2011 SI Abstracts & Winners

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"2011 Summer Institute Winners List"
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Summer Institute: Top 3 Poster Presentations

1st Place:
Improving Securement and Visualization of Pediatric Peripheral Intravenous Catheters
Andrea B. Smith, PhD, RN, CPNP
Cook Children's Medical Center
Terri Pearcy, Jill Isaacson, Suzanne Frey, Valerie Badgett, Shirley Martin, Leigh Anne Campbell,
Melodie Davis, Robert E. Hill, Mollie Kuchta

2nd Place:
A Standardized Approach to CLABSI Elimination
Crystal M. Russell, RN, BSN
Arkansas Children's Hospital
Carol Oldridge, Michele Honeycutt, Amir Mian

3rd Place:
Application of the ACEStar Model and Essential Competencies in a DNP Program
Mary D. Bondmass, RN, PhD, CNE
University of Nevada Las Vegas

The Educators’ EBP Workshop®: Top 3 Poster Presentations

1st Place:
Integrating Evidence Based Practice into Patient Safety Manager Training
DOD Patient Safety Solution Center
Karen Massetti Miller (Presenter)
Heidi B. King, Karen Massetti Miller, Ann Reed, Stephen Powell, Sandra Almeida, Deborah Fialk,
Nalini Ambrose, Daniel Bailey

2nd Place:
Interprofessional Quality and Safety Education through Simulation
Connie L. Miller
University of Nebraska
Kathleen Volkman, Katherine Jones, Tammy Roehrs

3rd Place:
Basic Skills for Knowledge Translation: An Introductory Course
Lisa H. Lubomski
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Dale M. Needham, David J. Murphy, Quincy M. Samus, George Kim, Michelle E. Kho, Peter J. Pronovost

2011 EBP Across the Nation:

ACE Center Posters

  1. Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice: Research & Activities
    Kathleen R. Stevens, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
    Professor & Director, Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice & Improvement Science
    Research Network
    UT Health Science Center San Antonio
  2. Stake Holder Survey for Improvement Science Priorities
    Kathleen R. Stevens, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
    Professor & Director, Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice & Improvement Science
    Research Network
    UT Health Science Center San Antonio
  3. Improvement Science Research Network
    Kathleen R. Stevens, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
    Professor & Director, Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice & Improvement Science
    Research Network
    UT Health Science Center San Antonio
  4. Practice-Academic Partnership for Team Training to Enhance Patient Safety
    Kathleen R. Stevens, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
    Professor & Director, Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice & Improvement Science
    Research Network
    UT Health Science Center San Antonio
    Michael G. Corneille, Nicole Jaime, Elaine Jones
  5. A Mechanism to Increase Awareness of First Order Operational Failures in Med-Surg Units
    Robert Ferrer, MD, MPH
    Kathleen R. Stevens, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
    UT Health Science Center San Antonio

Attended Poster Presentations - Thursday, June 30

Abstracts selected for Poster Presentation. Abstracts may be viewed by clicking on title.

  1. Reducing Hospital Mortality by Improving Sepsis Care
    Carmen L. Adams, DNSc, RNC
    Kaiser Permanente Northern California (KPNC)
    Elizabeth Schruth
  2. Improving Four Quality Measures in a Primary Care Setting Using an Electronic Health Record and Performance Improvement Principles
    Christine Allen, RN, CPHQ
    TMF Health Quality Institute
    Kelly Westfall, Sonia Cavazos, Diana Lozano
  3. Staff Nurses Use Evidence and Collaboration to Change Policy and Provide a Geriatric Pain Assessment Tool
    Erick Allen, ADN, RN
    St Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
    Olivia Tee, Aubrey Wilkes, Martha Contreras, Geraldine Jones, Claudia Smith
  4. Comparison of the Nurse Manager and the Staff Nurse in the Value and Application of Evidence-Based Practice
    Debra A. Arnow, DNP, RN, NE-BC
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Karin League
  5. Developing an Evidence Based Work Culture, Novice to Expert
    Marsha L. Babb, MS, BSN, RN, CNOR
    Christiana Care Health System
  6. Provider Communication Impacts Quality Outcomes
    Susan Baimbridge, RN, ADCNS-BC
    St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
    Amy Miclat
  7. Improving Patient Care and Satisfaction with the IV Start Experience: Offering Local Anesthetic Prior
    to IV Cannulation

