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.

2020

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Mindfulness Associated with Vicarious Trauma, Jennifer Grablewski RN and Riley Schaeffer BSN, RN (Poster)

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Debriefing Tool Used in Labor and Delivery, Rebekah Grandfield BSN, RN; Alyssa Kocher BSN, RN; Desiree McHugh RN; and Meaghan Bogush BSN, RN (Poster)

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Self-harm Poisonings Among Transgender Patients: Analysis of Toxicology Investigator’s Consortium Registry, Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP; Natalie E. Ebeling-Koning DO; Cody R. McWhirter BS; Mikayla B. Hurwitz BS; Lexis T. Laubach BS; Gillian A. Beauchamp MD; Judith Sabino MPH, CDP; Beth Careyva M.D.; Andrew L. Koons; Matthew D. Cook DO; Kenneth D. Katz MD; Robert D. Cannon DO; and Ryan M Surmaitis DO (Poster)

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Making Change in Medical Errors in the Emergency Department, Devon Green BSN, RN; Soo Jin Han BSN, RN; Kaitlyn Kilroy BSN, RN; Danielle Michlovsky BSN, RN; and Amy Min BSN, RN (Poster)

Recruitment, Engagement and Retention Model: Growth from Medical Student to Resident/Fellow to Lehigh Valley Health Network Attending, Kerri Green MS, MEd.; Craig W. Bleiler; and Margaret A. Hadinger EdD, MS (Poster)

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Agents of Exposure in Transgender Patient Cases Managed by a Toxicologist: An Analysis of the Toxicology Investigator’s Consortium (ToxIC) Registry, Phillip M. Grenz DO; Mikayla B. Hurwitz BS; Cody R. McWhirter BS; Lexis Laubach BS; Gillian A. Beauchamp MD; Judith Sabino MPH, CDP; Beth Careyva M.D.; Matthew D. Cook DO; Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP; Robert D. Cannon DO; and Ryan M Surmaitis DO (Poster)

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A Case of Secondary Syphilis, Naeha Gupta DO, Megan Jones-Sheets DO, and Stephen M. Purcell DO (Poster)

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GME Action Learning: GMEC Re-Design, Margaret A. Hadinger EdD, MS (Poster)

Department of Education as Innovation: Approaching 20 Years of Innovation in Educational Infrastructure, Margaret A. Hadinger EdD, MS; Cynthia A. Cappel MSN, RN-BC1; Robert D. Barraco MD, MPH; and Kerri J. Green MS, MEd. (Poster)

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Diabetic Education, Kaitlin Harmon BSN, RN; Sean Snibbe ADN, RN; and Kaitlyn Russel ADN, RN (Poster)

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PEWS vs CHEWS, Paige Harrold BSN, RN; Allison Charles BSN, RN; Aubrey Berrigan BSN, RN; and Amanda Hess ADN, RN (Poster)

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Chest Physiotherapy via the Progressa Bed, Courtney Hatton BSN, RN; Emily Graveno BSN, RN; Cianael M. Paasewe BSN, RN; Gabrielle Schoolcraft BSN, RN; and Caleb Shenkman ADN, RN (Poster)

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Post-Fall Huddle Education at LVHN, Jordan Hedemann ADN, RN; Soriana Salloum BSN, RN; Ashley Symons RN; Mackenzie Wilson ADN, RN; and Kaitlyn Wolff BSN, RN (Poster)

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Evaluation of Wait Times for Pediatric Patients Receiving Chemotherapy, Kristin M. Held Wheatley PharmD, BCOP and Rachael Gerstein PharmD (Poster)

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Reversing Neuromuscular Blockades and the Readiness to Extubate, Sarah Hepler BSN, RN; Kathryn Mckelvey BSN, RN; and Michaella Ohl BSN, RN (Poster)

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Post-operative Pain Management, Brandee Herring RN and Destiny Fertig RN (Poster)

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Outcomes of Septal Myectomy on Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Caitlin Hoeing, Kaitlyn Kelly, Thomas Perillo, and James K. Wu MD (Poster)

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Improving Nurse Patient Communication, Cara Hoffman RN and Helay Vargas BSN, RN (Poster)

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Pediatric Peripheral IV Insertion Tool, Logan Hones BSN, RN; Alicia Minnich BSN, RN; Gabriella Tammaro BSN, RN; and Valerie Ramsaywack ADN, RN (Poster)

