Second Annual Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice Symposium: Translating Research to Innovations in Practice

This program happened in the past, and no dates are currently scheduled.

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Conference ID

J6183-18

Purpose/Audience

All nurses and other individuals interested in improving health care through scientific advances in nursing and across various patient populations and care settings.

Objectives

  • Explore ways to integrate evidence-based practice findings into the acute care and ambulatory care settings.
  • Discuss strategies for using scientific findings to advance quality of care to individuals, families, and communities.

Credit

AMA

Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Pennsylvania State Nurses Association (PSNA)

6.5 contact hours awarded

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Adult Trauma Credit

This program includes .75 hours of adult trauma credit as required by the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine.

Agenda

Penn State College of Nursing and Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Nursing present:

  • 8 a.m. | Check-In and Continental Breakfast
  • 8:45 a.m. | Welcome and Introductions
  • 9 a.m. | Keynote – Hidden in Plain Sight: The Role of Nursing in Identifying Reluctant Victims of Abuse
    Sheridan Miyamoto, PhD, FNP, RN (Trauma Credit)
  • 9:45 a.m. | Palliative Care and Chronic Disease
    Lisa Kitko, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN

    Modifiable Factors to Enhance the Adolescent Bone Bank: Why Adolescence is a Critical Period
    Lorah Dorn, PhD, CPNP

  • 10:30 a.m. | Poster Presentations
  • 11 a.m. | Choose to attend one track

    Palliative Care and Decision-Making – Shared Decision-Making During the
    Acute Phase of Critical Illness

    Barbara Birriel, PhD, ACNP-BC, FCCM

    Social Determinants of Health in the Community ¬ Establishing the Community-Based Research Network: The Growth of Nurse-Facilitated Community Coalitions
    Michael Evans, PhD, MSEd, RN, ACNS, CMSRN, CNE

    Moderator: Julie Murphy, MSN, RN

  • 11:15 a.m. | The Role of Palliative Care in LVAD-DT Recipients and their Caregivers
    Abigail McGinnis, MSN, RN, FNP-BC

    Predicting Drug Abstinence in Recovering Opioid Addicts: Social Support, Mental Health and 12-Step Program Engagement
    P. Douglas Sellers II, PhD

  • 11:30 a.m. | Enhancing Care for Aged and Dying Prisoners: Translating Research into Innovation Training
    Erin Kitt-Lewis, PhD, RN

    Weighing the Options: Health Choices of Low-Income Puerto Rican Mothers in Pennsylvania
    Cynthia Knittle, DHA, MSN, RN
    Jeanie Bachand, EdD

  • 11:45 a.m. | Collaborator Remarks
    Janice Penrod, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN
    Judy N. Himes, MSN, RN, NE-BC
  • Noon | Lunch and Poster Presentations
  • 1:15 p.m. | Keynote: Translating Research to Drive and Sustain Nursing Excellence – It Takes a Team
    Kim Fenstermacher, PhD, CRNP
  • 2 p.m. | Roundtable Discussion: Advancing Research and Clinical Practice – Development and Use of Evidence-Based Practice Mentors
    Mary Lou Kanaskie, PhD, RN-BC, AOCN
  • 2:45 p.m. | Break
  • 3 p.m. | Evidence-Based Practice and Quality Improvement

    Using the Always Use Teach-Back! A Toolkit for Medication Teaching in Home Health Care
    Jill A. Kargo, MSN, RN, CNE

    Differences in the Rothman Index Score in Evolving Emergent Events in Medical-Surgical Patients
    Deborah Cardenas, MSN, RN, Paralegal

    Will the Integration of Non-Pharmacological Intervention of Lavender Essential Oil Aromastick use of Vascular Surgery Patient Population Result in Improved Pain Management, Decreased Anxiety, and Decreased Opioid Use?
    Rebecca Hornberger, MSN, RN, PCCN

    Depression Screening Tool and Early Intervention in Ischemic Stroke Patients
    Katelyn Fischer, BSN, RN, CCRN

  • 4 p.m. | Closing Thoughts: Translating Research into Innovations in Practice
    Mary Lou Kanaskie, PhD, RN-BC, AOCN
  • 4:30 p.m. | Program Adjournment

Faculty

Jeanie Bachand, EdD
Adjunct Faculty
University of Phoenix Online
Mount Joy, PA

Barbara Birriel, PhD, ACNP-BC, FCCM
Assistant Research Professor
Penn State College of Nursing
Hershey, PA

Deborah Cardenas, MSN, RN, Paralegal
Program Manager Quality and Safety
Penn State Health Medical Group
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, PA

Lorah Dorn, PhD, CPNP
Professor of Nursing
Penn State College of Nursing
University Park, PA

Michael Evans, PhD, MSEd, RN, ACNS, CMSRN, CNE
Associate Teaching Professor of Nursing
Penn State College of Nursing
Penn State Worthington Scranton
Dunmore, PA

