Kelly Stamp

Kelly Stamp
University of Colorado | UCD · College of Nursing

PhD, ANP-C, RN, CHFN-K, FAHA FAAN
Associate Dean of Academic Programs

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Introduction
Dr. Kelly Stamp, is a certified adult NP & heart failure nurse. She is a Associate Professor & Associate Dean of Academic Programs at CU, College of Nursing. Dr. Stamp is a funded researcher, her scholarly work focuses on examining how practitioners diagnosis NYHA Class of individual with heart failure. Dr. Stamp was recently inducted into the American Academy of Nursing and is a Past President of the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses.
Additional affiliations
July 2017 - present
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Position
  • Chair
February 2015 - June 2017
Boston College, USA
Position
  • Managing Director
September 2008 - January 2015
Boston College
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Education
January 2007 - December 2007
University of South Florida
Field of study
  • Post-Masters - Adult Nurse Practitioner
August 2002 - December 2006
University of South Florida
Field of study
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing
August 2002 - May 2004
University of South Florida
Field of study
  • Masters in Nursing Education

Publications

Publications (39)
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Background The clinical work of nurses across the United States was profoundly impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Nurses in both hospital and outpatient settings had to adapt quickly to the continuously changing healthcare environment. Objective To describe nurses’ responses to open-ended questions of their clinical work adaption dur...
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Background Correct assignment of New York Heart Association Functional Classification (NYHA-FC) I-IV is essential in applying guideline directed care. Objective Examine the validity, reliability, and accuracy of HF and primary care (PC) provider's assignment of NYHA-FC using the NYHA-FC Guide. Methods Study utilized a cross-sectional, quasi-exper...
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Background The Coronavirus (COVID-19) had a profound impact on the delivery of care in both hospital and outpatient settings across the United States. Patients with heart failure (HF) and healthcare providers had to abruptly adapt. Objective To describe how the COVID-19 pandemic affected practice patterns of HF nurses. Methods Practicing HF nurse...
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Introduction In December 2020, the first two COVID-19 vaccines were approved in the United States (U.S.) and recommended for distribution to front-line personnel, including nurses. Nursing students are being prepared to fill critical gaps in the health care workforce and have played important supportive roles during the current pandemic. Research h...
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Background Accuracy of New York Heart Association Functional Classification (NYHA-FC) I-IV assessment is critical to promoting guideline directed care. Objective Examine providers’ accuracy when diagnosing NYHA-FC I-IV in patients with heart failure (HF). Methods A web-based survey using validated vignettes was conducted with 244 physicians, nurs...
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Background Timely evidence-based guideline directed treatment is essential to ensure optimal outcomes when managing patients with heart failure (HF). Identifying HF patient's New York Heart Association (NYHA) functional class is a clinically important as it relates to treatment recommendations. Purpose The purpose of this study was to examine HF p...
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Background In 2020, nursing educational programs were abruptly interrupted and largely moved online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Purpose To explore nursing students’ perspectives about the effects of the pandemic on their education and intention to join the nursing workforce. Methods Undergraduate nursing students from five universities across f...
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Introduction: Heart failure (HF) is a major public health problem and timely evidence-based guideline directed treatment is essential to ensure optimal patient outcomes. New York Heart Association (NYHA) functional class of HF patients is a clinically important assessment as it relates to treatment recommendations. Purpose: The purpose of this stud...
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Background: Research findings on the value of nurse certification were based on subjective perceptions or biased by correlations of certification status and global clinical factors. In heart failure, the value of certification is unknown. Objectives: Examine the value of certification based nurses' decision-making. Methods: Cross-sectional stu...
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Background: Heart Failure (HF) is a public health problem globally affecting approximately 6 million in the United States. Objectives: A tailored position statement was developed by the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN) and their Research Consortium to assist researchers, funding institutions and policymakers with improving HF...
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This paper examined hospital characteristics, staffing, and nursing care factors associated with patient perception of poor pain control by conducting a secondary analysis of the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Health Care Providers Systems (HCAHPS) survey in California, Massachusetts, and New York hospitals. Analysis of variance was used to analyz...
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Background: The burden of cardiovascular disease as a chronic illness increasingly requires patients to assume more responsibility for their self-management. Patient education is believed to be an essential component of cardiovascular care; however, there is limited evidence about specific therapeutic patient education approaches used and the impa...
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Publicly available data from the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services were used to analyze factors associated with removal of the urinary catheter within 48 hours after surgery in 59 Massachusetts hospitals. Three factors explained 36% of the variance in postoperative urinary catheter removal: fewer falls per 1000 discharges, better nurse-patie...
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Methods: Covariates significantly correlated with time to diagnostic evaluation, and factors associated with timely care in emergency departments were included in the stepwise linear regression analysis. Differences in nurse staffing and performance measures in trauma and nontrauma emergency departments were examined with analysis of variance and...
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Objectives: Determine if family functioning influences response to family-focused interventions aimed at reducing dietary sodium by heart failure (HF) patients. Background: Lowering dietary sodium by HF patients often occurs within the home and family context. Methods: Secondary analysis of 117 dyads randomized to patient and family education...
