Nursing scholarly achievements include clinical research and scholarship that integrates and applies knowledge from the biological and behaviors sciences to improve the quality and effectiveness of nursing care outcomes. Also included are educational activities and scholarship leading to professional development and advancement; and nursing research and evaluation activities that lead to enhancements of the workforce and improvements in clinical processes and quality performance.
2015 Nationally Presented Posters
- Building an Appetite for Health: An Academic Medical Center's Campus Farmers' Market and Outreach Initiatives
- A Collective Voice: Nursing Quality Council Journey in High Reliability
- Nursing and Anesthesia Collaboration is Key to Right Site/Side Procedures and Improving Quality
2014 Nationally Presented Posters
- Addition of the Post Stroke Checklist to Standard Outcome Measures Provides Uniques Information Relevant to Stroke Recovery
- Because I Understand What You're Going Through: Patient/Family Mentor Program in Adult Patient Population
- Bladder Cancer Support Groups: An Unmet Need
- Building an Effective Model of Ambulatory Practice Site Management through Shared Governance and Servant Leadership
- Creating the NICU Advisory Council: Family-Centered Care from the Start
- Decreasing the Incidence of Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infection in Children at Home on Parenteral Nutrition with Short Bowel Syndrome
- Early Tracheostomy in the Intensive Care unit: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
- The Effects of Chlorhexidine Bathing on Reducing Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections
- Empowering Patients, Partnering in Pain Management Using Medication on Demand "MOD"
- Evaluation of Nurses' Perception and Attitude toward use of an Oral Patient Controlled Analgesia Device
- External Ventricular Drain: Adequate Trending of Intracranial Pressure Using the Open/Monitor Method
- Identifying Unmet Needs 30 Days Following Ischemic Stroke: The Post Stroke Checklist
- Improving Nursing Practice Through Telestroke Partnerships
- Incidence of Hospital Acquired Pressure Ulcers and the Association with Nutritional Status
- Innovative Strategies and Interprofessional Partnerships to Provide Quality Care to Anti-NMDA Paraneoplastic Encephalitis Patient
- Making Connections: the Clinical Capstone Experience and Academic Partnerships
- Music and Mother's Voice as a Therapeutic Intervention for Convalescing Preterm Infants in the NICU
- Nutrition Assessment for Predicting Pressure Ulcer Risk
- A Partnership in Introducing and Promoting Nursing Reference Center at the Point-of-Care
- Piddle, Fiddle, and Diddle: Reducing Incidental Worked Time and Unleashed the Unknown Savings
- The Rainbow Connection: Collaborative Academic Partnerships in Oncology Nursing Designed to Recruit and Retain Graduate Nurses
- Real Time Quality Initiatives Dashboard within the Electronic Medical Record
- Regulatory and Accreditation Basics 101 Course: Knowledge Dissemination for Supervisory and Front-Line Staff
- Safeguarding Resources through Partnership, Technology, and Education
- Steering Interprofessional Teams to Real Time Quality Metrics
- Technology: Harness the Power of Technology to Keep Staffing in Sync with Demand
- The Three R's of Quality of Worklife: Relationships, Retention, and Recognition
- When You've Done All You Can Do: Structured Family Meetings for End-of-Life Care in the ICU
- Bedside POC Testing and Its Effects on Patient Length of Stay in Emergency Departments
- Bedside Shift Report
- Capping Off Infection: Does the Use of Alcohol-Impregnated Port Protectors Decrease the Number of CLABSIs?
- Does Prenatal Breastfeeding Education Increase the Breastfeeding Initiation Rate?
- Does the Use of the CAM-ICU for Delirium Assessment Improve Identification of Delirium in Adults in the ICU?
- Does Using Neuromuscular Blockers Cause Long-Term Negative Effects in Intubated Neonates in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)?
- Early Mobility of Adults in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit: Utilizing a Standardized Mobilization Tool
- Effectiveness of Borderless Foam Dressings in Surgical Patients
- Efficacy of Inpatient Smoking Cessation Interventions: "Staying Quit" at HMC
- Evaluating Pediatric Falls Risk Assessment Tools
- Gastric vs. Post-Pyloric Feeding in the ICU
- Immediate Feeding vs. Traditional Feeding in Post-Op GI Patients
- Implementation of End-of-Life Care Order Sets in an Inpatient Setting
- Improving Communication Between Outpatient and Inpatient Nurses
- Parental Involvement in Pediatric Pain Management
- Standardized Shift Report Tool for RNs in Intensive Care Areas
- Will Geriatric Patients Have Increased Quality and Duration of Sleep with the Use of Non-Pharmaceutical Nursing Interventions?
