Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Jones began her nursing career working in the University of Kentucky Emergency Department, a Level I trauma center. She completed her PhD in Nursing in 2015 with a focus on outcomes associated with use of older stored blood in patients with major trauma. She is certified as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult Acute Care, and in Patient Blood Management. Dr. Jones is actively involved in the Stop the Bleed campaign through her connections with the UAB trauma team, and is a certified Stop The Bleed instructor. For more information on Stop the Bleed training, please contact uabstb@uab.edu. Dr. Jones currently serves as Co-Director of the BSN Honors Program.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2018 Improving Transition to Practice: Integration of ACLS into a Baccalaureate Nursing ProgramJournal of Nursing Education2018
    2018 Older blood is associated with increased mortality and adverse events in massively transfused trauma patients: secondary analysis of the PROPPR trialAnnals of Emergency Medicine2018
    2018 Improving Transition to Practice: Integration of ACLS into a Baccalaureate Nursing ProgramJournal of Nursing Education2018
    2018 Using text messages to promote health in African-Americans: #HeartHealthyandCancerFree*Ethnicity and Health.  23:307-320. 2018
    2018 Packed red blood cell transfusion in older adults: A systematic reviewJournal of Gerontological Nursing.  44:39-46. 2018
    2018 Older Blood Is Associated With Increased Mortality and Adverse Events in Massively Transfused Trauma Patients: Secondary Analysis of the PROPPR TrialAnnals of Emergency Medicine2018
    2017 From Donor to Recipient: Considerations for Blood Transfusion Outcomes ResearchBiological Research For Nursing.  19:491-498. 2017
    2017 Initial validation of a virtual blood draw exposure paradigm for fear of blood and needlesJournal of Anxiety Disorders.  51:65-71. 2017
    2017 Adverse Reactions to Transfusion of Blood Products and Best Practices for PreventionCritical Care Nursing Clinics of North America.  29:271-290. 2017
    2017 Adverse reactions to transfusion of blood products and guideline-based prevention and managementCritical Care Nursing Clinics of North America2017
    2017 Revised National Estimates of Emergency Department Visits for Sepsis in the United StatesCritical Care Medicine.  45:1443-1449. 2017
    2017 Consequences of blood component transfusion in patients with trauma: A conceptual modelCritical Care Nurse2017
    2017 Consequences of transfusing blood components in patients with trauma: A conceptual modelCritical Care Nurse.  37:18-30. 2017
    2017 Injury severity, sex, and transfusion volume, but not transfusion ratio, predict inflammatory complications after traumatic injuryHeart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care.  46:114-119. 2017
    2016 Association of blood component ratio with clinical outcomes in patients after trauma and massive transfusion a systematic reviewTopics in Emergency Medicine.  38:157-168. 2016
    2016 Association of blood component ratio with clinical outcomes in patients after trauma and massive transfusion: A systematic reviewAdvanced Emergency Nursing Journal2016
    2016 Risk Factors for Targeted Fungal and Mycobacterial Infections in Patients Taking Tumor Necrosis Factor InhibitorsArthritis and Rheumatology.  68:597-603. 2016
    2015 20 things you didnt know about blood transfusionJournal of Cardiovascular Nursing.  30:8-12. 2015
    2014 Increased mortality in adult patients with trauma transfused with blood components compared with whole bloodSTN's journal of trauma nursing : the official journal of the Society of Trauma Nurses.  21:22-29. 2014
    Older blood is associated with increased mortality and adverse events in massively transfused trauma patientsCritical Care Medicine
    Pre-operative Anemia is Common in Cancer PatientsAnesthesia & Analagesia
    Predictors of inflammatory complications in patients Who received blood component transfusion after traumaCritical Care Medicine
    Predictors of inflammatory complications in patients who received blood component transfusion after traumaAmerican Journal of Critical Care
    Simulation and peer feedback in an undergraduate nursing physical assessment course: A retrospective cohort pilot studyNurse Education Today
    The Effect of Simulation and Peer Feedback on Physical Assessment SkillsNurse Education Today
    Using social media and text messages to promote health in African Americans: #HeartHealthyandCancerFreeJournal of Community Health
    Using social media and text messages to promote health in African Americans: #HeartHealthyandCancerFreeJournal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved

    Research Overview

  • Dr. Jones's research currently includes work related to patient blood management in patients with trauma, the effects of stored blood in transfused trauma patients, and methods to promote bleeding control education in the community setting.
  • Teaching Overview

  • Dr. Jones teaches in both the traditional BSN program and the PhD program. In the BSN program, courses taught include Pathophysiologic Concepts, Pharmacotherapy I and II, Introduction to Nursing Research, Exploring Nursing Research, and Research Immersion. In the PhD program, Dr. Jones currently teaches the Responsible Conduct of Research course for first semester PhD students.
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science, University of Kentucky 2015
  • Medical Certificate in Medical Clinical Sciences / Graduate Medical Studies, University of Kentucky 2013
  • Master of Nursing in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, University of Kentucky 2012
  • Bachelor of Nursing in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, University of Kentucky 2006
  • Full Name

  • Allison Jones