2018

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To Push or Not to Push? Use of IV Dextrose vs. Oral Dex4 for Treatment of Hypoglycemia., Lauren Amiano BSN RN, Mia Martinez BSN RN, Emma Morasco BSN RN, and Lauren Wolfe BSN RN (Poster)

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Improving Nurse Confidence in Using the CAM Tool to Identify Delirium., Christina Aquino BSN, RN and Nancy Peacock BSN, RN (Poster)

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Improving Thermoregulation in Infants by Delaying the First Bath., Chelsea Avron BSN, RN; Courtney Krahling BSN, RN; and Gina Toomey BSN, RN (Poster)

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Enteral Nutrition for the Intubated Adult Intensive Care Unit Patient Prior to General Anesthesia: a Scoping Review Protocol., Christy Barrick and Mary W Stewart (Article)

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STAFF's PERCEPTION OF THE MOST EFFECTIVE METHODS TO LEARN NEW INFORMATION., Juliette Blanchard BSN, RN; Juliana Eichenberg BSN, RN; Michael Fang BSN, RN; and Gelissa Lombard BSN, RN (Poster)

Geriatric Trauma Book: Skin, Kai L. Bortz MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNL (Article)

Geriatric Trauma Book: Urologic Trauma, Kai L. Bortz MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNL (Book Chapter)

Geriatric Trauma: Spinal Injury Nursing Care, Kai L. Bortz MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNL (Book Chapter)

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Does the Use of a Wireless Monitor Decrease the Time From Admission to Complete Dilation?, Lauren Bozilesky BSN, RN; Jennifer Cleffi BSN, RN; Stacey Soto BSN, RN; and Christy Trexler BSN, RN (Poster)

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Ensuring Proper Utilization of Interpreter Services in the Emergency Department., Kirsten Cassidy BSN, RN; Elizabeth Dobo BSN, RN; Meggy Fernandez BSN, RN; Marissa Johnson BSN, RN; Madeline Trego BSN, RN; and Jen Weimer BSN, RN (Poster)

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Chest Tube Removal Performed by RN's., Robert Ealey BSN, RN; Ashley Hunter BSN, RN; and Ryan Stuart BSN, RN (Poster)

"Transition to Night Shift-Learning from the Experts: Night Shift RN Concil Sharing Best Practices with Nurse Residents", Patricia Karo MSEd, BSN, RN-BC (Article)

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Open the Door to Small Bore., Christina Leinweber, Carly Hoskins, Jenna Wyncoll, Ryan Fuller, and Gabrielle Matyus (Poster)

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Promoting a Family Centered NICU using Empathy Training for RNs., Bethany Leonard BSN, RN; Amel Moussa BSN, RN; Katie Scully BSN, RN; and Amanda Strohl BSN, RN (Poster)

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Improving Nurse Perception of Recognition On the Spot., Margaret Mitchell BSN, RN and Jaslyn Silva BSN, RN (Poster)

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Turn Over for What: Pressure Injury Prevention and Nurse/Technical Partner Compliance., Kim Ni BSN, RN; Stephanie Byers BSN, RN; Laura Thomson BSN, RN; Kailyn Wunder BSN, RN; and Isla Carruthers BSN, RN (Poster)

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Timely Insulin Coverage for Point of Care Glucose Testing., Joy Paniczko BSN, RN; Cynthia Pena BSN, RN; and Alyssa Politi BSN, RN (Poster)

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Recognizing Pre-Operative Anxiety in Acute Care Pediatric Patients., Kendra Prosser BSN, RN (Poster)

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Escherichia coli Complications in Pediatric Critical Care., Suzanne S. Puentes BSN, CCRN, RN and Michele Dunstan BSN, RN, CCRN (Article)

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Perception and Practice Among Emergency Medicine Health Care Providers Regarding Discharging Patients After Opioid Administration, Ryan M. Surmaitis DO; Alexandra Amaducci DO; Kathryn Henry DO; Michael Jong MD; Emily A. Kiernan DO; Hope Kincaid MPH, CPH; Lindsa Houck MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CEN, CPEN, PHRN; Sandra Sabbatini BSN, RN; Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP; and Kenneth D. Katz MD (Article)

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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Results from Application to an Absorbable Synthetic Membrane to Superficial and Deep Second Degree Wounds., Sigrid A. Blome-Eberwein MD; Patrick Pagella MSN, ARNP, BSN, RN; Deborah Boorse RN, CNP; and Hamed Amani MD (Poster)

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Treatment of Second‐Degree Burns with Lactic Acid Skin Substitute in Outpatient Setting: Pain and Patient Comfort., Deborah Boorse RN, CNP and Sigrid A. Blome-Eberwein MD (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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"Flatbush" Diabetes: A Variant of the Typical Classification, Sharnee Cederberg MSN, RN, CDE (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 BSN, RN; Lee Daignault BSN, 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)

Innovative Approach to Medical-Surgical Nursing Professional Development, Jeanine DeLucca MSN, RN-BC (Article)

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Sepsis: The Task Force Awakens., Chris Deschler BSN, RN, CPHQ; Lori Piltz BS, RN, CPHQ; Beatrice Oertner BSN, RN; Elizabeth Karoly MBA, RRT, CPHQ; and Matthew McCambridge MD, FACP, FCCP (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)

TeleWound Technology Improves Patient Outcomes, Nancy Dirico MSN, RN, CMSRN and Kelly Ryan MS, RN, CWON, CFCN (Presentation)

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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)

Preventing Secondary Complications in the Trauma Patient, Cassie Fritzinger BSN, RN, CEN, PHRN (Presentation)

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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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Improving Inpatient Access Through the Reduction of Intra-unit Transfer Times., Christine Hartner BSN, RN, PCCN (Poster)

Transforming Geriatric Nursing Care through Role Enhancement in Non-Licensed Team Members, Tracie Heckman MSN, RN, CMSRN (Presentation)

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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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Use of a "Standardized Patient" for Competency Validation., Amanda Howatt BSN, RN, CEN; Devin Kennedy MSN, RN, CEN; Sandra Sabbatini BSN, RN; Michele Rice BSN, RN, CEN; Karanda Erdman BSN, RN; Brianna Woods BSN, RN; and Elisa C. Moyer BSN, RN, CEN (Poster)

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

What We Have is a Failure to Communicate: Collaboration Increases CLABSI Compliance, Kimberly Hugo BS, RN, CCRN, VA-BC (Presentation)

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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)

THROMBOLYTICS AND ULTRASOUND CREATING A PASSAGE FOR PERFUSION., Cheryl Kyte; Veronica Brandt BSN, RN; and Cindy Umbrell MSN, RN, CNS, CCRN (Poster)

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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Your Guide to Immunotherapy, Lehigh Valley Health Network and ACCC Association of Community Cancer Centers (Article)

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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)