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2010 Celebrate Successful Practices Abstracts
ASPAN's 29th National Conference
April 18-22, 2010, New Orleans, LA

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Oral Presentations

"Connecting With Our Community" Effective Communication Between Physicians, Parents and Nurses
Team Leader: Suzanne Kussro, RN, MSN, A/GNP, CPAN
Team Members: Stephanie Salgado, RN, BSN, CPMP, CPAN, Myra Tejeda, RN, CCRN, CPAN

Improving SCIP Compliance Through Flight Check
Team Leader: Emily Mickelwait, BSN, RN, CPAN, CAPA
Team Members: Zoe Ann Amey, Sandy Beach, RN, Dr. Richard Brenner, Rose Funk, RN, Candace Hawley, RN, Jane Lane, Dr. Michael Lynch, Mary Lou Nawrocki, RN, Trang Ngo

PACU Delay Reasons as a Process Improvement Measure
Team Leader: Ruth Lee, RN, MS, MBA, DNP
Team Members: Renee Blanding, MD, MPH, Robert Hody, MS

PACU STEPS (Simulation Training and Education for Patient Safety)
Team Leader: Tracy Estep, RN
Team Member: Susan Hardway, RN

Pre-Admission Competency & Quality Improvement
Team Leader: Susan O'Day, BS, RN, CPAN
Team Members: Sue Cacibauda, BS, RN, CAPA, Denise Snell, ADN, RN

Scott Triggers: A Screening Tool for Pressure Ulcer Prevention
Team Leader: Dianne Esch, BSN, RN, CAPA
Team Members: Nancy Boyd, RN, BS, MS, CNOR, Joyce Durrett, RN, CAPA, CGRN, Katie Schmidt, RN, BSN

The Healing Garden Waiting Area, A Comprehensive Visitation Program for Patients and Their Families during the Phase I Level of Care
Team Leader: Gladys Fields, BSN, RN
Team Members: Michelle Carter, RN, Tiandra Tuck, RN

Utilizing Lean Principles to Improve On-Time Performance in the PreSurgical Department
Team Leader: Sandra Bryan, RN
Team Members: Ann Anderson, Pamela Harapanalli, RN, Chris Mayhle, RN, Julia McElwee, RN, Beverly Nickol, RN, David Norton, James Rapier, Patricia Warnagiris, RN

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Poster Presentations: Session One
Category: Electronic Documentation

Adaptation of an Inpatient Electronic Medical Record in a Perianesthesia Setting
Team Leaders: Amity Arora, RN, BSN, MBA, Laurie Cushman, RN, BSN, CPAN
Team Members: Nancy Blake, RNC, MSN, Corwin Bryant, MSN, RN, Lynnae Elliott, MSN, RN, CPAN, CCRN, Charlotte Kreger, RN, BSN, Stacey Loejos, RN, BSN, Sherrie Morgan, RN, BSN, Debra Shadle, RN, BSN, CAPA, Daria Shumaker, MSN, RN, CAPA, Jane Snyder, RN, BSN, CPAN, Kate Sparveri, RN, BSN, Colleen Waszczak, RN, BSN, Alma Wrenn, RN

Establishing Documentation Standards
Team Leader: Elizabeth Cox, MSN, RN, CMS-RN
Team Member: Sandra Filla, RN, BSN

Initiating Computerized Documentation in the PACU
Team Leader: Shandra Edwards, RN, BSN
Team Members: Sandra Filla, RN, BSN, Kelli Thaman, BSN, RN, Chris Werner, BSN, RN, Stephanie White, RN, BSN

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Poster Presentations: Session One
Category: Patient Education

Bone Marrow Harvest: Improvement of the Perioperative Experience and Patient Education Brochure
Team Leader: Laurel A. Stocks, MSN, RN, CCRN, CCNS, ACNP-G
Team Members: Carolyn Coleman, MSN, Lynette Mark, MD, Melissa Pant, MD

