Greta G Cummings

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alberta
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Feedback reporting of survey data to healthcare aides
    Alison M Hutchinson
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Implement Sci 7:89. 2012
  2. pmc Nursing home administrators' perspectives on a study feedback report: a cross sectional survey
    Anne Marie Boström
    Division of Nursing, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Implement Sci 7:88. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint The relationship between nursing leadership and nurses' job satisfaction in Canadian oncology work environments
    Greta G Cummings
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 16:508-18. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Leadership styles and outcome patterns for the nursing workforce and work environment: a systematic review
    Greta G Cummings
    CLEAR Outcomes Research Program Connecting Leadership Education and Research, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:363-85. 2010
  5. pmc Structural equation model testing and the quality of natural killer cell activity measurements
    Leslie A Hayduk
    Department of Sociology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2H4 Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 5:1. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Predicting research use in nursing organizations: a multilevel analysis
    Carole A Estabrooks
    Faculty Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Nurs Res 56:S7-23. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint An alternative approach to addressing missing indicators in parallel datasets: research utilization as a phantom latent variable
    William K Midodzi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Nurs Res 56:S47-52. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Influence of organizational characteristics and context on research utilization
    Greta G Cummings
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Nurs Res 56:S24-39. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Worklife Improvement and Leadership Development study: a learning experience in leadership development and "planned" organizational change
    Greta G Cummings
    CLEAR Outcomes Research Program Connecting Leadership Education and Research, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Canada
    Health Care Manage Rev 38:81-93. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Understanding hierarchical linear models: applications in nursing research
    Adeniyi J Adewale
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Nurs Res 56:S40-6. 2007

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Publications44

  1. pmc Feedback reporting of survey data to healthcare aides
    Alison M Hutchinson
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Implement Sci 7:89. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Nursing home administrators' perspectives on a study feedback report: a cross sectional survey
    Anne Marie Boström
    Division of Nursing, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Implement Sci 7:88. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint The relationship between nursing leadership and nurses' job satisfaction in Canadian oncology work environments
    Greta G Cummings
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 16:508-18. 2008
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Leadership styles and outcome patterns for the nursing workforce and work environment: a systematic review
    Greta G Cummings
    CLEAR Outcomes Research Program Connecting Leadership Education and Research, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:363-85. 2010
    ..We aimed to examine the relationships between various styles of leadership and outcomes for the nursing workforce and their work environments...
  5. pmc Structural equation model testing and the quality of natural killer cell activity measurements
    Leslie A Hayduk
    Department of Sociology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2H4 Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 5:1. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Predicting research use in nursing organizations: a multilevel analysis
    Carole A Estabrooks
    Faculty Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Nurs Res 56:S7-23. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint An alternative approach to addressing missing indicators in parallel datasets: research utilization as a phantom latent variable
    William K Midodzi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Nurs Res 56:S47-52. 2007
    ..This approach could be used to overcome several of the limitations connected to using a regression-based approach to creating a key missing variable when nearly parallel datasets are available...
  8. ncbi request reprint Influence of organizational characteristics and context on research utilization
    Greta G Cummings
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Nurs Res 56:S24-39. 2007
    ..There is, however, increased awareness that organizational influences are important...
  9. doi request reprint Worklife Improvement and Leadership Development study: a learning experience in leadership development and "planned" organizational change
    Greta G Cummings
    CLEAR Outcomes Research Program Connecting Leadership Education and Research, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Canada
    Health Care Manage Rev 38:81-93. 2013
    ..In 2004, the Leadership Development Initiative (LDI) was implemented to facilitate organizational learning using a cohort-based leadership intervention based on a communities of practice framework...
  10. ncbi request reprint Understanding hierarchical linear models: applications in nursing research
    Adeniyi J Adewale
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Nurs Res 56:S40-6. 2007
    ..The structural similarities between two-level and three-level models are pointed out while focusing on the hierarchical nature of models rather than statistical technicalities. The limitations of hierarchical models are discussed also...
  11. doi request reprint Factors influencing job satisfaction of front line nurse managers: a systematic review
    How Lee
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 16:768-83. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to systematically review the research literature that examined the determinants of front line nurse managers' job satisfaction...
  12. doi request reprint Nurse specialty subcultures and patient outcomes in acute care hospitals: A multiple-group structural equation modeling
    Anastasia A Mallidou
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Int J Nurs Stud 48:81-93. 2011
    ..However, little empirical evidence exists to support that culture affects provider and patient outcomes; even less evidence exists to support how this occurs...
  13. pmc Development and assessment of the Alberta Context Tool
    Carole A Estabrooks
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:234. 2009
    ..This paper presents the development and initial psychometric validation of the Alberta Context Tool (ACT), an eight dimension measure of organizational context for healthcare settings...
