7th Annual Nursing Research Conference: Developing Excellence in Evidence Based Practice and Research

 
Purpose: The conference was developed for professional nurses and students to use research and evidence-based practice (EBP) to improve patient outcomes.
Date: November 2, 2012
Coordinator and Program Chair: Lynn E. Bayne, PhD, ARNP, NNP-BC
Please respond to each item on this evaluation. Your candid and complete responses are important so that we may improve our educational activities to better meet your learning needs. Thank you.
A. OBJECTIVES--Using a four point scale, indicate how well each objective was achieved by circling the appropriate number. For your reference, 1=not at all; 4 = very well.
1. PS1: Reflection of 15 Years of Synergy: Transcending Practice and Education to Clinical Research, Martha Curley

Provide a retrospective on 15 years of Synergy in clinical practice and education
2. PS1: Reflection of 15 Years of Synergy: Transcending Practice and Education to Clinical Research, Martha Curley

Describe how the Synergy Model can provide a blueprint for Clinical Nursing Research
3. PS2: Finding a Research Mentor, Being a Research Mentor, Karen Morin

Identify at least two strategies to use in finding a research mentor
4. PS2: Finding a Research Mentor, Being a Research Mentor, Karen Morin

Discuss essential attributes of a mentor
5. CS1: Clinical Research – That’s my Story and I’m Sticking to it! Martha Curley

Chronicle the evolution of a career as a clinical nurse scientist
6. CS2: Comparing Strategies: Traditional Research vs. Performance Improvement Methods to Solve Ventilator Associated Events, Lynn Bayne

List three critical elements of research
7. CS 2: Comparing Strategies: Traditional Research vs. Performance Improvement Methods to Solve Ventilator Associated Events, Lynn Bayne

Identify the purposes of performance improvement in clinical practice
8. CS 2: Comparing Strategies: Traditional Research vs. Performance Improvement Methods to Solve Ventilator Associated Events, Lynn Bayne

Apply approaches to research and PI to solve a clinical problem in the ICU setting
9. Mastery Session: Literature Search, Basic Search Skills, Kate Flewelling

Create well-built, answerable questions based on patient problems
10. Mastery Session: Literature Search, Basic Search Skills, Kate Flewelling

Find relevant citations in PubMed
11. CS3: Crafting Your Professional Leadership Journey, Karen Morin

Discuss reasons for developing professional leadership
12. CS3: Crafting Your Professional Leadership Journey, Karen Morin

DIscuss aspects to consider when crafting journey
13. CS 4: The Story of a Journey: A Problem, a Theory, and Some Answers, Rachel Joseph

Understand steps in conducting research on quality of life of parents who care for children 1 to 36 months with a tracheostomy at home
14. CS 4: The Story of a Journey: A Problem, a Theory, and Some Answers, Rachel Joseph

Discuss the theory used to guide this study
15. CS 4: The Story of a Journey: A Problem, a Theory, and Some Answers, Rachel Joseph

Analyze the data collected and discuss the results
16. CS 4: The Story of a Journey: A Problem, a Theory, and Some Answers, Rachel Joseph

Discuss limitations and recommendations
17. CS 4: The Story of a Journey: A Problem, a Theory, and Some Answers, Rachel Joseph

Application to evidence-based practice
18. CS 5: Data Mining, Melanie Chichester

Describe 2 examples of research which can be conducted by data mining
19. CS 5: Data Mining, Melanie Chichester

Describe 2 strength and 2 limitations of research conducted by data mining
20. CS 5: Data Mining, Melanie Chichester

Describe 2 strength and 2 limitations of research conducted by data mining
21. CS 6: Why Everyone Must Understand Childhood Sexual Abuse: A Decade of Research, Kathy Brewer-Smyth

Define childhood sexual abuse (CSA) and its serious public health outcomes indicating a critical need for everyone, especially nurses to understand the urgency for identifying, reporting, and intervening when CSA is suspected
22. CS6: Why Everyone Must Understand Childhood Sexual Abuse: A Decade of Research, Kathy Brewer-Smyth

Describe how to manage and interpret complicated statistics, and other approaches to address challenges and risks associated with the trajectory of this program of research
23. CS 6: Why Everyone Must Understand Childhood Sexual Abuse: A Decade of Research, Kathy Brewer-Smyth

