College of Nursing

Faculty Publications 2008-2009

RESEARCH GRANTS

Pierce, L., Steiner, V. (2007-2008). Information Needs of Caregivers of People with Dementia. Center for Community Based Care, Ohio Council for Home Care. $1,000.00 Funded.

Gies, C., Pierce, L., Steiner, V., Salvador, D., van der Bijl, J. (2007-2008). Web-based Psychosocial Assessment for Caregivers of Persons with Dementia: A Feasibility Study. Rehabilitation Nurses Foundation. $1,000.00 Funded.

RESEARCH GRANTS – ONGOING (Year 2)

Pierce, L., Smith, G. (2006-present). An On-line Intervention to Improve Stroke Care from Spouses. NIH/National Institute of Nursing Research. $401,500.00 Funded.

RESEARCH GRANT – ONGOING (Year 3) 

Pierce, L., Thompson, T., Steiner, V. (2006, January-present). New Caregivers’ Experience of Caring.  Rehabilitation Nursing Foundation. $3,000.00 Funded.

RESEARCH GRANT – ONGOING (Year 5)

Pocotte, S., Smolen, D. (2003-present). Evaluation of a Six Week Standard Reiki Treatment Protocol in Persons with Chronic Pain. The David C. and Lura M. Lovell Foundation. $13,800.00 Funded.

OTHER GRANTS

Milstead, J. A. (2007-2008). Professional Nurse Traineeship Program. Project Director. Health Resources and Services Administration. $42,429.00 Funded

OTHER GRANTS - ONGOING (Year 5)

Locher, A., Duggan, J., Bhumbra, N., Oehrtman, S. (2003, August – 2011, July). Ryan White Title IV Grant for the provision of service/healthcare. HIV/AIDS Bureau. $438,100.00 Funded.

Keck, M., Mohamed, I., Oehrtman, S. (2004 – present). Genetics Interdisciplinary Faculty Training (GIFT). Duke University. $7,000.00 Funded

PUBLISHED ARTICLES BASED ON RESEARCH

Ahonen, K., Buchman, D. (2008, January). Emergency Contraception:  Profiles of Women Using Plan B in Small Midwestern Community. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 20, 35-39.

Gies, C., Buchman, D., Robinson, J., Smolen, D. (2008, February). Evaluating Effectiveness of an Inpatient Nurse-directed Smoking Cessation Program. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 30(1), 6-19.

Lessick, M. (2007, August/September). Genetic Testing for Breast and Ovarian Cancer:  Ethical, Legal, and Psychosocial Considerations. Nursing for Women’s Health, 11(4), 392-401.

Steiner, V., Pierce, L., Drahuschak, S., Nofziger, E., Buchman, D., Szirony, T. (2008, February). Emotional Support, Physical Help, and Health of Caregivers of Stroke Survivors. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 40(1), 48-52. 

PUBLISHED ARTICLES NOT BASED ON RESEARCH

Beringer, R. (2007, December). What Can Trina Teach Us? Nursing for Women’s Health, 11(6), 631-632.

Lee, C. (2007, October). Academic Help-seeking:  Theory and Strategy for Nurse Faculty. Journal of Nursing Education, 46(10), 468-475.

Milstead, J. A. (2008, June). The PeriAnesthesia Nurse as Advocate in the Political Arena:  Driving the Healthcare Agenda. Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing, 23(3), 183-194.

Bhumbra, N., Sahloff, E., Oehrtman, S., Horner, J. (2007, July/August). Exogenous Cushing Syndrome with Inhaled Fluticasone in a Child Receiving Lopinavir/Ritonavir. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 41(7/8), 1306-1309.

Pierce, L. (2007, September/October). Evidence-based Practice in Rehabilitation Nursing. Rehabilitation Nursing, 32(5), 203-209.

van der Bijl. (2008, January). To DNP or Not to DNP – That is the Question. Nursing Network, 46(1), 4.

PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS BASED ON RESEARCH

Pierce, L., Steiner, V., Havens, H., Tormoehlen, K. (2008, March). Spirituality Expressed by Stroke Caregivers. Western Journal of Nursing Research. Available at:  http://wjn.Sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/0193945907310560v1.

