Doctor of Nursing Practice Poster Day

University of Maryland School of Nursing
2022 Doctor of Nursing Practice Poster Day

Tuesday, May 10
Virtual

  • Virtual Poster Session
    See below for virtual session links
    1 – 3 p.m. 

  • Award Ceremony
    3:30 – 4 p.m. 

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About Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Poster Day:

DNP Poster Day is an opportunity for students to present the findings of their DNP projects to faculty, staff, colleagues, and community partners.

The DNP project is an integral part of the academic experience at UMSON, representing students' time and effort put forth to focus on real-world health issues. The dissemination of outcomes gleaned from the DNP project is critical as we collectively work to find solutions to society's most formidable health care challenges.

Presenters, Poster Presentations, and Project Information

 

PRESENTATION INFORMATION
AND ABSTRACTS
STUDENT ROOM PROJECT TITLE Project Faculty Second Readers
Group #1

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Faculty Session Leaders:
Priscilla Aguirre, DNP, CRNA, CRNP-AC
Veronica Quattrini, DNP, FNP-BC
Salina Bastian 1 Postoperative Delirium Screening in Older Adult Surgical Patients Yarbrough, Karen Wilson, Tracey
Kathyrn Duke 1 Distraction Free Handoff in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Simone, Shari Connolly, Mary Ellen
Shelly Fourhman 1 Fall Prevention: A Purposeful Rounding Quality Improvement Project Bennett, DeNiece Hood, Catherine
Sonia Galvan 1 Implementing Purposeful Rounding for Falls Prevention Bennett, DeNiece Hood, Catherine
Sarma Givens 1 Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Multicomponent Care Bundle Among Intubated Patients Bullock, Lynn Marie Gourley, Bridgitte
Pavara Keeney 1 Implementation of Glycemic Management Algorithm during the Perioperative Phase in Orthopedic Surgery Yarbrough, Karen Wilson, Tracey
Tatyauna Lanier 1 Promoting Early Mobility in The Medical Intensive Care Unit Bundy, Elaine Bode, Claire
Rebecca Monk 1 Implementation of a Pediatric Burn Occupational Therapy Pathway to Decrease Unnecessary Admissions Connolly, Mary Ellen Simone, Shari
Sawyer Spurry  1 The Implementation of a Nurse-Driven Palliative Care Trigger Tool Alessandrini, Erica Conley, Richard
Sheba Thomas 1 Reducing Rapid Response Calls Related to Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms Using  AUDIT-C Tool Alessandrini, Erica Conley, Richard
Emily Vaughn 1 Implementation of Lung Cancer Screening Tool to Improve Kidney Transplant Work Up Wilson, Tracey Yarbrough, Karen
Group #2

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Faculty Session Leaders:
Erica Alessandrini, DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC
Richard P. Conley Jr., DNP, CRNA
Samantha Burley 2 Development of a Pediatric Post Chemotherapy Vaccination Protocol Simone, Shari Connolly, Mary Ellen
Shannon Cataldi 2 Implementation of Bedside Shift Change Handoff on a Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Unit Jackson-Parkin, Maranda Fornili, Katherine
Alexandra Del Barco 2 Implementation of a Phlebitis Prevention Bundle on a Neurotrauma Critical Care Unit Jackson-Parkin, Maranda Fornili, Katherine
Catherine Dignan 2 Reducing Postpartum Hemorrhage in the Obstetrical Population Aguirre, Priscilla Gutchell, Veronica
Morgan Dunlow 2 Preoperative Non-Opioid Analgesia in Total Joint Patients to Decrease Postoperative Pain Aguirre, Priscilla Gutchell, Veronica
Morgan Lee 2 Transitioning to Electronic Safe Sleep Documentation in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Wise, Barbara Fitzgerald, Jennifer
Shelley Martin 2 Implementing Fall TIPS on a Burn and Trauma Unit Callender, Kimberly Costa, Linda
Rachel Meek 2 Improving Asynchronous Handoff Communication by Implementing an Electronic Handoff Documentation Tool Bennett, DeNiece Hood, Catherine
Joon Park 2 Utilization of Asthma Action Plan in the Pediatric Emergency Department Bundy, Elaine Bode, Claire
Jaime Van Allen 2 Implementation of a Delirium Assessment Tool on a Medical Surgical Unit Bullock, Lynn Marie Gourley, Bridgitte
Emma Varner 2 Integration of Lactation Messaging and Resources in the Patient Portal Connolly, Mary Ellen Simone, Shari
Group #3