Provide potential reasons why some CSA victims become highly successful adults, while others are in prison with their odds of abuse in adulthood being 3.3 times greater than non-CSA victims
24. CS7a: Femoral Line Alert! Maureen Seckel and Bridget Remel

Describe the impact of an interdisciplinary team in decreasing CLABSI
25. CS7b: What is the Prevalence of Bleeding Events in Individuals Admitted with Unstable Angina or Myocardial Infarction, Ludmilla Santiago and Kathleen Schell

Differentiate minor and major bleeding events as described
26. CS7b: What is the Prevalence of Bleeding Events in Individuals Admitted with Unstable Angina or Myocardial Infarction. Ludmilla Santiago and Kathleen Schell

Summarize the major finding, recommendations and nurse implications of this study on bleeding
events in patients admitted to a regional medical center who are experiencing acute coronary
syndrome
27. CS7C: Expedited Admissions from an Urban ED to the ICU using the PDCA Improvement Model Presentations, Karen Ellis-Brisbon/Susan Flanders/Erin Eckhart

Describe the process improvement initiative used to expedite the admission of critically ill patients from the Emergency Department (ED) to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
28. CS7C: Expedited Admissions from an Urban ED to the ICU using the PDCA Improvement Model Presentations, Karen Ellis-Brisbon/Susan Flanders/Erin Eckhart

Demonstrate how interdepartmental and interdisciplinary participation enhanced the relationship between the ED and ICU.
29. CS7C: Expedited Admissions from an Urban ED to the ICU using the PDCA Improvement Model Presentations, Karen Ellis-Brisbon/Susan Flanders/Erin Eckhart

Reinforce the performance improvement mode, Plan-Do-Check-Act
30. MS2: Literature Search: Advanced Search Skills, Kate Flewelling

Identify appropriate study designs for clinical questions
31. MS2: Literature Search: Advanced Search Skills, Kate Flewelling

Utilize advanced searching techniques in PubMed
32. MS2: Literature Search: Advanced Search Skills, Kate Flewelling

Identify additional evidence-based resources
33. CS8a: Novice Research--The Relationship Between Stress Response and Performance During Simulated Learning, Megan Wilson; Sarah Williston

Explain the relationship between stress biomarkers and the simulation experience
34. CS8a: Novice Research--The Relationship Between Stress Response and Performance During Simulated Learning, Megan Wilson; Sarah Williston

Examine the effects of perceived and physiological stress in simulation
35. CS8a: Novice Research--The Relationship Between Stress Response and Performance During Simulated Learning, Megan Wilson and Sarah Williston

Analyze the relationship between the student stress response and their simulation performance
outcome
36. CS8b: Expert Research--Clinical Rounding: An Interprofessional Model, Julia Ward

Provide the audience with a snapshot of the clinical rounding experience for two interprofessional
healthcare student groups
37. CS8b: Expert Research--Clinical Rounding: An Interprofessional Model, Julia Ward

Describe the methodology use for the clinical rounding experience
38. CS9a: Veterans’ Stories at the End of Life, Evelyn Hayes/John Carmody/Jane Taylor

Discuss the benefits of veterans in hospice
39. CS9a: Veterans’ Stories at the End of Life, Evelyn Hayes/John Carmody/Jane Taylor

Describe potential strategies for all veterans to have this opportunity to share military story at life’s end
40. CS9b: Assessing the Effectiveness of Safe Dates for Young Mothers: A Pilot Study, Judy Herrman and Julie Waterhouse

Describe the prevalence and significance of teen dating violence among teens who are pregnant and parenting
41. CS9b: Assessing the Effectiveness of Safe Dates for Young Mothers: A Pilot Study, Judy Herrman and Julie Waterhouse

Analyze a pilot study, using an adapted Safe Dates curriculum, in increasing the knowledge about and decreasing the behaviors associated with TDV among teens who are pregnant or parenting
42. CS10a: CPR in the NICU for All Families, Chantal Murray

Learn about the Evidence Based Nursing Fellowship at Nemours
43. CS10a: CPR in the NICU for All Families, Chantal Murray

Discuss CPR in the NICU for all families
44. CS10a: CPR in the NICU for All Families, Chantal Murray

Discuss the impact that this project has had on families
45. CS10b: A NICU Checklist may Avoid HealthCare Disparities in End of Life Care, Karen McDonald

Define palliative care in the NICU
46. CS10b: A NICU Checklist may Avoid HealthCare Disparities in End of Life Care, Karen McDonald

