Writing Award History

Writing Award Recipients

Year Presented Category Article Title Authors Issue Published
2022 Clinical Practice Water Treatment for Hemodialysis: Keeping Patients Safe Glenda Payne, MS, RN, CNN; Jim Curtis July/August 2021
2022 Education The Authority for Certain Clinical Tasks Performed by Unlicensed Patient Care Technicians and LPNs/LVNs in the Hemodialysis Setting: An Update and Invitation to Take Action Molly Lillis Cahill, MSN, APRN, BC, ANP-C, CNN, FNKF; Donna Ruth Painter, MS, RN, CNN; Jennifer Lynn Branch, DNP, APRN, NP-C, CCTC March/April 2021
2022 Research Mental Health and Health-Related Quality of Life Among Nephrology Nurses: A Survey-Based Cross-Sectional Study Vicki Montoya, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC; Katie Donnini, BA; Marjolaine Gauthier-Loiselle, PhD; Myrlene Sanon, MPH; Martin Cloutier, MSc; Jessica Maitland, MScPH; Annie Guérin, MSc ; Paula Dutka, MSN, RN, CNN; Lillian Pryor, MSN, RN, CNN; Charlotte Thomas-Hawkins, PhD, RN, FAAN; Arthur Voegel, MA; Mark Hoffmann, PhD; Samuel Savin, BA; Alissa Kurzman, MPH; Tamara Kear, PhD, RN, CNN, FAAN November/December 2021
2021 Clinical Practice

Multiple Dimensions and Correlates of Fatigue in Individuals on Hemodialysis

Bincy Joshwa, PhD, MSN, RN; Rosalind Peters, PhD, RN, FAAN; Moh Malek, PhD, FACSM, FNSCA; Hossein Yarandi, PhD; Margaret Campbell, PhD, RN, FPCN May/June 2020
2021 Education

The Development and Implementation of a New Graduate Registered Nurse Nephrology Nurse Residency Program in Acute Hemodialysis

Elizabeth Hudson-Weires, MSN, APRN, ACCNS-AG; Palactine Fleming, MSN, RN; Melida Hall, BSN, CNN

September/October 2020

2021 Research

Registered Nurse Staffing, Workload, and Nursing Care Left Undone, and Their Relationships to Patient Safety in Hemodialysis Units

Charlotte Thomas-Hawkins, PhD, RN, FAAN; Linda Flynn, PhD, RN, FAAN; Jennifer Dillon, MPA, RN-BC March/April 2020
2021 New Author

Experiences of Caregivers Caring for a Family Member Who Is Using Hemodialysis

Christine Turner, PhD, RN, CNE

January/February 2020

2020 Clinical Practice Use of Creative Writing to Illustrate Lived Experiences in Hemodialysis-Dependent Children with Chronic Kidney Failure Helen Currier, MA, BSN, CENP, CNN; Cortney Taylor Zimmerman, PhD May/June 2019
2020 Education Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Innovations in Dialysis Nancy Colobong Smith, MN, ANP-BC, CNN March/April 2019
2020 Research Perceptions and Practices of Nephrology Nurses Working in Home Dialysis: An International Survey Paul Bennett, PhD, MSHM, RN, GCertSc; Denise Eilers, BSN; Fang Yang, MPH; Christy Price Rabetoy, RN, MSN, NP September/October 2019
2020 New Author Fatigue in Individuals with End Stage Renal Disease Christine Horvat Davey, PhD, BSPS, RN; Allison Webel, PhD, RN; Ashwini Sehgal, MD; Joachim Voss, PhD, RN; Anne Huml, MD, MS September/October 2019
2019 Clinical Practice Water Treatment for Hemodialysis: What You Must Know to Keep Patients Safe Glenda Payne, MS, RN, CNN; Jim Curtis March/April 2018
2019 Education Effecting Palliative Care for Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease by Increasing Provider Knowledge Christine Corbett, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, CNN-NP, FNKF September/October 2018
2019 Research Ultrasound Guidance During Cannulation of Arteriovenous Fistulas Alice Luehr, DNP, RN, CNN November/December 2018
2018 Clinical Practice Using Evidence-Based Practice and an Educational Intervention to Improve Vascular Access Management: A Pilot Project Stephanie Wright, DNP, RN, MSN, MBA September/October 2017
2018 Education Identifying and Eliminating the Barriers to Patient Education for Patients in the Early Stages of Chronic Kidney Disease Sherry Rivera, DNP, APRN, ANP-C May/June 2017
2018 Research Examining Depression in Patients on Dialysis Allison Treadwell, DNP, FNP-C, CNN July/August 2017
2017 Clinical Practice Contrasting Perceptions of Home Dialysis Therapies Among In-Center and Home Dialysis Staff Catherine Firanek, MBA, BSN; Sara Garza, RN, CNN; Mary Gellens, MD; Karen Lattrel, BSN, RN, CNN; Ann Mancini, MSN, NP; Ann Robar, RN, CNN, ASN; Lucy Todd, MSN, ACNP-BC, CNN; and James Sloand, MD, FASN May/June 2016
2017 Education Development of Online Learning Modules as an Adjunct to Skills Fairs and Lectures to Maintain Nurses’ Competency and Comfort Level When Caring for Pediatric Patients Requiring Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) Kimberly Windt, MSN, RN, CNN January/February 2016
2017 Research Improving the Care of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Using Group Visits: A Pilot Study to Reflect on Emphasis on the Patients Rather Than the Disease Vicki Montoya, PhD, ARNP, FNP-BC; Mary Lou Sole, PhD, RN, CCNS, FAAN, FCCM, and Anne Norris, PhD, RN, FAAN May/June 2016
2016 Clinical Practice Hemodialysis-Induced Myocardial Stunning: A Review

