Edge Runners by Topic

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Profiles by Topic Area


Nursing has answers to many problems that plague our health system. Edge Runners are the practical innovators who have led the way in bringing new thinking and new methods to a wide range of health care challenges.


Acute/Critical/Emergency Care

10 Steps to Protect and Promote Human Milk & Breastfeeding in Vulnerable Infants

Diane Lynn Spatz

Complex Care Center

Lauran Hardin

Creating Opportunities for Parent Empowerment (COPE)

Bernadette Melnyk

Family Presence During Invasive Procedures and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Angela Clark &
Cathie Guzzetta

Oral Care in Mechanically Ventilated Adults

Cindy Munro

Special Care Unit for the Critically Ill

Barbara Daly

TelEmergency: Distance Emergency Care Using Nurse Practitioners

Kristi Henderson

Aging

Aging In Place

Marilyn Rantz

Arkansas Aging Initiative

Claudia Beverly

Caregiver Skill Building Intervention (CSBI)

Carol J. Farran

Community Aging In Place: Advancing Better Living for Elders (CAPABLE)

Sarah Szanton

Complex Care Center

Lauran Hardin

Farm Dinner Theatre

Deborah B. Reed

Living Independently for Elders Center (LIFE)

Eileen Sullivan-Marx

Making Transitional Care More Effective & Efficient

Mary Naylor

On Lok Senior Health Services

Jennie Chin Hansen

Quality Improvement Program for Missouri

Marilyn Rantz

Quiet4Healthy Farm

Marjorie McCullagh

RightCare Solutions

Kathryn Bowles

Senior ASSIST

Diane McGee

SeniorWISE

Graham J. McDougall, Jr.

Training in the Assessment for Depression

Ellen Brown

UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care (ADC) Program

Leslie Chang Evertson
Mihae Kim
Michelle Panlilio
Kelsey Stander

Behavioral Health

11th Street Family Health Services

Patricia Gerrity

Canines Providing Assistance to Wounded Warriors

Cheryl Krause-Parello

Chicago Parent Program

Deborah Gross

Complex Care Center

Lauran Hardin

COPE for Children, Teens, & College Students

Bernadette Melnyk

Family Practice and Counseling Network

Donna Torrisi

Farm Dinner Theatre

Deborah B. Reed

Integrated Health Care (IHC)

Judith Storfjell &
Lucy Marion

Interprofessional Practice at the Vine School Health Center: A School-Based Nurse-Managed Clinic

Nan M. Gaylord

Mantram Repetition Program

Jill E. Bormann

Mental Health Integration at Intermoutain Healthcare, Utah

Brenda Reiss-Brennan

SeniorWISE

Graham J. McDougall, Jr.

Talking Circle Intervention

John Lowe

Tobacco Free Nurses

Linda Sarna &
Stella Aguinaga Bialous

Care Coordination

11th Street Family Health Services

Patricia Gerrity

Accountable Community of Health

Billie Lynn Allard

Aging In Place

Marilyn Rantz

Arkansas Aging Initiative

Claudia Beverly

Centering Healthcare Institute

Sharon Schindler Rising

Complex Care Center

Lauran Hardin

Harriet Lane Compassionate Care Program

Cynda Hylton Rushton

Improving the Accuracy of Linear Growth Assessment in Children

Terri Lipman &
Karen Hench

Integrated Health Care (IHC)

Judith Storfjell &
Lucy Marion

Making Transitional Care More Effective & Efficient

Mary Naylor

Mental Health Integration at Intermoutain Healthcare, Utah

Brenda Reiss-Brennan

Nurse Managed Health Centers

Tine Hansen-Turton &
Joanne Pohl

On Lok Senior Health Services

Jennie Chin Hansen

Oral Care in Mechanically Ventilated Adults

Cindy Munro

RightCare Solutions

Kathryn Bowles

Senior ASSIST

Diane McGee

Transforming Care at Bedside

Susan Hassmiller & Pat Rutherford

UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care (ADC) Program

Leslie Chang Evertson
Mihae Kim
Michelle Panlilio
Kelsey Stander

Chronic Disease

Complex Care Center

Lauran Hardin

Coping Skills Training: Helping Youths and Their Families Deal with Diabetes

Margaret Grey

Farm Dinner Theatre

Deborah B. Reed

Integrated Health Care (IHC)

Judith Storfjell & Lucy Marion

Kentucky Racing Health Services Center

Whitney Nash & Sara Robertson

Mount Sinai Primary Care Hepatitis C Clinical and Research Program

Donald Gardenier & Jeffrey J. Weiss

Quiet4Healthy Farm

Marjorie McCullagh

Senior ASSIST

Diane McGee

Wise Health Decisions

Nancy Dayhoff & Patricia Moore

Early Childhood/Youth/Families

11th Street Family Health Services

Patricia Gerrity

Chicago Parent Program

Deborah Gross

Community Health Education, Advocacy, and Empowerment: Promotores de la Salud

Connie Vance & Mary Healey-Sedutto

Coping Skills Training: Helping Youths and Their Families Deal with Diabetes

Margaret Grey

Creating Opportunities for Parent Empowerment (COPE)

Bernadette Melnyk

COPE for Children, Teens, & College Students

Bernadette Melnyk

¡Cuídate!

