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2017 Research/EBP/QI Abstracts

ASPAN's 36th National Conference
April 30 - May 4, 2017, Indianapolis, Indiana

Click on titles below to read written abstracts; click on highlighted names for contact information:


Oral and Poster
DECREASING POSTOPERATIVE URGENCY FOLLOWING URETEROSCOPY: A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL


Primary Investigator:  Linda Goodwin RN CPAN
Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, Nashua, New Hampshire
Co-Investigators:  Susan Jane Fetzer RN PhD, Matthew Stanizzi MD

Oral and Poster
PERIOPERATIVE CLINICAL IMMERSION

Primary Investigator:  Mary Doerner MSN RN CPAN CAPA
University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Indiana
Co-Investigator:  Connie Swenty DNP RN CWOCN

Oral and Poster
Board #3
WEIGHT-BASED RISK FOR PROLONGED POST-TONSILLECTOMY PAIN IN CHILDREN: A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY

  Primary Investigator:  Shirley Martin PhD-C RN CPN
Cook Children’s Medical Center, Fort Worth, Texas; University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas
Co-Investigators:  Bryan Harris MD, Tim Muirheid, MA CQIA

1st Place Winner
Oral and Poster
Board #4
COMPARING THE USE OF IPAD™ DISTRACTION VERSUS ORAL VERSED TO REDUCE PEDIATRIC PREOPERATIVE ANXIETY

  Primary Investigators:  Terri Pearcy RN BSN CPN, Barbara Stewart RN MSN CPN
Cook Children’s Medical Center, Fort Worth, Texas
Co-Investigator:  Rebecca Severnak RN

Oral and Poster
Board #5
IN RETROSPECT – PERI-ANESTHESIA NURSING PRACTICE IN THE PHILIPPINES: ONWARDS TO A MODEL AND STANDARDS
  Primary Investigator:  Paul Michael S. Tan RN MAN PhD
St. Luke’s Medical Center, Global City, Philippines
Co-Investigator:  Rodolfo Borromeo RN EdD

Poster
THE EFFECTIVENESS OF AROMATHERAPY COMPARED TO STANDARD CARE FOR THE RELIEF OF PONV/PDNV IN AMBULATORY SURGICAL PATIENTS
  Primary Investigators:  Lois Stallings Welden DNP RN CNS, Mary Doerner MSN RN CPAN CAPA, Elizabeth (Libby) Ketchem MS BSN RN CWS NE-BC, Laura Benkert BSN RN CAPA, Susan Alka RN, Michael Aders RN, Jonathan D. Stallings PhD
Deaconess Hospital, Inc., Evansville, Indiana

Poster
Board #6
EFFECTIVENESS OF PRE-SURGERY VIDEO IN REDUCING ANXIETY IN DAYSTAY SURGICAL PATIENTS
  Primary Investigator:  Kathleen Frodema RN CAPA
Baystate Medical Center (BMC), Springfield, Massachusetts
Co-Investigators:  Stella D’Ascoli RN BSN, Sandra Fidalgo RN ADN, Linda Haraty RN BSN, Laurie Hurley RN, Jane Garb MS

Poster
Board #7
DOES DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR CAUSE PROBLEMS WITH PATIENT CARE?
  Primary Investigators:  Deborah L. Threats MDIV BSN RN CAPA, Anne Burke BA BSN RN CAPA
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC

Poster
SAME DAY SURGERY FOLLOW-UP PHONE CALLS

  Primary Investigator:  Amy Berardinelli DNP RN CPAN
Cleveland Clinic/Hillcrest Hospital, Mayfield Heights, Ohio
Co-Investigator:  Angela Sotka BSN RN CPAN

Poster
OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA: EMPHASIS ON DISCHARGE EDUCATION AFTER SURGERY
  Primary Investigator:  Arbert Nazareno DNP APRN
University of San Diego/UC San Diego Health, San Diego, California
Co-investigators:  Cresilda Newsom DNP RN CPAN, Esther Lee MBA MNP RN, Joseph Burkard DNSc CRNA 

Poster
Board #10
EXPLORATION OF THE SCOTT TRIGGERSTM INSTRUMENT IN PREDICTING POSTOPERATIVE PRESSURE ULCER RISK IN THE ON-PUMP CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY POPULATION
  Primary Investigator: Jeanie Bollinger MSN RN ACCNS-AG CCRN
Mission Health System, Asheville, North Carolina
Co-Investigators:  Cheryl Postlewaite MS RN CWCN, Sheri Denslow PhD MPH, Vallire Hooper PhD RN CPAN FAAN

Poster
Board #11
PREPROCEDURE WARMING TO PREVENT INTRAOPERATIVE HYPOTHERMIA

  Primary Investigator:  Kathy Anders MSN RN CPAN
Mission Health, Asheville, North Carolina
Co-Investigator:  Vallire Hooper PhD RN CPAN FAAN

Poster
Board #12
EXPLORATION OF THE USE OF THE SCOTT TRIGGERSTM INSTRUMENT IN PREDICTING POSTOPERATIVE PRESSURE ULCER RISK
  Primary Investigator:  Cheryl Postlewaite MSN RN CWCN
Mission Health System, Asheville, North Carolina
Co-Investigators:  Jeanie Bollinger MSN RN ACCNS-AG CCRN, Sheri Denslow PhD MPH, Vallire Hooper PhD RN CPAN FAAN

Poster
Board #13
IDENTIFYING NURSES’ PERCEPTIONS OF BARRIERS TO RESEARCH AT AN ORTHOPEDIC SPECIALTY HOSPITAL
  Primary Investigators:  Kathryn McCarraher MHA BSN RN CPAN ONC
New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Co-Investigators:  Christine A. Fournier Bell MSN RN CAPA WCC, Kerry Sorrentino BSN RN

Poster
Board #14
ORAL TRANEXAMIC ACID REDUCES TRANSFUSIONS AND PROCEDURE TIME IN TOTAL KNEE ARTHROPLASTY

Primary Investigator:  Christine A. Fournier Bell MSN RN CAPA WCC
New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Co-Investigators:  Roger Perriault BA, Carl Talmo MD, David Mattingly MD

Poster
AN mHEALTH SELF-MANAGEMENT PROGRAM TO DECREASE POSTOPERATIVE SYMPTOM DISTRESS IN ORTHOPAEDIC PATIENTS
  Primary Investigator:  Jan Odom-Forren PhD RN CPAN FAAN
University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
Co-Investigators:  Mary K. Rayens PhD, Paul Sloan MD, Scott Mair MD, Dawn Profit BSN RN CGRN

Poster
DESCRIPTIVE CHARACTERISTICS OF OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA PATIENTS AT RISK OF LONGER POST-OPERATIVE HOSPITAL STAY
  Primary Investigator:  Esther Lee RN MNP MBA
UC San Diego Health, San Diego, California
Co-investigator:  JoAnn S. Daugherty RN PhD CNL

Poster
EVIDENCE-BASED POST ANESTHESIA CARE UNIT PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR DETERMINING LENGTH OF STAY AND DISCHARGE LOCATION FOR SURGICAL OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA PATIENTS
  Primary Investigator:  Esther Lee RN MNP MBA
UC San Diego Health, San Diego, California
Co-Investigators:  JoAnn S. Daugherty RN PhD CNL, Ulrich Schmidt MD PhD MBA

Poster
Board #19
POST-OPERATIVE NAUSEA VOMITING AROMATHERAPY PROJECT
  Primary Investigator:  Debra Malone RN BSN CAPA
University of Colorado Health, Denver, Colorado

Poster
Board #20
AROMATHERAPY: A NON-PHARMACOLOGIC INTERVENTION FOR POSTOPERATIVE NAUSEA AND VOMITING
  Primary Investigator:  Ronald M. Malit BSN RN CPAN CAPA
Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, Sugar Land, Texas
Co-Investigator:  Paschale Dorismond-Parks BSN RN

3rd Place Winner
Poster
Board #21
DON’T IGNORE MY SNORE:  REDUCE PERIOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS RELATED TO OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA

  Primary Investigators:  Ludy P. Lemus BSN RN CAPA, Betty McMullin MSN APRN-Rx ANP-BC CPAN, Honorata Balinowski RN-BC
The Queen’s Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii

People's Choice Winner
Poster
Board #23
MAKING THE BLADDER GLADDER; DECREASING POUR IN THE AMBULATORY CARE SETTING
  Primary Investigator:  Lori Dager RN
Michigan Medicine, East Ann Arbor Surgery Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Co-Investigators:  Denise O’Brien DNP RN ACNS-BC, Tracy Buetow MSN RN

Poster
Board #24
USE OF A PROTOCAL DEVELOPED FROM NURSING CONCERN AND STUDIES REGARDING PARTIAL OPIOID AGONIST/ANTI-AGONIST MEDICATIONS AND OTHER ILLEGAL SUBSTANCES IN THE PREOPERATIVE PATIENT TO PREVENT ADVERSE OPERATIVE AND POST OPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS
  Primary Investigators:  Tiffany Shope BSN RN Risk Manager
Southern Ohio Medical Center, Portsmouth, Ohio
Lora Dement BSN RN Risk Manager,
Co-Investigators:  Jackie Knauff BSN RN CAPA Clinical Nurse Educator, Nicole Reese Medical Staff Educator, Bridget Scott MBA MS MT Laboratory Manager, Bethany Wheeler BSN RN Nurse Manager Same Day Surgery

Poster
SUGAMMADEX: DO THE BENEFITS OUTWEIGH THE COST?
  Primary Investigators:  Heather Noble BSN RN
Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital, Charlottesville, VA 
Co-investigator:  Danielle Merritt BSN RN

Poster
A MULTI-MODAL PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT TO IMPROVE NURSING EDUCATION

  Primary Investigators:  Esther Lee MNP MBA RN, Maura Adams DNP MSN RN
University of California San Diego Health, San Diego, California 

Poster
PRE-ANESTHESIA SCREENING: WHAT’S THE VALUE?

  Primary Investigators:  Leslie Barkley RN MSN CNS-BC CMSRN CAPA, Elizabeth Latoure RN BSN, Vella Lagao-ybarra RN BSN, Jeanne Palomo RN BSN
Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego, California
Co-Investigators:  Marie Bermudez Reyes RN BSN BA, Rebecca Crane RN BSN ONC, Susan Londerholm RN, Angelica Orona, Heather Vogelhuber RN BSN, Veronica Cortez Whiting RN MSN ONC

Poster
Board #30
POST ANESTHESIA CARE UNIT (PACU) THROUGHPUT TRACKING: DECREASING LENGTH OF STAY

  Primary Investigator:  Marie Andrea Enriquez BSN RN CPAN
Keck Medical Center of USC, Los Angeles, California
Co-Investigators:  Amber Bullock BSN RN CCRN CPAN, Maria Clarissa Park BSN RN CCRN CPAN

Poster
ELIMINATING SPECIMEN LABELING ERRORS IN POST ANESTHESIA CARE UNIT (PACU)

  Primary Investigator:  Lini Thomas RN MSN CCRN
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
Co-Investigators:  Joey Yap BSN RN CPAN, Shirley Sabarre BSN RN, Dawn Sullivan BSN RN CCRN 

Poster
PATIENT LIAISON - BRIDGING THE GAP OF COMMUNICATION TO PATIENTS AND FAMILIES

  Primary Investigator:  Tesha Seabra BSN RN CPAN
Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
Co-Investigators:  Bridgitte DeJesus MSN RN CPAN, Alena Mascetta BSN RN CPAN CCRN, Sol Briones BSN RN CPAN

Poster
MUSIC THERAPY: A PACU EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROJECT

  Primary Investigator:  Fiona S. Smith BS BSN RN CPAN
Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, Sugar Land Texas

2nd Place Winner
Poster
ELIMINATING MEDICAL DEVICE-RELATED PRESSURE ULCERS (MDRPU) CAUSED BY CONTINUOUS BLOOD PRESSURE CUFF MONITORING
  Primary Investigators:  Hillary Stamps BSN RN, Lisa Owens MSN RN-BC CWOCN, Kristine O’Neill BSN RN CPAN, Melanie Becker BSN RN CNOR
Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland
Contact:  Rebecca Killian BSN RN CPAN

Poster
IDENTIFYING PATIENTS’ LEVEL OF PAIN PREOPERATIVELY TO IMPROVE POSTOPERATIVE PAIN MANAGEMENT

  Primary Investigators:  Jacqueline Connery BSN RN-BC, Dana Costanzo MSN FNP-BC
New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, New York
Co-Investigators:  Shirley Mauzoul MA ANP-BC, Patricia Sheehy-McCann MSN RN MPA CAPA






 
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