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Faculty Session Leaders:
Renee Franquiz, DNP, RN, CNE
Rosemarie DiMauro Satyshur, PhD, RN
Ashley Abramson 3 Hyperbilirubinemia Algorithm to Decrease Painful Procedures in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Fitzgerald, Jennifer Wise, Barbara
Bryan Barshick 3 A Nurse Driven Process to Improve Ambulatory Medication Reconciliation Bullock, Lynn Marie Gourley, Bridgitte
Maria Escalante Romero 3 Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting Reduction Using the Apfel Screening and Treatment Tool Aguirre, Priscilla Gutchell, Veronica
Karen Faherty 3 Implementation of Delirium Screening in Thoracic and Surgical Intermediate Care Units Jackson-Parkin, Maranda Fornili, Katherine
Rachel Figiel 3 Improving Inpatient Substance Use Screening and Referral to an Addiction Consult Team Fornili, Katherine Jackson-Parkin, Maranda
Ruth-Anne Fraser  3 Implementing Resuscitated Cardiac Arrest Debriefing in the
Medical Intensive Care Unit
Jackson-Parkin, Maranda Fornili, Katherine
Crystal Furr 3 Postpartum Depression Screening in the Pediatric Emergency Department Simone, Shari Connolly, Mary Ellen
Helena Jenkins 3 Implementing an Electronic Telemetry Downgrade Score on a General Surgical Unit Bode, Claire Bundy, Elaine
Phudorji Sherpa 3 Utilization of Deterioration Index Model to Improve Sepsis Management in Medical Unit Gourley, Bridgitte Bullock, Lynn Marie
Sun Young Park 3 Implementation of Bedside Mobility Assessment Tool to Prevent Falls Callender, Kimberly Costa, Linda
Stacey Wolf 3 Reducing Postoperative Pain in Neuroskeletal Patients Aguirre, Priscilla Gutchell, Veronica

Group #4

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Faculty Session Leaders:
DeNiece Bennett, DNP, RN
Catherine Hood, DNP, FNP-C

Christelle Asu 4 Improving Early Identification and Management of Sepsis on a Medical Surgical Unit Gourley, Bridgitte Bullock, Lynn Marie
Jean Chung 4 Reducing Chest Radiographs in the Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit Bundy, Elaine Bode, Claire
Sarah Davenport 4 Implementation of a Practice Alert and Safety Check to Improve Consent Compliance Wise, Barbara Fitzgerald, Jennifer
Jessica Ditto 4 Improving Laboratory Monitoring for Metabolic Parameters in Patients Taking Antipsychotic Medications Bundy, Elaine Bode, Claire
Joan Ejiofor-Okoli 4 Improving the Rate of Admission MRSA Screening and Intervention Gourley, Bridgitte Bullock, Lynn Marie
Dana Frank 4 Implementing Measurement-Based Care in an Outpatient Mental Health Clinic Hood, Catherine Bennett, DeNiece
Elizabeth Friesen 4 Implementation of Screening for High Fall Risk Medications in Hospitalized Older Adults Jackson-Parkin, Maranda Fornili, Katherine
Heather Graham 4 Implementation of a Discharge Planning Checklist for Pediatric Complex Care Patients Miller, Marilyn Wiseman, Rebecca
Amanda Hansen 4 Implementation of the revised-FLACC Observational Pain Scale on a Pediatric Unit Simone, Shari Connolly, Mary Ellen
Jordan Johnson 4 Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting Prevention in Patients Undergoing Spinal Surgery Aguirre, Priscilla Gutchell, Veronica
Kaitlyn Witt 4 Using Manometers in Operating Rooms to Reduce Postoperative Sore Throat Aguirre, Priscilla Gutchell, Veronica

