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2017 Conference Materials
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Presentations and Posters

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Conference Objectives

  • Discuss advances in theoretical and clinical knowledge impacting individuals affected by pediatric surgical care issues.
  • Exchange innovative ideas and experiences with professional colleagues from a variety of pediatric surgical health care settings.
  • Identify current evidence-based approaches for the diagnosis and management of multiple pediatric surgical health care issues.
  • Strengthen clinical and technical skills in a variety of practice settings.
  • Participate in networking opportunities and collaborations.
  • Recognize current issues, priorities, and implications for the pediatric surgical patient populations and the associated professional nursing roles within the new models of care emerging in our healthcare milieu.

 

Conference Syllabus

 


Session Description and Objectives


May 1, 2017
Preconference Workshop: Care and Management of the Pediatric Patient with a Wound, Ostomy, or Gastrostomy Tube

Educational Session
Pediatric Wounds – Basic to Complex Addressing Wound Management, Pressure Injury, and Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
Kimberly Haus McIltrot, DNP, CPNP, CWOCN, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Tamara M. Meeker, MSN, CRNP, NNP-BC, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Educational Session
Pediatric Ostomy Management: The Simple to the Complex
Teri Coha, MSN, RN, APN, CWOCN, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Educational Session
Gastrostomies: Current Best Practices
Elizabeth Hood, MS, MBA, CPNP, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Skills Stations

Table #1: Wound Management and Guide to Dressing Selection
Tamara M. Meeker, MSN, CRNP, NNP-BC, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA
Michelle Felix, MSN, CRNP, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, Baltimore, MD

Table #2: Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
Kimberly Haus McIltrot, DNP, CPNP, CWOCN, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Cathy Baldino, CPNP-AC/PC, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Table #3: Ostomy Pouching and Management
Teri Coha, MSN, RN, APN, CWOCN, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Kristine Rogers, MSN, ARNP, CWON, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL

Table #4: Enterocutaneous Fistula Management and Pouching
Kimberly Cogley, MSN, MBA, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Natalie Walker, MSN, CRNP, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Table #5: Gastrostomy and Gastrojejunostomy Tube Management
Elizabeth Hood, MS, MBA, CPNP, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Carol A. Wise, BSN, ADN, RN, CPN, Cook Children’s Medical Center, Fort Worth, TX;
Nancy M. Thompson, MS, RN, CPNP, CBN, Children’s Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University Health, Richmond, VA

Table #6: Refeeding Techniques through a Fistula
Michelle Martin Usry, BSN, RN, CPN, CWOCN, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO
Pamela J. Abraham, BSN, RN, CWOCN, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO


May 2, 2017

Presidential Address
Pediatric Delirium: Recognition and Management
Janice Dudley, MSN, CPNP, MHA, Maine Medical Partners, Scarborough, ME

General Session
Common Radiology Studies in Pediatric Surgery: Make no Bones about It!
Elizabeth A. Paton, MSN, RN-BC, PNP-BC, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, Memphis, TN

APSNA/NAPNAP Speaker Exchange
Super Bugs and Wonder Drugs: Protecting the One While Respecting the Many
Vicki S. Stringfellow, MSN, APRN, CPNP-AC/PC, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Offered in collaboration with the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)

General Session
The ABCD’s of Treating Fecal Incontinence
Tiffany Edmonds, BSN, RN, CPN, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO
Rebecca Jacobson, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO

General Session
Comprehensive Care and Treatment Options for Children with Pancreatic Disease: A Multidisciplinary Team Approach
Stephen Mark Ogg, BSN, RN, FNP-C, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

General Session
Standardization of Process for Fertility Preservation in Pre-Pubertal Male Patients with Cancer
Abbey Franklin, MSPAS, PA-C, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

General Session
Post Operative Management of the ECMO Patient. Sabina Siddiqui, MD. Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, WI


May 3, 2017

General Session
The Role of the Nurse Practitioner: A 50 year History - What is Our Future?
Carmel McComiskey, DNP, PPCNP-BC, CPNP-AC, FAANP, FAAN, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

General Session
Evolution of the Diagnosis and Treatment of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia - Future Possibilities

Jody A. Farrell, MSN, PNP, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, San Francisco, CA

APSNA/NAPNAP Joint Session
Abdominal Pain in the Adolescent Female – Gynecologic Concerns
Brenda Cassidy, DNP, MSN, CPNP-PC, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA
Raquel Pasarόn, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Miami, FL

Offered in collaboration with the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)


Round Table
(Round Table Instructions)

Gastroesophageal Reflux
Anatomy and Normal Physiology: Amy Lowery Carroll, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC, CPEN
Workup of Gastroesophageal Reflux: Trudy L. Marks, RN, CPN
Medical Management: Ellen O’Donnell, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC
Intraoperative Care: Lisa Iamiceli, RN, CPNP, MSN, CNS
Postoperative Care: Michelle B. Goreth, MSN, RN-BC, CPNP-AC, CCRN-P, CTRN, CPEN, TCRN