Setting The 'Satisfaction Bar' At An All-Time High
Team Leader: Elizabeth Cox, MSN, RN, CMS-RN
Team Member: Jessica Gray, RN, BSN

Transforming Patient Care at the Bedside with Standardized Instructions, One Surgery at a Time
Team Leader: Judy McMahan, RN, BSN, CAPA
Team Members: Sharon Hay, RN, Mary Lou Rigdon, RN, CAPA, Melissa Thomasson, RN, BSN, Joan Vater, RN, CAPA

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Poster Presentations: Session One
Category: Staff Development

A Creative and Collaborative Approach to Address Lateral Violence and Bullying in the Perianesthesia Setting
Team Leader: Cidalia J. Vital, MS, RN, CPAN
Team Members: Susan Forys, RN, BA, MSCM, Thomas Lynch, Robert Oldenburg, MSW, Sandra Reissour, RN, BS

A Successful Story: Hawaii Perianesthesia Nursing (HIPAN) Revitalization Program
Team Leader: Dhezrae Herauf, RN, CAPA
Team Members: Kim Glynn, RN, CPAN, Wendy Hunter, RN, Carol Lopez, MSN, RN, Hang Saito, MSN, RN, APRN, Sharon Matsuyama, RN

Addressing Higher 'Holding' Acuity
Team Leader: Gail Davis, MSN, APRN-BC, CCRN
Team Members: Elizabeth Cox, MSN, RN, CMS-RN, Elizabeth L'Hommedieu, RN, BSN

ADVANCE: Achievements Demonstrating Valuable Advancements in Nursing Clinical Excellence
Team Leader: Armi Holcomb, RN, BSN, CPAN
Team Members: Jacqueline Bartlett, RN, MSN, MBA, HCM, Paula Blizzard, RN, MS, NE-BC, Susan Burns, RN, BSN, CPON, Cheryl Hunt, RN, MHA, NEA-BC

Development of a Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Renal Transplant Program
Team Leader: Cathleen T. Murphy, RN, CPAN, CAPA
Team Members: Robin Duggan, BSN, RN, CPAN, Susan O'Leary-Hill, BSN, RN, Danielle Perry, BSN, RN, CPAN

Direct It to the Director
Team Leader: Gail Davis, MSN, APRN-BC, CCRN
Team Member: Janelle Holthaus, RN, BSN

Fresh or Burnt: A Study to Identify Burnout in the Surgical Environment
Team Leader: Whitney Payne, BSN, RN
Team Members: Christine Baudrexl, RN, Jessica Gray, RN, BSN

Geriatric Education and Competence, A Nursing Necessity
Team Leader: Jennifer Allen, MSQSM, RN, CPAN

Healthy Nurse Initiative 2010
Team Leader: Sandra Filla, RN, BSN
Team Member: Kelli Thaman, BSN, RN

Hybrid Room
Team Leader: Elizabeth Cox, MSN, RN, CMS-RN
Team Members: Terri Barr, RN, Houston Carr, RN, BSN, Don Francescon, RN, BSN, Chris Werner, BSN, RN

Multicultural Approach to Pain Scale Patient Education
Team Leader: Shandra Edwards, RN, BSN
Team Member: Melissa Ley, RN, BSN

Orientation Update
Team Leader: Gail Davis, MSN, APRN-BC, CCRN
Team Members: Elizabeth Cox, MSN, RN, CMS-RN, Jessica Gray, RN, BSN, Colleen Miller, RN, BSN

PACU Leadership Meetings
Team Leader: Elizabeth Cox, MSN, RN, CMS-RN

PACU Nursing Education of Outpatient Staff
Team Leader: Gail Davis, MSN, APRN-BC, CCRN
Team Members: Tanya Barron, RN, BSN, Elizabeth Cox, MSN, RN, CMS-RN

