Presentations

Welcome and Progress Report
          Chris Clarke, THA
               IHI Open School Information

Tapping into Strategies to Reduce Infections
          Marion Kainer, MD, MPH, FRACP, FSHEA
          Pamela Talley, MD, MPH
          TN Department of Health

Hospital Success in Reducing Infections:

Spores No More: A Clostridium difficile Reduction Initiative
          Jennifer Radtke, MSN, RN, CEN, TCRN, CIC, University of Tennessee Medical Center-Knoxville
Journey for Elimination of Clostridium difficile
          Gail Fraine, RN, MMHC, BSN, CIC, St. Thomas Midtown
Decreasing Clostridium difficile: The Expected and Unexpected Challenges
          Cortney Swiggart, Pharm.D.
          Jackie Morton, BSN, CIC, RN
          Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

Pain Management and Opioids: Changing Patient Expections:

               Pain Management and Opioids: Changing Patient Expections
               2016 Tennessee Emergency Department Opioid Prescribing Guidelines
               R3 Report | Requirement, Rationale, Reference
               Fentanyl Safety Recommendations

Building and Coordinating a Homegrown Opioid Crisis Response in Chattanooga, TN
          Lori Hammon, RN, CPHQ, BSHA
          Karen Frank, DNP, RN, CPPS, MSHA
          CHI Memorial Hospital

Changing Care Delivery for the Better - Hospital Success Stories

Our Journey to Reduce Hospital Acquired Pneumonia
          Penny Kirby, RN, MSN
          Marcy Dickerson, RN, MSN, CPPS
          Livingston Regional Hospital
Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) at Bristol Regional Medical Center
          Jonathan Hughes, MD, FASA
          Bristol Anesthesia Services
          Dorie Wykes, DNP, BSN, RN
          Bristol Regional Medical Center
ISCR Implementation
          Ginger Cothran, BSN, RN
          Maury Regional Medical Center
Early Mobilization
          Cara Beard, MSN, RN
          Rhonda Davis, BSN, RN
          Melinda Wolfe, RN
          Baptist Memorial Hospital-Collierville 
Strong Today, Stronger Tomorrow: Creating a Culture of Early Mobility in the Medical Intensive Care Unit
          Kristen Clifford, RN, BSN, RN 4
          Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Quality Casino: Engaging Staff in Improving the Patient Experience and Quality of Care
          Patty Robertson, RN
          Bruce Thurman, RN, BSN
          Shannon Carlton, RN
          Sherry Sands, RN, MSN, CPPS
          Southern Tennessee Regional Health System-Pulaski