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2008 CSP Abstract Submissions
ASPAN's 27th National Conference

May 4–8, 2008, Grapevine, Texas

Information listed as submitted.

A Successful "Hands Off" Communication Method for Perianesthesia Nurses
Jane C. Dierenfield BSN RN CPAN CAPA
Debbie Bullion RN
Melanie Fuller BS RN
Sandy Silcox BSN RN
Arlene Walton RN

A Surgical Care Improvement Project for Perianesthesia Nurses at Kona Community Hospital
Jane C. Dierenfield BSN RN CPAN CAPA
Dale Mole
Marcy Rogers RN

A Workforce Initiative: The Calgary Health Region PACU Nursing Program
Shelly Jeske BScN RN
Nancy Andrews BN RN
Tracy Boivin-Oldale BN RN

Batphone to the Rescue
Elizabeth Cox BSN RN
Colleen M. Becker MSN BSN

Be the Voice: Making Technology Work for You
Kathy Dureault MSN RN CPAN
Jessica Paragas BSN RN CPAN
Rosana Alvarez BSN RN CPAN
Peggy Chmiel RN ADN
Dee Chua BSN RN CPAN
Victoria Vega MS
Beth Villasenor BSN RN CPAN
Diana Zirschky RN BS CNOR

Being the Voice for Our Patients by Promoting Nursing Excellence Through Professional Growth
Kathy Dureault MSN RN CPAN
Myra Tejada BSN CCRN RN CPAN

Best Practice for Preventing Surgical Site Infection in Open Heart Surgery Patients
Mary Gaglione MSN RN CPAN
Laura Janczewski BSN RN
Nancy Kostel-Donlon RNC MSN CPAN
Mary Lou Solliday RN MPH CIC
Elizabeth White BSN RN CAPA

Breathing Easier…Staffing Respiratory Therapy in PACU
Janet Gilbert BSN RN CPAN
Christine Carroll BSN RN CAPA
Denise O'Brien MSN APRN-BC CPAN CAPA FAAN

Changing Practice to Promote Parental Visitation in the Pediatric Post-Anesthesia Care Unit
Susan N. Kamerling MSN RN BC
Linda Cunningham Lawler BSN RN

Changing the Practice of Nurses and Physicians: How One Nurse Made a Positive Impact on Patient Care
Sally Sackett RN

Compliance with Antibiotic Timing Prior to Surgery
Lillian Bailey BSN RN CAPA
Meggie Kwan BSN RN CAPA
Belma Miguel BSN RN CAPA

Customer Satisfaction in Day Surgery
Sylva L. McClurkin RN CAPA
Simin Ansari BSN RN CAPA
Lillian Bailey BSN RN CAPA ANM

Decreasing Naloxone Rescue Events in Spinal Analgesia
Valerie Gillis BScN RN CPAN
Sheri Wyant MSN RN OCN

Decreasing Post-Op Naloxone (Narcan) Administration on the Nursing Unit Best Practices at the Point of Care
Karen Melderis BS BN-IV CPAN
Sue Alton BSN RN MS NP-C
Greg Borden CURN/CCM BS/EB
Vicky Greene BSN
Keri Hockett MSN BSN PhD
Dave Jungst PharmD
Jan Mauck BSN MS
Judy Milne MSN RN CPHQ
Kathy Ramsey RN ONC CLNC
Diane Scheb MSN BSN RN-BC
Cheryl Skelly BSN RN-BC
Janet Steves MBA BSN CPAN
Cindy VonWaldner MD

Developing a Sharepoint Site for a PACU Team
Maureen Schnur MS RN
Jay Duda MFA, BA
Shelley Norton
Debra A. Walton BSN RN MBA

Development and Implementation of a Perianesthesia Integrative Care Committee
Jeanette Cote BSN RN
Terri Jamros RN ADN
Joan Compagnone RN AD
Charla Delillo RN ADN
Nicole Engel MSN BA RN
Theresa Kennedy MSN RN FNP
Jeanne Lanchester MEd RN
Sherie Lavoie BSN RN
Donna Martin-Barber BSN RN
Jennifer Thermenos SN

Development of Orientation Program for Non-ICU PACU Nurses
Regina Flynn-Roth MSN RN CPAN

Expanding Role Improves Outcomes: Advance Practice Nurses in the Perianesthesia Setting
Sally Morgan MSN RN APRN BC
Diane Nagel BSN RN
Lynda Petty BSN RN
Steven Steinberg MD
Angela Wright MSN RN APRN BC

Hand-off Communication and Transfer of Care Within the Perioperative Services
Herminia Robles BSN RN CPAN
Teresita Santiago BSN RN CPAN
Veronica Velez RN
Pamela E. Windle MS RN CNA BC CPAN CAPA

