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Research

 Authement, R. (2020, August 8). Best practices for the online educator. Virtual session presentation at the Nuts & Bolts for Nurse Educators Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.

Authement, R. & Dormire, S. (2020). Introduction to the online nursing education best practices (ONE) guide. Sage Publishing, 6(1-6).

Authement, R. (2019, November). Incorporating best practice principles into the online teaching environment. Poster Presentation. American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), 2019 Faculty Development Conference. Orlando, FL.

Authement, R. (2019, July). Roadmap to online teaching success. Session presentation at the National Educator’s Conference in the Rockies. Vail, CO.

Texas A&M University, College of Nursing. (2019). Redesignation for NLN Center for Teaching Excellence Designation. Available in hard copy on request. Role: Contributing author and Criterion 6 team lead (40% effort overall). Additional Contributors: Matthews, D. & Ad.hoc team. 

Texas A&M University, College of Nursing. (2019). Self-study report to the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Available in hard copy on request. Role: Faculty Affairs Committee representative. Additional contributors: Fahrenwald, N. & Curriculum Committee members.

 Bumpas, J. & Copeland, D. (2021). Adding Standardized/Scripted Multidisciplinary Discharge Planning Rounds: A quality improvement project to improve transitions of care from hospital to home. The Journal of Nursing Administration (JONA)(The manuscript is scheduled for publication in the February 2021 issue.). https://journals.lww.com/jonajournal/pages/default.aspx 

Bumpas, J., Creating Healthy Work Environments 2021, "Abstract Title: Standardized Multidisciplinary Discharge Planning Rounds: Improving Patient Perception of Care Transitions," Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma), Austin, Texas. (February 20, 2021).

Fernandez S. (2019). Does long hair belong in a clinical setting?. Nursing49(8), 53–55. 

Rugari, S. M. (2020). My world is turned upside down: Nursing students transitioning from traditional face-to-face learning to online learning. American Nurse. Retrieved from https://www.myamericannurse.com/my-world-is-turned-upside-down-nursing-students-transitioning-from-traditional-face-to-face-learning-to-online-learning/

Rugari, S. M., Tillery, T., & Gaither, N. (2018). Department of Nursing self-study report for Texas Board of Nursing.

Rugari, S. M. (PI), Snyder, D. A., Merriman, J., & Stewart, A. (2013-2014). Utilizing child-centered play therapy tenets to train volunteers in a therapeutic riding program: Revised curriculum and instrument. Organized Research Grant (ORG), Tarleton State University, $7,225.

Winton, M.B. (May 2014). Acculturation, health perceptions, healthcare practices, and influencing factors among Korean immigrants living in rural Texas. Dissertation.

Gandhi, S., Yeager, J. J., Glaman, R. (2020). Implementation and evaluation of a pandemic simulation exercise among undergraduate public health and nursing students: A mixed-methods study. Nurse Education Today, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2020.104654. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33218905..

Gandhi, S., & Yeager, J.J. 2020 Preparedness Summit: Fixing Our Fault Lines. “Implementation and Evaluation of a Simulation Exercise among Undergraduate Students,” Dallas, TX. (August 25, 2020).

McCuistion, L. E., Vuljoin-DiMaggio, K., Winton, M. B., & Yeager, J. J. (Eds.). (2020). Pharmacology: A Patient-Centered Nursing Process Approach, (10th ed.). Elsevier.

Yeager, J. J., Winton, M. B., Davis, A. N., IMSH 2019 Redefining & Redesigning Healthcare Powered by Simulation, "Walking in Their Shoes: Examining the Empathy of Baccalaureate Nursing Students Caring for Aging Patients," Society for Simulation in Healthcare, San Antonio, TX. (January 28, 2019).

Meiner, S. E., Yeager, J. J. (2018). Gerontologic Nursing, (6th ed.). Elsevier.

McCamey, R. B., & Yeager, J. J. (2018). Amateur radio communications in a disaster preparedness simulation. Journal of Emergency Management, 16(1), 7. https://doi.org/10.5055/jem.2018.0352

Yeager, J. J. (Director) and Hunter, C. (Co-investigator), "Enhancing Simulation Realism and Building Lab and Simulation Capacity in a Rural BSN Program," Sponsored by Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, $148,291. (January 1, 2015 - December 31, 2016).

Yeager, J. J. (Director), Montgomery, J. (Co-PI), Hunter, C. (Co-investigator), and Gray, B. (Co-investigator), "Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes Related to a Disaster Preparedness Exercise in Baccalaureate Nursing Students," Sponsored by Tarleton State University, $4,575. (August 25, 2014 - August 25, 2015).

Yeager, J. J., "The Relationships Between Licensed Vocational Nurses' Care, Documentation and Perceptions of Dementia-compromised Behaviors in the Nursing Home" (Dissertation; December 2013).

Program Grants

Evans, E. (Director), Winton, M.B. (Co-director), Montgomery, J. (Program Faculty), "Nursing Mentorship Program" Sponsored by Texas Workforce Commission, $170,787. (January 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016).

Evans, E. (Director), Woods, D. (Co-director), Figueroa, A. (Program Coordinator), Zapata, C. (Program Coordinator), and Virgin, T. (Clinical Partner Representative) “Minority Recruitment and Retention Initiative (MRRI): Strategies to Increase Recruitment and Retention of African-American and Hispanic Nursing Majors in a Rural-located BSN Program”, Sponsored by Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, $149,171. (September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2016).

Scholarly Activities

Dorris, D., Montgomery, J. E., Virgin, T. (2015, March). Keeping it REAL in Population Health: Building the Next Generation of Community Health Leaders Podium Presentation presented at the Association for Community Health Conference (ACHI), Hilton Anatole, Dallas, TX

Hunter, C., Montgomery, J., Winton, M., Yeager, J. J. (2014, November). Poster presentation Texas Rural Health Association, Ft Worth, Texas, “Community Based Disaster Preparedness Simulation”

Rugari, S. M., Major, S. M., & Kennedy, A. (2013). A horse is a horse--and sometimes part of a clinical team, too. American Nurse Today, 8(9).

Since 2014, Dr. Winton has consulted with Elsevier on the revision of pharmacology nursing textbooks.

Since 2008, Dr. Yeager has consulted with Elsevier on the revision of pharmacology and gerontological nursing textbooks.