Perioperative Care Unit (PACU) Pulse and PACU Website: Staying On Top of the Barrage of New Information
Team Leader: Gail Davis, MSN, APRN-BC, CCRN
Team Members: Elizabeth Cox, MSN, RN, CMS-RN, Janelle Holthaus, RN, BSN

Planning and Executing a Mock MH Crisis in an Ambulatory Surgery Center
Team Leader: Claudia King, RN, BSN
Team Members: Michael Doolan, RN, BSN, Cheryl Humber, RN, Mary Masimore, RN, MSN, Sharon Muller, RN, Kathleen Painter, RN, BS, Jane Schroder, RN, MSN

Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Family Visitation Update
Team Leader: Sandra Filla, RN, BSN
Team Members: Terri Barr, RN, Dee Simpson, RN, BSN

Rapid Refresher Recovery Class
Team Leader: Gail Davis, MSN, APRN-BC, CCRN
Team Members: Houston Carr, RN, BSN, Elizabeth Cox, MSN, RN, CMS-RN

Reviving Skills Day
Team Leader: Gail Davis, MSN, APRN-BC, CCRN
Team Members: Elizabeth Cox, MSN, RN, CMS-RN, Jessica Gray, RN, BSN

Studying for the CPAN Exam - An Electronic Group Effort
Team Leader: Kelli Thaman, BSN, RN
Team Member: Elizabeth Cox, MSN, RN, CMS-RN

The Perianesthesia Nursing Practice Committee
Team Leader: Carol Lopez, MS, NE-BC, RN, CLNC
Team Members: Betty McMullin, BSN, RN, CPAN, Kerry Porter, RN, CNIV

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Poster Presentations: Session One
Category: Visitation

Family Visitation In The PACU: It Works!
Team Leader: Margaret Farr Young, BSN, RN, Mdiv, CPAN
Team Members: Dorrien M. Smith, BSN, RN, Kerstin L. Magee, BSN, MSM, CPAN, Jane Synder, RN, MBA, CPAN, Daria Shumaker, MSN, RN, CAPA, Laurie Cushman, RN, BSN, CPAN, Lauren Avery, BSN, RN, Theresa L. Gauvin, RN, Gail Thorin

Patient/Family Visitation in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
Team Leader: Susan Andrews, BAN, MA, RN, CAPA
Team Members: Karen Catchings, BSN, RN, CAPA, Leslie Edney, BSN, RN, CAPA, Sarah Gillen, AAS, BA, RN, CAPA, Margaret Johnson, MSN, BSN, RNPoster

Visitor Survey-Testing Visitation Implementation
Team Leader: Elizabeth Cox, MSN, RN, CMS-RN
Team Member: Lois Womak, RN

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Poster Presentations: Session Two
Category: Handoff Communication

Changing Culture in Hand Offs Report Between Inpatient & Prep-Holding
Team Leader: Dina A. Krenzischek, PhD, MAS, RN, CPAN
Team Members: Deborah Harris, RN, CAPA, Felisa Tansco, BSN, RN

Concise Communication Tool
Team Leader: Chris Werner, BSN, RN
Team Members: Elizabeth Cox, MSN, RN, CMS-RN, Gail Davis, MSN, APRN-BC, CCRN, Don Francescon, RN, BSN

Improving Communication: The Operating Room Liaison
Team Leader: Elizabeth Cox, MSN, RN, CMS-RN
Team Member: Lois Womak, RN

Improving Patient Flow: A Handoff System from the PACU to Inpatient Area
Team Leader: Stephanie Nolan, MSN, RN, CPAN
Team Members: Jacquelyn Burns, MSN, RN, Coleen Germaine, UA, Elizabeth Larson, BSN, RN, Debra Rodrigue, BA, RN, CNS, Wanda Rodriguez, MA, RN, CNS, CCRN, CPAN, Eileen Rooney, RN, CPAN, Glendacy Thom, RN, Mary Yanolotos, RN

Standardization of Handoff Reporting in Same Day Surgery
Team Leader: Patricia Messerich, RN, BSN, CPAN
Team Member: Carol Lopez, RN, MS, CAN-BC

