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2020 Poster Presentations

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Select posters from the 2020 GAPNA Annual Conference are now available for viewing below.

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Poster P1 - The Frequency of Urine Drug Screening for Opioid Monitoring
Cathy Brown, DNP, RN, CNS, RN Administrator, Back Pain Interventions Associates, Sugar Land, TX

Poster P2 - Bisphosphonate Drug Holidays
Mary DiGiulio, DNP, ANP-BC, GNP-BC, FAANP, Specialty Director Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program; Interim Specialty Director Family Nurse Practitioner Program, Rutgers University, School of Nursing, Newark, NJ;
Thomas Loveless, PhD, CRNP, Clinical Assistant Professor, Rutgers University, School of Nursing, Newark, NJ

Poster P3 - Dementia Safety Screening Tool for Home-Based Primary Care
Allison Dobecka, MSN, ANP-C, Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Poster P4 - An Innovative Approach to Developing Age-Friendly Materials for Nurse Practitioners
Evelyn Duffy, DNP, AGPCNP-BC, FAANP, Case Western Reserve University Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Cleveland, OH;
Sherry Greenberg, PhD, RN, GNP-BC, FGSA, FAANP, FAAN, Associate Professor & Consultant, Seton Hall University College of Nursing & Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Nutley, NJ & Boston, MA;
Mary McCormack, MSN, MPH, APNC, Advanced Nurse Practitioner and Educator, CVS Health Minute Clinic

Poster P5 - Navigating Mental Health in Primary Care – It Takes a Village
Aparna Gupta, DNP, MBA, CPHQ, CRNP, Optum Clinical Services Manager, United Health Group, Horsham, PA

Poster P6 - On the Move Falls Prevention Clinic: An Innovative NP-Driven Model of Care
Geraldine Kanne, MSN, ANP-BC, GS-C, Duke University Health System, Durham, NC

Poster P7 - Teaching Nurse Practitioner Students About Polypharmacy Through A Lived Experience
Taylor Boll, MS, HROD, SHRM-CP, Assistant Director of Academic Operations, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN;
Jennifer Kim, DNP, GNP-BC, GS-C, FNAP, FAANP, Professor, Vanderbilt University, Nasvhille, TN;
Kanah Lewallen, DNP, GNP-BC, AGPCNP-BC, Instructor in Nursing, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Poster P8 - Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) in the Home: Improving Outcomes in Older Patients with Multiple Chronic Diseases 
Michelle Kirwan, PhD, CRNP, Nurse Practitioner/Assistant Professor, Gilchrist and University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD;
Beverly Ruiz, MSN, CRNP, Nurse Practitioner, Gilchrist, Baltimore, MD

Poster P9 - Using the CAT Tool in COPD Management
Sharalyn Martin, DNP, APRN, AGNP-C, Nurse Practitioner, Optum, Ellenwood, GA

Poster P10 - Is Limited-Lead EEG an Option for Delirium Monitoring?
Malissa Mulkey, MSN, APRN, CCNS, CCRN, CNRN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, UNC, Raleigh, NC

Poster P11 - America's Health Rankings Senior Report: Implications for Geriatric Providers 
Alyssa Malinski Erickson, Vice President, External Affairs, UnitedHealth Group, Minnetonka, MN;
Susan Mullaney, DNP, APRN, GNP-BC, GS-C, FAANP, Vice President, Center for Clinician Advancement, UnitedHealth Group, Minnetonka, MN

Poster P12 - Effect of an Electronic Face-to-Face Certification Form on Home Healthcare Services Start Date and 30-Day Rehospitalizations and Emergency Room Visits 
Karen Neeb, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, Nurse Practitioner, University of Michigan Division of Geriatrics, Ann Arbor, MI

Poster P13 - Moving Towards Value-Based Care: Opportunities for FFS and HBPC Practices
Ron Ordona, DNP, FNP-BC, Medical House Call Provider, Senior Care Clinic House Calls, Lincoln, CA

Poster P14 - Telehealth for HBPC Practices: A COVID-19 Experiential Report
Ron Ordona, DNP, FNP-BC, Medical House Call Provider, Senior Care Clinic House Calls, Lincoln, CA

Poster P15 - Membership Engagement: A Local Chapter Data 
Ron Ordona, DNP, FNP-BC, Medical House Call Provider, Senior Care Clinic House Calls, Lincoln, CA

Poster P16 - Patient-Centered Ostomy Care: A First-Year Diary of a “World” Ostomy Nurse
Ruth Ann Pendergrast, MSN, RN, AGPCNP-C, CWOCN, Ostomy Nurse Pratitioner, Beaumont Health, Royal Oak, MI

Poster P17 - Patient and Family-Centered Ostomy Care: An Evaluation of a 20-Day Post-Hospital Discharge Ostomate Follow-Up Program by a “World” Ostomy Nurse Practitioner
Ruth Ann Pendergrast, MSN, RN, AGPCNP-C, CWOCN, Ostomy Nurse Pratitioner, Beaumont Health, Royal Oak, MI

Poster P18 - Patient and Family-Centered Ostomy Care: An Evaluation of Patients that Utilize the Teaching and Resources of the Enhanced Recovery after Surgery Program (ERAS)
Ruth Ann Pendergrast, MSN, RN, AGPCNP-C, CWOCN, Ostomy Nurse Pratitioner, Beaumont Health, Royal Oak, MI

Poster P19 - Transitional Care Following a Skilled Nursing Facility Stay: Utilization of Nurse Practitioners to Reduce Readmissions in High-Risk Older Adults
Tiffany Rose, MSN, NP-C, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston-Salem, NC

Poster P20 - Identification of Depressive Symptoms in the Older Adult: A Guide for Providers
Alan Skipper, DNP, APRN, FNP, BC, Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA;
Joanne Zanetos, DNP, MSN, RN, Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA

Poster P21 - Sexual and Gender Minorities: Integrating Culturally Sensitive Care
Alan Skipper, DNP, APRN, FNP, BC, Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA;
Joanne Zanetos, DNP, MSN, RN, Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA

Poster P22 - Urinary Tract Infection Knowledge of Long-Term Care Nursing Staff: The Effect of an Educational Intervention
Sophia Viner, DNP, ANP-BC, Nurse Practitioner, New England Community Medical Services, North Andover, MA

Poster P23 - Retrospective Chart Review on POLST
Rose Antony, DNP, United Health Group/Optum, Texas

Poster P24 - Challenges in Post-Hospitalized Transition Care: A Retrospective Chart Review of Nursing Home Residents Diagnosed with Urinary Tract Infection
Roxanne Buterakos, DNP, RN, PNP-BC, AG-ACNP-BC, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI;
Denise Cooper, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, Associate Professor of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Poster P25 - Non-Pharmacological Pain Management after Abdominal Laparoscopic Surgery
Leigh Ehinger, MS, AGPCNP-BC, OCN, Nurse Practitioner, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Poster P26 - Nurses' Knowledge of Evidence-Based Education for Heart Failure
Margaret Smith, DNP, FNP-BC, Clinical Assistant Professor, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA