Ronald L. Hickman, Jr., PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, FAAN

Ronald L. Hickman.

Contact

Email: rlh4@case.edu

Phone: 216.368.2147

 

Associate Professor in the School of Nursing; Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Research Interests

  • Decision-making under risk and uncertainty
  • Evaluation of decision support interventions
  • Health services utilization of the acutely/chronically critically ill
  • Advanced statistical methods

Research Projects

  • Hickman, R. (2010-2012). DECISION: A pilot study of a decision counseling intervention. National Institutes of Health (NIH), Cleveland Translational Science Collaborative (CTSC), KL2 Internal Grant. Role: Principal Investigator
  • Hickman, R., & Lipson A. (2010-2011). Readiness to Establish Advance Directives (READi) Trial. University Center for Aging and Health, President's Initiative and MacGregor Foundation Fund. Role: Principal Investigator
  • Clochesy, J., Hickman, R., Dolansky, M., Montenegro, H., Noeller, T., et al. (2009-2011). Electronic Self-Management Intervention to Reduce Health Disparities (eSMART-HD). NIH, National Institute for Minority Health and Health Disparities. 1RC2MD004760. Role: Co-Investigator
  • Hickman, R. (2009-2010). Exploring the Consequences and Perceptions of Complex Treatment Decisions. NIH, CTSC, KL2 Internal Grant. Role: Principal Investigator
  • Hickman, R. (2008-2009). Decisional Consequences in Recipients of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators. American Nurses Foundation. Role: Principal Investigator

Training Projects

  • Clinical Research Loan Repayment. Hickman, R. (2011-2013). Extramural Clinical Research Loan Repayment Award. NIH, National Center for Research Resources. Role: Recipient
  • Postdoctoral Career Development and Training. Davis, P., & Rudick, R. (2008-2012). Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Training Program
  • (MCRTP-KL2), a component of the Clinical and Translational Collaborative. NIH, National Center for Research Resources, (1KL2RR024990). Role: Clinical Research Scholar
  • Predoctoral Career Development and Training. Daly, B., & Hickman, R. (2006-2008). Promoting Diversity in Health Related Research Supplement. NIH, National Institute of Nursing Research, (NR08941). Role: Co-Investigator

Education Interests

  • Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Acute and Critical Care Nursing
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Simulation and use of innovative educational technology

Educational Background

  • 2000 BA, Biological Science, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
  • 2002 Certificate of Professional Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
  • 2006 MSN, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
  • 2008 PhD, Nursing Science, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