Pierce, L., Steiner, V., Thompson, T. (2008, February). Female Caregivers Ask Questions in the First Year of Caring. Stroke, 39(2), 680-681. 

Steiner, V., Pierce, L. (2007). Why do Stroke Survivors Use Health Care Services During the First year? The Gerontologist, 47(special issue 1), 711-712.

PUBLISHED BOOK CHAPTERS NOT BASED ON RESEARCH

Pierce, L., Predieger, E., Mumma, C. (2008). Research-based Rehabilitation Nursing Practice. In S. Hoeman (Ed.), Rehabilitation Nursing (4th ed., pp 45-57). St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier Science.

Pierce, L. (2007). Developmental Theories and Tasks Across the Life Span: Individuals and Families. In K. Mauk (Ed.), The Specialty Practice of Rehabilitation Nursing: A Core Curriculum (5th ed., pp. 324-335). Glenview, Illinois: Association of Rehabilitation Nurses.

Szirony, T. A. (2008). Postmortem Care. In B. J. Ackley, B. B. Ladwig, B. A. Swan, & S. J. Tucker (Eds.), Evidence-based Nursing Care Guidelines: Medical-Surgical Interventions (pp. 630-635). St. Louis, Missouri: Mosby-Elsevier.

PUBLISHED BOOK REVIEWS NOT BASED ON RESEARCH

Walters, G., Pierce, L. (2008, March/April). [Review of the book: Smart Technology for Aging, Disability, and Independence: The State of the Science]. Rehabilitation Nursing, 33(2), 88.

PUBLISHED WEB SITE NOT BASED ON RESEARCH

Pierce, L., Steiner, V. (2000-present). The Caring~web©. Constructed in 2000, this intervention site on the World Wide Web is available for all people worldwide for educational information about stroke and caregiving. The site is also available to caregivers of stroke clients at The University of Toledo Medical Center for support purposes. http://caringweb.utoledo.edu

PEER REVIEWED RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS

Ahonen, K. (2008, October). Over the Counter Availability of Emergency Contraception in a Rural Midwestern County:  Can You Get it When You Need it? Poster session presented at National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health 11th Annual Conference, Seattle, WA.

Gies, C., Pierce, L., Steiner, V., Salvador, D., van der Bijl, J. (2008, May). Web-based Psychosocial Assessment for Caregivers of Persons with Dementia: A Feasibility Study. Poster session presented at The University of Toledo, College of Nursing Research Day, Toledo, Ohio.

Lamp, J., Lee, C. (2008, June). Birth Stories:  A Narrative Analysis. Paper session presented at International Confederation of Midwives, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Lee, C. (2008, March). Not Enough Hours in the Day:  The Experience of Nurse Faculty Doctoral Students. Paper session presented at Celebrating Nursing Excellence:  2nd Biennial Nursing Research Conference, Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

Lessick, M., Ahonen, K., Phillips, M., Wickham, R., Chapman, D. (2008, May). Psychological Assessment of Individuals Considering BRCA Genetic Testing. Poster session presented at 4th Annual Cleveland Clinic Nursing Research Conference, Beachwood, Ohio.

Pierce, L., Steiner, V., Thompson, T. (2008, February). Female Caregivers Ask Questions in the First Year of Caring. Poster session presented at International Stroke Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Steiner, V., Pierce, L. (2007, November). Why do Stroke Survivors Use Healthcare Services During the First Year? Poster session presented at the Gerontological Society of America 60th Annual Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, California.

Pierce, L., Steiner, V., Govoni, A., Thompson, T., Friedemann, M. (2007, October). Two Sides of the Caregiving Story. Poster session presented at the 33rd Annual Education Conference, Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, Washington, DC.

Pierce, L., Steiner, V., Khuder, S., Govoni, A. (2007, October). Can a Web-based Caregiver Intervention Affect the Health Care Service Use of Stroke Survivors? Poster session presented at the 33rd Annual Education Conference, Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, Washington, DC.

Hasenau, S., Thompson, T. C., Pierce, L., Steiner, V. (2008, April). Uncertainty: The Reality of Caregiving. Poster session presented at The University of Toledo College of Nursing Research Day, Toledo, Ohio.

