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August 2016, Volume 14, Issue 8, p 3–11

Effectiveness of topical lidocaine as an adjuvant to propofol for procedural sedation in patients undergoing esophagogastroduodenoscopy procedures: a systematic review protocol by Zachary Parish (Publication in the JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports)

August 2016, Volume 14, Issue 8, p 70-79

Effectiveness of preoperative intranasal dexmedetomidine compared with oral midazolam for the prevention of emergence delirium in pediatric patients undergoing general anesthesia: a systematic review protocol by James J. FitzSimons (Publications in the JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports)

Effectiveness of intrathecal dexmedetomidine as an adjuvant to bupivacaine spinal anesthesia in adult patients undergoing elective surgery: a systematic review by S. Sanvi (Accepted for Publication, 2016)

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Poster Presentations

Prevention of vaso-occlusive crisis in the sickle cell disease parturient undergoing cesarean delivery: A teaching plan and clinical practice protocol by Courtney Archie (Poster Presentation at Sigma Theta Tau International April 2016)

A Teaching Plan for Pediatric Post Anesthesia Care Unit Nurses in the Identification and Management of Emergence Delirium by Caitlin Burmaster, (Poster Presentation at Sigma Theta Tau Scholarship Day, New Orleans, LA)

Ketamine for induction in Traumatic Brain Injury Patients: An education protocol for anesthesia providers by Mary Clement (Poster Presentation at Sigma Theta Tau International April 2016)

Implementation an Evaluation of an Educational Program to Prevent Substance Abuse in Graduate Nurse Anesthesia Students by Mary Doucet, (Poster Presentation at Sigma Theta Tau Scholarship Day, New Orleans, LA)

Preoperative Management of Chronic ACE Inhibitor for the Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Patient: Evidenced Based Practice Recommendations by Wesley Dupriest, (Poster Presentation at Sigma Theta Tau Scholarship Day, New Orleans, LA)

Preventing Pain Associated with Injection of Propofol on Induction of General Anesthesia in Adult Patients Undergoing Elective Surgery: A Quality Improvement Project by Corey George (Poster Presentation at Sigma Theta Tau Scholarship Day, New Orleans, LA)

Anesthesia for Robotic Prostatectomy: A teaching Protocol by Katie Jolliffe (Poster Presentation at Sigma Theta Tau International April 2016)

Translating Knowledge into Practice: Decreasing the Incidence of Major Adverse Cardiac Events through Enhancement of Anesthesia Providers’ Understanding and Use of Best Practice Methods with Preoperative Cardiac Risk-Prediction Index for Cardiac Assessment for Non-Cardiac Patients Undergoing Non-Cardiac Procedures by David Prieur, (Poster Presentation at Sigma Theta Tau Scholarship Day, New Orleans, LA)

Reducing Human Error and Omissions in Anesthesia: A quality improvement project promoting the implementation of a pre-induction checklist for anesthesia providers by Katherine Vasquez, (Poster Presentation at Sigma Theta Tau Scholarship Day, New Orleans, LA)

Early Ambulation, Optimal Analgesia and the Adductor Canal Block: An Education Protocol for Anesthesia Providers by Charlotte Wight (Poster Presentation at Sigma Theta Tau International April 2016)

Decreasing Post-Dural Puncture Headaches with the use of an Intrathecal Catheter after an Accidental Dural Puncture in the Obstetric Population” by Brian Hankins, (Poster Presentation at Sigma Theta Tau International April 2016)

In the morbidly obese patient, with BMI = 40, can advanced technological assessment of fluid volume NPO deficit provide a more accurate goal directed therapy for volume replacement than current intravascular volume assessment strategies by John B. Greer (Poster Presentation at Sigma Theta Tau International April 2016)

Translating Knowledge into Practice: Decreasing the Incidence of Subarachnoid Block Induced Hypotension in Parturients with Intravenous Ondansetron by Anthony Jude Taullie (Poster Presentation at Sigma Theta Tau International April 2016)

Translating Evidence into Practice: Anesthesia Provider Education on the Benefits of Implementation of Viscoelastic Blood Testing at a Level One Trauma Facility by Ryan Foley (Poster Presentation at Sigma Theta Tau International April 2016)

Podium Presentations

Preoperative Management of Chronic ACE Inhibitor for the Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Patient: Evidenced Based Practice Recommendations by Wesley Dupriest (Louisiana Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Meeting October 2016)

