2016 Annual Conference

Posters – Thursday, March 3, 2016

Schedule of Events
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Wednesday  •  Thursday  •  Friday  •  Saturday  •  Posters

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

1.Improving Patient Satisfaction by Enhancing Nurses’ Pain Assessment
Diana Schroeder
2.A Clinical Nurse Specialist-led Workgroup to Improve a Centralized Telemetry ProgramHandout
Melissa Lee & Cass Piper Sandoval
3.Interdisciplinary Collaboration to Reduce Heart Failure Readmission Rates and Improve Care Transitions
Jennifer Kitchens, JoAnna Kingery, James D. Fuller & Arif Nazir
4.Improving Pregnancy-related Outcomes Through Early Identification and Treatment of Pregnant Women at Rist for Substance Use During Pregnancy
Marianne Hiles, Elizabeth Santa-Maria, Dawn Reardon, Patricia Reggio & Katherine Murray
5.Malnutrition in the Hospitalized Adult:  A Conceptual Framework for CNS Practice
Susan Smith, Hea Lan Yoon, Karie Falder, Melanie Horbal Shuster, Joanne Evans, Mary J. Waldo, Tracy B. Chamblee & Kelly Haight
6.Replacement of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters as Clinically Indicated Proves to Decrease Cost and Nursing Time Without Increasing Infiltrations or Phlebitis
Renee Butts & Todd Olrich
7.Processes, Practices and Preparedness of the Enhanced Precautions Biocontainment Unit at Walter Reed Bethesda
Damian Storz, Jodelle Schroeder, Bernard Lease & Robert Wittwer
8.Texas Clinical Nurse Specialists: Collaboration in a Virtual Organization
Sharon Horner, Angela Clark & Kathleen Baldwin
9.Evaluation of a Journal Club for Acuity Adaptable Units
Jennifer Kitchens
10.Use of an Observed Structured Clinical Examination for Health Promotion in Clinical Nurse Specialist Education
Heather Cuevas & Gayle M. Timmerman
11.Out With the Old, In With the New: An Innovative Approach to Development of a New CNS Curriculum – Handout
Chondra Butler
12.Standardizing a Timeworn Practice: A CNS Education Program for IV Tubing Management – Handout
Ashley Stelter
13.Implementing IPE into the Adult-Gero CNS Curriculum: Student Feedback
Carol Delville, Gayle M. Timmerman & Heather Becker
14.Development and Implementation of Measures to Promote Early Detection of Sepsis in the Adult Medical Inpatient
Barbara Gulczynski
15.Inter-professional Community Based Service Projects: Learning by Doing
Carol L. Delville & Gayle M. Timmerman
16.Leading the Leaders: Embracing EBP to Support Practice Changes, Clinical Nurse Specialist Led Education Initiative for Nursing Leadership Handout 1 Handout 2
Cynthia Swartz, Deborah Audette, Maryann Brogden, Michelle DeFabio, Ann Hendrickson & Enid Kreiner
17.The Multidisciplinary Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Education Model: An Educational Approach that Crosses Developmental and Life Stages of Children & Families Living with IBD
Jacqueline Crawford, Leah Markowitz, Meryl Tucker, Elizabeth Turner, Jamie Stevenson, Susan Peck, Caitlin Novelli, Julia Driggers, Gina Bogan & Andrew Grossman
18.The Effectiveness of Movies as a Tool to Teach about End of Life Issues.
Irene Gilliland & Bradi Frei
19.Use of Documentaries in Exploring Student Attitudes about Assisted Suicide
Irene Gilliland & Bradi Frei
20.Conducting Root Cause Analysis Today to Change the Future
Susan Fowler
21.Care of Medically Complex and Disabled People in a Patient Centered Medical Home Visiting Program
Deborah Hanes & Monique Ganucheau
22.The Effectiveness of Nursing Interventions on Medication Adherence in Adults with Essential Hypertension – Handout 1Handout 2
Janet Jones & O. Danny Lee
23.Infection Risk Assessment
Joanna Mills
24.CNS Role in Implementing a Computerized Nurse Driven Protocol to Improve the Quality of Patient Care
Sitha Dy & Bridget Major-Joynes
25.A CNS Led Collaborative: Changing the Culture of Restraining Patients in the Intensive Care Unit
Dannette Mitchell, Teresa Panchisin & Maureen Seckel
26.Beyond the Bundle: Implementing Daily Chlorhexidine Treatments in Pediatric Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant Patients to Reduce Central Line-associated Bloodstream Infections
Lauren Ranallo, Carolyn Herda, Gina Leonard, Jody Orluske, Kelly Pergande & Paul Harker-Murray
27.Implementing a Practice Change Using FOCUS-PDCA:  Complete Couplet Care
Lori Davies
28.The Future is Now : Innovative Practice Change with the Implementation of a PiCC Team in Critical Care
Georgia Harrison
29.Implementation of a Nursing Driven CDIFF Daily Screening Tool and Patient Care Bundle
Kimberly Pate
30.Withdrawn: Reducing Falls and Fall-Related Injuries on an Acute Care Unit:  A Pre-Fall Huddle Intervention
Deborah Burgoon, Linda Chetaitis, Elizabeth Wong & Jill Jones
31.Interprofessional Education through Patient Care Services Morbidity and Mortality Conferences
Amy Allen