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Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Adversely Affected Measure of Burnout and Empathy in Emergency Medicine Residents?, Jeanne L. Jacoby MD; Amy B. Smith PhD; Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP; Bryan G. Kane MD; Jennifer Macfarlan MPH; Robert D. Barraco MD, MPH; Alexander M. Rosenau DO; Sofia Murillo PA-S; Lauren Crowley BA; Elaine A. Donoghue MD; and Kevin Weaver D.O.,FACOEP (Poster)

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Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis-Like Acute Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus, Megan Jones-Sheets DO, Tanya Ermolovich DO, and Hina Sheikh (Poster)

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Bad Blood: A Case of Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia, Amogh M. Joshi DO, Kevin J. Hess DO, Zeeshan Ali MD, and Nicholas Lamparella DO (Poster)

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Disseminated Lyme Disease: Atypical Rash Without Initial Erythema Migrans, Yasin Kanakrieh DO, Nina Liu, and Wen Zhang DO (Poster)

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Qualitative Analysis of Emergency Medicine Resident Logged Patient Safety Observations, Bryan G. Kane MD; Jon D. Raso BS; David M. Richardson MD; Kevin Weaver D.O.,FACOEP; John W. Daubert DO; Rafay A. Khan DO; Claire L. Paulson DO; and Dawn M. Yenser (Poster)

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Five-year Analysis on the Outcomes of Thoracic Aneurysm Surgery, Kaitlin Kelly, Thomas Perillo, Caitlin Hoeing, and James K. Wu MD (Poster)

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Arterial Line Education for RHCM Nurses, Sarah Kerestes BSN, RN and Megan Wiest BSN, RN (Poster)

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Bridging the Gaps in Family Medicine: A Quality Improvement Project for Resident Behavioral Health Training, Lauren E. Kerr and Angela Colistra LPC, PhD, MS (Poster)

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Pediatric Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury: A Review of Literature and Case Report, Dima Khalil, Natasha Kuklis, Sarah A. Jones Sapienza MD, and Shadi Shojaei MD (Poster)

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Taking Care of Patients with a History of Cancer: A curricular program for cancer survivorship training within our network, Autumn Kieber-Emmons MD, MPH and William L. Miller MD, MA (Poster)

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Using fRAP Mixed Methodology to Identify Multi-Level Policy Levers That Could Improve Cervical Cancer Disparities in US Hispanic Women, Autumn Kieber-Emmons MD, MPH; William L. Miller MD, MA; and Benjamin F. Crabtree PhD (Poster)

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Identifying Baseline Characteristics for Consideration of Prophylactic Feeding Tube Placement in Persons Undergoing Chemoradiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer: A Retrospective Chart Review, Kenna Kita; Janine Gilboy RD, CSO, LDN; Erin Levine RD, CSO, LDN; Brian J. Patson MD; and Jennifer Brennan MS, RD, CSO (Poster)

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Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication in a Treatment of Refractory GERD: a Retrospective Experience at a Large Quaternary Care Center, Michal Kloska MD, Abdul Aleem MD, Valery Hrad MD, Hiral N. Shah MD, Scott Beman MD, and Shashin Shah MD (Poster)

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AXIOS Lumen Apposing Metal Stent in the Treatment of Peripancreatic Fluid Collections, 4 Year Retrospective Observation at a Large Care Center, Michal Kloska MD, Valery Hrad MD, Abdul Aleem MD, Soorya N. Aggarwal DO, Shashin Shah MD, Zachary Zator MD, and Hiral N. Shah MD (Poster)

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A Young Male With Cholestatic Jaundice Induced by Dymethazine Present in Nutritional Supplement “Xtreme DMZ”, Michal Kloska MD, Reema M. Vaze MD, Travis Magdaleno MD, and She-Yan Wong MD (Poster)

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Second Degree AV Heart Block after Candlenut Ingestion, Andrew L. Koons DO, Lexis Laubach BS, Alexandra Amaducci DO, Robert D. Cannon DO, Kenneth D. Katz MD, Ryan M. Surmaitis DO, Matthew D. Cook DO, and Gillian A. Beauchamp MD (Poster)

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Implementing a Student Information System and Creating a Data Collection System In a School Of Nursing, Hunter Krauss; Michele Siminitus MS; and Lynne Hausman MSN, RN, CNE (Poster)

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Use of Lidocaine Jelly for Difficult Catheter Insertions, Ashley Krick BSN, RN; Laura Palmer BSN, RN; and Mi Park BSN, RN (Poster)

