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Vinciya Pandian, MSN, CRNP

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Assistant Professor
Division of Neuroanesthesia
Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Nursing Director, Percutaneous Tracheostomy Program
Director of Practice, Education, and Research, Johns Hopkins Airway Program
Tracheostomy Nurse Practitioner

OFFICE PHONE
410-502-6114

EDUCATION – PhD, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC
 

BOARD CERTIFICATION

American Nurses Credentialing Center
Maryland Board of Nursing

CLINICAL INTERESTS
Critically ill patients who are intubated and are potential candidates for tracheostomy, and those who already have a tracheostomy. Provide the evidence based care for patients who have airway issues. 

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Quality of Life in Mechanically Ventilated Patients
Outcomes of patients with a tracheostomy
Management of patients with Difficult Airway

PRINCIPAL HOSPITAL

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

PUBLICATIONS

Hillel AT, Namba D, Ding D, Pandian V, Elisseeff JH, Horton MR. An in Situ, In Vivo Murine Model for the Study of Laryngotracheal Stenosis.  JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 (In Press).

Pandian V, Thompson CB, Feller-Kopman DJ, Mirski MA. Development and Validation of a Quality of Life Questionnaire for Mechanically Ventilated ICU Patients. Crit Care Med. (In Press)

Pandian V, Smith CP, Cole TK, Bhatti NI, Mirski MA, Yarmus LB, Feller-Kopman DJ. Optimizing Communication in Mechanically Ventilated Patients. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology.21(4):309-318

Pandian V, Bose S, Miller CR, Schiavi AJ, Feller-Kopman DJ, Bhatti NI, Mirski MA. Exploring quality of life in critically ill tracheostomy patients: a pilot study. ORL Head Neck Nurs. 2014 Winter; 32(1):6–13

Pandian V, Miller CR, Schiavi AJ, Yarmus L, Contractor A, Haut ER, Feller-Kopman DJ, Mirski MA, Morad AH, Carey JP, Hillel AT, Maragos CS, Bhatti NI. Utilization of a Standardized Tracheostomy Capping and Decannulation Protocol to Improve Patient Safety. Laryngoscope 2014; 

Malik MU, Pandian V, Masood H, Diaz DA, Varela V, Davalos-Balderas AJ, Parra-Cardenas M, Seo P, Francis HW. Spectrum of immune-mediated inner ear disease and cochlear implant results. Laryngoscope 2012;122(11):2557-2562.

Yarmus L, Pandian V, Gilbert C, Schiavi A, Haider A, Chi A, Morad A, Miller C, Efron D, Stevens K, Gangidi S, Vaswani R, Haut E, Mirski M, Bhatti N, Feller-Kopman D. Safety and efficiency of interventional pulmonologists performing percutaneous tracheostomy. Respiration 2012;84(2):123-127.

Pandian V, Miller CR, Mirski MA, Schiavi AJ, Morad AH, Vaswani RS, Kalmar CL, Feller-Kopman DJ, Haut ER, Yarmus LB, Bhatti NI. Multidisciplinary team approach in the management of tracheostomy patients. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2012;147(4):684-691.

Mirski MA, Pandian V, Bhatti N, Haut E, Feller-Kopman D, Morad A, Haider A, Schiavi A, Efron D, Yarmus L, Stevens KA, Miller CA, Papangelou A, Vaswani R, Kalmar C, Gupta S, Intihar P, Mack S, Rushing AP, Chi A, Roberts VJ, Ulatowski J. Safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of a multidisciplinary percutaneous tracheostomy program. Crit Care Med 2012;40(6):1827-1834.

Pandian V, Miller C. Body image reintegration and coping effectiveness after head and neck surgery: a review. ORL Head Neck Nurs 2012;30(1):16-19

Pandian V, Gilstrap DL, Mirski MA, Haut ER, Haider AH, Efron DT, Bowman NM, Yarmus LB, Bhatti NI, Stevens KA, Vaswani R, Feller-Kopkan D. Predictors of short-term mortality in patients undergoing percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy. J Crit Care 2012;27(4):420-15.

