Brashear, Nancy PhD, RN, CCRN; D'Errico, Ellen PhD, RN; Truax, Fayette Nguyen PhD, RN, PNP; Pentecost, Alena BS; Tan, John B. C. PhD; Bahjri, Khaled MD, DrPH, MPH; Angeles, Danilyn PhD
Editor(s): Dowling, Donna PhD, RN, Section Editors; Newberry, Desi M. DNP, NNP-BC, Section Editors; Parker, Leslie PhD, APRN, FAAN, Section Editors
School of Nursing (Drs Brashear, D'Errico, and Truax), School of Medicine (Ms Pentecost and Drs Tan and Angeles), and School of Pharmacy (Dr Bahjri), Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California.
Correspondence: Nancy Brashear, PhD, RN, CCRN, School of Nursing, Loma Linda University, 11262 Campus St, Loma Linda, CA 92354 ([email protected]).
Partial funding for this research was provided by Sigma Theta Tau research grant, Loma Linda University scholarships, and an Edwards Life Sciences Corporation research grant. Dr Brashear is educationally sponsored by Loma Linda University.
The authors acknowledge Edwards Life Sciences for their contribution to the materials used in this study.
There are no competing interests in this article. The authors declare no conflicts of interest.
Ethical approval was provided by the institutional review board of Loma Linda University Health in advance of implementation. Written informed consent was obtained from the parents/guardians prior to the study.