Abstracts Selected for Presentation at 2017 ANNA National Symposium

The ANNA  Conferences Committee, the Research Committee, and the Specialty Practice Network Leaders have reviewed the abstracts submitted for the 2017 National Symposium in Washington, DC. A list of the abstracts accepted for presentation appears below. Please note that abstracts appear in alphabetical order by presenter as they were submitted. Click on a title below to access the full text of the abstract.


The ANNA Board of Directors gratefully acknowledges the efforts of the Conferences Committee in producing a varied educational program. Committee members include:

Conferences Chairperson
Denise Murcek, MSN, APRN, NP-C, CNN-NP

Conferences Chairperson Designate
Elizabeth St. John, MSN, RN, CNN

Director of Education Services
Sally Russell, MN, CMSRN, CNE

Committee Members
Virginia Ann Hallock, DNP, APRN, CNP
Marijo Johnson, BSN, RN
Judy Kauffman, MSN, RN, CNN
Mary Schira, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC
Leah Foster Smith, MSN, RN, FNP-BC
Kyra Trappett, BSN, RN
Kimberly Waugh, RN, ASN
Amy Woodard, BSN, RN, CNN, CCTC