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2019 Celebrate Successful Practices Abstracts

ASPAN's 38th National Conference
May 5-9, 2019, Nashville, Tennessee

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Assessment
 
Early Interventions:  Suicide Assessment Education in the Post-Operative Environment
pdf of Poster Board
  Team Leaders:  Lauren Mills BSN RN BC, Brittany Bruhns BSN RN
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
Team Members:  Dwayne Brown BSN RN CPAN, Staci Eguia MSN RN CCRN, Mark Templonuevo BSN RN
 
Special Needs Assessment and Plan (SNAP) for Perioperative Patients on the Autism Spectrum and Other Developmental Disabilities
pdf of Poster
  Team Leader: Geraldine delos Santos MSN RN CPAN
Memorial Hermann Hospital-Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas
Team Members: Jo-Lynn McDaniel RN CPAN, Heather Brandon BSN RN CPN,Angela Clanahan BSN RN CPN, Giovaana Trainor BS CCLS, Sheri Ermis RN CAPA, Melissa Webber RN, Lisa Regalado BSN, RN
 
A Risk-based Perioperative Bladder Management Guideline Based on Post-Operative Urinary Retention (POUR) Risk Factors
pdf of Poster
  Team Leader:  Karin Conklin MSN RN CAPA
UW Health at The American Center, Madison, Wisconsin
Team Members:  Karen Bauer BSN RN CNOR, Kevin Colwin BSN RN CCRN, Kira DeBels BSN RN CNRN, Tricia Ejzak MSN RN CNOR, Michael Ford MD, Michael Garren MD FACS, Gabrielle Hatas BSN RN CAPA, M. Hiram Moretta MSN CRNA, Penny Marsch RN, Kelly Quade BSN RN MSRN
 
Riding the (end) Tidal Wave to CO2 Monitoring: Using Capnography for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Following Anesthesia
pdf of Poster
  Team Leader:  Kathryn Scully MSN RN CCRN CAPA
Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, Falls Church, Virginia
Team Members:  Sally Schermer MBA BSN RN CCRN CPAN CAPA, Erin Sever BSN RN, Adrian Jones BSN RN, Parul Shah RRT-NPS ACCS, Catherine Hodgkins MS CRNA, Elspeth Stanley MS CRNA, Jessica Dunn BSN RN DNP Student–George Mason University, Jennifer Rickerby MSN RN DNP Student–George Mason University
 
Improving Nursing Documentation of Surgical Site Wounds:  A Collaborative Effort to Promote Safe Patient Care Between OR and PACU
  Team Leader:  Maria Claveria BSN RN CPAN
Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
Team Members:  Lilibeth Agustin BSN RN CPAN, Maricris Molina BSN RN CPAN, Rusela DeSilva MSN RN CAPA, Tesha Seabra MSN RN CPAN
 
The Impact of Implementing an Epic ERAS Pathway to Improve Nursing Documentation Compliance
pdf of Poster
  Team Leaders:  Rose LaPlante RN MSN, Josette Renda RN BSN 
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
 
Assessing Available Pressure Injury Predictor Tools in the Peri-Operative Setting
pdf of Poster
  Team Leaders:  Cori Kopecky MSN RN OCN, Harjeet Kaur MSN RN CNL CMQ, Kevin Lim BSN RN CNOR, Cindy Segal PhD MSN RN, Ismail Abushaikha BBA, Lauren Gamble MPAS PA-C
The University of Texas at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
Team Members: Jaya Mathew RN PCCN, Sara John RN CCRN
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Communication
 
Collaborative Care of Patients During PACU Holds
  Team Leader:  Colleen M. Cummins MSN BBA RN CEN
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Team Members:  Jackie Bates MSN BA RN CMSRN NE-BC, Erica Stefanik MSN RN CPAN
 
Standardizing Handoff from OR to PACU
  Team Leader:  Christine Zoet Cajigal BSN RN CMSRN CPAN
Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
Team Members:  Rowena Cabunoc RN CCRN, Lini Thomas MSN RN CCRN CNRN, Joanna Pasion BSN RN CMSRN
 
