Doctor of Nursing Practice Poster Day

Zhang Headshot

The Best Poster Award went to Wendy Zhang, DNP ’21, RN, CCCTM, (pictured, left) a graduate of the Family Nurse Practitioner specialty, for her poster "Social Determinants of Health Screening in a Suburban Primary Care Setting." Katherine Fornili, DNP ’16, MPH, RN, CARN, FIAAN, assistant professor, served as her project chair.

Runners Up (pictured, right):

University of Maryland School of Nursing
2021 Doctor of Nursing Practice Poster Day

Tuesday, May 11 

  • Virtual Poster Session
    1 – 3 p.m. 
    See the table below for login information.

  • Award Ceremony
    3:30 – 4 p.m. 

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 AbstractsStudent NameDNP Project TitleProject Faculty Advisor
Group 1   

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Faculty Session Leaders:

Priscilla Aguirre, DNP, CRNA, CRNP-AC

Rosemarie Satyshur, PhD, RN

Arjoon, Amanda Implementation of a Pediatric-Based Algorithm to Improve Care of Symptomatic Hypoglycemia Fitzgerald, Jennifer
Brown, Janet Implementing Quiet Time on an Acute Care Unit Edwards, Lori
Chavez, Adrienne Implementing an Intraoperative Oxytocin Administration Protocol Franquiz, Renee
Crampton, Laura An Algorithm for Diaper Dermatitis Management in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Fitzgerald, Jennifer
Diem, Adam Laryngeal Mask Airway Cuff Pressure Monitoring to Decrease Post-Operative Sore Throat Amos, Veronica
Lubis, Crystal Improving Sleep Quality in the Adult Intensive Care Unit Bundy, Elaine
Nevin, Amanda Implementing Routine Depression Screenings on a Cardiac Surgery Stepdown Unit Tlasek-Wolfson, Mary 
Owusu, Melonie Implementation of an Algorithm for Fall Risk Screening and Assessment Windemuth, Brenda
Valencik, Alexandra Train-of-Four Monitoring Protocol to Guide Administration and Reversal of Neuromuscular Blockading Agents Yarbrough, Karen
Vykol, Victoria Improving Consistent Use of Sucrose with Comfort Measures During Minor Painful Procedures Wilson, Jan
Williams, Nyree Implementation of a Behavioral Emergency Response Team Tlasek-Wolfson, Mary 
Group 2

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Faculty Session Leaders:

Veronica Amos, PhD, CRNA, PHCNS-BC

Carmel McComiskey, DNP, PPCNP-BC, CPNP-AC, FAANP, FAAN

Aina, Olubukola Modifying Nurses Workflow to Improve Medication Reconciliation Davis, Allison
Anadu, Chinweokwu Endotracheal tube cuff pressure monitoring in adult surgical patients using Posey manometer Aguirre, Priscilla
Berry, Mickaela Implementation of a Hospital-Acquired Pressure Injury Prevention Admission Bundle Callender, Kim
Boord, Christina Chemotherapy Goal of Treatment as Part of the Consent Process Connolly, Mary Ellen
Fabode, Muniratu Standardized Care of Midline and Central Venous Access Devices in Home Infusion Edwards, Lori
Jones, Lindsay Implementation of Early Mobility Screening in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit Bundy, Elaine
Kim, Lana Assessment and documentation of neuropsychiatric symptoms  in hospitalized patients with dementia Fornili, Katherine
Lockard, Darlene Reducing Falls with Tailored Intervention for Patient Safety on a Neuro Unit Gourley, Bridgitte
McDearmon, Tierra Implementation of the National Early Warning Score for Sepsis Screening Nawrocki, Lauren
Reiter, James Improving Parturient Outcomes with an Oxytocin Administration Protocol During Cesarean Section Franquiz, Renee
Sacks, Alicia Improving Safe Infant Sleep Practices in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Fitzgerald, Jennifer
Group 3

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Faculty Session Leaders:

