Scholarship & Publications

The dedication and vision of faculty at the GW School of Nursing is reflected in its numerous scholarly publications.  In addition to being committed to teaching and educational research, the faculty is also actively involved in the scholarship of nursing practice, nursing science, and health care policy. As a group of forward-thinking researchers, SON’s projects transcend institutional and occupational boundaries and embrace collaborations with professionals from across the university and the country.

2015 Publications

Acquaviva, K. and Krinsky, L. (2015).  Bridging Politics, Policy, and Practice: Transforming Healthcare in Massachusetts Through The Creation of a Statewide Commission on LGBT Aging. Geriatric Nursing, 36 (6), p. 482 - 483.

Athey, E., Leslie, M., Briggs, L., Park, J., Falk, N.L., Pericak, A., El-Banna, M & Greene, J., Autonomy and Job Satisfaction Among Nurse Practitioners, Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (JAANP August 13, 2015. DOI: 10.1002/2327-6924.12292)

Briggs, L., El-Banna, M., Leslie, M., Athey, E., Pericak, A., Park, J., Falk, N.L. & Greene, J., Autonomy and Job Satisfaction Among Nurse Practitioners. Nursing Research, V64 (2) E1.

Chapa, D.W. & Lieber, C.  (2015) Sepsis. In T. Capriotti and J. Frizzell(eds) Pathophysiology: Introductory Concepts and Clinical Perspectives.

Chapa, D.W., Akintade, B., Friedmann, E.  & Thomas, S.A .(2015) Gender differences and health outcomes for patients with atrial fibrillation : a systematic review.  Heart and Lung. Epub ahead of print 19 Feb.

Akintade, B. F., Chapa, D., Friedmann, E., & Thomas, S. A. (2015). The influence of depression and anxiety symptoms on health-related quality of life in patients with atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 30(1), 66-73.

Chapa, D. W., Akintade, B., Schron, E., Friedmann, E., & Thomas, S. A. (2014). Is health-related quality of life a predictor of hospitalization or mortality among women or men with atrial fibrillation? Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing,29(6), 555-564.

Hunt, D., Chapa, D. Hess, B., Swanick, K., & Hovanec, A. (2014). The importance of resistance training in the treatment of sarcopenia. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 5(3), 39.

Sandra, D., Chapa, D.(2015). Social determinants of health: Knowledge to effective action for change. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 11(4), 424-428.

El-Banna M., Briggs L., Leslie M., Athey E., Pericak A., Falk N., Greene J.(2015). Does Prior RN Clinical Experience Predict Academic Success in Graduate Nurse Practitioner Programs? J Nurs Educ. 54(5) 276-280. doi: 10.3928/01484834-20150417-05

El-Banna, M., Briggs, L., Leslie, M., Athey, E., Pericak, A., Falk, N.L., & Greene, J., Does Prior RN Clinical Experience Predict Academic Success in Graduate Nurse Practitioner Programs?, Nursing Research, Vol 64 (No 2) E14.

Falk, N.L. Infographic development by Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) students: An innovative technology-based approach to public health education.  Nursing Education Perspectives. In press.

Falk, N.L., Garrison, K.F., Brown, M.M., Bocchino, J., and Pintz, C. (2015). Strategic planning and Doctor of Nursing Practice education: Developing today’s and tomorrow’s leaders. Nursing Economic$. 33(5), 246-253.

Gorski MS, Farmer PD, Sroczynski M, Close L, Wortock JM.  Nursing Education Transformation: Promising Practices in Academic Progression. J Nurs Educ.  2015 Sep;54 (9):509-15. doi: 10.3928/01484834-20150814-05.

Close, L. Gorski, M. Sroczynski, M. Farmer, P.  Wortock J. Shared Curriculum Model: A Promising Practice for Education Transformation. Journal of Nursing Education 12/2015; 54(12):677-682.

