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Faculty Profile

Pamela Minarik
Pamela
Minarik
PhD, RN, CNS, FAAN
Professor
ABSN SF Peninsula
pminarik@samuelmerritt.edu
650-292-4305

1970       BSN   University of California, Los Angeles            

1981       MS     University of California, SF                                  

2008      PhD   University of California, SF (accelerated)                                 

                                                                                                                            

KEYWORDS/AREAS OF INTEREST:
Psychiatric mental health nursing, clinical nurse specialist education, practice, legislation and regulation; advanced practice nursing; psychiatric consultation liaison nursing education and practice; depression; sleep/insomnia; sleep disturbance in women, chronic illness; cultural diversity, nursing in Japan.

In the DNP online program I teach N715 Outcomes Management and Evaluation and N705 Leadership in Complex Healthcare Systems.
Currently in the ABSN Program, I teach N129 Mental Health Nursing theory and clinical. Previously, I also taught N108 Nursing Research and N181 Synthesis.
 

SELECTED PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS:
Minarik, P.A. (1984). The psychiatric liaison nurse's role with families in acute care. Nursing Clinic of North America, 19(1), 161-172.
Minarik, P. (1990). Collaboration between education and service: Perils or pleasure for the clinical nurse specialist. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 4(2), 109-114.
Minarik, P.A. (1994). Alternatives to physical restraints in acute care. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 8(3), 136, 162.
Tierney, M. J., Minarik, P.A., & Tierney, L. (1994). Ethics in Japanese health care: A perspective for clinical nurse specialists. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 8(5), 235-240.
Minarik, P.A. (1995). Cognitive assessment of the cardiovascular patient in the acute care setting. The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 9(4), 36-52.
Nield-Anderson, L., Minarik, P.A., Dilworth, J.M., Jones, J., Nash, P.K., O'Donnell, K.L., & Steinmiller, E. (1999). Responding to difficult patients. Manipulation, sexual provocation, aggression. How can you manage such behaviors? American Journal of Nursing, 99(12), 26-34 (Continuing Education Feature Article).
Lyon, B.L. & Minarik, P.A. (2001). Statutory and regulatory issues for clinical nurse specialist (CNS) practice: Assuring the public's access to CNS services. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 15, 108-114.
Lyon, B.L. & Minarik, P.A. (2001). National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists model statutory and regulatory language governing clinical nurse specialist practice. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 15, 115-118 (Continuing Education Feature Article).
Minarik, P.A. & Neese, J.B. (2002). Essential educational content for advanced practice in psychiatric consultation liaison nursing. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 16(1), 3-15.
Sato, Y. & Minarik, P.A. (2006). Nursing students' fears and concerns about caring for people who are suffering or dying: From students' reports after psychiatric nursing class. The Japanese Journal of Nursing Science (Japanese), 31(7), 106-111.
Minarik, P.A. (2009). Sleep disturbance in midlife women. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing, 38 (3), 333-343.
 

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS
Poor Sleep Quality in Diverse Midlife Women: The Effects of Race, Income, and Depressive Symptoms. Peer reviewed Poster Presentation. Poster co-authors Pamela A. Minarik, Kathryn A. Lee & Bruce A. Cooper . 18th Congress on Women's Health Issues: Cities and Women's Health: Global Perspectives. University of Pennsylvania and International Congress on Women's Health Issues. Philadelphia, PA, USA, April 9, 2010.

“Managing Challenging Patient Behavior Initiative” Minarik, P.A. & Reasoner, E. At International Society of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses (ISPN) 17th Annual Conference. Seattle WA, March 26, 2015.

“ACA Implementation Update and Future Policy Challenges for PMH Nurses—Take Action Now” Panel presentation with Betts, V.T., Minarik, P.A. & Aragon, S.. At International Society of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses (ISPN) 17th Annual Conference. Seattle WA, March 26, 2015

“Diversity and Equity Keynote: Knowledge Up: Ignorance Down: My Journey Exploring Culture” At International Society of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses (ISPN) 18th Annual Conference. Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 14, 2016.

