Ronald J. Piscotty, Jr., PhD, RN-BC


Assistant Professor, OSAH
Address: 445D
Phone Number: 410-706-6508
piscotty@umaryland.edu

Education

  • PhD, Nursing Systems, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2013
  • MS, Nursing, Business, and Health Systems, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 2006
  • BS, Nursing, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 1998

Research

  • Piscotty, R. (2016 – 2018). New Nursing Faculty Fellowship. Maryland Higher Education Commission.
  • Piscotty, R. (2016 – 2017). Nurse leader clinical dashboard of nursing care omissions. University of Maryland School of Nursing Dean’s Research Scholars Program.
  • Piscotty, R. (2014-2015). Electronic nursing care reminders and missed nursing care. Grant submitted to the American Organization of Nurse Executives Foundation for a Research Seed Grant.
  • Piscotty, R. (2012). The relationship between electronic nursing care reminders and missed nursing care. Rackham Graduate Student Research Grant.
  • Grobbel, C. C., Abele, C., & Piscotty, R., Suda, T. (2011). The Caring Studio Experience: An emerging educational methodology to engage nursing students in learning about caring practice. Grant funded from Sigma Theta Tau Theta Psi Chapter.
  • Grobbel, C. C., Abele, C., & Piscotty, R., Suda, T. (2011). The Caring Studio Experience: An emerging educational methodology to engage nursing students in learning about caring practice. Grant funded from Oakland University for the Faculty Research Award.
  • Abele, C. L., Grobbel, C. C., & Piscotty, R. (2010). The Caring Studio Experience: An emerging educational methodology to engage nursing students in learning about caring practice. Grant funded from Sigma Theta Tau International.

Publications

  • Grobbel, C., Piscotty, R., Holka, K., Poly-Droulard, L., and Binge, A. (2016). An assessment of personal, professional, and leadership values of nursing students: Defining a path towards becoming a caring professional. International Journal for Human Caring, 20(4), 193-196.
  • Scardillo, J., Dunn, K., & Piscotty, R. (2016). Exploring the relationship between resilience and ostomy adjustment in adults with a permanent stoma. Journal of Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing, 43(3), 274-279.
  • Piscotty, R., & Jones, L. (2016). Social media use and critical care nursing: Implications for practice. Nursing2016 Critical Care, 11(3), 1-5.
  • Mysen, K., Penprase, B., & Piscotty, R. (2016). Patient satisfaction with electronic health record use by primary care nurse practitioners. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 34(3), 116-143.
  • Piscotty, R., Vopel-Lewis, T., Lee, S., Annis, A., Lee, E., & Kalisch, B. (2016).¿Con el teléfono a mano? Enfermeras, redes sociales y atención a pacientes. Nursing (Ed. española), 33(1), 52-54. Adapted from: Hold the phone? Nurses, social media, and patient care (2016).
  • Piscotty, R., Martindell, E. & Karim, M. (2016). Nurses' self-reported social media and mobile device use in the work setting. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI), 20(1), 9-1.
  • Villasenor, S., & Piscotty, R. (2016). The current state of e-prescribing: Implications for advanced practice registered nurses. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 28(1), 54-61
  • Piscotty, R., Kalisch, B., & Gracey-Thomas, A. (2015). Impact of healthcare information technology on nursing practice. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 47(4), 287-293.
  • Piscotty, R., Kalisch, B, Gracey-Thomas, A, & Yarandi, H. (2015). Electronic nursing care reminders: Implications for nurse leaders. Journal of Nursing Administration, 45(5), 239-242.
  • Piscotty, R., Vopel-Lewis, T., Lee, S., Annis, A., Lee, E., & Kalisch, B. (2015). Hold the phone? Nurses, social media, and patient care. Nursing2015, 45(5), 64-67. This is a republication of the “To tweet or not to tweet?” (2013).
  • Oligario, G., Buch, C., & Piscotty, R. (2015). Nurses' assessment of delirium with underlying dementia in end-of-life care. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, 17(1), 16-21.
  • Piscotty, R. (2015). Technology strategies. In B. J. Kalisch (Ed.), Errors of omission: How missed nursing care imperils patients (pp. 335-376). Silver Spring, MD: American Nurses Association.
  • Piscotty, R., & Kalisch, B. (2014). Nurses' use of clinical decision support: A literature review. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 32(12), 562-568.
  • Piscotty, R., & Kalisch, B. (2014). Lost opportunities...the challenges of "missed nursing care". Nursing Management, 45(10), 40-44.
  • Piscotty, R., & Kalisch, B. (2014). The relationship between electronic nursing care reminders and missed nursing care. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 32(10), 475-481.
  • Sawyer-Martin, S., Penprase, B., & Piscotty, R. (2014). Perceptions of weight loss experience between African Americans and Caucasians: A pilot study. Obesity Surgery, 24(5), 759-764.
  • Voshall, B., Piscotty, R., Lawrence, J., & Targoz, M. (2013). Barcode medication administration workarounds: A systematic review and implications for the nurse executive. Journal of Nursing Administration, 43(10), 530-535.
  • Piscotty, R., Vopel-Lewis, T., Lee, S., Annis, A., Lee, E., & Kalisch, B. (2013). To tweet or not to tweet? Nurses, social media, and patient care. Nursing Management, 44(5), 52-53.
  • Piscotty, R., Grobbel, C., & Abele, C. (2013). Psychometric evaluation of the Nursing Quality and Safety Self-Inventory: A self-report measure of quality and safety knowledge, skills, and attitudes. Journal of Nursing Education, 52(5), 269-274.
  • Vopel-Lewis, T., Piscotty, R., Annis, A., & Kalisch, B. (2012). Empirical Review Supporting the Application of  "Pain Assessment as a Social Transaction Model" in Pediatrics Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 44(3), 446-457.
  • Piscotty, R., Grobbel, C., & Tzeng, H. (2011). Integrating quality and safety competencies into undergraduate nursing using student designed simulation. Journal of Nursing Education, 50(8), 429-436.
  • Piscotty, R. & Tzeng, H. (2011). Exploring the clinical information system implementation readiness activities to support nursing in hospital settings. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 29(11), 648-656.

