College Kudos - Week of August 24, 2020
Aug 24, 2020 9:00 AM
The College of Nursing building is open! We are ready to safely resume in-person instruction, simulation activities, and clinical experiences. Shown above: pre-licensure students attending in-person orientation on August 21, 2020.
What happened this last week in the CON?
Dr. Brenda Luther, Dr. Linda Edelman, and Dr. Larry Garrett presented a virtual poster titled Transforming Baccalaureate Curriculum and Ambulatory Nurses’ Competencies in Rural and Underserved Settings for Primary Care at the American Association of Ambulatory Care Nurses 2020 Annual (Virtual) Conference.
Dr. Sara Hart presented a virtual poster titled Student Reflections on Interprofessional Teaming in Museum Galleries at the virtual Nexus Summit 2020. She showcased her work on integrating museum-based sessions into a community-based, interprofessional education program for health professions students.
The Heart Failure Society of America invited Dr. Youjeong Kang and John Hurdle to present a virtual oral presentation titled Predictive Model for Risk of 30-day Rehospitalization using a Natural Language Processing/Machine Learning Approach among Medicare Patients with Heart Failure at its virtual 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting. Congratulations to Dr. Kang who is a finalist in the Nursing Investigator Awards session.
Dr. Youjeong Kang, Gregory Stoddard, and Dr. Benjamin Horne will present a virtual poster tilted Risk Score for Rehospitalization among Home Healthcare Patients with Heart Failure at the Heart Failure Society of America Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting 2020.
In Other News…
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded a $738,472 grant to Dr. Sara Simonsen and co-PI Dr. Bryan Gibson. Titled The Effect of Mobile Immersive Video and Motivation and Problem Solving on Enrollment in the Diabetes Prevention Program, Dr. Simonsen will focus on the how mobile approaches may impact reproductive-age women with pre-diabetes.
Park City Television produces the series Mountain Wellness. During its recent episode An Honest Look at Mental Health, Dr. Kathie Supiano spoke about grief and how Caring Connections’ 8-week program helps those who struggle with grief. The recording is available atMountain Wellness - Grief; Kathie’s section begins at minute 19:38.
For an article about the needs of older adults with serious mental illness as they enter hospice care, Holly Vossel interviewed Dr. Kathie Supiano. Check it out at Hospice News.