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Elizabeth Devine, PhD, RN

Elizabeth Devine, PhD, RN

Professor Emerita

Before joining the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee faculty in 1985, Dr. Devine did two years of post-doctoral research at Northwestern University. Prior to that, Dr. Devine was an instructor in the Family Nurse Practitioner Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing. Her areas of expertise include evidence-based practice, knowledge synthesis, and meta-analysis.

Education

Other Individual National Research Service Award, Northwestern University
Ph D Nursing Sciences, University of Illinois
MSN Public Health Nursing, University of Illinois
BSN Nursing, The Catholic University of America

Contracts & Grants

  1. Aurora/Cerner/UWM Partnership Agreement for Development of Innovative Health Care Information [ACW]
    Awarding/Sponsoring Organization: Aurora Health Care and Cerner Corporation
    Investigators: Elizabeth C Devine,  S Lundeen,  Norma M Lang
  2. Research Facilitation
    Awarding/Sponsoring Organization: St. Michael Hospital
    Investigator: Elizabeth C Devine

Intellectual Contributions

  1. J Murphy,  E Harper,  Elizabeth C Devine,  L J Burke,  M L Hook,  Lessons Learned when Embedding Evidence-Based Knowledge in a Nurse Care Planning and Documentation System, IGI GLobal, 175-190
  2. Christine R Kovach,  D. L. Woods,  Elizabeth C Devine,  B. R. Logan,  H. Raff,  (2013) Biobehavioral measures as outcomes: A cautionary tale, Research in Gerontological Nursing
  3. Elizabeth C Devine,  L Settersten,  (2010) Depressive symptoms in adults in acute care: A synthesis, Aurora, Cerner, UW-Wisconsin (ACW) Knowledge-Based Nursing Initiative
  4. M D Byrne,  Elizabeth C Devine,  (2010) Risk for delirium in adults in intensive care, Aurora, Cerner, UW-Wisconsin (ACW) Knowledge-Based Nursing Initiative
  5. Elizabeth C Devine, (2010) Synthesis flow chart for depression in adults in acute care, Aurora, Cerner, UW-Wisconsin (ACW) Knowledge-Based Nursing Initiative.
  6. K M Kerfoot,  Sally P Lundeen,  E Harper,  Norma M Lang,  L Burke,  M Hook,  J Murphy,  Elizabeth C Devine,  Tae Youn Kim,  A Carlson,  J Connors,  T Watkins,  (2010) Building an Intelligent Clinical Information System for Nursing: The Aurora, Cerner, and University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Knowledge Based Nursing Initiative-Part II, HIMMS, 225-241
  7. M L Hook,  Elizabeth C Devine,  Norma M Lang,  (2008) Using a computerized fall risk assessment process to tailor interventions in acute care, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  8. Elizabeth C Devine,  F Selder,  L.K Glass,  Susan A Fontana,  Q Tharps,  (2007) Freshman Seminar in Nursing: Learning about Nursing History, Knowledge Media Lab
  9. Elizabeth C Devine,  B.A. Swan,  (2007) Risk for delirium in adults in acute care: A synthesis, Aurora, Cerner, UW-Wisconsin (ACW) Knowledge-Based Nursing Initiative
  10. Elizabeth C Devine,  B.A. Swan,  (2007) Synthesis flow chart for delirium in adults in acute care, Aurora, Cerner, UW-Wisconsin (ACW) Knowledge-Based Nursing Initiative
  11. Elizabeth C Devine,  M Sebern,  (2007) Synthesis flow chart for depression in adults in acute care, Aurora, Cerner, UW-Wisconsin (ACW) Knowledge-Based Nursing Initiative
  12. Elizabeth C Devine,  Karen S Marek,  (2007) Synthesis flow chart for medication management (adherence) in adults in home care, Aurora, Cerner, UW-Wisconsin (ACW) Knowledge-Based Nursing Initiative
  13. Elizabeth C Devine,  P Senk,  (2007) Synthesis flow chart for moderate sedation in adults, Aurora, Cerner, UW-Wisconsin (ACW) Knowledge-Based Nursing Initiative
  14. Elizabeth C Devine,  B.A. Swan,  (2007) Synthesis flow chart for risk for delirium in adults in acute care, Aurora, Cerner, UW-Wisconsin (ACW) Knowledge-Based Nursing Initiative
  15. Elizabeth C Devine,  M Hook,  (2007) Synthesis flow charts for post falls care in adults in acute care, Aurora, Cerner, UW-Wisconsin (ACW) Knowledge-Based Nursing Initiative
  16. Elizabeth C Devine,  M Hook,  (2007) Synthesis flow charts for venous thromboembolism (VTE) in adults in acute care, Aurora, Cerner, UW-Wisconsin (ACW) Knowledge-Based Nursing Initiative
  17. Elizabeth C Devine, (2006) Disorders of Somatosensory Function and Pain, C.M. Porth (ED.) Essentials of Pathophysiology, 761-787
  18. Elizabeth C Devine, (2006) Meta-analysis of the long-term effect of psychoeducational interventions on pain in adults with cancer, Institute for Brain Potential, 329-352
  19. Elizabeth C Devine,  B Fahlberg,  (2006) Synthesis flow chart for fluid overload in adults in acute care, Aurora, Cerner, UW-Wisconsin (ACW) Knowledge-Based Nursing Initiative
  20. Elizabeth C Devine, (2006) Synthesis flow chart for risk for falls in adults in acute care, Aurora, Cerner, UW-Wisconsin (ACW) Knowledge-Based Nursing Initiative
  21. Elizabeth C Devine,  S. A. Bevsek,  K. Brubakken,  B. P. Johnson,  Polly A Ryan,  M. K. Sliefert,  B. Rodgers,  (1999) AHCPR clinical practice guideline on surgical pain management., Research in Nursing & Health, 22(2), 119-130.
  22. Amy M Coenen,  Polly A Ryan,  J. Sutton,  Elizabeth C Devine,  H. H. Werley,  S. Kelber,  (1995) Use of the Nursing Minimum Data Set to describe nursing interventions for select nursing diagnoses and related factors in an acute care setting., Nursing Diagnosis, 6(3), 108-114
  23. H. H. Werley,  Elizabeth C Devine,  C. R. Zorn,  Polly A Ryan,  B. L. Westra,  (1991) The Nursing Minimum Data Set: Abstraction tool for standardized, comparable, essential data., American Journal of Public Health, 81(4), 421-426

