• Implementing Interprofessional Alcohol SBIRT in the Emergency Department 

      Bacidore, Vicki (2017-12-04)
      Poster presentationSession F presented Friday, September 15, 2017Purpose: Alcohol misuse is one of the leading causes of illness, disease, injury and death in the Unites States.  For many patients, the Emergency Department ...
    • Evaluating the Ergonomics of Cardiac Arrest Care 

      Arciaga, Zakk; Kane, Erin; Ehmann, Michael; Saheed, Mustapha; Hsu, Alan; Fagrelius, Theodore (2017-12-04)
      Poster presentationSession A presented Thursday, September 14, 2017Purpose: To identify the ideal physical setup that maximizes vital equipment visibility for the resuscitation team to allow rapid assessment of cardiac ...
    • Evaluation of Emergency Department Factors on Acute Ischemic Stroke Treatment 

      Aluotto, Melanie; Chau, Terence; Yarbrough, Nicholas; Desai, Sapana; Garrett, Donald; Pham, Huy Liem; Ledesma, Jesus (2017-12-04)
      Poster presentationSession A presented Thursday, September 14, 2017Purpose: The objective of the study was to describe the relationship between emergency department factors and the timing of thrombolytic administration for ...
    • Sustainability of Change: Evaluating Febrile Neutropenia Process in Pediatric Setting 

      Childress, Jennifer; Asher, Kelly; Jones, Angela; King, Amber; Maloney, Lisa; Monroe, Kathy; Thompson, Stephanie (2017-12-04)
      Poster presentation Session A presented Thursday, September 14, 2017 Purpose: Febrile neutropenia is considered an oncologic emergency.  It has been shown that decreasing the door-to-antibiotic time for this population ...
    • Evaluation of Educational Video on Nurses Discharge Teaching 

      Childress, Jennifer; Maloney, Lisa; Monroe, Kathy (2017-12-04)
      Poster presentation Session C presented Thursday, September 14, 2017 Purpose: During 2015, patients presenting to an urban pediatric emergency department (ED) for vomiting accounted for one of the top five chief ...
    • A Split-flow Model for ED Level 3 Patients 

      Cabello, Brooke; Ruscio, Berta; Patel, Ami; Woodard, Tony; Tipton, Phyllis (2017-12-04)
      Poster presentation Session J presented Saturday, September 16, 2017 Purpose: Prolonged wait times and length of stays have inundated Emergency Departments(ED) across the nation. Our ED has struggled with these same ...
    • Two Roads Leading Down One Path: Improving Stroke Door-to-CT Times 

      Brennan, Denise; Robin, Nancy; Boss, Robert; Kane, Joanne; Amore, Christopher; Corbett, James (2017-12-04)
      Poster presentation Session I presented Saturday, September 16, 2017 Purpose: Stroke Centers work on quality initiatives to improve the care stroke patients receive.  In August 2015, door to computerized tomography ...
    • Leadership Engagement and Retention Toolkit: Stay Interviews and Reverse Mentoring 

      Brennan, Denise; Robin, Nancy; Boss, Robert; Amore, Christopher; Corbett, James; Kane, Joanne (2017-12-04)
      Poster presentation Session G presented Saturday, September 16, 2017 Purpose: The Emergency Department (ED)reviewed specific aggregate and unit survey questions based on our National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators ...
    • Using Social Media to Improve Communication and Staff Engagement 

      Bredimus, Brandon "Kit"; Taylor, Dana; Hendley, Gini (2017-12-04)
      Poster presentationSession B presented Thursday, September 14, 2017Purpose: Emergency Department (ED) staff reported frustration with obtaining information about meetings, events, and new information that was disseminated ...
    • Sepsis Checklist Decreases Sepsis Mortality 

      Crimmins-Bonnell, Donna; Greenberg, April; McAdams, Ashlee (2017-12-04)
      Poster presentation Session A presented Thursday, September 14, 2017 Purpose: Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Project chartered to increase the use of our Sepsis Checklist as we were at 0% compliance and our Mortality OE was ...
    • Improving ScannED Medications 

      Cothran, Amanda; Harmon, Nicholas; Smith, Kevin Jr. (2017-12-04)
      Poster presentation Session H presented Saturday, September 16, 2017 Purpose: Barcode medication verification has been proven to be an effective safety measure to help prevent errors during medication administration. It ...
    • Discharge Lounge and the Journey to Excellence in Patient Satisfaction 

      Lee, Jillian (2017-12-04)
      Poster presentation Session F presented Friday, September 15, 2017 Purpose: Our Emergency Room(ER) patient satisfaction baseline scores related to discharge instructions for FY 2016 were at 43.31%.  Our fiscal year ...
    • Advancing Disaster Nursing: Disseminating a Critical Initiative 

      Katzburg, Judith; Wolgast, Kelly; Lavin, Roberta (2017-12-04)
      Poster presentation Session I presented Saturday, September 16, 2017 Purpose: The Society for the Advancement of Disaster Nursing” (SADN) was formed in 2016 to advance solutions to the complex issues surrounding ...
    • Sexual Assault Exam: Utilizing Simulation to Increase Nursing Confidence 

      Watson, Kari; Bonin, Eileen; Auxier, Brie (2017-12-04)
      Poster presentation Session D presented Friday, September 15, 2017 Purpose: It was recognized that emergency department (ED) nurses were undertaking an examination of patients who have been sexually assaulted, but had ...
    • County and Hospital Mental Health Collaborative in the Emergency Department 

      Hyer, Theresa (2017-12-04)
      Poster presentationSession I presented Saturday, September 16, 2017Purpose: The aim of this collaborative is to offer an innovative solution for caring for the emergent needs of the mental health patient arriving at the ...
    • Trust Me...I'm a Trauma Nurse 

      Hyatt, Wendy; Clayton, Steve; Kunkel, Erin; Nunley, Elisha (2017-12-04)
      Poster presentation Session J presented Saturday, September 16, 2017 Purpose: There is a large number of staff in the Emergency Department, high turnover rates, many different areas of focus which lead to inconsistencies ...
    • Medication reconciliation completed by pharmacy on admission from the ED 

      Humiston, Lauren; Duncan, Rachael; Fry, Nancy (2017-12-04)
      Poster presentation Session F presented Friday, September 15, 2017 Purpose: Medication reconciliation should be performed at all transitions of care according to the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and AHRQ Patient ...
    • Hospital- wide Communication to Improve Quality Outcomes of Stroke Patients 

      Garner, Amy; Rheal, Angela (2017-12-04)
      Poster presentation Session D presented Friday, September 15, 2017 Purpose: Time is vital in the initial care of stroke patients. Swift recognition of symptoms, immediate access to diagnostic tests, and appropriate ...
    • Improving the Emergency Department Handoff to Facilitate Inpatient Throughput 

      Garner, Amy; Sorenson, Veronica (2017-12-04)
      Poster presentation Session F presented Friday, September 15, 2017 Purpose: Emergency Department (ED) throughput has been identified as a major factor that can impact care and quality throughout the hospital (Handel et ...
    • Trauma Nurse Fellowship: Developing the Novice Trauma Nurse 

      Garlow, Laura; Ulbricht, Lisa; Johnson, Anita; Van Ness, Jamie; Petefish, Jayne; Petrucelli, Stacy; Coetzee, Amanda; Ritter, Tress; Renz, Barry; Moton, Lonnie; Ballard, Nancy (2017-12-04)
      Poster presentation Session B presented Thursday, September 14, 2017 Purpose: Residency and fellowship programs have successfully been implemented in combination with workshops to develop nurses and increase nursing ...

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