2019 Student Poster Winners


In the BSN Student Category:

1st Place: Brooklyn Hastings, University of Illinois At Chicago
The Experience and Health-Related Quality of Life after Haploidentical Stem Cell Transplantation for Adults with Sickle Cell Disease
2nd Place: Cora Bruxvoort, Calvin College
Low-Income Women's Participation in Prenatal Care
3rd Place: Abbygael Brodbeck, Carroll University
The Effect of Probiotics on the Prevention of Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Preterm Infants
Honorable Mention: Mariel Fuller, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Effectiveness of Reminiscence Therapy Programs on Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults

In the MSN Student Category:

1st PlaceKristin Elgersma, University of Minnesota
Adherence to a Supervised Exercise Program in People with Peripheral Artery Disease
2nd Place: Michelle Gardiner and Melissa Kachaturoff, Eastern Michigan University
Effects of Peer-Mentoring on Stress and Anxiety Levels of Nursing Students
  3rd Place: Ingrid Dixon, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Promoting Responsive Infant Feeding through Maternal Understanding of Newborn Behavior: An Integrative Review
Honorable Mention: Brittany Borhart, Megan Panek, Jamie Waldera, Winona State University
Stress, Resilience, and Well-Being in Undergraduate Nursing Students

In the DNP Student Category:

1st PlaceKatherine Collins, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Improving Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Compliance among Obese Adults through Screening and Education
2nd Place: Jessica Mauleon, Rush University Medical Center & Northwestern Medicine
The Impact of Integrating an Advance Care Planning Model into Home Health
3rd Place:  Rima Thakkar, Rush University Medical Center
A Multifaceted Falls Management Program in a Sub-Acute Rehabilitation Unit
Honorable Mention: Lynelle Hinden, University of Missouri-St. Louis
Permanent Housing and On-Site Nursing Care: Effects on Homeless Individuals with Hiv and Other Comorbidities

In the PhD Student Category:

1st PlaceDonna Prentice, University of Missouri & Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Does Adding End-Tidal Carbon Dioxide (EtCO2) to the Pulmonary Embolism (PE) Diagnostic Process Increase Accuracy and Harm Avoidance?
2nd PlaceClarissa Shaw, University of Iowa College of Nursing
Nursing Sensitive Retained Foreign Objects Originating outside of the Operating room: A Descriptive Study from the Joint Commission Database of Sentinel Events
3rd PlaceCamille Brown, University of Minnesota
Supporting Transgender and Gender Diverse youth: Parental Connectedness and Sexual Health
Honorable MentionAnnette Hubbell, Illinois State University
Influences on Long-Term Physical Activity in Physically Active African American Women
Invitation to Participate

Each school determined and used its own procedure to select up to three (3) students to participate in each of the following educational programs:


        • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN)
        • Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) or Master’s in Nursing (MN)
        • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
        • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science (PhD)

Abstract Criteria
Students were required to show the following during the submission process:
** Students who submit for the Competitive Abstracts are not eligible to submit for a Student Poster.