Grant A. Pignatiello, PhD, RN

Instructor, KL2 Scholar
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing

Teaching Information

Teaching Interests

  • Medical/Surgical Nursing
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Educational Technology

Research Information

Research Interests

  • Decision Making
  • Acute/Critical Illness
  • End-of-Life
  • Psychometrics
  • Decision-Aid Development

Awards and Honors

Young Alumni Award for Excellence
2019
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing Alumni Association
Outstanding Dissertation Award: Decision Making Research Interest Group
2019
Midwest Nursing Research Society
New Investigator Award: Acute & Critical Care Across the Lifespan Research Interest Group
2019
Midwest Nursing Research Society

Publications

Full Bibliography

Recent Publications

  • Pignatiello, G. & Hickman, R. L. (2019). Correlates of cognitive load in surrogate decision makers of the critically ill. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 41(5), 650-666.
     
  • Pignatiello G., Martin, R. J., & Hickman, R. L. (in press). Decision fatigue: A conceptual analysis. Journal of Health Psychology.
     
  • Pignatiello, G., Tsivitse, E., & Hickman, R. L. (2018). A preliminary psychometric evaluation of the eight-item cognitive load scale. Applied Nursing Research, 40, 90-105.
     
  • Pignatiello, G., Hickman, R., & Hetland, B. (2018). End of life decision support in the ICU: Where are we now? Western Journal of Nursing Research, 40(1), 84-120. 

Education

Doctor of Philosophy
Nursing
Case Western Reserve University
2018
Bachelor of Science in Nursing with honors
Case Western Reserve University
2013