Elizabeth Capezuti

Summary

Affiliation: New York University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Nurses Improving the Care of Healthsystem Elders: creating a sustainable business model to improve care of hospitalized older adults
    Elizabeth A Capezuti
    College of Nursing, New York University, New York, New York 10003, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:1387-93. 2013
  2. pmc Chief nursing officers' perspectives on Medicare's hospital-acquired conditions non-payment policy: implications for policy design and implementation
    Heidi Wald
    School of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Implement Sci 7:78. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Utilization of a benchmarking database to inform NICHE implementation
    Elizabeth Capezuti
    New York University College of Nursing, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Res Gerontol Nurs 6:198-208. 2013
  4. pmc Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders - a model for optimising the geriatric nursing practice environment
    Elizabeth Capezuti
    New York University College of Nursing, New York, NY, USA
    J Clin Nurs 21:3117-25. 2012
  5. pmc Belt restraint reduction in nursing homes: design of a quasi-experimental study
    Math J M Gulpers
    School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Department of Health Care and Nursing Science, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Geriatr 10:11. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Nursing home involuntary relocation: clinical outcomes and perceptions of residents and families
    Elizabeth Capezuti
    John A Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing, New York University College of Nursing, New York, NY 10003 6677, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:486-92. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Consequences of an intervention to reduce restrictive side rail use in nursing homes
    Elizabeth Capezuti
    John A Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing, New York University College of Nursing, New York, New York 10003, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:334-41. 2007
  8. pmc Bed-exit alarm effectiveness
    Elizabeth Capezuti
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 49:27-31. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Least restrictive or least understood? Waist restraints, provider practices, and risk of harm
    Elizabeth Capezuti
    Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, New York University College of Nursing, New York 10003 6677, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 20:305-22. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Minimizing the use of restrictive devices in dementia patients at risk for falling
    Elizabeth Capezuti
    John A Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing, Division of Nursing, Steinhardt School of Education, New York University, 246 Greene Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10003 6677, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 39:625-47. 2004

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. doi request reprint Nurses Improving the Care of Healthsystem Elders: creating a sustainable business model to improve care of hospitalized older adults
    Elizabeth A Capezuti
    College of Nursing, New York University, New York, New York 10003, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:1387-93. 2013
    ..This article describes the historical context, the rationale, and the business plan that has resulted in successful organizational outcomes, including financial sustainability of the business operations of NICHE. ..
  2. pmc Chief nursing officers' perspectives on Medicare's hospital-acquired conditions non-payment policy: implications for policy design and implementation
    Heidi Wald
    School of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Implement Sci 7:78. 2012
    ..This study's goals were to understand organizational responses to the HAC policy, including internal and external influences that moderated the success or failure of QI efforts...
  3. doi request reprint Utilization of a benchmarking database to inform NICHE implementation
    Elizabeth Capezuti
    New York University College of Nursing, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Res Gerontol Nurs 6:198-208. 2013
    ..It contributes to the growing field of implementation science that seeks to promote the uptake of research findings into clinical practice...
  4. pmc Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders - a model for optimising the geriatric nursing practice environment
    Elizabeth Capezuti
    New York University College of Nursing, New York, NY, USA
    J Clin Nurs 21:3117-25. 2012
    ..To describe the components of NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) programmes that contribute to a positive geriatric nursing practice environment...
  5. pmc Belt restraint reduction in nursing homes: design of a quasi-experimental study
    Math J M Gulpers
    School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Department of Health Care and Nursing Science, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Geriatr 10:11. 2010
    ..The overall aim is an effective and feasible intervention that can be employed on a large scale in Dutch nursing homes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Nursing home involuntary relocation: clinical outcomes and perceptions of residents and families
    Elizabeth Capezuti
    John A Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing, New York University College of Nursing, New York, NY 10003 6677, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:486-92. 2006
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  7. ncbi request reprint Consequences of an intervention to reduce restrictive side rail use in nursing homes
    Elizabeth Capezuti
    John A Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing, New York University College of Nursing, New York, New York 10003, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:334-41. 2007
    ..A secondary question explored the association between restrictive side rail reduction and bed-related falls...
  8. pmc Bed-exit alarm effectiveness
    Elizabeth Capezuti
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 49:27-31. 2009
    ..Alarms are not a substitute for staff; adequate staff availability is still necessary when residents need or wish to exit bed...
  9. doi request reprint Least restrictive or least understood? Waist restraints, provider practices, and risk of harm
    Elizabeth Capezuti
    Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, New York University College of Nursing, New York 10003 6677, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 20:305-22. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Minimizing the use of restrictive devices in dementia patients at risk for falling
    Elizabeth Capezuti
    John A Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing, Division of Nursing, Steinhardt School of Education, New York University, 246 Greene Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10003 6677, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 39:625-47. 2004
    ..New institutional models of care discouraging routine use of restrictive devices also will foster innovative solutions to clinical problems associated with dementia...
