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8th Edition of Nursing World Conference

October 17-19, 2024 | Baltimore, USA

October 17 -19, 2024 | Baltimore, USA

NWC 2024

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Adele Webb
Keynote Presentation (In-Person)
Adele Webb, Strategic Education, Inc., United States

Value Based Care Value Based Care (VBC) is being incorporated more and more in our healthcare organizations. For practicing nurses, little information has been provided to educate them on the definition as well as the impact on the care they provide. VBC offers nurses the opportu [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Robin Adams Geiger
Keynote Presentation (In-Person)
Robin Adams Geiger, Ingenovis Health, United States

The nursing profession is undergoing a transformative shift in response to the dynamic challenges of modern healthcare. This session explores the emerging paradigm of mentorship as a powerful catalyst for strengthening the nursing profession. Mentorship is evolving beyond its tra [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Shannon McCrory Churchill
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Shannon McCrory Churchill, D’Youville University, United States

Nursing faculty are at high risk for stress and burnout. This risk is poised to worsen with the current nursing faculty shortage. According to AACN’s report on 2022-2023 Enrollment and Graduations in Baccalaureate and Graduate Programs in Nursing, U.S. nursing schools [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Abigail Mitchell
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Abigail Mitchell, D’Youville University, United States

Nursing faculty are at high risk for stress and burnout. This risk is poised to worsen with the current nursing faculty shortage. According to AACN’s report on 2022-2023 Enrollment and Graduations in Baccalaureate and Graduate Programs in Nursing, U.S. nursing schools [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Christine Kuchenrither
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Christine Kuchenrither, Baldwin Wallace University, United States

Background: The healthcare environment remains complex, with countless challenges, which greatly impact the healthcare system’s ability to meet the unique needs of the populations they serve.  The World Health Organization (WHO) and the National Academy of Medicin [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Yvonne M Smith
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Yvonne M Smith, Baldwin Wallace University, United States

Background: The healthcare environment remains complex, with countless challenges, which greatly impact the healthcare system’s ability to meet the unique needs of the populations they serve.  The World Health Organization (WHO) and the National Academy of Medicin [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - John Piazza DeDonatis
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
John Piazza DeDonatis, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Lifestyle Transformation Nurse, United States

My presentation will be based on my experience Health & Wellness Coaching as a Board Certified Nurse Coach within the Hospital I work for. I will go into detail about how my work as a Nurse Coach came to fruition within the Hospital including discussions with my manager and C [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Jeffrey Hammond
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Jeffrey Hammond, New York Presbyterian Hospital, United States

Summary: Academic medical centers are experiencing a surge in patients post pandemic. The lack of acute beds capacity creates a knock-on effect with long waits in the emergency department. Lean management is an effective system for managing and improving quality.  The model [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Dan Willis
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Dan Willis, FirstResponderWellness.com, United States

Trauma Recovery, Resilience, and Wellness for Healthcare Professionals provides specific, evidence-based strategies for nurses to recover and heal from the daily traumas they experience at work. It discuses the nature of their work traumas and how they can injure the brain causin [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Brian Ace Mones
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Brian Ace Mones, Houston Methodist Hospital, United States

Purpose: The purpose of this Quality Improvement (QI) project was to evaluate the impact of SBS as a training strategy in neurocritical care to enhance the (1) knowledge, (2) confidence, and (3) competency of new staff nurses within the Neuro-ICU setting. Relevance/Significanc [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Barbara M De Groot
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Barbara M De Groot, Brookline College School of Nursing, United States

Falls in older adults are a safety issue in all healthcare settings, one measure of care quality, and the primary cause of unintended death among New Mexican adults aged 65 and older. Falls and fall-related interventions have been extensively investigated in acute and post-acute [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Chris Lengle
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Chris Lengle, Author of “The Male Nurse Survival Guide”, United States

How to survive the wild and dangerous profession of nursing. Nine out of ten nurses are women which means as a male nurse we are the minority. Nursing is a woman’s world, but we can thrive if we know how to survive. I have seen many male nurses get eaten alive out there. Th [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Michelle Smith
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Michelle Smith, Midwest Physician Anesthesia Services, United States

Grit is the perseverance and passion to achieve long-term goals. It is associated with lower levels of burnout, job turnover, and higher levels of personal well-being. At a time when burnout is high among healthcare providers, it is important to have gritty individuals in academi [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Elijah Joseph Carroll
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Elijah Joseph Carroll, EJC Nurse Consulting, United States

