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2023 Publications

  • “Call to Action: Clinical Nurse Specialist Must Advocate for Nursing Home Reform and Appropriate Staffing Levels.” Matays, J., Scruth, E, Kawar LN, Cluff, S.C., Fogli, A., Salas, M., Harrington, C. (2023). Clinical Nurse Specialist: The Journal for Advanced Nursing Practice, 37(3), 124-132. DOI: 10.1097/NUR.0000000000000743
  • “Research, Evidence-Based Practice, and Quality Improvement Simplified”. Kawar LN, Aquino-Maneja EM, Failla KR, Flores SL, Squier, VR.  The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 54(1), 40-48. https://doi.org/10.3928/00220124-20221207-09
  • “Academic–Practice Partnership: Benefits of Collaboration Between Service and Academia”. Dunbar, GB., Breckenridge, D., Ferrer, NM., Kawar, L. . International Journal for Human Caring, Jun 2023, DOI: 10.1891/IJHC-2022-0003
  • “Associations and predictive pathways between shared governance, autonomy, magnet status, nurse-sensitive indicators, and nurse satisfaction”. McGinnis, J., Dee, V., Rondinelli, J., Li, H. (2023). . Journal Nursing Care Quality, 1-9.
  • “The impact of a “Do Not Resuscitate” (DNR) status on patient care: A descriptive survey on the perceptions of ICU and medical/surgical nurses”. Rainbolt-Clemente, J. Hess, P., Rapheal,, Valdez, R., Cohn, F., Rondinelli, J. (2023).  International Journal of Critical Care, 17,(2), pp. 36-50.
  • “Nursing Research Residency Experience”. Rosalina GM, Kawar LN, Rondinelli J. (2023). American Journal of Nursing, 123(11), 58-60. DOI10.1097/01.NAJ.0000995372.41491.99

2022 Research Publications

  • “Readmission Predictors in Patients with Type II Diabetes”. Timple, V.S., Kawar, L.N. (2022). Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 37(4), 342-348.
  • Barriers- and facilitators influencing EBP readiness: Building organizational and nurse capacity. Crawford, C., Rondinelli, J., Zuniga, S., Valdez, R., Tze-Polo, L., Titler, M. (2022). Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 00:1-10. DOI: 10.1111/wvn.12618. 
  • “Still on the Fence:  A mixed methods investigation of COVID-19 vaccine confidence among health care providers”. Choi K, Chang J, Luo YX, Lewin B, Munoz-Plaza C, Bronstein D, Rondinelli J, Bruxvoort K. Workplace Health & Safety. 2022 Jun;70(6):285-297. doi: 10.1177/21650799211049811. Epub 2022 Mar 20.
  • “Race/ethnicity differences in COVID-19 vaccine uptake among nurses”. Choi K, Rondinelli J, Cuenca E, Lewin B, Chang J, Luo YX, Bronstein D, Bruxvoort K. Journal of Transcultural Nursing. 2022 Mar;33(2):134-140. doi: 10.1177/10436596211065395. Epub 2022 Jan 6.
  • “COVID-19 vaccine concerns of health care providers and ancillary staff”. Lewin BJ, Bronstein D, Tubert JE, Chang J, Luo YX, Choi KR, Munoz-Plaza C, Rondinelli JL, Bruxvoort K. Pediatric Research. 2022 Jun 18:1-3. doi: 10.1038/s41390-022-02171-z. 
  • “Association between SARS-Co_V-2 infection and adverse perinatal outcomes in a large health maintenance organization”. Getahun D, Peltier MR, Lurvey LD, Shi JM, Braun D, Sacks DA, Burgos AE, Fong A, Trivedi N, Yasumura L, Reynolds K, Nguyen M, Volodarskiy M, Chiu VY, Lopez AH, Fassett MJ. American Journal of Perinatology. 2022 Jun 23. doi: 10.1055/s-0042-1749666. 
  • “Equipping Nurses to Lead Evidence-Based Practice: An Opportunity for Professional Associations”. Galuska L, Loos N, Kawar LN, Thomas B, Gallagher-Ford L. (2022). Journal of Nursing Administration, 52(10), 554-559. doi: 10.1097/NNA.0000000000001198

2022 Evidence-Based Publications

  • “A Virtual World: New Graduate Education in the Era of COVID-19”.  Sibrian, J., Hutapea, K., Dunbar, G. B., & Kawar, L. N. (2022). The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 53(7), 307-311.

