Presentations / Posters

Recent Faculty Podium/Poster Presentations

  • Arnold, M., & Rooker, J. (2019, April). Young at Heart: Living with HTN & CHF. Arkansas Gerontological Society 2019 Spring Conference. Little Rock, AR.
  • Campbell, C. (2019, April). Implementation of onsite metabolic monitoring in an outpatient mental health clinic: A quality improvement project. Annual Spring Conference Arkansas Nurse Practitioner Association. Little Rock, AR.
  • Camden, K., DeClerk, L, Hanrahan, S., & Pile, J. (2019, May). Arkansas’ nursing shortage: What can hospitals and execs do to help. Panel discussion. Arkansas Health Executives Forum 2019 Spring Lunch Panel & Networking. Little Rock, AR.
  • Caskey, R., Garner, D., Daley, M.,(December 20, 2018). Nurse practitioners: At the forefront of HPV-related disease prevention [Video file]. New York, NY: Medscape.
  • DeClerk, L. (2019, April). Taming time: Precepting in a busy clinic. 4th annual ANPA Spring Conference, Little Rock, AR.
  • Declerk, L. (2019, April). Why I don’t precept: Factors in the decision not to precept. 4th Annual ANPA Spring Conference, Little Rock, AR.
  • Declerk, L. & Wright, P. (2019, March). Why I don’t precept: Factors in the decision not to precept. UAMS Student Research Day, Little Rock, AR.
  • Declerk, L. & Tsai, P. (2018, November). Why I don’t precept: A pilot study. Arkansas Nursing Research Alliance Conference, St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center, Little Rock, Ar.
  • DeClerk, L., Whited, T., & Swint, C. (2019, April). DNP Clinicians and Advocacy: Educating Nurse Practitioners to Design and Influence Future Health Policy. 45th Annual NONPF National Conference. Atlanta, GA. (Symposium).
  • DeClerk, L., & Gullette, D. (April 5, 2019). Using debate as a learning tool in online DNP program. National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties 45th Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.
  • Garner, D. (2019, March). Counting the “Likes”: Exploring risk associated with social media use. National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • Gernat, J. Fear of Cancer Recurrence in Multiple Myeloma Patients: Feasibility of an eHealth Intervention.
  • Gullette, D., Bellflower, B., Hammersal, M., & Belport, S. (April 3, 2019). Workshop for new faculty: How to transition from a NP to a faculty role. National Organization of Nurse Practitioners Faculties (NONPF).
  • Gullette, D., Barkley, T., & Myers, C. (2019). Headaches. In Barkley, T., Myers. Practice considerations for adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioners (2nd ed) (Vol 2, 892-912). California: Barkley & Associates.
  • Gullette, D., Barkley, T., & Myers, C. (2019). Integumentary disorders. In Barkley, T., Myers. Practice considerations for adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioners (2nd ed) (Vol 2, 818-837). California: Barkley & Associates.
  • Gullette, D. (2019). Case Study: Henoch-Schonlein Purpura (HSP) or Immunoglobulin A Vasculitis (IgAV) Associated Kidney Failure Related to Uncontrolled Diabetes. AANP, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Gullette, D., & DeClerk, L. (2019). Case study: Overview of pulmonary arteriovenous malformations and hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia. 2018 National Conference for Nurse Practitioners in Acute Care (NPAC).
  • Haggard-Duff, L. (2019). Podium Presenter: Student Engagement – Methods to Engage the Online Learner. Teach the Teacher Symposium – UAMS.
  • Harris, M., & Rhoads, S. (Presenters) (2019, April 23). Virtual site visits for nurse practitioner students. [Audio Podcast]. Retrieved from: https://journals.lww.com/nurseeducatoronline/pages/podcastepisodes/aspx?podcastid=4
  • Harris, M. (2019, April). Antipsychotic medications in long term care. Invited. Podium presentation at Texarkana College, Texarkana, AR.
  • Harris, M., Cartwright, C., & Hudgeons, L. (2019, February). Antipsychotic medication prescribing patterns in long term care. Poster presentation at the annual conference for the Southern Nursing Research Society. Orlando, FL.
