32nd Annual Iota Tau Research Day

32nd Annual Iota Tau Research Day
Thursday, April 29, 2021 - Thursday, April 29, 2021

This conference will be held virtually.

Designed For

Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Students

Provided By

Creighton University College of Nursing
Creighton University Office of Continuing Education
Sigma Theta Iota Tau


  • Discuss new evidence centering around caring for and communicating with diverse clients in an evolving world
  • Recognize the importance of compassion and self-awareness in the healthcare profession for effective provision of evidence-based care
  • Identify implications of clinical and research findings across the nursing profession

Keynote Speakers

Omofolasade (Sade) Kosoko-Lasaki, MD, MSPH
Professor, School of Medicine, Creighton University
Keynote Presentation: HS-MACA: Developing Pipeline Programs to Health Professions Careers

Connor Wesley, BSN, RN
Staff Nurse, Allenmore Hospital
Keynote Presentation: Supporting Transgender Patients in Healthcare


8 a.m.   
Welcome, Prayer, and Program Overview

Chelsea Boettner BSN, CCRN, TCRN
Blessing: Sr. Candice Tucci, OSF

8:10 a.m.    
Keynote Presentation:
 HS-MACA: Developing Pipeline Programs to Health Professions Careers
Omofolasade (Sade) Kosoko-Lasaki, MD, MSPH, MBA


  • Explain the process of increasing diversity in the health professions careers
  • Create and track the success of an excellent mentoring program
  • Describe the Creighton University Health Careers Opportunity Program.

9:10 a.m.
Showcase Presentations and Awards

Improving Identification of Fracture Risk in Female Patients Aged 50 and Older with FRAX® 

Jennifer Frandsen RN, BSN-CCRN 

Screening Adolescents for Anxiety in the Primary Care Setting  
Maria Taylor BSN, RN

10:00 a.m.

10:10 a.m.
Virtual Poster Presentations

11:20 a.m.    
Keynote Presentation: Supporting Transgender Patients in Healthcare

Connor Wesley, BSN, RN

12:10 p.m.    
Chapter Updates                                                           

12:30 p.m.    
Raffle Drawing and Lunch Break 

1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
DNP Candidate Break-Out Presentations

Education Credit

Nurse CE
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 6.0 contact hours for nurses.  Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the health care team.


Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Students: No Cost

Omaha, NE 68178
United States