Ruth Kleinpell

Summary

Affiliation: Rush University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessing outcomes in advanced practice nursing practice: the use of quality indicators and evidence-based practice
    Ruth Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    AACN Clin Issues 16:43-57. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Defining NP scope of practice and associated regulations: focus on acute care
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Center for Clinical Research and Scholarship, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 24:11-8. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint What advanced practice nursing outcomes research is out there?
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 14:269-74, viii. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Negotiation strategies for ACNP practice
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, IL, USA
    Nurse Pract 31:6-11. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Expanding opportunities in ACNP practice
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Rush University, College of Nursing, USA
    Nurse Pract . 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Targeting sepsis as a performance improvement metric: role of the nurse
    Ruth Kleinpell
    Ruth Kleinpell is Professor, Rush University College of Nursing, and Director of the Center for Clinical Research and Scholarship, Rush University Medical Center, 600 South Paulina Ave, 1062B AAC, Chicago, IL 60612 Christa A Schorr is Program Director of Critical Care Clinical Trials at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, New Jersey, and is Nurse Leader for the design and implementation for the Surviving Sepsis Campaign database
    AACN Adv Crit Care 25:179-86. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Implications of the new international sepsis guidelines for nursing care
    Ruth Kleinpell
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Crit Care 22:212-22. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Strategies for success in the acute care nurse practitioner role
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, IL 60657, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 17:177-81, xi. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Supporting independence in hospitalized elders in acute care
    Ruth Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing, 600 South Paulina Avenue, 1062B AAC, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 19:247-52, v. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Educational options for acute care nurse practitioner practice
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Rush University, College of Nursing, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 17:460-71. 2005

