2012 SI Abstracts & Winners

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"2012 Summer Institute Winners List"
Copyright 2012


Summer Institute: Top 3 Poster Presentations

1st Place:
Evidence-Based Quality Improvement: The First Six Years of a Hospital-Based Health Technology Assessment Center
Julia G. Lavenberg, PhD, RN
Center for Evidence-based Practice (CEP) University of Pennsylvania Health System
Matthew D. Mitchell, Brian Leas, Kendal Williams, Craig A. Umscheid

2nd Place:
Multidisciplinary Intervention Reduces 30 Day Heart Failure Readmissions
Arlene Smaldone, DNSc, RN
Columbia University School of Nursing
Zorica Stojanovic, Karen Stugensky, Beth A. Barron, Mitzy Placencia, Donna Tinling-Solanges,
Kelly Maydon, Peter Wyer

3rd Place:
East Orange General Hospital Medication Reconciliation Education Project
Franklin Hickey, MSN, RN, CPHQ, NEA-BC
Rosemarie D. Rosales (Presenter), BSN, MPA, RN, CCRN, CPHQ
East Orange General Hospital
Rosemarie D. Rosales, Sonya Goodrich

People’s Choice Award:  New this Year!

Attendees voted for one poster each day which reflected the most significant contribution to
evidence-based practice.

Thursday, July 19
Interdisciplinary Excellence: Safe Patient Handling and Movement
Cindy K. Edmondson, BSN, RN
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
Michelle M. Hampton, Ashley Britting, Kimberly Judd

Friday, July 20
Aromatherapy Intervention to Reduce the Anxiety and Depression Levels of Family Members and Friends of Patients with Traumatic Injury
Charlsea Prichard, RN, BSN, CCRN
Kristin Haines (Presenter)
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth-Trauma ICU
Kristin Haines

Educators' EBP Workshop®: Top 2 Poster Presentations

1st Place:
Validating Staff Competence Via Simulation
Angela Robinson, MSN, RN, CCRN, CVRN
York Hospital, Wellspan Health
Sandra Young, Emily Cooper

2nd Place:
Through a Different Lens: Integrating EBP into Specialty Nursing Practice
Lin J. Drury, PhD, RN
Pace University, College of Health Professions, Lienhard School of Nursing
Sharon Stahl Wexler, Denise Pollard-Manigault, Andrea Sonenberg, Joanne Knoesel, Mirian Zavala

2012 EBP Across the Nation:

ACE Center Posters

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

  1. Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice: Research & Activities
    Kathleen R. Stevens, RN, EdD, ANEF, FAAN
    Professor & Director, Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice & Improvement Science
    Network
    UT Health Science Center San Antonio

  2. Stake Holder Survey for Improvement Science Priorities
    Kathleen R. Stevens, RN, EdD, ANEF, FAAN
    Professor & Director, Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice & Improvement Science Research
    Research Network
    UT Health Science Center San Antonio

  3. Creating a National Research Agenda for Improvement Science
    Kathleen R. Stevens, RN, EdD, ANEF, FAAN
    Professor & Director, Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice & Improvement Science
    Research Network
    UT Health Science Center San Antonio

  4. Building Capacity and Collaboration for Research in Improvement Science
    Kathleen R. Stevens, RN, EdD, ANEF, FAAN
    Professor & Director, Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice & Improvement Science
    Research Network
    UT Health Science Center San Antonio
    Darpan Patel, PhD, Grace Willard, RN, PhD, Frank Puga, PhD

  5. Detecting First Order Operational Failures on a National Level Using the Improvement Science Research Network
    Kathleen R. Stevens, RN, EdD, ANEF, FAAN
    Professor & Director, Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice & Improvement Science
    Research Network UT Health Science Center San Antonio
    Robert L. Ferrer, MD, MPH, Darpan Patel, PhD, Frank Puga, PhD

