Studies in Progress

Celiac screening in children age 18 and younger who have type 1 diabetes mellitus

Communication and decision-making at the end of life in the PICU: A qualitative study

Effectiveness of MPEWs at predicting risk events and unplanned ICU admission in a PACU setting

  • PI: Ben White, BSN
  • Co-investigator: Pamela Christensen, MN, RN-BC, CPN

Long-term adherence outcomes: children using enemas for bowel management

  • PI: Connie Mantel, RN, CPN
  • Co-investigators: Robert DiBlasi, RRT-NPS, FAARC; Joan Roberts, MD; and Sara Zaman, MD

Physiologic effects of nasal versus nasopharyngeal suctioning in infants with viral bronchiolitis

  • PIs: Coral Ringer, MN, RN, CPN, and Rebecca Engberg, BSN, RN, CPN
  • Co-investigators: Robert DiBlasi, RRT-NPS, FAARC; Joan Roberts, MD; and Sara Zaman, MD

Assessing temperature and detecting fever in the pediatric hematology/oncology and bone marrow transplant population using the temporal artery thermometer (TAT)

Developing a pre-appointment video to prepare new families for genetics clinic visit

Nursing perspectives of sleep in hospitalized children and their caregivers

Development of a personalized clinical assessment tool for the medically complex child

Why do children with autism spectrum disorder seek emergent or inpatient hospitalization?

Impact of translated discharge instructions on caregiver knowledge and post-hospitalization care among families with limited English proficiency

  • PI: Patty Hencz, RN
  • Co-investigators: Beth Bel, MD, MsC, MPH, and Adriana Harden, BSN, RN

Impact of child life intervention during outpatient cystic fibrosis clinic procedure: A pilot study

Health literacy and diabetes management outcomes

Determining inter-rater reliability of the Cornell Assessment of Pediatric Delirium (CAPD) screening tool among pediatric and cardiac intensive care unit nurses

Completed Studies

Improving patient satisfaction and decreasing emergency visits through prompt response by triage nurse

  • PI: Elina Lazo, BSN, RN, MSN, NE-BC

Accuracy, sensitivity and patient preference of non-invasive thermometers in a pediatric surgical acute care setting

  • PI: Esther Opersteny, BSN, RN, CPN
  • Co-investigators: Katie Davenport, BSN, CPN; Jennifer Husby, RN, CPN; Hanna Lessard, BSN, CPN, RN; Erin Moriarty, MSN, RN, CNS; Karissa Myking, BSN, RN; and Ashley Van Drunen, MN, RN, PCNS-BC, CPN, CNS

RN/Resident Reciprocal Shadowing Program

Kids and Iron Supplements for Sleep (KISS)

Predicting Emergency Severity Index (ESI) Level Based on Pre-Arrival Information

Validation of automatic versus manual blood pressure measurements on children using Philips MP30 monitors

A multicenter analysis and comparison of nursing interventions to prepare children and families for pediatric urodynamic exams