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Rosemarie McDonaldSaving lives after work: U-M nurse helps fellow traveler during miscarriage on plane

Earlier this year, Rosemarie McDonald, RN (VAST) boarded a flight to Phoenix for a short vacation. Little did she know she would be putting her 35 years of nursing practice into action just minutes after leaving the ground. Read More >>

Michelle Churches and Shelly Robbins to present ASORN Conference

ASORN LogoMichelle Churches and Shelly Robbins (KEC OR) have been asked to present the EDNA ASHY LECTURE at the national ASORN conference in November. Their topic is the COMFORT PLAN/ POKE PLAN. They will be able to discuss the preliminary findings of the research of the EBP with the adult population. Edna Ashy is the founder of ASORN in 1976 and is honored each year by a guest lecturer focusing on Ophthalmic Nursing and Research.

 

Katie Oppenheim published Book Chapter in 7th Edition of Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care

Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care: Edition 7Katie Oppenheim, UMPNC Chair achieves getting a book chapter, "78. Taking Action: Improving LGBTQ Health: Nursing Policy Can Make a Difference" published in the 7th Edition of Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EMMY Awards LogoWhat's New in Nurse Recruitment and Retention...

A Day in the Life:
Nursing at Michigan wins an Emmy!

 


The UMHS Digital Arts team in collaboration with the world class, talented community of UMHS nurses, won an Emmy for their video production, A Day in the Life: Nursing at Michigan. The video celebrates the hardworking nurses of UMHS and gives an inside look at what it's like to be a Nurse for the University of Michigan Health System. This video was made to recognize and celebrate National Nurses Week 2014.

Join us in congratulating UMHS Digital Arts Executive Producer Jennifer Yanchula and Videographers Joe Hallisy and Daniel Newman (not pictured) in their Emmy win!

Jennifer Yanchula and Videographer Joe Hallisy

Check out the Emmy winning video for yourself and see why every week should be Nurses Week!


View the full feature length 15 minute video also on YouTube at:
https://youtu.be/JMisvmm1QEI

The Michigan Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is the standard-bearer for excellence in the television industry and the gatekeeper of the prestigious regional EMMY® Awards in Michigan. The Michigan Chapter represents the best and brightest television and media professionals from all disciplines of the industry and from all of Michigan’s 11 television markets.

 

Nursing at Michigan Accomplishments 2015As we close our fiscal year, please take a few moments to read and reflect on the many ways Nurses at Michigan have influenced patient care and our profession regionally, nationally and internationally.

Awards & Honors

DAISY Award Recipients:

  • July 2014 - Mary Beth Redmond, MVN
  • August 2014 - Tracy Jennings, CVC ICU
  • September 2014 - Kristin Langley, Mott PACU
  • Oct 2014 - Nancy Rogers, Otolaryngology Clinic
  • November 2014 - Glenda Vaughn, PICU
  • December 2014 - Marianne Aranda, 4B
  • January 2015 - Cora Harris, 9C
  • February 2015 - Joycelynn Bradley, 9C
  • March 2015 - Stephanie Taylor, Transplant Clinic
  • April 2015 - Sheena Mahoney, 7A
  • May 2015 - Deanne Hatton, C&W 11 West

Benmoussa, B.A. (2014). Council of Advanced Practitioners (CAP) Educational Stipend. National Kidney Foundation.

Bennett, K.L. (2014). Recertification as a Multiple Sclerosis Certified Nurse. Multiple Sclerosis Nurses International Certification Board.

Brunson-Gillespie, E. (2014). Best Student Research Award. Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners (MICNP).

Calarco, M. (2015) University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing, Legacy Award

Coucouvanis, J.A. (2014). Melva Jo Hendrix Award and Lectureship. International Society of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses.

Dahmani, Damal. (2015) Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau, Rho Chapter.

Daron, S.L. (2015). 2015 Oncology Nursing Society Congress Scholarship. Oncology Nursing Society.