Pierce, L., Steiner, V., Thompson, T. (2008, April). New Stroke Caregivers Experience of Caring. Poster session presented at The University of Toledo College of Nursing Research Day, Toledo, Ohio.

Govoni, A., Pierce, L., Steiner, V. (2008, April). Two Sides of the Aging Caregiving Story. Poster session presented at the 32nd Annual Conference of the Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education, Cleveland, Ohio.

Thompson, T., Hasenau, S., Steiner, V., Pierce, L. (2007, October). Caregiver Safe Haven. Paper session presented at the 33rd Annual Education Conference, Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, Washington, DC.

Thompson, T., Pierce, L., Steiner, V., Hasenau, S. (2008, April). Caregiver Safe Haven: Thanks for Letting Me Ramble. Paper session presented at The University of Toledo College of Nursing Research Day, Toledo, Ohio.

Digby, J., Pierce, L., Steiner, V. (2008, April). ABC’s of Caring for Stroke Survivors. Paper session presented at The University of Toledo College of Nursing Research Day, Toledo, Ohio.

Steiner, V., Pierce, L., Salvador, D. (2008, April). Information Needs of Caregivers of Persons with Dementia. Paper session presented at The University of Toledo College of Nursing Research Day, Toledo, Ohio.

Smolen, D., Knippen, L. (2007, November). Use of Music for Anxiety Reduction in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Paper session presented at Sigma Theta Tau International, Baltimore, Maryland.

Garris, T., Smolen, D. (2008, April). Investigation of Self-Reported Transitional Health Care Needs of the Adolescent with Congenital Heart Disease. Poster session presented at Spring into Research by Sigma Theta tau International, Toledo, Ohio. 

PEER REVIEWED NON-RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS

Brown-Schott, N., Lakia, D. (2008, June). Innovative Field Experiences: Utilizing the EMIC Perspective.. Paper session presented at 2008 Annual Spring Institute-Effective Educational Methods in CIPHN, Atlanta, Georgia.

Milstead, J. A. (2007, November). Nurse Leadership Through Influence on Boards. Paper session presented at Sigma Theta Tau International Research Conference, Baltimore, Maryland.

Garris, T., Smolen, D., Oehrtman, S. (2008, April). Investigation of Self-Reported Transitional Health Care Needs of the Adolescent with Congenital Heart Disease. Type session presented at 2nd Annual Spring Research Conference sponsored by The University of Toledo College of Nursing, Toledo, Ohio.

Oerhtman, S. (2008, March). Children with HIV:  The Impact of a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Oral session presented at Guest Scholar Lecture sponsored by John Hopkins School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland.

Pierce, L.-Moderator (2008, February). Rehabilitation and Community Reintegration. Oral session presented at the International State-of-Art Stroke Nursing Symposium American Stroke Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Pierce, L. (2007, October). Taking the Mystery out of Research. Oral session presented at the 33rd Annual Education Conference, Concurrent Session, Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, Washington, DC.

Sochacki, S., Szirony, T. (2008, April). The Geriatric Nursing Consortium: A Model for all Educators of Gerontology. Paper session presented at the Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education, 32nd Annual Ohio Professional and Student Conference on Aging, Cleveland, Ohio.

van der Bijl, J. (2007, October). Culture Change: The Reduction of Seclusion and Restraint. Paper session presented at 21st Annual Conference of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Kissimmee, Florida. 

TITLE OF DISSERTATION

Salvador, D. (2008, May). Registered Nurses Perception of Political Activity. The University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio. 

AWARDS, HONORS AND OTHER RECOGNITION

Masiulaniec, B. (2008, May). James Hampton Outstanding Contributions to Teaching and $100.00 from The University of Toledo, College of Nursing Faculty for Teaching Excellence.

McCartney, E. (2008, May). Outstanding Contributions to Practice and $100.00. The University of Toledo, College of Nursing for faculty recognition.

Milstead, J. A. (2008). Dean and Professor Emerita awarded by The University of Toledo Board of Trustees.

Milstead, J. A. (2008). Dean Emerita awarded by American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

Milstead, J. A. (2008, June 6). Tribute to Jeri A. Milstead on retirement entered into Congressional Record by the Honorable Marcy Kaptur, U. S. House of Representatives.

