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-Thomas Jefferson


“Nursing Research: Shaping a New Era of Scientific Inquiry”

4th Annual HUP Nursing Research Conference

Smilow Center for Translational Research, Rubenstein Auditorium

September 29, 2015



7:00 - 8:00am             Registration and Continental Breakfast


8:00 - 8:15am              Welcome and Introductory Remarks

                                      Regina Cunningham, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN


8:15-9:10am                 Survey Instruments: What Every Nurse Needs to Know

                                      Rosemary C. Polomano, PhD, RN, FAAN


                                      Research in Action: Understanding Moral Distress Among                                                 Intensive Care Nurses

                                      Brianna Morgan, MSN, RN, AGPCNP &

                                      Elise Tarbi, MSN, RN, AGPCNP


9:10-9:40am                Clinical Practice Guidelines & Research:

                                      The Foundations for Evidence-Based Practice

                                      Linda Hatfield, PhD, RN, NNP-BC


9:40-10:00am              BREAK


10:00-11:00am             Emerging, Re-emerging, and Continuing Ethical Issues in

                                       Nursing Research

                                       Connie Ulrich, PhD, RN, FAAN


                                       Research in Action: Ethical Disparities in Cancer Clinical Trials

                                       Jessica Rearden, PhD, RN


11:00-12:00pm             Keynote Address: Nursing Research: Shaping a New Era of                                             Scientific Inquiry


                                       Patricia A. Grady, PhD, RN, FAAN

                                       Director of the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR),                                            part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH); Member of The                                          Institutes of Medicine (IOM)


12:00-1:30pm               LUNCH and Poster Sessions


                                       Special Session: Workshop in Writing for Publication, An                                                    Editor’s Viewpoint

                                       Marilyn (Lynn) Stringer, PhD, RN, FAAN


1:30-2:30pm                Building an Infrastructure for Research at Magnet Hospitals

                                      Nancy M. Albert, PhD, CCNS, CHFN, CCRN, NE-BC, FAHA,                                                 FCCM


2:30-2:50pm                BREAK


2:50-3:50pm                Research in Action: Linking Research to Professional Practice                                           Models


                                      Aditi D. Rao, PhD, RN



                Nancy M. Albert, PhD, CCNS, CHFN, CCRN, NE-BC, FAHA,                                                 FCCM

                                      Angela R. Coladonato, DNP, RN, NEA-BC

                                      Megan Halladay Bevan, BSN, RN


3:50-4:20pm                Charting the Journey Ahead: Nursing Strategic Imperatives                                               Study

                                      Regina Cunningham, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN

                                      Angela Piech MSN, RN, CCRN


4:20-4:30pm               Closing Remarks

                                     Rebecca L. Trotta, PhD, RN

Click here to download a PDF of the 2015 Nursing Research Conference Agenda.

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