Last Name

Susan F. McElroy, PhD, RN, NEA-BC

TitleSenior Director, Patient Care Services Research
InstitutionChildren's Mercy Kansas City
Address2401 Gillham Rd
Kansas City MO 64108
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    University of Kansas, Lawrence, KSPhD2006
    University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MOMSN1992Adult Health

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    1. Wickham A, McElroy SF, Austenfeld L, Randall JH, Carrasco A, Weddle G, Bowlin P, Koenig J, Gatti JM. Antibiotic use for asymptomatic bacteriuria in children with neurogenic bladder. J Pediatr Rehabil Med. 2022 Oct 22. PMID: 36314224.
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    2. Agee E, Boots BK, Cantu C, Hunley AN, Mains BC, McElroy S, Oertle DL, Olney A, Pontius C, Schotte AL. Newly Licensed Nurse Perceived Incivility: A Valid and Reliable Assessment Tool. J Nurs Adm. 2022 Jun 01; 52(6):359-364. PMID: 35608978.
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    3. Orrick BA, Pierce AL, McElroy SF. Changes in self-image after pectus carinatum brace treatment. J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Aug; 57(8):1579-1583. PMID: 34996608.
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    4. McElroy SF, Olney A, Hunt C, Glennon C. Shift work and hospital employees: A descriptive multi-site study. Int J Nurs Stud. 2020 Dec; 112:103746. PMID: 32928504.
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    5. Tecza BM, Boots BK, Mains BC, Dryer LD, Oertle DL, Pontius CJ, Cantu CL, Olney A, McElroy S, Teasley S. Incivility Toward Nursing Students in Clinical Rotations: Measuring the Incidence and Testing Interventions. J Nurs Adm. 2018 Nov; 48(11):585-590. PMID: 33216520.
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    6. Glennon C, McElroy SF, Connelly LM, Mische Lawson L, Bretches AM, Gard AR, Newcomer LR. Use of Virtual Reality to Distract From Pain and Anxiety. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2018 07 02; 45(4):545-552. PMID: 29947355.
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    7. Tecza, B., Boots, B., Mains, B., Dryer, L., Oertle, D., Pontius, C., Cantu, C., Olney, A., McElroy, S. & Teasley, S. Incivility toward nursing students in clinical rotations: measuring the incidence and testing interventions. Journal of Nursing Administration. 2018; 48(11):585-590.
    8. Fohn, S.L., Mulvenon, C. & McElroy, S.F. Development and testing of the end-of-life transfer tool. Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing. 2017; 19(4):363-367.
    9. Brownback CA, Fletcher P, Pierce LN, Klaus S. Early mobility activities during continuous renal replacement therapy. Am J Crit Care. 2014 Jul; 23(4):348-51; quiz 352. PMID: 24986178.
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    10. Klaus, S.F. & Williams, C. Race and Nursing. In W.C. Cockerham (Ed.) The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behavior, and Society . Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. 2014.
    11. Parks J, Klaus S, Staggs V, Pena M. Outcomes of nasal bridling to secure enteral tubes in burn patients. Am J Crit Care. 2013 Mar; 22(2):136-42. PMID: 23455863.
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    12. Simon, M., Klaus, S.F., Gajewski, B., & Dunton, N. Agreement of fall classifications among staff in United States hospitals. Nursing Research. 2013; 62(2):74-81.
    13. Klaus SF, Dunton N, Gajewski B, Potter C. Reliability of the nursing care hour measure: a descriptive study. Int J Nurs Stud. 2013 Jul; 50(7):924-32. PMID: 22874589.
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    14. Selig B, Hastings M, Cannon C, Allin D, Klaus S, Diaz FJ. Effect of weather on medical patient volume at Kansas Speedway mass gatherings. J Emerg Nurs. 2013 Jul; 39(4):e39-44. PMID: 22204886.
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    15. Bergquist-Beringer S, Gajewski B, Dunton N, Klaus S. The reliability of the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators pressure ulcer indicator: a triangulation approach. J Nurs Care Qual. 2011 Oct-Dec; 26(4):292-301. PMID: 21407089.
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    16. Klaus SF, Ekerdt DJ, Gajewski B. Job satisfaction in birth cohorts of nurses. J Nurs Manag. 2012 May; 20(4):461-71. PMID: 22591148.
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    17. Lake ET, Shang J, Klaus S, Dunton NE. Patient falls: Association with hospital Magnet status and nursing unit staffing. Res Nurs Health. 2010 Oct; 33(5):413-25. PMID: 20824686.
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    18. Simon M, Hausner E, Klaus SF, Dunton NE. Identifying nurse staffing research in Medline: development and testing of empirically derived search strategies with the PubMed interface. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2010 Aug 23; 10:76. PMID: 20731858.
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    19. Simon M, Yankovskyy E, Klaus S, Gajewski B, Dunton N. Midnight census revisited: Reliability of patient day measurements in US hospital units. Int J Nurs Stud. 2011 Jan; 48(1):56-61. PMID: 20673896.
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    20. Klaus SF, Boyle DK, Simon M. A method to the madness: understanding nursing quality measurement. Nurs Manage. 2009 Aug; 40(8):12-5. PMID: 19667912.
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    21. Simon M, Klaus SF, Dunton NE. Using NDNQI data to manage CAUTI. Nurs Manage. 2009 Jun; 40(6):16-8. PMID: 19502923.
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    22. Dunton, N., Gajewski, B., Klaus, S., Pierson, B. The Relationship of Nursing Workforce Characteristics to Patient Outcomes. OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing. 2007; 12(3).
    23. Lacey SR, Klaus SF, Smith JB, Cox KS, Dunton NE. Developing measures of pediatric nursing quality. J Nurs Care Qual. 2006 Jul-Sep; 21(3):210-20; quiz 221-2. PMID: 16816600.
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    24. Dunton, N., Gajewski, B., Klaus, S., & Pierson, B. Do magnet facilities maintain their workforce “magnetism”?. American Nurse Today. 2006.
    25. Patterson, M., Perry, E., Decker, C., Eckert, R., Klaus, S., Wendling, L., & Papanastasiou, E. Factors associated with high school mathematics performance in the United States. Studies in Educational Evaluation. 2003; 29:91-108.
    26. Shroba, J., McElroy, S. Including young children in their food allergy care: A pilot study. Journal of Food Allergy. 2(2):161-163.
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