School of Nursing Accomplishments

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Accomplishments by Academic Year

Publications

Faculty/Staff Publications

Coia, B. & Schwartz-Barcott, D. (in print). A description of approachable nurses: An exploratory study, the voice of the hospitalized child. Journal: Journal of Pediatric Nursing

DiLibero, J. Contributor to: Cain, C., Miller, J. (Eds.) (2019). AACN Scope and Standards for Acute and Critical Care Nursing Practice, 3rd ed. Aliso, Viejo, CA: AACN

Misto, K., Padula, C., Dame, L., Molloy, P. A., & Nimmagadda, J. (2020). Interprofessional evidence-based strategies to enhance provider and patient interactions during Electronic Health Record use. Journal for Nurses in Professional Development,36(3), 134-140. https://doi.org/10.1097/NND.0000000000000631

Students Publications

Maher, M. (2019). Emergency preparedness in obstetrics: Meeting unexpected key challenges. Journal of Perinatal & Neonatal Nursing, 33 (3), 238-245. doi: 10.1097/JPN.0000000000000421. 

Presentations

Faculty/Staff Podium Presentations

DiLibero, J. (2020). Nursing: A Journey of Limitless Possibility! Rhode Island College Pinning Ceremony Keynote Address. Providence, RI. (Keynote Speaker)

DiLibero, J. (May 2020). The Doctor of Nursing Practice: Systems-Level Change Leader and Practice Scholar. Rhode Island College 2nd Annual Doctor of Nursing Practice Symposium. Providence, RI.

DiLibero, J. (May 2020). Sodium Disorders Made Easy. Podium Presentation. Thinking-A-Head. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Regional Annual Neuroscience Symposium. Boston, MA

DiLibero, J. (April, 2020). Leading Sustainable Quality Improvement. Podium Presentation. Horizons – American Association of Critical Care Nurses Region 1 Conference. Portland, ME.

Sadlon, P. (2020). Preliminary Results - An Eastern Woodlands Tribal Nation and Type 2 Diabetes Perspectives: A Qualitative Descriptive Study. Accepted Juried Poster Presentation. Eastern Nurse’s Research Society (ENRS). March 2020 (cancelled-COVID19).
Williams, C., & DiLibero, J. (2020).  Improving Outcomes related to Opioid Use Disorder. Poster Presentation.  Eastern Nursing Research Society 32nd Annual Scientific Sessions. Boston, MA. 

Coia, B. (2019). Abstract accepted 30th International Conference on Pediatric Nursing and Healthcare August 19-20, 2019 at Zurich, Switzerland on the theme “Current Emerging Trends for Improving Pediatric Nursing& Healthcare”.

Misto, K., O’Neale, Insana, K., & Seney, Acute Care Nurse Competence in Care of Psychiatric Mental Health Patients, ENRS, 3/2020.

Faculty Poster Presentation

Calvert, P. & DiLibero, J., et al., (2019). Best Poster/People’s Choice Award, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Engaging, Empowering, and Sustaining a Commitment to Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety. Lifespan Nurses at the Wheel Conference

Calvert, P. & DiLibero, J. (March, 2020). Clinical Nurse Specialists: Engaging, Empowering, and Sustaining Commitment to healthcare Quality and Patient Safety. Poster Presentation. National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists 2020 Annual Conference. Indianapolis, IN.
Desanto-Madeya, S., DiLibero, J., O’Donoghue, S. (April, 2019). Critical Care Nurse’s Attitudes and Perceptions of End-of-Life Care. Eastern Nursing Research Society 31st Annual Scientific Sessions. Providence, RI.

Sadlon, P. (2020). Preliminary Results - An Eastern Woodlands Tribal Nation and Type 2 Diabetes Perspectives: A Qualitative Descriptive Study. Accepted Juried Poster Presentation. Eastern Nurse’s Research Society (ENRS). March 2020 (cancelled-COVID19).

Student Poster Presentation

Williams, C., & DiLibero, J. (2020).  Improving Outcomes related to Opioid Use Disorder. Poster Presentation.  Eastern Nursing Research Society 32nd Annual Scientific Sessions. Boston, MA. 

