2023 Indiana Nursing Summit: Podium Presentations

We hope you enjoy watching and learning about eight nurse-led projects and research throughout Indiana.  

Virtual Podium Presentation viewing instructions:

  • Click on the play icon at the bottom left of the image to view the presentations.
  • Click on the Contact Primary Presenter button to email the Author who will answer your question at their convenience.

Thank you to all of our virtual podium presenters!


opioid and substance use disorder training in nursing education

Leigh Swartzendruber, MSN, RN, CNE 
Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing             

 Indiana University, School of Nursing – Kokomo                           


Human Skills:  Development of “Soft” skills in a hard profession

Kayla Dunagen, MSN, RN, NPD-BC
Nursing Professional Development Practitioner

 Indiana University Health  – Indianapolis


Interdisciplinary Mass Casualty Simulation Toolkit:  Nursing, Engineering, Athletic Training, & University Police

Catherine Miller, DNP, RN, CNE
 Associate Professor  
Toni Morris, DNP, RN, CNE
 Assistant Professor   

University of Indianapolis, School of Nursing – Indianapolis 


The Effects of Simulation based education on the confidence and anxiety in decision-making of novice critical care nurses 

Kelly Pruden, DNP, RN, CCRN, SCRN
Staff Nurse              

 Deaconess Health System – Evansville


assessing feasibility of culturally based mental health screening tool for burmese adult refugees in indiana

Su Neyman, DNP, CPNP-BC
Graduate Student        

Julian Gallegos, PhD, MBA, RN, FNP-BC, CNL, CMHE, FAUNA
Clinical Associate Professor 

 Nasreen Lalani, PhD, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor  

Charles Coats, MD, MBA
Family Medicine Specialist, Fort Wayne                 

 Purdue University, School of Nursing- West Lafayette  



Full Practice Authority:  What is it and why do we need it?

Darla Berry, MSN, CNM
Legislative Committee Member

Coalition for Advanced Practice Nurses



development of the Harm prevention partners clinical model:  A new academic-practice partnership

Rebecca Barlett Ellis, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN
Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Associate Professor

Megan Siehl
Director of Clinical Placement         

Jen Remick, MSN, RN
Interim Assistant Dean for Prelicensure Programs    

Indiana University, School of Nursing – Indianapolis   


Reverse Simulation in Clinical Practice for Nursing Students

Darcie Green, MSN, RN
Nursing Faculty    

Ivy Tech Community College – Richmond   

CNE Contact Hours 

This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Purdue University School of Nursing, an accredited provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

4.5 contact hours will be awarded for viewing the entire event (keynote presentation, panel discussion, virtual podium presentations, and online posters) and submission of an evaluation form.

Thank you!
This conference is made possible through a generous grant from the Indiana Organization for Nursing Leadership (IONL) License Plate Fund