A new course for scholarly activities

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Scott Rogalsky, BSN to DNP nursing student and recipient of the Nurses for Wisconsin Initiative Grant, examines a specimen in the graduate lab.

With the advent of a new building in 2016, College of Nursing faculty, staff and students will enjoy the addition of a dedicated research and scholarly center. Faculty and staff hope the passion for scholarship of their new dean, Leslie Neal-Boylan, will be contagious in helping the CON move forward in its quest for new scholarly territories. Meanwhile, in 2014, the CON faculty and instructional staff continued to pursue professional growth opportunities.

Awards
Lancaster, R. Professorial Excellence Award, UW Oshkosh, College of Nursing, September 2014

Schmidt, B. and MacWilliams, B. Gene Tranbarger writing award: Men in Nursing 2013 article.

Schmidt, B. and MacWilliams, B. APEX (Awards for Publication Excellence) journalism award: Men in Nursing 2013 article.

Westphal, J. Edward M. Penson Faculty Award, UW Oshkosh, 2014.

Publications
Lancaster, R
. (2014). Serious game simulation as a teaching strategy in pharmacology. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 10, e129-e137. doi.org/10.10.1016/jecns.2013.10.005.

Lancaster, R., Merek, K., Bub, L. and Stetzer, F. (2014). What happens to the medication regimens of frail older adults after discharge from home healthcare? Home Healthcare Nurse, 32, (9) 536-542.

Lancaster, R. (2014). Pharmacology vSim. National League for Nursing (NLN). Wolters Kluwer Health and Laerdal Medical.

Marnocha, S., Marnocha, M., and Mason, M. (2014). Improving clinical communication. Journal of Nursing Ed and Practice, 4 (9), 44-48.

Schmidt, B. (2014). Core professional values as experienced by baccalaureate nursing students who are men [Doctoral dissertation]. ProQuest Dissertations and Theses. (AAT 3667337).

Westphal, J., Lancaster, R., Park, D. (2014). Work-Arounds Observed by Fourth-Year Nursing Students. Western Journal of Nursing Research. 36(8), 1002-1018.

Westphal, J. and McNiel, P. (2014). Learn to Lead in the Boardroom. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing. 45(4), 162-170.

McNiel, P. (2014). Expand Your Leadership to the Boardroom. Geriatric Nursing, 36(1), pp. 75-77.

McNiel, P. Brain Fitness: A Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Approach to Older Adult Cognitive Health with Nursing Students in the Community. Teaching Strategies website for the Association of Community Nurse Educators (ACHNE), August, 2014.

Presentations
Jambunathan, J
., Graese, J., Janssen, E., and Priniski, S. Strategies to improve online evaluation response rates. Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) Conference, 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.

Lancaster, R. Systematic evaluation of the use of human patient simulation in undergraduate students. (Podium) 10th International Nursing Conference, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India. January 2015.

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. MNRS Conference, St. Louis, Mo., March 2014.

Marnocha, S. Cyberprofessionalism: The posting of unprofessional content online by nursing students. (Podium) MNRS Conference, St. Louis, Mo., March 2014.

Schmidt, B. and MacWilliams, B. Development of the Wisconsin Diversity Assessment Tool. American Assembly for Men in Nursing (AAMN) National Conference, St. Louis, Mo.

Schmidt, B. Core professional nursing values as experienced by baccalaureate nursing students who are men. Sigma Theta Tau Eta Pi Fall Scholarship Day, Oshkosh, Wis., October 2014.

Appointments
Gobis, L. Acting President, Wisconsin Nurses Association (2014-2016).

Jambunathan, J. Visiting Professor, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India (2002-present).

Lancaster, R. Visiting Professor, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India. (2014-present).

Marnocha, S. Lutheran Homes of Oshkosh Board of Directors (2012-2017).

Marnocha, S. Wisconsin Nurses Association (WNA) Board of Directors (2014-2016).

Marnocha, S. Fox Valley Healthcare Alliance Board of Directors (2008-present).

Marnocha, S. WNA Mentoring Committee for Novice Nurses (2012-present).

Marnocha, S. Fox Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship-Leadership Council.

McNiel, P. Editorial Board, Nurse Education Today.

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Maria Graf, of Lima, Peru, and Heather Hollander, of Fond du Lac, presented their poster at the Annual UW Oshkosh Celebration of Scholarship in April 2015. Both graduated in spring 2015 with master’s degrees in nursing.

 

Student Scholarly Activities

Publications
Lepianka, J. E. (2014). Using Reflective Journaling to Improve the Orientation of Graduate Nurses. Journal of Continuing Education In Nursing, 45(8), 342-343. doi:10.3928/00220124-20140724-14.

Heidke, K. M. (2015). An online course checklist. Nurse Education Today, Feb. 2015; 35 (2): 293-6. ISSN: 0260-6917 PMID: 25467714.

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. (Poster) MNRS Conference, St. Louis, Mo., March 2014.

Nickasch, B. L. Improving immunization administration via a prescreening immunization tool. (Poster) MNRS Conference, St. Louis, Mo., March 2014.

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

Hendricks-Vesel, J. DNP Student Presentation Award. 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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Scott Rogalsky, BSN to DNP nursing student and recipient of the Nurses for Wisconsin Initiative grant, Examines a specimen in the Graduate Lab.

 

 

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