Quality Care from Chaos

Track: 30 Minute Podium

Session Number: 502A
Date: Sat, Apr 7th, 2018
Time: 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Description:

Brown, B. and Elder, B. (2014) Communication in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Guide for Pediatric Nurses. Pediatric Nursing. Vol. 40(5).
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) (2017). Retrieved from: http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/data.html.
START Online, Michigan Department of Education Data, 2014, Referenced at http://www.gvsu.edu/autismcenter/asd-data-177.htm
Phetrasuwan, S., Miles, M.S., & Mesibov, G.B. (2009) Defining Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, 14 (3), 206-209.
Session Type: Quality Improvement

Session Description: The prevalence of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is increasing exponentially. Children with ASD have higher rates of co-occurring medical disorders and more likely to have frequent hospitalizations and procedures. The challenge is to provide quality care for children with ASD. Our program encompassed staff and family involvement using a flexible, practical approach.
Primary Presenter Bio: Received Bachelor's from College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, MN and Master's from University of Maryland - Baltimore
Over 30 years in Pediatrics and Critical Care - clinical and academic.
Currently, a Clinical Nurse Specialist at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, Michigan
Primary Presenter Institution: Sparrow Health System
Session Type: Quality Improvement

Session Description: The prevalence of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is increasing exponentially. Children with ASD have higher rates of co-occurring medical disorders and more likely to have frequent hospitalizations and procedures. The challenge is to provide quality care for children with ASD. Our program encompassed staff and family involvement using a flexible, practical approach.
Primary Presenter Bio: Received Bachelor's from College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, MN and Master's from University of Maryland - Baltimore
Over 30 years in Pediatrics and Critical Care - clinical and academic.
Currently, a Clinical Nurse Specialist at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, Michigan
Primary Presenter Institution: Sparrow Health System