Milstead, J. A. (2007, October). Career Achievement Award from The University of Toledo, Health Science Campus.

Milstead, J. A. (2007, October 12). Tributed to Jeri A. Milstead entered into Congressional Record by the Honorable Marcy Kaptur, U.S. House of Representatives.

Milstead, J. A. (2007, October). Tribute to Jeri A. Milstead from Ohio General Assembly signed by Representative Peter Ujvagi and Speaker of the House Chris Redfern.

Oehrtman, S. (2008, May). Prism Award and $100.00 from The University of Toledo College of Nursing for graduate student teaching excellence.

Pierce, L. (1998-present). Who’s Who in American Nursing.

Pierce, L. (1990-present). Directory of Nurse Researchers.

van der Bijl, J. (2008, May). Prism Award and $100.00 from The University of Toledo College of Nursing for excellence in teaching.

Walters, G. (2008, April). Induction into membership. Phi Kappa Phi – International Honor Society for outstanding academic achievement.

ADDITIONAL SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY

Ahonen, K. (2008, June). IRB exempt proposal submitted for review:  Emergency Contraception User Survey.

Gies, C. Peer Reviewer for WJNR for research manuscript:  Smoking Cessation, Personal Digital Assistant, and Lower Income Hospital Clients.

Lessick, M. (2008, April). External peer reviewer for Cancer Research UK, Nursing Research Training Fellowship Program, United Kingdom.

Masiulaniec, B. UT3 Teaching Fellowship.

Masiulaniec, B. Proposed Community Health Nursing textbook chapter.  Review for Content Connections.

Masiulaniec, B. Preliminary work with J. Eastop on article.

Mattin, D. Successfully designed, planned, and executed high fidelity simulation scenarios, evaluations, and post debriefing sessions.

Mattin, D. Created an entire set of fundamental nursing skills and procedures to be used in the Learning Resource Lab, which included a method for evaluating student performance in the skills lab.

McCartney, E. Submitted research proposal “Exploration of Factors Associated with Resilience in Adolescents with Asthma:  A Focus Group Study” to IRB at Loyola University Chicago.

Milstead, J. A. (2008). Advanced practice nurses and public policy, naturally.  In A.M. Barker (Ed.). Advanced Practice Nursing:  Essential Knowledge for the Profession. Sudbury, MA:  Jones & Bartlett. (invited chapter).

Pierce, L. (2007). Undergraduate Research, Faculty Co-mentor, Noha Eltaki-Case Western Reserve University, Dementia Caregivers Study

Pierce, L. (2008). UT Graduate Students’ Theses, Chair, Jennifer Seymour-Questions Asked by Male and Female Stroke Survivors’ Caregivers in a 1-Year Web-based Support Group. Poster Presenter at the Graduate Student Research Forum, The University of Toledo. Invited Presenter at Research Day, College of Nursing.

Pierce, L. (2008). UT Graduate Students’ Scholarly Projects

                Chair, Lisa Murthy and Karen Moreland, Tips for Caregivers of People with Dementia

                Chair, Juli Digby, ABCs of Stroke Caregiving, Presenter at Research Day, College of Nursing

Pierce, L. (2008). National Association of Rehabilitation Nurses:  Rehabilitation Nursing Foundation [research arm of the association: $30,000.00 available for funding]. Chairperson of the Foundation. Board of Directors.

Pierce, L. (2008). Book Editor. Restorative Nursing. Glenview, Illinois: Association of Rehabilitation Nurses.

Pierce, L. (1998-present). Manuscript Review Panel Member. Rehabilitation Nursing.

Pierce, L. (1992-present). Media Reviewer. Resource Reviews Department. Rehabilitation Nursing.

Pierce, L. (2003-present). Annual Education Conference. Paper and Poster Review Committee. Association of Rehabilitation Nurses.

Pierce, L. (2005-present). International Stroke Conference. Abstract Reviewer. American Stroke Association.

Pilliod-Carpenter, K. (2007, October). Passes Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam.

Pilliod-Carpenter, K. (2007, December). CTP-Externship.