  6. Small Troubles, Adaptive Responses (STAR-2): Frontline Nurse Engagement in Quality Improvement
    Kathleen R. Stevens, RN, EdD, ANEF, FAAN
    Professor & Director, Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice & Improvement Science
    Research Network
    UT Health Science Center San Antonio
    Darpan Patel, PhD, Frank Puga, PhD, Robert L. Ferrer, MD, MPH

  7. Dandelion Effect of a Team Training Program to Enhance Patient Safety and Quality
    Kathleen R. Stevens, RN, EdD, ANEF, FAAN
    Professor & Director, Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice & Improvement Science
    Research Network
    UT Health Science Center San Antonio
    Michael G. Corneille, MD, Frank Puga, PhD

  8. The ACE-ERI: An Instrument to Benchmark EBP Readiness in Student and Clinician Populations
    Kathleen R. Stevens, RN, EdD, ANEF, FAAN
    Professor & Director, Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice & Improvement Science
    Research Network
    UT Health Science Center San Antonio
    Frank Puga, PhD, Vivian Low, MPH, BSN, RN-BC

Attended Poster Presentations: Thursday, July 19   (A-L)

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

  1. Empowering Nurses on Inpatient Mobility
    Mildreth Acosta, MPT
    Linda Lawson (Presenter)
    Del Sol Medical Center

  2. A Collaborative EBP Project to Decrease Peripheral IV Restarts
    Esther N. Amaechi, BSN, RN, BC
    Harris County Hospital District
    Gloria Caclini

  3. Identifying Delirium in Elderly Hospitalized Patients
    Brenda A. Artz, RN, MS, CCRN
    WellSpan Health, York Hospital
    Susan L. Dayhoff, Nancy K. Mann, Amy Seitz-Cooley

  4. Comparative Methods of Nursing Instruction: A Systematic Review
    Sandra L. Ashby, MS, APRN, BC
    El Camino Hospital

  5. A Certified Stroke Center Leads to an Increase in the Percentage of Stroke Patients Receiving Thrombolytic Therapy
    Allen J. Aubert, RN, CCRN
    Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center Lafayette

  6. An Evidence Based Approach to World Class Inpatient Diabetes Management
    Marlena M. Barginere, MSN, RN
    UAB Hospital
    Philip Berry, Renee Saul, Pamela Autrey

  7. Streamlining Asthma Care with Decision Support Tools
    Krystle A. Bartley, MA
    Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital
    Charles Macias

  8. The EBP Fellowship Program: Promoting EBP among Direct Care Nurses
    Elizabeth W. Bayley, PhD, RN
    Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
    Louanne A. Stratton

  9. SAFE: Staff Against Fall Events
    Donald A. Beals, RN, MSN, ARNP, FNP, CNL, BC
    Bay Pines VA HCS
    Michelle S. Jans

  10. Maintained Decrease in the Incidence of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP) in Neonates after
    the Introduction of VAP Bundle Intervention

    Susan M. Bedwell, MS, APRN, CCNS-N
    The Children's Hospital at OU Medical Center
    Jeneene Kitz, Kris Sekar

    Top

  11. Increasing Cancer Patients' Ability to Manage Their Pain through the Use of a Patient Education Tool
    Tonia J. Begley, RN, MSN
    Cincinnati VAMC
    Kristine Wilson

  12. Efficacy of the ACEStar Model© and Essential Competencies in a MSN Program
    Mary D. Bondmass, PhD, RN, CNE
    Georgetown University - School of Nursing
    Karen S. Kesten

  13. On the CUSP: Eliminating Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
    Shannon D. Brackett, RN, CCRN
    St. Peter's Hospital, St. Peter's Health Partners
    Lou Gold, Dorothy Urschel, Deborah Petridis

  14. "WE CARE about SKIN CARE": A MODEL
    Pressure Ulcer Prevention: An EBP Project

    Tamika R. Brown, RN
    Harris County Hospital District: LBJ Hospital
    LaDonna Christy, Gayle McGlory

