Jane M. Carrington, PhD, RN

Jane M. Carrington, PhD, RN
Associate Professor with tenure
520-626-3071
Nursing (#203)
Room Number: 
437

Research and Clinical:

Research & Scholarship: 
  • Human factors research methods to explore and address issues of nurse to nurse communication using hand-offs and EHR
  • Emphasis of nurse to nurse communication of clinical events
  • Increasing patient safety with effective nurse to nurse communication
All Funding: 
Funding Source
2014-2017
SCH: Enhancing Nurse Decision-Making via Augmented Communication Tools (ACTs)
NSF/NIH Smart and Connected Health, NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering 1R01EB020395-01
PI
2014-2015
Piloting the Unintended Consequences of EHR Use Questionnaire
Lawrence B. Emmons Research Award, College of Nursing, University of Arizona
Co-Investigator
5/1/2012 - 7/1/2014
Explaining Individual Variability in Antiretroviral Medication Adherence
NIH/National Institute of Nursing Research, 1R21NR012918-01A1
Co-Investigator
5/1/2009 - 7/31/2012
Feasibility Study: Nurses' Perceptions of Clinical Events and Nurse to Nurse Communication of the Clinical event.
Intramural, University of Colorado, College of Nursing
PI
Publications: 
2014

Carrington, J. M., Tiase, V., Estrada, N., & Shea, K. D. (2014).  Nursing education focus of nursing informatics research in 2013.  Nursing Administration Quarterly. 38(2): 189-191.

2013

Carrington, J. M. & Tiase, V. (2013). Nursing informatics year in review. Nursing Administration Quarterly 37(2):136-143.

Carrington, J. M., Verran, J. A., Richards, J., & Jones, M. (2013). Use of LIWC to explore nurse communication. [Abstract]. Creating a Shared Future of Nursing: Research, Practice, and Education. Communicating Nursing Research Conference Proceedings

Effken, J. A., Benham-Hutchins, M. & Carrington, J. M. (2013). You can lead a horse to water, but... . Online Journal of Nursing Informatics, 17(1). Available at http://okni.org/issues/?p=2387

Forbes, A. G., Surdeneau, M., Jansen, P., & Carrington, J. (2013).  Transmitting narrative:Designing an interactive shift-summarization tool for improving nurse communication.  In IEEE Workshop on Interactive Visual Text Analytics, Atlanta, Georgia.

2012

Carrington, J. M. (2012). Development of a conceptual framework to guide a program of research exploring nurse-to-nurse communication. CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 30(6), 293-299.

Carrington, J. M. (2012). The usefulness of nursing languages to communicate a clinical event. CIN: Computers, Informatics, and Nursing, 30(2), 82-88. DOI: 10.1097/NCN.0b013e318224b338

Dykes, P. C., Carrington, J. M., Crotty, B. H., Dalal, A. J., & Ohashi, K. (2012).  Use of technology to support interdisciplinary communication and patient safety.  Annual meeting of the American Medical Informatics Association.

 

2011

Carrington, J. M., & Verran, J. A. (2011). Using a novel method to reveal language patterns used by nurses to communicate patient status [Abstract]. Improving Health: Informatics and IT Changing the World. Annual meeting of the American Medical Informatics Association, Washington, DC, pg 1707.

Nelson, J. & Carrington, J. M. (2011). Transitioning the Older Adult To and From the Ambulatory Surgical Center. AORN Journal, 94(4); 348-361

Carrington, J. M. (2011). Meta-narrative to examine the purpose of the electronic health record [Abstract].  Transitions: Unifying Practice, Education, and Research to Improve Health. Communicating Nursing Research Conference Proceedings, 44, pg 535.

2010

Carrington, J. M. & Effken, J. A. (2010). Strengths and limitations of the electronic health record for documenting clinical events. CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 29 (6), 360-367. doi: 10.1097/NCN.0b013e3181fc4139.

Carrington, J. M. (2010). Computerized records and their Influence on family health care information.  Craft-Rosenberg and Pehler, eds. Encyclopedia of Family Health, Los Angeles: Sage Publisher.

Carrington, J. M. (2010). Failure to rescue and links to nurse to nurse communication [Abstract]. Nursing Science: Informing Practice and Driving Policy. Communicating Nursing Research Conference Proceedings, 43, 335.

Verran, J. A. & Carrington, J. M. (2010).  The context for symptom self-management [Abstract]. Nursing Science: Informing Practice and Driving Policy. Communicating Nursing Research Conference Proceedings, 43, 170.

 

 

2009

Carrington, J. M. (2009). Using the IROM for guiding and evaluating research: Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Electronic Health Record with Nursing Languages as a Communication System [Abstract]. Networks in Nursing Science: Creating our Future. Communicating Nursing Research Conference Proceedings, 42, pg 153.*+

Carrington, J. M. (2009).  Research 2.0: Social Networking Tools for Researchers:Social Writing Tools for Critiquing Research [Abstract]. Networks in Nursing Science: Creating our Future. Communicating Nursing Research Conference Proceedings, 42, pg 123.*

 

2008

Carrington, J. M. (2008). The effectiveness of the electronic health record with standardized nursing languages for communicating patient status related to a clinical event. Dissertation Abstracts International, 69(03), AAT3297974.

2007

Weston, M. J., Estrada, N. A., & Carrington, J. (2007). Reaping benefits from intellectual capital. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 31(1), pg 6-12

Honors and Awards: 
2012: Recognized as one of the outstanding reviewers by the Scientific Planning Committee, American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA).
2012: Recognized as a Rising Star for having an exemplary career by the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA).
2010: Semi-Finalist, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nursing Faculty Scholars; Selected as top 20 new nursing faculty for the study Nurse Characteristics and Classification of a Clinical Event and Nurse to Nurse Communication of the Event.
Education: 
Institution/LocationDegreeAttendedField of Study
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
PhD
2008
Informatics and Nursing Systems Research
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
MSN
1994
Pediatric Critical Care
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
BSN
1988
Nursing
University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse
BS
1982
PE/Health