Nurse of the Year

Alyson Cooper, R.N.

Norton Audubon Hospital

Stacey Westenhofer, R.N.

Norton Brownsboro Hospital

Beena Thomas, R.N.

Norton Hospital

Catherine Cooke, R.N.

Norton Women’s &
Kosair Children’s Hospital

Suzanne Hedgspeth, R.N.

Kosair Children's Hospital

Brittany Kurtz, R.N.

Kosair Children’s Medical Center – Brownsboro

Brenda Robinson, R.N.

Norton Cancer Institute

Lori Huelsman, R.N.

Norton Clinical Agency

Jennifer Todorov, R.N.

Norton Medical Group

Mary Beth Wright, R.N.

Office of Church and
Health Ministries

Finalists

Norton Audubon Hospital

Jordyn Brosmer

David Claypool

Alexandra Franz

Kenneth Hall

Cora O’Hara

Gloria Pescador

Katie Zoeller

 

Norton Brownsboro Hospital

Julie Cooper

Andrew Holt

Nicole Humphries

Lindsay Leake

Michael Richter

 

Norton Hospital

Carrie Hammond

Erin Harrison

Constance Jordan

David McGraw

Christine Njogu

Karen Ross

Norton Women’s & Kosair Children’s Hospital

Katie Albright

Emily Beal

Teresa Jack

Heather Oliver

Mike Richardson

Johnna Shown

Tiffiny Yates

 

Kosair Children’s Hospital

Jill Anderson

Katie Higdon

Sarah Kelsey

Gloria Keltner

Shelly Kirk

Frances Price

Rita Varnell

Kosair Children’s Medical Center – Brownsboro

Shannon Bilbro

Jennifer Ford

Lori Kreutzer

 

Norton Cancer Institute

Patty Corzine

Mary Schmeing

 

Norton Clinical Agency

Greg Hart

Lana Loving

Heather Mundell

 

Norton Medical Group

Meaghen Hart-Williams

Katherine Herberger

N-CAP achievers

Norton Audubon Hospital

Expert

Theresa Kurtz

Perpetua Markwell

Linda Strange

Susan Thomas

 

Champion

Jocelyn Celedonio

Sandra Collins

Christina Dages

Renee Gish

Jane Graves

Mary Higdon

Karen Janssen

Sharon Stowers

Mistie Sullivan

Miriam Vallejo

 

Norton Brownsboro Hospital

Expert

Lauren Johnson

Kari Miller

Leslie O’Bryan

 

Champion

Jennifer Lykins

Jamie Ries

 

 

Norton Hospital

Expert

Beena Abraham

April Adams

Elisa Archer

Cheryl Bledsoe

Kate Burnett

Megan Cahill

Paige Groves

Kena Harrison

Janice Hill

Elsa Joseph

Dawn Lechner

Karli Miller

Anandhi Ramesh

Aney Sebastian

Nathalie Weis

 

Champion

Eve Alexander

Marsha Atzinger

Chelsea Buck

Elaine Caldwell

Rhonda Dore

Kathryn Dunlap

Anne Giorgis

Sara Higdon

Paul Hohmann

Kaitlyn Jones

Deborah Kelty

Sandra Pelfry
Carol Ryan

Amber Smith

Susan Smith

Stephanie Sumner

April Sutton

Yvonne Thulier

Beth Walker

Christopher Wissel

Norton Women’s & Kosair Children’s Hospital

Expert

Katherine Albright

Aubrey Burton

Catherine Cooke

Judith Davenport

Sharri Fitzpatrick

Sharon Harten

Stephanie Houston

Teresa Jack

Tahirah Johnson

Fran McClure

Sarah Millstead

Katrina Morris

Katie Neel

Denise Oberhausen

Heather Oliver

Jennifer Richardson

Dawn Scherzer

Lynette Stivers

Amy Taylor

Margerita Trowel

Jessica Valentine

Kathleen Zanni

Leslie Zoeller

 