    Deidre M. Barnett, RN, BSN
    Stormont Vail Healthcare
    Ruth Ohm, Gerry Lou Marstall, Debra McDaniels, Ashley Brock, Crystal Proctor
  8. Surviving Sepsis: The Role of Nurse Practitioners in Screening and Initiating Early Goal Directed Therapy
    Charyl Bell-Gordon, RN, MA, CEN, FNP-C
    The Methodist Hospital
    Elizabeth Gigliotti, Jennifer Steele
  9. Best Practices: Initiating Evidence-Based, Data-Driven Change
    Dana Bjarnason, PhD, RN, NE-BC
    Fallon Johnson (Presenter)
    Harris County Hospital District, Ben Taub General Hospital
    JoAnn Mick, Angie Ozaeta, Fallon Johnson
  10. Application of the ACEStar Model and Essential Competencies in a DNP Program
    Mary D. Bondmass, RN, PhD, CNE
    University of Nevada Las Vegas

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  11. From Training to Use: The Role of Counselor Attitude, Motivation, and Skill
    Elisa Vinson Borah, MSW, PhD
    UT Health Science Center San Antonio, Dept of Psychiatry
  12. Effects of a Well Functioning Rapid Response Team
    Melissa S. Bready, RN, MSN, FNP-C
    Scott & White Healthcare System
    Phyllis H. Tipton
  13. Initial 24 Hour Fluid Resuscitation of the Adult Burn Patient: A Nurse Driven Protocol
    Ann Brennan-Cooper, RN, MS, CCRN
    The New York Presbyterian Hospital
    James J. Gallagher, Katherine Pulick
  14. Group Caring Environment in Nursing
    Elizabeth B. Brodell, PhD, RN
    Minot State University
  15. VAP and the Research Process
    Nanette Brokaw, BSN, RN
    UT Health Science Center San Antonio
  16. ZAP the VAP in ICU
    Tamika Brown, BSN, CCRN
    Harris County Hospital District, LBJ Hospital
    Daryl Nacalaban, Gayle McGlory
  17. Music Does Soothe the Soul
    Candy Bruton, BSN, RN
    Texas Health Harris Methodist HEB
    Jennifer Meckley, Deborah Behan
  18. Depression in Primary Care: Practical Use of Evidence Based Tools that Work!
    Cathy Bryan, MHA, BSN, RN
    CINA, Inc.
    University of Missouri School of Medicine, Health Management and Informatics
    Robert J. Valuck, Heather Orton Anderson, Anne M. Libby, Elias C. Brandt, Richard R. Allen,
    David R. West, Wilson D. Pace
  19. Demonstrating the Different Processes of "Sampling" Using M&Ms
    Glenda D. Buell, RN
    Harris County Hospital District, LBJ Hospital
    Michelle Lincoln
  20. Strategies for Retention and Enhancing Success
    Georgene Butler, PhD, RN
    Howard Community College
    Jennifer Stanford, Virginia Sine
  21. Accuracy of Triage Scores Using the Five-Level Triage System
    Gloria Caclini, RN, CEN, CCRN
    Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital (Harris County Hospital District)
    Eleanor Alfonso, Mylene Aranda, Merlie Calvo, Leena Eapen, Emily George
    Molina Narinesingh, Rajesh Narinesingh, Evelyn Torres