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessing outcomes in advanced practice nursing practice: the use of quality indicators and evidence-based practice
    Ruth Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    AACN Clin Issues 16:43-57. 2005
    ..In delineating the outcomes of APN care, the value of APNs can be formally acknowledged...
  2. doi request reprint Defining NP scope of practice and associated regulations: focus on acute care
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Center for Clinical Research and Scholarship, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 24:11-8. 2012
    ..The purpose of this article is to review definitions and concepts related to NP scope of practice with an emphasis on NPs working in acute care...
  3. ncbi request reprint What advanced practice nursing outcomes research is out there?
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 14:269-74, viii. 2002
    ..The findings from these studies are discussed and implications for the future of APN outcomes research are provided...
  4. ncbi request reprint Negotiation strategies for ACNP practice
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, IL, USA
    Nurse Pract 31:6-11. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Expanding opportunities in ACNP practice
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Rush University, College of Nursing, USA
    Nurse Pract . 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Targeting sepsis as a performance improvement metric: role of the nurse
    Ruth Kleinpell
    Ruth Kleinpell is Professor, Rush University College of Nursing, and Director of the Center for Clinical Research and Scholarship, Rush University Medical Center, 600 South Paulina Ave, 1062B AAC, Chicago, IL 60612 Christa A Schorr is Program Director of Critical Care Clinical Trials at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, New Jersey, and is Nurse Leader for the design and implementation for the Surviving Sepsis Campaign database
    AACN Adv Crit Care 25:179-86. 2014
    ..This article presents an overview of the process of implementing performance improvement initiatives for sepsis care, highlighting the significant contribution of nursing care. ..
  7. doi request reprint Implications of the new international sepsis guidelines for nursing care
    Ruth Kleinpell
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Crit Care 22:212-22. 2013
    ..This article presents an overview of new evidence-based recommendations for the treatment of adult patients with sepsis, highlighting the role of critical care nurses...
  8. ncbi request reprint Strategies for success in the acute care nurse practitioner role
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, IL 60657, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 17:177-81, xi. 2005
    ..The ACNP represents an innovative role in advanced practice nursing. Demonstrating the outcomes of ACNP practice ensures recognition of the impact and value of this unique role...
  9. ncbi request reprint Supporting independence in hospitalized elders in acute care
    Ruth Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing, 600 South Paulina Avenue, 1062B AAC, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 19:247-52, v. 2007
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  10. ncbi request reprint Educational options for acute care nurse practitioner practice
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Rush University, College of Nursing, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 17:460-71. 2005
    ..As a result, a workgroup was formed to compile information on educational options for ACNP practice, including post-master's programs...
  11. ncbi request reprint The role of the critical care nurse in the assessment and management of the patient with severe sepsis
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing, 600 S Paulina Street, 1062 B AAC, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 15:27-34. 2003
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  12. ncbi request reprint 2004 American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Nurse Practitioner Sample Survey: focus on acute care
    Ruth Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 18:393-4. 2006
  13. ncbi request reprint Integrating telehealth as a strategy for patient management after discharge for cardiac surgery: results of a pilot study
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing, 600 South Paulina Ave, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 22:38-42. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint Targeting errors in the ICU: use of a national database
    Ruth Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 18:509-14. 2006
    ..Voluntary external reporting systems such as the ICUSRS can be used to target errors and produce evidence-based best practice measures to improve patient safety in the ICU...
  15. ncbi request reprint Incidence, pathogenesis, and management of sepsis: an overview
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    AACN Adv Crit Care 17:385-93. 2006
    ..This article reviews the incidence and pathophysiology of sepsis, highlighting updates in treatment and implications for nursing care...
  16. ncbi request reprint Promoting research in clinical practice: strategies for implementing research initiatives
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Center for Clinical Research and Scholarship, Rush University Medical Center, Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, IL, USA
    AACN Adv Crit Care 19:155-61; quiz 162-3. 2008
    ..Examples of ongoing initiatives being conducted at a variety of clinical settings are highlighted to showcase strategies for implementing clinically focused research projects...
  17. ncbi request reprint Collaborative practice in advanced practice nursing in acute care
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing and Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 14:307-13. 2002
    ..As changes in healthcare in acute care settings continue to occur, additional collaborative models for APN and physician care will only continue to help in meeting the healthcare needs of patients...
  18. doi request reprint Web-based resources for critical care education
    Ruth Kleinpell
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Crit Care Med 39:541-53. 2011
    ..To identify, catalog, and critically evaluate Web-based resources for critical care education...
  19. doi request reprint Developing an advanced practice nursing credentialing model for acute care facilities
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Center for Clinical Research and Scholarship, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 32:279-87. 2008
    ..Important considerations are highlighted to ensure that the credentialing process for APRNs promotes practice within their scope of practice...
  20. ncbi request reprint Exploring outcomes after critical illness in the elderly
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing, 330 West Diversey Parkway 2702, Chicago, IL 60657, USA
    Outcomes Manag 7:159-69. 2003
    ..Despite having more documented discharge planning, elderly patients reported concern about managing their care at home and knowing less about their medications, which have direct implications for care...
  21. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired pneumonia: updates in assessment and management
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Q 27:231-40. 2004
    ..Treatment differences between CAP and healthcare-acquired pneumonia and nursing implications are also highlighted...
  22. doi request reprint Nurse practitioners and physician assistants in the intensive care unit: an evidence-based review
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Rush University Medical Center and Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, IL, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:2888-97. 2008
    ..However, the impact of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in the intensive care unit setting is not well known...
