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2014 Improvement Science Summit

<p><strong>Date:</strong>&nbsp;August 5 - 6, 2014<br />
<strong>Location:</strong>&nbsp;Grand Hyatt Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX</p>
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<p>The&nbsp;<strong>Improvement Science Summit</strong>&nbsp;is the official conference of the&nbsp;<em><strong>Improvement Science Research Network (ISRN)</strong></em>. Philosophically aligned with the NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, the goals of the ISRN are to accelerate improvement by conducting interprofessional landmark multisite studies and to enhance translation of research findings into health care.</p>
<p>Transforming health care through quality improvement and patient safety initiatives is a national priority. This innovative 1 1/2 day conference focused on advancing healthcare improvement.</p>
<p><em>This project was supported by grant number R13HS021834 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and</em><em>&nbsp;does not necessarily represent the official views of the Agency for Healthcare</em><em>&nbsp;Research and Quality.</em></p>
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2014 Abstracts on Quality Improvement Research</h1>
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<a href="/Baxter">QIT Intervention Improving Health Communication During Facility Transfer&nbsp;</a></li>
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<a href="/Belcher">Clinical Scholar Connection with Baccalaurate Education</a></li>
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<a href="/Bradshaw">Beyond Professional Practice: Teaching Nursing Students to Care</a></li>
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<a href="/Buckley">Face Off Against Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections</a></li>
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<a href="/Clark">A Randomized Controlled Trial: Comparison of Three Dressings Following Surgery</a></li>
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<a href="\Clark2">Say No to Pneumonia: A Quality Improvement Study to Increase Pneumococcal Vaccination Rate</a></li>
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<a href="/Cortez">Measuring the Effect of Clinical Decision Support on Nursing EBP</a></li>
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<a href="/Cupit">STAR-R (Sage, Timely, Adages for Research-the Reality): UTMB and STAR-2</a></li>
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<a href="/Dasher">Factors Influencing Alarm Modification in a Nursing Organization</a></li>
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<a href="/Dearmon2">Building Leadership Capacity of Frontline Nurses through Mentoring</a></li>
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<a href="/Delos Reyes">Civility Training for Nursing Students Made Easy: A Pilot Project</a></li>
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<a href="/Duff">Educational Outreach Visits to Improve Venous Themboembolism Prevention</a></li>
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<a href="/Dupree">Patient Falls in Labor &amp; Delivery</a></li>
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<a href="/Duva">Building Evidence: Increasing the RN role in Diabetes Management</a></li>
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<a href="/Ellison">An Interprofessional Education Program to Enhance Quality Patient Outcomes</a></li>
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<a href="/Hadhazy">Improvements in Post-Operative Glycemic Control in Cardiac Surgery Patients</a></li>
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<a href="/Harris">Needs-Driven Pediatric Population Segmentation Informing Child &amp; Family Centered Care Management</a></li>
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<a href="/Haupt">Pre-Operative High-Fidelity Simulation Education for Veterans</a></li>
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<a href="/Jennings">A Randomized Controlled trial: Comparison of Three Dressings Following Surgery</a></li>
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<a href="/Jiwani">Perceptions, Coping, and Appraisal of South Asians with CAD</a></li>
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<a href="Kitchens">Nursing Grand Rounds for Patient Teaching: An Innovative Clinical Education Strategy</a></li>
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<a href="/Klugar">Improvement of Education of Evidence Based Healthcare Approach in School of Medicine and Dentistry and School of Health Sciences</a></li>
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<a href="Laibhen-Parkes">Web-Based Evidence Based Practice Educational Intervention to Improve EBP Competence Among BSN-Prepared Pediatric Bedside Nurses: A Mixed Methods Pilot Study</a></li>
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<a href="/Lintner">Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Prevention: Implementation of a Nurse-Driven Protocol</a></li>
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<a href="/Mareckova">EBP Education at Palacky University, Czech Republic</a></li>
