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Research & Publications

Jefferson College of Nursing faculty care about patients and actively find new ways to improve the health care field.

Faculty Title Publication Date
Rachel Scherzer, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC & Kathryn M. Shaffer, EdD, RN, CNE
Co-Author: Kathryn Maceyko, BSN, RN & Jessica Webb, BSN, RN
Journal Club for Prelicensure Nursing Students Nurse Educator September / October 2015
Mary Lou Manning, PhD, CRNP, CIC, FAAN
Co-Authors: John Entwistle, MD & Lisa Wus, DNP
Left Ventricular Assist Device Driveline Infection and the Frequency of Dressing Change in Hospitalized Patients Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care Accepted for publication
Mary Lou Manning, PhD, CRNP, CIC, FAAN
Co-Author: Donna Giannuzzi, MBA, RN, NEA-BC
Keeping Patients Safe, Antibiotic Resistance and the Role of Nurse Executives in Antibiotic Stewardship Journal of Nursing Administration, Vol. 45, No. 2 February 2015
Monika Pogorzelska-Maziarz, PhD, MPH
Co-Authors: Andrew W. Dick, PhD, Eli N. Perencevich, MD, MS, Jack Zwanziger, PhD, Elaine L. Larson, PhD, FAAN & Patricia W. Stone, PhD, FAAN
A Decade of Investment in Infection Prevention: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis American Journal of Infection Control, 43 (2015) 4-9 2015
Monika Pogorzelska-Maziarz, PhD, MPH
Co-Authors: Julie Reagan, Carolyn T.A. Herzig, Andrew W. Dick, Patricia W. Stone and JD Divya Srinath
State Law Mandates for Reporting of Healthcare-Associated Clostridium difficile Infections in Hospitals Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology January 2015
Kanokwan Seeleang, DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC and Mary Lou Manning, CRNP, PhD, CIC, FAAN
Co-Authors: Yvette Winstead, DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC, MBA & Mark Saks, MD, MPH, FAAEM
Skin and Soft Tissue Infection Management, Outcomes, and Follow-up in the Emergency Department of an Urban Academic Hospital Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal 2014
Sharon Rainer, MSN, CRNP
Co-Author: Lesia Aungst, MSN, FNP
Importance of Vitamin D to Postmenopausal Women's Health The Journal for Nurse Practitioners 2014
Elizabeth Speakman, EdD, RN, CDE, ANEF Creating an Infrastructure and Culture of Empowerment Clinical Scholars Review 2014
Elizabeth Speakman, EdD, RN, CDE, ANEF and Mary E. Hanson-Zalot, RN, MSN, AOCN Using the Bartering System in Nursing: Can Service-Learning Curricula Be Bartered for Tuition Reimbursement Clinical Scholars Review 2014
Dorothea Frederick, MSN, RNFA, CNOR, and Maria Marinelli, MSN, RNFA, CNOR Cultural Competency: Adapting to diversity improves patient care OR Nurse 2014 2014
Beth Ann Swan, PhD, CRNP, FAAN
Co-Authors: Haas, S. & Haynes, T.
Care coordination and transition management core curriculum. n/a 2014
Elizabeth Speakman, EdD, RN, ANEF, FNAP
Co-Authors: Janice Smolowitz, EdD, DNP, RN, ANP-BC,
Danuta Wojnar, PhD, MN, MED, IBCLC, FAAN,
Ellen-Marie Whelan, PhD, RN, CRNP, FAAN,
Suzan Ulrich, DrPH, RN, CNM, FACNM,
Carolyn Hayes, PhD, RN, NeA-BC,
Laura Wood, DNP, MS, RN
Role of the registered nurse in primary health care:
Meeting health care needs in the 21st century
Nursing Outlook August 2014
Ann Phalen, PhD, APRN, NNP-BC
Co-Author: Margaret Lyons, DNP, RN, CRNI
A Randomized Controlled Comparison of Flushing Protocols in Home Care Patients With Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters The Art and Science of Infusion Nursing July/August 2014
Amy Szajna, MSN, RN
Co-Authors: Jack, D., Gerolamo, A.M., Frederick, D., Szajna, A., Muccitelli, J.
Using a Trained Actor to Model Mental Health Nursing Care Clinical Simulation in Nursing March 2014
Mary T. Bouchaud, PhD, CNS, CCRN
Co-Author: Dr. JoAnn Gurenlian
A Qualitative Study on Preparing Baccalaureate Nursing Students for Community/Public Health Nursing as Perceived by Nurse Educators and Administrators The International Journal of Nursing October 2014
Monika Pogorzelska-Maziarz, PhD, MPH
Co-Authors: Philip Zachariah, MD; Julie Reagan, PhD, JD, MPH; E. Yoko Furuya, MD, MS; Andrew Dick, PhD; Hangsheng Liu, PhD; Carolyn T. A. Herzig, MS; Patricia W. Stone, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN; Lisa Saiman, MD, MPH
The Association of State Legal Mandates for Data Submission of Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections in Neonatal Intensive Care Units with Process and Outcome Measures Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology September 2014
Karen Alexander, MSN, RN Social Determinants of Methadone in Pregnancy: Violence, Social Capital, and Mental Health Issues in Mental Health Nursing October 2013
Kathleen Black, PhD, RNC Development and Testing of the Preeclampsia Prenatal Symptom-Monitoring Checklist (PPSMC) Journal of Nursing Measurement Fall 2013
Mary Bouchaud, RN, MSN The Reality of Disaster: An Educational Template that Brings Community into the Classroom Population Health Matters Fall 2013
Dorothea Frederick, RN, MSN, CNOR Lemierre's Syndrome Journal of Neuroscience Nursing 2014
Catherine Harris, PhD, MBA, CRNP
Co-Author: Randazzo, C.
Aneurysmal rupture without subarachnoid  hemorrhage: A case study JHN Journal 2013
Catherine Harris, PhD, MBA, CRNP Factors influencing return to work after aneurysmal  subarachnoid hemorrhage Journal of Neuroscience Nursing Accepted for publication
Catherine Harris, PhD, MBA, CRNP Neuromonitoring in the ICU Critical Care Nurse Accepted for publication
Kellie Smith, EdD, RN Healthcare Interprofessional Education: Encouraging Technology, Teamwork, and Team Performance Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing Accepted for publication