Champion

Mary Blackerby

Deborah Blevins

Lauren Bond

Eileen Marie Bristol

Mary Browning

Megan Disselkamp

Lisa Franklin

Kelly Gallahar

Hannah Kelly

Jackie Kennedy

Karissa Lepping

Krista Mann

Jessica Martin

Thomasine McNulty

Ashley Nicholas

Tricia Palmer

Laura Pearson

Sandra Peers

Pam Rogers

Emilee Ruxer

Johnna Shown

Rita Simms

Heather Smith

Julie Smith

Cynthia Wagoner

Dona Whitehead

Tiffany Yates

Janet Young

Kosair Children’s Hospital

Expert

Sarah Adkisson

Nancy Allgood

Jill Anderson

Rochelle Beard

Ashley Beckett

Lisa Bentley

Lindsey Bird

Cassie Blandford

Kristina Booker

Beverly Brangers

Addie Burton

Amy Butler

Veronica Cook

Melissa Ann Davis

Julie Dicken

Sarah English

Lauren Evanczyk

Robyn Evans

Angel Gordon

Nancy Gray

Angela Greenwell

Heather Hartlage

Katie Higdon

Kimberly Johnson

Gloria Keltner

Erin Kirk

Shelly Kirk

Nicole Liddle

Carol Luken

Mary Luttrell

Mary Jill Masden

Icy Mathai

Elaine May

Janice Minor

Rebekah Mulloy

Elizabeth Ottersbach

Leslie Peak

Lauren Podvin

Kristin Richardson

Linda Rodman

Stephanie Smith

Kimberly Stoner

Joan Strotman

Usha Varughese

Anna Marie Vogt

Katherine Voyles

Deborah White

Bethany Yager

 

Champion

Michele Alexander

Katie Blakeman

Anna Buck

Robin Dunn

Donna Ernst

Deborah Hawkins

Suzanne Hedgespeth

Cecelia Hughes

Amy Johnson

Jennifer Jones

Ashley Losch

Melanie Mullins

Ashley Newton

Kristin Powell

Anne Quinn

Julie Schmidt

Jessica Siepler

Allison Spine

Jessica Storch

Rita Varnell

Ashley White

Dawn Williamson

Stephanie Wright

Kosair Children’s Medical Center – Brownsboro

Expert

Karen Austin

Brittany Kurtz

Lisa Long

Kristie Payne

Katie Starck

 

Champion

Rebecca Aldridge

Kelly Hibbs

Gina Moore

Holly Morris

Briana Smith

Debra Taylor

 

Norton Cancer Institute

Expert

Julie Beckman

Sherry Bennett

Amanda McCauley

Melinda Sisk

 

Champion

Theresa Dyar

Gretchen Irvin

Sandra Khoury

Abbey Overstreet

Brenda Robinson

Mary Schmeing

Karen Triplett

Denise Warnock

Awards

Certifications

Norton Audubon Hospital

Angie Banet, MSN, R.N. – “20 under 40” business leaders, Indiana Business Source magazine; “Way to Go Woman!” leadership award, Today’s Woman magazine

 

Kristin Pickerell, DNP, R.N., NE-BC, CPHQ – “40 Under 40,” Louisville Business First

 

Norton Hospital

Terry Holder, R.N. – Outstanding Nurse in the Community award, KYANNA Black Nurses Association of Louisville, KY Inc.

 

Kosair Children’s Hospital

Stacy Baxter, BSN, R.N. – Good Samaritan Award

 

Stephanie Fahrenholz, R.N. – DAISY Award

 

Shelly Kirk, BSN, R.N., CPN – NHC Preceptor Award

 

Justine O’Flynn, R.N. – University of Louisville 2015 Nightingale Award; 2015 “Just for Kids” Champion Award from the Partnership to Eliminate Child Abuse

 

Beatrice Reesor, BSN, B.A., R.N. – DAISY Award

 

Kara Saling, BSN, R.N. – DAISY Award

 

Renata Scott, BSN, R.N. – Good Samaritan Award

Kosair Children’s Medical Center – Brownsboro

Brittany Kurtz, BSN, R.N., CPN – Good Samaritan Award, KYANNA

Black Nurses Association of Louisville, KY Inc.