  14. ncbi request reprint A comparison of research utilization among nurses working in Canadian civilian and United States Army healthcare settings
    Carole A Estabrooks
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Res Nurs Health 30:282-96. 2007
    ..While context is of central importance, individual and organizational predictors interact with context in important although not well-understood ways, and should not be ignored...
  15. doi request reprint Nursing theory and concept development: a theoretical model of clinical nurses' intentions to stay in their current positions
    Tracy L Cowden
    Health Professions Strategy and Practice, Alberta Health Services, Cold Lake, Alberta, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 68:1646-57. 2012
    ..We describe a theoretical model of staff nurses' intentions to stay in their current positions...
  16. pmc Assessment of variation in the Alberta Context Tool: the contribution of unit level contextual factors and specialty in Canadian pediatric acute care settings
    Carole A Estabrooks
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:251. 2011
    ....
  17. doi request reprint A profile of residents in prairie nursing homes
    Carole A Estabrooks
    University of Alberta, Faculty of Nursing, Edmonton, Canada
    Can J Aging 32:223-31. 2013
    ..No clear trends associating the number of units in a facility with resident characteristics were observed...
  18. pmc Older Persons' Transitions in Care (OPTIC): a study protocol
    Greta G Cummings
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 12:75. 2012
    ..g., NHs, emergency medical services (EMS), and EDs, on transition success; and 5. identify opportunities for evidence-informed management and quality improvement decisions related to the management of NH - ED transitions...
  19. doi request reprint The impact of hospital nursing characteristics on 30-day mortality
    Carole A Estabrooks
    Faculty of Nursing and Academic Codirector, Centre for Knowledge Transfer, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Nurs Adm 41:S58-68. 2011
    ..Less attention has been given to other hospital nursing characteristics central to optimal professional practice, namely nurse education and skill mix, continuity of care, and quality of the work environment...
  20. pmc The care unit in nursing home research: evidence in support of a definition
    Carole A Estabrooks
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:46. 2011
    ....
  21. pmc The Older Persons' Transitions in Care (OPTIC) study: pilot testing of the transition tracking tool
    Robert Colin Reid
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, 5 110 Edmonton Clinical Health Academy, 11405 87 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 1C9, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:515. 2013
    ..In the pilot study we tested feasibility of concurrently collecting individual resident data during transitions across settings using the Transition Tracking Tool (T3)...
  22. pmc Identifying resident care areas for a quality improvement intervention in long-term care: a collaborative approach
    Lisa A Cranley
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Level 3 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, 11405 87 Avenue, Alberta, Edmonton T6G 1C9, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 12:59. 2012
    ..This paper describes the process used by teams participating in the SCOPE project to select clinical improvement areas...
  23. ncbi request reprint Does the workplace influence nurses' use of research?
    Greta G Cummings
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 31:106-7. 2004
  24. ncbi request reprint The relationship between nursing leadership and patient outcomes: a systematic review
    Carol A Wong
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 15:508-21. 2007
    ..The purpose of this review was to describe findings of a systematic review of studies that examine the relationship between nursing leadership and patient outcomes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Optimizing clinical environments for knowledge translation: strategies for nursing leaders
    Shannon D Scott
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 24:73-85. 2011
    ..Small, incremental steps can be taken to realize substantive changes in clinical environments in order to optimize nursing work environments for knowledge translation...
  26. doi request reprint Impact of leadership development on emotional health in healthcare managers
    How Lee
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 18:1027-39. 2010
    ..To examine the effects of a Leadership Development Initiative (LDI) on the emotional health and well-being among five levels of healthcare managers...
  27. doi request reprint Staff, space, and time as dimensions of organizational slack: a psychometric assessment
    Anastasia A Mallidou
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Health Care Manage Rev 36:252-64. 2011
    ..However, empirical research is limited by unclear definitions and lack of standardized measures...
  28. doi request reprint The influence of nursing leadership on nurse performance: a systematic literature review
    Pamela Brady Germain
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G3 Canada
    J Nurs Manag 18:425-39. 2010
    ..The aim was to explore leadership factors that influence nurse performance and particularly, the role that nursing leadership behaviors play in nurses' perceptions of performance motivation...
  29. doi request reprint The contribution of hospital nursing leadership styles to 30-day patient mortality
    Greta G Cummings
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Nurs Res 59:331-9. 2010
    ..The relationship between styles of nursing leadership in hospitals and patient outcomes has not been well examined...
  30. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a derived measure of research utilization by nurses
    Lars Wallin
    Faculty of Nursing and Knowledge Utilization Studies Program, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Nurs Res 55:149-60. 2006
    ..To develop and test such models, including analyses of complex theoretical constructs and causal relationships, rich datasets are needed. Working with existing datasets may mean that important variables are lacking...
  31. doi request reprint Medication administration technologies and patient safety: a mixed-method systematic review
    Kelly Wulff
    Capital Health, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 67:2080-95. 2011
    ..Healthcare leaders need evidence-based information on nursing medication administration technologies to guide the design of improvements to patient safety...
