APNA 30th Annual Conference Online Poster Gallery

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

Congratulations to the APNA 30th Annual Conference Poster Presentation Award Recipients!


1st Place
3. Linking Principles of a Leadership Model to Nurse Job Satisfaction

Philippa Ashford, MSN, RN; Mike Bennett, MSN, RN; Kristina Bullard, MSN, RN; Cheryl Buteaux, MSN, RN; Jennifer M. Jackson, MSN, RN-BC; Nancy Palyo, MSN, RN; Avni Cirpili, DNP, RN, NEA-BC; Jane S. Mahoney, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC

2nd Place
4. Nurses Taking the Lead in Modernizing a Behavioral Health Facility

Cheryl M. Odell, MS, RN, NEA-BC; Mary Kay Shibley, MSN, RN


1st Place
13. Joint Development and Implementation of Innovative Stabilization Protocol for Opiate-Dependent Pregnant Women

Jana Briggs, BSN, RN-BC; Lori Harris, BSN, RN-BC; Mindy Sacco, BSN, RN

2nd Place
76. Early Report from an Innovative Integrated Care Model of Behavioral Health in a Medicaid Population of Central Texas

Lindsey Warren Davis, RN, MSN, FPMHNP; Katrina Rodies, RN, MSN, WHNP; Mari-Ann Alexander, RN, PhD




1st Place
110. Barriers to Mental Health Treatment Following Child Sexual Abuse

Linda C. Lewin, PhD, PMHCNS-BC

2nd Place
114. The Relationships of Coping, Negative Thinking, Life Satisfaction, Social Support, and Selected Demographics with Anxiety of Young Adult College Students

Jihan Mahmoud, RN, PhD; Ruth "Topsy" Staten, PhD, ARNP-CS; Terry Lennie, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN; Lynne Hall, DrPH, RN


1st Place
145. Gaining Control: Strategies for Caring for Aggressive Patients on Medical Surgical Units

Gail Bromley, RN, PhD; Karen A. Federspiel, DNP, MS, RN-BC, GCNS-BC

2nd Place
165. Enhancing Learning in Psychiatric Mental-Health Nursing Courses

Joan C. Masters, EdD, MBA, APRN, PMHNP-BC


1st Place
115. Undergraduate Nursing Students’ Stigma towards Working with Alcohol and Opioid Users: The Effects of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatments (SBIRT) On Undergraduates Nursing Students’ Stigma

Khadejah F. Mahmoud, MSN, RN; Ann M. Mitchell, PHD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN; Kathryn R. Puskar, DrPH, RN, FAAN; Dawn Lindsay, PhD

2nd Place
73. Interprofessional Collaborative Education in Mental Health: Exploring Attitudes and Beliefs About Collaboration and Teamwork

Tina R. Violetta, DNP, PMHNP-BC, RN

Download a list of the 2016 Poster Presentation Winners (pdf)

Special thanks to the Poster Presentation Judges:
Diane Allen, MN, RN-BC, NEA-BC
Tina Aown, MSN, RN-BC, CNML
Susan Archacki-Resnik, ARNP, FPMHNP, BC
Nina Beaman, EdD, MSN, RN-BC (PMH)
Janet Collins, MS, RN, CS, NP-P,BC
Diane Daddario, MSN, ACNS-BC,RN-BC,CMSRN
Nancy Dillon, PhD, RN, CNS
Laura Dzurec, PhD
Carol Essenmacher, MSN, CNS-BC
Kay Foland, PhD, RN, APRN, BC, CNP
Laurie Galatas, MS, RN
Deanna Golden, DNP Student, MSN, MBA, RN
Peggy Hernandez, EdD APRN PMHCNS-BC
Sara Jones, PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Chris Kalinyak, DNP, FNP, ANP, CNS, MBA
Brenda G. Kucirka, PhD(c), RN, PMHCNS-BC, CNE
Margherite Matteis, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC
Leslie Miles, DNP, PMHNP
Patricia Mulvaney-Roth, RN, MSN, PMHCNS, BC
Marlene Nadler-Moodie, MSN, APRN, PMHCNS-BC
Barbara Peterson, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, RN
Eula Pines, PhD, PMHCNS, BC, DNP
Yvette Rose, DNPc, MSN, RN
Jacki Rosen, MS, RN, PMHCNS-BC_
Janet Stagg, MS, RN, APN
Debbie Steele, RN, LMFT, PhD
Dawn Vanderhoef, PhD(c), DNP, RN, PMHNP/CS-BC
Frankie Wallis, DNP, FNP, RN
Cornelia Walsh, RN BC, BSN, MSHS
Suzane Wilbur, MS, PMHCNS-BC
Stephanie Wynn, DNP-RN-BC, PMHNP-BC
Teresa Yambo, PhD(c), MSN Ed, RN
Jaclene Zauszniewski, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN

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