2024

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Buck's Traction Video Creation for Promoting Optimal Care of The Femur Fracture Patient, Michele Adzema BSN, RN, CMSRN; Chelsy Bechtold ADN, RN; Lauren Curcio BSN, RN, GERO-BC; and Brandon Haeseler BSN, RN (Poster)

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Between Early Warning and Alert Fatigue: A Single-Institution Experience of Right-sizing CHEWS, Heather Becker MD; Anna V. Folk MSN, MSN, RN, CPN; and Claudia F. Busse MD (Poster)

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Implementation of Gaming to Increase Knowledge Acquisition and Retention for IV Therapy, Amy Conover MA, RN-BC, NPD-BC (Poster)

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Novel Monitoring Dashboard for Patients Presenting to the ED With Chest Pain, Chad A Keller MD; Bruce Feldman DO; Donna Wendling; Bryan D. Nelson MBA, NRP; Shadi Jarjous MD; Deborah W Sundlof DO; Shuisen Li DO; Chris Deschler BSN, RN, CPHQ; Michaela Leal; and Richard S. MacKenzie MD (Poster)

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Professional Milestones Fall 2023, Lehigh Valley Health Network (Report)

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Professional Milestones- Winter 2024, Lehigh Valley Health Network (Report)

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Healthiest You: TikTok Trends to Try and Most to Avoid, Lehigh Valley Health Network and Elena Brinker RN (Podcast)

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On Time First Case Starts (OTFCS) and How It Can Be Changed Through Behavior Modification, Senovia Lockhart MSN, BSN, RN (Poster)

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A Decade of Pediatric Intubation Experience by an Advanced Prehospital Unit, Conor McLaughlin DO, Zachary Matuzsan DO, Mark Walck, Mark A. Diubaldo RN, Jeffrey M. Kuklinski DO, Andrew Ferdock, Matthew Ferdock PhD, Duy P. Tran DO, Jeanne L. Jacoby MD, and Susan K. Yaeger MD (Poster)

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A Decade of Adult Intubation Experience by an Advanced Prehospital Unit, Conor McLaughlin DO; Zachary Matuzsan DO; Mark Walck NREMTP, FP-C; Mark A. Diubaldo BSN, CCRN; Jeffrey M. Kuklinski DO, MBA; Orlando E. Rivera RN. DNP, MBA; Cameron M Juybari; Ray Quy; John McCarthy DO; and Jeanne L. Jacoby MD (Poster)

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Implementation of a Novel Prehospital Clinical Decision Tool and ECG Transmission for STEMI Significantly Reduces Door-to-Balloon Time and Sex-Based Disparities., Bryan D. Nelson MBA, NRP; Conor McLaughlin DO; Orlando E. Rivera RN; Kashyap Kaul DO; Andrew Ferdock; Zachary Matuzsan DO; Ali Yazdanyar DO, PhD; Jay V. Gopal; Ayushi Y. Patel; Rachael M Chaska; Bruce Feldman DO; and Jeanne L. Jacoby MD (Article)

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Implementing an Obstetrical Bootcamp, Elizabeth Sweet MSN, RNC-OB and Morgan Pollock BSN, RN, CCE (Poster)

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Clinical Nurse Specialist Role Advocacy: Quantifying the Financial Contributions Via Development of a Scorecard., Chantal Toth, Kelsey Miller, Amanda Hart, and Micah Kidd (Article)

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Increasing Interprofessional Collaboration to Decrease Primary Cesarean Delivery Rates, Sarah Wagner MSN, RNC-OB (Poster)

Reducing Door to CT Time for Stroke Patients, Dakoha Zelinsky RN (Presentation)

2023

Quick Response Code Based Nursing Stroke Education via Virtual Bulletin Board Technology, Michele Adzema BSN, RN, CMSRN (Presentation)

