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2012 Abstracts

The Effects of Massage for Patients with Dementia in the Nursing Home
Brea Thomas, BS, RN, MSN Student
Viterbo University

Acupressure Impact on Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting
Sydney Schone BSN, PHN, OCN, RN, MSN Student
Project Faculty: Bonnie Nesbitt PhD, ANP-BC
Viterbo University

Learning Circles to Enhance Skill Building in Constructive Strategies for Conflict Engagement
Ana Schaper Ph.D., RN
Rebecca Inglis, M.S.N, Shirley Newberry, Ph.D., RN
Gundersen Lutheran Health System

Employee Wellness Programs as an Intervention to Promote Weight Management
Bernadine Nogueiro, BSN, RN - MSN Student
Viterbo University

Oral Anticoagulation Therapy and Frequency of Testing
Kathryn J. Smrz, BSN, RN, MSN Student
Viterbo University School of Nursing

Yoga as Complementary Therapy in Women of Child-Bearing-Age with Depression
Katie Trelstad-Andrist BSN, RN, MSN Student
Project Faculty: Bonnie Nesbitt Ph.D., ANP-BC
Viterbo University

Pediatric Acute Respiratory Infection And Associated Risks With General Anesthesia
Sara Dickenson, SRNA Lee Webber, SRNA
Mayo Clinic Health System Franciscan School of Anesthesia

Dexmedetomidine
Peter Kucharas, RN BSN and Adam Krause, RN BSN
Franciscan Skemp School of Nurse Anesthesia

Psychosocial Impact of Patients After Experiencing an Esophagectomy
Kaleesha E. Dittler BSN, RN, MSN Student

Examining Evidence-Based Content Related to Hospital Acquired Pressure Ulcer Prevention in paper and Electronic Health Records
Camilla M. Jaekel, RN, PhD Candidate
Amy Coenen, PhD, RN, FAAN
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Mayo Clinic Health System

Re-defining Success:Breastfeeding After Reduction Mammaplasty
Heather O'Connor, B.S.N., RN
Viterbo University

Physical Activity as an Independent Predictor of Improved Insulin Sensitivity in Overweight Children
Anneliese K. Bauer BSN, RN, MSN-Student
Viterbo University

Lifestyle Modification and Prehypertension
Hannah Roberts, B.S.N, RN, MSN Student
Viterbo University

Redheads and Anesthesia
Tiffany Baker, RN, BSN, SRNA
Kelly Kanary, RN, BSN, SRNA
Franciscan Healthcare School of Nurse Anesthesia

Intraoperative Anaphylaxis-Risk Factors, Recognition and Treatment
Gabe Morrison RN, BSN Rob Bisenius RN, BSN
Franciscan School of Anesthesia

Peri operative assessment, prevention and management of dental trauma during anesthesia
Lisa Golden, B.S.N., RN
Justin Maslowski, B.S.N., B.S.I.E., RN
Mayo Clinic Health System-Franciscan Healthcare School of Nurse Anesthesia

Learning Outcomes Associated with Simulation Activities in Nursing Programs
Stacia K. Madsen BSN, RN MSN Student
Viterbo University

Reducing Insulin Resistance in Children 6-18 Years of Age
Lori Degenhardt BSN, RN, MSN-Student
Bonnie Nesbitt, Ph.D., ANP-BC
Viterbo University

The Effect of School Interventions on Childhood Obesity
Cheryl Gergens, BSN, RN, MSN Student
Viterbo University

Insulin Administration in the Very Young Pediatric Population
Kalie R. Freeborn, BSN, RN, MSN-Student
Viterbo University

Psychosocial Adversity During Childhood and Insulin Resistance Later in Life
Abby L. LeVasseur RN, BSN, MSN Stuedent
Project Faculty: Judy K. Anderson, Ph.D., CNE
Viterbo University

Improving Safety in the First Hour Following Total Joint Replacement Surgery
Susan E. Heitman, RN, CNOR, DNP (Candidate)
Mayo Clinic Health System-Franciscan Healthcare

Volunteer Perceptions of Impact to Self and Community Served
Karen Arndt, RN, BSN
Elizabeth Arnold, MPH
Lois Tucker, RN, BSN
Ana Schaper, PhD, RN
Dawn Steffes, Research Associate
Gundersen Lutheran Health System

A Comparison of Two Treatments for Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
Janet L. Torkelson BSN, RN, MSN Student
Viterbo University

Engaging in Mentorship to Enhance Entry Level RN Retention: Does It Work?
Deborah M. Wendorf BSN, RN, MSN Student
Viterbo University

Creating and Implementing a Plan for the Use of Essential Oils to Support a Healing Environment: A Unit View
Denise Nicholson RN
Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center

Leveraging Technology:  Efficaciously utilizing the electronic medical record to manage care
Kari Hamson-Kalis MSN, RN, CNL
Shannon Hulett MSN, RN, CNL
Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center

Creating and Implementing a Plan for the Use of Essential Oils
Jill Blackbourn, RN - Nursing Systems Specialist
Gundersen Lutheran

Outcomes of Active LearningStrategies
Mary Shelerud, BSN, RN - MSN Student
Viterbo University

Recommended Strategies and Influencing Factors to Reduce Melanoma in High Risk Individuals
Rachel M. Kasten, BSN, RN, CRRN, MSN Student
Viterbo University

Improving Patient Care: An Interprofessional Approach
Susan K Stinson, MSN, RN
Ana Schaper, PhD, RN
Becky Inglis, MSN, RN
Elizabeth Arnold, MPH,
Gundersen Lutheran Health System

Civility in Nursing Education
Gina Pearse MSN, RN
Rosanne Schulz MPH, RN
Ana Schaper PhD, RN
Gundersen Lutheran Health System

Dissemination and Implementation of Evidence-based Methods to Measure and Improve Pain
Danielle Miller MSN, RN, CNL,
Ana Schaper PhD, RN
Dawn Steffes, Research Associate
Jennifer Donahue
Rachel Borucki
Melissa Franz
Libbie Nyarangi
Dylan Van Lith
Gundersen Lutheran Health System

Have you been sitting on your pressure ulcer data too long?
Sarah Archer, BSN, RN, OCN
Christina Waldner, BS, RN
Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center

The Effect of Human Patient Simulation as a Teaching Method on Caring Efficacy in First Semester Associate Degree Nursing Students
Laureen A. Love MSN,RN,NNP-BC
Western Technical College

The Role of Depression Screening in Patients with Pre-Diabetes
Sarah A. Hayden, RN, BSN
Winona State University