  15. Accuracy of Non-Invasive Blood Pressure Measurement in the Legs of Children
    Jessica Butrico, MSN, APN, CCRN
    Saint Peter's University Hospital
    Tiong G. The, Consolacion Solema

  16. Effectiveness of Ultrafiltration on Patient Outcomes
    Dina J. Byers, PhD, APRN, ACNS-BC
    Western Baptist Hospital and Murray State University
    Betty Kuiper

  17. Prophylactic Sacral Dressing for High Risk Patients
    Jaime Byrne, RN, MSN, ANP-BC, CCRN
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Patricia Nichols, Marzena Sroczynski, Laurie Stelmaski, Molly Stetzer, Cynthia Line

  18. Implementation of a Practice Improvement: Impact on Central Line Associated Blood Stream
    Infections Acquired during ECMO Therapy in Pediatric Patients

    Ralph D. Cade, RRT-NPS
    Children's Medical Center Dallas
    Tracy Chamblee, Marita Thompson

  19. Compassion Fatigue in Acute Care Nurses
    Linda B. Cain, PhD, RN
    Bellarmine University
    Paula R. Carmouche

  20. Implementing Evidence into Lactation: Journey of a Community Hospital
    Kristie L. Coe, RN, MSN
    Duke Medicine
    Tammie Gullie (Presenter)
    Tammie Gullie, Janet Gammage
    Durham Regional Hospital

  21. Endoscopy Consent Completeness for Inpatients Having Procedures
    Cheryllane L. Colangan, RN
    Mary Shellnut (Presenter)
    The Medical Center of Plano
    Mary Shellnut, Nicki Roderman, Eileen Raher, Yves Hadnot, Vivian Simmons, Shelly Haven,
    Mary Humphrey

    Top

  22. Impact of an Evidence-Based Guideline on Pediatric Patients with Pneumonia
    Elizabeth A. Crabtree, MPH
    Texas Children's Hospital
    Quinn Franklin, Patrick Barrera, Charles Macias, Jennifer Nichols

  23. Health Promotion: Effectiveness of Interventions of Nursing Students with Aging Population
    Yvonne A. Davila, MSN, RN
    University of the Incarnate Word
    Jennifer Cook, Leticia F. Canchola, Sara Kolb, Antonio Torres

  24. Leaping Away from Sliding Scale Insulin: A System-Wide Initiative
    Susan L. Dayhoff, RN, MS, CPHQ
    WellSpan Health, York Hospital
    Brenda Artz, Molly Walbrown, Charles Marley

  25. An Education Intervention to Overcome Barriers to Evidence-Based Practice
    Renae L. Dougal, MSN, RN, CLNC, CCRP
    Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center
    Jill H. Anderson

  26. Interdisciplinary Excellence: Safe Patient Handling and Movement
    Cindy K. Edmondson, BSN, RN
    Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
    Michelle M. Hampton, Ashley Britting, Kimberly Judd

  27. Hospital-Based Approach to Improve Exclusive Breastfeeding Rates
    Andrea Erwin, MSN, RN, PhD Candidate
    Methodist Health System
    Kimberly Green, Dani Cagle

  28. Critical Value Reporting in the Inpatient Setting
    Rowena A. Faner, MSN, RN, CCRN
    US Air Force/Wright Patterson Medical Center
    Major Jared A. Mort

  29. Using Telemetry Transport Phones for Low Risk Patients
    Jeanette L. Fraser, MSN, APN, CNS–BC
    Poudre Valley Health Systems

  30. Multi-Disciplinary Care Management Rounds
    Sandi Gill, BSN, RN
    The Medical Center of Plano
    Jeanne Farmer

    Top

  31. East Orange General Hospital Medication Reconciliation Education Project
    Franklin Hickey, MSN, RN, CPHQ, NEA-BC
    Rosemarie D. Rosales (Presenter), BSN, MPA, RN, CCRN, CPHQ
    East Orange General Hospital
    Rosemarie D. Rosales, Sonya Goodrich

  32. Missed Care: Opportunity for Improvement in Patient Care Outcomes
    Sarah Humme, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
    Southwest General Hospital
    Alexia Green, Cassie M. Lane, Beatrice J. Kalisch

  33. Reduce Exposure from Hazardous Drugs by Implementing a Closed-System Device
    Mary Humphrey, BSN, RN, OCN
    The Medical Center of Plano
    Shelly Haven, Michael Epshteyn, Joanne Sedei

  34. Managing Hyperbilirubinemia: Integrating Best Practices across a System
    Michele A. Island, RN, BSN, MBA
    Fairview Health Services
    Dina Westlund, Nancy Misurek, Neil Bratney, James Katter, Pam Heggie, Emily Borman-Shoap,
    Deborah DeMarais, Yeng Yang, Cheryl Douglas, Ted Thompson, Anne Renaker, Jennie Mornes

  35. A Standardized Approach to Cleaning Disposable Telemetry Lead Systems
    Michelle L. Johnson, RN, BSN, PCCN
    Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
    Michelle Hampton

  36. Improving Enteral Nutrition through Protocol Utilization
    Miranda K. Kelly, DNP, MSN, APRN, ACNP-BC
    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands
    Maryjo Novak Reeser

  37. Patient Red Flags: Preventing Failure-to-Rescue
    Theresa S. Kern, BSN, RN
    Carilion Clinic, Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Neuro Trauma Progressive Care Unit
    Ellen Harvey, Judy Sculla, Vera Short, Jessica Walker, Christin Clark

  38. "Remodeling" a Pediatric Inpatient Fall Prevention Program using EBP
    Mollie D. Kutcha, RN, BSN
    Andrea Smith (Presenter)
    Cook Children's Medical Center
    Andrea Smith, Melodie Davis, Demetria Parma, Valerie Badgett, Leigh Campbell, Rita Casarez,
    Stephanie Cordova, Stacy Hall, Rebecca Ruthenbeck, Kendra Stubbs, Nancy Thurmon,
    Kimberly Jenkins, Nancy Russell

  39. Enhancing Student Learning of EBP and Instructors EBP Evaluation Skills through an Innovative Web Based Tool
    Stephen D. Laird, DO, MHPE, FACOS
    A.T. Still University/Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Susan Coon

    Top

  40. Improvement of EBP Resources Utilization among BSN Students
    M. Danet Lapiz-Bluhm, PhD, RN
    UT Health Science Center San Antonio
    Christine Gaspard, Katherine Prentice, Angela Myatt

  41. Evidence-Based Quality Improvement: The First Six Years of a Hospital-Based Health Technology Assessment Center
    Julia G. Lavenberg, PhD, RN
    Center for Evidence-based Practice (CEP) University of Pennsylvania Health System
    Matthew D. Mitchell, Brian Leas, Kendal Williams, Craig A. Umscheid

  42. The Tiny Babies Project: Evidence Based Care to Improve the Transition Home
    Donna M. LoSasso, MSN, RN, NNP-BC
    Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing,
    Baylor Health Care Systems, & Pediatrix Medical Group
    Mary Terhaar

    Top

Attended Poster Presentations: Friday, July 20   (M-Z)

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

  1. The Use of Atrial Electrogram Morphology as a Supraventricular Tachycardia Discriminator
    Maria V. Magday, RN, MS, NP
    North Shore University Hospital
    Joon Hyook Kim, Shalin Desai, Ram Jadonath, Stuart Beldner, Erik Altman

  2. Breaking Free: Reviews and Recommendations on Physical Restraint Use in an ICU Setting
    Anna R. Marcos, RN, BSN
    American Association of Critical Care Nurses - Harris County Hospital District
    Ben Taub General Hospital, Medical Intensive Care Unit
    Ardis Bush, Andrea James, Jocelyn Marabiles