2021 Research Publications

  • “Validity and Usefulness of an Electronic Health Care Record-Generated Mobility Ambulation Tool: The Human Body Was Designed to Move”. Kawar LN, Crawford, C., G, Mendoza RG, Harrison SJ, Thibodeaux MW, Spicer, JE. Journal of Nursing Care Quality,37(1), 68-74. January/March 2022 DOI: 10.1097/ncq.0000000000000580 PMID: 34261088
  • “High-Flow Nasal Cannula Use in Children with Bronchiolitis in a Community Hospital Setting: Evaluation of Safety, Flow Limits, and Intensive Care Unit Transfers”. Van Winkle, P.J., Castro, A.M., Salvador-Lloyd, S.A., GilbertLambert, J.M., Chen, M., (Summer 2021).  The Permanente Journal, 25(3), 1-6. https://doi.org/10.7812/TPP/20.261 
  • “Impact of Probiotic B. Infantis EVC001 Feeding in Premature Infants on the Gut Microbiome, Nosocomially Acquired Antibiotic Resistance, and Enteric Inflammation”. Nguyen, M., Holdbrooks, H., Mishra, P., Abrantes, M., Eskew, S., Garma, M., Oca, C.G., McGuckin, C., Hein, C., Mitchell, R. and Kazi, S., 2021. Frontiers in Pediatrics,9:618009. doi: 10.3389/fped.2021.618009

2021  Publications

  • “Understanding the Collaboration Between the Professor and Student for Successful DNP Project Completion”. Kawar, L. N. & Harrison, S. (2021).  In M. A. Bemker, C. M. Ralyea, & B. Schreiner (Eds), The Successful Completion of Your DNP Project: A Practical Guide with Exemplars (pp. 357-366). DEStech Publications. ISBN 978-1-60595-569-8.
    An e-chapter is available at https://www.destechpub.com/product/the-successful-completion-of-your-dnp-project/
  • “The Power of Mentoring Clinical Nurses: A Strategy to Advance Nursing Research”. Kawar LN, Lynes LC, Dunbar, G, Mendoza RG, Tsai Q, Do L. (2021).  International Journal for Human Caring, 25(2): 100-109. http://dx.doi.org/10.20467/HumanCaring-D-20-00037

2020 Research Publications

  • “Worldviews of Evidence -Based Nursing”. Crawford CL, Rondinelli J, Zuniga S, Valdez RM, Cullen L, Hanrahan K, Titler MG. Testing of the Nursing Evidence-Based Practice Survey.   2020 Apr;17(2):118-128. doi: 10.1111/wvn.12432. Epub 2020 Mar 31.PMID: 32233058

2020  Publications

2019 Research Publications

  • “Compassion Fatigue and Compassion Satisfaction Among Multisite Multisystem Nurses.” Kawar, L. N., Radovich, P., Valdez, R. M., Zuniga, S., & Rondinelli, J. (2019).  Nursing Administration Quarterly, 43(4), 358-369. doi:10.1097/NAQ.0000000000000370
  • “Can Laughter Yoga Provide Stress Relief for Clinical Nurses?” Lynes, L., Kawar, L., & Valdez, R. M. (2019).  Nursing Management, 50(6), 30-37. doi:10.1097/01.NUMA.0000558481.00191.78
  • “The Value of Fracture Liaison Services as Experienced by People with Osteoporosis:  An Exploratory Focus Group Study. ” Chow, S. (2019).  CareManagement:  Journal of the Commission for Case Manager Certification, the Case Management Society of America, and the Academy of Certified Case Managers 25(1), 13-17,33,35.
  • Book Chapter: “Middle Range Theories: Application to Nursing Research and Practice.”  Kolcaba, K., Crawford, C.L. Middle Range Theories – Integrative: Comfort. In S.J. Peterson T.S. Bredow (Eds). (5th ed., Chapter 13). Wolters Kluwer. ISBN-13: 978-1975108311