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Physician and Nurse Well-Being and Preferred Interventions to Address Burnout in Hospital Practice: Factors Associated With Turnover, Outcomes, and Patient Safety., Linda H Aiken; Karen B Lasater; Douglas M Sloane; Colleen A Pogue; Kathleen E Fitzpatrick Rosenbaum; K Jane Muir; Matthew D McHugh; and Carolyn L. Davidson RN, PhD (Article)

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Winning Ways with Patients, American Medical Association (Newsletter)

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Silverlon: A Weapon Against Driveline Infections in LVAD Patients, Kelsey Barrett MSN, MBA, RN, CCRN; Barbara A. Ebert CRNP; and Martina Oswald-Remaly MSN, RN, CCRN, CSC (Presentation)

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Clinical Informaticist Role in Fetal Monitor Integration, Sofia Bassett MSN, RN (Poster)

The Effect of Therapy Dogs on Emotional Well-Being Of Health Care Workers In NSICU/TNICU, Colin Brisbois ADN, RN; Miranda Fettes; Lauren House ADN, RN; Maddison Lawrence ADN, RN; and Sara Siemiatkowski BSN, RN (Presentation)

Oral Chemotherapy Monitor and Tracking, Cathy Cerami RN, BSN, OCN; Mary Ann Cali MSN, RN, AOCN; Krista Malinoski RN, OCN; and Hansook Atkins BSN, RN (Poster)

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Elder Abuse Screening: Registry Monitoring for Elderly Abuse Screening Protocols, Julia Cheng; Joseph J. Stirparo MD; Kathryn L Wheel MD; Bree A. Harrison BSN, RN, TCRN; Emily Bear BSN, RN, CCRN, TCRN; Jaclyn Sharkazy PA-C, MSPAS; and Jacquelynn Knight EMT-B (Poster)

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One Team: Integrating Quality, Registry and Clinical Care Through the Electronic Health Medical Record, Julia Cheng; Joseph J. Stirparo MD; Kathryn L Wheel MD; Bree A. Harrison BSN, RN, TCRN; Emily Bear BSN, RN, CCRN, TCRN; Jaclyn Sharkazy PA-C, MSPAS; and Jacquelynn Knight EMT-B (Poster)

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Implementation of a Nurse-Driven Clinical Frailty Scale for Geriatric Trauma Patients, Lauren Curcio BSN, RN, GERO-BC and Chelsy Bechtold ADN, RN (Poster)

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Multidisciplinary Team Approach to Reduce Unplanned Extubations in the NICU: Going Back to Basics, Jessica M. Dalton BSN, RN, CCRN; Andrea Konno MSN, RN, C-ELBW, RNC-NIC; and Dolores T. Suzansky MSN, RNC-NIC (Poster)

Trust in EHR: Collaboration is Key, Carolyn L. Davidson RN, PhD (Presentation)

Workforce Wellness Starts at the Top, Carolyn L. Davidson RN, PhD (Presentation)

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Impact of the Clinical Transplant Pharmacist on the Post Renal Transplant Discharge Medication Reconciliation Process, Susan Eckhart BSN, RN, CMSRN, CCTC (Poster)

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Admission Guideline for Acute TBI Patients at a Level III Trauma Center Without Neurosurgery Who Would Have Otherwise Been Transferred to a Level I or II Trauma Center, Alexandra Evans BSN, RN, TCRN; Daniel Roesler MD; Kimberlee Hettel BSN; Mary Ann Devine MD; and Mark Cipolle MD (Poster)

A New Look at Staffing, Daphne Feinour DNP, MBA, CNOR and Hope L. Johnson MSN, RN, CNOR (Presentation)

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Surviving a Mass Casualty Event in a Rural Trauma Center, Carol Fox RN, BSN, CCRN and Melanie Bowman MSN, RN TCRN (Poster)