Greene J.  Richmond G.  An Exploration of Women Academic Scientists’ Experiences with Gender in North Africa and the United States.  Conditionally Accepted: International Journal of Gender, Science and Technology.

Greene J, Hibbard JH, Alvarez C, Overton V.  Supporting Patient Behavior Change:  Approaches Used by Primary Care Clinicians Whose Patients’ Activation Levels Increased.  In Press:  Annals of Family Medicine.

Greene J, Hibbard J, Overton V.  Large Performance Incentives Had the Greatest Impact on Providers Whose Quality Metrics Were Lowest at Baseline.  Health Affairs. 2015; 34(4): 673-680.

Greene J, Kurtzman E, Hibbard J, Overton V.  Working Under a Clinic-Level Quality Incentive: Primary Care Clinicians’ Perceptions.  Annals of Family Medicine. 2015; 13(3): 235-241.
Greene J, Fuentes Caceres V, Verevkina N, Shi Y.  Who’s Aware of and Using Public Reports of Provider Quality?  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 2015; 26(3): 873-888.

Hibbard JH, Greene J, Sacks R, Overton V.  Does Compensating Primary Care Providers to Produce Higher Quality Make them More or Less Patient Centric?  Medical Care Research and Review. 2015; 72(4): 481-495.

Sacks RM, Greene J, Burke R, Owen EC.  Mental Health Care among Low-Income Pregnant Women with Depressive Symptoms: Facilitators and Barriers to Care Access and the Effectiveness of Financial Incentives for Increasing Care.  Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research.  2015; 42(4):484-92.

Hibbard JH, Greene J, Shi Y, Mittler J, Scanlon D.  Taking the Long View: How Well Do Patient Activation Scores Predict Outcomes Four Years Later? Medical Care Research and Review. 2015: 72 (3): 324-337.

Greene J, Hibbard JH, Sacks RM, Overton V, Parrotta C.  When Patient Activation Levels Change, Health Outcomes and Costs Change, Too.  Health Affairs. 2015; 34 (3):431-437.

Hahn, J.A. (2015). Global health care: Implications for Nursing. Journal of Nursing and Health Care. 3(1). 165-170.

Hahn, J.A. (2015). ACA and expanded healthcare coverage after healthcare second open enrollment period: A policy update.Virginia Nurses Today. 23 (4). 1, 10, 11.

Jeffries, P.R. (2015).  The NLN Jeffries Simulation Theory:  a Monograph, Wolters Kluwer, Philadelphia:  PA.

Jeffries, P.R., Mitchell, K., Clayton, A., Jones, E., & Foronda, C. (in press).  Chapter 17, MOOCs and Virtual Learning Spaces:  A Withering of the Traditional Classroom, pp. 250-265 in 4th edition, Huston, C. (editor), Professional Issues in Nursings:  Challenges and Opportunities,Philadelphia:  PA, Wolters Kluwer.

Jeffries, P. R. (2015 invited editorial).  Reflections on Clinical Simulation:  The Past, Present, and Future, Nursing Education Perspectives, 36(5), pp. 278-279.

Jeffries, P.R., Rodgers, B., & Adamson, K. (2015).  NLN Jeffries Simulation Theory:  Brief Narrative Description, Nursing Education Perspectives, 36(5), pp. 292-293.

Rizzolo, M.A., Kardong-Edgren, S., Oermann, M., & Jeffries, P.R. (2015).  The National League for Nursing Project to Explore the Use of Simulation for High Stakes Assessment:  Process, Outcomes, and Recommendations, Nursing Education Perspectives, 36(5), pp. 299-303.

Alexander, M.A. Durham, C.F., Hooper, J.I., Jeffries, P.R, .Goldman, N. Kardong-Edgren, S. Kesten, K.S., Spector,N.,, Tagliareni, E. Radtke, B., Tillman, C. (2015).  The NCSBN Simulation Guidelines for Pre-Licensure Nursing Programs, The Journal of Nursing Regulation,  vol.6 (3), pp. 39-42.

