The 19th Annual Evidence-based Practice and Nursing Research Conference on May 10, 2018 will provide presentations that highlight research and evidence-based practice as well as the activities and experiences of nurses and collaborative teams who are developing and translating research in nursing practice.

Below you will find the PowerPoints submitted by the speakers which you can download prior to the conference, at the conference or after the conference. The course evaluation and CE certificates will be completed online after the conference and a link to these documents will be provided during the conference.

KeyNote Speaker: Dr. Cindy Sayre, PHD, RN

Dr. Cindy Sayre, PHD, RN

University of Washington Medical Center

Thriving through Research and EBP: Engaging and EmPOWERingNurses


Ann Mijares, DPN, RN, CNS, CPHQ

Ann Mijares, DPN, RN, CNS, CPHQ

Director of Quality and SafetyLoma Linda University

Structured Mentorship Program and the Clinical Ladder


Evelyne Kast, RN,SBN,CNPT,CCRN

Evelyne Kast, RN,SBN,CNPT,CCRN

Loma Linda University

5700 EBP PROJECT: Cross-Contamination on high touch surface areas


Jennifer Newcombe, DPN,MSN, CNS-BC, CPNP-PC/AC

Jennifer Newcombe, DPN,MSN, CNS-BC, CPNP-PC/AC

Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital

Improving Hand Off Communication: New Solutions for Nurses


Sharon Fritzsche, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, CPSN

Sharon Fritzsche, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, CPSN

Loma Linda University

Implementation of an Educational Toolkit


Invest Joy B. Cocjin, MSN,BSN, RN

Invest Joy B. Cocjin, MSN,BSN, RN

Assistant Professor Medicine- Cardiology,
Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Acute Care Pediatrics Unit  at LLUCH

Implementation of an Evidence-Based QI Project to
Improve Registered Nurses’ Knowledge and Attitudes
toward Implementation of Pediatric Emergency
Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS®)


Monique Yoeliko

Monique Yoeliko

Loma Linda University


Kim Hanson, BSN, RN & Gina Jenson

Kim Hanson, BSN, RN

Assistant Professor Medicine- Cardiology,
Lead Nurse Practitioner- Advanced Heart Failure & Transplantation

Thank you for your interest and participation. If you have questions or concerns please contact either Patti Radovich, PhD, CNS, FCCM at pradovich@llu.edu or Shayne Bigelow-Price at sbigelow@llu.edu.