Magnet Accountabilities

Description

Nursing Impact

Dissemination

NK1

IRB approved nursing research

Randomized Control Trial Evaluating Optimal Patient Turning Procedures for Reducing Hospital Acquired Pressure Ulcers (LS-HAPU).
(Pickham et al., 2017)

RCT to test use of a wearable patient sensor (Leaf) in patients in the ICU.

  • Sensor data was associated with increased frequency of turning and a significant reduction in HAPIs. 
  • The Leaf sensor was implemented in all the ICUs at SHC
  • Peer-reviewed publication in International Journal of Nursing Science
  •  Poster at National Pressure Injury Panel Annual Conference
  • Awarded “Best Abstract”
  • Article in ORPCS Discovery newsletter

NK2a

Nursing research dissemination to internal audiences

Optimizing Antibiotic Management for Acute Simple Cystitis in Women: An Evidence-Based Roadmap for the Primary Care Ambulatory Setting (Guelman et al., 2019)

  • This study examined provider antibiotic practices for acute simple cystitis with the Infection Diseases Society of America guidelines and SHC’s local antibiogram. 
  • The creation of an EHR smart-set to assist providers to select a guideline-approved antibiotic for acute cystitis within Epic
  • Widespread local dissemination.
  • Publication in peer-reviewed journal Urologic Nursing
  • Educational in-service
  • Email campaign of survey results, prescription practices, antibiogram data, and best practice recommendations
  • Poster presentation during Advance Practice Provider (APP) week
  • Article in ORPCS Discovery Newsletter

NK2b

Nursing research dissemination to external audiences

Avoiding Bacterial Contamination of Clean Catch Mid-Stream Urine Specimens in Ambulatory Patients in the ED (Lough et al., 2019)

  • This RCT tested a novel collection system and novel genital wipe for patients who needed a urine culture in the ED.
  •  Neither intervention reduced urine culture contamination compared to control.
  • Dissemination of information allowed others to avoid using a product not well suited for the ED setting.
  • Patient education handouts were developed supporting clean-catch collection in the ED.
  • Peer-reviewed publication to the Journal of Emergency Nursing (JEN)
  • Editorial in JEN to highlight his article
  • Article in ORPCS Discovery Newsletter
  • Educational materials provided to 2 organizations.
  • Shared research results with companies that provided supplies for this clinical trial.
  • Companies had no role in design, analysis or dissemination.
  • Poster presentation for SHC APP week
  • Presentation to SLC research and innovation council.

NK3a

Nurse implementation of a new evidence-based practice

Nurse Practitioner-Directed Cardio-Diabetes Pilot Program (Bryant et al., 2020)

  • Established nurse practitioner-directed Cardio-Diabetes Program and refined their practice model to increase patient participation in the decision-making process.
  • Translated new evidence into practice.
  • An Epic enhancement was created to ease accessibility of the guidelines for other SHC providers
  • The practice guidelines disseminated across cardiology division at SHC for adoption into their practice.
  • Peer-reviewed publication in Journal for Nurse Practitioners
  • Poster presentation at Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association’s Annual Symposium and Northern California Lecture Series
  • Podium Presentation at California Association for Nurse Practitioners Annual Educational Conference (Cancelled due to Covid-19)

NK3b

Nurse implementation of a revised evidence-based practice

Cardiovascular (CV) Surgical ICU clinical nurses used evidence-based practice to revise their Child Visitation Policy

  • Established nurse practitioner-directed Cardio-Diabetes Program and refined their practice model to increase patient participation in the decision-making process.
  • Translated new evidence into practice.
  • An Epic enhancement was created to ease accessibility of the guidelines for other SHC providers
  • The practice guidelines disseminated across cardiology division at SHC for adoption into their practice.
  • Implemented a Child Visitor Algorithm to determine appropriateness
  • Development of Child Visitor Toolkit provided to SHC ICUs
  • Initial development of Child Visitor Policy
  • Presentation to SLC Research and Innovation Council.