Jeffries, P.R. (invited editorial - 2015).  The Good News...Simulations Work!  Journal of Nursing Education (in press). it has been published...need details for you

Maruca, A., Diaz, D., Kuhnly, J., & Jeffries P.R. (2015).  Enhancing Empathy in Undergraduate Nursing Students:  An Experiential Ostomate Simulation, Nursing Educatioin Perspectives, 36(6), pp. 367-371.

Jeffries, P.R. (2015 - invited editorial).  Signs of Maturity...Simualtions are Growing and Getting More Attention, Nursing Education Perspectives, 36(6), pp. 358-359.

Jeffries, P.R. (invited editorial - 2015).  It's Our Imperative...Policy Changes that will Drive Quality Nursing Education Forward, Journal of Professional Nursing, (in press).  it is published, need details for you

Jeffries, P.R. Schumann, M.J., Salsberg, E., Tebbenhoff, B. (Whitepaper) Health Care Transformation: Opportunities for a Healthier Virginia, Produced for Annual State of Healthcare in the Commonwealth Hosted by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce.

Johnson, J. , Drenkard, K., Emard, E., McGuinn, K. (2015). Leveraging Quality and Safety Education for Nurses to Enhance Graduate-Level Nursing Education and Practice. Nurse Educator, 313-317. doi:10.1097/NNE.0000000000000177

Kurtzman ET, Greene J. Effective presentation of health care performance information for consumer decision making: A systematic review. [Published online ahead of print July 30, 2015]. Patient Education and Counseling; 2015. doi:10.1016/j.pec.2015.07.030.

Naylor MD, Kurtzman ET, Miller EA, Nadash P, Fitzgerald P. An assessment of state-led reform of long-term service and supports. J Health Polit Policy Law. 2015;40(3):531-574.

Kurtzman, ET. Charting Nursing’s Future Policy Brief Series—A Publication of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in Collaboration with The George Washington University School of Nursing
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The George Washington University. The Value of Nursing in Building a Culture of Health (Part 1): Reaching Beyond Traditional Care Settings to Promote Health Where People Live, Learn, and Play. Charting Nursing Future: Reports on Policies that Can Transform Care. Princeton, NJ: Authors; April 2015.

Kurtzman ET. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The George Washington University. Addressing the Looming Demand for Care as Americans Age: How Nurses Are Reshaping Long-Term Services and Supports. Charting Nursing Future: Reports on Policies that Can Transform Care. Princeton, NJ: Authors; January 2015. 

Hevenor L, Kurtzman ET, Johnson JE. Quality and safety in healthcare: Policy issues. In Mason DJ, Leavitt JK, Chaffee MW (Eds), Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care (7th edition). Philadelphia, PA:Elsevier, 2015.

Leslie, M.S., Perspectives on Implementing Delayed Cord Clamping, Nursing for Women's Health, Vol 18 (2), 164-175.3.

Leslie, M.S., Erickson-Owens, D.E,. & Cseh, M., Is It the Evidence? The Evolution of Individual Maternity Care Providers to Delayed Cord Clamping., Journal of Midwifery and Woman's Health Comments; In Press.

Lunsford, B. & Janes, D. (2015). Engaging Older Adults to Build Social Capital. GSTF Journal of Nursing and Health Care (JNHC), 3(1).

Lunsford, B. and Wilson, L. (2015). Assessing your patients' risk for falling. American Nurse Today 10(7): 29-31. Invited Manuscript

Moss AH, Armistead N, Lupu D.  End-Stage Kidney Disease Without Dialysis.  Health Affairs, 34, no.11 (2015). doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2015.1225

Dy SM, Kiley KB, Ast K, Lupu D, Norton SA, McMillan SC, Herr K, Rotella JD, Casarett DJ.. Measuring What Matters: Top-Ranked Quality Indicators for Hospice and Palliative Care from the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 2015 Apr;49(4):773-81. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2015.01.012. Epub 2015 Feb 16.

