Faculty Research and Scholarship

The College of Nursing faculty and students have certainly been accelerating toward success in their professional activities, consistent with the theme of this year’s CONtact. We are proud of the myriad accomplishments and sustained growth of our faculty and students as evidenced by their scholarly activities.


Grants 

Marnocha S., Chappy, S., and Jambunathan, J. Community Engagement Through Collaborative Evidence-Based Practice Projects. Provost Initiative Grant ($11,106).

Jambunathan, J., Lancaster, S., and Westphal, J. Enhancing Teaching Excellence and Fostering Scholarship. Provost Initiative Grant ($3,893).

Young, L., May, K., Lundeen, S., and Smith, R. Economic Development: Increasing UW System Nursing Program Faculty to Mitigate Projected Nursing Shortages in Wisconsin. UW System 2013-2015 Incentive Grant Program ($3.2 million)


Awards

Cleveland, B. College of Nursing, UW Oshkosh, Instructional Academic Staff Excellence Award (September 2013).

Jambunathan, J. Edward M. Penson, Distinguished Teaching Award, UW Oshkosh (September 2013).

Jambunathan, J. Sniffen Faculty Governance Service Award, UW Oshkosh (September 2013).

MacWilliams, B. Edward, M. Penson, Faculty Award (September 2013).

MacWilliams, B., and Schmidt, B. APEX Journalism Award, featured article, American Journal of Nursing.

Westphal, J. College of Nursing, UW Oshkosh, Faculty Excellence Award (September 2013).

 

Publications

Jambunathan, J. (2013). People of Hindu Heritage. In Larry D. Purnell (Ed.), Transcultural Health Care (4th ed, pp. 288-309). Philadelphia, Pa.: F.A. Davis.

Lancaster, R. (2013).  Serious Game Simulation as a Teaching Strategy in Pharmacology. Clinical Simulation in Nursing

Marek, K., Stetzer, F., Ryan, P., Bub, L., Adams, S., Schlidt, A., Lancaster, R. and O’Brien, A. (2013). Nurse Care Coordination and Technology Effects on Health Status of Frail Older Adults via Enhanced Self-Management of Medication: Randomized Clinical Trial To Test Efficacy. Nursing Research, 62(4), 269-278. doi:10.1097/NNR.0b013e318298aa55

Marnocha, S. (2012). Military Wives’ Transition and Coping: Deployment and the Return Home.  ISRN Nursing, vol. 2012, Article ID 798342, doi:10.5402/2012/798342.

MacWilliams, B.R., Schmidt, B. and Bleich, M.R. (2013), Men in Nursing. American Journal of Nursing, 113(1), 38-44.

Westphal, J., Lancaster, R., and Park, D. (2013). Work-Arounds Observed by Fourth-Year Nursing Students. Western Journal of Nursing Research.

Westphal, J. (2012), Characteristics of Nurse Leaders in Hospitals in the USA from 1992 to 2008. Journal of Nursing Management, 20: 928–937. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2834.2012.01403.x

 

Presentations

Jambunathan, J, Nursing’s Health Concern Globally (scientific session). Ninth International Nurses Conference, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India, January 2013.

Jambunathan, J., Martinez, J., Hanson, K., Braun, M., and Kiraly, R.  Developing an Evidence-Based Elopement Risk Assessment Tool., Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS), Chicago, Ill., March 2013.

Jambunathan, J., and Roberts, M., Using Second Life Virtual Environment as a Teaching Strategy, Midwest Nursing Research Society, Chicago, Ill., March 2013.

Jambunathan, J., Hanson, K., Braun, M., Kiraly, R., and Martinez, J., Developing an Evidence-Based Risk Assessment Tool, Ninth International Nurses Conference, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, , India, January 2013.

Jambunathan, J. The Experience of Infertility from the Male Perspective, Midwest Nursing Research Society Conference, Dearborn, Mich, April 2012.

Lancaster, R. Embracing Challenges: The Future of Nursing in Wisconsin, Wisconsin League for Nursing Annual Conference.

McNiel, P. Expanding the Aging Client Clinical to Incorporate a Community Focus, Fifth Annual Upper Midwest Geriatric Nursing Education Alliance Meeting, Minneapolis, Minn., May 2012.

McNiel, P. Classroom to Community: Memory Screening, Sixth Annual Midwest Geriatric Nursing Education Alliance Meeting, Minneapolis, May 2013.

McNiel, P.  Brain Fitness: A Community Partnership, Aging in America: 2013 Annual Conference of the American Society on Aging, Chicago, Ill., March 2013.

McNiel, P.  Brain Fitness: A Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Approach to Older Adult Cognitive Health with Nursing Students in the Community, Association of Community Health Nurse Educators/American Public Health Nurses Joint Meeting, Cary, N.C., June 2013.