Elaine Bundy, DNP, CRNP, FNP-C

Lauren Nawrocki, DNP, RN, CRNP, CCRN

Arihood, Brenton Applying the Medications at Transitions and Clinical Handoffs Toolkit in Ambulatory Care Gourley, Bridgitte
Booth, Patrick Cuff Pressure Manometry: Are You Overdoing It? Aguirre, Priscilla
Carney, Sara The Effect of a Sepsis Order Set on Antibiotic Administration Reid, Rachel
Dranov, Volha Implementation of Post Event Debriefing in the Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit McComiskey, Carmel
Harnack, Samantha Child Maltreatment Screening Redesign: Building on Lessons in the Pediatric Emergency Department Simone, Shari
Luers, Danielle Standardizing a Rapid Sequence Intubation Guideline in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Wilson, Jan
Marete, Anne Maria Implementing a Depression Screening Protocol at a Pain Clinic Tlasek-Wolfson, Mary 
McKernan, Andrew  Implementation of a Pupillometer in a Trauma Admitting Unit Wilson, Tracey
Melton, Taylor Implementation and Evaluation of a Communication Tool to Improve Nurse-Provider Communication Satyshur, Rosemarie
Naugler, Ashley Hand-Feeding Nursing Facility Residents with Dementia Competency Training Modules Windemuth, Brenda
Tamrakar, Prajjwal Preventing Intraoperative and Postoperative Hypothermia Yarbrough, Karen
Group 4

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Faculty Session Leaders:

Kimberly Callender, DNP, CRNP, APRN-BC

Karen Yarbrough, DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC

           
Bernoske, Katherine Post-Cardiac Arrest Care in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Simone, Shari
Brennan, Ashley Intubation Timeout Tool Implementation in a Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Wilson, Jan
Cannon, Kendall Utilization of a Standardized Handoff Tool to Reduce Errors of Omission Edwards, Lori
Custer, Kristen Depression Screening in Myocardial Infarction Patients in a Community Hospital Tlasek-Wolfson, Mary 
Garrett, Stacy Implementation of the National Early Warning Score in a Military Hospital Seidl, Kristin
Kim, Benjamin Implementation and Evaluation of the Ottawa Ankle Rules in Pediatric Orthopedic Triage Satyshur, Rosemarie
Lawless, Megan Implementation of Electronic Smoking Quitline Referrals in an Adult Urgent Care Van de Castle, Barbara
Olivares, Janet Reducing Post-Operative Sore Throat with Laryngeal Mask Airway Manometry Amos, Veronica
Powers, Lindsay Implementation of an Early Warning System to Decrease Intensive Care Unit Transfers Seidl, Kristin
Pyzik, Amber Implementation of Wound Photography for Pressure Injury Documentation in Trauma Wilson, Tracey
Woko, Ihuoma Intraoperative Manometry Use with Laryngeal Mask Airways to Decrease Postoperative Sore Throat Amos, Veronica
Group 5

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Faculty Session Leaders:

Mary Ellen Connolly, DNP, CRNP

Rachel Reid, DNP, RN

Bange, Michael Standardized Anesthesia Intraoperative Situation-Background-Assessment-Recommendation Handoff Tool Protocol Yarbrough, Karen
Bederak, Dmitry Evidence-Based Approach for Identification of Malnutrition and Prevention of Skin Breakdown Windemuth, Brenda
BLawrence, Banke Improving Electronic Discharge Instructions for Orthopedic Patients in Post Anesthesia Care Unit Callender, Kim
Comstock, Emily Improving Human Immunodeficiency Virus Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Uptake During the COVID-19 Pandemic Wilson, Tracey
Gorey, Michelle Effects of a Post-Discharge Telephone Follow-up Call on Psychiatric Readmission Rates Costa, Linda
Goularte, Valentina Implementing a Volume-Based Feeding protocol in the Neuroscience Critical Care Unit Costa, Linda
Kleiman (Schwartz), Alexa Using Manometers to Measure Endotracheal Tube Cuff Pressures in the Operating Room Aguirre, Priscilla
McComiskey, Molly The Safe Environment for Every Kid Model in Pediatric Surgery Patients Simone, Shari
Miller, Collin Implementation of a Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia Clinical Pathway in a Pediatric Emergency Department Wilson, Jan
Sawyerr, Claribel Leveraging Technology Solutions to Automate Informed Consent in a Clinical Research Hospital Van de Castle, Barbara
Seepersaud, Nicole Improving Emergency Department Door-to-EKG Time Using Two Evidence-Based Interventions Seidl, Kristin
Group 6

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Faculty Session Leaders:

Linda Costa, PhD, RN, NEA-BC

Tracey Wilson, DNP, ACNP

Garman, Amy Interventions to Improve Breastmilk Administration in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Wilson, Jan
Griffin, Joshua Implementation of a Mealtime Assistance Training Program for Long Term Care Staff Windemuth, Brenda
Heller, Jeremy Perioperative Tranexamic Acid Checklist for Adult Spine Surgery Yarbrough, Karen
Inegbenosun, Henry Depression Screening and Psychosocial Care Interventions at a Radiation Oncology Department Tlasek-Wolfson, Mary 
Jensen, Camille Standardized Processes to Improve Community Outreach to Older Adults During COVID-19 Davis, Allison
Leath, Marcella Decreasing Time to Palliative Care Consultation in an Intensice Care Unit Van de Castle, Barbara
Ruccio, Lucy Rose Discarding Residuals: Implementing a Feeding Algorithm in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Wilson, Jan
Ruiz, Elizabeth Electronic Screening Tool for Early Sepsis Identification Nawrocki, Lauren
Russell, Cynthia Achieving Individualized Care Plans in a Community Hospital Electronic Health Record Reid, Rachel
Swartz, Ryan Preoperative Screening to Identify Patients at High Risk for Post-operative Cognitive Dysfunction Franquiz, Renee
Waksmunski, Rebecca Implementation of a Mouthcare and Incentive Spirometry Care Bundle Checklist Connolly, Mary Ellen
Williams, Annie Improving Door-to-Needle Times Utilizing a Timer and Emergency Department Pharmacist Gourley, Bridgitte
Group 7

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Faculty Session Leaders:

Allison Davis, PhD, RN

Kristin Seidl, PhD, RN            

Sperling (Afrah), Miriam Music Intervention for Geriatric Patients with Dementia on a Behavioral Health Unit Fornili, Katherine
Crisp, Samantha Implementation of Daily Chlorhexidine Gluconate Bathing for Cardiac Surgery Stepdown Inpatients  Connolly, Mary Ellen
Domingo, Leo Ernie Tobacco Cessation Interventions in a Behavioral Health Residential Crisis Center Fornili, Katherine
Grandison, Jheneale Screening for Diabetes-Related Distress in an Outpatient Endocrine Clinic Callender, Kim
Hunt, John Clinical Practice Guideline on Utilizing Low-dose Ketamine Infusions for Treatment Resistant Depression Amos, Veronica
Kretzer, Bradley Using Manometry to Assess Endotracheal Cuff Pressures to Prevent Sore Throats Aguirre, Priscilla
Lee, Janet Implementation of a Geriatric Rib Fracture Pathway in Trauma Wilson, Tracey
Marasa, Mary Implementing a Mobility Scale to Increase Postoperative Mobility Levels Bundy, Elaine
Miller-Umar, Althea Multimodal Health Promotion Program to Reduce Obesity Risks Among Behavioral Health Patients Fornili, Katherine
Misikir, Melaku Nurse Driven Protocol to Decrease Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection Costa, Linda
Schmidt, Katelyn Bundle to Improve Safe Sleep Modeling by Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurses Fitzgerald, Jennifer
Uzupus, Allison Implementation of a Distress Screening and Management Protocol for Adult Cancer Patients Edwards, Lori
Group 8

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Faculty Session Leaders:

Lori Edwards, DrPH, BSN, RN, CNS-PCH, BC

Shari Simone, DNP, RN, CPNP-AC, APRN-BC, FAANP, FCCM, FAAN

Akolo, Omolola Implementation of Text Messaging and Brief Phone Counseling to Improve Medication Adherence Davis, Allison
Chapple, Shaunta Implementation of a Safety Campaign to Reduce the Rate of Needlestick Injuries Callender, Kim
Harrison (Thatcher), Laura Application of a Clostridium difficile Diagnostic Algorithm to Decrease Hospital-Occurring Infections Callender, Kim
Justiniano Torres, Sydney C. Implementation of an Oral Mucositis Prevention Care Bundle Connolly, Mary Ellen
Lopata, Kathleen Anesthesia under Pressure: Manometry to Prevent Postoperative Sore Throat Amos, Veronica
MacKenzie, Lauren Discharge Toolkit for Ischemic Stroke Patients to Improve Postdischarge Medication Adherence Costa, Linda
Mazer (Rosenberger), Jordin Improving the Discharge Process Through Standardization Utilizing IDEAL Discharge Planning McComiskey, Carmel
Morrissey, Amy Endotracheal Tube Cuff Pressure Monitoring Utilizing Manometers Aguirre, Priscilla
Noll, Rebecca Implementation of a Pain Reference Model to Improve Reassessment Documentation Rates Bundy, Elaine
Yates, Steven Early Screening Algorithm for Depression After Stroke  Yarbrough, Karen
Yiu, Heidi Reducing Post-operative Cognitive Dysfunction: Interventions in the Post-operative Anesthesia Care Unit Franquiz, Renee
Zhang, Wendy Social Determinants of Health Screening in a Suburban Primary Care Setting Fornili, Katherine
Group 9

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Faculty Session Leaders:

