PC4/PAC3 2024 Spring Conference Poster Session

Quality Improvement | Traditional Research

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Quality Improvement

Utilizing In-situ Simulation to Improve Recognition & Early Intervention to Decrease Cardiac Arrests in a Pediatric Cardiac ICU

Katie McGinnis, BSN, RN, CCRN, Children’s Hospital Colorado

Acute Care Cardiology Unit Emergency Transfer Reduction Quality Improvement Initiative

Erin Fisher Kenny, RN, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Implementation of a Target-Based Protocol Reduces Post-Operative Length of Stay after Pediatric Heart Surgery

Rober Loar, MD, Cook Children’s Medical Center

Timely Completion of Post-Operative Echocardiograms to Streamline Patient Discharge

Robert Loar, MD, Cook Children’s Medical Center

Unlocking Compliance: Leveraging K-Cards for a Safety 2 Approach in CLABSI Prevention

Shaun Christopher Frame, DNP, NEA-BC, CPHQ, CCRN, PED-BC, Children’s National Medical Center

Hearts to Home: Children’s Nebraska’s Journey to Improved Discharge Efficiency from the CCU

Jen Schmoker, BSN, RN, CCRN and Ashley Larsen, APRN, FNP-C, CPNP-AC, Children’s Nebraska

A Transformative Leadership Approach to Reducing Nursing Turnover in a Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

Deniro Brown, MSN, RN, CCRN, Children’s Health, Dallas

Evaluation of Supplemental Oxygen Use in the Acute Care Cardiology Unit and Opportunities for Standardizing Practice

Melanie Walsh, RN and Sarah Mahmalji, RN, Children’s Health, Dallas

Closing the Gap: Early Results of a QI Initiative to Increase Medical Interpretation at CVICU to ACCU Transfers

Priyanka Saha, MD, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford

A Multi-Modal Approach to Reduce Stroke Incidence in Patients Supported with Pulsatile Paracorporeal Ventricular Assist Devices

Aaron DeWitt, MD, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Mitigating Risk without Sacrificing Quality: A Novel Approach to CTA Imaging for Interstage Patients

Christine Dillingham, MN, APRN, CPNP-AC/PC, Dell Children’s Medical Center

Implementing an Interdisciplinary Protocolized Sedation and Analgesia Order Set in the CVICU

Stijn Mintjens, MD, PhD, CHOC Children’s Hospital

Implementation of Cardiac Arrest Prevention Bundle in Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit- Impact on Unit Culture, Shared Mental Model and Transition to Electronic Health Record

Catherine Dimes, RN, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

A Quality Improvement Approach to Standardize Screening and Treatment of Patients at Risk for Vocal Cord Injury following Aortic Arch Surgery

Elizabeth M. Moynihan, MSN, APRN, CPNP-AC, Children’s National Medical Center

Timeliness of “Red Flag” Reviews – Optimizing “Cardiac-Multidisciplinary Assessment of Performance” (C-MAP) Rounds with Morbidity and Mortality Review

Andrea Torzone, MSN, APRN, CPNP, CNS, Children’s Health, Dallas

Implementation of Heart Center Watcher Programs to Prevent Cardiac Arrests Outside of the Intensive Care Unit

Kim DiMaria, MSN, CPNP-AC, CCRN, University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital

Vascular Ring Repair: A Unique Phenotype for Post-Operative Chylothorax

David Bailly, DO, Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital

Yummy In My Tummy: Improving Oral Feed Rates in the Heart Center

Amelia St. John, PNP-AC, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Development of a PAC3/PC4 Quality Assurance Dashboard

Erin Ward, RN, BSN and Jeri Bennett, RN, BSN, Riley Hospital for Children

Utilizing the NEONATE Score to Address Modifiable Risk Factors in Interstage Patients

Kimberly L Moore, RN, MSN, CPNP-AC/PC, Children’s Health, Dallas

Mitigating the Burden of Text Message-Related Interruptions in the Cardiovascular ICU

Andrew Smith, MD, Monroe Carroll Jr Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

From Hospital to Home — Improving the Discharge Experience on a Pediatric Acute Care Cardiology Unit

