Evidence-based Practice Bundle

Total Credit Information: 2.00 Contact Hours


Quest for Excellence: An Evidence-based Practice Project Focused on Standardizing Report at the Bedside in a High Turnover Pediatric Ambulatory Surgery Center

Charity Gates, BSN, RN, CPN, Cook Children's Medical Center; Lauryn Goff, BSN, RN, Cook Children's Medical Center; Lori Thomas, BSN, RN, Cook Children's Medical Center
Credit Information: 0.60 Contact Hours

In this session, you will discover the steps to implementation of a successful standardized bedside handoff report. While this project was completed in an ambulatory surgery setting, this can be applied to any setting to improve patient and family satisfaction and decrease communication errors.


Inquiring Minds Want to Know: Using Evidence-based Practice in Pediatrics

Sandy Hall, DNP, MBA, RN-BC, NE-BC, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles; Diane Altounji, DNP, RN, CPHON Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Credit Information: 1.00 Contact Hours

Evidence-based practice (EBP) is a hot topic everywhere we turn, but what is it and how do we best implement it in the world of pediatrics? This session will cover the fundamentals of EBP, with a focus on how best to implement and utilize EBP in pediatric nursing.


Increasing the Frequency of Needleless Connectors Changes to Decease Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections

 Kevi Harpring, MSN, RN, PCNS-BC, CPN, Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health

Credit Information: 0.40 Contact Hours

CLABSI reduction was achieved at a large academic health center pediatric hospital by using the Iowa Model to adopt best practice recommendations for the frequency of needleless connector changes used for blood products and parenteral nutrition.


Thank you to the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) for sponsoring the SPN Plug in and Grow Virtual Education