Pocotte, S. Invited peer review of textbook chapters in Adam’s Pharmacology for Nursing 2008, Pearson Publishing.

Ransom, J. (2007). Book Form. Foundations of Nursing: Introduction to Nursing and Orem’s Self-care Deficit Nursing Theory. XanEdu, ISBN 1-59399-288-2.

Ransom, J. (2008). Write On! Module on APA Formatting for Writing. The University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio.

Salvador, D. (2007, August). Requested speaker providing continuing education program entitled “Evidence Based Practice in Nursing” for the Bellevue Hospital.

Sexton, M. (2008). Currently working on the analysis phase of an IRB approved research study entitled “Student Nurse to Student Nurse Patient Report:  What Students Consider Important Patient Information”.

Sink, K. (2007-2008). Submitted two manuscripts for review in professional journals.

Murthy, R. R., Kandimalla, V., Fink, B., Benninghoff, M., Hensley, S., Smolen, D., Westerink, J., Shreve, W. (2008, May). Interdisciplinary research project in progress. Spot Audit of Urinary Catheter Care in Patients at The University of Toledo Medical Center. Being analyzed at present time which includes writing an R21 NINR Grant to submit in October 2008.

Szirony, T. A. Powerpoint presentations with NCLEX based questions for: Miller, C.A. (2008). Nursing for Wellness in Older Adults.(5th ed.). Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins.

Szirony, T. A. Textbook Reviewer: Carven, R. F., Hirnle, C. J. (2007). Fundamentals of Nursing (4th ed.). Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins.

Szirony, T. A. Critical Thinking and Atypitical Presentation of Desease Related to Complex Care of the Older Adult. The Society for Aging Populations, The University of Toledo.

van der Bijl, J. Manuscript review of four chapters in Craven, R. F. and Hirnle, C. J. (2008). Fundamentals of Nursing (6th ed.). New York, New York: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

Walters, G. NLN Certification – Nurse Educator

ARTICLES BASED ON RESEARCH

Ahonen, K. (accepted).  Are the Students Here. American Nurse.

Oehrtman, S., Alteneder, R. (revisions requested). Factors that Influence Infant Feeding Decisions of Adolescent Mothers Enrolled in Ohio WIC. The Journal of Pediatric Health Care.

Pierce, L., Steiner, V., Havens, H., Tormoehlen, K. (in press). Spirituality Expressed by Caregivers of Stroke Survivors. Western Journal of Nursing Research.

Quinlan, C., Ahonen, K. (accepted). Emergency Contraception:  Are You Advising Your Patients About this Back Up Method of Contraception? The Clinical Advisor.

ARTICLES NOT BASED ON RESEARCH

Lee, C. (in review). It’s Like Living Without Margins:  The Experience of Nurse Faculty Doctoral Students.

Lessick, M., Phillips, M., et al. (in preparation). Psychological Distress, Coping, and Social Support Among Women Considering BRCA Genetic Testing. Research related?

Walters, G. (pending). Reflection. American Nurse. 

BOOKS NOT BASED ON RESEARCH

Pierce, L. (in press). (Ed.). Restorative Nursing. Glenview, IL:  Association of Rehabilitation Nurses.

BOOK CHAPTERS BASED ON RESEARCH

Pocotte, S., Salvador, D. (in press). Reiki as a Rehabilitative Nursing Intervention for Pain Management: A Case Study. Rehabilitation Nursing.

BOOK CHAPTERS NOT BASED ON RESEARCH

Mattin, D. (pending). Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) Knowledge & Role. Jones & Bartlett Publishers.

Pierce, L., Steiner, V. (in press). Using Assistive Technology to Promote Quality of Life for Older Adults. In K. Mauk (Ed.), Geriatric Nursing Care (2nd Ed.). Sudbury, Massachusetts: Jones and Bartlett.

Pierce, L., Lutz, B. (in press). Caregiving. In P. Larsen (Ed.), Chronic Illness: Impact and Interventions (7th Ed.). Sudbury, Massachusetts: Jones and Bartlett. 

BOOK REVIEWS NOT BASED ON RESEARCH

Pierce, L. (in press). [Review of book: Health Care Responsibility]. Rehabilitation Nursing. 

 

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