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Evaluation of Concurrent ESR and CRP Testing in Native Vertebral Osteomyelitis (NVO): Is More Really Better?, Noah Kriner and Amy Slenker MD (Poster)

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Post Sedation Delirium in Pediatrics, Litonjua Kristina RN and Sarah Harshaw RN (Poster)

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Pediatric Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury: Identifying Common Symptomatologies to Improve Screening Guidelines A Literature Review and Case Study, Natasha Kuklis, Dima Khalil, and Sarah A. Jones Sapienza MD (Poster)

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Educating on Post pyloric Feeding Tube Insertion in the Pediatric Population, Mary Claire Kunkle BSN, RN and Julia McNally BSN, RN (Poster)

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Progressive Stridor: Extraintestinal Airway Manifestations in a Pediatric Patient With Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Kaitlyn Kuntzman DO, Sri Kiran Chennupati MD, Catherine April Bingham MD, Naser Tolaymat MD, and Lauren Greenawald DO (Poster)

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Reduce the Rate of Lab Errors, John Labiak BSN, RN; Lauren Gabryluk BSN, RN; and Mallory Phelps BSN, RN (Poster)

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A Case of Acute Abdomen Due to Neisseria Gonorrhea, Henry Lam DO, Michal Kloska MD, Travis Magdaleno MD, Anam Malik MD, Reema M. Vaze MD, Arjan Ahluwalia MD, and Patrick Hickey DO (Poster)

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Isolated Hepatic Sarcoidosis Presenting As Non-cirrhotic Portal Hypertension, Henry Lam DO, Michal Kloska MD, Reema M. Vaze MD, Arjan Ahluwalia MD, and She-Yan Wong MD (Poster)

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Strategies for Optimizing the Wellness of Physicians During the COVID-19 Pandemic: At Surge and Beyond, Hannah Langkamer-Smith and Joseph E. Patruno MD (Poster)

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Self-Resolving Uncombable Hair-Like Syndrome, Kristina M. Lim DO, Andrea Zaenglein MD, and Richard McClain MD (Poster)

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The CIWA Assessment and Education, Jenna Lukach RN, Alessandra Pagnotta RN, and Haley Ragazinsky RN (Poster)

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Characterization of Microbiology And Associated Antibiotic Usage In The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Bridget Lunney; Tibisay Villalobos MD, FAAP; and Kristin M. Held-Wheatley PharmD, BCOP (Poster)

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Preconception Care: Identifying Indicators to Reduce Pre-term BirthsKama, Maria Macaluso; Ashwini Kamath Mulki; Melanie B. Johnson MPA; Elaine Banerjee MD, MPH; Beth Careyva M.D.; Katarzyna Jabbour PharmD, BCPS; Kyle Shaak BS; and Nicole M. Burgess BS (Poster)

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Successful Treatment of Splenic Vein Thrombosis Induced Gastric Varices During Pregnancy, Travis Magdaleno MD, Anam Malik MD, and She-Yan Wong MD (Poster)

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Integration of Broset Scale and Interventions to Prevent Violencewithin Behavioral Health, Katrina Manning RN (Poster)

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Assessing Patients with Expressive Aphasia, Gracie Martinez RN, Harrison Pham RN, Francesca Sanchez RN, and Madison Schwender RN (Poster)

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Reflecting on the First Year of a N ew Psychiatric Econsult Service, Katherine B. Martin MD; Edward R. Norris MD, FAPA, FAPM; Rory L. Marraccini MD; Shanthi P. Lewis MD; and Cecilia E. Zemanek BS (Poster)

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Drivers of Trust in Pediatric Health Care: Role of Empathy and Communication, Allison McGlynn; J. Nathan Hagstrom MD, MHCM; and Helen Julia (Poster)

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Patient with Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm and CMML, Marc T. Mitton DO and Joshua M. Levin MD (Poster)

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Sequential Compression Device Compliance, Mackenzie Morton BSN, RN; Danielle Thompson BSN, RN; and Hira Shah BSN, RN (Poster)

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Improving Primary Care Pre-Visit Planning, Brandy Moser, Johnny Stoeckle MD, and Kyle Shaak MPH (Poster)

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Skin Care Bundle, Sarah Muinos BSN, RN; Brianna Shevlin BSN, RN; Caytlin Hertzog BSN, RN; and Kylie Schmitt BSN, RN (Poster)

