At the Evidence-Based Practice Conference at Edward Hospital in Naperville, Ill., Barbara Holmes Gobel, RN, MS, AOCN, gave the keynote about the Oncology Nursing Society initiative Putting Evidence Into Practice.
The conference was a collaboration between the Sigma Theta Tau chapters at Aurora University, Benedictine University, Lewis University, University of St. Francis, and Edward Hospital.Debbi DelRe, RN, BSN, left, and Carolyn Bik, RN, MSN, CCRN, presented a poster at the Fifth Annual Evidence-Based Practice Conference.
During the conference, several Edward nurses gave presentations. Beverly Wendell, RN, MS, GCNS-BC, presented “Using Focus Groups to Identify Preceptor Needs,” while Pamela Eulberg, RN, MM, presented “Work Smarter, Not Harder.”From left, Nanci Peek, RN, president, Sigma Theta Tau Epsilon Upsilon chapter, Lewis University; Carole Liske, RN, president, Sigma Theta Tau Lambda Upsilon chapter-at-large, Aurora University and Benedictine University; Barbara Holmes Gobel, RN, oncology clinical nurse specialist Northwestern Memorial Hospital; Patti Ludwig-Beymer, RN, FAAN, chief nursing officer, Edward Hospital; and Gaile Nellett, RN, president, Sigma Theta Tau Upsilon Delta, University of St. Francis, attended the fifth annual Evidence-Based Practice Conference.
Patti Ludwig-Beymer, RN, PhD, CTN, NEA-BC, FAAN, talked about “Nursing Expertise and Factors Important for Retaining Nursing Staff,” and Lani Destree, MS, APN, CNS, CDE, and Lynn Jackman, RN, BSN, shared their expertise on “Glucose Control in the Cardiac Surgical Patient.”
Carolyn Bik, RN, MSN, CCRN, and Debbi DelRe, RN, BSN, presented the poster “Improving Care for an Alcohol-Withdrawal Patient in the Intensive Care Unit.”