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Poster Presentations: Session Two
Category: Patient Flow

Creative Staffing Solutions
Team Leader: Elizabeth Cox, MSN, RN, CMS-RN
Team Members: Kelli Thaman, BSN, RN, Chris Werner, BSN, RN

Customer Service Excellence Committee - Building Bridges and Mending Fences for a Better Working Environment
Team Leader: Elizabeth Cox, MSN, RN, CMS-RN
Team Member: Terri Barr, RN

Neurosurgery Recovery Communication Flow Meetings
Team Leader: Elizabeth Cox, MSN, RN, CMS-RN
Team Member: Tim Patrick, BSN, RN

Optimizing Patient Throughput: PACU to Inpatient Unit Transfer Process
Team Leader: Cathy Banks, RN, RRT, BA, ASN
Team Members: Rachel Castricone, RN, BSN, CPN, Kelly Connolly, RN, BSN, Lynnette Delano Chase, RN, BSN, CPN, Kristen Dennen, RN, BSN, Marcia Higgins, RN, BSN, CPN, Kristen Hogan, RN, ASN, Rosella Micalizzi, RN, MS, CPNP, Shelby Mudarri, RN, BSN, Sharon Rivello, RN, BSN, Maura Romaniak, RN, BSN, Jill Rosetti, RN, BSN, Mary Sawyer, RN, BSN, Maureen Schnur, RN, MS, CPAN

PACU Charge Nurse Clinical Tally Sheet
Team Leader: Elizabeth Cox, MSN, RN, CMS-RN
Team Members: Terri Barr, RN, Tim Patrick, BSN, RN

Perianesthesia Care Unit and Surgical Services Team Task Force
Team Leader: Elizabeth Cox, MSN, RN, CMS-RN
Team Members: Elizabeth L'Hommedieu, RN, BSN, Kelli Thaman, BSN, RN, Chris Werner, BSN, RN

Preoperative Air Traffic Controller
Team Leader: Elizabeth Cox, MSN, RN, CMS-RN
Team Member: Lois Womak, RN

Providing 23-Hour Surgical Patients Accomodations During High Census While Maintaining The Operating Room Schedule Through Periods of Surge
Team Leader: Barbara Jones, BSN RN
Team Members: Tacarla Bonner, RN, Barbara Doucet, BS, RN, Michele Ferguson, BSN, RN, Pat Lewis, RN, Grace Simpson, RN

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Poster Presentations: Session Two
Category: Process

Anesthesia and Nursing Considerations for the Cocaine Positive Surgical Patient
Team Leader: Debra Kradecki, BSN, RN, CPAN
Team Members: William Castillo, MD, Cindy Conrad, MS, RN, Stephanie Kassulke, BSN, RN, CPAN, Diana Staples, RN

Better Outcomes with Phone ASsessment Service (PASS)
Team Leader: Linda Rotruck, MSN, RN
Team Members: Paula Fotta, BSN, RN, Karri Hayhurst, BSN, RN, Diane Keefover, BSN, RN

Blood Draw in a Nick of Time
Team Leader: Chris Werner, BSN, RN
Team Member: Don Francescon, RN, BSN

Blood Patch Process
Team Leader: Kelli Thaman, BSN, RN
Team Member: Melissa Ley, RN, BSN

Consolidation Plans for After Hours
Team Leader: Elizabeth Cox, MSN, RN, CMS-RN
Team Members: Ruth Arseneau, RN, Stephanie White, RN, BSN

Defining Patient Care After Anesthesia Discharge
Team Leader: Sandra Filla, RN, BSN
Team Members: Terri Barr, RN, Tim Patrick, BSN, RN

Effective Communication Among Providers Through Visual Color Coding System
Team Leader: Pamela E. Windle, MS, RN, NE-BC, CPAN, CAPA, FAAN
Team Members: Lora Cerbas, BSN, RN, Gemaima Saco, BSN, RN

