Current Tracking

For a list of approved and pending protocols, please review the table below. This information will be updated weekly. For specific questions regarding a protocol, please contact the IRB Administrator.

IRB# Faculty Contact Protocol Title Course or Organ. Date applied and notes Training Certif. in Invest. File? Date Approved Review Category Date Closure Form Rec'd
14-38 Adam Vrable An investigation of personal reading habits of teachers in kindergarten through sixth grade Education

Rcvd. e-copy: July 21, 2014

April 8, 2015

Yes Yes May 22, 2015 Expedited  

Rcvd. hard copy: July 21, 2014

April 8, 2015

14-59 Terry Keller Applying the CARE-Index in Assessing the Father-Child Attachment Relationship Social Work Rcvd. e-copy 10/7/2014  Yes   November 14, 2014 Full Board Review  
Rcvd. hard copy 10/7/2014
14-68 Robert Detwiler How does participation in collegiate athletics foster leadership development? Business Rcvd. e-copy 12/4/2014 Yes Yes March 27, 2015 Expedited  
Rcvd. hard copy 12/3/2014
15-05 Larry Godfrey The Relationship Between Locus of Control and Job Satisfaction Psychology Rcvd. e-copy 3/19/2015 Yes Yes April 20, 2015 Expedited  
Rcvd. hard copy 3/19/2015
15-07 Jen Sader Poverty and Academics: What are effective emotionally and socially intelligent teachers doing to help their underprivileged students succeed? Business Rcvd. e-copy  5/18/2015 Yes Yes June 2, 2015 Expedited  
15-08 Judy Didion Noise Pollution and Negative Outcomes Nursing

Rcvd. e-copy 5/18/2015

Yes Yes June 3, 2015 Exempt N/A
15-09 Zajac, Lynne Preventing Postoperative Sore Throat (POST) Nursing Rcvd. e-copy  5/26/2015 Yes Yes June 15, 2015 Expedited  
15-10 Konwinski, Theresa The Role of the Anesthetist in the Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) setting Nursing Rcvd. e-copy   5/27/2015 Yes Yes May 28, 2015 Not Research N/A
15-11 Hamilton, Hollis Current Practices utilized by CRNA's in the use of Neuromuscular Monitoring and Reversal of Patient's Receiving Nondepolarizing Blocking Agents Nursing Rcvd. e-copy   6/1/2015 Yes Yes July 7, 2015 Expedited  
15-12 Zajac, Lynne Identifying Caregiver and Patient Knowledge and Perception of Barriers in the Prevention of Injurious Falls. Nursing Rcvd. e-copy 6/11/2015    Yes Yes June 18, 2015 Expedited  
15-13 Yost, Kimberly What Makes a Leader Business

Rcvd. e-copy 6/17/2015   

Yes Yes June 23, 2015 Classroom Project  
15-14 Maziarz, Lauren Anesthetic Considerations of Early Trauma-Induced Coagulopathy and Fluid Resuscitation Measures Nursing Rcvd. e-copy 7/2/2015   Yes Yes July 8, 2015 Exempt N/A
15-15 Zajac, Lynne Lourdes University Nurse Anesthesia Conference Nursing Rcvd. e-copy 7/13/2015 Yes Yes July 21, 2015 Exempt N/A
15-16 Didion, Judy Improving Clinical Evaluation Tools Nursing Rcvd. e-copy 7/17/2015 Yes Yes August 18, 2015 Expedited  
15-17 Didion, Judy Integrating Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia for Brachial Plexus Blocks: Curriculum and Simulation Nursing Rcvd. e-copy 7/26/2015 Yes Yes August 3, 2015 Exempt N/A
15-18 Zajac, Lynne Emergency Department Nurses' Perceived Level of Competence Regarding Disaster Preparedness Nursing Rcvd. e-copy 8/21/2015 Yes Yes August 28, 2015 Expedited  
15-19 McClellan, Patrice The Effects of Sorority Membership on Leadership and Development Business Rcvd. e-copy 8/31/2015 Yes Yes November 2, 2015 Expedited  
15-20 Maurer, Mary Jo Training Clinical Nursing Instructors: Progressing from Novice to Expert  Nursing Rcvd. e-copy 8/31/2015 Yes Yes September 11, 2015 Exempt N/A
15-21 Zajac, Lynne Transitioning the Novice Nurse Successfully Through Mentorship:  From Residency to Professional Nurse Nursing

