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EBP Spotlights

EBP Spotlight Archive

Below is a chronological listing of the subjects we have highlighted in the past on our Evidence-based Practice Spotlight. To view them, just click on the links below.

Brenda Weedman, MS, BSN, RN4 - Diabetes Technology


Juli Reynolds, BSN, RN - Nurses’ Perception and Competency on Essential Oils for Patient Care

Sarah Stein Smith, MSN, APRN, AGPCNP-BC, WHNP-BC - Outcomes of Heart Transplantation using HCV Donors

Stephanie Abbu, DNP, RN, CNML - Peer to Peer Mentoring

Malayna Tolley, BSN, RN4, CCRN - Joining Forces to Turn:  Elevating Outcomes with Shared Lift Team Model   


Nancy Wells, DNSc, RN, FAAN

Gregory Harrington, BA, RN4 - Atrial Fibrillation Back Pain Study

Summer Fitts, RN, BSN, CPANTonsils with a Tune, Recovering with Rhythm: The Effects of Music Medicine on Pediatric Adenotonsillectomy Postoperative Pain and Anxiety


Johnny Woodard, MSN, RN-BC - Optimizing Nicotine Replacement Therapy for the Inpatient Psychiatric Patient

Mary Downey, RN - Surgical Passport: Preparing Families for Pediatric Surgery

Roxy Baumgartner, MS, RN, ANP-BC - Advanced Practice Provider Mentoring Pilot Project: End-of-Program Evaluation
Jie Deng, PhD, RN, OCN - Factors Associated with External and Internal Lymphedema in Patients with Head-and-Neck Cancer
Teresa Hobt-Bingham, MSN, RN - A Stressful Work Environment Causes Stress on the Trauma Team
Danett Guy, BSN, RN - Does the Exposure to Fluorescent Light Affect Serum Vitamin D 25-OH Level in Adults with Cystic Fibrosis?
Tony Smith, DNP, RN, ACNP, CCRN, CFRN, EMT-IV - Flight Paramedic to Flight Nurse: A Pilot Program
Julia Yao, BSN, RN - Pain Management Communication with Non-English Speaking Postpartum Patients
Martha Reeves, RN, BA, CCRN - Open vs. Closed Endotracheal Suctioning in Mechanically Ventilated Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure
Crystal Rice, BSN, RN - The Effects of Saline Flushes on Taste and Smell
Jessica Walker, BSN, RN - Sensory Room for De-Escalation in a Psychiatric Hospital

Vicki Sandlin, MSN, RN, CCRP - Assessing Attitudes and Use of Evidence Among Nurse Managers
Traci Denton, RN, BA, CCRN - Nothing by Mouth: Eliminating Needless Deprivation in the Emergency Department
Kristen Swanson, RN, PhD, FAAN - Theory of Caring
Dean and Alumni Distinguished Professor - UNC Chapel Hill
Sondra Blount, BSN, RN - Preventing Violence in the Healthcare Setting
Elizabeth Card, RN, CPAN, CCRP - Assessing for Delirium in the PACU
Julia Triplett, RN, MSN, MBA - Electronic Photo Documentation to Manage Complex Wounds in Home Health