Stop Infant Drops

Track: 60 Minute Podium

Session Number: 104
Date: Thu, Apr 5th, 2018
Time: 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Description:

Ainsworth, R.M., Summerlin-Long, S., & Mog, C. (2016). A Comprehensive initiative to prevent falls among newborns. Nursing for women's health journal. v. 20, 3.

Babyfriendly USA (2017). https://www.babyfriendlyusa.org/about-us/baby-friendly-hospital-initiative/the-ten-steps.

Slogar, A., Gargiulo, D., & Bodrock, J. (2013). Tracking “Near Misses” to keep newborns safe from falls. AWHONN Nursing for Women’s Health. V.17, 3. p. 219-233.

Wallace, S. C. (2015). Preventing Newborn Falls While Supporting Family Bonding. American Journal Of Nursing, 115(11), 58-61. doi:10.1097/01.NAJ.0000473316.09949.1f
Session Type: Quality Improvement

Session Description: This session will share the project improvement activities around infant drops by parents from one Babyfriendly health system that collectively delivers over 10 thousand infants per year. Tips and visual management techniques as well as policy changes will be shared with attendees.
Primary Presenter Bio: Ms. Arand earned a master’s of science in nursing administration at Wright State University and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in organizational psychology. During the last 30 plus years she has been an administrator, director, manager, project manager, CNS, and staff nurse. Joyce has been in hospital leadership for the last 24 years in multiple hospital systems. Much of that leadership has been in the Women’s and Children’s arena, including Labor and delivery, the emergency department and the operating room. Joyce has also worked in quality process improvement as well as evidenced based practice which continues to be a driving force for her leadership decisions. Her publications include topics related to project management at a system’s level and policies and procedures that are based in evidence. Ms. Arand has membership and has been active in the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrics, and Neonatal Nursing, Society of Pediatric Nursing, and the Golden Key Society for Psychologists. She is also a member of Association of Nurse Executives.
Primary Presenter Institution: Cleveland Clinic
Session Type: Quality Improvement

Session Description: This session will share the project improvement activities around infant drops by parents from one Babyfriendly health system that collectively delivers over 10 thousand infants per year. Tips and visual management techniques as well as policy changes will be shared with attendees.
Primary Presenter Bio: Ms. Arand earned a master’s of science in nursing administration at Wright State University and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in organizational psychology. During the last 30 plus years she has been an administrator, director, manager, project manager, CNS, and staff nurse. Joyce has been in hospital leadership for the last 24 years in multiple hospital systems. Much of that leadership has been in the Women’s and Children’s arena, including Labor and delivery, the emergency department and the operating room. Joyce has also worked in quality process improvement as well as evidenced based practice which continues to be a driving force for her leadership decisions. Her publications include topics related to project management at a system’s level and policies and procedures that are based in evidence. Ms. Arand has membership and has been active in the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrics, and Neonatal Nursing, Society of Pediatric Nursing, and the Golden Key Society for Psychologists. She is also a member of Association of Nurse Executives.
Primary Presenter Institution: Cleveland Clinic