2018

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Operational Failures in the Acute Care Setting, Alexandra Dipace BSN, RN; Alexandra Giannone BSN, RN; and Lauren Orehowsky BSN, RN (Poster)

Palliative Consult Access in the Rural Vacuum, Craig C. Durie CRNP (Presentation)

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Rural Readmissions in the Palliative Care Vacuum, Craig C. Durie DNP, MSN, CRNP, ACHPN, RNFA, RN and Catherine Tanksley-Bowe DNP, MBA, MSN, CNM, RN (Article)

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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)

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Burnout Among Physicians, Advanced Practice Clinicians and Staff in Smaller Primary Care Practices., Samuel T. Edwards MD, MPH; Miguel Marino PhD; Bijal A. Balasubramanian MBBS, PhD; Leif I. Solberg MD; Steele Valenzuela MS; Rachel Springer MS; Kurt C. Stange MD, PhD; William L. Miller MD, MA; Thomas E. Kottke MD; Cynthia K. Perry PhD, FNP-BC; Sarah Ono PhD; and Deborah J. Cohen PhD (Article)

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Breaking the Language Barriers in the Delivery Room, Kristin Fabey BSN, RN; Abby Gruver BSN, RN; Kelly Haberern BSN, RN; Kaitlyn Jurewicz BSN, RN; and Toiya Stello ADN, RN (Poster)

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Ringing Or Not… Here I Come!, Paige Freeman BSN, RN; Mary Catherine Gavin BSN, RN; Patrick Starr BSN, RN; Kayli Reily BSN, RN; and Alexis Smith RN (Poster)

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Nurse Mentorship Program, Sarah Freyman BSN, RN; Taylor A. Kauterman BSN, RN; Elizabeth M. Onica BSN, RN; Franchesca Reyes RN; and Jeanine L. Subbenaik BSN, RN (Poster)

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Improving Pain Documentation Through Education, Amanda Gallop RN and Andrea Hornbaker BSN, RN (Poster)

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Collaborating Against Catecholamines: Using Interprofessional Simulation to Prepare for a Potential Cardiac Emergency in Pregnancy., Julia Gogle MSN, RNC-OB and Tonya Kemp RN, RNC-OB (Poster)

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Improving Hand Hygiene in the Emergency Department with Environmental Interventions, Sara Golia BSN, Lauren Larkin BSN, Molly Mclean Lidz BSN, Kate Newland BSN, Hannah Reed BSN, and Amber Skworzow BSN (Poster)

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Necessity for Focused Assessments, Melissa Gopaulsingh ADN, RN; Lien Hoang BSN, RN; and Mackenzie Woodbridge BSN, RN (Poster)

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The Wonder of Wedges, Kelsey Gray BSN, RN; Rachel Hough BSN, RN; Jenna Jakielaszek BSN, RN; Hannah Lafronz BSN, RN; Hannah Parker BSN, RN; and Hannah Stevens BSN, RN (Poster)

The Journey to Decrease Length of Stay for Total Knee and Hip Joint Replacement Patients: From 3.13 to 1.82 Days, Susan Gross MHA, BSN, RN and Tracey Silfies MSN, RN, CMSRN (Poster)

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Using REDCap to Stop the Data Chaos, Roya Hamadani MFA, MPH (Poster)

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Education to Increase Nurse Knowledge on Amputee Support Group (ASG) Consults, Katelyn Hann BSN, RN; Rachel Norbuts BSN, RN; and Simone Tukeva ADN, RN (Poster)

Inter-Professional Collaboration, Christine Hartner BSN, RN, PCCN (Presentation)

Geriatric Elopement: Code Purple, Tracie Heckman MSN, RN, CMSRN (Presentation)

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Moving and Grooving, Christina Hess ADN, RN; Samantha Flynn BSN, RN; and Samantha Wessner ADN, RN (Poster)

"To Pee or Not to Pee"., Kristina Houck BSN, RN, CNRN (Presentation)