Kamal AH; Hanson LC; Casarett DJ; Dy SM; Pantilat SZ; Lupu D; Abernethy AP, The quality imperative for palliative care. Journal Of Pain And Symptom Management , ISSN: 1873-6513, 2015 Feb; Vol. 49 (2), pp. 243-53; Publisher: Elsevier; PMID: 25057987

Culp S.; Lupu, D. Armistead, N., Arenella, C. Moss, A.  Unmet Supportive Care Needs in United States Dialysis Centers and Lack of Knowledge of Available Resources to Address Them. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2015.11.017

 Malliarakis, K. (2015). Managing Heroin Addiction in an Outpatient Setting: A Case Study, Journal of Gerontological Nursing 41 (12), 10-14.

Malliarakis, K. Substance Abuse in Elderly Algorithm, Hartford Institute/NYU3. [Essay] Kate Malliarakis, How to Address Disparities? Interprofessional Teams, A Collaborative Approach to Training., RWJF Human Capital (www.rwjf.org/en/blogs/human-capital-blog.html?bst=human-capital-blog%3An...)

Park J. Nurse practitioner and physician assistant staffing in the patient-centered medical homes in New York State. Nurs Outlook. 2015 Sep-Oct;63(5):593-600. doi: 10.1016/j.outlook.2015.04.006. Epub 2015 Apr 16.
PubMed PMID: 26211843.

Park J, Jones K. Use of hospitalists and office-based primary care physicians' productivity. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 May;30(5):572-81. doi: 10.1007/s11606-014-3007-6. PubMed PMID: 25159604; PubMed Central PMCID:
PMC4395602.

Pericak, A. (2015). Diagnosing Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Using the DSM-5 Criteria.  The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, Volume 11, Issue 2, 274 – 275.

Milman, N, Posey, L and Pintz, C (2015). Online master’s students’ perceptions of institutional supports and resources: Initial survey results. Online Learning: Official Journal of the Online Learning Consortium.

Pintz, C. (2015). Learning from Other Fields: Program Accountability in Nursing Education. White Paper prepared for TeachingWorks at University of Michigan School of Education. Found at: http://www.teachingworks.org/images/files/TeachingWorks_Pintz.pdf

Posey, L., Plack, M., Snyder, R., Feur, M., Dinneen, P. and Wiss, A. (2015). Developing a pathway for an institution wide e-portfolio program. International Journal of ePortfolio. 5(1), 75-92.

Milman, N., Posey, L., Pintz, C. & Zhou, Q. (2015). Online master’s students’ perceptions of institutional supports and resources: Initial survey results. Online Learning Journal, 19(4).

Posey, L. & Egerton, E. (2016). Design with evaluation in mind: Assuring quality in a newly blended nursing program. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 6(1), 9-15.

Posey, L and Pintz, C (in review).  Transitioning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program to Blended Learning: Successes, Challenges & Outcomes. Nurse Education in Practice.

Sonenberg, A. Knepper, H., Pulcini, J. (2015). Implementing the ACA: The influence of Nurse Practitioner regulatory policies on workforce, access to care, and primary care health outcomes. Poverty and Public Policy, 7 (4).

Pulcini, J. Hart, M. “Policy and politics for nursing and health care.” In Financing Health Care in the United States (7th Ed.) (2016) Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders.

Pulcini, J. “Community and Public Health Nursing: Evidence for Practice.” In Health and the Global Environment.  (2015) Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.

Rudner, N. (2015). Transformation: The Future of Nursing and Managed Care. Journal of Managed Care Nursing, 2(3), 15-15.

