Sage Nursing Students to Present their Own Unique Research at Undergraduate Nursing Conference

November 29, 2013 at 3:18 pm

TROY, NY - The Sage Colleges is pleased to host the Undergraduate Nursing Conference on Monday, December 2, 2013 from 1 to 4 p.m. in Bush Memorial Center on the Russell Sage campus in Troy.

Students in the undergraduate nursing program at Russell Sage College will present their research on a number of current topics in the field of nursing and health care.

Topics include:

  • The use of aromatherapy in treating anxiety in oncology patients
  • De-escalation techniques used to prevent the use of restraints or seclusion on  psychiatric units
  • The relationship between nursing triage and patient outcomes in the emergency department
  • Self-care for nurses in managing stress, emotional fatigue and professional burnout
  • The effectiveness of kangaroo care with mothers and newborns

The conference is sponsored by Sage's Department of Nursing and the Kathleen A. Donnelly Center for Undergraduate Research, which supports the pursuit of undergraduate research at Russell Sage College. The center, named for professor emerita of chemistry Kathleen Donnelly, has been designated a Dean's Center for Excellence.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dr. David A. Salomon, director of the center at (518) 244-3118.

Media contact:
Deanna Cohen
Director of External Relations
Office of Communications & PR
The Sage Colleges
(518) 244-4593 (o)
(518) 598-4927 (c)