Scholarly Nurse Faculty Publications

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Below is a sampling of the VUSN scholarly work in this area. VUSN Faculty names are in bold. Click on titles to view abstracts



Abanes JJ, Adams S. Using a web-based patient-provider messaging system to enhance patient satisfacion among active duty sailors and marines seen in the psychiatric outpatient clinic: A pilot study.Nursing Clinics of North America. Jan 2014; 49(1), 91-103.

Allison MM. Communicating risk with relatives in a familial hypercholesterolemia cascade screening program: A summary of the evidence. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. May 2014; 1-12.

Beuscher L, Cook T, Elliott SD. Aha! moments: Student insights regarding a new DNP program. Women's Health Care: A Clinical Journal for NPs. Feb 2014; 32-38.

Auerbach D, Buerhaus P, Staiger, D. Registered nurses are delaying retirement, a shift that has contributed to recent growth in the nurse workforce. Health Affairs. August 2014; 33(8), 1474-1480.

Donelan K, Ward J, DesRoches C, Buerhaus P, Hinshaw A, Romano C, Sheoneboom B. National surveys of military personnel, nursing students and the public: Drivers of military nursing careers. Military Medicine. 2014; 179(5), 557-565.

D'Apolito K. Assessing neonates for neonatal abstinence: Are you reliable?. Journal of Perinatal & Neonatal Nursing. July 2014;28(3), 220-231.

Deng J, Fu MR, Armer JM, Cormier JN, Radina E, Thiadens SRJ, Dietrich MS, Weiss J, Tuppo CM, Ridner SH. Self-reported information sources and perceived knowledge in individuals with lymphedema.Lympholog. Jan 2014; 46(4), 173-183.

Kolnick L, Deng J, Epstein JB, Migliorati CA, Rezk J, Dietrich M, Murphy BA. Associations of oral health items of the Vanderbilt Head and Neck Symptom Survey with a dental health assessment. Oral Oncology. 2014; 50(2), 135-140.

Young CC, Dietrich MS, Lutenbacher M. Brooding and reflection as explanatory of depressive symptoms in adolescents experiencing stressful life events. Issues in Mental Health Nursing. Mar 2014; 35(3), 175-180.

McRackan TR, Fang TY, Pelosi S, Rivas A, Dietrich MS, Wanna GB, Labadie RF, Haynes DS, Bennett ML. Factors associated with recurrence in squamous cell carcinoma involving the temporal bone. Otology and Neurotology. Apr 2014; 123(4), 235-239.

Lutenbacher M, Gabbe PT, Karp SM, Dietrich MS, Narrigan D, Carpenter L, Walsh W. Does additional prenatal care in the home improve birth outcomes for women with a prior preterm delivery? A randomized clinical trial. Maternal and Child Health Journal. July 2014; 18(5), 1142-1154.

Karp SM, Barry KM, Gesell SB, Poa EEK, Dietrich MS, Barkin SL. Parental feeding patterns and child weight status for Latino preschoolers.. Obesity Research & Clinical Practice. Jan 2014; 8(1), e88-e97.

Fitzhenry F, Wells N, Slater V, Dietrich MS, Wisawatopnimit P, Chakravarthy AB. A randomized placebo-controlled pilot study of the impact of healing touch on fatigue in breast cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy. Integrated Cancer Therapy. Mar 2014; 13(2), 105-113.

Holley S, Ketel C. Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation (OPPE) & Focused Professional Practice Evaluation (FPPE): Understanding the process from an advanced practice viewpoint. Journal of Midwifery & Womens Health. August 2014; 59(4), 453-459.

Hopkins L, McCroskey D, Reeves G, Tanabe P. Implementing a urinary tract infection clinical practice guideline at an ambulatory, urgent care practice. Nurse Practitioner: The American Journal of Primary Health Care. 2014; 34(4), 50-54.

Ivory CH. Lean In to our profession. Nursing for Womens Health. May 2014; 18(2), 101-104.

Ivory CH. Standardizing the words nurses use to document perinatal failure to rescue elements. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing. Jan 2014; 43(1), 13-24.

Ivory CH, Wade K. Methodological flaws in 'The Clinical and Economic Impact of Nurse to Patient Staffng Ratios in Women Receiving Intrapartum Oxytocin'. American Journal of Perinatology. May 2014.

King J, Magdic K. Chest pain: A time for concern?. AACN: Advanced Critical Care. July 2014; 25(3), 279-283.

Krau S. Meeting the challenges of aging and health-related changes. Nursing Clinics of North America. June 2014; 49(2), xi-xii.

Krau S. Nurse-Sensitive outcomes: Indicators of quality care?. Nursing Clinics of North America. Mar 2014; 49(1), ix-x.

