Abstracts and Technical Reports

 

Published Abstracts

Estabrooks CA, Squires JE, Hayduk L, Morgan D, Cummings GG, Ginsburg L, Norton PG. (2015). Does organizational context influence the use of best practices by healthcare aides in residential long term care? Implementation Science, 10 (Suppl 1): A64. doi:10.1186/1748-5908-10-S1-A64

Stacey D, Truant TL, Carley M, Howell D, Cummings GG, for the Pan-Canadian Oncology Symptom Triage and Remote Support (COSTaRS) Team. (2015). Telephone Nursing Support Protocols for Managing Cancer Treatment-Related Symptoms: The Costars Implementation Study. Cancer Nursing, 38 (4S): S13. doi: 10.1097/NCC.0000000000000287

Cummings GG, Reid C, Cummings GE, Cooper SL, Rowe BH, McLane P, Norton PG, Wagg AS, Lee J, Bottorff JL, Abel S, Estabrooks CA. (2015). Descriptive results of the OPTIC Program of Research. Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine, 17 (S2): S25.

Cummings GG, Cooper S, Wang M, Reid C, Rowe B, Estabrooks CA. (2014). Developing a Multi-Dimensional Measure of Successful Older Persons’ Transitions in Care (OPTICS).  The Gerontologist, 54 (Suppl 2), 702. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnu106

Cummings GG. (2014). Shared Leadership to achieve a preferred future in oncology nursing. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 18 (S1): S18.

Salvalaggio G, Dong K, Vandenberghe C, Kirkland S, Cummings GG, McKim R, Cooper R, Wild T. (2014). Impact of a patient engagement and SBIRT knowledge translation strategy on physician behaviour. Canadian Family Physician, 60 (S1): S29.

Cranley LA, Profetto-McGrath J, Estabrooks CA, Cummings GG. (2013). Facilitation and its role in successful research implementation. The Gerontologist, 53 (S1): 170.

Cummings GG, Reid C, Estabrooks CA, Norton P, Konnert J, Coleman-Miller G, Wagg AS, Rowe BH. (2013). Older Persons Transitions in Care (OPTIC):  Challenges in Measuring Success in Transitional Care Across Multiple Settings.  The Gerontologist, 53 (S1): 183.

Stacey D, Carley M, Skrutkowski M, (COSTaRS Team), et al. (2013). Factors perceived to influence nurses:  Use of evidence-informed protocols for remote cancer treatment-related symptom management:  A qualitative study. Oncology Exchange Journal.

Stevens B, Yamada J, Stinson J, Estabrooks CA, Campbell F, Scott SD, Cummings GG, CIHR Team in Children’s Pain. (2013). A multidimensional knowledge translation strategy to improve pediatric pain processes and outcomes in 8 Pediatric Hospitals in Canada. Pain Research & Management, 18 (2): e9.

Salvalaggio G, Dong K, Vandenberghe C, Kirkland S, Cummings GG, McKim R, Cooper R, Wild T. (2013).  Impact of an addiction assessment knowledge translation strategy on physician attitudes and assessment behavior. Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine, 15 (1S): S51.

Cummings GG, Reid C, Estabrooks C, Norton P, Konnert J, Coleman-Miller G. (2012) The Older Persons’ Transitions In Care (OPTIC) Study: A Pilot Test Of The Transition Tracking Tool (T3).The Gerontologist, 52 (S1): 234-235.

Estabrooks CA, Squires JE, Cummings GG, Morgan DG, Stewart N, Teare GF, Norton PG, Ginsburg LR, McGilton KS. (2012). The Influence of Organizational Context on Use of Research and Staff Outcomes in Healthcare Aides. The Gerontologist, 52 (S1): 485.

Estabrooks CA, Cranley LA, Cummings GG, Regier C, McLeod D, Barnard D, van Dijk M, Norton PG. (2012). A Pilot Study Designed to Improve Resident Care and Frontline Staff Engagement in Nursing Homes. The Gerontologist, 52 (S1): 486.

Stevens B, Yamada J, Stinson J, CIHR Team in Children’s Pain. (2012). Pain intensity in hospitalized children in Canada. Journal of Pain, 13 (4): S5.

Knopp-Sihota JA, Newburn-Cook CV, Cummings GG, Homik J, Voaklander D. (2011). The association between older age, co-morbidity, and treatment status of incident osteoporotic fractures: A population-based nested cohort study. Osteoporosis International, 22 (S2): S424.

Cummings GG, Estabrooks CA, Laschinger H. (2011). Coaching for Best Care - Effectiveness of a Two-day Workshop for Healthcare Managers. European Journal of Cancer, 47 (S1): S306-S306.  

