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Practicum Student Leadership Posters: 2013 Top Ten Finalists

Danielle Ernst Poster

Danielle Ernst, from Butternut, WI, created the Virtual Dementia Tour to help caregivers experience what it is like to live with dementia by letting them walk "virtually" in their clients' shoes. 

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Hannah L. Johnson Poster

Hannah L. Johnson, from Edgar, WI, received the 2013 UW-Eau Claire Innovation Leadership Project Award. Johnson's project explored the effect of music on residents who experience depression, anxiety, dementia, behaviors and pain.

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Hannah M. Johnson Poster

Hannah M. Johnson, from Westby, WI, received the 2013 UW-Eau Claire Internal or Operational Improvement Award. Johnson's leadership project examined staff turnover at her practicum site. A mentorship program has been implemented to reduce turnover.

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Derek Joswiak Poster

Derek Joswiak, from Stratford, WI, received the 2013 UW-Eau Claire External or Community Award. Joswiak organized an event to honor local Purple Heart recipients. The event included a WWII display, a gun salute and a missing man formation flyover. 

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Jamie Lis Poster

Jamie Lis, from Eau Claire, WI, developed welcome packets with customized materials to help families and their loved ones better transition to a long care facility.

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Marissa Neas Poster

Marissa Neas, from La Crosse, WI, developed a new call-in and attendance policy for the nursing department at Bethany Riverside in La Crosse, WI. Neas created a policy which inspired changes in the attendance policies at other residents within the Bethany Lutheran Homes Corporation. 

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Ashley Patterson Poster

Ashley Patterson, from Burnsville, MN, received the 2013 UW-Eau Claire Customer Service Leadership Project Award for her project which sought to reduce the number of caregivers a resident received.

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Jon Richardson Poster

Jon Richardson, from Eau Claire, WI, implemented a resident focused dining program.

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Stephanie Willhite Poster

Stephanie Willhite, from Kronenwetter, WI, implemented a technology education program to help residents at Green Hills Retirement Community.

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Mee Yang Poster

Mee Yang, from Greenfield, WI, established emergency assessment and response procedures to proactively respond to OSHA's new guidelines for preventing workplace violence for health care and social service workers.

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