Research Bundle

Total Credit Information: 4.0 Contact Hours 


Using the S-EBPQ© to Measure the Practice, Attitude, and Knowledge of Evidence-based Practice in Undergraduate Nursing Students

Roger Rholdon, University of Louisiana at Lafayette; Jessica Hanna, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Credit Information: 0.30 Contact Hours 

This session will describe how the use of an evidence-based practice (EBP) project with a maternal/pediatric focus improves the use, knowledge, attitudes, and skills toward EBP in senior nursing students.


New Nurses are Friends not Food

Amber Hunley, Children's Mercy Kansas City; Dena Oertle, Children's Mercy Kansas City

Credit Information: 0.40 Contact Hours 

How do you evaluate Newly Licensed Nurses’ (NLNs) environment and experiences? This presentation provides research results of a newly validated survey measuring incivility in a pediatric hospital. Two subscales identifying passive and active incivility emerged. This survey will help nurse leaders better understand NLNs experiences, perceptions and areas for improvement.


Caregiver Engagement During A Pediatric Post Acute Care Hospitalization 

Laurette Hughes, Franciscan Children's Boston, MA; Gregory Young, Franciscan Children's Boston, MA

Credit Information: 0.60 Contact Hours 

The study describes a Pediatric Post Acute Care Hospital (PACH) population and variables which impact caregiver engagement. Results indicate many Children with Medical Complexity (CMC) at PACHs experience initial high rates of caregiver engagement which diminish over time. Early caregiver engagement may optimize caregiver education and identify family barriers.


The Role of Smoking for Parents of Children with Special Health Care Needs

 Michele Mendes, PhD, RN, CPN, University of North Carolina Wilmington School of Nursing

 Credit Information: 0.50 Contact Hours

Parents of children with special health care needs use many coping techniques to help them manage the stress associated with their child's care. This presentation will report the results of a study that examined the role that smoking plays for three parents of children with special health care needs.


The Use of Simulation to Improve Nursing Staff’s Knowledge and Retention of Infant Safe Sleep Practices

Roger Rholdon, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Credit Information: 0.40 Contact Hours 

The purpose of this study was to explore how simulation can be used to improve the knowledge and practice of infant safe sleep and sudden unexpected infant death in nurses in the hospital setting. The learner will obtain an understanding on how to execute this type of training modality.


Engaging Key Stakeholders to Improve Care Coordination & Transitions of Children with Medical Complexity

Lori Williams DNP, RN, RNC-NIC,CCRN, NNP-BC, American Family Children's Hospital, University of Wisconsin Hospitals & Clinics

Credit Information: 1.20 Contact Hours 

The number of children with medical complexity (CMC) is rapidly increasing, and pediatric nurses are at the forefront of ensuring coordinated and appropriate care for this population. This session will provide attendees with insights into care coordination and communication for hospitalized CMC from parents, nurses, and other providers.


An Action Research Study on Mandatory Wellness Debriefing for Acute Care Registered Nurses

Natasha Zurcher EdD, MSN, CPN, CNE, University of South Florida College of Nursing

Credit Information: .60 Contact Hours 

This work focuses on the exploration of using mandatory debriefing in a professional clinical environment for the strategic purpose of personal well-being, coping, and stress management. Audience members will gain insight on contributing factors impacting nurse's ability to recognize and regulate these three concepts.


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