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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

Peer-Reviwed Poster Presentations




An evaluation of nurse’s recognition of early warning signs of pediatric patients with attendance of a Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition, and Stabilization (PEARS) Course

Kathleen Bloom, MSN, RN-BC, CPN

Tenet Health


Perceptions of Nursing Care Quality During Hospitalization: Narratives from Community Dwelling Blacks at Risk for Readmission

Margo Brooks Carthon, PhD, RN; Kerry Gamble, RN; Jessica Rearden, PhD, RN; Helyn Rothwell, RN, CCRN, CPAN, WOCN

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center


A RCT to test a Non-pharmacologic Intervention for Pain Relief during IV Insertion in the Emergency Department

Katherine Finn Davis, PhD, RN; Joel Fein, MD, MPH; Debra Potts, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia


Exercise and Hospitalized Leukemia Patients

Anne Delengowski, RN, MSN, AOCN; Elizabeth Beneditti, RN, BSN, OCN; Lauren Gilbride, RN, BSN; Christine Muldoon, RN, BSN, OCN; Justine O’Connor, RN, BSN, OCN; JoAnn Silcox, RN, MSN; Colleen Sweeney, RN, BSN, OCN

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


Pain Assessment of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Beth Ely, PhD, RN; Kate Carpenter, CCLS; Eron Friedlaender, MD; Mei Lin Chen Lim, MS, RN

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia


Bedside Nursing Handoff

Carla Grasso, BSN, RN, CEN; Heather Matthew, MSN, RN, CEN

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


The Milk Warming Study

Christine Hansson, BSN, RN, IBCLC; Lisa Estrella, MS; Michael Horst, PhD

Lancaster General Hospital


Does a Standardized Uniform Style and Color Influence the Professional Status of Registered Nurses?

Linda Hatfield, PhD, NNP-BC; Mary Del Guidice, MSN, BS, RN, CENP; Margaret M. Pearce, MSN, FNP-BC

Pennsylvania Hospital


Developing a Predictive Model for Pain and Distress in Patients Undergoing Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy

Amy Moore, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC; Rebecca L. Trotta, PhD, RN

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


Missed Nursing Care Research Reveals Opportunities to Promote a Healthy Work Environment

Mae Ann Pasquale, PhD, RN; Kathy Baker, MPH, RN; Tricia Bernecker, PhD, RN; Carol Foltz, PHD

Cedarcrest Hospital, Lehigh Valley Health Network


Modified Early Warning Score Value (MEWS) in the Intensive Care Unit

Anne Rabert, RN, DHA, CCRN, NE-BC

Lehigh Valley

Click here to download a list of the 2015 Nursing Research Conference Posters.

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