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JOPAN 2016 Archive

Volume 31, No 6 (December) 2016:

Jan Odom-Forren, PhD, RN, CPAN, FAAN
Taking Control of Technology pp 463-464

Bonnie L. Crumley Aybar, BA, BSN, RN, CPAN
Peripheral Nerve Blocks Causing Increased Risk for Fall and Difficulty in Ambulation for the Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Patient pp 504-519

Barbara A. Alliod, MSN, APN, ACNP-BC, CCNS-BC, CPAN
Guidelines for the Perianesthesia Care of the Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy/Becker Muscular Dystrophy Patient pp 520-529

Joni M. Brady, DNP, RN, CAPA
The Migration of Enhanced Surgical Recovery Protocols pp 532-534

Jacqueline Ross, PhD, RN, CPAN
The Connection Between Burnout and Patient Safety pp 539-541

Maureen V. Iacono, BSN, RN, CPAN
Perianesthesia Management Succession pp 542-546

Theresa Clifford, MSN, RN, CPAN, CAPA
Marijuana pp 460–462


Volume 31, No 5 (October) 2016:

Vallire D. Hooper, PhD, RN, CPAN, FAAN
The Institute of Medicine Report on the Future of Nursing: Where Are We 5 Years Later? pp 367-369

Theresa Clifford, MSN, RN, CPAN, CAPA
A Race to the Polls: One in 45 pp 460-462


Volume 31, No 4 (August) 2016:

Jan Odom-Forren, PhD, RN, CPAN, FAAN
Gun Violence: A Public Health and Nursing Concern pp 285-288

Nancy Aming, BSN, MSHA, RN, CPAN, BC
Tragedy in Orlando: How Compassion, Efficiency, and Skill Set Prepared Me for the Unforgettable pp 289-290

Ellen Halfpap, RN, BSN, CPAN, NE-BC
Staff Developed PACU Acuity Scoring Grid pp 303-308

Maureen V. Iacono, BSN, RN, CPAN
The Culture of Generosity, or, Just Ask A Nurse pp 350-353

Theresa Clifford, MSN, RN, CPAN, CAPA
Ergonomics in the Perianesthesia Setting pp 358-359

ASPAN National Conference Abstracts

Joyce Burke, BSN CPAN NEA-BC
Peer Panel Survey Versus Non Anonymous Peer Survey To Continue To Build a High Performing Culture pp e1

Elsy Puthenparampil, MSN RN-BC CPAN
Jenise Rice, MSN RN CPAN
Improving Care Coordination in a New PACU: Putting The Pieces Together pp e1

Linda Wollak, RN CAPA
Kim Aldridge, RN CAPA
Working Nine to Five, Finding a Plan to Increase Staff Moral and Decrease Hours Worked After 6pm pp e1-e2

Julie Thomas, MSN RN CPAN
Postoperative Case Study: A Collaborative Approach to Symptomatic Bradycardia pp e2-e3

Kathy Dureault, RN MSN CPAN
Pass Phone Interview Project pp e3

Laura Stack, RN CAPA
Wake Wings: From the Sky to the Bedside pp e3

Donna Voldan, BSN RN CAPA
Being Broke is no Joke. Time = Money pp e4-e5

Myra Cain-Houston, MSN RN CAPA
Julie Thomas, MSN RN CPAN
Transitions: Transferring a Level I Trauma Center and Combining PREOP, PHASE I, & PHASE II Units pp e5

Barbara J. Holder, RN BSN LHRM CAPA
Kim Lloyd, RN CAPA
Dora Rieves, RN BSN CAPA
Instilling a Quality-Safe Culture in Your ASC pp e5

Yvette Rosenthal, RN CAPA
Deborah White, BSN RN CAPA
Janelle Kister, BSN RN CAPA CCRN
Leo Flores, BSN RN CAPA
Sharon Carson, MSN RN CPAN
Jessica Roberts, BSN RN CAPA
The Integration of Perianesthesia Certified Nurses into an Ambulatory Specialty Treatment Center pp e6

Denise Barry, BSN RN CPAN
Karen Munkley, BSN MSN RN
Creating a Resource Guide for the New Preprocedure Float Pool Nurse pp e6

