YSN Hosted 2015 Scholars’ Day

November 9, 2015

YSN hosted its annual Scholars’ Day on Friday, October 30, 2015. The event celebrated the scholarly endeavors and achievements of YSN’s students. This year included four student presentations on their research and educational progress, as well as several student poster presentations. Were you unable to attend, but wish to see the presentations? Watch the video here.

Presentations were given by:

  • Patrick Bringardner ’16, M.S.N. student, “Community-Based TB Care: An Acceptability Study of Decentralized TB Care in Botswana”
  • Kofi Bonnie ’17, D.N.P. student, “Improving Dual Diagnosis and ‘Revolving Door’ in Acute Psychiatric Care Settings”
  • Karl Minges ’18, Ph.D. student, “Clinical, Psychosocial and Demographic Factors are Associated with Overweight and Obesity in Early Adolescent Girls with Type 1 Diabetes”
  • Veronica Barcelona de Mendoza, postdoctoral associate, “Acculturation and Intention to Breastfeed Among a Population of Predominantly Puerto Rican Women”

The keynote speakers were YSN Associate Professors Mark Lazenby and Allison Shorten. Lazenby presented, “Building the Evidence for Nursing Symptom Management on the Oncology Ward of Princess Marina Hospital in Gaborone, Botswana”. Shorten presented, “Using Health Information Technology to Transform Decision Support Tools for Pregnant Women.” Following the event, there was a wine and cheese reception in the Hub.

CME credit was offered to those who attended.

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