CON Faculty Accomplishments
Jan 21, 2019 12:00 AM
Lauren Clark was selected as the 2019 recipient of the Jo Eleanor Elliott Leadership Award for the Western Institute of Nursing (WIN). Nominated by Barbara Wilson and Ginny Pepper and spearheaded by our Awards and Recognition committee, this acknowledges Lauren’s active participation in and devotion to WIN for many years, serving in a variety of capacities. Lauren will be inducted at the Awards Luncheon during the 2019 Communicating Nursing Research conference in San Diego, CA. The awards luncheon will be held Thursday, April 11.
Susanna Cohen has just become a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) through the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. She joins several other innovative certified simulation educators in the College of Nursing, including Ann L. Butt, Sue Chase-Cantarini, and Carolyn Scheese.
Kristin Cloyes and Gwen Latendresse gave a podium presentation at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) 2019 Doctoral Education Conference. The title of their presentation was: “Field of Dreams? Exploring empirics of nursing students’ perceptions of DNP-PhD dual degree and bridge program options.” The authors of this project included Kristin Cloyes, Gwen Latendresse, Barbara Wilson, and Brent Vawdrey.
Scott Christensen, adjunct faculty and current PhD student, was recently featured in a news article for his work in understanding and exploring generational differences in the workforce. The link to this news article can be found here: http://www.aestheticchannel.com/cosmetic-surgery/aesthetic-medicine-marketing-generation?rememberme=1&elq_mid=5040&elq_cid=281957&GUID=5660A394-2169-486B-8C34-506792F9C037. The article also links to a recent study published in the Journal of Nursing Management and authored by Scott Christensen, Barbara Wilson, and Linda Edelman. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/jonm.12601.
Adjunct faculty members Scott Christensen and Perry Gee are both keynote speakers at the Utah Organization of Nursing Leaders (UONL) Spring Conference on March 29th at Weber State University Hurst Center. Scott’s topic is “Accountable Nursing Leadership: How to Escape from the Diffusion of Responsibility,” and Perry will be addressing “Promoting Joy in Clinical Nursing: Role of the Transformational Leader.”
Publications this week:
Michelle Litchman and adjunct faculty Perry Gee:
Litchman, M., Lewis, D., Kelly, L. A., and Gee, P. Twitter analysis of #OpenAPS DIY Artificial Pancreas Technology use Suggests Improved A1C and Quality of Life. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology.
Bekelman, T. A., Bellows, L. L., Clark, L., (…), McCloskey, M. L., & Johnson, S. L. An ecocultural perspective on eating-related routines among low-income families with preschool-aged children. Qualitative Health Research.
Kepka, D., Bodson, J., Lai, D., (…), Coulter, H., & Stark, L. A. Diverse caregivers’ HPV vaccine-related awareness and knowledge. Ethnicity and Health.
Katarina Felsted and Kathie Supiano:
Felsten, K. F., & Supiano, K. P. (2019). Using mindfulness approaches to treat urinary urge incontinence in older adult women: A scoping review. Integrative Journal of Nursing and Health, 2(1), 42-50.
Kranz, C., Love, A., & Roche, C. (2019). How to write a good test question: Nine tips for novice nurse educators. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 50(1), 12-14.
In other news . . . .
Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and Adult / Gerontology Primary Care NP (A/GNP) faculty under the direction of Susan Hall and Val Flattes:
We just received word that of the 25 FNP / A/GNP students who tested for the FNP and A/GNP Certification Exam, 24 passed for a first-time pass rate of 96%. The national average of test scores was 582; our program average test score was 610.