“PCLN Spheres of Influence: Who Ya Gonna Call?: Psychiatric Consultation-Liaison Nurses [PCLN] Integrate Care of Patients, Support Providers and Consult with Organizations Panel presentation with Marilyn Shirk, Jim Kane, Susan Krupnick, Pamela Minarik, Jane Neese, Karen Pehrson, Peggy Plunkett, Karen Ragaisis, Peggy Dulaney. At International Society of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses (ISPN) 18th Annual Conference. Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 15, 2016.

“Improving Care: PTSD Toolkit and Have You Ever Served?” Peer reviewed podium presentation. Samuel Merritt University Spring Scholarship Symposium. May 4, 2017.

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SELECTED NON PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
Minarik, P.A. (1998). Coping with technological and human stresses: The role of the psychiatric liaison nurse. Contemporary Nursing, November, 22-24. (Translated into Chinese).
Minarik, P.A. & Stanley, K.S. (2002). Practice of psychiatric consultation liaison nursing using a systems approach to enhance rehabilitation, Part 1. (Invited submission. English and Japanese.) Rehabilitation Nursing Research (Japanese) 4, 98-117.
Minarik, P.A. & Stanley, K.S. (2002). Practice of psychiatric consultation liaison nursing using a systems approach to enhance rehabilitation, Part 2. (Invited submission. English and Japanese.) Rehabilitation Nursing Research (Japanese) 5, 88-111).
Minarik, P.A. (2003) Communication & collaboration: A 21st-century health care imperative. Journal of the International Association of Health Communication Sciences, 1, 39-48. (Invited submission for the inaugural issue of the journal.)
Spross, J.A., Hamric, A.B., Hall, G., Minarik, P.A., Sparacino, P.S.A., Stanley, J.M. (2004). Working Statement on the Clinical Nurse Leader and Clinical Nurse Specialist Roles: Similarities, Differences and Complementarities. American Association of Colleges of Nursing. Retrieved 8/29/06 from http://www.aacn.nche.edu/CNL/pdf/CNLCNSComparisonTable.pdf
Minarik, P.A. (3.30.10). Chronic diseases & depression: Lessons from the World Health Organization about Worldwide Burdens. Bulletin of The Japanese Red Cross Hiroshima College of Nursing 10 81-88.(ISSN 1346-5945).
Minarik, P.A. (January 2013) Library love. Rapport (Aomori University of Health & Welfare, Japan. Issue 19.Minarik, P. & Sato, Y. (2016).   An introduction to psychiatric liaison nursing in Japan.  ISPN Connections: Newsletter of the International Society of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses, 19 (3 Fall). Retrieved from http://d31hzlhk6di2h5.cloudfront.net/20161102/41/e5/dd/55/32c8b99e2bcbed2460b4ac63/Fall2016_ISPN_Nursing_in_Japan.pdf

BOOKS
Sparacino, P.S.A., Cooper, D. M. & Minarik, P.A. (Eds.) (1990). The clinical nurse specialist: implementation and impact. E. Norwalk, CT.: Appleton & Lange.
Lipson, J.G., Dibble, S.L. & Minarik, P.A. (Eds.)(1996). Culture and nursing care: A pocket guide. San Francisco, CA: The Regents of the University of California (through UCSF School of Nursing). (Recipient of an American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award).