Salvalaggio G, Dong K, Cummings GG, McKim R, Cooper R, Wild C. (2011). Toward patient-centered addictions care in a socioeconomically disadvantaged urban population: research in progress. Family Medicine Journal, 43 (S1).

Stevens B, Harrison D, Rashotte J, Yamada J, Abbott L, Coburn G, CIHR Team in Children’s Pain. (2011). Pain assessment practices in hospitalized children across Canada. Pain Research & Management, 16 (2), 124.

Minnie K (CS), Van der Walt C, Cummings GG, Klopper H. (2011). Systematic or Integrative Review as Research Project for Graduate Study. Sigma Theta Tau International 2010, Virginia Henderson Library http://hdl.handle.net/10755/152932

Tourangeau AE, Squires M, Cummings GG, Cranley L. (2011). Multilevel Analysis of Nursing-Related, Hospital-Level Factors on Patient Outcome in Alberta Acute Hospitals. Western Institute of Nursing Conference 2010, Virginia Henderson Library http://hdl.handle.net/10755/157381

Cummings GG. (2011). How Many Indicators Does It Take to Measure a Concept? International Nursing Research Congress 2004, Virginia Henderson Library, http://hdl.handle.net/10755/152758

Cummings GG. McLennan MM (2011). Using Evidence-Based Thinking to Facilitate Change: The Role of Leadership. International Nursing Research Congress 2004, Virginia Henderson Library, http://hdl.handle.net/10755/154600

Cummings GG. (2011). Investing Relational Energy: Toward a Theory of How Resonant Leadership Mitigates the Effects of Hospital Restructuring. STTI International Nursing Research Congress 2004, Virginia Henderson Library, http://hdl.handle.net/10755/153538

Cummings GG, Hayduk L., Estabrooks CA. (2011). Factor Analysis or Structural Equation Modeling? Theoretical and Measurement Implications Of Your Research Method When Studying Nursing Work Environments, 2003 STTI Biennial Convention. Virginia Henderson Library. http://hdl.handle.net/10755/148177

Cummings GG. (2011). How Leadership Styles Mitigate the Effects of Hospital Restructuring on Nurses, 2003 STTI Biennial Convention. Virginia Henderson Library http://hdl.handle.net/10755/149236

Estabrooks CA, Midodzi WK, Cummings GG, Humphrey C, Ricker KL, Giovannetti P (2011). Multilevel Analysis of Nursing-Related, Hospital-Level Factors on Patient Outcome in Alberta Acute Hospitals. STTI Biennial Convention 2003, Virginia Henderson Library, http://hdl.handle.net/10755/150295

Cummings GG, Reid C, Keating N, Konnert J, Estabrooks CA, Norton P, Wagg AS, The OPTIC Team (2010). Older Persons’ Transitions in Care - The OPTIC Study. Proceedings of the Canadian Association on Gerontology Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting: Spotlight on Integration of Knowledge and Practice, p. 142. Montreal, Canada. December.

Cummings GG, Reid C, Keating N, et al. Konnert J, Estabrooks CA, Norton P, Wagg AS, The OPTIC Team. (2010). Older Persons’ Transitions in Care - The OPTIC Study. Gerontologist, 50: 251-251.

Rashotte J, Harrison D, Abbott L, Cohen J, Stevens B, CIHR Team in Children’s Pain. (2010). A qualitative analysis of health professionals’ acute pain assessment narratives about hospitalized children. Pain Research & Management, 15 (2): 110-1.

Olson K, Cummings GG, Aluwihar-Samaranayak D. (2010). Planning a fatigue clinic for colorectal cancer patients. Current Oncology, 17 (5): 247.

Cummings GG. (2010). Nursing leadership. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 19 (S1): 7.

Slaughter S, Norton P, Estabrooks CA, Boström A-M, Squires JE, Cummings GG, et al. (2009). Health of health care aides in residential long-term care. The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, 13 (S1): S638.

Stevens B, CIHR Team in Children’s Pain. (2009). Current Paediatric Pain Assessment Practices In Canada. European Journal of Pain, 13 (S1): S178a-S178.

Stevens B, CIHR Team in Children’s Pain. (2009). Evaluating the process of implementing multidimensional knowledge translation strategies. Pain Research and Management, 14 (2): 125.

Stevens B, CIHR Team in Children’s Pain. (2009). Implementing multidimensional knowledge translation strategies to enhance pain practices in paediatric hospitals in Canada. Pain Research & Management, 14 (2): 124-5.

Boström A-M, Estabrooks CA, Norton P, Slaughter S, Squires JE, Cummings GG, et al.  (2009). Organizational context and the uptake of best practices in long-term care facilities. The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, 13 (S1): S638.