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Evaluating Blood Culture Contamination Rates Associated with a Newly Inserted Peripheral Intravenous (IV) Catheter, Jack Freemont; Deborah Fry MT (ASCP), MBA, CIC; Elisa C. Moyer BSN, RN, CEN; Christine Schmidt; Joseph Yashur BSPH; and Alyssa Kahr BSN, RN (Poster)

Reducing STEMI Door to Balloon (D2B) Time Using NEAR Criteria and Prehospital EKG Transmission, Jay V. Gopal; Conor McLaughlin DO; Bryan D. Nelson MBA, NR-P; Orlando E. Rivera RN; Kashyap Kaul DO; Andrew Ferdock; Zachary Matuzsan DO; Ali Yazdanyar DO, PhD; Bruce Feldman DO; and Jeanne L. Jacoby MD (Poster)

Anxiety Reduction Through Music, Jennifer Gorant BSN, RN (Presentation)

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Increasing Diversity in Medical Education: A Case Study, Margaret A. Hadinger; Judith Sabino MPH, CDP; Eric J. Gertner MD, MPH; Joseph J. Napolitano PhD, MPH, RN, CRNP; and Maria de los A. Ortiz Reyes (Book Chapter)

The Impact of a Dedicated POCUS Program on FAST Compliance, Madison Heck; Mallorie L. Huff; Bree A. Harrison BSN, RN, TCRN; Emily Bear BSN, RN, CCRN, TCRN; Jaclyn Sharkazy PA-C, MSPAS; Bryan G. Kane MD; Kathryn L Wheel MD; and Joseph J. Stirparo MD (Presentation)

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The Impact of a Dedicated POCUS Program on FAST Compliance., Madison Heck; Mallorie L. Huff; Bree A. Harrison BSN, RN, TCRN; Emily Bear BSN, RN, CCRN, TCRN; Jaclyn Sharkazy PA-C, MSPAS; Bryan G. Kane MD; Kathryn L Wheel MD; and Joseph J. Stirparo MD (Article)

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Fear Not...No Falls, Tracie Heckman MSN, RN, CMSRN and Jennifer A. Rabenold MSN, RN, CMSRN (Poster)

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Shortages, Substitutes, Staffing and Sharps Injuries, Jill Hinnershitz MSN, RN and Laura Walker RN, BSN, CCRN (Poster)

Improving Perceived Stress with Aromatherapy, Lauren Hoch ADN, RN (Presentation)

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Improving Perceived Stress with Aromatherapy, Lauren Hoch ADN, RN and Madison Hess BSN, RN (Poster)

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Remaining Active: The Crucial Integration of Patient Mobility Practices in an Acute Care Setting, Olivia Hoeing and Heather Faust MSN, RN, CMSRN (Poster)

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Choose Nursing Because You Care About People, Hospital Association of Pennsylvania (Newsletter)

EMS Clinical Dashboard: Analyzing the Prehospital Care of Patients, Evanie Huang; Mallorie L. Huff; Bree A. Harrison BSN, RN, TCRN; Emily Bear BSN, RN, CCRN, TCRN; Jaclyn Sharkazy PA-C, MSPAS; Bryan G. Kane MD; Kathryn L Wheel MD; and Joseph J. Stirparo MD (Presentation)

PI Pathways for Monitoring Compliance in Trauma Resuscitation Management, Evanie Huang; Mallorie L. Huff; Bree A. Harrison BSN, RN, TCRN; Emily Bear BSN, RN, CCRN, TCRN; Jaclyn Sharkazy PA-C, MSPAS; Bryan G. Kane MD; Kathryn L Wheel MD; and Joseph J. Stirparo MD (Presentation)

SBIRT: Brief Intervention Compliance and Validating Provider Screening, Evanie Huang; Mallorie L. Huff; Bree A. Harrison BSN, RN, TCRN; Emily Bear BSN, RN, CCRN, TCRN; Jaclyn Sharkazy PA-C, MSPAS; Bryan G. Kane MD; Kathryn L Wheel MD; and Joseph J. Stirparo MD (Presentation)

