Loyola University Chicago

Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Palmer Symposium

Each year, health care professionals gather to share the latest information in research at the Ruth K. Palmer Symposium. For decades, this event has addressed matters seminal to nursing research, education, administration, policy, and clinical practice.

The 2019 Ruth K. Palmer RESEARCH Symposium

“Precision Health: Integrating Biology, Behavior, and Environment”

Friday, March 22, 2019  7:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Center for Translational Research and Education 2160 S. First Ave, Maywood, IL

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Nancy Schmieder Redeker, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN

Sleep Health Across the Trajectory of Acute & Chronic Conditions

Nancy Schmieder Redeker, Ph.D., RN, FAHA, FAAN, is the inaugural Beatrice Renfield Term Professor of Nursing and Director of the Center for Biobehavioral Health Research at Yale School of Nursing. She holds an appointment in the Department of Internal Medicine (Division of Pulmonary Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine) at Yale School of Medicine and was Principal Investigator of the highly successful NIH/NINR funded Yale Center for Sleep Disturbance in Acute and Chronic Conditions.

Dr. Redeker’s program of research addresses the contributions of sleep and sleep disorders to symptoms, function, and quality of life among people with or at risk for acute and chronic conditions and the development of ecologically valid behavioral interventions to promote sleep health. Dr. Redeker is currently conducting studies, funded by the National Institute of Nursing Research, focused on the sustained effects of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia among patients with stable heart failure. Dr. Redeker is a Fellow of the American Heart Association and the American Academy of Nursing and Editor in Chief of Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care

date & LOCATION

Friday, March 22, 2019  7:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Center for Translational Research and Education, Auditorium
Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Campus
2160 S. First Ave
Maywood, IL 60153
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REGISTRATION

Register for the 2019 Palmer Symposium.

Schedule of Events

7:45 - 8:30 AM Registration
Continental Breakfast and Poster Viewing

8:30 - 8:45 AM Welcome

  • Karen L. Saban, PhD, RN, APRN, CNRN, FAHA, FAAN
    Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Research
    Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing
    Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL

  • Vicki A. Keough, PhD, RN, FAAN
    Dean and Professor
    Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing
    Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL

  • Margaret Callahan, PhD, CRNA, FNAP, FAAN
    Provost
    Health Sciences Division
    Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL

  • Karen Anderson, RN, MBA, MSN
    Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer,
    Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL

8:45-9:45 AM Keynote Address

Sleep Health Across the Trajectory of Acute & Chronic Conditions

  • Nancy Schmeider Redeker PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN
    Beatrice Renfield Term Professor of Nursing
    Yale School of Nursing -
    Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

9:45-10:15 AM Break and Poster Viewing

10:15-10:45 AM Genomics Primer: Essential Knowledge in the Precision Health Era and Opportunities for Nursing Education

  • Patricia Friend, PhD, APN-CNS, AOCNS, AGN-BC
    Associate Professor
    Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing
    Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL

10:45 - 11:15 AM Poster Blitz

Behavioral Symptom Clusters, Inflammation, and Quality of Life in Chronic Low Back Pain Patients

  • Anitha Saravanan, RN, MSN, ANP-BC, PCCN
    PhD Student
    Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing
    Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL

Getting on the Same Page: A Grounded Theory Study of Nurse and Physicians Collaborative Practice

  • Julie L. Cerese PhD, RN
    Group SVP Performance Management and Solutions Delivery
    Vizient Inc, Chicago, IL

Using QSEN Competencies to Guide the Integration of an Electronic Health Record into Simulation

  • Meredith Borak, MSN, RN, CPHQ
    DNP Student
    Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing
    Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL

11:15 - 11:30 AM Sigma Theta Tau International Alpha Beta Chapter Award

11:30 - 12:20 PM Lunch (provided)

Quiet Room, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Afternoon Session

12:30 - 1:00 PM Personalizing Cancer Survivorship: Is there a Role for Genomics?

  • Eileen Dolan, PhD
    Professor, Department of Medicine - Section of Hematology/Oncology; Cancer Research Center; Committee on Cancer Biology; Committee on Genetics, Genomics, and Systems Biology; Committee on Molecular Medicine/MPMM; Committee on Clinical & Translational Science
    Chair, Committee on Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacogenomics
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1:00 - 1:30 PM Precision Medicine, Ethics, and Market-based Diffusion of Health Care Technologies

  • Eric Scott Swirsky, JD
    Clinical Associate Professor, Biomedical and Health Information Sciences
    Director of Graduate Studies, Biomedical and Health Information Sciences
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

1:30-1:45 PM Break

1:45 - 2:15 PM Psychosocial, Neuropsychological, and Family Functioning in Youth and Young Adults with Spina Bifida: What Have we Learned so Far?

  • Grayson Holmbeck, PhD
    Professor and Director of Clinical Training
    Department of Psychology
    Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL


2:15 to 3:00 Loyola University Medical Center Research Fellows

Assessment of the Impact of Education on ICU Clinicians Views on Family Witnessed Resuscitation

  • Julie Hartney BSN CCRN
    Staff Nurse- Surgical-Trauma Intensive Care Unit
    Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL

Predictors of Pre-Hospital Decision Delay in Acute Ischemic Stroke

  • Paula De La Pena MSN, RN SCRN
    PhD Student
    Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing
    Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL

Incontinence Associated Dermatitis in a Hospital: What We Learned

  • Leann McMonigal BSN, RN, CWON
    Nanci Stark MSN, RN, CWOCN
    Wound and Ostomy Nurses
    Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL

3:00 - 3:15 Conference Wrap-Up

Questions: Please email to Palmer_Symposium@luc.edu

Continuing Education

Program Objective: Participants will gain understanding of research that highlights the ethical implications and translation of precision health data into improving the health of patients, families, and communities.  This educational activity is being jointly provided by the Loyola University Health System Provider Unit and Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing. Loyola University Health System is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (OBN-001-91).    

This program is being offered for a total of 4.5 contact hours for nursing. No partial contact hours are offered. All speakers and the planning committee members have declared no conflict of interest. ONA guidelines require all three of the following criteria to be met in order for the learner to receive the contact hours offered to this educational activity:

  • Learner’s signature on the attendance sheet,
  • Learner’s attendance and participation in all program activities, and
  • Learner’s submitting a completed evaluation form at the conclusion of the program.

Registered Dietitian Nutritionists who attend this program can earn up to 4.5 contact hours for continuing education upon submission to Commission of Dietetic Registration for approval.