Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Grant is a Professor of Nursing in the UAB School of Nursing. She has more than 30 years of experience working with neuroscience and other populations with disabilities. She is an expert in family caregiving and those with disabilities who experience psychosocial problems. Dr. Grant’s previous funding efforts relate to telehealth interventions using social support and problem-solving skills to manage psychosocial problems in the home and other settings. She publishes on stroke, heart failure, and diabetes mellitus.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2020 Predictors of depressive symptoms in heart failure caregivers. 2020
    2020 Psychosocial factors related to adverse outcomes in heart failure caregivers: A structural equation modeling analysis. 2020
    2019 High priority problems experienced by informal caregivers of individuals with heart failure. 2019
    2018 Problems experienced by informal caregivers of individuals with heart failure: An integrative review 2018
    2018 Efficacy of a social support and problem-solving intervention on heart failure self-care: A pilot study 2018
    2018 Efficacy of a social support and problem-solving intervention on heart failure self-care: A pilot study. 2018
    2018 Problems Experienced in the First Month After Discharge From a Heart Failure-Related Hospitalization. 2018
    2018 Problems Experienced in the Second and Third Months After Discharge From a Heart Failure-Related Hospitalization. 2018
    2017 Problems Experienced by Heart Failure Patients the First Month After Discharge from a Heart Failure Related Hospitalization 2017
    2017 Predictors of depression in outpatients with heart failure: An observational study 2017
    2017 Intranasal Glucagon for Severe Hypoglycemia 2017
    2016 Progressing from Metformin to Sulfonylureas or Meglitinides 2016
    2016 Barriers to diabetes self-management among rural individuals in the workplace 2016
    2016 Barriers to diabetes self-management among rural individuals in the workplace. 2016
    2016 Glargine U-100 (Basaglar®): A Follow-On Insulin. 2016
    2016 Insulin Glargine U-300 (Toujeo®): A Review 2016
    2016 Insulin glargine U-300 (Toujeo®): A review. 2016
    2015 Overview of Glucagon-like Peptide-1 Receptor Agonists 2015
    2015 Symptomatology and Coping Resources Predict Self-Care Behaviors in Middle to Older Age Patients with Heart Failure 2015
    2015 An Overview of Metformin and Implications in the Workplace 2015
    2015 Psychiatric medicines: What every counselor should know 2015
    2015 Development and Preliminary Testing of the Graven and Grant Social Network Survey in Patients with Heart Failure 2015
    2015 Overview of Common Regimens Used for Initiating and Titrating Insulin in Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus 2015
    2015 Predicting depressive symptoms and self-care in patients with heart failure 2015
    2015 Symptomatology and Coping Resources Predict Self-Care Behaviors in Middle to Older Age Patients with Heart Failure. 2015
    2014 Factors associated with depressive symptoms in patients with heart failure 2014
    2014 Common caregiver issues following a stroke 2014
    2014 Coping styles associated with heart failure outcomes: A systematic review 2014
    2014 Social support and self-care behaviors in individuals with heart failure: An integrative review 2014
    2014 Common caregiver issues and nursing interventions after a stroke 2014
    2014 Comparing the effectiveness of video-assisted oral debriefing and oral debriefing alone on behaviors by undergraduate nursing students during high-fidelity simulation 2014
    2014 Depressive symptoms in patients with heart failure 2014
    2014 Facilitators of diabetes self-management among rural individuals 2014
    2013 The role of neuroplasticity and cognitive reserve in aging with HIV: Recommendations for cognitive protection and rehabilitation 2013
    2013 The impact of social support on depressive symptoms in individuals with heart failure: Update and review 2013
    2013 Correlates of health-related quality of life in african american and caucasian stroke caregivers 2013
    2013 Coping and health-related quality of life in individuals with heart failure: An integrative review 2013
    2013 Biological perspectives: Hydroxyzine for anxiety: Another look at an old drug 2013
    2013 Biological Perspectives: Ketamine as an Alternative Treatment for Treatment-Resistant Depression Biological Perspectives: Ketamine as an Alternative Treatment for Treatment-Resistant Depression 2013
    2013 Does caregiver well-being predict stroke survivor depressive symptoms? A mediation analysis 2013
    2013 Reasons Why Persons Living With HIV Include Individuals in Their Chosen Families 2013
    2013 Reasons why people living with HIV/AIDS exclude individuals from their chosen families 2013
    2013 The role of neuroplasticity and cognitive reserve in aging with HIV: Recommendations for cognitive protection and rehabilitation. 2013
    2012 Does problem-solving training for family caregivers benefit their care recipients with severe disabilities? A latent growth model of the Project CLUES randomized clinical trial 2012
    2012 Biological Perspectives: The Role of Glutamate in Schizophrenia and Its Treatment 2012
    2012 Community health advisors in diabetes care 2012
    2012 Using a Multicultural Family Simulation in Public Health Nursing Education 2012
