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Additional Publications

Judith A. Vessey, PhD, DPNP, MBA, FAAN

  • DiFazio, R. L., Vessey, J., Zurakowski, D., & Snyder, B. (in press). Differences in health related quality of life and caregiver burden following hip and spine surgery in non-ambulatory children with severe cerebral palsy. To appear in Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology.
  • Vessey, J. A., McCrave, J., Curro-Harrington, C., & DiFazio, R. L. (in press). Enhancing care coordination through patient–initiated telephone encounters. To appear in Journal of Pediatric Nursing.
  • Duffy, L., & Vessey, J. A. (in press). A randomized controlled trial testing the efficacy of the Creating Opportunities for Parent Empowerment (COPE) Program for parents of children with epilepsy and other chronic neurological conditions. To appear in Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.
  • DiFazio, R. L., Vessey, J. A., Miller, P., vanNostrand, K., & Snyder, B. (in press). Post-operative complications following hip surgery in patients with cerebral palsy: A retrospective matched cohort study. To appear in Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics.
  • Vessey, J. A., & Prescott, H. (2014, rev). Helping children who are being teased or bullied. Nursing Spectrum.
  • McVey, C., Vessey, J. A., & Kenner, C. (2014). Interprofessional dedicated education unit (IDEU): An academic practice partnership. To appear in Nurse Educator, 39(4), 153-154. doi:10.1097/NNE.0000000000000051
  • DiFazio, R. L., Harris, M., Vessey, J. A., Glader, L., & Shanske, S. (2014). Opportunities lost and found: Experiences of patients with cerebral palsy and their parents transitioning from pediatric to adult healthcare. Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, 7(1), 17-31. doi: 10.3233/PRM-140276
  • Tabloski, P. (2014). Gerontological nursing (3rd ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.
  • Vessey, J. A., & DiFazio, R. L. (2014). Advanced practice registered nurses in emergency care. African Journal of Emergency Medicine, 4(1), 43-49. doi: 10.1016/j.afjem.2013.04.008
  • Selekman, J., Vessey, J. A., Bergren, M. D. (2013). In J. Selekman (Ed.), The School Nurse's Role in Research and Evidence-based Practice (ed., pp. 142-162). Philadelphia: F. A. Davis.
  • Vessey, J. A., DiFazio, R. L., & Strout, T. D. (2013). Youth bullying: A review of the science and call to action. Nursing Outlook, 61(5), 337-345. doi: 10.1016/j.outlook.2013.04.011
  • Selekman, J., Vessey, J. A., Bergren, M. D. (2013). In J. Selekman (Ed.), The school nurse's role in research and evidence-based practice (ed., pp. 142-162). Philadelphia: F. A. Davis.
  • Vessey, J. A., DiFazio, R. L. (2014). Advanced practice registered nurses in emergency care. To appear in African Journal of Emergency Medicine.
  • DiFazio, R. L., Harris, M., Vessey, J. A., Glader, L., Shanske, S. (in press). Opportunities lost and found: experiences of patients with cerebral palsy and their parents transitioning from pediatric to adult healthcare. To appear in Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine.
  • Read, C., Vessey, J. A., Amar, A., Cullinan, D. M. (2013). The challenges of inclusivity in baccalaureate nursing programs. Journal of Nursing Education, 52(4), 185-190.
  • DiFazio, R., Vessey, J. A. (2013). Non-medical out-of-pocket expenses incurred by families during their child’s hospitalization. Journal of Child Health Care, Sage, 17, 230-241. http://chc.sagepub.com/
  • Vessey, J. A. (2012). Bullying: A pervasive malignancy. Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing, 29(5), 245.
  • Vessey, J.A., DiFazio, R.L., & Strout, T.D. (2012). Increasing meaning in measurement: A Rasch Analysis of the child-adolescent teasing scale. Nursing Research, 61(3), 159-170.
  • Gaffney, D.A., DeMarco, R.F., Hofmeyer, A., Vessey, J.A., Budin, W. (2012). Making things right--Nurse's experiences with workplace bullying: A grounding theory. Nursing Research and Practice. Article ID: 243210, 1-10. Hindawi Publishing.