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<a href="/Parker">Care Transition for Newborns: Home Visitation for Newborn Health</a></li>
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<a href="/Parnell">Safety: Do Soft Skills Make a Hard Impact</a></li>
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<a href="/Ramly">Structuring Quality Improvement Benchmark Data in Assisted Living</a></li>
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<a href="/Rea">Building Professional Confidence: The Effect of Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training</a></li>
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<a href="/Riley2">Lessons Learned from Multisite STAR-2 Collaborative at Children&#39;s Healthcare of Atlanta</a></li>
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<a href="/Rizer">Proving Competence: Evidence of Excellence in Nurse Anesthesia Practice</a></li>
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<a href="/Ruhl">Transformational Leadership in a Pathway to Excellence&reg; Journey</a></li>
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<a href="/Sandin">Transforming Staff Nurses Professional Practice through Immersion in Evidence-Based Practice</a></li>
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<a href="/Seidensticker">Utilizing Collaborative Learning for Regional Behavioral Health Improvement</a></li>
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<a href="/Siedlecki">Assessing the Practice Environment: Relationships Do Matter</a></li>
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<a href="/Siedlecki2">Developing an Evidence-Based Culture: A Grounded Theory Approach&nbsp;</a></li>
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<a href="/Silvers">Quality Sciences in Healthcare: Rapid Cycle Improvement</a></li>
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<a href="/Smallheer">Back Up That Case: A New Perspective on the Reverse Case Study</a></li>
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<a href="/Sowan">Teaching Applied Informatics for Graduate Nursing Students- Integrating New Trends in Informatics and Business Process Improvement, Quality and Safety Concepts&nbsp;</a></li>
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<a href="/Sowan2">Creating a Culture for EBP in Rural Healthcare Institutes with Limited Resources</a></li>
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<a href="/Stabell">Devoid of Catheters - Strategies to reduce CAUTI&#39;s</a></li>
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<a href="/Tan">Development of a Protocol to Improve Postoperative Handoffs</a></li>
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<a href="/Valentino">Clinical Integration across Yale New Haven Health System: the &quot;Triple Aim&quot; in Action</a></li>
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<a href="/Vecchione">Nursing Sensitive Quality Indicators in the Perinatal Setting</a></li>
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<a href="/Walker">Power in Partneships: Collaborating for Excellence in Evidence-Based Practice</a></li>
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<a href="/Wei">Inforgraphics Application in Care Quality Improvement</a></li>
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Student Abstracts</h2>
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<a href="/Aranzamendez">The Impact of Leadership Style in Promoting Psychological Safety and Quality Improvement</a></li>
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<a href="/Belchez">Incorporating Microsystem Leadership Concepts for Undergraduate Nursing Students</a></li>
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<a href="/Fauchet">Physician&#39;s Perception of Patient Safety Culture: Physician Determinants</a></li>
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<a href="/Freitag">Structuring Quality Improvement Benchmark Data in Assisted Living</a></li>
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<a href="/Katz">Getting to Outcomes&reg;: A Quality-Based Approach to Technical Assitance</a></li>
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<a href="Kunkel-Jordan">Nurses&#39; Lived Experience of Precepting Newly Graduated Nurses in the ICU</a></li>
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<a href="/Nguyen">Relationship between Transformational Leadership Style and Nurse Reported Intent to Stay In Acute Care Hospitals: A Review&nbsp;</a></li>
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<a href="/Overstreet">Indentify and Contain: Fecal Incontinence Management and CAUTI</a></li>
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<a href="/Patel">A Novel Transitional Care Program for High Risk Infants</a></li>
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<a href="/Palustra">A Lean Team Transformation to Improve Patient Satisfaction</a></li>
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<a href="/Sui">Structuring Resident Satisfaction Benchmark Data in Assisted Living&nbsp;</a></li>
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<a href="/Toenes">Nursing Students&#39; Experiences in Simulation: What Students are Saying</a></li>
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