Plenary Presentations

EFFECTIVENESS OF SIESTA (SLEEP FOR INPATIENTS: EMPOWERING STAFF TO ACT) ON OBJECTIVE AND SUBJECTIVE SLEEP DISRUPTIONS

Background: Due to the importance of rest for inpatients, the American Academy of Nursing recommends preserving patient sleep by reducing unnecessary nocturnal care as part of their Choosing Wisely® campaign. Prior sleep-promotion interventions often fail due [...]

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REDUCING HOSPITAL-ASSOCIATED VTE IN 35 HOSPITALS: A COLLABORATIVE QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

Background: Hospital-associated venous thromboembolism (HA-VTE) is a serious condition with controversy regarding ideal risk assessment and VTE prophylaxis (VTEP), especially in medical patients. We conducted a collaborative VTE quality improvement project, supported by a charitable [...]

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