Amy A. Abbott, PhD, RN
Amy A. Abbott, PhD, RN

Amy A. Abbott, PhD, RN

Associate Professor
College of Nursing

Academic Appointments

Position

  • Associate Professor

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • Galt, K. A., Fuji, K. T., Drincic, A., Bramble, J. D., Siracuse, M. V., Paschal, K. A., & Abbott, A. A. (2012). In Chyu, M. (Ed.). Advances in Electronic Health Records: PDA Use by Physicians: Where Do They Fit with Emerging Technologies and Use of Electronic Health Records in Office Practices? (Ch. 21). Multi Science Publishing, UK., Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice, 2012
  • Drincic, A., Rule, A. M., Cochran, T., Abbott, A., Harris, B., Mu, Keli Safety improvement is in professional practice, Foundations in Patient Safety for Health Professionals, 29-70, 2009
  • Drincic, A., Rule, Ann M., Cochran, Teresa M., Abbott, Amy A., Harris, Barbara M., Mu, Keli Safety improvment is in professional practice, Foundations in Patient Safety for Health Professionals, 2009
  • Drincic, A., Fuji, K. T., Hoidal, P., Galt, K. A., Abbott, A. A. Safe patient care systems, Foundations in Patient Safety for Health Professionals, 2009

Articles

  • Abbott, A. A., Fuji, K. T., Galt, K. A.A qualitative case-study exploring nurse engagement with electronic health records and e-prescribing doi: 10.1177/0193945914567359, Western Journal of Nursing Research, 1-17, 2015
  • Fuji, K. T., Abbott, A. A., Galt, K. A.A qualitative study of how patients with type 2 diabetes use a standalone personal health record., Telemedicine and e-Health, 21(4), 1-5, 2015
  • Fuji, K. T., Abbott, A. A. Ensuring effective medication reconciliation in home healthcare., Home Healthcare Nurse, 32(9), 516-522, 2014
  • Fuji, K. T., Abbott, A. A., Galt, K. A. (2014). Personal health record design: A qualitative exploration of issues inhibiting optimal use., Diabetes Care, 37:e13-e14, 2014
  • Bramble, J. D., Abbott, A. A., Fuji, K. T., Paschal, K. A., Siracuse, M. V., Galt, K. Patient safety perspectives of providers and nurses: The experience of a rural ambulatory care practice using an EHR with e-prescribing., Journal of Rural Health, 29, 383-391, 2013
  • Fuji, K. T., Abbott, A. A., Norris, J. F.Exploring care transitions from patient, caregiver, and healthcare provider perspectives., Clinical nursing research, 22(3), 258-274, 2012
  • Abbott, A. A., Fuji, K. T., Paschal, K. A., Galt, K. A. How baccalaureate nursing students value an interprofessional patient safety course for professional development. doi:10.5402/2012/401358., International Scholarly Research Network (ISRN) Nursing, 401358 (7 pages), 2012
  • Wallingford, B., Rubarth, L., Abbott, A., & Miers, L. J. Implementation and evaluation of “Golden Hour” practices in infants younger than 33 weeks’ gestation., Newborn and Infant Nursing Reviews, 12(12), 86-96, 2012
  • Galt, K. A., Fuji, K. T., Drincic, A., Bramble, J. D., Siracuse, M., Pachal, K. A., Abbott, A. A. PDA use by physicians: Where do they fit with emerging technologies and use of electronic health records in office practices?, Journal of Healthcare Engineering, 3(1), 163-178, 2012
  • Galt, K. A., Fuji, K. T., Bramble, J. D., Abbott, A. A., Siracuse, M. V., Paschal, K. A., Kasha, T. A. Mixed Methods Case Study: Exploring Safety Issues in Rural Medical Practices Using Electronic Health Records., Health Services Research, 2012
  • Fuji, K. T., Abbott, A. A., Galt, K. A., Drincic, A., Kraft, M., & Kasha, T. (2012). Standalone personal health records in the United States: Meeting patient desires., Health and Technology, 2, 197-205, 2012
  • Fuji, K. T., Abbott, A. A. Impact of Personal Health Record Use on Patients with Type 2 Diabetes, Center for Health Services Research and Patient Safety Newsletter, 2, 2011
  • Fuji, Kevin T., Paschal, Karen A., Galt, Kimberly A., Abbott, Amy A. Pharmacy student attitudes toward an interprofessional patient safety course: an exploratory mixed methods study, Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, 2, 238-247, 2010
  • Fuji, K. T., Paschal, K. A., Galt, K. A. & Abbott, A. A. (2010). Exploring the Value of an Interdisciplinary Patient Safety Education Course to Students: A Mixed Methods Study. (Accepted March 2010) (research)., Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, 2010
  • Bramble, James D., Galt, Kim A., Siracuse, Mark V., Abbott, Amy A., Drincic, Andjela, Paschal, Karen A., Fuji, Kevin T. The relationship between physician practice characteristics and physician adoption of electronic health records, Health Care Management Review, 35 (1), 55-64, 2010
  • Zimmerman, L., Barnason, S., Young, L., Tu, C., Schulz, P., Abbott, A. A. Symptom Profiles of Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Patients at Risk for Poor Functioning., Journal of cardiovascular nursing, 25(4), 292-300, 2010
  • Abbott, A. A., Barnason, S., Zimmerman, L. Symptom burden clusters and their impact on psychosocial functioning following coronary artery bypass surgery., Journal of cardiovascular nursing, 25(4), 301-310, 2010
  • Abbott, A. A., Schwartz, M. M., Hercinger, M., Miller, C., Foyt, M. E. Predictors of success on NCLEX-RN for Accelerated baccalaureate nursing curriculum., Nurse Educator, 33(1), 5-6, 2008
  • Galt, Kimberly A., Paschal, Karen A., Abbott, A. A., Drincic, Andjela, Siracuse, Mark V., Bramble, J. D., Rule, A. M. Privacy, security, and the national health information network: A mixed methods case sstudy of state level stakeholders awareness. Patient Safety and Health Care Management (Special Issue)., Advances in Health Care Management, 7, 165-189, 2008
  • Schwartz, Misty, Abbott, Amy. Storytelling: A clinical application for undergraduate nursing students, Nurse Education in Practice, 7, 181-186, 2007