  3. Evidence-Based Practices in the Medical Intensive Care Unit
    Phyllis D. McCorstin, MSN, APRN, CNS, CCNS, CCRN
    Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas

  4. Transforming Cardiovascular Patient Experience "The Seven Steps"
    Kathleen McMullen-Deaton, RN
    St. Peter's Hospital
    Dorothy M. Urschel, Michele Van Buren

  5. From Cell Phones to Salsa: Innovative Methods to Teach EBP
    Katreena C. Merrill, RN, PhD
    Brigham Young University, College of Nursing
    Barbara Mandleco, Ana Birkhead, Janelle Macinstosh, Debra Edmunds

  6. Welcome to the Theater: Using Education and Nurse Feedback to Improve Pain Control
    Jeannette M. Meyer, RN, MSN, CCRN, CCNS, PCCN, ACHPN
    Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center & Orthoapedic Hospital
    Patricia Sheehan, Sangyoung Yu-Choi, Patricia Jakel, Neal Ketchum, Lisa Frost

  7. The Stress-Busting Program for Family Caregivers of Wounded Warriors: An Adaptation of an
    Evidence-Based Program

    Denise A. Miner-Williams, PhD, RN, CHPN
    UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Nursing
    Monica Escamilla, Sharon L. Lewis, Mary C. Ramos, Jennifer Kretzschmar, Denise A. Kirmse

  8. Put Your Best Foot Forward: Progressive Mobility in the ICU
    Marie Morack, RN, BSN, CCRN
    Advocate Christ Medical Center/Advocate Hope Children’s Hospital
    Michelle Nellett

  9. Use of Wireless Technology to Prevent Patient Falls
    Judith A. Moran-Peters, RN, DNSc, NE-BC, BC
    Huntington Hospital

  10. Evidence-Based Practice Approach to Reduce Inpatient Hypoglycemia
    Eduvina Mota, BSN, RN, CDE
    Del Sol Medical Center
    Christine Gallardo, Terry M. Sanchez

  11. Venous Thromboembolism Prevention in the Acute Care Setting
    Fely Ong, MSN, APN, CCNS
    Advocate Christ Medical Center/Advocate Hope Children’s Hospital
    Donna Ellis

  12. On the Road to National Recognition – The Del Sol Medical Center Core Measure Process
    Jessica Ornelas, RN, BSN, CCRN
    Linda Lawson (Presenter)
    Del Sol Medical Center

  13. Development and Evaluation of EBP Course in a Doctoral Program
    Myonghwa Park, PhD, RN
    College of Nursing Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea

  14. Application of EBP Process in an Undergraduate Gerontological Clinical Practicum
    Myonghwa Park, PhD, RN
    College of Nursing Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea

  15. Spinal Cord Impairment Pressure Ulcer Monitoring Tool (SCI-PUMT)
    Julius Penning, MSN/ED, RN, CRRN
    Michael E. DeBakey VAMC
    Carol Bodenheimer, Glennys Assein, Janet Ceballos, Savithri Ramanujam, Glenda Reed Diagne

  16. Aromatherapy Intervention to Reduce the Anxiety and Depression Levels of Family Members and Friends of Patients with Traumatic Injury
    Charlsea Prichard, RN, BSN, CCRN
    Kristin Haines (Presenter)
    Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth-Trauma ICU
    Kristin Haines

  17. Reducing Postoperative Delirium in Veterans with Substance Abuse
    Novelette G. Prosper, MSEd, MS, RN
    Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center
    Charlene Pope, Clara E. Dismuke, Gregory Gilbert, Mark Lockett, Donald Countryman,
    Donald Hugh Myrick, Robert Friedman

  18. Knock Out Violence: Implementing Assessments for Violence and Aggression
    Deirdre O. Rea, RN, MSN
    Carilion Clinic Roanoke Campus
    Natasha B. Obrist

  19. DNP: The Pursuit for Parity
    Brenda Reed, RN, DNP, FNP-BC
    Texas Christian University Harris College of Nursing and Health Science
    Sharolyn Dihigo

