Dean and Professor
Cowell Hall 1st Floor
Telephone: (415) 422-2025
Fax: (415) 422-6877
B.S.N., University of Iowa; M.S.N., Rutgers University; M.S., University of Massachusetts; Ph.D., New Mexico State University.
Clinical Specialist in Adult Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing, America Nurses Credential Center, 1996 - Present
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Review Committee; 2010 - Current
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Program Evaluator - Team Chair; 1998 - Current
Western Association of School and Colleges (WASC), Site Visitor, 2010 - Current
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Program Evaluator - Team Leader; 1994-1999
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.
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., 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.