary Medical Center, CA

Title: The impact of a pandemic as a forced disruption on nursing education: lessons learned

Sameena F Sheikh-Wu
School of Nursing and Health Studies, University of Miami, FL

Title: Effectiveness of different music interventions on managing psychosocial symptoms in cancer survivors: a meta-analysis

Vera Campbell-Jones
Vera Campbell-Jones DNP, MSN, RN, RN-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing, Department of Nursing, College of Education, Health and Human Studies, Southeast Missouri State University, MO

Title: Local anesthesia before intravenous cannula insertion: recommendations for registered nurses in practice

Sally Mohammed Farghaly Abdelaliem
Associate Professor of Nursing Administration (Nursing Administration Department), Faculty of Nursing -Alexandria University, Egypt, Alexandria; Assistant Professor of Nursing Management and Education Department College of Nursing, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Title: The effect of career plateauing as a mediating factor on nurses' job satisfaction and promotability

Linda Rood
Linda Rood DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, BS
Assistant Professor, Northern Illinois University, Nurse Practitioner Department of Cardiology- Northwestern Medicine-McHenry, IL

Title: Student nurses’ educational experiences during COVID-19: a qualitative study

Tanya Tanzillo
Tanya Tanzillo DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, MS
Assistant Professor, Northern Illinois University, Nurse Practitioner Vitality Renewal Functional Medicine- Crystal Lake, IL

Title: Student nurses’ educational experiences during COVID-19: a qualitative study

Peter Reuter
Peter Reuter MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Marieb College of Health & Human Services, Florida Gulf Coast University, FL

Title: Is there a correlation between hypermobility of the spine and chronic neck/back pain in young adults?

Kathi C. Huddleston
Kathi C. Huddleston PhD, MSN, RN
Professor, School of Nursing, George Mason University, Fairfax Virginia, Principal Investigator, Mason ECHO, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

Title: Optimizing research opportunities: characteristics and access to a national longitudinal maternal-child research (Environmental influences to child health outcome - ECHO)

Martha D Hawkins
Martha D Hawkins DNP, APRN, CPNP, RN
Associate Professor of Nursing, National & Global, Indiana Wesleyan University, IN

Title: The effects of the pandemic on BMI, physical health in pediatrics

Ellen Goslee
Ellen Goslee DNP, WHNP, RN, CNE
Assistant Professor, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Winona State University, MN

Title: The DEU model: an innovative clinical teaching strategy to enhance student learning

Montserrat Busquets Surribas
Professor in Nursing Ethics, School of Nursing, University of Barcelona, Vice President, Fundacion Victor Grifols y Lucas, Nurses Representative in Bioethics committee of Catalonia, Spain

Title: Care and the ethics of care: collaborative disciplinary approach and new perspectives

Carol Schaumleffel
Carol Schaumleffel DNP, RN, LSN
Assistant Professor of Nursing, Licensed School Nurse, Ohio University Athens, OH

Title: COVID-19 pediatric vaccination attitudes among parents in Ohio

Todd Tartavoulle
Todd Tartavoulle DNS, APRN, CNS-BC
Assistant Dean for Student Services, Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing, LSU Health New Orleans School of Nursing, LA

Title: Advocacy training in healthcare curriculum

Amanda K. Fitze
Amanda K. Fitze DNP, APRN, FNP-C
Family Nurse Practitioner, Allina Health, MN

Title: The use of low-fidelity simulation to improve knowledge and self-efficacy in nurses caring for genital affirmation surgical patients

Lindsay Mullins
Lindsay Mullins PhD, FNP-BC
Sister Agnes Marie Fitzsimons Endowed Chair of Gerontology, Professor of Nursing, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University, LA

Title: Healthy aging talk arounds: near and far

Lourdes Irene-Lopez
Lourdes Irene-Lopez PhD, MSN, RN
Associate Professor, Medical Sciences Campus, School of Nursing, University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

Title: Older women’s experiences of intimate partner violence: a phenomenological study

Ashley Ruiz
Arizona State University, AZ

Title: Identifying effective interventions to foster resiliency among nurses

Henry Xiang
Henry Xiang MD, MPH, PhD, MBA
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Director of Center for Pediatric Trauma Research, Director of Research Core & International Programs, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, President of Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research (SAVIR)