Bedside Handoff Report to Improve Communication:  PACU and Receiving Medical/Surgical Unit
  Team Leader:  Michele Popik BSN RN
Cleveland Clinic Marymount Hospital, Garfield Heights, Ohio
Team Members:  Patricia Fritzsche BSN RN CAPA, Michele Hurless BSN RN
 
Post-Operative Phone Calls:  Does it Make a Difference to Patients?
  Team Leader:  Juanita Baroya MSN-PH RN CPAN
Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland
Team Members:  Tonya Hoffman MSN RN CNL, Connie Mackowiak BSN RN, Kristine O’Neill BSN RN CPAN, Nurse Manager
 
PACU Construction Survivor
  Team Leader: Kate Horner BSN RN CPAN
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Team Members: Erica Stefanik MSN RN CPAN, Jacqueline Bates MSN BA RN CMSRN NE-BC
 
Improved Perioperative Handoff Through Informatics
pdf of Poster
  Team Leaders:  Vicki Byas MSN RN, Cassandra Pryor RN
UChicago Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
Team Member:  Laura Martinez MSN RN
 
Standardized Handoff Report Using Electronic Medical Record
  Team Leaders:  Meredith Joyce RN BSN CPAN CAPA, Jackie Dols RN BSN CPAN
University of Minnesota Medical Center & Masonic Children’s Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Team Members:  Deborah Kozel RN BSN Senior Clinical Analyst, Sara Thul RN Nurse Manager, Juliann Paulisich RN MS CPAN Nurse Manager, Erin Hanson RN
 
A Unit Method of Changing Behavior Culture
pdf of Poster
  Team Leaders: Deborah L. Threats MDIV BSN RN CAPA CPAN, Anne M. Burke BS BSN RN CAPA
Georgetown University Hospital OR Holding Unit, Washington, DC
 
Implementing Guidelines for Updating Family of Patients in the PACU
  Team Leader:  Abigail Kathleen M. Acosta RN BSN CPAN CAPA
Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital, Salinas, California
Team Member:  Mario Zermeno RN BSN
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Safety
 
STOP!  In the Name of Safety… Implementing a Pause in PACU Handover
  Team Leaders:  Abigail Kathleen M. Acosta PACU RN BSN CPAN CAPA, Julie Mungridis AHN OR RN BSN CNOR (Perioperative Clinical Practice Council Co-Chairs)
Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital, Salinas, California
Team Members:  Frances Bullman OR RN MSN CNOR, Caroline Estrada PACU RN, Deborah Ralph AHN OPS RN, Heidi Phillips OPS RN, Susan Ruiz Endoscopy RN, Antonio Lira SSPD Tech, Kelly Marsh Hogue RN BSN MBA-HCM, Perioperative Services Director (Mentor)
 
Effectiveness of Multi-Modal Analgesia
pdf of Poster
  Team Leader:  Mary Torres RN MSN PHN CCRN
Kaiser Permanente-Zion Medical Center, San Diego, California
 
Changing Logistics of Emergency Equipment in Same Day Surgery
pdf of Poster
  Team Leader:  Lisa Law MSN RN
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Team Member:  Stacy Rice RN
 
Air-Assisted Transfer Device (AATD) Use for Pediatric Spinal Fusion Patients:  Improving Care
pdf of Poster
  Team Leader:  Brittany Walker BSN RN CAPA
University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital (SFCH), Iowa City, Iowa
Team Members:  Kristina Beachy MSN RN-BC CPAN, Stephanie Stewart PhD RNC-NIC
 
“I Feel Fine”:  Fall Preventative Measures in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
  Team Leader:  Rusela DeSilva MSN RN CAPA CPAN
Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
Team Members:  Tesha Seabra MSN RN CPAN, Lini Thomas MSN RN CCRN CNRN, Dawn Sullivan MSN RN CCRN, Joey Yap BSN RN CPAN, Siobhan McCourt BSN RN CCRN, Joan Riswold BSN RN CPAN, Robin Reidy MSN RN CCRN
 