BOOK CHAPTERS
Minarik, P. & Leavitt, M. (1989). The angry, demanding hostile response. In B. Riegel & D. Ehrenreich (Eds.) Psychological aspects of critical care nursing. Rockville, MD: Aspen.
Leavitt, M. & Minarik, P. (1989). The agitated, hypervigilant response. In B. Riegel & D. Ehrenreich (Eds.) Psychological aspects of critical care nursing. Rockville, MD.: Aspen.
Minarik, P.A. & Sparacino, P.S.A. (1990). Clinical nurse specialist collaboration in a university medical center. In Sparacino, P.S.A., Cooper, D. M. & Minarik, P.A. (Eds), The clinical nurse specialist: Implementation and impact. E. Norwalk, CT.: Appleton & Lange
Minarik, P.A. & Catrambone, C. (1993). Collective participation in work place decision making. In D.J. Mason, S. Talbott, & J. Leavitt (Eds.) Policy and politics for nurses: Action and change in the workplace, government, organizations and community (2nd ed.) Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders.
Minarik, P.A. (1996). Psychosocial intervention with ineffective coping responses to physical illness: Anxiety-related. In P.D. Barry (Ed.), Psychosocial nursing: Care of physically ill patients and their families (Rev. 3rd ed.), Lippincott.
Minarik, P.A. (1996). Psychosocial intervention with ineffective coping responses to physical illness: Depression-related. In P.D. Barry (Ed.), Psychosocial nursing: Care of physically ill patients and their families (Rev. 3rd ed.), Lippincott
Minarik, P.A. (1999). Jake. In J. Kane & C. Warner Touched by a nurse: Special moments that transform lives. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 106-107.
Pasacreta, J.V., Minarik, P.A., & Nield-Anderson, L. (2006). Anxiety and depression. In B. Ferrell & N. Coyle (Eds.) Textbook of palliative nursing (2nd edition). New York: Oxford Publishing Company.
Minarik, P. A. (2010). Psychiatric consultation liaison clinical nurse specialist in the acute care setting. In J.Fulton, B.Lyon & K. Goudreau (Eds.) Foundations of clinical nurse specialist practice. New York: Springer Publishing.
Minarik, P. A. (2011). Gender and sleep. In N. Redeker & G. Phillips McEnany (Eds.) Sleep disorders and sleep promotion in nursing practice: A guide to the evidence. New York: Springer Publishing. (awarded AJN Book of the Year Award).

Minarik, P.A. & Nakayama, Y. (2016). Japan: Disaster mental health. In E.L. Yearwood & V. Hines-Martin (Eds.) Routledge handbook of global mental health nursing: Evidence, practice and empowerment. New York.: Routledge Books.

SELECTED PROCEEDINGS AND CONFERENCE REPORTS:
Minarik, P.A. (2001). Keynote: Psychiatric Liaison Nursing: Academic Base and Practice. Abstract. Page 8. Program of the 11th Research Conference of Japan Academy of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, June 2-3, 2001, at Tokyo Women's Medical University, School of Nursing, Tokyo, Japan.
Minarik, P.A. (2002). Psychiatric Liaison Nursing: Academic Base and Practice (11th Research Conference of Japan Academy of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, June 2-3, 2001. Keynote address text translated into Japanese). Journal of Japan Academy of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 11(1), 85-106.
Minarik, P.A., Portillo, C.J., Lee, K.A. (2007). The relationship of HIV symptoms, depression and adherence. Proceedings of the Communicating nursing research conference 40, 363. Portland, Oregon: Western Institute of Nursing.
Minarik, P.A., Lee, K.A. (2008). Overview: women and depression: across the lifespan For Symposium Women and Depression across the Lifespan. Proceedings of the Communicating nursing research conference 41, 192. Garden Grove, CA: Western Institute of Nursing.
Minarik, P.A., Lee, K.A. (2008). Depression and physical illness in diverse midlife women. For Symposium Women and Depression across the Lifespan. Proceedings of the Communicating nursing research conference 41, 196. Garden Grove, CA: Western Institute of Nursing.

SELECTED EDITORIALS & LETTERS

Minarik, P.A., Usami, S, Tanaka, M, Sato, Y., & Noriko, K. (December 2002-March 2003). International Column. Issues for Japanese Psychiatric Nurses. Connections: Newsletter of the International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses 5(2), 4,8.
Minarik, P.A. (2005). Issue: Competence assessment and competency assurance of healthcare professionals. Clinical Nurse Specialist 19(4), 180-183.
Carson-Smith, W.Y., Minarik, P.A. (2007). Advanced practice nurses: a new skirmish in the continuing battle over scope of practice. Clinical Nurse Specialist. 21(1):52-4.
Minarik, P.A. (2008). Letter to the editor about "Depression of Chronic Medical Inpatients in China" - Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 22 (4): 179.
Jones, J.S. & Minarik, P.A. (2012). The plight of the psychiatric clinical nurse specialist: The dismantling of the advanced practice nursing archetype. Clinical Nurse Specialist. May/June: 121-125.

