Monday, November 5, 2007: 1:45 PM-3:00 PM
Advance Practice Initiatives
 A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Planned Preoperative Teaching on Early Ambulation for Patients Undergoing Abdominal Surgery
Nirmal Kaur, MSc, MA
 You Say "Yes", She Says "No", Is She Competent?: Assessing Competence in Informed Consent to Care and Treatment
Melanie Basso, RN, BSN, MSN, PNC(C)
 Nurse Practitioner Managed Service: Multidisciplinary Collaboration Model for Optimal Patient Outcomes in Critical Care
Kathleen Higgins, RN, CRNP, MSN, Mary E. Bowen, CRNP, DNS, JD, CNAA