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10th Annual Nursing Research Conference

Launching New Knowledge: 10 Years and Counting

This two-day conference is directed to staff nurses, advance practice nurses, nurse educators, nurse leaders, and academic nurses who want to be more involved or educated in nursing research and evidence-based practices.

There are 3 pre-conference 4-hour workshops (separate cost) on creating abstracts/posters, writing a research publication and getting grant funding. The conference includes break-out sessions designed to help you enhance knowledge in specific areas and completed research oral and poster presentations. You will have opportunities to meet with and discuss research with principal investigator.

General Information»

Host

Zielony Nursing Institute
Office of Research & Innovation

Conference Location

Corporate College East
A Division of Cuyahoga Community College
4400 Richmond Rd.
Warrensville Heights, OH 44128
Phone: 216.987.2800

Contact Information

Connie Serenda
Phone: 216.445.0905
Fax: 216.445.1776
Email: serendc@ccf.org

Travel and Accommodations»

Conference Location

Corporate College East
A Division of Cuyahoga Community College
4400 Richmond Rd.
Warrensville Heights, OH 44128
Phone: 216.987.2800

Directions

From the West

I-480 East toward I-271 North LOCAL to Harvard Road exit. Turn left onto Harvard Road. Turn left onto Richmond Road and pass Tri-C’s Eastern Campus. At the stoplight, turn right into Corporate College; follow the driveway to the front entrance.

From the South

I-271 North to Harvard Road exit. Turn left onto Harvard Road. Turn left onto Richmond Road and pass Tri-C’s Eastern Campus. At the stoplight, turn right into Corporate College and follow the driveway around to the front entrance.

From the North

I-271 South to exit OH-175/Richmond Road exit.
Corporate College is across the street from the exit ramp

Parking

Free on Corporate College premises.

Hotel Accommodations

Marriott Hotel

26300 Harvard Rd.
Warrensville Heights, OH 44122
Phone: 216.378.9191
Cleveland Clinic Rate: $145
located closest to Corporate College 

Residence Inn

3628 Park East Dr.
Beachwood, OH 44122
Phone: 216.831.3030
Cleveland Clinic Rate: $167.20

Embassy Suites

3775 Park East Dr.
Beachwood, OH 44122
Phone: 216.765.8066
Cleveland Clinic Rate: $149
shuttle available

Courtyard

3695 Orange Pl.
Beachwood, OH 44122
Phone: 216.765.1900
Cleveland Clinic Rate: $129

Faculty»

Planning Committee

  • Nancy M. Albert, PhD, CCNS, CCRN, NE-BC
  • Esther Bernhofer, PhD, RN
  • Katie Crow, RN
  • Robbi Cwynar, MSN, ACNP-BC
  • Julie Crow, RN
  • Rita Lovelace, RN
  • Mark McClelland, DNP, RN, CPHQ
  • Joel Roach, BA
  • Tonya Rutherford-Hemming, EdD, RN
  • Sandra L. Siedlecki, PhD, RN, CNS
  • Ellen Slifcak, BA, RN
  • Jeanne Sorrell, PhD, RN
  • Donna Walker, MSN, RN

Invited Faculty - Non-Cleveland Clinic

  • Marianne Chulay, PhD, RN, FAAN
    Consultant, Clinical Research and Critical Care Nursing
  • Marlene Kramer, PhD, MSN, RN
    Health Sciences Research, Nursing Administration and Research Consultation
  • Diana Mason, PhD, RN, FAAN
    Rudin Professor of Nursing
    Hunter College-Bellevue School of Nursing
    City University of New York
  • Shirley Moore, PhD, RN, FAAN
    The Edward J. and Louise Mellen Professor of Nursing
    Associate Dean of Research, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

Agenda»

Monday, May 5, 2014 Conference Agenda
7:15 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. Registration with continental breakfast
7:45 a.m. – 7:50 a.m. Welcome:
Nancy Albert, PhD, CCNS, CHFN, CCRN, NE-BC
7:50 a.m. – 8 a.m. Opening Remarks:
K. Kelly Hancock, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Executive Chief Nursing Officer, Cleveland Clinic Health System, and Chief Nursing Officer, Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
8 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Speaker:
Past, Present and Future: Impact of Nursing Research on Healthcare Policy
Diana Mason, PhD, FAAN, RN
Ruding Professor of Nursing, Hunter College-Bellevue School of Nursing 
9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Light Refreshments/Research Poster Presentations
9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Speaker:
The Cost of Doing Research
Shirley Moore, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Dean of Research, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University 
11 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.

