UPMC St. Margaret 17th Annual Clinical Research Forum | June 10, 2022

Pittsburgh, PA US
June 10, 2022

The UPMC St. Margaret 17th Annual Clinical Research Forum: Influencing Clinical Excellence, Healthy Cultures, and Staff Engagement through Evidence-Based Practice and Research will be held both in-person and virtually on Friday, June 10, 2022.  Our hospital’s Evidence-Based Practice and Research Council is honored to present this hybrid conference focused on highlighting the best in evidence-based practice, research, and quality improvement from throughout UPMC.

Target Audience

This conference is open to all healthcare providers interested in learning about current clinical nursing research and a variety of evidence-based and quality improvement projects.

Learning Objectives

The learner will be able to able to:

  • Describe ways to improve clinical outcomes, patient safety, and the patient experience based on current evidence and research
  • Identify methods of improving the employee experience and nursing work environment
  • Explain the importance of using evidence-based practice and research in clinical process improvements
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 0.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/01/2022
Course expires: 
06/24/2022
Event starts: 
06/10/2022 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
06/10/2022 - 4:00pm EDT

7:30 AM

Registration and Continental Breakfast

 

8:00 AM

Welcome, Introduction, and Conference Overview

Jennifer Parrotte, MSN, RN
Marianna Stoneburner, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Kendallyn White, MSN, RN, CMSRN
Jennifer Vonada, BSN, RN, PCCN, CNIM

8:30 AM

Keynote Presentation: Demystifying the Difficulty of Meaningful Research

Holly Lorenz, DNP, RN, NEA-BC

9:30 AM

Examining Nurses’ Perception of Shift Work and Evaluating Supportive Interventions

Megan Konkol, BSN, RN, CCRN

9:55 AM

Coaching to Bedside Shift Report and its Correlation to HCAHPS and VBP Dimension Scores: A Multi-Hospital Implementation Study

Lauren O’Donnell, PhD, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Betsy George, PhD, RN
Dan Buchanan, MS

10:20 AM

Break

 

10:35 AM

The Time is NOWs:  Interdisciplinary Collaboration to Decrease Hospital Length of Stay and Pharmacologic Therapy in Newborns Diagnosed with Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome

Pamela O’Donnell, MSN, RN-BC

11:00 AM

Condition Escalated: Implementing Education and Simulations to Improve Outcomes

Megan Dunham, BSN, RN

11:25 AM

How Same-Day Discharge after a Stent Placement can Improve Patient Satisfaction While Helping to Reduce Hospital Capacity during High Volume Periods

Tamara Williams, MSN, RN

11:50 AM

Transitioning to a Tiered Skills Orientation Model (TSAM) in the Operating Room 

Angela Trimpey, MSN, RN, CNOR

12:15 PM

Lunch

 

1:00 PM

Research in Action

 

1:15 PM

Front Door Approach to a Nurse Lead Interdisciplinary Collaboration Reducing Emergency Department Left Without Being Seen Rate

Faith Colen, MSN, RN, CEN, CPHQ, NEA-BC
Erin Catanese, MBA, BSN, RN, NE-BC, CCRN-K
Laura Barczykowski, BSN, RN, CEN

1:40 PM

The Impact of Preoperative Mental Healthcare on Postoperative Outcomes

Elizabeth Nilsen, BSN, RN

2:05 PM

Improving Patient Experience Using Evidence-Based Practice of Swab Cap Placement and Limited Central Line Use

Courtney Ross, MSN, RN, CEN, SANE

2:30 PM

Break

 

2:45 PM

The Power of Research

 

2:50 PM

Impact of a Health Literacy and Teach-Back Workshop on Population Health and Condition Management Case Managers’ Knowledge and Self-Efficacy

Jennifer Shoup, DNP, RN, CCM

3:15 PM

Maintaining Safety of the Hospital Environment by Addressing High-Risk Non-Adherent (HRNA) Behaviors

Lauren Williams, MA, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Kimberly A. Baker, MSN, RN, CARN, NPD-BC

3:40 PM

Questions, Evaluation, and Closing Remarks

Kendallyn White, MSN, RN, CMSRN

4:00 PM

Adjournment

 

UPMC St. Margaret
815 Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15215
United States

Parking is available in the UPMC St. Margaret visitor lot.  Enter the hospital through the main entrance (Entrance B) and take the elevators down to the 1st floor.  Follow the signs to the Conference Center.

Kimberly Baker, MSN, RN, CARN, NPD-BC
Programmatic Nurse Specialist, Behavioral Health
UPMC Presbyterian

 

Laura Barczykowski, BSN, RN, CEN
Unit Director
UPMC St. Margaret

Dan Buchanan, MS
Statistician
UPMC Center for Quality Improvement and Innovation

Erin Catanese, MBA, BSN, RN, NE-BC, CCRN-K
Clinical Director, Nursing Services
UPMC St. Margaret

 

Faith Colen, MSN, RN, CEN, CPHQ, NEA-BC
Director of Quality and Patient Safety

UPMC St. Margaret

Megan Dunham, BSN, RN
Senior Professional Staff Nurse
UPMC St. Margaret

Betsy George, PhD, RN
Programmatic Nurse Specialist
UPMC Presbyterian

Megan Konkol, BSN, RN, CCRN
Senior Professional Staff Nurse II
UPMC Presbyterian

Holly Lorenz, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Chief Nurse Executive
UPMC Center for Nursing Excellence

 

Elizabeth Nilsen, BSN, RN
Professional Staff Nurse
UPMC St. Margaret

Pre-Doctoral Student
University of Pittsburgh

 

Lauren O’Donnell, PhD, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Director, Patient Satisfaction
UPMC Wolff Center

Pamela O’Donnell, MSN, RN-BC
Programmatic Nurse Specialist

UPMC Altoona

Courtney Ross, MSN, RN, CEN, SANE
Resource Pool Clinician
UPMC St. Margaret

Jennifer Shoup, DNP, RN, CCM
Clinical Product Analyst Lead
UPMC Health Plan

Angela Trimpey, MSN, RN, CNOR
Clinician Educator

UPMC St. Margaret

 

Lauren Williams, MA, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Quality Improvement Specialist, Intermediate
UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside Hospital

Tamara Williams, MSN, RN
Clinician
UPMC Presbyterian

 

*No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This activity is approved for the following credit: ANCC.  Other healthcare professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 6.75 contact hours.

Available Credit

  • 0.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 0.00 Attendance
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