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  22. Preventing and Treating Hypoglycemia
    Elda Castillo, MSN, CNS, RN
    CHRISTUS Spohn Health System
    Lisa Prather, Sylvia Roberts
  23. Implementing an Evidence Based Uninterrupted Medication Administration-MedPASS
    Ana Tattersall Cocke, MSN, RN
    USAISR (USA Institute of Surgical Research)
    Christina Moore, Pat (Patricia) Colston, Brandon Bock
  24. Introducing Patient Panel Reports to Internal Medicine Residents
    Michelle Conde, MD
    UT Health Science Center San Antonio, South Texas Veterans Health Care System/Audie L. Murphy Division
    Patrick Lindner, Emily Wang, Monica Horton, Deborah Cardell
  25. Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome with Delirium Tremens - Development of a Standardized Order Set
    Amanda G. Cresswell, MSN, RN, CMSRN
    Pinnacle Health System
  26. Evidence Based Discharge Criteria for Ambulatory Surgery Patients
    Herman Delgado, BS, RN, NE-BC
    Harris County Hospital District
    Michelle Hubert, Danilo Lindog, Macaria Zalavarria
  27. Early Mobilization of Hospitalized Geriatric Patients
    Laura K. Derkits, BSN, RN
    St Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
    Brenda Bagshaw, Jessica Veloz, Ashanti Bertrand, Rachael Young
  28. Normothermia in Colo-Rectal Surgical Patients
    Susan H. Dice, RN, CPAN
    Ocean Medical Center
    Sharon Krebs, Coletta Coles, Dr. E. Bruce, Dr. T. Lake
  29. Sepsis Alert Process--The Past Transforms the Future
    Melanie Duffy, MSN, RN, CCRN, CCNS
    Pinnacle Health System
    Rethea Deveny
  30. Establishing and Implementing EBP Guidelines in a Pediatric Hospital-Based Rehabilitation Setting
    Susan E. Easom, MCD, CCC-SLP, CBIS
    Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

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  31. Moving Caregiving Evidence to Practice
    Kathy Jo Ellison, DSN, RN
    Auburn University
  32. Predictors of Compassion Fatigue Ratings among Healthcare Workers
    Ashley English, BSN, RN
    Kootenai Health
    Denise Smart, Kenn Daratha, Jennifer James, Marian Wilson, Belinda Childers, Chris Morgan
  33. An EBP Model Guides Exploration of a COPD Self-Management Strategy
    Lynda S. Facchiano, DNP, MA, FNP-BC
    Mayo Clinic Arizona
  34. Influence of Graduate Nurse Participation in a Nurse Residency Program on Turnover: A Synthesis of the Literature
    Mary Friel Fanning, RN, MSN, NEA-BC
    WVU Healthcare
  35. Implementing an Organizational Evidence Based Practice Council
    Laura L. Feider, PhD, RN
    USAISR (USA Institute of Surgical Research)
    Jeffrey Ashley
  36. Using the CAM-ICU Assessment Tool to Identify and Treat Delirious Patients
    Lynn M. Fitzwater, RN, BSN
    TriHealth, Cincinnati Ohio/Bethesda North Hospital
    Lisa Minamyer
  37. Implementation of Charge Nurse Handoff Effectiveness
    Patricia G. Francis-Johnson, MSN, RN
    Texas Tech University Health Science Center
    Alyce Ashcraft
  38. Evidence to Practice: Code Orange: Disaster Response at a Rural Community Hospital
    Ina L. Glass, MSN, RN
    Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Critical Access Hospital
    Paula Ledford, Kevin Goetz
  39. Initiation of a CAUTI Bundle Program in a Progressive Care Unit
    Pamela P. Gonzales, RN, MSN
    South Texas Veterans Health Care System

