School of Nursing Ph.D. Students Present Research during WIN Conference

May. 1, 2017


Nine School of Nursing Ph.D. students and one faculty member presented their respective research studies during the Western Institute of Nursing’s (WIN) annual communicating nursing research conference. For the past 50 years, WIN has hosted a forum for nurse scientists and nursing students to share their research and project findings with peer members of the organization.

The following students presented their work:

Rebecca Boni MSN, RN, ACCNS-AG, OCN
“Factors Affecting Oncology Nurses’ Professional Quality of Life: A Literature Review”

Jennifer Bussen PhD, RN, CNE
“Nursing Students’ Nonacademic Barriers to Success on High Stakes Exams”

Nevada LeCounte MS, RN, CMSRN, PCCN, CNE
“A Rudimentary Theory: Intuition in Nursing Students during Emergent Simulations”

Sarah Mollman MS, RN, CNE
“Concept Interview Assignment to Foster Intentional Learning in Nursing Students”

Annette Mullis, MSN, RN, CNE
“Uncertainty, Anxiety, and Chronic Pain in Hospitalized Patients”

Crista Reaves MSN, RN
“Examining Patient Outcomes on a Dedicated Education Unit”

Lynn Senette MS, MBA, RN, CNE
“An Axiomatic Theory: Group Self-debriefing Following Simulation”

Megan Smith MSN, RN, CNE
“An Exploration of Nursing Communication Competence During Handoff Report”

Delene Volkert PhD, RN, CNE
“Student Motivation, Stressors, and Intent to Leave a Nursing PhD or DNP Program”

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Rebecca Benfield presented, “Uterine Contraction Parameters before and during the Pre-epidural Fluid Bolus.”