IWU Nursing Spring 2014: Volume 7 Issue 1 - Page 14

School of Nursing News Doctorates in Progress + Angela Bailey, MSN, RN is pursuing a PhD from Capella University. She is projected to graduate in summer 2016. + Marcie Baird, MS, RN, FNP-C is pursuing a Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) at Ball State University and graduates in May 2014. + Meg Barnes, MSN, RN is part of the first cohort to attain a DNP at Indiana Wesleyan University. She plans to graduate in April 2015. + Debra Bohlender, PhD(c), MEd, RN-BC is pursuing a PhD from Capella University. She’ll graduate in March 2014. + Heather Brady, MS, RN is pursuing her DNP at Valparaiso University with plans to graduate in 2014. + Dot Clark-Ott, PhD(c), RN, NCSN is pursuing her PhD from Indiana University. Overheard on Facebook Join the conversation at facebook.com/IWUSofN. Michelle Becker Berg I LOVE IWU School of Nursing... It has been many years since graduation, but I am ever thankful for the Godly professors and the great education I received at IWU (Marion College when I attended!). I try to get any student who I know is going into nursing to attend IWU! hello! NEW FACULTY + STAFF Susan Bray, MSN, RN (Graduate) Sara Byers, BA (Dean’s Office) DeLanna Clark, BSN, DNP-CNS (Post-licensure) Sylvia Heinze, PhD, RN, AOCN (Graduate) Frank Jackson, BS (Post-licensure) Angela Mosier, AS (Graduate) Publications and Presentations + Lee Ann Hawkins, PhD, MSN, RN authored “Testing a Novel Pictorial Medication Sheet to Improve Adherence in Veterans with Heart Failure and Cognitive Impairment” in Heart and Lung: The Journal of Critical Care. She also published “Heart Rate Control in Patients with Chronic Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Failure” in Congestive Heart Failure. + Beth DeKoninck, DNP, RN, FNP-BC presented “Implementation and Evaluation of an Annual Skin Screening Program for the Medically Underserved Population at a Free Clinic in Marion, Indiana” at the Second International Congress of Advanced Practice Nursing and Advanced Nursing Practice, Everything Remains Different: Activities and Competencies of Advanced Practice Nurses in Berlin. + Becky Hoffpauir, MSN, RN and Allison Sabin, MSN, RN, APHN-BC presented “Engaging and Leading RN to BSN Faculty: Creative Use of an Online Learning System” at the Sigma Theta Tau International 42nd Biennial Convention in Indianapolis. + Barbara Ihrke, PhD, RN attended the International Saline Partnership Leadership Summit in Budapest, Hungary. + Rhonda Oldham, DNP, RN presented “Using the Integrative Research Review Process to Improve Patient Care Delivery” at the Nursing Management Congress. + Linda Rieg, PhD, RN, CNE presented and was a panel member for The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, at the 24th International Nursing Congress in Prague, Czech Republic. + Brenda Sloan, MA, RN, ACNS-BC critically reviewed Critical Care Nursing, Seventh Edition by Urden, Stacy, and Lough. 14 School of Nursing SPRING 2014