Nurses have become disengaged and are less likely to report changes in conditions, suggest appropriate treatments, or communicate with physicians and management when they do not feel they are being heard, or that their words to not matter.  This disengagement leads to i [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Angela Harris
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Angela Harris, sheffield teaching hospital, United Kingdom

Workplace stresses and Nursing staff retention, within a hospital emergency department in the UK Presenter: Angela Harris MSC, Sheffield Teaching Hospital, UK Abstract The problem this management project explored was the relationship between workplace stresses and staff retention [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Matteo Simioni
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Matteo Simioni, University of Padua, Italy

Background: Violence against women is the threat or harm resulting from physical, sexual, or psychological abuse (Patrick et al., 2022). Emergency room nurses have some responsibility for managing and caring for victims of violence. However, to achieve this goal, nurses must be c [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Giacomo Favaro
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Giacomo Favaro, University of Padua, Italy

Background: Violence against women is the threat or harm resulting from physical, sexual, or psychological abuse (Patrick et al., 2022). Emergency room nurses have some responsibility for managing and caring for victims of violence. However, to achieve this goal, nurses must be c [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Nasir Matani
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Nasir Matani, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Background: Non-pharmacological interventions, such as healthy dietary approaches and physical activity, have always been a crucial part of hypertension control in clinical practice. These non-pharmacological interventions, however, have never been reviewed in Arab countries lite [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Srinivasan Gandhi
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Srinivasan Gandhi, P K Das College Of Nursing, India

Qualitative content analysis as described in published literature shows conflicts opinions and unsolved issues regarding meaning and use of concepts, procedure and interpretation in primary health care. This paper provides an overview of important concepts  related to qualit [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Fan Kaiyan
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Fan Kaiyan, The First Affiliated Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, China

Background: Spinal metastases mostly originate from malignant tumors formed in other organs. Extensive spinal reconstruction followed by surgical therapy for spinal tumors and possible complications associated with this procedure increase the need for rehabilitation required post [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Shuai Zhang
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Shuai Zhang, The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China

Objective: To investigate the current situation of alexithymia among male nurses in Zhejiang province and analyze its influencing factors. Methods A sample of 346 male nurses from 10 3 A general hos pitals in different regions of Zhejiang province were selected. The demographic [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Yan Li
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Yan Li, The First Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, China

Background: The high incidence and mortality of gastric cancer (GC) pose a significant threat to human life and health and have become an important public health problem in China. Body weight loss is a common problem in GC patients after surgical treatment. It is associated with [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Hamad Dailah
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Hamad Dailah, Jazan University, Saudi Arabia

The global prevalence of patients with diabetes mellitus (PWD) is rapidly increasing. Nurses can provide diabetes care for PWD in several areas. Interventions led by nurses can support PWD for effective management of diabetes, which can positively improve clinical outcomes. Nurse [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Shannon Henfield
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Shannon Henfield, Memorial Hermann Health System, United States

Background: The Patient Care Technician (PCT) shortage is increasing which added to the burnout of nurses and remaining PCTs working in the healthcare facilities. This concern led to the opening of a new position called Patient Care Technician-Entry which is offered to those with [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Amada Kathrina Acosta
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Amada Kathrina Acosta, Memorial Hermann Health System, United States

Background: The Patient Care Technician (PCT) shortage is increasing which added to the burnout of nurses and remaining PCTs working in the healthcare facilities. This concern led to the opening of a new position called Patient Care Technician-Entry which is offered to those with [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Tracy O Brien
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Tracy O Brien, University of Pittsburgh, United States

Background: Vancomycin is a powerful antibiotic that is used to treat many infections. The monitoring of this medication (peak and trough) is extremely critical to its effectiveness. Vancomycin discrepancies have increased by 17.4% over 15-months. Aims: The aim is to d [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Bill Stierle
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Bill Stierle, Subtext Solutions Inc., United States

Nurses greatly benefit from emotional intelligence, enabling them to manage intense medical scenarios with both poise and compassion. By embracing the five pillars—self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills—they elevate patient care qualit [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Jyoti Somabhai Patel
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Jyoti Somabhai Patel, Tata Memorial Centre, India

Background: Cancer screening plays a pivotal role in early detection and improved treatment outcomes, yet the psychological impact on individuals undergoing screening remains underexplored. The emotional toll during this critical phase of cancer care is often underestimate [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Qiwei Wu
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Qiwei Wu, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China

Background: Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), which include Crohn's disease (CD) and Ulcerative colitis (UC), are a group of chronic, lifelong diseases characterized by recurrent inflammation of the bowel. Due to the prolonged and repeated onset of IBD, various complications [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Naomi Lorrain Nkoane
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Naomi Lorrain Nkoane, University of South Africa, South Africa

Midwives play a crucial role in maternal healthcare, where they often serve as the primary healthcare providers for pregnant women, particularly in rural or under-resourced areas. Aim: The fundamental purpose of this paper is to strengthen and improve the capacity to deli [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Rakgadi Grace
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Rakgadi Grace, University of South Africa, South Africa

In many developing countries, adolescents face challenges in accessing complete sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services and understanding their rights (SRHR). This study aimed to explore the level of knowledge and perceptions that school-going adolescents have regarding SRH [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Terri Majcan
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Terri Majcan, Allegheny Health Network Wexford Hospital, United States

Introduction:  One year after opening a new hospital, a lack of continuing education was identified for Patient Care Technicians (PCT) on medical/surgical units. The Nursing Professional Development Practitioner (NPDP) found limited current research specific to PCTs. This i [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Jennifer Fritz
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Jennifer Fritz, University of Tennessee Medical Center, United States

Workplace violence (WPV) is of growing concern in the hospital setting. Emergency departments (ED) are statistically high areas of incidence for WPV. In our area we collaborated with Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) of East Tennessee to create an education course for ED staff [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Cindy Paredes
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Cindy Paredes, Houston Methodist Hospital, United States

Background: In adults with hematologic malignancies, perianal injuries are complications that if left untreated, can result in sepsis or even death. Due to an increase in perianal injuries on an acute care oncology floor, a chart review was done for patients that had a hemat [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Alicia Hernandez Punsalan
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Alicia Hernandez Punsalan, University of San Diego, United States

Background: Women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) are at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and approximately 30-60% will develop T2DM within 10 years following delivery. Approximately 2%–10% of pregnancies in the United State [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Amy Mirabella
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Amy Mirabella, HonorHealth Research Institute, United States

Background: It is estimated that 64,050 new cases of pancreatic cancer will be diagnosed in the US in 2023. Alopecia can be a distressing and unwanted symptom experienced by patients with pancreatic cancer receiving nab-paclitaxel based regimens. Objective: To determine if patie [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Brian Ace Mones
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Brian Ace Mones, Houston Methodist Hospital, United States

Purpose: The purpose of this Quality Improvement (QI) project, involving the implementation of the Biobutton in the acute care units, was to compare the average time staff spent on monitoring vital signs and the time devoted to directing patient care before and after the utilizat [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Tamara Delaney
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Tamara Delaney, The Ohio State University College of Nursing, United States

Aspiration pneumonia is a stubborn and potentially deadly subclass of pneumonia often associated with comorbidities involving the neurologic, gastrointestinal, and pulmonary systems. People receiving tube feeding are always at risk for aspiration. Patients with altered levels of [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Harriet A Sarkodie
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Harriet A Sarkodie, Hackensack University Medical Cennter, United States

Low Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and System (HCAHPS) scores on communication about new medication on a medical surgical unit was uncovered in an organizational needs assessment, where patients indicated that they were not satisfied with their hospital expe [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Christy Jeffcoat
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Christy Jeffcoat, University of South Carolina, United States

Background: In academia, faculty teaching in DNP program courses have reported that committee members often direct DNP students back to course faculty when asked questions they are not competent or confident to answer. The significant lack of confidence and competence in the EBP [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Yetty Lukan
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Yetty Lukan, Regis College, United States

Problem Statement: School nurses need to gain EHR knowledge. Most of the time, the training is insufficient, resulting in a poor understanding of EHRs, affecting documentation accuracy at the point of care. The problem can negatively impact point of care documentation, resul [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Lisa Kline
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Lisa Kline, University of Michigan Health, United States

Learn the innovative way in which an academic medical center excels in providing quality nursing care through the creation and implementation of a specialized central float pool.  This 1,000-bed health system is comprised of three hospitals on one campus that maintain a thri [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Erika Lawson Douglas
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Erika Lawson Douglas, Simmons University, United States

Social media has become a way for adolescents and young adults to socialize and engage with peers including celebrities and public figures.  There are many benefits of social media such as staying in contact with family and friends who may live in other states or out of the [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Josephine Omobhude
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Josephine Omobhude, Houston Methodist Hospital, United States