Diccion-MacDonald, S., Lundy, F., Brant, A., Parker, M.L. (2014). Quality Month Exemplar Finalist for Improving Patient Safety Via Remote Telemetry Monitoring on Units 5C and 6C. University of Michigan Health System Quality Improvement.

Dickie, Emily. (2014) John R. Crosby Award for Excellence in Critical Care Nursing.

Kendoziora, Sandra (2015) Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau, Rho Chapter.

Sigma Theta Tau, Rho Chapter, Distinguished Service Award

LaBeske, Mary (2015) Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau, Rho Chapter.

Laughlin, Candia (2015) Sigma Theata Tau, Rho Chapter, Excellence in Nursing Leadership Award

Pesenecker, J.L. (2014). Learning Catalyst Award for Outstanding Nurse Educator. UMHS Nursing Education.

Shiffler, A.R. (2014). Paul D. Coverdell Fellowship. University of Michigan School of Nursing.

Skalski, A.M. (2014). Sigma Theta Tau. Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau for academic excellence in graduate program through Drexel University.

Standish, Kathleen (2015) Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau, Rho Chapter.

Strobbe, Stephen (2015) The University of Michigan Golden Apple Award for Teaching

Wallace, Nancy (2014) Otolaryngology and Head-Neck Nurses Clinical Excellence Award

Wolfer, Marie (2015) Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau, Rho Chapter.

Published Manuscripts

Clark, K.M. (2013). Science, not Blame: Pediatric Obesity Update. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 29(2) 191-192.

Downer, V.S. (2014). Infection Control Guidelines for Cystic Fibrosis. APIC (Association for Professionals in Infection Control & Epidemiology), June.

Duffy, E., Hockenberry, M., Rodgers, C., Shever, L. (2015). Implementing a Daily Maintenance Care Bundle to Prevent Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections in Pediatric Oncology Patients. Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing, epud doi:10.1177/1043454214563756

Freeland S., Dempsey D.J. (2014). Enhancing Nursing Stu-dents' Experience in the Assessment and Care of Vascular Access Devices. The Journal of the Association for Vascular Access, 19(1) 17-20.

Gagnon, M., Dickinson, S., Park, P., & Napolitano, L. (2014). Transitioning Care: Developing a Patient-Family Centered ICU. Critical Care Connections.

Kovacevich, D. (2014). Standards of Nutritional Support: Home Care and Alternate Site Care. Nutrition Clinics Practice.

Mason, H., & DeRubeis, M.B. (2014). Outcomes Evaluation of a Weekly Nurse-Practitioner-Managed Symptom Management Clinic for Patients with Head and Neck Cancer Treated with Chemoradiotherapy. Oncology Nursing Forum.

McLeod, A.M. (2014). Experiences during the first four years of a postpartum perineal clinic in the USA. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 128(1) 67-71.

Parry, J., Calarco, M., & Hensinger, B. (2014) Unit-based Interventions : Distressing the Distressed. Nursing Management. August.

Price, D., Strodtman, L., Brough, E., Lonn, S., Luo, A. (2015). Digital Storytelling: An Innovative Technological Approach to Nursing Education. Nurse Educator, 40(2) 66-70.

Schoville, R. R., Titler, M. G. (2015). Guiding Healthcare Technology Implementation: A new Integrated Technology Implementation Model. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 33(3) 99-107.

Schoville, R., Shever, L., Calarco, M., Tschannen, D. (2014). A Cost Benefit Analysis: Electronic Clinical Procedural Resource Supporting Evidence-Based Practice (EBP). Nursing Economics, 32(5): 241-247.

Shanley, M.M. (2014). Biology of sepsis: Its Relevance in pediatric nephrology. Pediatric Nephrology. Epub ahead of print.

Smith, G.L., (2014) The Long and Short of Tamoxifen Therapy: A Review of the ATLAS Trial. Advanced Practice Oncology. Jan/Feb.

Strodtman, L., Brough, E., Lonn, S., Luo, A. (2015). Digital Storytelling: An Innovative Technological Approach to Nursing Education. Nurse Educator, 40 (2).