2019 Evidence-Based Publications

  • “An Integrative Literature Review of Psychiatric Rapid Response Teams and Their Implementation for De-escalating Behavioral Crises in Nonpsychiatric Hospital Settings.” Choi, K. R., Omery, A. K., & Watkins, A. M. (2019). Journal of Nursing Administration (JONA), 49(6), 297-302. doi:10.1097/NNA.0000000000000756
  • “An Integrative Review of Nurse-to-Nurse Incivility, Hostility, and Workplace Violence: A GPS for Nurse Leaders.”Crawford, C. L., Chu, F., Judson, L. H., Cuenca, E., Jadalla, A. A., Tze-Polo, L. Kawar, L, . . Garvida, R., Jr. (2019).  Nursing Administration Quarterly, 43(2), 138-156. doi:10.1097/NAQ.0000000000000338
  • “The Transition from Expert to Novice and Back to Expert: Ensuring Competent and Safe Practice.” Dunbar, G., Kawar, L. N., & Scruth, E. A. (2019). Clinical Nurse Specialist, 33(3), 106-109. doi:10.1097/NUR.0000000000000442
  • “Reexamining Nurse Manager Span of Control With a 21st-Century Lens.” Omery, A., Crawford, C. L., Dechairo-Marino, A., Quaye, B. S., & Finkelstein, J. (2019).  Nursing Administration Quarterly, 43(3), 230-245. doi:10.1097/NAQ.0000000000000351
  • “Innovative Collaborative Partnerships to Conduct Multisite Research: Strategies for Success.” Swartwout E.,  El-Zein A.,  Deyo P., Grant P.,  Fogle M,  Laughon D., &  Goodwin D.(2019).   Journal of Nursing Administration (JONA). 49(5), 242-248.  doi: 10.1097/NNA.0000000000000745. 

2018 Research Publications

  • “Hospital-Acquired Pressure Injury: Risk-Adjusted Comparisons in an Integrated Healthcare Delivery System.” RondinelliJ, Zuniga S, Kipnis P, Kawar LN, Liu V, Escobar GJ. 2018, Jan/Feb). Nursing Research, 2018 Jan/Feb; 67(1);16-25. doi: 10.1097/NNR.0000000000000258.
  • “Risk Adjustment for Hospital Characteristics Reduces Unexplained Hospital Variation in Pressure Injury Risk.” Linnen, DT, Kipnis, P., Rondinelli, J., Greene, JD., Liu, V., Escobar, GJ. 2018, Jul/Aug. Nursing Research, 67(4), 314-323. doi: 10.1097/NNR.0000000000000287.
  • “The relationship between hospital construction and high-risk infant auditory function at NICU discharge: A retrospective descriptive cohort study. “Willis, V. 2018. Health Environments Research & Design Journal, 11(2), 124-136.

2018 Evidence-Based Publications

  • “Dramatic reduction in hospital-acquired pressure injuries using a pink paper reminder system.” Shieh D, Berringer CM, Pantoja R, Resureccion J, Rainbolt JM, Hokoki A. March 2018. Advances in Skin & Wound Care, 31(3): 118-122. doi: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000527966.72494.61.
  • “Brush Up Your Professional Nursing Resume.” November 2018. Jilk E, Crawford CL, Kawar LN, Gulapa, E. Nursing Made Incredibly Easy, 16(6): 46-50. doi: 10.1097/01.NME.0000527303.56478.44.

2017 Publications

  • “Hospital Acquired Pressure Injury (HAPI): Risk-Adjusted Comparisons in an Integrated Healthcare Delivery System.” Rondinelli, J., Zuniga, S., Kipnis, P., Kawar, L.N., Liu, V., Escobar, G. (2018).  Nursing Research, Jan/Feb;67(1):16-25. doi: 10.1097/NNR.0000000000000258
  • “Creating a Credible and Ethical Curriculum Vitae.” Kawar, L.N., Dunbar, G.B. Scruth, E.A. (2017).  Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nov/Dec; 31(6):298-303. DOI: 10.1097/NUR.0000000000000327
  • “Brush Up Your Professional Nursing Resume.” Jilk, E., Crawford, C., Kawar, L.N., Medine-Gulapa, E. (2017). . Nursing 2017, Oct;47(10):41-44. doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000524756.28129.79.
  • “An Integrative Review of 21st Century Roles, Responsibilities, Characteristics, and Competencies of Chief Nurse Executives: A Blueprint for the Next Generation.”  Cecelia L Crawford, Anna K. Omery, Jerry Spicer. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 41(4), 297-309.
  • “Kaiser Permanente’s Garfield Center: Using Human Centered Design for Nursing Practice.” Marilyn Chow, Jennifer Lieberman, Cecelia L Crawford.  Voice of Nursing LeadershipTM, 15(1), 12;14-15.
  • “Kaiser Permanente’s Garfield Center: Using Human Centered Design for Nursing Practice.” Marilyn Chow, Jennifer Liebermann, Cecelia L Crawford.  Voice of Nursing LeadershipTM, 15(1), 12;14-15.

