Spotlight on Our PhD Students

The PhD in Nursing Science Program at Vanderbilt is committed to academic excellence. We prepare our students for intellectually rewarding academic and research careers. Our students engage in a variety of scholarly activities and collaborate with faculty in nursing and other disciplines. Through mentorship and collaboration, our students learn critical skills and gain the knowledge they need for a successful and productive career in nursing.

 


Nasreen Bahreman

  • Editorial Board Member: Fundamentals of Nursing Simulation.  

Jennifer Barut

  • Discussion Panel: Barut, J., Lambert, K. Creating a 'Culture' of Recovery: Connecting Cultural Contexts and Recovery for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses', American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Indianapolis, Oct. 2014.
  • Symposia: Barut, J., Woodard, J. How to Lead Effective Therapeutic Groups: Development of an Orientation Module through a Nurse Driven Collaboration Between Educators and Bedside Nurses, American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Indianapolis, Oct. 2014.
  • Webinar: Barut, J., Brammer, S. The Power of Stories: Perspectives of a Nurse, American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Nashville TN, Sept. 2014.

Leanne Boehm

  • Invited address and/or keynote: Boehm, L. Assessing and Managing Delirium in the ICU, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Minnesota, MN, Hospital Association, Sept. 2014.
  • Invited address and/or keynote: Boehm, L. Assessing and Managing Pain, Agitation and Delirium: Implementing the New Guidelines, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Las Vegas, NV, Oct. 2014.
  • Invited address and/or keynote: Boehm, L. Understanding Delirium: Sequelae, Assessment and Therapeutic Approaches, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Las Vegas, NV, Oct. 2014.

Alvin Jeffery

  • Published article: Jeffery AD, Mutsch, K., Knapp, L. (2014). Knowledge and recognition of SIRS and sepsis and pediatric nurses. Pediatric Nursing, 40(6): 271-278.
  • Poster presentation: Jeffery, A.D.; Pickler, R.H. Barriers To Nurses' Adherence To Central Venous Catheter Guidelines Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing Murfreesboro, TN, Oct. 2014.
  • Presentation: Jeffery, A.D.; Baker, R. Practice-Based Research: Engaging Nurses in Research at the Point of Care Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing Murfreesboro, TN, Oct. 2014.

James Scott Johnson

  • Invited address and/or keynote: Johnson, JS. Pulmonary Pharmacology Update 2014, Better Breathers Club, Orlando, FL, Sept. 2014.
  • Invited address and/or keynote: Guerrero, J., Helme, J., Glassberg, M., Boyer, J., Keating, A., Johnson, S., Lindner, C. Update on Pulmonary Pharmacology, American Lung Association, Orlando, FL, Nov. 2014.

Robin Mickelson

  • Published article: Holden, RJ, Schubert, C., Mickelson, R. (2014). The patient work system: An analysis of self-care performance barriers among elderly heart failure patients and their informal caregivers. Applied Ergonomics, 47.

Lynnea Myers

  • Podium presentation: Myers, L., Zust, B., Meyer, H. Innovative Ways to Implement Undergraduate Research in a Nursing Department, Professional Nurse Educator Group, Rochester, MN, Oct. 2014.
  • Podium presentation: Myers, L., Stadick, J., Helget, J. Engaging Alumni in a Nursing Skills Day, Professional Nurse Educator Group, Rochester, MN, Oct. 2014.
  • Podium presentation: Myers, L. Mapping out the Interprofessional Team Professional Nurse Educator Group, Rochester, MN, Oct. 2014.
  • Roundtable: Myers, L. Speed-dating for Public Health Nursing, American Public Health Association - Public Health Nursing Section, New Orleans, LA, Nov. 2014.
  • Webinar: Myers, L., Holmes, S., Hartmann, J. Best Practices in Developmental Screening and Referral for Health Care Providers MN LEND- Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities, Minneapolis, MN, Oct. 2014.
  • Podium presentation: Myers, L. Partnering to Provide Public Health Nursing at the 'Top of the World,’  American Public Health Association - Public Health Nursing Section New Orleans, LA, Nov. 2014.

Clinta Ché Reed

  • Paper: Reed, C.C. Valuing Interruptions during Nursing Work, Arkansas Nurses Association, Little Rock, AR, Oct. 2014.