Group #5

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Faculty Session Leaders:
Claire Bode, DNP, CRNP
Elaine Y. Bundy, DNP, CRNP, FNP-C

Marilyn Berchie 5 Implementation of Postpartum Depressions Screening and Referral Costa, Linda Callender, Kimberly
Emily Cobb 5 Implementation of an Extubation Readiness Guideline for Preterm Infants Fitzgerald, Jennifer Wise, Barbara
Bernice Foryoung 5 Decreasing Bedding Time for Patients Admitted to the Telemetry Unit Gourley, Bridgitte Bullock, Lynn Marie
Cecilia Gutwald 5 Blood Product Conservation Project on a Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit Jackson-Parkin, Maranda Fornili, Katherine
Delaram Homayouni 5 Implementing Guidelines to Manage Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting in Laparoscopic Surgery Patients Alessandrini, Erica Conley, Richard
Mulikat Ishola 5 Implementing Interprofessional Discharge Planning to Reduce Time for Patient Discharge Gourley, Bridgitte Bullock, Lynn Marie
Mariah Miller 5 Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Screening in Parents of Trauma Patients Simone, Shari Connolly, Mary Ellen
Nkiruka Okoyechira 5 Implementation of Music to Reduce Preoperative Anxiety in Gynecologic Patients Gutchell, Veronica Aguirre, Priscilla
Maria Robinson 5 Implementation of an Algorithm to Prevent Pressure Injuries Among Immobile Residents  Callender, Kimberly Costa, Linda
Chelsea Shock 5 Food Insecurity Screening and Referral in a Pediatric Emergency Department   Satyshur, Rosemarie Franquiz, Renee
Rachel Stein 5 Neuropsychiatric Symptom Assessment for Geriatric Patients with Dementia on Acute Medical Units Fornili, Katherine Jackson-Parkin, Maranda
Ramsey Valenti 5 Early Implementation of Advance Directives in Oncology to Improve End-of-Life Outcomes Gutchell, Veronica Aguirre, Priscilla

Group #6

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Faculty Session Leaders:
Jan Wilson, DNP, CRNP, NNP-BC, C-ELBW, FAANP
Karen Yarbrough, DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC

Stefanie Albert 6 Perioperative Screening and Multimodal Analgesics to Reduce Incidence of Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction Bullock, Lynn Marie Gourley, Bridgitte
Marinela Babich 6 Improving Safe Sleep Practices in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Simone, Shari Connolly, Mary Ellen
Abby Belay 6 Nurse-Driven Mobility Protocol Utilizing Valid Mobility Tools in a Medical-Surgical Unit Hood, Catherine Bennett, DeNiece
Gibson Erhunmwunse 6 Standardized Medication Reconciliation Program at Home Health Agency to Reduce Medication Errors Bundy, Elaine Bode, Claire
Alexandra Guzik 6 Decreasing Diaper Dermatitis at a Mid-Atlantic Hospital Fitzgerald, Jennifer Wise, Barbara
Tamra Kuntz 6 Implementation of CHG Cue Card Tool to Increase Adherence to Chlorhexidine Treatments Wise, Barbara Fitzgerald, Jennifer
DoRhonja Nichols 6 Reducing Falls in a Cardiac Stepdown Unit Bundy, Elaine Bode, Claire
Awawu Ojikutu 6 Standardized Discharge Profile Project for Patients with Dementia in Behavioral Health Care Fornili, Katherine Jackson-Parkin, Maranda
Samiat Soyan 6 Preoperative Music to Decrease Anxiety in Patients Undergoing Gastrointestinal Procedures Gutchell, Veronica Aguirre, Priscilla
Samantha Vogt 6 Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in The Primary Care Setting Bullock, Lynn Marie Gourley, Bridgitte
Alicia Ward 6 Preventing Spinal Induced Hypotension in Geriatric Orthopedic Patients with Ondansetron Alessandrini, Erica Conley, Richard
Kianna Weissman 6 Implementation of Hourly Rounding to Improve Patient Satisfaction and Perceived Staff Responsiveness  Gourley, Bridgitte Bullock, Lynn Marie