Estabrooks C, Norton P, Degner L, Teare G, Morgan D, Sales A, Cummings GG. Mene V. (2008). Translating research in elder care (TREC): A five year program of research. The Gerontologist, 48: 729.

Stevens B, Campbell F, Finley GA, Johnston C, Latimer M, LeMay S, Rashotte J, Sawatzky-Dickson D, Scott S, Synnes A, Warnock F, CIHR Team in Children’s Pain. (2008). Variability of acute procedural pain practices in 8 Canadian paediatric health care centres. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 98 (S2): 287.

Cummings GG, Hagen NA, Fainsinger R, Stiles C, Armijo-Olivo S, Chizawsky L, Connors A, Biondo P. (2008). Effectiveness of Knowledge Translation Interventions to Improve Cancer Pain Management: A Systematic Review. Palliative Medicine, 22: 424.

Cummings GG, Hagen NA, Fainsinger R, Stiles C, Biondo P. (2008). Bibliometric Review (Edmonton Symptom Assessment Scale). Palliative Medicine, 22: 552.

Cummings GG. (May 2006). The influence of hospital characteristics on nurses’ research use. Journal of Nursing Administration, 36(5): 231-232.



Technical Reports

Squires JE, Hutchinson AM, Hayduk L, Cranley L, Cummings GG, Norton PG, Estabrooks CA. (2014). Alberta Context Tool: User Manual. Knowledge Utilization Studies Program, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada (ISBN: 978-1-55195-340-3).

Cummings GG, Spiwek T, Hewko S, Cooper S, Lynch S, Huynh H. (2013). Shining a light on the unregulated Health Care Aide workforce. Report prepared for Alberta Health Services.

Estabrooks CA, Niehaus L, Doiron J, Squires JE, Cummings GG, Norton PG. (2012). Translating Research in Elder Care (TREC). Technical Report. Edmonton, AB: University of Alberta, Faculty of Nursing.

Boström AM, Cummings GG, Kolewaski B, Estabrooks CA. (2012). Instruments measuring quality of life for older adults with dementia: A systematic review of reviews. Technical Report. (12-01-TR). Edmonton, AB: University of Alberta, Faculty of Nursing. (ISBN: 978-1-55195-290-1)

Squires JE, Estabrooks CA, Hayduk L, Hutchinson AM, Cranley L, Gierl M, Cummings GG, Norton PG. (2011). Measuring organizational context - advanced psychometric assessment of the Alberta Context Tool: A study protocol. (11-01-PR). Edmonton, AB: University of Alberta, Faculty of Nursing. (ISBN: 978-1-55195-284-0)

Hutchinson AM, Mallidou AA, Toth F, Cummings GG, Schalm C, & Estabrooks CA. (2010). Review and synthesis of literature examining characteristics of organizational context that influence knowledge translation in healthcare: Technical Report. (Report No. 10-01-TR). Edmonton, AB: University of Alberta, Faculty of Nursing. (ISBN: 978-1-55195-269-7).

Cummings GG, Midodzi W, Wong CA, Estabrooks CA. (2009). A multilevel analysis of the impact of hospital nursing leadership styles on 30-day mortality. Technical Report. University of Alberta Small Faculties Grant Program.

Hutchinson AM, Adachi A-M, Kong L, Estabrooks CA, Stevens B. (2008). Context and Research Use in the Care of Children: A Pilot Study Project 2. CIHR Team in Children’s Pain. Technical Report. Edmonton, Alberta, Faculty of Nursing. (ISBN: 978-1-55195-236-9).

Cummings GG, Spiers J, Sharlow J, Langenhoff P, Bhatti A. (2008).  Worklife Leadership Development for Improved Quality of Work for Leaders and Healthcare Providers in the Health Care System. Technical Report. #FRN-78701. Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Partnerships for Health System Improvement Program.

Estabrooks CA (PI), Norton P, Cummings GG, Newton M, Birdsell J, Trimbee A, Lahey M, Eagle C. (2008). Utilization of health research in acute care settings in Alberta: AKUTE.

Bakker D, Fitch M (co-PIs), Green E, Butler L, Olson K, Cummings GG, Conlon M. (2006). Final Report: Understanding the Factors that Influence Recruitment and Retention of Oncology Nurses, #FRN-74001, Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Partnerships for Health System Improvement Program.

Fitch M (PI), Cummings GG, Degner L, Estabrooks CA, McLennan M, Stevenson L, Green E, Saucier A, Baker P. (2006). Canada’s Experience Translating Quality Workplace Knowledge in Cancer Settings, Health Canada.