Kung, Y. M. and Rudner Lugo, N. (2015), Political advocacy and practice barriers: A survey of Florida APRNs. American Assoc Nurse Prac, 27: 145–151. doi: 10.1002/2327-6924.12142

Herndon J, Tomar S, Catalanotto F, Rudner N, Huang I, Crall J, Aravamudhan A, Shenkman E (2015) Measuring the Quality of Dental Care. J American Dental Association 146(8):581-591 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.adaj.2015.03.017

Mullan, F., Salsberg, E., Weider, K. (2015). Why a GME Squeeze is Unlikely. New England Journal of Medicine, 2397-2399.

Salsberg, E. S. (2015). Is the Physician Shortage Real? Implications for the Recommendations of the Institute of Medicine Committee on the Governance and Financing of Graduate Medical Education. Academic Medicine: Journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.

Hofmeyer, A., Sheingold, B.H., Klopper, H., Warland, J., (2015). Leadership in learning and teaching in higher education: Perspectives of academics in non-formal leadership roles. Contemporary Issues in Education Research. 8 (3) 181-192.

Ekmekci, O., Sheingold, B.H., Plack, M., LeLacheur, S., Halvaksz, J.,  Lewis, K., Schlumpf , K., Greenberg, L. (2015). Assessing performance and learning and in interprofessional health care teams. Journal of Allied Health. 44 (4) 252-259d.

Hofmeyer, A., Sheingold, B.H., Taylor, R. (2015). Do you understand what I mean? How cognitive interviewing can strengthen valid, reliable study instruments and dissemination products. International Journal of Education Research. 11 (4)  261-268.

Sheingold, B.H., Chapa, D., Ekmecki, O., Emard, E., (2015). Patient centered medical home: Using innovative education to create a blueprint for quality care., Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 8 (1), 55-62.3.

Whitlow, L, M., Drake, E., Tullmann., Hoke, G., & Barth., D, Bringing Technology to the Bedside: Using Smartphones to Improve Interprofessional Communication, Computers, Informatics, Nursing (CIN), Jul 2014. Vol. 32, Issue 7, p305-311. DOI: 10.1097.

Wright, K. , & Davis, S. (2015). Student Feedback to Enhance Student Support Services in a Blackboard Community: A Quality Improvement Project. American Journal of Educational Research, 3(8), 1040-1044.

Whitt, K., Macri, C., O’Brien, T., and Wright, S. (2015). Improving nurse practitioners’ competence with genetics: Effectiveness of an online course. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, doi: 10.1002/2327-6924.12282.

Wyche, K. F. (in press). Womanist Research.  In T. Bryant-Davis and L. Comas-Diaz (Eds), Womanist and Mujerista Psychologies: Voices of Fire, Acts of Courage , Washington, DC.: American Psychological Association Press.

Wyche, K. F. (in press). Gender Socialization in Women. In K. Nadal (Ed.). The SAGE Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage

Ulrich, C.M., Ratcliffe , S. J., Wallen, G., Zhou, Q., Knafl, K., & Grady, C., Cancer Clinical Trial Participants and Assessment of Risks and Benefits, AJOB Empirical Bioethics, 2015, in press.
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/23294515.2015.10343812.

[Refereed Article] Oh, K.M., Jun, J., Zhou, Q., and Kreps, G., Korean American Women's Perceptions about Physical Examinations and Cancer Screening Services Offered in Korea: The Influences of Medical Tourism on Korean American, Journal of Community Health, 2014, 39(2), 221–229. doi:10.1007/s10900-013-9800-z, Journal Impact Factor: 1.28URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/243225994.

Oh, K.M., Zhou, Q., Kreps, G., & Kim W., The influences of immigration on health information seeking behaviors among Korean Americans and Native Koreans, Health Education & Behavior, 2014, 41(2), 173-185. Online first: DOI: 10.1177/1090198113496789. Online: http://heb.sagepub.com/content/early/2013/08/09/1090198113496789, Cited by 2.
Journal Impact factor 1.68, 5 year impact factor 2.66URL: http://heb.sagepub.com/content/early/2013/08/09/1090198113496789.abstrac....

