Bio

Tobie Olsan earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from Nazareth College, a master's of public administration from SUNY Brockport and a master's in nursing administration and a doctorate in nursing from the University of Rochester School of Nursing.

Her research interests are in enhancing health care team competence in quality improvement, interprofessional collaboration and leadership, and improving home-based care for veterans. She developed and served as program director for the School of Nursing's Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) programs.

Active in many professional and community organizations, she has served as past director of the Greater Rochester Nursing Home Quality Consortium, president of the Genesee Valley Nurses Association, president of the Epsilon Xi chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, and co-founder of the Finger Lakes Nursing Workforce Collaborative. She has served as board member of AIDS Rochester and the Jewish Home of Rochester. She has been named a Geriatric Nursing Research Scholar by the John A. Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing and was presented with the UR School of Nursing's Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching.



Professional Experience
Professor Emeritus of Nursing, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, US. 2019 - Current

Professor of Clinical Nursing, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, US. 2013 - Current

Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY. 2004 - 2012

Program Director, Leadership in Health Care Systems Programs, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, US. 2004 - 2007

Associate Professor, Nazareth College of Rochester, Rochester, NY, US. 2003 - 2004

Chairperson, Nursing Department, Nazareth College of Rochester, Rochester, NY, US. 2003 - 2004

Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, US. 2003 - 2004

Assistant Professor, Nazareth College of Rochester, Rochester, NY, US. 2001 - 2003

Instructor, Nazareth College of Rochester, Rochester, NY, US. 2000 - 2001

Research Nurse, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, US. 1997 - 1998

Research Nurse, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, US. 1994 - 1996

Vice President , Nursing and Patient Services, F.F. Thompson Hospital, Canandaigua, NY, US. 1988 - 1994

Assistant Director, Long-Term Care and Director, Nursing Education, Monroe Community Hospital, Rochester, NY, US. 1984 - 1988

Nurse Manager, Intensive Care, The Genesee Hospital, Rochester, NY, US. 1981 - 1984

Cardiology Nurse Clinician, Ambulatory Services, Highland Hospital, Rochester, NY, US. 1979 - 1981

Staff Nurse, Charge Nurse, Intensive Care Unit / Coronary Care Unit, Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, NY, US. 1977 - 1979

Staff Nurse, Coronary Care, Boca Raton Community Hospital, Boca Raton, FL, US. 1976 - 1977

Awards
Carter and T. Franklin Williams Geriatric Prize Award
Rochester Academy of Medicine, 2020

Madeline H. Schmitt Award for Interprofessional Education
Rochester Academy of Medicine, 2019

Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching
University of Rochester, School of Nursing, 2018

Most Outstanding Faculty Colleague
University of Rochester, School of Nursing, 2015

Nurse of the Year in Geriatrics, Long-Term Care, and Rehabilitation
March of Dimes, 2012

Geriatric Nursing Research Scholar
John A. Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, 2009

Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 2007

Building Partnerships / Capacity, Service Learning
Nazareth College of Rochester, 2004

Dissertation Research
Epsilon Xi Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International, 2003

Research in Nursing
Genesee Valley Nurses Association, 2002

Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges
n/a, 2002

Louise Wilson Haller Memorial Prize
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 1995

Centennial Nursing Leadership Award
National League for Nursing, 1993

Sister Margaret Mary Townsend Scholarship
Nazareth College of Rochester, 1979

Surgical Nursing
Binghamton General Hospital School of Nursing, 1976

Presentations
Transforming Professional Education through Interprofessional Community-Based Collaboration
D. Fromm Faria, C. Sellers, A. Ratka, K. Nathan, M. Symoniak, M. Schmitt, S. Otis, K. Santillo, J. Rowe
Annual Conference, State Society on Aging in New York, 2019
Saratoga Springs, New York

Key Organizational and Team Characteristics of an Interprofessional Community-Based Education and Practice Partnership
D. Fromm Faria, C. Sellers, A. Ratka, K. Nathan, M. Symoniak, S. Otis, K. Santillo, J. Rowe, M. Schmitt
Annual Conference, State Society on Aging in New York, 2019
Saratoga Springs, New York

The Dynamic Synergy of Family and Team Member Caregiving for Veterans in Home Based Primary Care
C. Manheim, L. Haverhals, C. Gilman, J. Karuza, S. Edwards, C. Levy, S. Gillespie
Annual Meeting, Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, 2019
Atlanta, Georgia

Introducing the Clinical Nurse Leader to a Clinical Microsystem: Reflections on a Quality Improvement Immersion Experience
K. McLaughlin
CNL Summit, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 2019
Tampa, Florida

Improving Surgical Oncology Patients' Readiness for Discharge Utilizing the S.M.A.R.T. Discharge Protocol to Impact 30-Day Readmissions
K. McLaughlin
CNL Summit, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 2019
Tampa, Florida

Access to Care: An Institutional-Community Partnership to Promote Pediatric Oral Health via the SMILEmobile Program
J. Merville
CNL Summit, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 2019
Tampa, New York

