2015

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Sleep Disturbances And Cognitive Impairment In Night Shift Staff, Kristina J. Rosario BSN, RN; Christine Jurgielewicz, BSN, RN; Carrie A. Savickas BSN, RN; and Carolina Walker BSN, RN (Poster)

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ViSiGi 3D™ vs. Bougie Dilator for Sleeve Gastrectomy Calibration, Nicholas Schiavone, Richard Boorse MD, and Sandra Carwell RN (Poster)

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Integrating Customer Patient Education Content into the EPIC EHR, Linda M. Schwartz MDE, AHIP, CM and Joanne Stewart RNC,BSN (Poster)

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Acute Kidney Injury (AKI), Thrombocytopenia & Hemolytic Anemia With Schistocytes: Babesiosis Mimicking Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP) Symptomology, Harshal Shah DO, Dhwani Pandya MD, and Timothy Coyle MD (Poster)

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Violent Crimes in the Hospital Setting: Situational Awareness and Nursing Empowerment Result in Safety, Jody Shigo RN, CMSRN (Poster)

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Depression Screening in Heart Failure Patients, Amee Siegel BSN, RN; Alyx Howard BSN, RN; Miranda Carter BSN, RN; and Kristina Koble BSN, RN (Poster)

Mommies and Daddies Work in Hospitals, Angela Strausser RN and Eileen Wasson MSN, RN, CCRN (Book)

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Correlating Cellular and Diagnostic Yield of Endobiliary Brush Cytology to Fine Needle Aspiration Using a New Large Caliber Endobiliary Brush in Suspected Pancreaticobiliary Malignancies - a Single Center Retrospective Review, Matthew Sullivan DO, Joan Collette CRN, Shashin Shah MD, and Hiral N. Shah MD (Poster)

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Understanding Nonurgent Pediatric Emergency Department Visits: Using Hospital and Family-Centric Data to Inform System Redesign., Deborah Swavely DNP, RN; Kathy Baker MPH, RN; Krista L. Bilger BSN, RN; David Zimmerman MPH; and Andrew Martin (Article)

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Managing High-Risk Patients: Community Care Team Outcomes, Kay Werhun DNP, MBA, RN, NE- BC (Poster)

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Helping Nurses Cope with Patient Death, Courtney Yankelitis BSN, RN; Brittany Esgro BSN, RN; Kate Saunders BSN, RN; and Amy Gust BSN, RN (Poster)

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Nurses Leading the Transformation of Patient Care Through Telehealth., Lori Yesenofski MSN, RN, CCRN, CTC; Sharon Kromer BSN, RN, CCRC, CTC; and Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC (Article)

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Improving Efficiencies in Data Collection Processing and Reliability Using Innovative Technology, Sameera Ahmed BA and Marie Gutekunst MSN, RN, PCCN (Presentation)

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TSU Bowel Protocol, Megan Anderson BSN, RN; Alison Bahnick BSN, RN; Amanda Thorpe BSN, RN; and Janel Werner BSN, RN (Poster)

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Falls in the Emergency Department (ADULT), Katherine Andia BSN, RN and Emily Joyce (Poster)

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Effect of Triage-Based Use of the Ottawa Foot and Ankle Rules on the Number of Orders for Radiographic Imaging., John Ashurst DO; Thomas M. Nappe DO; Stephanie DiGiambattista MD; Avinash Kambhampati DO; Sarfraz Alam; Michelle Ortiz; Paul Delpais BSN, RN, CEN; Bernadette Glenn-Porter BS; Anita Kurt PhD, RN; Bryan G. Kane MD; and Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP (Article)

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Timing of Insulin Administration, Zeena Bacchus BSN, RN (Poster)

What Will Nursing in Your Organization Look Like in 2020? (Presentation), Teresa Bangham RN; Megan L. Derr RN, BSN, OCN, CMSRN; Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC; and Anne Panik MS, RN, NEA-BC (Presentation)

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Bedside Shift Handoff, Amelia Bard BSN, RN; Tyler McLean BSN, RN; and Mollie Rohrbach BSN, RN (Poster)

