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2019 Nurses Week Research Poster Session



1st Place:

Meghan M. Chambers, RN, QIA
Rachel Kraushaar, RN
2nd Place:
Multidisciplinary Staff’s Perception of Noise During Critical Times of Surgery in Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Glendyle Levinskas, BSN, RN, CNOR
3rd Place:
A Comparison of a 30-day Readmission Rates Before and After the Implementation of a Stroke Services Transitional Care Coordinator

Paula Buckner, BSN, RN
6N Neuroscience
How Can Nurse Practitioners Impact Pain Management and Opioid Dependence Treatment During an Epidemic of Widespread Opioid Misuse? Heather J Jackson, MSN, FNP-BC
Office of Advanced Practice, Anethesiology
The Empathy Experience: Forming Nurse Residents Who Relate Jenna Beamer, MSN, RN
Febrile Neonates: Treating Small Patients with Big Risks Chelsea Carter, BSN, RN, CCRN, CPEN, AEMT
Pediatric Emergency Department
Implementation of a Flexibility-Based Compensation Structure in a Large Multihospital Health Care System Creates Sustained Value Brent Dunworth, DNP, MBA, CRNA, NEA-BC
Assessment of the Perceptions of Registered Nurses Regarding the Physical Design of the Orthopedic Unit Single Patient Room Ronald Eugene Destura Osea, MSN, RN, ONC
Adult Orthopedic 10S/6RW
Decreasing Patient Waiting Time and Improving Press Ganey Scores through Operational Efficiencies Paula Culbert, RN
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
EGS Fast Track Clinic Lindsay Miller, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Surgery PCC Outpatient
The OR Clock Natalie Stewart-Mast, BSN, RN
The Correlation between Anal Pap Cytology and Histopathologic Outcomes in HIV-Positive Males Tonna McCutcheon
General Surgery
Cultivating Compassion and Connection: Trauma Informed Care for Mothers of Substance Exposed Infants Lyndsay Jo Taulbee, BSN, RN
Streamlined Orientation for the Graduate Nurse Maria Sullivan, MSN, RN, CNOR
Break-Tracking: There’s an App for That! Matthew Lucas, BSN, RN, CNOR
OR Intrument Scanning – a Journey to a Unit’s Increased Compliance Jon Kraft
Implementing the Couplet Care Model When Not Every Baby is a “Well Baby” Marlee Crankshaw, DNP, RN, CNML
Neonatal Services
Lutathera Implementation: A Multidisciplinary Approach Cody Stansel, BSN, RN, NE-BC, OCN, CMSRN
TVC Infusion
Using the Revised Nursing Work Index (NWI-R) to Identify Opportunities for Improvement in High-Turnover Nursing Units

Dottie Hiatt, BSN, RN
6 North Neuroscience/Epilepsy
Operating Room (OR) Noise Level is a Health and Safety Risk: Results of Real Time Noise Measurements During Critical Times in an Academic Medical Center OR Glendyle Levinska, BSN, RN, CNOR
Inclusiveness: Clinical Nursing Involvement in an Industry Sponsored Research Project Elizabeth Card, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, CPAN, CCRP, FASPAN
Elizabeth Hall, DNP, WHNP-BC, SANE
Shannon Brooks, APRN, ACNP-BC
Clayton Freeman, BSN, RN
Christy Loyd, LPN
Wuraola Adesinasi, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
Nursing Research

Trust-Based Relational Intervention: Making a Difference in the Behavioral Health Population Lisa Hacker, MHA, BSN, RN, NE-BC
Children’s Hospital
Pediatric PACU: Post-operative Guidelines for Holding Room Kelly Robertson, BSN, RN3
VCH Holding Room/PACU
Neonatal Staff Engagement Strategies Marlee Crankshaw, DNP, RN, CNML
Erin Havrilla, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Stephanie Abbu, DNP, RN, CNML
Neonatal Services

The Perception and Competency of Nurses on the Use of Essential Oils for Patient Care Juli Reynolds, BSN, RN
VUH Main Holding Room/PACU
PACU Pioneers: Quality Improvement Strategies in Kenya Summer Fitts, BSN, RN, CPAN
Visualizing Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health Using Acute Care Nursing Data  Deborah A. Ariosto, PhD, MSN, RN-BC
Nursing Informatics, VUMC
Karen A. Monsen, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAMIA
School of Nursing, University of Minnesota
N=1: The Inaccuracy of a Non-Validated Clinical Data Registry  Wendi R. Mason, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC
Pulmonary Medicine
Co-Authors: James Del Greco, MSN, RN
Eric B. Smith, LPN
Susan M. Martin, LPN

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