Explore the impact that a palliative care team can have on parents and infants in the NICU
setting.
47. CS10b: A NICU Checklist may Avoid HealthCare Disparities in End of Life Care, Karen McDonald

Discuss results and conclusions of an original research study on palliative care in the NICU
48. How well did the objectives relate to the stated purpose of the educational activity?
49. Were the physical facilities conducive to learning?
50. Please rate the effectiveness of the following speakers
1=Not at all234=Very Well
Martha Curley, Plenary I--Reflections on Synergy
Karen Morin, Plenary II--Finding a Research Mentor
Martha Curley, CS I--Clinical Research--My Story
Lynn Bayne, CS II--Research versus PI
Kate Flewelling, MS I--Literature Search Basics
Karen Morin, CS III--Crafting Your Professional Leadership
Rachel Joseph, CS IV--The Story of a Journey
Melanie Chichester, CS V--Data Mining
Kathy Brewer-Smyth, CS VI--Why Everyone Must Understand Childhood Sexual Abuse
Maureen Seckel, CS7a, Femoral Line Alert
Bridget Remel, CS7A, Femoral Line Alert
Ludmila Rotchford-Santiago, CS7b, Prevalence of Bleeding
Kathleen Schell, CS7b, Prevalence of Bleeding
Karen Ellis-Brison, CS7c, Expeditied Admissions from ED to ICU
Sarah Flanders, CS7c, Expedited Admissions from ED to ICU
Erin Eckhart, CS7c, Expeditied Admissions from ED to ICU
Kate Flewelling, MS II, Literature Search Advanced
Megan Wilson, CS8a, Stress Response During Simulation
Sarah Williston, CS8a, Stress Response During Simulation
Julia Ward, CS8b, Clinical Rounding
Evelyn Hayes, CS9a, Veterans' Stories at End of Life
John Carmody, CS9a, Veterans' Stories at End of Life
Judy Herrman, CS9b, Safe Dates
Chantal Murray, CS10a, CPR in NICU
Karen McDOnald, CS10b, Palliantive Care in NICU
51. Effectiveness of Presentation Styles for Each Speaker
1=Not at All234=Very Well
Martha Curley, Plenary I--Reflections on Synergy
Karen Morin, Plenary II--Finding a Research Mentor
Martha Curley, CS I--Clinical Research--My Story
Lynn Bayne, CS II--Research versus PI
Kate Flewelling, MS I--Literature Search Basics
Karen Morin, CS III--Crafting Your Professional Leadership
Rachel Joseph, CS IV--The Story of a Journey
Melanie Chichester, CS V--Data Mining
Kathy Brewer-Smyth, CS VI--Why Everyone Must Understand Childhood Sexual Abuse
Maureen Seckel, CS7a, Femoral Line Alert
Bridget Remel, CS7A, Femoral Line Alert
Ludmila Rotchford-Santiago, CS7b, Prevalence of Bleeding
Kathleen Schell, CS7b, Prevalence of Bleeding
Karen Ellis-Brison, CS7c, Expeditied Admissions from ED to ICU
Sarah Flanders, CS7c, Expedited Admissions from ED to ICU
Erin Eckhart, CS7c, Expeditied Admissions from ED to ICU
Kate Flewelling, MS II, Literature Search Advanced
Megan Wilson, CS8a, Stress Response During Simulation
Sarah Williston, CS8a, Stress Response During Simulation
Julia Ward, CS8b, Clinical Rounding
Evelyn Hayes, CS9a, Veterans' Stories at End of Life
John Carmody, CS9a, Veterans' Stories at End of Life
Judy Herrman, CS9b, Safe Dates
Chantal Murray, CS10a, CPR in NICU
Karen McDOnald, CS10b, Palliantive Care in NICU
52. Identify specifically what you intend to do in your practice with what you learned?
53. What changes, modifications, or improvements would you suggest before the next 8th Annual Nursing Research Meeting?
54. What specific learning needs do you have for your practice?
Thank you for participating in the 7th Annual Nursing Research Conference! Your responses were anonymous! We will use the information to plan an even stronger event next year. In the meantime, we will use the email address listed with your registration to send you a LINK TO YOUR CERTIFICATE in 1-2 weeks.

Sincerely,

Lynn E. Bayne, PhD, ARNP, NNP-BC