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A Decade of Adult Intubation Experience by an Advanced Prehospital Unit, Jeanne L. Jacoby MD, Conor McLaughlin DO, Zachary Matuzsan DO, Mark T. Walck, Mark A. Diubaldo RN, Jeffrey M. Kuklinski DO, Orlando E. Rivera RN, Cameron M Juybari, Ray Quy, and John F. Mccarthy DO (Article)

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Inculcating the Joy in Work Framework Within a Regional Children’s Hospital, Helen Julia MHA and Karen Clark DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC (Poster)

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Inculcating the Joy in Work Framework Within a Regional Children’s Hospital, Helen Julia MHA and Karen Clark DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC (Poster)

Prevalence of Pathogenic Bacteria on Identification Badges/Access Cards of Health Care Workers at a Regional Health Network, Amy Keesler RN (Presentation)

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93 Novel Monitoring Dashboard for Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department With Chest Pain, Chad A Keller MD; Bruce Feldman DO; Donna Wendling; Bryan D. Nelson MBA, CPHQ, NRP; Shadi Jarjous MD; Deborah W Sundlof DO; Shuisen Li DO; Chris Deschler BSN, RN, CPHQ; Michaela Leal; and Richard S. MacKenzie MD (Article)

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All About Me, Emily Kiska BSN, RN; Anna Neamand BSN, RN; Tianna Popstein BSN, RN; Danalyn Roncolato BSN, RN; and Jade Zamadics BSN, RN (Poster)

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Evaluating the Decrease in Medication Errors Using IV Pump Electronic Health Record (EHR) Integration, Jackson Kondak and Alice Vrsan RN-BC, MSN (Poster)

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Implementing an Inpatient Virtual Discharge Nurse Program – A Multidisciplinary Approach to Achieve Efficiencies, Marjorie Lavin RN, MS, CNRN and Jaclyn Stine BS, MBA, CPHIMS (Poster)

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Weight Loss or Liver Loss: A Case Report on Fulminant Hepatic Failure Secondary to Garcinia cambogia Supplementation., Danny Le DO; Brody Hydro BSN, RN; Chase Jones DO; and Gillian A. Beauchamp MD (Article)

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Allentown School of Nursing, Class Unknown, Lehigh Valley Health Network (Poster)

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Professional Milestones Summer 2023, Lehigh Valley Health Network (Report)

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Professional Milestones Summer 2023, Lehigh Valley Health Network (Article)

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Identifying Opportunities for Improved Postoperative Orthopedic Patient Care in Dickson City, Victoria Libretti; Carissa Hrichak MBA, BSN, RN; and Kathryn Paone (Poster)

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Analysis of 30-day Readmission on Management and Disposition of Patients With Venous Thromboembolism, Jeffrey Liu; Catherine V. Levitt MD; Matthew McCambridge MD; Beatrice Oertner BSN, RN; Michael Young; Andrew C. Miller DO; Timlin Glaser MD; Amanda R. Stashin DO; Kira Galeano MD; Margaret A. Vido DO; and Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP (Poster)

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Single Incision Midurethral Sling Site of Care: Office-based Ambulatory Surgical Unit versus Hosptial-based Ambulatory Surgical Unit Setting., Vincent Lucente, Micah Wright, John Pisan, Sachin Shenoy, and Raymond Yedlock CRNA (Article)

Compliance Analysis in VTE Prophylaxis: Harnessing trauma registry data, Rosalie Mattiola; Mallorie L. Huff; Bree A. Harrison BSN, RN, TCRN; Emily Bear BSN, RN, CCRN, TCRN; Jaclyn Sharkazy PA-C, MSPAS; Bryan G. Kane MD; Kathryn L Wheel MD; and Joseph J. Stirparo MD (Presentation)