Alumni Poster Presentation

Doremus, W. (2019).  Advancing Access, Quality, and Equity in School Health Services Delivery for the School-age Youth Population (oral presentation).  CityMatCH Maternal and Child Health Leadership Conference – Make Waves: Intentional Disruption to Advance Health Equity, Providence, Rhode Island, September 25, 2019.

Grants/ Research Activity

Faculty/Staff

Costello, J. Principle Investigator, Grant for $66,873 for the PCHC– RIC Nurse Case Management Certification Partnership, funded by RI Department of Labor and Training through REAL Jobs RI, Rhode Island College School of Nursing partnership with Providence Community Health Center, a RI ACO, to provide evidence based education related to the nurse care manager role in promoting positive health outcomes for individuals, families, and populations across the lifespan, 2/20-3/21.

Reviewers

DiLibero, J (Ed.). (2020 - Present). Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America. Guest Editor/Contributing Editor – Resuscitation Edition. Elsevier. (Anticipated Publication 2021).

Sadlon, P. (2019) - Nursing Forum An Independent Voice for Nursing  Manuscript # NF-01-20-CA-1320Manuscript # NF-06-19-CA-1171.R1

Servello, D. (2020). NONPF Conference Abstract Reviewer (2019). Envisioning a New Era for Nurse Practictioner Education. 

Servello, D. (2020). Perry, A. & Potter, P. (in print). Care of the eye and ear. In Perry, Clinical Nursing Skills and Techniques 10e. Elsevier.

Servello, D. (2019). Perry, A. & Potter, P. (in print). Emergency measures for life support. In Perry, Clinical Nursing Skills and Techniques 10e. Elsevier.

Awards 

DiLibero, J. (2020) Inducted – Fellow of the Clinical Nurse Specialist Institute (FCNS). National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists. 

Hodne, M. (2020). Invited to participate in the Brown Physicians Inc. Leadership Academy, 2020.

deGouvenain, J. (2019). Adjunct faculty and graduate, honored by RI Monthly as the Nurse of the Year in a Non-Traditional Setting, 9/19.

Wilks, M. (2020) Induction as Associate in the American College of Cardiology, Chicago IL March 30, 2020.

Leadership Positions

DiLibero, J. (2020). National Quality Forum (NQF) Measures Incubator. Expert Panel Member. Washington, D.C.

DiLibero, J. (2018 – 2020). Director - American Association of Critical Care Nurses Board of Directors. Alisa Viejo, CA.

DiLibero, J. (2019, 2020). Director – AACN Certification Corporation Board of Directors. Alisa Viejo, CA.

DiLibero, J. (2020) Board Learning Partner – AACN Certification Corporation.

DiLibero, J. (2020). Strategic Thinking Committee – American Association of Critical Care Nurses.

Ongoing Research

DiLibero, J., Villaranate, D., O’Donoghue, S., Medeiros, M., Hayes, M., Milton, E., Walsh, K. (2018 – Present). Assessing Stress and Burnout Among a National Sample of Critical Care Nurses. Primary Investigator. – Survey complete. Data analysis underway.

Student Honors Projects

French, S. (2020). Implicit Bias in Student Nurses

Vito, D. (2019).  Nursing Psychoeducation for Patients with Schizophrenia

Publications

Baird, J., Faul, M., Green, T.C., Howland, J. Adams, C.A., Hodne, M., Bohlen, N. & Mello, M.J. (2019). Evaluation of a Safer Opioid Prescribing Protocol (SOPP) for patients being discharged from a trauma service. Journal of Trauma Nursing, 26 (3), 113-120.

Calvert, P. (2019). Providence VA Medical Center & Rhode Island College School of Nursing Partnership Entry-to-Practice Nurse Residency Program Continuous Improvement Progress Report, submitted to CCNE June 2019.

DiLibero, J. Board of Directors Liaison to the Task Force/ Contributor to: Cain, C., Miller, J. (Eds.) (2019). AACN Scope and Standards for Acute and Critical Care Nursing Practice, 3rded. Aliso, Viejo, CA: AACN.