  20. Implementation & Evaluation of an Admission EBP Order Set for Late Preterm Infants
    Cheryl A. Riley, MSN, RN, NNP-BC
    Baylor University, Louise Herrington SON, Sheridan Healthcare System

  21. Enhancing the Patient Experience through Implementation of Quiet Time
    Elizabeth Rolston, MA, MEd, RN
    Sharon Stahl Wexler (Presenter)
    Mount Sinai Queens
    Sharon Stahl Wexler, Theresa Krockel, Olivia Clemente, Kathleen Scher

  22. Supporting Patient Education through EBP: "Ask a Nurse"
    Elizabeth Rolston, MA, MEd, RN
    Sharon Stahl Wexler (Presenter)
    Mount Sinai Queens
    Sharon Stahl Wexler, Anne Pisciotta, Theresa Krockel, Indra Gharbaran, Kathleen Scher

  23. Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy for Unilateral Breast Cancer: A Review of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Database
    Meghan M. Routt, MSN, RN GNP/ANP-BC, AOCNP
    Arthur G. James and Richard M. Solove Comprehensive Cancer Hospital
    The Ohio State University Medical Center
    Lisa Parks

  24. Younger Workers, Older Leaders: A Qualitative Study Exploring Generational Perceptions of Leadership
    Cheryl F. Saffer, MSN, RN, NE-BC
    Saint Peter's University Hospital

  25. Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Reduce Prevalence of Pressure Ulcers in Intensive Care Unit
    Elaine I. Santos, BSN, RN, WOCN, CMSRN
    Ben Taub General Hospital, Harris County Hospital District
    Ardis Bush, Jenny Lee, Carol Eke

  26. Surgical Discharge Kit: Reducing Surgical Site Infection in Patients after Total Knee Replacement
    Patricia G. Shaffer, RN, MSN, JD
    CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System
    Evelyn White, Ellen D. Christenson

  27. Aligning Annual Performance Behaviors with Nurse Sensitive Quality Indicator Goals to Achieve Improved Patient Outcomes
    Patricia G. Shaffer, RN, MSN, JD
    CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System
    Angela J. Miller, Sandra J. Bowden, Jennifer L. Wright

  28. Multidisciplinary Intervention Reduces 30 Day Heart Failure Readmissions
    Arlene Smaldone, DNSc, RN
    Columbia University School of Nursing
    Zorica Stojanovic, Karen Stugensky, Beth A. Barron, Mitzy Placencia, Donna Tinling-Solanges,
    Kelly Maydon, Peter Wyer

  29. Early and Progressive Mobilization Protocol for Adult Medical-Surgical Patients
    Vicki L. Smith, MSN, RN
    The Reading Hospital and Medical Center
    Wendy Cirullo, Debra Stavarski, Roseann Mucci, Kimberly Slate, Charlene Haley, Jeanne Long,
    Maureen Miller, Michelle Shilling, Carol DeLapp, Barbara Romig

  30. Incorporating Evidence Practice for Spine Surgery: Consistent Pathway Approach
    Sandy E. Soto, BSN, RN, CMSRN, ONC
    Eduvina Mota (Presenter)
    Del Sol Medical Center

  31. Guideline Development to Improve Safety of Intrahospital Transport
    Cynthia G. Stermer, MS, RN-BC, ACNS-BC
    York Hospital, Wellspan Health

  32. Using Evidence-Based Practice to Reduce Pressure Ulcers in NICU and PICU
    Stephanie A. Stewart, RN, MSN
    University of Iowa Children's Hospital
    Debra Bruene, Laura Phearman

  33. Decreasing Mortality Index through Intradisciplinary Collaboration
    Kimberly S. Swindell, MN, RN, CNS, ANP-BC
    Schneck Medical Center

  34. Developing a Culture of Inquiry
    Lily Thomas, PhD, RN
    Myrta Rabinowitz (Presenter)
    North Shore LIJ, Institute for Nursing, NSLIJHS
    Patricia Donohue-Porter, Monica Latayan, Marybeth McManus, Myrta Rabinowitz