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Charging Change, Kaye Barnhart RN, BC and Erin Joyce BSN, CPAN (Poster)

Diabetes Care in the Hospitalized Patient: Transitioning from Tradition to Evidence-Based Care, Kimberly Bartman RN, BSN, CVN; Morgan Fick BSN, RN; and Joyce Najarian MSN, RN, CDE (Presentation)

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Dietary Restrictions for Neutropenic Patients, Stephanie Baunach BSN, RN; Amanda Bodnar BSN, RN; and Arielle Combs BSN, RN (Poster)

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To Filter or Not to Filter? (POSTER), Julia Becker BSN, RN and Rachel Moser BSN, RN (Poster)

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Quiet Please…A Compendium of Strategies to Impact Hospital Noise, Sherri L. Betz RN (Poster)

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Utilization of ED for Pediatric Fevers, Krista L. Bilger BSN, RN and Kathy Baker MPH, RN (Presentation)

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First Results from Application of an Absorbable Synthetic Membrane to Superficial and Deep Second Degree Burn Wounds, Sigrid A. Blome-Eberwein MD; Hamed Amani MD; Daniel D. Lozano MD; Deborah Boorse RN, CNP; and Patrick Pagella RN, CNP (Poster)

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Alarm Fatigue, Amanda Boutin BSN,RN and Alexis Clauss BSN, RN (Presentation)

Meaningful Communications in the Patient's Circle of Care...A Systematic Approach to Patient Centered Care, Carolyn Bozsolak RN, BSN; Kimberly Bruns MSW, LCSW; Ernest DeAngelis LSW; Sarah Nicklin MD; Jeanne Vogt MSN, MBA, RN, CPHN, CHPCA; and Albert Voorhis Reverend (Presentation)

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The Link Between Sleep Deprivation and Delerium, Ashely Brearman BSN, RN; Courtney Mehlman BSN, RN; and Jocelyn Seier BSN, RN (Poster)

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Implementation of Standardized Insulin Administration for Improved Glycemic Control, Allison Bross BSN, RN; Jessica Lilienthal BSN, RN; and Susan Snyder BSN, RN (Poster)

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Conference Learnings, Anne Brown RN, CPAN (Presentation)

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Conference Learnings, Anne Brown RN, CPAN (Presentation)

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Conference Learnings, Anne Brown RN, CPAN, CHTP; Carol Wang RN, BSN; and Miriam Turnbach RN, CHTP (Presentation)

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ROADMAP, Alyssa Bruchko BSN, RN, CMSRN; Kristina Holleran BSN, RN,CMSRN; and Anne Panik MS, RN, NEA-BC (Presentation)

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Enhancing Nurse Residents’ Transition to Practice Through an Evidence-Based Practice Project: The Volunteer Partners Walking Program, Tamara L. Burket MSN, ACNS-BC, GCNS-BC, CCRN, FGNLA (Poster)

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THE DEVELOPMENT OF PROLONGED WEANING GUIDELINES TO FACILITATE VENTILATORY LIBERATION, Donald J. Butz RN, CNRN; Jamie Jordan RRT-ACCS; Angela Lutz BS, RRT-NPS; Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-NPS; Vanessa Ribaudo-Kaufman MD; and Cindy Umbrell MSN, RN, CNS, CCRN (Poster)

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Chest Tube Dressings, Michele Canavan BSN, RN; Devon Harper BSN, RN; and Ashley Watts BSN, RN (Poster)

The IOM Future of Nursing Report- Nurse Residency Programs, Cynthia A. Cappel MSN, RN-BC1 (Presentation)

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Newborn Cord Care is Clean Cord Care as Effective as Antiseptic Agents in Preventing Infection and Decreasing Cord Separation Time?, Jaclynn Carl BSN, RN; Amy Hess BSN, RN; and Felicia Mazzoni BSN, RN (Poster)

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Decreasing Interruptions in MED Administration, Jessica Carlson BSN, RN; Leah Compton BSN, RN; and Keelia Mailander BSN, RN (Poster)