Group #7

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Faculty Session Leaders:
Mary Ellen Connolly, DNP, CRNP
Shari L. Simone, DNP, RN, CPNP-AC, APRN-BC, FAANP, FCCM, FAAN

Ashley Alghali 7 Implementation and Evaluation of a Diaper Dermatitis Treatment Algorithm for Neonates Satyshur, Rosemarie Franquiz, Renee
Adwoa Amponsah-Poku 7 Nurse-Driven Early Mobility Protocol on an Inpatient Medical-Surgical Unit Hood, Catherine Bennett, DeNiece
Alison Cortez 7 Perioperative Corneal Abrasion Prevention Protocol Conley, Richard Alessandrini, Erica
Rachell Farnham 7 Implementing Standardized Crisis Center Screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences and Adult Trauma Fornili, Katherine Jackson-Parkin, Maranda
Audra Houser 7 Nurse Practitioner Led Behavioral Intervention Program for Adult Patients with Overactive Bladder Costa, Linda Callender, Kimberly
Erin Kenny 7 Implementation of a Pulsatile Flush Procedure for Central Line Maintenance Wise, Barbara Fitzgerald, Jennifer
Esther Kim 7 Implementing an Electronic Tool for Multidisciplinary Rounding Costa, Linda Callender, Kimberly
Ronald Schoenberger 7 Preventative Screening and Multimodal Anesthesia to Reduce Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction Bullock, Lynn Marie Gourley, Bridgitte
Liane Sweeney 7 Implementation of Injured Trauma Survivors Screen for Traumatically Injured Patients Wilson, Tracey Yarbrough, Karen
Mary Wallace 7 Implementation a Fall Safety Checklist During Shift Change Handoff Callender, Kimberly Costa, Linda
Tanisha Worthy Williams  7 Implementation of Ondansetron with Acute Gastroenteritis in the Pediatric Emergency Department Wise, Barbara Fitzgerald, Jennifer

Group #8

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Faculty Session Leaders:
Lynn Marie Elizabeth Bullock, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Bridgitte Gourley, DNP, FNP-BC

Ivanna Buchynsky  8 Implementing the Infant Positioning Assessment Tool in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Connolly, Mary Ellen Simone, Shari
 Zivago Bunting  8 Implemention of Trauma-Informed Seeking Safety Groups in a Residential Crisis Unit Fornili, Katherine Jackson-Parkin, Maranda
Zoe Gandee  8 End-tidal Carbon Dioxide Monitoring During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Hood, Catherine Bennett, DeNiece
Victoria Kutch 8 Nursing Process Change with Task Reminder to Improve Inpatient Colonoscopies Hood, Catherine Bennett, DeNiece
Suzanne Levitch 8 Implementation of an Intraoperative Checklist for Postoperative Delirium Prevention for Anesthesia Providers Yarbrough, Karen Wilson, Tracey
Molly Madden 8 Implementation of an Intraoperative Prevention Protocol and Post-Operative Treatment for Corneal Abrasions Conley, Richard Alessandrini, Erica
Jaimie Pollock 8 Implementation of Interprofessional Case Conferencing to Address Complex Biopsychosocial Needs Costa, Linda Callender, Kimberly
Julie Reback 8 Improving Wait Times in the Infusion Center for Head and Neck Cancer Franquiz, Renee Satyshur, Rosemarie
Sandi Shroyer 8 Implementation of Preoperative Optimization Algorithms to Minimize Elective Surgery Cancellations Conley, Richard Alessandrini, Erica
Amber Steele 8 Clinical Practice Algorithm for Glycemic Management in Gynecological Surgical Patients Yarbrough, Karen Wilson, Tracey
Kendall Vaughan 8 Implementation of Oral Dextrose Gel for Asymptomatic Neonatal Hypoglycemia Fitzgerald, Jennifer Wise, Barbara
Jennifer Zeller 8 Reducing Time to First Ambulation After Pancreatic Surgery Gutchell, Veronica Aguirre, Priscilla