Fearon-Lynch, J. A., Sethares, K. A., Asselin, M. E., Batty, K., & Stover, C. M. (2019). Effects of guided reflection on diabetes self-care management: A randomized controlled trial. The Diabetes Educator, 45(1), 66-79.

Mock, M. & Sethares, K.A. (2019). Reliability and acceptability of health literacy measurements in community dwelling adults hospitalized with heart failure. Applied Nursing Research, 46, 50-56.

Stalter, AM., Harrington, S., Eardley, DL., DeBlieck, CJ., Blanchette, L., & Whitten, L. (2018, in review). Crosswalk between the Omaha systems and guiding undergraduate public health nursing education documents. Journal of Public Health Nursing. PHN-18-0281.R1

Podium Presentations

Blanchette, L. (June, 2019). Developing a community preceptor Institute for inter-professional clinical       experiences. Podium presentation at ACHNE Annual Institute, Phoneix, AZ. 

DiLibero, J., O’Donoghue, S. (2018). Getting there from Here: Driving Quality Improvement from the Frontline with CSI Academy. Podium Presentation. Horizon’s – American Association of Critical Care Nurses Region 1 Conference. Manchester, NH.

Fearon-Lynch, J., Sethares, K., Asselin, M., Batty, K., & Stover, C. (2019). Effects of guided reflection on diabetes self-care: A randomized controlled study. Eastern Nursing Research Society 31st Annual Scientific Sessions. Providence, RI. 

Galloway, S. (2019). Developing and evaluating a simulation exercise to teach spiritual care to undergraduate nursing students. Eastern Nursing Research Society 31st Annual Scientific Sessions. Providence, RI. 

Huntley-Newby, D. (February 17, 2019). Civil rights and healthcare inequities in the Black Community. Sheldon Street Church, Providence, RI.

Huntley-Newby, D. (May 29,2019). A Conversation: Resilience and Nursing Education: The Power Within. Mansion Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Central Falls, RI.

Hetzel, K. & Smith, K. (2019, May). A Conversation for Families Confronted with Suicide & Suicidal Ideation/Attempts. Annual NAMI Conference, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI. 

McCrane, C., Martins, D., Blanchette, L., Huntley-Newby, D., Desrosiers, R., Magibry, E., & Burbank, P. (June, 2019). Student nurses caring for caregivers: A collaborative practice reaching out to serve the needs of families in Rhode Island. Podium presentation at ACHNE 41st Annual Institute, Phoenix, AZ.

McCrane, C., Martins, D., Blanchette, L., Huntley-Newby, D., Desrosiers, R., Magibry, E., & Burbank, P. (April, 2019). Student nurses caring for caregivers. Podium presentation at the National Lifespan Respite Summit, Buffalo, NY.

Murphy, J. (2019, Jan). Interprofessional Simulation Fellowships. IMSH, Philadelphia, PA

Tumilry, S., Weissman, M., Chapman, S., Gasparri, J., & Gardner, S. (2019). Nurses mapping the route to safety: Experience of an urban based clinic. ANCC Pathway Conference, Orlando FL. 

Posters

Desanto-Madeya, S., DiLibero, J., O’Donoghue, S. (2019). Critical Care Nurse’s Attitudes and Perceptions of End-of-Life Care. Eastern Nursing Research Society 31st Annual Scientific Sessions. Providence, RI. 

Hetzel, K., Kichefski, K., Emerson, E. & Smith, K. (2018, October). Eradicating stigma of mental illness across the generations. Poster presentation. Annual Conference of the American Psychiatric Nurses’ Association. Columbus, OH.

Hetzel, K. (2019, June). Eradicating Stigma in Mental Illness. American Psychiatric Nurses Association Conference, Columbus, OH. 

Smith, N., Creamer, C., & Coia B. (2018). Integration of vSims into pediatric simulation clinical curriculum. Poster presentation: INACSL Conference 2018, June 13-16, 2018. Toronto, Canada.

Pelletier, M. & Smith, N. (2018) The school nurse teacher’s role in preventing childhood obesity at school: A literature review of nursing research. Poster presentation: Sigma Theta Tau Leadership Conference. (Location?) 

