Alyce S. Ashcraft | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Alyce Ashcraft

Alyce S. Ashcraft

PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FNGNA
Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship, Professor
Mildred & Shirley Garrison Endowed Professorship,
Ken Ketner Faculty Development Endowment,
University Distinguished Professor
  • Communication between nurses and clinicians in long-term care
  • Enhancing CNA performance in long-term care
  • Evaluation of student performance in the clinical and simulation settings
  • The practice of tenure in nursing education
  • Ashcraft, A. S. (2021, April 13). Academic tenure: Perceptual variations among tenured, tenure-seeking and non tenure faculty [Virtual conference]. 2021 Nurse Educator Conference in the Rockies.
  • Owen, D. C., Ashcraft, A. S., Johnson, B. K., & Song, H. (2020, November). Assessment of a potential UTI–using videos to analyze a simulated nursing home experience [Poster presentation]. 2020 Gerontological Society of America Conference, Austin, TX, United States.
  • Ashcraft, A. S., Andersen, S. A., Rogge, M., Song, H., & Opton, L. (2020, February).  Nursing faculty perceptions about academic tenure:  A national survey [Poster presentation]. 2020 AACN Doctoral Conference, Naples, FL, United States.
  • Ashcraft, A. S., Andersen, S. A., Rogge, M., Song, H., & Opton, L. (2020, February).  Nursing faculty perceptions about academic tenure:  A national survey [Poster presentation]. Texas League for Nursing Educational Summit, Lubbock, TX, United States.
  • Owen, D. C., Ashcraft, A. S., Johnson, B. K., & Song, H. (2019, November 13-17). Feasibility of nursing home LVNs using an algorithm-guided assessment support tool [Poster presentation]. Gerontological Society of America Conference, Austin, TX, United States.
  • 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, United States.
  • Ashcraft, A. & Owen, D. (2018, November). Targeted assessment education not SBAR completion. Poster presentation at the 2019 Gerontological Association of America Conference, Boston, MA.
  • Ashcraft, A. & Masten, Y. (2018, January). An update on the opportunities and dilemmas in the open-access explosion era. Poster presentation at the 2018 AACN Doctoral Conference, Naples, FL.
  • Owen, D. C., & Ashcraft, A. S. (2017, July). Communication leading to shared meaning in the nursing home. Poster presentation at the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics World Congress, San Francisco, CA.
  • Ashcraft, A. S., & Owen, D. C. (2017, May). Communication between nurses and physicians in the nursing home. Invited paper presented for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Family Physicians, Lubbock, TX.
  • 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, November). Comparison of standardized and customized SBAR communication tools to prevent nursing home resident transfer. Poster presentation 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.
  • Long, J., Ashcraft, A. S., Ford, C., Stennett, R., & Roney, J. (2016, July). Establishing a research academy collaborative: Benefits, challenges, and preliminary outcomes. Poster presentation at the Sigma Theta Tau International's 27th International Nursing Research Congress, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Ashcraft, A. S., & Owen, D. C. (2016, June). Project FRONTIER: End-of-life planning in a rural elderly cohort. Poster presented at the 2016 Rural Health at the Crossroads Conference: Building Bridges to Care, Lubbock, TX.
  • Ashcraft, A. S., & Masten, Y. (2016, May). The dark side of dissemination: Predatory journals. Invited paper presented for the SOCRA West Texas Chapter, Lubbock, TX.
  • Ashcraft, A. S., & Owen, D. C. (2016, February). Comparison of standardized and customized SBAR communication tools to prevent nursing home resident transfer. Poster presentation at the Southern Nursing Research Society, Williamsburg, VA.
  • 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
  • Owens, D. C., Ashcraft, A. S., Johnson, B. K., & Song, H. (2020). Assessment of a potential UTI-using videos to analyze a simulated nursing home experience. Innovation in Aging, 4(Supplement_1, 2020), 380. https://doi.org/10.1093/geroni/igaa057.1224
  •  Ashcraft, A. S., Owen, D. C., Johnson, B. K., & Song, H. (2019). Long term care feasibility of nursing home LVNs using an algorithm-guided assessment support tool. Innovation in Aging, 3(Suppl 1), S506-S507. https://doi.org/10.1093/geroni/igz038.1873
  • 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. (2018). Target assessment education not SBAR completion (Supplication 1 ed., vol. 2, pp. 133-134). Innovation in Aging. https://doi.org/10.1093/geroni/igy023.488
  • 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 (Open Access)
  • 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 (Open Access)
  • 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 (Open Access)
  • Ashcraft, A. S., & Owen, D. C. (2016). Comparison of standardized and customized SBAR communication tools on resident transfer. The Gerontologist, Supplication 3 ed., 56, 444. Abstract retrieved from http://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnw162.1771