Rcvd. e-copy 8/31/2015

Amend. Rcvd. 10/6/2015

Yes Yes September 18, 2015

October 19, 2015
Exempt N/A
15-22 McClellan, Patrice Is the 12 Step Program of Recovery also a model for the development of Servant-Leadership? Business Rcvd. e-copy 9/8/2015 Yes   Withdrawn Expedited  
15-23 Maziarz, Lauren Improving Home Care Patients' Wound Healing Through Evidence-based Knowledge Nursing Rcvd. e-copy 9/14/2015 Yes Yes September 16, 2015 Exempt N/A
15-24 Konwinski, Theresa Development of a formal orientation design for Nurse Managers: A leadership guide to success Nursing Rcvd. e-copy 9/14/2015 Yes Yes September 17, 2015 Not Research N/A
15-25 Kruse, Julie Toolkit for Novice Clinical Nurse Educators Nursing Rcvd. e-copy 9/18/2015 Yes Yes Withdrawn Exempt N/A
15-26 Maziarz, Lauren Stroke nurse education: Development of a formal education Nursing Rcvd. e-copy 9/22/2015 Yes Yes October 14, 2015 Exempt N/A
15-27 Buchanon, Monica A Qualitative Study Exploring Faculty Experiences with Concept-Based Curriculum and NCLEX-RN Preparation Capella University Rcvd. e-copy 9/22/2015 Yes   September 30, 2015 Expedited  
15-28 Zajac, Lynne Implementing an E-Portfolio in the Graduate Nursing Program Nursing

Rcvd. e-copy 10/1/2015

Yes Yes October 6, 2015 Exempt N/A
15-29 Kruse, Julie A Triangulation Approach to Determine Patient Satisfaction Nursing Rcvd. e-copy 10/5/2015 Yes Yes October 21, 2015 Exempt N/A
15-30 Didion, Judy Barriers to Discharge Planning from the RN Care Navigator Perspective Nursing Rcvd. e-copy 10/6/2015 Yes Yes October 15, 2015 Exempt N/A
15-31 Maurer, Mary Jo Development of Nurse Residency Evaluation Form: Used to assess the benefits and retention of novice nurses after completion of the Promedica Residency Program Nursing Rcvd. e-copy 10/13/2015 Yes Yes October 21, 2015 Exempt N/A
15-32 Kruse, Julie Congestive  Heart Failure standards of care for home health nurses Nursing Rcvd. e-copy 10/13/2015 Yes Yes October 28, 2015 Exempt N/A
15-33 Didion, Judy IVPB and Secondary Infusion: Which Method is More Commonly Used? Nursing Rcvd. e-copy 10/16/2015 Yes Yes October 28, 2015 Exempt N/A
15-34 Milner, Dawn Choosing to mentor teacher candidates:
The impetus behind the decision
Education Rcvd. e-copy 10/19/2015 Yes   November 2, 2015 Exempt N/A
15-35 Roderick, Noah Student Involvement and Leadership in Higher Education Interdisciplinary Studies Rcvd. e-copy 10/30/2015 Yes Yes November 13, 2015 Expedited  
15-36 Roderick, Noah Autism and Education Interdisciplinary Studies Rcvd. e-copy 11/10/2015 Yes Yes November 17, 2015 Expedited  
15-37 Milner, Dawn; Knaggs, Christine Actively Participating in Higher Order Thinking: Using Reciprocal Teaching to Improve the Reading Comprehension for Students in Grades 3 – 5 Education Rcvd. e-copy 11/11/2015 Yes Yes November 17, 2015 Exempt N/A
15-38 Vrabel, Adam Fluency Improvement Rate Education Rcvd. e-copy 11/20/2015 Yes Yes Pending Exempt N/A
15-39 Vrabel, Adam Let your thoughts be heard: Using the think-aloud strategy in the 2nd grade classroom to increase comprehension Education Rcvd. e-copy 11/20/2015 Yes Yes Pending Exempt N/A