Two DNP students stand next to research poster

DNP Students Kimberly Langer and David Steele place 3rd at MNRS Conference

Doctor of Nursing Practice Students Kimberly Langer and David Steele received third place in Doctoral Student Poster Exchange at the Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) 40th Annual Research Conference in Milwaukee, WI on March 19, 2016. Their poster was titled “Applying the Evidence in Treatment of Acute Uncomplicated Bronchitis in Emergency Medicine”. The significant findings within this project have changed the care approach for adults diagnosed with uncomplicated bronchitis in the project setting.

MNRS is comprised of researchers within and outside the 13-state Midwest region and is a premiere research society that develops scholars, drives science and leads innovation to improve the health of all people. All research presented at MNRS conferences have been chosen through peer review.

Winona State University was also represented at MNRS by:

Masters Thesis Students

Cori Duellman-Wallerich, Amy Pike and Paul Tan: Title: “Uncertainty and Appreciation of Life in Women with One Recurrence Versus Two or More Recurrences of Ovarian Cancer: A Secondary Analysis” 

Margot Melanson-Arnold, Brianna Estby and Amy Ries: Title:  10,000 Voices: Nurses’ Perception of Scope of Practice Barriers in a Midwest State”

DNP Students

Shannon Dahms and Christy Cook: Title:  “Implementation of a Clinical Practice Guideline for Neonates with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: An Evidence-Based Practice Approach.

Jeremy Ganong and Kayla Bachand: Title: “Promoting Nurse Practitioners in Tanzania: Lessons Learned”

Kim Langer and David Steele. Title: “Applying the Evidence in Treatment of Acute Uncomplicated Bronchitis in Emergency Medicine”


Sonja J. Meiers, PhD, RN and colleagues from Minnesota State University, Mankato, Sandra K. Eggenberger, PhD, RN, and Norma Krumwiede, EdD, MS, RN: Title: “Testing and Scoring of the Family Illness Experience Scale: Chronic Illness (FIES:CI)”

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