Implementation of a Perioperative Ethics Committee in a Freestanding Pediatric Hospital
Maureen Schnur MS RN
Jennifer Bradbury BSN RN
Sheila Curran-Campbell BSN RN
Judi Friedson MS RN

Implementation of the PACU Family RN Role at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Lenore Smykowski MA RN CPAN
Katie Clancy BSN CPAN
Cathy Hanson-Heath MSN MSNC RN OCN
Anne Jenne BSN CPAN
Stephanie Nolan MS RN CPAN
Randi Ricciardella BSN
Wanda Rodriguez MA RN CCRN
Eileen Sullivan BSN

Improving Hand-Offs in the Peri-Operative Area
Mary Lou Rigdon RN CAPA
Cheryl Copelin RN CAPA
Sharon Hay RN
Judy McMahan RN CAPA
Donna Vandiver BSN

Improving Perianesthesia Nursing Care Through Work-Life Balance
Timothy A. Smith BSHSM RN
Cynthia W. Hodges BSHSM RNC

Improving UAP Productivity Through Mentorship Activities
Timothy A. Smith BSHSM RN
Evelyn F. Brooks BSHSM RN CPAN
Cynthia W. Hodges BSHSM RNC

IP Readiness for Surgery Using LEAN Six Sigma
Terri Gray BSN RN MEd CPAN
Aida Santos BSN RN CPAN
Regina Berardi RN
Tae Hong Chung MD
Terri Gocsik CRNA
Dorothy McCoy
Dorothy Mezza RPh
Nicole Samuel
Karen Schlick RN
Pamela Williams
Diann Work CRNA
Munira Work RN
Heather Young BSN RN

Joint Commission Readiness for PACU Staff
Pamela E. Windle MS RN CNA BC CPAN CAPA
Teresita Santiago BSN RN CPAN
Todd Snydar RN CPAN
Grace Woodmansee BSN RN CPAN

Keeping Our Children Safe
Carrie Muntz RN
Susan Fossum BSN RN CPAN
Patti Novotny BSN RN

Magnet Journey Draws Certification
Joyce Chase RN CAPA
Joanne King RN CAPA
Donna McKeehan RN CAPA

Medication Safety in PACU
Herminia Robles BSN RN CPAN
Teresita Santiago BSN RN CPAN
Pamela E. Windle MS RN CNA BC CPAN CAPA

MRSA Staffing in the PACU
Jeanne Going MS BSN CPAN CAPA
Ellen Steele BSN CPAN CAPA
Kathleen Clarkson RN RNFA CNOR
Darla Morgan RN CAPA
Melva Morrow M.T. CIC
Kathleen Ortega BSN CPAN
Cathleen Piermanini BSN

PACU Gatekeeper Process
Jennifer Allen MSQSM RN CPAN
Kellie M. Kline BSN RN LT NC USN

PACU Patient Advocates With Family Centered Care
Shirley Raymond RN CPAN
Joyce Burke BN BES CPAN
Judy Goss BSN RN

PACU ROCKS!!  Cultivating a Nurturing Work Environment
Denise Magoon RN ADN
E. Clark ADN RN
J. Jarema BSN RN
Nancy McCann RN
Marlene Reyes BSN CCRN RN CPAN CAPA
B. Robinson
Toni Szpara BSN CCRN RN CPAN CAPA ENC

Patient and Family Satisfaction with Hospital Based Pediatric Day Surgery Across the Perioperative Continuum
Anna Kleinfeldt RN AAS
Eileen Stedman RN AS

Paving the Way to Staffing Success: Developing a PACU Internship Program
Beth Pam Carrion RN CPAN
Carol Shalaway BSN RN CPAN

Perianesthesia Nurse Fatigue Advocating for our Staff Nurses and Safe Patient Care
Myrna Mamaril MS RN CPAN CAPA  FAAN
Kathlyn Carlson MA BSN RN CPAN
Theresa Clifford MSN RN CPAN
Susan Fossum BSN RN CPAN
Vallire Hooper MSN RN CPAN FAAN
Dina Krenzischek MAS RN CPAN
Robin Newhouse PhD RN
Kim Noble PhD RN CPAN
Wanda Rodriguez MA RN CCRN
Jacqueline Ross MSN RN CPAN
Ellen Sullivan BSN RN CPAN
Linda Wilson PhD RN CPAN CAPA BC CNE
Pamela Windle MS RN CNA BC CPAN CAPA

Phase I/Phase II Patient Hand-Off Process Utilizing Effective RN-RN Communication
Debra L. Ennis MSN RN CAPA
Michelle Honeywell RN CPAN
Joyce Perdue BSN RN
Sue Banschbach MS RN CNOR