Effectiveness of preoperative intranasal dexmedetomidine compared with oral midazolam for the prevention of emergence delirium in pediatric patients undergoing general anesthesia: a systematic review protocol by James J. FitzSimons (Louisiana Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Meeting October 2016)

Post Masters – 2016

Publications:

Effectiveness of ketamine as an adjuvant to opioid-based therapy in decreasing pain associated with opioid tolerance in adults undergoing orthopedic surgery: a systematic review protocol by William Kuhn (Accepted for Publication)

Poster Presentation

Intraoperative Awareness in Children Ages 3-12 by Tara Comardelle (Poster Presentation at Louisiana Association of Nurse Anesthetists October 2015)

Effectiveness of ketamine as an adjuvant to opioid-based therapy versus opioid-based therapy alone in decreasing perioperative pain associated with opioid tolerance in adults undergoing orthopedic surgical procedures: a systematic review protocol by William Kuhn (Poster Presentation at Sigma Theta Tau Scholarship Day, New Orleans, LA)

NAP 2013

Publications in the International Student Journal of Nurse Anesthesia

Spring 2014, Volume 13, Number 1

  • Preemptive Analgesia: Intravenous Acetaminophen by Justin Greenfield

Summer 2013, Volume 12, Number 2

  • Ventilator Management of the Inhalation Burn Injured Patient by D. Johnson, MN, MA
  • Anesthesia for a Child with Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome by E. Runnels, MN
  • Anesthetic Management of a Patient with DiGeorge Syndrome by G. Hrabar, MN
  • Does cerebral oximetry monitoring decrease the incidence of cerebral ischemia? by M. Douglas, MN

December 2012 Volume 11:3

  • Total Lung Lavage in a Patient with Alveolar Proteinosis by J. Nunnery

NAP 2012

Publications in the International Student Journal of Nurse Anesthesia

Summer 2012 Volume 11:2

  • Adrenalectomy for Pheochromocytoma by J. Taylor
  • Hypertension during Emergence after Carotid Endarterectomy by J. Recatto
  • Emergency Treatment of Angioedema by K. Bohrer
  • Retrograde Wire Intubation for Angioedema of the Tongue by J. Soniat

Spring 2012 Volume 11:1

  • Anesthesia and the Triple X Syndrome by K. Norton

Summer 2011 Volume 10:2

  • Anesthetic Management of Patient with Progeria by B. Payne

Presentation at Louisiana Association of Nurse Anesthetists Fall Meeting 2011

  • Evidence-Based Practice:  The use of ACE Inhibitors Preoperatively by K. Cretini and B. Brown Mentor: L. Bonanno, CRNA, DNP
  • Emergency Cesarean Section:  The Need for Proficiency in Airway Management by C. Ewing Mentor: L. Bonanno, CRNA, DNP

Presentation at Louisiana Association of Nurse Anesthetists Fall Meeting 2012

A Curious Case of Unexpected Generalized Weakness after Interscalene and Superficial Cervical Brachial Plexus Blockage for Left Shoulder Arthroscopy in the Sitting Position - A Case Presentation by Emily Richard, SRNA, Mentor:  Laura S. Bonanno, DNP, CRNA

Efficacy of IV Lidocaine in Multimodal Analgesia for Abdominal Surgery by Dee Bender, SRNA, Mentor:  Laura S. Bonanno, DNP, CRNA

NAP 2011

Publications in the International Student Journal of Nurse Anesthesia

Summer 2011 Volume 10:2

  • Laryngospasm after Cleft Lip and Palate Repair by G. S. Franklin
  • Management of Medulloblastoma in a Remote Location by R. G. St. John

Spring 2011 Volume 10:1

  • Anesthetic Management of a 17 Month Old with Wilms Tumor by W. Cambre

Poster Presentation at Dr. Connie S. Logan Research Day: April 2011

  • Scleroderma: A Systems Review with Anesthetic Consideration by J. Covington, M. Johnston and L. Bonanno DNP, CRNA
  • Pretreatments and Postoperative Myalgia by H. Carbajal, B. Siler and L. Bonanno DNP, CRNA

Presentation at Louisiana Association of Nurse Anesthetists Fall Meeting 2010

  • Advocating and Improving the Practice of Nurse Anesthesia by R. Crochet Cervical Spine Trauma:  Investigating Intubation Methods that Minimize Cervical Spine Manipulation by C. Aupied and R. Nunez