Ulrich, C.M., Zhou, Q., Hanlon, A., Danis, M., & Grady, C., The impact of ethics and work-related factors on nurse practitioners’ and physician assistants’ views on quality of primary healthcare in the United States, Applied Nursing Research, 2014, 27(3), 152-156.  doi: 10.1016/j.apnr.2014.01.001 

 

2015 Presentations

Jessica Greene
“How Patient Activation is Related to Quality, Cost, and Patient Experience” World Congress 2nd Annual Patient Engagement and Experience Summit.  September 2015, Boston, MA

“A Delivery System’s Experience with a Very Large Pay for Performance Compensation Model”, GW Health Policy Dialog Series, GW Milken Institute School of Public Health.  June 2015.

“When Patient Activation Levels Change, Health Outcomes and Costs Change, Too” GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences. May 2015.

“How Motivational Interviewing Interfaces with Self-efficacy, Patient Activation & Shared Decision Making” presented at the Art and Science of Health Promotion Conference.  April 2015, San Diego, CA

“A Delivery System’s Experience with a Very Large Pay for Performance Compensation Model” presented at the 2015 P4P Summit.  March 2015, San Francisco, CA

“Why Patient Activation Matters” HIMSS Medica Patient Engagement Summit.  February 2015, Orlando, FL

Arlene Pericak
Poster Presentation at National Conference in New Orleans, LA. The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), June 2015, “Autonomy and Job Satisfaction Among Nurse Practitioners”.

Kim Acquaviva
American Medical Associate House of Delegates Meeting. Making Your Practice More LGBT Friends. Schneider, J, Acquaviva, K, and Ellis, L.  November 16, 2015, Atlanta, GA. 

Sandra Davis
The Clute Institute International Business and Education Conference, London, United Kingdom. Use of Curated Conversations from an Online Oncology Support Forum to Teach Caregiver Care to Nurse Practitioner Students: A Pilot Study. June, 2015

Lilly International Conference on Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning, Bethesda, Maryland. Student Feedback to Enhance Support Services in a Blackboard Community. May, 2015

Ellen Kurtzman
“Who Provides Primary Care in the United States? Going beyond Physician-Based Care,” panel discussion, 2015 National Conference on Health Statistics. National Center for Health Statistics. Bethesda, MD. August 25, 2015.

“Does the Regulatory Environment Affect Nurse Practitioners’ Patterns of Practice or Quality of Care?” AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting. National Center for Health Statistics/AcademyHealth Health Policy Fellowship Presentation. Minneapolis, MN. June 14, 2015.

“Does the Regulatory Environment Affect Nurse Practitioners’ Patterns of Practice or Quality of Care?” AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting. Poster. Minneapolis, MN. June 14-16, 2015.

Cathie E Guzzetta
Southern Nursing Research Society:  “Washington Regional Nursing Research Consortium”(with J Agazio, C Pintz, M McLaughlin, MA Friesen, K Srcic-Stoehr, A Matlock), February 2015, Tampa, FL.

Dale Lupu
Making Your Measurement Matter: The AAHPM & HPNA Measuring What Matters Project (TH336) presentation: February 2015, AAHPM/HPNA Annual Assembly, Philadelphia PA.

Measuring What Matters: Consensus Quality Measures for Palliative Care and Long Term Care. Gerontological Society of America, Orlando FL November 21, 2015.

Chair of Palliative Care paper session at  Gerontological Society of America, Orlando FL November 21, 2015.

Esther Emard
March 23, 2015 Presented a lecture on the  QSEN Competencies for the College of Nursing Senior Undergraduate Class at the University of  Rhode Island, Kingston, RI.

March 31, 2015 Served as the Nurse  Planner, Content Expert and Moderator for the University of Rhode Island, College of Nursing, Routhier Endowed Chair Program Lecture on."Realizing the Potential of Health Reform: The Opportunities and  Challenges: Is  Nursing ready?, Kingston, RI.

