Some 26 Fresno Pacific University graduate students participated in the fifth annual Graduate Research Symposium, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, December 14, 2018, in North Hall on the main FPU campus.

PowerPoint and poster presentations covered subjects ranging from the measuring the effectiveness of classroom techniques for newcomer students to ways to enhance recovery after surgery. Students came from the Master of Science in Nursing and Master of Arts in Education: Educational Technology programs.

Posters were submitted by:

Anabel Segovia

“Perinatal Sepsis”

Christel Tee Sy

“Take a breath – An Integrative Review of studies of Asthma Education in Hispanic children and implications for practice in the San Joaquin Valley.”

Gadiel Escobedo

“Work Related Violence on emergency room providers and its effects on burnout”

Gagandeep Khara

“Impact of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome on quality of life”

Garrett Hicks

“Patient Perception of Congestive Heart Failure and Management; A Literature Review”

Geoffrey Montoya

“Nurse Practitioner Role in Home Health Care: Reducing Readmissions/Rehospitalizations”

Holly Staples

“Should Omega-3 Fish oils be first line treatment for patients over 40 years with Hypertriglyceridemia”

Hope Slate

“Prevention and Treatment of Coccidioidomycosis”

James Sellers

“Transition support for first-year nurse practitioners”

Joe Croft

“Inappropriate antibiotic prescribing for URIs! Is “practice courage” the answer?

Johnny Jimenez

“Healthcare Disparities and Risk Factors of Cardiovascular Disease within the Hispanic population: A Literature Review”

Liliana Melendez

“Current relationship status: Nurse Practitioners and Physicians”

Lalliana Prophete

“Medication adherence in the Hispanic Population”

Laura Mulligan

“Can Nurse Practitioners provide safe and effective care in the Acute Care setting”

Lisa VanRyn

“Adjunct Therapy of CBD with pediatric epilepsy patients”

Madalynn Baker

“Identifying Sepsis in the primary care setting”

Melissa Lackey

“Does Prescribed Exercise Reduce the Odds of Developing GDM?”

Michael Hultin

“Trauma Life in the ER: An Integrative Literature Review on the Effects of Traumatic Events on Emergency Room Providers”

Olusola Odumosu

“An explanation of Primary Care Providers barrier to opiate prescribing in chronic non-cancer pain”

Patricia Vargas

“Is there a relationship between sleep deprivation and patient and practitioner safety?”

Pawandeep Kaur

“Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): an under-recognized Cardiovascular risk factor in women”              

Suzanne Rogers

“Enhanced Recovery after surgery protocols”

PowerPoints were submitted by:

Ashley Green

“Effectiveness of an In-Class Flipped Classroom and a Traditional Classroom with Newcomer Students”

Felicia Mena Evans

“Cross Age Technology Tutoring and Constructivists Learning Theory (Active Learning)”

Joanne M Glantz

“Retention and Successful Transfer of Technology Skills in Adults”

Zachary Rocca

“Learning Management Systems and their Connection to Engagement”

Pictured: Pawandeep Kaur and her poster presentation: “Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): an under-recognized Cardiovascular risk factor in women”




Wayne Steffen
Associate Director of Publications and Media Relations