Background: Direct patient care nursing staff are relied upon in the recognition and early response of medical emergencies. Nursing staff are expected to successfully utilize their critical thinking skills and teamwork in cardiac arrest situations to achieve positive outco [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Sun Ju Kim
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Sun Ju Kim, Chungnam National University Se-Jong Hospital, Korea, Republic of

Crisis situations such as COVID-19 have a negative impact on society and the economy, with increased mental health issues, medical crises, and mortality among nurses. The inadequate leadership of nurse managers during crisis situations can negatively impact the quality of patient [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Min A Sung
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Min A Sung, Seoul National University Hospital, Korea, Republic of

Purpose: The purpose of this research was to identify the effect of video education for caregiver of homecare clients who need tracheostomy tube suction and management. After providing the video education produced by Home Health Care Team to set guidelines on tracheostomy ca [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Jin sung kim
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Jin sung kim, Seoul National University Hospital, Korea, Republic of

Purpose: With the advancement of healthcare, there is a growing trend of patients being discharged to their homes with various medical devices and tubes in place. This has resulted in an increased psychological and emotional burden on caregivers due to unfamiliarity with the [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Jiaping Chen
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Jiaping Chen, the first affiliated hospital, Zhejiang university school of medicine, China

Objective: To systematically compare the predictive accuracy of the Caprini and the Padua RAMs in VTE in hospitalized patients. Providing a basis for nurses to select a more appropriate assessment tool when performing inpatient venous thrombosis risk assessment. Methods: Relev [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Lu Wang
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Lu Wang, The First Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China

Background Frailty has consistently been shown to be a critical determinant of liver transplant outcomes, including hospitalizations, and mortality both before and after liver transplantation. However, few studies have focused on frailty and its associations in liver transplant c [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Patty Gessner
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Patty Gessner, Ascension Alexian Brothers Medical Center, United States

In-hospital cardiac arrests continue to have poor outcomes. The addition of rapid response teams (RRT) produced meaningful impacts in the early years of the new millennium. Since then, most health systems have implemented a process to provide emergency assistance at the bedside w [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Chenyang Li
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Chenyang Li, The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China

Purpose:This study aimed to investigate the effects of glycemic control and diabetes distress on frailty in elderly Chinese patients with diabetes and to explore the mediating role of diabetes distress between glycemic control and frailty. Design: This is a descriptive, cross-se [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Ali Aldirawi
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Ali Aldirawi, Central South University, China

Introduction: Asthma is one of the most common chronic respiratory illnesses among children and adolescents. Asthma is globally recognized as the 14th most prevalent handicap condition, affecting around 14% of children. Evaluating quality of life, severity, and asthma control is [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Daryle Wane
Keynote Presentation (Virtual)
Daryle Wane, Pasco-Hernando State College, United States

As we move forward leaving the past health pandemic behind, let us take a moment to consider the importance of performing physical assessment in the clinical setting. Close your eyes and take a moment to reflect on your last health interaction, both as a nurse provider and as a p [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Kennetia Brooks
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Kennetia Brooks, Brooks Leadership, United States

Background: Many leaders in new positions experience challenges in gaining support and collaboration from their recently acquired teams when dealing with problems and implementing solutions. In attempts to break those barriers, many spotlight their qualifications, move to spearhe [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Brilee Jessop
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Brilee Jessop, Baylor University, United States

The United States human population is susceptible to experiencing trauma daily. When you dive into smaller, more vulnerable communities, the susceptibility to experiencing drama increases. The U.S. military population experiences the same trauma as non-military, but now introduce [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Elif Isik
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Elif Isik, Texas Woman's University, United States

Asthma is a substantial public health problem with increasing prevalence among adolescents. More than four million adolescents in the U.S. have asthma. Acquiring self-management skills and assuming responsibility are important tasks for adolescents to learn. However, adolescents [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Brinda Balachandran
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Brinda Balachandran, university health network, Canada

University Health Network (UHN) is one of Canada’s leading health care and medical research organization. The scope of research and complexity of cases at UHN has made a national and international source for discovery, education and patient care. UHN is comprised of four ho [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Sofica C Bistriceanu
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Sofica C Bistriceanu, Academic Medical Unit - CMI, Romania