  • DiFazio, R.L., Vessey, J., Zurakowski, D., Hresko, M.T., & Matheney, T. (2011). Incidence of skin complications and associated charges in children treated with hip spica casts for femur fractures. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics, 31(1), 17-22.
  • Debisette, A., & Vessey, J. (2011). Annual Review of Nursing Research: Nursing Workforce Issues vol. 28. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.
  • Vessey, J.A., DeMarco, R.F., & DiFazio, R.L. (2011). Bullying, Harassment, and Horizontal Violence in the Nursing Workforce. In A. Debiesette, & J. Vessey Annual Review of Nursing Research Vol 28 (Chapter 6). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.
  • Vessey, J., & O'Neill, K.M. (2011). Helping students with disabilities better address teasing and bullying situations: A MASNRN study. Journal of School Nursing, 27(2), 139-148.
  • Allen, P. J., Vessey, J. A. & Schapiro, N.A. (Eds.). (2010). Primary care of the child with a chronic condition (5th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby-Yearbook.
  • Vessey, J. A. (2011). In M.Craft-Rosenberg and S. Pehler (Ed.), Bullying. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Vessey, J. A., Pratt, P. (2011). Helping children who are being teased and bullied. Falls Church, VA/Gannett: Nursing Spectrum.
  • Larson, J., Vessey, J. A. (2011). Interview for 'School Nurses Positioned to Address Bullying' (ed., pp. 2). San Diego, CA: NurseZone.com (AMN Publishers). nursezone.com/nursing-news-events/more-news.aspx?articleid=36916
  • Selekman, J. & Vessey, J. A. (2010). The school and children with chronic conditions.  In P. J. Allen, J. A. Vessey & N.A. Schapiro (Eds.), Primary care of the child with a chronic condition (5th ed.) (pp. 42-59). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.
  • Vessey, J. A. & Brown, S. (2010). Financing care for children with chronic conditions. In P. J. Allen, J. A. Vessey & N.A. Schapiro (Eds.), Primary Care of the child with a chronic condition (5th ed.) (pp. 113-130). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.
  • Vessey, J. A., & Sullivan, B. (2010). Chronic conditions and child development. In P. J. Allen, J. A. Vessey & N.A. Schapiro (Eds.), Primary care of the child with a chronic condition (5th ed.) (pp. 22-41). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.
  • Turner-Henson, A., Vessey, J. A. (2010). Environmental disasters and children. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 5(25), 315-316.
  • Vessey, J. A. (2010). Sticks, stones, and names can all hurt me. Worcester Medicine, 18-19.
  • Vessey, J.A., & Turner-Henson, A. (2010). back to the future: H1N1 and public health. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 25(1), 1-2.
  • Defasio, R. & Vessey, J.A. (2010). Nonmedical out-of-pocket expenses: A hidden cost of hospitalization. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 26(1), 78-84.
  • Vessey, J.A., DeMarco, R.F., Gaffney, D.A. & Budin, W.C. (2010). Bullying of nurses in the workplace: A preliminary study of developing personal and organizational strategies for the transformation of hostile to health workplace environments. Journal of Professional Nursing, 25(5), 299-306.
  • DeMarco, R., Vessey, J. (executive producers). (2010). Bullying and Nurses in the Workplace: Caring to Change. Boston College, Chestnut Hill.
  • Vessey, J.A. (2009). Expanding the paradigm. Nursing Research, 58, 303.
  • Vessey, J.A. & DeMarco, R.F. (2008). The Undergraduate Research Fellows Program: A unique model to promote engagement in research. Journal of Professional Nursing, 24, 358-363.
  • Vessey, J. A., Horowitz, J. A, Duffy, M., & Carlson, K. L. (2008). Psychometric evaluation of the CATS: Child-adolescent teasing scale. Journal of School Health, 78, 344-350.
  • Vessey, J. A., Sherwood, J. J., Warner, D., & Clark, D. (2007). Comparing hand washing to hand sanitizers in reducing elementary school students’ absenteeism. Pediatric Nursing, 33, 368-372.