  11. ncbi request reprint Challenges to implementing an APN-facilitated falls management program in long-term care
    Elizabeth Capezuti
    John A Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing, New York University College of Nursing, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Appl Nurs Res 20:2-9. 2007
    ..APNs who influence nursing staff behavior via education and individual resident consultation may fill the critical gap in professional nursing care in nursing homes...
  12. doi request reprint Hospital nurses' perception of the geriatric nurse practice environment
    Marie Boltz
    College of Nursing, New York University, New York, NY 10003 6677, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 40:282-9. 2008
    ..To test the relationship between nurses' perceptions of the geriatric nurse practice environment (GNPE) and perceptions of geriatric-care delivery, and geriatric nursing knowledge...
  13. doi request reprint Changes in the Geriatric Care Environment Associated with NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for HealthSystem Elders)
    Marie Boltz
    New York University College of Nursing, New York, New York, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 29:176-85. 2008
    ..1462), following NICHE implementation. NICHE tools and principles can exert an important influence over the care provided to older adult patients by increasing the organizational support for geriatric nursing...
  14. doi request reprint Bed and toilet height as potential environmental risk factors
    Elizabeth Capezuti
    New York University College of Nursing, New York, USA
    Clin Nurs Res 17:50-66. 2008
    ..Increased fall risk is associated with increased age, shorter length of stay, normal lower extremity range of motion, less cognitive impairment, more behavioral symptoms, and no complaints of pain during exam...
  15. doi request reprint Functional decline in hospitalized older adults: can nursing make a difference?
    Marie Boltz
    New York University College of Nursing, New York, NY, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 33:272-9. 2012
    ..004). FFC was associated with less decrement in ADL function, admission to discharge, while considering patient characteristics (t = 7.6; P < .008). Results suggest that hospitalized older persons can benefit from FFC...
  16. doi request reprint Factor structure of the geriatric institutional assessment profile's professional issues scales
    Marie Boltz
    NICHE Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders, Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, New York University College of Nursing, New York, New York 10003, USA
    Res Gerontol Nurs 3:126-34. 2010
    ..The six factors were validated in a half randomly selected sample, with a root-mean-square error of approximation fit index of 0.07 and the normed and non-normed fit indices both 0.8, all indicating adequate fit of the six-factor model...
  17. doi request reprint The nursing practice environment and nurse-perceived quality of geriatric care in hospitals
    Hongsoo Kim
    New York University College of Nursing, New York, NY 10003, USA
    West J Nurs Res 31:480-95. 2009
    ..These findings suggest geriatric-specific organizational support combined with nurse involvement in hospital decision making is critical for delivering quality geriatric care...
  18. ncbi request reprint Factor structure of the geriatric care environment scale
    Hongsoo Kim
    Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, New York University College of Nursing, USA
    Nurs Res 56:339-47. 2007
    ..The NICHE hospitals use the Geriatric Institutional Assessment Profile (GIAP) to assess their institutional readiness to provide quality care to older adults and to document improvement in geriatric care delivery...
  19. doi request reprint Test--retest reliability of the Geriatric Institutional Assessment Profile
    Marie Boltz
    New York University College of Nursing, New York, NY 10003 6677, USA
    Clin Nurs Res 18:242-52. 2009
    ..82 and .92, demonstrating good to very good reliability. The GIAP is a reliable measure of organizational attributes of the hospital relevant to geriatric care...
  20. ncbi request reprint Experts recommend strategies for strengthening the use of advanced practice nurses in nursing homes
    Mathy Mezey
    John A Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing, New York University, Steinhardt School of Education, Division of Nursing, NY, NY 10003, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1790-7. 2005
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Nursing staff perceptions of physical function in hospitalized older adults
    Marie Boltz
    Claire M Fagin Fellow, John A Hartford Foundation Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity Program and New York University College of Nursing, NY 10003 6677, USA
    Appl Nurs Res 24:215-22. 2011
    ..There were important similarities identified in the themes of each group. Participants identified a system-level approach to preventing functional decline, including multimodal interventions and system-level enablers...
  22. ncbi request reprint Staff perceptions concerning barriers and facilitators to end-of-life care in the nursing home
    Diane Stillman
    University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 26:259-64. 2005
    ..Nevertheless, the current study suggests that the presence of a palliative care program within a nursing home does increase general knowledge of the problems faced in caring for the dying...
  23. pmc Care of the older adult in the emergency department: nurses views of the pressing issues
    Marie Boltz
    New York University College of Nursing, 726 Broadway, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10003 6677, USA
    Gerontologist 53:441-53. 2013
    ..The purpose of the study was to describe nurses' views of the issues to be addressed to improve care of the older adult in the emergency department (ED)...
