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Faculty Profile

Alyssa Erikson
Alyssa
Erikson
RN, MSN, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
FNP Online
aerikson@samuelmerritt.edu
650-292-5584

Alyssa Erikson is an adjunct Assistant Professor for the FNP online program and facilitates the N601 Research Methods course.

BS Nursing - CSU Chico

MS Nursing - UC San Francisco

PhD Nursing - UC San Francisco

Pediatric Palliative Care, Bereavement programs in Adult ICUs, Qualitative and quantitative research methods

Online CM and FNP programs

N601 Research Methods

ABSN program

N158 Nursing Care of Infants, Children, and Adolescents
N108 Nursing Research
N181 Senior Synthesis
N125 Health Assessment 1 Lab
N126 Health Assessment 2 Theory and Lab

Erikson, A. & Davies, B. (2017). Maintaining integrity: How nurses navigate boundaries in pediatric palliative care. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 35, 42-49. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedn.2017.02.031

McAdam, J. & Erikson, A. (2016). Bereavement services offered in adult intensive care units in the United States. American Journal of Critical-Care Nursing, 25(2), 110-117. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4037/ajcc2016981

Erikson, A. (2011). Grieving after the death of a patient: The Nurse’s perspective. ChiPPS Pediatric Palliative Care Newsletter, Issue #24. August 2011.

Bodeker, G., Kasper, K., Thompson, J, & Erikson, A. (2011) Have you heard? Health literacy and communication is a vital sign. 10th Annual IHA’s Health Literacy Conference, May 4th – 6th. Poster presentation.

Erikson, A. and Davies, B. (2009). Book review: Supporting the Child and the Family in Pediatric Palliative Care, by Erica Brown, with Brian Warr, Forthcoming, Death Studies.

Erikson, A. & Fernandez, R.V. (2017). Advance Care Planning at a Rural FQHC: A Pilot Project. CSU Institute for Palliative Care’s 2017 National Symposium on Academic Palliative Care Education and Research. September 29-30. Poster Presentation.

Erikson, A. (2016). Mentoring BSN students in conducting a systematic review: A strategy to improve nurses’ application of evidence-based practice principles. The New Frontier: Forging Partnerships for Lifelong Learning in Quality and Safety. QSEN conference, May 25-27. Poster presentation.

Erikson, A., Smee, N. & Camarano, L. (2016). Maximizing student involvement in research utilizing advanced poster projects. Samuel Merritt University Spring Scholarship Symposium. April 21. Podium Presentation.

McAdam, J. & Erikson, A. (2015). Survey of bereavement programs in Adult ICUs. Annual Research Spring Symposium, Samuel Merritt University, Oakland, CA. May 9. Podium Presentation.

McAdam, J. & Erikson, A. (2014). Survey of bereavement programs in adult ICUs in the US. American Association of Critical-Care Nursing’s National Teaching Institute conference. May 19-22. Poster presentation.

Bodeker, G., Kasper, K., Thompson, J, & Erikson, A. (2011) Have you heard? Health literacy and communication is a vital sign. 10th Annual IHA’s Health Literacy Conference, May 4th – 6th. Poster presentation.

Mentoring an RN-BSN Student in Palliative Care Research. Funding agency: CSU Monterey Bay, Faculty Support Grant (FSG). Total costs: $5,016 Funding period: December 15, 2017 – June 30, 2018

Bereavement Needs of Family Members after the Death of a Loved One in the Cardiac ICU. Funding agency: Samuel Merritt University, Faculty Scholarship Grant Program. Total costs: $20,00 Funding period: September 2015 – December 2018

Community-Based Palliative Care Planning in San Benito County. Funding agency: California Health Care Foundation, Palliative Care Planning in Rural Counties Grant. Total costs: $23,567. Funding period: January – April 30, 2017

Maximizing student involvement in research utilizing advanced poster projects. Funding agency: Samuel Merritt University Teaching Improving Teaching with Technology stipend. Total costs: $500. Funding period: May 2016

Mentoring BSN students in conducting a systematic review: a strategy to improve nurses’ application of evidence-based practice principles. Funding agency: CSU Monterey Bay, Faculty Support Grant. Total costs: $5,300. Funding period: December 15, 2015 – June 30, 2016

SMU Research grant, 2012 – 2013, $2500

Promise of Nursing Faculty Fellowship, National Student Nursing Foundation, 2006, $5,000

Betty Irene Moore Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, Moore Foundation, 2005-2008, $60,000 per year

Sigma Theta Tau - member

Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Pediatric Nursing

History

Member for
9 years 8 months

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