  • Harris, M., Cartwright, C., & Hudgeons, L. (2019, February). Antipsychotic medication prescribing patterns in long term care. Poster presentation at the annual conference for the Arkansas Nursing Research Day. Little Rock, AR.
  • Harris, M. (2018, November). Education grants. Podium Presentation at Translational Research Grant Writing Series. Little Rock, AR.
  • Harris, M. (2018, October). Anxiety. Invited Podium Presentation at Life Quest. Little Rock, AR.
  • Harris, M., Lewitz, A., Peraza-Smith, G., Keilman, L., & Cacchione, P. (2018, September). Psychosis and older adults: Assessment, diagnosis, and management. Symposium at the pre-conference of the GAPNA annual meeting. Washington, D.C.
  • Harris, M, Declerk, L., Hutchison, L., White, L., Lefler, L, & Schafer, P. (2018, July). Lessons learned: The use of innovative technology in interprofessional curricula for care of rural and underserved older adults with late life depression. Workshop at the annual 2018 Nexus Summit. Minneapolis, MN.
  • Harris, M. (2018, November). State of the science in aging, dementia, and mental health: Recommendations from White Papers and think tank. Recommendations training current and future generations in brain health. Invited podium presentation at the International Leadership Conference of the National Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence. Boston, MA.
  • Walmer, M., Bronner, S., & Harris, M. (2018, September). An epidemiological review of opioid use in older adults: Prescribing patterns and health outcomes. Accepted poster presentation at the annual meeting of the GAPNA. Washington D.C.
  • Lefler, L., Rhoads, S., Harris, M. Lubin, S., Funderburg, A., Rooker, J., Martel, I., Faulkner, J., & Beverly, C. (November, 2018). Feasibility and engagement with mHealth monitoring in rural-dwelling older adults with heart failure: A pilot study. Accepted poster presentation at the annual meeting of the American Heart Association. Chicago, IL.
  • Lefler, L., Rhoads, S., Harris, M. Lubin, S., Funderburg, A., Rooker, J., Martel, I., Faulkner, J., & Beverly, C. (November, 2018). Feasibility and engagement with mHealth monitoring in rural-dwelling older adults with heart failure: A pilot study. Accepted poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. Boston, MA.
  • Walmer, M., Kazana, I., & Harris, M. (2018, September). Preventing suicide in older adults. Podium presentation at the annual meeting of the GAPNA. Washington D.C.
  • Hays, L. (2019). Annual Famous Family Bistro 6th Conference, Little Rock, AR: Newborn Screening: Economic Implications.
  • Hays, L. (2019). Southern Nursing Research Society Annual Conference, Orlando, FL: Newborn Screening for Severe Combined Immune Deficiency in Arkansas: Economic Value.
  • Hays, L. (2018). Society of Pediatric Nurses Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado: Self-Reported Self-Management of Transitioning Adults with Congenital Heart Disease.
  • Heo, S., McSweeney, J., Tsai, P., Ounpraseuth, S., Moser, D.K., & Kim, J. (2018 Nov). How does cancer adversely affect hospitalization in patients with heart failure? The roles of fatigue and depression. Poster presentation at Scientific Session, Chicago, IL.
  • Heo, S., McSweeney, J., Tsai, P., Ounpraseuth, S., Moser, D.K., & Kim, J. (2018 Nov). Different factors associated with medication adherence, dietary sodium adherence, and symptom management in patients with heart failure. Poster presentation at Scientific Sessions, Chicago, IL.
  • Jones, J. L. (2018, November). A different point of view: The lived experiences of registered nurses as family caregivers. Preliminary results from a dissertation study. Poster session presented at the 2018 Annual Evidence Based Forum of the Arkansas Nursing Research Alliance, Little Rock, AR.
  • Jones, S. (2019 Oct). Managing Pediatric ADHD. Podium presentation at the Arkansas National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) annual conference, Little Rock, AR.
  • Jones, S. (2019). Managing Child and Adolescent Bipolar Depression Treatment. Symposium at the International Society of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurses (ISPN) annual conference, Charlotte, NC, and American Psychiatric Nurses Association Psychopharmacology Institute (APNA-CPI), Louisville, KY.
  • Jones. S. (2019 Mar). Responding to Psychiatric Emergencies. Oral presentation at the Arkansas EMS and First Responder Conference, Eureka Springs, AR.