Kim Fenstermacher, PhD, CRNP
Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Programs in Nursing
York College of Pennsylvania
York, PA

Katelyn Fischer, BSN, RN, CCRN
Clinical Nurse
Neuroscience Critical Care Unit
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, PA

Judy N. Himes, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, PA

Rebecca Hornberger, MSN, RN, PCCN
Clinical Nurse
Heart and Vascular Progressive Care Unit
Research and Evidence-Based Programs Council
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, PA

Mary Lou Kanaskie, PhD, RN-BC, AOCN
Research Nurse Scientist
Nursing Education and Professional Development
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, PA

Jill A. Kargo, MSN, RN, CNE
Instructor in Nursing
Penn State College of Nursing
Penn State Altoona
Altoona, PA

Lisa Kitko, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Penn State College of Nursing
University Park, PA

Erin Kitt-Lewis, PhD, RN
Assistant Research Professor of Nursing
Penn State College of Nursing
University Park, PA

Cynthia Knittle, DHA, MSN, RN
Adjunct Faculty
University of Phoenix School of Health Services
Etters, PA

Abigail McGinnis, MSN, RN, FNP-BC
PhD Student
Penn State College of Nursing
Penn State Altoona
Altoona, PA

Sheridan Miyamoto, PhD, FNP, RN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Penn State College of Nursing
University Park, PA

Julie Murphy, MSN, RN
Research Assistant
Penn State Worthington Scranton
Dunmore, PA

Janice Penrod, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN
Professor of Nursing and Interim Dean
Penn State College of Nursing
University Park, PA

Douglas Sellers II, PhD
Professor of Psychology
Penn State College of Nursing
Penn State Worthington Scranton
Dunmore, PA

Planning Committee

Cathleen L. Dillen, MS, AOCNS, ACNS-BC
Instructor in Nursing
Beta Sigma Chapter; Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
Penn State College of Nursing
Penn State Altoona
Altoona, PA

Jenifer M. Hoffman, CPRA, CRA
Director, Research Administration
Center for Nursing Research
Penn State College of Nursing
University Park, PA

Rebecca Hornberger, MSN, RN, PCCN
Clinical Nurse
Heart and Vascular Progressive Care Unit
Research and Evidence-Based Programs Council
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, PA

Judith E. Hupcey, EdD, CRNP, FAAN
Professor of Nursing and Medicine
Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Research
Penn State College of Nursing
Hershey, PA

Mary Lou Kanaskie, PhD, RN-BC, AOCN
Research Nurse Scientist
Nursing Education and Professional Development
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, PA

Kelly A. Wolgast, DNP, RN, FACHE, FAAN
Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing
Assistant Dean, Online Education and Outreach
Colonel (Ret), U.S. Army
Penn State College of Nursing
University Park, PA

Poster Presentations

Poster presentations will be held in the Traditions Room.

Presenters

Iris In Young Bhang, BScN, RN
PhD Student, Research Assistant
Penn State College of Nursing
Penn State University Park

Cara Blanco, BSN, RN-BC
Clinical Head Nurse
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Cathleen Dillen, MS, RN, AOCNS, ACNS-BC
Instructor in Nursing
Penn State College of Nursing
Penn State Altoona

Diane Paskey, BSN, RN, CWOCN
Certified Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Katlyn Reynolds
Nursing Student
Penn State University Park

Joanne Roman Jones, MSN, JD
Graduate Student
Penn State University Park

Cynthia Snyder, MSN, RN
Pediatric Endocrinology Nurse
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Nicole Sunderland, MSN, RN, SCRN, CCRN
Clinical Nurse
Neuroscience Critical Care Unit
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Elizabeth Thiede, BSN, RN
Nursing PhD Student
Penn State University Park

Theresa Tulaney, PhD, RN, GCNS
Director of Nursing
Marywood University

Lucina Vender, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC
Instructor in Nursing
Penn State College of Nursing
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Fees

Fee includes instruction, poster presentations, all listed meals and online handout materials.

  • $140 per person
  • $100 for students

To receive the special student rate, send verification of status to ContinuingEd@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or fax to 717-531-5604.

Registrations received after May 10, 2018, will incur a $25 late fee.

Cancellations

Cancellations received later than May 3, 2018, will incur a $25 processing fee.

No refunds will be given after May 7, 2018.

The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If a program is canceled or postponed, the University will refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies. Preregistered participants will be notified if a program is filled or canceled.

Sponsor

A continuing education service of Penn State College of Medicine, in collaboration with the Beta Sigma Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International.

Access (ADA)

Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of special accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Continuing Education at least one week in advance of your participation or visit.

Changes

Content and speakers for all programs are subject to change. Registrants will be notified of any significant updates.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest (COI and educational balance)

It is our policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of our educational programs. Faculty and course directors have disclosed relevant financial relationships with commercial companies, and Penn State has a process in place to resolve any conflict of interest. Complete faculty disclosure will be provided to program participants at the beginning of the activity.

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