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SON Accomplishments AY 2015 – 2016

Faculty Publications:

Blasdell, N. (2015). The Evolution of Spirituality in the Nursing Literature, International Journal of Caring Sciences, 8 (3), 756-764.

Dame, L. (2016). (accepted for publication). Effect of a simulation exercise on nursing students’ end-of-life attitudes, Journal of Nursing Education, accepted for publication.

Costello, J. Carpentier, M., Sliney, A., MacLeod, C., Young, K., & Flanigan, T. (2016). Evaluation of a nurse-initiated routine HIV testing pilot on a medical-surgical unit, MEDSURG Nursing: The Journal of Adult Health, 25 (1), 36-43.

Galloway, S. (manuscript submitted) Concept Analysis: Spiritual Nursing Care. Nursing Forum.
Lavall, K.A. & Costello, J. (2015). Assessment of the public’s knowledge of venous thromboembolism. Journal of Vascular Nursing, 33(2), 68 – 71.

Murphy, J. I. (manuscript submitted)Integration of INACSL Standards of practice: Simulation in clinical practice for professional development. Journal of Nursing Professional Development.

Padula, C. (2016) (manuscript submitted for publication to JWOCN). Prevention of respiratory device-related pressure ulcers.

Quigley, P. (2016) Hereditary hemochromatosis: Dealing with iron overload, CE 2.0 ANCC Contact Hours. NURSING 2016, 46(5), 36-43.

Sadlon, P. (2016). Letter to the Editor, CSIN, June 2016.

Savitz, D., Muri, J., Wood, C., Caldwell, D. (accepted for publication). Hospital differences in special care nursery use for newborns of gestational diabetic mothers, Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine.

Smith, N. (2015). Creative and Innovative Pediatric Clinical Experiences in Nursing Curriculum, Society of Pediatric Nurses eNews, December 2015.

Smith, N. (2016). Revision of Study Guide for Kyle, T. & Carman, S., Essentials of Pediatric Nursing
(3rd ed.) Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

Student Publications:

Lavall, K.A. & Costello, J. (2015). Assessment of the public’s knowledge of venous thromboembolism. Journal of Vascular Nursing, 33(2) 2015: 68 – 71.

Lechner, B., Shields, R. Tucker, R., Bender, G.J. (2015) Seeking the best training model for difficult conversations in neonatology, Journal of Perinatology Medicine; aop

Lerch, J. (2015) Stigma impedes treatment for depression. Providence Journal Outside Linkhttp://www.providencejournal.com/article/20151128/OPINION/151129399

Faculty Presentations:

Costello, J. (June 2016) Nursing in the Community Seminar Series, program speaker, VNA of Care New England, Rhode Island.

Costello, J. (2015) Evaluation of a Nurse-Initiated Routine HIVTesting Pilot on a Medical-Surgical Unit, podium presentation at Delta Upsilon Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau meeting, Providence, R.I.

Creamer, C. (June 2015) Exploring the Health of Women who Experienced Homelessness during Adolescence, poster presentation at the Association of Community Health Nursing Educators Annual Institute, Denver Colorado.

Dame, L. (2016) Examining Nursing Students Attitude Toward Caring for Dying Patients: A Simulation Learning Activity, podium presentation at the Research, Evidence Based Practice and Performance Improvement in Healthcare Conference, Evansville, Indiana.

Griffin, A. (2016) Use of HESI Products: Best Practices and Processes to improve and maintain NCLEX Excellence in Baccalaureate Nursing, poster presentation at the 2016 Elsevier Conference: Elevate Outcomes with HESI, Las Vegas, NV. 30th

Hetzel, K. (2016). Integrating SBIRT into Healthcare Professional Students Curriculum, accepted for podium presentation at the Annual Conference in October, 2016 in Hartford, Connecticut.

Misto, K. (2015). The Relationship between Families’ Perceptions and Nurses’ Perceptions of Family Nursing Practice, podium presentation at the Spring meeting of Delta Upsilon Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, Providence. R.I.

Mock, M. (2015) Health Literacy Measurement in Community Dwelling Adults with Heart Failure, podium Presentation at Spring meeting of Delta Upsilon Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, Providence, R.I.

Mock, M. (2015) Feasibility and Acceptability of Health Literacy Measurement in Community Dwelling Adults with Heart Failure, podium presentation at the Heart Failure Nurses’ Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Padula, C. (2016) Prevention of respiratory device-related pressure ulcers, podium presentation at NICHE Annual Conference, Chicago, Ill.

Sadlon P., Healea, B. (2016) Low Resource Mobile Simulation for the Classroom, podium presentation at the International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH), San Diego, CA.