Molloy P., Dame, L., Misto, K., & Padula, C. (2018). Interprofessional evidenced based strategies to enhance provider and patient interactions during electronic health records use. 8th Annual Nurses at the Wheel Research Conference.

Tumilty, S., Weissman, M., Chapman, S., Gasparri, J., & Gardner, S. (2019). Nurses mapping the route to safety: Experience of an urban based clinic. ANCC Pathway Conference, Orlando FL. 

Grant work

Molloy P., Dame, L., Misto, K., & Padula, C. -Worked with other nursing and social work faculty to obtain grant-funding for an Interprofessional Simulation Project (Spring 2018). Results presented at the 8th Annual Nurses at the Wheel Research Conference (Fall 2018)

Blanchette L. - Principal investigator-DEA Lifespan Respite Grant, Co-PI-SIM Funded Community Preceptor Institute Grant

Galloway, S. - Primary Investigator in an Executive Office of Health and Human Service (EOHHS) Grant titled, Intergenerational Service Learning Project

Kuttenplon, D. -Awarded faculty research grant for Women’s Refugee Care monitoring and evaluation research project

Reviewers

Byrd, M. reviewer for (September 20, 2018). Factors associated with the intention to use adult preventive health services using Andersen’s behavioral model, Public Health Nursing.

Griffin, A. reviewer for: Thomas B. Garcia, Garcia T. Miller, & Geoffrey T. Miller, Arrhythmia recognition: The art of interpretation. Jones and Bartlett Publishers 

Mock, M. (2019). Reviewer for ENRS Annual Scientific Sessions. Conference April 3–5, 2019 | Providence, Rhode Island. Transforming the Future of Nursing Research: Imagination, Innovation and Engagement. 

Awards and Appointments

Mendonca, L. – (2019) Elected President-Elect of the National Association of School Nurses 

Mendonca, L. (2019). Awarded yearlong fellowship ANHE (Alliance of Nurses for a Healthy Environment). 

Murphy, J. (2018). Certificate on Ethics in Healthcare. National Catholic Bioethics Center. 

Wilks, M. (2019, May). Inducted as Associate to the American College of Cardiology. 

Alumni Awards

Joan Walsh – RIC 2019 Alumni Honor Roll Award, School of Nursing, Rhode Island College. Dr. Walsh is a three time graduate of RIC BSN, MSN and DNP. 

Student Presentations

Davis, G. & Costello, J.(2018, September). The impact of smoke free public housing on sick visits and hospitalization for respiratory illness in children Ages 0-12, RI Department of Health, Health Equity Summit, Providence, RI.

Doremus, W. (2019).  Development of a Measure of State Infrastructure for School Nursing Service Delivery (oral presentation).  Annual National Meeting, Association of State School Nurse Consultants. Denver, Colorado, June 25, 2019. 

Doremus, W. (2019).  State Quality Measures for Advancing School-age Population Health (oral presentation)National Association of School Nurses 51st Annual      Conference – Climbing Toward Our Peak. Denver, Colorado, June 28, 2019. 

Maher,  M.,Byrd, M., & Costello, J. (2019, April). Evaluation of an HPV vaccination program. Poster presented at the Eastern Nursing Research Society Annual Meeting, Providence, RI. 

Garrison, M. (2018, Sept). Educational program for RNs on mechanical ventilation VTE prophylaxis.  STTI Rising Star, Indianapolis, IN. 

Medeiros, R. (2019). Collaboration and treatment of substance abuse disorders. Spring Honors project. the Eastern Nursing Research Society Annual Meeting, Providence, RI.   

Natareno, K. (2018, Sept). Disaster knowledge and awareness of nurses related to triage. STTI Rising Star, Indianapolis, IN.

Rock, L. (2018, Sept). Assessment of the health promotion of undergraduate nursing students at Rhode Island College: A quantitative and qualitative analysis. STTI Rising Star, Indianapolis, IN.

Salera-Vieira, J. (2019, April). Eastern Nursing Research Society 31st Annual Scientific Sessions. Providence, RI. 

