Todd Monroe, PhD, RN-BC
Research Associate in Nursing
Current Research Interests
- Pain in cognitively impaired older adults
- Brain imaging modalities and pain
- Addiction, nurse wellness, and policy
Monroe, T. B., Pearson, F., & Kenaga, H. (2008) Procedures for handling cases of substance abuse among nurses: A comparison of disciplinary and alternative programs. Journal of Addictions Nursing, 19(3), 156-161.
Monroe, T., Pearson, F., & Kenaga, H. (2009) Treating nurses and student nurses with chemical dependency: Revising policy for the 21st century. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 7(4), 530-540.
Monroe, T, & Carter, M. (2010). A retrospective pilot-study of African-American and Caucasian nursing home residents with dementia who died from cancer. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 40(4) e1-e3.
Monroe, T., Carter, M., & Parrish, A. (2011). A case study using the beers list criteria to compare prescribing by family practitioners and geriatric specialists in a rural nursing home. Geriatric Nursing. 32(5), 350-56.
Monroe, T., Carter, M., Feldt, K., Tolley, B., Cowan, R., (2012). Assessing advanced cancer pain in people with dementia at the end-of-life. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 68(9), 2070-2078.
Monroe, T., & Carter, M. (2012). Using the MMSE to explore methodological challenges in cognitive ageing research. European Journal of Ageing 9(3), 265-274.
Monroe, T., Kenaga, H., Carter, M., Dietrich, M., Cowan, R. (in press). The Prevalence of Employed Nurses Identified or Enrolled in Substance Use Monitoring Programs. Nursing Research.
Monroe, T. Dornan, A., Carter, M., Cowan, M. (in press). Using Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging to Describe Pain Pathways in the ‘Oldest Old’: A Case Study of a Healthy 97-year-old Female. The Journal of Pain and Relief.
Monroe, T. (2009). Addressing substance abuse among nursing students: Development of a prototype alternative-to-dismissal policy. Journal of Nursing Education, 45(5), 272-278.
Monroe, T. & Carter, M. (2010). Benefits and barriers to hospice in American nursing homes. European Journal of Palliative Care, 17(3), 145-48.
Monroe, T. & Kenaga, H. (2011). Don’t ask don’t tell: Substance abuse and addiction among nurses. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 20(3-4), 504-09.
Hamza, H. & Monroe, T. (2011). Re-entry and recidivism for certified registered Nurse Anesthetists. The Journal of Nursing Regulation, 2(1), 17-22.
Monroe, T., Hamza, H., Stocks, G., Scimeca, P., Cowan, R. (2011). The misuse and abuse of propofol. Substance Use and Misuse. 46(9), 1199-205.
Monroe, T., VanDoren, M., Smith, L., Cole, J., Kenaga, H. (2011). Nurses recovering from substance use disorders while continuing to work: A review of policies and position statements. Journal of Nursing Administration, 41(10), 1-7.
Monroe, T., Chin, L., Gore, J., Mion, L., Cowan, R. (In press). Pain research in people with Alzheimer’s disease: Potential applications for psychophysical and neurophysiological studies. Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology.
Monroe, T., Herr, K., Mion, L, Cowan, R. (in press). Ethical Considerations in Pain Research in Cognitively Impaired Older Adults. International Journal of Nursing Studies.
Gerontological Society of America
American Geriatrics Society
International Association for the Study of Pain
American Society for Pain Management Nursing
International Nurses Society on Addictions
National Organization of Alternative Programs
Sigma Theta Tau International
American Nurses Association
Tennessee Nurses Association