Judith F. Karshmer

Judith F. Karshmer, PhD, PMHCNS-BC

Dean and Professor

Advanced Practice Nurse


B.S.N., University of Iowa

Beal, J., Alt-While, A., Erickson, J., Everett, L., Fleshner, I., Karshmer, J., Swider, S., Gale, S. (2012) Academic Practice Partnerships: A National Dialogue. Journal of Professional Nursing, 28 (6) 327-332.
Everett, L., Bowers, B., Beal, J., White, Alt-White, A., Erickson, J., Gale, S., Gergely, S., Flishern, I., Karshmer, J., Swider, S. (2012) Academic-Practice Partnerships Fuel Future Success. Journal of Nursing Administration, 42 (12) 554-556.    
Karshmer, J. (2012) Is a Clinical Experience in Maternal Child Health Critical to the Education of Baccalaureate Nursing Students? 2nd Opinion. The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 37 (6) 358-9.
Karshmer, J. (2010) Leadership for Academic-Service Partnerships: A Mandate for the Profession. Nurse Leader, 8 (2) 52-55.

Seed, M., Torkelson, D., Karshmer, J. (2009) The Clinical Nurse Leader: Helping Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses Transform their Practice. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 47 (10), 8-9.

Karshmer, J., Seed, D., Torkelson, D. (2009) The Clinical Nurse Leader: How will the role affect psychiatric Nursing ? Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 47 (10) 8-9.

MacIntyre, R., Murray, T., Teel, C., & Karshmer, J. (2009). Five Recommendations for Pre-Licensure Clinical Nursing Education. Journal of Nursing Education, 48 (8), 447-453.

Hales, A., Karshmer, J., Williams, J, Mann, J., Robbins, L. (2004) Preparing for prescriptive privileges: A standard for the psychiatric-mental health preceptorship. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care. 40 (3): 93-103.

Hales, A., Karshmer, J., Montes-Sandoval, L., Glasscock, F., Summers, L., & Williams, J. (2003) The role of the CNS in the public school, Clinical Nurse Specialist: The Journal for Advanced Nursing Practice. 17 (2): 95-100.

Klassen, P., Karshmer, J., & Lile, J. (2002) Research-based practice: Applying the standard in nursing education. Journal of Nursing Education. 41, 121 - 124.

Summers, L., Williams, J. & Karshmer, J. (2001) Integrated behavioral health: A nurse practitioner -Clinical nurse specialist cooperative. The 2001 Sourcebook for Advanced Practice Nurse. 20-22.

Koenes, S, & Karshmer, J. (2000) Depression: A comparison study between blind and sighted adolescents. Issues in Mental Health Nursing 21, 1 - 12.

Ford, T., Karshmer, J., Hales, A. (2000) Using standards of Practice and key clinical points for teaching psychiatric-mental health nursing. Nurse Educator, 25 (3) 28-23.

Hales, A., Karshmer, J., Montes-Sandoval, L., & Fiszbein, A. (1998) Preparing for prescriptive privileges: A CNS-physician collaborative model. Clinical Nurse Specialist: The Journal for Advance Nursing Practice, 12 (2) 73-81.

Karshmer, J. & Hales, A. (1997) The role of the psychiatric CNS in the emergency department. Clinical Nurse Specialist: The Journal for Advanced Nursing Practice, 11 (6) 264-268.

Karshmer, J. & Karshmer, A. (1995) Hand-held computing in the patient care setting: A pilot project. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 19, 7 - 11.

Borges, W, Karshmer, J., Summers, L., and (1995) Psychiatric emergency service: A model for nursing consultation. Journal of Nursing Administration, 25 (1), 31-38.

Karshmer, J. (1993) Patient care blueprints: An innovation for comprehensive patient care management. Nursing Professional Reports, Department of Nursing, New Mexico State University.

Karshmer, J. (1992) Nine Rules of Thumb to Make Communications Work. Nursing Management, 23 (11), 80I-80P.

Karshmer, J. (1991) Expert nursing diagnoses the link between nursing care plans and patient classification systems. Journal of Nursing Administration, 21 (1), 31-39.

Karshmer, J. (1990) Student Developed Nursing Care Plans: A Doomed Educational Expectation. Accepted for publication in Nursing Outlook. (To appear in either Nursing Outlook or Nursing and Health Care.)

Karshmer, J.,(1990) Just say yes. Nursing '90, November, 124-128.

Karshmer, J., (1982) Rules of thumb: Hints for the psychiatric nursing student. Journal of Psychiatric Nursing and Mental Health Services, 20 (3), 25-29.

Karshmer, J., Kornfeld-Jacobs, G., & Carr, A. (1980) Causal attributions: Bias in the nurse-patient relationship. Journal of Psychiatric Nursing and Mental Health Services, 18 (5), 25-30.

Berger, S., Carli, L., Hammersla. K, Karshmer, J., & Sanchez, M. (1979) Motoric and symbolic mediation in observational learning. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 37 (5), 735-746.

Karshmer, J., (1978) The application of social learning theory to aggression. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, 16 (5-6), 223-227.

LaMonica, E., & Karshmer, J. (1978) Empathy: Educating nurses in professional practice. Journal of Nursing Education, 17 (2), 3-11.

Kornfeld-Jacobs, G., & Karshmer, J. (1977) A collaborative model for university teaching education and agency staff development. Journal of Psychiatric Nursing and Mental Health Services, 1977, 15 (11), 15-22.

Karshmer, J. (1974) Simulations and games as growth group experiences. NBS Publication #395, Simulation and Gaming, June, 312-315.

Book Chapters

Karshmer, J. (1989) Human sexuality. In Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing - The Therapeutic Use of Self. L. Birckhead (Ed.) Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 549-566.

Karshmer, J. (1988) Health Schemata: Development and Expectancy Effects. Doctoral Dissertation. Las Cruces, NM: New Mexico State University.


Karshmer, J., Lile, J., Klassen, P. (1998) Research Based Skills Manuals. (Comprehensive, research-based teaching manuals, including: handwashing, vital signs (temperature, respiration, blood pressure) wound care, dressing change, NG tubes, indwelling catheters, application of heat and cold, restraints, backrub, IM injections, positioning, ROM, isolation techniques and universal precautions]. Las Cruces, NM: New Mexico State University, Department of Nursing.

Karshmer, J. (1989) Nursing diagnoses based patient classification system. Guidelines for Nursing Practice. LasCruces, NM: Mesilla Valley Hospital Practice Standards.

Karshmer, J. (1988) Psychiatric Nursing - A practical approach. An eight-part video course for psychiatric nursing staff development used for orientation training at the Mesilla Valley Hospital (Las Cruces, NM) and affiliate hospitals.