Talley, C.L., Wonnacott, R.O. (2015). Applying Lean principles to continuous renal replacement therapy processes. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, 72 218-223.

Veliz, P.T., Epstein-Ngo Q.M., Meier E., Ross-Durow P.L., McCabe S. E., Boyd C.J. (2014). Painfully obvious: A longitudinal examination of medical use and misuse of opioid medication among adolescent sports participants. Journal of Adolescent Health, 54(3) 333-340.

Wood, W., Tschannen, D., Trotsky, A., Grunawalt, J., Adams, D., et al. (2014). A mobility program for an inpatient acute care medical unit. The American Journal of Nursing, 114(10) 34-40.

Books

Coucouvanis, J.A. (2014). Rules and Tools for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders: Changing Behavior One Step at a Time. AAPC Publishing. Shawnee Mission, KS.

McFarland, H.M. (2014). ICD Connection: Living with an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator. A Collection of Stories from Women and Men. Helen McFarland, RN. M Pub-lishing. Ann Arbor, MI.

Book Chapters

Deichelbohrer, L.K. (2014). Chapter 23 Section IX Interventional Procedures-Vascular; Transjugular Intrahepatic Porto-systemic Shunt. Core Curriculum for Radiologic and Imaging Nursing 3rd Edition. Kathleen A. Gross. Association for Radiological and Imaging Nursing. Hillsborough, NJ.

Laughlin, C.B. (2014). Support for Self-Management. Care Coordination and Transition Management. Haas, S.A., Swan, B.A, and Haynes, T.S. American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing. Pitman, NJ.

Spotts, V.M. (2015). Permanent Pacemaker (Assessing Function). AACN Procedure Manual 7th Edition. Debra Wiegand. Elsevier.

Spotts, V.M. (2015). Temporary Transcutaneous (External) Pacing. AACN Procedure Manual 7th Edition. Debra Wiegand. Elsevier.

Spotts, V.M. (2015). Temporary Transvenous and Epicardial Pacing. AACN Procedure Manual 7th Edition. Debra Wiegand. Elsevier.

Grants

Benmoussa, B.A., (2014) Evidenced-Based Practice Implementation Grant. American Nurses Credentialling Center and STTI.

Freeman, R.K. Principle Investigator, Dickinson, S. Co-Investigator, Croocks, R. Co-Investigator. (2014-2015). Can Linens Reduce Pressure Ulcers in High Risk Patients? FIGs. Grant 4534. $40,000.

Kremer, L.S. Principle Investigator. (2014 - 2015). FIGs Ergonomics Grant. M-Healthy Ergonomics Awareness. Ergo Grant G017. $1,905.

Oral Presentations

Benzelouif, Suzanne (2015) "Anticoagulants - What's the Bloody Difference?" Leaping Forward: Stitching Evidence into Practice. Ann Arbor.

Brunson-Gillespie, E.R. (2014). Policy Analysis of the Organ Donation Policy at University of Michigan Health System (UMHS). Michigan Nursing Summit. Lansing, MI.

Brunson-Gillespie, E.R., Gravel, M. (2014). Policy Analysis of the Organ Donation Policy at the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS). Wayne State University, Doctor of Nursing Practice Clinical Inquiry Project Presentation Day. Detroit, MI.

Coucouvanis, J.A. (2015). Assessment and Psychopharmacologic Decision Making in Complex Cases of Autism Spectrum Disorder. International Society of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Psychopharmacology Institute. Seattle, WA.

Coucouvanis, J.A. (2015). The Autism Teleconsultation Program: A One Year Pilot. International Society of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing. Seattle, WA.

Dammeyer, J.A. (2014). Delirium in the ICU. Rehabilitation Psychology Conference -Translating Evidence into Practice- Pre-Conference Rehab Psychology in Critical Care. San Antonio, TX.

Dammeyer, J.A., Miller, S., Birchfield, A. (2014). The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said. (Transfer of Accountability with CCMU & 6D). SICU Leaping Forward: Stitching Evidence into Practice 2014. Ann Arbor, MI.