Maxine Brown, MSN, RN, ARNP-C; Lavonne Burrows, MS, RN, APRN-BC, CNN; Timothy Pruett MSN, RN, FNP-BC; Thaddeus Burrows, BA, RN, CCRN, JD

January/February 2015
2016 Education Health Literacy in Children with Chronic Kidney Disease and Their Caregivers Malinda Harrington, DNP, FNP-BC, ANCC January/February 2015
2016 Research Development and Initial Validation of the NephRN Perceptions Toward Advance Care Planning Instrument Mary Haras, PhD, MBA, APN, NP-C, CNN; Kim Astroth, PhD, RN; Matthew Hesson-McInnis, PhD; Susan Kossman, PhD, RN; Wendy Woith, PhD, RN May/June 2015
2016 New Author Using High-Fidelity Simulation to Assess Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes in Nurses Performing CRRT Heather Przybyl, DNP, RN, CCRN; Ida Androwich, PhD, RN, BC-NI, FAAN; Jill Evans, MS, RN, NEA-BC March/April 2015
2015 Clinical Practice

An Overview of Transplant Immunosuppression – History, Principles, and Current Practices in Kidney Transplantation

Jean Colaneri, ACNP-BC, CNN

November/December 2014

2015 Education

Urgent Start Peritoneal Dialysis: Nursing Aspects

Cheryl Groenhoff, MBA, MSN, RN, CNN; Edna Delgado, BSN, RN, PHN; Marilyn McClernon, RN, CNN; Alicia Davis, RN; Latasha Malone, RN; Janet Majirsky, RN; Steven Guest, MD

July/August 2014
2015 Research

Exploring Safety and Quality in a Hemodialysis Environment With Participatory Photographic Methods: A Restorative Approach

Patricia Marck, PhD, RN; Anita Molzahn, PhD, RN, FCAHS; Rhonda Berry-Hauf, BScN, RN, CNephA; Lorretta Gail Hutchings, BScN, RN; Susan Hughes, RN January/February 2014
2015 New Author

Conflict in the Dialysis Clinic

Jennifer Payton, MHCA, BSN, RN, CNN July/August 2014
2014 Clinical Practice

Fatal Vascular Access Hemorrhage: Reducing the Odds

Lynda Ball, MSN, RN, CNN July/August 2013
2014 Education

Training Patients for Automated Peritoneal Dialysis: A Survey of Practices in Six Successful Centers in the United States

Catherine A. Firanek, MBA, BSN, RN; James A. Sloand, MD; Lucy B. Todd, MSN, ACNP-BC, CNN November/December 2013
2014 Research

The Experience and Self-Management of Fatigue in Patients on Hemodialysis

Ann E. Horigan, PhD, RN; Susan M. Schneider, PhD, RN, AOCN, ACNS-BC, FAAN; Sharron Docherty, PhD, MScN, RN, CPNPAC/PC; Julie Barroso, PhD, ANP, APRN, BC, FAAN March/April 2013
2013 Clinical Practice

Venous Needle Dislodgement in Patients on Hemodialysis

Billie Axley, MSN, RN, CNN; Joan Speranza-Reid, BSHM, RN, CNN; Helen Williams, MSN, RN, CNN November/December 2012
2013 Education