Jennifer Fitzgerald, DNP, NNP-BC

Barbara Van De Castle, DNP, ACNS, OCN, RN-BC            

Baez-Diaz, Domingo Implementing a Stroke Narrator and Stroke Team Debrief to Improve Transfer Times Gourley, Bridgitte
Cariaga, Retzer Standardization of Access for Administration of Intravenous Contrast for Computed Tomography Scans Nawrocki, Lauren
Crisostomo, Ryan Reducing Post-Operative Delirium and Cognitive Dysfunction: Intraoperative Anesthesia Interventions Guideline Franquiz, Renee
Dougherty Soper, Katelynn Implementation of a Chemotherapy Administration Checklist Edwards, Lori
Flores, Jacqueline Implementation of Depression Screening in a Primary Care Practice Davis, Allison
Gan, Geraldine Standardized Handoff Tool for Bedside Shift Report in Cardiac Surgery Telemetry Unit Fornili, Katherine
Hoffer, Amy Improving Influenza Vaccination in Inpatient Pediatrics McComiskey, Carmel
Offodile, Ijeoma Use of Manometry to Decrease Postoperative Sore Throat with Laryngeal Mask Airways Amos, Veronica
Payida-Ansah, Damata Implementation of a Quiet Time Protocol in the Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit Bundy, Elaine
Petrella (Dorton), Amanda Improving Detection of Deterioration Using the Children's Hospital Early Warning Score Tool Connolly, Mary Ellen
Santiago, Manuel Implementation of an Intravenous Lidocaine Infusion Order Set  Costa, Linda
Snider (Garrard), Victoria Eliminating Hospital Acquired Pressure Injuries: Prevention Bundles and Two Nurse Skin Assessments Callender, Kim
Group 10

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Faculty Session Leaders:

Katherine Fornili, DNP, MPH, RN, CARN, FIANN

Brenda Windemuth, DNP, CRNP

DaGraca, Malissa Implementation of Eat, Sleep, Console for Newborns with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome   Reid, Rachel
George, Ambili Sepsis Screening and Bundle Initiation in a Medical-Surgical Unit Nawrocki, Lauren
Glotfelty, Katherine Improving Management of Hypersensitivity and Anaphylactic Reactions in an Oncology Infusion Center Seidl, Kristin
Grace, Annie Parental Experience with ZOOM for Pediatric Intensive Care Unit  Multidisciplinary Bedside Rounds Simone, Shari
Hall, Anna Rib Fracture Pathway Implementation for Elderly Trauma Patients Wilson, Tracey
Hannafin, Nancy Implementation of a Practice Transformation to Increase the Uptake of Meningococcal B Vaccine Davis, Allison
Kim, Tamara Implementation and Evaluation of a Nonpharmacological Device to Improve Satisfaction During Immunization Satyshur, Rosemarie
Mendis (Fernando), Susan (Yasobha) Improving Mechanical Oral Care to Decrease Aspiration Pneumonia Among Elderly Inpatients Gourley, Bridgitte
Ryschkewitsch, Samantha Patient Engagement to Reduce Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting in Bariatric Surgery Patients Connolly, Mary Ellen
Ta, Josephine Laryngeal Mask Airway Cuff Pressure Manometry to Reduce Postoperative Sore Throat Amos, Veronica
Vallangca, Gimmie Implementing a volume-based feeding protocol in a neurosciences critical care unit Costa, Linda
Group 11

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Faculty Session Leaders:

Renee Franquiz, DNP, RN, CNE

Mary Tlasek-Wolfson, DNP, CRNP           

Khandagale, Usha Implementation of a Fall Prevention Toolkit on a Medical Surgical Unit Windemuth, Brenda
Lee-Young, Kathryn Improving Nurse Practitioner No-Show Rates at an Outpatient Hepatology Clinic Van de Castle, Barbara
Morales, Flor Reducing Falls Utilizing a Fall Prevention Toolkit, Tailored Interventions for Patient Safety Gourley, Bridgitte
Nwaukwa, Stacian Implementation and Evaluation of a Patient Handoff Tool to Improve Nurses Communication Satyshur, Rosemarie
Peed, Brittany Daily Charge Nurse Leader Rounds on a Cardiac Surgery Progressive Care Unit McComiskey, Carmel
Rahav, Aya Hot Debriefings After Critical Events in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Simone, Shari
Reed, Gabriella Improvement of Patient Follow-up Through Implementation of a Transitional Stroke Clinic Reid, Rachel
Robertson, Michael Implementation of an Ultrasound-Guided Algorithm for Difficult Intravenous Access Nawrocki, Lauren
Sandstrom, Michelle The I-PASS Standardized Handoff Protocol for Anesthesia Providers in the Obstetric Unit Yarbrough, Karen
Southerland, Esther Implementation of the National Early Warning Score in the Emergency Department Seidl, Kristin
Weisbrot, Ricki Implementation of a Pediatric Oncology Nutritional Algorithm on an Inpatient Unit Simone, Shari
Yeasmin, Selina Implementation of a Depression Screening Tool for Adult Multiple Sclerosis Patients Edwards, Lori
Group 12

