Student Poster Competition Winners


In the BSN Student Category:

1st PlaceElizabeth Minnick, The Ohio State University
Early Pregnancy DNA Methylation in Stress–Related Genes and Birth Outcomes in Mothers With Mental Health Diagnoses
2nd PlaceJulianne Pekala, University of Minnesota
“We're Not Just Handing out Band-Aids and Ice Packs:” Licensed School Nurse-Reported Interventions for Commercially Sexually Exploited Youth
  3rd PlaceMadeline Volk, University of Iowa
Developing an EHR-Based Phenotype of ICU Patients at Risk for Functional Decline
Honorable MentionMikayla Morgan, University of Michigan
Neonatal Pain, Agitation, and Sedation Scale Use, Reliability, and Validity: A Systematic Review

In the MSN Student Category:

1st PlaceJosephine Needs, Rush University Medical Center
Improving Attitudes toward Aging Through the Evaluation of Intergenerational Activities
2nd PlaceBonnie Stevens, DePaul University
Moral Distress Experienced by Nurses During the COVID-19 Pandemic
3rd PlaceDominique Magno, University of Kansas Medical Center
Use of mHealth Technology Among Rural and Adolescent Populations: An Integrative Review of the Literature
Honorable MentionKarlie Lading, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes Jewish College
Shift Length and Nurse Fatigue

In the DNP Student Category:

1st PlaceWhayoun Lee, Loyola University Chicago
Using the Evidence: Developing an ICU Delirium Protocol
2nd PlaceJamie Hunsicker, Case Western Reserve University
The Kenton Hardin County Family Bike Program (KHCFBP)
3rd PlaceHolly Marple, Metropolitan State University
Reducing Non-Urgent Emergency Department Visits
3rd Place: Lindsey Mueller, University of Missouri, Sinclair School of Nursing
Chlorhexidine Bathing Practices and Infection: A Literature Review
Honorable MentionElizabeth Hill, Grand Valley State University
Recruitment Strategies for Cognitively Impaired Older Adults in Assisted Living Communities

In the PhD Student Category:

1st PlaceDonna Manlongat, Wayne State University
Exploring Weight Gain and Low Birth Weight Infant Outcomes in Black Women
2nd PlaceCourtney Loecker, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Frailty in Young and Middle-Aged Adults: A Systematic Search and Integrative Review of Literature
3rd PlaceYoungkwan Song, University of Illinois Chicago
Critical Soft Skill Competencies That Clinical Nurse Educators Regard as Important to Evaluate in New Graduate Nurses (NGNs)
3rd Place: Andreanna Steinhoff, University of Kansas Medical Center
Post-Treatment Symptoms, Life Interference, and Demoralization in Head and Neck Cancer Survivors

Honorable MentionMegan Alder, Case Western Reserve University
Sleep Disturbance and Challenging Behaviors in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Caregiver Stress

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)

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.