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Research and Evidence Based Practice 2015 Posters

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Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center designated
National Magnet Hospital

UCLA awarded designation as National Magnet Hospital
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica designated
National Magnet Hospital

Research and Evidence Based Practice 2015 Posters

Communication

  • Improving Lines of Communication - Let's Talk! • Kelly Buehler, RN, ONC; Yuki Arai RN, ONC; Alexa Baxa RN, ONC; Carmencita Grove CCP; Ivette Jimenez RN, ONC; Salvador Jarencio RN, ANI, ONC; Lenny Ople RN, ANI, ONC; Jessica Pancio RN, ONC; Maria Paz RN, ONC; Wilson Phoeng RN, MSN, ONC, PHN; Patricia Schannong RN, ONC; Aida Tapia RN; and Joel Villagarcia RN, ONC; Kimberly Ternavan RN, MS/MBA, Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital [Quality Improvement]
  • Use of SBAR Tool to Improve Nurse-Physician Communications • Christina Gresh, MSN, RN, Abington Health (web only) [Patient Centered]

Community

  • Assesment of Knowledge and Practice about Menustrual Hygiene Among Secondary High School Girls in Western Ethiopia • Tesfalidet Tekelab, MSc; Alemu Sufa; Desalegn Wirtu, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, Wollega University, Nekemte, Oromia, Ethiopia. [Research]
  • Improving Asthma Symptoms Using Asthma Action Plans • Ryan Thebo, RN, BSN; Michael Terry, DNP, RN, PMHNP, FNP, University of San Diego [Evidence-Based Practice]

Core Measures

  • Improving Patient Safety by Developing a Fall Prevention Bundle Using a Retrospective Causal Review • Jhordice Munoz, MSN, RN; Cecily Byron, MSN, RN; Betty Lee, MN, RN, CNS, CMSRN; Kristian Del Rosario, RN, BSN UCLA Health, 4MNP Medicine Unit Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital [Quality Improvement]
  • Effectiveness of Fluid Immersion Simulation Operating Room Table Pads in Prevention of Perioperative Pressure Ulcers in High Risk Surgical Patients • Thanuttha Tiensawang, MSN, RN, CNS, GNP, CWOCN-AP; Lauren Fujihara MSN, RN, CNS, CNOR; Dane De Luca BSN, RN, CWON; Germaine Chapman BSN, RN, CWON; Tracy Guy MPH; Martina Pilon BS, RN, CWOCN, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center [Quality Improvement]

Detection

  • Identyfing Predictor Variables of Transfer to the Ronald Reagan Emergency Department from Ambulatory Geriatric Departments • Walter Chin, BSN, RN, Toyin Lawal, BSN, RN, Quanna Batiste, MSN, HCSM, RN; Leon Wong; M. Chang; S. Ruiz, RN, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center [Research]
  • Improving the Accuracy of Sepsis Screening and Bundle Compliance through Unit-Based Education and Dual Nurse Screening • Linda Davila, RN, BSN, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center [Evidence-Based Practice]
  • Development of a High Risk Breast Cancer Screening Program-Lessons From a Pilot Study • Karen Herold, DNP, FNP-BC, WHCNP-BC, Hoag Memorial Hospital Prespyterian [Research]
  • Improving Early Detection of Patient Deterioration by Utilizing the Modified Early Warning Score (MEWS) in Intentional Rounding • Cherie Neil, RN, MSN, PCCN; Sylvia Wolfe, RN, ANI; Fotine Mamais, RN, MSN, CNS, GNP; Mehran Yagobian, RN, BSN, ANI; Kimberly Snow, RN, MSN, C-NPT; Jacqueline Gates, RN, CCTN; Ken Miller, RN, MSN, CCRN, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center [Evidence-Based Practice]

