Carr College of Nursing

Research Day 2019

 

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Presented by Sigma Theta Tau International

Epsilon Omicron & Eta Theta

 

Welcome to the event information page for the 2019 Research Day sponsored by Sigma Theta Tau International. The Epsilon Omicron and Eta Theta chapters hope that your participation in this event will be a blessing in your continued education.

 

Cost

Students: $15

Faculty or Nurse Leaders: $25

 

For event information please contact:

Kim Cooper MSN, RN, CNE

kcooper2@harding.edu

Location & Parking

Date & Time

March 28, 2019

8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Directions

Heritage Center Auditorium

915 E. Market Ave

Searcy, AR 72149

Parking

Research Day Campus Map

The highlighted lot is reserved for Research Day guests, however you are free to park in the yellow spaces in any of the lots surrounding the Heritage Center. Please make sure you print and place a copy of the parking pass on the dashboard of the driver's side of your vehicle to avoid getting an unnecessary ticket from public safety.

Schedule

Schedule

March 28, 2019

8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Downloadable Schedule (PDF)

8:00 am - 8:55 am
Registration and Breakfast

Heritage Auditorium Foyer

8:55 pm - 9:00 am
Opening Comments

Heritage Auditorium

9:00 am - 10:30 am
Keynote #1

Negligence, Malpractice, and Social Media in your Life and School

Mark A. Hagemeier J.D.

Heritage Auditorium

10:30 am - 10:45 am
Morning Break

Poster Viewing (Attended)

Cone Chapel

10:45 am - 11:15 am
Break Out Session #1

Increasing Influenza Vaccination Rates Among College Students

Lisa Engel, MSN, RN, CNE

Heritage Auditorium

Interprofessional Teams: Improving Patient Care Through Collaboration and Communication

Holly Taylor, BSN, RN, CNO

Lauren Taylor, BSN, RN, CPAN, PCCN

Liberty Room

11:15 pm - 12:30 pm
Lunch Break

Poster Viewing (Unattended)

Cone Chapel

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Keynote #2

Temporal Discounting and its Effect on Exercise Behavior in Elders

Linda M. Tate, PHD, APRN

Heritage Auditorium

1:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Afternoon Break

Poster Viewing (Unattended)

Cone Chapel

1:45 pm - 2:15 pm
Break Out Session #2

Poverty

Karen Kelley, MSN, RN

Heritage Auditorium

Aromatherapy

Mollie Manning, MSN, RN, DNP Candidate

Liberty Room

2:15 - 2:20
Setup Break
2:20 pm - 3:20 pm
Keynote #3

Health Literacy

Dr. Jennifer Dillaha

Heritage Auditorium

3:20 pm - 3:30 pm
Evaluations and Closing Remarks

Heritage Auditorium

Speakers

Speakers

Mark Hagemeier

Mark A. Hagemeier J.D.

Negligence, Malpractice, and Social Media in your Life and School

Mark Hagemeier is the Managing Associate General Counsel at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He primarily practices in the fields of healthcare, contract, employment, and education law. Prior to joining the UAMS, Mark was a Senior Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Litigation Division of the Arkansas Attorney General’s Office and a law clerk to United States District Judge Stephen Reasoner. Mark also taught for more than a decade as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Arkansas Little Rock Bowen School of Law.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mark served as a Russian linguist in the U.S. Army, worked as an Outward Bound Instructor from Maine to Florida, studied at a Zen Buddhist monastery in California, and taught English in Japan. Mark grew up quite happily in Russellville, Arkansas. He’s been married to Cathy Hagemeier for almost 30 years, and together they have reared two fantastic daughters.

Lisa Engel

Lisa Engel, MSN, RN, CNE, DNP Candidate

Increasing Influenza Vaccination Rates Among College Students (Powerpoint Slides)

Lisa Engel is an assistant professor in Harding University's Carr College of Nursing. She has worked in high risk obstetrics, trauma ICU, and maternal-fetal research during her 30 year career. She is a clinical nurse specialist and her teaching focus is women’s health. Her special interests include simulation education and community health. She is in her final year of the University of Central Arkansas DNP program, with plans to graduate in May 2019. Her research focus is influenza vaccines and college students. She has been married to Terry Engel for 25 years, and has 2 amazing teen-aged daughters.

Holly Taylor, BSN, RN, CNE, MSN Candidate

Interprofessional Teams: Improving Patient Care Through Collaboration and Communication

(Powerpoint Slides)

Lauren Taylor, BSN, RN, CPAN, PCCN

Interprofessional Teams: Improving Patient Care Through Collaboration and Communication

(Powerpoint Slides)

Linda M. Tate, PHD, APRN

Temporal Discounting and its Effect on Exercise Behavior in Elders (Powerpoint Slides)

Linda M. Tate, PhD, APRN is a nurse researcher working for the Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center at Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System. She also teaches in the Master’s of Nursing program at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Dr. Tate is a Jonesboro native who obtained her BSN and MSN degrees at Arkansas State University and her PhD in Nursing Science at UAMS. She was recognized as an ASU Distinguished Alumni in 2008 and was named as a Jonas Hartford Nursing Scholar in 2011. Dr. Tate has taught nursing for over 13 years and her clinical background includes pain management, orthopedics and geriatrics. Her research interest include exercise and healthy behavior in older adults.

Karen Kelley

Karen Kelley, MSN, RN

Poverty (Powerpoint Slides)

Karen Kelley is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at the Harding Carr College of Nursing. She teaches the Community Health Nursing and Culture of Poverty courses. Karen has taught for 25 years and enjoys working with nursing students very much. She is a regular volunteer and on the Board of Directors for two local organizations that are near and dear to her - Christian Health Ministry: a charitable clinic for those who are low-income and uninsured and Mission Machine: a homeless outreach and sheltering organization.

Mollie Manning

Mollie Manning, MSN, RN, DNP Candidate

Aromatherapy

Jennifer Dillaha

Dr. Jennifer Dillaha, MD

Health Literacy (Powerpoint Slides)

Since joining the Arkansas Department of Health in 2001, Jennifer Dillaha, M.D., has
played a leading role in the Agency’s health promotion efforts, using a life stage
approach that focuses on population-based interventions to improve the health and well-being of all Arkansans.


Under her leadership, low health literacy has been recognized as an important public
health problem in Arkansas, and the Health Department has integrated health literacy into its strategic plan. In April 2013, Dr. Dillaha became the Medical Advisor for Health
Literacy at the Health Department, and in January 2015, Dr. Dillaha began serving on the Roundtable on Health Literacy of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine.


In November 2013, Dr. Dillaha became the Medical Director for Immunizations at the
Arkansas Department of Health. Her charge in that role is to improve Arkansas’s
immunization rates, particularly among adults. She is uniquely prepared for that role as a physician with specialty training in internal medicine and subspecialty training in
infectious diseases and in geriatric medicine.

Poster Presentations

Poster Presentations

Please visit Cone Chapel to view the presentations.

Restaurants

Searcy Restaurants

Searcy has many fine dining options. On campus you can find several restaurants in the Hammon Student Center. Most off campus restaurants are located along Race Street to the north of campus or along Beebee Capps to the south. For more detailed restaurant options, please use Google Maps.

Contact Us

Graduate Nursing Program

501-279-4859

gradnursing@harding.edu

Fax: 501-279-4669

Mailing address:
Harding University
Carr College of Nursing
Box 12265
Searcy, AR 72149-5615