Scholarly Nurse Faculty Presentations

Below is a sampling of the VUSN scholarly work in this area. VUSN Faculty names are in bold

Adams S. Behavioral health utilization in emergency departments: A community engaged approach. The Healthcare Roundtable; May 2014; Nashville, TN.

Allison MM. An evidence-based approach to cascade screen relatives for familial hypercholesterolemia. The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing; May 2014;Baltimore, MD.

Allison MM. Communicating risk with relatives of familial hypercholesterolemia patients: A summmary of the evidence. Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses' Association; April 2014; Atlanta, GA.

Andrews S. Creative teaching of growth and development to accelerated nursing students. ISRN Summer Institute on Evidence-based Practice; August 2014; San Antonio, TX. [presentation]

Lindstrom K. Hospice 101: When to refer to hospice. American Academy of Nurse Practitioners; June 2014; Nashville, TN. [presentation]

Love R. Building a blueprint for evaluation of DNP project outcomes. National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties; April 2014; Denver, CO.

Love R. Growing pains: Trials, tribulations, and pearls of advancing DNP programs. International Society of Psychiatric Nursing; March 2014; Greenville, SC.

Lutenbacher M. Depression and vitamin D in the perinatal period. Western Institute of Nursing; April 2014; Seattle, WA. [presentation]

Lutenbacher M. Using academic-clinical partnerships to enhance communities: Integrating nursing students into quality transitional care teams. Association of Community Health Improvement; March 2014; Orlando, FL.

Lutenbacher M. Gestational weight gain in women participating in a clinical trial to improve birth outcomes. Southern Nursing Research Society; February 2014; San Antonio, TX.

McClure N. Creating and sustaining academic clinical partnerships to improve outcomes in pediatric asthma patients; Teach it and they will come (but not back to the Association of Asthma Educators; August 2014; San Antonio, TX.

Miller A. User centered design: designing usable software.. Society for Technology in Anesthesiology; January 2014; Orlando, FL.

Mion LC. Facilitating person-centered care for the prevention of delirium in hospitalized persons with dementia. Alzheimer's Association; July 2014; Copenhagen, Denmark.

Monroe TB. Does interdisciplinary care improve prescribing practices and medication outcomes in nursing home residents: A case study.. National Academies of Practice; April 2014; Washington, DC.

Monroe TB. Psychophysics and neurobiology of pain in women with alzheimer's disease. Association of Translational Science; April 2014; Washington, DC.

Monroe TB. Complimentary and alternative medicine in long-term-care. American Pain Society; April 2014; Tampa, FL.

Moore G. Challenging pelvic exams. Tennessee Department of Health; April 2014; Franklin, TN.

Morris M. Perceptions of low income mothers about good parenting. Southern Nursing Research Society; February 2014; San Antonio, TX.; Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing; April 2014; Knoxville, TN; Association of Womens Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nursing; May 2014; Nashville, TN.

Morris M. Nurse intrapartum labor support and women's perceptions of caring. Sigma Xi; April 2014; Knoxville, TN.

Mulvaney SA. Leveraging internet and mobile technologies to support adolescent self-management. American Association of Diabetes Educators; August 2014; Orlando, FL.

Mulvaney SA. Use of common technologies for problem solving in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. American Diabetes Association; April 2014; San Francisco, CA.

Nelson B. Clinical decision support to improve preventive care in juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus. Pediatric Rheumatology Symposium; April 2014; Orlando, FL.

Norman L. Developing interprofessional education collaboration across multiple intitutions Universities, Professional Schools, Clinics, & Heatlh Systems. American Interprofessional Health Collaboratiave; March 2014; Nashville, TN.

Partee D Nursing science and art. Tennessee Women in Science Tech, Engineering, Research; February 2014; Nashville, TN.

Phillippi JC, Schorn, MN. Facilitators of prenatal care access. International Confederation of Midwives; June 2014; Prague, Czech Republic.

Phillippi JC. Facilitators of prenatal care access for rural and urban women in Tennessee; [presentation]. Motivation and facilitation: A theory of prenatal care access; [presentation]. American College of Nurse Midwives; May 2014; Denver, CO.

Pilkenton D. Teaching labor support: An intradisciplinary sImulation. American College of Nurse Midwives; May 2014; Denver, CO. [presentation]

Pilon B. Successful models for academic affiliated advanced practice nursing in the US; Evaluating a nurse-led collaborative practice team; Understanding how U.S. advanced practice nurses have used clinic associations to advocate for greater autonomy and expanded scope of practice. International Council of Nurses; August 2014; Helsinki, Finland.

Pilon B. Nurse managed health centers and data--Past, present and future in a collaborative practice world. National Nursing Centers Consortium; June 2014; Alexandria, VA.

Ridner S. A longitudinal study of body composition in head and neck cancer patients undergoing radiation-based therapy utilizing DEXA and CT imaging (MASCC-0 221). Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer; June 2014; Miami, FL.

Ridner S. Body image-related issues for breast cancer survivors with lymphedema (MASCC-0093). Mulitnational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer; June 2014; Miami, FL.

Ridner S. Feasibility of digital photo analysis for objective measure of postural changes after surgical management of head and neck cancers (MASCC-0612). Multinational Association of Suuportive Care in Cancer; June 2014; Miami, FL.

