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2014 Research and EBP Abstracts

ASPAN's 33rd National Conference
April 27 -  May 1, 2014, Las Vegas, Nevada


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
HOW DO FAMILIES OF SURGICAL PATIENTS PERCEIVE COMMUNICATION OF THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS’ SURGICAL STATUS?
  Primary Investigator:  Antoinette Zito, MSN, RN, CPAN
Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital, Mayfield Heights, Ohio
Co-Investigators:  Amy Berardinelli, MSN, BS, RN; Jeanne Sorrell, PhD, RN
  
Poster
EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE:   AROMATHERAPY USE FOR THE TREATMENT OF POST OPERATIVE NAUSEA AND VOMITING (PONV)
  Primary Investigator:  Andrea M. Blust, BSN, RN
Wellspan Health, Gettysburg Hospital, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Co-Investigators:  Barbara Buchko, DNP, RNC-MNN; Marlene Crouse, BSN, RN, NE-BC; Jane Reed, RN; Jennifer Reisinger, BSN, RN; Kimberly Shank, BSN, RN
 
Oral and Poster
INCIDENCE AND RISK FACTORS FOR EMERGENCE AND PACU DELIRIUM
  Primary Investigator:  Elizabeth Card, RN, CPAN, CCRP
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee
Co-Investigators:  Donna Nelson, RN, CAPA; Christine Tomes, RN; Cathy Lee, RN, BSN, CAPA/CPAN, CCRN; Jeannie Woods, RN, MSN; Christopher Hughes, MD; Pratik Pandharipande, MD, MSCI
 
Poster
WHAT A PAIN IN THE NECK
  Primary Investigator:  Steven Klintworth, RN
Vanderbilt Medical Center Nashville, Tennessee
Co-Investigators:  Mary Hamilton-Chestnut RN, FNP-C; Elizabeth Card, RN, CPAN, CCRP
 
Poster
IMPLEMENTATION OF OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA SCREENING IN PRE-OPERATIVE AREAS
  Primary Investigator:  Carla Alexander, MSNEd, RN
Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, Arkansas
Co-Investigators:  Carnita Evans, MSNEd, RN; Casey McCrotty, BSN, RN; Brandi Gause, BSN, RN; Michelle Moore, MSN MHA, RN; Sheila Cox Sullivan, PhD RN
  
Oral and Poster
AN EXPLORATION OF THE DURATION OF SELF-SELECTED MUSIC IN REDUCING PREOPERATIVE ANXIETY
  Primary Investigator:  Sylva McClurkin, RN, MSN, CAPA
St. Luke’s Medical Center, Houston, Texas
Co-Investigators:  Claudia Smith, PhD, RN, NE-BC; Charito Espiritu, RN, BSN, CAPA; Lillian Bailey, RN, BSN, CAPA; Simin Ansari, RN, BSN, CAPA; Meggie Kwan, RN, BSN, CAPA
 
Oral and Poster
INTERRUPTIONS IN PREANESTHESIA NURSING WORKFLOW: A PILOT STUDY OF PEDIATRIC PATIENT SAFETY
  Primary Investigator:  Heidi M. Filer, BSN, RN, CAPA
University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio
Co-Investigators:   Brooke L. Beringuel, BSN, RN, CAPA; Kathleen M. Frato, MSN, RN, CAPA; Mary K. Anthony, PhD, RN, CS
 
Oral and Poster
IMPROVING POSTOPERATIVE PAIN MANAGEMENT IN ORTHOPEDIC TOTAL JOINT SURGICAL PATIENTS WITH OPIOID TOLERANCE USING THE IOWA MODEL OF EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE
  Primary Investigator:  Kathleen Doi, APRN, MS, CNS
Kaiser Moanalua Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii
Co-Investigators:  Gregory Gibbons, BSN, CCRN, CPAN, CAPA; Rosanne Shimoda, RN
 
Poster
SAY NO TO PNEUMONIA: IMPROVING PNEUMOCOCCAL RATES IN A PRE-SURGICAL TESTING SETTING
  Primary Investigators: Julie Jackson, RN, CAP IV; Deborah Hodges BSN, RN, CAPA
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke, Virginia
Co-Investigators: Rebecca Clark, PhD, RN; Brenda Gilliam BA, RN, CAPA
 
