Nursing research studies

Approval process for Nursing Research Studies at United

Current research studies

Investigators

Project Title

Funding

Date

Kristine Faschingbauer and Wendy Tempel

Use of Seclusion: Finding the Voice of the Patient to Influence Practice

2010

Kristin Sandau & Maureen Smith (Site Investigators)

PULSE Trial: Implementation of Practice Standards for ECG Monitoring

  • NIH Funded. Dr. Marjorie Funk & Dr. Barbara Drew-Principal Investigator

2008

Linda Chlan

Anxiety Self-Management for Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilatory Support

  • NIH

2008

Katie Krisko-Hagel

Probabilities and Predictors for Participation in a Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

  • NA

2009

Lisa Baker, Margo Halm & Christie Frid

Effects of an Essential Oil Mixture on Acute Skin Reaction in Patients Undergoing Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer

  • Daisy Foundation - $5,000

2008

Margo Halm

Specific Concerns of Elderly CABG Caregivers in the Early Postoperative Period

  • Minnesota Nurses' Association Foundation (MNAF)-$10,000

2008

*Principal Investigator

Completed research studies

Investigators

Project Title

Funding

Date

Pat Milbrett & Margo Halm (PI)*

Frequent Utilizers of Emergency Department Services

  • Minnesota Nurses' Association Foundation (MNAF)-$2000

2006-2007

Sue Reichow, Becky Braden & Margo Halm (PI)*

The Use of Aromatherapy to Alleviate Preoperative Anxiety in Surgical Patients

  • MNAF - $10,000

2006-2007

Kristin Sandau (PI)*, Karen Doran & Sue Sendelbach

Use of Continuous ST-Segment Monitoring by Cardiologists in Hospitalized Patients: Perceived Barriers and Benefits

  • Sigma Theta Tau, Zeta Chapter - $2,000
  • Allina Health Foundation - $4,320

2005-2006

Kristin Sandau (PI)

Impact of a Formal Preceptor Workshop on Hospital Nurse Preceptors and Orientees

  • MNAF - $2,000

2006

Sue E. Sendelbach, PhD, RN; Margo A. Halm, PhD, RN, CCRN, APRN-BC< FAHA; Karen A. Doran, MSN, RN, CCNS; Elaine Hogan Miller, PhD, RN; Philippe Gaillard, PhD(C), MS

 

Effects of Music Therapy on Physiological and Psychological Outcomes for Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

  • Allina Health Foundation Nursing Research Trust Fund

2006

Margo Halm

Caregiver Burden and Relationship to Health-Related Quality of Life Outcomes in Spouses of Coronary Artery Bypass Patients

  • University of Minnesota Graduate School - $2,500
  • University of Minnesota School of Nursing - $500
  • John A. Hartford Foundation Geriatric Dissertation Award - $2,000
  • Juran Fellowship, Carlson School of Management - $5,000

2005

Ruth Lindquist (PI), Sue Sendelbach & Kristin Sandau

Neuropsychological, Biological and Health-Related Quality of Life Outcomes of Patient Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery 'On' versus 'Off' Pump

  • MNAF - $10,000

2004

Julie Sabo & Linda Chlan (Co-PIs)

Effects of 3 Groin Compression Methods on Discomfort,Distress & Vascular Complications Post-PCI

  • GTCAC-AACN - $1,500
  • MNAF - $6,000
  • Allina Health Nursing Research - $11,860
  • United Hospital Education & Research - $18,970

2004

Ann Berndtson

Diversity in Hospital Nursing Orientation Program

 

2004

Margo Halm (PI), Michelle Peterson, Mary Kandels, Julie Sabo, Miriam Blalock, Becky Braden, Anna Gryczman, Katie Krisko-Hagel, Dave Larson, Diane Lemay, Bette Sisler, Linda Strom & Deb Topham

Hospital Nurse Staffing Levels and Patient and Nurse Outcomes

  • AACN - $1,000
  • MNAF - $2,000

2003

Margo Halm & Karen Doran (Co-PIs)

Effects of Acupressure on Postoperative Nausea &Vomiting after Cardiac Surgery

  • Allina Health Nursing Research Fund - $24,900

2004

Julianne Scott

Cardiovascular Surgical Same Stay Unit - A Research Proposal to Study the Impact on Registered Nurse Satisfaction and Retention

 

2003

Jane Swenson

An In-hospital Education Program Designed to Evaluate the Effectiveness of an Educational Campaign on the Incidence of Inflicted Infant Head Injury

 

2003

Pam Whitehead

Can Aging Employees Tolerate the Fast Past in Outpatient Surgery Departments?

 

2003

Amy Magedanz

Exploring Patient Preferences and its Impact on Labor Pain Management

 

2000

*Principal Investigator