Ridner S. Barriers to lymphedema self-care (MASCC-0030). Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer; June 2014; Miami, FL.

Ridner S. Internal lymphedema correlates with subjective and objective measures of dysphagia in head and neck cancer (MASCC-0112). Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer; June 2014; Miami, FL.

Ridner S. Using MRI to characterize lymphatic structure and function without exogenous contrast agents. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine; May 2014; Rome, Italy.

Ridner S. Visualization of healthy and compromised lymphatic systems using noninvasive magnetic resonance imaging. Tennessee Physical Therapy Association (TPTA); March 2014; Nashville, TN.

Schorn MN. Inter-Professional Education (IPE): Synchronous, asynchronous, clinical practice, simulation across disciplines, across universities; Role of the basic scientist in inter-professional education. International Association of Medical Science Educators; June 2014; Nashville, TN.

Schorn MN. Institutional learning about, from and with each other for IPE curriculum implementation. All Together Better Health; June 2014; Pittsburg, PA.

Scott P. The benefit of consistency to the care of newborns with neonatal abstinence syndrome. Pediatrix Advanced Practitioner Conference; February 2014; Orlando, FL.

Sheppard M. Dementia and antipsychotics in the long term care setting: A quality improvement initiative.Meharry Vanderbilt Consortium Geriatric Education Center and Q-Source Collaboration; April 2014; Memphis, TN; Tennessee Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative Learning Session Three; May 2014; Nashville, TN; Tennessee Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative Learning Session Three; May 2014; Knoxville, TN.

Sheppard M. Assessment of off-label usage of antipsychotics in middle Tennessee nursing homes. Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing; May 2014; Nashville, TN; American Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry; March 2014; Orlando, FL; International Society of Psychiatric Nurses; March 2014; Greenville, SC.

Sheppard M. Dementia, Difficult Behaviors, and Reducing Antipsychotic Use. VA- Gerontology Continued Education Series; June 2014; Nashville, TN.

Sheppard M. Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia and Pharmacological Treatment. QSource; June 2014; Nashville, TN.

Sinclair V. Resilient coping findings in a large, community-based twin study. Society of Behavioral Medicine; April 2014; Philadelphia, PA.

Smallheer B. Video Recorded versus Instructor Proctored Evaluation for Student Check-offs. Annual International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning; June 2014; Orlando, FL.

Smallheer B. Developing and Managing an Integrated Simulation Within and Between Various Levels of Nursing Student Education. Annual International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning; June 2014; Orlando, FL. [presentation]

Smallheer B. Back Up That Case: A New Perspective on the Reverse Case. Improvement Science Summit on Research Methods Theme: Building Evidence to Impact Outcomes; August 2014; San Antonio, TX. [presentation]

Smith M. Implementing an academic-clinical partnership to promote successful transition of heart failure patients from hospital to home. American Association of Heart Failure Nurses; June 2014; Los Angeles, CA. [presentation]

Thomson-Smith C. Advanced practice nursing and impact of health care reform. Middle Tennessee Adaned Practice Nurses Association; May 2014; Nashville, TN.

Wallston K. Food insecurity, diabetes self-care, and glycemic control. Society for General Internal Medicine; April 2014; Denver, CO.

Wallston K. QI assessment survey. Care Coordination Institute; April 2014; Columbia, SC.

Wallston K. Expressive writing in breast cancer survivors with lymphedema. Society of Behavioral Medicine; April 2014; Philadelphia, PA.

Wallston K. Disparities in the treatment of depression among low-income racially and ethnically diverse patients with Type 2 diabetes; Relationship between depressive symptoms, antidepressant use, and patient attitude and behaviors among low-income patients with Type 2 diabetes. Society of General Internal Medicine; April 2014; San Diego, CA.

Watters R. Quality improvement in healthcare: An interdisciplinary approach. Elsevier Faculty Development; January 2014; Las Vegas, NV.

Wells N. Controlling pain in the ambultory setting using a standard opiod protocol. MASCC/ISOO; June 2014; Miami Beach, FL. [presentation]

Wells N. Transforming staff nurses professional practice through immersion in evidence-based practice. Summer Insitute on Quality Improvement; August 2014; San Antonio, TX. [presentation]

Widmar B. Advanced practice institute-dedicated procedural cadaver lab. American Association of Critical Care Nurses; May 2014; Denver, CO.

Wilbeck J. And the answer is - FLUID!. American Academy of Nurse Practitioners; June 2014; Nashville, TN.

Wilbeck J. Strategies to enhance success among dual specialty advance practice nursing programs. National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties; The lack of consensus regarding the scope of practice for the academically Prepared Family/Emergency Nurse Practitioner; April 2014; Denver, CO. [presentation]

Williams T. Results of a one-year advanced practice provider mentoring pilot program. American Academy of Nurse Practitioners; June 2014; Nashville, TN.

Wolgast K. Examining facilitators and barriers to transition care outcome for children and youth with special healthcare needs. Childrens Hospital Association 2014 Transforming Children's Health Care - Together: Care Coordination in a Complex Environment Conference; May 2014; Atlanta, GA.

Young C. HIV pharmacology. American Nurses Credentialing Center; April 2014; Nashville, TN.