Poster
THE EFFICACY OF AROMATHERAPY IN THE TREATMENT OF POST-DISCHARGE NAUSEA IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING OUTPATIENT ABDOMINAL SURGERY
  Primary Investigator:  Laura Mcilvoy, PhD, RN, CCRN, CNRN
Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services, New Albany, Indiana
Co-Investigators:  Linda Richmer, BSN, RN, CPAN; Deborah Kramer, ASN, RN; Rita Jackson, BSN, RN; Leslee Shaffer, BSN, RN
  
Poster
QUANTIFY AGREEMENT BETWEEN NON-INVASIVE TEMPERATURE DEVICES
  Primary Investigator: Barbara U. Ochampaugh, RN, BSN, CPAN
St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany, New York
Co-Investigators: Deborah Marra, RN, BSN, CPAN; Jeff Stone, RN 
 
Poster
THE SILENT BREATHE:  POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS IN THE SLEEP APNEA POPULATION
  Primary Investigator:  Barbara U. Ochampaugh, RN, BSN, CPAN, Level IV
St. Peter's Health Care Services Albany New York
Co-Investigator:  Deborah Marra, RN, BSN, CPAN, Level III
 
Poster
EFFECTIVENESS OF THE MESKO-ELIADES PAIN AREA LOCATOR TOOL TO ASSESS PAIN LOCATION IN CHILDREN
  Primary Investigator:  Phyllis J. Mesko, RN, CPN
Akron Children’s Hospital, Akron, Ohio
Co-Investigator:  Aris Eliades, PhD, RN, CNS
 
Poster
PERI-OPERATIVE HYPOTHERMIA: ACTIVE VS PASSIVE WARMING
  Primary Investigators:  Jenise Rice, MSN, RN, CPAN
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
Co-Investigators:  Karen Salinas, BSN, RN, CPAN; Kate Mask, MSN, RN, CPAN; Elsy Puthenparampil, MSN, RN-BC, CPAN 
 
Oral and Poster
EFFECT OF AN INDIVIDUALIZED INSTRUCTION FORM ON PATIENT KNOWLEDGE OF PERIOPERATIVE ANTICOAGULANT AND/OR ANTIPLATELET MEDICATION
  Primary Investigators:  Carolyn Scratchard, RN, MSN-NSA; Angela Jones, RN, BSN(c), CAPA
Cooper University Hospital – Voorhees Surgical Center, Voorhees, New Jersey
 
Poster
THE ASSESSMENT OF PEDIATRIC POST-OPERATIVE PAIN AND ITS TRANSLATION INTO PRACTICE
  Primary Investigator:  Kelly Ann Zazyczny, RN, MSN, CPN
Patient Care Manager Pediatric Unit, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Co-Investigators:  Kathy Irwin, RN, BSN; Patricia Snyder, RN, BSN, CAPA; Sara J. Reeder, PhD, RN; Michael Chernick, PhD
 
Poster
EXAMINING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF CONTROLLED BREATHING, WITH OR WITHOUT AROMATHERAPY, IN THE TREATMENT OF POSTOPERATIVE NAUSEA IN FEMALE PATIENTS UNDERGOING OUTPATIENT LAPAROSCOPIC PROCEDURES
  Primary Investigators:  Melissa Thomas, BSN, RN, CAPA; Holli Roberts, MSN, RN; Sandy Williams, AD, RN; M. Imelda Wright, BSN, RN, CNOR; Sherill Nones Cronin, PhD, RN-BC; Jan Odom-Forren, PhD, RN, CPAN, FAAN
Baptist Health Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
 
Oral and Poster
AN EXPLORATION OF THE INCIDENCE OF UNPLANNED PERIOPERATIVE HYPOTHERMIA (UPH) AND SURGICAL SITE INFECTION (SSI) IN THE AMBULATORY SURGICAL PATIENT:  A PILOT STUDY
  Primary Investigator:  Vallire D. Hooper, PhD, RN, CPAN, FAAN
Mission Health System, Asheville, North Carolina
Co-Investigator:  Sheri Denslow, PhD, MPH 
 