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PAWSS Assessment Tool and its Impact on Patient Care during Alcohol Withdrawal, Madison Negast BSN, RN and Kerry Dziomba BSN, RN (Poster)

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Using the QSAT to Generate Multi-Source Feedback on an In-Situ Pediatric Simulation Case, Michael C. Nguyen MD; Nicole Elliott DO; Matthew D. Cook DO; Diane Begany MD; Zachary Matuzsan DO; Louis Morolla DO; Suzanne S. Partington MSN, RN, CCRN; Jennifer E. Macfarlan MPH; Michael Jong MD; and Bryan G. Kane MD (Poster)

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Additional Newborn Weight Implementation, Nicole Nicholas BSN, RN; Honi Trauger BSN, RN; and Kimberly Ward BSN, RN (Poster)

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Evaluation of Restricted Medications Administered Within the Inpatient Setting, Alexis Nicholson PharmD; Janine Barnaby RPh, BCOP; Arun Mancheril PharmD, BCPS; and Kristin M. Held Wheatley PharmD, BCOP (Poster)

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The impacts on visit types pre- and post- COVID-19, Jacob Nimeh; Kyle Shaak MPH; Beth Careyva M.D.; and Grant M. Greenberg M.D., M.H.S.A., M.A. (Poster)

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To Chart or Not to Chart: Nursing Time Management and the use of Focused Assessment Charting, Luis Pagan-Anderson RN and Emily Robbins BSN, RN (Poster)

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The Correlation between Burnout and Engagement Metrics and Strategies for Improvement at LVHN, Leah Pasch and Joseph E. Patruno MD (Poster)

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The Need for Neurosurgical Intervention in Trauma Patients with a Positive CT Scan and Glasgow Coma Scale of 13-15, Justin Pasquale, James Cipolla, Mark Cipolle MD, Puja Patel MD, and Jennifer Macfarlan (Poster)

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Type A Aortic Dissection, 5-year Operative Outcome Study, Thomas Perillo, Kaitlin Kelly, Caitlin Hoeing, and James K. Wu MD (Poster)

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Heterotopic Ossification or Dystrophic Calcinosis Cutis in Burn Scars?: A Case Series, Cassandra Pinataro and Sigrid A. Blome-Eberwein MD (Poster)

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Improving Education on Patient Belonging Documentation in the Emergency Department, Brent Pointer RN, Hayley Robbins RN, Kristie Smerdon RN, Maxwell Kuklinski RN, and Zoe Neuman RN (Poster)

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Impact of a Multidisciplinary Program on Pregnancy Outcomes in the Setting of Placenta Accreta Spectrum, Joanne Quiñones MD, MSCE; Chelsea Giagni MD; Jose Lazaro MD; Meredith Rochon MD; John C. Smulian MD, MPH; and William E. Scorza MD (Poster)

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Fear Not...No Falls, Jennifer A. Rabenold MSN, RN, CDN (Poster)

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Increasing Nursing Awareness and Education During an Opioid Crisis, Alexandra Razzi BSN, RN and Mary Walsh RN (Poster)

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Writing A Research Protocol for A Prospective Clinical Trial In The Treatment Of Hypertrophic Scars, Christine Reichard and Sigrid A. Blome-Eberwein MD (Poster)

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White Noise on MBU, Kathryn Reinhart BSN, RN and Taylor Unger BSN, RN (Poster)

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Spinal Pathway Education, Courtney Reiss BSN, RN; Abigail Dalling BSN, RN; Danielle Dalling BSN, RN; Caitlin Werkheiser BSN, RN; and Karen Pham BSN, RN (Poster)

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The Impact of Multiplex Respiratory Pathogen PCR Testing at A Large Academic Institution, Hailey Reiss; Jarrod W. Kile RPhD, BCPS; and Eric Young MD (Poster)

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Osteoma Cutis, Diana A. Rivers DO and Cynthia L. Bartus MD (Poster)

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Acquired Acrodermatitis Enteropathica, Diana A. Rivers DO, Kirsten S. Bellucci MD, and Cynthia L. Bartus MD (Poster)

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Compassion Fatigue, Richard Roller RN; Erin Kellow RN; and Madeline Thurwanger BSN, RN (Poster)