Minarik, P.A. (2013). APN issues: Lessons learned from U. S. & Japan: Future proposal. APN Journal. 2(1), pp. 6-8. A Bulletin of the Development of Postgraduate Education Program for Mid-Level Providers (Advanced Practice Nurses) and the Innovation of a Healthcare Delivery Model.  Tokyo Medical and Dental University. Tokyo, Japan (translated from English presentation into Japanese).

Minarik, P. A. (2013). APN Issues” Panel Discussion. APN Journal. 2(1), pp. 11-13. Symposium III of ‘Development of Postgraduate Educational Program for Mid-Level Providers (Advanced Practice Nurses) and the Innovation of a Healthcare Delivery Model.  A Bulletin of the Development of Postgraduate Education Program for Mid-Level Providers (Advanced Practice Nurses) and the Innovation of a Healthcare Delivery Model.  Tokyo Medical and Dental University Graduate School of Health Care Sciences.

Minarik, P.A. & Chan, G.K. (2014).  Advanced practice nursing in the United States and Japan: Issues comparison, lessons learned and future directions for Japan, 35-68, printed as a special booklet supported by the grant of Disaster Nursing Global Leader Degree Program with article of Japanese translation [Beikoku oyobi nihon no koudojissenkangoshi: mondaiten no hikaku, manabubeki kyokun, kongono houkousei,[ pp1-34 ], Tokyo. Available at Tokyo Medical and Dental University http://www.adnr.jp/eng/ref.

Minarik, P. A. (2014). Letter to the editor in response to editorial. American Journal of Nursing 114(7), 13.

2005-2008, Betty Irene Moore Foundation Fellowship (for Accelerated Doctoral Program at UCSF)
2008, Mini-Fellowship (4 weeks) in Behavioral Sleep Medicine for Insomnia awarded by American Academy of Sleep Medicine
2016-2018 A study of the intercultural experiences of pre-licensure student nurses participating in a student exchange program. Principal investigators: Paul Smith, Sylvia Fox, Pamela Minarik, Laurie Rosa. SMU Faculty Research Grant $2000.00.

"Nurse Prescribing and Advanced Practice – The American Experience" Invited speaker. Nurse Prescribing Conference
sponsored by the Doncaster and South Humber NHS Trust. Doncaster, England. June 11, 2004.
"Trauma Response, Acute Stress Disorder, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder" Invited speaker. Center of Excellence for Disaster Nursing in a Ubiquitous Society at University of Hyogo, Akashi, Hyogo, Japan, July 23, 2005. "Ethnically Diverse Women at Midlife: Mental & Physical Health" Invited speaker. University Lecture. The Japanese Red Cross Hiroshima College of Nursing. Hiroshima, Japan. July 26, 2008.
"Advanced Practice Nurses: Clinical Nurse Specialists and Nurse Practitioners: Similarities and Differences." Invited speaker. Tokyo Ariake University of Medical and Health Sciences. Tokyo, Japan. June 15, 2009.
"Chronic Diseases and Depression: Worldwide Burdens." Invited speaker. International Lecture. The Japanese Red Cross Hiroshima College of Nursing. Hiroshima, Japan. June 17, 2009.

"Symposium: Outcomes in Psychiatric Nursing" Symposium commentator, invited. Japan Academy of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 29th Congress. Tokyo, Japan June 20, 2010.
"What to do to help people and yourself after disaster: Coping with traumatic stress" Faculty development (University wide), invited. Aomori University of Health & Welfare , Japan. June 30, 2011.

