Selected VA Nursing Academic Partnership Publications & Presentations

 

Journal Articles

Harper, D.C., Selleck, C.S., Eagerton, G., Froelich, K. (2015). Partnership to improve quality care for Veterans: The VA Nursing Academy. Journal of Professional Nursing, 31(1), 57-63. doi:10.1016/j.profnurs.2014.06.004

McGuinness, T. & McGuinness, J. (2014). The well-being of children from military families. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing, 52 (4), 27-30.

Miltner, R., Johnson, K, & Deierhoi, R. (2014). Exploring the frequency of blood pressure documentation in VHA emergency departments. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 46(2), 98-105.

Patrician, P. A., Dolansky, M., Bates, M., Pair, V., Splaine, M., & Moore, S. (2013). The National Veteran's Affairs Quality Scholars Program: A model for interprofessional education in quality and safety. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 28(1), 24-32.

Miltner, R.S., Selleck, C.S., Moore, R. L., Patrician, P. A., Froelich, K. D., Eagerton, G. S., & Harper, D. C. (2013). Equipping the Nursing Workforce to Care for the Unique Needs of Veterans and Their Families. Nurse Leader, 11(5), 45-48.

Dowben, J. S., Grant, J. S., Froelich, K.D., & Keltner, N. L. (2013). Hydroxyzine for Anxiety: Another Look at an Old Drug. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care. 49, 75-77.

Vance, D., Watkins, J. [former VANA student], Dodson, J., Kennedy, B., & Keltner, N. (2013). Neurological and psychiatric diseases and their unique cognitive profiles: implications for nursing practice and research. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. 45(2), 77-87.

Miltner, RS, Newsom, J, Mittman, B. (2013). The future of quality improvement research. Proceedings from AHI Methods Conference. Implementation Science. 8(Suppl 1), S9.

Swan, N., Moss, J. (2013). Blazing the way: Developing and implementing a burn simulation. Clinical Simulation in Nursing. 9(10), 465-468.

Swan, N. (2013). Burn Moulage made easy (and cheap). Journal of Burn Care & Rehabilitation. 34(4), 215-220.

 

Book Chapters

Brown, C., & Miltner, R.S. (2014). Hospital Falls. Patient Safety: A Case-Based, Comprehensive Guide, (pp. 197-210). New York, NY: Springer New York: Springer

Moore, R., & Swan, N. (2014). Soldiers and Veterans. (Chapter 36). In N. Keltner & D. Steele (Eds.), Psychiatric Nursing 7th edition. ISBN: 978-0323185790.

Miltner, R.S., Newsom, J, Patrician, P.A. (2013) Chapter 6: Building on Change: Concepts for Improving any Clinical Process. In Splaine, Dolansky, Estrada, & Patrician, (Eds.), Practice based learning and improvement: A clinical improvement action guide, 4th ed. Chicago: Joint Commission Resources.

Patrician, P.A., Savage, G., Miltner, R.S., Block. V., & Weech-Maldonado, R. (2013) Chapter 7: Implementing and sustaining change. In Splaine, Dolansky, Estrada, & Patrician, (Eds.). Practice based learning and improvement: A clinical improvement action guide, 4th ed. Chicago: Joint Commission Resources.

 

Oral Presentations

Fogger, S., McGuinness, T., Harper, D., Selleck C., Davis, A., Cleveland C. & Froelich, K. (2015, April). Veterans Administration Nursing Academic Partnerships in Graduate Education (VANAP-GE) and residency in psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner education. Paper presented at the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties, Baltimore, MD.

Phillips, J. & Selleck, C. (2015, March). Military veterans in the civilian workplace. Paper presented at the American Association of Occupational health Nurses National Conference, Boston, MA.

Moore, R. (2014, November). Understanding non-pharmacological PTSD treatments. Paper presented at the Joining Forces to Restore Lives: Nursing Research, Education and Practice in Veterans Health Conference, Tampa, FL.

Swan, N. (2014, November). Improving outcomes for veterans with traumatic brain injury. Paper presented at the Joining Forces to Restore Lives: Nursing Research, Education and Practice in Veterans Health Conference, Tampa, FL.

McGuinness, T., Gorman, A., *Waldrop, J., *Carter, K., & *Wilhite, S. (2014, October). Launching professional development via a PMHNP residency: A partnership between a VAMC and a school of nursing. Paper presented at the American Psychiatric Nurses Association Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Moore, R. (2014, August). Military cultural competency. Paper presented at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System Community Mental Health Summit, Opelika, AL.