    2012 An empirical study of self-efficacy and social support in diabetes self-management: Implications for home healthcare nurses 2012
    2012 Do social support, stigma, and social problem-solving skills predict depressive symptoms in people living with HIV? A mediation analysis 2012
    2012 Relationships among self-efficacy, social support, social problem solving, and self-management in a rural sample living with type 2 diabetes mellitus 2012
    2012 The role of glutamate in schizophrenia and its treatment. 2012
    2011 An integrative review of community health advisors in type 2 diabetes 2011
    2011 Biological perspectives: Update on newer antipsychotic drugs: Are they evidence based? 2011
    2011 A clinical translation of the research article titled "premigration persecution, postmigration stressors and resources, and postmigration mental health: A study of severely traumatized u.s. arab immigrant women" 2011
    2011 Clonidine: Diverse Use in Pharmacologic Management 2011
    2011 Race and gender differences in 1-year outcomes for community-dwelling stroke survivors with family caregivers 2011
    2011 Biological perspectives. Clonidine: Diverse use in pharmacologic management 2011
    2011 Simulation to enhance care of patients with psychiatric and behavioral issues 2011
    2011 Simulation to enhance care of patients with psychiatric and behavioral issues: Use in clinical settings. 2011
    2011 Use of actors as standardized psychiatric patients facilitating success in simulation experiences 2011
    2011 Using actors as standardized psychiatric patients: Facilitating success in simulation experiences 2011
    2011 Using clinical simulation to enhance caring for patients with medical patients with psychiatric and behavioral diagnoses. 2011
    2010 Verbal and physical abuse experienced by family caregivers of adults with severe disabilities 2010
    2010 A clinical translation of the research article titled "How persons with chronic hepatitis C in residential substance abuse treatment programs think about depression and interferon therapy" 2010
    2010 Using Video-Facilitated Feedback to Improve Student Performance Following High-Fidelity Simulation 2010
    2009 Problem-solving training for family caregivers of women with disabilities: A randomized clinical trial 2009
    2009 Problems and benefits reported by Stroke family caregivers: Results from a prospective epidemiological study 2009
    2009 Family relationships in people living with HIV in a city in the USA 2009
    2009 Family relationships in people living with HIV in a city in the U.S.A. 2009
    2009 Problem-solving training for family caregivers of women with disabilities: A randomized clinical trial 2009
    2009 Sources of functional social support provided to people living with HIV 2009
    2008 Biological perspectives: Irreversible lithium-induced neuropathy: Two cases 2008
    2008 Problem-Solving Training for Family Caregivers of Persons With Traumatic Brain Injuries: A Randomized Controlled Trial 2008
    2008 Problem-solving training for family caregivers of persons with traumatic brain injuries 2008
    2007 Relationships Among Functional Social Support, HIV-Related Stigma, Social Problem Solving, and Depressive Symptoms in People Living With HIV: A Pilot Study 2007
    2007 Biological perspectives: Psychobiological substrates of posttraumatic stress disorder: Part II 2007
    2007 Predictors of caregiver depression among community-residing families living with traumatic brain injury 2007
    2006 Family caregivers of women with physical disabilities 2006
    2006 Smoke, smoke, smoke that cigarette 2006
    2006 Problems and associated feelings experienced by family caregivers of stroke survivors the second and third month postdischarge 2006
    2006 Social support, social problem-solving abilities, and adjustment of family caregivers of stroke survivors 2006
    2006 Caregiving problems and associated feelings experienced during the second and third month of caregiving 2006
    2005 BLS Instructor Update 2005
    2004 Caregiving problems and feelings experienced by family caregivers of stroke survivors the first month after discharge 2004
    2004 Family Caregivers of Stroke Survivors: Characteristics of Caregivers at Risk for Depression 2004
    2004 Caregiving problems and associated feelings experienced during the first month of caregiving 2004
    2004 Sociodemographic, physical and psychosocial factors associated with depressive behaviour in family caregivers of stroke survivors in the acute care phase 2004
    2003 Commentary 2003
    2003 Informal caregivers of persons with HIV/AIDS: A review and analysis 2003
    2003 Re: Telephone intervention with family caregivers of stroke survivors after rehabilitation [6] (multiple letters) 2003
    2002 Telephone intervention with family caregivers of stroke survivors after rehabilitation 2002
    2001 BLS Instructor Update 2001
    2001 Social problem-solving abilities, social support, and adjustment among family caregivers of individuals with a stroke 2001
    2001 Social problem-solving abilities, social support, and adjustment of family caregivers 2001
    2001 Social problem-solving telephone partnerships with family caregivers of persons with stroke 2001
    2001 Social problem-solving telephone partnerships with family caregivers of persons with stroke 2001
    2000 Clinical and operational outcomes of a work redesign model 2000
