CPAN® and CAPA® Authors

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Volume 32, No 5 (October) 2017

Vallire D. Hooper, PhD, RN, CPAN, FAAN
What Must Be Said pp 387-388

Eleanor Bergland, BSN, RN, CPAN
Jill Hance, BSN, RN, CPAN
Susan Ketcham, BSN, RN, CPAN
The Use of Short-Term Acupressure to Prevent Long-Term PONV: Was This a Case of Too Little, Too Late? pp 445-452

Matthew D. Byrne, PhD, RN, CPAN, CNE
Machine Learning in Health Care/em> pp 494-496

Volume 32, No 4 (August) 2017, including abstracts from the 2017 ASPAN National Conference posted on JOPAN online

Jacqueline Ross, PhD, RN, CPAN
Organizational Support, Workload, and Intent to Stay: Work Environment Perceptions in Perianesthesia Nursing Units pp 287-294

Donnamarie Lovestrand, MSN, RN, CPAN
Management of Emergence Delirium in Adult PTSD Patients: Recommendations for Practice pp 356-366

Maureen V. Iacono, BSN, RN, CPAN
Sustain and Shape the Culture of Your Unit pp 373-376

Theresa Clifford, MSN, RN, CPAN, CAPA
Opioid Stewardship pp 377-378

Diane Brackin, RN, CAPA
Linda Hirt, RN, CAPA
Nurse-Anesthesia Collaboration in Preadmission Testing to Improve Efficiency and Reduce Costs p e1

Mary Frances Mullins, DNP, RN, CPAN, CAPA, CRNA
Preoperative Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Enhancing Perioperative Safety pp e1-e2

Lauri Ledbeter, MSN, RN-BC, CNE, CAPA
Cindy Rasmussen, MSN, RN, CPAN
Maureen Kohler, RN, CAPA
Wiping Away SSI p e3

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
Sustaining a CAUTI Prevention Bundle pp e4-e5

Patricia Crosby, RN, BSN, MA, CCRN, CPAN
Luvimin Rzepiela, RN, BSN, CAPA
Trial to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Aromatherapy as an Alternative Treatment for PONV in PACU and Same Day Surgery pp e5-e6

Melanie Bauer, BSN, RN, CPAN
Music Therapy in PACU, “Calming the Savage Beast” p e6

(Evelyn) Chris Skinner, MSN, RN, CAPA
Susan Volk, MSN, RN, CCRN, CPAN
Penny Rathmanner, BSN, RN, CAPA
Ellen Rombach, BSN, RN, CPAN
Don’t Wait for a Weight p e8

Stephanie Salgado, RN, MSN, CPAN
Suzanne Torromeo, RN, BSN, CPAN, CAPA
Get a Grip on SSI’s: Implementing our Guidance for SSI Reduction and Infection Prevention (GRIP) Protocol to Improve Outcomes in Total Joint Replacement Patients p e8

Toni Milne, ADN, RN, CPAN
Jean Moskal, BSN, RN, CPAN
Improved Recovery With Tranexamic Acid: Up and Walking And rarely Talking About Blood Transfusion p e9

JoAnn L. Anderson, MSN, RN, BC-ACNS, CCRN, CPAN
Delirium? What Does This Have to Do With Preop or PACU? Increasing Perianesthesia Nursing Role Awareness to Increase Prevention and Early Recognition of Delirium in the Geriatric Surgical Patient p e9

Susanne Lavery, BSN, RN, CPAN, NE-BC
Michelle Toto, RN, BA, CPAN
Cheryl Siebert, RN, BSN, CPAN
Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Averting a Respiratory Emergency p e10

Wanda Rodriguez, MA, RN, CCRN, CPAN
Melissa Gilbert, BSN, RN, CAPA
Noelle Paul, BSN, RN, OCN, CAPA
Danielle Silletti, BSN, RN, CAPA
Stop Block & Roll: A Pre-Surgical RN Pilot Program pp e10-e11

Patricia Newman, BSN, RN, CPAN
Deidre Devaux, MSN, RN, CPAN
Caring for Cutting Edge Breast Reconstruction Procedures in the PACU p e11

Beth DeRego, MSN, RN, CPAN, CAPA
Improving Patient Outcomes With Capnography Monitoring in the PACU pp e11-e12

