Pamela Lusk, DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC, FAANP

Pamela Lusk, DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC, FAANP
Clinical Associate Professor
928-830-7530
College of Nursing
Room Number: 
111
All Funding: 
Funding Source
2016- 2017
Integrating Adolescent Substance Abuse Screening, Brief Intervention and Treatment SBIRT throughout Social Work and Nursing School Education - Full Training Implementation Program
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
PI
Publications: 

Lusk, P. (2015). Invited Guest Editorial: Special Edition, Anxiety in Children and Adolescents. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing. 28(3).119-120.

Kozlowski, J., Lusk, P. & Melnyk, B. M. (2015). Pediatric nurse practitioner management of child anxiety in a rural primary care clinic with the evidence-based COPE program. Journal of Pediatric Health Care. 29(3).274-282.www.jpedhc.org

Lusk, P. (2015). Making EBP Real: A Success Story:  Improving outcomes for depressed adolescents with the brief cognitive behavioral COPE intervention delivered in 30 minute outpatient visits. In Melnyk, B.M. & Fineout-Overholt, E. (Ed). Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare (3rd Ed.)Baltimore, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Lusk P., Melnyk, B. M. & Gallagher-Ford, L. (2014). Chapter 3-Designing, implementing, evaluating and disseminating DNP exemplary capstones. In Anderson, B. & Knestrick, J. (Eds.), DNP capstone projects: Exemplars of excellence in practice. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.

Lusk, P. (2014). Clinical scholarship: Let’s share what we are doing in practice to improve outcomes. Guest Editorial (invited). Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing. 27(1).1-

Lusk, P. (2013). Section 7:  Disruptive Behaviors in Children and Adolescents. In B.M. Melnyk & P. Jensen (Eds.) Practical guide to child & adolescent mental health screening, early intervention and health promotion 2nd edition. Cherry Hill, NJ: National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP).

Lusk, P.  & Melnyk, B.M. (2013). Section 18: Brief evidence-based interventions for child and adolescent mental health disorders. In B.M. Melnyk & P. Jensen (Eds.) Practical guide to child & adolescent mental health screening, early intervention and health promotion 2nd edition. Cherry Hill, NJ: National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP).

Albury, R., Coehlo, D., Donohoe ML, Gaffney, K., Lusk, P., Van Cleve, S., Petersen-Smith, A., Keesing, H. (2013). NAPNAP Position Statement on the Integration of Mental Health Care in Pediatric Primary Care Settings. Journal of Pediatric Health Care.27:15A-16A.

Melnyk, B.M. & Lusk, P. (2013). Opportunities and challenges in treating adolescents and young adults with major depressive disorder.  Psychiatric Times. 30(9).

Melnyk, B.M., Kelly, S. & Lusk, P. (2013). Outcomes and feasibility of a manualized cognitive-behavioral skills building intervention: Group COPE in school settings for depressed and anxious adolescents. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing. 27(1). 3-13.

Lusk, P. & Melnyk, B.M. (2013). COPE for depressed and anxious teens: A brief cognitive –behavioral skills building intervention to increase access to timely, evidence-based treatment. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing. 26(1).

Lusk, P. & Melnyk, B.M. (2011). COPE for the treatment of depressed adolescents: Lessons learned from implementing an evidence-based practice change. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. 17(4), 297-309.

Lusk, P. & Melnyk, B.M. (2011). The brief cognitive-behavioral COPE intervention for depressed adolescents: Outcomes and feasibility of delivery in 30 – minute outpatient visits. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. 17 (3), 226-236.

Lusk, P. (2011). Book Review:  Your child does not have bipolar disorder, Pediatric Nursing Journal, online 2011

Lusk, P. (2010). Therapy for depressed adolescents in primary care and mental health settings. Medscape Medical News, online interview. October, 2010.

Melnyk, B.M. & Lusk, P. (2011).  Promoting Mental Health and Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors in   adolescents.  Society for Adolescent Research (online).

Education: 
Institution/LocationDegreeAttendedField of Study
Arizona State University
DNP
2009-2010
Arizona State University
PM Cert.
2000-2001
Psychiatric/ Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
MSN
Psychiatric Nursing (Child & Adolescent)
Spalding University
BSN