Breakout Sessions 1: Choose 1 Session
1. Launching Your Idea
Esther Bernhofer, PhD, RN

2. Exploring the Universe of Evidence
Mark McClelland, DNP, RN

3. Writing an Abstract and Creating a Poster
Deborah Klein, MSN, RN

Noon - 12:45 p.m. Lunch
12:45 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Research Poster Presentations 
1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.  Speaker:
Experiences of a Novice Researcher
Myra Cook, MSN, RN, CNS 
1:45 p.m. - 3 p.m.  Research Presentations:
10 minutes each + 5 min Q & A
Five completed original research studies will be presented based on accepted abstract submissions 
3:10 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Breakout Sessions 2: Choose 1 Session
1. Exploring Qualitative Methods  
Jeanne Sorrell, PhD, RN

2. Discovering Research Design: Quantitative Methods 
Tonya Rutherford-Hemming, EdD, RN

3. Statistics: It's Not Rocket Science
Sandra L. Siedlecki, PhD, RN



Tuesday, May 6, 2014 Conference Agenda
7:15 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Registration with continental breakfast
7:45 a.m. – 7:50 a.m. Welcome:
Nancy Albert, PhD, CCNS, CCRN, NE-BC
7:50 a.m. – 8 a.m. Opening Remarks:
Susan Collier, MSN, RN
Chief Nursing Officer, Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital 
8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Speaker:
Impact of Nursing Research on Clinical Practice
Marlene Kramer, PhD, MSN, RN
Health Sciences Research, Administration and Research Consultation

9:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. Light Refreshments/Research Poster Presentation Viewing
10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Research Presentations 10 minutes each + 5 min Q & A
Four completed original research studies will be presented based on accepted abstract submissions.  
11:10 a.m. – noon

Breakout Session 1: Choose 1 Session
1. Examining Research Ethics and the Role of the IRB  
Linda Lewicki, PhD, RN

2. Exploring the Universe of Evidence 
Mark McClelland, DNP, RN

3. Statistics: It's Not Rocket Science
Sandra L. Siedlecki, PhD, RN

Noon – 12:45 p.m. Lunch
12:45 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Research Poster Presentations
1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Speaker:
How Do You Know If Your Practice is Based on Evidence?
Maianne Chulay, PhD, RN, FAAN
Consultant, Clinical Research and Critical Care Nursing

2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Speaker:
Opportunities for Nurses in Research in the Next Decade
Nancy Albert, PhD, CCNS, CCRN, NE-BC 

3:15 p.m. – 4 p.m. Celebrating the Last 10 Years of Nursing Research
Cleveland Clinic Nurse Researcher of the Year Award
Panel Discussion: Where do we go from here? 

Accreditation»

Cleveland Clinic (OH-045/10-1-15) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

For questions regarding Continuing Education contact hours call or e-mail Connie Serenda at 216.445.0905 or serendc@ccf.org.

Exhibitors & Vendors»

Thank you in advance for your consideration. 

There are opportunities for exhibitors and vendors at this conference, both colleges of nursing and companies with clinical or nursing education services or products.

Our goal is to provide an exciting and informative event. We appreciate your financial support and hope you will be able to share your programs with our attendees.

For questions please contact Connie Serenda at 216.445.0905 or serendc@ccf.org

Topics center on themes that are important to enhancing nursing research and evidence-based nursing practices; for example: statistics in research, critiquing research publications for their quality, research ethics, as well as understanding tables and figures, avoiding sampling bias, and quantitative vs. qualitative data collection.

National and local nurse experts in the field will share their expertise. We expect many nurses who are decision makers (nurse managers, clinical educators, clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioners, clinical directors and university-based academic nurses) to attend.

Last year, attendance was 280 nurses.

Please respond by April 25, 2014. Please make checks payable to Cleveland Clinic and mail to: Cleveland Clinic Nursing Research and Innovation; c/o Nancy Albert PhD, RN 9500 Euclid Avenue, Mail code J3-4 Cleveland, Ohio 44195

Our attendees, many of whom were considering or were already in bachelors or graduate degree programs, have a great interest in learning about formal educational opportunities. You may choose to exhibit your nursing educational programs at the meeting as an exhibitor.

Education exhibitors will receive one table and two chairs to display materials.

The cost is $350.00 to exhibit and includes the costs of refreshments both days, afternoon break on Sunday, and continental breakfast and lunch on Monday for one exhibitor.