How to Develop an Outstanding Conference Research Abstract

Cynthia L. Russell, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN; Leonor Ponferrada, BSN, RN, CNN

July/August 2012
2013 Research Perceptions Regarding Death and Dying of Individuals With Chronic Kidney Disease Anita Molzahn, PhD, RN, FCAHS; Laurene Sheilds, PhD, RN; Anne Bruce, PhD, RN; Kelli Stajduhar, PhD, RN; Kara Schick Makaroff, PhD, RN; Rosanne Beuthin, MN, RN; Sheryl Shermak, RSW, MSW May/June 2012
2012 Clinical Practice Management of Patients on Hemodialysis Before, During, and After Hospitalization: Challenges and Suggestions for Improvements Debra Castner, MSN, RN, APNc, CNN July/August 2011
2012 Education An Educational Project for Patients on Hemodialysis to Promote Self-Management Behaviors of End Stage Renal Disease Kim Lingerfelt, DNP, FNP-BC, CNN-NP; Kathy Thornton, PhD, RN November/December 2011
2012 Research Striving to Be Heard and Recognized: Nurse Solutions for Improvement in the Outpatient Hemodialysis Work Environment Jane Gardner, DNP, RN; Joni Walton, PhD, RN, ACNS, BC May/June 2011
2012 New Author Buttonhole Cannulation Technique in a Patient with Keloid Scarred Skin on Home Hemodialysis: A Case Study Sylvia Donato-Moore, BSN, RN, CNN January/February 2011
2011 Clinical Practice A New Nursing Model for the Care of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: The UNC Kidney Center Nephrology Nursing Initiative Clara Neyhart, BSN, RN, CNN; Lynn McCoy, RN, CNN; Beverly Rodegast, RN; Constance Gilet, MSN, ANP; Cynthia Roberts, RN, CNN; Kelley Downes, BSN, RN March/April 2010
2011 Education Clinical and Cost Effectiveness of Guidelines to Prevent Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections in Patients on Hemodialysis Christine Bakke, DNP, APNP, CNN-NP, FNP-BC November/December 2010
2011 Research Quality of Life Measures for Patients on Hemodialysis: A Review of Psychometric Properties Francess Victoria Nelson Danquah, PhD, RN; Joan Wasserman, DrPH; MBA, RN; Janet Meininger, PhD, RN, FAAN; Nancy Bergstrom, PhD, RN, FAAN May/June 2010
2011 New Author Hypertension and Chronic Kidney Disease: The Role of Lifestyle Modification and Medication Management Melissa Eskridge, MSN, RN, NP-C January/February 2010
2010 Clinical Practice Stressors and Coping in Individuals with Chronic Kidney Disease Lori Harwood, MSc, RN; Barbara Wilson, MScN, RN; Heather Locking-Cusolito, MScN, RN; Jessica Sontrop, PhD; Joan Spittal MSW, RSW May/June 2009
2010 Education Forty Years of Vascular Access Lynda K. Ball, MSN, RN, CNN March/April 2009
2010 Education The Development of Kidney Transplant Nursing Nancy Hoffart, PhD, RN March/April 2009
2010 Research Factors Affecting Quality of Life in Persons on Hemodialysis Daria L. Kring, PhD, RN-BC; Patricia B. Crane, PhD, RN, FAHA January/February 2009
2010 New Author Dorthea Orem's Self Care Theory as Related to Nursing Practice in Hemodialysis Laurie Simmons, MSN, RN July/August 2009
2009 Clinical Practice Clinical Management of the HIV Positive Kidney Transplant Recipient Laurie Carlson, MSN, RN November/December 2008
2009 Education Planning for a Good Death: A Neglected but Essential Part of ESRD Care Mary Haras, MS, MBA, APN, NP-C, CNN September/October 2008
2009 Research Learning from Stories of People with Chronic Kidney Disease Anita Molzahn, PhD, RN; Anne Bruce, PhD, RN; PhD, RN January/February 2008
2008 Clinical Practice Flash Pulmonary Edema in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease and End Stage Renal Disease Carol Headley, DNSc, RN, CNN; Barry M. Wall,  MD January/February 2007
2008 Education Adherence in Patients On Dialysis: Strategies for Success Jean Kammerer, BSN, RN, CNN; Glenn Garry, BS; Marguerite Hartigan, MSN; RN; Barbara Carter, MEd, BSN, RN, CNN; Linda Erlich, MS, RN September/October 2007
