The poster gallery is an archive of the work of Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) employees and health care professionals. Part of the mission of LVHN is to support clinical care through education and research. To that end, the posters shared here reflect innovation, performance improvement projects and studies that address all areas of healthcare from clinical care to administrative initiatives. They are shared freely to encourage conversation and collaboration.

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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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)

“Negative pressure wound therapy with instillation use in a burn unit”, Sigrid A. Blome-Eberwein MD (Poster)

“Patient oriented and wound specific negative pressure wound therapy in burn wound treatment”, Sigrid A. Blome-Eberwein MD (Poster)

“Prospective evaluation of simultaneous fractional CO2 laser and topical steroid scar treatment”, Sigrid A. Blome-Eberwein MD (Poster)

Second-Degree Burn Care with a Lactic Acid Based Biodegradable Skin Substitute in 229 Pediatric and Adult Patients., Sigrid A. Blome-Eberwein MD (Poster)

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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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Just Another Fever and Rash? A Broad Differential Leading to a Relatively Uncommon Condition in Adult Still's Disease., Nathan Brewster DO, Jaimin Patel DO, and Rachel Kinney DO (Poster)

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MR FISCAL: Medical Residency Financial Skills Curriculum to Advance Financial Literacy, Carl Bryce MD; Rachel Carpenter MD; John Ewing DO; Roselyn Clemente-Fuente MD, FAAFP; Christine Huang DO; Scott Kellner MD, FAAFP; Rebecca K. Kemmet MD, CAQSM; Robert Poetta; Caitlyn Rerucha MD; Ashley Williams MD; and Todd Zakrajsek PhD (Poster)

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Nontypeable Haemophilus Influenzae Meningitis in the Context of Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery – a Case Report., Ricky Buckshaw DO, Casey Judge DO, and Jennifer Strow DO (Poster)

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Scurvy In an Alcohol Dependent Patient With Cirrhosis and Encephalopathy – a Case Report., Ricky Buckshaw DO and Ryan Murphy DO (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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A Case of Flash Pulmonary Edema Caused by Iliac Artery Stenosis, Grace Chong DO, Joseph Moran DO, Fnu Vikram MD, and Benjamin Sanchez MD (Poster)

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Pituitary Apoplexy Mimicking a Meningoencephalitis., Chun Chu MD; Gretchen A. Perilli MD; Rachel Kinney DO; and Stacey Smith MD, FACP (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)

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A Newly Diagnosed Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction in the Setting of Acute Bleed Post Cesarean., Kourtney Erickson DO and Lisa Lindauer MD (Poster)

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Complications Related To Esophageal Stent (Boston Scientific [WallFlex] VS Merit Medical Endotek) Use in Benign and Malignant Esophageal Condition – A Single Center Retrospective Review., Rajesh Essrani MD, Hiral N. Shah MD, Shashin Shah MD, and Jennifer E. Macfarlan MPH (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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A Rare Case of TAFRO Syndrome, Elizabeth Gold DO and Ross Biggs DO (Poster)

"Healthy Latinas, a nutrition and fitness program” (Poster)., Rosa Gomez-DeJesus MD and Jennifer Mathew DO (Poster)

A Partnership between a Health System and Promise Neighborhood to Engage Community to Improve Health in a Georgraphically Defined Area, Samantha A. Goodrich, Paul A. Siegfried, Hasshan Batts, Carmen Guzman-McLaughlin, and Kimberly C. Brown MD (Poster)

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Intergroup Dialogue - A Method for Engaging Dialogue among Faculty and Students., Margaret A. Hadinger EdD, MS; Elizabeth Beaty MSIV; Alexander J. Lemheney EdD; Judith Sabino MPH, CDP; Jeffrey L. Sternlieb PhD; and Shaneka Storey MSN, RN-BC (Poster)

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E.L.F.: Where Evidence, the Clinical Relationship, and Musings of Leadership Converge., Susan E. Hansen MA (Poster)

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Tracking the Trajectory of Resident Learning Through the Lens of Self-Determination Theory., Susan E. Hansen MA; Nicole L. Defenbaugh PhD; Susan S. Mathieu MD; Linda Garufi MD, MEd; and Julie Dostal MD (Poster)

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Implementation of a Sustainable Medicare Annual Wellness Visit Workflow Into a Primary Care Setting Quality Improvement Project., Alejandro Hernandez MD; Lynn M. Wilson DO; Kevin Mcneill MD; Susan S. Mathieu MD; and Susan Sell BSN, RN (Poster)