 

Norton Clinical Agency

Lori Huelsman, BSN, R.N. – Florence Nightingale Award nominee, University of Louisville

 

Norton Medical Group

Angelica Brown, APRN – Excellence in Clinical Practice national award, Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association

 

Norton Audubon Hospital

David Adams, CCRN

Mary Benedict, CMC

Janet Bertoli, RN-BC

Mary Biros, PCCN

Joy Burton, RN-BC

Christina Dages, CEN

Matt Decker, CEN

Cara Guy, CCHT

Alyson Harmeling, PCCN

Rebecca Kiesler,RN-BC

Lucy Knott, PCCN

Candice Malone, CIC

Shannon McMahan, CCRN

Matt Pearson, CEN

Kristin Pickerell, CPHQ

Melissa Renfrow, RNC-Med Surg

Deborah Ruhl, CGRN

Erin Williams, PCCN

Melissa Williams, PCCN

 

Norton Brownsboro Hospital

Candice Gray-Cunningham, CNRN

Ginger Owens, CAPA

 

Norton Hospital

Ellen Agly, RNC-Med Surg

Elizabeth Bischoff, CNRN

Jessica Bohlson, OCN

Erika Bowman CNRN

Suzie Bruner, CCDS

Hillary Campbell, CNRN

Allana Cox, CCRN

Nikki Crawford, SCRN

Beth Faulkner, CNRN

Cheryl Freiberger, CCM

Candice Gray-Cunningham CNRN

Carrie Hammond, CNRN

Patti Hartman, ACM

Maria Henry, PCCN

Paul Hohmann, CSC

Sarah Holloway, SCRN

Kaitlyn Jones, CSC

Anne Marie Koch, CSC

Kayla McDonald, CNRN

Alicia Mitchell, CCDS

Ligaya Maturan, PCCN

Kari Miller, OCN

Karen Mount, IQCI, ACM

Christine Ngoju, SCRN

Jan Polston, CCDS

Erica Ray, CNRN

Karen Ross, CNRN

Michellene Reynolds, RNC-Med Surg

Dawn Vowels, IQCI

Robin Wigginton, CRNI

Norton Women’s & Kosair Children’s Hospital

Emily Beal, CPN

Christin Braden, RNC-OB

Kristen Esham, MNN

Sharri Fitzpatrick, CLC

Amanda Kreuter, RNC-NICU

Traci Lorch, RNC-OB

Lauren Louden, CCRN

Jessica Milby, CLC

Amanda Mings-Pierce, CPN

Courtney Pate, CPN

Brittany Perkins, RNC-BC

Kristin Prichett, CPEN

Mark Prilik, CEN

Emily Ruxer, RNC-NICU

Shelby Scillian, CPN

Barbara Shallcross, RNC-OB

Sylvia Sullivan, MNN

Allison Theobold, CPN

Sheila Thompson, MNN

Mazie Walthall, CNP

 

Kosair Children’s Hospital

Jill Anderson, VA-BC

Kara Augustine, CPN

Emily Beal, CPN

Kelsey Conder, CPN

Veronica Cook, CPHON

Stacy Flanders, NE-BC

Angel Gordon, CPN

Kathy Hayes, CCRN

Hope Hodges, CCRN

Cecelia Hughes, CPN

Sara Kramer, CCRN

Kayla Marsh, CPN

Rebekah Mulloy, CPN

Courtney Pate, CPN

Kim Pruitt, RNC-OB

Linda Rodman, CPN

Katie Voyles, CPN

Melissa Ward, RN-BC

Kosair Children’s Medical Center – Brownsboro

Lori Kreutzer, CPN

 

Norton Cancer Institute

Mary Carlson, OCN

Virginia Frantz, TNS

Beverly Ferriell, OCN

Emily Gida, OCN

Stephen House, OCN

Nicola Jones, AOCNP

Joyce Martin, OCN

Leesa Mattingly, CBCN

Amanda McClung, OCN

Claudia Meredith, OCN

Whitney Moisa, OCN

Linda Ozier, OCN

Judy Sepulveda, OCN

Melinda Sisk, OCN

Melissa Velasco, OCN

 

Norton Clinical Agency

Tara Chernecke, AANP

Christian Kendall, CCRN

Nick Rogers, CEN

 

