Nursing faculty, students present at state conference

Faculty and students from Western Carolina University’s graduate nursing program recently presented posters at the annual North Carolina Association of Nurse Anesthetists conference.

David Abel, a student in the nurse anesthesia program, and faculty members Claire DeCristofaro, associate professor of nursing, and Mason McDowell, assistant director of the nurse anesthesia program, presented “Ancient Adjunct: Does Auricular Acupuncture Have a Place in Modern Anesthesia Practice?”

Also, Danny Roth and Andrew Hatch, students in the nurse anesthesia program, along with DeCristofaro and Shawn Collins, director of the nurse anesthesia program, presented “What Non-therapeutic Drug Effects are Seen with Fospropofol for Moderate Sedation?”

In addition, Adrienne Fosegan, nurse anesthesia student, and faculty members DeCristofaro and McDowell presented “Prevention of Succinylcholine Associated Postoperative Myalgia in Adults.”

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