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Mary's Medical Center
Research Studies Completed or Ongoing
(Oct 2010 to Oct 2012)
Study Scope Check only one Multiple Organizations within a System

Type of IRB Review

Study Title Project RED- CHF: A re-engineered discharge quality improvement project

Study Status Completed

Principal Investigator Name(s) Shawn Zembles (PI) Paula Churchill Debbie Echelmeier

Principal Investigator/CoPrincipal Investigator Credentials DNP, RN, CCRN, ACNS-BC ADN, RN, PCCN BSN, RN

Principal Investigator/Co-Principal Investigator Title Clinical Nurse Spcialist- Critical Care Cardiac Rehab Nurse Cardiac Rehab Nurse

Month Presented to Nursing Research Council and Research Steering Role(s) of Nurse(s) Committee in the Study Oct 2012 Principal Investigator Data Collector Data Collector

Internal to a Single Organization

Independent Organizations Collaboratively

Replication

Qualitative

Quantitive

Areas Participating All in-patient units at SMMC

Expedited

Exempt

Full X X X

Notes Presented internally during Nursing Research Week and at the National Association of Clinical Nurse Sepcialist annual conference in San AntonioMarch 2013

X

X X X X

The prevalence and associated factors of fecal incontinence in the acute care setting

On-going

Angela Stokes (PI) Helene Cohen (Co-PI) Carolyn Crumley (Co-PI) Virginia Freeman (Co-PI) Alice Kasten (Co-PI) Larry Rose (Co-PI) Kathy Taylor (CO-PI) Sue Ashley Anna Bean Shannon Cobb Heather Gille Jamie Wood

MSN, RN, CWOCN MSN, RN, CWON DNP, RN, AWOCN, ACNS-BC BSN, RN, CWON, CWS BSN, RN, BS Ed, CWOCN BSN, RN, CWON BSN, RN, CWON ADN, RN ADN, RN BSN, RN, CCRN BSN, RN BSN, RN, CMSRN

Wound Ostomy Clinician Wound Ostomy Clinician Clinical Nurse Specialist, Wound & Ostomy Pressure Ulcer Prevention (PUP) Nurse Wound Ostomy Clinician Wound Ostomy Clinician Wound Ostomy Clinician PUP Nurse PUP Nurse PUP Nurse PUP Nurse PUP Nurse

Oct 2012

Principal Investigator Co-PI Co-PI Co-PI Co-PI Co-PI Co-PI

All in-patient acute care units at SMMC

X

Avoiding delay in patient care: Electrolyte replacement process

Completed

Shawn Zembles (PI) Kris Olsen

DNP, RN, CCRN, ACNS-BC ADN, RN

Clinical Nurse Specialist- Critical Care Critical Care Nurse

Oct 2012

Principal Investigator

All in-patient units at SMMC

X

Recognizing and treating delirium in the ICU: Implementing a delirium tool

On-going

Angela Hawkins (PI)

BSN, RN, CCRN, CNRN

Stroke Program Coordinator

Oct 2012

Principal Investigator

All in-patient units at SMMC

X

X

X

X

Standing order developed, approved by medical staff, and is being used hospital wide.

Acupuncture and accupressure as a treatment On-going for nausea and vomiting Horizontal Violence: From "sadly caught up" to Completed "we don't do that here"

Amber Proshaska (PI)

BSN, RN

Med-Surg Nurse

Oct 2011

Principal Investigator

All in-patient units at SMMC All nurses within both CH facilities

X

X

M. Kathleen Brewer (PI) Nancy Walrafen (Co-PI) Carol Mulvenon (Co-PI)

PhD, ARNP, BC BSN, RN, OCN MS, RN-BC, AOCN

Nurse Researcher Clinician 4, RN Clinical Nurse Specialist- Pain/Pallative Care

Oct 2011

Principal Investigator Co-PI Co-PI

X

X

X

This program has been integrated into our nursing orientation as well as our annual training

A Painful Process: Teaching Nurses to Manage Pain

Completed

Post-thrombotic Syndrome Patient Education Based on the Health Belief Model Self-reported Intention to Comply With Recommendations C. diff: Sometimes the nose “knows”

Completed

Carol Mulvenon (PI) Lisa Guthrie (Co-PI) Erin Leever (Co-PI) M. Kathleen Brewer CoPI) Carolyn Crumley (PI)

MSN, RN MSN, RN MSN, RN PhD, RN

Clinical Nurse Specialist-Pain/Pallative Care Oct 2011 Clinical Educator Clinical Educator Nurse Researcher

Principal Investigator Co-PI Co-PI Co-PI Principal Investigator All in-patient units at SMMC X

X

X

X

DNP, RN, AWOCN, ACNS-BC Clinical Nurse Specialist- Wound & Ostomy Nov 2011

X

J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2011;38(6):648-654. Published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

On-going

Jami Fronckewicz (PI)

BSN, RN

Infection Control Nurse

Oct 2010

Principal Investigator RN as project coordinator Principal Investigator

All in-patient units at SMMC All in-patient units at SMMC

X

X

X

15 staff nurses participated as data collectors

Rookie Nurses: Are we meeting their expectations in their first RN position?

On-going

Val Dame (PI)

BSN, RN

Nurse Educator

Oct 2010

X

X

X