Norton Medical Group

Kristy Robertson-Bell, ACC

Diana Blevins, ACC

Kristy Hulen, ACC

Elizabeth Krupiczewicz, ACC

Katherine Rogers, ACC

Melissa Wright, ACC

Legend

AANP – American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

ACC – Acute-care certified

ACM – Accredited case manager

AOCNP – Advanced oncology-certified nurse
  practitioner

CAPA – Certified ambulatory perioperative nurse

CBCN – Certified breast care nurse

CCDS – Certified clinical documentation specialist

CCHT – Certified clinical hemodialysis technician

CCM – Certified case manager

CCRN – Certified critical-care registered nurse

CEN – Certified emergency nurse

CGRN – Certified gastroenterology registered
  nurse

CIC – Certified infection control

CLC – Certified Lactation Counselor

CMC – Certified medical care

CNOR – Certified nurse operating room

CNP – Certified nurse practitioner

CNRN – Certified neuroscience registered nurse

CPN – Certified pediatric nurse

CPEN – Certified pediatric emergency nurse

CPHON – Certified pediatric hematology
  oncology nurse

CPHQ – Certified professional in health care
  quality

CRNI – Certified registered nurse infusion

CSC – Cardiac surgery certified

IQCI – InterQual certified instructor

MNN – Maternal newborn nurse

NE-BC – Nurse executive board-certified

OCN – Oncology-certified nurse

PCCN – Progressive care certified nurse

RNC–BC – Registered nurse certified/ANCC board
  certified

RNC-OB – Registered nurse certified, obstetrics

RNC-NICU – Registered nurse certified, neonatal
  intensive care unit

RNC-Med Surg – Registered nurse certified,
  medical-surgical

RN-BC – Registered nurse board-certified

RNC – Registered nurse certified

SCRN – Stroke-certified registered nurse

TNS – Trauma nurse specialist

VA-BC – Vascular access-board certified

Degrees

Norton Audubon Hospital

Leigh Ann Davis, APRN

Kelly Effinger, FNP

Kathryn Howard, FNP

Rachael Borders, MSN

Shelia Grigsby, MSN

Karen Janssen, MSN

Adrienne Klusch, MSN

Jody Post, MSN

Desiree Talavera, MSN

Mary Benedict, BSN

Cami Carl, BSN

Eric Frasher, BSN

Lee Ann French, BSN

Leslie Witt, BSN

 

Norton Brownsboro Hospital

Sondra Adkins, APRN

Julie Benson, NP

Sarah Franklin, NP

Nicole Romine, NP

Candice Gray-Cunningham, BSN

Moriah Hartoonian, BSN

Mikayla Hrycych, BSN

Brittany Kaelin, BSN

Lauren Lewis, BSN

Heather Mundell, BSN

Erin Thomas, BSN

Mary Ruth Warren, BSN

Milli Wright, BSN

Ashley Ploetner, ADN

 

Norton Hospital

Constance Lyons, MSN, FNP

Dee Cook, MSN

Avalena Edelen, MSN

Heather Smith, MSN

Gregory Frodge, BSN

Alex Greulich, BSN

Debbie Kelty, BSN

Stacia Lenahan, BSN

Chris Upchurch, BSN

Charlita Curd, ADN

Tera Wiseman, ADN

Paula Lawson, ADN

Justin Nally, ADN

Norton Women’s &

Kosair Children’s Hospital

Steven Brockman-Weber, DNP

Angie Malone, DNP

Lisa Huber, MSN

Danielle Snellen, MSN

Lauren Wimsatt, MSN

Dana Atwell, BSN

Jacqueline Beach, BSN

Olivia Beam, BSN

Jennifer Blackburn, BSN

Heather Cronin, BSN

Laurie Hahn, BSN

Emilie Hood, BSN

Angie Jones, BSN

Andrea Knapp, BSN

Gina Lee, BSN

Candy Livas-Dunn, BSN

Jessica Martin, BSN

Jessica Neville, BSN

LaDonna Paulsen-Wells, BSN

Pam Rogers, BSN

Carrington Smith, BSN

Pam Smith, BSN

Caitlin Thonen, BSN

Brooke Younger, BSN

Ferran Gayles, ADN

Lindsey Johnson, ADN

Ashley Vanover, ADN

Christie Mills, LPN

Heather Reynolds, LPN

 

Kosair Children’s Hospital

Milli Green, MSN

Jennifer Jones, MSN

Kimberly Pruitt, MSN

Jaime Walker, MSN

Kristy Burke, BSN

Terrie Gibson, BSN

Angela Greenwell, BSN

Marc Jenkins, BSN

Kelsey Pilkerton, BSN

Missy Risinger, BSN

Theresa Rodgers, BSN

Laura Rothenberger, BSN

Elizabeth Wright, BSN

Legend

ADN: Associate degree in nursing

APRN: Advanced practice registered nurse

BSN: Bachelor of Science in Nursing

DNP: Doctor of Nursing Practice

FNP: Family nurse practitioner

LPN: Licensed practical nurse

MHA: Master of Health Administration

M.S.: Master of Science

MSN: Master of Science in Nursing

NP: Nurse practitioner

Kosair Children’s Medical Center – Brownsboro

Jennifer Ford, BSN

Jayna Sauer, BSN

Debra Taylor, BSN

 

