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College of Nursing Journal Club: Past Meetings


Date/Time Location Articles

Monday, April 6, 2020


Online - WebEx

Jodi Jameson and Eileen Walsh

Jameson, J., & Walsh, M. E. (2017). Tools for evidence-based vascular nursing practice: Achieving information literacy for lifelong learningJournal of Vascular Nursing35(4), 201–210.

Eileen Walsh and Colleen Taylor

Cohen, H. (2006). How to write a patient case reportAmerican Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, 63(19), 1888–1892.

Monday, May 4, 2020


Online - WebEx

Mindfulness-based self-care strategies for patients and nurses

Presenter For Discussion

Caroline Berger

12:00 - 10

Gönenç, I.M., & Dikmen, H.A. (2020). Effects of dance and music on pain and fear during childbirthJournal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing49(2), 144-153. doi:10.1016/j.jogn.2019.12.005

Ilana Diamond

12:10 - 20

Alexander, G.K., Rollins, K., Walker, D., Wong, L., & Pennings, J. (2015). Yoga for self-care and burnout prevention among nursesWorkplace Health & Safety63(10), 462-470. doi:10.1177/2165079915596102

Michael Hunyor 

12:20 - 30

Schuver, K. J., & Lewis, B. A. (2016). Mindfulness-based yoga intervention for women with depressionComplementary Therapies in Medicine26, 85-91. doi:10.1016/j.ctim.2016.03.003

Alyssa Olmi

12:30 - 40

Schulz-Heik, R.J., Meyer, H., Mahoney, L., Stanton, M.V., Cho, R.H., Moore-Downing, D.P., . . . Bayley, P.J. (2017). Results from a clinical yoga program for veterans: Yoga via telehealth provides comparable satisfaction and health improvements to in-person yogaBMC Complementary & Alternative Medicine17, 1-9. doi:10.1186/s12906-017-1705-4

Rachel Ortega

12:40 - 50

Rai, V., Lanson, B.G., & Rubin, D.T. (2019). Development of a novel web-based yoga, breathing, and meditation site for patients with inflammatory bowel diseaseAmerican Journal of Gastroenterology114, S394. doi:10.14309/01.ajg.0000592216.69191.1e

Kathryn Zinmer

12:50 - 1:00

Hoch, D. B., Watson, A. J., Linton, D. A., Bello, H. E., Senelly, M., Milik, M. T., . . . Kvedar, J. C. (2012). The feasibility and impact of delivering a mind-body intervention in a virtual worldPLoS ONE7(3), 1-6. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0033843

Monday, June 1, 2020


Online - WebEx

Strategies to engage online learners

Eileen Walsh

Claman, F. L. (2015). The impact of multiuser virtual environments on student engagementNurse Education in Practice, 15(1), 13–16.

Colleen Quinlan and Sylvia Suh

Dixson, M. D. (2010). Creating effective student engagement in online courses: What do students find engaging? Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 10(2), 1–13.

Kristi Reuille

Mercadante, A. K., & Rambur, B. (2020). Facilitating health policy civic engagement among undergraduate students with collaborative social technologyJournal of Nursing Education, 59(3), 163–165.

Monday, July 13, 2020


Online - WebEx
Jennifer DeVries

Dufort, E. M., Koumans, E. H., Chow, E. J., Rosenthal, E. M., Muse, A., Rowlands, J., Barranco, M. A., Maxted, A. M., Rosenberg, E. S., Easton, D., Udo, T., Kumar, J., Pulver, W., Smith, L., Hutton, B., Blog, D., & Zucker, H. (2020). Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children in New York stateThe New England Journal of Medicine. Online ahead of print.


Lisa Keiser

Aggarwal, G., Cheruiyot, I., Aggarwal, S., Wong, J., Lippi, G., Lavie, C. J., Henry, B. M., & Sanchis-Gomar, F. (2020). Association of cardiovascular disease With coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) severity: A meta-analysisCurrent Problems in Cardiology45(8), 100617.


Eileen Walsh Obi, A. T., Barnes, G. D., Wakefield, T. W., Brown, S., Eliason, J. L., Arndt, E., & Henke, P. K. (2020). Practical diagnosis and treatment of suspected venous thromboembolism during COVID-19 pandemicJournal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders8(4), 526–534.

Monday, August 4, 2020


Online - WebEx

Holly Meyers   

Levett-Jones, T., Lapkin, S., Govind, N., Pich, J., Hoffman, K., Jeong, S. Y.-S., Norton, C. A., Noble, D., Maclellan, L., Robinson-Reilly, M., & Everson, N. (2017). Measuring the impact of a ‘point of view’ disability simulation on nursing students’ empathy using the Comprehensive State Empathy ScaleNurse Education Today59, 75–81.

Karen Mortland

Beest, H., Bemmel, M., & Adriaansen, M. (2018). Nursing student as patient: experiential learning in a hospital simulation to improve empathy of nursing studentsScandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences32(4), 1390–1397.

Eileen Walsh

Hunt, P., Denieffe, S., & Gooney, M. (2019). Running on empathy: Relationship of empathy to compassion satisfaction and compassion fatigue in cancer healthcare professionalsEuropean Journal of Cancer Care28(5), N.PAG.

Monday, September 14, 2020


Online - WebEx

Linda Lewin

Young, C. C., & Calloway, S. J. (2020). Assessing mental health stigma: Nurse practitioners’ attitudes regarding managing patients with mental health disorders. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. View abstract:

Alyssa Olmi

Helen, B., & Anthony John, O. (2018). Educational intervention to decrease stigmatizing attitudes of undergraduate nurses towards people with mental illness. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing27(1), 311–319. 