Selleck, C. (2014, August). Joining forces: What health professionals need to know about caring for veterans, service members and their families. Paper presented at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System Community Mental Health Summit, Opelika, AL.

Moore, R. (2014, August). Military cultural competency. Paper presented at the Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center Community Mental Health Summit, Tuscaloosa, AL.

Moore, R. (2014, August). Military cultural competency. Paper presented at the Birmingham VA Medical Center Community Mental Health Summit, Birmingham, AL.

Froelich, K. & Selleck, C. (2014. June). VA nurses: Serving up quality, safety, and value. Paper presented at the Nurses Organization of Veterans Affairs 34th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Phillips, J. & Selleck, C. (2014, May). America’s heroes: What the OHN needs to know about caring for military veterans. Paper presented at the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses National Conference, Dallas, TX.

Oelschig, M., Greene T., Miltner, R.S., & Shamburger, T. (2014, April). Steps in the right direction: Improving ambulation at the BVAMC. Paper presented at the UAB Honors Expo, Birmingham, AL.

Harper, D., Eagerton, G., & Cleveland, C. (2014, January). Academic-practice partnerships: Building bridges to care for veterans. Webinar presented at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing: Academic-Practice Partnerships Initiative.

Miltner, R.S., Moore, R., Jukkala, A., Harrison, A., Wiggins, T., & Valentine, B. (2013, October). A step in the right direction: Incorporating undergraduate students into improvement teams. Paper presented at the Joining Forces to Restore Lives: Nursing Research, Education and Practice in Veterans Health Conference, Tampa, FL.

Miltner, R.S. & Selleck, C.S. (2013, October). Joining forces: Taking action to serve America's military families. Paper presented at the UAB Hospital Nursing Grand Rounds, Birmingham, AL.

Miltner, R.S., & Patrician, P.A. (2013, May). Linking the VA quality scholars’ fellowship and the VA nursing academy to benefit the quality of veterans’ health care. Paper presented at the 2013 QSEN National Forum, Atlanta, GA.

Bakitas, M. (2013, May). Oncology Clinician’s Perspectives on Providing Palliative Care for Patients with Advanced Cancer. Paper presented at the VA National Research Week, Birmingham, AL.

Selleck, C.S. (2013, May). The returning military veteran: Implications for the OHN. Paper presented at the Central Alabama American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Conference, Birmingham, AL.

Miltner, R.S., Newsom, J.H., & Patrician, P.A. (2013, April). Achievable benchmarks of care for skin assessment and reassessment for VHA inpatients. Paper presented at the 2nd Annual Academy for Healthcare Improvement Research Conference, Arlington, VA.

Eagerton, G. & Harper, D. (2013, April). The Birmingham VA Nursing Academy: Academic-practice partnership for veteran health care. Paper presented at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing: Implementing Successful Academic-Practice Partnerships, Chicago, IL.

Miltner, R., & Selleck, C.S. (2013, March). Joining forces: Taking action to serve America's military families. Paper presented at the UAB School of Nursing Clinical Seminar Series, Birmingham, AL.

Selleck, C.S. (2013, March). Veteran's health. Paper presented at the 2013 Annual Nurses Day at the Capitol, Montgomery, AL.

Miltner, R., & Selleck, C.S. (2013, February). Joining Forces: A comprehensive national initiative for veterans and their families. Paper presented at the Greater Birmingham Chapter of American Association of Critical Care Nurses 2013 Nursing Symposium, Birmingham, AL.

Selleck, C.S. (2013, February). Call to action for those serving veterans and their families. Paper presented at the Painting a Moving Train: Working with Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan and Their Families, Alabama Statewide AHEC Conference, Birmingham, AL.

 

Poster Presentations

Moore, R. (2014, November). The Veterans CAN! Program: Transitioning veterans to a career in nursing. Paper presented at the Joining Forces to Restore Lives: Nursing Research, Education and Practice in Veterans Health Conference, Tampa, FL.

Steadman, L. (2014, November). America’s homeless veteran. Paper presented at the Joining Forces to Restore Lives: Nursing Research, Education and Practice in Veterans Health Conference, Tampa, FL.

Steadman, L. (2014, November). Women veterans: Physical and psychological issues. Paper presented at the Joining Forces to Restore Lives: Nursing Research, Education and Practice in Veterans Health Conference, Tampa, FL.