Christine Kuthan, MSN RN CPAN
Doris Jackem, RN CPAN
Perioperative Cross-Training: Improving Patient Care Flow and Satisfaction pp e7

Cidalia J. Vital, RN MS CNL CPAN
Carolyn Anderson, RN BM CPAN
Rachel Dirienzo, RN BSN BA CPAN
Perianesthesia Model Of Care Transition pp e8

Mary Rachel Romero, MSN RN CPAN CAPA
Specialty Task Force: A Strategic Component to Her pp e8

Diane Fetterhoff, BSN RN CPAN
PACU Documentation: Transitioning From Paper to the Electronic Record pp e9

Vonda L. Davidson, BSN RN CPAN
What Goes in (The OR) Must Come Out pp e9-e10

Peggy Running, BSN RN CPAN CAPA
Jan Nelson, BSN RN CPAN
Focusing on Pain: Engaging The Team in Documentation Can Impact Outcomes pp e10

Maria Gutierrez, BSN RN CPAN
Visitation Without Limitation: Facetime in the PACU pp e11

Barbara David, BSN RN CPAN CPN
Is this Patient Ready for Anesthesia? Emr Review + Interview Can Make a Difference pp e11-e12

Mary Rachel Romero, MSN, RN, CPAN, CAPA
Postoperative Telephone Call: Key Element in Transition of Care pp e12

Florine Mendonsa, BSN RN CPAN
Improving the Process of Identifying Defective Equipment by Durable Labeling System in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit pp e12-e13

Dwayne E. Brown, RN CPAN
Cecilia Rodriguez, RN CPAN
Donna Conde, BSN RN CPAN
Anna Mae Josue, BSN RN CPAN
Claire Zimmerman, BSN RN CPAN
Dwayne E. Brown, RN CPAN
Cecilia Rodriguez, RN CPAN
Donna Conde, BSN RN CPAN
Anna Mae Josue, BSN RN CPAN
Claire Zimmerman, BSN RN CPAN
Implementing Cauti Prevention Bundle in the PACU pp e13

Elsy Puthenparambil, MSN RN CPAN RN-BC
Biji Chirappattu, BSN RN CPAN RN-BC
Sepsis Awareness among Oncology Outpatients pp e13

Soo OK, BSN RN CPAN
Essential Role of PACU Nursing in Developing and Sustaining a Multidisciplinary Enhanced Recovery Program pp e14

Myrna Mamaril, MS RN CPAN CAPA FAAN
Pediatric Crash Cart Comparison Study: Quality Improvement Pilot Study of Performance and Perceptions pp e14-e15

Myrna Mamaril, MS RN CPAN CAPA FAAN
Pediatric PACU Extended Observation: A New Model of Care pp e15

E. Chris Skinner, MSN RN CAPA
Maureen Haislett, BSN RN CPAN
Penny Rathmanner, BSN RN CAPA RN-BC
Green Means Go: Safer PACU Transitions pp e15-e16

Ann Deacon, RN MSN CPAN
Ann Duran, RN CPAN
Early Recovery Protocol: Strategy to Decrease Patient Length of Stay pp e16

Linda Beagley, MS RN CPAN
Wake Me Up Before I Go-Go: Development of Post Sedation Discharge Assessment Tool pp e16-e17

Michelle Ballou, MBA MS RN CPAN
Carolyn Dietrich, MS RN CPAN
Jaime O’Brien, RN BSN CAPA
Perioperative Pit Crew: Ready, Set, Start On Time! pp e17

Kimberly Connolly, BSN RN CPAN
Bonnie Shope, MS RN CPAN
Implementing and Sustaining a Comprehensive Unit- Based Safety Program (CUSP) pp e17

Elena Lara, BSN RN CPAN
Bonnie Shope, MS RN CPAN
Zenaida Rodriguez, BSN RN CPAN
Rebecca Griffiths, BSN RN CPAN
Creating an Extended Stay Unit Within the Perianesthesia Care Unit (PACU) pp e18

Barbara Gozaloff, RN BSN CPAN
Joann Ellison, RN BSN CPAN
Treating Post-Operative Nausea and Vomiting With Isoprophly Alcohol Inhalation pp e18-e19