    2000 Social problem-solving abilities, social support and adjustment of family caregivers 2000
    2000 Sociodemographic, physical, and psychosocial characteristics of depressed and non-depressed family caregivers of stroke survivors 2000
    1999 Recruiting and retaining research participants for a clinical intervention study. 1999
    1999 Social problem-solving partnerships with family caregivers. 1999
    1998 Writing manuscripts for clinical journals. 1998
    1997 Focus on Quantitative Methods: Selection and Use of Content Experts for Instrument Development 1997
    1997 Living with loss: The stroke family caregiver 1997
    1996 Home care problems experienced by stroke survivors and their family caregivers. 1996
    1995 Personality types of adult nurse practitioners. 1995
    1995 Using the Literature to Design a Study in the Rehabilitation Setting: An Example with Stroke Patients 1995
    1995 What's Happening: Personality Types of Adult Nurse Practitioners 1995
    1994 Constructing the reality of recovery: family home care management strategies. 1994
    1993 Criteria for critiquing clinical nursing research reports. 1993
    1993 Focus on psychometrics: Guidelines for using psychometric consultants in nursing studies 1993
    1993 Guidelines for using psychometric consultants in nursing studies 1993
    1993 Using conceptual frameworks or models to guide nursing research. 1993
    1992 Clinical referents for nursing diagnoses. 1992
    1992 Self-identified needs of informal caregivers of head-injured adults 1992
    1992 Using the Delphi Technique to Examine the Content Validity of Nursing Diagnoses 1992
    1992 Using the Delphi technique to examine the content validity of nursing diagnoses. 1992
    1991 The need for operational definitions for defining characteristics. 1991
    1991 Neuroscience patients: under attack by fungi. 1991
    1991 The Need for Operational Definitions for Defining Characteristics 1991
    1990 Using magnitude estimation scaling to examine the validity of nursing diagnoses. 1990
    1990 A methodology for validating nursing diagnoses. 1990
    1990 Altered level of consciousness: Validity of a nursing diagnosis 1990
    1990 Altered level of consciousness: Validity of a nursing diagnosis 1990
    1990 Neuroscience Nursing-A nursing diagnostic approach 1990
    1990 Using Magnitude Estimation Scaling to Examine the Validity of Nursing Diagnoses 1990
    1988 Stress: An Analysis and Application to Rehabilitation Nursing 1988
    1987 Eating disorders. 1987
    1987 Falls in a Rehabilitation Center: A Retrospective and Comparative Analysis 1987
    1986 Strategic control systems: The missing link in planning 1986

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Antiparkinsonian drugs..  128-135. 2019
    2019 Eating Disorders..  398-416. 2019
    2019 Older adults..  450-468. 2019
    2017 Overview of psychopharmacology. 2017
    2015 Eating disorders 2015
    2012 Eating disorders 2012
    2012 Psychopharmacology 2012
    2011 Eating disorders (6th ed.) 2011
    2011 Family caregiving: Caring for children, adults and elders with developmental disabilities 2011
    2009 Caregivers of people living with HIV disease: Core concerns and issues 2009
    2009 Psychiatric medicines: What every counselor should know 2009
    2008 Research participant sampling and recruitment in conducting randomized controlled trials for psychosocial interventions 2008
    2004 In E. Chang, T. J. D'Zurilla, & L. J. Sanna (eds.) 2004
    1995 Assessing and meeting the needs of home caregivers using the Neuman Systems Model 1995

    Research Overview

  • Teaching-Adult health; Research-neuroscience and other populations with disabilities (e.g., heart failure, diabetes mellitus); family caregiving and those with disabilities who experience psychosocial problems; telehealth interventions; social support and problem-solving skills to manage psychosocial problems; Clinical-neuroscience; diabetes
  • Teaching Activities

  • NRN407 - Transitional Care Coordination (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR381 - Informatic Research Nu Prac-RN (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR381 - Informatic Research Nu Prac-RN (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR347 - Patho for Prof Nurs Pract RNs (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR347 - Patho for Prof Nurs Pract RNs (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR381 - Informatic Research Nu Prac-RN (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR381 - Informatic Research Nu Prac-RN (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR347 - Patho for Prof Nurs Pract RNs (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR347 - Patho for Prof Nurs Pract RNs (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR381 - Informatic Research Nu Prac-RN (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR381 - Informatic Research Nu Prac-RN (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR347 - Patho for Prof Nurs Pract RNs (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR381 - Informatic Research Nu Prac-RN (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR381 - Informatic Research Nu Prac-RN (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR347 - Patho for Prof Nurs Pract RNs (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR347 - Patho for Prof Nurs Pract RNs (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR378 - Nursing of Older Adults for RN (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR378 - Nursing of Older Adults for RN (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR381 - Informatic Research Nu Prac-RN (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR381 - Informatic Research Nu Prac-RN (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR347 - Patho for Prof Nurs Pract RNs (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR347 - Patho for Prof Nurs Pract RNs (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR381 - Informatic Research Nu Prac-RN (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR381 - Informatic Research Nu Prac-RN (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR347 - Patho for Prof Nurs Pract RNs (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR347 - Patho for Prof Nurs Pract RNs (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR381 - Informatic Research Nu Prac-RN (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR347 - Patho for Prof Nurs Pract RNs (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR381 - Informatic Research Nu Prac-RN (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR381 - Informatic Research Nu Prac-RN (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR347 - Patho for Prof Nurs Pract RNs (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR347 - Patho for Prof Nurs Pract RNs (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR381 - Informatic Research Nu Prac-RN (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR381 - Informatic Research Nu Prac-RN (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR458L - Clinical Practicum for RNs (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR347 - Patho for Prof Nurs Pract RNs (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR347 - Patho for Prof Nurs Pract RNs (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR347 - Patho for Prof Nurs Pract RNs (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR381 - Informatic Research Nu Prac-RN (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR347 - Patho for Prof Nurs Pract RNs (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR347 - Patho for Prof Nurs Pract RNs (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR388 - Concepts Adult Health Nurs II (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR393L - Cncpts Matern Chld Hlth Nur Pr (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR326 - Concepts in Adult Health Nur I (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR393L - Cncpts Matern Chld Hlth Nur Pr (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR326 - Concepts in Adult Health Nur I (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR347 - Patho for Prof Nurs Pract RNs (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR347 - Patho for Prof Nurs Pract RNs (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR435 - Nursing of the Adult (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR347 - Patho for Prof Nurs Pract RNs (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR435 - Nursing of the Adult (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR347 - Patho for Prof Nurs Pract RNs (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR347 - Patho for Prof Nurs Pract RNs (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR374 - Informatics Research Nurs Prac (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR347 - Patho for Prof Nurs Pract RNs (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR347 - Patho for Prof Nurs Pract RNs (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR435 - Nursing of the Adult (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR435 - Nursing of the Adult (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR381 - Informatic Research Nu Prac-RN (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR381 - Informatic Research Nu Prac-RN (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR435 - Nursing of the Adult (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR374 - Informatics Research Nurs Prac (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR347 - Patho for Prof Nurs Pract RNs (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR381 - Informatic Research Nu Prac-RN (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR435 - Nursing of the Adult (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR381 - Informatic Research Nu Prac-RN (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR435 - Nursing of the Adult (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR374 - Informatics Research Nurs Prac (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR374 - Informatics Research Nurs Prac (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR436L - Nurs of the Adult Practicum (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR436L - Nurs of the Adult Practicum (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR374 - Informatics Research Nurs Prac (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR345L - Nurs Health Assessment Skills (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR345L - Nurs Health Assessment Skills (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR374 - Informatics Research Nurs Prac (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR502L - Foundations Clinical Practice (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR612 - Advanced Pathophysiology (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR690 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • Full Name

  • Joan Keltner