Norton Cancer Institute

Sibyl Cagata, DNP

Tina Lucan, BSN

 

Norton Clinical Agency

Emily Beckman, MSN, FNP

Tara Chernecke, MSN, FNP

Jennifer Dawson, MSN, FNP

Natalie Wheatley, MSN, FNP

Beth Richmond, M.S.

Shaina Alvey, BSN

Kristina Bryan, BSN

 

Norton Medical Group

Stacey Guelda, MSN, APRN

Pamela Kelly, MSN, APRN

Alisha Bell, MSN

Denise Smith, MSN

Tony Vowels, MSN

Samantha Miller, BSN

 

Employee Health

Ann Hensley, MHA

Teresa East, BSN

Angela Graham, R.N., BSN

Grants

Norton Audubon Hospital

Cardiac Care: $23,880 grant awarded by the Norton Healthcare Foundation for scales for discharged heart failure patients to monitor fluid status at home.

 

Norton Cancer Institute

Pamela Jacobs, MHA, BSN, R.N., CRNI, OCN: $30,106 grant awarded by the Norton Healthcare Foundation for Oncology Nursing Certification Points Renewal Option preparation and exams for maintaining certification.

 

$11,394 grant awarded by the Norton Healthcare Foundation for oncology registered nurses to attend the Oncology Nursing Society 40th Annual Congress.

Norton Healthcare Institute for Nursing

Michele Harbin, MBA, BSN, R.N., CNOR: $3,158 grant awarded by the Norton Healthcare Foundation to attend and lead the annual Clinical Nurse Educator Meeting at the 2015 Association of periOperative Registered Nurses Surgical Conference & Expo.

Offices held in professional organizations

Norton Audubon Hospital

Sharon Brooks, BSN, R.N., CNOR, CVN

Cardiothoracic/Vascular Specialty Assembly Chair, Association of periOperative Registered Nurses, Kentuckiana chapter

 

Renee Cecil, BSN, R.N., CEN, CCC, SANE, NREMT

President, Emergency Nurses Association, Kentuckiana chapter; 2016 president-elect, Kentucky Emergency Nurses Association Council; 2017 president-elect, Kentucky Emergency Nurses Association Council

 

Norton Hospital

Karen Mount, BSN, R.N., ACM, IQCI

Advisory board, American Care Management Association

Norton Women’s & Kosair Children’s Hospital

Linda Boley, MSN, R.N., CNOR

President, Association of periOperative Registered Nurses, Kentuckiana chapter

 

Kosair Children’s Hospital

Betty McGee, ADN, R.N.

Board member, Association of periOperative Registered Nurses, Kentuckiana chapter

 

Norton Cancer Institute

Pamela Jacobs, MHA, BSN, R.N., CRNI, OCN

President, Kentuckiana Infusion Nurses Society

Virginia Frantz, MHA, BSN, R.N., OCN, TTS

Co-director, Lung Cancer Alliance, Kentuckiana chapter

 

Elizabeth Archer-Nanda, DNP, R.N.

President-elect, American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Kentucky chapter

 

Norton Healthcare Institute for Nursing

Michele Harbin, MBA, BSN, R.N., CNOR

Chair, Clinical Nurse Educator Specialty Assembly, Association of periOperative Registered Nurses National Coordinating Council

 

Employee Health

Annette Mazzoni, BSN, R.N.

Board member, Kentucky Special Olympics MedFest

 

Office of Church and Health Ministries

Pat Welsh, MSN, R.N.

Chief financial officer/treasurer, National Health Ministries Association

Presentations

Norton Audubon Hospital

Sharon Brooks, BSN, R.N., CNOR, CVN

“You’ll never guess what happened in the CVOR today!”; podium; Association of periOperative Registered Nurses Annual Congress, Denver, Colorado, April 2015

 

Norton Women’s & Kosair Children’s Hospital

Tina Ballard, MSM, BSN, R.N., and Miranda Roark, M.S., BSN, R.N., NE-BC

“System staffing: Is it achievable or just pie in the sky?”; OR Manager Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, October 2015.