Presentations

  1. Evaluating the Effects of an Evidence-based Electronic Fall and Injury Prevention Care Planning and Decision Support System for Nurses in Acute Care
    Event: 33rd Annual MNRS Research Conference
    Presenters: M.L. Hook,  Elizabeth C Devine,  L.J. Burke,  Norma M Lang
    March 2009
  2. Inquiring Minds Want to Know: Critically Reading Meta-Analysis research
    Event: 33rd Annual MNRS Research Conference
    Presenter: Elizabeth C Devine
    March 2009
  3. Preventing Delirium in Medical Surgical Patients: Evidence-Based Practice Recommendations for Assessment, Diagnosis, Interventions, and Outcomes
    Event: 10th Annual National/International Evidence-Based Practice Conference
    Presenters: Elizabeth C Devine,  M.L Hook,  B.A. Swan,  L.R. Wilkas,  Norma M Lang
    February 2009
  4. Identifying and Coding Executable Evidence-based Nursing practice recommendations: Why Bother?
    Event: Cerner Health Care Conference
    Presenters: Elizabeth C Devine,  T Watkins
    October 2008
  5. Building Bridges to Research Based Nursing Practice: Enhancing Care Outcomes
    Event: To Apply or Not to Apply…..The Challenge of Synthesizing Research-based Evidence to Support Nursing Practice: An Interactive Workshop
    Presenters: M.L Hook,  Elizabeth C Devine
    May 2008
  6. Knowledge-based nursing initiative: Translating evidence into practice
    Event: 18th International Nursing Research Congress Focusing on Evidence-Based Practice
    Presenters: B Swan,  Norma M Lang,  Elizabeth C Devine,  Amy M Coenen,  Tae Youn Kim,  M.E. Hagle
    2007
  7. When Worlds Ally: Academe, Healthcare and Corporate America Join Forces to Advance Nursing Standards and Improve Patient Care
    Event: 18th International Nursing Research Congress Focusing on Evidence-Based Practice.
    Presenters: Norma M Lang,  Amy M Coenen,  Elizabeth C Devine,  Tae Youn Kim,  R Simpson
    2007
  8. Using Evidence to Build Decisional Support for Discharge Planning and Readiness in Care Transitions
    Event: Sigma Theta Tau International
    Presenters: M Greene,  S Feetham,  Elizabeth C Devine,  Norma M Lang,  Amy M Coenen
    2007
  9. Building Referential Knowledge to Support Evidence-Based Health Promotion Nursing Practice
    Event: 6th International Nursing Conference
    Presenters: W Hong,  S. Lundeen,  Elizabeth C Devine,  Norma M Lang
    November 2007
  10. From Evidence to Clinical Practice Recommendations
    Event: Evidence-Based Practice: From Evidence to Clinical Practice Recommendations
    Presenter: Elizabeth C Devine
    May 2007
  11. Evidence-based practice: From evidence to clinical practice recommendations
    Event: University of South Carolina, invited two-day workshop
    Presenter: Elizabeth C Devine
    May 2007
  12. Knowledge-Based Nursing Initiative: Phenomena Questions, Queries, Metrics, and Coding
    Event: Aurora Conference Center
    Presenters: Tae Youn Kim,  Norma M Lang,  Elizabeth C Devine
    March 2007
  13. An Internal Report: Analysis of Electronic Patient Records on Medication Non-adnerence
    Event: Aurora Conference Center
    Presenters: Tae Youn Kim,  Norma M Lang,  Elizabeth C Devine
    December 2006
  14. Lesson Study: Making thinking and learning observable
    Event: The American Association of Colleges of Nursing Baccalaureate Education Conference
    Presenters: Elizabeth C Devine,  F E Selder,  L K Glass,  Susan A Fontana,  Q J Tharps
    November 2006