Performance Improvement and VNM Compliance: A multidisciplinary effort, Rosalie Mattiola; Mallorie L. Huff; Bree A. Harrison BSN, RN, TCRN; Emily Bear BSN, RN, CCRN, TCRN; Jaclyn Sharkazy PA-C, MSPAS; Bryan G. Kane MD; Kathryn L Wheel MD; and Joseph J. Stirparo MD (Presentation)

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Association Between Sepsis Orderset Use and Inpatient Mortality: The Impact of Sepsis Etiology, Christopher McCullough; Joshua Rosentel BSN, RN; Chris Deschler BSN, RN, CPHQ; Ali Yazdanyar DO; and Shadi Jarjous MD (Poster)

Reducing STEMI Door to Balloon (D2B) Time using NEAR criteria and Prehospital EKG transmission, Conor McLaughlin DO; Bryan D. Nelson MBA, NRP; Orlando E. Rivera RN; Kashyap Kaul DO; Andrew Ferdock; Zachary Matuzsan DO; Ali Yazdanyar DO; Jay Copal; Bruce Feldman DO; and Jeanne L. Jacoby MD (Presentation)

Sex Differences in Door to Balloon Time with Prehospital Activation: Is There a Difference?, Conor McLaughlin DO; Bryan D. Nelson MBA, NRP; Orlando E. Rivera RN; Ayushi Y. Patel; Rachel Chaska; Kashyap Kaul DO; Ali Yazdanyar DO; Andrew Ferdock; Zachary Matuzsan DO; and Jeanne L. Jacoby MD (Presentation)

Contributing Factors to Acute and Chronic Asthma, Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-NPS (Presentation)

COVID-19: Lessons Learned, Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-NPS (Presentation)

Maintaining Oxygenation and Ventilation During Chest Trauma, Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-NPS (Presentation)

Preventing Mechanical Ventilation in Patients with Retrained Secretion, Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-NPS (Presentation)

Sepsis: The Spiral of Doom, Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-NPS (Presentation)

Status Asthmaticus in Adults: Management of Severe Asthma, Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-NPS (Presentation)

The Evolution of Mechanical Ventilation: A Journey of Innovation, Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-NPS (Presentation)

The Role of the Ventilator During ECMO, Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-NPS (Presentation)

Unmasking the Mystic of Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation, Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-NPS (Presentation)

Weaning Strategies During Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation, Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-NPS (Presentation)

Practice Improvement Through the Implementation of a Rehab Nurse Internship, Shannon Miller MSN, RN, CMSRN (Poster)

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An Audio-Visual Distraction Technique for a Burn Surgical Patient, Gwendolyn Minogue and Jill Krystofinski MSN, CRNA (Poster)

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Achieving Value and Transparency With the Use of Electronic Nurse Competency Records, Diane Munczinski MSN, RN-BC and Maha Masood BSN, RN (Poster)

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Surgical Opioid Stewardship for Orthopedic Surgery: A Quality Improvement Initiative., Dylan J Parker; Heather Geist; Ali Yazdanyar DO; Joshua Rosentel BSn, RN; Matthew McCambridge MD; Victoria Chestnut DNP, MBA, RN, CCCTM; Alisa Matthews MSN, RN, CCCTM; Melinda Liptak PA-C; Eric B. Lebby MD; and Gillian A. Beauchamp MD (Article)

Sex Differences in Door to Balloon Time with Prehospital Activation: Is There a Difference?, Ayushi Y. Patel; Conor McLaughlin DO; Bryan D. Nelson MBA, NR-P; Orlando E. Rivera RN; Rachael Chaska; Kashyap Kaul DO; Ali Yazdanyar DO, PhD; Andrew Ferdock; Zachary Matuzsan DO; and Jeanne L. Jacoby MD (Poster)

Infusion Related Reaction Management in Cancer Treatment, Maura Price RN, BSN, OCN (Presentation)

Micro-Practices for Self-Care at LVHN, Jennifer Rodriguez BSN, RN (Presentation)

