Writing Contest Award Recipients

Writing Contest Award Recipients

Year Category Article Title Authors Issue
2016 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 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 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
2015 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 Education Health Literacy in Children with Chronic Kidney Disease and Their Caregivers Malinda Harrington, DNP, FNP-BC, ANCC January/February
2015 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 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
2014 Clinical Practice

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

Jean Colaneri, ACNP-BC, CNN

November/December

2014 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 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 New Author

Conflict in the Dialysis Clinic

Jennifer Payton, MHCA, BSN, RN, CNN July/August
2013 Clinical Practice

Fatal Vascular Access Hemorrhage: Reducing the Odds

Lynda Ball, MSN, RN, CNN July/August
2013 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 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
2012 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 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 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
2011 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 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 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 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
2010 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 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 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 New Author Hypertension and Chronic Kidney Disease: The Role of Lifestyle Modification and Medication Management Melissa Eskridge, MSN, RN, NP-C January/February
2009 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 Education Forty Years of Vascular Access Lynda K. Ball, MSN, RN, CNN March/April
2009 Education The Development of Kidney Transplant Nursing Nancy Hoffart, PhD, RN March/April
2009 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 New Author Dorthea Orem's Self Care Theory as Related to Nursing Practice in Hemodialysis Laurie Simmons, MSN, RN July/August
2008 Clinical Practice Clinical Management of the HIV Positive Kidney Transplant Recipient Laurie Carlson, MSN, RN November/December
2008 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 Research Learning from Stories of People with Chronic Kidney Disease Anita Molzahn, PhD, RN; Anne Bruce, PhD, RN; PhD, RN January/February
2007 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 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 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
2006 Clinical Practice Management of Pediatric Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Deborah Miller, MSN, RN, CNN; Dina MacDonald, BSN, RN, CNN July/August
2006 Education The Buttonhole Technique for Arteriovenous Fistula Cannulation Lynda Ball, BS, BSN, RN, CNN May/June
2006 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
2005 Clinical Practice Acute Renal Failure Related to Rhabdomyolosis: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Collaborative Management Troy A. Russell, MSN, RN, APRN, BC, CNN July/August
2005 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 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
2004 Clinical Practice Peritoneal Dialysis Journal Monograph Maria Luongo, MSN, BA, RN, & ANNA’s Peritoneal Dialysis Special Interest Group (SIG) September/October
2004 Education The Peritoneal Dialysis Experience: Insights from Long-Term Care Roberta Braun Curtin, PhD, RN; H. Keith Johnson, MD; Dorian Schatell, MS November/December
2003 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 Education Peritoneal Dialysis Nurse Resource Guide Maria Luongo, MSN, BA, RN & ANNA’s Peritoneal Dialysis Special Interest Group September/October
2003 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