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Faculty publications

Co-Author, Grief and the Healing Process, (1997) Roach S. and Nieto, B., Delmar, Publishing Co. New York, NY.

“Collaborating in Electronic Learning Communities”, ERIC Document: ED505959, 2009.

“Development of a Matrix of Teaching Models Based on Instructional and Nurturant Effects”, ERIC Document: ED497958, 2007.

Dougherty, J., Yates, L., & Dougherty, K.B.  "Dialysis in Diabetics" Contemporary Dialysis & Nephrology, April 1992.

“Implementing Transformational Leadership as a Model for Service Learning Activities in an Online RN to BSN Leadership Course” Online Journal of Nursing Informatics, Feb 2007.

Introductory Clinical Pharmacology 8th Edition, Sally S. Roach and Susan M. Ford,  Korean translation 2009 E*Public Korea Co. Ltd Published by arrangement with Lippincott Williams & Wilkins INC., USA.

McEwen, M. M., Rentfro, A., & Vincent, D. (2009). Diabetes care in the U.S.-México border region. Nurse Practitioner, 34(3), 14.

“Modeling and Measuring Caring Behaviors Among Nursing Education Faculty”, ERIC Document: ED506025, 2009.

Roach, Sally S., Educational Technology and Distance Education to Impact the Shortage of Professional Nurses, Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI). http://eaaknowledge.com/ojni Dr. Dee McConnigle, Editor.

Roach, Sally S. Introducao a Enfermagem Gerotologica, (2003) Guanabara Koogan S. A. (Editora) Rio De Janeiro, RJ. Published by arrangement with Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins Co.

Roach, Sally S. and Ford, S.  Introductory Clinical Pharmacology 8th ed., and Study Guide for Introductory Clinical Pharmacology (2008), Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins Publishing Co. Philadelphia, PA.

Roach, Sally S., Introductory Gerontological Nursing (2001) and Instructor’s Resource Manual (2001) Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins Publishing Co. Philadelphia, PA.

Roach, Sally S., Pharmacology for Health Professionals and Pharmacology for Health Professionals Workbook (2005) Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins Publishing Co. Philadelphia, PA.

Rentfro, A. R. (2008) Children in the Community, Chapter 27 of the 4th Edition of Maurer and Smith's Community Health Nursing Practice: Concepts for Families and Populations, Elsevier Science: St. Louis, Missouri.

Rentfro, A. R. (2009) Health Promotion and the Community, Chapter 8 in the 7th Edition of Edelman, C. and Mandle, C. (2009) Health Promotion throughout the Lifespan, Elsevier Science: St. Louis, Missouri.

Rentfro, A. R. (2009) Health Promotion and the Family, Chapter 7 in the 7th Edition of Edelman, C. and Mandle, C. (2009) Health Promotion throughout the Lifespan,  
        Elsevier Science: St. Louis, Missouri.

Rentfro, A. R. (2009) Health Promotion and the Individual, Chapter 6 in the 7th Edition of Edelman, C. and Mandle, C. (2009) Health Promotion throughout the Lifespan, Elsevier Science: St. Louis, Missouri.

Rentfro, A. R. and McCampbell L.S. (2006) A Student Study Guide to Accompany the Seventh Edition of Whaley and Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children, St Louis: Mosby Yearbook.

Rentfro, A. R., McEwen, M., & Ritter, L. (2009). Perspectives for practice: Translating estimated average glucose (eAG) to promote diabetes self-management capacity. The Diabetes Educator, 35(4), 581-594.

Rentfro, A. R. (2009) Preschool Child, Chapter 19 in the 7th Edition of Edelman, C. and Mandle, C. (2009) Health Promotion throughout the Lifespan, Elsevier Science: St. Louis, Missouri.

“Students that Persist: Caring Relationships that Make a Difference in Higher Education”, ERIC Document: ED497500, 2007.