Standardizing the Inpatient Pre-Op Process
pdf of Poster
  Team Leaders:  Tracy Herbert MSN RN CPN, Amber Senetza MSN RN CPN
Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona
Team Member:  Ashley Medl BSN RN CP
 
Overcoming Communication Barriers During the Pre-Procedure Evaluation
pdf of Poster
  Team Leader: Susan Croteau BSN RN CAPA
Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, Massachusetts
Team Members: Caroline Horgan MSN RN CPC and PPE Director, Lucy Milton MSN RN CPAN CAPA CPC and PPE CNS, Karen Parmenter MSN RN, Sharon Kelly-Sammon BSN RN CAPA, Joan Braccio BSN RN
 
Surgical Site Infection Reduction:  Through Povidone-Iodine Nasal Decolonization Prior to Surgery
pdf of Poster
  Team Leader:  Melissa S. Schmidt MSN CNL CPAN CAPA
VA Portland Health Care System, Portland, Oregon
Team Members:  Sherri Atherton MS RN CNS-BC CIC, Graeme N. Forrest MD MBBS, Christy Stewart PharmD
 
Revision and Organization of a PACU Emergent Intubation Toolbox to Facilitate Improved Patient Outcomes
  Team Leader:  Stephanie Quintavalle RN
Virtua Health, Voorhees, New Jersey
Team Members:  Linda Schiff BSN RN, Sandra Muckenfuss BSN RN
 
Reducing Day of Surgery Cancellations via Electronic Prescreening Tool
pdf of Poster
  Team Leaders:  Leticia Boutros MSN RN ACPNP CPNP-PC, Deanna Wofford BSN RN CAPA
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Team Members:  Sharee Anzaldo MS RN PHN CPN, Mike Rokovich BSN RN RNC-NIC
 
Seeing is Believing!  Putting the “SPARK” in You:  An Educational Pathway to Implementing a New Surgical Procedure in Perioperative Services
pdf of Poster
  Team Leaders:  Deanna Wofford BSN RN CAPA, Ashley Anderson BSN RN CNOR
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
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Staff Education
 
Standardized Orientation for Post-Operative Nurses
pdf of Poster
  Team Leader:  Deanna Wofford BSN RN CAPA
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Team Member:  Mira Ahn BSN RN PHN
 
ASPAN Your Mind
  Team Leader:  Katrina Push RN BSN CPAN
Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Team Members:  Toya Clemons MSN AGPCNP-BC, AAVAHCS PACU Staff
 
Collaboration and Success: One Team Moving Forward
pdf of Poster
  Team Leader:  Michelle Johann BSN RN PHN
City of Hope, Duarte, California
Team Members:  Peter Hirsch BSN RN CNOR, Ida Antonio MSN RN PHN CNOR CSSM NEA-BC, Kerry Caldwell MBA BSN RN CNOR
 
Mass Casualty Incident Response: Flexing PACU Muscles
pdf of Poster
  Team Leader:  Elizabeth Resweber MPH BSN CPAN
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Team Members:  Alya Nadji MPH(c), Aviva Mandel
 
Supporting Perianesthesia Nurses Throughout the Transition to One Cohesive Unit
  Team Leader:  Marie Courtney BSN RN CPAN CAPA
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Team Member:  Heather Murphy BSN RN CAPA
 
Respond, Intervene and Escalate: Acute Stroke Events in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit
pdf of Poster
  Team Leaders:  Lisa Jiang BSN RN, Heather Douglas BSN RN CNRN SCRN
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
Team Members:  Miguel Laxa BSN RN CPAN, Leena Mathew BSN RN, Sharon Sarmiento BSN RN, Kimberly Vanderhorst BSN RN CAPA, Elizabeth Vogler BSN RN PCCN
 