Brenda Johnson, BSN, RN, CPAN, CPHQ
Joyce Burke, BSN, BES, RN, CPAN, NE-BC
Multidisciplinary Team Approach Significantly Reduces Stat Calls, ICU Transfers, and Postoperatively Respiratory Failure Rates p e12

Shelly Kovach, RN, CPAN
Cathy Prince, BSN, RN, CPAN
Rapid Recovery in PACU pp e12-e13

Emylene Untalan, MSN, RN, CCRN, CPAN
Minerva Mendoza, BSN, RN, CCRN, CPAN
Perioperative Foley Removal Project Using Rapid Cycle Improvement and Lean Methodology p e13

Carol Brown, RN, MA, CPAN,
Beverly Stillwell, RN, BSN, CPAN
Mary Blake, RN, CPAN
Quiet Campaign p e13

Rose D. Ziffra, MSN, RN, CPAN, CAPA
Noella Acosta-Brewer, MSN, RN, CPAN, CNL
New Day Surgery Unit: Patient Centered Care pp e13-e14

Donna Goyer, BS, RN, CPAN, CAPA
Successful Implementation of an Intraprofessional Enhanced Recovery Protocol p e14

Jennifer Cui Vergara, RN, BSN, CAPA
Maria L. Woodmansee, RN, BSN, CPAN
Lissy David, RN, BSN, CAPA
Sylva McClurkin, RN, MSN, CAPA
“We Hear You” Changing the Culture of Caring, One Patient at a Time pp e14-e15

Sharon Kelly-Sammon, BSN, RN, CAPA
Lucy Milton, MSN, RN, CPAN, CAPA, CPC, and PATA CNS
The Successful Transition From an In-Person PPE Program Model to a Phone PPE Model p e15

Julie Busseau, BSN, RN, CPAN
Beatrice Hazzard, MS, RN, CPAN
Perioperative Stroke Screening Tool (Phase I) p e16

Laura Maglione, MA, RN, CCRN, CPAN
Nurse-Driven Assessment of Post-Surgical Flaps pp e16-e17

Denise O’Brien, RN, DNP, CNS, CPAN, CAPA, FAAN
Nancy Strzyzewski, RN MSN CPAN CAPA
The Nerve of it all! Improving Compliance for Periprocedural Neurological Assessments for Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) and Carotid Artery Stent (CAS) Patients p e17

Sandra Ross, BSN, RN, CPAN
Same Day Hysterectomy p e17

Geraldine delos Santos, MSN, RN, CPAN
Boarding Pass: Improving Staff and Patient Engagement in the Pre-Procedure Verification Process p e18

Debbie K. Sandlin, BSN, CPAN
How the Effects of Timely Quality Communication Affects the Patient Experience p e19

Jennifer L. Sulzner, BSN, RN, OCN, CAPA
Communication Handoff Tool Improving Patient Safety and Patient or Readiness p e20

Audrey McFadden, BSN, RN, CPAN
Priscilla Kane, RN CPAN
Recovery Room Patient Report Card: An Effective Communication Tool p e20

Joyce Burke, BSN, CPAN, NEA-BC
Improving Handoff p e21

Dianne Morgan, BSN, RN, CPAN
Improving Communication With family for Post Anesthesia Patients pp e21-e22

Rebecca Killian, BSN, RN, CPAN,
Tanya LeCompte Hoffman, MSN RN ACNS-BC CPAN
Integration of the ASPAN CBO Into a successful orientation curriculum pp e22-e23

Dawn Brundage, BSN, RN, CPAN
Development of a New Grad Orientation Program in a Pediatric PACU p e23

Noelle Paul, RN, BSN, OCN, CAPA
Amy Pippin, RN, MSN, CPAN
Wanda Rodriguez, RN, MA, CCRN, CPAN
Mary Yanolatos, RN, BSN, CPAN
Kathleen Lombardo, RN, MSN, AOCN, CAPA
Lenore Smykowski, MA, RN, CPAN
New, Professional, Innovative NYC Building Seeking Forward Thinking Staff: Cross Train Here! pp e23-e24

Aimee Dannaoui, RN, BSN, CPHON, CAPA
Rising and Shining in the Pediatric Day Hospital p e24