Varela DA, Malik MU, Laeeq K, Pandian V, Brown DJ, Weatherly RA, Cummings CW, Bhatti NI. Learning styles in otolaryngology fellowships. Laryngoscope 2011;121(12):2548-2552.

Pandian V, Maragos C, Turner L, Mirski M, Bhatti N, Joyner K. Model for best practice: nurse practitioner facilitated percutaneous tracheostomy service. ORL Head Neck Nurs 2011;29(2):8-15.

Shaha M, Pandian V, Choti MA, Stotsky E, Herman JM, Khan Y, Libonati C, Pawlik T, Schulick RD, Belcher AE. Transitoriness in cancer patients: a cross-sectional survey of lung and gastrointestinal cancer patients. Support Care Cancer 2010;19(2):271-279.

Stewart CM, Masood H, Pandian V, Laeeq K, Akst L, Francis HW, Bhatti NI. Development and pilot testing of an objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) on hoarseness. Laryngoscope 2010;120(11):2177-2182.

Laeeq K, Pandian V, Skinner M, Masood H, Stewart CM, Weatherly R, Cummings CW, Bhatti NI. Learning curve for competency in flexible laryngoscopy. Laryngoscope 2010;120(10):1950-1953.

Pandian V, Vaswani RS, Mirski MA, Haut E, Gupta S, Bhatti NI. Safety of percutaneous dilational tracheostomy in coagulopathic patients. Ear Nose Throat J 2010;89(8):387-395.

Bhatti NI, Mohyuddin A, Reaven N, Funk SE, Laeeq K, Pandian V, Mirski M, Feller-Kopman D. Cost analysis of intubation-related tracheal injury using a national database. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2010;143(1):31-36.

Laeeq K, Weatherly RA, Carrott A, Pandian V, Cummings CW, Bhatti NI. Learning styles in two otolaryngology residency programs. Laryngoscope 2009;119(12):2360-2365.

Pandian V, Nguyen TT, Mirski MA, Bhatti NI. Percutaneous Tracheostomy: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Perspectives on Voice and Voice Disorders 2008;119(12):2360-2365.

 

PRESENTATIONS

International

Pandian, V., Feller-Kopman, D., Mirski, MA., Quality of Life in Mechanically Ventilated Intensive Care Unit Patients. Society of Critical Care Medicine’s 43rd Critical Care Congress, 2014, San Francisco, California (Poster*)

Pandian, V., Best Practices in Tracheostomy Management. Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. 2013

Xu, Y., Pandian, V., Fernandez-Bustamante, A., Hoffman, E. A., Simon, B. A. 3-D computerized CT image analysis predicts regional Acute Lung Injury (ALI) in sheep LPS – injury model. American Thoracic Society (ATS) 2007- San Francisco International Conference, San Francisco, California (Poster*)

National

Pandian V, Speech-An Important Aspect of Quality of Life in Mechanically Ventilated Patients, American Association of Nurse Practitioners 2014 National Conference at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, Nashville, TN (June 20th, 2014), Podium

Pandian V, Herzer K, Cover R, Mark L, Difficult Airway Response Team (DART): A Novel Quality Improvement Program for Managing Hospital-wide Airway Emergencies, 5th Annual Johns Hopkins Patient Safety Summit, Baltimore, MD (June 6th, 2014), Podium

Pandian V, Utilization of a Standard Capping and Decannulation Protocol to improve Patient Safety, , 5th Annual Johns Hopkins Patient Safety Summit, Baltimore, MD (June 6th, 2014), Podium

Pandian V, Measuring Quality of Life in Mechanically Ventilated Patients in the ICU and Implications for Care, American Thoracic Society 2014 International Conference at the San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA (May 19th, 2014), Podium

Pandian V, Airway Emergencies in the Neuroscience Patients, Advanced Clinical Topics in Neuroscience Nursing Workshop, Baltimore, MD (April 24th, 2014), Podium

Pandian, V., Feller-Kopman, D., Mirski, MA., Quality of Life in Mechanically Ventilated Intensive Care Unit Patients. Society of Critical Care Medicine’s 43rd Critical Care Congress, 2014, San Francisco, California (Poster)

