2014 Poster abstracts and display files are available!

NAPNAP Research and Practice Innovation Posters are now available electronically.

Research Posters will be on display: Tuesday, March 11 (T-1 – T-12) from 8am – 7pm.  Research Poster Presenters will be available for questions between 12pm and 1pm.

The Research Poster Award will be presented at the Awards Breakfast on Wednesday, March 12, 2014.

Practice Innovation (PI) Posters will be on display during the following days and times:

·        Tuesday, March 11 (T-13 – T-21) from 8am – 7pm.  PI Poster Presenters will be available for questions between 12pm and 1pm. 

·         Wednesday, March 12 (W-1 – W-21) from 8am – 7pm.  PI Poster Presenters will be available for questions between 1pm and 2pm.

·         Thursday, March 13 (TH-1 – TH-20) from 8am – 4pm.  PI Poster Presenters will be available for questions between 9am and 10am. 

The Practice Innovations Poster Award will be presented at the Closing Session, Friday March 14, 2014. 

Electronic access available onsite!  Wireless internet is available to all NAPNAP registrants in the Hynes Convention Center.  Bring your laptop or tablet to view conference posters onsite. To access a handout, click on the hyperlinked poster number. Please continue to check the site since files will continue to be updated on a regular basis.
You will need Adobe Reader to view and print the handouts. 

Research Posters


Poster #



Breastfeeding Attitudes and Initiation Among Adolescents in a Nutrition/Breastfeeding Support Group - Amy Becker Manion, PhD


Evaluating the Impact of Obesity in Critically Ill Children: A Retrospective Chart Review - Andrea Kline-Tilford, MS, RN, CPNP-AC/PC, FCCM


Health Promotion in a Prison Nursery: Improving Health Knowledge of the Incarcerated Mother - Joy Shoemaker, DNP, RN, CNP


Increasing Human Pappillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination in Boys: Reducing Health Disparities through Advanced Pediatric Nursing Practice - Tami Lynn Thomas, PhD, RN, CPNP, RNC, FAANP


Psychometric analysis of an adapted safety survey and migrant student development of a multimedia instructional safety learning tool with photovoice - Jill F. Kilanowski,  PhD, RN, CPNP, PhD, RN, APRN, CPNP, FAAN Associate Professor


Sick Child Care: Needs Assessment - Jacqueline R. Costello, DNP, CPNP


TEXT2COPE Program for Parents of Overweight or Obese Preschool Aged Children - Lisa Kinsella Militello, MSN, MPH, CPNP


The Alternative Peer Group: A developmentally grounded model for adolescents with SUD Background - Angela Joy Nash, PhD, APRN, CPNP-P


Using MUAC to Define Thinness in School-aged Children - Susan Bonnell, PhD, RN, CPNP


Trajectory of weight patterns in urban youth throughout their stay in the Juvenile Justice System - Lori Keough, PhD, M.Ed, FNP-BC

Practice Innovation Posters


Asthma Friendly Child Care Endorsement: A Journey for Two Community Agencies - Emily Leone, RN, C-PNP


Using the Health Disparities Collaborative and E-Learning to  Improve the Quality of Obesity Care in School-based Health Centers - Bonnie Gance-Cleveland, PhD, RNC, PNP, FAAN


A Comparison of Antibiotic Serum Concentrations Drawn from Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter versus Peripheral Vein in Children with Respiratory Infection - Keri Jean Sullivan, MS, RN, CPNP


A Medical Home Model for Children in Foster Care: Prioritizing the needs of our most vulnerable children - Tracy Williams Halasz, RN, MSN, CPNP


Adolescent Behavioral Health (ABH) Project: Pilot Program to Expand Behavioral Health Care for Adolescents in Sutter Health’s Peninsula Coastal Region (CA) - Kimberly J. Erlich, MSN, RN, MPH, CPNP, PMHS


An active surveillance and referral program to ensure respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) prophylaxis for the pediatric congenital heart disease (CHD) population:  A quality improvement project - Carman R. DeMare, DNP, APRN-NP, CPNP-AC/PC


An Interdisciplinary Approach to Preventing and Managing Early Childhood Caries - Tatianna Ellsworth, MBA, BSN, DNP Candidate


Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis: Recovery through Art - Claire Reilly-Shapiro, RN, CPNP


Buddies not Bullies! : A Comprehensive Initiative to Promote Bullying Prevention Education and Awareness in Early Care and Education - Michelle A. Beauchesne, DNSc, RN, CPNP, FAAN


Poster #



Childhood Injury Prevention Program at Family Connections – connecting Families, Children, Staff, and UCSF Interprofessional Learners - Angel Kuo Chen, MSN, CPNP


Clinical Decision Support (CDS) as a Tool to Enhance Healthcare Team Communication for Patients in Transition from Pediatric to Adult Neurology Care - Jennifer A. Disabato, DNP, CPNP-PC, AC


Constraints Communism and care how do they mesh? - Michal Noonan, MSN


Countdown to 2015: Reducing Neonatal Mortality in Sudan - Lisa McCarthy Clark, DNP, CPNP-AC, PC


Enhancing Pediatric Care Coordination Through Parent-to-Parent Mentoring -

Kathy Mahoney, APRN, CPNP


Exergaming and Healthy Behaviors; Using Technology in School to Bridge the Gap - Rachel Cintolo Lyons, DNP, CPNP-PC/AC, DCC


Fostering Self-efficacy in children with epilepsy and their families:  Implementation and evaluation of a new practice model - Jennifer C. Maytum, DNP, RN, CPNP, CNRN


Healthy Eating Healthy Living for Kids: Group Visits for Children Struggling with Overweight/Obesity Issues - Kathleen Bryant, FNP-BC


Implementation of a Fontan Protocol: Reducing Hospital Length of Stay and Re-Admission Rates for Pleural Effusions in Children after the Fontan Procedure - Carol Okuhara, MN, CPNP-AC


Implementation of a Screening Tool in a Clinic Setting to Assess Perceived Barriers to Weight Loss in School-Aged Children - Adrienne Nicole Spence, DNP, FNP-C, CDE


Implementing a Protocol Change: How Nurse Practitioners Screen for Childhood Obesity - Maricca Galang Niemiec, DNP, FNP-BC


Increasing Immunization Adherence in Infants through Text Message Immunization Reminders - Rachel Nicole Ness, DNP, ARNP, C-PNP-PC


Vitamin D Levels in Overweight/Obese Youth in a Midwest Urban Setting - Renee L. Davis, DNP, RN, CPNP


Innovations in Managing Acute Post-Operative Pain - Erin Marie Hoeman, MSN, APN, CPNP-PC


Interprofessional Education, Research, and Practice: Improving Oral Health of Young Children at Two WIC Sites - Marguerite A. DiMarco, PhD, CPNP


Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in Pediatrics