Observational Clinical Research Studies

Principal Investigator Name of study

Allison, Crystal

Comparing Outcomes in Diabetic Stroke Patients

Andrews, Katelyn

Correlation Between the Utilization of an Emergency Room Sepsis Order Set and Antibiotic Administration Times in the Emergency Room

Bahsali, Muna

Using Square Breathing to Decrease the Subjective Experience of Stress in Nurses Working in an Outpatient Chemotherapy Treatment Center

Bert, Kristine

Implementing an Evidenced-Based Practice Change in Outpatient Medical Oncology

Bream, Karen

Compassion Fatigue in Maternal Child Nursing Staff Caring for the Substance Abuse Population

Buckley, Brooke

Virtual Triage Beta Test

Baxter, Brandy

Eat, Live, Excel Effect on Self Efficacy

Bejarano-Garcia, Cesar

Outpatient Antibiotic Therapy as a Significant Risk Factor for Community-Associated Clostridium Difficile in Adults and its Impact in a Community Hospital

Blyler, Crystal

Medicaid Emergency Psychiatric (services) Demonstration (MEPD) Evaluation

Bonatti, Hugo

Accessibility and Impact of Minimal Invasive General Surgery in the Rural Setting

Bowser, Zachary

Comparing Activated Partial Thrombin Time (aPTT) to Anti-Factor Xa Assay for Monitoring the Anticoagulation Effects of Heparin

Burleson, Melissa

Will the resource for Meritus Medical Center of the use of art therapy, which provides scholarly evidence for the support of this therapy for compassion fatigue, have an outcome that provides new graduate nurses with improved knowledge and treatment of compassion fatigue?

Chaudhry, Nimra

Clinical Outcomes Associated with Pharmacist Reviews on Identified Sepsis Patients

Costantino, Caitlynn

Routine Stethoscope Cleaning and Inquiry into Impact for Practice

Dean, Jeanette & Gona, Sridhar

Effectiveness of monoclonal antibody treatment for prevention of hospital admissions for severe COVID 19 from early strain to Omicron variant

DelTufo, Dana

Efficacy and Safety of Utilizing Vancomycin AUC/MIC Monitoring for Pneumonia, Neutropenic Fever, Bacteremia, Endocarditis, osteomyelitis, or Meningitis Cause by Staphylococcus Aureus in a Community Hospital

Domatova, Marina

Bilirubin Management in Newborns

Fernandsa, Bronessa

Retrospective Analysis of the Appropriate Use of Acid Suppressive Therapy at Meritus Medical

Gona, Sridhar & Mary Money

Association of Digoxin Toxicity and Initiation of New Medication(s).

Gona, Sridhar & Mary Money

Incidence of Clostridium Difficile Hospitalization Associated with Prior Antibiotic Therapy

Gona, Sridhar & Murthy, Sreekant

To Evaluate the racial and ethnic disparities in patient treated with vaccinations and monoclonal antibodies (MAB)

Goodrich, Caleb

Incidence of Acute Kidney Injury in Patients Who Received a Loading Dose of Vancomycin While on Concomitant Piperacillin-Tazobactam and Vancomycin

Greenlee, April

Attitudes Physicians and Nurses Have Regarding Workplace Collaboration and the Subsequent Effect on Patient Outcomes

Hanif, Rashid

The Diagnostic Utility of Video Capsule Endoscope in Community Practice a retrospective study and Various GI Symptoms with Small Intestinal Bacteria Over Growth and Response to Antibiotic

Hanif, Rashid

Response to antibiotics in small intestine bacterial overgrowth in a community gastroenterology experience

Hanif, Rashid

Chart review of Video Capsule Endoscope om a Community Practice: Indications, Results, Complications and Outcomes

Harne-Britner, Sarah

Project to Publication - A Writing Mentorship Program

Harne-Britner, Sarah

Evaluating the Business Case of nurse Residency and Transition Programs

Harne-Britner, Sarah

A Multi-site Quasi-Experimental Pew/Post Test Design Study Studying Knowledge and End-User Gaming Experience a Ramified Nursing Orientation Teaching Method

Hebdersin, Laura

2014 Washington County Public Health Needs Assessment

Heuston, Melanie

Insights Into Differences Between Perceptions of Leadership Practices: Nurse Managers, Day Shift, and Night Shift Nurses."=

Higgins, Tracey

Increasing Palliative Care Referral for Heart Failure Patients Through Aggregate Data Evaluation of the Current Palliative Care Referral Process

Hill, Robin

Timing of Variables in the Reduction of Hypoglycemia

Holsinger, Jane

Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Mobile Phone Disinfection

Jackson, Stephanie & Katelyn Andrews

Evaluation of melatonin versus standards of care in the prevention of ICU delirium in critical care patients of in a community hospital

