Completed Practicum Projects

Boston University

Decreasing Prescription Pick Up Wait Time For Suboxone Patients
Jonathan Lichkus

Decreasing patient wait times for immunizations during well child visits
Erica Perry

Discontinuing Metformin 48 hours prior to PET/CT
Keegan Hovis 

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Improving Outpatient Follow-Up for Patients with Sickle Cell Disease
Justin Slade, Tahlia Wolfgang, MPH, Patricia Kavanagh, MD, MSc,
James Moses, MD, MPH, Andrew Ulrich, MD and Craig Noronha, MD


Cardiff University

Staff compliance with the utilization of SKIN bundle documentation
Carol Bridge


Direction du District Sanitaire des Lacs (Togo)

Improving Lacs Health District Tuberculosis Program Performance
Kossivi Agbelenko Afanvi


Glyndŵr University

Improving Mouth Care for Inpatients
Caitlin Griffiths


NHS Tayside

Child Health Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) 0-3 Year Pathway
Christina Kiddie, Karen Blyth, Lynne Rule, Jenny Thoms, Jackie O’Neill, Debbie Brown

Play @ Home
Judith Dixon, Vici Johnston, Aimee Devine

Sharing Information – Getting It Right for Children Starting Early Learning and Childcare Services
Helen Grady, Jacqui Larg, Shirley Leslie and Liz Magee


St. Louis Children's Hospital

Foley Cather Insertion Checklist Implementation
Joshua Imbierowicz


Tufts University School Of Medicine

Increasing Hydroxyurea Uptake in Children With Sickle Cell Disease
Ebaa Jastaniah


Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí

Reduce Incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia in the ICU
Manuel Soria


University of Arizona Medical Center

Should We be SCIDding Into A Diagnosis?
Felix Grucci II, Nicholas Breitborde, Kathryn Sanderlin, Kelly Montana, Erin Jones


University of Colorado

Establishing a Feedback System for Night Float Residents
Tyler Anstett


University of Dundee

Improving Efficiency of Radiology Reporting from A&E
Aaron Duff
Improving Efficiency of Trauma Theatre
Sarah Macpherson

Can Nurse-Led Oxygen Management Improve the Delivery of Oxygen Therapy in the Acute Medical Admissions Unit
Gordon Buchanan, Fraser Pryde

Reducing Errors in Pediatric Prescribing
Alistair Bell, Jennifer Hind, Paul Connell

Documentation of the Clinical Decisions Bundle on Consultant Ward Rounds in AMU
Katharine Campbell, Conor Daley, Shani Ross

Pediatric cannulation and venepuncture procedural improvement project
Hannah Humphreys, Iona Campbell

Improving compliance with the pre-theatre checklist to improve patient safety
Elaine Chin, Jude Fleming, Shobitha Puvaneswaralingam

Improving medicines reconciliation on admission
Katherine Walker, Stewart McKie

Improving Recognition and Management of Acute Kidney Injury
Amy Taylor, Karen Marshall

Improving the emergency theatre safety brief
Sasha Murdoch, Alistair Cowie, Sandhya Prem

Improving the management and satisfaction of medical and surgical boarded patients in the ENT wards
Jane Simpson, Mohamed Elseedawy, Szeyi Lai

Improving the management for patients with Acute Kidney Injury through the development and implementation of a checklist
Rachael Logan, Samira Bell

Improving the monitoring of ET and laryngeal cuff pressures
Alice Staunton, Morven Millar

Improving the Recognition of Post-operative Acute Kidney Injury
Cal Doherty, Nicola Trotter

Improving the theatre sign in
Louise Dodds, Olivia McConaghie, Ashna Agarwal

Quality Improvement: Medicines Reconciliation in ASRU
Eilidh Gunn, Ellie Salter

Screening and Management of Delirium in an Acute Clinical Setting
Avril Anderson, Yevedzo Ntuli, Claire Pollington

Testing and developing the Paediatric Sepsis Six to effectively manage a child with septic shock
Laura Clapham, Julie Allison, Dr Clerihew

To explore the relationship between medicine reconciliation compliance and accuracy of insulin prescription on the rate of hypoglycaemia in patients who are insulin dependent admitted to the Acute Surgical Receiving Unit
Iona Campbell, Suaad Al-Salti, Rachel Fane

Utilizing patient engagement to improve TED stocking compliance in the acute surgical receiving unit
Lauren Dunlop, Lauren Copeland

VTE prophylaxis in a medical ward
Thomas Linzee-Gordon, John Sinclair, Kar Jun Yip


University of Stirling

Improving Patient Hand Hygiene
Bethany McClymont

Improving patient experience in Radiology by reducing waiting delays in ultrasound scan areas
Adele McDonald


University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Early Functional Mobility Therapy of Critically Ill Patients
Brian Blaugrund, Khalid Almoosa 


University of Toronto

Implementing an Open Access Scheduling System
Kevin Brophy, Dina Carovska, Mary Guyton, Timea Urban, Christopher Yarnell

Patient Engagement in Reducing Infection Transmission improvement project
Adam Levesque, Jasmine Boxi Song, Nick Chauvin, Rehnuma Alam

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Reducing Requisition-to-Specimen Container Mismatching
Alamjeet Chauhan, Elissa Downey, Tahrin Mahmood, Sarosh Tamboli, Monika Torio, Kyle Tsang

Reduction of Mislabeled Specimens in CCCU/PICU Departments
Yumna Ahmed


Wright State University

Palliative Care Utilization in the ICU Setting
Colleen McCormick