2015-2016 Fellowship Recipients (TAHSNp)

TAHSNp Innovation Fellowship Program Pilot Participants (2015-2016)
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Alison McLennan, Social Worker
Women and Babies Program
Project Title: Enhancing the Volunteer Cuddler Program in the NICU

Jennifer Bowler, Social Worker
C5 Trauma
Project Title: Improving the discharge experience for Trauma Program patients and families

Amy Wainwright, Physiotherapist
Holland Musculoskeletal Program
Project Title: An interprofessional approach to improving the patient experience of postoperative pain

Jonathan Russell, Registered Nurse
Trauma, Emergency and Critical Care Program
Project Title: Evaluation of a structured template to standardize and improve nurse-to-nurse handover in a critical care unit

Sabrina Rafaeli, Registered Nurse
OR and Related Services
Project Title: Blocking ambient noises and distractions in the operating room during critical times as a factor to reduce preoperative anxiety in patients
University Health Network

Laurie Metcalf, Registered Nurse
TW - Emergency Department
Project Title:  "Safety Matters: An Initiative to Improve Temporary Restraint Practices in the Emergency Department for Patients with Delirium and Other Altered Mental States"

Fiona Muckle, Registered Nurse
TW - Emergency Department
Project Title:  "Use of the Teach-back Method for Discharge Teaching in the Emergency Department"

Brenda Williams, Clinical Dietician
TW - General Surgery, General Internal Medicine, FIS
Project Title:  "A best practice implementation project of nutrition care in hip fracture patients"

Samuel Santiago, CT Technologist
Project Title:  "Development and Implementation of Computed Tomography Software Upgrade Training Program for CT Technologists"

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