Shanet Sumesh, BSN, RN, CPAN
Standardizing Central Venous Catheter Lab Collection Process to Reduce Risk of Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infection p e25

Anna Mae Josue, BSN, RN, CPAN
Donna Conde, BSN, RN, CPAN
Modesto Herrera, BSN, RN, CPAN
Anita Jogee, MSN, RN, CPAN
Rechelle Falguera, BSN, RN, CPAN BC
Alan Villareal, BSN, RN, CPAN
Solving the Mystery of Post Anesthesia Recovery Scores pp e25-e26

Eloisa Villareal, BSN, RN, CPAN
Arlene Lastimoso, MSN, RN, CPAN
Beware! Live Virus in Oncologic Therapy: Talimogene Laherparepvec (TVEC) and Nursing Considerations pp e26-e27

Lauri Ledbeter, MSN, RN-BC, CNE, CAPA
Staff Education… Quick, Easy E-Access! pp e27-e28

Monica Seaman, MS, RN, CAPA
Does Mandatory Nursing Education on Malignant Hyperthermia Enhance Nursing Knowledge and Lead to Positive Patient Outcomes? p e29

Patricia L. Ryan, MSN, MHA, RN, CPAN
Myrna Mamaril, MS, RN, CPAN, CAPA, FAAN
Bonnie Shope, MS, RN, CPAN
Jing Rodriguez, BSN, RN, CPAN
Luz Obedoza, BSN, RN, CPAN
Eloisa Martinez, BSN, RN, CPAN
The Johns Hopkins Evidence Based Practice (EBP) Model: Learning the Process and Appraising the Evidence pp e29-e30

Elizabeth L’Hommedieu, BSN, RN, CPAN
Streamlining the Outpatient Recovery Process p e30

Kathleen Hubbard, MSN, RN, CPAN
Perianesthesia Nursing Education: Prevention and Management of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting pp e30-e31

Cindy Parks, MSN, RN, CPAN
PACU Documentation: A Collaborative Approach to Meaningful Documentation p e31

Jean Kaminski, RN, CPAN
Online Journal Club 24/7 p e32

MaMelcha Hawthorne, BSN, RN, CPAN
Amy Pippin, MSN, RN, CPAN
Kathleen Lombardo, MS, RN, AOCNS, CAPA
Prioritizing Education: Implementing and Sustaining Weekly Unit-Based Education Time for Perianesthesia Staff pp e32-e33

Denise Montgomery, BSN, RN, CAPA
Diane Hurd, BSN, RN, CAPA
G31 Got Space? p e33

Lorna Potaka-Osborne, BSN, RN, CPAN
Reducing or Delays: Cross Training and Frontline Engagement Improves Patient Flow in a Tertiary Pediatric Hospital p e34

Kate Horner, BSN, RN, CPAN
Donna Voldan, BSN, RN, CAPA
Come Grow With us Campaign p e34-e35

Denise Barry, BSN, RN, CPAN
Ellen Sullivan, BSN, RN, CPAN
Development and Implementation of a Peri-Op Procedural Float Pool in the Preoperative Areas p e35

Marie Courtney, BSN, RN, CPAN, CAPA
Barbara Audin, BSN, RN, CPAN
Ellen Sullivan, BSN, RN, CPAN
Adding an Extended Recovery Unit (ERU) to the Perianesthesia Area pp e35-e36

Kelly Sadlik, BSN, RN, CPAN
Cynthia Austin, BSN, RN, CPAN, CLNC
Rob Crane, BSN, RN, CPAN
Providing a Supportive Environment in PACU Through Mentoring p e36

Kate Horner, BSN, RN, CPAN
How Well Is Your Workplace pp e36-e37

Lenore Smykowski, MA, BSN, CPAN
Jean Bivona, BSN, RN, CAPA
Maureen Diver, MSN, RN, CAPA
Jean Anne King, BSN, RN, CAPA
Kathleen Lombardo, MS, RN, AOCNS, CAPA
Susan Magnotti, MA, RN, CAPA
Amy Paolino, RN, CPAN
Amy Pippin, MSN, RN, CPAN
N-CARE, Do you? Differentiating the Clinical Nurse IV Role In the Peri-Anesthesia Unit p e37