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Faculty Session Leaders:

Bridgitte Gourley, DNP, FNP-BC

Jan Wilson, DNP, CRNP, NNP-BC, FAANP           

Gertner, Alexandra Standardized Dextrose Gel Policy Implementation for Management of Asymptomatic Neonatal Hypoglycemia Fitzgerald, Jennifer
Johnson, Elizabeth Maternal Depression Screening in a Primary Pediatric Practice Tlasek-Wolfson, Mary 
Keffer, Lauren Implementation of a Standardized Gastrostomy Tube Discharge Bundle for Neonates McComiskey, Carmel
Kramer, Sarah Implementing and Evaluating a Nonpharmacologic Delirium Prevention Bundle in Pediatric Intensive Care Satyshur, Rosemarie
Lorenz, Megan Using the Modified Early Warning Score to Improve Early Identification of Sepsis Nawrocki, Lauren
Mayer, Gregory Implementation of a Pulmonary Hypertension Operative Pathway Franquiz, Renee
Pokharel, Ankita Post-operative Handoff in an Outpatient Endoscopy Post Anesthesia Care Unit Reid, Rachel
Roberts, Courtney Written Asthma Action Plan Implementation and Evaluation in Pediatric Primary Care Satyshur, Rosemarie
Rullo, Maria Loeb’s Minimum Criteria Checklist for Registered Nurse Infection Identification in Acute Care Reid, Rachel
Smith, Jessica Screening for Inappropriate Polypharmacy in Assisted Living Residents Windemuth, Brenda
Trinh, Tammie A Restraint Alternative Program on the Neurotrauma Intermediate Care Unit Seidl, Kristin
Wanzer, Megan Implementation of an Arterial Blood Gas Indication Algorithm in Cardiac Surgery Wilson, Tracey

2020 Presenters, Poster Presentations, and Project Information

2020 "Best Poster" Winner

Aleta Skaanland, DNP ’20, RN, CCRN, was awarded top honors for her winning poster titled “Increasing Nurse Participation During Interdisciplinary Rounds.”


Presentation Information and AbstractsStudent NameDNP Project TitleProject Faculty Advisor
Group 1 

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Faculty Session Leaders:

  • Renee Franquiz, DNP, RN, CNE
  • Joseph Pellegrini, PhD, CRNA, FAAN
Ajayi, Temitope Implementing Virtual Hand-off with a Standardized Tool Gourley, Bridgette
Conley, Richard Implementation of Carbohydrate-Based Liquid Nutrition in Labor Bundy, Elaine
Fitzpatrick, Suzanna Integration of TeamSTEPPS Framework and Escape Room to Improve Teamwork and Collaboration Jones-Parker, Hazel
Gue, Krystal Protecting Their Skin: Implementing a Neonatal Skin Care Bundle Felauer, Ann
Kang, Kathleen STOP-BANG Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adult Pre-operative Patients Gourley, Bridgitte
Marchione, Natalie Improving Nurse-Nurse Communication to Reduce Patient Bounce-Back Gourley, Bridgitte
Ogorodova, Evgenia Decreasing Fetal Mortality: Promoting Fetal Movement Awareness and Decreased Fetal Movement Management Bode, Claire
Rimal, Jyoti Violence Risk Assessment Tool: Dynamic Appraisal of Situation Aggression Inpatient Version Gourley, Bridgitte
Thomas Jacob, Nomy Mindfulness-Based Meditation and Stress Reduction in Healthy Adults Scheu, Karen
Group 2 

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Faculty Session Leaders:

  • Katherine Fornili, DNP, MPH, RN, CARN, FIAAN
  • Karen Scheu, DNP, FNP-BC 
Allen, Christina Post-Operative Urinary Tract Infection Reduction: Discharge Bundle Implementation in Outpatient Urogynecology Patients Gourley, Bridgitte
Copeland, Chad Reducing Iatrogenic Anemia Using  Blood Saving Techniques Akintade, Bimbola
Fortune, Shanna Implementation of a Handoff Report Tool Among Trauma Intermediate Care Nurses Bundy, Elaine
Gyer, Ashley Implementation of the Patient Activation Measure for Mental Health for Pediatric Parents Rawlett, Kristen
Kennedy, Jules Screening, Brief Intervention and Treatment in a Latina Immigrant Prenatal Clinic Hoffman, Ann
Meginnis, Kelly Appropriate Operating Room Antibiotic Re-dosing for General Surgery Patients Piscotty, Ronald
Ogunseye, Oluwakemi Implementing TeamSTEPPS Tool to Improve Staff Communication at an Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital Rawlett, Kristen
Russo, Joseph Implementation of a Child Abuse Screening Program in a Pediatric Emergency Department Franquiz, Renee
Thomas, Caitlin Implementation of Restorative Sleep to Combat Workforce Fatigue during Night Shift Franquiz, Renee
Group 3 