Title: Nurse-assisted smartphone-based virtual reality for effective pain management in pediatric burn patients

Nasreen M Alghamdi
Nasreen M Alghamdi PhD, MHM, RN
Assistant professor, Public Health Department, College of Nursing, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah

Title: Use of simulation to improve emotional competence in end-of-life care for healthcare professionals and students

Lindsey Shirley Andrews
Cardiothoracic Surgery Nurse Practitioner, Emory University Hospital, Midtown, GA

Title: Infective endocarditis in the presence of intravenous substance abuse and the decision to pursue valve replacement surgery

Zhi Chen
College of Nursing, Wenzhou Medical University, China

Title: Efficiency evaluation of surgical nursing wards based on data envelopment analysis

Bonnie Proulx
Bonnie Proulx DNP, APRN, PNP-BC
Director of Advanced Practice Providers, Emory Healthcare, GA

Title: Optimizing your advanced practice providers through care model redesign: updating the old while integrating the new

Marie Hastings-Tolsma
Professor, Baylor University, Louise Herrington School of Nursing, TX

Title: Bibliometric analysis of the output and impact of a Fulbright award: an update

Karen J. O'Connell
Karen J. O'Connell MD, MEd, FAAP
Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Director of Resuscitation, Emergency Medicine and Trauma Center, Children's National Hospital, DC

Title: TBA

Patricia S Conklin
KLIC instructor, Radford University, VA

Title: A model for sustaining NCLEX success

Leonita H Cutright
Adjunct Faculty, Radford University, VA

Title: A model for sustaining NCLEX success

Lindsay M Bennett
Adjunct faculty and PhD candidate, Indiana University School of Social Work, IN

Title: The experience of yoga for persons with complex interpersonal trauma

Linda Ozekcin
Linda Ozekcin DNP, RN, CCRN, CCNS
Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist – Critical Care Division, St. Luke’s University Health Network, PA

Title: Cardiac resuscitation: implementation of best practices to increase survival

Gina Dunn
Gina Dunn RDH, BSDH, MSDH
Full Time Faculty, Dental Hygiene Program, Seattle Central Colleges, WA

Title: Knowledge, attitudes, and expectations among certified nursing assistants providing oral care to individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of Dementia utilizing music therapy

Lorie Speer
Lorie Speer RDH, MSDH
Associate Professor, Eastern Washington University, Chair, Department of Dental Hygiene, WA

Title: Knowledge, attitudes, and expectations among certified nursing assistants providing oral care to individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of Dementia utilizing music therapy

Andrea A Pappalardo
Andrea A Pappalardo MD, FAAAAI, FACAAI
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Illinois Chicago, IL

Title: Stock Inhaler Programs for Schools: Mobilizing Stakeholders to Identify Facilitators and Barriers

Jessica Wrona
Graduate Research Assistant, University of Illinois Chicago, IL

Title: Stock Inhaler Programs for Schools: Mobilizing Stakeholders to Identify Facilitators and Barriers

Renee Murray-Bachmann
Renee Murray-Bachmann Ed.D, MSN, CDN, RN, CDE (CDCES), CPT, NPD-BC
Clinical Develop Ed/Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, Northwell System Nursing Research Council, EBP/Nurse Research Faculty, Lenox Hill Hospital, NY

Title: Reliability of continuous glucose monitoring system in the inpatient setting during the COVID surge

Mary Alison Smania
Mary Alison Smania DNP, FNP-BC, AGN-BC, FAANP
Assistant Professor, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and College of Nursing, MI

Title: Evidence-Based Clinical Case Review: Primary Care of Breast Cancer Survivors

Vera Meeusen
Vera Meeusen PhD, MA, CHM, FACPAN
Associate Professor, Endoscopy Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Australia & The University of Queensland, Australia

Title: The cycle of recycling

Patricia M Schoon
Patricia M Schoon DNP, MPH, PHN, RN
Associate Professor, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Metropolitan State University, MN

Title: A holistic health determinants model for 21st century nursing practice - a search for evidence

Amany Farag Hassan Mohamed
PhD candidate, Faculty of Health Science, School of Nursing, University of Western Ontario, Canada

