APEA Celebrates NONPF Poster Winners


Washington, D.C. — Advanced Practice Education Associates (APEA) recently awarded prizes to five poster presentation winners at the annual conference of the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF). The conference was held in April in Washington, D.C. The awards are jointly sponsored by APEA and Mary Neiheisel, EdD, MSN, BSN, CNS-BC, FNP-BC, FAANP, FNAP, a professor of nursing at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

NONPF members presented their research posters on three separate days, and APEA announced all prizes during the organization’s business meeting. For the posters presented on the third day, the judges awarded a three-way tie. The winners’ names and topics are listed below. Congratulations to all who entered! APEA is proud to support the mission and activities of NONPF.

Pictured with the winners are Amelie Hollier, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, APEA president and CEO (purple jacket); Jeanie Doucet, MBA, MT(ASCP), APEA vice president and chief operating officer (royal blue jacket); and Mary Neiheisel, EdD, MSN, BSN, CNS-BC, FNP-BC, FAANP, FNAP, professor of nursing at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (turquoise blue suit).

Day 1 Winner (photo 1)
Topic: Academic Partnerships to Transform Nurse Practitioner Student Preceptorships: Creating High-Quality Designated Preceptorships in Primary Care Clinics
Presenters: Constance Creech, EdD, MSN, RN, ANP-BC; Janet Paulson, MPH, BSN, RN; Margaret M. Andrews, PhD, RN, CTN, FAAN; Denise Cooper, DNP, MSN, RN, ANP-BC; and Tiffany Bishop, BS. All poster authors work at the University of Michigan-Flint.

Day 2 Winner (photo 2)
Topic: From Procrastination to Proficiency: Transforming Distance Accessible Health Assessment Courses Through Use of Virtual Assessments
Presenter: Kala Blakely, DNP, CRNP, University of Alabama Birmingham School of Nursing

Day 3 Winners
Photo 3
Topic: Curriculum Development to Improve Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain and Address the Continuum of Opioid Use
Presenters: Susan Renda, DNP; Valerie T. Cotter, DrNP; Marianne Fingerhood, MSN; Tammy Slater, DNP; and Deborah S. Finnell, DNS. All poster authors work at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.

Photo 4
Topic: Advanced Practice Nursing Simulation: Lessons Taught and Lessons Learned by Faculty and Students
Presenters: Barbara Hollie, PhD, ANPBC; Youvalanda Frencher, DNP, MSN, RN; Hiba WehbeAlamah, PhD, FNP-BC, CTN-A. All poster authors work at the University of Michigan.

Photo 5
Topic: Online Asynchronous Problem-Based Learning: A Stepwise Approach
Presenters: Terri Fowler, DNP, APRN, FNP-C; Catherine Durham, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC; and Beth Jensen, DNP, FNP-BC, CNE. All poster authors work at the Medical University of South Carolina.

PHOTO 1: Day 1 winners
Thursday winners

PHOTO 2: Day 2 winner

PHOTO 3: Day 3 winners

PHOTO 4: Day 3 winner

PHOTO 5: Day 3 winners

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