Stephen F. Austin State University

Faculty Presentation Spotlight

Dewitt School of Nursing Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Erin Bailey, presented a poster at Drexel University Nursing education Institute, New Orleans; 2013 "Capstone Experience in BSN Education."

Dr. Della Connor Presented at the National Kidney Foundation's Annual Spring Meeting on April 3-6th of 2013.

Ms. Carol Athey, RN, MSN, CNOR

Published in the December 2012. She is published in Perioperative Nursing Clinics. Vol. 7, 4(2012) 47--475.

Co-authored by Rebecca O'Shea, MS, RN, OCN, AOCNS, CBCN and Carol Athey, MSN, RN, CNOR

Name of Article: Advocating in Caner Care

Key Point of the the article are:

1. Advances in treatment options have made cancer a more controllable disease.

2. How the patient and family are told Cabot cancer diagnosis and how they are supported through treatment and long-term follow-up are critical to adherence and compliance.

3. Demystifying the fear associated with the word cancer and creating systems that facilitate access to care for all patients will continue to be central to nurses' advocacy role.

Dr. Susan McDonald

Presented in Nacogdoches, TX at the Mission Possible Conference on March 8th, 2013.

Her presentation: Insights into Effects of Culture on Childhood Obesity

On April 18th at the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners 1st Annual Conference on Pediatric Healthcare in Orlando FL Dr. McDonald, RN, Ph.D.. presents The Lived Experiences of Mexican-Heritage Mothers Caring for Overweight Preschool Children: A Hermeneutic Phenomenological Study

Dr. Susan McDonald and Dr. Sara Bishop

Dr.Susan McDonald and Dr. Sara Bishop presented Prenatal End-of-Life Care: Simulation and Reflective Journaling to Enhance Nursing Competence Clear Water Beach, FL @ Dexel University Simulation in Healthcare on March 19th, 2013.