CNL Trailblazers: Past, Present, Future
B. Hulett, M. Bishop, L. Kaack
CNL Summit, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 2019
Tampa, Florida

Home Visiting for Healthy Aging: An Academic-Community Partnership for Interprofessional Learning and Collaborative Care
S. Peyre, L. Vargish, C. Peck, J. Dauenhauer
Conference/Symposium, Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Education, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Preparing Students for Interprofessional Practice: Evaluation of Web-based Modules to Screen Homebound Older Adults
J. Dauenhauer, S. Peyre, L. Cardella, C. Sellers, T. Caprio, C. Peck, L. Vargish, J. Gomulak-Cavicchio, A.M. Cook, M. Schmitt, J. Brasch, M. Lord
Annual Conference, State Society on Aging in New York, 2018
Saratoga Springs, New York

Home Visiting for Healthy Aging: Illuminating the Medical and Psychosocial Issues Facing Homebound Older Adults
D. Liebel, L. Vargish, C. Peck, C. Sellers, L. Cardella, J. Dauenhauer, T. Caprio, S. Peyre, J. Gomulak-Cavicchio, A.M. Cook, M. Schmitt, J. Brasch, M. Lord
Annual Conference, State Society on Aging in New York, 2018
Saratoga Springs, New York

Improving Surgical Oncology Patients’ Readiness for Discharge: Utilizing the S.M.A.R.T. Discharge Protocol to Minimize Variation in the Discharge Process
K. McLaughlin, D. Hettler, A. Davey
Annual Meeting, ANA-NY, 2018
Albany, New York

Replacing Peripheral Intravenous Catheters when Clinically-Indicated rather than Routinely: Closing the Knowledge-Practice Gap through Collaboration
J. H. Oh, M. Shelly, S. Nesinger
Annual Meeting, Association for Vascular Access, 2018
Columbus, Ohio

Implementing Practice Guidelines for Replacing Peripheral Intravenous Catheters (PIVCs) when Clinically-Indicated: Ensuring Patient Safety and Supporting Nurses’ Full Scope of Practice
J. H. Oh, M. Shelly, S. Nesinger
Annual Meeting, Association for Vascular Access, 2018
Columbus, Ohio

Measuring Team Effectiveness in Veteran Health Administration’s Home Based Primary Care Program
H. Temkin-Greener, J. Szydlowski, O. Intrator, J. Karuza, X. Cai, S. Gao, S. Gillespie
Annual Meeting, Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, 2018
Grapevine, Texas

Comparison of Rural and Urban Home Based Primary Care Programs
S. Gillespie, J. Karuza, X. Cai, O. Intrator, B. Kinosian, J. Li, S. Gao, J. Szydlowski, H. Temkin-Greener, T. Edes
Annual Meeting, Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, 2018
Grapevine, Texas

A Randomized Controlled Trial: Testing the Effect of Nursing Home Palliative Care Teams on End-of-Life Care Quality
H. Temkin-Greener, H. Ladd, S. Ladwig, T. Caprio, S. Norton, T. Quill, X. Cai, D. Mukamel
Annual Meeting, American Public Health Association, 2017
Atlanta, Georgia

Home Visiting for Healthy Aging: An Interprofessional Community-Based Initiative
Annual Summit, New York Action Coalition, Future of Nursing Cammpaign, 2017
Albany, New York

DNP Prepared CNLs: Leveraging Connections and Benefitting from Synergies
D. Hurley, L. Rosario-McCabe, L. Rotondo
Doctoral Conference, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 2017
San Diego, California

VA Home Based Primary Care (HBPC): Overview of the Heroes@Home Study of Institutional Use by HBPC Veterans
Clinical and Translational Science Institute Grand Rounds, University of Rochester, 2016
Rochester, New York

VA Home Based Primary Care: Model, Veterans Served, and Research
Geriatric Grand Rounds, Monroe Community Hospital, 2016
Rochester, New York

Transforming Flat Blogs into Interactive Discussions
J. Gomulak-Cavicchio, S. Ciurzynski
Faculty Development Colloquium, University of Rochester, 2016
Rochester, New York

Teaching with Technology
A. Wolf, E. Frederisksen, R. Mantena, L. Norsen
Faculty Development Online Learning Series, University of Rochester, 2016
Rochester, New York

Stories and Experience with Online Learning
C. Niemiex, A. VanBorssum, S. Clary, C. Smith
Faculty Development Online Learning Series, University of Rochester, 2015
Rochester, New York

Quality Improvement Leadership Traineeship for Adult-Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP) Students.
D. Malatesta, D. Landers, D. Liebel
Annual Meeting, Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association, 2015
San Antonio, Texas

Overview of a Study of Institutional Care Used by Veterans in Home Based Primary Care
Pi Psi Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau, Awards Banquet, Nazareth College, 2015
Rochester, New York

Highlights from a QI Learning Collaborative Evaluation
Meeting, Greater Rochester Nursing Home Quality Consortium, 2015
Rochester, New York

Developing the Skills for Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) in Long-Term Care
S. Gillespie, D. Nelson, J. Pederson
Annual Meeting, American Medical Directors Association, 2015
Louisville, Kentucky