Jennifer Amedio, BSN RN CPAN CAPA CCRN PCCN
Including Aromatherapy for Management of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting, an Evidence-Based Practice Project pp e19

Krista Hall, RN BSN CPAN
Nicole Babu, RN BSN CPAN
Michelle Ballou, RN MSN MBA CPAN
Stay Just a Little Bit Longer: Extended Recovery in the PACU pp e19-e20

Jennifer King, MSN RN CPAN
Michelle Lusby, BSN RN CPAN
Improving Throughput of Joint and Spine Patients From Phase I: A Rapid Improvement Event pp e20

Dawn Brundage, BSN RN CPAN
PACU Throughput and Capacity Initiative to Increase the Availability of PACU Beds and Decrease Operating Room to PACU Holds pp e20-e21

Marie Courtney, BSN RN CPAN CAPA
Adding a Care Coordinator to the Perianesthesia Resource Team pp e21

Katherine Wittling, RN BSN CAPA
Kathy Kendrick, RN BSN CAPA
Multidisciplinary Approach to Maximizing Throughput in the Surgical Services Setting pp e21

Sana Zamarripa, BSN RN CPAN
Total Joint Patient Flow Improvement Project pp e22

Debbie K. Sandlin, BSN RN CPAN
The Partner In Care Initiative Jump Starts A Culture Into Patient And Family Centered Care pp e22

Melissa S. Schmidt, BSN CPAN CAPA
Jennifer Johnson, MS BSN CPAN RN BC
Preoperative Hair Removal Improvement Process pp e23

Beatrice Hazzard, RN MS CPAN
Laura Haines, BSN RN CPAN
Lynnae Elliotte, MSN RN CPAN CCRN
PACU Nursing Protocol for Suspected Corneal Abrasions pp e23-e24

Aimee Dannaoui, BSN RN CAPA
Laurina McMillan, RN CAPA
Anna Szul, BSN RN CAPA
T Minus 15 Minutes: A Peri-Operative Countdown to Safety pp e24-e25

Mary Irwin, MA RN CAPA
Leonore DeLince, BA BSN RN CAPA
Laurina McMillan, AAS RN CAPA
I’ll Be There: Enhancing the Patient Experience During Epidural Placement pp e27

Eleanor Mowbray, RN BSN CPAN
Ann Deacon, RN MSN CPAN
Ann Duran, RN CPAN
Implementing a Regional Anesthesia Service in the Preoperative Area for Orthopedic Patients pp e27

Susan Gough, BSN RN CPAN
Pediatric Pre-Surgery Preparation Center pp e28

Beth Brown, BSN RN CPAN
Marie Trannel, RN CPAN
Using Capnography to Predict OSA in Undiagnosed Patients With High Stop-Bang Scores pp e28

Beatrice Hazzard, RN MS CPAN
Targeted Quiet Time Intervention in the PACU pp e28-e29

Juliann Peacock, MS RN CPAN
Jackie Dols, BSN RN CPAN
Meredith Joyce, BSN RN CPAN
Supporting a Clinical Trial in a Pediatric PACU pp e29-e30

Julie Owczarzack, BA RN CPAN
Erica Broskowski, BSN RN CPAN
Bridging the Gap: The Role of the Nurse Navigator in the Perioperative Setting pp e30

Judy Moreno, RN CPAN RN-BC
Lori Story, BSN CPAN
Leading the Way for OSA: Guiding the Development and Implementation of a Clinical Protocol for Managing Patients pp e30

Elizabeth Callis, RN BSN CNIV CAPA
Impact of Alternative Therapies With Surgery and Anesthesia pp e33

Crisanta P. Masilang, BSN RN CPAN CCRN
Marina Shioura, BSN RN CPAN
Jocelyn Roan, BSN RN CPAN
Pressure Ulcer: Bottom Line pp e33-e34

Barbara U. Ochampaugh, RN BSN CPAN
Deborah Marra, RN BSN CPAN
Improving Patient and Family Satisfaction During the Perioperative Experience pp e35

Barbara Ochampaugh, RN BSN CPAN
Does a Colorectal Bundle Reduce Surgical Site Infections? pp e35