  • Jones, S. (2018 Aug). First Responders’ Mental Health: PTSD and More. Oral presentation at the Arkansas EMT Association Conference, Hot Springs, AR.
  • Jones, S. (2018 Oct). First responders perceived barriers to help-seeking. Abstract published in APNA 32nd Annual Conference, Columbus, Ohio: Concurrent Session Abstracts, in the Journal of American Psychiatric Nurses Association. doi: 10.1177/1078390319844515
  • Jones, S. (2019 Oct). Managing Pediatric ADHD. Podium presentation at the Arkansas National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) annual conference, Little Rock, AR.
  • Fowler, J., Declerk, L., & Jones, S. (2019 Apr). Patient Reported Outcome Measures for Yoga and mental Illness: A Private Practice Quality Improvement Project. Oral presentation at the Arkansas Nursing Research Conference, Little Rock, AR. *I served as community mentor on J. Fowler’s DNP committee.
  • Agud, K. & Jones, S. (2019 Apr). Burdening the Family with Traumas of the Job: A Barrier to Help-seeking for First Responders. Oral presentation at the Arkansas Nursing Research Conference, Little Rock, AR. *K. Agud was a BSN-Honors student that I mentored; she significantly contributed to data analysis for this study, was primary presenter, and the only BSN-Honors student that did a podium presentation.
  • Jones, S. (2019 Mar). Mental Health Education and Training at an Interdisciplinary Student-run Free Clinic. Oral presentation at the Society of Student-run Free Clinics 2nd Annual Conference, Kansas City, KS.
  • Jones. S. (2018 Oct). First Responders’ Perceived Barriers to Help-seeking. Oral presentation at the American Psychiatric Nurses Association 32nd Annual Conference, Columbus, OH.
  • Kalkwarf, S., Labonte, J., & Mayfield, L. (2018). An evaluation of the use of standardized patients in a nurse practitioner program. Arkansas Nursing Research Symposium at St. Vincent Hospital, Little Rock, AR.
  • Kalkwarf, S., Labonte, J., & Mayfield, L. (2018). An evaluation of the use of standardized patients in a nurse practitioner program. Arkansas Nurse Practitioner Association Annual Conference. Little Rock, AR.
  • LaBorde, P. (January, 2019). Debate as an educational tool in an online environment. Poster presentation Teach the Teacher Conference, Little Rock, AR.
  • Jeffs, D.A., Lefler, L.L., Scott, P., Davis, A.S., Haushalter, A.R., Lear, C.M., Mantle, E.J. (2019 July). Nurses as Global Leaders: Improving Population Health through Innovative Nurses on Boards Leadership Education. Sigma Theta Tau International Research Congress, Calgary, Canada.
  • Lefler, L.L. (2018 Oct). Nurses on Boards Training: A Tri-State Initiative. Culture of Health: More Than Just Health Care. Presented as part of a training conference sponsored by the Centers of Nursing Excellence/Action Coalitions in AR, MO, TN.
  • Harris, M., Declerk, L., Hutchison, L., Lefler, L.L., White, L., Schafer, P. (2018 July). Lessons Learned: The use of innovative technology in interprofessional curriculum for care of rural and underserved older adults with late-life depression. Nexus Summit for Interprofessional Education, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Mayfield, L. (2019). Cervical cancer screening in the transgender population: An evaluation of practice. Arkansas Nursing Research Day- UAMS. Little Rock, AR.
  • Mayfield, L., Thompson, S., Trentham, N. (2018). Opioid induced constipation in the palliative care setting: A guideline update. Arkansas Nursing Research Symposium at St. Vincent Hospital, Little Rock, AR.
  • Mayfield, L. (2019). Cervical cancer screening in the transgender population: An evaluation of practice. Arkansas Nursing Research Day. Little Rock, AR.
  • McSweeney. J. (2018 Oct). Women and Heart Disease: Presented Turning Over a New Leaf. Mt. Home, AR.
  • McSweeney, J. (2018 Aug). Presented Women and Heart Disease: Call to Action, St Margaret’s Church, Little Rock, AR.