Carolyn Kiolbasa, BSN, RN, CAPA
A New Communication Tool and Process Improvement for the Recognition and Treatment of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting in the Pediatric Patient p e38

Mary Briggs, RN, BAN, CAPA
Collaborating With Inpatient RN Colleagues: An Opportunity to Enhance the Preoperative and Postanesthesia Patient Experience pp e38-e39

Lorna Potaka-Osborne, BSN, RN, CPAN
Promoting Professional Excellence through National Certification and Education p e39

Alan Villareal, BSN, RN, CPAN
Cecile Gaviola, BSN, RN, CPAN
Jocelyn Roan, BSN, RN, CPAN
Knowledge Is Power: Improving Patient Education About New Medication and Side Effects Prior to Discharge p e40

Elizabeth Budig, BSN, CPAN
Tracy Benzel, RN, CPAN
Lauri Ledbeter, MSN, RN-BC, CNE, CAPA
Innovative Patient Education for Peripheral Nerve Blocks: Embracing the IPad p e40

Linda Goodwin, RN, CPAN
Decreasing Postoperative Urgency Following Ureteroscopy: A Randomized Controlled Trial p e41

Mary Doerner, MSN, RN, CPAN, CAPA
Perioperative Clinical Immersion p e41

Mary Doerner, MSN, RN, CPAN, CAPA
Laura Benkert, BSN, RN, CAPA
The Effectiveness of Aromatherapy Compared to Standard Care for the Relief of PONV/PDNV in Ambulatory Surgical Patients p e42

Kathleen Frodema, RN, CAPA
Effectiveness of Pre-Surgery Video in Reducing Anxiety in Daystay Surgical Patients pp e43-e44

Deborah L. Threats, MDIV, BSN, RN, CAPA
Anne Burke, BA, BSN, RN, CAPA
Does Disruptive Behavior Cause Problems With Patient Care? p e44

Amy Berardinelli, DNP, RN, CPAN
Angela Sotka, BSN, RN, CPAN
Same Day Surgery Follow-Up Phone Calls pp e44-e45

Cresilda Newsom, DNP, RN, CPAN
Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Emphasis on Discharge Education After Surgery p e45

Vallire Hooper, PhD, RN, CPAN, FAAN
Exploration of the Scott Triggers™ Instrument in Predicting Postoperative Pressure Ulcer Risk in the On-Pump Cardiovascular Surgery Population pp e45-e46

Kathy Anders, MSN, RN, CPAN
Vallire Hooper, PhD, RN, CPAN, FAAN
Preprocedure Warming to Prevent Intraoperative Hypothermia p e46

Kathryn McCarraher, MHA, BSN, RN, CPAN, ONC
Christine A. Fournier Bell, MSN, RN, CAPA, WCC
Identifying Nurses’ Perceptions of Barriers to Research at an Orthopedic Specialty Hospital p e47

Christine A. Fournier Bell, MSN, RN, CAPA, WCC
Oral Tranexamic Acid Reduces Transfusions and Procedure Time in Total Knee Arthroplasty p e47

Jan Odom-Forren, PhD, RN, CPAN, FAAN
An mhealth Self-Management Program to Decrease Postoperative Symptom Distress in Orthopaedic Patients pp e47-e48

Debra Malone, RN, BSN, CAPA
Post-Operative Nausea Vomiting Aromatherapy Project p e49

Ronald M. Malit, BSN, RN, CPAN, CAPA
Aromatherapy: A Non-Pharmacologic Intervention for Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting pp e49-e50

Ludy P. Lemus, BSN, RN, CAPA
Betty McMullin, MSN, APRN-Rx, ANP-BC, CPAN
Don’t Ignore My Snore: Reduce Perioperative Complications Related to Obstructive Sleep Apnea p e50

Jackie Knauff, BSN, RN, CAPA
Use of a Protocal Developed From Nursing Concern and Studies Regarding Partial Opioid Agonist/Anti-Agonist Medications and Other Illegal Substances in the Preoperative Patient to Prevent Adverse Operative and Post Operative Complications pp e50-e51

Leslie Barkley, RN, MSN, CNS-BC, CMSRN, CAPA
Pre-Anesthesia Screening: What’s the Value? p e52

