2015

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Translating Research Findings into Practice: An Investigation of Missed Nursing Care., Tricia Bernecker PhD, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC; Mae Ann Pasquale PhD, MSN, RN; Kathy Baker MPH, RN; and Carol A. Foltz PhD (Poster)

Missed Nursing Care Research Reveals Opportunities to Promote a Healthy Work Environment, Tricia S. Bernecker PhD, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC and Mae Ann Pasquale PhD, MSN, RN (Poster)

Predictors of Missed Nursing Care in a Multicampus Regional Health Network: Implications for the Nursing Work Environment., Tricia S. Bernecker PhD, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC; Mae Ann Pasquale PhD, MSN, RN; Kathy Baker MPH, RN; and Carol A. Foltz PhD (Presentation)

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Nurse-Controlled Analgesia, Courtney Bloss BSN, RN; Alyssa Boyd BSN, RN; and Kristen Halenar BSN, RN (Poster)

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Sedation Scales in the Pediatric ICU, Caroline M. Bollinger RN, BSN (Article)

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An Interdisciplinary Approach to Reducing Pressure Ulcers in the Geriatric Trauma Population, Kai L. Bortz RN (Poster)

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Creating a Geriatric Focused Model of Care in Trauma With Geriatric Education., Kai L. Bortz RN (Article)

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Creating a Geriatric-Focused Model of Care in Trauma with Geriatric Education, Kai L. Bortz MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNL (Presentation)

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Pediatric Peripheral IV Access, Kelsey Brault BSN, RN; Victoria D'Altrui BSN, RN; and Marielle Fortune BSN, RN (Poster)

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Malnutrition in the Inpatient Oncology Population, Christine E. Braun BSN, RN and Susan Schneck BSN, RN (Poster)

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Use of Cryotherapy in Reduction of Pain During Subcutaneous Heparin Administration, Matthew A. Briscese BSN, Allison M. Grace BSN, Molly T. Green BSN, and Kaylyn V. Wapinsky BSN (Poster)

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Save My Butt, Angelique Brother BSN, RN; Latitia Humma BSN, RN; and Patricia Wiseley BSN, RN (Poster)

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Improving the Timing of Insulin Administration, Jessica Buzinski BSN, RN; Anna E. Dixon RN, BSN; and Renelle L. Stauffer RN, MSN, BSN (Poster)

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Effective Communication Strategies between Nurses and Patients with Altered Airways in the Intensive Care Unit, Angela Carrato BSN, RN; Rachel Daniel BSN, RN; Beverly Merkel BSN, RN; and Jonathan Myers BSN, RN (Poster)

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Skin - To- Skin Contact after Cesarean Delivery (Poster)., Brittany Cerino BSN, RN; Keli Cichonski BSN, RN; and Lee Daignault BSN, RN (Poster)

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Nurse Driven Volume Based Feeding, Megan Chernega BSN, RN; Jillian Michael BSN, RN; and Maciej Nawracaj BSN, RN (Poster)

Emergency Department Patient Boarding and Its Impact on Patient Care, Michelle Choma BSN, RN; Jacqueline Nelson BSN, RN; and Alexandria Zukoski BSN, RN (Poster)

Creating a Culture of Sensitivity: Innovative Patient Care, Patricia Christenson RN (Poster)

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Patient Education: Reducing Contamination Rates Among Urine Specimens In The Emergency Department, Caitlin Clason BSN, RN; Karanda Erdman BSN, RN; Emma Fitzgibbon BSN, RN; and Erica Whitney BSN, RN (Poster)

Delirium ID, Rhea Cohen BSN, RN; Travis Green BSN, RN; and Sara Krogulski BSN, RN (Poster)

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Redesigning Orientation: Embracing the Challenge of Multidisciplinary Oncology Care, Donna Colabroy RN, MSN, OCN, CCM and Maura Price RN, BSN, OCN (Poster)

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Taking the Pressure Off in the Emergency Department, Jicenda Contreras BSN, RN; Joseph Digirolamo BSN, RN; and Alicia Roses BSN, RN (Poster)

