School of Nursing 9th Annual Research Day Poster Awards

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Published April 22, 2022

Congratulations to the 2022 recipients of the School of Nursing's 9th Annual Research Day Poster Awards.

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Undergraduate Students

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First Place

  • Vicky Lin, Kelly Tenzek & Suzanne Sullivan (“Websites and Apps may Improve Equity in Advance Care Planning”)

Second Place

  • Kerry Koon & Rebecca Lorenz (“How the COVID-19 Pandemic Affected Mood and Sleep in Older Adults”)

Third Place

  • Nicole Finn, Sophia Overton & Sharon Hewner (“Transitional Care Plans for High Need Patients Cross-sector Care Plans”)
  • Katie McCarthy, Loralee Sessanna & Yu-Ping Chang (“Coping with COVID-19 Among African American Communities”)

DNP Students

First Place

  • Tyler Owitz, Loralee Sessanna & Pamela Paplham (“Perceived Barriers, Facilitators, and Needed Resources Among Nurse Practitioner Preceptors Teaching Advanced Practice Nursing Students in the Clinical Setting: A Qualitative Study”)

Second Place

  • Jesse Mosier & Cheryl Spulecki (“Impact of the Use of Pork Derived Neuromuscular Block Models to Improve Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia Simulation Training ”)
  • Anna Pashchuk (“Nurse Anesthetists Perceived Attitudes and Knowledge of Amniotic Fluid Embolism Management and Utilization of a Novel A-OK Protocol in Clinical Practice”)

Third Place

  • Michael Bamerick (“Barriers and Facilitators to Implementing an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Total Knee Arthroplasty Protocol for Anesthesia Providers Working at a Teaching Hospital Practice Setting in Central New York”)
  • Rebecca Palmer (“Evaluating the Prevalence of Unanticipated, Conventionally Difficult Airways Encountered by Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, Practicing in New York State, Between January 2020 and January 2021, with an Appraisal of Post Encounter Documentation”)

PhD Students

First Place

  • Ashleigh Holmes & Yu-Ping Chang (“Effect of Mental Health Collaborative Care Models on Primary Care Provider Outcomes: An Integrative Review”)

Second Place

  • Danielle Nazarenko, Ariel Daniel & Kafuli Agbemenu (“Gaps in Parent Preparation for Navigating the Postpartum Experience in the United States: An Integrative Review”)
  • Ariel Daniel, Samantha Auerbach, Danielle Nazarenko, Kafuli Agbemenu, & Rebecca Lorenz (“Intrauterine Device Use and Bacterial Vaginosis: An Integrative Review”)

Third Place

  • Amanda Anderson & Sharon Hewner (“Expanding the Evidence for the Coordinated Care Medical Respite Model: A Cross-sector Network Serving People Experiencing Homelessness and Medical Complexity”)
  • Samantha Auerbach, Amy Alspaugh, Laura Swan, Kafuli Agbemenu & Gretchen Ely (“Contraceptive Stigma and Associated Factors in an Appalachian Sample”)
  • Heba Mohedat & Darryl Somayaji (“Sleep Promotion in Hospitals: An Integrative Review of Nurses’ Attitudes, Knowledge, and Practices”an Appalachian Sample”)

Faculty

First Place

  • Amy Hequembourg, Weijun Wang, Jessica Blayney & Anna Jaffe (“Daily Associations between Mood and Alcohol Use among Diverse Women”)

Second Place

  • Suzanne Sullivan, Cristina de Rosa, Chin-Shang Li & Yu-Ping Chang (“The Association between Dementia Caregiver Burden and End-of-Life Hospitalization and Hospice Utilization”)

Third Place

  • Gail Bain-Markowski (“Improving Self-Efficacy and Nursing Knowledge in Cardiac Step-Down Unit Nurses”)

Community Partners

First Place

  • Christina Mills, Cara Reilly, Candi Mahoney, Amanda Lagoda & Jerrold Lerman – John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital (“A Multidisciplinary Approach to Recovery Room Extubation in Pediatric Population”)

Second Place

  • Shannon Mahar, Ann McDuffie & JoAnn Wolf – Erie Medical Center (“Utilizing Technology to Identify Patients Risk to Reduce Hospital Acquired Conditions”)

Third Place

  • Pat Volker & Donna Koscielniak – John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital (“Project Breathe”)

Ellen Volpe Memorial Award

PhD Students

  • Yanjun Zhou, Weijun Wang & Yu-Ping Chang (“Associations Between Cigarette Smoking and E-Cigarette Use and Adolescent Suicidal Ideation and Attempts”)
  • Audrieanna Raciti, Amy Lyons & Yu-Ping Chang (“Interventions for Loneliness Among LTC Residents: A Systematic Review”)

DNP Students

  • Emily Glasgow (“Evaluating Stress Levels of CRNAs and Their Perceptions of Additional Support in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic”)

Undergraduate

  • Terri Darkwah, Loralee Sessanna & Yu-Ping Chang (“The Impact of COVID-19 on African American Communities”)

Faculty

  • Tania Von Visger, Amy Lyons, Yanjun Zhou, Eunhee Park & Yu-Ping Chang (“Anti-Asian Sentiment's Impact on Mental Health Outcomes during the COVID-19 Pandemic”)

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