Eileen Walsh

Evanoff, B. A., Strickland, J. R., Dale, A. M., Hayibor, L., Page, E., Duncan, J. G., Kannampallil, T., & Gray, D. L. (2020). Work-related and personal factors associated With mental well-being during the COVID-19 response: Survey of health care and other workers. Journal of Medical Internet Research22(8), e21366.

Monday, October 12, 2020


Online - WebEx

Lisa Keiser

Saracino, R. M., Bai, M., Blatt, L., Solomon, L., & McCorkle, R. (2018). Geriatric palliative care: Meeting the needs of a growing populationGeriatric Nursing, 39(2), 225–229.

Kathryn Zinmer

Petronio-Coia, B. J., & Schwartz-Barcott, D. (2020). A description of approachable nurses: An exploratory study, the voice of the hospitalized childJournal of Pediatric Nursing54, 18–23.

Monday, November 9, 2020


Online - WebEx

Tonya Schmitt

Sieving, R. E., Mehus, C., Catallozzi, M., Grilo, S., Steiner, R. J., Brar, P., Gewirtz O’Brien, J. R., Gorzkowski, J., Kaseeska, K., Kelly, E. D., Klein, J. D., McRee, A.-L., Randazzo, L., & Santelli, J. (2020). Understanding primary care providers’ perceptions and practices in implementing confidential adolescent sexual and reproductive health servicesJournal of Adolescent Health67(4), 569–575.

Ilana San Souci

Lindberg, L. D., Bell, D. L., & Kantor, L. M. (2020). The sexual and reproductive health of adolescents and young adults during the COVID‐19 pandemicPerspectives on Sexual & Reproductive Health52(2), 75–79.

Eileen Walsh

Paquette, E. T., Palac, H., Bair, E., Schultz, B., Stenquist, N., Joffe, S., & Shukla, A. (2020). The importance of engaging children in research decision‐making: A preliminary mixed‐methods studyEthics & Human Research42(3), 12–20.

Monday, November 30, 2020


Online - WebEx

Neurologic Topics: Migraines, Febrile Seizures, and Traumatic Brain Injury

Presenter For Discussion

Katie Zinmer, RN, GA

Seddik, A. H., Branner, J. C., Ostwald, D. A., Schramm, S. H., Bierbaum, M., & Katsarava, Z. (2020). The socioeconomic burden of migraine: An evaluation of productivity losses due to migraine headaches based on a population study in GermanyCephalalgia. Advance online publication. 

Ilana San Souci, RN, GA 

Barghout, M. S., Al-shahawy, A. K., El Amrousy, D. M., & Darwish, A. H. (2019). Comparison between efficacy of melatonin and diazepam for prevention of recurrent simple febrile seizures: A randomized clinical trialPediatric Neurology101, 33–38.

Alyssa Olmi, RN, GA 

Varner, C. E., McLeod, S., Nahiddi, N., Lougheed, R. E., Dear, T. E., Borgundvaag, B., & Olson, J. E. (2017). Cognitive rest and graduated return to usual activities versus usual care for mild traumatic brain injury: A randomized controlled trial of emergency department discharge instructionsAcademic Emergency Medicine24(1), 75–82.

Monday, February 1, 2021


Online - WebEx

Dr. Linda Lewin, Ph.D., PMHCNS-BC

Hornor, G., Quinones, S. G., Bretl, D., Courtney, A. B., Herendeen, P. A., Lewin, L., Loyke, J. A., Morris, K., Schapiro, N. A., & Williams, S. (2019). Commercial sexual exploitation of children: An update for the forensic nurseJournal of Forensic Nursing15(2), 93–102.  

Dr. Colleen Taylor, Ph. D., M.S.N., FNP-BC

Leigh, L., Taylor, C., Glassman, T., Thompson, A., & Sheu, J.-J. (2020). A cross-sectional examination of the factors related to emergency nurses’ motivation to protect themselves against an Ebola infectionJEN: Journal of Emergency Nursing46(6), 814–826.

Monday, March 1, 2021


Online - WebEx

Grief and Loss 

Presented by Ilana San Souci, BSN-DNP Student: 

Rodriguez, A., Spiker, A., Goyal, D. (2020). Grief among neonatal intensive care nurses. The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 45(4), 228-232.

Presented by Katie Zinmer, BSN-DNP Student: 

Zhai, Y., Du, X. (2020). Loss and grief amidst COVID-19: A path to adaptation and resilience. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 87, 80-81. 

Monday, April 5, 2021


Online - WebEx

Social Media in Nursing Education

Presented by professor Carolyn Lee: 

Duke, V. J. A., Anstey, A., Carter, S., Gosse, N., Hutchens, K. M., & Marsh, J. A. (2017). Social media in nurse education: Utilization and e-professionalismNurse Education Today57, 8–13.

Gunberg Ross, J., & Myers, S. M. (2017). The current use of social media in undergraduate nursing education: A review of the literatureCIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing35(7), 338–343.

Monday, February 14, 2022


Online - WebEx

Remote Learning/Distance Education

Dr. Carol Bryan, PhD, RN 

Myers, L. H., Jeffery, A. D., Nimmagadda, H., Werthman, J. A., & Jordan, K. (2015). Building a community of scholars: One cohort’s experience in an online and distance education Doctor of Philosophy programJournal of Nursing Education54(11), 650-654. doi:10.3928/01484834-20151016-07 

Ilana San-Souci, BSN, RN (DNP Student - Graduate Assistant)

Pullis, B. C., & Hekel, B. E. (2021). Adapting a community health nursing course to an online formatPublic Health Nursing38(3), 439-444.