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Seven doctoral students in the College of Nursing presented posters at Penn State’s 33rd Annual Graduate Exhibition March 23 and 25 at University Park. DNP student Ashley Miller won first place in the Health and Life Sciences Category for her poster titled “Developing LGBT Competencies in an RN Residency Program.”

DNP student Allyson Favuzza placed third in the same category for her poster, “Increasing Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Rates Through a Multimedia Intervention.”

Other participating students were:

Jill Kargo (DNP): “Medication Teaching in Home Healthcare: Using the Teach-Back Method”

Caroline McDermott (PhD): “The Impact of a Cross-Generational Artistic Installation on Younger Adults’ Attitudes Toward Aging and Older Adults”

Abigail McGinnis (PhD): “The Role of Palliative Care in LVAD-DT Recipients and Their Caregivers”

Lucina Vender (DNP): “Diabetes Screening in Cystic Fibrosis Patients”

Beth Ann White (DNP): “Oral Care in Long-term Care”