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The Use of Teach-Back Questions to Improve Knowledge of the Renal Diet, Bonnie Cousins BSN, RN and Travis Reiter BSN, RN (Poster)

An Engaged Nurse Residency Program Creates Leaders at the Bedside, Arielle Cratsenberg BSN, RN and Pamela Fisher RN (Presentation)

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Sleep Promotion by Clustering Care, Arielle Cratsenberg BSN, RN; Pamela Fisher BSN, RN; and Casey Herrera BSN, RN (Poster)

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Connection Between Education and Relationship with Doctor in Female Clinical Research Participation: A Multi-Center Study Investigating the Factors that Influence Female Participation in Clinical Research, Lauren Crawford and Anita Kurt PhD, RN (Poster)

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Retrospective Study to Evaluate Nausea, Vomiting, and Hypersensitivity Reactions in Patients Receiving FOLFOX for Colorectal Cancer at an Infusion Center Not Routinely Administering Prophylactic Dexamethasone, Marissa Csovelak PharmD; Melissa Kratz RN, MSN, AOCN; and Janine Barnaby RPh, BCOP (Poster)

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HUSH - Helping Understand Sleep Heals “Quiet ICU” AACN CSI Project, Marion Daku BSN, RN, CCRN; Eva Fox BSN, RN; and Heather Koch RN (Poster)

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Pennsylvania comprehensive stroke center collaborative: Statement on the recently updated IV rt-PA prescriber information for acute ischemic stroke., Badih Daou; Maureen Deprince; Robin D'Ambrosio; Stavropoula Tjoumakaris; Robert H Rosenwasser; Daniel J Ackerman; Rodney Bell; Diana L Tzeng; Michelle Ghobrial; Andres Fernandez; Qaisar Shah; Dan J Gzesh; Deborah Murphy; John Castaldo MD; Claranne Mathiesen RN, MSN, CNRN; Maria Carissa Pineda; and Pascal Jabbour (Article)

Clinician Engagement in Quality: The Evidence - Based Practice (EBP) FellowS2 (Sharing Science) Program, Carolyn L. Davidson RN, PhD (Presentation)

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Improving Nurse to Patient Ratios in the Emergency Department Utilizing LEAN, Paul Delpais MSN, RN, CEN, NEA-BC and Lindsa Houck MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CEN, CPEN, PHRN (Poster)

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Alarm Fatigue In The Emergency Room Setting, Justin Dickinson; Jocelle Flores; Nora B. Walsh BSN, RN; and Tiffany Wilkins BSN, RN (Poster)

Put one Foot in Front of the Other: Early Mobilization for Elders, Catherine Dimostsis-Schaefer BSN, RN and Eileen Sacco MSN, RN, CNRN, ONC (Presentation)

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Process Fun: The Ultimate Integration of Policies and Procedures, Joan Dinbokowitz BA, BSN, RN (Poster)

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Reducing Antipsychotic Medications on a Transitional Care Unit., Nancy Dirico MSN, RN, CMSRN (Presentation)

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Pressure Ulcers, Annika Dow BSN, RN; Antoinette Morris BSN, RN; and Kessiah Roland BSN, RN (Poster)

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What Will Nursing in Your Organization Look Like in 2020? Strategic Planning to Ignite the Ideal Future State. (Poster), Jacqueline D. Fenicle RN, MSN, NEA-BC (Poster)

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Sequential Compression Device Education in Post-Operative Spine Patients, Ashley M. Fidishum BSN, RN; Elizabeth A. Brewer BSN, RN; Elizabeth A. Pavlovsky BSN, RN; and Rachel L. Armor BSN, RN (Poster)

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Clinical Q & A: Translating Therapeutic Temperature Management from Theory to Practice., Stephen A. Figueroa; Marion Leary; Mary McKenna Guanci; Claranne Mathiesen RN, MSN, CNRN; and Gail Delfin (Article)

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Narrative Journaling in Conjunction with "Tales from the Bedside" during the Nurse Residency Program, Katherine Filemyr BSN, RN; Kerry Merkel BSN, RN; and Jeanette Ward BSN, RN (Poster)