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One Year Review of High Flow Oxygen Delivery System Outcomes, Susan Carvin RRT-ACCS; Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-NPS; Diane Horoski; Robert Leshko BS,RRT; and Rita Pechulis MD, FCCP (Poster)

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Pain Reassesment, Amanda Catrillo BSN, RN; Kristen Kelly BSN, RN; and Christine Liever BSN, RN (Poster)

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Demystifying Insulin Pump Therapy in the Acute Care Setting: Clarifying Roles, Processes and Practices for Standardized Care Delivery, Sharnee Cederberg MSN, RN, CDE and Joyce Najarian MSN, RN, CDE (Poster)

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Early Progressive Mobility- Letting Go of Bedrest, Jacqueline Clapp BSN, RN; Holly Leighton BSN, RN; Kimberly McLaughlin BSN, RN; and Bridget Toy BSN, RN (Poster)

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Using a Case-based Approach to Defining a Complex Stroke Patient, Erin M. Conahan RN, CNRN and Claranne Mathiesen RN, MSN, CNRN (Poster)

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HUSH - Helping Understand Sleep Heals (Presentation), Marion Daku BSN, RN, CCRN; Eva Fox BSN, RN; and Heather Koch RN (Presentation)

Practice Facilitation as a Strategy to Spread the Adoption of PCMH, Jean D'Aversa RN, Nancy Gratz MPA, and Denise Woodworth MBA (Presentation)

Conference Learnings, Megan Derr BSN, RN, OCN, CMSRN (Presentation)

The Standard Leadership--A Successful Strategy to Build a Healthy and Safe Work Enviroment, Jennifer Devine BSN, RN, CMSRN (Poster)

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It's So Hard to Say Good-bye with DCI (Discharge Instructions), Lynette M. Dondero RN and Claranne Mathiesen RN, MSN, CNRN (Poster)

The Role of Respiratory Care in Palliative Care, Carole Dorr (Presentation)

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Endoscopic Pancreatic Pseudo-cyst Drainage, Judith Dorsam RN (Poster)

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Standardized Handoff Tool for OR/PACU Nurses, Rachel Dunkle BSN, RN and Brittany Kroboth BSN, RN (Poster)

Project LeaRN: Clinical Nurses Engaging in Scholarly Visits to Transform Practice in Their Own Setting, Celeste Dutko BSN, RN, PCCN; Kim S. Hitchings MSN, RN, NEA-BC; and Karen Jones (Presentation)

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Fever Management in the Acutely III Hospitalized Patient, Vanessa Edgar BSN, RN; Elena Brinker RN; and Tiffany Lopez BSN, RN, CMSRN (Presentation)

Conference Learnings, Theresa Elwell BSN, RN (Presentation)

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E Pluibus Unum: The Unification of Four Culturally Unique Pre-Admission Testing Sites to One Network Department, Theresa Elwell RN; Carol Saxman MSN, RN-BC; Kelli Brown MSN, RN-BC; and Kelly Stivala BSN, RN, CAPA (Poster)

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Review of Toileting Related Fall Data and Proposed Toileting Plan on TSU An Evidence based Practice Project, Denise Estephan RN and Wendy Lebron BSN, RN, CMSRN (Presentation)

An Active Voiding Trial Protocol for the Post-Operative Urologic/Gynecologic Surgical Patient-A Simple "Just Do It" to Impact Satisfaction, Cost and Quality, Joanna M. Ferreri BSN, RN and Annie C. Krupka BSN, RN (Presentation)

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Implementing a Nurse Shadowing Program for Medical Residents, Maria Fiore BSN,RN; Tara Getz BSN, RN; Melissa Lunney BSN, RN; Audrey MacHose BSN, RN; and Nina Patel BSN, RN (Poster)

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Exercise Habits of Licensed Nurses and Nursing Assistants: Are They Meeting National Guidelines?, Kelly Flannery PhD, RN; Tamara L. Burket MSN, ACNS-BC, GCNS-BC, CCRN, FGNLA; and Barbara Resnick PhD, FAANP, FAAN, CRNP (Article)