Keeping Care at the Bedside
Team Leader: Allison Smith, RN
Team Members: Denise O'Brien, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CPAN, CAPA, FAAN, Marlene Reyes, BSN, RN, CCRN, CPAN, CAPA, Toni Szparra, BSN, RN, CCRN, CPAN, CAPA, Anne White, BSN, RN, CPAN

Meeting the Challenge: A Collaborative Team Effort between the In-House and Ambulatory Post-Anesthesia Care Units to Provide Off-Shift Post-Anesthesia Care for Pediatric Patients
Team Leader: Lucille Graboff, BSN, RN, CAPA
Team Members: Robert Boebert, RN, Jeanne Prota, RN, CAPA, Patricia Schiavi, BSN, RN

Nurses and Pharmacists Collaborate to Improve Patient Care in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
Team Leader: Leanne Leclair, RN, BSN, CPAN
Team Member: Emmeline Igboekwe, PharmD, MS

Opioid Administration Post-operatively: Reviewing the Process and Identifying Standards and Expectations for Safe, Effective Care
Team Leader: Gail Davis, MSN, APRN-BC, CCRN
Team Members: Elizabeth Cox, MSN, RN, CMS-RN, Sandra Filla, RN, BSN

Piloting a Pre-registration Process in Holding
Team Leader: Don Francescon, RN, BSN
Team Members: Elizabeth Cox, MSN, RN, CMS-RN, Kelli Thaman, BSN, RN, Chris Werner, BSN, RN

PREOP: Where First Case On Time Starts Really Begin…A Kaizen Event
Team Leader: Mary Ann Keasey-Canty, RN, BSNM, CNM
Team Members: Deb Ackerman, RN, Sally Armstrong, U.C., Sam Bass, RN, CNM, CPAN, Kathy Denner, RN, Mary Ellen Herchick, RN, Gary Jeffers, RN, Perry Kallas, PEx, Barb McBride, RN, NM, Diane McGinnis, RN, CPAN, Mary Ann Megimose-McClay, PEx, Sue Miller-Gillman, C.L., Judy Nealley, RN, MSN, Dee Porter, U.C., Jeff Ratliff, PEx, Michael Rennie, MHA, Mohamed Shaibi, PSA, James Sivard, MD, Cheryl Smolak, RN, ANM, Wendy Smoot, PSA, Polly Stuckey, RN, David Sybert, MD

Regional Anesthesia Service Review
Team Leader: Don Francescon, RN, BSN
Team Members: Tracy Billups, RN, Chris Werner, BSN, RN

Special Float Pool
Team Leader: Elizabeth Cox, MSN, RN, CMS-RN

Surgical Cancelations: A Six Month Review of Elective Extended Stay Cancelations
Team Leaders: Susan Boudreau, MSN, NP-c, RN, Mary Gibson, BSN, RN, CPN

Surprise! I'm Here to Pick Up the Patient…Standardizing the On-Call Process
Team Leader: Beverly Smith, BSN, RN, CPAN, CAPA
Team Member: Denise O'Brien, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CPAN, CAPA, FAAN

The Future in Communications
Team Leader: Victoria Sherry, RN
Team Members: Cara Bailey, RN, BSN, Melissa Hicks, RN, Cyndi Slater, BSN, RN, Robert Veilleux, RN, Jeanne Lanchester, Rn, Med

Thinking Lean, Working Smarter Not Harder
Team Leader: Kelli Thaman, BSN, RN
Team Members: Terri Barr, RN, Roger Imhof

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Poster Presentations: Session Three
Category: Quality Improvement

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Pain Management for Patient's Undergoing Preoperative (Breast) Needle Localization & Sentinal Node Procedures
Team Leader: Maura Sullivan, RN
Team Members: Renee Bornheim, BSN, RN, Patricia Gorman, BSN, RN, MM-CIC, Michelle Thibideau, CAN, Angela Walsh, RN, MA, CNOR