Group #9

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Faculty Session Leaders:
Jennifer Fitzgerald, DNP, NNP-BC
Barbara V. Wise, PhD, RN, CPNP-AC/PC

Kendra Burch 9 Improving Feeding Practices for Infants Transitioning to Oral Feeds Connolly, Mary Ellen Simone, Shari
Jennie Choe 9 Implementation of a Safety Checklist and Guidance Tool During Well-Child Visits Miller, Marilyn Wiseman, Rebecca
Alba Cogliandolo 9 Implementation of Ask-Advise-Connect Approach with an eReferral to Maryland Quitline Miller, Marilyn Wiseman, Rebecca
John Dahunsi 9 Implementation of the Abnormal Involuntary Movement Screening to Improve Tardive Dyskinesia Costa, Linda Callender, Kimberly
Sarah Dyer 9 Best Practice Advisory for Pain Referrals from Urgent Care to Integrative Medicine Miller, Marilyn Wiseman, Rebecca
Olivia Foya 9 Implementing and Evaluating Developmental Positioning in the Neonatal Intesive Care Unit Satyshur, Rosemarie Franquiz, Renee
Mariama Keita 9 Implementation of Telemedicine During ICU Rounds to Increase Family Presence Callender, Kimberly Costa, Linda
Lauren Lu 9 Palliative Needs Screening in a Surgical Intensive Care Unit Wilson, Tracey Yarbrough, Karen
Safa Soliman 9 Implementation of a Preoperative Risk Assessment for Post-Operative Nausea and Vomiting Conley, Richard Alessandrini, Erica
Kathy Thang 9 Implementation of Fall TIPS to Reduce Patient Fall Rate Bennett, DeNiece Hood, Catherine
Jane Velugu 9 Implementation of the bCAM Tool for Prompt Identification of Postoperative Delirium Yarbrough, Karen Wilson, Tracey

Group #10

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Faculty Session Leaders:
Kimberly Callender, DNP, CRNP, APRN-BC
Linda L. Costa, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

Temitope Akinpetide 10 Implementing a Neuroconitive Disorder Admission Algorithm on an Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit  Fornili, Katherine Jackson-Parkin, Maranda
Maryanne Bilbao 10 Reducing Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting by Implementing Apfel Screening and Referral  Franquiz, Renee Satyshur, Rosemarie
Louis Carothers 10 Care Bundle Impact on High-risk Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction Patients Franquiz, Renee Satyshur, Rosemarie
Tina Dominey 10 Implementation of a Nurse-Driven Urine Culture Decision Algorithm to Reduce Urine Cultures Bode, Claire Bundy, Elaine
Letitia Gallant 10 Unintended Extubation Prevention Bundle in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Connolly, Mary Ellen Simone, Shari
Ashley Hernandez 10 Implementation and Evaluation of Staff Debriefing After Seclusion and Restraint Events Satyshur, Rosemarie Franquiz, Renee
Emily Keadle 10 Palliative Care Screening Tool Implementation in a Medical Intensive Care Unit Hood, Catherine Bennett, DeNiece
Stephanie Levy 10 Implementing the Early Onset Sepsis Calculator in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Fitzgerald, Jennifer Wise, Barbara
Samantha Chuffo Lind 10 Perioperative Gylycemic Guideline Implementation for Adult Colorectal Surgery Yarbrough, Karen Wilson, Tracey
Bandana Luitel 10 Implementing the Fall TIPS Tool in a Medical-Surgical Unit Bennett, DeNiece Hood, Catherine
Susan Miller 10 Implementation of a Palliative Symptom Management Checklist in an Intensive Care Unit Miller, Marilyn Wiseman, Rebecca
Carrie Weldon 10 Implementing a Protocol to Prevent Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting in Surgical Patients Conley, Richard Alessandrini, Erica

