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Alyce Ashcraft

Alyce S. Ashcraft

PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FGSA, FAAN
Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship, Professor
Mildred & Shirley Garrison Endowed Professorship,
University Distinguished Professor
  • Communication between nurses and clinicians in long-term care
  • Enhancing CNA performance in long-term care
  • The practice of tenure in nursing education
  • Ashcraft, A. S., & Opton, L. L. (2022, July). A quantitative and qualitative snapshot of academic tenure. Presentation at the 2022 Sigma Theta Tau International Research Congress, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Owen, D. C., Ashcraft, A. S., Johnson, B. K., Song, H., & Culberson, J. W. (2021, November). Technology guided assessment for urinary tract infection: Creating a commong interprofessional language. Paper presented at the Gerontological Society of America Annual Conference, Gerontological Society of America, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Ashcraft, A. S., & Owen, D. C. (2021, October). Dispruption and innovation in research: Disruption of research during COVID 19. Paper presented at the 2021 National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence “Virtual” Leadership Conference.
  • Ashcraft, A. S., & Opton, L. L. (2021, September). Academic tenure: Perceptual variations among tenured, tenure-seeking, and non-tenured faculty. Paper presented at the National League for Nursing Annual Summit, National League for Nursing, Washington, DC.
  • Ashcraft, A. S. (2021, April). Academic tenure: Perceptual variations among tenured, tenure-seeking and non tenure faculty. Paper presented at the 2021 Nurse Educator Virtual Conference in the Rockies, Vail, CO.
  • Ashcraft, A. S., Rogge, M. M., Andersen, J. S., Song, H., Opton, L. L., & Veesart, A. T. (2020, January). Doctoral faculty workload: Easing the tension points. Paper presented at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Doctoral Education Conference, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Naples, FL.
  • Boswell, C. A., Ashcraft, A. S., Cannon, S. B., DeVito-Thomas, P., Long, J., & Delaney, T. (2019, July).  Strategies for on-line surveys:  Overcoming the challenges and obstacles of subject recruitment. Presentation at the 2019 Sigma Theta Tau International Research Congress, Calgary, Canada.
  • Thomas, L. J., Collins, J., Song, H., Edwards, C., & Ashcraft, A. S. (2019, July). Revision and validation of a tool to assess undergraduate nursing students’ awareness and knowledge of providing care for patients exposed to traumatic events. Podium presented at the meeting of the Nurse Educator Conference in the Rockies, Vail, CO.
  • Long, J., & Ashcraft, A. S. (2017, February). Benefits and challenges of a multi-site academic clinical partnership. Paper presented at the Southern Nursing Research Society, Dallas, TX.
  • Ashcraft, A. S., & Owen, D. C. (2017, February). Creating shared meaning between nurses and physicians in the nursing home. Paper presented at the Southern Nursing Research Society, Dallas, TX.
  • Collins, J., Thomas, L. J., Song, H., McCullar, K., Ohm, B., Metzler, R., Sulak, S., & Ashcraft, A. S. (2017, February). Revision and validation of a tool to assess undergraduate nursing students' awareness of and training for addressing abuse histories among patient populations. Paper presented at the Southern Nursing Research Society, Dallas, TX.
  • Ashcraft, A. S. (2016, November). Understanding risk concepts. Invited presentation to nursing doctoral students at Sillman University, Dumaguete, Negros Oriental, Philippines.
  • Ashcraft, A. S., & Owen, D. C. (2016, November). Comparison of standardized and customized SBAR communication tools on resident transfer. Paper presented at the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA.
  • Ashcraft, A. S., & Owen, D. C. (2016, October). Research in a nursing home: Why conduct a pilot study? Paper presented at the National Gerontological Nursing Association, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Ashcraft, A. S., Moore, M., & Owen, D. C. (2016, January). Starting the fire: Building research capacity. Paper presented at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Research Leadership Network Meeting, Naples, FL.
  • Ashcraft, A. S., & Owen, D. C. (2015, October). Project FRONTIER: End-of-life planning in a rural elderly cohort. Paper presented at the National Gerontological Nursing Association, National Gerontological Nursing Association, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Ashcraft, A. S., & Masten, Y. (2015, January). The dark side of dissemination: Predatory journals. Paper presented at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Doctoral Conference, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, San Diego, CA.
  • Ashcraft, A. S., Sanders, E. D., & Pappas, T. S. (2022). Taking stock: Disruption in the life of a professional organization. Nurse Leader, 20(3), 273-276. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mnl.2022.03.002 
  • Owen, D. C., Ashcraft, A. S., Johnson, B. K., Song, H., & Culberson, J. W. (2021). Technology guided assessment for urinary tract infection: Creating a commong interprofessional language. Innovation in Aging, 5(S1), 879. https://doi.org/10.1093/geroni/igab046.3202 
  • Ashcraft, A. S., Andersen, S. A., Rogge, M., Song, H., & Opton, L. (2021). Academic tenure: Perceptual variations among tenured, tenure-seeking and non-tenure faculty. Journal of Professional Nursing, 37(3), 578-587. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.profnurs.2021.03.002
  • Boswell, C. A., Ashcraft, A. S., Long, J., Cannon, S., DiVito-Thomas, P., & Delaney, T. (2020). Self-efficacy: Changing the tide of evidence-based practice. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 17(2), 129-135. https://doi.org/10.1111/wvn.12434
  • Collins, J. L., Thomas, L. J., Song, H., Ashcraft, A. S., & Edwards, C. (2020). Interpersonal violence: What undergraduate nursing students know. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 42(6), 599-603. https://doi.org/10.1080/01612840.2020.1836539
  • Owen, D. C., & Ashcraft, A. S. (2019). Creating shared meaning: A communication intervention in nursing homes.  Research in Gerontological Nursing, 12(3), 121-132. https://doi.org/10.3928/19404921-20190315-01
  • Brown, K. & Ashcraft, A. (2019). Comfort or care: Why do we have to choose? Implementing a geriatric palliative care program. Journal of Trauma Nursing. 26(1), 2-9. https://doi.org/10.1097/JTN.0000000000000410
  • Ashcraft, A. S., & Owen, D. C. (2017). Comparison of standardized and customized SBAR communication tools to prevent nursing home resident transfer. Applied Nursing Research, 38C, 64-69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apnr.2017.09.015
  • Masten, Y., & Ashcraft, A. S. (2017). Due diligence in the open-access explosion era: Choosing a reputable journal for publication. FEMS Microbiology Letters. https://doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnx206
  • Thomas, S., Ashcraft, A. S., Owen, D. C., & Conway-Phillips, R. (2017). Making it all work: Qualitative descriptions of Hispanic adults managing type 2 diabetes with limited resources. Global Qualitative Nursing Research, (4), 1-13. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/2333393617691860
  • Ashcraft, A. S., & Owen, D. C. (2016). End-of-life planning in a rural elderly cohort. Geriatric Nursing, 37, 71-74. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gerinurse.2015.11.009
  • Masten, Y., & Ashcraft, A. S. (2016). The dark side of dissemination: Traditional and open access versus predatory journals. Nursing Education Perspectives, 37(5), 275-277. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000064