Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institute of Nursing Research (R01NR016001)
Received: 7 December 2017
Accepted: 7 February 2018
First Online: 20 February 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The project was approved by Duke University IRB. Waiver of consent was granted because: 1) the entire cluster of low-, moderate-, and high-risk residents will receive a NH-wide repositioning schedule, 2) the repositioning protocol will become part of NH-wide practice standardizing the workflow of repositioning, 3) the cluster-level intervention involves minimal risk, and 4) extracted resident data from PM database, MDS, and EMR will be assigned a study identification (ID) number and coded data set will be placed directly into a secured network folder.
: Not applicable.
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