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

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Optimization of the Resident Didactic Curriculum - High Yield, High Reward!, Abigail Klitsch DO and Kris Rooney MD (Poster)

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Ganglioglioma Masked as Migraines., Kyle Kreitman DO (Poster)

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The Non-Healing lleocecal Ulcer., Kyle Kreitman DO, Patrick Hickey DO, Paola Blanco MD, and Hiral N. Shah MD (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)

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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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How Many Grays to Get to the Malfunction of an Insulin Pump?, Angela Magdaleno; Gretchen Perilli MD; Bonnie Patek DO; Robert Schreiner DO; and Marc Vengrove DO, FACP (Poster)

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Preconception Counseling: Frequently Forgotten by Primary Care Providers Due to Multiple Barriers, Angela Magdaleno; Sandhya Venkataraman DO; Melissa Dion MD; Gretchen Perilli MD; and Marc Vengrove DO, FACP (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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16 Year-old Football Player with Rib Pain., Arth Patel MD, MPH and Jill Crosson DO (Poster)

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

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Initial Management of an Asymptomatic Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm., Lekha Racharla DO; Kourtney Erickson DO; and Stacey Smith MD, FACP (Poster)

Abdominal Wall Reconstruction After Extirpation of a 140 Pound Primary Ovarian Mucinous Adenocarcinoma: A Case Report., Mamtha Raj MD, Sean J. Wallace MD, Nathan F. Miller MD, and Randolph Wojcik MD (Poster)

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Will Aiming for Quantity Affect Quality? Establishing Open Access at a Fellow-run Gastroenterology Clinic., Matthew Sullivan DO, Patrick Hickey DO, Eric Nellis MD, Abdul Aleem MD, Rajesh Essrani MD, and Hiral N. Shah MD (Poster)

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Web-Based Glucose Monitoring Using the Telcare® Wireless System for Management of Pregnant Women With Pregestational Diabetes., Marc A. Vengrove DO, FACP; Emma Qureshey MD; Helai Hesham MD; Meredith Rochon MD; Joshua Cohen BS; and John C. Smulian MD, MPH (Poster)

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A Neuroendocrine Presentation of Sarcoidosis Not to Be Forgotten., Sandhya Venkataraman DO and Thomas Quinn DO (Poster)

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A Rare Case of Complicated Cutaneous Leishmaniasis., Sandhya Venkataraman DO, Lalita Shastry MD, Luther Shastry III MD, and Jarrod W. Kile RPhD (Poster)

2017

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Primary Pulmonary Carcinoid Tumors: A Single Institution Retrospective Review: Topic: Medical Oncology, Samuel Adediran MD, Eliot L. Friedman MD, and N Ranjit (Poster)

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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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Using a Web-Based Database Solution to Streamline Workflow in the Department of Education, Montalla Ahmed (Poster)

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Eosinophilic Heart Disease: A Case Report and Review of Literature (Poster)., Ghulam Akbar MD, Fnu Vikram, Ronald S. Freudenberger MD, and Matthew W. Martinez MD (Poster)

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Role of 68Ga-DODATATE PET/CT in Staging and Management of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Management - A Case Series Report., Abdul Aleem MD, Patrick Hickey DO, Shashin Shah MD, and Hiral N. Shah MD (Poster)

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No Gastrointestinal Bleed Too Obscure: A Case Series Report of Small Bowel Phlebectasias., Abdul Aleem MD, Anam Malik MD, Patrick Hickey DO, and Anastasia Shnitser MD (Poster)

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Havoc In The Gut: Ipilimumab-induced Prolonged Steroid Dependent Autoimmune Gastroenterocolitis., Abdul Aleem MD, Anam Malik MD, Eric Nellis MD, and Hiral N. Shah MD (Poster)

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Prediabetes: A Shared Prescription for Health for Hispanic Primary Care Patients., Jesus Alvarado, Kyle Shaak BS, Susan E. Hansen MA, Melanie B. Johnson MPA, and Beth Careyva M.D. (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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Identifying Demographics and Biopsychosocial Characteristics Among Emergency Youth Shelter Residents., Aleksandra Bacewicz; Elizabeth Beaty; Cristina Calogero; Carly Crowder; Ajay Koti MS; Kathleen McFadden; Richelle Reinhart; Seth VanZant; and Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP (Poster)

Patient and Physician Perceptions of Care., Nathaniel Baker (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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Development and Implementation of a Fracture Liaison Service at a High Performing Regional Community Health Network Hospital., Steven Baltic (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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Necrobiotic Xanthogranuloma in Female with Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance., Carl Barrick DO and Tanya Ermolovich DO (Poster)