  32. pmc The relationship between characteristics of context and research utilization in a pediatric setting
    Greta G Cummings
    Faculty of Nursing, 3rd Floor, Clinical Sciences Building, University of Alberta, Alberta, AB T6G 2G3, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:168. 2010
    ..Specifically, we report on the relationship between dimensions of context, founded on the Promoting Action on Research Implementation in Health Services (PARIHS) framework, and self-reported research use behavior...
  33. pmc Advancing the argument for validity of the Alberta Context Tool with healthcare aides in residential long-term care
    Carole A Estabrooks
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:107. 2011
    ..It consists of 58 items representing 10 modifiable contextual concepts. We reported the initial validation of the ACT in 2009. This paper presents the second stage of the psychometric validation of the ACT...
  34. ncbi request reprint Staff nurse commitment, work relationships, and turnover intentions: a latent profile analysis
    Ian R Gellatly
    Ian R Gellatly, PhD, CHRP, is Professor, Department of Strategic Management and Organization, Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada Tracy L Cowden, PhD, RN, is Senior Practice Consultant, Health Professions Strategy and Practice, Alberta Health Services, Cold Lake, Canada Greta G Cummings, PhD, RN, FCAHS, is Professor, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Nurs Res 63:170-81. 2014
    ....
  35. pmc SCOPE: Safer care for older persons (in residential) environments: a study protocol
    Lisa A Cranley
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:71. 2011
    ..The current profile of residents living in Canadian nursing homes includes elder persons with complex physical and social needs. High resident acuity can result in increased staff workload and decreased quality of work life...
  36. doi request reprint Assessment of study quality for systematic reviews: a comparison of the Cochrane Collaboration Risk of Bias Tool and the Effective Public Health Practice Project Quality Assessment Tool: methodological research
    Susan Armijo-Olivo
    Research Center, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 18:12-8. 2012
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Is the Nursing Work Index measuring up? Moving beyond estimating reliability to testing validity
    Greta G Cummings
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Nurs Res 55:82-93. 2006
    ..et al. (2002). Measuring the hospital practice environment: A Canadian context. Research in Nursing and Health, 25, 256-268] reported a single empirically derived factor solution that represented the nursing practice environment...
  38. ncbi request reprint Poor reliability between Cochrane reviewers and blinded external reviewers when applying the Cochrane risk of bias tool in physical therapy trials
    Susan Armijo-Olivo
    CLEAR Connecting Leadership and Research Outcomes Research Program, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e96920. 2014
    ..To test the inter-rater reliability of the RoB tool applied to Physical Therapy (PT) trials by comparing ratings from Cochrane review authors with those of blinded external reviewers...
  39. pmc How should we evaluate the risk of bias of physical therapy trials?: a psychometric and meta-epidemiological approach towards developing guidelines for the design, conduct, and reporting of RCTs in Physical Therapy (PT) area: a study protocol
    Susan Armijo-Olivo
    5 115A Edmonton Clinic Health Academy ECHA, Outcomes Research Program University of Alberta, 11405 87 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6G 1C9, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:88. 2013
    ..The overall goal of this project is to provide direction for the design, conduct, reporting and bias assessment of PT RCTs. We will achieve this through the following specific objectives and methods...
  40. pmc A descriptive analysis of oral health systematic reviews published 1991-2012: cross sectional study
    Humam Saltaji
    Orthodontic Graduate Program, School of Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e74545. 2013
    ..To identify all systematic reviews (SRs) published in the domain of oral health research and describe them in terms of their epidemiological and descriptive characteristics...
  41. doi request reprint Effectiveness of knowledge translation interventions to improve cancer pain management
    Greta G Cummings
    CLEAR Outcomes Research Program, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 41:915-39. 2011
    ..Although national cancer control policies call for education, effectiveness of such programs is unclear and best practices are not well defined...
  42. doi request reprint Emotional intelligence and nursing: an integrative literature review
    Karen Bulmer Smith
    Building Provider Capacity in Knowledge Creation, Utilization and Transfer Research Program, Faculty of Nursing, 3rd Floor Clinical Science Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada T6G 2G3
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:1624-36. 2009
    ..The purpose of this paper is to present findings of an integrative literature review related to emotional intelligence (EI) and nursing...
  43. pmc Translating research in elder care: an introduction to a study protocol series
    Carole A Estabrooks
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Implement Sci 4:51. 2009
    ..Importantly, a better understanding of the contextual influences on knowledge use in LTC will contribute to improving outcomes for residents and providers in LTC settings...
  44. doi request reprint Enterostomal therapy nursing in the Canadian home care sector: what is its value?
    Linda Baich
    Red Deer College, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 37:53-64. 2010
    ..Although only 8 studies were located for this review, their findings provide evidence that ET nurses' contributions to wound care are not only positive but also necessary in the home care sector...