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  40. Craniosacral Therapy in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
    Susan E. Gray, LMT
    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
  41. Evidence-Based, Multi-Track Preceptorship Program Pilot in a Burn ICU
    Hope L. Greeley, RN
    USAISR (USA Institute of Surgical Research)
    Colleen Mitchell, David Allen
  42. Interprofessional Teamwork: Medical and Nursing Student Understanding of Interprofessional Roles and Responsibilities
    Kathy A. Hagstrom, MSN, RN, NCSN
    Texas Tech University Health Science Center-Anita Thigpen Perry School of Nursing
    Christy Tyler, Meryem Kara, Kenneth Nugent
  43. Central Line Infection Rate Reduction: An EBP Project
    Terri M. Heft, RNC
    The Medical Center of Plano
    Kristin Mack
  44. KP Painscape - Taking Pain Management Beyond the 5th Vital Sign
    William Heisler, MBA, RN
    Christie Zuber (Presenter)
    Kaiser Permanente, National Patient Care Services
    Christie Zuber
  45. Using Nutrition Evidence to Combat Childhood Obesity
    Heather Holden, MEd, RD, LDN, CDE
    American Dietetic Association, Diabetes & Endocrine of Southern Illinois
  46. Take 3 at 3: An Interdisciplinary Intervention at BMTU
    Princess D. Hopes, RN, BSN
    South Texas Veterans Health Care System
    Katherine Alford, Sarah Meinzen, Sandra DeLaRosa
  47. PDAs for a Safer Nursing Practice
    Kathleen F. Hudson, RN, MSN, MBA
    University of Texas at Tyler
    Virginia Kimmeth-Buell
  48. Reducing Exposure of Antineoplastic Drugs to Healthcare Workers
    Mary Jane Humphrey, RN, OCN
    The Medical Center of Plano
    Cathleen McLaughlin, Shelly Haven
  49. The Safety Dance: A Multidisciplinary and Multimedia Approach to Fall Prevention
    Linda Humphries, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN
    Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth
    Gina Sparks, Sheree Henson
  50. Tobacco Cessation: More Than Just Patient Education!
    Susie K. Jones, PhD, RN, APRN, CCNS-P
    INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center
    Kimbra Olson, Joy Leuthard, Anne Skuta, Karen Crouch, James Porterfield

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  51. Sustained Reduction of CABSI--Does Silver Make the Difference?
    Elizabeth Ann Kirk, MSN, APN, BC, CNRN
    Arkansas Children’s Hospital - Burn Center
    Tamara Graves, Craig Gilliam, Margaret E. Wilkinson
  52. An Evidence Based Practice Project to Improve Care of Pediatric Patients Receiving Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV)
    Elizabeth M. Kramer, RN, BSN
    Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
    Lea Wecht, Maura Nitka
  53. The Growing a Culture of Clinical Inquiry (GCCI) Project: Evidence-Based Practices in Action
    Natasha Laibhen-Parkes, RN, MSN, CPN
    Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
  54. Teaching Evidence-Based Quality Improvement in a New Online DNP Program
    Heidi Toerner Landry, DNS, RN
    Loyola University New Orleans
    Michael Landry
  55. Acute Alcohol Withdrawal Protocol: An Interdisciplinary Approach
    Monica Latayan, DNP, RN
    North Shore University Hospital
    Dr. David Rosenberg, Dr. Blaine Greenwald, Joanne Bentson
  56. Baby-Friendly, A Healthcare System Journey
    Becky S. Law, RN, BSN, IBCLC, LCCE, FACCE
    Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
    Laura Bennett
  57. The Oxytocin Challenge: Developing A Collaborative, Evidence-Based Approach
    Robin R. Lech, Major, RNC, MSN
    United States Air Force
  58. Autologous Platelet Gel Use in Sternal Healing
    Kim M. Ledger, BSN, RN, CNOR, CRNFA
    Medcenter One Health Systems
  59. Say Yes: Using Sponsored Trials to Augment Nursing Research in Practice
    Cheryl Lefaiver, PhD, RN
    Advocate Christ Medical Center

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  60. Evidence Based Guidelines for the Safest Administration of Transdermal Fentanyl
    Melissa Lopez, RN
    MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Jessica P. Lagrange, Natasha M. Denson
  61. Evidence-Based Protocol for Nursing Care of Central Venous Catheters
    Margaret M. Lowenthal, RN, MSN, CRNP-BC
    Pennsylvania Hospital
    Tonya Johnson

Attended Poster Presentations - Friday, July 1

Abstracts selected for Poster Presentation. Abstracts may be viewed by clicking on title.

