SOMC To Host Fourth Annual Nursing Research Symposium

Southern Ohio Medical Center will host the Fourth Annual Nursing Research Symposium from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17 at the SOMC Friends Community Center, 1202 18th Street in Portsmouth.

Area nurses, faculty and students are invited to learn more about the nursing research being conducted at SOMC, Shawnee State University, Riverside Methodist Hospital and its universal nursing implications.

Presentations will be made on a variety of topics including Addressing Nursing’s Agenda in this Age of Uncertainty, Transition to Practice Research, CordStat Project, Medication Technology Enhancement and Patient Safety, Teen Pregnancy and STD Prevention, Early Ambulation of Immobilized Patients In Critical Care, Appalachian Health Care: A cultural Collage of Find Hospitals, Family Traditions and Folk Remedies, Preventing Contrast-Induced Nephropathy in Cardiac Patients, Experience of Patients with Fractured Hips from Time of ED Discharge to OR Admission and Use if Epinephrine/Lidocaine for Control of Local Oozing in Post Cath Patients-alternative to Pressure/Compression.

The event is free of cost. Breakfast and lunch will be provided and contact hours will be awarded. Pre-registration is requested and can be made by calling Kim Lawless at 740-356-8310.