Publications

  • Hickman, R. L. (2016). Evidence-Based Review and Discussion Points. American Journal of Critical Care, 25(3), 220-1. doi: 10.4037/ajcc2016154 
  • Hickman, R. L., Daly, B. J., Clochesy, J., O'Brien, J., Leuchtag, M. (2016). Leveraging the Lived Experience of Surrogate Decision Makers of the Seriously Ill to Develop a Decision Support Intervention. Applied Nursing Research, 30, 67-9. doi: 10.1016/j.apnr.2015.10.012.
  • Hickman, Jr, R. L., Clochesy, J., Alaamri, M. (2016). Validation of an Interaction Model of Health Behavior among Adults with Hypertension. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 38(7), 874-92. doi: 10.1177/0193945916628864. 
  • Pignatiello, G., & Hickman, R. L. (2015). Academic Success. In M. Smith, J. Fitzpatrick, & R. Carpenter, (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Nursing. New York: Springer Publishing.
  • Hickman, R. L., & Pignatiello, G. (2015). High Risk Students. In M. Smith, J. Fitzpatrick, & R. Carpenter, (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Nursing. New York: Springer Publishing.
  • Hickman, R. L. (2015). Evidence-Based Review and Discussion Points. American Journal of Critical Care, 24(5), 385-6.
  • Clochesy, J., Gittner, L., Hickman, R. L., & Floersch, J. (2015). Wait, Won't! Want: Barriers Perceived by Medically and Socially Disenfranchised Communities. Journal of Health and Human Services, 38(2), 147-214.
  • Hickman, R. L. (2015). Evidence-Based Review and Discussion Points. American Journal of Critical Care, 24(4), 358-9.
  • Clochesy, J., Buchner, M., Hickman, R. L., & Znamenak, K. (2015). Creating Serious Games for Health. Journal of Health and Human Services Adminstration, 38(2), 174-214.
  • Pinto, M. D., Hickman, R. L., & Thomas, T. L. (2015). Stigma Scale for Receiving Psychological Help (SSRPH): An Examination Among Adolescent Girls. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 37(12):1644-61.  doi: 10.1177/0193945914543954.
  • Hickman, R. L. (2015). Evidence-based review and discussion points. American Journal of Critical Care, 24(6), 512-3.
  • Hickman, R. L., Clochesy, J., Burant, C. J., & Pignatiello, G. (2015). Impact of a serious of game for health on chronic disease self-management among adults with hypertension. Journal of Health and Human Services Adminstration, 38(2), 253-75.
  • Clochesy, J., Buchner, M., Hickman, R. L., Pinto, M. D., & Znamenak, K. (2015). Creating a serious game for health. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, 38(2), 162-73.
  • Clochesy, J., Dolansky, M., Hickman, Jr, R. L., & Gittner, L. S. (2015). Enhancing communication between patients and healthcare providers: SBAR3. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, 38(2), 237-52.
  • Lelli, V., Hickman, R. L., Savrin, C. L., & Petersen, R. (2015). Retail Clinics Versus Traditional Primary Care: Employee Satisfaction Guaranteed. Journal of Advanced Nursing Practice, 27(9), 514-20. doi: 10.1002/2327-6924.12220.
  • Hickman, R. L. (2015). Evidence-Based Review and Discussion Points. American journal of Critical Care, 24(5), 385-6.
  • Hickman, R. L. (2015). Comments on: Pressure Ulcer Incidence in Patients Wearing Nasal-Oral Versus Full-Face Noninvasive Ventilation Masks. American Journal of Critical Care, 24(4), 358-9.
  • Hickman, R. L. (2015). Evidence-Based Review and Discussion Points. American Journal of Critical Care, 24(4), 358-9.
  • Wright, K. D., Hickman, R. L., & Laudenslager, M. L. (2015). Hair Cortisol Analysis: A Promising Biomarker of HPA Activation in Older Adults. The Gerontologist, 55 (Suppl 1), S140-5. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnu174.
  • Hickman, R. L. (2015). Evidence-Based Review and Discussion Points. American Journal of Critical Care, 24(3), 225-6.
  • Pinto, M. D., Greenblatt, A. M., Hickman, R. L., Rice, H. M., Thomas, T. L., & Clochesy, J. (2016). Assessing the Critical Parameters of eSMART-MH: A Promising Avatar-Based Digital Therapeutic Intervention to Reduce Depressive Symptoms. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care. 52(3):157-68. doi: 10.1111/ppc.12112
  • Hickman, R. L. (2015). Evidence-Based Review and Discussion Points. American Journal of Critical Care, 24(2), 128-9.
  • Hickman, R. L. (2015). Evidence-based review and discussion points. American journal of critical care: An official publication, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, 24(1), 13-4.
  • Hickman, R., Daly, B., & Lee, E. (2012). Decisional conflict and regret: consequences of surrogate decision making for the chronically critically ill. Applied Nursing Research.
  • Hickman, R., Daly, B., Douglas, S., Burant, C. (2012). Exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis of the Critical Care Family Satisfaction Survey. Western Journal of Nursing Research, [Epub ahead of print].
  • Hickman, R., Daly, B., Douglas, S., & Clochesy, J. (2010). Informational coping style and depressive symptoms in family decision makers. American Journal of Critical Care, 19, 410-420.
  • Hickman, R., & Douglas, S. (2010). Impact of chronic critical illness on the psychological outcomes of family members. AACN Advanced Critical Care. 21, 1, 80–91.
  • Daly, B., Douglas, S., O'Toole, E., Gordon, N., Hejal, R., Rowbottom, J., Garland, A., Lilly, C., Wiencek, C., & Hickman, R. (2010). Effectiveness trial of an intensive communication structure for families of the chronically critically ill. CHEST, 138, 6, 1340-1348.
  • Douglas, S., Daly, B., O'Toole, E., & Hickman, R. (2010). Depression among white and nonwhite caregivers of the chronically critically ill. Journal of Critical Care;25, 2, e-11-e-19.

 

 

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