Epsilon Tau at Large, a chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International held our Annual Research Day on April 12th, 2014 at Rivier University in Nashua, New Hampshire. Susan DiStasio DNP, APRN, AOCNP was our keynote speaker and presented her valuable research on “RNs’ Beliefs and Implementation of EBP”. Susan is the Nursing Administrative Director at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and also a Sigma Theta Tau member. Rivier faculty member Karen Frenn EdD, RN, CNE led a workshop"Getting Started in Clinical Research" and several students and members presented research posters listed below:
Title: Effectiveness of a Nurse-Administered Educational Intervention in the Reduction of Symptoms of Postpartum Depression; Authors: Deborah McCarter-Spaulding PhD, RNC and Abigail Crane, SN
Title: Pediatric Ulcers: Improving Skin Care in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit; Authors: Bridget O. Mudge RN, MS and Caleigh B. MacDonald, SN
Title: Desflurane and Nursing Staffing in PACU and Day Surgery; Authors: Amanda Carmichael RN, BSN, MBA; Mary Kerutis, RN; and Shannon Goulart, RN, BSN
See our 2013 call for abstracts and guidelines for submission below.
Any questions may be directed to Dr. Antonia Nelson via email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Sigma Research Day Call for Abstracts (2).docx
Guidelines for Poster 2013.docx
Research Day Abstract Guidelines for Clinical Practice or Literature Reviews.docx