  • McSweeney, J. (2019 Sept). Presented Matters of the Heart: A Research Journey Uncovering Signs of Heart Disease in Women. Invited lecture for National Institute Nursing Research (NINR) at the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland.
  • McSweeney, J. (2019 Jan). Deep-Dive Discussion, PhD Programs: Goals, Challenges, Opportunities, and Preparing Graduates for the Future. AACN Doctoral Education Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • McSweeney, J. (2018 Nov). American Heart Association, Scientific Sessions 2018. Presenting AHA Funding Opportunities for Early Career, Chicago, IL.
  • McSweeney, J. (2018 Nov). American Academy of Nursing & Gala Conference, Washington, DC.
  • McSweeney, J. (2018 Aug). American Academy of Nursing (AACN) & NINR Discussion group doctoral programs, Washington, DC.
  • Nagel, C., Quinones, A, Cigolle, C.(2019 Feb). Longitudinal Agreement of Self-reported Chronic Illness with Medicare Claims History. Southern Nursing Research Society, Orlando, FL.
  • Caruso, B., Sclar, G., Parimita P., Majorin, F., Nagel, C., Clasen, T. (2018 Oct). Design and baseline findings of a cluster randomized trial to assess the Sundara Grama behavior change intervention to increase latrine use in rural Odisha, India. Water and Health, Chapel Hill, NC.
  • Parker, P. (2019). Using words: How we can talk, read, and hear words to navigate the medical world. First United Methodist Church Men’s Group.
  • Boone, S., & Renteria, F. (2018). Writing multiple choice exams. Podium presentation to the UAMS Educators Academy. Little Rock, AR
  • Rojo, M. (2019 Mar). “An Assessment of Coronary Heart Disease Knowledge, Awareness, and Health Literacy in African-American and Hispanic Women.” Presenting poster at Southern Nursing Research Society (SNRS). Orlando, FL.
  • Stevenson, S. (2018). Health fair for a faith-based community. ARNAPNAP Pediatric Update. Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Little Rock, AR.
  • Stevenson, S. (2019). Seizures or seizure mimics? Getting it right in kids. ANPA Annual Spring Conference, Little Rock, AR.
  • Stevenson, S. & Rojo, M. (2019). Sex education needs assessment among youth in a faith-based community. ANPA Annual Spring Conference, Little Rock, AR.
  • Stickley, K. (2019) The ACE’s Study: Implications for Practice and Comprehensive Applications. Sigma-Gamma Xi-Spring Guest Speaker, Little Rock, AR.
  • Stickley, K. (2019) The ACE’s Study: Being Trauma Informed. CASA of Pulaski County Volunteer Retreat, Little Rock, AR.
  • Stickley, K. (2018) The Ace’s Study: Implications for a Brighter Future for All. Lonoke School District Faculty Presentation. Lonoke High School, Lonoke, AR
  • Stickley, K. From thoughts to actions: What really drives you. Programs in Psychiatric Nursing, St Vincent Infirmary, Little Rock, AR
  • Trotter, S., Stickley, K., De Gravelles, P., Bucks, A., McCormack, L., & Ward, N. (2018, November). Meeting mental health needs of the homeless while enhancing student nurse leadership and interprofessional collaboration. Poster session presented at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Faculty Development Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • Tsai, P. (2018). Tai Chi for posttraumatic stress disorder and chronic musculoskeletal pain-a feasibility and pilot study. VA Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, interdisciplinary Research Advisory Committee, North Little Rock, AR.
  • Tsai, P. F., Nagel, C., & Kitch, S. (2018). Health and behavioral characteristics of US adults 50 and older who misuse prescription opioids. STTI 29th International Nursing Research Congress, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Ward, N. (2018). E-cigarettes and Pregnancy. Arkansas AWHONN fall meeting. Ward, N. (2019). Addressing the trends in adolescent vaping. Arkansas Prevention Summit.
  • Ward, N. (2018). Smoke free for baby and me. Family Medicine Intensive Review Course, Little Rock, Arkansas.
