Nursing sponsors Research Day
Friday (Dec. 7), the Minot State University Department of Nursing will host "Research Day," from 8:15 a.m. to noon, in the Student Center Atrium. Research Day highlights semester-long research projects of all five semester nursing students, presented as mini-poster sessions. This year, two teams chose to research post-flood topics pertinent to a healthy community. The topics and teams include:
- S1 students (first semester): "Nursing Interventions and Diagnosis in Care Planning" - Each student picked a topic of passion to research and present.
Contact: Dawn Fredrich, nursing instructor, at 858-3470 or email@example.com or Jackie Reep-Jarmin, nursing instructor, at 858-4304 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- S2s: "Sentinel Events" (things that should never happen in a health care setting) - Students chose a topic of interest, researched the literature and will present solutions for prevention.
Contact: Denise McDonald, nursing instructor, at 858-3270 or email@example.com or Heidi Benavides at 858-3258 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- S3s: "Health Effects of the Flood" - Students completed a meta-analysis of data to determine what post-flood illnesses are presenting in the health care setting more than usual.
Contact: Deb Townsend, assistant nursing professor, at 858-3699 or email@example.com.
- S4s: "The Forgotten Sewers: Assessment of the Sorenson and Brekke Additions and Spoklie's Trailer Court" - The public health class assessed three areas in Minot with compromised sewer systems and will present findings.
Contact: Nikki Medalen, assistant nursing professor, at 858-4476 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- S5s: "Prevention of Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcers" - This research was completed as an organizational change project. Alleviating pressure ulcers (bed sores) is one of the National Patient Safety Goals of The Joint Commission for Hospital Accreditation.
Contact: Mary Smith, assistant nursing professor, at 858-3251 or email@example.com.
For more information about Research Day, contact Nicola Roed, nursing department chair at 858-3526 or firstname.lastname@example.org.