Alyce S. Ashcraft

PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF
Professor and Associate Dean for Research
Glenna Roberts Practiceship
Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Communication between nurses and providers in long-term care; Enhancing CNA performance in long-term care; Evaluation of student performance in the clinical and simulation settings.

Recent Presentations

  • Ashcraft, A. and Owen, D. (2015, October). Project FRONTIER: End-of-Life Planning in a Rural Elderly Cohort. Paper presented at the National Gerotological Nursing Association, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Ashcraft, A. & Masten. (2015, January). The Dark Side of Dissemination: Predatory Journals. Paper presented at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Doctoral Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Ashcraft, A. & Owen, D. (2014, October). From Nursing Home to Acute Care: Signs, Symptoms, and Strategies to Prevent Transfer. Paper presented at the National Gerontological Nursing Association, San Antonio, TX.
  • Ashcraft, A. & Masten, Y. (2014, September). The Dark Side of Dissemination: Predatory Journals. Paper presented at the National League for Nursing Annual Summit, National League for Nursing, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Ashcraft, A. & Owen, D. (2014, February). Strategies Used by Geriatric Healthcare Providers to Prevent Transfer of Nursing Home Residents to the Acute Care Environment. Paper presented at the Southern Nursing Research Society, San Antonio, TX.
  • Ashcraft, A., Masten, Y., Boswell, C., Branham, S., Bruce, K., Guenther, J., & Rogge, M. (2013, September). Using a Distance Education Format to Teach Evidence-Based Practice. Paper presented at the National League for Nursing Annual Summit, National League for Nursing, Washington, DC.
  • Masten, Y., Acton, C., Ashcraft, A., & Esperat, M. (2013, January). Interprofessional Development: The Road Map for Getting There! Paper presented at the AACN 2013 Doctoral Education Conference, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, San Diego, CA.

Recent Articles

  • Masten, Y. B. & Ashcraft, A. S. (2016). The Dark Side of Dissemination: Traditional and Open Access versus Predatory Journals. Nursing Education Perspectives 37(5), 275-277. doi: 10.1097/01/NEP. 0000000000000064 (Open Access)
  • Ashcraft, A. & Owen, D. (2016). End-of-life planning in a rural elderly cohort. Geriatric Nursing. 37, 71-74. doi: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2015.11.009
  • Sherman, C., & Ashcraft, A. (2015). The risk of preterm delivery in women with a history of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding compared to roux en y gastric bypass: A systematic review protocol. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews & Implementation Reports, 12(6), 16-26. http://dx.doi.org: 10.11124/jbisrir-2015-1781
  • Ashcraft, A. (2015). Cochrane Review Brief: What are the effects (benefits, harms, and costs) of exercise interventions for reducing the fear of falling in older people living in the community. Veteran General Hospital Journal.
  • Veesart, A. & Ashcraft, A. (2015). Get your patients moving—now! American Nurse Today, The Essence of Nursing: Advancing the Art and Science of Patient Care, Quality, and Safety Supplement, 10(5): S11-13
  • Thomas, E. A., & Ashcraft, A. S. (2013). Type 2 diabetes risk among Asian Indians in the US: A pilot study. Journal of Nursing Research and Practice, 8. doi:10.1155/2013/492893
  • Veesart, A. & Ashcraft, A. (2015). Get your patients moving—now! American Nurse Today, The Essence of Nursing: Advancing the Art and Science of Patient Care, Quality, and Safety Supplement, 10(5): S11-13