- Assessing Interventions for Overcoming Perceived Barriers in Nursing Best Practice: Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Infection Control
- Chlorhexidine Bathing Versus Soap and Water in the Immuno-Compromised Patient
- Critical Care Alarm Fatigue
- Debriefing After a Resuscitation Attempt in the Hospitalized Patient: Is the Rate of Survival Increased?
- Does the Combination of Pharmacological and Non-Pharmacological Pain Interventions Improve Pain Control in the Pediatric Acute Care Patient?
- Do Post-Surgical Patients Have Increased Pain Satisfaction with a PCA Pump Compared to Intermittent Nurse Injections?
- Early Tracheostomy in the Intensive Care Unit: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
- How Does Patient-Centered Care Affect Patient Satisfaction Scores and Health Outcomes?
- Implementation of Electronic Monitoring Devices to Improve Hand Hygiene Compliance on Hospital Units
- Improving Discharge Competency for Patients and Families in a Pediatric Oncology Unit
- Methods in Prevention of Blood Clots in Post-Operative Orthopedic Surgery Patients
- Preventing Hospital Readmissions for Congestive Heart Failure Patients and Utilization of Different Education Techniques
- A Study of Surgical Hand Scrub Use and Effectiveness
- Variations in Post-Procedural Neonatal Pain Assessment and Intervention
- What are the Effects Associated with Family Member Presence During Patient Resuscitation?
- Will Scheduled Hours of Quiet Time Decrease the Incidence of ICU Delirium in Adult Critical Care Patients?
- Assessing Barriers Regarding the Use of Isolation Precautions among Families and Visitors in the Pediatric Intermediate Care Unit
- Assessing Interventions for Overcoming Perceived Barriers in Nursing Best Practice: Implementing Skin-to-Skin Care
- Do Ventilated Neonates (Pre-Term and Term) in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Benefit from Sedation and/or Analgesic Management or Is the Risk Too Great?
- Early Mobilization of the Adult ICU Patient
- Effectiveness of Chlorhexidine-Impregnated Dressings in Reducing Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections in Critically Ill Patients
- The Effectiveness of Closed Arterial Lines in Reducing Nosocomial Anemia in Critical Care Patients
- The Effects of Chest Physiotherapy in Reducing Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
- Finding the Best Method of Temperature Measurement: Focusing on the Accuracy
- Interventions for Quiet Time: Improving Quality of Care and Recovery for Patients
- Is Parent Perception of Call Bell Response Time Accurate? Parent Perception Versus Actual Time
- Pain Management for Chemotherapy-Induced Oral Mucositis
- Quiet Time: An Endeavor to Decrease Sleep Deprivation and to Heal the Brain
- Registered Nurse Burnout and the Impact on Patient Satisfaction
- A Slippery Slope: Assessment of Falls on the Orthopedic and Neurology Medical Surgical Floor
- The Use of Closed Blood Sampling System to Reduce Iatrogenic Blood Loss in PICU Patients
- The Use of Cognitive Therapies in the Reduction of Pain
- The Use of Mechanical Lifts in Preventing Workplace Injuries in Nursing Staff
- Whose Pain is it? Comparing Patient, Parent, and Nurse Pain Perceptions
- Why Nursing Experience is Crucial to Patient Safety
- Wiping out Infection: The Use of Chlorhexidine Wipes Versus Regular Soap in Preventing Hospital-Acquired Infections
|Director of Nursing Research||Director of Clinical Research, Newborn Medicine|
|Victoria Schirm, PhD, RN||Assistant Professor of Pediatrics|
|Phone: 531-4289||Kim Kopenhaver Doheny, PhD, NNP-BC|
|Office: ASB 5302A||Phone: 531-8413|
|Nurse Residency Program Coordinator|
|Clinical Nurse Educator, Oncology|
|Mary Lou Kanaskie, PhD, RN-BC, AOCN|