Publications

  • Crawford, S. E., Fuji, K. T., Abbott, A. A. CHRP at the Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, Center for Health Services and Patient Safety Newsletter, 2, 2011

Presentations

  • Abbott, A. A. Invited Paper Presentation “From Bedside Nurse to Nurse Educator and Researcher”, at the Sigma Theta Tau Induction Ceremony, Creighton University College of Nursing, Omaha, NE, October 3, 2014, 2014
  • Abbott, A. A., Fuji, K. T., & Galt, K. A. Invited Paper Presentation “Adaptation vs. Adoption: A Qualitative Exploration of Nurse Engagement with Electronic Health Records in an Office-Based Practice“ at the Annual Sigma Theta Tau Dinner, Iota Tau/Alegent Creighton University Medical Center/Creighton University College of Nursing, Omaha, NE, July 2014 (Local), 2014
  • Siracuse, M. V., Galt, K. A., Fuji, K. T. , Abbott, A. A., Bramble, J. D., & Paschal, K. A. “Perceptions on Electronic Health Record Safety and Quality in Rural Ambulatory Clinics”, at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (ARM). Poster presentation San Diego, CA, Sunday, June 8, 2014 (National), 2014
  • Abbott, A. A., Fuji K. T., & Galt, K. A. “Adaptation vs. Adoption: A Qualitative Study of Nurses Engagement with Electronic Health Records”, at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (ARM). Poster presentation San Diego, CA, Sunday, June 8, 2014 (National), 2014
  • Abbott, A. A., Fuji K. T., & Galt, K. A. Paper presentation “Adaptation vs. Adoption: A Qualitative Study of Nurses Engagement with Electronic Health Records”, at the 11th Annual Nebraska Healthcare Quality Forum, La Vista, NE, June 4, 2014 (State), 2014
  • Cora, N., & Abbott A. A. Poster presentation “Evaluation Of An Evidence-Based Post-Operative Atrial Fibrillation (POAF) Treatment Algorithm”, St. Albert’s Day/University Research Day: A Celebration of Scholarship, Omaha, NE, April 1, 2014. (Local), 2014
  • Siracuse, M. V., Galt, K. A., Abbott, A. A., Fuji, K. T., Bramble, J. D., Paschal, K. A. Poster presentation “Perceptions on e-prescribing Safety and Quality” At the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Annual Meeting & Exposition, Orlando, FL, March, 28-31, 2014 (National), 2014
  • Abbott, A. A., Fuji, K. T., Galt, K. A., & Kasha, T. Podium presentation “Adaptation vs. Adoption: A Qualitative Exploration of Nurse Engagement with Electronic Health Records” at Midwest Nursing Research Society 38th Annual Research Conference, St. Louis, MO, March 27-30, 2014 (Regional), 2014
  • Abbott, A. Invited Paper Presentation “The Intersection of the Digital Divide and Health Literacy”, Common Ground Forum, Health Sciences Multicultural and Community Affairs at Creighton University, Omaha, NE, January 31, 2014 (Local), 2014
  • Fuji, K. T., Abbott, A. A, Galt, K. A., & Maio, A. Poster presentation “Qualitative Exploration of Standalone Personal Health Record Use by Patients with Type 2 Diabetes”, The American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium, Washington, D.C., November 16-20, 2013 (National), 2013
  • Fuji, K. T., Abbott, A. A., Galt, K. A. “How Current Standalone Personal Health Records Meet Patient Desires”, AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (ARM). Poster presentation Baltimore, MD, Sunday, June 23, 2013 (National), 2013
  • Fuji K. T., Abbott, A. A., & Galt, K. A. Paper presentation “Electronic Personal Health Record Use by Diabetes Patients” at the 10th Annual Nebraska Healthcare Quality Forum, La Vista, NE, May 9, 2013 (State), 2013
