2017 Annual Nursing Research Conference

The 18th Annual Evidence-based Practice and Nursing Research Conference on May 11, 2017 will provide presentations that highlight research and evidence-based practice as well as the activities and experiences of nurses and collaborative teams who are developing and translating research in nursing practice.

Below you will find the PowerPoints submitted by the speakers which you can download prior to the conference, at the conference or after the conference. The course evaluation and CE certificates will be completed online after the conference and a link to these documents will be provided during the conference.

KeyNote Speaker: Colleen K McIlvennan, DNP, MS, BSN

Colleen K McIlvennan

Assistant Professor Medicine- Cardiology,
Lead Nurse Practitioner- Advanced Heart Failure & Transplantation

Patient - Centered Outcomes in Cardiac Care


Kim Johns, CNS, RN

Kim Johns

Pediatric Oncology Nurse Perceptions of Effectiveness of Shared Governance


Joyce Ekong, DNP, RN, CNS

Joyce Ekong

Home Health Nurse Education on Heart Failure Self-Care Skills Using Teach-Back Method


Jennifer Newcombe, DNP, MSN, CNS-BC, CPNP-PC/AC

Jennifer Newcombe

Engaging Nursing Staff in Professional Practice Activities


Kendra Fittante, RN, & Jennifer Newcombe, DNP, MSN, CNS-BC, CPNP-PC/AC

Kendra Fittante

Interoperability of OR Drips


Janelle Warren, NP

Janelle Warren

A Standard Protocol for Difficult Male Foley Catheterization


Course Evaluations

Thank you for your interest and participation. If you have questions or concerns please contact either Patti Radovich, PhD, CNS, FCCM at or Shayne Bigelow-Price at