Robert Morris University
Educational BackgroundDr.PH, Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 2004DrPH, Behavioral Health, University of Pittsburgh, 2004Bachelor of Science, Education, California University, 1970Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Carlow University, 1984Master of Arts, English and Communications, California University of Pennsylvania, 1976Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, University of Pittsburgh, 1989
Professional BackgroundNationally Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Area of Expertise/ResearchPrimary Care/Internal Medicine/
PublicationsRamponi, DR., Kaufmann, JA. (2012). Elbow injuries and fractures. Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal. 34(2),99-109.Wolff-McDonough, P., Kaufmann, JA., Foreman, S., Wisotsky, J., Wexler, C. (2010). Using insulin pump therapy in poorly controlled type 2 diabetes. The Diabetes Educator. 36(4), 657-665.Columbo, K., Brenner, SJ., Sacchi, TJ., Kaufmann, JA. (2010). Obesity and in hospital outcomes following percutaneous coronary intervention for STEMI. American Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 14(9-10).Kaufmann,JA. (2009). Health history and physical assessment. In Bernardo & Herman (Eds.) Core Curriculum for Pediatric Emergency Nursing. New York:ENA.Bernardo, LM., Matthews, JT., Kaufmann, JA., Yang, K. (2008). Teaching critical appraisal skills to school nurses. Journal of Continuing Education. 10(99), 1-7.Drennan, L., Kaufmann, JA. (2007). A case study: eleven year old boy with burning, pruritic rash. Clinician Reviews. 17(6).Kaufmann, JA. (2006). The ABCD program: back to basics for weight management in children. Obesity. 14(9), A219.Doswell, WM., Protis, S., Jemison, T., Kaufmann, JA., Braxter, B. (2004). The NIA group: a program of self-development for preadolescent African-American girls. Nursing Leadership Forum. 8(3), 95-99.Lamb, J., Puskar, K., Sereika, S., Kaufmann, JA. (2002). Anger assessment in rural high school students. Journal of School Health.Kaufmann, JA. (1999). Low back pain: diagnosis and management in primary care. Lippincott's Primary Care Practice. 3(4), 376-393.
Presentations2012 - The DNP: Terminal Degree or Pathway to PhD? AACN National Conference, Naples, Florida2011 - BSN and MSN to DNP Students: Apples and Oranges?
NONPF 2011 Annual Conference
Alberquerque, New Mexico2010 - DNP practice: Benchmarks of Clinical Expertise and Scholarship
3rd National DNP Conference
San Diego, California2009 - Research needs of DNP Students in Non-Research Intensive Universities: Addressing the "Ripple Effect" on Library support services
NONPF Annual Conference
Portland, Oregon2010 - Prescribing Update for Medications in Special Populations
PA Coalition of Nurse Practitioners Annual Conference
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