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Medication Reconciliation: A New Role to Decrease Discrepancies, Amanda Fougere and Tracie Heckman MSN, RN, CMSRN (Poster)

Translating Evidence into Practice to Improve Outcomes for the Elderly Patient, Amanda Fougere and Tracie Heckman MSN, RN, CMSRN (Presentation)

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Patient Rounding, Emilie Fox BSN, RN; Nicole Quarantana BSN, RN; Kiley Robinson BSN, RN; and Vanessa Spamer BSN, RN (Poster)

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Tucked In Tight: NON-PHARMACOLOGICAL RELAXATION TECHNIQUES IN OLDER ADULT PATIENTS >65, Kaitlyn R. Freed BSN, RN; Elizabeth M. Scolastico BSN, RN; and Megan B. Vitale BSN, RN (Poster)

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Conference Learnings, Diane Fritts (Presentation)

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Trend Recognition for Unusual Pathogens in Clinical Specimens, Deborah Fry MT (ASCP), MBA, CIC; Terry Burger MBA, BSN, RN, NE-BC, CIC; Alida Ammon; and Georgia G. Colasante (Poster)

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Building a Hybrid OR In Preparation for Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair Program, Lori Fuehrer RN and Beth E. Frickmann RN, CNOR (Poster)

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Prepared to Prone, Sarah Fye BSN, RN; Alexandria Kleine BSN, RN; and Alexander Prudente BSN, RN (Poster)

Vasospasm! Utilization of Nicardipine Infusion as an Adjunct Therapy., Susana Garcia BSN, RN, CNRN; Maureen Smith MSN, RN, CNRN; and Nicholas Stendell BSN, RN, CNRN (Presentation)

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Managing NAS Scores with Non-Pharmacological Measures, Katie Gehringer BSN, RN and Jessica Weiss BSN, RN (Poster)

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Keeping a Grasp on Patient Safety, Amy Giesler RN, BSN; Mary Ellen O'Connell RN, BSN, MSN, MBA; and Laura Walker RN, BSN, CCRN (Article)

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Early Ambulation in Colorectal Surgery Patients, Ashley Glennon BSN, RN; Alex Talarico BSN, RN; and Helen Webb BSN, RN (Poster)

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Reducing Skin Breakdown in Patients Receiving Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), Courtney Grasela BSN, RN; Gabriel Natalini BSN, RN; and Kacie McCreesh BSN, RN (Poster)

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A Team Approach to Validating Cleanliness Within the Operating Room, Joseph M. Griffin (Poster)

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Reducing Fever and Improving Outcomes In The Neurologically Compromised Patient, Rachel Gross RN, Erin Holman RN, and Leah L. Marchise RN (Poster)

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The Pediatric Population and EMLA Cream, Meghan Groves BSN, RN and Laura Majchrowski BSN, RN (Poster)

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Empowerment of Graduate Nurses, Madison Gumpper BSN, RN; Rachel Hughes BSN, RN; Yekaterina Korotchuk BSN, RN; and Ashley Otto BSN, RN (Poster)

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Routine vs. Clinically Indicated Peripherally Inserted Intravenous Catheter Changes, Juliet Hahn BSN, RN; Zinah Heisel BSN, RN; and Devin Pond BSN. RN (Poster)

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Early Mobility in Mechanically Ventilated Patients, Samantha Hamer BSN, RN and Annie Nguyen BSN, RN (Poster)

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Bypass Blues, Nicole Heckman BSN, RN; Christina Rauch BSN, RN; and Danielle Weiss BSN, RN (Poster)

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Provider Presence at Terminal Extubation, Cheryl Heffner BS, RRT; Daniel Ray MD, MS, FAAHPM; Craig C. Durie CRNP; Elke H. Rockwell; Hope Kincaid MPH, CPH; Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-ACCS; and Jenna Sychterz BA, RRT (Poster)

Transforming From an Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) to a Hospital Based ASC., Darlene Hinkle (Presentation)

