School of Nursing
University at Buffalo
212 Wende Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-3079
Community health nursing | Spirituality | Holistic nursing and patient care | End-of-life care
NSG 311 Family Nursing
NSG 370 Nursing as a Profession
NSG 378 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention within Populations
NSG 410 Public Health Nursing
NSG 481 Concepts of Acute Care Practicum
NGC 638 Program Evaluation
NGC 520 Scientific Writing
NGC 692 Seminar in Grantsmanship
NGC 701 State of Nursing Science
Iverson, A., & Sessanna, L. (2012). Utilizing Watson's Theory of Human Caring and Watson's Emacipatory Pedagogy to educate hospital-based multidisciplinary healthcare providers about hospice. International Journal of Human Caring, 16(4), 43-48.
Abbotoy, J., & Sessanna, L. (2012). Hands-on BCMA education for direct care nurses. Nursing Management, 43(11), 15-18.
Sessanna, L., Finnell, D. B., Underhill, M., Chang, Y., & Peng, H. (2011). Measures assessing spirituality as more than religiosity: A methodological review of nursing and health related literature. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 67(8), 1677-1694.
Chang, Y. P., Wray, O. L., Sessanna, L., & Peng, H. L. (2011). Use of prescription opioid medication among community-dwelling older adults with noncancer chronic pain. Journal of Addictions Nursing, 22, 1-6.
Finnell, D. S., Jezewski, M. A., Meeker, M. A., Wu, Y. W.,
Sessanna, L., & Lee, J. (2011). Applying the
Transtheoretical Model to health care proxy completion. Medical
Decision Making, 31(2), 254-259.
Chang, Y. P., Schneider, J. K., & Sessanna, L. (2011). Decisional conflict among Chinese family caregivers regarding nursing home placemnent of loder adults with dementia. Journal of Aging Studies, 25(4), 436-444.
Carey, M. Al-Zaiti, S., Dean, G., Sessanna, L., & Finnell, D. (2011). Sleep problems, depression, substance use, social bonding, and quality of life in professional firefighters. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 53(8), 928-933.
Sessanna, L. (2010). End of life care needs and preferences among independent community dwelling older adults: A secondary analysis. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, 12(6), 360-369.*
Jezewski, M.A., Finnell, D.S., Meeker, M.A., Wu, Y.W.,
Sessanna, L., & Lee, J. (2009). Psychometric
testing of four Transtheoretical Model
questionnaires for the behavior, completing health care
proxies. Research in Nursing & Health, 32(6),
Sessanna, L., & Jezewski, M.A. (2008). Advance directive decision making among community dwelling well older adults: A systematic review of the literature. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 27(4), 486-510.*
American Academy of Nursing
Nancy Campbell-Heider, Carla Jungquist, Marsha L. Lewis, Margaret Moss, Deborah Raines, Cynthia Stuhlmiller
Emeritus: Carol Brewer, Jean K. Brown, Patricia Burns,
Patricia T. Castiglia, Juanita Hunter, Mary Ann Jezewski
American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Nancy Campbell-Heider, Pamela Paplham
Academy of Nursing Education
Gerontological Society of America
International Academy of Addictions Nurses
Australian College of Mental Health Nurses