Dickinson, Sharon, & Rickleman, Connie (2015) "Quarantine - Lessons from History." Leaping Forward: Stitching Evidence into Practice. Ann Arbor.

Feldkamp, S. (2014). Taking Patient Care to the Community Through Outreach Clinics. International Transplant Nurses Society Conference- ITNS. Houston, TX.

Fulkert, M.K. (2014). Nephrectomy, Postoperative Care. Great Lakes SUNA Conference. Livonia, MI.

Holmes-Walker, S.M., Krell, L. (2014). Pain Assessment-Part II: Knowing the Patient's Story. University of Michigan Hospital- Unit 6B. Ann Arbor, MI.

Huhn, Nate & Kaiser, Matt, (2015) "Hand Washing Stations - Do they Improve Compliance?" Leaping Forward: Stitching Evidence into Practice. Ann Arbor.

Kovacevich, Debra (2015) Transitions of Care for Home Parenteral Patients. Society for Parenteral Nutrition (ASPEN). Long Beach, CA.

Laughlin, C.B. (2014). Support of Self Management. The Care Coordination and Transition Management On-Line Course. Pitman, NJ.

Magill, K.L. (2014). Argus ll Retinal Prosthesis: Nursing Considerations. American Society of Ophthalmic Registered Nurses Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL.

Meagher, J.S., Picklesimer, T. (2015). How to Manage Congestive Heart Failure and How to Improve Communication and Management. Glacier Hills Nursing Home. Ann Arbor, MI

Meldrum, C.A., Flint, L.M. (2014). Lung Volume Reduction Surgery Update. Pulmonary Fellows Conference. Ann Arbor, MI.

O'Brien, Denise (2015) "Pain Assessment and Management Issues in Critically Ill Patients: Answers & Questions." Leaping Forward: Stitching Evidence into Practice. Ann Arbor.

Parker, M.L., Deleruyelle, E.M. (2013). Partnering With Transplant Patients To Improve Communication and Care. International Transplant Nursing Symposium. Washington D.C.

Paulin, P.L. (2014). Low Copper Diet in Wilson Disease Patients. Looking toward the Future for Wilson Disease Patients-University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, MI.

Ross-Durow, P.L., Boyd, C.J. (2014). Home-Storage of Controlled Medications and Association with Adolescents' Nonmedical Use and Diversion. Midwest Nursing Research Society. St. Louis, MO.

Schork, A.M. (2014). The Cancer Journey and Current/New Treatments. All Seasons of West Bloomfield. West Bloomfield, MI.

Shever, L.L. (2015). Evidence-Based Practice: From Idea to Publication. Leaping Forward: Stitching Evidence into Practice 2015; Jointly presented by UMHS Surgical Intensive Care Unit and Sigma Theta Tau, Rho Chapter. Ann Arbor, MI.

VanBlarcom, A., Wojack, C., Freeman, R.K. (2014). A Patient & Family Centered Care Approach to Transferring Accountability of Patient Care in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit. Quality Brown Bag University of Michigan Quality Month. Ann Arbor, MI.

Poster Presentations

Brunson-Gillespie, E. (2014). Policy Analysis of the Organ Donation Policy at the University of Michigan Health System. College of Nursing Research Day, Wayne State University. Detroit, MI.

Freeman, R.K., Garner, C., Elliot, A., Barrientes, M., Friedman, C. (2015). Nurse Driven Quality Improvement to Enhance Standards of Skin Care in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU). National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialist Conference. Coronado, CA.

Freeman, R.K., McNeice, J., Jennings, T., Robbins, M., Martinez, G. (2014). Satisfied Nurses Lead to Improved Outcomes. University of Michigan Nursing Research Poster Day, University of Michigan Quality Month. Ann Arbor, MI.

Freeman, R.K., McNeice, J., Jennings, T., Robbins, M., Martinez, G. (2015). Satisfied Nurses Lead to Improved Outcomes. National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialist Conference. Coronado, CA.