McGuinness, T. (2014, November). Promoting the well-being of children from military families. Paper presented at the Joining Forces to Restore Lives: Nursing Research, Education and Practice in Veterans Health Conference, Tampa, FL.

Carter, K. (2014, October). Addressing mental health needs in end stage renal disease with integrated care. Poster presented at the American Psychiatric Nurses Association Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

*Waldrop, J. (2014, October). Early identification and prevention of delirium: A geriatric inpatient safety strategy. Poster presented at the American Psychiatric Nurses Association Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

*Wilhite, S. (2014, October). Interprofessional education in a mental health nurse practitioner residency. Poster presented at the American Psychiatric Nurses Association Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Steadman, L., Froelich, K., Moore, R., & Swan, N. (2014, October). Women veterans: physical and psychological issues. Paper presented at the Alabama State Nurses Association Convention 2014, Tuscaloosa, AL.

Steadman, L., Froelich, K., Moore, R., & Swan, N. (2014, October). America’s homeless veterans. Paper presented at the Alabama State Nurses Association Convention 2014, Tuscaloosa, AL.

Moore, R., Steadman, L., Froelich, K., Swan, N., & Hudson, L. (2014, October). Understanding non-pharmacological PTSD treatments. Paper presented at the Alabama State Nurses Association Convention 2014, Tuscaloosa, AL.

Oelschig, M., Greene, T., Miltner, R. S., & Shamburger, T. (2014, April). Steps in the right direction: Improving ambulation at the BVAMC. Paper presented at the UAB Honors Expo., Birmingham, AL.

Steadman, L., Froelich, K., Moore, R., & Swan, N. (2013, October). America’s homeless veterans: No place to call home. Paper presented at the Joining Forces to Restore Lives: Nursing Research, Education and Practice in Veterans Health Conference, Tampa, FL.

Steadman, L., Froelich, K., Moore, R., & Swan, N. (2013, October). Military sexual assault leading to post traumatic stress disorder of our veterans. Paper presented at the Joining Forces to Restore Lives: Nursing Research, Education and Practice in Veterans Health Conference, Tampa, FL.

Swan, N. (2013, October). Use of simulation to enhance learning/evaluate competencies at a VA medical center with low frequency high acuity patient types improving care of veterans. Paper presented at the Joining Forces to Restore Lives: Nursing Research, Education and Practice in Veterans Health Conference, Tampa, FL.

Froelich, K., Moore, R., Steadman, L., & Swan, N. (2013, October). Suicide prevention: Helping America’s heroes live the legacy. Paper presented at the Joining Forces to Restore Lives: Nursing Research, Education and Practice in Veterans Health Conference, Tampa, FL.

Moore, R., Swan, N., Steadman, L., Froelich, K., Cross, E., & McAdams, R. (2013, October). Synergy in veterans’ health education between RN students and faculty. Paper presented at the Joining Forces to Restore Lives: Nursing Research, Education and Practice in Veterans Health Conference, Tampa, FL.

Hamilton, S., Miltner, R.S., Reed, L. (2013, May). Undergraduate preceptor student observations of quality and safety at the bedside. Paper presented at the 2013 QSEN National Forum, Atlanta, GA.

Miltner, R.S. (2013, May). Applying the ABC methodology to the VANOD skin assessment indicators. Paper presented at the VA Research Week, Birmingham, AL.

Bakitas, M., Wolf, A., Lyons, K., Hegel, M., & Ahles, T. (2013, May). Oncology clinicians’ perspectives on providing palliative care for patients with advanced cancer. Paper presented at the VA Research Week, Birmingham, AL.

Litton, D. & Pearce, P. (2013, May). Reducing incontinence associated dermatitis using the VA-TAMMCS improvement model. Paper presented at the VA Research Week, Birmingham, AL.

Huie, R. & Pearce, P. (2013, May). A quality assurance study: The catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) experience. Paper presented at the VA Research Week, Birmingham, AL.

Miltner, R.S. (2013, May). Frequency of vital sign monitoring in VHA emergency departments. Paper presented at the VA Research Week, Birmingham, AL.

 

Videos

Harper, D., Eagerton, G., Keltner, N., Froelich, K.D., & Smith, M.A. (2012). Psychiatric Simulations: The Mental Health Patient on a Medical-Surgical Unit. Ready for VA-wide distribution.

 

Policy Reports

Miltner, R. S. (2014). Assessment of the National Nurse Executive Council, Office of Nursing Service, Veterans Health Administration – Final Report.