  1. Great American Cookie Experiment
    Ellen McQuordale Martin, BA, MA
    Harris County Hospital District
    Ardis J. Bush
  2. Development of a Multidisciplinary Evidence-Based Framework for Sustaining Change in Pediatric Nursing Practice
    Shirley D. Martin, RN, BSN, CPN
    Cook’s Children Medical Center
    Suzanne Frey, Andrea Smith
  3. Developing and Implementing Central Line Care in HSCT Patients
    Katherine K. Mary-Gonzales, RN, BSN
    Methodist Healthcare System
    Hannah Sowell, Ursula Caga, Deanna Dean, Carole Elledge, Jill Macpherson, Mary Krivoy, Paul Shaughnessy
  4. Laboratory Medicine Best Practice: Methods for Evidence-Based Patient-Centered Quality Improvement
    Diana Mass, MA, MT(ASCP)
    Colleen Shaw (Presenter)
    Arizona State University
    Susan Snyder, Colleen Shaw
  5. Effectiveness of Family Caregiver Participation in Rehabilitation Program on Recovery and Complications among Traumatic Brain Injury Patient and Caregiver’s Satisfaction of Care
    Napaporn Massuk, RN, MNS
    Mahidol University, Thailand
    Suporn Wongvatunyu, Kanitha Hanprasitkam
  6. Fixing Falls Before They Fracture
    Mary Mather, MSN, RN, CNL
    Nancy Burdine (Presenter)
    South Texas Veterans Health Care System
    Nancy Burdine
  7. The Great American Cookie Experiment: A Creative Teaching Strategy
    Aleyamma T. Mathews, MS, BSN, RNC-LRN, BC
    Harris County Hospital District, NPPA Dept, LBJ Hospital
  8. Evidence Based Model for the Management of Acute Stroke Patients
    Janine M. Mazabob, RN, FAHA
    St Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
    Gerard Brown
  9. Patient Safety and Shift Report: A Strategy for Effective Communication
    Diane L. McDade, RN, BSN
    HJ Heinz Veteran’s Administration
    Lee Kaplanek, Holly Karns
  10. Bridging the Research-Practice Gap with a Virtual Journal Club
    Katreena Merrill, RN, PhD
    Brigham Young University
    Kelleen Brown, Holly Hardy, Annette G. William, Jeanette Faulk
  11. Lighting the Darkness: Practical Resources for Survivors of Dying Patients
    Jeannette M. Meyer, RN, MSN, CCRN, CCN, PCCN, ACHPN
    Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital
    Delia Aguiar, Rev Pamela Lazor
  12. Promoting Clinical Inquiry with a Sacred Cow Contest
    JoAnn Mick, PhD, RN, AOCN, NEA-BC
    Harris County Hospital District, Houston TX
  13. Factors Motivating RNs to Attain Certification in Gerontological Nursing
    Judith A. Moran, RN, DNSc, NE-BC
    Huntington Hospital
  14. Patient Safety Rounds: A Structural Empowerment Model for Nursing
    Judith A. Moran, RN, DNSc, NE-BC
    Huntington Hospital
  15. Using Evidence to Develop Evidence-Based Practice and Research Education
    Ruth C. Ohm, PhD, RN
    Gerry Lou Marstell (Presenter)
    Baker University School of Nursing, Stormont-Vail Health Care
    Lenora Kinzie, Gerry Lou Marstell
  16. Single Institution Experience Comparing Double Barreled Wet Colostomy to Ileal Conduit for Urinary and Fecal Diversion
    Lisa S. Parks, MS, RN, ANP-BC
    James Cancer Hospital, The Ohio State University Medical Center
    Meghan Routt
  17. Early Mobility in Preventing Functional Decline in the Elderly
    Janet Patullo, RNC
    Saint Peter’s University Hospital
    Krystle Yamakaitis