Freeman, R.K., Payer, S., VanBlarcom, A., Weinberg, K., Wojack, C., McNeice J. (2015). A Patient & Family Centered Care Approach to Transferring Accountability of Patient Care in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit. National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialist Conference. Coronado, CA.

Freeman, R.K., Payer, S., VanBlarcom, A., Weinberg, K., Wojack, C., McNeice, J. (2014). A Patient & Family Centered Care Approach to Transferring Accountability of Pa-tient Care in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit. University of Michigan Nursing Research Poster Day, University of Michigan Quality Month, University of Michigan "It Takes a Village" The 5th Annual UMHS PFCC Seminar. Ann Arbor, MI.

Garner, C., Elliot, A., Robbins, M., Freeman, R.K., Barrientes, M., Friedman, C. (2014). Nurse Driven Quality Improvement to Enhance Standards of Skin Care in the CVICU. University of Michigan Nursing Research Poster Day, University of Michigan Quality Month. Ann Arbor, MI.

Harris, D.K., Baird-Cox, K., Sroufe, N., Parent, K., Barth, J., Atkinson, A., et al. (2014). Transforming Children's Emergency Services: Every Patient Has a Story. UMHS 5th Annual Patient and Family Centered Care (PFCC) Training Seminar: It Takes A Village. Ann Arbor, MI.

James, S., McNeice, J., Freeman, R.K. (2014). Evaluating Clinical Mentorship at the Bedside. University of Michigan Nursing Research Poster Day. Ann Arbor, MI.

Meldrum, C.A., Kloska, D.D., Larson, J.L. (2014). Association of Frailty Indicators and Health Care Related Outcomes in Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Nursing Research Day. Ann Arbor, MI.

Myres, C.M., Caister, M.L. (2015). Pressure Ulcer Prevention in Congenital Heart Surgical Population. Evidenced Based Practice Conference. Ann Arbor, MI.

Parker, M.L., Mowry, J., Vandezande, D. (2014). Improving Orthopaedic Patient Satisfaction With Pain Management Through Nursing Staff, Student and Faculty Collaboration. 2014 Conference on Pain. Novi, MI.

Parker, M.L. (2015) Improving Orthopaedic Patient Satisfaction With Pain Management Through Nursing Staff, Student and Faculty Collaboration. National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialist Conference. Coronado, CA.

Price, D., Strodtman, L., Brough, E., Lonn, S., Luo, A. (2014). The Use of Digital Storytelling in Nursing Eduction. Dean's Research Day: Learning on the Edge of Discovery. Ann Arbor, MI.

Price, D., Strodtman, L., Brough, E., Lonn, S., Luo, A. (2014). Using Digital Storytelling in Palliative Care Education. Drexyl National Education Conference. Myrtle Beach, NC.

Price, D., Strodtman, L., Brough, E., Lonn, S., Luo, A. (2014). Using Digital Storytelling in Palliative Care Education. 8th Annual National DNP Conference. Nashville, TN.

Price, D., Strodtman, L., Brough, E., Lonn, S., Luo, A. (2014). Using Digital Storytelling in Palliative Care Education. Annual National Hospice Nurses Association Conference. Pittsburgh, PA.

Wood, W., McClish, D., Evans, D., Okammor, N., Baugh, J., et al. (2014). Reducing Alarm Fatigue. UMHS Quality Month. Ann Arbor, MI.

Price, D., Strodtman, L., Brough, E., Lonn, S., Luo, A. (2014). Using Digital Storytelling in Palliative Care Education. Drexyl National Education Conference. Myrtle Beach, NC.

Prince, R., Jackson, J., Mandell, K., Harkabusz, S., Wilke, R. (2015) "What Gap?: Operating Room to Central Sterile Processing Department and Back" Working Together to Reduce Bioburden and Get Set Contents Right the First Time. Poster Presentation, AORN Surgical Conference & Expo 61st National Conference, Denver, CO.

Wood, W., McClish, D., Evans, D., Okammor, N., Baugh, J., et al. (2014). Reducing Alarm Fatigue. UMHS Quality Month. Ann Arbor, MI.

