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Kelly, D. E. (2022). Initiation of a new nurse preceptor program in the era of COVID-19. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 53(5), 221-224.

Olans, R. D., Olans, R. N., & DeMaria, A., Jr. (2022). Florence Nightingale and antimicrobial stewardship. Florence Nightingale Journal of Nursing, 30(1), 106-108.

Dixon, M. E., White, K. R., Hinton, I., DeGennaro, R., & Dowling, T. (2022). A stakeholder evaluation of an RN-to-BSN academic progression program. Journal of Nursing Administration. Advance online publication.

MacDonald, A. & Pusey-Reid, E. (2022). Writing effective and equitable academic policies for nursing programs. Nurse Educator. Advance online publication.

Pusey-Reid, E., & Blackman-Richards, N. (2022). The importance of addressing racial microaggression in nursing education. Nurse Education Today, Article 105390. Advance online publication.

MacDonald, A., & Pusey-Reid, E. (2022). Writing effective and equitable academic policies for nursing programs. Nurse Educator. Advance online publication.

Pusey-Reid, E., Gona, C., Lussier-Duynstee, P. & Gall, G. (2022). Microaggressions: Black students’ experiences: A qualitative study. Journal of Professional Nursing, 40, 73-78.

Nielsen, A., Monagle, J., Gonzalez, L., Jesse, M. A., Lasater, K., Dickison, P. (2022 February). Teaching clinical judgment in pre-licensure nursing curricula: A national study [Poster presentation]. NurseThink for Nurse Educators: Next Gen Learning: Fundamentals, NCLEX, and Beyond Conference, Orlando, FL

Pusey-Reid, E., Gona, C., Reidy, P. & Tagliareni, M. E. (2021). The journey towards social justice and equity in a school of nursing [Poster presentation]. American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Transform 2021 Conference. Dallas, TX.

Hillier, M. M., DeGrazia, M., Mott, S., Taylor, M., Manning, M. J., O'Brien, M., Schenkel, S. R., Cole, A., & Hickey, P. A. (2021). Utilizing high-fidelity simulation to improve newly licensed pediatric intensive care unit nurses' experiences with end-of-life care. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, e12360. Advance online publication.

Mevawala, A. S., Strunk, F. A., Haghiri-Vijeh, R., Corless, I. B., Ramaswamy, P., Kamp, K. J., Scott, S., & Gray, S. (2021). Scientific global nursing hackathon experience. Nurse Educator. Advance online publication.

Leighton, K., Kardong-Edgren, S., McNelis, A. M., Foisy-Doll, C., & Sullo, E. (2021). Traditional clinical outcomes in prelicensure nursing education: An empty systematic review. Journal of Nursing Education, 60(3), 136-142.

Hillier, M., & Lewis, B. A. (2021). End-of-life virtual simulation. Nurse Educator. Advance online publication.

Polomano, R.C., Giordano, N.A., Miyamoto, S., Trautman, D., Kempf, S., & Milone-Nuzzo, P. (2020). Emerging roles for research intensive PhD prepared nurses: Beyond faculty positions. Journal of Professional Nursing. Advance online publication.

Horstman, M. J., Miltner, R. S., Wallhagen, M. I., Patrician, P. A., Oliver, B. J. (MSN '03), Roumie, C. L., Dolansky, M. A., Perez, F., Naik, A. D., & Godwin, K. M. (2020). Developing leaders and scholars in health care improvement: The VA Quality Scholars Program competencies. Academic Medicine. Advance online publication.

Courtenay, M., Burnett, E., Castro-Sánchez, E., Moralez de Figueiredo, R., Du Toit, B., Gallagher, R., Gotterson, F., Kennedy, H., Manias, E., McEwen, J., Ness, V., Olans, R., & Padoveze, M. C. (2020). Preparing nurses for COVID-19 response efforts through involvement in antimicrobial stewardship programmes. Journal of Hospital Infection. Advance online publication.

Gona, C., Pusey-Reid, E., Lussier-Duynstee, P., & Gall (NS ’97), G. (2019). The experiences of Black nursing alumni at a predominantly White institution. Nurse Educator, 44, 312-315.

Courtenay, M., Castro-Sánchez, E., Gallagher, R., McEwen, J., Bulabula, A.N.H., Carre, Y., Du Toit, B., Figueiredo, R.M., Gjerde, M.E., Hamilton, M., Jorgoni, L., Ness, V., Olans, R., Padvoeze, M.C., Rout, J., van Gulik, M., & Van Zyl, Y. (2019). Development of consensus-based international antimicrobial stewardship competencies for undergraduate nurse education. Journal of Hospital Infection, 103, 244-250.

Bellack, J.P., Dickow, M. (2019). Why nurse leaders derail: Preventing and rebounding from leadership failure. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 43(2), 113-122.

Holle, C.L., Sundean, L.J., Dellefield, M.E., Wong, J., Lopez, R.P. (2019). Examining the beliefs of skilled nursing facility directors of nursing regarding BSN completion and the impact of nurse leader education on patient outcomes. Journal of Nursing Administration, 49(2), 57-60.

Olans, R.D. Truly successful antimicrobial stewardship? Bring in the Nurses. 4th Annual Middle Tennessee Antimicrobial Stewardship Symposium. Nashville, TN. January 2020.

Gallagher, R., Olans, R.D., Singleton, S., & Bosanquet, J. (2020). Leading and supporting antimicrobial stewardship. In M. Courtenay & E. Castero-Sanchez (Eds.). Antimicrobial stewardship for nursing practice (chapter 8).

Olans, R. (2019). The Role of the Nurse: Effective Communication. 54th Annual Region I Meeting, Northeast Branch of the American Society for Microbiology, Randolph, MA.

Simon, L., Beckmann, D., Reidy, P., Cohen, M., & Tobey, M. (in press). Evaluation of an interprofessional student-faculty collaborative clinic in a jail. Journal of Correctional Healthcare.

Courtenay, M., Castro-Sanchez, E., Gallagher, R., McEwen, J., Bulabula, A.N.H., Carrem Y., Du Toit, B., Figueiro, R.M., Gjerde, M.E., Hamilton, N., Jorgoni, L., Ness, V., Olans, R., Padoveze, M.C., Rout, J., van Gulik, N., Van Zyl, Y. (in press). Development of Consensus Based International Antimicrobial Stewardship Competencies for Undergraduate Nurse Education. Journal of Hospital Infection.

Ruggiero, K., Pratt, P., Antonelli, R. (in press). Improving Outcomes Through Care Coordination: Measuring Care Coordination of Nurse Practitioners. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 31(8), 476-481

Wong, J., Tuck, I. (2019). Best Practices in Global Academic Exchange: Lessons From an Interprofessional Collaborative Relationship with China. Poster presentation, Sigma Theta Tau 30th International Nursing Research Congress. July 2019