Poster
“TO SEE WITH MY OWN EYES":  IMPACT OF A PHASE I FAMILY VISIT IN THE POST-ANESTHESIA CARE UNIT (PACU) ON SELECTED PATIENT AND FAMILY OUTCOMES
  Primary Investigator:  Katherine Smith, RN, BSN
Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, Illinois
Co-investigators:  Wanda Ellenburg, RN, MSN/MHA, CPAN; Rita Gill, RN, BSN; Kim Spiegel-Thayer, RN, BSN; Lea Anderson, RN, BSN; M. Cecilia Wendler, RN, PhD, NE-BC
 
Poster
EFFECTS OF P6 STIMULATION IN POST-OPERATIVE NAUSEA AND VOMITING IN LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMY PATIENTS
  Primary Investigators:  Karen L. Carr, RN, BSN; Faith E. Johnson, RN, BSN, CPAN
Winter Haven Hospital, Winter Haven, Florida
Co-Investigators:  Charbel A. Kenaan, MD; Donald Nettlow, MD; Dale Wickstrom, DO; Jordan Eckert, MD; Dominic Ottaiano, MD; Enrique Puig, MD; Michael Simon, MD; Jorge Villarreal, MD; (Winter Haven Hospital Department of Anesthesiology); John Welton, PhD, RN (Dean of Nursing, Florida Southern College)
 
Poster
SLEEP APNEA:  A WAKE UP CALL…FOR NURSES
  Primary Investigator:  Janice Wilsey, BS, RN-BC
St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany, New York
Co-Investigators:  Marilyn LaParl, BS, RN-BC; Rosemarie Casale, BS, NE-BC; Lauren Adamczyk, BS, RN-BC; Andrea McCarthy, AD, RN; Theresa Legnard, BS, RN; Allison Whiting, AD, RN; Morgan Williams, AD, RN; Carole Wickham, DNS, CNS-BC
 
Poster
A FEASIBILITY STUDY USING THE ESSENTIAL OIL LAVENDER TO REDUCE PREOPERATIVE ANXIETY IN FEMALES UNDERGOING BREAST SURGERY
  Primary Investigators:  Maggie Colabuono, RN, BSN, CPAN, CAPA; Jackie Murauski, RN, MSN, APN, CNS, CCRN, CPAN; Patrice Stephens, RN, MSN, APN, AOCN
Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, Illinois
Co-Investigators:  Dr. Adam Riker, MD, Dawn Corey, RN; Christine Danielski, RN, ADN, CAPA; Joann Quinn, RN, BSN, CAPA; Linda Sobek, RN, BSN
 
Poster
EFFECTS OF AN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM ON PERCEIVED VALUE AND BARRIERS TO CERTIFICATION
  Primary Investigator:  Carol Pehotsky, MSN, RN, CPAN, ACNS-BC
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Co-Investigators:  James F. Bena, MS; Shannon M. Morrison, MS; Nancy M. Albert PhD, CCNS, CCRN, NE-BC; Victoria L. Butler, MS, RN, CNOR, FACHE, NE-BC
 
Poster
PROSPECTIVE EVIDENCE ON THE USE OF CLINICAL INDICATORS AS DISCHARGE CRITERIA IN PERIANESTHESIA PHASE II RECOVERY
  Primary Investigator:  Aletha Rowlands, PhD, RN, CNOR
West Virginia University School of Nursing; Morgantown, West Virginia
Co-Investigators:  Raquel Evans, BSN, RN; Stacy Ross, BSN, RN; Tracy Underwood, BSN, RN, CPAN; Hassan Ramadan, MD, MSc, FACS
 
Poster
EVALUATION OF A NEW PREOPERATIVE TEACHING TOOL FOR OUTPATIENTS WITH DIABETES:  RESULTS FROM 1,324 ENCOUNTERS FOR EYE SURGERY AT A TERTIARY FACILITY
  Primary Investigator:  Guy de L Dear, MB, FRCA, Department of Anesthesiology
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
Co-Investigators:  Elizabeth G. Callis, RN, BSN, Perioperative Services; Lillian F. Lien, MD; Sarah Gauger, MSN, FNP-BC, ADM-BC, Department of Endocrinology
   

 
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