Improving Comfort Level of PACU Nurses During Intubation and Code Blue Emergencies
  Team Leader:  Janet Fricker BSN RN-BC CPAN
The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio
Team Members:  Emily Tirado BSN RN, Katelyn Jones BSN RN CCRN
 
Improving Work-life Balance in the PACU to Cultivate an Environment of Mindfulness While Building Nursing Resilience
  Team Leader:  Michelle P. Carter MA BSN RN CPAN
Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC
Team Member:  April Brown MSN BSN RN
 
“Wide-Eyed and Bushy Tailed”:  A Transition into PACU from the Perspective of a Newly Licensed Nurse
  Team Leader:  Kara Leigh MacLean BSN RN
Brigham and Women’s Hospital PACU, Boston, Massachusetts
Team Members:  Cara Bailey BSN RN, Holly Bourdon RN
 
PACU Stat!  Utilizing Low Fidelity Simulation to Enhance Teamwork and Build Confidence Among PACU Nurses during Crisis Situations
pdf of Poster
  Team Leader:  Rebecca Vincent RN BSN CPAN
University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York
Team Members:  Rebecca Vincent RN BSN CPAN, Beth McNeill MS EMT, Wendy Bernstein MD MBA FASA
 
Evidence Based Practice Education Initiative
  Team Leader:  Margaret Netti BSN RN CPAN
Michigan Medicine, East Ann Arbor Surgery Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Team Members:  Denise O’Brien DNP RN ACNS-BC CNS-C CPAN CAPA FAA FASPAN, Toni Szpara MSN RN ACNS-BC CNRN SCRN CCRN-K, Tracy Buetow MSN RN ANP-BC, Kristen Lemorie BSN RN CPAN
 
Implementation of a Cardiac Service Line
  Team Leaders:  Lauren Boston MSN RN PNP-PC, Leigh Ann Chadwell MSN RN NE-BC, Lacie Favret BSN RN CPN
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, Tennessee
Team Members:  Jessica Jolly BSN RN, Alison Israel BSN RN, Sarah Mitchum BSN RN, Rachel Mounts BSN RN CPN
 
Providing Comprehensive Care to Patients with Epidermolysis Bullosa in the Perioperative Environment
  Team Leader:  Emily Theis BSN RN
University of Minnesota Medical Center & Masonic Children’s Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Team Members:  Mary Briggs BAN RN CAPA, Gretchen Lilja BSN RN, Sarah Preusser MS PA-C, Elena Zupfer MD
 
Leadership of Perioperative Quality Improvement Council
  Team Leader:  Esther Lee MNP MBA RN CHEL
UC San Diego Health, San Diego, California
Team Members:  JoAnn Daugherty PhD RN CNL, Thomas Hamelin MBA DNP RN
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Processes
 
Reimagine Health Care Leadership, Challenges and Opportunities in the 21st Century
  Team Leader:  Esther Lee RN MBA MNP CHEL
UC San Diego Health, San Diego, California
Team Members:  Thomas Hamelin RN MBA DNP NEA-BC, JoAnn Daugherty RN PhD CNL
 
Visitation Guidelines in the PeriAnesthesia Setting:  From Evidence to Practice Change
  Team Leader: Antoinette A. Zito MSN RN CPAN
Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio
Team Members: Bridget Simpson RN CMSRN, Jennifer Spurlock BSN RN, Tammy DiCarlo RN CPAN, Jennifer Jones BSN RN, Ali Kalifoot RN, Amy Berardinelli DNP CPAN NE-BC
 
Measures to Reduce Airway Events in PACU
pdf of Poster
  Team Leader:  Staci Eguia MSN RN CCRN
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
Team Members: Jino Mathew BSN RN, Sherly Koshy BSN RN CVRN, Joy Manukot-Vito BSN RN CCRN, Jocelyn Roan BSN RN CPAN, Zosimo Tungpalan BSN RN CMSRN, Minaz Momin BSN RN BC,  Sheela Menezes MSN RN CMSRN, Kunjumol Saban MSN RN CCRN
 