“Using Educational Technology and Distance Education to Impact the Shortage of Professional Nurses” Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI) Summer 2003, Volume 7, Number 2 ISSN #1089-9758 Indexed in CINAHL 2003.

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Crist, J., Garcia-Smith, D. & Phillips, L. R. (2006). Accommodating the Stranger En Casa: How Mexican American elders and caregivers decide to use formal care. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice.  20 (2), 109-126.

Effken, J. A., McEwen, M., Vincent, D., Shea, K., Garcia-Smith, D. & Kang, Y. (in press).  Application and Evaluation of the Ecological Psychology Approach to Instructional Design (EPAID).  Journal Of Asynchronous Learning Networks.

REFEREED PAPERS IN CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Garcia-Smith, D. (2005). Factors in an innovation adoption environment to improve patient outcomes. In Proceedings of the 38th Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference, San Francisco, CA, Apr 7- 9, 361.

Garcia-Smith, D., Patil, A., & Effken, J. (2004).  The Impact Study:  Capturing Healthcare’s Complexity via Computational Modeling.  In Proceedings of the 37th Annual Communicating Nursing Research
        Conference, Portland, OR, Apr 22- 24, 410.

NON-REFEREED ARTICLES

Garcia-Smith, D. (2007). Nursing Informatics: Supporting Care Transformation. Arizona Nurse. 60(2) 7.

SCHOLARLY BOOKS AND MONOGRAPHS

Garcia-Smith, D. (1993). Chapter 17: The Gila River Diabetes Prevention Model.  In Joe J. R., Young R. S. (Eds.), Diabetes as a Disease of Civilization: Medical Perspectives. (471- 493). New York: Mouton de Gruyter.

WORK IN PROGRESS

Garcia-Smith, D. (in preparation).  Developing a Clinical Information Systems Success tool.

Garcia-Smith, D. (in preparation).  Toward a Theory of Successful Clinical Information Systems.

SCHOLARLY PRESENTATIONS(Symposia)

Effken, J. A., Garcia-Smith, D., Ahmad, S., Carrington, J., Lin, Z-C., & Schafer, M. (2005) The IROM: Can it facilitate innovative informatics research?  Presented at the 38th Annual Western Institute of Nursing Communicating Nursing Research Assembly, April 6-9, San Francisco.

Effken, J., Patil, A., Brewer, B., Verran, J., Lamb, G., Shea, K., & Garcia-Smith, D. (2004) Computational modeling: A new tool to improve patient safety and quality outcomes.  Presented at the Sigma Theta Tau International Research Consortium, March 5, Phoenix, AZ.

Garcia-Smith, D. (2008).  Testing the Clinical Information Systems Success Model (CISSM).  Presented at the 41st Annual Western Institute of Nursing Communicating Nursing Research Conference, Garden Grove, CA, April 17-19.

Garcia-Smith, D., & Effken, J. A. (2004) Using computational modeling to predict the impact of unit changes on patient quality outcomes.  Presented at the National Congress on the State of the Science in Nursing Research, October 7-9, Washington, DC.

Garcia-Smith, D., Vincent, D., Effken, J. A. (2008).  Using the Ecological Psychology Approach to Instructional Design (EPAID) and Evaluation of Online Higher Education. Presented at the Sloan-C International Symposium on Emerging Technology Applications for Online Learning, Carefree, AZ, May 7-9.

CONFERENCES

Garcia-Smith, D., & Effken, J. A. (2007).  Developing a model to predict successful clinical information systems.  Presented at the 40th Annual Western Institute of Nursing Communicating Nursing Research Conference, Portland, OR, April 10-14.

Garcia-Smith, D., Kang, Y. & Effken, J. A. (2008). Can the Quality Matters Rubric be used to Evaluate Theoretically Designed Courses? Presented at the University of Arizona College of Nursing 50th Anniversary Research Conference, Tucson, AZ, Jan 17-20.

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