In the healthcare industry, professionals provide goods and services to needy people, intending to alleviate their suffering. To achieve this, they must possess specific knowledge in their area of expertise, be skilled at handling data in real-life situations, interact effectivel [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Farhana Shaheen
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Farhana Shaheen, AKU-SONAM, Sindh Mayo Hospital, Pakistan

Background: Academic institutions strive for exceptional graduates. However, personality and learning psychology affect student performance. Type A personality students may develop heart palpitations due to impatience and stress. They are less sociable than Type B personalities b [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Sahlee B Florendo
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Sahlee B Florendo, Saint Louis University, Philippines

Rationale: Staff nurses play a significant role in addressing Covid-19 cases in the country, and their quality of life is inevitably affected by this pandemic. The researchers were motivated to conduct the study on the quality of life of staff nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Mehrangiz Ghabimi
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Mehrangiz Ghabimi, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Aim: The purpose of this study was to explore the perspectives and experiences of Iranian nurses regarding regarding   Social Capital Workplace. Methods: A qualitative study, using the content analysis approach, was conducted. Semistructured interviews were held [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Gemechu Jofiro
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Gemechu Jofiro, Arsi University, Ethiopia

Background: In low-income countries, Road Traffic Accident-related death remains high. This describes that Road Traffic Accident is a major public health challenge and the problem is increasing from time to time in resource-limited countries. The most economically active age grou [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Wendafiraw Abdisa Gemmechis
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Wendafiraw Abdisa Gemmechis, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

Geographic Information System (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) played an important role in analyzing environmental and socio-economic drivers that created favorable condition for malaria breeding as well as in identifying hazard and risk areas. This study gives great emphasis on map [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Paraskevi Theofilou
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Paraskevi Theofilou, Hellenic Open University, School of Social Sciences, Greece

Background. In order to evaluate the patients’ medication compliance various measures have been performed. Aim. The aim of the current study is the assessment of the psychometric properties (reliability and convergent validity) of the Self Efficacy for Appropriate Medicati [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Lin Yang
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Lin Yang, Shanghai Ninth People’s Hospital affiliated to Shanghai JiaoTong University School of Medicine, China

Background: Patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA) are mostly elderly, and they may face certain difficulties in managing their symptoms at home. Swelling in the lower limbs after TKA hinders surgical outcomes. Prolonged duration of swelling requires monitoring an [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Grayson Griggs
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Grayson Griggs, Western Carolina University, United States

Nurse retention is a global issue in healthcare and nursing. The recent COVID-19 Pandemic changed the demand and workload of healthcare workers which increased the psychological and mental demands of nursing staff. The increased demand and workload negatively impacted nurse reten [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Amy Barnes
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Amy Barnes, Western Carolina University, School of Nursing, United States

Sepsis is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. The annual cost of sepsis in the United States is estimated at $24 billion which results in the loss of 270,000 lives annually. Sepsis can be challenging to diagnose. There is not a single diagnostic test that ind [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Katy Bartlett
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Katy Bartlett, Baylor Louise Herrington School of Nursing, United States

As part of the Nursing Leadership and Management undergraduate course, the students participate in a behavioral-based interview simulation.  Prior to the simulation, students are asked to prepare a resume and cover letter, learn about the mission, vision, and values of the h [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Rachel Yusko
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Rachel Yusko, Regis College, United States

Problem Statement: When looking at research to support this problem, there is an abundance stating lower nurse-to-patient ratios help not only nurses, but patients achieve the outcome of going home after hospital admission. Nurses should feel they gave the best and helped ev [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Sharon Walsh
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Sharon Walsh, VA Portland Medical Center, United States

Background: Poor foot health can have a negative effect on both physical and emotional wellbeing along with impacting quality of life. Individuals living with foot complications are at an increased risk for depression linked to loss of function and independence alongside financi [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conferences - Mercedes Rebeca Jasso
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Mercedes Rebeca Jasso, Baylor Univeristy, United States

Theoretical Framework: Quality Improvement using PDSA Cycle  Background: Over 80 million adults in the United States are estimated to have low health literacy (Hickey et al., 2018; Polster, 2018). Low health literacy is associated with decreased health outcomes and increa [....] » Read More

Speaker at Nursing Conference - Pat Precin
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Pat Precin, Columbia University, United States

Trauma-informed care (TIC) is an organizational change process that health care providers, programs, and organizations adopt to (1) screen for trauma exposure and symptoms; (2) use evidence-based and culturally appropriate assessments and treatment that avoid re-traumatization; ( [....] » Read More

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