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Recent Faculty Publications

 Abell, C. & Williams, D. (2014). Sttitudes of RN to BSN Students Regarding Teaching Strategies Utilized in Online Courses. CIN: Computers, Informatics Nursing. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1097/CIN.0000000000000082

Branstetter, M. L., Smith, L. S., & Brooks, A. F.  (2014).  Evidence-based use of electronic clinical tracking systems in advanced practice registered nurse education:  An integrative review.  CIN:  Computers, Informatics, Nursing.  Advance online publication.  doi: 10.1097/CIN.0000000000000069

Bormann, L. & Abrahamson, K. (2014). Do Staff Nurse Perceptions of Nurse Leadership Behaviors Influence Staff Nurse Job Satisfaction? The Case of a Hospital Applying for Magnet Designation. The Journal of Nursing Administration, 44(4), 219-225.

Abell, C., & Garrett-Wright, D. (2014) E-Books: Nurse Faculty Use and Concerns, Nursing Education Perspectives, 35(2), 112-114.

Abell, C. H., Bragg-Underwood, T., Jaggers, L.A. (2013). Engaging RN-To-BSN Students in Medical Reserve Corps Training. The Journal of Nursing Education, 52(10), 600.

Abell, C. H.,Jones, M. S., Williams, D., & Lartey, G. (2013). Measurement of critical thinking for the RN to BSN student. Kentucky Nurse, 61(3), 6-7.

Bennett, M. (2013). Health Benefits of Humor; Physical. In S. Attardo (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Humor Studies. London: SAGE.

Briggs, C. L., & Lovan, S. R. (2014). Nursing students' feedback to a spiritual health reflection. Journal of Holistic Nursing, 32(3), 183-188.

Jones, M. S., Main, M. E., & Garrett-Wright, D.  (2013). A Collaborative Educational Innovation in an Old Order Mennonite Community. AHEC National Journal, XXIX, (1), 24-27.

Main, M. E. & Garrett-Wright, D. (2013). Nursing Student Voices: Reflections on an International Service Learning Experience. Kentucky Nursing, 61(1), 10-11.

Abell, Cathy H.; Williams, Deborah; and Jones, M. Susan. (2012). Transforming a RN to BSN Program to an On-line Delivery Format. Kentucky Nurse, 60 (1).

Abell, C. H., & Keaster, R. (2012). Change and administrative barriers: Nurse educators' perceptions concerning the use of simulators. Nursing Education Perspectives, 33(6), 395-398.

Abell, C. H., Jepson, T., & Gabbard, J. (2012). The level of use of PDAs by Nurse Practitioners and Administrative Barriers. Computers Informatics Nursing, 30(10), 562-567.

 Bennett, M., Branstetter, L. & Howk, C. (2012). Nurse practitioner and pharmacist interactions: Implications for effectiveness of interdisciplinary health care teams. JNP Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 8 (2), 112-116.

Briggs, C., Fox, L., Abell, C. (2012). The Influence of Film on the Empathy Ratings of Nursing Students.  International Journal for Human Caring, 16(2).

Lovan, S. R., & Wilson, M. (2012). Comparing empathy levels in students at the beginning and end of a nursing program. International Journal for Human Caring, 16(3), 28-33.

Main, M. E., Jones, M. S., & Williams, D. (2012).  Treatment of Burns with Burns & Wounds (B & W) Ointment and Leaf Therapy, Journal of Alternative and Complementary Care, 18 (2), 109-111.

Briggs, C.L. (2011). Engaging Students Using Feature Films. Journal of Nursing Education. 50(6), 360.

Briggs, C. L., Lovan, S. R., & Cornell, A. S. (2011). Faith in action: Serving single mothers, Journal of Christian Nursing, 28(4), 223-225.

Catlett, Sheila and Lovan, Sherry R.. (2011). Being a Good Nurse and Doing the Right Thing: A Replication Study. Nursing Ethics, 18, 54-63.

Cho, Kyungmin Jacob; Reponen, Tiina; McKay, Roy; Dwivedi, Alok; Adhikari, Atin; Singh, Umesh; Shukla, Rakesh; Jones, M. Susan; Jones, Gordon; and Grinshpun, Sergey A.. (2011). Comparison of Workplace Protection Factors for Different Biological Contaminants. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 8, 417-425.

Garrett-Wright, Dawn M. Ph.D. (c), RN and Abell, Cathy Hoots. (2011). Using YouTube to Bridge the Gap Between Baby Boomers and Millennials. Journal of Nursing Education, 50 (5), 299-300.

Lovan, S. R. & Jones, M. S. (2011). Occupational health assessment: A tool for nursing faculty. The Journal of Nursing Education, 50(8), 487.

Siegrist, B., Garrett-Wright, D., & Abell, C . H. (2011). Poster Presentations as a Teaching Strategy in Web-Based Courses. Nursing Education Perspectives, 32(3), 198-199.

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