2017

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SCD Compliance on Observation Floors., Brittany Adler BSN, RN; Brianna DePalma BSN, RN; Katherine Henry BSN, RN, RN; and Madlen Vasileva BSN, RN (Poster)

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Standardization of Fall Interventions in the Emergency Department., Shena Alvarado BSN, RN; Andrew Chinofsky BSN, RN; Nicole M. Lucchese BSN, RN; Christopher E. Painter BSN, RN; and Nicholas R. Tucciarone BSN, RN (Poster)

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Concussion Guideline Use in Pediatric Patients., Allison Amershek BSN, RN; Emily Roth BSN, RN; Mahendi Singh BSN, RN; Samantha Steich BSN, RN; and Justin Zimmerman BSN, RN (Poster)

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How Educating Nurses Can Effect Sequential Compression Device Therapy., Allister Anatalio BSN, RN; Courtney Deegan BSN, RN; Hayley Hoke BSN, RN; Kaitlyn McInerney BSN, RN; and Amy Van Wert BSN, RN (Poster)

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Hydrotherapy To Decrease Pain During Labor., Natalia Azar BSN-RN, Gabriella Haviland BSN-RN, and Marisa Saeger BSN-RN (Poster)

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The Impact of 6 Clicks Mobility Form on Nurses’ Confidence in Early Ambulation of Cardiac Patients., Kristina Balla BSN, RN; Sierra Bodisch BSN, RN; and Justina Smith BSN, RN (Poster)

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Sliding with Sally Tubes., Nicole Baro BSN, RN; Karen Holveck BSN, RN; and Marina Zweifel BSN, RN (Poster)

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Earlier Urinary Catheter Removal to Promote Independent Bladder Function in Patients with Epidurals., Mallory Benjamin BSN, RN and Rachel Williams BSN, RN (Poster)

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Comparing Education Methodology in the Emergency Department., Nicole J. Bensel BSN, RN; Karen N. Brunner BSN, RN; Michelle J. Henne BSN; Ashley D. Roman BSN, RN; and Amanda M. Tarantino BSN, RN (Poster)

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Excellence in End-of-Life Care for Patients Dying in an Acute Care Hospital, Rochelle Bensinger RN, OCN; Erin Detweiler BSN, RN; and Monica Ring-Striba RN, CHPN (Poster)

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Recognizing Symptoms of Withdrawal Through Implementation of the COWS Scale in Adult Acute Care Settings., Maria Bermudez RN, BSN; Carlie Griffiths RN, BSN; and Shannon Martin RN, BSN (Poster)

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Patient Information Triage Video And Its Effect On Emergency Department Patient Satisfaction., Kayla Bet BSN, RN; Jessica Goodrich BSN, RN; Liz Landis BSN, RN; Kathryn Morris BSN, RN; and Glenn Thompson M.Ed., BSN, RN (Poster)

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Orthostatic Blood Pressure Vital Signs: Educating Staff to Keep Our Geriatric Population Safe., Hilary A. Boos BSN, RN and Erin Snyder BSN, RN (Poster)

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Ensuring Proper Administration of Subcutaneous Heparin in Post-Operative Cardiothoracic Surgery Patients., Rachel Borger BSN, RN; Zachary Caldwell BSN, RN; Ashley Clemens BSN, RN; Christy Rouhana BSN, RN; and Kaitlyn Zimmerman NSN, RN (Poster)

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Patient Engagement to Improve Care and Maintenance of Cervical Collars., Kai L. Bortz MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNL and Abigail E. Moore BS, BSN, RN (Poster)

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Registered Nurse's Attitudes of Caring for Patients with Alcohol and Drug Abuse Diagnoses., Chloe G. Bowman BSN, RN; Sarah Lichtenwalner BSN, RN; Natalie R. Medinas BSN, RN; Alexandra M. Neikam BSN, RN; and Abbey L. Parrish BSN, RN (Poster)

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To Restrain or Not to Restrain., Brittany Boyer BSN, RN; Steve Coffland BSN, RN; and Kelsey Craig BSN, RN (Poster)

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Improving Compliance of Sequential Compression Device Documentation, Sarah Brogan BSN, RN,; Natasha Haines BSN, RN; and Tamara Rohrbach BSN,RN (Poster)