2016 Publications

  • “Navigating Through Chaos:  Charge Nurses and Patient Safety.” Cathro H,   Journal of Nursing Administration [JONA], 2016; 46(4), 208-214.
  • “An Integrative Review of Pain Resource Nurse Programs.” Crawford CL, Boller J, Jadalla AJ, Cuenca E.  Critical Care Nursing Quarterly, 2016; 39(1), 64–82.
  • “Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Series Completion: Qualitative Information from Providers Within an Integrated Healthcare Organization.” Hudson S, Rondinelli J, Glenn B, Preciado, M, Chao, C.   Vaccine 2016 June;34(30), 3515-21. Epub 2016 Mar 3.
  • “Understanding the Role and Legal Requirements of the Institutional Review Board.” Kawar LH, Pugh D, Scruth E.  Clinical Nurse Specialist, 2016 May; 30(3), 137-40.
  • “Scope of Practice and Patient Safety: Creating Space for Critical Thinking.” Puthoff D, Crawford CL.   Voice of Nursing LeadershipTM, 2016 Sept;14(5), 18-19.
  • “Across the Continuum: Leading Home Care Nurses.” Spicer J, Omery A.  Voice of Nursing LeadershipTM, 2016 Jan; 14(1), 12-13.
  • “Professional Development and Career Enhancement: Designing Modern Clinical Lattices for Staff Nurses”.Vasques C, Crawford CL.  Voice of Nursing LeadershipTM, 2016 July;14(4), 12-15.

2015 Publications

  • “Chief Nurse Executives’ Support of an Evidence-Based Practice Culture,” Crawford, C.L. (May 2015).  Cecelia L. Crawford.  The Voice in Nursing Leadershiptm, 13(3), 3-7.
  • “Integrating QSEN into a Large Hospital System: On the Front Lines.” Crawford, C.L., Hamilton, L., Ramirez, Y. (May 2015).   Text box example in Chapter 2, pages 30-31. In Reflective Organizations: On the Front Lines of QSEN & Reflective Practice Implementation. Editors Gwen D. Sherwood, Sara Horton-Deutsch. Indianapolis, IN: Sigma Theta Tau International.
  • “Telemetry Unit Admission Criteria: Is It Based on Evidence?” Crawford, C., Halm, Margo. (July 2015).  American Journal of Critical Care, 24,(4), 360-364.
  • “An Integrative Review of Pain Resource Nurse Programs.” Crawford, C.L., Boller, J., Jadalla, A.J., & Cuenca, E. (January 2016).   Accepted for publication in Crit Care Nurs Q Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 64–82.
  • “Functional status at discharge and 30-day readmission risk in COPD.”Nguyen, H., Rondinelli, J., Harrington, A., Desai, S., Liu, I., Lee, J., & Gould, M. (2015).  Respiratory Medicine, 109, 238-246.
  • “Factors Related to Nurse Comfort when Caring for Families Experiencing Perinatal Loss: Evidence for Bereavement Program Enhancement,” Rondinelli,J., Long, K., Seelinger, C., Crawford, C.L., Valdez, R. (2015).  Journal for Nurses in Professional Development, 31(3), 158-163.

2014 Publications

  • “The Research Process and Simulation in Nursing: What It Is and What It Is Not.” Crawford, C., Lopez, C. (June 2014). Journal for Nurses in Professional Development, 30(3), 127-133.
  • “Under Pressure:  Nursing Interventions Help Prevent HAPUs.” Omery, A., Mussell, D., Rondinelli, J., Ecker, M., Baker, J., Shanks, H., & Kleinhelter, P. (2014, April).  Nursing Management 45(4):36-43. doi: 10.1097/01.NUMA.0000444876.62569.51.
  • “Establishing Risk for Patients with Medical Device Related Hospital Acquired Pressure Ulcers in Intensive Care: A Multi-site Study.” Rondinelli, J, Dee, V., Shiao, S.P, Fongwa, M. & Renold, L. (2014, May).  Dissertation in Proquest, UMI 3619292.
  • “Self-reported Activities and Outcomes of Ambulatory Care Staff Registered Nurses: An Exploration.” Rondinelli, J., Omery, A., Crawford, C., & Johnson, J. (2014, Winter). The Permanente Journal, 18(1), e108-e114. On-line only.

2013 Publications

  • “Alternative Strategies to Constant Patient Observation: A Proactive Approach,” Denise Laws, Cecelia L. Crawford. Journal of Nursing Administration, 43(10), 497-501 and
    October publish ahead of print.
  • “Creating the Future for Ambulatory Care Nursing: A Conversation with Marilyn Chow.” Anna Omery, The Voice of Nursing Leadership.

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