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Objective: This study examined data from 4 sources: number of hospital-acquired conditions, patient perception of care, quality outcome measures, and demographic data to explain variances associated with 30-day pneumonia readmission rates. Background: Patients readmitted within 30 days for pneumonia increases the length of hospital stay by 7 to...
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The clinical experience is essential to the nursing education process, but the process by which students are assigned patients has remained unchanged for decades. The purpose of this qualitative descriptive study was to determine the acceptability of a same-day clinical assignment process from the perspective of pre-licensure nursing students. Stud...
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Heart failure self-care requires confidence in one's ability and motivation to perform a recommended behavior. Most self-care occurs within a family context, yet little is known about the influence of family on heart failure self-care or motivating factors. To examine the association of family functioning and the self-care antecedents of confidence...
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The success or failure of clinical interventions often rests upon the degree of insight nurse practitioners (NPs) have into their patients' preferences for receiving their care. Therefore, NPs have a vested interest in understanding the perspective of their patients, which can be derived by conducting practice-specific focus groups. This article of...
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The purpose of this project was to examine the clinical judgment and reasoning skills of nursing students in high-fidelity simulation. Two levels of students (N = 104), novices and those who are slightly more advanced, participated in individual videotaped simulations. Afterward, interviews were conducted to explore what the student was thinking an...
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The purpose of this review is to evaluate research regarding whether women with heart failure (HF) need a special approach for improving their adherence to self-care. Prior research has sampled mostly white, male populations and these results have been generalized to the population of all HF patients. After age 65, women are at a higher risk than m...
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Although family influences in heart failure (HF) care are considered important, little evidence is available regarding relationships between the family context and specific outcomes for patients with HF. The aim of this study was to examine the relationships of patient perceptions of family functioning, autonomy support, and perceived criticism, as...
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The purpose of this project was to examine the clinical judgment and reasoning skills of nursing students in high-fidelity simulation. Two levels of students (N = 104), novices and those who are slightly more advanced, participated in individual videotaped simulations. Afterward, interviews were conducted to explore what the student was thinking an...
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In this study of California, Massachusetts, and New York hospitals, 6 factors predicted 27.6% of readmissions for patients with heart failure (HF). We found that higher admissions per bed, teaching hospitals, and poor nurse-patient communication increased HF readmissions. Conversely, the HF readmissions were lower when nurse staffing was greater, m...
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A powerful tool for gathering qualitative data can advance patient advocacy in a changing health care climate.
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Background: Individuals with heart failure are frequently rehospitalized owing to a lack of knowledge concerning how to perform their self-care and when to inform their healthcare provider of worsening symptoms. Because there are an overwhelming number of hospital readmissions for individuals with heart failure, efforts are underway to discover ho...
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Heart disease is the leading killer of U.S. women, and one type of heart disease that affects a large majority of women is diastolic heart failure (DHF), a chronic, progressive condition that contributes to morbidity and mortality and affects women's quality of life as they age. Women's health nurses are at the forefront of assessment, detection, t...
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Diabetes telehealth research to date has provided minimal description of its clinical protocols, including strategies used to foster behavior change and procedures to deliver diabetes self-management education (DSME) and medical care. Also, there has been a focus on time-limited research interventions but little on working clinical programs. We des...
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Understanding how nurse practitioners use clinical decision skills in practice has the potential to guide education programs to ensure safe, competent, and high quality advanced nursing practice. This study used the lens of social judgment theory to examine the clinical decision making of 60 nurse practitioners. A three-group pretest-posttest compa...
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Technology and improved care coordination models can help diabetes educators and providers meet national care standards and provide culturally sensitive diabetes education that may improve diabetes outcomes. The purpose of the study was to evaluate the clinical usefulness of a nurse-led diabetes care program (Comprehensive Diabetes Management Progr...
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stamp kd (2011) Journal of Nursing and Healthcare of Chronic Illness 3, 339–351 Self-care in women with heart failure and the effectiveness of nurse-led educational interventions: a review of the literature Aims and objectives. The purpose of this review of the literature is to evaluate the research on self-care behaviours of women heart failure pa...
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The purpose of this study was to identify the types and nature of interruptions nurses described pre- and postimplementation of a point-of-care medication administration system. This was a secondary analysis of qualitative data originally collected by other researchers from 40 hospital-based RNs. The analysis indicated that nurses described fewer i...
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This paper is a report of a study to examine how nurse practitioners combine information when estimating patient risk of coronary heart disease. In the United States of America and other countries, nurse practitioners are increasingly working alongside physicians in primary healthcare settings. Given this role, nurse practitioners represent an impo...
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Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the single largest killer of American males and females in the United States. According to the American Heart Association, (2005) approximately 41% of Americans that experience a coronary attack in a given year will die from it (AHA, 2005). To combat this growing problem, strategies need to be evaluated to assess how...

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