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Congratulations to recipients of 2007-2008 AACN grants.

2007 Medtronics Physio-Control AACN Small Grant

Cathleen A Churbock, RN, MSN, PhDc, CCRN, CCNS, CNA-BC Fayetteville, Ga.

"Using Computer Assisted Instruction to Teach Advanced Cardiac Life Support: Effect of a Self-efficacy Enhancing Intervention on Cognitive and Psychomotor Outcomes in Novice Nurses"

2007 AACN End-of-Life/Palliative Care Small Projects Grant

Karen L. Guerin, RN, BS, BSN, CCRN Aurora, Colo. "Pilot Study of a Mobile Care Cart in the Intensive Care Units: A Study to Reduce Terminal Agitation by Altering the Environment for Veterans at the End-of-Life"

Kathleen M. Hill, RN, MSN, CCNS-CSC Broadview Hts., Ohio "Evaluating the Impact of a Standardized Order Set on the PROCESS of Withdrawing Life-Sustaining Treatments from Patients in the Adult ICU"

Valerie Ramsberger, RN, MS, MSN, APRN, APN Hillside, N.J. "Enhancing Communication for Palliative / End-of-Life Care in the ICU"

2008 AACN End-of-Life/Palliative Care Small Projects Grant

Jane R. Rioux, RN Fort Kent, Maine "Symptom Management at End of Life"

Celia Marie Wells, RN, MNEd, MSEd Levittown, N.Y. "Pilot Study Palliative Care"

2007 AACN Clinical Inquiry Grant Sue Lasiter, PhD(c), RN Kansas City, Mo. "Older Adult's Perception of Feeling Safe in an Intensive Care Unit"

2008 AACN Clinical Inquiry Grant Susan B. Fowler, RN, PhD, CNRN, FAHA Metuchen, N.J. "Critical Care Nurses Fever Survey"

Man Man Cheng, RN, MN, MS, PCCN, PHN Sugar Land, Texas "A Pilot Study on Reduction of IV Start Attempt, PICC Insertion, and Incidents of PICC Related DVT Through a Unit Based IV Start Team"

Anjanette Dominguez, RN, BSN Missouri City, Texas "Active Patient Participation in COPD Care"

Mabel Pereira LaForgia, RN, BS, BSN, MSN Edison, N.J. "Critical Care Family Needs Study" Chachma Davis Parambil, RN Houston, Texas "Nursing Care for the Prevention of Deep Vein Thrombosis"

Joan M. Spitrey, RN, BSN, CCRN Hudson, Fla. "Transpyloric Feeding Tube Placements Using Electromagnetic Tube Placement Devices"

Rika Tanda, RN, BS, MSN Athens, Ohio "Use of the PICU Parent-Nurse Communication Journal to Enhance Interaction and Increase Parental Involvement in Care"

Kim B Tindal, RN, APRN, MSN, CCRN, CCNS Kings Mtn., N.C. "Critical Care Visitation"

2008 AACN Critical Care Grant Anna F. Gawlinski, RN, CNS, DNS, CS, NP Los Angeles, Calif. "Comparison of High Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation versus Chest Physical Therapy in Improving Lung Function, Reducing Pain, and Increasing Satisfaction among Post Lung Transplant Patients"

2008 Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Grant Fe A. Cuano, RN, BSN, CCRN Missouri City, Texas "Continuity of Care to Prevent Secondary Acute Coronary Syndrome"

Ann D. Heilig, RN, AD, AAS, CCRN Salisbury, N.C. "The Hematocrit Effect: Do Applying Correction Factors Improve Safety?"

Eileen Roach, RN, MSN, CCRN, CNRN Bethel Park, Pa. "Intracranial Pressure Monitoring Device Dressing Protocol"

Gertrude C. Ward, RN, DC Houston, Texas "Synergistic Care in Preventing Falls for Sub-acute and Transitional Care Units"

Xiang Ping Chen, RN Zhejiang, China "Comparison of the Utility of PICC and CVC in the ICU"

2008 AACN--Sigma Theta Tau Critical Care Grant

Cheryl Dumont, RN, PhD Winchester, Va. "Tight Glycemic Control: An Examination of the Effects of a Computerized Insulin Dose Calculator on Glycemic Control and Nurse Satisfaction With the Process of Glycemic Control"

2008 AACN Mentorship Grant Melanie Hardin-Pierce, RN, DNP, APRN-BC Lexington, Ky. "Inflammation, Cardiovascular Function and Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation"

2008 AACN-Philips Medical Systems Clinical Outcomes Grant

Melanie H. Shuster, RN, MSN, CCRN, CS, CNSN, APRN-BC Pittsburgh, Pa. "Reliability of Urinary Bladder Pressure Measurement in Critical Care"

Ruth M. Kleinpell, RN, APRN, PhD, CCRN, ACNP, FCCM, FAAN Chicago, Ill. "Targeting Hypoglycemia in the ICU With Evidence- Based Practice Strategies"

Jia-Rong Wu, RN, PhD Lexington, Ky. "Effect of a Theory-Based, Medication-taking Behavior Feedback Intervention on Medication Adherence and Outcomes in Patients With Heart Failure"

2008 AACN-Edwards Lifesciences Nurse-Driven Clinical Practice Outcomes Grant

DaiWai M. Olson, RN, BSN, CCRN, TNCC Durham, N.C. "Combining Observation and Physiologic Sedation Assessment Tools"

2008 AACN Clinical Practice Grant Margaret Bowers, RN, MSN, NP Durham, N.C.

"The Relationship Between Daily Weight Monitoring And Early Symptom Recognition In Patients With Chronic Systolic And Diastolic Heart Failure (Weigh-In CHF)"a
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