"APN Issues in Practice & Education in USA (Kochi version)". Faculty development invited speaker. Kochi University, June 7, 2012. Kochi, Japan.
"APN Issues: Lessons Learned from U.S. & Japan: Future Proposal". Invited speaker. Symposium III of 'Development of Postgraduate Educational Program for Mid-Level Providers (Advanced Practice Nurses) and the Innovation of a Healthcare Delivery Model. Tokyo Medical and Dental University Graduate School of Health Care Sciences. June 10, 2012. Tokyo, Japan.
"APN Issues" Panel Discussion. Invited participant. Symposium III of 'Development of Postgraduate Educational Program for Mid-Level Providers (Advanced Practice Nurses) and the Innovation of a Healthcare Delivery Model. Tokyo Medical and Dental University Graduate School of Health Care Sciences. June 10, 2012. Tokyo, Japan.
"Palliative Care: Thinking Outside the Cure." Authored by P. Minarik & K. Nelson. Presented by P. Minarik at Kyorin University Hospital, sponsored by the Palliative Care Program. June 12, 2012. Tokyo, Japan.
“Trial and Error of Distance Learning”. At University of Kochi, Japan, for faculty of Disaster Nursing Global Leader Degree Program (a new online program of a multidisciplinary consortium of 5 universities). http://www.dngl.jp/archives/en_info/kochi-trial-and-error-of-distance-le... June, 2013)

“APN Issues: Lessons Learned from US & Japan: Future Proposal” At University of Kochi for graduates and the public; and at Kyoto Tachibana University for faculty and students. June 2013.

"The Theory and Practice of Consultation” followed by case consultations with graduate students. Kyorin University, Tokyo for public, graduate students and faculty. June 5, 2015.

“U.S. Graduate Education in Nursing: With a focus on the doctorate” For faculty and graduate students. Kyoto Tachibana University. June 26, 2015.

“Seminar in English Scientific Writing and Review of English Abstracts & Posters by non-English speaking faculty” Faculty development. Kyoto Tachibana University. June 27, 2011

“The Theory and Practice of Consultation” followed by case consultations with graduate students. Kyorin University, Tokyo for public, graduate students and faculty. June 3, 2016.

“Diversity*Equity*Culture: Knowledge Up Ignorance Down: My Journey Exploring Culture” (distance presentation for 4 other universities) for faculty and students of Disaster Nursing Global Leader degree program. University of Kochi Graduate School of Nursing. Kochi, Japan, June 28, 2016.

“PTSD Toolkit and Have You Ever Served? Assignment using Web-based Learning & Mobile App ” (F2F at University of Kochi and distance presentation for 4 other universities) for faculty and students of Disaster Nursing Global Leader degree program. University of Kochi Graduate School of Nursing.  Kochi, Japan, June, 2017.

“How to Write a Conference Abstract” Invited presenter for 4 hour workshop at Stanford Health Care. Palo Alto, CA. Sept. 29, 2017.

 

MEMBERSHIPS
American Academy of Nursing, 1991 - present
- Expert Panel on Mental Health and Substance Abuse
American Nurses Association, 1970 - present
American Nurses Association/California (ANA/C)
International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses, 1998-present
National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists, 1996 - present
Sigma Theta Tau (Alpha Eta Chapter, Delta Mu Chapter), 1986 - present
UCSF School of Nursing Alumni Association, 1981 - present

SERVICE TO PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS (selected)
2004, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Ad hoc Task Force: Invited participant, Comparison of CNL and CNS Roles
2009, First International Nursing Research Conference of World Academy of Nursing Science (held in Kobe, Japan) Invited abstract reviewer
2011-present, International Society of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses, Member, Diversity & Equity Ctte

2012, American Academy of Nursing Ad Hoc Work Group on International Members, Member

Community Service

2011-present  Co-facilitator (volunteer)  Living in the Moment (cognitive stimulation group for people with mild to moderate dementia. Community Living Center at SF Veteran's Administration Medical Center.

History

Member for
9 years 10 months

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