Supporting Primary Care Patient-Centered Medical Homes with Community Care Teams: Findings from a Pilot Study, Carol A. Foltz PhD; Susan Lawrence MS, CMAC; Nyann Biery MS; Nancy Gratz MPA; Hannah D. Paxton RN, MPH; and Deborah Swavely DNP, RN (Article)

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12-month Outcomes of Community Care Teams for Primary Care Practices Transforming towards PCMH, Carol A. Foltz PhD; Deborah Swavely DNP, RN; Nyann Biery MS; Nancy Gratz MPA, PCMH-CCE; Hannah D. Paxton RN, MPH; and Susan Lawrence MS, CMAC, FACHE (Poster)

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Implementation of a Dementia Screening Tool, Amanda Fougere RN, BSN; Lindsay Garde RN, BSN; and Courtney Green RN, BSN (Poster)

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Implementation of a Dementia Screening Tool (Poster), Amanda Fougere; Lindsay Garde RN, BSN; and Courtney Green BSN, RN (Poster)

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A Successful Remodel Results in an Empty Emergency Department Waiting Room: Rapid Assessment Unit (RAU), Joshua C. Freece RN, CEN; Neil Kocher RN, CEN; Anne Panik MS, RN, NEA-BC; Jennifer Brown RN; and Melissa Teitsworth RN, BSN (Presentation)

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ONE LOVE, ONE HEART – Uniting Cardiac Surgery Programs Within a Network, Lori Fuehrer RN and Hope L. Johnson MSN, RN, CNOR (Poster)

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Med Effects Scripting and HCAHPS Scores, Jacklyn Gibat BSN, RN and Madelyn Glick BSN, RN (Poster)

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Sex Differences in Cardiac Arrest Survivors Who Receive Therapeutic Hypothermia, Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP; Amy M. Ahnert MD; Nainesh C. Patel MD; Courtney Bennett DO; Nicole Elliott DO; Mark Lundquist MD; Andrew C. Miller DO; Ellina C. Feiner MD; Anita Kurt PhD, RN; Bernadette Gl-Porter BS; Mercedes Rios-Scott BS; and David B. Burmeister DO, FACEP (Article)

Conference Learnings, Kristen Haas BSN, RNC (Presentation)

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Diabetes Care Management in the Cancer Center: Challenging Current Models of Care to Optimize Outcomes for a Complex Population, Cara Habeck RN, CDE; Joyce Najarian MSN, RN, CDE; Gregory R. Harper MD, PhD; Gretchen Perilli MD; Janelle M. Sharma DNP, CRNP; Melissa Kratz RN, MSN, AOCN; Patricia Shearburn RN, MSN, AOCN; Cathy A. Coyne PhD, MPH; Hope Kincaid MPH, CPH; and Roya Hamadani MPH (Poster)

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Volunteers Improving Mobility and Ambulation, Amber Healy BSN, RN and Michelle Wolfe BSN, RN (Poster)

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Don't Ask Alice -- Medication Reconciliation: A New Role to Decrease Discrepancies, Tracie Heckman MSN, RN, CMSRN; Angela Agee ADN, RN, CMSRN; Tracie Heckman MSN,RN,CMSRN; and Leroy Kromis BS,PharmD,BCPS (Poster)

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Pain Control in the Geriatric Trauma Patient, Sean Heintz BSN, RN and Brianna Woods BSN, RN (Presentation)

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Pain Control in the Geriatric Trauma Patient, Sean Heintz BSN, RN and Brianna Woods BSN, RN (Poster)

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Teaching Patient to "SCIP"---Skin Care Intervention Program, Kaitlyn Hoch BSN, RN; Kelsey Miller BSN, RN; Mary O'Connor BSN, RN; and Nadiya Tverdun BSN, RN (Poster)

Conference Learnings, Nancy Humes MSN, RN (Presentation)

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Changing the Road to Recovery: A Lesson in Pediatric Surgery Efficiency, Hope L. Johnson MSN, RN, CNOR (Poster)