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Systematic Review of the Delivery of Mydriacyl to the Inpatient Pediatric Floors at LVHN for an Ophthalmology Consultation., Christopher Barron (Poster)

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Recent Epidemiology of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome., Rachel Basiura and Elaine A. Donoghue MD (Poster)

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Chilblain Lupus Erythematosus in an Adult Male., Stephanie Bayruns MD and Tyler Stutzman MPH (Poster)

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Sex Differences in Adverse Drug Reactions and Adverse Drug Events in Older Adults: A Retrospective Review of National Poison Data System Cases 2007-2016., Gillian A. Beauchamp MD; B Zane Horowitz MD; Esther K. Choo MD, MPH; Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP; and Daniel Spyker PhD, MD (Poster)

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Sex Differences in Intentional Exposures among Adolescents and Adults: A Retrospective Review of National Poison Data System (NPDS) Pharmaceutical Exposures 2007-2016, Gillian A. Beauchamp MD; B Zane Horowitz MD; Esther K. Choo MD, MPH; Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP; and Daniel A. Spyker PhD, MD (Poster)

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Sex Differences in Pediatric Exploratory Exposures: A Retrospective Review of National Poison Data System (NPDS) Exposures 2007-2016, Gillian A. Beauchamp MD; B Zane Horowitz MD; Esther K. Choo MD, MPH; Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP; and Daniel A. Spyker MD (Poster)

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Incorporating Sex and Gender into Culturally Competent Simulation in Medical Education., Gillian A. Beauchamp MD; Alyson J. McGregor MD, MA; Esther K. Choo MD, MPH; Basmah Safdar MD, MSc; Alexander M. Rosenau DO; and Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP (Poster)

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Development of a Concussion Pathway in Acute Care., Katharine Bell MS, OTR/L, CBIS and Alisha Unternahrer MS, OTR/L (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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Integrating Osteopathic Students into Clinical Clerkships at an Allopathic Regional Medical Campus., Brian L. Bennett MEd; Margaret A. Hadinger EdD, MS; Robert D. Barraco MD, MPH; Joseph M. Kaczmarczyk DO, MPH; Danielle Pedrotty MEd; and Angela Davis (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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Sarcoidosis, the Great Imitator: An Unusual Finding on Bone Marrow Pathology., Grace Berlin DO, Carolyn Casey, Susan Kim MD, and Marie O'Brien (Poster)

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False Reassurance: Complications of Mi2+ Dermatomyositis., Grace Berlin DO, Susan Kim MD, and Carolyn Casey (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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Exploring Provider Attitudes about Shared Decision Making Regarding Pain Management During Labor., Vartika Bhardwaj MS (Poster)

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Rhabdomylosis Induced Type 1 Pattern Brugada Syndrome: A Differential Not to be Forgotten, Ross Biggs DO, Jahangir Khan MD, Q Muhammed MD, and Babak Bozorgnia MD (Poster)

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Cardiac Sarcoidosis Mimicking Arrhythmogenic Right Venticular Dysplasia., Ross Biggs DO, Brijesh Patel MD, Matthew W. Martinez MD, Matthew McCambridge MD, Susan Kim MD, and Norman Marcus MD (Poster)

Using Metabolic Memory: Making the Case for Early Control of Diabetes, Sandra Blackledge (Poster)

Epidermal Grafting Use in a Moh's Surgery Nose Defect., Sigrid A. Blome-Eberwein MD (Poster)

Managing the Small, Non‐Healing Problem Burn Wound with Epidermal Grafting., Sigrid A. Blome-Eberwein MD (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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Preemptive Action to Improve Veteran Healthcare., Kevin Bobeck (Poster)

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Diffuse Idiopathic Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cell Hyperplasia (DIPNECH): A Case Presentation and Overview of Documented Cases (Poster)., Samer Bolis DO and Yehia Y. Mishriki 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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Obesity Prevention: Focus on the First Two Years, Lauren Brannan, Kimberly C. Brown MD, Clare M. Lenhart PhD MPH, and Amanda Walker RN LDN (Poster)

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Creating a "Healthier Us" in the workplace: Promoting a Healthy Lifestyle Through Evidence Based Nutrition Education., Jennifer Brennan RD, CSO; Janine Gilboy RD, LDN; and Erin Levine RD, CSO, LDN (Poster)

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It's Just Diastolic Heart Failure, Right? A Lesson in Humility from a Patient with TTR-Amyloid Cardiomyopathy., Nathan Brewster DO, Michael Sumner DO, Ross Biggs DO, and Ronald S. Freudenberger MD (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)