September 25,2015 Served as the Nurse  Planner, Content Expert and  Moderator for the University of Rhode Island, College of Nursing, Routhier Endowed Chair Program Lecture on."Payment Reforming demanding Delivery System Reform?' Kingston, RI.

November 13, 2015 Served as the Nurse Planner, Content Expert and Moderator for the University of Rhode Island, College of Nursing, Routhier Endowed Chair Program Lecture on."Leadership in today's  complex health care environment: what's  required? Kingston, RI.

Joyce Pulcini
International:

2015 Advanced Practice Nursing in the United States.  Universal access to health and universal coverage: Advanced Practice Nursing Summit. Pan American Health Organization, Toronto Canada. April 15-17, 2015.

International Survey on the Advanced Practice Nursing Role in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Survey (with Silvia Cassiani and Keri Zug). International Council for Nurses, Seoul Korea, June 21, 2015.

Advanced Practice Nursing in the United States (part of panel presentation by the International Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nursing Network presentation). International Council for Nurses, Seoul Korea, June 21, 2015.

Nursing regulation and education in Latin America and the Caribbean.  (with S. Cassiani, K. Zug, F. S. Aguirre, A. Bassalobre. American Academy of Nursing (e-poster). Washington, DC. October 16, 2015.

Advanced Practice Nursing. ACOFAEN, XXII Colloquia Nationale, Santa Marta, Colombia, October 29, 2015.

Education of Advanced Practice Nurses in the United States. ACOFAEN, XXII Colloquia Nationale. Santa Marta, Colombia, October 27, 2015.

National:
The Affordable Care Act: Opportunities and Challenges. New Hampshire Institute for Politics. Manchester, NH., March 2015

Promoting Innovative Nursing Practice in Health Care. Sigma Theta Tau International Executive Nurse Leaders Group, April 11, 2015.
 
Immunizations: The Promise and the Challenge. Meeting of the Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism. Washington, DC, April 29, 2015

The Affordable Care Act: Implications for APRNs. Neonatal Advanced Practices Nursing Forum, Shoreham Hotel, Washington DC, May 28, 2015

Local:
2015 Bridging to Haiti: A tale of two models. George Washington University Hospital, Washington, DC, February 2015.

International Opportunities for Health Care Providers. DC Nurse Practitioner Association. District of Columbia, April 2015.

Caring for your newborn.  GW Parenting Initiative. Washington, DC, April 2015, October 2015

Nancy Falk
Gerontological Society of America. Orlando, FL. As population ages, so do nurse practitioners: What are their retirement intentions? November 2015.

Eastern Nursing Research Society. Washington, DC. Does prior RN clinical experience predict academic success in graduate nurse practitioner programs? April 2015.

Pearl Zhou
Participants’ Perceptions of Benefits and Burdens in Cancer Clinical Trials. NCI DCCPS New Grantee Workshop, November 4-5, 2015, Rockville, MD.

The Integrity of Research:  What Do Patients’ Think About Enrolling and Remaining in Research? Institute of Medicine Forum, 2015, Washington, DC.

Beverly Lunsford
Lunsford, B. & Janes, D. Engaging Older Adults to Build Social Capital in Singapore. Presented at the 3rd Annual World Nursing Congress, Global Science and Technology Forum, June 29, 2015. Singapore. 

Malinda Whitlow
Virginia Student Nurses' Association (VNSA) Convention. Interprofessional Education: Collaboration Improves Outcomes. February 7, 2015, Charlottesville, VA

Motivated Strategies for Learning in Accelerated Second Degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing Students. STTI 43rd Biennial Convention. November 9, 2015, Las Vegas, NV

Edward Salsberg
International Health Workforce Collaborative. "The Growing Impact of Multilateral Agreements on National Health Workforce Planning – EU, North American and Asia-Pacific Trends and Challenges", London, May 2015.

