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Kingston Nursing Research 

Nursing research is essential to advancing clinical practice, improving patient care and informing healthcare policy. 

The annual Kingston Nursing Research Conference is a key forum for highlighting research by nurse-scientists in our community.

26th annual Kingston Nursing Research Conference

Thank you to everyone who took part in the 2023 Kingston Nursing Research Conference!

Our hybrid in-person and virtual event, held on Thursday, March 9, was a success, attracting more than 200 attendees and presenters. Read about one of our presenters here.

Congratulations to our poster award winners:

  • The Dr. Joan Tranmer Non-Student Poster Award:
  • Melanie Foisy, BScN, MN Student, Athabasca University/Nursing Coordinator, Cardiac Devices Clinic, Kingston Health Sciences Centre – “Deactivation of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators at Distance for the Dignity of Dying.”
  • The Dr. Lenora Duhn Student Presentation/Poster Award (Three-way tie):
  • Jessica Hogan, BSc-Physiology, BScN Student and Research Assistant, St. Lawrence College – “Nurturing Nursing Students in Long Term Care: A mixed methods study.”
  • Nikita Gupta, BNSc, MNSc Student, Queen’s University/Registered Nurse, Credit Valley Hospital – “South Asian Immigrant Women’s Postnatal Experiences: A meta-synthesis.”
  • Amber Johnson, BNSc, MNSc Student, Queen’s University/Member, Vaccine Preventable Disease Team, Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Health – “Supporting Nursing Practice During Public Health Emergencies: The lived experiences of public health nurses redeployed to COVID-19.”

The winner of registration refund: Leah Sookhoo (RN, Queen’s University).

We gratefully acknowledge the contributions of:

  • All of our speakers and presenters
  • Donald Gordon Centre Staff and Videoconferencing Services
  • Sponsors - Coloplast Canada, Daniels Health, McArthur Medical, Nipro Canada Sarstedt Inc. and Symphony Spa and Yoga
  • The KingstonNRC planning committee

Our 2024 conference date will be posted this fall.