 

Steven Brockman-Weber, DNP, MSHSA, R.N., FACHE, NEA-BC, and Kim Tharp-Barrie, DNP, MSN, R.N., SANE

“A toolkit for nurse-physician communication”; podium; Kentucky Organization of Nurse Leaders CNO Breakfast. Louisville, Kentucky, September 2015

 

Steven Brockman-Weber, DNP, MSHSA, R.N., FACHE, NEA-BC; and Michelle Pendleton, DNP, MSN, R.N.

“The value of a DNP as a change agent in developing ‘testing labs’ for process, practice or product”; podium; Eighth National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference: How to be a Better DNP in 3 Days, Seattle, Washington, September 2015

 

Linda Boley, MSN, R.N., CNOR

“Standardizing vaginal – abdominal preps”; poster; Association of periOperative Registered Nurses Surgical Conference & Expo, Denver, Colorado, March 2015

 

Linda Boley, MSN, R.N., CNOR

“Standardizing vaginal – abdominal preps”; podium; Research!Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, October 2015

 

Catherine Cooke, MSN, R.N., CEN; Angela Malone, DNP, APRN, ACNS-BC, OCN; and Barbara Polivka, Ph.D., R.N.

“Validation of the Fergy Nausea Assessment Tool”; podium; Research!Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, October 2015

 

Angie Malone, DNP, APRN, ACNS-BC, OCN

“Effectiveness of nutrition intervention on the nutritional status in the hematologic oncology population”; poster; Research!Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, October 2015

 

“Effectiveness of nutrition intervention on the nutritional status in the hematologic oncology population”; poster; University of Kentucky 25th Annual Nursing Research Paper Day, Lexington, Kentucky, Nov. 6, 2015

 

Pamela Photiadis, DNP, R.N., CNOR; and Teresa Vincent, MSN, R.N., CNOR

“Reducing OR supply cost per case by implementing an Open When Needed (OWN) program”; poster;  OR Business Management Conference, Orlando, Florida, July 2015

 

Kosair Children’s Hospital

Tonya Bauer, BSN, R.N., CPON; Deborah White, BSN, R.N., CPN, CPON; and Teresa Munson, BSN, R.N.

“Pearls and pitfalls of a large apheresis program”; podium; Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Annual Conference, Providence, Rhode Island, September 2015

 

Jill Anderson, BSN, R.N., CPN, VA-BC; Angela Greenwell, R.N.; and Jill Lauderback, R.N.

“Research project for EPIVs”; podium and poster; Research!Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, Oct. 27, 2015

 

Norton Cancer Institute

Pamela Jacobs, MHA, BSN, R.N., OCN, CRNI

“Tubing misconnections: Strategies to prevent patient harm”; podium; Infusion Nurses Society Annual Convention & Industrial Exhibition, Louisville, Kentucky, May 2015

 

Virginia Franz, MHA, BSN, R.N., OCN, TTS (collaboration with Mary Helen Davis, M.D.)

“Jumping over hurdles: Palliative care pilot project in advanced lung cancer”; poster; 2015 World Congress of Psycho-Oncology, Psychosocial Academy Workshops, Washington, D.C., July 2015

 

Norton Healthcare Institute for Nursing

Barbara Polivka, Ph.D., R.N.; Paul R. Clark, R.N., Ph.D., M.A. , Marianne H. Hutti, Ph.D., WHNP-BC; Janice Hill, RNC, BSN; Susan White, R.N., M.S., CNM, IBCLC; Catherine Cooke, MSN, R.N., CEN; Kathryn Jansen, R.N.; and Hayley Abell, R.N.

