Dr. Margaret Avallone’s program of scholarship and research centers on patient safety and communication strategies and transitioning students to professional practice. Dr. Avallone's clinical expertise resides primarily in critical care nursing and she holds more than 30 years of critical care nu...read more
Articles in Refereed Journals
Avallone, M., Cantwell, R. (2016). Teaching Nursing Students to Provide Patient-Centered Transitiona lEducation to Heart Failure Patients Using a Peer Teaching Strategy. Journal of Nursing Education andPractice, 7(2), 84-89. http://dx.doi.org/10.5430/jnep.v7n2p84
Avallone, MA, Weideman, YL. (2015). Evaluation of a nursing handoff educational bundle to improvenursing student handoff communications: A pilot study. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 5(8),http://dx.doi.org/10.5430/jnep.v5n8p65
Articles in Non-refereed or General Journals
Cantwell, E.R., Avallone, M., Kushary D., Nelson, J. (2017). New Careers in Nursing: Pre-Entry Immersion Programs (PIP) and Relationship to Graduation from Accelerated Nursing Programs. The Advisor. 37(2), 19-26.
Electronic Publications, Refereed
Avallone, M., Cantwell, R. (2016) Teaching Nursing Students to Provide Patient-Centered Transitional Education to Heart Failure Patients Using a Peer Teaching Strategy. Virginia Henderson Global Nursing E-repository. Refereed Abstract. Retrieved from :http://www.nursinglibrary.org
Avallone, M. (2016). A Bundled Approach to Improve Handoff Education in Prelicensure Nursing Virginia Henderson Global Nursing E-repository. Refereed Abstract. Retrieved from: http://www.nursinglibrary.org
2014 — Evaluation of a Handoff Educational Bundle to Improve Safety and Effectiveness of Handoff Communications for Prelicensure Students. Implemented Fall, 2014. Primary investigator.
2013 to 2016 — A Peer Teaching Strategy to Assist Nursing Students to Provide Transition of Care Education for Patients Diagnosed with Heart Failure. Implemented Fall 2013, Spring 2014 and Spring 2016. Primary investigator.
01/2017-04/2017 (Grant Amount: $1,000)
Impact of Pre-immersion programs (PIP) and relationship to graduation outcomes. E. Renee Cantwell, M. Avallone, D. Kushary, J. Nelson, Agency: AACN/RWJF New Careers in Nursing, Role: secondary
02/2017-03/2017 (Grant Amount: $1,900)
Erasmus Plus Faculty Higher Education Mobility Grant, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary.
2015 — Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence, Rutgers University—Camden