“I’m a Same Day Surgery! Are you a Same Day Surgery? Who is a Same Day Surgery?” Streamlining the Same Day Surgery Workflow for Total Joints from a Preoperative Perspective
pdf of Poster
  Team Leader:  Amanda Hill BSN, RN
Wellstar Kennestone Hospital, Marietta, Georgia
Team Members: Paula Gibbs RN, Kimberly Reed RN, Ann Hanshaw RN, Ruthie Rivera RN, Keisha Franks RN, Marquita Justice RN, Terri Moore RN, Jessica Alger RN, Amy Daniel NP, Anil Adiga, Dr. Mark Diehl, Dr. Matthew Grabowski, Dr. Margaret Holtz, Janie Mixon NP, Dr. Stephen Kim, Dr. Stanley Dysart, Vanessa Ellington NP Pinnacle Staff: Lu Hill RN, Janie McClure RN, Brittany Comerford, Jenci Hallman Resurgens Staff: Andrea Neel RN, Nohemi Infante, Jenna Reinhart, Savannah Williamson, Ashley Mitcham, Amanda Terrell, Jamie Cash, Kelli Glosson, Lynn Espiritu, Ashley Prettyman The staff of the following departments: Pre op, PACU, Phase II/Discharge, Hospital Posting/Scheduling
 
The Innovative Role of an RN Regional Block Coordinator:  Getting Patients There on Time
pdf of Poster
  Team Leaders:  Leanne Davis BSN RN CPAN, Alicia White BSN RN
University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, Virginia
Team Members:  Marianne Truslow BSN RN CNOR, William Manson MD, Sean Corbett MD, Ashley Shilling MD, Crockett Stanley MS, BeSafe Coach,  Mary Tyree BSN RN CNOR
 
Improving Safety and Handoff for the Fast Tracked Patient
  Team Leaders: Tiffany LaCoste BSN RN CAPA, Bethany Wheeler MSN RN CAPA
Southern Ohio Medical Center, Portsmouth, Ohio
Team Members: Debbie Lewis BSN RN CNOR, Jerry Klaiber MSN RN CNOR, Jason Martin BSN RN
 
The Perioperative Flow Facilitator’s Impact on Capacity Management
pdf of Poster
  Team Leader:  Elizabeth Resweber MPH BSN CPAN
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Team Members:  Alya Nadji MPH(c), Aviva Mandel
 
Acute Care Nurse Practitioners in the PACU
  Team Leaders: Martha Beene ACNP-BC, Arlis Jean Cihak ACNP-BC
Medstar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH), Gaithersburg Maryland
 
Family Visitation During Phase 1 Recovery
pdf of Poster
  Team Leaders:  Savannah Huss BSN RN CCRN, Elesi Dzandza BSN RN
Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida
Team Members:  Cindy Chytil BSN RN CNML, Melissa Davidson BSN RN CPAN, Vanessa Bailey HUC, Angela Sandberg MSN RN ACNS-BC, Angela M. Ellis MSN RN CNOR
 
Increasing Patient Satisfaction by Decreasing Turnaround Time for Lab Results
  Team Leader:  Ingrid Guerzon BSN RN CPAN
Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Caifornia
Team Members:  Deborah Martin BSN RN CPAN, Sarah Vy BSN RN CPAN, Rusela DeSilva MSN RN CAPA, Tesha Seabra MSN RN CPAN, Alena Mascetta MSN RN CCRN, Robin Reidy MSN RN CCRN, Glenda Buranasombati MSN RN CCRN, Jay Arcilla PI
 
Nurse-Driven Early Identification of Post Operative Urinary Retention (POUR) in the Ambulatory Hernia Surgery Population
  Team Leaders:  Angela Patruno RN-BC CPAN, Toni Velasquez RN-BC CPAN
New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York
 