“A comparison of the caring processes used by obstetric, surgical and emergency nurses when caring for women with a fetal loss”; poster; 2015 Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses Convention, Long Beach, California, June 2015

 

Kim Tharp-Barrie, DNP, R.N., SANE

“Lateral violence in the professional practice of nursing”; podium; Baptist Health Louisville 2015 Ethics Symposium, Louisville, Kentucky, Nov. 11, 2015

 

“Leadership principles for surviving value-based purchasing”; podium; Women Influencing Louisville Conference, Louisville, Kentucky, Oct. 13, 2015

 

“A guide to nurse/provider collaboration”; podium; Kentucky Organization of Nurse Leaders 11th Annual Leadership Development Conference CNO Breakfast, Louisville, Kentucky, Sept. 18, 2015

 

“DNP boot camp”; podium; Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, Sept. 4, 2015

 

“Nurse leaders learning from leaders to promote workforce excellence”; podium; Association for  Nursing Professional Development National Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, July 16, 2015


“Driving evidence-based practice through remote and/or remote applications”; podium; Premier Annual Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition, National Harbor, Maryland, June 25, 2015

 

“Leadership principles for surviving value-based purchasing”; podium; Integrating Women Leaders Foundation Conference, Louisville, Kentucky, May 21, 2015

 

 “Lateral violence in the professional practice of nursing”; podium; Clark Memorial Hospital, Clinical Excellence Conference, Clarksville, Indiana, May 6, 2015

 

Nursing Systems

Michelle Pendleton, DNP, MSN, R.N.

“The value of a DNP as a change agent in developing ‘testing labs’ for process, practice or product”; Eighth National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference: How to be a Better DNP in 3 Days, Seattle, Washington, September 2015

 

“Evidence-Based Practice: Moving Evidence to action to change nursing practice”; podium (keynote address); Research!Louisville; Louisville, Kentucky, October 2015

 

“Development of an integration model of evidence-based practice, process improvement and patient safety”; poster; Eighth National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference: How to be a Better DNP in 3 Days, Seattle, Washington, September 2015

Research

Norton Audubon Hospital

Candice Malone, MPH, BSN, R.N., CIC; and Kristin Pickerell, DNP, R.N., NE-BC, CPHQ

“Catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) reduction in critical care using a silver-based cleaning solution”

 

Norton Cancer Institute

Virginia Franz, MHA, NSN, R.N., OCN, TTS

“Pilot project: Determining a module for advanced illness management and supportive care in patients with advanced lung cancer”

 

Norton Healthcare Institute for Nursing

Paul Clark, Ph.D., M.A., R.N.

“Pediatric emergency department staff preferences regarding the critical incident debriefing process” (qualitative research; primary investigator)

 

“Development of a pediatric early-warning system score” (qualitative research; investigator)

Works published

Norton Audubon Hospital

Dassanayaka S, Readnower R, Salabei J, Long B, Aird A, et al. High glucose induces mitochondrial dysfunction independently of protein O-GlcNAcylation. Biochemistry Journal. 2015:467(1), 115-126

 

Aird A, Nevitt C, Christian K, et al. Adipose-derived stromal vascular fraction cells isolated from old animals exhibit reduced capacity to support the formation of microvascular networks. Experimental Gerontology. 2015:63, 18-26

 

Norton Hospital

Richards L, Batscha C, McCarthy V. Lifestyle and behavioral interventions to reduce the risk of metabolic syndrome in community-dwelling adults with serious mental illness: Implications for nursing practice. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services. 2015:18, 1-10

 

Kosair Children’s Hospital

Morris L, Behr JH, Smith SL. Hydrocolloid to prevent breakdown of nares in preterm infants. The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 2015;40(1), 39-43

Norton Cancer Institute

Hern M, Key M, Owens H. Facilitating adoption of informatics and meaningful use of electronic health records with nursing faculty. SCIEDU: Journal of Nursing Education and Practice. 2015:5(3), 118-126

 

Norton Healthcare Institute for Nursing

Goss C. Systematic review building a preceptor support system. Journal for Nurses in Professional Development. 2015:31(1), E7-E14

 

Wolf L, Perhats C, Delao A, Moon M, Clark P, Zavotsky K. “It’s a burden you carry”: Describing moral distress in emergency nursing. Journal of Emergency Nursing. 2015. doi: 10.1016/j.jen.2015.08.008

 

 

Wolf L, Delao A, Perhats C, Clark P, Moon M, Baker K, Carman M, Zavotsky K, Lenehan G. Exploring the management of death: Emergency nurses’ perceptions of challenges and facilitators in the provision of end-of-life care in the emergency department. Journal of Emergency Nursing. 41(5), e23-e33. doi: 10.1016/j.jen.2015.05.018

 

Carman M, Clark P, Wolf L, Moon M. Sampling considerations in emergency nursing research. Journal of Emergency Nursing. 2015:41(2),162-164. 
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