Kerrie Brewer, BSN RN CPAN
Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Using Stop Bang to Help Prevent Post-operative Complications pp e35-e36

Donna Voldan, BSN, RN, CAPA
Close the Loop pp e36

Donna Voldan, BSN RN CAPA
Glycogen Storage Disease pp e36-e37

Donna Voldan, BSN RN CAPA
Ann Marie Birskovich, BSN RN CAPA
Save Your Money Save Your Time: The Stockroom Renovation pp e37

Donna Voldan, BSN RN CAPA
What’s at Your Bedside? Less Is More! pp e37-e38

Mary Doerner, MSN RN CPAN CAPA
Perioperative Immersion pp e38

Uriel Dualos, RN BSN CPAN
Kathy Kuttler, RN CCRN CPAN
Cresilda Newsom, RN DNP CPAN
Improving Perioperative Nursing Practices in Hong Kong: An Innovative Project pp e38-e39

Callie Dewbre, BSN RN CPAN
Carolyn Dietrich, MSN RN CPAN
Decreasing Post Operative Length of Stay Through Increasing Education and Awareness. pp e39-e40

Alice Kohler, MSN RN CPAN CCRN NE-BC
Annamma Mathew, BSN RN CPAN CAPA CCRN
Jewellyn Natividad, BSN RN CPAN
Eleanor Nolledo, BSN RN CPAN CAPA
An Interprofessional Approach to Hypothermia Prevention in the Perioperative Setting pp e40

Melissa Sayers, RN BS CPAN
Alarm Management in the PACU pp e40-e41

Bonnie Shope, MS RN CPAN
Elena Lara, BSN RN CPAN
Jing Rodriguez, BSN RN CPAN
Rebecca Griffiths, BSN RN CPAN
Marina Reyes-Maxwell, BSN RN CPAN
The Nurse Resident in the Pacu: Designing and Implementing a Program to Support the Transition of New Graduate Nurses into a Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) pp e41

Kelley Kelly, MSN RN CAPA VA-BC
Brief CPR Training in the Peri-Operative Setting to Increase Nurse Confidence pp e41-42

Marie Courtney, BSN RN CPAN CAPA
Sandra Torrisi, BS RN CAPA
Joanne Hart, BSN RN CPAN
Barbara Audin, BSN RN CPAN
Heather Murphy, BSN RN CAPA
Creating A Day Surgery Discharge Instruction Sheet For Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Patients pp e42

Katherine Wittling, RN BSN CAPA
Perianesthesia Coping Plan for Pediatric Patients With Autism Spectrum and Behavioral Disorders pp e42

Christine Tomes, MSN RN CPAN
New Graduates in the PACU: Building A Foundation of Knowledge and Trust Through a Residency Program pp e43

Christine Tomes, MSN RN CPAN
Barbara David, MSN RN CPAN CPN
An Integrative Research Review of the Impact of Bystander Training on Violence For Utilization in Nursing pp e43-e44

Christine Tomes, MSN RN CPAN
Utilization of Bystander Intervention Training for the Prevention of Lateral Violence pp e44

Christine Tomes, MSN RN CPAN
Transitioning Students from a Preceptor Based Model to a Patient Focused Clinical Experience pp e44

Patricia L. Ryan, MSN MHA RN CPAN
Elena Lara, BSN RN CPAN
Laura Kaiser, BSN RN CPAN
Using Simulation to Better Prepare Perianesthesia Nurses to Handle Emergency Situations in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) pp e44-e45

Deborah White, BSN RN CAPA
Felicia Selman, BSN RN CAPA
Janelle Kister, BSN RN CAPA
CAPA Certified Nurses To The Rescue: Rapid Response In The Outpatient Setting pp e45

Deborah White, BSN RN CAPA
Ofelia Alilain, BSN RN CAPA
Yvette Rosenthal, RN CAPA
Tomar Foster Mills, BSN RN CAPA
Engaging The People We Serve Through Collaboration pp e45-e46

Trina Mora, BSN RN CAPA CPAN
Enhanced Recovery for Elective Colorectal Surgery pp e46-e47

Susan Gough, BSN RN CPAN
Use of High Fidelity Simulation for Annual Airway Competency Assessment pp e47-e48