Fast Track to Rapid Recovery
pdf of Poster
  Team Leader:  Barbara Harris BSN RN CPAN CAPA
Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas
Team Members:  Ashleigh Arcaro BSN RN CPAN, Chea Wallace MSN RN
 
Standardization of Nursing Electronic Documentation in the Perianesthesia Area
pdf of Poster
  Team Leader:  Ellen M. Vigneau BSN RN
Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston Massachusetts
Team Members:  Robert Veilleux MSN RN, Karen Lane MSN RN, Rita Senra Costa MSN RN, Meghan McCue BSN RN, Kathleen Laureano BSN RN, Richelle Wesley BSN RN, Jennifer McGoldrick RN, Lauren Dayton RN, Karen Foley RN
 
Embracing New Family Visitation Guidelines in the Perianesthesia Unit
pdf of Poster
  Team Leaders:  Kathryn Geagan BSN RN, Josette Renda BSN RN
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Team Members:  Julia Rodriguez BSN RN, Robert Veilleux MSN RN
 
How to Train for the Unknown:  Opening a New Ambulatory Center with a New Model of Care
  Team Leaders:  Michelle Perregrini MSN RN CPAN CAPA, Amanda Alfano BSN RN CCRN, Peter Stoffan MPA BSN RN CCRN
New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York
Team Members:  Kellianne Morgan BSN RN PCCN, Kerri Hensler MPA BSN RN CNOR NEA-BC
 
Bundles for Barriers:  An Evidence-Based Approach to Reduce PACU Length of Stay
  Team Leader:  Cindy Delaine MSN BSN RN CPAN
New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York
Team Members:  Danisha Reeves BSN RN, Peter Stoffan MPA BSN RN CCRN
 
What a PAIN!  Easing the PIV Insertion Process
  Team Leaders: Nicole Geiger BSN RN, Peter Stoffan MPA BSN RN CCRN
New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center; New York, New York
 
Implementing an Algorithm for Improving Patient Experience with Procedural Delays or Prolonged Pre-Procedural Stays
  Team Leaders:  Abigail Kathleen M. Acosta PACU RN BSN CPAN CAPA, Julie Mungridis AHN OR RN BSN CNOR (Perioperative Clinical Practice Council Co-Chairs)
Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital, Salinas, California
Team Members:  Frances Bullman  OR RN MSN CNOR, Caroline Estrada PACU RN, Kurstin Thomas OR RN, Deborah Ralph AHN OPS RN, Heidi Phillips OPS RN, Susan Ruiz Endoscopy RN, Antonio Lira SSPD Tech, Kelly Marsh Hogue RN BSN MBA-HCM, Perioperative Services Director (Mentor)
 
Giving Time Back to Nurses!:  A Multidisciplinary Approach to Medication Reconciliation
  Team Leaders:  Dawn Eliazarian BSN RN-BC, Jennifer Piper BSN RN, Amanda Alfano BSN RN CCRN, Kellianne Morgan BSN RN PCCN
New York-Presbyterian Hospital/ Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York
Team Members:  Peter Stoffan MPA BSN CCRN, Kerri Hensler MPA BSN RN CNOR NEA-BC, Mary Cassai MPA RN NEA-BC, Leigh Efird PharmD MPH BCPS, Yi Guan CPhT, Diana Kohlberg MPH, Mouli Chakravarty BS BSW, Joshua Choe MPA
 
Pediatric PACU Work Flow Improvement
  Team Leader:  Michelle Levay MSN RN CPN
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Team Members:  Erin Kampman RN CPN, Megan Sumser BSN RN CPN
 
Clinical Nurses Experience with being on a Clinical Research Team
  Team Leader:  Elizabeth Card MSN APRN FNP-BC CPAN CCRP
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee
Team Members:  Shannon Brooks APRN ACNP-BC, Clayton Freemen BSN RN, Christy Loyd LPN, Adesinasi Wuraola MSN APRN FNP-BC, Patricia Elizabeth Hall DNP WHNP-BC
 
