by Roselle Grace E. Diocares
The College of Nursing (CON) presented 6 undergraduate papers and 5 posters in the 12th Bi-Annual In-House Review of R&D Projects on August 19-20, 2014.
CON was invited and participated in the oral presentation under health sciences category. Of the papers presented, three were awarded. The paper entitled Anti-mitotic Activity of Guyabano (Annona muricata) Leaf Extract Using Allium cepa Test by Lea Lynn R. Sialana won first place, the study on Cymbopogon citratus: An Alternative Hypertension Therapy by Vanessa Marie M. Habajab placed second; and Postnatal Practices Among Badjau Mothers: Basis for Culturally Responsive Health Care Program by Nona Krislin G. Gomez placed third.
Other papers presented were Signus Vitalis: An Innovative Approach to Vital Signs Monitoring and Documentation Using Android Application and Smartphones by Lady Aizahlyn I. Angod, Enhancement of Knowledge and Health Practices Towards Leptospirosis Among Selected Flood-risk Barangays by Rhaden Troy C. Gerali, Microorganisms on the Sterilized Delivery Instruments on Selected Health Centers in Iligan City: Implication to Infection Control by Danica Gale A. Impang, and Sunlight Exposure: A Potential Alternative Treatment for Diabetes Mellitus by Wil Van N. Armecin.
The college also participated in the poster presentation under Health Sciences category. The research projects presented were Enhanced Vein Finder with Temperature Reading and Its Efficacy to Patients and Health Practitioners by Eden A. Barloso, Kathleen Nina A. Quinimon, Joshua L. Suazo, and Gretcelle Fe C. Talasan; Antimicrobial Activity of Pure Bee Honey Propolis Produced By Apis Mellifera (European Honeybees) by Eunice C. Mendoza, Denn Anthony Christian A. Restor, Mark Allen J. Yap, and Trixia N. Zapanta; The Risks Among Street Adolescents to Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome by Joselle Janina F. Apat, Cristyval Marie S. Orit, and Louis Irene D. Redoble; and Breast Milk as a Source of Lactic Acid Bacteria: Implications for the Promotion of Exclusive Breastfeeding by Jenibert E. Doromal, Gustav D. Tingson, Jere M. Torres, and Bernard James P. Yecla.
The entry which gained a Special Citation Award was Bacterial Contaminants in the Nozzles of Automated Water Vending Machines in Selected Public Areas of Iligan City: Implication for Public Safety by Mary Frances A. Odi, Christine Maigrette M. Pagaduan, Gayle J. Pacqueo, and Vyron Christian D. Sombero.
Dr. Franco G. Teves, Director for Research, shared that the 12th Bi-Annual In-House Review had the biggest number of papers and posters presented with 28 undergraduate and 19 graduate papers, as well as 8 posters.