Diving

  • Modeling Carbon Monoxide Reduction in a Single Stage Compressor Hookah Dive System • Walter Chin, BSN, RN, CHT, DMT; Chris Millbern, Gracelene Wegrzyn; Oswaldo Huchim; Rachelle Jacoby; Nisha Talati; Susan Sprau, MD, MACP, FCCP, FAASM; Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center [Research]
  • Efficacy of the U.S. Navy Dive Tables in Treating Decompression Sickness in 103 Cases • Walter Chin, BSN, RN; Susan Sprau, MD, MACP, FCCP, FAASM; Ellie Joo, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center [Research]
  • Reducing Carbon Monoxide Content in Surface-Supplied (Hookah) Air Sources of Artisanal Fishermen of the Yucatan Peninsula • Walter Chin, BSN, RN, Chris Milbern; Gracelene Wegrzyn; Oswaldo Huchim; Rachelle Jacoby; Nisha Talati; Susan Sprau, MD, MACP, FCCP, FAASM, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center [Research]
  • CO and CO2 Analysis in the Diving Gas of the Fishermen of the Yucatan Peninsula • Walter Chin, BSN, RN; Oswaldo Huchim; Gracelene Wegrzyn; Susan Sprau, MD, MACP, FCCP, FAASM; Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center [Research]

Education

  • Utilizing an Interprofessional Team Approach and Innovative Learning Activities to Teach Therapeutic Delivery of Care toward Patients Displaying Challenging Behaviors • Betty Lee, RN, MN, CNS; Kristian Del Rosario, RN, BSN; Timothy A. Thorstenson, D. Min, Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital [Evidence-Based Practice]
  • Making Evidence-Based Practice and Nursing Research Attractive: An Educational Approach to Increasing Nurse Engagement • Janell Lehman-Lerille, RN, MSN, RNC-MNN, Huntington Hospital [Evidence-Based Practice]
  • Ambulatory Clinical Orientation: Empowering Nursing Staff Using Simulation for Competency Training and Assessment • Toyin Lawal, BSN, RN, Quanna Batiste, MSN, HCSM, RN; Adisa Cartwright, BSN, RN; Sherryl Chavez, RN; Monica Gaspard, RN; Nia Mabrie, MHA; Elizabeth Pena, BSN, RN; Marina Sheinberg; Jacqueline Williams, MS, RN, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center [Evidence-Based Practice]

End-of-Life

  • Post-Mortem Nursing Care Effectiveness as Perceived by Mortuary Practitioners • Mikel W. Hand, EdD, RN, OCN, NE-BC, NEA-BC, University of Southern Indiana [Research]

Ethics

  • Death Perceptions and Attitudes Among Health and Non-Health Majors: An Descriptive Study • McCartney Renn, Gustavus Adolphus College [Research]

Infection Control

  • Investigating the Effectiveness of Betadine and Alcohol/Chlorhexidine for Central Line Care • Geovanny Estrada, RN; Sufia S. Husain, RN, MSN, CPHON; Deovina Jordan, RN, PhD, CPN; Allison Levine, RN, CPN; Mary Ann Macaspac, RN, CPHON; Mina Ondrade, RN, CPON; Jennifer Parra, RN, MSN, CPN; Karen Redondo, RN; Nancy Sanchez, RN; Carol Tsui, RN, CNIII; Vangie Urbano, RN, CPN; Miya Villanueva, RN, CPN, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center [Research]
  • Current Evidence Regarding Control of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections Utilizing Chlorhexidine Gluconate Baths: First Phase of a Quality Improvement Project • Deovina Jordan, PhD, RN; Geovanny Estrada, RN; Sufia S. Husain, RN, MSN, CPHON; Allison Levine, RN; Mary Ann Macaspac, RN, CPHON; Mina Ondrade, RN, CPON; Jennifer Parra, RN, MSN; Karen Redondo, RN; Nancy Sanchez, RN; Carol Tsui, RN; Vangie Urbano, RN; Miya Villanueva, RN, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center [Research]
  • UC Davis Dialysis Registry Tracking Inpatient Dialysis Access Infections • Vincent Paracuelles, BSN, RN, CNN; Lorien Dalrymple, MD, MPH, Kathy Ingram, RN, MSN, NEA-BC, Burl R. Don, MD; Maureen Craig, RN, MSN, CNN, CNS, Lynda Soohoo, RN, UC Davis Health System [Research]

Informatics

  • Reducing Waste - the UCLA Way to ITIL Problem Management • Kevin Baldwin, MPH, CPHIMS, Diedra Keeves, PT, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center [Quality Improvement]
  • Optimizing Electronic Medical Record Usability to Promote Core Measure Compliance • Mikel Hand, EdD, RN, OCN, NE-BC, NEA-BC; Sarah Shultz, MSN, RN, CCRN, RN-BC; University of Southern Indiana [Evidence-Based Practice]