Loretta Sweet Jemmott & Antonia Villarruel

Family Health and Birth Center in the Developing Families Center

Ruth Watson Lubic

Family Presence During Invasive Procedures and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Angela Clark & Cathie Guzzetta

Harriet Lane Compassionate Care Program

Cynda Hylton Rushton

Interprofessional Practice at the Vine School Health Center: A School-Based Nurse-Managed Clinic

Nan M. Gaylord

Improving the Accuracy of Linear Growth Assessment in Children

Terri Lipman & Karen Hench

INSIGHTS into Children's Temperaments

Sandee McClowry

Mental Health Integration at Intermoutain Healthcare, Utah

Brenda Reiss-Brennan

Nurse-Family Partnership

Harriet Kitzman & David L. Olds

Quiet4Healthy Farm

Marjorie McCullagh

Talking Circle Intervention

John Lowe

UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care (ADC) Program

Leslie Chang Evertson
Mihae Kim
Michelle Panlilio
Kelsey Stander

Global Health

Community Health Education, Advocacy, and Empowerment: Promotores de la Salud

Connie Vance & Mary Healey-Sedutto

Tobacco Free Nurses

Linda Sarna & Stella Aguinaga Bialous

Integrated Care

11th Street Family Health Services

Patricia Gerrity

Community Health Education, Advocacy, and Empowerment: Promotores de la Salud

Connie Vance & Mary Healey-Sedutto

Complex Care Center

Lauran Hardin

Danger Assessment: An Instrument to Help Abused Women Assess Their Risk of Homicide

Jacquelyn Campbell

Family Practice and Counseling Network

Donna Torrisi

Integrated Health Care (IHC)

Judith Storfjell & Lucy Marion

Interprofessional Practice at the Vine School Health Center: A School-Based Nurse-Managed Clinic

Nan M. Gaylord

Kentucky Racing Health Services Center

Whitney Nash & Sara Robertson

Living Independently for Elders Center (LIFE)

Eileen Sullivan-Marx

Mental Health Integration at Intermoutain Healthcare, Utah

Brenda Reiss-Brennan

Mount Sinai Primary Care Hepatitis C Clinical and Research Program

Donald Gardenier & Jeffrey J. Weiss

SeniorWISE

Graham J. McDougall, Jr.

Training in the Assessment for Depression

Ellen Brown

UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care (ADC) Program

Leslie Chang Evertson
Mihae Kim
Michelle Panlilio
Kelsey Stander

Maternal/Infant

10 Steps to Protect and Promote Human Milk & Breastfeeding in Vulnerable Infants

Diane Lynn Spatz

11th Street Family Health Services

Patricia Gerrity

Angel Eye Web-Camera System

Sarah Rhoads

Centering Healthcare Institute

Sharon Schindler Rising

Community Health Education, Advocacy, and Empowerment: Promotores de la Salud

Connie Vance & Mary Healey-Sedutto

Creating Opportunities for Parent Empowerment (COPE)

Bernadette Melnyk

Family Health and Birth Center in the Developing Families Center

Ruth Watson Lubic

Harriet Lane Compassionate Care Program

Cynda Hylton Rushton

Nurse-Family Partnership

Harriet Kitzman & David L. Olds

Nurse Leadership/Measurements/Technological Innovations

Aging In Place

Marilyn Rantz

American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) Clinical Scene Investigator (CSI) Academy

Karen S. Cox & Susan R. Lacey

Caregiver Skill Building Intervention (CSBI)

Carol J. Farran

Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes (CALNOC)

Diane Storer Brown

Complex Care Center

Lauran Hardin

Danger Assessment: An Instrument to Help Abused Women Assess Their Risk of Homicide

Jacquelyn Campbell

Improving the Accuracy of Linear Growth Assessment in Children

Terri Lipman & Karen Hench

Making Transitional Care More Effective & Efficient

Mary Naylor

One Year Post Baccalaureate Nurse Residency

Colleen Goode & Cathleen Krsek

Perioperative Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program

Susan M. Scott

Quality Improvement Program for Missouri

Marilyn Rantz

Quiet4Healthy Farm

Marjorie McCullagh

RightCare Solutions

Kathryn Bowles

Tobacco Free Nurses

Linda Sarna & Stella Aguinaga Bialous

Training in the Assessment for Depression

Ellen Brown

Transforming Care at Bedside

Susan Hassmiller & Pat Rutherford

Wise Health Decisions

Nancy Dayhoff & Patricia Moore

Patient Centered/Holistic Care

11th Street Family Health Services

Patricia Gerrity

Accountable Community of Health

Billie Lynn Allard

Aging In Place

Marilyn Rantz

Arkansas Aging Initiative

Claudia Beverly

Canines Providing Assistance to Wounded Warriors

Cheryl Krause-Parello

Centering Healthcare Institute

Sharon Schindler Rising

Community Aging In Place: Advancing Better Living for Elders (CAPABLE)