Group #11

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Faculty Session Leaders:
Katherine Fornili, DNP, MPH, RN, CARN, FIAAN
Maranda Jackson-Parkin, PhD, CRNP-BC, ACNP, CCNS, CCRN-K, CNE

Fatmata Binta Bah 11 Implementing Depression Screening Utilizing the Patient Health Questionnaire in Primary Care Clinic Costa, Linda Callender, Kimberly
Adil Dholasaniya 11 Implementing Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting Protocol for Breast and Gynecological Surgery Patients Franquiz, Renee Satyshur, Rosemarie
Esther Forte 11 Reducing Spinal Induced Hypotension with the Administration of Ondansetron in Obstetric Patients Alessandrini, Erica Conley, Richard
Tara Bozel 11 Implementation of a Clinical Decision Support System for Peripheral Intravenous Extravasation Management Fitzgerald, Jennifer Wise, Barbara
Brendan Gonski 11 Post-Operative Cognitive Dysfunction Using the Mini-Cog Screening Tool Franquiz, Renee Satyshur, Rosemarie
Allison Groff 11 Implementation of Infant Driven Feeding ™ Program Connolly, Mary Ellen Simone, Shari
Breeana Holmes 11 Implementation of a Depression Identification & Treatment Protocol for Older Adults Bode, Claire Bundy, Elaine
Keisha Indenbaum-Bates 11 A Neonatal Dextrose Gel Algorithm to Increase Exclusive Breastfeeding Rates at Discharge Satyshur, Rosemarie Franquiz, Renee
Xiaohong Jiang 11 Implementation of an Electronic Labeling System to Reduce Blood Type Specimen Rejection Alessandrini, Erica Conley, Richard
Tashima Ricks 11 Screening for Trauma due to COVID-19 During Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment Miller, Marilyn Wiseman, Rebecca
Rhea Williams 11 Reducing Emergency Department Referrals for Dehydration Following Bariatric Surgery Bennett, DeNiece Hood, Catherine
Group #12

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Faculty Session Leaders:
Marilyn Miller
Debra Bingham, DrPH, RN, FAAN
Fadeke Agboke 12 Implementation of a Neuroprotection Bundle to Decrease Intraventricular Hemorrhage in Preterm Neonates Fitzgerald, Jennifer Wise, Barbara
Alexis Biernacki 12 Perioperative Music to Decrease Anxiety in Adults Undergoing Total Joint Arthroplasty Gutchell, Veronica Aguirre, Priscilla
Jamie Delgado 12 Implementation of Standardized Patient Handoff on a Medical Surgical Inpatient Unit Bode, Claire Bundy, Elaine
 Rachel Greenberg 12 Implementation of an Anesthesia Practice Change to Impact Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction Franquiz, Renee Satyshur, Rosemarie
Lacey Kang 12 Reducing Vaccine Related Pain in Pediatric Patients Connolly, Mary Ellen Simone, Shari
Rebecca Kelley 12 Preventing Falls in the Surgical Setting by Implementing a Fall Prevention Bundle Gutchell, Veronica Aguirre, Priscilla
Amanda Misset 12 Implementation of a Medication Management Plan for Patients with Ventricular Assist Devices Wilson, Tracey Yarbrough, Karen
Oluwaseun Ogunbajo 12 Implementation of a Discharge Readiness Assessment Tool Bode, Claire Bundy, Elaine
Christine Ro 12 Fall Prevention: Implementation of Hourly Rounding on an Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit Bode, Claire Bundy, Elaine
Kishma Stephens-Martins 12 Implementation of an Asthma Action Plan to Improve Asthma Management in Children Wise, Barbara Fitzgerald, Jennifer
Thomas Trobiano 12 Implementation of Advance Care Planning Discussions and Completion of Advance Directives Wilson, Tracey Yarbrough, Karen

 


 


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