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2016 Research and EBP Abstracts

ASPAN's 35th National Conference

April 10-14, 2016, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Oral and Poster
EARLY ORAL PAIN MEDICATIONS AND THE EFFECTS ON LENGTH OF STAY


Primary Investigator:  Dana Raines MSN RN CAPA
Mission Health, Asheville, North Carolina
Co-Investigator:  Vallire Hooper PhD RN CPAN FAAN

Oral and Poster
THE EFFECT OF ESSENTIAL OILS ON PERCEIVED STRESS OF NURSING STAFF IN THE HOLDING ROOM

Primary Investigator:  Juli Reynolds BSN RN
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee
Co-Investigators:  Elizabeth Card MSN APRN FNP-BC CPAN CCRP, Christine Tomes RN MSN CPAN

Oral and Poster
USING PREOPERATIVE ORAL ACETAMINOPHEN FOR CHILDREN UNDERGOING MYRINGOTOMY AND TUBE PLACEMENT

  Primary Investigator:  Megan Lee RN
University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa
Co-Investigators:  Kathy Koehler RN, Donna Brimeyer RN BSN CAPA, Donna Dolezal RN MSN CPAN CAPA

Oral and Poster
OPTIMAL FREQUENCY OF VITAL SIGNS DURING THE FIRST HOUR OF THE POST ANESTHESIA RECOVERY PERIOD
  Primary Investigator:  Christina Gravalese MSN RN NE-BC
Detroit Receiving Hospital, Detroit, Michigan
Co-Investigators:  Jennifer Meitzner BSN RN, Kim Rodrigues RN, Charlene Staddon BSN RN, Michelle Tucker

Oral and Poster
USE OF A PREOPERATIVE ASSESSMENT TOOL TO IDENTIFY SURGICAL PATIENTS AT RISK FOR POSTOPERATIVE PAIN MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES
  Primary Investigator:  Laurie Cushman BSN RN CPAN
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC
Co-Investigators:  Linda Bowles RN CPAN, Elizabeth Schroeder BSN RN CCRN, Florence Mwangi PharmD

Poster
SCRATCHING THE SURFACE: PREVENTION OF CORNEAL ABRASION IN THE PACU
  Primary Investigators:  Katelyn Lillienthal RN, Anna Mae Josue RN BSN CPAN, Mark Templonuevo RN, Staci Eguia MSN RN CCRN
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
Co-Investigators:  Soo OK RN BSN CPAN, Cori Kopecky MSN RN OCN, Elizabeth Trejo RN, Miguel Laxa RN, Julia Fulton RN

Poster
STETHOSCOPE DISINFECTION: CAN WE BETTER OUR PRACTICE?
  Primary Investigators:  Sasha Ramirez BSN RN, Staci Eguia MSN RN CCRN, Sara Abbasi BSN RN, Joy White BSN RN
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
Co-Investigators:  Cori Kopecky MSN RN OCN, Soo OK BSN RN CPAN

Poster
THE EFFECTS OF PRAYER AS A COPING STRATEGY FOR NURSES
  Primary Investigator:  Cindy Cain MS, RN
Southern Nazarene University, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Poster
AN EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE PRESCREENING STUDY ON OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA: TRANSLATING THE EVIDENCE TO PRACTICE

  Primary Investigator:  Myrna Mamaril MS RN CPAN CAPA FAAN
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland
Co-Investigators:  Patricia Ryan MSN MHA RN, Elizabeth Lada Morse DM MSN MPA RN NEA-BC, Bonnie Shope MS RN CPAN

Poster
IN ADULT DAYSTAY PATIENTS UNDERGOING GYNECOLOGICAL SURGERY WITH GENERAL ANESTHESIA, DOES A GREATER LENGTH OF NPO STATUS INCREASE POST OPERATIVE NAUSEA AND VOMITING?
  Primary Investigator:  Nancy Falvey RN Level IV BSN CAPA
Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts
Co-investigators:  Lori Clarke Level III BSN RN CAPA, Ann Marie Culver RN Level III CAPA, Alison Colburn RN Level IV BS CAPA