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Aromatherapy to Reduce Anxiety., Alyssa D. Bryan BSN, RN and Rosemarie Ross BSN, RN (Poster)

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Esophageal High Resolution Impedance Manometry: The GI Nurse Role., Rosann Buchman RN CGRN and Linda Marks RN, BSN, CGRN (Poster)

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The Impact of a Non-pharmacological Pain Management Check List., Steven Buczek BSN, RN; Dana Cellarius BSN, RN; and Nathali Martinez BSN, RN (Poster)

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Creating a Heightened Awareness for Consistent Oral Hygiene Practice, Jennifer Carraghan CarraghanBSN, RN; Margaret Hiel BSN, RN; Dhariana Lantigua BSN,RN; and Kristen Sigley BSN,RN (Poster)

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Cultural competence- identifying cultural practices upon admission to medical surgical unit., Mario Carranza BSN-RN, Sara McCarthy BSN-RN, Courtney Rittenhouse BSN-RN, and Ashley Silberg BSN-RN (Poster)

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Providing Donor Breast Milk for Premature Infants., Emilee N. Carr BSN, RN; Mary K. Kline BSN, RN; and Michelle N. Lanzarone BSN, RN (Poster)

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Relieving Work-related Stress With Low-level Background Music., Robert M. Cefola BSN, RN and Ian M. Liebold BSN, RN (Poster)

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Skin -To-Skin Contact After Cesarean Delivery., Brittany Cerino BSN, RN; Keli Cichonski RN; Lee Daignault RN; Julia Gogle RN; and Roxann E. Wagner MSN, RN, RNC-NIC (Presentation)

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Development of a AYA Team: Ensuring Age-Appropriate Cancer Care for Adolescents and Young Adults., Donna Colabroy RN, MSN, OCN, CCM; Melissa Kratz RN, MSN, AOCN; Amber Messinger BSW; Rose Schenk MSN; Elizabeth Rohn MSS, LCSW, OSW-C, PhD; and Mandy Hendricks RN MSN OCN (Poster)

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Labor –It’s Not a Spectator Sport!, Megan Colletti BSN, RN; Marlene Dunfee BSN, RN; and Jamie Rumfield BSN, RN (Poster)

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Strategies for Successful Stroke Survey., Erin M. Conahan RN, CNRN and Claranne Mathiesen RN, MSN, CNRN (Poster)

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Alarm Fatigue: Do You Hear What I Hear?., Lindsey R. Damiter bsn, rn; Eric M. Strauss BSN, RN; Bianca B. Garcia BSN, RN; and Lindsay M. Hischak BSN, RN (Poster)

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Nurses’ Knowledge on Medication Administration Best Practice., Amber Delp BSN, RN and Onyinye Nwakamma BSN, RN (Poster)

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Verification of Gastric Tube Placement: Identifying New Practice When the Evidence is Inconclusive., Daniela Diehl BSN, RN; Andrew Hill BSN, RN; Alexandra A. Lazaridis BSN, RN; Megan J. Sevi BSN, RN; Christina M. Siracuse BSN, RN; and William J. Watson Jr BSN, RN (Poster)

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Nurse Resiliency in Pediatric and PICU Nurses., Ashley Divincenzo BSN, RN; Stephanie Pinter BSN, RN; Alexis Gilmore BSN, RN; and Kendra Wetherhold BSN, RN (Poster)

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Breastfeeding Assessment and Education in Pediatric Nurses., Nicole E. Doble BSN, RN and Amy L. Serfas BSN, RN (Poster)

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Streamlining Electronic Orders Management: Phases of Care from a Nursing Perspective., Kathleen Duckworth RN, CPAN (Poster)

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Every Child, Every Time: Universal Child Abuse Screening Increases Awareness and State Reporting., Lauren Dudas MD, Gwenda L. Petrohoy, Debra Esernio-Jenssen MD, Cheryl Lansenderfer BSN, Joseph J. Stirparo MD, Michele Dunstan, and Marybeth Browne MD (Poster)

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Vaginal Delivery Safety Checklist., Rachel B. Eusebio BSN, RN and Alice Takla BSN, RN (Poster)

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Transparencies of Documentation Across Disciplines., Amy E. Evans BSN, RN (Poster)

