Writing Contest Award Recipients

Year Category Article Title Authors Issue
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