Pi Mu Professional Day


Dr. Nancy Falk speaking at Pi Mu Professional Day

The 15th annual Pi Mu Professional Day was held on April 11, 2014. The event featured many distinguished speakers and was well attended. Nancy Falk, an assistant professor at The George Washington School of Nursing, was Pi Mu's keynote speaker for the event.

Dr. Falk is a nursing leader in health policy. She served as a John Heinz Senate Fellow in Aging Policy in the office  of U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico and is currently co-director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funded Nursing Alliance for Quality Care project at The George Washington School of Nursing.

Dr. Falk presented with the topic on "Transforming Health Care."

Pi Mu's featured podium presentations

Cindy Rubenstein PhD, RN, Nurse Education Advancement in rural Virginia

Erika Metzler Sawin PhD, RN, Global Health Initiatives of Sigma Theta Tau

Melissa Golladay, RN, EMU RN-BSN student, An evidence based approach to understanding the danger of surgical smoke

Laura Bowman, Bridgett Brunea, Ariel Kiser, and Melanie Sherer, EMU Nursing students, Refugee Mental Health: Analysis and Critique of Screening and Follow-up Care

David Muscan BSN, RN, JMU MSN student and Patty Hale PhD, RN, Putting Patients First: Models, Support Strategies and Barriers to Interprofessional Collaborative Practice

Karen Jagiello MSN, RN; Jenna Lowry RN; Anne Marie Craig, BSN, RN; Celeen Walsh, RN
Moderated by Ann Hershberger, Juggling School, Work, Family and other commitments: tips from those who know

Laura Matheny, RN, EMU RN-BSN student, An evidence based approach to SIDS risk factors and prevention measures

Misty Blackwell, RN, EMU RN-BSN student, Improving Medication Adherence in the Community Based Psychiatric Patient

Ann Horigan PhD, RN, Creating Your Professional Portfolio

Katie Ruefer, JMU BSN student, Spiritual Assessments and interventions in nursing

Stephanie Buss, RN, EMU RN-BSN student, Does the use of live interpreters vs telephone interpreters affect the outcomes, satisfaction, safety and length of stay for non-English speaking patients in the out-patient surgery clinic

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Last Updated: Monday, January 22, 2018

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