Kabbe, Angela

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Noise Reduction in the Operating Room 2022 588 The operating room is often seen as the noisiest clinical environment, with noise directly affecting the cognitive efficiency and communication of anesthesia providers. Studies show that noise levels are higher during emergence from anesthesia, a cri...
Early Screening of Chronic Kidney Disease in Primary Care Practice for Veterans 2022 224 Background: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is the ninth-leading cause of death in the U.S. An estimated 5–10 million people die annually from kidney disease. Eleven percent of US veterans receiving care in the Veterans Affairs system have CKD. Purpose...
Evaluation of Retention and Satisfaction Among New Graduate Nurses Participating in a Nurse Residency Program 2022 587 BACKGROUND: The shortage of registered nurses (RNs) in the United States (US) that existed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to worsen over the next ten years as a result of fewer numbers of practicing nurses, students, faculty, and clinical...
Psychiatric Treatment Team: A Structured Approach 2022 254 Psychiatric treatment team meetings are a required element of care on inpatient behavioral health units; however, they can be a disorganized waste of time and energy that creates frustration among team members. The purpose of this project was to impr...
Implementation of Unit Council in the Anesthesia Department 2022 140 Background: Local Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) reported a decrease in team morale and job satisfaction over a 12-month period. Job Satisfaction can affect retention, quality of care, and healthcare costs. Unit council forums have b...
Neurodevelopmental Evaluation in a Neonatal Follow Up Clinic 2022 250 Background: Thorough neurodevelopmental evaluation of high-risk infants is important in the identification of neurodevelopmental delays. Purpose: The purpose of this project was to determine if using the Hammersmith Infant Neurological Examination (H...
Reinforcement of a Preoperative Insulin Protocol 2022 86 Purpose: Patients with type 1 diabetes (T1DM) often arrive for surgery with blood glucose readings out of target goal for the healthcare facility. This often leads to surgical delays, increased healthcare expenses and increases the risk of patient co...
Implementation of a No Interruption Zone to Decrease CRNA Distractions 2022 705 Background: Vigilance and patient safety are core values in anesthesia practice, particularly during medication preparation, anesthesia machine safety checks, and airway equipment setup. Distractions occur frequently in the clinical setting and are a...
Implementation of a Suspected Urinary Tract Infection Decision Support Tool to Improve Antibiotic Stewardship in a Long-Term Care Facility 2022 168 Background: Inappropriate antibiotic use in long-term care (LTC) facilities contributes to antibiotic resistances which impact mortality, care, and healthcare costs. Antibiotic stewardship seeks to optimize infection treatment and reduce adverse even...