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Driving Miss (or Mr.) Daisy., Joyce O Hislop (Article)

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How Project LeaRN Promotes Lifelong Learning., Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC and Karen Jones RN (Article)

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Hallway Patient Satisfaction, Donald Hoff BSN, RN; Shelbi McGraw BSN,RN; and Tracy Woodruff BSN,RN (Poster)

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Kangaroo Care, Samantha Hoyer BSN, RN; Dorothy Hussey BSN, RN; and Tammy J. Touhsaent BSN, RN (Poster)

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A Multi-disciplinary Approach to Patient Education of New Medications, Emily Ireland BSN, RN and Lisa Kim BSN, RN (Poster)

We’ve Got Talent: Partnering With Human Resources for Recruiting, Hope L. Johnson MSN, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC and Jeanne P. Luke MSN, RN, CNOR (Presentation)

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Breaking Down the Braden, Lauren Jurbala BSN, RN; Snezhana Neshkova BSN, RN; and Ellen Velazquez BSN, RN (Poster)

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Vascular Ring in an Adolescent Patient with Nausea and Mild Dysphagia, Kristen Kametz CRNP (Poster)

Focus on Nurse Resident Organizational Engagement, Patricia Karo MSEd, BSN, RN-BC (Presentation)

Innovative Patient Care: Community Care Teams to Manage High-Risk Patients, Cathryn L. Kelly BS, RN, LDN, CCCTM and Anne Panik MS, RN, NEA-BC (Poster)

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Improving Staff Knowledge of Their Patients' Fall Risk through the Use of Visual Tools, Shannon King BSN, RN; Tina Marsteller BSN, RN; Courtney Sniscak BSN, RN; and Maria Zarzecki BSN, RN (Poster)

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Teach Back On Depression., Christine Kinney BSN, RN and Payal A. Patel BSN, RN (Poster)

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Critical Burn Patient Skin Breakdown Prevention Protocol, Kara Kohler BSN, RN and Kara Perini BSN, RN (Poster)

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Saving Skin One Pressure Dressing at a Time, Kyle Kromer BSN, RN and Amanda Rapp BSN, RN (Poster)

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Factors Influencing Women’s Participation in Clinical Research, Anita Kurt PhD, RN; Charity Curtis MPH; Lauren Semler MS; Joanne N. Quiñones MD, MSCE; and John Smulian MD, MPH (Poster)

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Evaluating and Educating Adult Post-Operative Day 1 Patients on Pain Management, Kristen Larue BSN, RN and Kristina Wharton BSN, RN (Poster)

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Value-Based Medicine: The Financial Impact of a Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program on a Trauma Population, Jayme D. Lieberman MD; Patrick S. Duffy MD; Kai L. Bortz RN; Rovinder S. Sandhu MD; Michael D. Pasquale MD, FACS, FCCM; and Michael M. Badellino MD (Presentation)

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Implementation of a Rapid Assessment Unit (Intake Team): Impact on ED Length of Stay., Richard S. MacKenzie MD; David B. Burmeister DO, FACEP; Jennifer A. Brown RN; Melissa Teitsworth RN, BSN; Christopher J. Kita; Megan J. Dambach DO; Shaheen Shamji DO; and Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP (Article)

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“CPR” for CPOE Implementation, Karen Marsiglio RN, BSN and Marguerite Petsuck RN, BSN (Poster)

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Orthostatic Vital Signs, Katie Martin BSN, RN; Amanda Penna BSN, RN; Allyson Stettler BSN, RN; and Jennifer Towler BSN, RN (Poster)

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Caring for Patients Treated With Therapeutic Hypothermia., Claranne Mathiesen RN, MSN, CNRN; Denise J. McPherson BSN, RN, CCRN; Carolyn Ordway MSN, RN, CRNP; and Maureen T. Smith MSN, RN, CNRN (Article)

World Class Nursing on the Night Shift. Innovative Patient Care Outcomes., Krysten McGovern BSN, RN, CMSRN and Kimberly Weiss BSN, RN (Presentation)

