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Outstanding Orthopaedic Nurse Practice Award


Outstanding Contribution to NAON

Katie Pierson... - Click to enlarge in new windowKatie Pierson

Distinguished Service to NAON

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Nan Hilt Writers Award

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Nan Hilt Research Writers Award

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2013 NAON Congress Poster Winners


* Clinical Practice


[black small square] 1st Place: CP 23 Implementation of a Multimodal Pain Management Regimen in the Total Knee and Hip Arthroplasty Patients


Lisa Refuerzo, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC


Lianne Teruya, MSN, RN, CNS


Michelle Anne Alina Martires, BSN, RN


[black small square] 2nd Place: CP 40 Reducing Surgical Site Infection Rates Among Total Joint Replacement Patients


Norlina Delavega, BSN


Carmen Arambula, MSN, RN, CNL


[black small square] 3rd Place: CP37 To Bleed or Not To Bleed


Tara Stauffacher, RN-BSN, ONC


Ila Shultz, BS-BC, RN, ONC


Mary Ryan, RN-BC



* Education


[black small square] 1st Place: E11 University of California San Diego Medical Center (UCSD), 8th Floor Nurses: 70% ONC Rate: Sharing Success Story


Eleanor Yusi, BSN, RN, MPH, ONC


Nelissa Reyes, BSN, RN, ONC


[black small square] 2nd Place: E7 Pre-Screening Tactics: Our Multidisciplinary Defense Against MRSA


Carole Inman, BSN, CMSRN, ONC


Janice Delapaz, BSN, RN, ONC


[black small square] 3rd Place: E19 Creating an "I Can Do" Attitude Towards Orthopaedic Nurse Certification


Cindy Sanford, BS, RN, ONC


Janie Best, DNP, RN, CNL, ACNS-BC



* Leadership


[black small square] 1st Place: L9 Improving Patient Care on an Orthopaedic Unit by Implementing Hourly Rounding


Susan Lilly, BSN, RN, ONC


Cheryl Eklund, BSN, RN


Heidi Enderson, BSN, RN, ONC


[black small square] 2nd Place: L14 Dramatic Fall Reduction Achieved Through the Development and Implementation of a Unit-based Fall Prevention Champion Team


Rebecca Byrne, MSN, RN, FNP-BC


Mercy Badu-Nkansah, BSN, RN, III-BC


[black small square] 3rd Place: L19 Development of an Employee Engagement Committee to Foster an Engaged Workforce in the Orthopaedic PACU Setting


Lani Blanco, MA, RN


Ianina Suponitsky, BSN, RN



* Research


[black small square] 1st Place: R11 Blood Transfusion Practice in the Elective Total Joint Replacement (TJR) Patient: A Research Study


Ileana Bonfante, MSN, ARNP, ACNP-BC


Olushola Alaka, ARNP


[black small square] 2nd Place: R4 Total Joint Replacement (TJR) Preoperative Patient Class and Its Impact on Inpatient Length of Stay


Janette Denny, MSN, RN, CNL, ONC


Kimberly Jones, BSN, RN


[black small square] 3rd Place: R10 Implementing a Bowel Program for Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Patients


Linda Linari, BSN, RN, ONC