Presentation at Louisiana Association of Nurse Anesthetists Fall Meeting 2009

  • Evidence Based Practice: Emergence of the Obese Patient by R. Medina

NAP 2010

Publications in the International Student Journal of Nurse Anesthesia

Summer 2010 Volume 9:2

  • Blood Loss in Pediatric Partial Nephrectomy for Wilms Tumor by N. Riche’
  • Myocardial Infarction During Laparoscopic Nissen by K. Tate
  • Negative Pressure Pulmonary Edema by M. T. Thomas

Publication in Bariatric Nursing and Surgical Patient Care
Volume 6: 2 2011

  • Evidence-Based Strategies to Prevent Postoperative Respiratory Dysfunction for Patients with Obstructive Sleep apnea Undergoing Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery by D. Ernst, T. Vekic, and L. Bonanno

Publication in Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing
December 2010

  • Implementation of Music as an Anesthesia Adjunct during Monitored Anesthesia Care by A. Newman, C. Boyd, D. Meyers, and L. Bonanno

Publications in the Journal of Men’s Health
Volume 7: 2011

  • Management of Surgical Procedures Common in Men Part 1: Genitourinary Procedures by G. Ortega, S. Couvillion, and L. Bonanno
  • Management of Surgical Procedures Common in Men Part 2: Orthopedic Procedures by K. Miller, W. Alongi, and L. Bonanno

Poster Presentation at Dr. Linda Corson Jones Research Day: April 6, 2010

  • Anesthetic Implications of Herbal Medications in the Surgical Patient by S. Luttrell, T. McGowan and L. Bonanno, DNP, CRNA
  • Cricoid Pressure During Rapid Sequence Induction: Gold Standard or Old Standard  by R. Acosta, L. Fusilier, A. LeBlanc, and L. Mayronne
  • Improving the Success of Minority and Disadvantaged Students in a Nurse Anesthesia Program by G. Sperandeo, S. Landry, K. Palmisano and L. Bonanno DNP, CRNA
  • Intravenous Lidocaine for the Treatment of Intraoperative Bronchospasm by R. Gonzales and C. Hude
  • Prewarming Therapy for the Prevention of Perioperative Hypothermia: A Literature Review by A. Graffeo, A. McCampbell and L. Bonanno DNP, CRNA
  • Recognizing and Managing Postoperative Complications after Carotid Endarterectomy by S. St. Germain, K. Byrd Jr., S. Kelly, M. Marmande and L. Bonanno, DNP, CRNA

AANA Annual Poster Presentation: August 2010

  • Anesthetic Implications of Herbal Medications in the Surgical Patient by S. Luttrell,  T. McGowan, & L. Bonanno

Presentation at Louisiana Association of Nurse Anesthetists Fall Meeting 2009

  • Music and Noise: Effects on MAC Anesthetics by A. Young

NAP 2009

Poster Presentation at Dr. Connie S. Logan Research Day: April 2009

  • The Benefits of Epidural Analgesia in Lung Surgery: A Mini Meta-Analysis by D. Tolbert and L. Bonanno, DNP, CRNA
  • LSUHSC Odyssey Professional Growth and Experiences Mentorship Program by T. Kelly, S. Roper, A. Roddey, M. Matthew, D. Porche, DNS, PhD(c), and L. Bonanno, DNP, CRNA
  • Simulation Based Anesthesia Training: Beneficial or Not? By C. Kimble, J. Richard, L. Hebert, J. Ayers, R. LeSaicherre and M. Geisz-Everson MS, CRNA
  • Potential Barriers Associated with Low Minority Application to Anesthesia Programs by E. Greely, S. Williams, H. Fussell, K. Andrus, L. Nguyen and M. Geisz-Everson MS, CRNA
  • Development of an Evaluation Tool for Simulation-Based Anesthesia Training: Unanticipated Difficult Intubation with Ability to Ventilate by A. Klohn, E. Pezant, M. Powell, R. LeSaicherre and M. Geisz-Everson MS, CRNA
  • Actual Barriers to Success Encountered by Minority Nurses Enrolled in a Nurse Anesthesia Program by S. R. Smiley, D. William, S. Mills, D. Smelling, J. Braxton, S. Martin and L. Bonanno, DNP, CRNA
  • The Effect of Perioperative Celecoxib Administration in Patients Undergoing Surgical Procedures Involving the Knee: a Mini Meta-Analysis by T. Guedry, M. Tuite and L. Bonanno, DNP, CRNA