Student Honors Projects

Poisson, C. (2018). An exploratory study of Iraq war veterans exposures to burn pits and other war related experiences. Fall Honors project. (S. Ross, Faculty Advisor) 

Meola, A. (2019). Nurses for nursing: Improving confidence and competence of breastfeeding support among baccalaureate nursing students. Spring Honors project. (D. Kutenplon, Faculty Advisor)

Medeiros, R. (2019). Collaboration and treatment of substance abuse disorders. Spring Honors project. (P. Molloy, Faculty Advisor)

​Haley, K. (2019). Perceptions, knowledge, and attitudes of first semester nursing students toward reproductive health and contraceptive education. Spring Honors project. (K. Brennan, Faculty Advisor)​

Publications

Faculty/Staff:

Coia, B. (2017). A Description of Approachable Nurses: The Voice of the Hospitalized Child Doctoral DissertationUniversity of Rhode Island, College of Nursing, Kingston, RI.   
Gerardi, D. (2018). Building a robust nurse preceptor program. Journal of Nursing Care, 7, Doi: 10.4172/2167-1168-C2-068. 
Misto, K. (in press). Family Perceptions of Family Nursing During Acute Hospitalizations of Older Adult Patients. Clinical Nursing Research.
Misto, K., Padula, C., Bryand, E. & Nadeau, K. (2017). Nurses' Perception of the Impact of Electronic Documentation on the Nurse-Patient Relationship. Manuscript submitted for publication. Accepted by the Journal of Nursing Care Quality.
Misto, K. (2017). Nurse Perceptions of Family Nursing During Acute Hospitalizations of Older Adult Patients. Manuscript submitted for publication. 
Padula, C. (2017). Impact of electronic devices on the nurse-patient relationship. Publication submitted to Journal of Nursing Care Quality. Awaiting notification.
Sadlon, P. (2018). The process of refection: A principle-based concept analysis. Nursing Forum, 1, 1-5. 
Sadlon, P. (2017). On progress. Streams of Consciousness. Issue 1/1, Article 13. UMass Medical Library Magazine.https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1016&context=soc 
Servello, D. (2017). Co-editor for Jenson, S. (2018) Nursing Health Assessment, A Best Practice Approach (3rd Ed.). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/ Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.

Presentations

Faculty/Staff:

Blanchette, L. Huntley-Newby, D., Martins, D., & McGrane. (2017, June). Relieving the Caregiver: Student Nurses as Respite Care Workforce, ACHNE Annual Institute, Atlanta, GA. 

Bryand, E., Misto, K. Nadeau, K. & Padula, C. (2018). Nurses’ Perception of the Impact of the Use of Electronic Documentation Devices on the Nurse-Patient Relationship. The patient, the practitioner, and the computer: Holding on to the core of our healing professions in a time of technological change. Providence, RI. 

Chicoine, W. & Costello, J. (2018, June). The Impact of Rhode Island’s Mandatory Healthcare Worker Influenza Vaccination on Influenza Incidence in Long Term Care Facility Residents. Poster presented at the Association of Community Nurse Educators Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Costello, J. Byrd, M., Blanchette, L., Schwager, J., Gutierrez, E., Mendonca, L, Shaw, S. & Deckro, J.  (2017, November). Teaching Baccalaureate Nursing Students Health Policy Advocacy: Highlights of Twenty Years of Public Policy Projects. Poster presented at the American Association of Public Health 145th Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA. 

Gerardi, D. Impacting Nurse Preceptor Efficacy by Implementation of an Extended PreceptorProgram. (2018, March) Chicago, Illinois. 

Gerardi, D. Preceptor Training Support and Recognition. (2017, May).Presented to VA Nursing Academic Partnership National Meeting, Providence, Rhode Island 

Hetzel, K. (2018) March). The Stigma of Mental Illness, Brain Week RI, Cure Alliance for Mental Illness, Everett Theatre, Providence, RI. 

Hetzel, K., Kichefski, K., Emerson, E., & Smith, K. (2018, May). Eradicating Stigma of Mental Illness Across the Generations, Annual NAMI Conference, Bridging the Gaps, Providence College, Providence, RI. 

