2013 Oral & Poster Presentation Abstracts


Evidence-Based Practice

E131 Shelly Almroth, RN, BSN, CEN Teen Seat Belt Challenge, Implementing in a Rural High School Setting
E133 Leslie Eldridge, MSN, FNP-C, CEN, EMT-P Trauma Nurse Practitioner Tertiary Survey: Objectifying Criteria for Delay in Diagnosis
E135 Diana Clapp, BSN, RN, CCRN, CEN, NREMT-P Improving Efficiency in Trauma Patients: Preventing repeated imaging, radiation exposure, and increasing practitioner satisfaction.
E136 Tracy McDonald, RN, MSN, CCRN, NEA-BC Refining Our Geriatric Trauma Practice Management Guideline to Reduce Mortality
E144 Donna Mower-Wade, RN, ACNS-BC, CNRN Early Aggressive Management of Geriatric Patients with Rib Fractures Improve Clinical Outcomes
E145 Stacy Helton, RN, BSN Implementation of a Backboard Removal Policy in a High Volume Community Emergency Department
E150 Peggy Borton, MSN, RN, CEN A Trauma Unit’s Interprofessional Approach to Reducing Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections
E151 Tracy McDonald, RN, MSN, CCRN, NEA-BC Evaluation of an Electronic Medical Record to Trauma Registry Interface
E157 Alexis Frederick, RN, MSN, CEN, ACNP-BC Permissive Hypotension in the Adult Trauma Patient: Does it Help or Hinder Patient Outcome?
E170 Paige Gesing, BS, RN Trauma Pit Crew: The Race for Excellence!
E172 Cecile D'Huyvetter, MSN Efficiencies Gained from the Trauma EMR
E173 Ben Hughes, RN, MSN, MS, CCRN Education, Time, and Money - Investing in Trauma Data Specialists – Why Do It?
E175 Teresa Lienhop, MSN, MBA, RN, CCRN, NEA-BC, FACHE Naming Conventions for Trauma Activation, Unidentified, and Mass Casualty Incident Patients
E176 Lisa Bergeron, MSN, RN Reducing Feeding Tube Placement Complications Utilizing Electromagnetic Technology
E177 Leslie Cairns, DNP, RN CMSRN Utilizing Bedside Shift Report to Improve the Effectiveness of Shift Handoff
E181 Teresa Hobt-Bingham, RN, BSN A Stressful Work Environment Causes Distress on the Trauma Team
E182 Robin Goetz, MS, RN Patient/Family Education for Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury
E184 Hay-tai Wong, MN, RN, FHKCEN (Fellow of Provisional Hong Kong Academy of Nursing, Emergency Nursing) Implementation process of a Trauma Transfusion Protocol in a trauma centre in Hong Kong
E185 Allison Andersen, MSN, RN, CCNS) Automobile versus Pedestrian Injuries: Matching Outreach Efforts to Changing Community Needs
E190 Ercele Reyes, MSN Strategies to Maximize Every Organ Donation Opportunity
E191 Sarah Taylor, MSN, ACNS-BC Evidence Based Practice: Tailored to Fit the Unique Needs of Trauma and Burn Patients
E194 Gina Berg, PhD Structured Debriefings Improve Self-Perceptions Following Trauma Team Resuscitation
E196 Pamela Bourg, RN, MS, FAEN A retrospective analysis of high risk trauma patients at a Level I trauma center
E197 Karen McQuillan, MS, RN, CNS-BC, CCRN, CNRN, FCCM International Nursing Collaborative to Reduce Central Line Acquired Blood Stream Infections
E198 Karin Huster, RN, BSN Implementation of a Quiet Time (QT) period in a busy Level I trauma center’s Trauma Intensive Care Unit
E202 Jane McCormack, RN, BSN, CSTR Time Well Spent: Development of a Data Validation Dashboard for Trauma Registries
E203 Lynn Pilkinton, RN, BS Evidenced-based Study Resulting in Rapidly Identifying Patients meeting Trauma Activation Criteria on Arrival by RNs
E205 Darleen Williams, MSN, CNS, CEN, CCNS, CNS-BC, EMT-P Trauma Alert Response Project
E206 Debra Kitchens, RN, CEN, NRP Integration of Screening and Brief Intervention into a Trauma Program
E211 Joan Pirrung, RN, ACNS-BC Penetrating Mortalities with Low ISS: Really?
E213 Katherine Vann, RN, BSN Hourly Rounding on an Acute Care Trauma Unit


R125 Cathy Schell, RN, MSN, ACNP-BC Evaluation of Early Transitional Care of the Severely Injured Patient from Trauma Intensive Care to an Acute Rehabilitation Center
R132 Suzanne Day, RN, BSN, MA Use of Alias in Patient Records: A Corporate-wide and Trauma Services Process Improvement Initiative
R137 Jennifer Radtke, BSN, RN, CEN Time to Transfer to Definitive Care: An Evaluation of the Rural Trauma Team Development Course
R147 Anna Bradford, PhD, MSW, LCSW The Experience, Adaptation, and Coping of Orthopedic Trauma Family Caregivers
R149 Elizabeth NeSmith, PhD, ACNP-BC Baseline Immunological Disparities in African American and Caucasian Trauma Patients
R161 Heidi Hotz, RN, BSN Achieving Flow in the Trauma Process Using Human Factors Methodology
R163 Leslie Rozier, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC Acclimatization Practices of High-Altitude Recreationalists
R165 Christopher O'Connell, RN MSN CEN CCRN CEN CTRN EMT-B A Study of Endotracheal Intubation Utilization by a Helicopter Emergency Medical Service
R166 Cathy Maxwell, PhD, RN Screening Hospitalized Injured Older Adults for Cognitive and Functional Impairment
R174 Michael Lloyd, MS, RN Daily AM Wake Up Assessment Decreases Unplanned Extubation and Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP) in the ICU
R186 Amy Koestner, RN, MSN History and Evolution of the Trauma Program Manager/Coordinator
R187 Cathy Maxwell, PhD, RN Prevalence of Geriatric Resources for Injured Older Adults in U.S. Hospitals
R189 Cynthia Mastropieri, RN, MSN, CCRN Inter-Rater Reliability of ICD-9 and AIS Trauma Coding: A Reality Check
R195 Theresa Snavely, RN BSN Impact of AIS 2005 on Trauma Program Data Management and Performance Improvement Monitoring
R199 Hendrika Ham, MSc, PhD candidate, RN, CEN Cervical collar related Pressure Ulcers in Trauma Patients in Intensive Care: Risk Assessment and Prevention
R207 Kathy Haley, RN, BSN Public Awareness of a Statewide Trauma System
R208 Anju Galer, MSN, ANP-BC, RN Analysis of Pedestrian Injuries at a Level One Trauma Center in New York City
R210 Laurie McLevis, BSN, RN Trauma Triage Geometry: Full Circle to Out of the Box