2017

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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)

CAMP – Care for Addicted Mothers Program, Warren E. Furry BSN, RN (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 BSN, RN; Nicole Morin; and Megan Phegley (Poster)

The Use of Cultured Epidermal Autografts (CEA) in a Pediatric Burn Patient: A Case Study, Maryann Godshall PhD, RN, CCRN, CPN, CNE (Presentation)

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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)

Down the Drain or Direct to Drain?, Darlene Hinkle MSN, RN, CNOR (Article)

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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, RNC-OB; 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)

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Racial Differences Among Factors Associated with Participation in Clinical Research Trials., Anita Kurt PhD, RN; Lauren Semler MS; Jeanne L. Jacoby MD; Melanie B. Johnson MPA; Beth Careyva MD; Brian Stello MD; Timothy J. Friel MD; Mark Knouse MD; Hope Kincaid MPH, CPH; and John C. Smulian MD, MPH (Article)

Predicting Violent Outbursts in the Emergency Department Using the Bröset Violence Checklist (BVC), Morgan Kutz BSN, RN and Meghan A. Reilly BSN, RN (Presentation)

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

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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)

To Pee or Not to Pee: That is the Question for Neuroscience Patients: Reducing Use of Indwelling Urinary Catheters and Catheter Associated Infections, Kimberly A. Martin BSN, RN, CNRN and Maureen T. Smith MSN, RN, CNRN (Presentation)

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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 R. Lustbader MD, FCCM, FCCP; 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)

“Asthma 2017: What’s the Data?”., Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-NPS (Presentation)

"COPD World Day", Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-NPS (Presentation)

Mystery of the Modes of Ventilation, Kenneth Miller MEd, MSRT, RRT-ACCS, NPS, AE-C, (Presentation)

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

A Multifaceted Approach to Reduce Pressure Injuries During Noninvasive Ventilation, Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-NPS; Lucy Cascioli MSN, RN; Christine A. Hafner MSN, RN; Munawer Kermalli MBA, BS/BA; and Vanessa Ribaudo Kaufman MD (Presentation)

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A Multi-faceted Approach To Reduce Pressure Injuries During Noninvasive Ventilation., Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-NPS; Lucy Cascioli MSN, RN; Munawer Kermalli MBA, BS/BA; and Vanessa Ribaudo Kaufman MD (Poster)

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Setting Optimal Positive Expiratory Pressure Utilizing Transpulmonary Monitoring and a Pressure Volume Measurement., Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-NPS; Matthew Reis RRT, ACCS; Dave Marth RRT; and Nirupama Kakumanu MD, FCCP (Poster)

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Impacting Women's and Children's Health Care Globally- A United State-Haiti Nursing Partnership., Melissa Motz, Mary Aungst, and Karen Groves (Poster)

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)

Transforming Care Through Video Monitoring: An Innovation to Decrease Patient Falls, Danielle A. O'Connor BSN, RN (Presentation)

A Collaborative Academic-Service Partnership: A Win-Win for Practice and Academia, Mae Ann Pasquale PhD, MSN, RN (Presentation)

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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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Benefits of a Multidisciplinary Clinic Operations Workgroup as a forum for Navigator Coordinators and Quality Improvement ., Alyssa Pauls RN, BSN, OCN; Cynthia Smith RN, BSN, MA, OCN; Kathy Sevedge RN, MA, AOCN; Laura Beaupre BSN, OCN, CBPN-IC; Martiza Y. Chicas RN, PCCN; Christine Heffeman RN, BSN, OCN; Jeanne Kenna RN, OCN; Angela Miller RN; Raizalie Roman-Rosado BSN, OCN, CMSRN; and Jane Zubia RN, OCN, CBPN I-C (Poster)

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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)

Urinary Retention Protocol, Victoria Reid BSN, RN (Presentation)

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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)

Gaining Increased Numbers of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners: Use of a “Standardized Patient” for Competency Validation,”, Michele Rice BSN, RN, CEN and Sandra Sabbatini BSN, RN (Presentation)

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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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Decreasing Intermittent Catheterization: Urinary Retention Clock Pie Chart Protocol., Genesis Rivera Garcia (Poster)

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Urinary Retention Protocol (Poster)., 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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A Bariatric Surgery Pathway: Reductions in Length of Stay and Readmissions., Andraya Rowan; Sallie Fenstermaker; and Christine D Joyce BSN, RN, CMSRN (Poster)

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

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What Does it Take to be a Champion? Transforming and Empowering the Unit-Based Skin Care Champion Role., Kelly Ryan MS, RN, CWON, CFCN and Laura Walker RN, BSN, CCRN (Poster)

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Effect of Team-Based Communication Post an ER Visit., Madalyn Schaefgen MD, Barbara Sikora LPN, Colleen Poehler, and Kyle Shaak MPH (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)

Patient Engagement to Improve Care and Maintenance of Cervical Collars, Kelly R. Shoener BSN, RN (Presentation)

LVHN Expands Tablet Technology to Improve Value in the Patient Experience, Jaclyn Stine BS (Presentation)

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Stroke in the Young: What's Hiding in Your Blood Can Hurt (Poster)., 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)

Do You Know the Code? Incorporating the 2015 Code of Ethics for Nurses into Practice, Cynthia Umbrell MSN, RN, CNS, CCRN and Tanya Wagner BSN, RN (Presentation)

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Let's Talk! Engaging the Community in Advance Care Planning Through Games., Seth VanZant, Aleksandra Bacewicz, Alexandria Holmes, Priscilla Shen, Lora Bojilova, Robert Levy, Nicole Defenbaugh PhD, and Robert Motley 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)

Sharing the Lessons: the 10-year Journey of a Safe Patient Movement Program, Laura Walker RN, BSN, CCRN; Timothy Docherty MBA, CIH, CHFM; Donald Hougendobler BS; Carol Guanowsky BSN, COHN-S; and Maryann Rosenthal MSN, RN, CMSRN (Article)

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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)