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    • Developing a resuscitation policy using Orlando's Deliberate Nursing Process 

      Pierce, Candace
      Poster presented on Thursday, May 2, 2019The purpose of this DNP project was to lead a committee with the purpose of developing a sustainable policy using an evidence-based approach to cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the ...
    • Development of an urgent access algorithm for children with sepsis 

      Mackenzie, Joan E.; Greenwald, Emily; Stump, Amanda; Smith, Carter; Thomas, James; Ernst, Nicole; Scott, Halden F.
      Poster presentationSession G presented Tuesday, October 1, 1:00-2:00 pmPurpose: Our institutional sepsis leadership team sought to improve key drivers to influence outcomes in pediatric sepsis. We prioritized the key drivers ...
    • Lessons learned with the disaster escape room experience training 

      Wood, Mary; Abernethy, Denise
      Poster presentationSession J presented Wednesday, October 2, 11:30 am-12:30 pmPurpose: Instruction and training for an MCI event is vital to the health of our communities. Mock training scenarios can be expensive and ...
    • The effectiveness of video-discharge instructions among the Spanish speaking population in the pediatric emergency department 

      Wood, Elyssa; Harrison, Gina; Stinson, Sarah; Presgrave, Kristina; Rovelli, Erin R.; Friesen, Mary Ann
      Poster presentationSession G presented Tuesday, October 1, 1:00-2:00 pmPurpose: A high quality discharge from the Pediatric Emergency Room (ER) educates caregivers about their child’s treatment, care and prognosis. However, ...
    • Look for zebras: Identification of immunotherapy patients in the emergency department 

      Winokur, Elizabeth; Esposito Nguyen, Enza; Nguyen, Johnny D.
      Poster presentationSession A presented Monday, September 30, 10:00-11:00 amPurpose: Immunotherapy use is increasing in frequency among oncology patients as a single treatment or combined with chemotherapy. Immunotherapy ...
    • Effective onboarding of new graduate nurses using a preceptor/orientation nurse model 

      Tulley, Carol; Bergstrom, Rhonda
      Poster presentationSession J presented Wednesday, October 2, 11:30 am-12:30 pmPurpose: Onboarding of new graduate nurses in a fast paced emergency department environment can be stressful in the critical thinking skills and ...
    • Reduction of door-to-needle times in acute ischemic strokes 

      Traylor, Jessica; Greco, Lisa A.; Covanes, Amy; Richardson, John; Schaefle, Jon
      Poster presentationSession J presented Wednesday, October 2, 11:30 am-12:30 pmPurpose: Our Emergency Department aims to exceed the goals of the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association national quality ...
    • One emergency department's throughput collaborative journey 

      Tracy, Michelle
      Poster presentationSession I presented Wednesday, October 2, 10:00-11:00 amPurpose: In 2015, there was an average of 6 "Code Blue" cardiac arrests per month. In 2016, there were 5 and in 2017, there were 3. Due to the ...
    • Ensuring safe transitions for the discharged pediatric ED asthma patient 

      Toomey, Katie; Haley, Joanne; Damian, Fran J.; Farrell, Caitlin; Yetistirici, Ozge; Niro, Suzanne M.
      Poster presentationSession B presented Monday, September 30, 11:30 am-12:30 pmPurpose: Discharge planning is an essential, yet complex element of quality patient care and one of the most patient-centered functions that ...
    • Using the Pediatric Early Warning Score (PEWS) in the emergency department 

      Tomaski, Anne Marie
      Poster presentationSession I presented Wednesday, October 2, 10:00-11:00 amPurpose: Pediatric Early Warning Scores have been in existence for over 10 years now. During this time, many individuals and hospitals world-wide ...
    • Improving the ED admission process 

      Thelen, Benjamin; Harlow, Stephanie
      Poster presentationSession I presented Wednesday, October 2, 10:00-11:00 amPurpose: Our project is focused on improving efficiency and decreasing variability in the ED admission process. Prior to this project our ED admission ...
    • Narcan kits dispensed in the emergency department 

      Shipley, Sarah; Wallis, Frankie; Lovelace, Michael R.; Jones, Tamicka S.; Hardy, Sherichia
      Poster presentationSession J presented Wednesday, October 2, 11:30 am-12:30 pmPurpose: Opioid use in the United States is on the rise as evidenced by coining of the term the Opioid Epidemic. Effort has been put into ...
    • Electronic bundle worklist increases adherence with CMS Sep-1 Measures in the emergency department 

      Seto, Delfa; Bazzell, Lauren; Kim, Alicia M.; Fernandez-Lagunas, Marisol; Al-Majid, Sadeeka
      Poster presentationSession I presented Wednesday, October 2, 10:00-11:00 amPurpose: Severe sepsis and septic shock result in approximately 250,000 deaths nationwide. Evidence shows that implementing Centers of Medicare & ...
    • Reducing pokes in pediatrics through nurse-driven interventions 

      Servi, Ashley; Bequest-Roeder, Ashley; Bradley, Lia C.
      Poster presentationSession I presented Wednesday, October 2, 10:00-11:00 amPurpose: Nurses start 700-900 peripheral intravenous catheters (PIVs) every month in the ED. The challenges of dehydration, critical illness and/or ...
    • Improving pediatric influenza vaccination through a quality improvement initiative in the ED 

      Servi, Ashley; Kleinschmidt, Abigail
      Poster presentationSession F presented Tuesday, October 1, 11:30 am-12:30 pmPurpose: Influenza affects over ten million children in the United States annually and results in significant morbidity, socioeconomic burden on ...
    • Don't be scared, be prepared! 

      Seracino, Kate
      Poster presentationSession H presented Tuesday, October 1, 2:30-3:30 pmPurpose: This project was completed to demonstrate that mock code blues and rapid responses improve nurse’s confidence and competence in actual emergent ...
    • Use of care guides to reduce visits by high ED utilizers 

      Schoolmeester, Amanda; Symons, Maggie; Baar, Nathan
      Poster presentationSession A presented Monday, September 30, 10:00-11:00 amPurpose:High frequency utilizers (HFUs), patients who present ten or more times to the emergency department (ED) in a rolling 12-month period, ...
    • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in emergency department nurses 

      Russe, Christine; Baldwin, Kathleen; Walsh, Judith
      Poster presentationSession H presented Tuesday, October 1, 2:30-3:30 pmPurpose: Little research has been conducted about emergency department (ED) nurses. ED Nurses work in high stress areas, encountering situations that ...
    • Multimodal pain management in the emergency department 

      Rodrigues, Heather; Granados, Erica
      Poster presentationSession H presented Tuesday, October 1, 2:30-3:30 pmPurpose: Integrate the use of use of integrative and multi modal therapies with patients in the emergency department to decrease the intensity of pain ...
    • Emergency department operationalizes tiered huddles across a multi-facility system 

      Razavi, Danielle; Rogers, Lauren
      Poster presentationSession G presented Tuesday, October 1, 1:00-2:00 pmPurpose: Patient safety events have traditionally been difficult to escalate from the bedside to executive leadership teams and events that have similar ...

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