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Cottage Health Nursing - Research

Nursing Careers

For more information about career opportunities at Cottage Health, please contact Cottage Health Human Resources at (805) 879-8799. Follow this link to search jobs at Cottage Health.

Engaging the clinical nurse in nursing research is a vital component in the progression of the nursing profession. Those working at the point of care are in the ideal position to make meaningful contributions to patient care advancements by identifying the most relevant research questions.

At Cottage Health nurses have many resources available to walk them through the research process. Whether you are a clinical nurse with a burning question, or in school there are resources available to assist you.

If you are interested in learning more, head on over to the Cottage Health Research Institute page.

2016-2018 Nursing PI/QI & Research Projects

RN Title/Subject of Project
Lynne Jessop (with Angeli Mancuso) Community Health and Population Field Experience
Jennifer Granger Brown Comfort Level of First Year Residents with Delivering Bad News
Jennifer Ferrick Infant Driven Feeding in the NICU
Donna Featherstone Migraine Headaches in ED
Kate Moesker Effects of a Walking Program on the Well-being of Patients with Brain Tumors and their Caregivers 
Laura Canfield/CSCI student Post Fall Huddle Forms
Tina Collins The Effect of a Nurse Intern Program on Transition to Professional Nursing Practice 
Diane Barkas Evaluation of Prone Therapy in Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome 
Diane Barkas Evaluation of Prone Therapy in Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome 
Laurie Biscaro Community Case Management: High-Risk Patient Case Management Program and the Post Acute Telephone Treatment Help (PATTH)
Judy Corliss Potential for Improved Success and Safety of ERCP by Using General Anesthesia 
Lorie Loomis Evaluation of Two Fall Risk Assessment Tools 
Angeli Mancuso Increasing Immunization Rates Among Cottage Health Employees 
Julie LeBourveau Spaghetti Syndrome in the PICU 
Patti Wicklund Bard Data Aggregation 
Cherie Mignone Various Effects of Turn Tables
Laura Canfield QI Review of Post Fall Huddle Sheets 
Mari Mender Discharge Phone Calls 
Patrick Daugherty Mapping Targets of the Antibody Repertoire Over Time Following Vaccination
Victoria Brown ED Technician's Phlebotomy's Affect on Lab Processing 
Judy Corliss Video Instructions Prior to Colonoscopies
Judy Corliss Effervescent Crystals and Food Bolus Obstruction
Shelley Algeo New Graduate Nurse Retention 
Cherie Mignone Turn Teams and Patient Falls Phase 2
Overgaard/Wobig Concussion Database

Nursing Careers at Cottage

For more information about career opportunities at Cottage Health, please contact Cottage Health Human Resources at (805) 879-8799. Follow this link to search jobs at Cottage Health.

Nursing Excellence 2017

Cottage Health - Nursing Excellence Publication 2017

Nursing lies at the heart of care at Cottage, and the professionalism and compassion of our nurses are appreciated every day.

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Awards and Accreditations

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Cottage Awards and Accreditations