  • Abbott, A. A., & Fuji, K. T. Paper Presentation “Type 2 Diabetes Patients’ Use of Standalone, Electronic Personal Health Records” at the 24th Annual Sigma Theta Tau Research Day, Iota Tau/Creighton University Medical Center/Creighton University School of Nursing, Omaha, NE, May 3, 2013 (Local), 2013
  • Abbott, A. Invited Paper Presentation “Health Literacy and the Digital Divide”, Common Ground Forum, Health Sciences Multicultural and Community Affairs at Creighton University, Omaha, NE, March 22, 2013 (Local), 2013
  • Abbott, A. A., Fuji, K. T., Galt, K. A., Maio, A., Kasha, T., & Jensen, H. C. Poster presentation “Chronic Disease Management of Type II Diabetes: An Exploration of Personal Health Record Use” at Midwest Nursing Research Society 37th Annual Research Conference, Chicago, IL, March 8, 2013 (Regional), 2013
  • Abbott, A. A., Fuji, K. T., Galt, K. A., Maio, A., Kasha, T., & Jensen, H. C. Poster presentation “Chronic Disease Management of Type II Diabetes: An Exploration of Personal Health Record Use” at Midwest Nursing Research Society 37th Annual Research Conference, Chicago, IL, March 8, 2013 (Regional), 2013
  • Abbott, A., Fuji, K. T., Galt, K. A., Lappe, J. M., & Howell, E. Paper presentation “Exploring Health Literacy in Persons with Type 2 Diabetes Experiencing the Digital Divide”, Health Literacy Nebraska Statewide Summit, Lincoln, NE, January 30, 2013 (State), 2013
  • Maio, A., Manhart, C. Fuji, K. T., Abbott, A., Galt, K. “Exploring Standalone Personal Health Records Use in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes” at Alegent Creighton Health General Internal Medicine Meeting, Omaha, NE, November 8, 2012., 2012
  • Abbott, A. A., & Fuji, K. T. Invited Paper Presentation “Engaging in Self-Care Through Use of a Personal Electronic Health Record” at Creighton University School of Nursing Reunion Event, Omaha, NE, September 21, 2012., 2012
  • Abbott, A., Bramble, J. D., Fuji, K., Galt, K., Kasha, T., Paschal, K., & Siracuse, M. Paper presentation “Safety and Quality Experiences of a Rural Ambulatory Care Practice Using an EHR with e-Prescribing: The In-depth Case Study of Thayer County Health System”, at Thayer County, Hebron, NE, July 19, 2012, 2012
  • Fuji, K. T., Abbott, A. A., Galt, K., Drincic, A. Maio, A., Kraft, M., Kasha, T., & Piccolo, M. Poster presentation “Exploring Personal Health Record Use by Patients with Type 2 Diabetes”, AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Orlando, FL, June 24-26, 2012., 2012
  • Siracuse, M. V., Galt, K. A., Fuji, K. T., Bramble, J. D., Paschal, K. A., Abbott, A. A. Poster Presentation submission “Impact of E-prescribing on Rural Pharmacies and Medical Clinics” At the American Pharmacists Association (Alpha) Annual Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, LA, March 9-12, 2012 ACCEPTED 2011, 2012
  • Siracuse, M. V., Galt, K. A., Fuji, K. T., Bramble, J. D., Paschal, K. A., Abbott, A. A. Poster presentation “Impact of E-prescribing on Rural Pharmacies and Medical Clinics” At the American Pharmacists Association (Alpha) Annual Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, LA, March 9-12, 2012, 2012
  • Galt K. A., Costanzo, C., Fuji, K. T., Abbott, A. A., Huggett, K., Hansen, T., & Hercinger, M. Poster presentation “Interprofessional Patient Safety Day for Health Professions Students” at the Nebraska League for Nursing 3rd Annual Excellence in Nursing Education Show Case, Omaha, NE, November 3, 2011, 2011
