Presentations and Publications

By Cynthia LaFond, PhD, RN, CCRN
Manager for Nursing Research,
Center for Nursing Professional Practice and Research

Presentations

Marianne Banas (June, 2015). Do patients in a tertiary surgical intensive care unit, when turning wedges and turning signs are implemented, have a decreased rate of sacrococcygeal pressure ulcers? Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society 47th Annual Conference (Poster). San Antonio, Texas.

Mark B. Lockwood, MSN, RN, CCRC (July, 2015). There’s an app for that, is there an audience for that?: Determinants of Smartphone ownership and comfort of use in an urban pre and post renal transplant population (Podium).
Sigma Theta Tau International’s 26th International Nursing Research Congress. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Publications

Lockwood, M., Saunders, M., Becker, Y., Josephson, M. A., Lee, C. (2015). Determinants of frequent Internet use in an urban kidney transplant population in the United States: characterizing the digital divide. Progress in Transplantation, 25(1).

February
Patience Tieri, Nancy Scott, Ashley Wahome, and Cedric MCCoy’s abstract Clot Busting: Enhancing Nursing Documentation was accepted for the State-of-the-Science Stoke Nursing Symposium in Nashville, TN in February 2015.

March
Lockwood, M., Saunders, M., Becker, Y., Josephson, M. A., Lee, C. (2015). Determinants of frequent Internet use in an urban kidney transplant population in the United States: characterizing the digital divide. Progress in Transplantation, 25(1).

Margaret DeKoning, MSN, RN-BC (March, 2015). The Benefits of Utilizing Former Nurse Residents as Experts in NRP Sessions (podium presentation). University Health System Consortium Nurse Residency Annual Conference, Scottsdale, AZ.

Micaela Wiedlin, BSN, RN, Susan Szymczak BSN, RN, & Jennifer Leibas, RN (March, 2015). Implementing Standardized ER Verbal Report (poster presentation). University Health System Consortium Nurse Residency Annual Conference, Scottsdale, AZ.

Mary Ann Francisco, Monica Gonzalez, and Cynthia LaFond’s abstract Pause for POSS: Assessing Unintentional Sedation in Patients receiving Opioids was accepted for presentation at the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists 2015 Annual Conference, The Clinical Nurse Specialist: The Essence of Transformational Health Care on March 5 – 7, 2015 at Bay, Coronado, CA.

Rena Thompson, Rachel Marrs, Sandra Schultz, RN, Nancy Crossett, Dr. Umanskiy, Dr Prachand (March, 2015). A Teamwork Approach to Reduce Surgical Site Infections.(poster presentation). Association of peri-Operative Registered Nurses (AORN) Surgical Conference and Expo. Denver, Colorado.

Linda Minella, Rena Thompson, Mariana Boyle (March, 2015). Overcoming the Myths of ECT. Association of peri-Operative Registered Nurses (AORN) Surgical Conference and Expo. Denver, Colorado.

Rena Thompson, Beth Nardi, Linda Minella, Robert Steppacher, MD Linda Minella, Rena Thompson, Mariana Boyle (March, 2015). Improving and Maintaining a Quality EMR Workflow (poster presentation). Association of peri-Operative Registered Nurses (AORN) Surgical Conference and Expo. Denver, Colorado.

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