An annual grant of up to $5,000 sponsored by Cardinal Health and administered by the ORNAC Research Committee is available to researchers who meet the criteria as outlined in the Cardinal Health Research Grant guidelines.
The intent of the grant is to promote perioperative nursing research activities and to encourage the integration of research findings into perioperative nursing practice, in order to improve perioperative patient care.
Letters of Intent are required by November 15th. Full proposal application deadline is March 15th. Grant recipients will be selected by May 15th.
Letters of Intent and full proposal applications should be sent to the Chair of the ORNAC Awards Committee. To obtain mailing address please contact
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Previous Cardinal Health Research Grant Recipients & Topics
|1999||Hilda Ann Power||"Postoperative outcomes relative to positioning"|
Alicia Oucharek Mattheis
|"A study to determine patient outcomes and cost comparison with the implementation of the Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) role"|
|"What are parentís information needs prior to their childís day surgery?"|
|2005||Kathy MacDonald||"Assessing the impact of picture archive and communication system on the members of the perioperative care team"|
|2005||Sue Beaman||"Work-Related stressors and Job Satisfaction of Operating Room Nurses"|
|2006||Glenda Tapp||"Evaluation of Preoperative Skin Preparation"|
|2007||Patricia Cuddy||"An Examination of Learning Styles in a Multigenerational Environment"|
|"The Experience of Parents of Children with Cancer in Viewing their Child's Amputated Leg Before the Child Wakes from Anesthesia"|