32.Focusing on the Future During Significant Change: Tubing Connection Standardization in the Health Care Setting – Handout
Heidi McNeely & Robyn Jackins
33.Sepsis Screening in an Adult General Medicine Unit Handout
Mary Ann Francisco
34.The Benefits of Interdisciplinary Partnerships in Developing Innovations in Medication Management in an Academic Medical Center
Kathleen Zavotsky, Oriana Calo, Jodi Castiglia, Christopher Adams, Fatema Dhanaliwala, Diane Applebaum, Tina Amin & Nancy Doherty
35.Innovative Quality Initiatives Promoting Excellence in Oncology Nursing Handout
Deana Kehres
36.Discovering the Role of the CNS: An Accidental Outcome Following an Experiential Interprofessional CourseHandout
Tina Haney & Carolyn Rutledge
37.Whose Job is it Anyway?  Promoting Role Clarity and Collaboration between the Clinical Nurse Specialist and Nurse EducatorHandout
Lisa Wall, Erica Fischer-Cartlidge, Wayne Quashie, Wendella Rose-Facey, Kathleen Short, Margaret Simon & Inderani Walia
38.Making Strides with Nursing-sensitive Indicators: CNSs Leading Interprofessional Teams
Cheryl Houseman
39.Supporting New Nurses: Creating a Digital Resource to Supplement a Nurse Residency Program
Danette Culver
40.Perioperative Interdisciplinary Collaboration to Improve Patient Safety by Increasing Compliance with Procedural  Debriefings
Carla Thorson
41.Examination of the Current Quality and Consistency of Nursing Education of Musculoskeletal Infection Patients
Mayra Rodriguez & Mary Jones
42.Taking the Pressure Off:  Enhancing Pressure Ulcer Awareness and Reducing Hospital Acquired Pressure Ulcers
Maryalyce McCormick
43.Reducing Pain and Stress During Admission to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Jessica Dalrymple & Dagoberto Salinas
44.Pain Management Knowledge and Attitudes of Graduate Nursing Students in Advanced Practice
Karen L. Knox & Michael Barba
45.Withdrawn: An APRN Led Stroke Clinic
Jesse McClain
46.Technology’s Impact: Comparing Outcomes of Traditional versus Automated Post-Hospitalization Telephone Calls in Patients with Pneumonia
Sarah Cullen
47.Risk Factors for Depression in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus and the Challenges for Clinical Nurse Specialist
Sonia Burton-Thomas
48.Development and Implementation of Micro-nutrient Deficiency as well as Lifestyle Behavior Modification Policies for Adults Post-bariatric Surgery
Polly W.  Frank
49.The CAUTI Stroke Connection
Tammy Richardson & Julia Retelski
50.Identification of Medication Administration Errors: A Direct Observation of Nursing Practice
Amina Tharpe & Maria-Cristina Caruso
51.Reducing Common Laboratory Utilization Through Provider Report Cards and Educational Tool Kit Alerts
Charles Sonday
52.Sepsis Recognition and Treatment in the Emergency Department: Facilitating Evidence Into Practice
Julia Sbragia
53.Withdrawn: Impact of a Regulation Change on Clinical Nurse Specialist Practice in North Carolina: A DNP Scholarly Project
Amelia Ross
54.A Citizen Driven Approach to Developing a Health Care Navigator Protocol for the Geriatric Population
Teresa Koulouris
55.Withdrawn: Smoking Cessation for Mental Health In-patients in a Veteran’s Administration Hospital Setting
Audrey Graham-O’Gilvie
56.Nurse Empowerment and Prevention of Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI’s)
Tamara Mason
57.CAUTI: A Culture of Unit Based Safety for Patients
Tammy Richardson
58.Hourly Rounding… Not Again
Caitlin Alvin
59.Withdrawn: Development and Implementation of Evidence-Based Nursing Care Guidelines in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
Nestor-Neil Peig
60.Reducing the Complications of Coagulopathies in Acute Trauma through the use of ROTEMHandout
Dagoberto Salinas
61.The Move from Recorded to Bedside Shift Report:  Evaluating Barriers to Full Implementation
Beth Cipra
62.Implementation of an Innovative Skin Integrity Hand-Off Tool to Decrease Pressure Ulcers
Kelley  Jo Weaver
63.CNS: Food For Thought: Developing and Implementing an Evidence Based Nurse-Driven Nutrition Protocol
Sarah Menter
64.Improving Knowledge Through An Educational Program On An Integrated Care Pathway For  Self-Injurious Behavior (SIB) And Intellectual And Developmental Disability (IDD)
Regina Green
65.Using Research to Improve the Discharge Process to Decrease Turbulence During Peak Hours of Admissions
Joshua Goldberg & Lakia Stewart
66.Correlation between Frequency of Attendance at a Weight Loss Clinic and the Amount of Weight Loss
Holly Kimball
67.Smart Nutrition and Conditioning for Kids (SNACK): An Interdisciplinary Approach to Early Health and Wellness Education
Kevin Scott, Allison Jones & Christine Castelluber
68.The Relationship of Door-to-Needle Times for Tissue Plasminogen Activator Administration and Clinical Outcomes in Acute Ischemic Stroke
Nicole Trevino & Michele Patterson