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Burn Disaster-Management Planning: A Preparedness Tool Kit, Brian S. Joho MSN, RN; Daniel D. Lozano MD; Patrick Pagella MSN, ARNP, BSN, RN; Michael Wargo BSN, MBA, PHRN, CMTE; and Hamed Amani MD (Article)

Interprofessional Communication and Collaboration Yields Cost Savings in Perioperative Services, Dorthoy Jones MSN, RN, NEA_BC, CNOR and Michael J. Moritz MD (Presentation)

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The Development of Prolonged Weaning Guidelines to Facilitate Ventilatory Liberation, Jamie Jordan RRT-ACCS; Kenneth Miller MEd, RRT-NPS; Angela Lutz BS, RRT-NPS; Vanessa Ribaudo-Kaufman MD; Cindy Umbrell MSN, RN, CNS, CCRN; and Donald J. Butz RN, CNRN (Poster)

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Nurses' Views and Current Practice of Trauma-Informed Pediatric Nursing Care., Nancy Kassam-Adams, Susan Rzucidlo, Marie Campbell, Grace Good, Erin Bonifacio, Kimberly Slouf, Stephanie Schneider, Christine McKenna, Carol A Hanson, and Donna Grather (Article)

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Improving Patient Outcomes through Bedside Neurological Examinations, Patrick Keane RN (Poster)

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Bedside Neurological Exams, Patrick Keane BSN, RN and Hannah Layfield BSN, RN (Poster)

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Pediatric Early Warning Score (PEWS), Emily Keim BSN, RN and Jennifer Senske BSN, RN (Poster)

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In the Adolescent Population, How Much Does Parental Influence and Involvement Affect the Adolescent's Use of Alcohol?, Michele Kratzer RN (Presentation)

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In the Adolescent Population, How Much Does Parental Influences and Involvement Affect the Adolescent's Use of Alcohol?, Michele Kratzer RN (Presentation)

Conference Learnings, Sharon Kromer BSN, RN, CCRC, CTC (Presentation)

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Engaging Staff To Change a Culture, Mary Kunkel and Erin Joyce RN (Poster)

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High-Dose Interleukin-2 Administration in the Oncology Medical-Surgical Setting – An Innovation to Impact Cost Efficiencies, Clinical Outcomes and the Ideal Patient Experience, Deidre L. Kutzler RN and Megan L. Derr RN (Poster)

A Clear Vision to Bring Evidence-Based Practice to the Older Adult: The EBP FellowS2 Program, Wendy Lebron BSN, RN (Presentation)

Conference Learnings, Wendy Lebron (Presentation)

Research and Quality Awards 2014: Exemplary Professional Practice: H. U. S. H. Helping Understand Sleep Heals, Lehigh Valley Health Network (Award)

Research and Quality Awards 2014:Structural Empowerment:NICHE: Enhancing Geriatric Care across the Organization, Lehigh Valley Health Network (Award)

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Research and Quality Awards Reception: Unit Awards, Lehigh Valley Health Network (Award)

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Hot Topic: A Team Approach to Fire Safety Education, Jeanne P. Luke MSN, RN, CNOR (Poster)

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Affordable Care Act: Putting the Professional on Trial, Angela Lutz BS, RRT-NPS and Anthony L. DeWitt JD,RRT,FAARC (Presentation)

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Right-Sizing Care: Promoting Sensitivity to a Growing Population., Liza Marmo; Christine D Joyce BSN, RN, CMSRN; Dorothy Jones MSN, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC; and Anne Rabert MHSA, RN, CCRN, NE-BC (Article)

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Point of Care Testing on Adult Patients with Insulin and Vasopressor, Rachel Marouchoc BSN, RN and Rhyan Rupp BSN, RN (Poster)

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An Examination of ESI Triage Scoring Accuracy in Relationship to ED Nursing Attitudes and Experience., Andrew Martin MSN, RN; Carolyn L. Davidson RN, PhD; Anne Panik MS, RN, NEA-BC; Charlotte Buckenmyer RN, MS; Paul Delpais BSN, RN, CEN; and Michele Ortiz RN (Article)