Primary Teaching Areas

  • NURS 784: Information Technology Project Management
  • NDNP 807: Information Systems and Technology for the Improvement and Transformation of Health Care
  • NDNP 808: Information Systems and Technology for the Improvement and Transformation of Health Care – Practicum
  • NDNP 810: DNP Project Identification
  • NDNP 811: DNP Project Development

Academic & Professional Activities

Grant Reviewer                        
Decision Making Research Interest Group (RIG)
Midwest Nursing Research Society
2017 - Present
Alternate Governing Director ANI                
(Alliance for Nursing Informatics)
MNRS Representative
2017 - Present
Member Education Committee                
Nursing Informatics Work Group (NIWG)
American Medical Informatics Association
2016 – Present
Member Symposium Planning Committee            
Nursing Informatics Work Group (NIWG)
American Medical Informatics Association
2016 - Present
Past Co-Chair                            
Health Systems, Policy, and Informatics RIG     
Midwest Nursing Research Society
2016 – 2017
Governing Director ANI                    
(Alliance for Nursing Informatics)
MNRS Representative
2015 – 2017
Member Executive and Planning Committees        
Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics (SINI)
University of Maryland School of Nursing
2015 – Present
Abstract Reviewer                        
American Medical Informatics Association
Annual Symposium
2015 – Present
Abstract Reviewer                        
Health Systems, Policy, and Informatics RIG
Midwest Nursing Research Society
2011 – Present
Co-Chair                            
Health Systems, Policy, and Informatics RIG     
Midwest Nursing Research Society
2015 – 2016
Member                            
Membership Subcommittee
Nursing Informatics Work Group
American Medical Informatics Association
2015
Grant Reviewer                        
American Organization of Nurse Executives Foundation
2015
Co-Chair Elect
Health Systems, Policy, and Informatics RIG         
Midwest Nursing Research Society
2014 – 2015
Website Chair                            
Sigma Theta Tau Theta Psi Chapter
2011 – 2014
Editorial  
Reviewer and Member Editorial Board            
Journal of Nursing Education
2011 – Present
Reviewer and Member Editorial Board            
Computers, Informatics, Nursing
2010 – Present