  35. Advancing Employee Engagement: A Responsible Internal Social Media Wiki
    Marci Timlin, RN, BSN, CMSRN, RN-BC
    St. Cloud Hospital

  36. Prevalence of Waddell's Triad at a Pediatric Level 1 Trauma Center
    Lori Vinson, RN, BSN
    Children's Medical Center, Dallas
    Cindy Greenwell

  37. Aggression Prevention Initiatives: Innovative and Organizational Approaches to Managing Violence in Inpatient Behavioral Health
    Joseph G. Whelan, RN
    North Shore - Long Island Jewish Health System

  38. Evidence Based Improvement in the Ophthalmology Pre-Operative Process
    Doretha Wyatt, RN-MSN, APRN
    Michael E. DeBakey VAMC
    Silvia Orengo-Nania, Jennifer Nguyen, Mirian Vazquez-Ortiz

  39. Utilizing a Novice to Expert Educational Pathway on a Cardiothoracic Unit
    Sandra J. Young, MSN, RN, CVRN-II
    Wellspan Health, York Hospital
    Angela Robinson

Late Breaking Posters

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

  1. Stopping Sepsis in Its Tracks!
    Kristina L. Brown, BSN, RN
    Deaconess Hospital
    Dande Osborne, Libby Payne

  2. Policy and Procedure Implications Related to Family Presence during Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Invasive Procedures
    Dolores M. Huffman, PhD, RN
    Purdue University Calumet
    Leslie Rittenmeyer

  3. Care Coordination Quality Improvement Measures: Building an Evidence Base
    Kathryn M. McDonald, MM
    Stanford Health Policy, Stanford University
    Ellen Schultz, Noelle Pineda, Julia Lonhart

  4. Improvement of Outpatient Infusion Suite Workflow Using the Lean Concepts
    Sara H. Roebuck, RN
    Norris Cotton Cancer Center - DHMC
    Evelyn Schlosser, Jonathon Park, Melanie Michel, Deb Dingee, Otelah Perry, Andrea Rhodes,
    Konstantin Dragnev

  5. Objective Critical Thinking Assessment to Customize Clinical Orientation
    Christina Ryan, MSN, RN, CPN
    Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
    Kathy Tatum

  6. Translation of Research to Practice: Portion Interventions with Children
    Leigh Small, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC, FNAP
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation
    Heather Lane, Linda Vaughan, Bernadette Melynk, Danielle McBurnett

  7. Our Labor of Love: Step by Step
    Sharon F. Wengier, MS, APRN, CNS, RNC-OB
    OU Medical Center
    Debbie A. Paris

Student Posters

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

  1. Initiation of Palliative Care Consultations in the Intensive Care Unit
    Lisa M. Frost, BA, BSN, RN, MSN-CNS Student
    Mount St. Mary’s College-Los Angeles, California

  2. Accuracy of Cardiac Rhythm Interpretation by Medical-Surgical Nurses
    Cari M. Furst, MSN, RN, CNE
    Scott & White Memorial Healthcare
    Elizabeth Goodridge

  3. Impact of Mock Code Training on the Quality of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Mock Code
    Simulations: Fostering Nursing Staff Collaboration to Improve Care Quality

    Laura Sweatt, BSN, RN
    Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas
    Roderick Hadnot

  4. Prevention of Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs)
    Marisa C. Terrigno, MSN, RN, CNP
    Ursuline College
    Janet Baker, Mary Beth Zeni, Anne Vanderbilt

  5. San Antonio Refugee Health Clinic Quality Improvement Project
    Kathleen Vuong, BS
    University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
    Ruth Gonzales, Monica Torres, M. Danet Lapiz-Bluhm

For more information, please contact:
Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice
Email: acestar@uthscsa.edu
Phone: 210-567-1480

Posted: 8/30/12