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EBP Exemplar Library

Evidence Based Practice for Tracheostomy Care

The Nursing & Therapies Research Council Members
Project Lead: Jade Burgess, RN-BC, MSN
CoxHealth
Springfield, Missouri

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The Art of Healing

Presented by: 
Cathleen Johannes
Sarah Lipka
Nicole Scott
Ashley Sirkel
Samantha Staton
Sarah Stocker
Nurse Residents 
University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center 

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The Effects of Early Ambulation and VTE Prophylaxis in the Post-Surgical Patient

Presented by:
Markeya Anthony, RN
Sasha Bernard, RN
Monique Butler, RN
Nurse Residents
University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center 

IS IT TIME TO TAKE THE “O” OUT OF “M.O.N.A.”?

Presented by:
Felicia Caughlin, RN
Cassie Johnson, RN
Asisat Popoola, RN
Nurse Residents
University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center 

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Does a “Track & Trigger” System Promote Timely Intervention?

Presented by:
Heather Nolette, BSN, RN
Nurse Resident
University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center 

 

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Why mMINDS, not CIWA

Presented by:
Kelly Jewel, RN
Ashley Smith, RN
Julie Plummer, RN
Jenafer Burr, RN
University of Maryland Nurse Residency Program

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Tips to Terminate Tumbles!

Presented by:
Marandalynn Scholz, RN
Courtney Roberts, BSN, RN
Elizabeth Nelson, RN
Joseph Olszweski, RN
Antoinette Davis, RN
University of Maryland Nurse Residency Program

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Getting Onboard with ISCR: The Benefits of Improving Surgical Care and Recovery

Presented by:
Justine Antonishek, RN
Deborah Peterson, RN
Kristen Summers, RN
University of Maryland Nurse Residency Program

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Best Practices for Meal Delivery and Insulin Administration

Presented by: 
Kerrileigh Gibson, RN
Stephanie Graves, RN
Jennifer Leong, RN
Shannon Utendahl, RN
Nurse Residents 
University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center 

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Brain Attack & Fluid Resuscitation


Learn morePresented by:
Elizabeth Cuffley RN
Catherine Boyd RN
Mitchell Meredith RN
Ying Cho RN
Nurse Residents
University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center 


 

ICU Delirium: Bringing Awareness To Best Practice in Assessment and Prevention


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Patricia Dunne, RN
Teresa Blessing, RN
Antoinette Rambeau, RN
Nurse Residents
University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center 


Intraosseous Access: A Review of Current Practices and Its Use in Patients with Difficult Access

Presented by:
Catherine Anastasi, RN
Dawn Berlin, RN
Christopher Bonk, MSN, RN, CNL
Michelle Carter, RN
Colleen Corcoran, BSN, RN
Nurse Residents 
University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center 

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Teaching Newborn Safe Sleep

Presented by: 
Ashleigh Dreyer, RN
Patricia McKenna, RN
Nurse Residents (Mother/Baby)
University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center 

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Does One Size Fit All: A Comprehensive Review of Discontinuing Contact Precautions for Patients with a History of MRSA

Presented by:
Erica Benjamin, RN
Megan Boller, RN
Jennifer Kim, RN
Nicholas Wiltrout, RN
Nurse Residents (Units 6South & 6West)
University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center 

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Implementing Improved Suicide Risk Assessments for Specific Populations in the Emergency Room

Presented by:
Jenna Cary, RN
Rachel Conaway, RN
Kelsey Edwards, RN
Zachary Foley, RN
Nurse Residents (Emergency Department)

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University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center Nurse Residents (Emergency Department)


Bispectral Index (BIS) Monitoring

Presented by:
Summer Arruda, RN
Arynn Freburger, RN
Amanda Chadwell, RN
Nurse Residents (Unit: Critical Care West)
University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center 

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Purposeful Hourly Rounding

Presented by:
Doreen Bannerman, RN
Madeline Blakeley, RN
Jessica Chester, RN
Vanessa Foote, RN
Nurse Residents (Units: 4South/5South; 6South & Mother/Baby)
University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center 

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Intrinsic Configuration of Alarm Parameters | A Quality Improvement Project to Attenuate Non-Actionable Alarms in a Neurosciences Critical Care Unit

Presented by:
Gordon X.Han, RN, BSN, CCRN
Elizabeth K. Zink, MS, RN, CCNS, CNRN
Neurosciences Critical Care Unit
Department of Nursing
Johns Hopkins Hospital

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EBP Project to Increase Hospital-based Cervical Screening Compliance Among Registration Staff

Presented by: Lynn Richards-McDonald DNP, RN
Department of Nursing
Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Best Practice to Decrease Falls in an ICU Setting 

Presented by:
Sharon H. Allan, ACNS-BC, MSN, RN, CCRC

JHH CVSICU 
Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Increasing Communication with Referring Providers to Enhance Patient Centered Care 

Presented by:
Diane Vail Skojec, MS, DNP, CRNP 
Bernadette Naquin, RN, BSN, CWCN
Christal Moore, MHA, MBA, FACHE
Department of Surgery Ambulatory Clinic 
Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Improving Contraceptive Compliance Through an Educational Program

Presented by: Amy S. D. Lee, DNP, ARNP, WHNP-BC 
Gyn/OB Unit
Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Decreasing Post-Hospitalization Medication Discrepancies

Presented by:
Dawn Becker, DNP, RN, CEN, ACNS-BC
Clinical Nurse Specialist WellSpan York Hospital
York College of Pennsylvania

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Culturally Competent, Patient-Centered Care For the Transgender Patient in an Inpatient Psychiatric Setting

Presented by:
Lauren Connelly, BSN, RN, CN-I
General Psychiatry
VCU Health

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Implementation of skin-to-skin contact in the operating room after cesarean section with term newborns to improve breastfeeding and facilitate vital sign stability

Presented by:
Amanda C. Lawrence MS, RNC-OB, C-EFM
York College

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The Watson Room: Managing Compassion Fatigue In Clinical Nurses On The Front Line

Presented by:
Crystal Crewe DNP, RN, CMSRN
Virginia Commonwealth University Health

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Neonatal Event Review: How long does an A, B, and D have to be?

Presented by: Nancy McCready BSN, RNC
Mercy Medical Center

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Routine vs. Clinically-Indicated Rotation of Short Peripheral Intravenous Access Based on Comfort, Cost and Complications.

Presented by: 
Juvel-lou P. Velasco, BSN, RN, CCRN
Mercey Medical Center

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To Feed or Not to Feed: Implementaion of an EBP Project on Infant Driven Feedings

Presented by:
Kelly Ackerman, BSN
Mercy Medical Center

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