The 2013 Nursing Poster Fair, co-sponsored by the UWHC Nursing Department and the UW-Madison School of Nursing, was held April 24 in the Health Sciences Learning Center Atrium. The event was well-attended and featured over 60 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:
Decreasing Cardiac Surgery Intubation Times: RN/RT Driven Protocols presented by Takushi Kohmoto, MD; Josh Sebrank, MD; Margaret Murray, DNP; Abbey Roepke, RN; Maureen Grace, RN and Kris Ostrander, RT
Sleep Quality and Sleep Hygiene Practices of Registered Nurse Shift Workers presented by Kari Fisher, RN, MSN, APNP-BC (VA Hospital)
Decreasing Patient Falls presented by Anna Krupp RN, MS; Anne Mork, RN, MS; Andrea Stapelman RN and Chris Hornung RN
Improving Preoperative Education in Living Kidney Transplantation presented by Jessica Weber, MS, RN, ACNS-BC, CCTN
Each fair attendee had the opportunity to vote on a “People’s Choice” Award recipient. This year’s tied winners were:
A Survey of Heat Use During Peripheral IV Insertion presented by Tammy Kiger, RN; Elise Arsenault Knudsen, MS, RN, ACNS-BC; Wendy Curran, MSN, RN; Julia Hunter, MSN, RN, PNP-BC; Anna Schaub, MSN, MHA, RN; Mary Jane Williams, DNP, MPH, RN; Janet Zechel, MS, RN and Kris Kwekkeboom, PhD, RN
Advancing Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Medical Students Partnering with Nurses presented by Megan LeClair, BSN, RN and Élise Arsenault Knudsen MS, RN, ACNS-BC
This year’s door prize, an iPad, was won by School of Nursing student, Anne Cameron.
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.
Nursing Poster Fair Slideshow