Schwager, J. (2016) Role of the Nurse in Managing Asthma through modifications to the home environment, presentation at the ANA-RI Conference: Connecting RI Nurses to Environmental Health: Education, Practice and Policy, March 30, 2016 in Providence, RI.

Schwager, J. (2016) Nursing Care Management: Workforce Development through Academic-Practice Partnership, Podium presentation at ACHNE/APHN in Indianapolis, IN.

Williams, J., Koulbanis, N. Rogers, A. & Wyman, V. (2016). Sharing a Building Between Two Separate Institutions and Academic Programs, podium presentation at the Annual Conference of the Society of College and University Planning (SCUP), New York, NY.

Student Presentations

Allen, Dorothy Emeline (2016) First Births: A review of the United States Primary Cesarean Section Rate and Recommendation for further Study. Accepted for presentation as a Rising Star at the 44th Biennial Convention of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Conference.

Graham, R. (2016) Perceived Barriers to Health Promotion Behavior of Women in Early Recovery from Alcohol Use Disorder, poster presentation at the Eastern Nursing Research Society Conference in Pittsburgh, PA.

Justin Palmer (2015) Homecare Nurses’ Experiences with Telemonitoring Systems, poster presentation as a “Rising Star” at the 43rd Biennial Convention of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Sadlon P., Healea, B. (2016) Low Resource Mobile Simulation for the Classroom, Podium presentation at the International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH), San Diego, CA.

Shaw, S., Clickner, D. (2016) Evidence Based Practice Culture: Naturally Inspired; Locally Grown, Podium presentation at ANCC Pathway to Excellence Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Faculty/Staff Awards:

Lynn Blanchette received a 2015 ACHE Research Grant Award at the 2015 ACHNE Conference in June 2015.

Karen Hetzel received the Chapter Service Award from Delta Upsilon Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing in May 2016.

Cynthia Padula received the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award from the Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI).

Penni Sadlon received the EMS Champion Award for 2016.

Jane Williams received the Nurse of the Year in an Academic Setting from ANA RI in September 2015

Student Awards:

Mofoluso Agbelese was selected for the AACN 2016 Student Policy Summit, March 2016, Washington, DC.

Jeremy DiBiasio was selected for the 2016 Class of APNA Board of Directors Student Scholars by the American Psychiatric Nursing Association.

Renee Graham received Third Place in a Juried Poster Competition at the Eastern Nursing Research Society meeting in April 2016, Pittsburgh, PA.

Elizabeth Welch, RN recognized the GNSA Liaison at Rhode Island College by AACN, June 2016.

RIC Nursing Candidates inducted into Delta Upsilon Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau included 15 graduate students and 36 undergraduate students, April 2016, Rhode Island College, Providence RI.

Reviews:

John Aflague: Consultant/Clinical Relevance Reviewer. McMaster University Evidence-based Practice.

Nancy Blasdell: Reviewer for the International Journal of Nursing and Clinical Practices.

Mary Byrd: Reviewer for Public Health Nursing,.

Joanne Costello: Reviewer for Public Health Nursing, “Health care needs of children in rural Sub-Saharan Africa, 3/2015”.

Claire Creamer: Reviewed Jensen, S. (2015). Nursing Health Assessment (2nd ed.). PA:Wolters Kluwer; Hockenberry, M. Wilson, D. (2015). Wong’s nursing care of infants & children (10th ed.), MO:Elsevier.

Cynthia Padula: Reviewer for Applied Nursing Research, Journal of Clinical Nursing, Journal of Wound and Ostomy Continence Nursing, and the Western Journal of Nursing Research.

Debra Servello: Reviewer for Thompson. (2015) Essentials Health Assessment. Assessing the Cardiovascular System. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.

Patricia Molloy: Reviewer for the International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship,  “Assessment of High-Stakes Testing, Hopeful Thinking, and Goal Orientation Among Baccalaureate Nursing Students”; “The Ethical Dimensions of Incivility in Nursing Education”; “Low Back Pain in Student and New Graduate Nurses: A Prospective Cohort Study”.

Grants:

Lynn Blanchette (July 2015) team member (subaward) SBIRT “Training Health Professional Students in Rhode Island.

Cynthia Padula (July 2015) team member with Phillip Clark (PI) GWERP Award, HRSA, funded over three years, $2.5 million.

Jane Williams (March 2015) Department of Elderly Affairs, Lifespan Respite Grant, funded $22,770 for three years.

Jane Williams (July 2014) Building a Regional Collaborative for Interprofessional Education, Tufts Foundation, $60,000 continuing.

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