• Current participation and perceived value of continuing education 

      McReynolds, Susan
      The purpose of this study was to survey nurses in a rural Mid-Western city to explore what continuing education topics they find valuable; their beliefs about the importance of CE to their professional practice; where they ...
    • Professional service activity change 

      Hobbs, Amelia; Lay, Ashlynn; McPherson, Maria; Uhlmeyer, Katelyn
      This poster speaks to the confusion among Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing and Health Sciences faculty and students regarding Professional Service Activity requirements.
    • #EmpowerURself 

      Bakalyar, Jenny; Garcha, Supreet; Kramer, Sarah; Oboh, Patience
      This poster describes a project to create a co-op website for adolescents with sexual, mental, and physical health resources in Adams County, Illinois.
    • Hungry for a change 

      Elliott, Victoria; Thompson, Natiaya; Waddell, Jack
      This project describes the implementation of a 2-item screening tool to identify patients who are at risk of food insecurity on pilot unit at Blessing Hospital.
    • Get your sheets together 

      Haerr, Jennifer; Hull, Lauren; Miller, Kayla
      Not all Medical-Surgical units at Blessing Hospital have a soiled linen containment system. Containing soiled linens prevents the spread of infection and maintains a health environment for patients and staff.
    • Good sleep for good health 

      Gronewold, Michaela; Killday, Brooke; Smith, Brook
      At Blessing Hospital, patients are not getting an adequate amount of sleep, thus inhibiting positive patient outcomes.
    • Effect of CAM therapy in chemo therapy patients in comparison to Western medicine 

      Little, Zoey; Porterfield, Margaret; Rueter, Amalia
      The purpose of this project is to show that in chemotherapy patients, CAM therapies minimize the side effects of chemotherapy compared to Western medicine.
    • Recognizing patient socks as an infection risk 

      Lawless, Madison; De Santis, Kristen; Scoggin, Matthew; Uhlott, Scott
      The purpose of this project is to reduce hospital acquired infections (HAIs) by implementing new evidence based practice (EBP) of using separate socks for ambulation.
    • Finding comfort in colors 

      Atkinson, Shannon; Ellis, Lynley; Rocco, Hayley; Smith, Kayce
      Implementation of environmental color changes to boost mood and improve mental health in children and adolescent patients on the Child and Adolescent Services psychiatric unit at Blessing Hospital.
    • Safety first; Locate the student nurse 

      Anders, Sativa; Lascelles, Maggie; McClelland, Laikyn
      The purpose of this project is the Implementation of real-time location badge trackers (RTLBT) to help locate students in the clinical setting at Blessing Hospital (BH).
    • Take five to ask five 

      Bauer, Madeline; Hildebrand, Katie; Hubble, Lindsey; Morgan, Madison
      The purpose of this project is to show how it is important for patients at Blessing Hospital (BH) to fully understand their prescribed medications to ensure medication compliance and patient safety.
    • Sleep Enhancement 

      Little, Zoey; Liesen, Lisa; Rueter, Mollie
      The purpose of this project is to increase the number of hospitalized adult patients who get sufficient sleep.
    • Finger pricking good 

      Bunn, Konnar; Davis, Miranda; Thomas, Hannah
      The purpose of this projects is to allow Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing & Health Sciences (BRCN) nursing students the opportunity to use glucometers in the clinical setting.
    • A dog a day keeps the stress away 

      Biessman, Gretchen; Arras, Hannah; Hubbert, Kaitlin; Dahl, Melissa
      Decrease stress in healthcare staff, increase staff satisfaction and retention at Blessing Hospital with implementation of Pet Therapy Program.
    • Flash ordering: Improving patient outcomes 

      Lee, Joumi; Nwakile, Chinwe; Puma, Jessica; Walker, Krista
      At Blessing Hospital, nurses are kept on hold when calling to order food for patients who cannot order for themselves resulting in waste of time and delays in patient care.
    • Advance the talk with advanced directives 

      Bickhaus, Ashley Marie; Henderson, Brittany; McCollum, Dusty; Thrower, Brittney
      This student senior project poster seeks to improve patient knowledge about advanced directives.
    • Attire for hire 

      Allison, Jessica; Arndt, Sydney; Sharpe, Carley
      This poster outlines a project to provide Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing and Health Sciences students with professional attire due to lack of resources.
    • Marco...Polo: Real time location 

      Hirsch, Mady; Kite, Emily; McDonald, Kerigan; Zanger, Abbi
      Implementation of Real-Time Location Systems for senior leadership nursing students. Real-Time Location Systems help locate students and ensure safety.
    • Communication is key! 

      Havermale, Ashley; Hoffman, Breanna; Ramsey, Mariah
      Implementation of mobile communication device for senior leadership students during clinical time to enhance communication between the students and other health care providers.
    • Organ donation: Promoting second chances 

      Haugh, Haley; Kite, Shelby; Obert, Katelyn
      The purpose of this project is to Increase the amount of organ referrals via asking organ donor status upon admission at Blessing Hospital (BH) and improve graduate nurse knowledge on organ referral process.

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