  • Ward, N., McCormack, L., English, B., Stickley, K., Ward, S. Integrating Psychiatric Clinical Experience Across the BSN Curriculum: Teaching Integrated Healthcare and Decreasing Stigma Associated with Mental Illness. Presented at the UAMS Teach the Teacher Symposium, Little Rock, AR. Jan 16, 2018
  • Whited, T., Garner, D., Berber, A., & Stevenson, S. (2019, August). Pediatric Primary Care Review Course. NAPNAP Specialty Conference. Las Vegas, NV. (Two-day review course).
  • Whited, T., Garner, D., Berber, A., & Stevenson, S. (2019, March). Pediatric Primary Care Review Course. NAPNAP National Conference. New Orleans, LA. (Two-day review course).
  • Whited, T. (2019, March). When your heart is just too big: new and emerging trends in cardiomyopathy in children and adolescents. NAPNAP National Conference. New Orleans, LA.
  • Whited, T., Berber, A., Garner, D., DeClerk, L, & Phelan, K. (2019, April). An innovative technique to promote understanding of anatomy for DNP clinicians and nurse practitioners. 45th Annual NONPF Conference. Atlanta, GA.
  • Whited, T., Berber, A., Garner, D., DeClerk, L, & Phelan, K. (2019, January). An innovative technique to promote understanding of anatomy for DNP clinicians and nurse practitioners. UAMS Teach the Teacher. Little Rock, AR.
  • Whited, T., Phelan, K., Tanner, M., Snead, G., & Carithers, C. (2018, June). Piloting of an Interprofessional Education Case-Based Module for Central Line Placement Training of Health Professional Students. International Association of Medical Science Educators Conference. Las Vegas, NV.
  • Wright, P.B., Jimmerson, J., Gernat, J., Beasley, B., McSweeney, J., Mancino, M., Oliveto, A. (2019 Mar). A Pilot Study of Barriers and Facilitators to Utilizing Antagonist Medication-Assisted Treatment from the Perspectives of Persons Seeking Treatment for Prescription Opioid Use Disorder. Poster presentation, (SNRS) Conference, Orlando, FL.
  • Wright, P. B., Jimmerson, J., Gernat, J., Beasley, B., McSweeney, J., Mancino. M., Oliveto, A., (2019 June). An Exploratory Study of Decision Factors for Seeking Medication-Assisted Treatment for Prescription Opioid Use Disorder. Poster to be presented at the Council for Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) Annual Conference in San Antonio, TX.
  • Wright, P.B., McSweeney, J., Oliveto, M. (2018. Sept). Improving Precision Treatment Strategies for Prescription Opioid Use Disorder. Abstract submitted for poster presentation at Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science (CANS)
  • Wright, P.B., Jimmerson, J., Gernat, J., Beasley, B., McSweeney, J., Mancino, M., Oliveto, A. (2019 Apr). A Pilot Study of Barriers and Facilitators to Utilizing Antagonist Medication-Assisted Treatment from the Perspectives of Persons Seeking Treatment for Prescription Opioid Use Disorder. Arkansas Nursing Research Conference, Little Rock, AR.
  • Connolly, S.L., Miller, C.J., Koenig, C.J., Zamora, K.A., Wright, P.B., Stanley, R.L., & Pyne, J.M. (2018 Nov). Veterans’ attitudes towards smartphone application use for mental health care: Examination of rurality and age differences. L. Rutter (Chair), On the Cusp of a ‘New Era’: Integrating Technological Advances into Evidence-Based Assessment and Treatment. Symposium podium presentation to be conducted at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Washington, D.C.
  • Shakya, S., Wright, P., Cornell, C. (2019). Perspectives of Service Providers of Criminal Justice System on Help Seeking and Service Utilization Behaviors of Domestic Violence Survivors in Nepal. Podium presentation Annual Katmandu Conference on Nepal and the Himalaya.
  • Wright, Patricia B. (2018 Sept). Lessons Learned: Community Engaged Research. Panel presentation TRI Community Engaged Researchers Meeting, Little Rock, AR.
  • Wright, Patricia B. (2019 Apr). The Opioid Epidemic: Does This Disability Matter? Panel speaker at Arkansas Fair Housing/Fair Lending Conference, “Building the Next Generation of Diverse Arkansas Communities, Little Rock, AR.
  • Wright, Patricia B. (2018 Aug). Opioid Addiction and Drug Use. Podium presentation to FAITH Network Community Advisory Board, Little Rock, AR.