In addition, your college/university will be recognized during the pre-conference and lunch break slide presentations, during announcements, and via poster display at the entrance to the main conference room.

If you would like additional personnel to be present at the exhibit table, we must charge an additional $100.00 per person, to cover our costs.

Please respond by April 25, 2014. Please make checks payable to Cleveland Clinic and mail to: Cleveland Clinic Nursing Research and Innovation; c/o Nancy Albert PhD, RN 9500 Euclid Avenue, Mail code J3-4 Cleveland, Ohio 44195

You may choose to exhibit at the meeting or sponsor our program without exhibiting.

Exhibitors will receive one table and two chairs to display materials. The cost is $650.00 to sponsor and exhibit and includes the costs of refreshments both days, afternoon break on Sunday, and continental breakfast and lunch on Monday for one exhibitor.

In addition, your company will be recognized during the pre-conference and lunch break slide presentations, during announcements, and via poster display at the entrance to the main conference room. If you would like additional personnel to be present at the exhibit table, we must charge an additional $100.00 per person, to cover our costs.

If you would like to sponsor the program in name only (do not wish to exhibit), the cost is $500.00. Our goal is to provide an exciting and informative event.

Please respond by April 25, 2014. Please make checks payable to Cleveland Clinic and mail to: Cleveland Clinic Nursing Research and Innovation; c/o Nancy Albert PhD, RN 9500 Euclid Avenue, Mail code J3-4 Cleveland, Ohio 44195

Abstract Submission»

Research poster presentations are an integral part of this program. Please consider submitting an abstract of your completed research for presentation at our meeting.

Registration Information»

Register early; seating is limited.

Register online with payment


 

 

Registration must be received by Monday, April 14, 2014
Late registration will be accepted until Monday, April 28, 2014 with fee*

Registration includes refreshments and meals. Vegetarian options available.

Conference Fees  
*Presenting author of an accepted oral or poster presentation.
Attendee

One Day

Late Registration 

Both Conferences

Late Registration

Principal Investigator*

$93.50

$125 

$136

$185

General Registrant

$110

$125 

$160

$185

Cleveland Clinic Nurse
Registration Required

 $0

 

 $0


Make check payable to: Cleveland Clinic

Mail registration with payment to:
Cleveland Clinic Nursing Institute
Office of Research & Innovation
9500 Euclid Avenue / J3-4
Cleveland, OH 44195

For questions about registering online, call Connie Serenda at 216.445.0905 or email serendc@ccf.org.

General Information»

Host

Zielony Nursing Institute
Office of Research & Innovation

Conference Location

Corporate College East
A Division of Cuyahoga Community College
4400 Richmond Rd.
Warrensville Heights, OH 44128
Phone: 216.987.2800

Contact Information

Connie Serenda
Phone: 216.445.0905
Fax: 216.445.1776
Email: serendc@ccf.org

Travel and Accommodations»

Conference Location

Corporate College East
A Division of Cuyahoga Community College
4400 Richmond Rd.
Warrensville Heights, OH 44128
Phone: 216.987.2800

Directions

From the West

I-480 East toward I-271 North LOCAL to Harvard Road exit. Turn left onto Harvard Road. Turn left onto Richmond Road and pass Tri-C’s Eastern Campus. At the stoplight, turn right into Corporate College; follow the driveway to the front entrance.

From the South

I-271 North to Harvard Road exit. Turn left onto Harvard Road. Turn left onto Richmond Road and pass Tri-C’s Eastern Campus. At the stoplight, turn right into Corporate College and follow the driveway around to the front entrance.

From the North

I-271 South to exit OH-175/Richmond Road exit.
Corporate College is across the street from the exit ramp

Parking

Free on Corporate College premises.

Hotel Accommodations

Marriott Hotel

26300 Harvard Rd.
Warrensville Heights, OH 44122
Phone: 216.378.9191
Cleveland Clinic Rate: $115
located closest to Corporate College 

Residence Inn

3628 Park East Dr.
Beachwood, OH 44122
Phone: 216.831.3030
Cleveland Clinic Rate: $167.20

Embassy Suites

3775 Park East Dr.
Beachwood, OH 44122
Phone: 216.765.8066
Cleveland Clinic Rate: $149
shuttle available

Courtyard

3695 Orange Pl.
Beachwood, OH 44122
Phone: 216.765.1900
Cleveland Clinic Rate: $129

Faculty»

