The 2012 Nursing Poster Fair, co-sponsored by the UWHC Nursing Department and the UW-Madison School of Nursing, was held April 25th in the Health Sciences Learning Center Atrium. The event was well-attended and featured nearly 50 posters in four categories: Evidence-based Practice, Research, Quality Improvement and Other. A panel of judges identified a “best in class” poster for each category. This year’s winners were:
Mark and Measure: Don’t Ascultate presented by Élise N. Arsenault Knudsen, MS, RN, ACNS-BC
Optimizing Website Hits By Partnering With A Healthcare System presented by Sarah C. Schaefer, ANP-BC; Anna Bargren, MD; Rebecca S. Sippel, MD; Herbert Chen, MD
Empowering Nurses to Improve Glycemic Control After Cardiac Surgery presented by Margaret Murray, RN, DNP, FAHA, CCNS, CSC, CCRN; Gwen Klinkner, MS, RN, APRN, BC-ADM, CDE; Anna Kunde, RN, BSN; Kate LaFrancois, RN, BSN
Creating a Curriculum to Improve Cultural Congruence in Nursing presented by Tracey Abitz, MS, RN, CTN-B; Kathy Haase, MSN, RN, CCRN, CEN; Sara L. Moldenhauer, MS, RN, AOCNS CTN-B
Each fair attendee had the opportunity to vote on a “People’s Choice” Award recipient. This year’s tied winners were:
Assessing Risk Factors for Falls presented by Amy Alexander, MS, RN, ACNS-BC, CNRN; Nicole Bennett, MS, RN, CNRN; Betsy Laessig-Stary, MS, RN; Jessica Weber, MS, RN, ACNS-BC, CCTN.
Gender Differences in Motivators and Barriers to Seeking STD testing Among College Students presented by Lacey Alexander; Uba Bockonja, RN MS; Heather R. Royer FNP-BC, PhD; Diane R. Lauver FNP-BC, PhD
This year’s door prize, an iPad, was won by UWHC’s SOS nurse, Joan Boll, MS, RN.
Thank you to all the Poster Fair participants, presenters and attendees for making this year’s fair a great success! Congratulations to all the Poster Fair winners.