Title: Exploring nurses' and nursing students' knowledge of attitudes towards and self-efficacy in caring for the older adult in Canada

Anne Marie Kinsey
Anne Marie Kinsey DNP, AGACNP-BC, ANP-BC, NCTTP
Abington Jefferson Health, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Coordinator, Centralized Lung Cancer Screening Program, Abington Jefferson Health, PA

Title: Implementation of a nurse practitioner led lung cancer screening program

Jessica Yi
Jessica Yi BSN, RN, GERO-BC
Unit Based Educator, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, TX

Title: Making each other better: an interprofessional approach to hip fracture education for staff

Shannon Bowling
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, TX

Title: Making each other better: an interprofessional approach to hip fracture education for staff

Hellen Makandi Kiarie
Hellen Makandi Kiarie MSN, BSN, KRCHN
Senior Nursing officer, Continuours Medical Education Coordinator, Kangundo Level 4 Hospital, Kenya

Title: The influence of the nurses’ characteristics and the nurses’ attitudes on the implementation of the nursing care plan in machakos county

Mary Maloney
Mary Maloney MSN, RN, CCRN
Nurse Manager, Kimmel Pavilion 13, Department of Nursing, NYU Langone Health, NY

Title: Covid-19 perspectives from frontline critical care nurses in New York

Mary Saputo
Mary Saputo MSN, APRN, ACCNS-AG, CCRN, CSC
Clinical Nurse Specialist KP 13 Surgical/Transplant ICU, NYU Langone Health, NY

Title: Covid-19 perspectives from frontline critical care nurses in New York

Michelle O'Donohoe
Clinical Nurse Specialist in Liaison Psychiatry, Community Healthcare East, Health Service Executive, Ireland

Title: General practitioners' experiences of self-harm presentations in primary care

Antonio Rosa
School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Barcelona, Spain

Title: Gamification: the use of an educational game based on Instagram as a complement to teaching for nursing students

Susan K Steele-Moses
Associate Professor, CONSAH Statistician, Pauline U. Zysek Endowed Professorship, 2023, College of Nursing, School of Allied Health, Northwestern State University, LA

Title: The essence of the ICU nurse’s experience during the COVID-19 pandemic, then and now

Manjot Singh
Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA

Title: SIRS criteria in the diagnosis of sepsis: should it continue to be used and could nurses have a more prominent role in identifying sepsis?

Rae Marceau
Rae Marceau NP-PHC,BScN, MN, PhD FA/A
Assistant Professor, University of Northern British Columbia and Coordinator of the Northern Baccalaureate Nursing Program, Primary and Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner, Canada

Title: Critical analysis of nurse practitioner funding models: what the evidence states

Anna Gyberg
Anna Gyberg PhD student, RN
Institute of Health and Care Sciences, University of Gothenburg, Registered Nurse, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden

Title: Discourses of health care professionals in the context of unsafe care – a discourse analysis of written adverse event in university hospital setting

PEREIRA Travis Lanz-Brian
PEREIRA Travis Lanz-Brian BSc (Nursing), RN
Research Assistant, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

Title: Navigating nursing curriculum change during COVID-19 pandemic: a systematic review and meta-synthesis

Johanna K Stiesmeyer
Johanna K Stiesmeyer DNP, MS, RN, NPC-BC
JKStiesmeyer, LLC, USA

Title: Powerful strategies to build the business case for funding residency/fellowship programs

Nursing Science Conference-Posters

Sandra C. Brown
Kelli D Whittington PhD, RN, CNE
Assistant Professor and Nursing Program Director, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, School of Health Sciences within the College of Health and Human Sciences, IL

Title: How can simulation-based learning replace my lecture to foster student success?

Jaehyuk Sim
Seoul National University of Science and Technology, South Korea

Title: Effects of a weight control intervention integrating physical activity and psychological modification on BMI, physical activity, and psychological variables in middle-aged obese women

Christine Tsuchiya
Clinical Education and Professional Development, Unit Based Educator, UT Southwestern Medical Center Clements University Hospital, TX, Member of The American Nurses Association and The Texas Nurses Association, TX

Title: Enhancing nursing quality indicator education for nurse residents