Nursing Practice

  • Diagonal Dissection of Mix Staffing • Pronita Agarwala, MSN, RN, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center [Quality Improvement]
  • Decreasing Preceptor Burnout and Improving New Graduate Retention Rate for Critical Care Nurses • Somayah Mullins, RN, BSN, PCCN; Kelsey Feng, RN, MSN; Imelda Zaragoza-Albania RN, BSN, CCRN; Margaret Moore RN, BSN, Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital [Evidence-Based Practice]
  • Innovative Team Model for Nursing (INT) • Deborah Rothhaar, MSN, RN, CPEN; Cathy Ward, DNSc, RN; Barbara Anderson, MSN, RN; Mark Flitcraft, MSN, RN; Tracy Guy, MPH; Beki Heffler, MS, RN; Fontine Mamais, MSN, RN; Anahit Saringulian, RNC-NIC, MSN, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center [Research]
  • Advancing the Professional Role of the Lead Nurse to Improve Patient Satisfaction • Lea Rourke, RN, BSN, PCCN; John-Gabriel Pantaleon, RN, BSN, PCCN, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center [Quality Improvement]
  • Development of a Seclusion-Restraint Documentation Resource Nurse Program in the In-patient Psychiatric Setting • Karen Salvador, MSN, RN-BC; Leilanie Ayala, MSN, RN, CNS-BC, NP-BC, Joyce Reinholdt, MTOM, BSN, LAc, RN-BC, Diane, Oran MN, RN, CNS-BC, NP-BC, Kandace Whiting, DNP, RN-BC, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior [Quality Improvement]

Nursing School Education

  • Impact of Study Sessions on First Semester Nursing Student Success • Donna Martin, DNP, RN-BC, Lewis University [Research]

Obstetrics

  • What are the Expectations, Attitudes, and Images of New Mothers? • Mary Adams, MSN, RN, Loyola University, Chicago [Research]
  • Skin to Skin: Making an Evidence-Based Practice Routine through Six-Sigma • Erika Stahl, BSN, RN; Victoria McClain RN, Virtua Health System[Evidence-Based Practice]

Patient Centered

  • Pain Management with Urban Zen Integrative Therapy in CTICU • Gilbert Barco, RN, BSN, CCRN; Julie Hoang, RN, BSN, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center [Evidence-Based Practice]
  • Developing A Neurosurgery Patient-Family Advisory Council • Elizabeth Cattell, RN, MN, CNRN, ACNP-BC, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center [Quality Improvement]
  • The Application of an Explanatory Model of Treatment Decision-Making in a Patient with Medically Refractory Focal Epilepsy • Sandra R. Dewar, RN, MS, Huibrie C. Pieters, DPhil, PhD, RN, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center [Research]
  • Improving Care of Hospitalized Elders through NICHE Program • Anila Ladak, RN, MSN; Valerie Yeo, RN, MSN, NE-BC; Erin Castle, RN; Salve Arriola, RN Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital [Quality Improvement]
  • "Exceptional" Patient and Families to Acceptable: Educating Nurses to Prevent the Confrontation • Hazel Lao, RN BSN PCCN; Neal Ketchum RN BSN PCCN; Jason Kulangara RN BSN PCCN; Elizabeth McGee RN, BSN; Francis Dimacali RN, BSN; Julie Javier RN, BSN; Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital [Evidence-Based Practice]
  • Creating a Sensory Garden in an Inpatient Psychiatric Setting: Improving the Mood and Anxiety of Mental Health Patients • Aimee Levine-Dickman, MA, OTR/L; Nancy Wicks, OT Dip., OTR/L; Leilanie Ayala, MSN, PMHNP-BC; Era Hawk, LVN; Susan Rappaport, MSN, RN, PMHCNS, NE-BC; Curtis Boelke, BA, MHP; Anna Kurtz, MSW, LCSW; Jennifer Alcaide, MSW, LCSW, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior [Quality Improvement]

