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2012
Monday, October 29th
7:00 AM

Agenda Overview

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Lehigh Valley Health Network

Event

7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

8:00 AM

Opening Keynote Address

Marita G. Titler PhD, RN, FAAN, University of Michigan School of Nursing

Presentation

Lehigh Valley Health Network Employee Auditorium

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

9:00 AM

Posters: A Simulation Journey: Development and Implementation of a Hospital-Based Process for Using Simulation to Enhance Teaching in Acute Care

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Mary Jean Potylycki MSN, RN-BC, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Poster

Kasych Hallway

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Posters: Bedside Nurse Shift Report: Standardizing the Approach at the Bedside

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Tracie Heckman MSN, RN, CMSRN, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Poster

Kasych Hallway

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Posters: Enhancing Patient Safety During Central Catheter Insertion through Interprofessional Education

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Cindy Umbrell MSN, RN, CNS, CCRN, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Poster

Kasych Hallway

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Posters: Enhancing Perioperative Teamwork to Improve Patient Safety

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Hope L. Johnson MSN, RN, CNOR, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Poster

Kasych Hallway

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Posters: Insights to Patient Care Continuum: A Collaborative Approach From to Rehabilitative Care Settings

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Holly Tavianini RN, BSN, MSHSA, CNRN, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Amber Moyer RN, BSN, CNRN, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Carol Domzalski RN, CRRN
Jolene Klotz RN,MSN,CRRN, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital

Poster

Kasych Hallway

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Posters: Lessons Learned: Listening to the Interns

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Jeanne Luke MSN, RN, CNOR, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Poster

Kasych Hallway

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Posters: Nurses in Technology

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Sheryl Repischak RN, BSN, MS, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Poster

Kasych Hallway

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Posters: ON THE BEAT: Partnering with Security for a Safer Nursing Environment

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Tiana Mahr BSN, RN, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Maureen Horvath BSN, RN, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Poster

Kasych Hallway

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Posters: PALMs

Cheryl Heffner BS, RRT, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Poster

Kasych Hallway

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Posters: Pre-op, Intra-op and Post-op Brief

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Lisa Farthing MSN, RN, CNOR, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Michelle Reigard RN, CNOR, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Poster

Kasych Hallway

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Posters: Program...Validate...Infuse: Developing an IV Infusion Validation Tool

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Nancy Humes BSN, RN, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Nicole Zimmerman BSN, RN, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Poster

Kasych Hallway

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Posters: Racing to 100%: A Certification Initiative for Surgical Technicians.

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Marlene Leidy BSN, RN, CNOR, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Hope L. Johnson MSN, RN, CNOR, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Poster

Kasych Hallway

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Posters: SORE NO MORE: The Power of a Microscope in Skin Integrity.

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Tracie Heckman MSN, RN, CMSRN, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Denise Pisciotta BSN, RN.

Poster

Kasych Hallway

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Posters: Success with Compassion: Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation in the Pediatric Population

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Joanne DiNatale RN, CPON, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Marcia Summers MSN, RN, Lehigh Valley Health Network
April Saboe BSN, RN, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Poster

Kasych Hallway

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Posters: The Path to Post-Operative Success: Collaborative Pre-Operative Education for Spinal Surgery Patients

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Holly Tavianini RN, BSN, MSHSA, CNRN, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Poster

Kasych Hallway

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Posters: The Utilization of a Sub-Glottic Endotracheal Tube to Reduce Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Rates

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Kenneth Miller MEd, MSRT, RRT-ACCS, NPS, AE-C, FAARC, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Robert Leshko RRT, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Angela Lutz RRT-NPS, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Linda Cornman RRT-NPS, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Poster

Kasych Hallway

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Posters: Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Prevention in the Traumatically Injured Patient: Beyond the Bundle!

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Cindy Umbrell MSN, RN, CNS, CCRN, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Kenneth Miller MEd, MSRT, RRT-ACCS, NPS, AE-C, FAARC, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Poster

Kasych Hallway

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

9:45 AM

Showcase of projects: A Successful Patient Rounding Redesign: Staff Empowerment Blended With a Research Project

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Jody Shigo RN, CMSRN, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Holly Tavianini RN, BSN, MSHSA, CNRN, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Presentation

Lehigh Valley Health Network Employee Auditorium

9:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Showcase of projects: Creating a NICHE: Nurses Role in Successful Program Development

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Eileen Sacco MSN, RN, CNRN, ONC, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Tracie Heckman MSN, RN, CMSRN, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Presentation

Lehigh Valley Health Network Employee Auditorium

9:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Showcase of projects: Flinders Model for Chronic Disease Management and Utilization by Home Care

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Krista Hirschmann PhD, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Rita Grillo RN

Presentation

Lehigh Valley Health Network Employee Auditorium

9:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Showcase of Projects: ROADMAP: Setting the Course for Family and Patient Involvement in Their Plan of Care

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Kristina Holleran BSN, RN, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Presentation

Lehigh Valley Health Network Employee Auditorium

9:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Showcase of projects: Teach-Back Translation: Overcoming Challenges

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Debra Peter MSN, RN-BC, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Jill Hinnershitz MSN, RN, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Presentation

Lehigh Valley Health Network Employee Auditorium

9:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Showcase of projects: Warfarin Timing

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Roxanne LeRoy RN, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Presentation

Lehigh Valley Health Network Employee Auditorium

9:45 AM - 11:45 AM

12:30 PM

Breakout Session #1: ED Rapid Assessment Unit

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Melissa Teitsworth RN, BSN, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Jennifer Brown RN, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Joshua C. Freece RN, CEN, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Presentation

Medical Imaging of Lehigh Valley Educational Conference Center, room 6

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Breakout Session #1: Med-Surg Churn

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Marilyn Guidi, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Carolyn L. Davidson RN, PhD, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Presentation

Medical Imaging of Lehigh Valley Educational Conference Center, room 6

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Breakout Session #2: Budging Culture

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Hope L. Johnson MSN, RN, CNOR, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Presentation

Medical Imaging of Lehigh Valley Educational Conference Center, room 7

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Breakout Session #2: To Uniform or Not to Uniform? That Is the Question…

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Nicole Hartman MSN, RN, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Donald J. Butz RN, CNRN, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Presentation

Medical Imaging of Lehigh Valley Educational Conference Center, room 7

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

2:15 PM

Telehealth: Utilizing Technology to Improve Outcomes

Joseph Tracy MS, BA, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Patrick Pagella BSN, RN, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Lorraine Valeriano BSN, RN, CCRN, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Deborah L. Allen, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Sharon Kromer, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Presentation

Lehigh Valley Health Network Employee Auditorium

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

3:30 PM

Research and Quality Awards Reception

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Lehigh Valley Health Network

Award

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM