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2012 Research and EBP Abstracts
ASPAN's 31st National Conference
April 15-19, 2012, Orlando, FL


Information listed as submitted. Click on the title of the Abstract for a .pdf of the presentation; click on the highlighted individual to email for more information on the Abstract.


Poster
ETCO2 MONITORING IN EPIDURAL INFUSION FOR ACUTE POST-OP PAIN MANAGEMENT
 
Primary Investigator:  Aleli G. Cabali, MSN, RN, CPAN, BC
Co-Investigators:  Evelyn Acosta, BA, BSN, RN, CPAN; Dwayne E. Brown, ADN, RN, CPAN; Arlene Lastimoso, BSN, RN, CPAN; Imelda Laxa, BSN, RN, BC; Elsy Puthenparampil, BSN, RN, CPAN, BC
 
Poster
BACTERIOSTATIC NORMAL SALINE COMPARED TO BUFFERED LIDOCAINE WHEN INJECTED INTRADERMALLY AS A LOCAL ANESTHETIC TO REDUCE PAIN DURING INTRAVENOUS LINE INSERTION
Primary Investigator:  Zenaida C. Deguzman, BSN, RN
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, Illinois
Co-Investigators:  Susan K. O’Mara, MSN, APN; Suela Sulo, MSc; Therese Haines, MSN, RN, CAPA; Lindsay Blackburn, BSN, RN; Judy Corazza, RN, CAPA
  
Poster
SURGERY WITH MUSIC: OUR EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE ROCKS!
Primary Investigators: Nan Schultz, RN, AAS; Judy Levesque, RN, CAPA; Deb Kwacz, RN III, CAPA; Shari DuGuay, BS, RN, CAPA, NE-BC
 
Oral and Poster
THE EFFECT OF UNIT TOURS ON PEDIATRIC PATIENTS IN THE PERIOPERATIVE SETTING
  Primary Investigators: Debra Farmer, BSN, RN, CAPA; Lynda J. Dimitroff, PhD, MSEd, BSN, RN, MCHES
  
Oral and Poster
DISCHARGE CRITERIA: DOES A REVISED DISCHARGE SCORING TOOL ACCURATELY REFLECT PATIENT READINESS FOR DISCHARGE FROM PHASE I PACU?
  Primary Investigator:  Lori DeWitt, MSN, RN, CPAN, CAPA
Co-Investigators:  Carol Pehotsky, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CPAN; Robert Butler, MS; Shannon Morrison, MS; Nancy M. Albert, PhD, CCNS, CCRN, NE-BC
 
Poster
BLAZING BLANKETS? EVIDENCE TO SUPPORT INCREASED WARMING CABINET TEMPERATURES
  Primary Investigator:  Leanne King, BSN, RN, CPAN
Co-Investigators:  Faye Clements, MSN, RNC; Patricia Suggs, BSN, RN-BC, PCCN; Sheila Reagan, BSN, RN, NE-BC; Lisa Wright, RNC; Sonya Harding, PhD, RN, CCRN, ACNS, BC, NP-C
  
Poster
PACU VISITATION DECREASES FAMILY MEMBER ANXIETY
  Primary Investigator:  JoAnn Deselms, RN, CAPA
Co-Investigators:  Marcella Morrissey-Lucas, BSN, RN, CPAN; Shelley Ruyle, MSN, RN, CAPA; Amy Carter, MS, RN, CPAN; Suzie Kollar, BSN, RN, CPAN; Shelly Cannon, BSN, RN, CPAN; Lois Schick, MN, MBA, CPAN, CAPA
  
Poster
IMPLEMENTATION OF EVIDENCE-BASED PERIOPERATIVE HANDOFF COMMUNICATION
  Primary Investigator:  Nancy Leighton Robinson, DNP(c), MSN, RN, CCM, LHRM
   
Poster
DECREASING NURSING WORK COMPLEXITY BY DESIGNING FOR EXCELLENCE IN ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTATION
  Primary Investigator:  Marsha Ellett, PhD, RN
Co-Investigators:  Marilyn Allison, BA; Sandra Evanoff, RN, CPAN; Charlotte Howard, MSN, RN; Shelley Suarez, MSN, RN, CNOR
  
Poster
THE VALUE OF OPERATING ROOM EXPERIENCE IN POST OPERATIVE PAIN MANAGEMENT
  Primary Investigator: Paula Foran (Touzeau), PhD candidate
   
Poster
CONTINUITY OF TRANSFER OF INFORMATION IN PERIOPERATIVE DOCUMENTATION SYSTEMS
  Primary Investigators:  Katerina Piedra, RN; Jamie Ridout, MSN, RN, ACNP, NEA-BC, CNOR
Co-Investigators:  Anne Browning, RN; Sheila Weeks, RN, CPAN; Paula Cates, RN, CPAN
  
Oral and Poster
AN ANALYSIS OF SpO2 AND END TIDAL CO2 MONITORING IN HIGH-RISK POST-SURGICAL PACU PATIENTS
  Primary Investigator:  Rosemary C. Polomano, PhD, RN, FAAN
Co-Investigators:  Vonda Davidson, BSN, RN, CPAN; Marie Omojogunra, BSN, RN; Lisa Pierog, BSN, RN, RRT, CPAN; JoAnne Phillips, MSN, RN, CCRN, CCNS; Nicole Hoke, MSN, RN, CCNS, CCRN
  