Jennifer Barbadora, MD, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Improving Nutrition in Infants with Critical Congenital Heart Disease, an Ongoing Quality Improvement Project

Steven Conlon, MD, Riley Children’s Hospital

Impact Of A New Staffing Model On Rounding Efficiency In An Acute Care Cardiology Unit: A Single Center Experience

Jessica Lord, PA-C, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

Improving the Continuity of Care for Neonates with Congenital Heart Disease in the Neonatal Care Unit by a Dedicated Service Line Lead by APPs

Jessica Crespo, CPNP-AC, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

Attention to Prevention: Reduction in Risk-adjusted Post-operative Rate of Cardiac Arrest with Implementation of the PC4 Cardiac Arrest Prevention bundle

Justin Smith, MD, Golisano Children’s Hospital, University of Rochester

Reducing Cardiac Surgical Site Infections: The Sick Kids Experience

Jill O’Hare, RN(EC), MN, The Hospital for Sick Children

Creation and Maintenance of a Multidisciplinary Team to Address Central Line Bloodstream Infections in the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

Joyce Northrup, BSN, RN, CCRN, Dell Children’s Medical Center

Utilizing Pareto Charts to Prioritize Cardiac Critical Care Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Initiatives Through Event Reporting System and Cardiac Registry Adverse Outcomes

Jeremy Affolter, MD, Dell Children’s Medical Center

Traditional Research

Identifying Factors Associated with 30-day Readmission Following Congenital Heart Surgery

Dristi Khanal, MSN-NI, RN, Dell Children’s Medical Center

Impact of Blood Transfusions on Outcomes in Neonatal and Infant Heart Surgery: The PrbC4 Study

Michael Wolfe, MD, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Artificial Intelligence and Clinical Data Abstraction: Using Natural Language Processing To Support The Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium (PC4) Registry Data Abstraction Effort

Rebecca Zahn, MSN, RN, Texas Children’s Hospital

Pre-operative Oral Feeding in Neonates with Congenital Heart Disease Portends a Higher Likelihood of Freedom from Tube Feeding at Time of Postoperative Discharge

Aseel Dabbagh, DO, MBA, University of Virginia Health Children’s Hospital

Emergency Transfers Lead to Increased Mortality in Pediatric Cardiology Patients

Zachary West, MD, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Standardizing Cardiac Discharge Education and Planning: Enhancing Discharge Readiness and Timeliness

Meghan Levis, BSN, RN, CPN and Jennifer Tobon, BSN, RN, CPN, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center

Risk factors Associated with Central Venous Catheter Related Thrombosis after Pediatric Congenital Heart Surgery: An Analysis of the PC4 Registry

Ashish Ankola, MD, Texas Children’s Hospital

Genetic Variation and Association with Post-Operative Outcomes for Neonates and Infants in the CICU

Danielle Devine, MD, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Reduction in Acute Care Cardiology Unit Pediatric Code Activations with Implementation of Cardiac Rapid Response Team

Rebecca Mai, MSN, RN, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital

Kabuki Patients with Congenital Heart Defects: Outcomes after Cardiac Surgery

Viki Haro, RN, MSN, CPNP, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital

Pulmonary Hypertension Medication Use in Patients with Congenital or Acquired Heart Disease among Acute Care Cardiology Units – a PAC3 registry evaluation

Sarah Zoretic, DO, Children’s Health, Dallas

Pleural Drainage, Clinical Characteristics, and Management Strategies in the Perioperative Fontan Patient: a Multicenter Report

Silvestre Duran, MD, UH Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital

Risk Factors Associated with <48 Hour Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Bounce Backs: A Single Center Retrospective Analysis Integrating Fields from STS, PC4 and PAC3

Mekdela Tirfe, MSN, RN, Janet Kreutzer, RN, MSN and Maria Balbin, MPH, BSN, Children’s National Medical Center

Risk Factors for and Outcomes Following Tube Assisted Feeding in Neonates Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

Kelsey Iguidbashian, MD, Children’s Hospital Colorado

Incidence of Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) in Infants with Congenital Heart Disease on the Acute Care Cardiology Unit (ACCU): A Report from the Pediatric Acute Care Cardiology Collaborative (PAC3)

Rachel Duncan, MD, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

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