Increasing Recovery Room Utilization through a Merger of Ambulatory Surgery Units
pdf of Poster
  Team Leader:  Marie Fulcher RN MN MHSc
Michael Garron Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Team Member:  Jane Harwood RN, Kathleen Kennedy BScN MHM, Christine Saby BScN, Melaine Wistuba MHA
 
Going Paperless:  Improving the Patient Admission and Registration Process
  Team Leaders:  Kellianne Morgan BSN RN PCCN, Kerri Hensler MPA BSN RN CNOR NEA-BC
New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York
 
Patient Comfort Menu
  Team Leaders: Samantha Sherding BSN RN RN, Janet Ben-Shmuel BSN RN, Juliana Arroyave BSN RN
New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York
Team Members:  Kellianne Morgan BSN RN PCCN, Kerri Hensler MPA BSN RN CNOR NEA-BC
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Patient Education
 
Improving the Endoscopy Patient’s Understanding of Recovery
  Team Leaders:  Jill B. Cohen BSN RN PCCN, Kellianne Morgan BSN RN PCCN
New York-Presbyterian Hospital/ Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York
Team Member:  Kerri Hensler MPA BSN RN CNOR NEA-BC
 
Surgical Service Pamphlet for Same Day Surgery Patients: A Helpful Tool to Diminish Anxiety for Patients and Their Families
  Team Leader:  Audrey McFadden BSN RN CPAN
Virtua Health, Voorhees, New Jersey
Team Members:  Sallie Williams PSA, Karen Nunn PSA, Judith Conner PSA, Debbie LaRosa BSN RN, Precy D’Souza MSN RN PCCN
 
Home Care Instruction for Eye Surgery – Using Health Literacy Best Practices
  Primary Investigator:  Jennifer Reynolds RN CAPA
Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Portland, Oregon
 
Improving Care of Children and Young Adults after ACL Surgery: Implementation of Best Practice 
pdf of Poster
  Team Leader:  Teri Dugan-Frost MSN RN FNP
Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Team Members:  Nicole Taylor BSN RN CPN, Shannon Frick BSN RN,  Samantha Killilea MSN RN CPN, Patricia A. Dwyer PhD RN, Jean C. Solodiuk PhD RN CPNP
 
Tell Me More
  Team Leader:  Jaclyn Ivy BSN RN CAPA
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Team Members:  Kim Platt MSN RN CAPA, Sharon Knauss BSN RN CAPA, Sharon Hayes BSN RN, Francisco Boneta RN, Nancy Mancine RN, Pamela Myers RN
 
Use of a Discharge Information Sheet to Improve the Patient Experience Leading to Increased OAS CAHPS Scores in an Ambulatory Surgery Center
pdf of Poster
  Team Leader:  Michelle Pedalino MSN RN CPN
Center For Advanced Medicine (CFAM) Ambulatory Surgery Center, New Hyde Park, New York
Team Members:  Susan Miller BSN RN CAPA, Gloria Collura MSN RNC, Maureen Early-Donohue MSN RN, Ellen Carpenter BSN RN, Michelle Williams MSN ANP-BC
 
Live from New York – It’s Pre-Op Instructions!
  Team Leaders:  Alison Horan RN CPAN, Amanda Alfano BSN RN CCRN
New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York
Team Members:  Martha Adair MA RT (R) (MR), Joan Leonard BA RN CPAN
 
The B-Link System: A British Best Practice Becomes a Nursing-Led Innovative Program in the United States
pdf of Poster
  Team Leader:  Robert Haney RN BSN CAPA
Einstein Health Network, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Team Members:  Robert Levin MSN RN RRT CNOR, Maureen McClellan RN, Joanne Matulewitz BSN RN, Diane Newns RN CPAN, Teresa Bolden RN, Coleen Zisa BSN RN, Karen Schwartz BSN RN CNOR
 
Best Practice in Supporting Parents Witnessing Emergence Delirium in the PACU
  Team Leaders:  Susan Repucci BSN RN, Susan O’Leary BSN RN
Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
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