Huntley-Newby, D. Sadlon, P., & Blanchette, L.(2018). Unfolding Respite Simulation Case Studies, Rhode Island College, School of Nursing. 

Lockett, Y. & Servello, D. (2018, June) Assessment of emerging issues in the school nurse teacher’s office. Presentation for Providence school nurse teachers, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI.

Martins, D., McCrane, C. Blanchette, L., & Huntley-Newby, D. (2017,November) Academic and Practice Partnership to Provide Respite for Family Caregivers of Children with Special Needs, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo, Atlanta, GA. 

Padula, C. Misto, K., Nadeau, K., & Bryand, E. (2017, April). The impact of electronic documentation on the nurse-patient relationship. Paper presented at Brown University International Conference, Providence, RI. 

Smith, N., Creamer, C., & Coia B. (2017, June). Integration of vSims into Pediatric Simulation Clinical Curriculum. I Poster presented at NACSL Conference 2017, Toronto, Canada.

Students: 

Rock, L. (2018, May) Assessment of the Health Promotion of Undergraduate Nursing Students at Rhode Island College: A Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI. 

Grants/Research Activity:

Blanchette, L. & Hetzel, K. SBIRT for Health Professionals, subcontract with the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. (Year 2)

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

 

3)

Coia, B. (2017). A Description of Approachable Nurses: The Voice of the Hospitalized Child. Funded by the SON Dean’s Development Fund. (Year 2) 

Galloway, S. (2018) Co-PI with M. Raimondo. Health System Transformation Program, International Service Learning Program, Medicaid – ISA, $132,000.

Girardi, D., Williams, J, & Ector, J.  (2017). VHA Office of Academic Affiliations, PVAMC/RICSON VANAP Partnership. Faculty salary support grant. 
$508,500 (5 Years)

Kutenplon, D. (2018). Success Circles: A small-group mentoring intervention for at-risk   baccalaureate nursing students, funded by SON Dean’s Development Fund.  (Year 2)

Lescault, M. (2017). Wavemaker Fellow, RI Commerce Corp. $3,800. (Year2)                                               

Lescault, M. (2017). RIC-COEXIST grant program. 

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. 

Sadlon, P. (2017). The human dimension:Incorporating actors into simulation design. Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Upsilon Chapter-at-Large. September 2017 ($1200.00).

Reviewers:

Aflague, J.  McMaster University Evidenced-Based/Best Practices 2006 –present. 
Byrd, M. Reviewed three articles (August 12, 2017; October 14, 2017; November 1, 2017) for Public Health Nursing.
Creamer, C. Reviewed one article for Sage Open Journal (December, 2017). 
Mendonca, L. Reviewed two textbook chapters for the new edition of School Nursing: A comprehensive Text, F.A.Davis.
Padula, C. Reviewed for Applied Clinical Research (1), J of Nursing Care Quality (4), J of Clinical Nursing (1), JWOCN (1). 

Awards:

Faculty/Staff:

Lynn Blanchette earned certification as in Advanced Public Health Nurse.
Sheri Boucher earned Lt. Col. Select in Air Force Reserves. 
Bethany Coia awarded Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing degree, University of Rhode Island, December, 2017. 
Joanne Costello named 2017 Rhode Island Monthly Nurse of the Year in an Academic Setting, Honorable Mention. September, 2017. 
John Deckro awarded the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, University of Minnesota May, 2018.
Melinda Hodne awarded the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, University of Massachusetts, Boston, May, 2018.
Deborah Kutenplon awarded Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, Indiana Wesleyan University, May, 2018.
Penni Sadlon earned the Bok Teaching Certificate: Higher Education Pedagogy, The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, Harvard University, February 2018.
Penni Sadlon earned Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) 2018-2021. 
Jane Williams awarded Honorary Doctor of Humanities, Rhode Island College, May 2018.

Alumni:​

Diane Brady RIC 2018 Alumni Honor Roll Award, School of Nursing, Rhode Island College.​​

 

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

nd

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 Fu

nd.

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 201

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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​​​​