Jorgenson, Danielle

Procalcitonin Protocol Utilization in Pneumonia Patients: A prospective Cohort

Keen, Padric

Implementation of a Pharmacist Involved Code Blue Response at a Large Community Hospital

Kirkpatrick, Rebecca

The Implementation of an Evidence-Based Patient Education Stoplight Tool to Reduce Cancer Treatment-induced Diarrhea

Kirby, Jordan Shaw, Courtney Schultheis, Kelly

Does Educating Labor and Delivery Nurses on the Use of Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Labor Influence Their Perception of Use in Their Practice

Matsushita, Kunihiro

Washington County Health Initiative

Joshi, Maulik

Eradicating the Loneliness Epidemic

Larrimore, Christopher

A retrospective study investigating occurrence of COVID-19 reinfection and possible correlation to new onset Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CF).

Leaver, Cynthia

YRBS 2013: Surveillance of Mental Health Services in Eastern Region Middle and High Schools

Lewis, Christel

An Action Research Approach to Evaluate the Effect of Professional Advancement Program Redesign on Nurse Perception, Retention, and Professional Practice

Long, Karen

Quiet Time

Mardeli, Rhiannon

Self-Reported Penicillin Allergies and Their Effects on Adverse Reactions in a Community Hospital

Matsushita, Kunihiro

Washington County Health Initiative (moved from expedited)

Mbamalu, Genevieve

Implementation of an Observation Unit at a Regional Medical Center to Improve Patient Outcomes and Efficiency of Care Delivery

McCormack, Michael

A4061083 - Real World Chart Review Study of Management of Adverse Events of Special Interest in Patients Taking Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors to Treat Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma

McMahon, Janet

Improving Administration Safety in the Clinical Environment

Money, Mary &

Gona, Sridhar

Evaluation of appropriate ordering of Urine Analysis and subsequent diagnosis and use of antibiotic therapy for presumed urinary tract infections in Meritus Medical Center ER and Urgent Care facilities

Morgan, Damara

Implementation of a Skin Care Bundle to Prevent Hospital Acquired Pressure Injuries.

Over, Brooke

The Benefit of a Parenteral Nutrition Support Team Consulting on Patients Receiving TPN during a n Inpatient Stay and the Typical Characteristics of These Patients

Patel, Gina

Evaluation of Continuous Sedation Therapy in Mechanically Ventilated Patients in the Intensive Care Unit

Patel, Shefali

Evaluating Relationship Between the Use of Proton-Pump Inhibitors and Clostridium Infection and Determining Efficacy of Probiotics in such Patients

Pennington, Melissa

Sleep Quality Among Nurses: A Descriptive Study

Platz, Elizabeth

Request for Use of Tissue Block and Slides from Decedent ARIC and CLUE Participants

Ribovich, Alayna

Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Transitioning from a Fixed-Dose Protocol to a Weight-Based Protocol for Heparin Infusion and Titration

Ribovich, Alayna

Direct Oral Anticoagulant Use in Patients of High Body Weight - an 8 Month Review

Rodriguez, Angel

Pharmacist Driven Implementation of a Controlled Substance Prescribing Protocol in a Family Medicine Clinic

Rosendale, Roxann

A Pilot Study Exploring Barriers to Early Mobility: Implementing a Mobility Protocol

Rosendale, Roxann

Is Taking Vital Signs Every Four Hours the Best Nursing Practice for the Stable Medical Surgical Patient

Schiro, James

Analysis of Stages Billed for Mohs Surgery in the United States Using 2014 Medicare Claims Data

Schnebly, Katherine

10, 000 Step Challenge for Beside Nurses Working 12 Hour Shifts

Schultheis, Kelly

“Improving Pain Management in Opioid Dependent Laboring Women at Meritus Medical Center”

Scott, Kaitlin

Evaluation of Sedation Therapy in the ICU

Smith, Sara

Mental Health Patients' and Case Managers Perception of Patient Needs and Reasons for Patient Disengagement

Sprecher, Lori

An Innovative Approach to Care for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Wagoner, Melissa

Routine Cleaning of Nylon Blood Pressure Cuffs in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit

Ware, Tamara

Best Practice for Pressure Injury Prevention: Bi-weekly Nursing Skin Rounds

Welty, Megan

Improving Glucose Control through the Use of a Nutritional Management of Diabetes Mellitus Education Packet: A Quality Improvement Initiative

Williams, James &

Gona, Sridhar

Bamlanivimab and Reduction of Hospitalization and Death in COVID-19 Patients

Williams, James &

Gona, Sridhar

Comparison of characteristics and outcomes of bleeding patients treated with Andexanet alfa and 4 factor PCC (4 FPCC): A feasibility study

Zimmerman, Wendy

The Impact of COVID-19 on Faith Community Nurses’ Practice Strategies and Interventions.