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.