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Immunization Status of Homeless Adolescents, Ceyda Sablak BS; Allison N. Kayne BS; Sabreen K. Aulakh BS; Attiya P. Harit MS; Jeffrey M. Downen BS; Brittney A. Gaudet BS, MSPH; Taylor L. Jarvill BA; Nina Liu BS; Cecilia E. Zemanek BS; Amy B. Smith PhD; Hoonani M. Cuadrado MSPAS, PA-C; and Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP (Poster)

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Bedside Shift Report in the Emergency Department, Abagail Schneck BSN, RN; Rachel Slane BSN, RN; Victoria Sneeringer BSN, RN; Brianna Lange BSN, RN; and Kaitlyn Willis BSN, RN (Poster)

PHLEBITIS AND INFILTRATION RATES, Caitlin Schoener BSN, RN and Jacquelyn Conover RN (Poster)

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Utilization of the “Do Not Disturb” Order to Improve Sleep Quality in the Medical-Surgical Patient, Paula Sell BSN, RN; Rebecca Johnson BSN, RN; Jolene M. Smar BSN, RN; and Rachel Szafranski ADN, RN (Poster)

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Identifying PCP Follow-Up and Readmission Rates of Internal Medicine-Muhlenberg Patients, Madison Smith and Victoria Chestnut DNP, MBA, RN, CCCTM (Poster)

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Caring for You and Your Smile Oral Hygiene Education at the Bedside, Julia Snyder BSN, RN; Gabriel Velez BSN, RN; and Kenneth Zamarripa RN (Poster)

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An Unusual Case of EVALI With Recurrent Hemoptysis, Dylan Soller DO, Alaynna C. Kears DO, Kaitlin Buzard DO, and Waqas Adeel MD (Poster)

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Necrotizing Granulomas in a Construction Worker, Dylan Soller DO, Kaitlyn Musco MD, Christopher Lenivy DO, and Joseph Shellenberg MD (Poster)

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THE IMPLEMENTATION OF “FALLING STAR” MAGNETS TO REDUCE FALLS ON 7ANS AND 7BP, Tina Sollott BSN, RN; Christina Duddy BSN, RN; Kara Stanley BSN, RN; Jenna Snyder RN; and Taylor Kwortnik RN (Poster)

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Nurse Satisfaction: Assigning Patients by Acuity, Julie Stine BSN, RN; Cassandra Fitzgerald ADN, RN; Amanda Smith ADN, RN; Jessica Trinidad BSN, RN; and Alyssa Russek RN (Poster)

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Building a Book of Benefits: Producing a Community Resource Guide to Support Persons Experiencing Homelessness, Morgan Storino, Hoonani M. Cuadrado, and Bennie Eliason CHW (Poster)

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The effect of nurse to patient ratios on stress and shift task completion, Cassandra Strawser RN, BSN and Melissa Hosni RN, BSN (Poster)

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My Safety Plan, Kadeshur Strickland RN, Kristin Ballenger RN, Emily Albinson RN, and Pamela Trimper RN (Poster)

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Improving Communication Between Nurses at Shift Change in an Adult ICU, 2KS, Agnes Stypulkowski BSN, RN; Emma Niznik BSN, RN; and Abigail Roselli BSN, RN (Poster)

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Safe Heparin Administration, James Swan BSN, RN; Delaney Haggerty BSN, RN; Anita Laubach BSN, RN; and Cassandra Voegtlin BSN, RN (Poster)

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Acquired Zinc Deficiency with Concomitant Deficiencies of Vitamin A, B1, and B6, Shane M. Swink DO, Kirsten S. Bellucci MD, and Cynthia L. Bartus MD (Poster)

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Evaluating Dermatology Residents Combined Oral Contraceptive Pill Prescribing Practices, Knowledge Base, and Comfort Level in the Management of Acne Vulgaris, Shane M. Swink DO, MS; Megan Jones-Sheets DO; Ankita Sinharoy MBBS, MPH; Melissa Butt; Anthony J. Gust MD; and Andrea Zaenglein MD (Poster)

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PREVENTION OF SKIN BREAKDOWN IN THE ED, Amanda Tokarick BSN, RN; Jenna Ritter BSN, RN; Donielle Tucker BSN, RN; Harry Sexton RN; and Jessica Sauer RN (Poster)

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Improving Violent Restraint Documentation Compliance, Mary Toolen RN and Jamie Mayeresky BSN, RN (Poster)

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Is Bed Alarm Activated?, Roosevelt Totaye RN, Doris Amo-Mensah RN, Yan Yang RN, and Bonnie Emmett RN (Poster)