Pilonidal Disease
Anatomy: Kelly Finkbeiner, RN, MSN, CPNP-PC/AC
Preoperative Care: Jessica Pech, MSN, APN, CPNP-PC
Intraoperative Care: Carrie M. Wilson, MSN, RN, CPNP, WCC
Postoperative Care: Kristine Rogers, MSN, ARNP, CWON
Long Term Management: Hajar Delshad, MS, PA-C

Short Gut
Anatomy: Mary Ellen Connolly, DNP, CPNP
Intraoperative Care: Emily J. Byrne, BS, ADN, RN, CNOR, CSSM
Enteral Feeding Strategies: Neil F. Ead, MSN, CPNP, CNSC
Central Venous Access: Amy W. Lamm, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC/AC


May 4, 2017

General Session
Delivering Evidence Based Pediatric Pain Management
Helen N. Turner, DNP, RN-BC, PCNS-BC, AP-PMN, FAAN, Doernbecher Children’s Hospital/Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR


General Session
The Future: Use of 3D Reconstruction in the Care of Pediatric Surgical Patients
Katherine A. Barsness, MD, MS, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Podium Presentation
Gastric Decompression Tubes: Understanding the Basics and Avoiding Complications
Natalie J. Denson, BSN, RN, Children’s Health Children’s Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Podium Presentation
Crusting Technique in Severe Diaper Dermatitis - A Quality Improvement Project at Children’s Hospital Colorado
Kerri W. Holman, BSN, RN, CWON, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO

Podium Presentation
Tonsillectomy & Adenoidectomy: Streamlining Post-Operative Care and Improving Patient Experience
Kristin Ray, MSN, RN, CPN and Kelly Huntington, BSN, RN, CPN, Children’s Mercy, Kansas City, MO

Podium Presentation
An Innovative Patient-Centered Approach to Standardized G-tube Education Material Development
Jennifer A. Sauser, MSN, RN, CNP, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Podium Presentation
A Concrete Solution to a Virtual Problem: Standardizing the Process of Controlled Substance Wasting
Tracy L. Anderson, BSN, RN, CPN and Sheri Hall, BSN, RN, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, WI

Podium Presentation
Advances in Pain Control after Nuss Repair
Robyn Huey Lao, DNP, MSN, CPNP-AC, UC Davis Children’s Hospital, Sacramento, CA

Podium Presentation
Engaging Patients, Parents, and Providers for Improved Pediatric Surgical Outcomes: A Five Year Experience with Pediatric Chest Wall Reconstruction
Erin M. Peters, MSN, FNP-BC and Lisa A. Smith, MD, FACS, Children’s Hospital at Erlanger, Chattanooga, TN

Podium Presentation
The Dynamic Compression System Brace for Treatment of Pectus Carinatum:
Reduction from the Recommended Twenty-Three Hours per Day Yields Favorable Results

Kim McHard, MSN, RN, PNP-PC, Children’s Medical Center Plano, Plano, TX

Podium Presentation
Raising the Bar on Diagnostic Imaging and Measurement of Pediatric Chest Wall Deformities
Jessica Pech, MSN, APN, CPNP, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL


APSA/APSNA Joint Educational Session: Parent and Family Education Session: Tools and Techniques for Improving Parent Education in Pediatric Surgery

Offered in collaboration with the American Pediatric Surgical Association (APSA)


Challenges in Patient Education and APSA Patient Family Website
Romeo C. Ignacio Jr., MD, Naval Medical Center San Diego/University of San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Promoting Health Literacy Practices in Pediatric Surgery
Kathleen M. Leack, MS, RN, CNS, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, WI

A Technology-Based Family Engagement Consultation Service
Gretchen Jackson Purcell, MD, PhD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

Enhanced Postoperative Recovery in Pediatric Surgery
Kurt F. Heiss, MD, Emory School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA


Posters

(Poster Evaluation Form)

Convection Enhanced Delivery of 124I-8H9 for Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma: A Novel Surgical Approach
Maria Donzelli, MSN, RN, CPNP, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Parenting Stress Among Parents of Children with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
Elin Öst, RN, PhD(c), Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden; Maria Öjmyr Joelsson, PhD, RN; Margret Nisell, PhD, RN; Carmen Mesas Burgos, MD, PhD

Impacting Clinical Outcomes: The Role of the Clinical Nurse Specialist on a Pediatric Surgical Unit
Mayra G. Garcia, MSN, RN, PCNS-BC, Children’s Health Children’s Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Tolerance of Oral Opioid Medications Following Surgery for Ruptured Appendicitis in Pediatric Patients
Kimberly Sudar, BSN, RN, CPN, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, WI; Kathleen E. Wilson-Kocovsky, BSN, RN

Supportive Wrapping Techniques for the Unrepaired Giant Omphalocele: A Case Study Series
Lisa M. Herkert, MSN, CPNP, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA; Kali Rhodes, MSN, RN, CRNP; Robin C. Cook, MS, RD, CSP, LDN; Lindsay Waqar, MPH; William H. Peranteau, MD; Holly L. Hedrick, MD, FACS