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Faculty Session Leaders:

  • Elaine Bundy, DNP, CRNP, FNP-C
  • Kristen Rawlett, PhD, FNP-BC
Anderson, Courtney The Evidence Integration Triangle for Management of Behavioral Psychological Symptoms of Dementia Yarbrough, Karen
Dampier, Charlette Secured Messaging in Patient Portal: Improving Effeciencies in Patient-Provider Communication Hoffman, Ann
Gaa, Christyn Implementing Delirium Screening in an Intermediate Care Unit Akintade, Bimbola
Hamilton, Hannah Simulation to Improve Confidence among Newly Licensed Nurses in Pediatric Intensive Care Franquiz, Renee
Klein, Sarah Herbal Medications and Anesthesia Implications: A Clinical Practice Guideline Gutchell, Veronica
Mesfin, Daniel Targeted Multiple Intervention and Tailoring Interventions for Patient Safety Fall Prevention Rowe, Gina
OKeefe, Suzanne Implementation of a Functional Capacity Assessment in Adult Patients with Heart Failure Bundy, Elaine
Sanchez, Miguel Postoperative Cesarean Section Outcomes Following Standardized Oxytocin Dosing: Rule of Three's Pellegrini, Joseph
Trandel-Korenchuk, Sarah Aromatherapy Blend for Postoperative Nausea in Ambulatory Surgery Patients Bode, Claire
Group 4 

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Faculty Session Leaders:

  • Ann Hoffman, DNP, RN
  • Claire Bode,  DNP CRNP, RN
Babola, Natalie Standardized Telephone Follow-Up Calls for New Ventricular Assist Device Patients Clark, Karen
Davis, Stacian Clinician Perceptions of a Mobile Electronic Health Record Application Piscotty, Ronald
Gaines, Susanne Implementing Necesidades Paliativas and Chronic Liver Disease Tools within the Transplant Unit Satyshur, Rosemarie
Haney, Jillian A Team Approach to Improve Wound Care Quality in Long-Term Care Clark, Karen
Kontogeorgos, Christina Fall Prevention Tailored Approach to Decrease Patient Falls Cook, Linda
Mitchell, Robert Reducing Inappropriate Selection of Penicillin Alternatives in Outpatient Surgery Patients Piscotty, Ronald
Otter, Mariel Improving Primary Care Engagement of Clients in an Outpatient Behavioral Health Center Fornili, Katherine
Schafer, Chelsea Implementation of a Standardized Screening Tool and Referral Process for Sports Physicals Scheu, Karen
Troiani, Nicole Palliative Care Screening Implementation within the Medical Intensive Care Unit Satyshur, Rosemarie
Group 5 

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Faculty Session Leaders:

  • Bim Akintade, PhD, MBA, MHA, ACNP-BC, NEA-BC
  • Ron Piscotty, PhD, RN-BC, FAMIA
Boidock, Ashleigh Implementation of a Behavioral Pain Scale for Traumatic Brain Injured Patients Cook, Linda
Dawson, Lauren Implementation of a Nurse Mentorship Program Franquiz, Renee
Garriques, Jaspreet Use of the Short Confusion Assessment Method to Prevent Falls Cook, Linda
Heng, Christina Using a Clinical Indicators Checklist to Determine Family Meeting Needs Alessandrini, Erica
Labe, Christopher Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment in an Emergency Room Rawlett, Kristen
Moon, Jennifer Implementation of the Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale Screener in Detention Setting Clark, Karen
Pacheco, Aileen Improving Medication Adherence Among Diabetes Patients Utilizing Mobile App and Pamphlet Jones-Parker, Hazel
Shittu, Alyson Implementation of a Pneumococcal Immunization Standing Order Protocol in Long-Term Care Alessandrini, Erica
Ulloa, Aline Quality Improvement Project: Screening Assessment Tool to Improve Early Sepsis Identification Clark, Karen
Group 6 

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Faculty Session Leaders:

