2021 Research/EBP/QI Abstracts

ASPAN's 40th National Virtual Conference
April 25-29, 2021

Perioperative Observation Impact on Student Perception of RN Role and Safety Practices
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Contact:  Mary Doerner DNP RN CPAN CAPA
University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN

The Analgesic Properties of a Music Intervention in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit
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Contact:  Anna Lee Sigueza MSN RN CPAN NE-BC
Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Post Anesthesia Care Unit Nurses’ Experience Caring for Opioid Tolerant Patients
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Contact:  Nancy Preston RN BSN CEN
University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, TN

The Johns Hopkins Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Model: Weinberg Perianesthesia Interventions for a Healing Environment
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Contact:  Maria Liza Anicoche MSN RN ACNS-BC CAPA CPAN
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Discharge Instructions - Who, What, When and Where: The Development of a Discharge Liaison Role to Improve the Patient Experience and Discharge Planning Process Post-Operatively
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Contact:  Marlo Justesen BSN RN MSHA CPAN CNML
Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Orlando, FL

Incidence of Post-Anesthesia Symptoms, Surgical Events and Length of Stay for Surgical Oncology Outpatients
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Contact:  Linda Bloom MPA RN OCN
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Reducing Symptomatic Postoperative Hypotension in the Extended Stay Patient
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Contact:  Trisha Livesay RN BSN
Beltway Surgery Center - Indiana University Health, Indianapolis, IN

Opioid Use and Extended Stays in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) 
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Contact:  Cristina Smith BSN RN CPAN
The Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ

Benefits of Passive Warming on Surgical Patients Undergoing Regional Anesthetic Procedures
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Contact:  Amy K. Williams DNP RN CPAN
Union University College of Nursing, Hendersonville, TN

An Evidence-Based Approach to Nursing Recognition and Management of Early Sepsis in Percutaneous Transhepatic Biliary Drainage (PTBD)
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Contact:  Marifi Castillo BSN RN CAPA
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Standardizing Care for Patients with Insulin Pumps
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Contact:  Denise Cody MSN RN CPAN
New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA

Comparative Study on Intravenous Catheter Insertion Pain control, Anxiety, and Satisfaction in Adult Same Day Surgery Patient; Using a Vibrating, Cold Device or Traditional Local Anesthetics Intradermal Injection
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Contact:  Dawnmarie Devito MSN Ed. RN CPAN
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick, NJ

Implementing an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Joint Replacement Program in a Small Acute Hospital Using a Multi-Disciplinary Approach
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Contact:  Michelle Marmol MSN BSN RN PCCN PHN
Casa Colina Hospital and Centers for Rehabilitation, Pomona, CA

Enhance RN Initiated Family Update in PACU During the Covid Pandemic
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Contact:  Xiao Wang RN CPAN MSN/MS
UCSF Health Moffit Long Hospital, San Francisco, CA

Implementing Perioperative Evidence-Based Interventions for OSA: Increasing Risk Awareness, Enhancing Patient Care
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Contact:  Jodi Heth RN BSN CAPA
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA

A Piercing Paradigm: A Healthcare Provider’s Guide to the Care of Individuals with Body Piercing and Body Modifications
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Contact:  Michael Ham MSN RN CCRN CPAN
Main Line Health, Paoli Hospital, Paoli, PA

The Rolling Refresher Cart: Improving the Level of Preparedness in PACU Nurses in Caring for Patients and their Specialized Surgical Drains
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Contact:  Charisse Murakami MSN RN CPAN
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Aromatherapy to The Rescue for Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting
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Contact:  Ursula Mellinger BSN RN CPAN CAPA
UPMC Shadyside, Pittsburgh, PA

Implementation of Strategies to Reduce Improper Disposal of Opioids Following Orthopedic Surgery: A Pilot Study
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Contact:  Jacob J. Schaefer BS
Revo Health, Golden Valley, MN

Optimizing Thymoglobulin Administration: A Care Bundle Approach
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Contact:  Maria Saraceni BSN RN CPAN
New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

Multidisciplinary Approach to Reduce OR Delay and Cancellations Due to Covid-19 Testing
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Contact:  Jin Huang RN MSN OCN
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Postdischarge Nausea and Vomiting Risk Assessment in Breast and Gynecological Surgical Patients
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Contact:  Nicole Grass DNP CRNA
Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Ambulatory Perioperative Services Wheels to Wheel
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Contact:  Kathleen Vega MSN RN CAPA
Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ

Monitoring QTc in Pediatric Patients Who Receive Low Dose IV Haloperidol in the PACU for Post-operative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV)
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Contact:  Crystal Stroh MSN RN CPN
Boston Children’s Hospital PACU, Boston, MA

“BLOCKED” Sign to Prevent Patient Falls Due to Peripheral Nerve Blocks
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Contact:  Barbara Robeniol BSN RN CAPA
Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA

Increasing Perianesthesia Nurse Competency in Selected Critical Care Modalities
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Contact:  Anissa Rachel Edmondson Christian BSN RN CAPA
The University of Kansas Health System, Kansas City, KS

Utilizing Technology to Automate and Standardize Patient Discharge Education
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Contact:  Sarah Wente PhD RN-BC
M Health Fairview, Burnsville, MN

The Effects of Music Intervention on Pain and Anxiety in the Immediate Postoperative Period in Adults Undergoing Total Knee Arthroplasty and Total Hip Arthroplasty
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Contact:  Peggy Olsen BS BSN RN CPAN
Providence Portland Medical Center, Portland, OR

Predicting Risk for Opioid-Induced Sedation and Respiratory Depression in Hospitalized Patients
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Contact:  Alison Partridge PhD RN CPAN
Roper St. Francis Healthcare, Charleston, SC

Leveraging Community Partnerships and Education to Improve the Safe Use, Storage and Disposal of Opioids 
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Contact:  Alison Partridge PhD RN CPAN
Roper St. Francis Healthcare, Charleston, SC

Perianesthesia Nurses’ Knowledge, Attitude, and Intention to Promote Safe Use, Storage, and Disposal of Opioids
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Contact:  Jan Odom-Forren PhD RN CPAN FASPAN FAAN
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Enhancing the Use of Opioid Sparing Protocol in the PACU
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Contact:  Analissa Chavez MS FNP-BC RN-BC CCRN CPAN
NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, New York, NY

Improving Discharge Phone Call Compliance
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Contact:  Caitlin Moran MBA BSN RN
New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY

Enhancing Patient Recall of Anesthesia Side Effects with “Mugshots”
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Contact:  Lynda Schoppe MSN RN CNOR CAPA CNEcl
St. David’s South Austin Medical Center (SAMC), Austin, TX

#KnockTheNausea: Use of Aromatherapy in the Pediatric Perianesthesia Care Unit
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Contact:  Mary Daugherty BSN RN CPAN
C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital - Michigan Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI

Parent Acceptability and Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine to Manage Children’s Post-Tonsillectomy Pain
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Contact:  Molly Napier MSN RN
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

Changing the Culture: Introducing Fledgling Nurses into an Exclusively Experienced Crew
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Contact:  Lisa Wood RN BSN CPAN CAPA
University of Rochester Medical Center’s Post Anesthesia Care Unit, Rochester, NY