  24. doi request reprint Medication discrepancy and potentially inappropriate medication in older Chinese-American home-care patients after hospital discharge
    Sophia H Hu
    New York University College of Nursing, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 10:284-95. 2012
    ..No previous studies investigated potential inappropriate medications (PIMs) and medication discrepancies (MDs) among older Chinese Americans during care transitions from hospital discharge to home care...
  25. ncbi request reprint Function-focused care and changes in physical function in Chinese American and non-Chinese American hospitalized older adults
    Marie Boltz
    New York University College of Nursing, New York, NY, USA
    Rehabil Nurs 36:233-40. 2011
    ..The gerontological rehabilitation nurse can play an essential role, guiding a function-focused approach throughout the hospital stay, including with the transitional care plan...
  26. doi request reprint Activity restriction vs. self-direction: hospitalised older adults' response to fear of falling
    Marie Boltz
    New York University College of Nursing, New York, NY, USA
    Int J Older People Nurs 9:44-53. 2014
    ..An understanding of this relationship, as well as contributing factors, may inform the development of safe, function-promoting interventions...
  27. ncbi request reprint Care of older adults
    Mathy Mezey
    John A Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing Division of Nursing Steinhardt School of Education New York University 246 Greene Street, 6th Floor New York, NY 10003 6677, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 39:xiii-xx. 2004
  28. doi request reprint Going home better not worse: older adults' views on physical function during hospitalization
    Marie Boltz
    New York University College of Nursing, New York 10003, USA
    Int J Nurs Pract 16:381-8. 2010
    ..The findings provide evidence for developing education programmes as well as new models of nursing care aimed at preventing functional decline...
  29. doi request reprint Implementation of geriatric acute care best practices: initial results of the NICHE SITE self-evaluation
    Marie Boltz
    New York University College of Nursing, New York, New York, USA
    Nurs Health Sci 15:518-24. 2013
    ..Bed size, teaching status, and Magnet status were not associated with level of implementation, suggesting that NICHE implementation can be successful in a variety of settings and communities. ..
  30. ncbi request reprint Side rail use and bed-related fall outcomes among nursing home residents
    Elizabeth Capezuti
    School of Nursing and the Emory Center for Health in Aging, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:90-6. 2002
    ..To analyze the effect of physical restraint reduction on nighttime side rail use and to examine the relationship between bilateral side rail use and bed-related falls/injuries among nursing home residents...
  31. ncbi request reprint Description of an advanced practice nursing consultative model to reduce restrictive siderail use in nursing homes
    Laura M Wagner
    Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6A 2E1
    Res Nurs Health 30:131-40. 2007
    ..Findings suggest that an APN consultation model can effectively be implemented through comprehensive, individualized assessment without incurring substantial costs to the nursing home...
  32. ncbi request reprint Impact of a falls menu-driven incident-reporting system on documentation and quality improvement in nursing homes
    Laura M Wagner
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Gerontologist 45:835-42. 2005
    ..This study tested the effect of a falls menu-driven incident-reporting system (MDIRS) on quality-improvement efforts in nursing homes...
  33. ncbi request reprint Use of a content analysis procedure for the development of a Falls Management Audit Tool
    Laura M Wagner
    Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Meas 13:101-13. 2005
    ..This study provided evidence that the FMAT is a reliable and valid tool, which can be used to assess the documentation of the falls management process and for measuring the effect of research or quality improvement interventions...
  34. ncbi request reprint No restraints allowed: legalities and realities
    Marilyn P Williams
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, University of California San Francisco, UCSF School of Nursing, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Nursing 34:54-5. 2004
  35. ncbi request reprint Building the science of falls-prevention research
    Elizabeth Capezuti
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:461-2. 2004
  36. ncbi request reprint A model quality improvement program for the management of falls in nursing homes
    Jo A Taylor
    The Emory Center for Health in Aging, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:S26-36. 2007
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Contractures in frail nursing home residents
    Laura M Wagner
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit at Baycrest, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Geriatr Nurs 29:259-66. 2008
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Perceived autonomy and self-care resources among senior center users
    Miho Matsui
    Nagasaki University School of Health Sciences, Nagasaki shi, Japan
    Geriatr Nurs 29:141-7. 2008
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Reporting near-miss events in nursing homes
    Laura M Wagner
    Baycrest Centre of Geriatric Care, Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Nurs Outlook 54:85-93. 2006
    ..Further nursing research in this evolving area of patient safety is warranted...
  40. ncbi request reprint Advance care planning and end-of-life care for hospitalized nursing home residents
    Mary Beth Happ
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:829-35. 2002
    ..To describe advance care planning (ACP) and end-of-life care for nursing home residents who are hospitalized in the last 6 weeks of life...