Poster
A TIME TO TEACH: WOULD GIVING DISCHARGE INSTRUCTIONS PREOPERATIVELY IMPROVE PATIENT SATISFACTION IN OUTPATIENT SURGERY?
  Primary Investigator:  Jennifer D. Rice BSN RN CPAN CAPA
Medical Center of Lewisville, Lewisville, Texas

Poster
DEVELOPMENT OF AN AT RISK SCREENING TOOL FOR EMERGENCY EVENTS AFTER POST ANESTHESIA CARE UNIT (PACU) DISCHARGE

  Primary Investigator:  Deidra Glisson RN MSN MBA NE-BC
Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, Illinois
Co-Investigators:  Jill Chamberlain RN MS CNE CHSE, Theresa Jones RN CCRN, Wanda Ellenburg RN MSN MHA CPAN, Dorinda Jeffers RN BSN, Vince Kodatt RN, Geri Kirkbride RN PhD CENP CPPS, Yvonne Schmudde RN MS CCRN, Kris Reichert RN BSN

Poster
THE EFFECTS OF EARLY FAMILY VISITATION IN THE POST-ANESTHESIA CARE UNIT (PACU) ON POSTOPERATIVE ANXIETY
  Primary Investigators:  Ana Carolina Baptista-Wise RN, Tiffany Kocher BSN RN
Xavier University School of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio

Poster
THE KNOWN OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA (OSA) PATIENT IN THE PERI-OPERATIVE SETTING
  Primary Investigators:  Carolyn Merriman BSN RNC-OB C-EFM CPAN, Elizabeth Maguire BSN RN
Highland Hospital, Rochester, New York
Co-Investigators:  Heather Allerton PA, Erika Bianchi PA, Alan Curle MD, Melissa Evans BSN RN NE-BC, Lael Forbes MD, Mary Beth Kulig BSN RN CMSRN, Sara LaCava BSN RN CPAN CAPA, Dianne Lysarz BSN RN CPAN CAPA, Jamie Philpott BSN MS R, NE-BC, Gregory Previte MD, Rebecca Stanton BSN RN ONC,  Lisa Wall RRT/RT, Brian Thomas DO

Poster
NURSE PERCEPTION OF A PAIN AREA LOCATION TOOL
  Primary Investigator:  Laura DiGeronimo, Walsh University Nursing Student, Student Researcher
Akron Children’s Hospital, Akron, Ohio
Co-Investigators:  Phyllis J. Mesko RN CPN, Aris Beoglos Eliades PhD RN CNS

Poster
A PROSPECTIVE STUDY COMPARING THE STANDARD OF CARE TO ACTIVE WARMING AND ADMINISTERING WARMED FLUIDS PREOPERATIVELY TO PREVENT POSTOPERATIVE HYPOTHERMIA
  Primary Investigator:  Alison Partridge RN MSN CPAN
Roper St. Francis Healthcare Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital, Charleston, South Carolina
Co-Investigators:  Jennifer Vieau RN MSN MHA CNOR, Christina Crook RN-BC
Consultants: Winnie Hennessy PhD RN CHPN, Bonnie Dumas PhD, Statistician 

Poster
THE EFFECT OF THE USE OF A SIMPLIFIED RISK ASSESSMENT TOOL ON POST OPERATIVE NAUSEA AND VOMITING
  Primary Investigator:  Margaret Jackson BSN RN CPAN BC Pain Management
Main Line Health System, Paoli Hospital, Paoli, Pennsylvania
Main Line Health Nursing Research
Consultant at time of study: Sara Reeder PhD, Professor Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania

Poster
DOES SITE MATTER?  COMPARING PATIENT COMFORT AND ACCURACY OF BLOOD GLUCOSE SAMPLES TAKEN FROM THE FINGER AND PALM OF ADULT DIABETIC PATIENTS IN THE PREOPERATIVE SETTING
  Primary Investigator:  Clara Winfield BSN RN CAPA
University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia
Co-Investigators:  Paula Schenck RN, Lisa Farmer BSN RN CAPA, David Pollak RN, Patty Finneran BSN RN, Paige Nealy RN, Cynthia McCaskill BSN RN CAPA

Poster
ANALYSIS OF POST OPERATIVE NAUSEA AND VOMITING IN THE POST ANESTHESIA CARE UNIT
  Primary Investigator:  Alison Partridge RN MSN CPAN
Roper St. Francis Healthcare Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital, Charleston, South Carolina
Co-Investigators:  Suzanne Hunnicutt RN BSN CPAN, Carol Walker RN-BC BSN CPAN, Christina Crook RN-BC, Shelley Stinson RN BSN CPAN
Consultants: Winnie Hennessy PhD RN CHPN and Bonnie Dumas PhD, Statistician 

Poster
A MULTIDISCIPLINARY EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROTOCOL TO REDUCE POSTOPERATIVE NAUSEA IN THE BARIATRIC SURGERY PATIENT

  Primary Investigator:  Andrea Mason RN MSN CNS
Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, California
Co-Investigators: Trisha Arellano RN BSN, Danya Egger RN BSN, Michelle Giralao RN BSN, Stephanie Keeth RN MSN ACNP-BC CNS, Maureen Macatula RN BSN, Amelia Tiefenthaler RN BSN

Poster
THE EFFECTS OF A SURGICAL VIRTUAL TOUR ON ADULT PREOPERATIVE ANXIETY AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE SURGICAL PROCESS
  Primary Investigator:  Deborah Cutrona MSN RN CCRN
Cooper University Hospital, Camden, New Jersey
Co-Investigators:  Jane Greene-Ryan PHD RN, Mary Ellen Bednar MSN RN CPAN, Christine Albano RN CCRN CPAN, Linda Sullivan BA RN CCRN CPAN, Carla Stillwell BSN RN, Lisa Geoghegan BSN RN CAPA, Lisa Passero BSN RN, Sandra Baldwin-Pitera BSN RN, Stephanie Crumb BSN RN, Tara Wilkinson RN, Stacey Baker BS RN

Poster
YOUR CHILD’S SURGICAL PASSPORT

  Primary Investigator:  Jennifer Boyer BSN RN CEN
Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware
Co-Investigators:  Paula L. Casini BSN RN CPAN, Susan L. Weaver MSN APN PCNS-BC CPN CPAN

Poster
PERIPHERAL NERVE BLOCK USES IN THE PERIANESTHESIA SETTING FOR HIP AND KNEE SURGERIES: AN INTEGRATIVE REVIEW
  Primary Investigator:  Tara Clinding MSN RN CCRN CPAN
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina, and Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
Co-Investigator:  Meshell Morrison BS

Poster
PERCEPTIONS OF HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS REGARDING OPTIMAL LENGTH OF SMOKING CESSATION FOR ADULT PATIENTS PRIOR TO AN ELECTIVE SURGERY
  Primary Investigators:  Kim Barker ADN RN CAPA, Teresa Morgan BSN RN CAPA, Rebecca Waters ADN RN CAPA
CaroMont Regional Medical Center, Gastonia, North Carolina

Poster
IS A STANDARD OF CARE FOR PATIENTS WITH OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA AN EFFECTIVE TOOL IN PROVIDING SAFE OUTCOMES IN PACU?
  Primary Investigators:  Jill Setaro MSN RN CPAN, Thomas Corrado MD, Ruth Reinsel PhD, Dana Brun RN CPAN, Deborah Richman MD, Mary Connolly RN, Katelyn Shirlow MSN RN CCRN, Cathy Resnick RN, JoAnn Venezia RN CPAN, John K Fitzpatrick, Pre Med SUNY Buffalo
Stony Brook Medicine, Depts of Nursing and Anesthesiology, Stony Brook, New York
   


 
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