APNA 28th Annual Conference Online Poster Gallery

Explore the gallery to find 100+ posters presented at the conference in Indianapolis, including the award-winning presentations listed below!

Congratulations to the APNA 28th Annual Conference Poster Presentation Award Recipients!


1st Place
24. Evaluation of a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Fellowship
         Meghan Shanahan, MS, RN, PMHNP-BC;  Christine A. Gosselin, APRN PMHCNS BC

2nd Place
4. Implementing SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment) Into Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nursing Programs
         Erin Ellington, DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC


1st Place
46. Improve Access to Mental Health Services at the Veterans Affairs New York Harbor Healthcare System through the 7-Day Post Discharge Follow-up Initiative
        Linda I. Kaplan, RN, MSN, CARN

2nd Place
65. Screening for Depression in Congestive Heart Failure Patients
        Patricia A. Thompson, MSN, RN


1st Place
103. The Effects of Karaoke on Pain, Anxiety, and Sleep in an Adult Acute Care Inpatient Psychiatric Unit
         Kelly Southard, RN, BSN, MBA;  Robin Bartlett, RN, PhD;  Joann Glover, RN, BSN, MS

2nd Place
72. The Effect of Nursing Interventions Aimed at Reducing Metabolic Syndrome Risks in Persons with Serious Mental Illness
         Paula S. Bolton, MS, ANP-BC;  Margaret Knight, PhD, PMHCNS-BC


1st Place
90. Role of the Serotonin Transporter Gene in Resilience to Trauma: An Integrative Review
        Kosuke Niitsu, MSN, APRN-NP, PMHNP-BC

2nd Place – tie!
99. Parenting Stress in Military Families: An Integrative Review
        Amanda L. Schuh, MS, RN, PMHNP-BC

2nd Place – tie!
101. A Comparison of Psychiatric and Medical-Surgical Nurses' Perceptions and Exposure to Violence
        Amanda Sieracki, RN

Download a list of the 2014 Poster Presentation Winners (pdf)

Special thanks to the Poster Presentation Judges:

Susan Archacki-Resnik ARNP, FPMHNP, BC
Nina Beaman EdD, MSN, RN-BC (PMH)
Sattaria (Tari) Dilks DNP, APRN-BC, FPMHNP, LPC
Loraine Fleming APRN-BC, MA
Laurie Galatas MS, RN
Judith M. Jarosinski PhD, RN, CNE
Brenda G. Kucirka PhD(c), RN, PMHCNS-BC, CNE
Joan C. Masters EdD, MBA, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Margherite Matteis PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC
Patricia Mulvaney-Roth RN, MSN, PMHCNS, BC
Marlene Nadler-Moodie MSN, APRN, PMHCNS-BC
Connie Noll MA, BSN, RN-BC
Kathi Pendleton MS, RN-BC, CDNC
Rick Pessagno DNP, PMHNP-BC, CGP
Eula Pines PhD, PMHCNS, BC, DNP
Karen Pounds PhD, APRN, BC
Amy Rushton MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC
Shirley Smoyak  RN, PhD, FAAN
Janet Stagg MS, RN, APN
Suzane Wilbur MS, PMHCNS-BC
Jaclene Zauszniewski PhD, RN-BC, FAAN

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