Ma. Cecilia Lopez, BSN RN CPAN
Eileen Latwis Viellette, MS RN APN C CCRN CPAN
Decreasing the Incidence of Advisory Alarms in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) pp e48

Phyllis Brown, RN CPAN CAPA
Sandra Watts, RN CAPA
Benefits of Implementing A PACU Specific Evidence-Based Journal Club pp e48-e49

Lori Gofter, MS RN OCN CAPA
Monique Hodge, BSN RN CAPA
Wanda Rodriguez, RN MA CCRN CPAN
Jean Bivona, BSN RN CAPA
Aimee Dannaoui, BSN RN CPHON CAPA
Kristyn DiFortuna, MSN RN CNS CPAN
Mary Irwin, MA RN CAPA
Robina Kitzler, MSN RN AOCNS CCRN CPAN
Kathleen Lombardo, MS RN AOCNS CAPA
Noelle Paul, BSN RN OCN CAPA
Lenore Smykowski, MA BSN CPAN
Anna Szul, BSN CAPA
Now Read This! The Development of a Presurgical Manual to Facilitate the Orientation Process pp e49

Pamela Luz Bernaldez Guarin, BSN RN CPAN
Onset of Pain After Spinal Anesthesia pp e49-e50

Toni Milne, RN CPAN
Jean Moskal, BSN RN CPAN
The Benefits of Spinal Anesthesia and Liposomal Bupivacaine in Total Knee Arthroplasty pp e50

Dana Raines, MSN RN CAPA
Vallire Hooper, PhD RN CPAN FAAN
Early Oral Pain Medications And The Effects On Length Of Stay pp e51

Elizabeth Card, MSN APRN FNP-BC CPAN CCRP
Christine Tomes, RN MSN CPAN
The Effect Of Essential Oils On Perceived Stress Of Nursing Staff In The Holding Room pp e51

Donna Brimeyer, RN BSN CAPA
Donna Dolezal, RN MSN CPAN CAPA
Using Preoperative Oral Acetaminophen For Children Undergoing Myringotomy And Tube Placement pp e51-e52

Laurie Cushman, BSN RN CPAN
Linda Bowles, RN CPAN
Use Of A Preoperative Assessment Tool To Identify Surgical Patients At Risk For Postoperative Pain Management Challenges pp e52-e53

Anna Mae Josue, RN BSN CPAN
Soo OK, RN BSN CPAN
Scratching The Surface: Prevention Of Corneal Abrasion In The PACU pp e53

Soo OK, BSN RN CPAN
Stethoscope Disinfection: Can We Better Our Practice? pp e53-e54

Myrna Mamaril, MS RN CPAN CAPA FAAN
Bonnie Shope
An Evidence Based Practice Prescreening Study On Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Translating The Evidence To Practice pp e54-e55

Nancy Falvey, RN Level IV BSN CAPA
Lori Clarke, Level III BSN RN CAPA
Ann Marie Culver, RN Level III CAPA
Alison Colburn, RN Level IV BS CAPA
In Adult Daystay Patients Undergoing Gynecological Surgery With General Anesthesia, Does A Greater Length Of NPO Status Increase Post Operative Nausea And Vomiting? pp e55

Jennifer D. Rice, BSN RN CPAN CAPA
A Time To Teach: Would Giving Discharge Instructions Preoperatively Improve Patient Satisfaction In Outpatient Surgery? pp e55-e56

Wanda Ellenburg, RN MSN MHA CPAN
Development Of An At Risk Screening Tool For Emergency Events After Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Discharge pp e56

Sara LaCava, BSN RN CPAN CAPA
Dianne Lysarz, BSN RN CPAN CAPA
The Known Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Patient In The Peri-Operative Setting pp e57

Alison Partridge, RN MSN CPAN
A Prospective Study Comparing The Standard Of Care To Active Warming And Administering Warmed Fluids Preoperatively To Prevent Postoperative Hypothermia pp e58

Margaret Jackson, BSN RN CPAN BC
The Effect Of The Use Of A Simplified Risk Assessment Tool On Post Operative Nausea And Vomiting pp e58-e59

