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Sigma Theta Tau Internationak

26th International Research Congress

San Juan, Puerto Rico

July, 2015

Bev Byers & Susan Sayari "Do Graduate Students Have a Change in Perspective Regarding Nursing Care After Taking a Nursing Theory Course?"

Bev Byers & Beth Swanson "Systematic Review of the Literature"

Amanda Cole "Breastfeeding and Postpartum Depression"

Stephanie Dunkle, Erin Whitley, Jamie Roney, & JoAnn Long "Reliability Testing of Modified Early Warning Score (MEWS) System"

Erin Whitley, Stephanie Dunkle, & Jamie Roney "Recognizing Sepsis using a Modified Early Warning Scoring (MEWS) Tool"

Crystal Pellam & JoAnn Long "Effectiveness of a KUDOS Program in Increasing Nursing Job Satisfaction"

Morgan Posada "Literature Review on Harmful Effects of Synthetic Marijuana and Needed Public Health Education"

Janna Hackett "What Challenges and Experiences do Immigrant Turkish Muslim Women Face When Acquiring Healthcare?"

Dusty Hough "Exercise as an Intervention for Recurrent Headaches in the Young Adult"

Rita Doumit, Nadine Zeeni, JoAnn Long, C.Kazndjian, N. Gharibeh, L.Karem, Huaxin Song, and Carol Boswell "Effects of Recording Food Intake Using Cell Phone Camera Pictures on Energy Intake and Food Choice"

Rita Doumit, G. Katsounari, C. Kazndjian, O. SukkariehHaarty, JoAnn Long, & Nadine Zeeni, "Investigating Vulnerability for Developing Eating Disorders in a Multi-Confessional Lebanese Sample"

Rising Stars in Scholarhip

Sigma Theta Tau International 43rd Biennial Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada, Nov, 2015

Amanda Raymundo, "Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in U.S. Children Utilizing Complimentary Alternative Therapies: How Effective Are They?"

Crystal Pellam "Effectiveness of  KUDOS Program in Increasing Nursing Job Satisfaction"

Sigma Theta Tau International

25th International Research Congress

Hong Kong, China

July, 2014

Madelyn Sparks "Sparks Code-Blue Ability Questionnaire of Novice Nurses in the ICU"

JoAnn Long, Paula Gannaway, Cindy Ford, Rita Doumit, Nadine Zeeni, Ola Sukkarieh-Haraty, Aline Milane, Justin Brown, Sharlan Proper, Bev Byers, LaNell Harrison, Dan Hatch, Huaxin Song, and Patti White "Outcomes of an Evidence-Based Research (EBR) Tool to Teach Online Research and Critical Thinking Skills."

Sara Dodd, Martin Binks, Ngozi Anyanwu, Toby Rogers, & Carol Boswell, "Diet, Encoded Memory, Visual Cues, Obesity, and Neuroimaging"

Bruce Mitchell, "Which fluid, Lactated Ringer's or Normal Saline 0.9% is the best choice for nursing practice in the Air Medical Industry?"

Susie Mitchell,"Perceptions, Methods of Controlling, and Preparation of Emergency Room Nurses against Workforce Violence"

Sigma Theta Tau International
24th International Research Congress

Prague, Czech Republic
July 22-26, 2013

Dana Boltz, LaNell Harrison, JoAnn Long -“Teaching Nurses and Lay Midwives in Malindi, Kenya”

Bev Byers, JoAnn Long – “Student Learning Outcomes and Global Trips: Insight into Cultural Awareness and Personal Growth”

Matthew T. Cotton, JoAnn Long – “Exploring Facilitators and Barriers to Healthy Eating Among Community Gardeners”

Jane Fuerstenberg – “The Significance of Low Health Literacy, Self-management, and Compliance in Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes”

Lexie Futrell, Erin Whitley, Jessica Maples, Kim Stunkard, Jamie Roney, JoAnn Long “Reliability Testing of a Modified Early Warning Scoring (MEWS) System”

Cynthia Mullen – “Implementation of an Evidence-based Management Algorithm in the Treatment of Post-Operative Chylothorax Children”

Rosa San Pedro, JoAnn Long – “The Role of Patient Selected Music in Decreasing Anxiety in Adult Patients Undergoing Cataract Extraction Under Monitored Anesthesia”

Jamie Roney, Erin Whitley, Jessica Maples, Kim Stunkard, Lexie Futrell, JoAnn Long – “Usability and Acceptability Testing of a Modified Early Warning Scoring (MEWS) Tool Using Simulation”

Christi S. Weems, JoAnn Long – “Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy: A Treatment Option for Seniors with Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo”


Sigma Theta Tau International 42nd Biennial Convention Indianapolis, IN November 16-20, 2013Jane Fuerstenberg – Rising Star in Scholarship LCU Representative - “The Significance of Low Health Literacy, Self-management, and Compliance in Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes” Amanda Venable – Rising Star in Scholarship LCU Representative – “Is Electronic Surveillance Equivalent to Manual Surveillance of Healthcare Acquired Infections (HAI)?” 27th National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) Kim Stunkard – “Testing of a Modified Early Warning Scoring (MEWS) Tool “