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PennsylvaniaDebriefing After Critical Events, Jessica Hudoka BSN, RN; Samantha Myles BSN, RN; and Angelica Ragni BSN, RN (Poster)

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Healthcare Heroes: Perceptions of Colleague Recognition, Laura Hydro BSN, RN; Amanda Billig BSN, RN; Kimberly Bartos BSN, RN; Morgan Olexson BSN, RN; and Alexandria Quinn BSN, RN (Poster)

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Implementing a Nurse-Driven Mobility Assessment Tool to Facilitate Earlier Patient Mobilization, Zara A. Jakubas BSN, RN; Katrina Mills BSN, RN; and Toni Lynn Weinsteiger BSN, RN (Poster)

Huddled-Up and Wired to a Real-Time Electronic Dashboard, Kim Jordan MHA, BSN, RN, NE-BC and David B. Burmeister DO, FACEP, CPE (Presentation)

"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)

“It’s All About Impact – Disseminating Residents’ EBP Projects, Julie Kaszuba BSN, RN (Presentation)

Battling the Bugs: Reducing Hospital-Acquired Infections Through Interprofessional Collaboration, Michelle Keller MSN, RN; Amanda K. Mcmillion BSN, RN; and Alida Ammon MSN, RN, CIC (Poster)

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Immune System Overdrive: A Case Study of an Obstetric Patient with Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis., Jaime Kupillas MSN, RN and Laurie Griesel RN, RNC-OB (Poster)

Preplanning for a Terrorist Attack If You Are A in Small Town, James Kutz and James D. Kish RN (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 Compliance with Bedside Shift Report, Melissa Lippincott BSN, rn; Paul V. Mussillami BSN, RN; and Amanda R. Quaglia BSN, RN (Poster)

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Does Skin-to-skin Reduce Pain in Newborns?, Crystal Loomis BSN, RN and Maria Piger BSN, RN (Poster)

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Routine Evaluation of Gastric Residuals in the Neonate, Megan Martuscelli BSN, RN; Nina Motichka BSN, RN; Madison Nielsen BSN, RN; Katelyn Roberts BSN, RN; and Gabriella Scholes BSN, RN (Poster)

Improving Oncology Inpatient Access through Reduction of Intra-Unit Transfer Times, Sarah R. Mason RN (Poster)

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Improving Licensed and Unlicensed Staff's Recognition of Ligature Risk in the Emergency Department, Maha Masood BSN, RN; Alison A. Nadraws BSN, RN; and Emily R. Smith BSN, RN (Poster)

Reducing Costs of Rental Beds, Joanna M. Mcknight MSN, RN, RN-BC (Presentation)

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QUIETNESS AT NIGHT, Valerie Mcmenamin ADN, RN; Jannah Mae Solanoy BSN, RN; and Alexandra Nader BSN, RN (Poster)

Some Like it Hot: Brains Do Not! Utilizing a Normothermia Protocol to Attenuate Fever Burden in Neuroscience Patients, Christina L. Merrell BSN, RN, CNRN and Jill P. Peoples BSN, RN, CMSRN, CNRN (Poster)

Advanced Ventilatory Options for Refractory Hypoxemia, Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-NPS (Presentation)

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The Utilization of Venous-Venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Membrane for the Management of Status Asthmaticus, Kenneth Miller MSRT, MEd, RRT-ACCS, FAARC,; Jennifer Strow DO; and Alison N. Bedekovich MSN, 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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Heparin versus Normal Saline Flush of Central Lines in the Pediatric Population, Jennifer Napolitano BSN, RN and Lindsey Smeltzer BSN, RN (Poster)

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Recycling on MBU, Kaitlyn Nasatka RN, BSN; Christine Reddy RN, BSN; and Tracy Urbanowicz RN, BSN (Poster)

