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Category Winners 2017

Interdisciplinary Geriatric Clinical Quality Improvement Initiatives: Nurses at the Frontline Driving 
Title: Reducing Fall Rates Using an Interdisciplinary Team Approach
Authors: Constance Welsch, BSN, RN-BC and Bridget Graham, MSN, RN-BC, CNL
Organization: Mercy Health Saint Mary’s

Innovations in Delirium and Dementia Care
Title: Poster Steps to H.O.P.E.: Building Health, Optimism, Purpose and Endurance in Palliative Care for Family Caregivers of Persons with Dementia
Authors: Carol O. Long, PhD, RN, FPCN, FAAN; Susy Favaro, MSW, LCSW; Michael Malek-Ahmadi, MSPH, GStat and Jan Dougherty, MS, RN, FAAN
Organization: Capstone Healthcare & Banner Alzheimer’s Institute

Integrating NICHE Principles and practices across the care continuum
Title: Improving Quality of Life for Elders Through Interdisciplinary Fall Prevention Initiatives and Bone Health Education
Authors: Lisa Slater, MSN, RN; Mary L. Wagner, MS, PharmD and Lori Morell, BA, CWC
Organization: Parker

The NICHE Program and Age-Friendly Hospital Initiatives: Designing the Path for the Future
Title: Preventing Functional Decline with a Simple Mobility Program
Author: Amy Childers, RN, BSN
Organization: Parkview Health