Joyce Hahn

Keynote presentation at the 3rd Annual Worldwide Conference of Nursing in Singapore, June 29, 2015, entitled, "Global Health Care: Implications for Nursing". 

Nancy Rudner
As Population Ages, So Do Nurse Practitioners: What are Their Retirement Intentions?  Gerontological Society of America Annual Conference, poster session, November 2015.

Decreasing Risks by Excellent Customer Service, Nursing, National Nurse Practitioner Symposium, Keystone, CO, July 2015.

Ethics Forum: Clinician-Assisted Death, National Nurse Practitioner Symposium, Keystone, CO, July 2015.

Majeda El-Banna
Motivated Strategies for Learning in Accelerated Second Degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing Students in the session entitled “Augmenting Academic Risk for Nursing Students" Sigma Theta Tau International Conference, November 9/2015, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Sleep Disturbances in Pregnant Women. Reston Hospital Center’s 11th Annual Research Conference, May 8th, 2015. Reston, Virginia. 

Autonomy and Job Satisfaction Among Nurse Practitioners. A Poster Presentation at the American Association of Nurse Practitioners 2015 National Conference,  June 9 - 14, 2015, at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans.

Does Prior RN Clinical Experience Predict Academic Success in Graduate Nurse Practitioner Programs?.  27th Annual Eastern Nursing Research Society "ENRS" Conference April 15-17, 2015, Washington DC, USA
Autonomy and Job Satisfaction Among Nurse Practitioners. 27th Annual Eastern Nursing Research Society "ENRS" Conference April 15-17, 2015, Washington DC, USA and published in Nursing Research Journal.

Pamela Jeffries
National/International:
Jeffries, P.R. (2015).  Invited Keynote to the Royal College Simulation Summit, A National, Multi-Site Simulation Study:  Implications for Curriculum, Clinical Education, and Policy, Banff, Alberta, Canada, November 24-25, 2015.

Jeffries, P.R. (2015).  Invited keynote - IV Congreso LatinoAmericano De Simulacion Clinica, Building Interprofessional Healthcare Teams Using Simulations and the Evidence Discovered, Santiago, Chile, November 9-11, 2015.

Jeffries, P.R. (2015)  Keynote and Panel presenter, "Celebrating the 10th Annual NLN Technology Conference, Tampa, Florida, November 22 -24, 2015.

Jeffries, P.R. (2015 - invited keynote).  Integrating Technologies into Clinical Simulations, the 3rd Annual Hot Topics in Simulation Education, NYU, New York:  NY, October 14, 2015.

Jeffries, P.R. (2015 - invited keynote).  PediatricSymposium:  Riding the Technology Wave, Akron Children's Hospital, October 8, 2015.

Rizzolo, M.A., Oermann, M., Kardong-Edgren, S., & Jeffries, Multi-site High Stakes Simulations, National League for Nursing Teaching Summit, Las Vegas, NV, September 30, 2015.

Jeffries, P.R. & Kardong-Edgren, S. (2015).  After the NCSBN Simulation Study, What's Next?  National League for Nursing Teaching Summit, Las Vegas, NV, September 30, 2015.

Local/Regional:
Jeffries, P.R. (2015)  invited guest - Simulation Research - Results and Implications from the NCSBN Multi-Site Study, Uniformed Services, Bethesda, MD, October 28, 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

GW SON Top-Ranked

GW SON continues to be ranked among the top 50 schools of nursing. GW is in the top 13% of ranked graduate nursing schools. 

US News & World Report also ranks our online MSN #26 out of more than 144 programs nationwide.

In a first-ever ranking of Doctor of Nursing Practice programs, we are no. 30, placing us in the top 20% of ranked programs. These top rankings reflects the quality of our student engagement, faculty credentials and training, student services and technology, peer recognitions, and admissions selectivity.