Kathleen Tusaie PhD, PMHNP/CNS-BC

Kathleen Tusaie PhD, PMHNP/CNS-BC

Title: Professor, Nursing
Office: Mary Gladwin Hall 201B
Phone: 330/972-7561
Email: ktusaie@uakron.edu
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PhD - University of Pittsburgh – 2001

MSN - University of Pittsburgh – 1985

BSN - Slippery Rock University - 1978 


Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Recent Publications

Tusaie, K., Acierto, S., Murray, A., Fitzgerald, K., & Chiu, Sheau-Huey (2009). Screening for adolescent self-injury: A survey of Ohio Advanced Practice Nurses. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners 5, (5), 359-364.

Tusaie, K. & Edds, K. (2009). Understanding and integrating mindfulness into Psychiatric Nursing practice. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing 23(5), 359-365.

Recent Presentations

Tusaie, K. (2010). Translating Research on Resilience and Gaming into Adolescent Mental Health Promotion. American Psychiatric Nurses Conference, Louisville, Kentucky.

Tusaie, K. (2008). Computerized Cognitive Skill Building: A web-based program to increase adolescent resilience. Horatio Festival, The First European Psychiatric Nursing Association meeting, Malta.