Pink Bracelet Project
Lori Colvin Sanders BSN RN CPAN
Lisa Adelmann RN

POD Pilot Project: A Collaborative Approach to Optimize Patient Care
Judith A. Lynch BSN RN
Maureen Aversa RN CPAN
Ruth J. Bryan MSN RN CAPA
Scott Ciesielski MS RN
Daniel Dolan BA
Teresa MacDonald RN

Postoperative Nausea/Vomiting - Postdischarge Nausea/Vomiting Guideline Implementation in an Academic Medical Center Perianesthesia Setting
Michael Snyder RN CCRN CPAN EMT-P
Brenda Hicks BSN RN
Denise O'Brien MSN APRN BC CPAN CAPA FAAN

Preparing for The Joint Commission Unannounced Visit
Tula Epling BSN RN CAPA
Lillian Bailey BSN RN CAPA ANM
Ligaya Jimenez BSN RN CAPA
Agnes S. Sibayan BSN RN CPAN

Proper Communication of Isolation Status
Kathryn Wilson RN
Kim Auberger RN
Joyce Burke RN BES CPAN
Judy Goss BSN RN

Standardized Hand Off Tool Enhances Communication Among Hospital Departments
Agnes S. Sibayan BSN RN CPAN
Lillian Bailey BSN RN CAPA ANM
Charito B. Espiritu BSN RN CAPA

Standardizing Hand Off Reporting in PACU
Geraldine Carlos RN

Streamlining the Preoperative Holding Process to Increase Efficiency and Satisfaction
Beth Rosenthal BSN RN
Marigrace Clarke RN CAPA
Kathy Harris RN

Striving for Excellence in Practice; Supporting Continuing Education of the Nurse Practitioner Working in the Center for Preoperative Evaluation
Kathleen Bowen-Weeks MSN RN FNP
Amy Boughan MSN RN ANP
Deidre Devaux MSN RN

Successful Implementation of a Consult Triage Nurse Role in a Pediatric Hospital Based Day Surgery Unit
Susan Sullivan BSN RN
Gail Howie RN
Jean Silvia RNC

Successful Tracking and Reporting of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Patients at Kona Community Hospital
Jane C. Dierenfield BSN RN CPAN CAPA
Dale Mole
Marcy Rogers RN

Surgical Handoff: "Nurses Wielding the Purple Crayon"
Deborah Turk-Adams BS RN
Theresa St. Gelais RN

Surgical Observation Unit: The Answer for Extended Perianesthesia Nursing Care
Pamela E. Windle MS RN CNA BC CPAN CAPA
Lillian Bailey BSN RN CAPA
Lora Cerbas BSN RN
Lora Cerbas BSN RN
Geraldine Geronimo BSN RNC
Alene Jackson MSN RN CNAA
Alene Jackson MSN RN CNAA
Grace Ringor BSN RNC CAPA
Herminia Robles BSN RN CPAN
Teresita Santiago BSN RN CPAN

Team Huddle to Teach, Learn and Coach
Elizabeth Cox BSN RN

Teamwork Between Preadmission and Day Surgery to Improve Surgery On-Time Start
Meggie Kwan BSN RN CAPA
Lillian Bailey BSN RN CAPA ANM
Susan Lewis RN CNOR
Belma Miguel BSN RN CAPA
Marianne Pham RN CAPA

The Creation of an Alert Mechanism to Ensure Patients Resume Preoperative Anticoagulant Medications
Janet Piatek RN
Sandra Torrisi BS RN
Jeanne Lanchester MEd RN

The Establishment of a Perioperative Skin Integrity Committee
Ann Leary BSN RNC
Susan Vargas RN AD
Jeanne Lanchester MEd RN
The Force of Frustration
Linda Bowles RN CPAN
Betsy Schroeder BSN RN CCRN
Amity Arora BSN RN
Rachel Dean MSN BSN RN
Lynnae Elliotte BSN RN CPAN
Patricia Hathaway BSN RN
Sheila Lewis BSN RN CAPA
Danielle McCamey BSN RN CPAN
Betsy Moran BSN RN
Lashawna Pace BSN RN
Sandy Stait BS RN ADN

Traveling the Road to Medication Reconciliation
Tanya L. Spiering BSN RN CPAN
Alex Zarrow MS MBA BSPh

Use of Simulation Education in the PACU
Regina Flynn-Roth MSN RN CPAN
Doris Biche BSN RN

Using Evidence-Based Practice to Prevent Unplanned Perioperative Hypothermia
Janet G. Jule MSN RN
Gina Braganza LVN
Debra Byrd BSN RN CNOR
Maria Hufana RN
John Jennings RN
Alex Lozada RN
Gloria Luu RN
Donna Moisant RN
Emerita Reyes RN
Rene Ruiz RN
Arsenio Villarima RN

Visiting the Post Anesthesia Care Unit
Danielle Coutu BSN RN
Deidre Devaux MSN RN
Jeanne Lanchester MEd RN

 
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