Xie Y, Lim C, Herzer K, Miller CR, Berkow L, Hillel A, Pandian V, Cover R., Mark, L., Difficult Airway Response Team (DART): A Five-Year Overview of an Intervention to Manage In-Hospital Airway Emergencies. 17th Annual Society for Airway Management Scientific Meeting, 2013, Philadelphia, PA (Poster)

Lim C, Xie Y, Herzer K, Pandian V, Mark L., Society of Anesthesia Management and Medic Alert Registry: Next Steps for the National Registry of Difficult Airway or Intubation. 17th Annual Society for Airway Management Scientific Meeting, 2013, Philadelphia, PA (Poster)

Kling, TK., Smith, C., Pandian, V., An Alternate Mode of Communication for Mechanically Ventilated Patients. The Magic of Teamwork: Science and Service Delivery-2013 American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention, Chicago, IL (Poster*)

Pandian, V., Outpatient Follow-Up of Tracheostomy Patients.  37th Annual Congress and Nursing Symposium, Society of Otorhinolaryngology and Head-Neck Nurses 2013, Vancouver, BC (Poster*)

DeSell, M., Pandian, V., A Cross Sectional Survey of Advanced Practice Providers in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. 37th Annual Congress and Nursing Symposium, Society of Otorhinolaryngology and Head-Neck Nurses 2013, Vancouver, BC (Poster*)

Pandian, V., Quality of Life in Mechanically Ventilated Patients in the ICU – Preliminary Results. 36th Annual Congress and Nursing Symposium, Society of Otorhinolaryngology and Head-Neck Nurses 2012, Washington, DC (Podium*)

Maragos, C., Pandian, V., DeSaram, A., Elliott, C., Managing a mentally challenged patient with laryngectomy: A Case Study. 35th Congress and Nursing Symposium, Society of Otorhinolaryngology and Head-Neck Nurses 2011, San Francisco, CA (Poster)

Pandian, V. Maragos C. Fitzsimmons B., Conti D., Carey J., Haut E., Cover R., Elliott C., Bhatti NI. Tracheostomy Tube Capping and Decannulation Guidelines: A Quality Improvement Project. 35th Congress and Nursing Symposium, Society of Otorhinolaryngology and Head-Neck Nurses 2011, San Francisco, CA (Poster*)

Pandian, V. Impact of Multidisciplinary Percutaneous Tracheostomy Program on Patient Outcomes.

Yarmus, L. B., Pandian, V., Gilbert, C., Gangidi, S., Mirski, M., Bhatti, N.I., Feller-Kopman, D., Safety and Efficiency of Interventional Pulmonologists Performing Percutaneous Tracheostomy American Thoracic Society 2011, (Poster and Podium*)

Pandian, V. Quality of Life in Mechanically Ventilated Patients – Preliminary Results. 3rd Annual National Predoctoral Clinical Research Training Program Meeting 2011, St. Louis, MO (Podium*)

Malik, M. U., Diaz, D.V., Francis, H.W., Pandian, V., Chien, W.W., Agrawal, Y., Niparko, J.K., Bhatti, N.I., Using a Virtual Reality Temporal bone Simulator to Enhance Surgical Competency in Procedural Tasks: A Pilot Study. The Triological Society, Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting 2011, Chicago, Illinois (Poster*)

Malik M. U., Diaz D.V., Pandian V., Bhatti Objective Structured Assessment of Technical Skills (OSATS) for the Assessment of Surgical Competency: A Systematic Review. The Triological Society, Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting 2011, Chicago, Illinois (Poster*)

Pandian, V., Klimmek, R., Rose, K., Boulware, E. L., Taylor, L. A., Belcher, A., Dane, K. E., Sherrie, K., Grant., M. St.Ours, C., Swarup, A., Nolan, M. T., Living Kidney Donor’s Perception of Donation Experience. The Council of the Advancement of Nursing Science, 2010 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research, Washington, DC and The National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institute of Health, 2010 Scientific Symposium: “Bringing Science to Life,” Bethesda, MD (Poster*)

Pandian, V., Page, G., Bhatti, N. I., Feller-Kopman, D., & Mirski, M. Quality of Life in Mechanically Ventilated Patients - Pilot Study. In Boston, MA: 34th Congress and Nursing Symposium, Society of Otorhinolaryngology and Head-Neck Nurses (Poster*)

