Susan W Blaakman, PhD, RN, NPP- BC

Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing
Susan W Blaakman

Contact Information

255 Crittenden Blvd. Box SON Rochester, NY 14642
Work: (585) 275-8849
Fax: (585) 273-1268
Email:

Education

PhD, 2011. University of Rochester School of Nursing, Rochester, NY, US

MS, 1996. University of Rochester School of Nursing, Rochester, NY, US

BS, 1993. University of Rochester School of Nursing, Rochester, NY, US

BA, 1988. SUNY Oswego, Oswego, NY, US

Experience

Consultations to Universities, Health, and Science Agencies: 6/2000 - Current. Nurse Practitioner TAR. URMC/Community (Psychiatric Mental Health ). Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 4/2011 - Current. Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing. URSON (Specialty Director Family PMHNP Program). Rochester, NY, US.

Fellowship (Pre Doctoral): 4/2009 - 4/2011. National Research Service Award. URSON (Self Determination Theory and Caregive Smoking Bans for Asthmatic Children). Rochester, NY, US.

Fellowship (Pre Doctoral): 9/2006 - 9/2008. Loretta C. Ford Pre-doctoral Fellow. URSON (Health Practice Research). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 8/2006 - Current. Research Project Nurse. URMC General Pediatrics (Pediatric Asthma/Health Behavior). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 8/2006 - Current. Research Project Nurse. URMC General Pediatrics (Pediatric Asthma/Health Behavior). Rochester, NY, US.

Licensure

Adult PMHNP/Family PMHNP (Professional Board Certification)

Research

Self-Determination Theory and Caregiver Smoking Bans for Asthmatic Children. 2009 - 2011. American Nurses Association/ANF.

Self-determination theory and caregiver smoking bans for asthmatic children. 4/2009 - 4/2011. NIH/NINR.

Publications

Blaakman, S.B., Tremblay, P.J., Halterman, J.S., Fagnano, M., & Borrelli, B.. (2013). Implementation of a community-based secondhand smoke reduction intervention for caregivers of urban children with asthma: Process evaluation, successes and challenges. . Health Education Research, 28, 141-152.

Halterman, J.S., Riekert, K., Bayer, A., Fagnano, M., Tremblay, P., Blaakman, S., & Borrelli, B. . (2011). A pilot study to enhance preventive asthma care among urban adolescents with asthma. . of Asthma, 48 (5), 523-530.

Sharp, D.L. & Blaakman, S.W. . (2010). The significance of tobacco dependence in persons with mental illness. In N. Monson (Ed.), Treating Tobacco Dependence in Persons with Mental Illness: Breaking Barriers and Implementing Changes. American Psychiatric Nurses Association Counseling Points. .

Halterman, J.S., Borrelli, B., Conn, K.M., Tremblay, P., & Blaakman, S.. (2010). Motivation to quit smoking among parents of urban children with asthma. Patient Education and Counseling, 79, 152-155.

Sharp, D., Bellush, N., Evinger, J., Blaakman, S., & Williams, G. . (2009). Intensive tobacco dependence intervention with persons challenged by mental illness: Manual for nurses. American Psychiatric Nurses Association Tobacco Dependence Resource Center.

Sharp, D.L., & Blaakman, S. W. . (2009). A review of research by nurses regarding tobacco dependence and mental health. In L. Sarna & S. Bialous (Eds.) . Annual Review of Nursing Research, 27, 297-318.

Sharp, D. L., Cole, R. E., Kourofsky, C. E., & Blaakman, S. W. . (2009). Intervening with youth who engage in fire-setting. In K. Geldard (Ed.). Practical Interventions for Young People at Risk, 102-112.

Sharp, D. L., Blaakman, S.W., Cole, R. E., & Evinger, J. . (2009). Report from a national tobacco dependence survey of psychiatric nurses. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 15, 172-181.

Sharp, D. L., & Blaakman, S. W. . (2009). Report from the APNA Tobacco Dependence Council. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 15, 412-414.

Cole, R., Crandall, R., Kourofsky, C. E., Sharp, D., Blaakman, S.W., & Cole, E. . (2006). Juvenile Firesetting: A Community Guide to Prevention and Intervention..

Sharp, D. L., Blaakman, S.W., Cole, R. E., & Cole, E. C. . (2006). Evidence-based multidisciplinary strategies for working with children who set fires. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nursing Association, 11, 329-337.

Presentations

Tobacco Dependence Council Interactive Panel.
APNA

Motivating health behavior change in the school health office.
Rochester City School District

Embracing change: Using the theory of structural empowerment to develop a family psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner curriculum.
APNA

Building skills: A workshop designed to help you intervene effectively with your patients who smoke.
APNA

Asthma medication adherence among urban teens: Barriers, facilitators, and experiences with school-based care.
Strong Children's Research Center

Occupy Well Street: A call for interprofessional action for kids diagnosed with depression.
Regional Conference, Sigma Theta Tau Epsilon Xi Chapter

How to go smoke-free.
Behavioral Health Teleconference, Smoking Cessation Leadership Center/St. Francis Medical Center

Self-determination theory and caregiver smoking bans for asthmatic.
Scientific Symposium, NINR

A pilot study to enhance preventive asthma care among urban adolescents with asthma.
Pediatric Academic Societies

Preliminary results of an asthma education and secondhand smoke reduction program to prevent respiratory illness among premature infants.
Pediatric Academic Societies

Caregiver characteristics and smoking bans for asthmatic children.
State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research

Self-determination theory and caregiver smoking bans for asthmatic children.
Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science

Awards

Nursing Award.
Rochester Academy of Medicine, 2013

Eight & Forty Respiratory Nurses Scholarship.
American Legion, 2010

Janssen Student Scholar.
American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 2009

American Nurses Foundation Presidential Scholar Award.
American Nurses Association, 2009

Memberships

Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, Member; Epsilon Xi Chapter Board Member

American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Member; Tobacco Dependence Council Co-Chair

NONPF, Member

Community Service

Pittsford Mendon HS, Families Advocating Music Education Co-President

Global Friendships, Spanish Exchange Student Host

Odyssey of the Mind, Region 14 Parent Volunteer/Coach

APNA, Tobacco Dependence Council Co-chair/Volunteer

Meadowgate Neighborhood Association, Block Captain

American Red Cross, Disaster Mental Health Specialist

Mendon Musicals/Drama, Parent Volunteer/Coordinator

Pittsford Mendon HS, Health & Safety Committee