2024 Student Posters for Judging

2024 Student Posters for Judging

Please review the Student Poster Judging Criteria, Assignments and Poster Files below.

You will submit your judging feedback using the survey link HERE!


  1. Title: Should be clear, concise, reflect the content and draw interest of attendees
  • 1=Very poor (Title does not reflect the theme/topic)
  • 2=Needs improvement (Difficult to discern the project theme/topic)
  • 3=Acceptable/average (Title is lengthy, missing key words to describe theme/topic)
  • 4=Very Good (Title accurately reflects the theme/topic)
  1. Visual Appeal: Adequate whitespace, easy to follow format, font is easy to read (large enough, appropriate font choice), visuals have significance and are appropriate to the content. Poster is self-explanatory.
  • 1 = Very Poor (3 or all elements are missing)
  • 2 = Needs Improvement (2 elements are missing)
  • 3 = Acceptable/Average (1 element is missing)
  • 4 = Very Good (all elements are present)
  1. Background and significance to advance nursing practice: Problem is clearly identified. Significance to the CNS role and clinical practice is clear.
  • 1= Very poor (all elements are missing)
  • 2= Needs improvement (2 elements are missing)
  • 3= Acceptable/average (1 element is missing)
  • 4= Very Good (all elements are present)
  1. Purpose/Objective: adequately describes the purpose/intent of the project.
  • 0= No (gets 0 points)
  • 1= Yes (gets 1 point)
  1. Evaluation/Outcome: outcomes are clearly demonstrated with metrics that include post-data collection, project limitations. If applicable, cost savings/return on investment metrics are included.
  • 1 =Very Poor (all elements are missing)
  • 2 =Needs Improvement/Poor (missing 2 elements)
  • 3 =Acceptable/Average (missing 1 element)
  • 4 =Very Good (cost savings/return on investment)
  1. Discussion/Implications: lessons learned from the project are adequately defined, implications to advance nursing practice, clinical practice, and/or future research are addressed.
  • 1 = Very Poor- ( missing all elements)
  • 2 = Needs Improvement/Poor- (missing 2 elements)
  • 3 = Acceptable/Average– (missing 1 element)


Eric 1-12
Eugena 1-12
Shelia 1-12
Susan 1-12
Linda 1-12

Mackenzie 13-25
Ann 13-25
Jean 13-25
Sharon 13-25
Mary 13-25

Jennifer 26-39
Alicia 26-39
Cheryl B 26-39
Cheryl H 26-39
Maya 26-39

 S1- Standardizing Investigational Hazardous Drug Handling

S2- Imposter Syndrome in The Clinical Nurse Specialist Impact of Online

S3- A Standardized Toolkit for Patient Safety Attendants to Reduce Variability in Practice

S4- Putting H.E.A.R.T. Into the Heart Failure Care Pathway

S5- Improving Nursing Compliance with Mandatory Documentation in F10 Pacu

S6- Introducing Subcutaneous Diuretic Strategy in The Ambulatory Setting

S7- Evaluation Of Pain Management in a Level Iii Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

S8- PREPARE – Program Review and Evaluation for Professional Advancement

S9- A CNS-Led Intervention to Improve Rates of Respiratory Mechanical

S10- Improving Patient Outcomes Through Enhanced Interprofessional Communication

S11- Implementation of a Standardized Apnea Protocol in Premature Infants

S12- Improving Staff Knowledge and Self-Efficacy Through Prolonged Fetal Heart

S13- Getting Our HAPIs To Zero – Journey of One Trauma-Surgical ICU

S14- Implementation of a Non-Pharmacologic Sleep Bundle to Reduce Delirium

S15- Improving Stroke Care with Depression Screening

S16- Use Of Visual Management to Improve Pain Reassessment by Medical

S17- Combating Burnout in Pediatric Emergency Nurses Through a Validated Survey

S18- Achieving Success in Unit Transitions with The Support of a Clinical Nurse Specialist

S19- Multimodal Prevention of Post-Operative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV)

S20- CNS Intern + EBP + Lean Six Sigma = Nurse Driven Telemetry Discontinuation Protocol

S21- Optimizing Multidisciplinary Rounds – Improving Outcomes Through Collaboration

S23- Move Your Metrics – Lead With Mentorship to Improve Patient Outcomes

S24- Patient- Family Engagement to Increase Central Venous Catheter Maintenance

S25- A Clinical Nurse Specialist Led Initiative to Improve the Inpatient STEMI

S26- Evaluation Of Developmental Care in A Level III Neonatal Intensive Care

S27- Empowering Nurses Through Education for Appropriate Use of a Nurse

S28- Evaluating Nurse and Patient Perceptions of Inpatient Continuous Glucose

S29- The Evolution of Power-Week During New Critical Care Nurse’s Orientation

S30- Oral Care for Pneumonia Prevention in Ventilated Patients

S31- Ring-Fencing In Elective Surgery – An Evidence-Based DNP Project

S32- CNS Impact as a Sepsis Coordinator

S33- Strengthening The Impact of The DNP Project

S34- Diabetes Self-Management Using Health Coaching in a Care Management Program

S35- Extending The Reach of the CNS To Meet the Needs of The Underserved

S36- Addressing Health Literacy Within a Large Urban Medical Academic Center

S37- Incremental Implementation of The ICU Liberation Bundle – A Delirium

S38- Addressing Delirium Using NudESC and a Nurse Driven Practice Bundle

S39- Improving Nurses’ Knowledge and Practice of Ostomy Care to Prevent