Acute Urinary Retention in the Perioperative Setting
Team Leader: Diane M. Noto, RN, BS, CPAN
Team Members: F. Barry Florence, MB, CHB, Thomas Halton, BSN, AND, Mike Russell, BSN, Adam Stein, RN

"Bundling" SCIP for the PeriOperative Staff
Team Leader: Debra L. Bennett-Carey, RN, BSN
Team Members: Maggie Colabuono, RN, CPAN, CAPA, Peggy Guastella, RN, MAOL, Robert Hanson, Lisa S. Munoz, RN, BSN, CPAN, Sharon Serenda, RN, BSN, Grant Smith, RN, BA, Margie Winfield, RN, MAOL, Katrina Spears, MAOL

Developing a Nurse-Driven Protocol for Urinary Catheter Utilization
Team Leader: Janet C. Gilmore, MSN, RN
Team Members: Michelle Brents, MSN, RN, CNOR, Carol B. Nicoladis, BSN, RN, CPAN, Art Shumate, BSN, RN

Got Sugar?
Team Leader: Ronnie Pittman, RN, BSN, CPAN, CAPA
Team Member: Linda Wollak, RN, CAPA

Improving Perioperative Glycemic Control
Team Leader: Nancy L. Michaelian, BSN, RN, CPAN
Team Members: Judy Bailey, CRNA, Ed Gillman, MD, Amy Helmuth, MS, RN, Linda Houseal, CRNA, Renu Joshi, MD, Denise Klahre, BSN, RN, Ronald Kratz, MD, Vickie McBride, RN, Sandy Warner, MSN, Rn, Karen Zimmerman, BS, RN, CAPA, SDI

Incorporating Patient Focused Care into the PeriAnesthesia Environment
Team Leader: Stephanie Kassulke, BSN, RN, CPAN
Team Members: Wendy Johanek, RN, Debra Kradecki, BSN, RN, CPAN, Joe Perez, PA, Surgical Services Department

My Aching Back…What More Can Be Done?
Team Leader: Beth Brown, BSN, RN, CPAN
Team Members: Polly Kaiser, BSN, RN, Deb Mueller, RN, CPAN, Marie Trannel, RN, CPAN

Nice & Warm From Start to Finish
Team Leader: Kathy Dureault, RN, MSN, CPAN
Team Members: Joann Ladrido, RN, BSN, CAPA, Beth Villasenor, RN, BSN, CPAN, CAPA

PACU Oxygen Delivery - EBP Saves $$$ and Empowers Staff
Team Leader: Betsy Garton-Park, BSN, RN, CPAN
Team Members: Mimi Brado, RN, Sara Lacava, BSN, RN, CPAN

Patient Rounding = Patient Satisfaction
Team Leader: Sylva L. McCurkin, BSN, RN, CAPA
Team Members: Lillian Bailey, BSN, RN, CAPA, Meggie Kwan, BSN, RN, CAPA

Perioperative Integrative Nursing Therapy Program
Team Leader: David Wong, RN
Team Members: Donna Audia, RN, Bonnie Tarantino, MFA

Perioperative Management of Chronic Pain Patients: How Are We Doing?
Team Leader: Whitney Payne, BSN, RN
Team Members: Beverly Faust, RN, Maria Walls, MSN, RN

Perioperative Pressure Reduction: Looking Beyond the Surface
Team Leader: Carol B. Nicoladis, BSN, RN, CPAN
Team Members: Michelle Brents, MSN, RN, CNOR, Janet C. Gilmore, MSN, RN, Art Shumate, BSN, RN

PONV Risk Factors in PACU
Team Leader: Laurel A. Stocks, MSN, RN, CCRN, CCNS, ACNP-G
Team Members: Kimberly Connolly, BSN, RN, Dina A. Krenzischek, PhD, MAS, RN, CPAN, Elizabeth Martinez, MD

