CON Faculty Accomplishments
Sep 16, 2019 12:00 AM
Several of our stellar colleagues will be presenting at the Utah Nurses Association (UNA) conference this week, held Friday and Saturday at the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law. Speakers and topics include:
UNA PODIUM PRESENTATIONS:
- Teresa Garrett: “Utah Nurses Advocating for Childhood Immunizations: Advocacy Successes and Lessons Learned”; and, “The Future of Nursing Report”
- Adjunct Faculty Perry Gee: “Utah Nurses 2.0: Embracing Self-Care in Today’s Practice Environment”
- Jennifer Hamilton: “Creativity in Nursing: Using Novel Resources to Keep a Child with Cystic Fibrosis in Her Home”
- Clare Kranz and Jennifer Macali: “Baked, Mashed, and Smashed: Understating Evidence Quality Improvement through Gameful Learning”
- Maddie Lassche and Stephanie Gire: “No More Violence: Using Simulation Methodology to Teach a Behavioral Emergency Response Team”
UNA POSTER PRESENTATIONS:
- Denise Reeves, Cheryl Armstrong and Connie Madden: “Impact of Early Maternal / Newborn Clinical Practice on First Semester Nursing Students”
- Marla De Jong, Rebecca Wilson, Connie Madden, Sara Hart, Shelley Gabriel, and our student success advocate Luz Seoane: “Partnering for Success of Diverse Students: Investing in the Future of Nursing”
- Julie Steele, Robert Sylvester, and Jennifer Hamilton: “Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner Students Partnership with an Underserved Community to Provide Well-Child Health Screening”
Supiano, K. P. & Koric, A. “Distance‐Delivered Grief Support Groups for Frontier and Rural Utah.” Northwest Regional Telehealth Resource Center Annual Conference, Anchorage AK
Eaton, J., & Madsen-Wilkerson, N. (In Press). Portrait of a Caregiver: Ethnodrama development and its influence on caregiver wellbeing. The Gerontologist.
Jackie Eaton, Kristin, Cloyes, Connie Madden, and Lee Ellington:
Eaton, J., Cloyes, K., Paulsen, B., Madden, C., & Ellington, L. (In Press). Certified nursing assistants as agents of creative caregiving in long term care. Journal of Older People Nursing.
Mardie Clayton, Eli Iacob, & Lee Ellington:
Clayton, M.F.; Iacob, E., Reblin, M., Ellington, E., (Sept 2019). Hospice Nurse Identification of Comfortable and Difficult Discussion Topics: Associations Among Self-Perceived Communication Effectiveness, Nursing Stress, Life Events, and Burnout. Patient Education and Counseling.102(10) 1793-1801. doi10.1016/j.pec.2019.06.013 NIHMS 1532533 Share link: https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1ZdSf2dv7nDLyx ► Invited, special issue
Kristin Cloyes, Eli Iacob, and Lee Ellington:
Cloyes, K.G., Tay, D.L., Iacob, E., Billitteri, L., Reblin, M. & Ellington. L. (Accepted 6/2019). Hospice Interdisciplinary Team Members’ Attitudes Toward Sexual and Gender Minority Patients and Caregivers. The 17th Annual International Conference on Communication in Healthcare. San Diego, CA.
*Note: This has been chosen as one of ten finalists for the 2019 International Conference on Communication in Healthcare Poster Award. Final judging and awards will be made at the conference October 30th.
In other news . . . . Deanna Kepka has been awarded a supplemental grant by the National Cancer Institute in support of her work with Intermountain West Rural Cancer Control Research Capacity. The title of this grant, where Deanna serves as one of two project leaders, is “Administrative supplements for P30 Cancer Center Support Grants to advance rural cancer control research capacity in clinic settings.”
Kimberly Garcia has received a grant from the Latin American studies department to go with a team from the School of Medicine. Dr. Garcia will investigate the possibility of bringing DNP students to Peru to educate midwives and health care workers there.
The Center of Excellence for Exposure Health Informatics, which will be housed in the College of Nursing, received final approval last week at the University Board of Trustees. Next steps are the election of the Center leadership and making the Center goals operational. Three cheers to our colleague Kathy Sward for helping make this possible.