Eschiti V, Lauderdale J, Burhansstipanov L, Sanford S, Weryackwe L, Flores Y. Developing cancer- related educational content and goals tailored to the Comanche Nation. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing. Apr 2014; 18(2), 237-242.

Douglas MK, Rosenkoetter M, Pacquiao D, Clark Callister L, Hattar-Pollara M, Lauderdale J, Milstead J, Nardi D, Purnell L. Guidelines for implementing culturally competent nursing care. Journal of Transcultural Nursing. Apr 2014; 25(2), 109-121.

Maxwell C. Availability of selected Institute of Medicine recommendations for geriatric care in hospitals providing care to injured older adults. Geriatric Nursing. Mar 2014; 35(2), 27-31.

Miller A, Wagner CE, Song Y, Burns K, Ahmad R, Parmley CL, Weinger M. Implementing goal-directed protocols reduces length of stay after cardiac surgery. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesiology. 2014.

Miller S, Taylor-Piliae R. Effects of Tai Chi on cognitive function in community-dwelling older adults: A review. Geriatric Nursing. 2014; 35(1), 9-19.

Mion LC, Sandhu SK. Screening for dementia in hospitalized older adults: Try the Mini-Cog. Geriatric Nursing. July 2014; 35(4), 313-315.

Cawthon C, Mion LC, Willens DE, Roumie CL, Kripalani S. Implementing routine health literacy assessment in hospital and primary care patients. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. Feb 2014; 40(2), 68-76.

Staggs VS, Mion LC, Shorr RI. Assisted and unassisted falls: Different events, different outcomes, different implications for quality of hospital care. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. August 2014; 40(8), 358-364.

McNaughton CD, Kripalani S, Cawthon C, Mion LC, Wallston KA, Roumie CL. Association of health literacy with elevated blood pressure: A cohort study of hospitalized patients. Medical Care. Apr 2014; 52(4), 346-353.

Monroe TB, Misra SK, Habermann RC, Dietrich MS, Cowan RL, Simmons SF. Pain reports and pain medication treatment in nursing home residents with and without dementia. Geriatrics & Gerontology International. July 2014; 14(3), 541-548.

Paulson CM, Monroe TB, Mion LC. Pain assessment in hospitalized older adults with dementia and delirium. Journal of Gerontological Nursing. June 2014; 40(6), 10-15.

Norman A, Monroe TB, Carter M. Potential inappropriate treatment of suspected urinary tract infections among nursing home residents. Clinical Scholars Review. 2014; 7(1), 52-56.

Yevchak A, Fick D, McDowell J, Monroe TB, May K, Grove L, Kolanowski A, Waller J, Inouye S. Barriers and facilitators to implementing delirium rounds in a clinical trial across three diverse hospital settings. Clinical Nursing Research. Apr 2014; 23(2), 201-215.

Mulvaney SA, Jaser SS, Rothman RL, Russell W, Pittel EJ, Lybarger C, Wallston K. Development and validation of the diabetes adolescent problem solving questionnaire. Patient Education and Counseling. July 2014.

Ho X, O'Connor B, Mulvaney SA. Features of online health communities for adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Western Journal of Nursing Research. Jan 2014; 0(0), 1-16.

Neal JL, Lamp JM, Lowe NK, Gillespie SL, Sinnott LT, McCarthy DO. Differences in inflammatory markers between nulliparous women admitted to hospitals in pre-active versus active labor. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2014. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2014.07.050.

Sribanditmongkol V, Neal JL, Patrick TE, Szalacha LA, McCarthy DO. Effect of perceived stress on cytokine production in healthy college students. Western Journal of Nursing Research. 2014.

Phillippi JC, Buxton M. Twitter as a study prompt: Engaging adult learners on the go. Journal of Nursing Education. June 2014; 53(6), 363.

Phillippi JC, Avery, M. The 2012 American College of Nurse-Midwives core competencies for basic midwifery practice: history and revision. Journal of Midwifery & Womens Health. Jan 2014; 59(1), 82-90.

Pilon B, Crutcher T, Leming-Lee S, Watters R, Wolgast K, Arnow D. The value proposition for graduate education of emerging nurse leaders: Immediate benefit to organizations. Nurse Leader. June 2014; 12(3), 81-85.

Kaput A, Kleinpell R, Pilon B. Quality and financial impact of adding nurse practitiners to impatient care teams. Journal of Nursing Administration. Feb 2014; 44(2), 87-96.

Stark CM, Pope J. Massive open online courses: How registered dietitians use MOOCs for nutrition education. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. August 2014; 114(8), 1147-1155.