Pope, D., and Berthold, T. Use of Machinimas in On-Line Asynchronous Discussions, 11th International Congress on Nursing Informatics, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 2012.

Westphal, J., Basten, J.,  Darnick, A., Fuerst, L. Self-Directed Learning Readiness of Nursing Students. Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, H.I, January 2013.

Westphal, J., Basten, J.,  Darnick, A., Fuerst, L. Self-Directed Learning Readiness of Nursing Students. Midwest Nursing Research Society, Dearborn, Mich., April 2012.

Westphal, J., Hermes, D., Lauer, C., and Hawley, D. Analysis of Nurse Educator Trends 2000-2008, Midwest Nursing Research Society, Dearborn, Mich., April 2012.


2014: Faculty Scholarship

Publications

Westphal, J. and McNiel P. (2014).  Learn to Lead in the Boardroom. Journal of Continuing Education In Nursing, 45(4), 162-168. doi:10.3928/00220124-20140305-01.

 

Presentations

Chappy, S. Podium: The Write Stuff (with Dr. Joy Don Baker). Association of Peri-operative Registered Nurses Surgical Congress and Expo, Chicago, Ill., April 1.

Chappy, S. Poster: Clinical Immersion: Swim, Don’t Sink (with Patricia Madigan, Deborah Doyle, Nathan Tapio, and Krista Coit) Association of periOperative Registered Nurses Surgical Conference and Expo, Chicago, Ill., March 28.

Jambunathan, J., Graese, J., Janssen, E., and Priniski, S. Strategies to Improve Online Evaluation Response Rates. Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS), St. Louis, Mo., March 2014.

Jambunathan, J., and Lancaster, R. Continuous Quality Improvement: Strategies for Nursing Care. Third International Nursing Conference Global Hospitals, Chennai, India, January 2014.

Jambunathan, J. Unfolding the Theme: “Cost Containment: A Significant Role of Registered Nurse at the Bedside in the Health Care Organization.” Global Hospitals, Chennai, India, January 2014.

Jambunathan, J. Unfolding the Theme: Expedite Nursing Vision. Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India, January 2014.

Jambunathan, J. Impact of Phenomenological Studies in Nursing. Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India, January 2014.

Marnocha, S.  Truth Lines and Shared Images. The Narrative Bridge: Connecting through the Health Humanities.  Medical University of South Carolina, February 2014.

Marnocha, S. Finding Death and Life among the Monitors: Families’ and Learners’ Journeys. The Narrative Bridge: Connecting through the Health Humanities.  Medical University of South Carolina, February 2014.

Marnocha, S. What Do I Do Next? Perceived Proficiency of Staff RNs with EKG Monitoring. Midwest Nursing Research Society, St. Louis, Mo., March 2014.

Marnocha, S. Cyberprofessionalism: The Posting of Unprofessional Content Online by Nursing Students. Midwest Nursing Research Society, St. Louis, Mo., March 2014.

McNiel, P.  APPropriate Teaching-The Use of Mobile APPs with Patients and Families, Seventh Annual Midwest Gerontological Nursing Education Alliance Meeting.

 

Appointments

Chappy, S.   Lakeshore Technical College District Board, 2014-2017

Jambunathan, J. Visiting Faculty. Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India.

Lancaster, R. Visiting Faculty. Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India.

McNiel, P. Editorial Board, Nurse Education Today.

 

Student Scholarship 2013-2014

Presentations

Hendricks-Vesel, J.  Impact of a Computer-Based Training Module on the Knowledge and Attitudes of Military Treatment Facility Staff Who Support Water Immersion in Labor. Midwest Nursing Research Society, St. Louis, Mo., March 2014.

Nickasch, B. L. Improving Immunization Administration via a Prescreening Immunization Tool. Midwest Nursing Research Society, St. Louis, Mo., March 2014.

Awards

Best Research Poster Award Carpenter, R., and Pieper, E. Evaluation of Diabetes Management in a Clinic for the Underinsured. UW Oshkosh, Celebration of Scholarship, April 2014. (Adviser: M.K. Friess).

Best Research Poster Award, Grease, J., and Janssen, E.  Online Course and Teaching Evaluations. Wisconsin Nurses Association October 2013. (Adviser, J. Jambunathan).

Best Research Poster Award, Griswold, J. Utilization of Adolescent Suicide Screening Tools by Primary Care Providers to Augment Early Detection of High-Risk Patients. UW Oshkosh, Celebration of Scholarship, April 2013. (Adviser, J. Jambunathan).

DNP Student Presentation Award, Hendricks-Vesel, J. Impact of a Computer-Based Training Module on the Knowledge and Attitudes of Military Treatment Facility Staff who Support Water Immersion in Labor. UW Oshkosh, College of Nursing, April 2014. (Adviser. J. Jambunathan).

 

 

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