CON Faculty Accomplishments
Nov 12, 2018 12:00 AM
Jen Clifton, the Executive Director of Nurse Practitioner Education here in the College of Nursing and the American Association of Nurse Practioners liaison to the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) board of directors, will give an NCCHC Continuing Education Webinar. The title of Jen’s presentation is Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking (DMST) and Juvenile Corrections: An Introduction for Health Care Professionals. This webinar will discuss human trafficking and domestic minor sex trafficking with a focus on the intersection of juvenile justice and DMST. For more details, please contact Jen.
Gail Towsley and Kara Dassel will be inducted as fellows at the Gerontology Society of American (GSA) this week. The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary scientific organization devoted to the advancement of gerontological research, learning, and practice. Through its Annual Scientific Meeting, GSA offers nearly 4,000 international professionals in the field of aging the opportunity to learn the latest trends and development from industry leaders, build strategic partnerships to address aging challenges, and network with peers. GSA’s 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting will take place November 14-18, 2018 at the John B. Hynes Veterans memorial Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts.
Zoe Robbins presented a poster at the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) 32nd Annual Conference in Columbus, OH this past week. The conference theme was Trusted Agents of Change: Nurses Balancing Inequities in Mental Health Care. Zoe’s presentation, Reducing Barriers to Mental Health Treatment in the Veteran Population using Telehealth Technology, was co-authored with a recent graduate of our DNP program, Brittany Talbot. Zoe also presented at the Utah Chapter APNA meeting in Salt Lake City this past week.
Kathie Supiano is a busy! Current presentations include:
- If We Knew Then What We Know Now: The Preparedness Experience Preloss and Postloss Dementia Caregivers. Kathie Supiano, Marilyn Luptak, Troy Andersen and Cynthia Beynon (Kathie’s student) from funding from a grant sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association.
- Development of an end-of-life planning tool specific to persons with dementia. Kara Dassel, Becky Utz, Kathie Supiano and Sara Bybee (current PhD student) from funding received through the Burton grant.
- An RCT Treating Urge Urinary Incontinence in Older Adult Women With Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (Poster) Katarina Felsted and Kathie Supiano (Katarina’s dissertation).
Chen, A. T., Taylor-Swanson, L., Buie, R. W., Park, A., & Conway, M. (2018). Characterizing websites that provide information about complementary and integrative health: Systematic search and evaluation of five domains. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 20(10) doi:10.2196/ijmr.9803
Warner, E. L., Martel, L., Ou, J. Y., Nam, G. E., Carbajal-Salisbury, S., Fuentes, V., . . . Kepka, D. (2018). A workplace-based intervention to improve awareness, knowledge, and utilization of breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screenings among Latino service and manual labor employees in Utah. Journal of Community Health, doi:10.1007/s10900-018-0581-2
Hemmert, R., Schliep, K. C., Willis, S., Peterson, C. M., Louis, G. B., Allen-Brady, K., Simonsen, S.E., Stanford, J.B., Byun, J., Smith, K. R. (2018). Modifiable life style factors and risk for incident endometriosis. Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, doi:10.1111/ppe.12516
Kalsy, M., Lin, J., Bray, B. E., & Sward, K. A. (2018). Role of nursing informatics in the automation of pneumonia quality measure data elements. CIN - Computers Informatics Nursing, 36(10), 475-483. doi:10.1097/CIN.0000000000000451
Spiers, J., Morse, J. M., Olson, K., Mayan, M., & Barrett, M. (2018). Reflection/Commentary on a past article: “Verification strategies for establishing reliability and validity in qualitative research”: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/160940690200100202. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 17(1) doi:10.1177/1609406918788237
Adjunct Faculty member Laura Heermann Langford has been inducted as a clinical fellow of the American Informatics Association
Mollie Cummins has been named incoming chair of the American Academy of Nursing’s Informatics & Technology Expert Panel.
Connie Madden, Cheryl Armstrong, and Denise Reeves received a teaching grant from the University of Utah Teaching Committee. Funding was approved for their project Impact of First Semester Clinical on Baccalaureate Nursing Students
Lastly, a loud shout out to all of our amazing Nurse Practitioners! This week is National Nurse Practitioner week. We are so grateful to have amazing caliber of Nurse Practitioners here at the College of Nursing, providing expert care to patients and their families as well as outstanding educational instruction to our students. Check out this link for familiar faces: http://media.aanponline.com/psa/2018_NPWeek_Posters.pdf