Clara Winfield, BSN RN CAPA
Lisa Farmer, BSN RN CAPA
Cynthia McCaskill, BSN RN CAPA
Does Site Matter? Comparing Patient Comfort And Accuracy Of Blood Glucose Samples Taken From The Finger And Palm Of Adult Diabetic Patients In The Preoperative Setting pp e59

Alison Partridge, RN MSN CPAN
Suzanne Hunnicutt, RN BSN CPAN
Carol Walker, RN-BC BSN CPAN
Shelley Stinson, RN BSN CPAN
Analysis Of Post Operative Nausea And Vomiting In The Post Anesthesia Care Unit pp e59-e60

Mary Ellen Bednar, MSN RN CPAN
Christine Albano, RN CCRN CPAN
Linda Sullivan, BA RN CCRN CPAN
Lisa Geoghegan, BSN RN CAPA
The Effects Of A Surgical Virtual Tour On Adult Preoperative Anxiety And Understanding Of The Surgical Process pp e60-e61

Paula L. Casini, BSN RN CPAN
Susan L. Weaver, MSN APN PCNS-BC CPN CPAN
Your Child’s Surgical Passport pp e61

Tara Clinding, MSN RN CCRN CPAN
Peripheral Nerve Block Uses In The Perianesthesia Setting For Hip And Knee Surgeries: An Integrative Review pp e62

Kim Barker, ADN RN CAPA
Teresa Morgan, BSN RN CAPA
Rebecca Waters, ADN RN CAPA
Perceptions Of Healthcare Professionals Regarding Optimal Length Of Smoking Cessation For Adult Patients Prior To An Elective Surgery pp e62-e63

Jill Setaro, MSN RN CPAN
Dana Brun, RN CPAN
Is A Standard Of Care For Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea An Effective Tool In Providing Safe Outcomes In PACU? pp e64


Volume 31, No 3 (June) 2016:

Vallire D. Hooper, PhD, RN, CPAN, FAAN
Moving Forward in Love and Acceptance pp 191–192

Katrina Bickerstaff, BSN, RN, CPAN, CAPA
Energizing Generations: The Race to Distinction! pp 193-195

Sylva L. McClurkin, RN, MSN, CAPA
The Duration of Self-Selected Music Needed to Reduce Preoperative Anxiety pp 196-208

Matthew D. Byrne, PhD, RN, CPAN, CNE
Technology Failures pp 266-268

Ellen L. Poole, PhD, RN, CPAN, CNE
Show Me Your Stethoscope- Social Media Response pp 282-284


Volume 32, No 2 (April) 2016:

Jan Odom-Forren, PhD, RN, CPAN, FAAN
Perioperative Surgical Home—An Innovative Concept pp 109-111

Jacqueline Ross, PhD, RN, CPAN
Thinking About Patient Safety: Cognitive Errors pp 180-181

Theresa Clifford, MSN, RN, CPAN, CAPA
Enhanced Recovery After Surgery pp 182-183

Volume 31, No 1 (February) 2016:

Elizabeth Card, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, CPAN, CCRP
An Introduction to the Smart Tots Consensus Statement on the Use of Anesthetic and Sedative Drugs in Infants and Toddlers pp 3-10

Sheila Nadeau, MS, RN, CPAN
Virginia Bennick, BSN, RN, CPAN
Lisa Martin, BSN, RN
Development of a Formalized Pediatric Visitation Program in the PACU Through Evidence-Based Practice pp 73-82

Christina Lemanski, RN-BC, MSN, CPAN
Pulse Oximetry for Perioperative Monitoring pp 86-88

Joni M. Brady, MSN, RN, CAPA
Susan Fossum, BSN, RN, CPAN
The International Collaboration of PeriAnesthesia Nurses Is Born pp 95-98

Matthew D. Byrne, PhD, RN, CPAN, CNE
Nurse Engagement in Health Care Information Technology Policy pp 99-102

Myrna E. Mamaril, MS, RN, CPAN, CAPA, FAAN
Reflections of Professional Generosity: Leaving a Legacy pp 107-108

AORN Journal

Volume 104, No. 2 (August) 2017:

Maria Morales, MSN, RN, CPAN
Strategies for Successful Perioperative Orientation


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