Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
- Pediatric Primary Care
- Primary Care of Children with Chronic Conditions
- Pediatric Health Assessment
- Professional Development for the Advanced Practice Nurse: Leadership, Negotiation
- Nursing Theory
- Families of Children Who Are Technology Dependent
- Children with Chronic Illness
- Normalization and Family Functioning In Families of Children with Chronic Conditions
- Resourcefulness Training as an Intervention for Mothers of Children who are Technology-Dependent
- Resourcefulness Intervention for Mothers of Technology-Dependent Children NINR (V. Toly, PI) 9/19/17-8/31/19
- Pilot Project Principal Investigator, Funded 8/1/16- 7/31/18 P30 NR 015326-03 NIH/NINR (Moore, PI). “The Effects of Resourcefulness Training Intervention and Decentering on Self-Management of Stress in Caregivers of Children with Complex Chronic Conditions Dependent on Lifesaving Medical Technology: A Pilot Study”. In P30 SMART Center II: Brain-Behavior Connection in Self-Management Science.
- Principal Investigator, "Mothers Caring for Technology-Dependent Neonates." Funded by Sigma Theta Tau International 11/1/15 – 10/31/16.
- Principal Investigator, "Families of Children Who Are Technology Dependent." Funded by Society of Pediatric Nurses (April 2008- April 2009), Alpha Mu Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, FPB School of Nursing Alumni Association
- Principal Investigator, "Families of Children who are Technology Dependent: A Follow-up." Funded by Sigma Theta Tau International (June 1, 2008- May 31, 2009)
Awards and Honors
MNRS Family Research Interest Group Early Investigator Award
Society of Pediatric Nurses New Researcher Award of Excellence
Commendation for commitment to patients and leadership in the field of pediatric nursing
Pediatric Nursing Certification Board
Certificate of Excellence, First Place Research Poster Award, “Families of Children who are Technology Dependent”,
19th Annual Society of Pediatric Nurses Convention,
Grand Prize Award Graduate Student Poster Contest, “Families of Children who are Technology Dependent”,
First Place Research Poster Award, “Families of Children who are Technology Dependent”
29th Annual National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Conference
- Musil, C. M., Zauszniewski, J. A., Burant, C., Toly, V. B., & Warner, C. (2016). Evaluating an online resourcefulness training intervention pilot test using six critical parameters. The International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 82, 117-135. DOI: 10.1177/0091415015623552
- Toly, V. B., Musil, C. M., Beida, A., Barnett, K., Dowling, D., & Sattar, A. Neonates and infants discharged home dependent on medical technology: Characteristics and outcomes. Advances in Neonatal Care. 2016 Oct;16(5):379-389.
- Toly, V. B., Blanchette, J. E., Musil, C. M., & Zauszniewski, J. A. (2016). Journaling as reinforcement for the resourcefulness training intervention in mothers of technology-dependent children. Applied Nursing Research, 32, 269-274. DOI: 10.1016/j.apnr.2016.08.005.
- Musil, C. M., Givens, S. E., Jeanblanc, A. B., Zauszniewski, J. A., Warner, C. B. & Toly, V. B. Grandmothers and self-management of depressive symptoms. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 31, 234-240. DOI 10.1016/j.apnu.2016.11.008.
- Toly, V. B., Blanchette, J. E., Sikorski, S., Musil, C. M., & Al Hamed, A. Maternal perspectives of well siblings’ adjustment to family life with a technology-dependent child, Journal of Family Nursing. 2017 Aug;23(3):392-417. doi: 10.1177/1074840717721705.
- Musil, C. M., Rice, H., Singer, M., Givens, S. E., Warner, C. B., Burant, C., Toly, V. B., & Jeanblanc, A. B. Grandchildren’s depressive symptoms and perceptions of family functioning: Protective and influencing factors. Western Journal of Nursing Research. 2017 Jul 1:193945917721017. doi: 10.1177/0193945917721017.
- Musil, C. M., Zauszniewski, J. A., Burant, C., Toly, V. B., & Warner, C. (2016). Evaluating an online resourcefulness training intervention pilot test using six critical parameters. The International Journal of Aging and Human Development. 2015 Dec;82(1):117-35. doi: 10.1177/0091415015623552. Epub 2016 Jan 6. PMID: 26738997
- Toly, V. B., & Musil, C. M. (2015). Factors related to depressive symptoms in mothers of technology-dependent children. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 36, 518-527. DOI: 10.3109/ 01612840.2015.1009662.
- Green, A., Gance-Cleveland, B., Smith, A., Toly, V. B., Ely, E., & McDowell, B. M. (2014). Charting the course of pediatric nursing research: The SPN Delphi study. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 29, 401-409.
- Toly, V. B., Musil, C. M., & Zauszniewski, J. A. (2014). Resourcefulness training intervention: A promising approach to improve mental health of mothers with technology-dependent children. Appl Nurs Res, 27(1), 87-90. doi: 10.1016/j.apnr.2013.11.003
- Toly, V. B., Musil, C. M., & Carl, J. C. (2012). Families with children who are technology-dependent: Normalization and family functioning. Western Journal of Nursing Research. 34, 52-71. DOI: 10.1177/0193945910389623.
- Toly, V. B., Musil, C. M., & Carl, J. C. (2012). A longitudinal study of families with technology-dependent children. Research in Nursing & Health, 35, 40-54.
Doctor of Nursing Science
Case Western Reserve University
Master of Science
Nursing Care of Children
Case Western Reserve University
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Kent State University
Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital School of Nursing
Residencies, Internships and Fellowships
NIH T32 Nurse Scientist Training Program
- Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nursing Certification Board, Certification #90011