Sarah Szanton

Complex Care Center

Lauran Hardin

Family Presence During Invasive Procedures and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Angela Clark & Cathie Guzzetta

Farm Dinner Theatre

Deborah B. Reed

Harriet Lane Compassionate Care Program

Cynda Hylton Rushton

Improving the Accuracy of Linear Growth Assessment in Children

Terri Lipman & Karen Hench

Integrated Health Care (IHC)

Judith Storfjell & Lucy Marion

Kentucky Racing Health Services Center

Whitney Nash & Sara Robertson

Making Transitional Care More Effective & Efficient

Mary Naylor

Mantram Repetition Program

Jill E. Bormann

Mental Health Integration at Intermoutain Healthcare, Utah

Brenda Reiss-Brennan

Nurse Managed Health Centers

Tine Hansen-Turton & Joanne Pohl

On Lok Senior Health Services

Jennie Chin Hansen

Oral Care in Mechanically Ventilated Adults

Cindy Munro

Perioperative Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program

Susan M. Scott

RightCare Solutions

Kathryn Bowles

Senior ASSIST

Diane McGee

Transforming Care at Bedside

Susan Hassmiller & Pat Rutherford

Primary Care

11th Street Family Health Services

Patricia Gerrity

Community Health Education, Advocacy, and Empowerment: Promotores de la Salud

Connie Vance & Mary Healey-Sedutto

Family Practice and Counseling Network

Donna Torrisi

Farm Dinner Theatre

Deborah B. Reed

Harambee Nursing Center

Kay T. Roberts

Improving the Accuracy of Linear Growth Assessment in Children

Terri Lipman & Karen Hench

Integrated Health Care (IHC)

Judith Storfjell & Lucy Marion

Interprofessional Practice at the Vine School Health Center: A School-Based Nurse-Managed Clinic

Nan M. Gaylord

Kentucky Racing Health Services Center

Whitney Nash & Sara Robertson

Mental Health Integration at Intermoutain Healthcare, Utah

Brenda Reiss-Brennan

Mount Sinai Primary Care Hepatitis C Clinical and Research Program

Donald Gardenier & Jeffrey J. Weiss

Nurse Managed Health Centers

Tine Hansen-Turton & Joanne Pohl

Quiet4Healthy Farm

Marjorie McCullagh

SeniorWISE

Graham J. McDougall, Jr.

Telehealth

Angel Eye Web Camera System

Sarah Rhoads

Complex Care Center

Lauran Hardin

Interprofessional Practice at the Vine School Health Center: A School-Based Nurse-Managed Clinic

Nan M. Gaylord

TelEmergency: Distance Emergency Care Using Nurse Practitioners

Kristi Henderson

Vulnerable Populations

11th Street Family Health Services

Patricia Gerrity

Accountable Community of Health

Billie Lynn Allard

Canines Providing Assistance to Wounded Warriors

Cheryl Krause-Parello

Chicago Parent Program

Deborah Gross

Community Health Education, Advocacy, and Empowerment: Promotores de la Salud

Connie Vance &
Mary Healey-Sedutto

Complex Care Center

Lauran Hardin

Creating Opportunities for Parent Empowerment (COPE)

Bernadette Melnyk

COPE for Children, Teens, & College Students

Bernadette Melnyk

Danger Assessment: An Instrument to Help Abused Women Assess Their Risk of Homicide

Jacquelyn Campbell

Family Health and Birth Center in the Developing Families Center

Ruth Watson Lubic

Family Practice and Counseling Network

Donna Torrisi

Farm Dinner Theatre

Deborah B. Reed

Harambee Nursing Center

Kay T. Roberts

INSIGHTS into Children's Temperaments

Sandee McClowry

Interprofessional Practice at the Vine School Health Center: A School-Based Nurse-Managed Clinic

Nan M. Gaylord

Kentucky Racing Health Services Center

Whitney Nash &
Sara Robertson

Living Independently for Elders Center (LIFE)

Eileen Sullivan-Marx

Mount Sinai Primary Care Hepatitis C Clinical and Research Program

Donald Gardenier &
Jeffrey J. Weiss

Nurse Managed Health Centers

Tine Hansen-Turton &
Joanne Pohl

Nurse-Family Partnership

Harriet Kitzman &
David L. Olds

Senior ASSIST

Diane McGee

Talking Circle Intervention

John Lowe

TelEmergency: Distance Emergency Care Using Nurse Practitioners

Kristi Henderson

UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care (ADC) Program

Leslie Chang Evertson
Mihae Kim
Michelle Panlilio
Kelsey Stander