Monday, November 5, 2007
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Monday, November 5, 2007
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Rising Stars Posters
 "I Wish They Would Have Told Me": Exploring Adolescent Mothers' Perceptions of School-based Sexuality Education
Tammy C. Jones, BSN, RNC
 An elephant trying to dance: Sensations of the aging female body
Rebecca A. Lorenz, MHS, RN
 An evaluation of cardiovascular risk factors during bereavement
Thomas Buckley, RN, BSc, (hons), MN, Sharon McKinley, RN, BAppSc, PhD, Geoffrey Tofer, MBBS, FRACP, FACC, MD, Roger Bartrop, MBBS, FRACP, DPM, MRCPsyc
 Asthma Management at School:The School Nurse Perspective
Lisa A. Davis, RN, BS
 Breast Self-Examination: Relevance for Female Childhood Cancer Survivors
Michele Montgomery, RN, MPH, Cheryl L. Cox, RN, PhD, Shesh Rai, PhD, Melissa Hudson, MD
 Chiasm: The lived body experience of pregnancy
Nancy Kotkowski Stein, BA, MSN, RN
 Clinical Outcomes of Depressed Clients who are Treated by Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses
Evelyn Parrish, MSN, Ann R. Peden, ARNP-CS, DSN
 Cognitive Appraisal and Adherence Research: An Analysis of Existing Measures of Cognitive Appraisal
Roger D. Carpenter, MSN
 Comeback of the Appalachian Female Stroke Survivor: Interrelationships between Cognition, Functional Ability, Self-Concept, Interpersonal, and Social Relationships
Patricia M. Vanhook, APRN, CNRN, DSN(c)
 Comparison of a Rib Fracture Scoring System to Hospital and ICU Length of Stay in Older Trauma Patients
Cathy A. Maxwell, RN, BSN, Amy L. Spurlock, RN, PhD
 Consumer health information retrieval on the Internet in older adults
Adeline Yee-Mei Chu, RN, MEd, Beth Mastel-Smith, PhD, RN
 Effective Management of Common Symptoms Experienced by Oncology Patients During Therapy: Pilot Study
Phoebe D. Williams, PhD, RN, FAAN, Kirstin A. Williams, RN, BSN
 Evidence-based patient education for chronic obstructive pulmonary patients and productivity of its development in hospitals
Leena Elina Patala-Pudas, RN, MNSc, PhD-candidate, Helvi Kyngäs, RN, PhD, Professor
 Expanding My Horizons: Registered Nurses Returning for Graduate Study after a Long Absence
Sheri S. Webster, RN, MSN, CSPI
 Exploration of Adolescents' Decisions in Labor Pain Management
Kwaifa Kary Mack, MSN, RNC, FNP-C
 HIV, Education and Empowerment: Building Capacity Among Ugandan Nurses
Jean N. Groft, RN, BSc, MN, PhD(c)
 Infection Control and Prevention in Home Healthcare: The Nurses' Bag and Evidence Based Practice
Irena Kenneley, PhD(cand), APRN-BC, CNS, CIC
 Intensive Care Unit versus Intermediate Care In Postoperative Carotid Endarterectomy
Wanda F. Stanek, BSN
 Living with memory loss - understanding subjective experiences during early stage dementia
Hanna-Mari Pesonen, RN, MNSc
 Measurement of Maternal Sleep from 14-19 days Postpartum
Elizabeth A. Rosen, BSN, IBCLC, Karen A. Wambach
 Mental health assessment with a rural Hispanic Community in Wyoming
Robin M. DeCastro, RN, BSN
 Mentoring Beyond the First Year: Predictors of Mentoring Benefits for Pediatric Staff Nurse Proteges
Louise D. Jakubik, DNSc, CRNP, APRN-BC
 Pain in children with Down syndrome: Assessment and intervention by parents
Roswitha B. Davies, MSN, RN
 Parental Perceptions of Longitudinal Outcomes Research
Caitlin E. Mann, BSN, RN
 Pre-Therapy and Dementia : an action reserach project
Penny Dodds, RMN, BSc, MSc, PGcertEd, CRM
 Preparation of Nurses Who Preceptor BSN Students
Elizabeth R. Rogan, MA, MSN, RN
 Promises to Keep: A Phenomenological Study of ICU Nurses' Experiences Caring for Dying Patients
Phyllis A. King, PhD, RN, C
 Resilience in Aboriginal Women
Lyla G. Goin, RN, BScN
 Retention of Previously Incarcerated Women in a Community-Based Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Program
Susan M. Adams, MSN, Ann R. Peden, ARNP-CS, DSN, Lynne A. Hall, RN, DrPH, Mary Kay Rayens, PhD
 Rural Wyoming Community's Perceptions of Individuals Experiencing Mental Illness
Nancy I. McGee, BSN, RN
 Self-Management of Type 2 Diabetes in Appalachian Women
Joy Magness, MSN
 Surgical Patient Education Related to Smoking
Cecelia Lauerman, MSN, RN, CNOR
 The Effect of Critical Care Education on the Novice Nurse
Laurie A. Boes, MSN
 The Effects of Maternal Psychosocial Factors on Maternal Competence for Infant Feeding
Sharon Karp, PhD, (c), MSN, CPNP
 The State of Pediatric Palliative Care in CNY
Joyce S. Baker, BS, PNP
 The Use of Clinical Simulation as a Learning Strategy for Health Assessment Nursing Students
Cynthia Petermann, MSN
 The Work Environment and Job-Related Stress among Home Healthcare Nurses
Linda W. Samia, RN, MS, PhDc
 Understanding the Relationship Between Spirituality and the Support for Family Presence by Health Care Professionals During Adult Invasiv Procedures and Resuscitative Efforts
Nancy C. Baumhover, RN, MSN, CCRN, Linda Hughes, RN, PhD, CCRN
 Using focus groups to explore expectations of open-heart patients
Kristy S. Chunta, MSN, APRN, BC, CMC