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Nursing Burnout 8-Hour Shifts vs. 12-Hour Shifts., Carol Evans BSN, RN; Kaitlyn Edmondson BSN, RN; and Sarah Bramich BSN, RN (Poster)

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"Lessening Stress in OHU/TOHU- Creating an Easy Access Tool"., Katie Fedor BSN, RN and Elisa A. Molchany BSN, RN (Poster)

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Use of Transcutaneous Bilirubinometers on Newborns., Kristin Fegely BSN, RN and Katherine Perrone BSN, RN (Poster)

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PICC Dressing Changes in the Neonate., Brianna Forde BSN, RN; Kimberly Placencia BSN, RN; and Monica Sauer BSN, RN (Poster)

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Early Ambulation to Decrease Narcotic Use in Postoperative/Postpartum Cesarean Section Mothers., Courtney Fox BSN, RN; Annaliese Gorham BSN, RN; and Lisa Patel BSN, RN (Poster)

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Telemetry Alarm Fatigue, Brittany Furs BSN, RN and Yesenia Stott BSN, RN (Poster)

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“The Bum Bundle” Skin Breakdown Prevention and Protection., Julianne Giordiano BSN, RN;; Monica Lupin BSN, RN;; Jane Riley BSN, RN;; Veronica Sharo BSN, RN;; and Nicolle Snyder BSN, RN; (Poster)

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Preventing Falls by Implementing a Fall Agreement., Danielle Glen, Nicole Morin, and Megan Phegley (Poster)

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Using Simulation-Based Learning to Prepare for a Potential Cardiac Emergency on the Labor Unit., Julia Gogle RN (Article)

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Nurse Resident Job Satisfaction: Do Directors Make a Difference?, April L. Hargy BSN, RN and Sonya Whitman BSN, RN (Poster)

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Optimization of the Surgical Residents’ Educational Experience., Victoria Hendershot; Cathyann Feher RN,MSN; and Stacey Unterberg (Poster)

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Using Stoplights to Stop Patient Falls., Tia-Renee Hendricks BSN, RN and Eric Pecuch BSN, RN (Poster)

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Does a Brief Educational Intervention Allow for Greater Prehospital Recognition of Acute Stroke by Paramedics?., Tara K. Henry-Morrow EMT-P; Bryan D. Nelson MBA, NR-P; Erin M. Conahan RN, CNRN; Claranne Mathiesen RN, MSN, CNRN; Bernadette Glenn-Porter BS; Matthew Niehaus DO; Lauren M. Porter; Mitchell Gesell DO; Gregory Monaghan MD; and Jeanne L. Jacoby MD (Poster)

An Educational Intervention Allows for Greater Prehospital Recognition of Acute Stroke., Tara K. Henry-Morrow EMT-P; Bryan D. Nelson MBA, NR-P; Erin M. Conahan RN, CNRN; Claranne Mathiesen RN, MSN, CNRN; Bernadette G. Porter BS; Matthew Niehaus DO; Mitchell Gesell DO; Gregory Monaghan MD; and Jeanne L. Jacoby MD (Article)

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Ventriculostomy Dressing Changes., Anthony T. Hernandez BSN, RN and Yvette M. Jabbour BSN, RN (Poster)

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Team Building Activities: Increasing Staff Engagement., Sarah Hines BSN, RN; Clement Eruwayo BSN, RN; Kristen Purkey BSN, RN; and Sara Kirkpatrick BSN, RN (Poster)

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Accuracy of Finnegan Neonatal Abstinence Scoring., Mariah Hish BSN, RN and Nicole Strohl BSN, RN (Poster)

Empowering Nurses to Transform Health Care Globally: A United States-Haiti Nursing Partnership, Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC; Tonya Kemp RN; Sharon Kromer BSN, RN, CCRC, CTC; Barbara Labriola MSW, BA, RN, CMSRN; and Lori Yesenofski MSN, RN, CCRN, CTC (Article)

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A “Standardized Patient” to Validate the Competency of SANEs, Amanda Howatt BSN, RN, CEN; Devin Kennedy MSN, RN, CEN; Sandra Sabbatini MSN, RN-BC, CEN; and Michele Rice BSN, RN, CEN (Poster)

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Fall Accountability Care Program., Jenny Huang BSN, RN and Kelly Menendez BSN, RN (Poster)

