Annual Research Symposium

Nurse Scientist Looking Conducting Study

Jointly provided by the Villanova University M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing Office for Nursing Research, Continuing Education in Nursing and Health Care Program and the Alpha Nu Chapter of Sigma.

This event is free and open to the community. To earn contact hours, registration is required.

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Keynote Address

"Innovation: Nurse Led Scholarship at the Front Lines of Care"
Kelly Reilly '16 PhD, RN, BC, NEA-BC
Vice President, Patient Experience; Vice President Pediatric Nursing; Chief Learning Officer, Nursing
Maimonides Medical Center, New York



Title                                            Presenter                                         Co-author(s)

Nurse Practitioners' Experience of Polypharmacy in Community Dwelling Older Adult

Pariseault, Christine, PhD, RN, CNE
Fitzpatrick College of Nursing


Sharts-Hopko, Nancy, PhD, RN,  FAAN, ANEF, CNE

Blunt, Elizabeth, PhD, RN, FNP-BC
Fitzpatrick College of Nursing

Inter-Professional Collaboration: Implementing TeamSTEPPS in a Psychiatric-Mental Health Baccalaureate Didactic and Clinical Course

Lucatorto, Katherine, DNP, RN
Fitzpatrick College of Nursing


Bradley, Patricia, PhD, RN, FAAN

Meakim, Colleen, MSN, RN, CHSE-A, ANEF
Fitzpatrick College of Nursing

Introducing Palliative Care for Children with Brain Tumors and Their Families Through an Educational Intervention at the Time of Diagnosis

Implementation of Animal Assisted Therapy on an Inpatient Palliative Care Unit

Great Beginnings: Research on New Mother Classes

Reflective Journaling of Nursing Students on Weight Bias

Oliver, Tracy, PhD, RDN, LDN
Fitzpatrick College of Nursing

Shenkman, Rebecca, MPH, RDN, LDN
Diewald, Lisa, MS, RD, LDN
Fitzpatrick College of Nursing



The Use of Creative Expression to Reduce Burnout and Work-Related Stress in Healthcare

Evaluation of Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring in ASCVD Risk Assessment

Yoga as Complimentary Therapy to Decrease Cancer Related Fatigue (CRF) among Adults Impacted by Anti-Cancer Treatment

Highs and Lows And Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: The Lived Experience of Young Adults with T1DM

Whitehouse, Christina, '04 BSN, '16 PhD, AGPCNP-BC, CDE

O'Connor, Melissa, PhD, MBA, RN, FGSA

Fitzpatrick College of Nursing

Techniques to Reduce Violence Against Registered Nurses in the Emergency Department

Vaping Associated Lung Injury with Liipoid Pneumonia: An EVALI Case Report

Wang, Angela, MSN, AGACNP-BC, CCRN
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Wang, Flint, MD
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

The Development of a Clinical Practice Guideline for Distal Forearm Buckle Fractures in a Pediatric Emergency Department

Generation Y Self-Regulation Behaviors - A Secondary Analysis

Nursing New Graduates' Perceptions of Support

The Needs of Caregivers for Recently Hospitalized Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Danner, Alyssa, BSN Student
Fitzpatrick College of Nursing

Whitehouse, Christina ’04 BSN, ’16 PhD, AGPCNP-BC, CDE

O’Connor, Melissa, PhD, MBA, RN, FGSA
Fitzpatrick College of Nursing

Support Group Participation: Effect on Perceptions of Newly Diagnosed MS Patients

Zimmerman, Vanessa '98 MSN, RN, MSCN
University of Pennsylvania

Garabedian, Meghan, CRNP, MSCN
University of Pennsylvania

Perrone, Erin, BSN, RN, MSCN
University of Pennsylvania

Pileggi, Caitlin, CRNP, MSCN
Univ of Pennsylvania

Childbirth Educators’ Perspectives on Prenatal Education for Women with Disabilities

Smeltzer, Suzanne C., EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
Fitzpatrick College of Nursing

Maldonado, Linda, PhD, MSN, RN
Fitzpatrick College of Nursing

McKeever, Amy ’08 PhD, RNH, CRNP, WHNP-BC
Fitzpatrick College of Nursing

Arcamone, Angelina ’82 BSN, ’86 MSN, PhD, RN
Fitzpatrick College of Nursing

Amorim, Frances, MSN, RN, CCE
Fitzpatrick College of Nursing

Nthenge, Serah ’04 MSN, ’19 PhD, RN
Brandeis University

Farer, Danielle’18 MSN, RN
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