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A Pilot Study Investigating the Utilization of Crest Pads for Treatment of Toe Callus and Ulceration (Dissertation), Monica L. Melo DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, CWOCN, CFCN; James McCullough MD; Tricia S. Bernecker PhD, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC; John J. Hong MD; and Jane Scott Trumbauer (Dissertation)

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A Pilot Study Investigating the Utilization of Crest Pads for Treatment of Toe Callus and Ulceration (Presentation), Monica L. Melo DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, CWOCN, CFCN; James McCullough MD; Tricia S. Bernecker PhD, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC; John J. Hong MD; and Jane Scott Trumbauer (Presentation)

Taking the Mystery Out of Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation, Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-NPS, ACCS, AE-C, FAARC (Presentation)

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The Utilization of High Flow Oxygen to Administer Inhaled Pulmonary Vasodilators in Post-Operative Left Ventricular Assist Patient Population to Facilitate Extubation, Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-ACCS, AE-C;; Tim S. Misselbeck MD; Barbara A. Ebert CRNP; Robert Allman RRT; and Linda Cornman BS, RRT-NPS, RRT-ACCS, AE-C (Poster)

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The Utilization of a Non-Invasive Ventilator to Compensate for Chest Tube Leak During Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-ACCS; Kimberly D. Smith RRT-ACCS; Dave Marth RRT; Christine McCullough RRT; Susan Carvin RRT-ACCS; Dorothea T. Watson DO; and Rita Pechulis MD, FCCP (Poster)

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The Impact of a Nurse Navigator in Developing a Head and Neck Cancer Program, Dorothy Morrone RNC, MS, OCN; Martiza Y. Chicas RN, PCCN; Jane Zubia RN, OCN, CBPN I-C; Kathy Sevedge RN, MA, AOCN; Laura Beaupre BSN, OCN, CBPN-IC; Raizalie Roman-Rosado BSN, OCN, CMSRN; and Janie Connor RN, BSN, OCN (Poster)

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Nurses' Knowledge and Attitudes about Pain in Hospitalized Patient, Catherine Morrow BSN, RN; Jennifer M. Lanter BSN, RN; Kimberlee Hunsicker BSN, RN; and Julie Caracio BSN, RN (Poster)

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An Atypical Case of Methemoglobinemia due to Self-Administered Benzocaine., Thomas M. Nappe DO, Anthony M Pacelli RN, and Kenneth D. Katz MD (Article)

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Creating an Orthopedic Specialty Hospital Focused on Exceptional Patient Experience, High Clinical Quality, and Benchmark Level Efficiencies, Louann Newman RN, CNOR (Poster)

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Exceeding Survival Rates for ECMO: Making It Happen, Martina Oswald-Remaly MSN, RN, CCRN, CSC (Poster)

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Support for presence during cardiopulmonary resuscitation if it is a child or relative, though views differ by gender., Mae Ann Pasquale PhD, MSN, RN (Article)

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2015 Annual NSQIP Conference ERIN (Enhanced Recovery in NSQIP) Session, Michael D. Pasquale MD, FACS, FCCM; Pat Toselli DO; Richard Kolesky MD; Robert J. Sinnott DO; Cathleen Webber RN, MSHS; Sharon Pustilnik RN, BS; and Justina A. Momah RN, CRNP (Presentation)

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Reducing Readmissions Using Teach-Back: Enhancing Patient and Family Education., Debra Peter MSN, RN-BC; Paula Robinson MSN, RN, BC; Kim Jordan MHA, BSN, RN, NE-BC; Susan Lawrence MS, CMAC; Krista J. Casey MBA; and Debbie Salas-Lopez MD, MPH (Article)

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Embracing a Shared Governance Model to Improve Your Practice, Sharon Pustilnik RN, BS; Heather Painter RN; and Alyssa Soltis RN (Poster)

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Modified Early Warning Score Effect in the ICU Patient Population, Anne Rabert RN, DHA, CCRN, NE-BC (Presentation)

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Modified Early Warning Score (MEWS) Value in the Intensive Care Unit, Anne Rabert MHSA, RN, CCRN, NE-BC (Poster)