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Clinical & Translational Research Center (CTRC)

CTRC NURSING RESOURCES CROSS CAMPUS

UCLA CTSI is comprised of four CTRCs located at Cedars-Sinai, UCLA, Charles R. Drew University and LA BioMed/Harbor-UCLA. Together we provide research expertise and state of the art clinical facilities to serve both our investigators and the community.


UCLA

LA BioMed/
Harbor-UCLA
Cedars-Sinai

CDU

Nurse Manager Marjorie Weiman Lorita Manai Ricki Verne


O. Laurice Pitts

(323) 568-3354

Administrator


Helen
Wiliams-Bayne

(310) 267-1029

Raquel Gutierrez
(310) 222-2503

Debby Peterson
(310) 423-8969

Holly Johnson
(323) 568-3355

Bionutritionists Patricia Jardack Rachelle Bross Mindy Mamelak

Inpatient Unit


UCLA
# Bed
s
LA BioMed/
Harbor-UCLA
# Beds
Cedars-Sinai
# Beds

CDU
# Beds

Inpatient Unit 3 N/A N/A N/A
Processing Lab. N/A N/A

Days and Hours of Operation N/A N/A N/A N/A

Outpatient Unit


UCLA
#Beds/Rms

LA BioMed/
Harbor-UCLA
# Beds
Cedars-Sinai
# Beds

CDU
# Beds

Exam rooms 14 9 5 6
Consult rooms 2 2 1 1
Procedure Room 2 1 - -
Processing Lab 0 1 1 1
Conference Room 1 1 0 1
Days and Hours of Operation



Mon-Fri 7am-7pm Weekend PRN



Mon-Fri
7:30am-4:00pm



Mon-Fri 7am-7pm Weekends PRN



M,T,Th (8-5);
W,F (6-5),
Every other
Sat (8-5)
by appointment only

Research Mobile Nursing Services


UCLA

LA BioMed/
Harbor-UCLA
Cedars-Sinai

CDU

Mobile
Nurses
Use staff
nurses
N/A

Same as outpatient staff Use staff
nurses
Mobile
Beds
Cover all hospital beds as needed N/A

Cover all floors as needed 0

Mobile Specialty Unit Oncology and Neurology N/A

Perinatology

HIV Mobile Testing Unit

Staffing


UCLA

LA BioMed/
Harbor-UCLA
Cedars-Sinai

CDU

# RNs 7.5 + 6 per diem 12 5.5 1
# LVNs 0 0 0 0
# CNAs 0 2 0 1
# RA 0 2 0 0
# Techs 0 0 0 1
# MAs 2
1 3 2
# Clerks 1 1 0 0
# Research Coordinators 5 0 0 0
# Nutritionists 1 2.5 1 (part time) 0
# Nutr. techs 1 0 0 0
# Cooks 1 0 0 0
CTRC Physician 0 0 0 1
Nurses on Call



NO



NO



Weekdays
7pm-7am Weekends
24 hours

NO



Specialized Resources


UCLA

LA BioMed/
Harbor-UCLA
Cedars-Sinai

CDU

DEXA YES* 1 Hologic (OP) YES Hologic YES
Body Composition YES YES YES YES
Bioelectrical Impedance YES YES YES YES 
Anthropometry YES YES YES YES
Indirect Calorimetry YES YES NO YES
Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing YES
NO YES
Research Kitchen

YES

YES
(IP and OP)
NO

NO

IV/syringe
pumps
10 Sigma 4 Baxter YES (IP and OP) Alaris IV and Syringe Baxter and Alaris/Baxter
Glucose and Insulin Testing 2 Accu Check YES YES YES
Hot Boxes NO 2 NO NO
Crash Cart

2

YES
(IP and OP)
YES

NO

Electrocardiogram YES 2 YES YES 
Glucometer


YES


2IP and 1 OP


YES 2
Precision exceed Pro
YES


Uroflow meter NO 1 NO NO
Continuous Vital Sign Monitoring YES 2 NO YES
Vital Sign Machines

10 Casmed

YES
(IP and OP)
YES
(6 ProPaQ)
NO

Sphygmomanometer (portable) 5 adult 1peds 2 YES YES 
Diagnotic tools
(wall mounted): sphygmomanometer,
ophthalmascope, otoscope
YES 9 YES NO
Opthalmascope/Otoscope (portable) YES 1 NO YES 
Doppler NO 1 NO NO
Orchidometers 0 6 NO NO
Exercise Equipment YES

1 leg lift,
1 bench press,
1 stationary bike, and
free weights

NO YES
Muscle Biopsy Trochar YES 6 NO YES
Cold Centrifuge YES 1 OP and 1 IP YES YES 
Micro centrifuge
YES YES YES 
Ambient Centrifuge YES YES
YES 
Freezers

YES

YES

YES - 80(4) and -20(1) YES -86

Breath Analyzer, ETOH YES NO NO NO
Pulse Oximeter

6

YES IP and OP

YES
(6 in Propac)
NO

Scales

Scantron, Toledo YES IP and OP

YES

YES (500lb cap)

YSI Glucose Analyzer NO NO NO YES 
NIR NO 1 NO NO
SphymoCo (PWA/PWV) NO NO NO YES 
Endo PAT (Endothelial Function NO NO NO YES 
24 hr Ambulatory BP Monitor NO NO NO YES
Ultrasound (Portable) NO NO NO YES 
Contract Labs NO NO YES YES 
Hand Grip Strength NO 1 NO YES

*DEXA available through collaboration with the UCLA Center of Human Nutrition

Areas of Specialization


UCLA

LA BioMed/
Harbor-UCLA
Cedars-Sinai

CDU

Sleep Study Center YES YES NO NO
Cardiology YES NO YES NO
Community Outreach


YES (Radio station and community)
Participant transportation Campus
shuttle
Campus
shuttle
Campus-wide shuttle YES  
15 mile radius
Endocrinology YES YES YES YES
Genetics

YES YES
Maternal/Fetal Medicine YES YES YES NO
Neuro YES YES NO NO
Oncology YES YES NO NO
Pediatrics YES YES NO NO
Gynecology
YES NO NO
Clinical Hypertension


YES