  23. doi request reprint Post-masters certification programs for nurse practitioners: population specialty role preparation
    Sheila D Melander
    Acute and Chronic Care Department, College of Nursing, University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 20:63-8. 2008
  24. doi request reprint Quality and financial impact of adding nurse practitioners to inpatient care teams
    April N Kapu
    Author Affiliations Assistant Director for Advanced Practice Nursing Dr Kapu, Vanderbilt University Hospital, and Assistant in Division of Critical Care, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee Director Dr Kleinpell, Center for Clinical Research and Scholarship, Rush University Medical Center, and Professor, College of Nursing, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois Professor, Health Systems Management Dr Pilon, and Senior Associate Dean, Clinical and Community Partnerships, School of Nursing, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
    J Nurs Adm 44:87-96. 2014
    ..The purpose of this project was to examine the financial impact of adding nurse practitioners (NPs) to inpatient care teams at Vanderbilt University Hospital...
  25. ncbi request reprint Ensuring clinical competency for NPs in acute care
    Sheila Melander
    Acute and Chronic Care Department, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Nursing, Memphis, TN, USA
    Nurse Pract 32:19-20. 2007
  26. ncbi request reprint APNs: invisible champions?
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, IL, USA
    Nurs Manage 38:18-22. 2007
    ..On a daily basis, advanced practice nurses in acute and critical care settings impact outcomes for patients, families, and evidence-based practice...
  27. ncbi request reprint Searching and critiquing literature essential for acute care NPs
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing, and Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Nurse Pract 31:12-3. 2006
  28. ncbi request reprint Quality of life of elderly patients after treatment in the ICU
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, IL 60612 3832, USA
    Res Nurs Health 25:212-21. 2002
    ..51). This sample of elderly ICU survivors maintained a good QOL after their critical illness regardless of age...
  29. doi request reprint American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Nurse Practitioner sample survey: focus on acute care
    Ruth Kleinpell
    Center for Clinical Research and Scholarship, Rush University Medical Center, Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 24:690-4. 2012
    ..This article reports on the findings of the 2009-2010 AANP National NP Sample Survey related to ACNP practice...
  30. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based review and discussion points
    Ruth Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Crit Care 16:445-6. 2007
  31. ncbi request reprint Moral distress of staff nurses in a medical intensive care unit
    Ellen H Elpern
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Am J Crit Care 14:523-30. 2005
    ..Moral distress is thought to be a serious problem among nurses, particularly those who practice in critical care. It has been associated with job dissatisfaction and loss of nurses from the workplace and the profession...
  32. ncbi request reprint Measuring advanced practice nursing outcome, strategies and resources
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing, Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Crit Care Nurse . 2003
  33. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of an intensive care unit-based early discharge planning intervention for critically ill elderly patients
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Am J Crit Care 13:335-45. 2004
    ..Few investigators have targeted elderly patients and monitored outcomes of care in studies on discharge planning interventions after critical illness...
  34. ncbi request reprint The acute care nurse practitioner: an expanding opportunity for critical care nurses
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Faculty in the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program, Rush University College of Nursing, Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Crit Care Nurse . 2002
  35. ncbi request reprint Acute care nurse practitioner practice: results of a 5-year longitudinal study
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing and Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Am J Crit Care 14:211-9; quiz 220-1. 2005
    ..The cumulative results of the project are reported, and how the role of the ACNP was established in advanced practice nursing is discussed...
  36. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based review and discussion points
    Ruth Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Crit Care 17:244-5. 2008
  37. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based review and discussion points
    Ruth Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing and Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Crit Care 17:157-8. 2008
  38. ncbi request reprint Billing for NP provider services: updates on coding regulations
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center, and Professor, Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Nurse Pract 32:16-7. 2007
  39. ncbi request reprint Working out the complexities of severe sepsis
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Nurse Pract 30:43-4, 46-8. 2005
  40. ncbi request reprint Rediscovering the value of the journal club
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Am J Crit Care 11:412, 414. 2002
  41. ncbi request reprint Skills taught in acute care NP programs: a national survey
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Acute Care Advisor Editor
    Nurse Pract 31:7,11-3. 2006
  42. ncbi request reprint Advances in the understanding of clinical manifestations and therapy of severe sepsis: an update for critical care nurses
    E Wesley Ely
    Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy, Tennessee Valley Veterans Affairs Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tenn, USA
    Am J Crit Care 12:120-33; quiz 134-5. 2003
    ..This review provides an overview of severe sepsis, highlighting recent advances in treatment of the disease and the role of critical care nurses...
  43. ncbi request reprint Focusing on caregivers of the critically ill: beyond illness into recovery
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Crit Care Med 34:243-4. 2006
  44. ncbi request reprint Surviving sepsis: specific new strategies for older adults
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Rush University College of Nursing Chicago, USA
    Adv Nurse Pract 13:24-8; quiz 29. 2005
  45. doi request reprint Hospitalist services: an evolving opportunity
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Center for Clinical Research and Scholarship at Rush University Medical Center, USA
    Nurse Pract 33:9-10. 2008
  46. ncbi request reprint Lipid management and the elderly
    Michael H Davidson
    Chicago Center for Clinical Research, 515 North State Street, Suite 2700, Chicago, IL 60610
    Prev Cardiol 6:128-33; quiz 134-5. 2003
    ..This article reviews key issues in the management of hyper-cholesterolemia with respect to coronary heart disease risk reduction in the elderly...
  47. ncbi request reprint Visiting hours in the intensive care unit: more evidence that open visitation is beneficial
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Crit Care Med 36:334-5. 2008

Research Grants4

  1. Discharge Planning and Telehealth for Post CABG Elders
    Ruth Kleinpell; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  2. Discharge Planning and Telehealth for Post CABG Elders
    Ruth Kleinpell; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. Discharge Planning and Telehealth for Post CABG Elders
    Ruth Kleinpell; Fiscal Year: 2009
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