Pre-Surgical Patients Are "In Tune" With Music Program
Team Leader: Stephanie Nolan, MSN, RN, CPAN
Team Members: Lenore DeLince, BA, BS, RN, Lori Gofter, BSN, RN, PCN, Betty Kane, RN, Frank Morales, Shirley Thevenin, BS, MPH, Anne Walsh, MS, RN, OCN

Reducing the Risk of Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections in the Perioperative Setting
Team Leader: Regina Flynn-Roth, RN, MSN, CPAN

Successful Practices for Postoperative Normothermia Patients
Team Leader: Pamela E. Windle, MS, RN, NE-BC, CPAN, CAPA, FAAN
Team Member: Teresita Santiago, BSN, RN, CPAN

Value of Using Project Charter Tool for Performance Improvement
Team Leader: Dina A. Krenzischek, PhD, MAS, RN, CPAN
Team Members: Kim Connolly, RN, Bridgette Frisson, RN, Ester Laurel, RN, Edna Ramos, RN, Zenaida Rodriguez, BSN, RN, CPAN

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Poster Presentations: Session Three
Category: Safety

Administration of Medications in Glass Ampules: Promoting the Use of Filter Needles
Team Leader: Karen Stapper, RN, BSN
Team Member: Patricia Sheehy-McCann, RN, BSN, CPAN, CAPA

Aiming High for Complete Discharge Instructions
Team Leader: Angela Jones, RN, BSN, CAPA
Team Member: Maelia Stamey, RN, BSN, CAPA

Creation of Systematic Approach in Managing Patients with Internal Compression Devices (ICD) and Pacemaker
Team Leader: Dina A. Krenzischek, PhD, MAS, RN, CPAN
Team Members: Mary Ares, MSN, RN, Alan Chang, MD, Kathleen DeVaughn, BSN, RN

Day Surgery Anticoagulant Antiplatelet Medication Reconciliation
Team Leader: Sandra Torrisi, BS, RN
Team Members: Jeanne Lanchester, Med, RN, Janet Piatek, RN, Maureen MacDonald, RN, Cynthia Engel, RN

Implementation of Preerification Standard Checklist
Team Leader: Dina A. Krenzischek, PhD, MAS, RN, CPAN
Team Members: Mary Ares, MSN, RN, Susan Franklin, MSN, RN, Dana Moore, MSN, RN, Felisa Tansco, BSN, RN

PACU Algorithms
Team Leader: Linda Bowles, RN, CAPA
Team Members: Amity Arora, RN, BSN, MBA, Laurie Cushman, RN, BSN, CPAN, Holly Huffman, RN, BSN MSM

Perianesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Procedure Carts
Team Leader: Elizabeth L'Hommedieu, RN, BSN
Team Members: Colleen Miller, RN, BSN, Kelli Thaman, BSN, RN, Chris Werner, BSN, RN

Perioperative Safety Rounds: A Forum for Service Improvement
Team Leader: Elizabeth Cox, MSN, RN, CMS-RN
Team Members: Terri Barr, RN, Tim Patrick, BSN, RN

Perpetual Perianesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Preparedness for JCAHO
Team Leader: Tim Patrick, BSN, RN

Promoting Safety - A Peri-Operative Approach for Patients at Risk for OSA
Team Leader: Lina S. Munoz, RN, BSN, CPAN
Team Members: Debra L. Bennett-Carey, RN, BSN, Maggie Colabuono, RN, CPAN, CAPA, Peggy Guastella, RN, MAOL, Robert Hanson, Sharon Serenda, RN, BSN, Grant Smith, RN, BA, Margie Winfield, RN, MAOL, Katrina Spears, MAOL

Role of Perianesthesia Nurse in an Electronic Home Medication List (eHML) Program
Team Leader: Dina A. Krenzischek, PhD, MAS, RN, CPAN
Team Members: Donna Belew, MSN, RN, Stephanie Poe, MSN, RN

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