Gail Armstrong

  • Professor, School of Nursing
  • Assistant Dean of the DNP Program

Education

  • M.A., 1987, Georgetown University
  • N.D., 1995, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
  • D.N.P., 2010, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
  • M.S., 2010, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
  • Ph.D., 2016, Vanderbilt University
  • Certifications:

    • ACNS-BC, RN, CNE

Publications

Selected publications

  • Armstrong, G., & Sherwood, G. (2019). Chapter 43: Patient Safety. In Concepts-Based Nursing. 3rd Ed. Jean Giddens, editor. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.
  • Armstrong, G.E. (2019). QSEN Safety Competency: The Key ingredient is just culture.  Journal of Continuing Education for Nurses. 
  • Armstrong, GE. (2019). Quality and safety education for nurses teamwork and collaboration competency: Empowering nurses. Journal of Continuing Education for Nurses, 50(6): 252-255.
  • Armstrong, G.E, & Sables-Baus, S. (2019) Leadership and improving processes: Application to the DNP. New York: Springer Publishing
  • Ogrinc, G., Armstrong, GE, Dolansky, M., Singh, M., & Davies, L. (2019). SQUIRE-EDU (Standards for Quality Improvement Reporting Excellence in Education): Publication guidelines for educational quality improvement. Academic Medicine, April 16, doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000002750.
  • Altmiller, G., & Armstrong, G.E. (2017). 2017 National quality and safety education for nurses faculty survey results. Nurse Educator 42(55): S3-S7.
  • Armstrong, G.E., Dietrich, M., Norman, L., Barnsteiner, J., & Mion, L. (2017). Development and psychometric analysis of a nurses’ attitude and skills safety scale: Initial results. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 32(2): E3-E10.
  • Armstrong, G.E., Dietrich, M., Norman, L., Barnsteiner, J., & Mion, L. (2017). Nurses’ perceived skills and attitude about updated safety concepts: Impact on medication administration errors and practices. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 32(3): 226-233.
  • Armstrong, G., & Sherwood, G. (2017). Chapter 2: Reflection and Mindful Practice: A Means to Quality and Safety. In Reflective Practice: A Framework for Engaging Learners in Education and Practice. 2nd Ed. Editors: Gwen Sherwood and Sara Horton-Deutsch, Sigma Theta Tau Press.
  • Batalden, M., Batalden, P., Margolis, P., Seid, M., Armstrong, G., Opipari-Arrigan, L., & Hartung, H. (2015). Coproduction of healthcare services. British Medical Journal. Sept. 16,  doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2015-004315

Publications

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