2008 Research The Relationships Between Nurses' Perceptions of the Hemodialysis Unit Work Environment and Nurse Turnover, Patient Satisfaction, and Hospitalizations Jane K. Gardner, DNP, RN; Charlotte Thomas-Hawkins, PhD, RN; Louis Fogg, PhD, RN; Carolyn Lathum, MSN,  MBA, RN, CNN May/June 2007
2007 Clinical Practice Management of Pediatric Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Deborah Miller, MSN, RN, CNN; Dina MacDonald, BSN, RN, CNN July/August 2006
2007 Education The Buttonhole Technique for Arteriovenous Fistula Cannulation Lynda Ball, BS, BSN, RN, CNN May/June 2006
2007 Research Patterns of Interdialytic Weight Gain During the First Year of Hemodialysis Janet Welch, DNS, RN; Susan Perkins, PhD; Cynthia Johnson, MA; Michael Kraus, MD September/October 2006
2006 Clinical Practice Acute Renal Failure Related to Rhabdomyolosis: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Collaborative Management Troy A. Russell, MSN, RN, APRN, BC, CNN July/August 2005
2006 Education Medicare Survey of the Kidney Transplant Unit: Are You Prepared? Glenda M. Payne, MS, RN, CNN; Jenny Bell, BSN, RN, CNN, CCTC January/February 2005
2006 Research Prevalence of Risk Factors Predisposing to Foot Problems in Patients on Hemodialysis Heather Locking-Cusolito, MScN, RN, CNeph(C); Lori Harwood; Barbara Wilson; Kathy Burgess; Marlene Elliot; Kerri Gallo; Janice Ische; Julie Ann Lawrence-Murphy; Jane Ridley; Margaret Robb; Cheryl Taylor; Judy Tigert July/August 2005
2005 Clinical Practice Peritoneal Dialysis Journal Monograph Maria Luongo, MSN, BA, RN, & ANNA’s Peritoneal Dialysis Special Interest Group (SIG) September/October 2004
2005 Education The Peritoneal Dialysis Experience: Insights from Long-Term Care Roberta Braun Curtin, PhD, RN; H. Keith Johnson, MD; Dorian Schatell, MS November/December 2004
2004 Clinical Practice Expanding the Living Organ Donor Pool: Positive Crossmatch and ABO Incompatible Renal Transplantation Mary Jo Holechek, MS, CRNP, CNN; Janet Hiller; Melinda Paredes; Jennifer Rickard; Robert Montgomery March/April 2003
2004 Education Peritoneal Dialysis Nurse Resource Guide Maria Luongo, MSN, BA, RN & ANNA’s Peritoneal Dialysis Special Interest Group September/October 2003
2004 Research Staff Nurses’ Perceptions of the Work Environment in Freestanding Hemodialysis Facilities Charlotte Thomas-Hawkins, PhD, RN, CNN; Mary Denno; Helen Currier; Gail Wick March/April 2003
2003 Clinical Practice ESRD-Associated Cutaneous Manifestations in a Hemodialysis Population Carol Headley, MSN, RN, CNN; Barry Wall, MD November/December 2002
2003 Education None    
2003 Research Development of a Thirst Distress Scale Janet Welch, DNS, RN July/August 2002
2002 Clinical Practice The Patient with Progressive Renal Insufficiency and a Failing Renal Transplant: A Unique Practice Challenge Clara Neyhart, BSN, RN, CNN May/June 2002
2002 Education Escerichia coli O157:H7 Eileen Peacock, MSN, RN, CNN; Virginia Jacob, BS, RN, CNN; Susan Fallone, MS, RN, CNN September/October 2001
2002 Research Initiation into a Dialysis-Dependent Life: An Examination of Rites of Passage Kristine Martin-McDonald, PhD, MEd, RN; David Biernoff, PhD July/August 2002
2001 Clinical Practice Obstructive Nephropathy: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Collaborative Management Patrick Palmieri, MSN, MBA, RN, ACNP January/February 2002
2001 Education Emergency and Disaster Planning: Patient Education and Preparation Elizabeth Howard, RN, CNN; Karen Wiseman, MSN, RN, CNN July/August 2001
2001 Research Inappropriate Use of Dialysis for Some Elderly Patients: Nephrology Nurses' Perceptions and Concerns Laurie Badzek, JD, MS, LLM, RN; Heather Cline, MSN, CPNP; Alvin Moss, MD; Stephen Hines, PhD, ThM September/October 2000
2000 Clinical Practice Lupus Nephritis: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Collaborative Management D. Michelle Smith, MSN, RN; E. Michelle Fortune-Faulkner, MSN, RN; Brenda Spurbeck, MSN, RN March/April 2000