  • Veronica Gutchell, DNP, RN, CNS, CRNP
  • Ann Felauer, DNP, RN, CPNP-AC/PC
Bortner, Sara Implementation of a Protocol-driven Medical Clearance Algorithm in Behavioral Health Crisis Services Fornili, Katherine
Diaz, Luverne Paired Spontaneous Awakening Trial and Spontaneous Breathing Trial Protocol Implementation Hoffman, Ann
Gilmore, Lara Enhanced Recovery after Cesarean Delivery Clinical Practice Guideline: Intraoperative Management Amos, Veronica
Hodge, Rachel Increasing Humanpapilloma Virus Vaccination Rates Among Adolescents in Primary Care Hoffman, Ann 
Lam, Xuan Hanh Optimization of Oxytocin Dosing during the Intraoperative Period: Rule of Three's Pellegrini, Joseph
Morrison, Laura Improving Self-Efficacy in Heart Failure Patients Through Motivational Interviewing Cook, Linda
Patel, Angel Enhanced Recovery After Cesarean Delivery Clinical Practice Guideline: Preoperative Interventions Amos, Veronica
Skaanland, Aleta Increasing Nurse Participation During Interdisciplinary Rounds Akintade, Bimbola
Wale-Aremu, Olawale Combatting Alarm in An Acute Care Unit Hoffman, Ann
Group 7

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Faculty Session Leaders:

  • Bridgitte Gourley, DNP, FNP-BC
  • Erica Alessandrini, DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC
Boyajian, Toni Screening for Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence in a College Health Clinic Bode, Claire
DiNardo, Theresa Implementation of a Multidisciplinary Approach to Mass Casualty Incident Response Cook, Linda
Goode, Julie Treating Chronic Pain: Therapeutic Music in Palliative Care Rowe, Gina
Hoffmann, Lisa Implementing Exercise and Healthy Nutrition Groups in an Inpatient Behavioral Health Setting Fornili, Katherine
Li, Ming Post-operative Visual Loss Clinical Practice Guideline in the Preoperative Arena Gutchell, Veronica
Nanji, Sasha Implementing Patient Acuity Scoring to Improve Call Light Responsiveness and Decrease Falls Satyshur, Rosemarie
Pierre-Jacques, Jemima Implementing Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Screening at an Adult Substance Use Disorder Clinic Rawlett, Kristen
Solaiman, Anjana Implementation of Dextrose Gel for Asymptomatic Hypoglycemia in Newborns Wise, Barbara
Wali, Alexandra Enhanced Recovery After Surgery for Cesarean Delivery Clinical Practice Guideline: Postoperative Interventions Amos, Veronica
Group 8 

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Faculty Session Leaders:

  • Linda Cook, PhD, RN, CCNS, ACNP
  • Barbara Wise, PhD, RN, CPNP-AC/PC
Brown, Caroline Prophylactic Sacral Dressings and Skin Assessments in Acute Care Emergency Surgery Patients Satyshur, Rosemarie
Doyle, Karen Mitigating Workplace Violence Utilizing the Broset Violence Checklist Jones-Parker, Hazel
Graham, Christina Nurse Led Early Mobility in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Clark, Karen
Howell, Krystal Detecting Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea in the Primary Care Setting Felauer, Ann
Louis, Kesiah Intraoperative and Postoperative Anesthesia Management of Postoperative Visual Loss in Robotic Surgeries Gutchell, Veronica
Naureen, Misbah A Standardized Discharge Protocol for Heart Failure Patients to Reduce Hospital Readmissions Rowe, Gina
Popoola, Mariyam Evidence-Based Policy Toolkit Supporting Full Practice Authority for Veterans Affairs Nurse Anesthetists Amos, Veronica
Solomon-Adenola, Oluwanife Perioperative Anesthesia Management of Surgical Patients with Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices Gutchell, Veronica
Wallander, Jacquelyn Screening for Depression in a Rural Primary Care Setting Yarbrough, Karen
Room 9 

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Faculty Session Leaders:

  • Veronica Amos, PhD, CRNA, PHCNS-BC
  • Karen Yarbrough, DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC
Brown, Jennifer Implementation of Mindfulness with Emergency Nurse Practitioners to Decrease Burnout Rawlett, Kristen
Du, Claire Postoperative Interventions for Enhanced Recovery After Gynecological Surgery Piscotty, Ronald
Graham, Stacey Implementing Patient Triage Communication, Improving Nurse-Provider Communication and Promoting Safety Satyshur, Rosemarie
Hyde, Ashton Reducing Hemodynamic Variations from Oxytocin Administration during Cesarean Sections: Clinical Practice Guideline Pellegrini, Joseph
Malenfant, Micah Medical Clearance Algorithm for Adult Behavioral Health Patients in the Emergency Department Fornili, Katherine
Neser, Sarah Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths, and Injuries: Fall Prevention for Community-Dwelling Older Adults Rowe, Gina
Proctor, Theresa Cranial Electrical Stimulation in an Outpatient Pain Management Clinic Rowe, Gina
Stankiewicz, Morgan Universal Suicide Screening in a Pediatric Gastroenterology Outpatient Clinic Wise, Barbara
Westbrook, Lauren Implementation of an Algorithm for Goal-Directed Hemostatic Resuscitation in Trauma Akintade, Bimbola
Group 10 

