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TWU nursing faculty to attend Vienna Symposium


HOUSTON – Several nursing faculty at Texas Woman’s University’s Nelda C. Stark College of Nursing will present abstracts during the 18th International Nursing Research Congress Focusing on Evidence-Based Practice, scheduled July 11- 14 in Vienna, Austria.

The symposium, titled “Student to Nurse: A Cohort Study to Predict Success of Nursing Students,” is sponsored by Sigma Theta Tau International. TWU Associate Nursing Professor Dr. Anne Young organized the symposium.

Earline Moreland, nursing lab administrator, will present “A Theory Driven Research Study to Better Prepare the Future Nursing Workforce: The Methods.” Co-authors of the abstract are Dr. Judith McFarlane, professor, and Dr. Ann Malecha, associate professor. Assistant Professor Ann St. Germain will present “The Influence of Psychological Empowerment and Stress Resiliency on Nursing Student Success,” co-authored with Dr. Young and Dr. Peggy Landrum, associate clinical professor.

Associate Professor Dr. Robin Britt will present “An Examination of Health Status, Perception of Faculty Support, Posttraumatic Stress and Nursing Student Stress as Predictors of Student Nurse Academic Performance.” Co- authors of the abstract are Dr. Chris Hawkins, associate professor; Dr. Sandy Cesario, professor; Dr. Malecha; and Dr. Michelle Dorin, visiting assistant professor.

Drs. Young and Cesario also have a poster presentation titled, “Using Debate as a Method to Foster Critical Thinking in Nursing Doctoral Students.” Dr. Cesario also is the second author on a paper presentation with TWU doctoral student Nena Bonuel titled, “Acuity Adaptable: Patient Room of the Future.”


For Further Information Contact:

Amanda McKeen Simpson
Director of News and Information
Tel: (940) 898-3456
e-mail: asimpson1@twu.edu

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