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Widener University Faculty Authors 2019 - 2020

Adult-Gerontology

Mary Powell, PHD, CRNP, CDE

Photo of Mary Powell• Todd, B., Brom, H., Blunt, E., Dillon, P., Doherty, C., Drayton-Brooks, S., Hung, I., Montgomery, K., Peoples, L., Powell, M., Vanacore, D., Whalen, D., & Aiken, L. (2019).   Precepting nurse practitioner students in the graduate nurse education demonstration: A cross-sectional analysis of the preceptor experience. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 31(11), 648-656. https://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JXX.0000000000000301

Executive Nurse Leadership

Shirlee M. Drayton-Brooks, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP

Photo of Shirlee Drayton-Brooks• Drayton-Brooks, S. (2020). Planning for the post-COVID-19 pandemic future: Considerations for NP education and practice. Nurse Practitioner 45(8), 5. http://doi.org/10.1097/01.NPR.0000681808.78887.41

• Drayton-Brooks, S.M., Gray, P.A., Turner, N.P., Newland, J.A. (2020). The use of big data and data mining in nurse practitioner clinical education. Journal of Professional Nursing [in press]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.profnurs.2020.03.012

• Murt, M.F., Krouse, A.M., Baumberger-Henry, M.L., & Drayton-Brooks, S.M. (2019). Nurses at the table: A naturalistic inquiry of nurses on governing boards. Nursing Forum, 54(4), 575-581. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nuf.12372

• Todd, B., Brom, H., Blunt, E., Dillon, P., Doherty, C., Drayton-Brooks, S., Hung, I., Montgomery, K., Peoples, L., Powell, M., Vanacore, D., Whalen, D., & Aiken, L. (2019). Precepting nurse practitioner students in the graduate nurse education demonstration: A cross-sectional analysis of the preceptor experience. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 31(11), 648-656. https://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JXX.0000000000000301

Anne M. Krouse, PhD, MBA, RN-BC

Photo of Anne Krause• Murt, M.F., Krouse, A.M., Baumberger-Henry, M.L., & Drayton-Brooks, S.M. (2019). Nurses at the table: A naturalistic inquiry of nurses on governing boards. Nursing Forum, 54(4), 575-581. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nuf.12372

Family (Individual Across the Lifespan)

Paula A. Gray, DNP, CRNP, NP-C

Photo of Paula Gray• Drayton-Brooks, S.M., Gray, P.A., Turner, N.P., Newland, J.A. (2020). The use of big data and data mining in nurse practitioner clinical education. Journal of Professional Nursing [in press]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.profnurs.2020.03.012

Jihane Hajj, DrNP, ACNP-BC

Photo of Jihane Hajj• Da, L., DiMeglio, M., DiMartino, M., Hajj, J., Mukhanova, M., Rai, K., Winikor, M. & Laudanski, K. (2019). Implications of chronic opioid therapy on perioperative complications and long-term surgical recovery. Translational Perioperative and Pain Medicine, 6(4), 120-28. http://doi.org/10.31480/2330-4871/099

• Hajj, J., Mathelier, H., Drachman, B., & Laudanski, K. (2020). Sleep quality, fatigue, and quality of life in individuals with heart failure. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 16(6), 461-465. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2020.03.002

Nursing

Donna M. Callaghan, PhD, RN-BC, CNE

Photo of Donna Callaghan• Callaghan, D., & Shackelford, J. A. (2020). Ongoing continuing education and formation of faith community nurses. In Solari-Twadell P. A., & Ziebarth, D. J. (Eds.), Faith community nursing: An international specialty practice changing the understanding of health. (pp. 89-101). Switzerland AG: Springer Nature.

Normajean Colby, PhD, RN, CNE, CPN

Photo of Normajean Colby• Spurlock, D.R. Jr, Patterson, B.J., & Colby, N.J. (2019). Gender differences and similarities in accelerated nursing education programs: Evidence of success from the New Careers in Nursing Program. Nursing Education Perspectives, 40(6), 343-351. https://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000508

Cathleen A. Evans, PhD, RN, CEN, CNE, NHDP-BC

Photo of Cathleen Evans• Evans C.A. (2019). Tabletop exercises in the nursing classroom: An introduction for nurse educators. Nursing Forum, 54(4), 669-674. https://doi.org/10.1111/nuf.12394

Lorraine C. Igo, EdD, MSN, RN

Photo of Lorraine Igo• Igo, L., May, K., Ferry, D., Lisenski, M. (2019). Addressing the learning needs of nursing students in the care of clients who identify as LGBTQ. The Chronicle of Mentoring & Coaching, 2(1) p.230-233.

• Igo, L.C., & May, K.A. (2019). Multimodal learning strategies in LGBTQ care in nursing education. The Chronicle of Mentoring & Coaching, Special Issue(1).