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The Impact of a Focused Factory on Intraoperative Cost Per Case in Elective Total Knee Replacement Surgery., Hope L. Johnson MSN, RN, CNOR (Poster)

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Pragmatic Interventions to Prevent Hospital-Acquired Venous Thromboembolism Events., Nicole L. Karasek BSN, RN and Deidre L. Kutzler RN (Poster)

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Enhancing Communication Along the Perioperative Continuum., Amanda L. Knoll BSN, RN (Poster)

Improving Care through a Reliable and Variable Rounder Care Delivery Model., Kathleen Kratz MSN, RN, NE-BC; Munawer Kermalli MBA, BS/BA; and Jennifer Mcdonald BSN, RN (Poster)

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Implementing a Skin Assessment Tool in the Operating Room., Kerianne N. Larizzio BSN, RN and Jaclyn M. Panichi BSN, RN (Poster)

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In Adult Critical Care Patients Receiving Enteral Feedings, Would Volume Based Nutritional Intake Compared to Current Enteral Feeding Policy Help Patients Meet their Nutirional Goals?., Mikayla K. Lentz BSN, RN; Caitlin N. Pasquale BSN, RN; and Molly Moyer BSN, RN (Poster)

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Falling for Psych Improving Fall Safety for Behavioral Health Inpatients with the Edmonson Psychiatric Fall Risk Assessment Tool., Susan Linden BSN, RN and Brandon Reid BSN, RN (Poster)

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Decreased Foley Insertion: Serial Straight Catheterization Versus Indwelling Catheterization, Joy R. Lopez BSN, RN and Stephanie A. Stucka (Poster)

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We’ve Got Talent: Partnering with Human Resources for Recruitment (Poster)., Jeanne P. Luke MSN, RN, CNOR (Poster)

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Staffing – Baby Boomers to Millenniums, Finding the Balance, Margaret Macmahon MBA, BSN, RN, CNOR, CSSM and Jillian Laudenslager BSN, RN, CNOR (Poster)

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Managing Postpartum Pain in Patients with Uncomplicated Vaginal Deliveries., Cara Marzullo BSN RN; BreAnna Miller BSN, RN; and Jessica Reyes BSN RN (Poster)

Diverse Models of Home-Based Palliative Care: Key Principles from Four Programs for Impact on Quality and Cost (SA522)., Diane Meier MD, FACP, FAAHPM; Richelle N. Hooper MBA, MSN, FNP-BC, ACHPN; Dana Lustbader MD; Robert Parker DNP, RN, CENP, CHPN; and Donna Stevens BS (Article)

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Validation of the Italian Version of the Caregiver Abuse Screen among Family Caregivers of Older People with Alzheimer's Disease., Maria Gabriella Melchiorre, Mirko Di Rosa, Francesco Barbabella, Norma Barbini, Fabrizia Lattanzio, and Carlos Chiatti (Article)

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Compassion in the Emergency Department Nurse., Ashley Miele BSN, RN; Danielle Pearce BSN, RN; and Andrew Handwerk BSN, RN (Poster)

Physical Therapy Mobility Protocols can Decrease Hospital LOS for Mechanically Ventilated patients., Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-NPS (Article)

Women's Partcipation in Clinical Trials: The Factors that Matter the Most., Samantha Myles RN; Cheryl Tocci; Brandy L. Firman; Jennifer E. Macfarlan MPH; and Anita Kurt PhD, RN (Presentation)

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Using a Skin Kardex to Improve Nurses’ Confidence., Shelby Nice BSN, RN,; Kaitlin Brody BSN, RN,; and Ashley Baxter BSN, RN, (Poster)

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Family Presence During Trauma Resuscitation: An Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Practice Management Guideline, Mae Ann Pasquale PhD, MSN, RN (Presentation)

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Caring for the Autistic Pediatric Population in the Emergency Department., Teresa L. Pekarik BSN, RN and Samantha B. Sheftel BSN, RN (Poster)

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The Importance of Venous Thromboembolism Management in the Oncology Population., Maura Price RN, BSN, OCN (Poster)

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Insulin Administration in NPO Diabetic Patients., Jaclyn Ramsden RamsdenBSN, RN and Damaris Muniz BSN, RN (Poster)

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Multidisciplinary Approach to Physical Mobility in Intensive Care., Alexa J. Reyes BSN, RN; Logan Sessions BSN, RN; and Adrienne M. Westgate BSN, RN (Poster)