Planning Committee

  • Nancy M. Albert, PhD, CCNS, CCRN, NE-BC
  • Esther Bernhofer, PhD, RN
  • Robbi Cwynar, MSN, ACNP-BC
  • Jennifer Forney, BSN, RN
  • Margaret Mulligan, MSN, RN
  • Joel Roach
  • Sandra L. Siedlecki, PhD, RN, CNS
  • Ellen Slifcak, RN, BA
  • Jeanne Sorrell, PhD, RN

Invited Faculty - Non-Cleveland Clinic

  • Christopher Burant, PhD
    Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland OH
  • W. Richard Cowling III, PhD, RN, APRN-BC, AHN-BC, FAAN
    Vice President of Academic Affairs
    Chamberlain College of Nursing, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Ann Jacobson, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC
    Professor
    Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
  • Mary E. Kerr, PhD, RN, FAAN
    Dean of the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing & May L. Wykle Endowed Professor
    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

Agenda»

Sunday, May 5, 2013 Pre-Conference Workshops
8 a.m. – Noon 1. Developing a Winning Abstract & Poster  
Sandra L. Siedlecki, PhD, RN & Deborah Klein MSN, RN

2. Writing for Research Publication - Jeanne Sorrell, PhD, RN

3. Getting Grant Funding
Nancy M. Albert, PhD, RN


Sunday, May 5, 2013 Conference Agenda
Noon Registration/Hang Posters
12:20 p.m. – 12:25 p.m. Welcome:
Nancy Albert, PhD, CCNS, CHFN, CCRN, NE-BC
12:25 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Opening Remarks:
Joan Kavanagh, MSN, RN
Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Nursing Education and Professional
Development, Cleveland Clinic Health System
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Speaker:
The Power of Nursing Science in the Art of Nursing and Healing
W. Richard Cowling III, PhD, RN, APRN-BC, AHN-BC, FAAN
Vice President of Academic Affairs, Chamberlain College of Nursing
1:30 p.m. – 1:55 p.m. Light Refreshments/Research Poster Presentations
2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Breakout Sessions 1: Choose 1 Session
1. Defining and Describing Common Statistics Used in Research
Chris Burant, PhD

2. Reviewing and Critiquing Research Literature – A Case-Based Approach
Ann Jacobson, PhD, RN

3. Research Ethics: What to Do With Results
Sandra L. Siedlecki, PhD, RN

3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Breakout Sessions 2: Choose 1 Session
1. Understanding Tables and Figures in Published Research Literature  
Nancy M. Albert, PhD, RN

2. Sampling in Research: Preventing Bias and Errors 
Sandra L. Siedlecki, PhD, RN

3. Quantitative vs. Qualitative Data Collection
Jeanne Sorrell, PhD, RN

4:20 p.m. – 4:55 p.m. Research Presentations:
10 minutes each + 5 min Q & A
Two completed original research presentations will be presented based on accepted abstract submissions.  
4:55 p.m. – 5 p.m. Day 1 Evaluation/ Day 1 Closing Remarks


Monday, May 6, 2013 Conference Agenda
7:15 a.m. – 8 a.m. Registration
8 a.m. – 8:05 a.m. Welcome:
Nancy Albert, PhD, CCNS, CCRN, NE-BC, FCCM, FAHA
8:05 a.m. – 8:10 a.m. Opening Remarks:
K. Kelly Hancock, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Executive Chief Nursing Officer, Cleveland Clinic Health System
Chief Nursing Officer, Main Campus, Cleveland Clinic 
8:10 a.m. – 9:10 a.m. Speaker:
Every Nurse Can Make a Difference in Nursing Research – It Starts with YOU
Mary E. Kerr, PhD, RN, FAAN; Dean of the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing and May L. Wykle Endowed Professor, Case Western Reserve University
9:10 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. Research Poster Presentation Viewing
9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Breakout Sessions 3: Choose 1 Session
1. Defining and Describing Common Statistics Used in Research  
Chris Burant, PhD

2. Reviewing and Critiquing Research Literature – A Case-Based Approach 
 Ann Jacobson, PhD, RN

3.Research Ethics: What to Do With Results
Sandra L. Siedlecki, PhD, RN

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Featured Research Presentation: 
Does a Double Checking Insulin Procedure Improve Patient Safety? 
Mary Beth Modic, MSN, RN
 11:30 a.m – 12:00 p.m. Research Presentations 10 minutes each + 5 min Q & A
Two completed original research presentations will be presented based on accepted abstract submissions.  
Noon – 12:50 p.m. Lunch
12:50 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Research Poster Presentation Viewing
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions 4: Choose 1 Session
1. Understanding Tables and Figures in Published Research Literature
Nancy M. Albert, PhD, RN

