Linda Piacentine, Ph.D., RN, APRN-BC

Linda Piacentine
Linda Piacentine, Ph.D., RN, APRN-BCMarquette University

Clark Hall, 339

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-5696

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Highest Degree

Ph.D., Marquette University

 

Courses Taught

  • NURS 1002 - Dimensions of the Nursing Profession in the Jesuit Tradition
  • NURS 4700 - Nursing Care of the Acutely Ill Adult-Theory
  • NURS 5700 - Nursing Concepts and Interventions for the Care of Adults/Older Adults II -Theory
  • NURS 5964 – Nursing Care for Patients with Acute Conditions - Practicum
  • HEAL 6825 - Quality and Patient Safety in Health Care

Research Interests

My program of research focuses on symptom management in cancer and neurological diseases.  My current research studies include motivation to exercise in cancer survivors and multiple sclerosis patients.

Professional Affiliations

  • Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science
  • Midwest Nursing Research Society
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Delta Gamma at-Large Chapter
  • Oncology Nursing Society
  • American Nurses Association
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Certifications

  • Acute Care Nurse Practioner-Board Certified (ACNP-BC)

Selected Publications

Robinson, K.M., Piacentine, L.B., Waltke, L.J., Ng, A.V., Tjoe, J.A. (2016). Survivors speak: A qualitative analysis of motivational factors influencing breast cancer survivors in a sprint distance triathlon. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 1-2, 247-256, doi: 10.1111/jocn.13067

Piacentine, L. B., Miller, J.F., Haberlein, S., & Bloom, A.S. (2016). Perceived cognitive changes with chemotherapy for breast cancer: A pilot study. Applied Nursing ResearchPublished online: April 09, 2015. doi.org/10.1016/j.apnr.2015.03.015

Piacentine, L. B. (2013). Spirituality, religiosity, depression, anxiety and drug-use consequences during methadone maintenance therapy. WJNR, 35(6), 794-813. doi: 10.1177/0193945913479452

Piacentine, L. B. Spirituality, religiosity, depression, anxiety and drug-use consequences during methadone maintenance therapy. WJNR, 35(6), 794-813. doi: 10.1177/0193945913479452

Amen, S.L., Piacentine, L.B., Ahmad, M.E., Li, S-J., Mantsch, J.R., Risinger, R.C., & Baker, D.A. (2011).  Repeated N-acetyl cysteine reduces cocaine seeking in rodents and craving in rocaine-dependent humans.  Neuropsychopharmacology, 36, 871-878. Doi:10.1038/npp.2010.226

Piacentine, L. (2010). Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. In: Bader, M. & Littlejohns, L. (eds.); AANN Core Curriculum for Neuroscience Nursing (5th ed.) AANN: Glenview, IL.

Miller, J.F., Piacentine, L.B., & Weiss, M. (2008). Coping difficulties after hospitalization. Clinical Nursing Research, 17(4), 278-296.

Kufahl, P., Li, Z., Risinger, R., Rainey, C., Piacentine, L., Wu, G., Bloom, A., Yang, Z. Li, S-J. (2008). Expectation modulates human brain responses to acute cocaine: A functional magnetic resonance imaging study, Biological Psychiatry, 63: 222-230.

Weiss, M. E., Piacentine, L.B., Lokken, L., Ancona, J., Archer, J., Gresser, S., Holmes, S.B., Toman, S., Toy, A., Vega-Stomberg, T. (2007). Perceived readiness for hospital discharge in adult medical-surgical patients. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 21(1), 31-42.

Weiss, M. E., Piacentine, L.B., (2006). Psychometric properties of the Readiness for Hospital Discharge Scale, Journal of Nursing Measurement, 14(3), 163-180.

Liu, H., Rainey, C., Lauer, K.K., Piacentine, L., Bloom, A., Risinger, R., Ward, B.D., Stein, E., & Li, S-J. (2006). Peripheral blood pressure changes induced by dobutamine do not alter BOLD signals in the human brain. NeuroImage, 30:745-752.

Piacentine, L. (2004). Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Causalgia) In: Bader, M. & Littlejohns, L. (eds.); Core Curriculum for Neuroscience Nursing (4th ed.) Saunders: Missouri.

Honors and Awards

2009 Outstanding Graduate Student Award-Delta Gamma Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau (Marquette University, 2009)

Grants

2014 Marquette Committee on Research, Summer Faculty Fellowship & Committee on Research Regular Research Grant: Exercise Effects on a Symptom Cluster and Physical Fitness in Breast Cancer Patients Beginning Treatment, PI: L. Piacentine

2013 American Cancer Society, Effects of Triathlon Training on Women Breast Cancer Survivors. PI: A. Ng; Co-investigators, K. Robinson. & L. Piacentine