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Publications by Nursing PhD Students

In Press

Letourneau, R., & McCurry, M.K. (In Press)
The effect of transition to practice programs on the self-assessment of newly licensed registered nurses’ confidence in quality and safety knowledge, skills, and attitudes attainment in the hospital-based setting. Nursing Education Perspectives. 

Tyo, M., and McCurry, M. K. (In Press)
An integrative review of clinical reasoning teaching strategies and outcome evaluation in nursing education. Nursing Education Perspectives. 

2018 Publications

Thomas, L. J. & Asselin, M.A. (2018)
Promoting resilience among nursing students in clinical education. Nurse Education in Practice, 28, 231-234. 

2017 Publications

Allen, R., McCurry, M.K., & Hunter Revell, S. M. (2017)
A Relational Interactionist Theory of Institutionalization. Journal of Theory Construction & Testing, 17, 13-15.

Corey, K., & McCurry, M. K. (2017)
An exploration of caregiver choice through the lens of Sartrean existentialism. Nursing Philosophy, 18(4), 7.

Corey, K. L., & McCurry, M. K. (2017)
When caregiving ends: the experiences of former family caregivers of people with dementia. The Gerontologist. Advance online publication. 

Coughlin, M., &  Sethares, K.A. (2017)
Chronic sorrow in parents of children with a chronic illness or disability: An integrative review. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 37, 108-116.

2016 Publications

Dwyer, P., & Hunter Revell, S.M. (2016)
Multilevel influences on new graduate nurse transition: A literature review. Journal for Nurses in Professional Development, 32(3), 112-121. 

Brady, D.R. & Asselin, M.D. (2016)
Exploring outcomes and evaluation in narrative pedagogy: An integrative review.  Nurse Education Today, 45, 1-8. 

Thomas, L.J., & Hunter Revell, S.M. (2016)
Resilience in nursing students: An integrative review. Nurse Education Today, 36, 457-462.

Toronto, C.E. (2016)
Health literacy competencies for registered nurses: An e-Delphi study. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 47, 12, 558-565. 

Toronto, C.E. & Weatherford, B. (2016)
Registered nurses’ experiences with individuals with low health literacy. Journal for Nurses in Professional Development, 32, 1, 8-14.

2015 Publications

Deane, W., & Asselin, M.E. (2015)
Transitioning to concept-based teaching:  A discussion of strategies and the use of the Bridges Model.  Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 5(10), 52-59.

Bruno, A. & Sethares, K.A. (2015)
Definitions, measurement and interventions for fatigue in Parkinson's Disease: An integrative review. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 47, 146-153.

Dwyer, P.A., & Hunter Revell, S.M. (2015)
Preparing students for the emotional challenges of nursing: An integrative review. Journal of Nursing Education, 54(1), 7-12. 

Keating, S. R., & McCurry, M. K. (2015)
Systematic review of text messaging as an intervention for adolescent obesity. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 27(12), 714-20.

Letourneau RM, Fater KH. (2015)
Nurse Residency Programs: An integrative review of the literature. Nursing Education Perspectives, 36(2), 96-101.

Miraglia, R., & Asselin, M.E. (2015)
The Lasater clinical judgment rubric as a framework to enhance clinical  judgment in novice and experienced nurses. Journal for Nurses in Professional Development, 31(5), 284 – 291.

Miraglia, R., & Asselin, M.E. (2015)
Reflection as an educational strategy in nursing professional development. Journal for Nurses in Professional Development, 31(2), 62-72.

Sosa, M., & Sethares, K. A.  (2015)
An integrative review of the use and outcomes of health education systems, Inc © testing in nursing baccalaureate programs. Nursing Education Perspectives 36(4), 237-243.

Toronto, C.E. & Weatherford, B. (2015)
Health literacy education in health professions schools: An integrative review. Journal of Nursing Education, 54, 12.

2014 Publications

Foster, M.V. & Sethares, K.A. ( 2014)
Facilitators and Barriers to the Implementation of Telehealth in Older Adults: An Integrative Review. Computers, Informatics, and Nursing, 32(11), 523-533

Plante, K. & Asselin, M.E. (2014)
Best practices for creating social presence and caring behaviors online. Nursing Education Perspectives, 35(4), 219-223.

Sosa, M.B.,Sethares, K.A., Fisher, P., & Riegel, B. (2014)
Factors associated with delay in seeking care for acute decompensated heart failure. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. EPub ahead of print.

Vasquez, K. & Asselin, M.D. (2014)
A return to our senses: Making a case for embodied learning in nursing education. Innovations in nursing education: Building the future of nursing, 2, 77-83.

2013 Publications

Lusk, J.M., & Fater, K. (2013) 
A concept analysis of patient-centered care. Nursing Forum, 48(2), 89-98.

Lusk, J.M., & Fater, K. (2013) 
Postsimulation debriefing to maximize clinical judgment development. Nurse Educator, 38(1), 16-19. 

Sullivan, L. J. & Asselin, M. E. (2013) 
Revisiting Quality of Life for Elders in Long-Term Care: An Integrative Review. Nursing Forum, May 21, 2013.

2011 Publications

McMahon, M. A. & Christopher, K. A. (2011) 
Case study method and problem-based learning:  Utilizing the pedagogical model of progressive complexity in nursing education. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 8(1), 1 - 16.

McMahon, M. A. & Christopher, K.A. (2011) 
Toward a mid-range theory of nursing presence.  Nursing Forum, 46(2), 71 - 82.


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