Making a Difference: An Innovative Nursing Role to Improve the Effectiveness of Care for Patients with Gastrostomy Tubes
Janel A. Meyer, BSN, RN, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, WI; Kathleen M. Leack, MS, RN, CNS

Hirschsprungs Disease: How to Prevent Enterocolitis with Rectal Irrigations
Lauren Yegerlehner, MSN, BSN, RN, Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health, Indianapolis, IN; Trina Blunk, MSN, BSN, RN, CPNP

Use of a Mobile Device (iPad Pro) for Preoperative Teaching, a Distraction Tool, and General Information Sharing in a Pediatric Surgery Clinical Setting
Janice D. McCormick, MSN, RN, CPNP, University of Virginia Children’s Hospital, Charlottesville, VA; Martha Wheeler, BSN, RN, CPN

Pediatric Strokes: The Who, What, When and Beyond...
Tonya Stafford, BSN, RN, University of North Carolina Children’s Hospital, Chapel Hill, NC; Gina T. Thompson, BSN, RN

Handout #1

Handout #2

Handout #3


Improving the Process, Education and Preparedness for Patients/Families Receiving a New Gastric Tube for Nutritional Support
Debra T. Quackenbush, MS, RN, CPN, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO

Perioperative Management of Infants with Congenital Hyperinsulinism (HI)
Melissa S. Duran, MSN, CRNP, NNP-BC, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA; Michele Lipka, MSN; Tamara M. Meeker, MSN, CRNP, NNP-BC; Natalie Rintoul, MD; Laura E. Schleelein, MD; Diva De Leon, MD; N. Scott Adzick, MD

Raising the Bar for Children’s Surgery through Level I Verification
Karen Semkiw, MPA, RNC, NEA-BC, CPHQ (pending), UC Davis Children’s Hospital, Sacramento, CA; Robyn Huey Lao, DNP, MSN, CPNP-AC

Management of Neonatal Enterocutaneous Fistulas
Tamara M. Meeker, MSN, CRNP, NNP-BC, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Decreasing Late Rescues on a Pediatric Surgical Trauma Burn Unit
Eliana Maldonado, BSN, RN, Children’s National Health System, Washington, D.C.; Ginger Winder, MSN, RN, CPN

Improving Continuity of Care for Pediatric Trauma Patients after Hospital Discharge
Lily Yuen, MSN, CPNP-PC/AC, University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital, Chicago, IL; Joyce Eapen, MSN, BSN, RN, APN; Shannon M. Harris, MSN, BSN, APN

Real Time Display of Quality Metrics and Report of Related (Positive) Outcomes
Eliana Maldonado, BSN, RN, Children’s National Health System, Washington, D.C.; Ginger Winder, MSN, RN, CPN; Ian Crumbley, BSN, RN

Weight Loss Surgery Decreases Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension in 9 year old Female with Pseudo Tumor Cerebri and BMI >99%ile for Sex and Age
Lori Lynch, MSN, APRN, CPNP, CBN, Columbia University/NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital; Dana Schapiro, PA-C, CPAAPA; Jenny Shek, MSN, ARNP, CPNP; Erika Breitfeller, RD, CDN, CNSC; Jeffrey L. Zitsman, MD; Emily J. Byrne, BS, ADN, RN, CNOR, CSSM

Pouching without Adhesives
Lesa J. Grovas, MN, RNP, CWON, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Phoenix, AZ; Lisa McMahon, MD; Glenda Gilbert, BSN, RN, WOCN

Syncopal Workup in Pediatric Trauma Patients
Laurie S. Sands, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC/AC, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Adolescent Bariatric Program: It’s Not Just the Surgery!
Mayra G. Garcia, MSN, RN, PCNS-BC, Children’s Health Children’s Medical Center, Dallas, TX; Grayce O’Neill, PA-C; Natalie J. Denson, BSN, RN

Rocky Waters: Challenges in APRN Role Transition
Michelle B. Goreth, MSN, RN-BC, CPNP-AC, CCRN-P, CTRN, CPEN, TCRN, University of Mississippi Medical Center - Children’s of Mississippi, Jackson, MS; Amy Lowery Carroll, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC, CPEN

Assessing Pediatric Nurses Attitudes Regarding Treating Individuals with Obesity
Nancy M. Thompson, MS, RN, CPNP, CBN, Children’s Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University Health, Richmond, VA; Nancy T. Browne, MS, PPCNP-BC, FAANP

Exceeding the Vision: Understanding the Best Practice to Advance the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice
Ellen A. O’Donnell, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA; Rosella A. Micalizzi, MS, RN, CPNP-PC; Caitlin Phinney, MSN, RN, FNP-BC; Lindsay M. Lemire, MSN, RN, NP-C, FNP-BC

Diaper Rash Protocol
Lesa J. Grovas, MN, RNP, CWON, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Phoenix, AZ

Cecostomy Tubes: It’s All About the Plumbing

Kristen Swartz, MSN, FNP-BC, Mass General Hospital for Children, Boston, MA