Self-Care roundtable discussion, Tina Roma Fisher MSN, RN, CRRN (Presentation)

“ntroduction to Caritas, Tina Roma Fisher MSN, RN, CRRN; Margaret Brown MSN, RN, AHN-BC; and Maria Gerlyn Gotico RN (Presentation)

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Redesigning and Reinvigorating a Nursing Professional Practice Model, Lauren Souchak MSN, RN, CMSRN, CRRN and Lori Grischott MSN, RN, NEA-BC, NPD-BC, RNC-OB (Poster)

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A Strategic Solution to Staffing in the Operative Setting, Tammy Straub MSN, RN, APRN, CNOR and Stacey Colatosti RN, MSN (Poster)

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Defeat Delirium – Yes, We CAM!, Angela Strausser BSN, RN, CCRN, TCRN, GERO-BC and Eileen Wasson MSN, RN, CCRN, TCRN, GERO-BC (Poster)

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COVID-19 Death Rate Comparison within Hospitals in the Tri-State Area, Emily Vaughan; Danielle Weaver; and Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-NPS (Poster)

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Assessment of Different Etiologies of Patients Mechanically Ventilated with COVID-19 from 7/1/2022 to 6/31/2023, Emily Vaughn; Danielle Weaver; and Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-NPS (Poster)

2022

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Analysis of Nursing Documentation After Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation Significant Issue Report at Lehigh Valley Hospital- Muhlenberg, Lauren Allen; Joseph J. Stirparo MD; Kathleen E. Kane MD; Bree A. Harrison BSN, RN, TCRN; Emily Bear BSN, RN, CCRN, TCRN; Heather Butz; Amber Fetton RN; Ashley Dymond; and Melissa Teitsworth RN, BSN (Poster)

LVAD Outflow Compression Graft Presenting as Thrombosis, Kelsey MSN, MBA, RN, CCRN Barrett (Poster)

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Modifying Post-operative Opioid Stewardship Through a System of Educational Feedback., Gillian A. Beauchamp MD; Pavit Deol; Joseph Sipko; Ali Yazdanyar DO; Joshua Rosentel BSN, RN; Daniel Kuehler MD; Rovinder S. Sandhu MD; and Matthew McCambridge MD (Article)

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Accuracy, Resource Utilization, and Sex and Race Differences of Myocardial Infarction (MI) Alerts: A Single-Center Experience in the Application of a Pre-Hospital Personnel Electrocardiogram (ECG) Education and Transmission Intervention, Rachael Chaska; Jeanne L. Jacoby MD; Bryan D. Nelson MBA, NR-P; Orlando E. Rivera RN; Kashyap Kaul DO; Jay Gopal; Christopher Connell DO; Tyler Willing DO; Jessica Jacoby; Ali Yazdanyar Do, PhD; Bruce Feldman DO; Anita Kurt PhD, RN; Andrew Ferdock; Joanna Schwab; Nicholas S. Imperato; and Katelyn McLain (Poster)

Annual Perioperative Education Days: Standardization of Perioperative Staff Education, Lisa Farthing MSN, RN, CNOR (Poster)

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Pre-procedural Evaluation and Optimization: National and Local Approaches to Performance Improvement, Matthew Fitzsimmons; Thomas A. McLoughlin MD; Matthew McCambridge MD; Michael D. Pasquale MD, FACS, FCCM; James Miller CRNA; Andrew Aspen CRNA; Tammy Gallagher RN; Amy M. Depuy MD; and Kristen Karwacki PA-C (Poster)

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The Emergence of Helicopters and Hospitals: From Vietnam to Hospital Air Ambulances, Eileen Frazer RN (Book)

Positive Transitions: How to Find Success When Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone, Warren E. Furry BSN, RN (Presentation)

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Let’s Stay Together: Using Glucose Gel to Reduce Neonatal Hypoglycemia and Promote Breastfeeding, Kimberly Galluzzo (Poster)