Stephanie Jeffers, PhD, RN

Photo of Stephanie Jeffers• Jeffers, S. (2019). Becoming Aware of Compassionate Care Through a Patient's Story: Reflections From First-Year Nursing Students. Creative Nursing, 25(4) 322-328. https://dx.doi.org/10.1891/1078-4535.25.4.322

Brenda G. Kucirka, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-CS, CNE

Photo of Brenda Kucirka• Kucirka, B.G., & Ramirez, J. (2019). Challenges of treating mental health issues in correctional settings. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing & Mental Health Services, 57(7), 7-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.3928/02793695-20190612-02

• Weiland, D., & Kucirka, B.G. (2019). Helicopter parenting and the mental health of iGen college students. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 58(5):16-22.  https://doi.org/10.3928/02793695-20191210-01

Nancy Laplante, PhD, RN, AHN-BC

Photo of Nancy Laplante• Laplante, N. (2019). Delineating and guiding holistic nursing practice "Holistic nursing: Scope and standards, 3rd edition." AHNA Beginnings, 39(6), 6-9.

Karen A. May, PhD, RN, CNE

Photo of Karen May• Igo, L., May, K., Ferry, D., Lisenski, M. (2019). Addressing the learning needs of nursing students in the care of clients who identify as LGBTQ. The Chronicle of Mentoring & Coaching, 2(1) p.230-233.

• Igo, L.C., & May, K.A. (2019). Multimodal learning strategies in LGBTQ care in nursing education. The Chronicle of Mentoring & Coaching, Special Issue(1).

• May, K. & Noel, D. (2020). School nurses and climate change. Annual Review of Nursing Research, 38(1), 275-282.

Maria F. Murt, PhD, RN, CNE

Photo of Maria Murt• Murt, M.F., Krouse, A.M., Baumberger-Henry, M.L., & Drayton-Brooks, S.M. (2019). Nurses at the table: A naturalistic inquiry of nurses on governing boards. Nursing Forum, 54(4), 575-581. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nuf.12372

Nursing Science

Mary L. Baumberger-Henry, PhD, RN

Photo of Mary Baumberger• Murt, M.F., Krouse, A.M., Baumberger-Henry, M.L., & Drayton-Brooks, S.M. (2019). Nurses at the table: A naturalistic inquiry of nurses on governing boards. Nursing Forum, 54(4), 575-581. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nuf.12372

Barbara J. Patterson, PhD, ANEF, FAAN

Photo of Barbara Patterson• Elliott, B., Chargualaf, K.A., & Patterson, B. (2019). Committing to my mission: Faculty experiences with student veterans in baccalaureate nursing education. Nursing Forum, 54(4), 619-628. https://doi.org/10.1111/nuf.12386

• Patterson, B., Elliott, B., & Chargualaf, K. (2019). Discovering a new purpose: Veterans' transition to nursing education. Nursing Education Perspectives, 40(6), 352-354. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000538

• Patterson, B.J., Dzurec, L., Sherwood, G., & Forrester, D.A. (2019). Developing authentic leadership voice: Novice faculty experience. Nursing Education Perspectives, 41(1), 10-15. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000494

• Patterson, B., Elliott, B., & Chargualaf, K.A. (2019). Understanding learning transfer of veterans in baccalaureate nursing programs: Their experience as student nurses. Nurse Education in Practice, 39, 124-129. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2019.08.013

• Patterson, B. (2020). A time of transition for Nursing Education Perspectives. Nursing Education Perspectives, 41(2), 75-76. http://doi.org/10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000641

• Scala, E., Patterson, B., Stavarski, D., & Mackay, W. (2019). Engagement in research: A clinical nurse profile and motivating factors. Journal for Nurses in Professional Development, 35(3), 137-143. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/NND.0000000000000538

• Spurlock, D.R. Jr, Patterson, B.J., & Colby, N.J. (2019). Gender differences and similarities in accelerated nursing education programs: Evidence of success from the New Careers in Nursing Program. Nursing Education Perspectives, 40(6), 343-351. https://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000508

Darrell Spurlock Jr., PhD, RN, NEA-BC, ANEF

Photo of Darrell Spurlock• Barton, A. J., Murray, T. A., & Spurlock, D. R. (2020). An open letter to members of the nursing education community. The Journal of Nursing Education, 59(4), 183. https://doi.org/10.3928/01484834-20200323-01

• Spurlock, D.R. (2019). Defining practical significance is hard, but we should do it anyway. Journal of Nursing Education, 58(11), 623-626. https://doi.org/10.3928/01484834-20191021-02 

• Spurlock, D.R. Jr, Patterson, B.J., & Colby, N.J. (2019). Gender differences and similarities in accelerated nursing education programs: Evidence of success from the New Careers in Nursing Program. Nursing Education Perspectives, 40(6), 343-351. https://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000508

• Spurlock, D., & Phelan, J. (2019). Accuracy and completeness are required: A response to Dreher et al (2019). Nursing Forum, 54(4), 483-487. https://doi.org/10.1111/nuf.12398

• Spurlock, D.R. (2020). Scholarship during a pandemic: Secondary data analysis. Journal of Nursing Education, 59(5), 245-247. https://doi.org/10.3928/01484834-20200422-02

• Spurlock, D. R. (2020). The nursing shortage and the future of nursing education is in our hands. The Journal of Nursing Education, 59(6), 303-304. https://doi.org/10.3928/01484834-20200520-01

• Spurlock, D.R. (2019). Finding time to think. Journal of Nursing Education, 58(10), 559-560. https://doi.org/10.3928/01484834-20190923-01

• Wonder, A.H., & Spurlock, D.R. (2020). A national study across levels of nursing education: Can nurses and nursing students accurately estimate their knowledge of evidence-based practice? Nursing Education Perspectives, 41(2), 77-82. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000528