Achievements: Congratulations to Faculty, Staff and Students

Senior students, Camron Cook, Mary Davis, Erin Donohue, Bailey Grove, Meghan Knapp, Lucy Wagner and Michaela Wollam completed a poster titled, “What’s All This Buzz About? An Evidence-Based Practice Project,” which was accepted for presentation at the Mount Carmel Health System 6th Annual Interprofessional Research and Evidence-Based Practice Day on May 9, 2018.

Senior students, Wyatt Riley, Colin Blackford, Samantha Taylor and Larry Aleshire received accolades from a patient’s wife from their Nursing 406 clinical at Westminster Thurber Community, an assisted-living facility in Columbus. Theresa Draher, MS, RN, AGCNS-BC, CCRN, instructor, received a handwritten note from the patient’s wife thanking the students for their kindness and attention.

Jill Kilanowski, PhD, RN, CPNP, FAAN, associate dean of the Graduate Program and professor, was presented the 2018 Pediatric Distinguished Researcher Award at the 42nd Midwest Nursing Research Society held this year in Cleveland, Ohio. The award was presented by Dr. Cynthia LaFond, director of Nursing Research at the University of Chicago.

Pat McKnight, MS, RDN, LD, FAND, assistant professor, was awarded the VIP Spirit Award by LifeCare Alliance. This award recognizes outstanding volunteers for their service and dedication to LifeCare’s mission.

Miriam Abbott, MA, assistant professor; and Peggy Shaw, MSN/ED, RN, associate professor, had their blog post, “Murphy’s Law, Emerging Technologies & Online Education” published on the SoftChalk Talk Blog at https://blog.softchalk.com/murphys-law-1.

Corina Huston-Shaikh, PhD, RN, CFNP, assistant professor; Jennifer Saffell, MSN, FNP-BC, assistant professor; Sonya Saffell, MSN, FNP-BC, assistant professor; Christine Salem, MS, APN, FNP-BC, assistant professor; had their poster, “Enhancing FNP Student Pediatric Physical Examination Skills Through Community Partnership with Head Start Program,” accepted for presentation at the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties event in Denver, Colorado.

Toni Chops, MSN, RN, CNE, assistant professor, had her poster titled, “Integrating the Role of the Community Health Worker in the Curriculum for Prelicensure Nursing Students,” accepted for at Sigma Theta Tau International Central Ohio Consortium Spring Scholarship Day (The Ohio State University) and the Ohio League for Nursing, Education Summit.

Dale Hilty, PhD, assistant professor; Rosanna Bumgardner, EdD, RN, assistant professor; and Alexandria Taylor, junior student; had their poster, “Nursing Attachment Styles Questionnaire (NASQ): Reliability & Validity,” accepted for presentation at the Lilly Conference in Bethesda, Md.

Dale Hilty, PhD, assistant professor; Jody Gill-Rocha, MS, RN, assistant professor; senior students, Evan Parkinson, Colin Blackford and Camron Cook, had their poster titled, “Correlational & Reliability Analyses of Engagement & Disengagement Scales,” accepted for presentation at the Lilly Conference in Bethesda, Maryland.

Scott Dolan, PhD, RN, associate dean of the Undergraduate Program; Dale Hilty, PhD, associate professor; and Jordan Taylor, junior student, had their poster titled, “Phase 2, Independent T-Test Analysis of Self-Efficacy, Competitive Greatness, and Attachment Style Construct,” accepted for presentation at Sigma Theta Tau International Central Ohio Consortium Spring Scholarship Day in Columbus, Ohio.

Kathryn McLain, MS, RN, SDAP coordinator; Dale Hilty, PhD, associate professor; Rae Ann Smith, MSN, CNP, instructor; Hope Schmidt, BSN, RN, assistant instructor; Alivia Butler, junior student; and Allyson Tracy, junior student had their poster, “Phase 1 Correlational Analysis of Secure, Anxious, & Avoidant Attachment Styles, & Self-Efficacy,” accepted for presentation at the Sigma Theta Tau International Central Ohio Consortium Spring Scholarship Day in Columbus, Ohio.

Kathryn Ross, MSN, RN, instructor; Dale Hilty, PhD, associate professor; Jessica Strohschein; Maria Gray, sophomore student; and Katie Flanagan, sophomore student, had their poster titled, “Measurement of Cognitive Appraisal, Perceived Stress, & First Semester BSN Students,” accepted for presentation at the Sigma Theta Tau International Central Ohio Consortium Spring Scholarship Day in Columbus, Ohio.

Hope Schmidt, BSN, RN, assistant instructor; Dale Hilty, PhD, associate professor; Rae Ann Smith, MSN, CNP, instructor; Kathryn McLain, MS, RN, SDAP coordinator; Erin Woods, sophomore student; and Kendall Whisman, sophomore student, had their presentation titled, “Examination of BSN Students On Self-Efficacy, Coping Styles, & Competitive Greatness,” accepted for presentation at the Sigma Theta Tau International Central Ohio Consortium Spring Scholarship Day in Columbus, Ohio.

Mary Yoder, MS, RN, instructor; Dale Hilty, PhD, associate professor; Danielle Schroeder, junior student; Marna Hempfling, junior student; and Madeline Beil, junior student, had their poster titled, “Relationship Among Workplace Bullying, Assertive, Passive, Aggressive, & Coping Behaviors,” accepted for presentation at the Sigma Theta Tau International Central Ohio Consortium Spring Scholarship Day in Columbus, Ohio.

Donald Pearson, MBA/MIS, MLIS, AHIP, Library technology specialist had his article titled, “A social media Roadmap—Tips on developing a content marketing plan for a hospital library” published online in the April 19, 2018 issue of Journal of Hospital Librarianship, 1-10. An abstract of the article can be found here: https://doi.org/10.1080/15323269.2018.1437515.

Beverly Gish, FNP-BC, CNE, assistant professor; and Dale Hilty, PhD, associate professor, had their poster titled, “Promotion of Student Engagement with Case Study Presentations in an Online Course,” accepted for presentation at the Lilly Conference in Asheville, NC.

Beverly Gish, FNP-BC, CNE, assistant professor; Dale Hilty, PhD, associate professor; and Michelle Wagner (’17), BSN, RN, had their poster titled, “Relationship Among Self-Efficacy, Attachment Style, & Competitive Greatness, BSN Nursing Students,” accepted for presentation at the Lilly Conference in Asheville, NC.

Dale Hilty, PhD, associate professor; Ann Waterman, PhD, RN, interim Academic Dean; and Michelle Wagner (’17), BSN, RN, had their poster titled, “Nursing Panel and Innovative, Interdisciplinary, Collaborative Non-Nursing Course Teaching Strategy,” accepted for presentation at the Lilly Conference in Asheville, NC.

Dale Hilty, PhD, associate professor; and Scott Dolan, PhD, RN, associate dean of the undergraduate program, had their poster titled, “Curriculum Design Relationship Among Critical Thinking, Imagination, Verbal, & Visual Thinking,” accepted for presentation at the Lilly Conference in Asheville, NC.

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