Research & EBP Conference

15th Annual Seattle Nursing Research, Quality Improvement & EBP Conference:

January 28, 2020 8am to 4:30 pm

Lynnwood Convention Center

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  Both Days One Day
Presenting Author $230 $135
Standard Registration $250 $160
Student Registration $195 $120


Conference Agenda:

0715-0800 Check-in
0800-0900 Breakfast and AM Poster Session


  • Minerva Holk, President, Sigma Theta Tau Psi at Large
  • Lindsay Boyd, Co-Chair Seattle Nursing Research Planning Committee
  • Mary Jo Kelly, Co-Chair Seattle Nursing Research Planning Committee

Keynote Speaker (Handouts - sign in required)

Dr. Linda Gipson "The moral Courage to Champion Change: Lessons from Winnie the Pooh and Aesop, Too" 

1030-1045 Break with Vendors

Podium Presentations:(Handouts - sign in required)

  • Measuring Sound Experienced by Inpatients at Seattle Children’s Hospital - Greenhow, Todd, Seattle Children’s Hospital
  • The Experience of Postoperative Pain in Inpatient Living Kidney Donors - Dreesman, Nathan, University of Washington Medical Center-Montlake campus/School of Nursing
  • Improving Glycemic Management in the Perioperative Patient - Paulsen, Karen, University of Washington Medical Center- NWH campus
  • Oral Care Performance Improvement Project - Locke, Christy, Portland Veteran’s Administration
1200-1245 Lunch

Podium Presentations: (Handouts - sign in required)

  • Provider in Triage (PIT) pilot: Expediting Patient Care in the ED through Interprofessional Teamwork - Thongchanh, Sakuna, VA Puget Sound
  • Sepsis Readmission Interview Project - Wood, Kaycie, Harborview Medical Center
  • Reduction of Staff Injuries by Increasing Compliance with Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Equipment - Rivera, Lisa, Harborview Medical Center 
  • Building a Culture Committed to Fall Prevention - Uppinghouse, Mary, Swedish Medical Center
1400-1500 Break and Afternoon Poster Presentation

Podium Presentations: (Handouts - sign in required)

  • Choosing Happiness: A 21 day Challenge of Positive Thinking Re-Wires Your Brain - Almachar, Marites, University of Washington Medical Center- Montlake Campus
  • The Imagination Lab Comes to the PACU to Improve Hand Hygiene - Rejito, Natalie, Seattle Children’s Hospital
  • STARS Interventions for Continuous Observation and Violence Reduction: Safety, Technology, Activity, Relief, Surroundings - Case, Christina, Providence St. Peter’s Hospital
  • Implementing a Nurse-Based Swallow Screen: Nurse Compliance and Complication Rates - Fellrath, Jessie, University of Washington Medical Center- NWH Campus
1615-1630 Closing Comments  & Award Presentation 



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January 27 & 28, 2020


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