2014 Oral & Poster Presentation Abstracts


Evidence-Based Practice

E122 William D. McQuiken, B.A., Deanna Shisslak, Judith M. Schultz Instructional Posters and Prevention Education: Do They Really Work?
E125 Jiliene Georgel, RN, BSN, CCRN; Regina Doan, RN, BSN, CCRN Performance Improvement Coordinators Improve Tracking and Analysis of Unplanned Extubations
E131 Mary Reidy, RN, BSN, MS, CEN Rick Murphy, MD, FACS HEAD TRAUMA-ANTICOAG: Formal Activation Criteria Decreases Rapid Reversal Times
E141 Lisa Hollett RN, BSN, MA, MICN Certified Forensic Nurse, Pat Wright RN, MSN, John Bordwine RN, BSN, Chery Harper, Edwin C. Yeary MD, FACS Early Transport to the OR in a Community Level II Trauma Center
E149 Shelly J. Almroth RN, BSN, CEN; Paula Hanson RN, BSN Half Pipes, Terrain Parks and Hospital Air: Treatment options for Splenic Trauma in a Rural Environment
E153 Kimberly Broughton-Miller, APRN, MSN, FNP-C; Jiliene Georgel, RN, BSN, CCRN, Regina Doan, RN, BSN, CCRN Acetaminophen Usage Among Trauma Patients: A Patient Safety Initiative
E160 Daryle Ann Davidson, MS, RN, NE-BC Implementing Wireless Tablets at the Point of Care and Nurse and Patient Satisfaction
E162 Karine Ares Eason, Trauma PI Coordinator, MSN, BSN and Tonnya West, BS, Trauma Program Analyst Prolonged Backboard Mitigation - Limiting Backboard Related Complications - Development of RN Backboard Removal Policy
E167 Desiree Thomas, RN, MSN, CCRN; Rebecca Ferris, RN, BSN; Lupe Gallo, RN, BSN The Trauma Room - A Chaotic Place That Calls For Order!
E168 Melanie Gawlik, MSN Safety Partner and the Trauma Patient - Implementation and review of utilization of SCoUT process
E173 Kelley Lau, RN, BSN, MBA and Shelly Almroth, RN, BSN, CEN Effective Implementation of a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Quality Initiative: A Community Based Model for Concussion Management
E174 Donna Mower-Wade RN, ACNS-BC, CNRN, Cheryl L. Scholler RN, ANP-BC, and Mark Cipolle MD, FACS, PhD Implementation of a High Risk VTE policy on a Trauma Service
E175 Ellen M. Harvey DNP, RN, CCRN, CNS; Andrea Wright MSN, RN, CNS;Dallas Taylor BS, RN; Jennifer Bath MSN, RN, SANE-A The Trauma Crash Course: Impact of an Evidenced-based Training Program on Nurse Knowledge and Confidence in Trauma Team Performance
E183 Ellen M. Harvey DNP, RN, CCRN; Kelli Loftus BSN, RN, CCRN; Jason Hoffman PharmD, BCPS; Terry Tilley MSN, RN Pulling the Line on Central Line Blood Stream Infections (CLABSIs) in a NeuroTrauma Intensive Care Unit (NTICU)
E189 Kristen Ray, MS, RN and Ellen Plummer, MSN, MBA, RN, CCRN The Use of Post Arrest Hypothermia in Trauma Resuscitation Patients: Is it Useful?
E190 Cynthia A. Peters, RN, MSN, CCRN; Joan M. Pirrung, RN, MSN, ACNS-BS, Coleen Dever, BSN, CEN; Beth R. Campbell, CSTR; Mark D. Cipolle, MD, PhD; Gerard J. Fulda, MD, FACS, FCCM The Highway to the ICU: Decreasing ED LOS for Trauma Codes
E203 Tracy Larson RN, Heidi Altamirano RN, Ryan Carlson MD, Michael D. McGonigal MD Implementation of an Evidence-Based Blunt Radiographic Imaging Protocol Decreases High Dose Radiographic Studies
E205 Abigail R. Blackmore, RN, MSN; Pamela W. Bourg, RN, MS, FAEN; Lisa M. Caputo, MA The effectiveness of a Rapid Reversal Protocol for patients with anticoagulation-related intracereberal hemorrhage (ICH)
E207 Erika C. Orfe RN, Stacey Staman, MSN, CCRN, Mary T. Lachant, RN, Joshua P. Hazelton, DO Implementation of a Multidisciplinary Timeout and Checklist for Bronchoscopy-Guided Percutaneous Tracheostomy
E213 Angie Bencke, MS, APRN, ANP-C, CNSLeslie Eldridge, MSN, FNP-C, CEN, EMT-PKathi Ayers, MSN, CFNP A retrospective analysis with strategies to reduce hospital readmissions in the trauma population