  • Vessey, J. A., and the MASNRN Oversight Board (2007). Development of the Massachusetts School Nurse Research Network (MASNRN): A practice-based research network to improve the quality of school nursing practice. Journal of School Nursing, 23,65-72.
  • Vessey, J. A. (2006). Health and behavior risk assessment (pp. 247-265). In M. Craft-Rosenberg & M. Krajicek, (Eds), Nursing excellence for children and families. New York: Springer.
  • Vessey, J. A. (2006). The school nurse’s role as a related to research (pp. 159-177). In J. Selekman (Ed.), School nursing: A comprehensive text. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.
  • Vessey, J. A. & McGowan, K. A. (2006). A successful public health experiment: School nursing. Pediatric Nursing, 32, 255-256,213.
  • Vessey,J. A. & McGowan, K. (2005). Evidence-based practice. In C. K. Silkworth, M. J. Arnold, J. F. Harrigan, & D. S. Zaiger (Eds.), Individualized healthcare plans for the school nurse. Concepts, framework, issues, and applications for school nursing practice (pp. 15-24). North Branch, MN: Sunrise Press.
  • Horowitz, J. A., Vessey, J. A., Carlson, K. L., Bradley, J. F., Montoya, C. McCullough, B., & David, J. (2004). Teasing and bullying experiences of middle school students. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 10, 165-172.
  • Allen,P. J. & Vessey, J. A. (2004). The school and children with chronic condition.  In P. J. Allen & J. A. Vessey (Eds.), Primary care of the child with a chronic condition (4th ed.) (pp. 71-87). St. Louis, MO: Mosby-Yearbook.
  • Vessey,J. A., & Rumsey, M. (2004). Chronic conditions and child development. In P. J. Allen & J. A. Vessey (Eds.), Primary care of the child with a chronic condition (4th ed.) (pp. 23-43). St. Louis, MO: Mosby-Yearbook.
  • Vessey,J. A. (2004). Financing care for children with chronic conditions. In P. J. Allen & J. A. Vessey (Eds.), Primary Care of the child with a chronic condition (4th ed.) (pp. 12-136). St. Louis, MO: Mosby-Yearbook.
  • Allen, P. J. & Vessey, J. A. (Eds.). (2004). Primary care of the child with a chronic condition (4th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby-Yearbook.
  • Horowitz, J. A., Vessey, J. A., Carlson, K. L., Bradley, J. F., Montoya, C., & McCullough, W. (2003). Conducting school-based focus groups: Lessons learned from the CATS Project. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 18, 321-331.
  • Vessey, J. A. (2003). Children’s psychological responses to hospitalization. Annual Review of Nursing Research, 21, 173-203.
  • Vessey, J. A., Duffy, M., O’Sullivan, P., & Swanson, M. (2003). Assessing teasing in school-age youth. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 26, 1-11.
  • Vessey, J. A. (2004, February 9). PTSD – The hidden childhood illness. Nursing Spectrum,  8, 28-29. (PA Metro addition).
  • Horowitz, J. A., Vessey, J. A., Carlson, K. L., Bradley, J. F., Montoya, C., & McCullough, W. (2003). Conducting school-based focus groups: Lessons learned from the CATS Project. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 18, 321-331.
  • Vessey, J. A., Carlson, K., & Broome, M. E. (2003). Conduct of multi-site clinical studies by professional organizations. Journal of the Society of Pediatric Nurses, 8, 13-21.
  • Vessey, J. A., Carlson, K., & David, J. (2003). Helping children who are being teased or bullied. Nursing Spectrum, 7, 14-16.
  • Vessey, J. A. (Ed.). (2002). Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). An information and action handbook for school nurses. New York, NY: MedLearning.
  • Vessey, J. A., Andres, S., Fountain, M., & Wheeler, A. (2002). Rx for the Nursing Crisis? The economic impact of mandatory RN staffing to patient ratios. Policy, Politics, and Nursing Practice, 3, 220-227.
  • Vessey, J. A. (2002). An evaluation of commercial school health software for use in multi-site research studies. Journal of School Nursing, 18, 95-100.
  • Vessey, J. A. & Huss, K. (2002). Using standardized patients in advanced practice nursing education. Journal of Professional Nursing, 18, 29-35.