School of Nursing Newsletter

Faculty Publications

Congratulations to SON faculty who have recently produced published articles, book chapters and a prelicensure textbook. 

Book Signing Event

Book signingSON Professor RuthAnne Kuiper, Assistant Professor Stephanie Turrise and Sandra O’Donnell joined University of Minnesota Professor Daniel Pesut at the Sigma Theta Tau International 44th Biennial Convention in Indianapolis on Oct. 29 for a book signing of the recently published book, The Essentials of Clinical Reasoning for Nurses (Indianapolis: Sigma Theta Tau International)The book examines the OPT Model of Clinical Reasoning, a theoretical framework that nurses and students can use to guide thinking about patient care. Pictured at left are Pesut and Kuiper (seated) and O'Donnell and Turrise (standing).                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                


Chrystal Dodson 

Kelly Ellington

  • Ellington, K. (2017). 3D mammography matters. NCNA Tarheel Nurse79(5), 17.
  • Ellington, K. (in press). Web-based perinatal education for the new obstetrical patient: A Quality ImprovementJournal of Perinatal Education. Accepted doctoral manuscript September 5, 2017.  

Jared Kerr

  • Hornung, C., Jones, C., Sonstein, S., Kerr, J., & Hinkley, T. (in press). Competency indices to assess the knowledge, skills, and abilities of clinical research professionals. International Journal of Clinical Trials.

Barbara Lutz

  • Camicia, M. & Lutz, B.J. (in press). Determining the Needs of Family Caregivers of Stroke Patients during Inpatient Rehabilitation Using Interview, Art, and Survey. Rehabilitation Nursing
  • Hall, A.J., Schumacher, J.R., Brumback, B, Harman, J.S., Lutz, B.J., Hendry, P., & Carden, D. (2017). Health-related quality of life among older patients following an emergency department visit and emergency department-to-home coaching intervention: A randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Care Coordination. [Published online: 24 September 2017] doi: 10.1177/2053434517733263 
  • Xian, Y., Thomas, L., Liang, L., Federspiel, J.J., Webb, L.E., Bushnell, C.D., Duncan, P.W….Lutz, B.J.,…Bettger, J. P. (2017). Unexplained variation for hospitals’ use of inpatient rehabilitation and skilled nursing facilities after an acute ischemic stroke. Stroke. [Published online: 22 August 2017] doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.117.016904 
  • Lutz, B.J., Hall, A.G., Vanhille, S.B., Jones, A.L., Schumacher, J.R., Hendry, P., Harman, J.S., & Carden, D.L. (2017). A Framework Illustrating Care-Seeking Among Older Adults in a Hospital Emergency Department. The Gerontologist. [Published online: 17 June 2017] doi: Gerontologist 
  • Schumacher, J.R., Lutz, B.J., Hall, A.G., Pines, J.M., Jones, A.L., Hendry, P., Kalynych, C., & Carden, D.L. (2017). Feasibility of an ED-to-Home Intervention to Engage Patients: A Mixed Methods, Investigation. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, 18(4), 743-751.

 Linda Pugh

 Penny Sauer

  • Sauer, P. (2017). Guest Editorial - Workplace violence: Not Part of the job. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 39(12), 1531.
  • Sauer, P. & McCoy, T.P. (2017).  Nurse bullying impact on nurses’ Health. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 39(12), 1533.
  • Sauer, P., Hannon, A.E. & Beyer, K.B. (2017).  Peer incivility among prelicensure nursing students:  A call to action for nursing faculty. Nurse Educator 42(6), 281.