  18. Nursing Burnout: The Cost of Caring
    Julius Penning, MSN/ED, RN, CRRN
    Michael E. DeBakey VAMC
    Savithri Ramanujam, Glennys Asselin, Rebecca Neri
  19. Nursing Rehabilitation: Spasticity and the Baclofen Pump
    Julius Penning, MSN/ED, RN, CRRN
    Michael E. DeBakey VAMC
    Janet Ceballos, Lakeshia Preston Williams
  20. Using Hyaluronidase to Treat Drug Extravasations: The Journey From an Evidence Based Strategy to Use in the Clinical Setting
    Sharon Perrine, BSN, CRNI, RN
    Sarah Bensinger (Presenter)
    Pinnacle Health System
    Norine Bilharz, Bonnie Clemence, Cathy Raybould, Sarah Bensinger, Debbie Shambaugh
  21. Shining the Light on Leadership Competency in Evidence-Based Practice
    Rebekah L. Powers, MSN, RN-BC
    Midland Memorial Hospital
    Christina S. Ramdeo
  22. Virtual Journal Clubs Improve Critical Appraisal Skill Acquisition
    Karen L. Rice, DNS, APRN, ACNS-BC, ANP
    Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans
    Luanne Billingsley, Marsha Bennett, Shelley Thibeau, Fiona Winterbottom
  23. Time to Wake Up in the Morning: A Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP) Quality Project
    Karen M. Robertson, RN, BSN
    Carilion Clinic
    Kathryn L. Booth
  24. LEANING to ZERO Initiative for CLABSI
    Rosemarie D. Rosales, BSN, MPA, RN, CCRN, CPHQ
    East Orange General Hospital
    Aldyth Stanford, Dr. Mammen-Prasad, Dr. J. Barai, Dr. S. Thomas, Dr. E. Zisis, Josie Balmir,
    Sharmine Brassington
  25. Development of an Evidence Based Journal Club in a 98 Bed Hospital
    Cheryl Rowder, RN, PhD, CCRC
    St. David’s Georgetown Hospital
    Wendy Stuart, Dixie Campbell
  26. A Standardized Approach to CLABSI Elimination
    Crystal M. Russell, RN, BSN
    Arkansas Children’s Hospital
    Carol Oldridge, Michele Honeycutt, Amir Mian
  27. Reducing Hospital Acquired Infections in a Team Approach
    Linda J. Ruzzo, RN
    Tennessee Valley Healthcare System
  28. Following EBP: Decreasing Blood Culture Contamination
    Melodie G. Saldivar, BSN, RN
    South Texas Veterans Health Care System
    Katherine F. Alford
  29. Coupling SAT/SBT Protocols Reduce Ventilator Hours
    Mary Karen Sands, APRN-BC, ANP, MSN, CCRN
    Forsyth Medical Center
    Ashley Adams
  30. Spotlight on Proper Reporting...Using the PRISMA Guideline
    Bindu Sathiyajith, RN, CCRN
    Del Sol Medical Center
    Pam Abscal, Diana Artalejo, Francis Cabral, Yvette Kangleon
  31. Impact of an Electronic Wound Mapping System on Burn Patient Management
    Sarah K. Shingleton, MS, RN, CCRN, CCNS
    USAISR (USA Institute of Surgical Research)
    Maria L. Serio-Melvin, Elizabeth A. Mann, C.D. Peterson, Reuben Salinas, Jose Salinas
  32. Adapting the HSOPS to Evaluate the Impact of TeamSTEPPS
    Anne M. Skinner, RHIA
    University of Nebraska Medical Center
    Katherine Jones
  33. Improving Securement and Visualization of Pediatric Peripheral Intravenous Catheters
    Andrea B. Smith, PhD, RN, CPNP
    Cook Children’s Medical Center
    Terri Pearcy, Jill Isaacson, Suzanne Frey, Valerie Badgett, Shirley Martin, Leigh Anne Campbell, Melodie Davis, Robert E. Hill, Mollie Kuchta
  34. Frontline Nurse Immersion in EBP: Practice Changes Emerge from Mixed Methods
    Claudia DiSabatino Smith, PhD, RN, NE-BC
