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Academic BackgroundA.D.N. Marymount University, Arlington, Virginia
B.S.N. Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia
M.S.N. Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia
Ph.D. University of Rhode Island, College of Nursing
Courses TaughtNURS 222 Professional Nursing I
NURS 342 Adult Health Nursing I
NURS 372 Adult Health II
NURS 374 Contemporary Professional Nurs
NURS 375 Transition to Prof Practice
NURS 504 Advanced Pathophysiology
NURS 510 Acute Care/Critical Care I
Areas of InterestAcute Myocardial Infarction, Spirituality, Caring, Qualitative Methods
Recent Scholarly ActivityBlasdell, N. & Martins, D. (2008) “Understanding Patient’s Experiences Post Myocardial Infarction Using Gorden’s Method”. Paper presented at National State of the Science Congress in Nursing Research. October 2-4, 2008.
Blasdell, N. (2008) “Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Descriptive Study of the Experience”. Paper presented at 1st Annual Meeting of the Society for Spirituality, Theology, and Health. June 25-27, 2008, Duke University, Durham, NC.
Blasdell, N., Palka, D., Costello, J., Cavanaugh, P., Garceau, J., Nardoza, M., Palm, K., Peterson, G., Dupuis, C., Walsh, B., Cayemitte, M., Jenkins, M.E., Cox, B., & Santos, S. (2008). “Connecting Clinical Expertise and Theory in Junior Level Medical-Surgical Nursing Students. Poster presentation at Drexel University Nursing Education Institute. June 27-29, 2008, Atlantic City, NJ.
Blasdell, N., Serino, M., Pescatello-Ricci, J., Badger, D., Renaud, D., Lally, K., Velleco, C., Ferreira, K., Gleason, C., Trudeau, A. (2008) “Connecting Surgical and Diagnositic Services Expertise with Junior Level Medical-Surgical Nursing Students”. Poster presentation for Nurses Week, May 6-12, 2008, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island.
McCance, K.L. & Heuther, S.E. (2010). “Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children, 6th Edition, St. Louis, MO: Elsevier-Mosby.
Grant Reviewer for $200,000 proposal for the Center for Spirituality, Theology, and Health. Duke University, Durham, NC. (2007).
Blasdell, N. (in press). Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Descriptive Study of the Experience. Nursing History Review. New Dissertations. New York: Springer.
Blasdell, N., Martins, D. (2007). Gorden’s Method in Analyzing Patient’s Experiences Post Myocardial Infarction. Poster presented at the conference of Eastern Nursing Research Society, Providence, RI.
Blasdell, N., Martins, D. (2004). Patients Reflections Post Hospitalization for Myocardial Infarction: A Phenomenological Study. Poster presented at the conference of Congress on the State of the Science in Nursing Research (CANS), Washington, DC.