APNA 27th Annual Conference Online Poster Gallery

View 92 poster pdfs uploaded by this year's poster presenters!

Congratulations to the APNA 27th Annual Conference Poster Presentation Award Recipients!


First Place
18. Using Simulation to Teach Group Therapy Skills and Foster Empathy for Psychiatric Patients
          Christine P. Kurtz, DNP, PMHCNS-BC

Second Place Tie!
31. Strengthening Essential Interpersonal Competencies: Maximizing the Self-Assessment of the Interpersonal Relationship Scale
          Karen S. Dearing PhD, APRN-BC; Sheryl Steadman, PhD, APRN

Second PlaceTie!
35. Violence in the Health Care Setting: Empowering Nursing Students Through the Use of De-escalation Training
          Miriam S. Zwitter, PhD, RN


First Place
39. Awareness, Understanding, Training, and Involvement of Staff in Safe and Effective Management of Patients with Autism
          Leilanie Marie Ayala, MSN, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP-BC

Second Place
47. An Assault Reduction Program in the Acute Psychiatric Setting
          Daryl A. Cummings, MSN, RN, BC; Sherry Lindsay, ARNP; Nicole Perez, BSN, RN


First Place
121. Resourcefulness Training for Women Dementia Caregivers: Feasibility of Two Practice Methods
          Jaclene A. Zauszniewski, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN

Second Place
122. Nonpsychiatric Hospitalization of Persons with Severe Mental Illness: Special Considerations
          Cindy Zolnierek, PhD, MSN, RN


First Place
119. An Integrative Review of the Mental Health of Partners Living with Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
          Teresa Yambo, MSN, Ed, RN

Second Place
48. Soldiers and Horses
          Ginette M. Di Domenico, RN, BSN

Download a list of the 2013 Poster Presentation Winners (pdf)

Special thanks to the Poster Presentation Judges:
Diane Allen, MN, RN-BC, NEA-BC
Susan Archacki-Resnik, ARNP, FPMHNP, BC
Nina Beaman, EdD, MSN, RN-BC (PMH)
Anlee Birch-Evans, RN, PhD, CNS
Nancy Dillon, PhD, RN, CNS
Loraine Fleming, APRN-BC, MA
Laurie Galatas, MS, RN
Edna Hamera, PhD, APRN
Judith M Jarosinski, PhD, RN, CNE
Celeste Johnson, MSN, RN, PMHCNS
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
Eula Pines, PhD, PMHCNS, BC, DNP
Karen Pounds, PhD, APRN, BC
Amy Rushton, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC
Janet Stagg, MS, RN, APN
Kathleen R. Tusaie, PhD, APRN, BC
Suzane Wilbur, MS, PMHCNS-BC
Grace Wlasowicz, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC
Jaclene Zauszniewski, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN