Department of Nursing

Karen Phillips

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Office:   UH 354
Phone:   973-720-3406
Email:phillipsk116@wpunj.edu
Office Hours:   Posted on office door and/or by appointment.

Department: Nursing
Position: Associate Professor or Nursing and Level Coordinator UDC II and Coordinator School Nurse Program
Area Specialization: Maternal Child Nursing/ Lactation Support/Perinatal Education

Publications:

Phillips, K., Malig, K., & DePue, L. (2015).  The influence of Quiet Time on exclusive breastfeeding rates at discharge.  International Journal of Nursing Didactics, 5(7), 1-6.  

Phillips, K., Balan, R., & Manko, T. (2014). Teacher evaluation: Improving the process.  Transformative Dialogues: Teaching and Learning Journal, 7(3), 1-22.

Phillips, K. (2012). Keeping the faith: A doctoral journey. In G Rideout (Ed), Ph.D War Stories (pp 59-73). Charleston, SC: Evolution Strategies.

Balan, R., Manko, T., & Phillips, K. (2011).  Instructional improvement through professional development. Transformative Dialogue: Teaching and Learning Journal, 5(2), 1-20.

Phillips, K. (2011). First-time breastfeeding mothers: Perceptions and lived experiences with breastfeeding. International Journal of Childbirth Education, 26(3), 17-20.

Phillips, K. (2010). A phenomenological study exploring the perceptions and lived experiences of first-time breastfeeding mothers (Doctoral dissertation). 

 

Presentations:

July 24-25, 2014. International Lactation Consultant Association Conference: Phoenix, AZ.: Podium and Poster Presentation: The Influence of Quiet Time on Exclusive Breastfeeding Rates at Discharge.

June 16-18, 2014: European Regional STTI Conference, Gothenburg, Sweden: Poster Presentation: “The Development of the BREASTS Model”

April 3, 2014: WPU University Research Day: Podium Presentation: “The Influence of Quiet Time on Exclusive Breastfeeding Rates At Discharge.”

March 19, 2014: St Clare’s Hospital: Research/Certified Nurses Day: Podium Presentation: “Quiet Time: A Potential Strategy to Promote Exclusive Breastfeeding.”

November 17, 2013: STTI Biennial Conference: Podium Presentation: “The Lived Experience of First-Time Breastfeeding Mothers.”

October 1, 2012: International Organization of Social Sciences and Behavioral Research Conference: Podium Presentation: “Models for Practice: Professional Development for Improving Instruction.” Co-presented: Phillips, Balan, & Manko

October 2, 2012: International Organization of Social Sciences and Behavioral Research Conference: Podium Presentation: “Teacher Supervision and Evaluation: Improving the Process.” Co-presented: Balan, Phillips, & Manko

June 7, 2012: Central Jersey Family Health Consortium: Podium Presentation: “Improving Breastfeeding Continuation Rates: The BREASTS Model.”

November 1, 2011: STTI Biennial Conference: Podium Presentation: “A Phenomenological Study Exploring the Perceptions and Lived Experiences of First-Time Breastfeeding Mothers”

July 20, 2011: Nursing Research Council, St. Clare’s Hospital: Podium Presentation: “A Phenomenological Study Exploring the Perceptions and Lived Experiences of First-Time Breastfeeding Mothers”

April 28, 2011: Sigma Theta Tau Research Day: Poster Presentation: “A Phenomenological Study Exploring the Perceptions and Lived Experiences of First-Time Breastfeeding Mothers”

April 7, 2011: University Research Day: Podium Presentation: “A Phenomenological Study Exploring the Perceptions and Lived Experiences of First-Time Breastfeeding Mothers”

October 23, 2010: Philippine Nurses Association: Poster: “A Phenomenological Study Exploring the Perceptions and Lived Experiences of First-Time Breastfeeding Mothers”

August 10, 2010: Nestle RN Leadership Day: Podium Presentation: “A Phenomenological Study Exploring the Perceptions and Lived Experiences of First-Time Breastfeeding Mothers”

Research:

2010: A Phenomenological Study Exploring the Perceptions and Lived Experiences of First- Time Breastfeeding Mothers

2013: The Influence of Quiet Time on Exclusive Breastfeeding Rates At Discharge Morris County Chapter, Saint Clares Hospital, Denville, NJ