  • Galt K. A., Costanzo, C., Fuji, K. T., Abbott, A. A., Huggett, K., Hansen, T., & Hercinger, M. Poster presentation “Interprofessional Patient Safety Day for Health Professions Students” at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Research Meeting, San Antonio, TX, July 2011, 2011
  • Huggett, K., Hansen, T., Polich, A., Maio, A., Galt, K., Costanzo, C., Fuji, K., Abbott, A., Hercinger, M. Poster presentation “Today You Made a Difference: An Innovative Interprofessional Patient Safety Day”. Central Group on Educational Affairs (CGEA) Annual Meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges, Omaha, NE, March 18, 2011, 2011
  • Fuji, K. T., Abbott, A. A., Norris, J. Paper presentation “Identifying Stages in the Care Transition Process” at Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, Boston, MA, June 27-29, 2010 (Accepted, Research), 2010
  • Abbott, A. A., Fuji, K. T., Paschal, K. A., & Galt, K. A. Paper presentation “A Mixed Methods Study Exploring the Value of an Interprofessional Patient Safety Education Course to Nursing Students” at Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, Boston, MA, June 27- 29, 2010 (Accepted, Research), 2010
  • Abbott, A. A., Fuji, K. T., & Norris, J. Invited Paper Presentation “Care Transitions: The Process and The Outcomes” Nebraska Organization of Nurse Executives, Omaha, NE, May 12, 2010 (Research), 2010
  • Fuji K. T., Abbott, A. A., & Norris, J. Paper presentation “Care Transitions: Patient and Provider Perspectives”, 7th Annual Nebraska Healthcare Quality Forum, La Vista, NE, May 11, 2010 (Research), 2010
  • Abbott, A. A., Fuji K. T., Paschal, K. A., & Galt, K. A. Paper presentation “Exploring the Value of an Interprofessional Patient Safety Education Course to Nursing Students: A Mixed Methods Study”, at the 21st Annual Sigma Theta Tau Research Day, Iota Tau/Creighton University Medical Center/Creighton University School of Nursing, Omaha, NE, May 7, 2010 (Research), 2010
  • Abbott, A. A., Fuji K. T., & Norris, J. Paper presentation “Care Transitions: Patient and Provider Perspectives” Midwest Nursing Research Society 34th Annual Research Conference”, Kansas City, MO, April 10, 2010. (Research), 2010
  • Abbott, A. A., Fuji K. T., Paschal, K. A., & Galt, K. A. Poster presentation “Exploring the Value of an Interprofessional Patient Safety Education Course to Nursing Students: A Mixed Methods Study”, Midwest Nursing Research Society 34th Annual Research Conference”, Kansas City, MO, April 9, 2010. (Research), 2010
  • Siracuse, M. V., Galt, K. A., Clark, B., Drincic, A., Bramble, J. D., Fuji, K. T., Paschal, K. A., Abbott, A. A. Poster presentation “E-prescribing: Are Medicare Incentive Payments Enough to Encourage Adoption by Physicians? American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Annual Meeting & Exposition, Washington, DC, March 12-15, 2010. (Research), 2010
  • Abbott, A. A., & Graves, J. “Patient Safety in Nursing Education”. Paper presentation at the 36th Annual National Conference on Professional Nursing Education and Development “Transforming Curricula and Lifelong Learning for Quality and Safety”, Rochester, MN, October, 2009. (Educational project), 2009
  • Fuji K. T., Paschal K. A., Galt K. A., & Abbott, A. A. “Exploring Pharmacy Student Opinions about the Value of an Interdisciplinary Patient Safety Education Course: A Mixed Methods Study”. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Research Meeting, Boston, MA, July 2009. (Research), 2009