Oral and Poster
THE GENETICS OF POSTOPERATIVE NAUSEA AND VOMITING
  Primary Investigator:  Susan Wesmiller, PhD, RN
Co-Investigators:  Richard Henker, PhD, RN, CRNA, FAAN; Susan Sereika, PhD; Mi Ling, MD; Heidi Donovan, PhD, RN; Yvette Conley, PhD
  
Poster
WARM AND WONDERFUL
  Primary Investigator:  Suzann Vinson, BSN, RN, CAPA
Co-Investigators:  Cindy Langford, RN; Cathy Rainwater, RN; Beth Evans, RN; Marlyn Smith, RN; Kelly Matthews, BSN, RN; Adrian Outridge, RN; Janet Seng, BSN, RN
  
Oral and Poster
COMPARISON OF THE EFFECTS OF PROMETHAZINE 6.25 MG AND PROMETHAZINE 12.5 MG IN TREATING POST-OP NAUSEA AND VOMITING: A RANDOMIZED CLINICAL TRIAL
  Primary Investigators:  Daniel Nowak, MS, RN; Chris Deitrick, BS, RN
Co-Investigators:  Ashwani Chhibber, MD; David Webster, RPh, MSBA; Gail Ingersoll, EdD, RN, FAAN, FNAP; Vickie Lauffer, BS, RN; Eloise Prostka, BS, RN; Theresa Carter, MS, RN; Melodie Honsinger, BSN, RN; Cheryl Schottin, RN, CAPA; Mary Jo Pires, RN; Dawn Smith, MS, RN, ACNP; Sandra Price, RN, BSN, CAPA; Mimi Maiuri, RN
  
Poster
TEMPORAL ARTERY THERMOMETRY USE IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS IN THE POST-ANESTHESIA CARE UNIT
  Primary Investigators:  Lisa Fratto, BSN, RN, CPN; Kristen Hogan, BSN, RN;
Kristen Kenney, BSN, RN
  
Poster
ARE POSTOPERATIVE ADULT PATIENTS’ THERMAL COMFORT RATINGS AND TEMPORAL ARTERY THERMOMETER READINGS ACCURATE INDICES FOR IDENTIFYING HYPOTHERMIA?
  Primary Investigator:  Elizabeth H. Winslow, PhD, RN, FAAN
Co-Investigators:  Susan K. Cooper, BSN, RN, CPAN; Dianne M. Haws, ADN, RN, CNOR; Julie P. Balluck, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CPAN; Carol M. Jones, MS, RN, CPAN, CN IV; Elizabeth C. Morse, BSN RN CPAN, Peri-Anesthesia Clinical Educator; Terri D. Edwards, BSN, RN, Nurse Manager, Day Surgery, Pre Admit Testing; Patricia A. Kelly, DNP, APRN, CNS, AOCN®, Nursing Research/Evidence Based Practice Facilitator
  
Poster
THE IMPACT OF THE USE OF PADDLE PAGERS ON FAMILY MEMBER ANXIETY DURING THE INTRAOPERATIVE PERIOD
  Primary Investigator:  Michael Tagadaya, RN, MS
Co-Investigators:  Rosana Macapobre, RN; Ellen Rich, PhD, RN, FAANP; Joseph Bosco, MD
 
Poster
THE EFFECTS OF MUSIC ON THE SURGICAL PATIENT FOR POSTOPERATIVE PAIN MANAGEMENT
  Primary Investigator:  Deana Bynum, RN, MSN, FNP-BC
  
Poster
EVALUATION OF CONTROLLED BREATHING WITH OR WITHOUT PEPPERMINT AROMATHERAPY FOR POSTOPERATIVE NAUSEA AND/OR VOMITING RELIEF
  Primary Investigator:  Debra Sites, MHA, RN
Co-Investigators:  Nancy Johnson, BSN, RN; Jacqueline Miller, MSN, RN, NE-BC; Pauline Torbush, RN, CAPA; Tara Fox, MSN, CRNA; Janis Hardin, BSN, RN
  
Poster
IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ASPAN EVIDENCED – BASED CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR THE PREVENTION AND/OR MANAGEMENT OF PONV/PDNV IN AN AMBULATORY SURGICAL POPULATION
  Primary Investigator:  Corey R. Peterson, MSN, CRNA; Lisa Stephens, MN, CRNA
Co-Investigators:  Vallire D. Hooper, PhD, RN, CPAN, FAAN; Marguerite Murphy, DNP, RN; Christian C. Apfel, MD, PhD
  
Poster
A PSYCHOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF THE AMBULATORY SURGERY INVENTORY OF NAUSEA, VOMITING, AND RETCHING (AS-INVR)
  Primary Investigator:  Jan Odom-Forren, PhD, RN, CPAN, FAAN
  
Poster
MEASURING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF RISK ASSESSMENT AND SCOPOLAMINE INTERVENTION ON POST-OPERATIVE NAUSEA AND VOMITING
  Primary Investigator:  Gerianne W. Thayer, BSN, RN
Co-Investigator:  Carolyn Bik, MSN, RN
  
Poster
AGREEMENT BETWEEN TEMPORAL ARTERY, ORAL, AND AXILLARY TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENTS IN THE PERIOPERATIVE PERIOD
  Primary Investigator:  Lynn Barringer, BSN, RN, CEN
Co-Investigators:  Cheryl Evans, BSN, RN, CAPA; Lori Ingram, MSN, RN, CNOR; Patrice Tisdale, MSN, RN, CNOR; Susan Watson, BSN, RN, CAPA; Janice Janken, PhD, RN
 
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