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To Err is Human: A Quality Initiative Aimed at Reducing Human Error in Cardiac Data Management., Mercedes Rios-Scott BS (Poster)

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Urinary Retention Protocol, Genesis Rivera Garcia BSN,RN and Victoria Reid BSN,RN (Poster)

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Treatment of a Pregnant Patient in a Persistent Vegetative State., Matthew P. Romagano DO; William E. Scorza MD; Stephen E. Lammers PhD; Carole Dorr BS, RRT; and John C. Smulian MD, MPH (Article)

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Ambulating Oncology Patients: Nurses Perspective., Jenna Ruggiero BSN, RN and Believe Adetor BSN, RN (Poster)

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Development of a Bereavement Program in the Intensive Care Unit: Helping Provide Nurses with Meaningful Closure Following the Death of a Patient, Amy C. Shanahan BSN, RN; Kristin M. Snyder BSN, RN; and Victoria Wirth MS, BSN, RN (Poster)

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Stroke in the Young: What's Hiding in Your Blood Can Hurt., Holly Tavianini RN, BSN, MSHSA, CNRN and Amanda Yerkes RN, BSN, CMSRN, CNRN (Poster)

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A Prospective Study on Functional Status Post Geriatric Trauma., Melissa Toth; Kai L. Bortz MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNL; and Joseph J. Stirparo MD (Poster)

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Measuring Patient-Provider Interaction at LVHN., Demetri Tsirukis, John Crumpler, Sarah Schopf RN, Marjorie Hamm RN, and Matthew McCambridge MD (Poster)

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Evaluation of Mothers and Infants with Presumed Exposure to Zika Virus: A Look into the Lehigh Valley Experience, Tibisay Villalobos MD, Michelle Maron RN, and Jeanette Taveras DO (Poster)

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Making a Checklist and Checking it Twice: Implementing a Strategy to Meet Stroke Center Monitoring Guidelines., Bonnie Wasilowsky BSPA-HCA, RN, CNRN (Poster)

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Decreased Use of Foley Catheters and Standarization of Daily Weights to Improve Accurancy of Fluid Status Monitoring., Sarah Wasley BSN, RN; Casey Stockman BSN, RN; and Patricia L. Klein BSN, RN (Poster)

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It’s an Open and Shut Case: Airflow and Ventilation in the Operating Room., Rachel Wisner BSN, RN, CNOR (Poster)

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Anatomy of a Project: The Ideal Meets the Real World., Christine R. Yatsko MSN, RN, CMSRN; Kristine A. Petre MLS, CM, AHIP; Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC; and Tricia S. Bernecker PhD, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC (Presentation)

2016

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Improving Hand Washing Compliance in the Emergency Department, Taylor L. Abruzzese BSN, RN; Claire C. Carbonetto BSN, RN; Amy M. Dalmas BSN, RN; and Karlee A. Hantz BSN, RN (Poster)

Regulatory and ONS Standards Related to Hazardous Drugs – Are You and Your Patients Safe, Tiffany Achenbach MSN, RN, CMSRN and Amy Yaple RN (Presentation)

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Project LeaRN: Clinical Nurses Engaging in Scholarly Visits to Transform Practice in Their Own Setting(poster), Angela Agee ADN, RN, CMSRN (Poster)

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Reducing Medication Errors in Pediatric Patients, Gaelyn Amick BSN, RN; Sabrina T. Orr BSN, RN; Emily L. Shaud BSN, RN; and Brianne Walsh BSN, RN (Poster)

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Blood Glucose Point of Care Testing for Patients on Vasoconstrictors in the ICU, Tanya M. Atiyeh BSN, RN; William F. Joson BSN, RN; Cassandra E. Passaro BSN, RN; and Kevin W. Trinchere BSN, RN (Poster)

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Epidural Troubleshooting Checklist, Margaret Aveis BSN, RN; Meghan S. Brown BSN, RN; Deirdre E. McEntee BSN, RN; and Hannah M. Roman BSN, RN (Poster)

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Clinical Q & A: Translating Therapeutic Temperature Management from Theory to Practice., Mary Kay Bader; Gretchen M Brophy; Teresa Wavra; Claranne Mathiesen RN, MSN, CNRN; and Mary Kay Bader (Article)