2. Sampling in Research: Preventing Bias and Errors
Sandra L. Siedlecki, PhD, RN

3. Quantitative vs. Qualitative Data Collection
Jeanne Sorrell, PhD, RN
2:40 p.m. – 3:55 p.m. Research Presentations:
Research Presentations 10 minutes each + 5 min Q & A
Five completed original research presentations will be presented based on accepted abstract submissions
3:55 p.m. – 4 p.m. Q & A/Evaluations/Closing Remarks

Accreditation»

Cleveland Clinic (OH-045/10-1-15) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

For questions regarding Continuing Education contact hours call or e-mail Connie Serenda at 216.445.0905 or serendc@ccf.org.

Exhibitors & Vendors»

Thank you in advance for your consideration. 

There are opportunities for exhibitors and vendors at this conference, both colleges of nursing and companies with clinical or nursing education services or products.

Our goal is to provide an exciting and informative event. We appreciate your financial support and hope you will be able to share your programs with our attendees.

For questions please contact Connie Serenda at 216.445.0905 or serendc@ccf.org

Topics center on themes that are important to enhancing nursing research and evidence-based nursing practices; for example: statistics in research, critiquing research publications for their quality, research ethics, as well as understanding tables and figures, avoiding sampling bias, and quantitative vs. qualitative data collection.

National and local nurse experts in the field will share their expertise. We expect many nurses who are decision makers (nurse managers, clinical educators, clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioners, clinical directors and university-based academic nurses) to attend.

Last year, attendance was 280 nurses.

Please respond by April 26, 2013. Please make checks payable to Cleveland Clinic and mail to: Cleveland Clinic Nursing Research and Innovation; c/o Nancy Albert PhD, RN 9500 Euclid Avenue, Mail code J3-4 Cleveland, Ohio 44195

Our attendees, many of whom were considering or were already in bachelors or graduate degree programs, have a great interest in learning about formal educational opportunities. You may choose to exhibit your nursing educational programs at the meeting as an exhibitor.

Education exhibitors will receive one table and two chairs to display materials.

The cost is $350.00 to exhibit and includes the costs of refreshments both days, afternoon break on Sunday, and continental breakfast and lunch on Monday for one exhibitor.

In addition, your college/university will be recognized during the pre-conference and lunch break slide presentations, during announcements, and via poster display at the entrance to the main conference room.

If you would like additional personnel to be present at the exhibit table, we must charge an additional $100.00 per person, to cover our costs.

Please respond by April 26, 2013. Please make checks payable to Cleveland Clinic and mail to: Cleveland Clinic Nursing Research and Innovation; c/o Nancy Albert PhD, RN 9500 Euclid Avenue, Mail code J3-4 Cleveland, Ohio 44195

You may choose to exhibit at the meeting or sponsor our program without exhibiting.

Exhibitors will receive one table and two chairs to display materials. The cost is $650.00 to sponsor and exhibit and includes the costs of refreshments both days, afternoon break on Sunday, and continental breakfast and lunch on Monday for one exhibitor.

In addition, your company will be recognized during the pre-conference and lunch break slide presentations, during announcements, and via poster display at the entrance to the main conference room. If you would like additional personnel to be present at the exhibit table, we must charge an additional $100.00 per person, to cover our costs.

If you would like to sponsor the program in name only (do not wish to exhibit), the cost is $500.00. Our goal is to provide an exciting and informative event.

Please respond by April 26, 2013. Please make checks payable to Cleveland Clinic and mail to: Cleveland Clinic Nursing Research and Innovation; c/o Nancy Albert PhD, RN 9500 Euclid Avenue, Mail code J3-4 Cleveland, Ohio 44195

Registration Information»

Registration is now closed for this event.

Registration includes refreshments and meals. Vegetarian options available.

Conference Fees
*Presenting author of an accepted oral or poster presentation.
Attendee Preconference Conference Both Conferences
Presenting Author* $60 $100 $160
General Registrant $60 $130 $190
Cleveland Clinic Nurse
Registration Required
 $0  $0  $0

Make check payable to: Cleveland Clinic

Mail registration with payment to:
Cleveland Clinic Nursing Institute
Office of Research & Innovation
9500 Euclid Avenue / J3-4
Cleveland, OH 44195

For questions about registering online, call Connie Serenda at 216.445.0905 or email serendc@ccf.org.

Handouts»

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