    St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
    Geraldine Jones
  35. The Nursing Practice Roadshow: A Tool for Improving Nursing Practice by Reducing Failure to Rescue as a Result of Oversedation
    Susan Smith, MS, RN, ACNS-BC
    Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano
    Nicole Hodges
  36. Reducing Primary Blood Stream Infections in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
    Stacie S. Spicer, RN, BSN, CCRN
    Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
  37. Integrating Evidence Based Practice into Undergraduate Nursing Students Simulation Scenarios
    Leah C. Stanley, MSN, RN
    University of Missouri - Kansas City
    Peggy Schmidtlein
  38. Amiodarone Induced Thrombophlebitis
    Serena Stansbury, BSN, RN
    The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano
  39. Innovative Approach to Decreasing Patient Falls on an ICU Stepdown
    John B. Summers, RN, BSN, PCCN
    The Medical Center of Plano
  40. Evaluating Morse Fall Scale Cutoff Scores to Predict Fall Risk
    Rebecca Creech Tart, PhD
    Catawba Valley Medical Center
    Adina Kulcsar
  41. Best Practices in the Use of Vena Cava Filters to Prevent Pulmonary Emboli in Trauma Patients
    Dennis Absher Taylor, DNP, ACNP-BC, FCCM
    Carolinas Medical Center, Dept of Surgery/Trauma Services
  42. Incorporating Evidence-Based Practice into a New Curriculum
    Mayra P. Toney, RN, MSN
    Mercy Hospital School of Nursing
    Renee Patton, Suzanne Shore
  43. Striving for Excellence: A Department’s Journey to Certification
    Robin Lynn Underwood, RN, MSN, CNS, APN
    Bayhealth Medical Center
    Kathryn Moore
  44. Acute Certified Stroke Nurse: Closing the Gap of Public Knowledge on Stroke
    Lois Mae Welden, RN, MSN
    Deaconess Hospital, Inc.
    Diana Everley, Becca Goldman, Nicholas L. Dus
  45. Electronic Health Record: Driving Evidence-Based CAUTI Care Practices
    Lois Mae Welden, RN, MSN
    Deaconess Hospital, Inc.
    Cathy Seuell
  46. ICU Nurses’ Readiness to Discuss Palliative Care
    Phyllis White, BSN, RN
    St Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
    Lydia Negassa, Margaret Ferguson, Lavinne Davenport, Geraldine Jones, Claudia Smith
  47. Nurse Pain Champions: Changing an Organizational Culture Related to Pain Management
    Kim Williams, RN, BSN
    University of Louisville Hospital
    Cindy Foote
  48. Compression Stockings: The Untold Stories
    Rachelle Williams, BBA, ADN, RN
    Laura Tugade, (Presenter)
    St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
    Laura Tugade, Mercedes Magloyoan, Agnes Cabral
  49. Evaluation of the Four Score Coma Scale Compared to Glasgow Coma Scale in Acute Stroke Patients
    Laura Winslett, RN, MSN, CNS-BC, CNRN, CNOR
    Seton Brain & Spine Center
    Kathy Kaut
  50. Changing Practice to Enhance Patient Safety: Promethazine Administration
    Jennifer M. Wollaston, RN
    Melinda Riojas (Presenter)
    Midland Memorial Hospital
    Rebekah Powers
  51. Sustaining Zero: CLABSI Prevention with Innovation, Accountability and EBP
    Amelia Wright, RN
    Durham Regional Hospital, Duke University Health System
    Anna Mall

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Email: acestar@uthscsa.edu
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