Marie Andrea Enriquez, BSN, RN, CPAN
Amber Bullock, BSN, RN, CCRN, CPAN
Maria Clarissa Park, BSN, RN, CCRN, CPAN
Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Throughput Tracking: Decreasing Length of Stay pp e52-e53

Joey Yap, BSN, RN, CPAN
Eliminating Specimen Labeling Errors in Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) p e53

Tesha Seabra, BSN, RN, CPAN
Bridgitte DeJesus, MSN, RN, CPAN
Alena Mascetta, BSN, RN, CPAN, CCRN
Sol Briones, BSN, RN, CPAN
Patient Liaison – Bridging the Gap of Communication to Patients and Families pp e53-e54

Fiona S. Smith, BS, BSN, RN, CPAN
Music Therapy: A PACU Evidence-Based Practice Project p e54

Kristine O’Neill, BSN, RN, CPAN
Eliminating Medical Device-Related Pressure Ulcers (MDRPU) Caused by Continuous Blood Pressure Cuff Monitoring pp e54-e55

Patricia Sheehy-McCann, MSN, RN, MPA, CAPA
Identifying Patients’ Level of Pain Preoperatively to Improve Postoperative Pain Management p e55

Volume 32, No 3 (June) 2017:

Clara Winfield, BSN, CAPA, RN
The Optimal Time and Method for Surgical Prewarming: A Comprehensive Review of the Literature pp 199-209

Sue Tetef, MSN, RN, NE-BE, CPAN
Successful Implementation of New Technology Using an Interdepartmental Collaborative Approach pp 225-230

Jennifer Hovsepian, MA, BSN, RN, CAPA, CPAN
Cheryl McGah, MS, BSN, RN, CAPA, CPAN
Postoperative Instructions Preoperatively—Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Teaching Model on Patient Satisfaction Regarding Instructions for Home Care pp 231-237

Christina Lemanski, MSN, RN-BC, CPAN
Day Care Versus In-Patient Surgery for Age-Related Cataract pp 245-246

Volume 32, No 2 (April) 2017:

Heidi M. Filer, MSN, RN, CAPA
Brooke L. Beringuel, BSN, RN, CAPA
Kathleen M. Frato, MSN, RN, CAPA
Interruptions in Preanesthesia Nursing Workflow: A Pilot Study of Pediatric Patient Safety pp 112-120

Hope Herd, BSN, RN, CPAN
The Benefits of a Preoperative MRSA Swabbing Protocol pp 134-139

Jacqueline Ross, PhD, RN, CPAN
New Evidence on Drug Interactions: Improving Patient Safety pp 148-150

Theresa Clifford, MSN, RN, CPAN, CAPA
2017-2018 Perianesthesia Standards pp 156-157

Ellen L. Poole, PhD, RN, CPAN, CNE
Joy in the Morning pp 163-164

Volume 32, No 1 (February) 2017:

Vallire D. Hooper, PhD, RN, CPAN, FAAN
2017: The Year of Renewed Health System Transformation pp 1-3

Patricia Moore, MSN, RN, CAPA
Letter to the Editor p 4

Jan Odom-Forren, PhD, RN, CPAN, FAAN (JoPAN Co-Editor)
Reply pp 4-5

Jackie Murauski, MSN, APN, CCRN, CPAN
Pulmonary Embolism in the Postanesthesia Care Unit: A Case Study pp 6-14

Sheri Watson, BSN, RN, CPAN
Level of Agreement Between Forearm and Upper Arm Blood Pressure Measurements in Patients With Large Arm Circumference pp 15-21

Pamela G. Falotico, MS, RN, CAPA
Will Patients Perceive a Numbing Spray to Be an Effective Method of Anesthetizing an Intravenous Site? pp 22-27

Jennifer Franklin, MSN, NE-BC, CPAN
Improving Preoperative Throughput pp 38-44

Wanda Ellenburg, RN, MAN/MHA, CPAN
“To See With My Own Eyes”: Experiences of Family Visits During Phase 1 Recover pp 45-57

Kate E. Dubos, BSN, RN, CCRN, CPAN
Why Now? Managing Obstructive Sleep Apnea in the Ambulatory Setting pp 64-65

Maureen V. Iacono, BSN, RN, CPAN
Promote a Healthy Workplace: Build Resilience pp 81-82

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