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SON Accomplishments 2016-2017

Publications

Faculty/Staff:

Blasdell, N. (2017). The meaning of caring in nursing practice. International Journal of Nursing & Clinical Practice, 4:1-5.

Dame, L. & Hoebecke, R. (2016). Effect of a simulation exercise on nursing students’ end of life care attitudes. Journal of Nursing Education, 55 (11).

Ducharme, M. Bernhardt, J., Padula, C., & Adams, J. (2017) Leader influence, the professional practice environment, and nurse engagement in essential nursing practice. JONA, 47 7/8), 367-375.

Galloway, S. (2016) Spiritual Immersion: Developing and Evaluating a Simulation Exercise to teach Spiritual Care to Undergraduate Students, Nurse Educator.

Servello, D. (in production, print date 2018) General Survey and Vital Sign Assessment. In Jenson, S. Nursing Health Assessment, A Best Practice Approach (3rd Ed.). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/ Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.

Servello, D. (in production, print date 2018) Heart and neck vessel assessment. In Jenson, S. Nursing Health Assessment, A Best Practice Approach (3rd Ed.). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/ Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.

Servello, D. (in production, print date 2018) Abdominal assessment. In Jenson, S. Nursing Health Assessment, A Best Practice Approach (3rd Ed.). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/ Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.

Servello, D. (in production, print date 2018) Head to toe assessment of the adult. In Jenson, S. Nursing Health Assessment, A Best Practice Approach (3rd Ed.). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/ Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.

Padula, C., Paradis, H., Goodwin, R., Lynch, J., & Hegerich-Bartula, D. (2017). Prevention of Respiratory device-related pressure ulcers. JWOCN, 44(2), 138-141

Thomas, P. Servello, D., & Williams, J. (2017) Baccalaureate education: The foundation for health care board participation. Nursing Forum, 00 (0), 1-8.

Alumni:

Lopes-Costa, E. & Amato-Vealey, E. (2016). Identifying beliefs about smoking in patients with peripheral vascular disease. Journal of Vascular Nursing, 34 (4), 137-143.

Brousseau, H. & Pohl, D. (2017). Quality Improvement Processes in Obesity Surgery Lead to Higher Quality and Value, Less Cost. RI Medical Journal, 100(2), 28-30

Presentations

Faculty/Staff:

Blasdell, N. (2017, June). Leadership: Authority, Accountability, and Critical Thinking. Lecture presented for the PVAMC/RICSON Post Baccalaureate Nurse Residency program, Providence VA Medical Center, Providence, RI.

deGouvenain, J. & Costello, J. (2016, June). Perceived Barriers to Contraceptive Use: An Exploratory Study of Women Living in Rural Haiti. Poster presented at ACHNE Conference, Baltimore, MD, June 6-10, 2017.

Gutierrez, E.& Doremus, W. (2016, October).  A curriculum initiative:  Naloxone and opioid overdose prevention education for RI College nursing students. Poster presented at    Bridging Health Disparities to Address the Opioid Epidemic, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI

Lockett, Y. & Servello, D. (2016, May) Assessment of emerging issues in the school nurse teacher’s office. Lecture presented for Providence school nurse teachers, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI

Mock, M. (2016). Carelink Network Education Podium Presentation: Update on Heart Failure    in Post-Acute and Long Term Care SettingsRecognition, Assessment, and Monitoring

Mock, M. (2016). HARC: Health Literacy Research Conference October 2016, Washington, DC.-Poster Session: Reliability and Acceptability of Health Literacy Measurements in Community Dwelling Adults Hospitalized with Heart Failure

Mock, M. and Sethares, K. (2016, October) Health Equity through Health Literacy: Knowledge, Education & Research. Podium presentation at Rhode Island College, October, 2016.

Padula, C., Misto, K., Nadeau, K., & Bryand, E. (2017) Impact of electronic medical devices on nurse-patient relationship. Paper Presentation at Brown University, International
Conference on Electronic Medical Documentation, April 2017.

Sadlon, P. (2017, June) Pilot: Formalized Observer Roles to Increase Student Engagement in Clinical Simulation. Poster presented at the 2017 International Nurses Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL), Washington, DC, June 21 – 24, 2017.

Shaw, S. & Sullivan, S. (2016, April) “Personalized Health Care: Shades of Gray in Evidence Based Care: Evidence Based Nursing Practice at Veteran’s Health Administration.” Podium Presentation and workshop co-lead at University of Iowa’s Annual Evidence Based Practice Conference, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Stegnicki, T. & Costello, J. (2016, October).  Naloxone administration by law enforcement: An     exploratory study. Poster presented at Bridging Health Disparities to Address the Opioid Epidemic, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI. And at the ACHNE Conference in June 2016.

Students:

deGouvenain, J. & Costello, J. (2016, June). Perceived Barriers to Contraceptive Use: An Exploratory Study of Women Living in Rural Haiti. Poster presented at ACHNE Conference, Baltimore, MD, June 6-10, 2017.

Demacedo, S. (2016). September 2016.

Stegnicki, T. & Costello, J. (2016, October).  Naloxone administration by law enforcement: An exploratory study. Poster presented at Bridging Health Disparities to Address the Opioid Epidemic, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI. And at the ACHNE Conference in June 2016

Grants

Faculty/Staff:

Blanchette, L. Hetzel, K. SBIRT for Health Professionals, subcontract with the Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

Blanchette, L., Huntley-Newby, D., Williams, J. (PI), Lifespan Respite Grant, Department of Elderly Affairs, (Year 2)

Coia, B. (2017, June). A Description of Approachable Nurses: The Voice of the Hospitalized Child. Funded by the SON Dean’s Fund

Kutenplon, D. (2017). Success Circles: A small-group mentoring intervention for at-risk   baccalaureate nursing students, funded by SON Dean’s Development Fu

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Lescault, M. (2017) Wavemaker Fellow, RI Commerce Corp. $3,800.

Padula, C., Misto, K., Dame, L., Molloy, P., Nimmagadda, J., Nadeau, K., & Bryand, E. (2017).Strategies to Effectively Use Electronic Documentation in the Client/Provider Relationship, funded by RI-IPE. $5,000.

Students:

Healea, B. (2017) Honors project: De-escalation funded by the DeStefano Research Program $500.

Lerch, J. (2017) Volunteer work in a rural clinic in Belize, funded by the RI Foundation: Michael Metcalf Memorial Fund.

Reviewers

Byrd, M. Reviewed one article (October 2016) for Public Health Nursing

Molloy, P. Reviewed two articles for The International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship

Padula, C. Reviewer for Applied Nursing Research, JWOCN, and Journal of Nursing Care Quality

Shaw, S. Reviewer, Conference abstracts for ANCC’s 2018 Annual Pathway to Excellence Conference.

Awards:

Faculty/Staff:

Wendy Doremus earned ANCC certification in Advanced Public Health Nursing, July 2017

Donna Huntley-Newby: 2016 Rhode Island Monthly Academic Nurse of the Year, September 2016

Linda Mendonca: National Association of School Nurses – President’s Recognition Award, June 2016; Induction into the Fellows of the National Academy of School Nursing, July 3, 2017.

Cynthia Padula. Distinguished Alumni Award, Community College of Rhode Island, April 2017.

Jane Williams: RIC Alumni Faculty Award, Rhode Island College, May 2017

Jane Williams: Lifetime Achievement Award, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, May 16,2017

Alumni:

Kathleen Lehmann, 1977 RIC Alumni Honor Roll Award

Lisa Zapata’1981 RIC Willard Achievement Award, May 2017

Page last updated: October 02, 2017