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Nursing Research on the Green 2012 Abstract Kalie R. Freeborn, BSN, RN, MSN-Student Viterbo University Background: Optimal glycemic control is essential for the management of very young children with Type 1 diabetes to reduce the number of diabetic complications and promote normal physiologic...
Nursing Research on the Green 2012 Abstract Abby L. LeVasseur RN, BSN, MSN Stuedent Project Faculty: Judy K. Anderson, Ph.D., CNE Viterbo University Background: Type II diabetes, a form of insulin resistance, in children has increased by 41% since 1990. It is predicted 30-40% of children born today...
Nursing Research on the Green 2012 Abstract Deborah M. Wendorf BSN, RN, MSN Student Viterbo University Background: Major challenges in the nursing workplace environment are high turnover rates and job satisfaction for entry-level nurses. Significance: The impact of mentorship programs relating to...
Nursing Research on the Green 2012 Abstract Janet L. Torkelson BSN, RN, MSN Student Viterbo University Background: Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy is a rare progressive disease most often results in limited function of one or more limbs along with other neurological...
Nursing Research on the Green 2012 Abstract Gina Pearse MSN, RN; Rosanne Schulz MPH, RN Ana Schaper PhD, RN Gundersen Lutheran Health system Background: Incivility in higher education is a growing problem in the U.S. Faculty and students’ past experiences influence their interactions within the...
Nursing Research on the Green 2012 Abstract 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 Syste Background: Pain is a major concern for hospitalized...
Nursing Research on the Green 2013 Abstract Mary C. Jahangir JD MSN RN:Viterbo University Background: Nurses and health care workers are exposed to a wide variety of potential toxicants in the work environment. Some of these exposures lead to preventable disease. In fact, the number of non - fatal...
Nursing Research on the Green 2013 Abstract Charlene C. Hopkins, MSN, RN, CNE:Western Technical College Background: There is a high rate of attrition in nursing programs, especially in the first semester. Significance: Increasing retention of nursing students is one strategy to alleviate an...
Nursing Research on the Green 2014 Abstract Shannon Hulett, MSN, CNL, RN; Gundersen Health System Background : Patient handoff is a frequent, yet inconsistent nursing practice. The variations in communication processes during handoff are significant because of the implications on patient safety...
Nursing Research on the Green 2014 Abstract Ashley Mlodzik BSN, RN; Shannon Hulett MSN, RN, CNL; Gundersen Health System Background : Constipation led to delays in discharge, complications, re-admissions, decreased satisfaction, and increased costs. Bowel issues in the top three diagnoses of 7 day...
2017 Alumni Awards
Distinguished Alumni Awards Nomination Form | 2016 Recipients | 2015 Recipients | 2014 Recipients | 2013 Recipients | 2012 Recipients | 2011 Recipients | Past Recipients Community Service - Irene TenEyck '06 Irene TenEyck was born the second oldest in a family of six children. Growing up, Irene’s...
Nursing Research on the Green 2016 Abstract Susan Stinson, MSN, RN; Karen Hayter, MS, RN, PhD Candidate – Gundersen Health System Background: Organizations that have a professional practice model are better positioned to promote nurse empowerment and meet the needs of different generations of...
Nursing Research on the Green 2016 Abstract Kristine Brink, MSN, PMHNP-BC, DNP Candidate – Viterbo University Background: In an environment where the understanding of cultural diversity is rapidly changing, it has been a challenge to establish a cultural competence model for healthcare that...
Nursing Research on the Green 2011 Abstract Krista M. Jones, B.S.N, RN Viterbo University MSN Student Evidence-based practice Background: Health professionals have known for decades of the important role Vitamin D plays in calcium absorption, bone health, and the prevention of rickets. Recent...
Nursing Research on the Green 2011 Abstract Dawn CM Summerfield; MSN; RN Judy K Anderson; PhD; RN; CNE Western technical College; Viterbo University Research Background: Textbook selection is one component of faculty responsibility in curriculum. Textbooks are often used over the span of the...
Nursing Research on the Green 2012 Abstract Ana Schaper Ph.D., RN Rebecca Inglis, M.S.N; Shirley Newberry, Ph.D., RN Gundersen Lutheran Health System Background: Joint Commission states that health care organizations must address the problem of destructive behaviors in the workplace. The Center for...
Nursing Research on the Green 2012 Abstract Katie Trelstad-Andrist BSN, RN, MSN Student Project Faculty: Bonnie Nesbitt Ph.D., ANP-BC Viterbo University Background: Depression affects between 10 and 20 percent of women, with women of child-bearing-age at even higher risk during their lifetime. Yoga...
Nursing Research on the Green 2012 Abstract Rachel M. Kasten, BSN, RN, CRRN, MSN Student Viterbo University Background: When providing care for high-risk individuals for melanoma, it is imperative that these patients receive adequate education on melanoma and are able to make informed decisions in...
Nursing Research on the Green 2012 Abstract Laureen A. Love MSN,RN,NNP-BC Western Technical College Background: Literature related to caring and nursing education focuses primarily on nurse educators as central figures in transmitting caring to their students. Research is needed to explore means by...
Nursing Research on the Green 2013 Abstract Jennifer Hedrick-Erickson, MSN, RN; Martha Scheckel, PhD, RN; Jamie Teunis, BSN, RN; Ashley Deutsch, BSN, RN; Anna Roers, BSN, RN; Anne Willging, BSN, RN; and Kelly Pittman, BSN, RN; Viterbo University and Michigan State University Background :...

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