Invited KeyNotes

Coucouvanis, J.A. (2014). A Journey with Autism: Perspectives from 30 Years of Clinical Practice. 2014 ISPN National Conference. Greenville, SC.

Innis, D.L. (2015). Scholarship Gift. Good Samaritan Foundation Pearl Ball. Houston, TX.

Magill, K.L. (2014). Advances in Ophthalmic Nursing. Thai Ophthalmic Nurses and Staff Society (TONSS). Bangkok, Thailand.

Parker, M.L. (2014). The Case Manager's Challenge in Pain Management. Michigan Case Manager Conference. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

Shever, L.L. (2015). Manuscript Preparation: EBP Versus Research. Building and Using Research Evidence for Best Practice; Carolinas HealthCare System Nursing Research Symposium. Concord, NC.

Other

Bennett, K.L. Co-author on research Abstract. Participated in experimental research on ECP treatment of patients with Secondary Progressive MS which led to a large clinical trial. EBMT15-ABS-1706.

Carpenter, D.E. (2014). Pooled Cohort Equations Risk Calculator. Introduction of the new ACC/AHA cardiac risk calcu-lator. Webinar. http://www.mpro.org/#!dach-webinar-series/c16tk

Dammeyer, J.A., Rukstele, C. (2014). Michigan Health & Hospital Association Keystone ICU: Sedation & Delirium Management Toolkit (2014 update). Updated Toolkit to include additional EBP & links to staff education. This was completed through MHA and disseminated via Collaborative website and a focus of a monthly Collaborative conference call.

Fulkert, M.K. (2014). OCN review Course. The Ann Arbor Oncology Nursing Society and the Cancer Center Administration.

Kim, Mary and Stoermer- Grossman, Karla. Interview and article for Michigan Public Radio. May 2014.

Strodtman, L.K. (2014). Book Review: Advance care planning: communicating about matters of life and death, ed. by Leah Rogne and Susana Lauraine McCune. Springer Pub-lishing. CHOICE online library service.

Strodtman, L.K. (2014). Book review of Final acts: the end of life, hospice and palliative care, ed. by Gerry R. Cox and Robert G. Stevenson. Baywood Publishing. CHOICE, online library service.

Strodtman, L.K. (2015). Book Review of Veiled Warriors: Allied Nurses of the First World War. Christine E. Hallett. Oxford 2014. 359 bibl index ISBN 9780198703693. CHOICE online library service.

Stonebraker, K., Kannenje, R., Eakin, R., Oliver, B., Mitchell, A., Stonebraker, J. (2014). First Response: Kenya. Six-member team went to Kenya to provide EMS training to medical staff in Kilifi, Kenya. We were the first ever to provide this type of training.

Totzkay, D.L. (2014). Association of PeriOperative Registered Nurses Elsevier Academic Scholarship. $5,000.00 scholarship for tuition and text books. Association of PeriOperative Registered Nurses.

 

Daisy Foundation LogoApply for a J. Patrick Barnes Grant for Nursing Research
and Evidence-Based Practice Projects

Deadline to submit letters of intent: Friday, September 4


The guidelines and applications for the 2015 J. Patrick Barnes Grants for nurses doing research and evidence-based practice projects are now on-line. The deadline to submit letters of intent is Friday, September 4th for the Fall cycle.

Their goal is to support both experienced researchers and nurses who have little or no experience in research or evidence-based practice projects.

Funds are available for

  • EBP projects that develop, implement and evaluate changes in nursing practice in treatment of patients with cancer and auto- immune diseases
  • Clinical research studies that directly benefit patients and/or families involving treatment of cancer and auto-immune diseases.

Complete information about the grant program, guidelines and applications are on their website at http://daisyfoundation.org/ in the Research/EBP Grants section. There is an esteemed panel of nurse researchers who guide this program and are eager to receive applications.

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Target Audience: All | Contact: Kathy Dunnuck, BFA, BSN, RN | Date of last review: 8/14/15