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Faculty Session Leaders:

  • Hazel Jones Parker, DNP, FNP-BC
  • Karen Clark, PhD, RN, Alumna CCRN
Butchart, Julie Implementing Psychiatric Safety Planning in the Adult Emergency Setting to Decrease Re-Presentation Satyshur, Rosemarie
Efunbajo, Grace Utilization of Written Asthma Action Plan in a Pediatric Primary Care Setting Hoffman, Ann
Grass, Nicole Postdischarge Nausea and Vomiting Risk Assessment in Breast and Gynecological Surgical Patients Bundy, Elaine
Jimenez, Faith Lois Implementation of Routine Point-of-Care Blood Lead Testing in Pregnant Women Bode, Claire
Mancl, Margo Improving Safety in the Pediatric Emergency Department through Early Violence/Aggression Assessment Rawlett, Kristen
Newton, Nakeia Implementation of a Violence Checklist to Reduce Seclusion/Restraint on Inpatient Psychiatry Bode, Claire
Rae, Amanda A Clinical Practice Guideline for Postoperative Cognitive Impairment: Preoperative Screening Pellegrini, Joseph
Stanley, Lisa The Effect of Pre-Procedural Video Education on Patients Undergoing Cardiac Catheterization Akintade, Bimbola
Williams, Keiara Bathtime Shenanigans: Implementing Evidence-Based Bathing Practices Felauer, Ann
Group 11 

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Faculty Session Leaders:

  • Rosemarie Satyshur, PhD, RN
  • Gina Rowe, PhD, DNP, MPH, FNP-BC, PHCNS-BC, CNE
Caalim, April Joyce Preoperative and Intraoperative Interventions for Enhanced Recovery after Gynecological Surgery Piscotty, Ronald
Erondu, Ozioma Implementing an Evidence-Based Tobacco Cessation Protocol in an Adult Behavioral Health Unit Fornili, Katherine
Greely, Carolyn Dental Disease in Pregnant Women: A Screening and Referral Process Scheu, Karen
Johnson, Heather Implementation of a Standardized Discharge Bundle: An Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Initiative Gourley, Bridgitte
Mangana, William Implementing Behavioral Screening Protocols to Reduce Violence in the Emergency Department Bundy, Elaine
Njapau-Dove, Myra Implementing an Evidence-based Policy Toolkit Supporting Prescriptive Authority for Maryland Nurse Anesthetists Amos, Veronica
Rayford, DeVontee Perioperative Anesthetic Antiobesity Medication Management: Clinical Practice Guideline Gutchell, Veronica
Struder, June Implementing a Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine Screening Tool for Adults with Diabetes Jones-Parker, Hazel
Wiseman, Tamara Let's Talk: Post Critical Incident Debriefing Project Wise, Barbara
Group 12 

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Faculty Session Leaders:

  • Kathleen Buckley, PhD, RN, IBCLC
  • Joan Davenport, PhD, RN
Campion, Kathryn Disease-Specific Patient-Reported Outcome Tool in Head and Neck Cancer Patients Akintade, Bimbola
Fitzpatrick, Heather An Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Screening Tool to Identify at Risk Patients Scheu, Karen
Gross, Sarah Screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences in Pediatric Primary Care Franquiz, Renee
Johnson, Kabrina Substance Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment in Rural Primary Care Fornili, Katherine
Manrai, Lauren ZapVAP Decreases Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia with a Multidisciplinary Bundle Franquiz, Renee
Nwankwo, Chioma Intraoperative Anesthesia Care of Patients with Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices Gutchell, Veronica
Regan, Claire Implementation of Cognitive Stimulation Therapy in Long Term Care Yarbrough, Karen
Taylor, Natalie A Clinical Practice Guideline for Postoperative Cognitive Impairment: Anesthetic Interventions Pellegrini, Joseph
Witt, Ashley Improving Allergen Immunotherapy Assessment and Follow-up Utilizing a Screening Tool Scheu, Karen

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