Ridner SH, Bonner CM, Doersam JK, Rhoten B A, Schultze B, Dietrich MS. Bioelectrical impedance self-measurement protocol development and daily variation between healthy volunteers and breast cancer survivors with lymphedema. Lymphatic Research and Biology. Feb 2014; 12(1), 2-9.

Carretta C, Ridner SH, Dietrich MS. Hope, hopelessness, and anxiety: A pilot instrument comparison study. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing. August 2014; 28(4), 230-234.

Schorn MN, Phillippi JC. Volume replacement following severe postpartum hemorrhage. Journal of Midwifery & Womens Health. May 2014; 59(6), 336-343.

Germano E, Schorn MN, Phillippi JC, Schuiling K. Factors that influence midwives to serve as preceptors: An American College of Nurse-Midwives survey. Journal of Midwifery & Womens Health. Mar 2014; 59(2), 167-175.

Scott PA. Predischarge oxygen saturation check for the well newborn. Journal for Nurse Practitioners. Mar 2014; 10(3), 209-210.

Limonero JT, Tomas-Sabado J, Gomez-Romero MJ, Mate-Mendez J, Sinclair VG, Wallston KA, Gomez-Benito J. Evidence for validity of the Brief Resilient Coping Scale in a young Spanish sample. Spanish Journal of Psychology. May 2014; 17(34), 1-9.

Wallston KA, Slagle JM, Speroff T, Nwosu S, Crimin K, Feurer ID, Boettcher B, Weinger MB. Operating room clinicians' ratings of workload: a vignette simulation study. Journal of Patient Safety. June 2014; 10(2), 95-100.

Wallston KA, Goggins KM, Kripalani S. Evaluating the brief health literacy screen--the author's reply. Journal of General Internal Medicine. Jan 2014; 29(1), 22.

Wallston KA, Cawthon C, McNaughton CD, Rothman RL, Kripalani S. Psychometric properties of the brief health literacy screen in clinical practice. Journal of General Internal Medicine. Jan 2014; 29(1), 119-26.

McNaughton C, Rothman R, Storrow A, Wallston KA. Measuring numeracy and health literacy in the emergency department. Academic Emergency Medicine. August 2014; 21(8), 944-5.

Meyers AG, Salanitro, A., Wallston KA, Cawthon C, Vasilevskis EE, Goggins KM Davis CM, Rothman RL, Castel LD, Donato KM, Schnelle, JF, Bell SP, Schildcrout JS, Osborn CY, Harrell FE, Kripalani S. Determinants of health after hospital discharge: rationale and design of the Vanderbilt Inpatient Cohort Study (VICS). BMC Health Services Research. Jan 2014; 14(10).

Heflinger C A, Wallston KA, Mukolo A, Brannan A M. Perceived stigma toward children with emotional and behavioral problems and their families: The attitudes about child mental health questionnaire (ACMHQ). Journal of Rural Mental Health. Apr 2014; 38(1), 9-19.

Widmar B. How self-care education in ventricular assist device programs is organized and provided: A national study. Heart and Lung - Journal of Acute and Critical Care. Jan 2014; 43(1), 25-31.

Wilbeck J, Phillippi JC, Schorn MN. Teaching management of the unexpected birth: Application of multi-modal techniques. Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal. 2014; 36(1), 87-96.

Baumgartner R, Williams T. Advanced practice provider mentoring pilot project: Program development and evaluation. Tennessee Nurse. 2014; 77(2), 10-11.


Book Chapters

King J, Barkley T. Cardiovascular assessment; Coronary artery disease and hyperlipidemia; Angina and myocardial infarction. In: Barkley T, ed. Practice Guidelines for Acute Care Nurse Practitioners. 3rd ed. St. Louis, MO:Saunders Elsevier.

Barkley T, King J. Heart failure. In: Barkley T, ed. Guidelines for Acute Care Nurse Practitioners. 3rd ed. St. Louis, MO: Saunders Elsevier.

Martens M. Anxiety disorders. In: Jacqueline Rhoads J, Murphy PJM, ed. Clinical Consult to Psychiatric Nursing for Advanced Practice. New York, NY: Springer PublishingCompany; 2015: 187-218.

Maxwell CA, Rader E, Fallon WF. Outcomes for surgical care in the elderly. In: Yellon JA, Luchette FA, ed. Geriatric Trauma and Critical Care. New York, NY: Springer; 2014: 225-235.

Phillippi JC, Latendresse GA, McCance KL. Alterations of female reproductive systems. In: McCance KL, Huether SE, ed. Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children. 7th ed. Maryland Heights, MO: Elsevier; 2014: 800-884.



Johnson K, Vanderhoef D. Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Review Manual. 3rd ed. Silver Spring, MD: American Nurses Credentialing Center; 2014.