Pediatrics

  • ED Pediatric Passport: Enhancing Medical Care for Complex Pediatric Patients • Kerry Gold, RN, CCRN, CEN; Gitanjli Arora MD; Jennifer Fine; Theresa Kirkpatrick RN; Khanh Luu RN, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center [Quality Improvement]
  • Educating Nurses About Infection Prevention in the Acute Care Pediatrics Unit • Sufia Husain, RN, MSN, CPHON; Geovanny Estrada, RN; Deovina Jordan, RN, PhD; Allison Levine, RN; Mary Ann Macaspac, RN, CPHON; Mina Ondrade, RN; Jennifer Parra, RN, MSN; Karen Redondo, RN; Nancy Sanchez, RN; Carol Tsui, RN; Vangie Urbano, RN; Miya Villanueva, RN, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center [Quality Improvement]
  • Improving End of Life Care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Through Implementation of a Multidisciplinary Palliative Care Committee • Nancy Quintanilla, RNC-NIC; Anahit Sarin-Gulian RNC-NIC, MSN; Heaven Holdbrooks RN, MSN, CNS, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center [Evidence-Based Practice]
  • Incidence and Risk Factors for Nutritional Deficiencies in Children with Intestinal Failure Receiving Home Parenteral Nutrition • Laurie Reyen, RN, MN; Hannah Bechtold; Sarah Muradian; Jorge Vargas, MD; Laura Wozniak, MD, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center [Research]
  • "No More Ouch" - Topical Anesthetic for Pediatric IV Starts • Grace Sund, RN, MSN, CPHON, CPNP, CNS; Sally Lozano, RN, BSN, CPN, Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital [Research]
  • A Multi-Interventional Approach to Reduce the Incidence of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections in an Acute Care Pediatric Setting • Miya Villanueva, RN, CPN; Geovanny Estrada, RN, BSN, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center [Quality Improvement]

Protocol

  • Increasing Patient Safety and Decreasing Nursing Anxiety by Decreasing Lumbar Drain Over Drainage • Lindsey Bloom, RN, BSN, Duke University Hospital [Research]
  • A Telemetry Bundle: To Improve Quality, Safety and Apply Evidence-Based Practice at the Bedside • Maggie Harrington, BSN, RN-BC; Elizabeth Maran, CMSRN, Dan Roberts, ACNP, PhD, Stony Brook Medical Center [Evidence-Based Practice]
  • An Observational Study of Routine Ambulation for Patients with Pulmonary Artery Catheters who are Awaiting Heart Transplantation • Wendy Tsau, RN, MN; Juvy Wiley, BSN, RN; Judith Spencer, RN; Anthony Chan, MSN, RN; Virginia Erickson, PhD, RN; Norma McNair, PhD, RN, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center [Research]
  • A Pilot Study: Delirium in the Intensive Care Unit: Utilizing the Zmachine Sleep Monitor for Assessment • John Whitcomb, PhD, RN, CCRN, FCCM; M Morgan, RN, MSN; T Irvin, RN, BSN; L Boynton, SN; C Rhodes, SN, K Spencer, SN; S. Turman, RN, Clemson University [Research]
  • Early Mobility in the Elective Postoperative Neurosurgery Patient Admitted to the Neuro/Trauma Intensive Care Unit • Kelsey Zwang, RN, BSN, CCRN, Jennifer Osborne, RN; Nancy McLaughlin, MD, PhD; Neil Martin, MD, FAANS; Jody Anderson, MPH, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center [Quality Improvement]

Readmission

  • Utilizing Structured Post-Discharge Phone Calls and Telehealth to Prevent 30-Day Readmissions in the Cardiac Surgery Patient Population • Marisa Hallare, RN, BSN, PCCN; Mat Ilasin, RN, BSN; Michelle Nguyen, RN, CNS, ACNP-BC; Cherie Neil, RN, MSN, PCCN; Renee Appleby, RN, BSN, NE-BC, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center [Evidence-Based Practice]
  • Retrospective Analysis of Discharge Callback Data from 2014 in the Cardiothoracic Surgical Patient Population: A Comparison from 2013 • Stesha Selsky, BSN, RN; Anna Stetkevich RN, BSN, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center [Research]

Throughput

  • Anthropomorphic Measurement Precision Among the Medical Surgical Intensive Care • Angelo Santos; May Lau, RN, BSN, CCRN; Rica Pardilla, RN, BSN, CCRN, Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital [Quality Improvement]
  • Rapid ED to ICU Admission for Trauma Patients at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center: A Quality Improvement Project • Kayla Vandegrift, RN; Erik Coll, RN, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center [Quality Improvement]
  • Improving Patient Flow, One Hospital Bed at a Time • Bradley Wenderoth, Pharm.D.; Jared Durgan; Cathy Kirby BSN, MHA; Melissa Abbud, BSN; Salvador Enriquez, BSN, Keck Medical Center of USC [Quality Improvement]
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