R118 Michael S. Truitt MD, Alicia Mangram MD, Ernest Dunn MD Utility of Preoperative Echo in Geriatric Trauma Patients
R119 Michael S. Truitt MD, Jason Murry MD, Anita Martinez MD, Ernest Dunn MD 10 Year Review of Trauma Patients: Supersized?
R124 Lora L. Cork, RN, MSNc, CEN Nursing Intuition as an Assessment Tool in Predicting Severity of Injury in Trauma Patients
R132 Elaine Cole, MSc, RN; Ross Davenport, Phd; Karim Brohi, FRCS, FRCA Tranexamic acid: which civilian trauma patients benefit from its use?
R134 Varun Bhalla, MD; Elizabeth NeSmith, PhD, RN; Regina Medeiros DNP, RN; Jennifer Edmunds, MSN, RN, Aaron Bolduc, MD; Frank Lewis, PhD; Traci Hentges, RN; Steven Holsten, MD Verification of Resident Bedside-Procedure Competency by ICU Nursing Staff
R144 Jennifer Grell, RN, MS, Matthew Haas, Christy Stehly, BS, Michael Grossman, MD, and William Hoff, MD Risk Identification in the Geriatric Trauma Population Utilizing the Pill Count
R146 Matthew Bozeman MD, Kimberly Broughton-Miller APRN, Michelle Frisbie APRN, Karina Pentecost APRN, Jodi Wojcik APRN, Robert Cannon MD, Jason Smith MD, Brian Harbrecht MD, Glen Franklin MD, Matthew Benns MD The Incidence and Impact of Prescription Controlled Substance use among Injured Patients at a Level One Trauma Center
R154 Laura Garlow, RN, BSN, Angela Day, RN, MSN, MHA, CCRN, and Camille Payne, PhD, RN Transitioning the Complex Trauma Patient from the ICU: Acute Care Nurses’ Perceptions of Readiness
R166 Andres Viles MSN, RN, CCNS, CENCelestine Dent Park DNP, FNP-BCTamicka Jones BSN, RN No Pressure: Preventing pressure ulcers in the trauma bay
R169 Christopher J. Sorrentino, RN, BSN, MS, Aisha Chaudry, MD, Eric Cohen, RN, CEN, John Schulz, MD FACS What differences exist in injury severity score for patients admitted to a Level I Trauma Center due to motor vehicle or motor cycle collision with blood alcohol content less than or equal to 0.08 mg/dl or greater than 0.08 mg/dl?
R170 Dayna Gerlach, RN, BSN Patrick Johnson, RN Laurie McLevis, RN, BSN Don’t Be Left Out in the Cold: The Chilling Facts of Hypothermia in Trauma Patients
R171 Michael Lloyd, MS, RN, Terry Snavely, BSN, RN, Ercele Reyes,MSN, RN, Daohai Yu, PhD The Massive Transfusion Protocol (MTP) and Clinical Outcomes at Two Level 1 Trauma Centers
R176 Ercele Reyes, MSN, RN, Darlette Garulacan, BSN, CCRN, Maria Ramos BSN CCRN, Bernadette Vaisberg, RN, CCRN The Use of the Mepilex© Sacral Border (MSB) Decreased the Rate of Sacral Decubiti and had a Positive Financial Impact on the Hospital
R178 Erin A. Zazzera RN, MPH, Jane E. McCormack RN, BSN, CSTR, Emily C. Huang MS, Deborah Iorio RN, CSTR Healthy Seniors at Risk, Too: Characteristics of Elderly Falls while Visiting Friends and Family
R180 Jane E McCormack, RN, BSN, CSTR; Emily C Huang, MS; Deborah Iorio, RN, CSTR; Erin Zazzera, RN, MPH Impact of Recidivism in a Regional Trauma System
R185 Sonya Canzian RN MHSc CNN(C), Lee Barratt BScN, Ann Blanchette BScN, Kathryn Chalklin BA, Lisa Horton BScN, Yangmei Li PhD, Amanda McFarlan RN BA, Jessica Nanni BScN, Anne Sorvari BA, MHE, Jane Topolovec-Vranic, PhD Application and evaluation of knowledge degradation related to Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN®) course content: A preliminary study
R194 Kim Broughton-Miller APRN-C, Michelle Frisbie APRN-C, Karina Pentecost APRN-BC, Theresa Baker, RN, Wanda Bowen, CAISS , Jodi Wojcik, APRN-C Horses, Cows, Mules; Oh My!
R195 Judy Popple, BSN, RN, PHRNKelsey Gannon Is There A Knowledge Deficit Among Adult Practicioners in Assessing and Treating Pediatric Patients with Acute Burns?
R197 Robert Marley; Farid Muakkassa; Mackenzie Marley; Debbie Pisciotta Sleeping Medications, Anithypertensives, Anitcoagulants and Prescription Narcotics are associated with Non mechanical falls
R199 Michael McGonigal MD, Neal Forrest, NREMT-P, J.B.Guiton, NREMT-P, Sandi S. Wewerka, MPH, EMT-B On the Spot: Implementation of a Trauma Team Activation Timeout in a Level I Trauma Center
R200 Regina Medeiros, DNP, MHSA, RN; Elizabeth NeSmith, PhD, ACNP-BC, Colville Ferdinand, MD, FACS Enhanced Trauma Center Productivity through use of the P-DOC Model: One Trauma Centers Experience
R208 John Recicar, MBA, MHA, RN Austin Porter, MPH Deidre Wyrick, MD R. Todd Maxson, MD Improved Time to Operative Intervention by Utilizing a Trauma Image Repository
R209 John Recicar, MBA, MHA, RN Austin Porter, MPH Deidre Wyrick, MD R. Todd MAxson, MD Pediatric Trauma Transfers within State Trauma System
R212 Thomas Evans MBA, LVN. Irma McNamee MBA, RN. Brandon Propper MD. Zachary Arthurs MD. Mental health co-morbidities of service members with extremity vascular injuries aquired in Iraq and Afghanistan