Anita Jablonski, PhD, RN

PhD, Michigan State University
MSN, Wayne State University
BSN, Grand Valley State University

Professor
Chair, Faculty Assembly

Phone: (206) 296-5679

Building/Room: Garrand 410

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Areas of Interest

End-stage renal disease, symptom management, pain in elderly nursing home residents

Research Projects

Co-Investigator. (Beginning 6/08-projected ending 12/31/09). Nursing Home Pain Management Algorithm Clinical Trial. Subaward of National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Nursing Research grant No. R01 NR009100-01. PI Mary Ersek, PhD, RN, FAAN, Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA.

Publications

Refereed Journals

Ersek, M., Polissar, N., Du Pen, A., Jablonski, A., Herr, K., & Neradilek, M. Addressing methodological challenges in implementing the nursing home pain management algorithm randomized controlled trial. Clinical Trials. Advance online publication. doi: 10.11177/1740774512454243.

Jablonski, A., Clyman, J., Jacobson, D., & Feldt, K. (2012). The Washington State Death with Dignity Act: A survey of nurses knowledge and implications for practice. Part 1. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, 14, 45-52.

Clyman, J., Jacobson, D., Jablonski, A, & Feldt, K. (2012). The Washington State Death with Dignity Act: A survey of nurses knowledge and implications for practice. Part 2. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, 14, 141-148.

Jablonski, A., DuPen, A., & Ersek, M., (2011). Use of evidence-based algorithms to assess and manage persistent pain in older adults. American Journal of Nursing, 11(3), 34-43.

Jablonski, A., & Ersek, M. (2009). Nursing home staff adherence to evidence-based pain management practices. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 35(7), 28-34.

Jablonski, A. (2008). Palliative care: Misconceptions that limit access for patients with chronic renal disease. Seminars in Dialysis, 21, 206-209

Jablonski, A. (2007). The multidimensional characteristics of symptoms reported by end-stage renal disease patients on hemodialysis. Nephrology Nursing Journal, 34, 29-37.

Jablonski, A., Gift, A., & Cook, K. (2007). Adaptation of the Memorial Symptom Assessment Scale for use with patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 29, 845-863.

Jablonski, A. (January/February 2007). Level of symptom relief and the need for palliative care in the hemodialysis population. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, 9, 50-58.

Jablonski, A. (2005). The symptom experience of patients with end stage renal disease on hemodialysis [Abstract]. Nephrology Nursing Journal, 32, 137.

Jablonski, A., & Wyatt, G. (2005). A model for identifying barriers to effective symptom management at the end of life. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, 7(1), 1-14.

Gift, A. G., Jablonski, A., Stommel, M., & Given, C. (2004). Symptom clusters in elderly patients with lung cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum, 31, 203-210.

Gift, A., G., Stommel, M., Jablonski, A., & Given, C. (2003). A cluster of symptoms over time in patients with lung cancer. Nursing Research, 52, 393-400.

Jablonski, A. (2003). The illness trajectory of end stage renal disease patients on dialysis. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice, 18, 51-72.

Scholarly Activities

Scientific Papers and Presentations: Refereed

Jablonski, A. “Adequacy of symptom management in the hemodialysis population” presented at the Southern Nursing Research Society Annual Meeting 2007 Galveston, Texas, February 2007 (podium presentation).

Gift, A., & Jablonski, A. “Adaptation of the Memorial Symptom Assessment Scale for use with patients with chronic obstructive lung disease” presented at the American Thoracic Society 2005 San Diego International Conference, May 2005 (poster presentation).

Jablonski, A. “The symptom experience of end-stage renal disease patients on hemodialysis” presented at the American Nephrology Nurses Association 36th National Symposium, April 19, 2005 (podium presentation).

Jablonski, A. “The symptom experience of end-stage renal disease patients on hemodialysis” presented at the Western Institute of Nursing 37th Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference, April 23, 2004 (podium presentation).

Jablonski, A., Gift, A., Given, C. W., & Given, B. “The Theory of Unpleasant Symptoms: A test of the model in a sample of newly diagnosed lung cancer patients. Midwest Nursing Research Society, Grand Rapids Michigan, April 6, 2003 (poster).

Jablonski, A., Gift, A., Stommel, M., & Given, C. W. “Relationship among symptom clusters, symptom severity, and perceived limitations for newly diagnosed lung cancer patients. Midwest Nursing Research Society, Chicago IL March 2, 2002 (poster).

Scientific Papers and Presentations: Non-refereed or Invited

Jablonski, A. “The symptom experience of patients with end-stage renal disease on hemodialysis: Is there a need for palliative care” presented at Michigan State University End of Life: Center of Excellence monthly seminar, East Lansing Michigan, March 17, 2004.