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Education and Compliance for Preventing CLABSI, Natasha Nembhard BSN, RN; Malgorzata Halat BSN, RN; and Travis Moyer 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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Evaluating the Effects of Changing the Treatment of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome from Methadone to Morphine, Yuliya Oumarbaeva BS; Wendy J. Kowalski MD; and Warren E. Furry 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)

Clinical Informatics: Collaboration between Sites for Lessons Learned and Shared Wisdom, Debra Peter MSN, RN-BC (Presentation)

“Pearls: CPM Upgrade”, Debra Peter MSN, RN-BC and Kelly Wiland MBA (Presentation)

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Oral Cryotherapy for Mucositis Prevention, Isabella Pettinati BSN, RN and Jade King BSN, RN (Poster)

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Team Assessments Improving Care Efficiency in the Pediatric Emergency Department, Elizabeth Presto BSN, RN and Rachel A. Hellman BSN, RN (Poster)

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Does Video Monitoring Decrease Falls in NSICU Transfers?, Thomas Price BSN, RN; Therese Manidis BSN, RN; Alexa Kromko BSN, RN; Annmarie Marzen BSN, RN; and Stephanie Bragg 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)

Falls Contract, Jennifer A. Rabenold MSN, RN, CDN and Danielle Glen BSN, RN (Presentation)

Tinkle Tuesdays and Foley Fridays – How Do These Impact Patient Safety and Quality?, Anne Rabert MHSA, RN, CCRN, NE-BC and Amanda K. Strunk BSN, RN (Presentation)

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Comparison of Cardiac Output Measurements, Kaylee Raudenbush BSN, RN; Gabrielle Riker BSN, RN; and Angela Colon BSN, RN (Poster)

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An integrative review of peer support for patients undergoing major limb amputation, James P. Reichmann MBA and Kimberly Bartman RN, BSN, CVN (Article)

Huddled-Up and Wired:A Real-Time Electronic Dashboard Enhances the Oncology Patient Experience, Nicole Reimer BSN, RN, OCN (Poster)

Implementing Point of Care Scanning to Achieve HIMSS Stage 7 Certification, Sheryl Repischak RN, BSN, MS (Poster)

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Structured Medication Education to Improve Patient Satisfaction Scores, Regina Reyes BSN, RN and Lauren Souchak MSN, RN, CMSRN, CRRN (Poster)

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Intervention: Mitigating Stress, Burnout and Compassion Fatigue in Nurses, Michele Rice BSN, RN, CEN (Presentation)

Dial In for Quality and Safety, Jenna Ruggiero BSN, RN and Catherine Messere RN, CON (Poster)

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“Scrubbing The Hub”, Sierra Schempp BSN, RN; Anthony Lynch BSN, RN; Latasha Frierson ADN, RN; and Michael Gnall BSN, RN (Poster)

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LVHN Hypoglycemia Protocol Education in the Emergency Department, Adara Sos BSN, RN; Alexander V. Knop BSN, RN; Anna Yanisko BSN, RN; and Nicole Grimaldi BSN, RN (Poster)

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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)

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Standardized Communication Tool to Improve Completion of WorklistTasks, Marina Tyma RN and Taylor Augustine BSN, RN (Poster)

Increasing Patient Engagement in Their Care Utilizing Mobile Technology, Alice Vrsan RN-BC, MSN (Presentation)

Sepsis – Using Technology to Improve Patient Outcomes, Alice Vrsan RN-BC, MSN (Poster)

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Safely Reducing Opioid Use for Chronic Pain in a Large, RWCA-funded, HIV Primary Care Practice, Joseph L. Yozviak DO, FACP; Nicholas P. Blankenberg RN; Julie E. Vitale; Carlos Castillo RN; Jonathan A. Asayag MSW; Veronica L. Cruz MSW; Margaret Hoffman-Terry MD, FACP; Marcelo Gareca MD; Amy Slenker MD; Robin Heacock RN; Toby P. Goida RN; Victoria Matos RN; and Vickie Cunningham BSN, RN (Poster)

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 (Poster)., 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)