2000 Education None    
2000 Research Patient-Reported Quality of Life and Measured Physical Functioning Early in Dialysis Treatment: Effects Associated with Usual Exercise Activity Nancy Kutner, PhD; Rebecca Zhang, MS; William McClellan, MD July/August 200
1999 Clinical Practice Acquired Cystic Kidney Disease in ESRD Carol Headley, MSN, RN; Barry Wall, MD July/August 1999
1999 Education A Diversified Patient Education Program for Transplant Recipients Mandy Bass, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNN, Jayne Galley-Reilley, BSN, RGN, RN; Denise Twiss, MS, RN, ANP; Debra Whitaker, BSN, RN May/June 1999
1999 Research Hearing the Silence of Patients Who Did Not Receive an Anticipated Organ Transplant: 'Being Second in Line' Rebecca Sloan, PhD, RNCS, ANP; Jennie Gittings, MSN, RN July/August 1999
1998 Clinical Practice Preventing Amputations in Patients with ESRD: Whatever Happened to Foot Care? Mary Richbourg, MSN, RN, CNN January/February 1998
1998 Education Hungry Bone Syndrome Following Parathryroidectomy Carol Headley, MSN, RN May/June 1998
1998 Research The Inventory of Functional Status Dialysis: Development and Testing Charlotte Thomas-Hawkins, MSN, RN, CNN; Jacqueline Fawcett, PhD, FAAN; Lorraine Tulman, DNSc, RN, FAAN September/October 1998
1997 Clinical Practice Nutritional Management of Patients with Acute Renal Failure Donna Rodriguez, MSN, RC, CNSD March/April 1997
1997 Education Designing a Computerized Data Collection Tool for Access Management Catherine Sandmann, MSN, RN, CNN November/December 1996
1997 Research Comparison of Measures for Prospective Identification of Venous Stenoses Lesley Dinwiddie, MSN, RN, FNP, CNN November/December 1996
1996 Clinical Practice Peritonitis in Patients on Peritoneal Dialysis: A Review of Pathophysiology and Treatment Gillian Brunier, MScN, RN November/December 1995
1996 Education Changing to a Caring Paradigm for Teaching and Learning Anita Molzahn, PhD, RN January/February 1996
1996 Research Factors Influencing the ESRD Patient's Selection of a Dialysis Treatment Modality Alice Whittaker, MS, RN; Barbara Albee, MS, RN July/August 1996
1995 Clinical Practice Case Management of the Kidney Transplant Recipient Sally Hauser, MSN, RN, CCRN July/August 1995
1995 Education None    
1995 Research Characteristics of Nephrology Nurse Researcher and Their Research Nancy Hoffart, PhD, RN January/February 1995
1994 Clinical Practice Pruritis in End Stage Renal Disease Karen Shoop, MSN, RN March/April 1994
1994 Education Moving Beyond the Patient Self-Determination Act: Educating Patients to Be Autonomous Elaine Colvin, BSN, RN; Margaret Myhre, RN, ADN; Jane Welch, BSN, RN; Bernard Hammes, PhD September/October 1993
1994 Research Quality of Life of Hemodialsis Patients Carol Estwing Ferrans, PhD, RN; Marjorie Powers, PhD, RN September/October 1993
1993 Clinical Practice Current Perspectives: Iron Management During Therapy with Recombinant Human Erythropoetin Susan York, RN, CNN  
1993 Education New Insights on Goodpasture's Syndrome Karen Wiseman, MSN, RN, CNN January/February 1993
1993 Research Development of an Instrument to Measure Knowledge About Kidney Function, Kidney Failure, and Treatment Options Jeanette Chambers, PhD, RN, CS; D.L. Boggs November/December 1993
1992 Clinical Practice   Karen Wiseman  
1992 Education   Patricia Spilman; Andrew Whelton  
1992 Research   Sharon L. Lewis, Marilyn Campbell, Phoebe J. Becktell, Christa L. Cooper, William C. Hunt  
1991 Clinical Practice   Deborah Ashton, Ravindra Mehta, David Ward, Brian McDonald, May Aguilar  
1991 Education   Roberta Stokes  
1991 Research   Susan Gallagher-Lepak  
1990 Clinical Practice   Donna Lewis, Janice Robinson, Kathryn Robinson  
1990 Education   Nancy Hoffart  
1990 Research   Barbara Chupka Smith, Hahn Winslow