CSU Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree Programs

DNP Faculty Research

Learn about CSU Nursing DNP faculty research studies published in 2014 in leading professional nursing journals. 

Elizabeth ‘Beth’ Winokur, PhD, RN, CEN,
Faculty, Southern California CSU DNP Consortium

Her research findings supported the accuracy in organism identification in positive blood cultures between a first and second central venous catheter (CVC) line blood specimen draw. This area of study in pediatric oncology patients has implications for CVC blood specimen draw policies and for what will become evidence-based nursing practice

Winokur, E.J., Pai, D., Rutledge, D.N., Vogel, K., Al-Majid, S., Marshall, C. Sheikewitz, P. (2014) Blood culture accuracy: Discards from central venous catheters in pediatric oncology patients in the emergency department. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 40 (4), 323-329.

Last Updated: August 06, 2014