Maragos, C., Bhatti, N., Laeeq, K., Pandian, V., Tracheostomy and Laryngectomy Stoma Care., Society of Otorhinology and Head-Neck Nurses, 34th Annual Congress and Nursing Symposium September 2010, Boston, Massachusetts (Video)

Pandian, V., Laeeq, K., Skinner, M., Masood, H., Stewart, C., Weatherly, R., Cummings, C., Bhatti, N. I., Learning Curve for Competency in Flexible Laryngoscopy, The Triological Society, Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting 2010, Las Vegas, Nevada (Podium*)

Joyner, K., Maragos, C., Turner, L., Pandian, V., Model for Best Practice: Nurse Practitioner Facilitated Tracheostomy Service, Society of Otorhinolaryngology and Head-Neck Nurses, 33rd Annual Congress and Nursing Symposium October 2009, San Diego, California (Poster*)

Bhatti, N. I., Laeeq, K., Pandian, V., Reaven, N., Funk, S., Mirski, M. A., Feller-Kopman, D., Cost Implications of Intubation-Related Tracheal Damage, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation October 2009, San Diego, California, 141 (3), Supp 1., P 105 (Podium*)

Gilstrap, D., Pandian, V., Mirski, M., Haut, E., Efron, D., Haider, A., Stevens, K., Bhatti, N., Feller-Kopman, D. Predictors of Short-Term Mortality Following Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy, Chest 2009, San Diego, California (Poster*)

Bhatti, N. I., Pandian, V. Bronchoscopic visualization during Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy. 16th Annual Assembly of the American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology, Chest 2008, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Hands on work station)

Shaha, M, Stotsky, E., Pandian, V., Choti, M., Libonati, C., Khan, Y., Coleman, J., Schulick, R., Pawlik, T., Herman, J., Belcher, A. E., Transitoriness in Cancer Patients: Presentation of a concept and a cross-sectional survey. The Sidney Kimmel Center for Oncology Nursing Excellence (SKCONE) 5th Annual Oncology Nursing Research Symposium 2008, Baltimore, Maryland (Podium*)

Shaha, M., Belcher, A. E., Choti, M., Herman, J., Khan, Y., Libonati, C., Pandian, V., Pawlik, T., Schulick, R., Stotsky, E. Transitoriness in Cancer. 44th American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2008, Chicago, Illinois (Poster*)

Bhatti, N., Pandian, V., Starmer, H., Living with a Tracheostomy.  Tenth Educational Symposium in Respiratory Care 2007, Baltimore, Maryland (Podium)

Regional

Pandian, V. Joanne Tourigney Lectureship, Latest Trends in Tracheostomy Care. The 68th Annual Meeting of the Massachusetts Pulmonary Section, Newton, Massachusetts (Podium*)

Pandian, V., Bhatti, N. I. Impact of Percutaneous Tracheostomy Program on complication rate and length of stay.  Society of Otorhinology and Head-Neck Nurses, Maryland/Washington DC Chapter, October 2008, Baltimore, Maryland (Podium*)

Sevransky, J., Pandian, V., Perper, B., Yeo, T. P. Fluid and Vasopressor Protocol, and Orderset. Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference for Nurse Practitioners (MARC-NP) 2004, College Park, Maryland (Podium*)

Local

Oldsman, M., Pandian, V., Emergency and Transport Tracheostomy Supplies: A Quality Improvement Project. Research Honors Poster Presentation Session, 2013, Baltimore, Maryland (Poster)

Pandian, V., Bennett-Gabralla, E., Management of Tracheostomy, Respiratory Care Health Day Fair, 2009, Baltimore, Maryland

Pandian, V., Tracheostomy Management: Basics and Beyond. Biannual Tracheostomy Workshop (2007 – 2012) at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland

Pandian, V. Management of patients with Tracheostomy.  Medicine Residents Noon Conference, annual presentations 2008, 2010, 2011, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland

Pandian, V. Types of Tracheostomy Tubes and their Uses.  Monthly Medical Intensive Care Unit Conferences for the Residents, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland

 

Tracheostomy Questions? E-mail tracheostomysupport@jhmi.edu

 
 

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