UCF College of Nursing had a strong presence at the 24th annual Southern Nursing Research Society (SNRS) Conference held February 3-6, 2010 in Austin, Texas with several faculty members and doctoral students presenting their research and findings to fellow nurses at the conference.
Oropharyngeal Secretion Removal in Intubated Patients, Mary Lou Sole
Pre-Migration Persecution, Post-Migration Stressors and Resources, and Post-Migration Mental Health: A Study of Traumatized U.S. Arab Immigrant Women, Anne Norris and Karen Aroian
Postpartum Depression in Previously Infertile Mothers: The State of the Science, Sigrid Ladores
The Effect of Combat Exercises on Cardiovascular Response: An Exploratory Study, MeLisa Gantt
Information Literacy Programs for Evidence-Based Practice, Patricia Lafferty and Judith Ruland
A Phenomenological Description of the Lived Experience of Creating Art for Women with Breast Cancer: Preliminary Findings, Laurie Stark
The Effects of an Evidenced-Based Intervention on Stress and Coping of Families of Critically Ill Trauma Patients, Sandra Knapp
Pain Management Issues Among Direct Care Nurses, Kelly Allred
Assessing Retention of Knowledge Related to Ovarian Cancer in Baccalaureate Nursing Students, Victoria Loerzal
Examining Factors that Increase and Decrease Stress in Adolescent Community College Students, Nancy Ahearn and Anne Norris
The Historical ‘Story’ of Story Theory for Nursing Practice and Research with a Vision for the Next Chapter, Allison Edmonds
The SNRS advances nursing through its research and promotion from members in the society. Demonstrating core values of connection, collaboration and communication, SNRS is a valuable networking resource for the nursing research community in the Southern region of the U.S., as well as of the Bahamas, Caribbean and Latin America. It also serves as a career facilitator to the development of practicing nurses and nursing students as researchers. For more information, visit www.snrs.org. The 25th SNRS Annual Conference will be held in Jacksonville, Fla.
Contributing writer: Kristin Soto, UCF College of Nursing communications intern