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Karen Giuliano, PhD, RN, MBA

Professor, Elaine Marieb College of Nursing & Institute for Applied Life Sciences (joint)
Co-Director, Elaine Marieb Center for Nursing and Engineering Innovation
Co-Director

BIO

Karen’s research is focused on innovation in health care practices and products that results in the improvement of patient outcomes. She is a Professor (joint) in the Elaine Marieb College of Nursing and the Institute for Appplied Life Sciences. Karen has directed the creation of IV smart pumps that improve the safety of medication administration and research that reduces (non-ventilator) hospital-acquired pneumonia.

Center-Related Publications

2022 Elaine Marieb Center for Nursing and Engineering Innovation Annual Report

2022 Annual Report, Elaine Marieb Center for Nursing and Engineering Innovation.

Collaborative Nurse–Engineer Product Innovation
Giuliano, K. K., & Landsman, K. (2022). Collaborative Nurse–Engineer Product Innovation. AJN The American Journal of Nursing, 122(7), 59-61.
Comparison of safety and usability between peristaltic and pneumatic large-volume intravenous smart pumps during actual clinical use

Penoyer, D., Giuliano, K., & Middleton, A. (2022). Comparison of safety and usability between peristaltic and pneumatic large-volume intravenous smart pumps during actual clinical use. BMJ Innovations, 8(2).

A qualitative analysis of intravenous smart pump usability

Blake, J. W., Fiske, S. M., & Giuliano, K. K. (2022). A qualitative analysis of intravenous smart pump usability. Nursing Open.

INNOVATE: Preparing Nurses to be Healthcare Innovation Leaders

K.K. Giuliano, F.C. Sup IV, E. Benjamin, S. Krishnamurty (2022) INNOVATE: Preparing Nurses to be Healthcare Innovation Leaders. Nursing Administration Quarterly, Issue 46.3, p 255-265.

Health Care Innovation: Embracing the Nurse–Engineer Partnership

Giuliano, K. K., & Landsman, K. (2022). Health Care Innovation: Embracing the Nurse–Engineer Partnership. AJN The American Journal of Nursing122(3), 55-56.

Intravenous smart pumps during actual clinical use: a descriptive comparison of primary and secondary infusion practices

Giuliano, K. K., Penoyer, D., Mahuren, R. S., & Bennett, M. (2021). Intravenous smart pumps during actual clinical use: a descriptive comparison of primary and secondary infusion practices. Journal of Infusion Nursing, 44(3), 128.

Nurse and pharmacist knowledge of intravenous smart pump system setup requirements

Giuliano, K. K., & Blake, J. W. (2021). Nurse and pharmacist knowledge of intravenous smart pump system setup requirements. Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology55(1), 51-58.

Extending tubing to place intravenous smart pumps outside of patient rooms during COVID-19: an innovation that increases medication dead volume and risk to patients

Blake, J. W., Giuliano, K. K., Butterfield, R. D., Vanderveen, T., & Sims, N. M. (2021). Extending tubing to place intravenous smart pumps outside of patient rooms during COVID-19: an innovation that increases medication dead volume and risk to patients. BMJ Innovations7(2).

Secondary medication administration and IV smart pump setup.

Giuliano, K. K., Blake, J. W., & Butterfield, R. (2021). Secondary medication administration and IV smart pump setup. AJN The American Journal of Nursing121(8), 46-50.

The Novation Dynamic: Clarifying the Work of Change, Disruption, and Innovation

Ackerman, M. H., Giuliano, K. K., & Malloch, K. (2020). The Novation Dynamic: Clarifying the Work of Change, Disruption, and Innovation. Nurse Leader, 18(3), 232-236.

Flow accuracy of IV smart pumps outside of patient rooms during COVID-19

Blake, J. W., Giuliano, K. K., & Harrington, L. (2020). Flow accuracy of IV smart pumps outside of patient rooms during COVID-19. AACN advanced critical care, 31(4), 357-363.

High-alert medication administration and intravenous smart pumps: A descriptive analysis of clinical practice

Marwitz, K. K., Giuliano, K. K., Su, W. T., Degnan, D., Zink, R. J., & DeLaurentis, P. (2019). High-alert medication administration and intravenous smart pumps: A descriptive analysis of clinical practice. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 15(7), 889-894.

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