Advanced Practice Nursing Education for Quality Improvement in Service to Older Adults
T. Cortes, L. Mackin, A. Pedack, W. Deechakawan-Miller, J. Kim
Annual Meerting, Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association, 2014
Orlando, Florida

The Medical Director Role in Developing a Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement Program
K. Liebel, D. Nelson
Annual Meeting, American Geriatrics Society, 2014
Orlando, Florida

The Meliora traineeship: Preparing adult gerontological nurse practitioners for interprofessional team work and leadership in quality improvement
D. Liebel, S. Gillespie, C. Sellers, T. Caprio, J. Karuza, J. VanOrman
Annual Meeting, American Geriatrics Society, 2014
Orlando, Florida

Elimination of Contact Precautions for Nursing Home Residents Colonized with Multi-Drug Resistance Organisms: A Lean Six Sigma Approach for Improving Quality of Life and Cost Reduction.
E. Brooks, A. Medina-Walpole, S. Gillespie, K. Grimes
Annual Meeting, American Medical Directors Association Annual, 2014
Nashville, Tennessee

Developing the Skills for Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) in Long-Term Care
S. Gillespie, D. Nelson, D. Leible, J. Pederson
Annual Meeting, American Medical Directors Association, 2014
Nashville, Tennessee

What Can Nursing Homes Learn from Learn Six Sigma?
S. Gillespie
Annual Conference, 27th Annual Nursing Home Conference, "Spanning the Continuum of the Care: Innovations in Geriatric Health Practice", 2013
Rochester, New York

Excellence in Long-Term Care through Collaboration and Learning
Leadership Cabinet Meeting, LeadingAge New York, 2012
Latham, New York

Reducing Potentially Avoidable Hospitalizations of Nursing Home Elders
Society Meeting, New York State Health Facilities Association, 2012
Albany, New York

Understanding Success Factors to Advancing Nursing Home Quality through a Rural Quality Improvement Learning Collaborative
S. Gillespie, J. Karuza, J. Evinger, C. Sud, P. Katz
Annual Scientific Meeting, American Geriatrics Society, 2011
Washington, District Of Columbia

Reducing Avoidable Rehospitalizations by Improving Residents' Transitions to the Nursing Home
R. Sweet, N. Tourje, J. Biuso
Annual Meeting, American Medical Directors Association, 2011
Tampa, Florida

Advancing Nursing Home Quality: Strategies for Improving Resident Care through a Quality Improvement Learning Collaborative
S. Gillespie, P. Katz, N. Tourje, R. Sweet
Annual Meeting, American Medical Directors Association, 2011
Tampa, Florida

A Model for Collaborative Quality Improvement in Rural Nursing Homes
S. Gillespie, J. Karuza, P. Katz, R. Stewart, C. Sud, J. Evinger
Annual Meeting, American Medical Directors Association, 2011
Tampa, Florida

Organizational Culture as a Dimension of Quality Improvement in Rural Nursing Homes
C. Sud, J. Karuza, T. Olsan, S. Gillespie, Katz, P.
Annual Meeting, American Medical Directors Association, 2011
Tampa, Florida

Application of Clinical Microsystem Concepts to Improve Health Services Delivery: Examples from Practice, Home-Based Primary Care Research, and Education
K. Thies, L. Ayers-LaFave, G. Harkless
Annual Meeting and Exposition, American Public Health Association, 2009
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

VA Home-Based Primary Care: Critical Issues and Research Priorities
Health Services Research and Development Field-Based Meeting, Veterans Administration, 2009
Rochester, New York

Developing a Geriatric In-Home Primary Care Curriculum for Physicians and Midlevel Practitioners
P. Katz, J. Karuza, T. Caprio, D. Rehse
Annual Meeting, Gerontological Society of America, 2008
National Harbor, Maryland

An In-Home Primary Care Curriculum for Primary Care Providers and Students Making House Calls to Older Adults
Finger Lakes GEC Geriatric In-Home Medical Care Training Institute, NYS Office of the Aging, 2008
Rochester, New York

Partnerships for a Healthier Community
100 Years of Collective Action: The Rochester Settlement House Movement, Nazareth College of Rochester, 2007
Rochester, New York

A Model Healthy Home: Reducing Environmental Child Health Hazards through Community Partnerships, Empowerment, and Engagement
National Prevention Summit: Prevention, Preparedness, and Promotion, U.S. Health and Human Services, 2006
Washington, District Of Columbia

Academic Partnerships for Interprofessional Education
Annual Meeting, Association for Prevention Teaching and Research, 2006
Washington, District Of Columbia

How Do We Know What Works? An Agenda for a Learning Collaborative for Accelerated Models of Nursing Education
K. Thies, L. Pellico
First National Conference on ...Nursing Education, Drexel University, 2006
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Ethics and Professional Activism
A. Jameton, T. Brown, M. McCally, R. Abdul-Khabeer, M. White, M. Badzek, M. Donohoe
Annual Meeting, American Society of Bioethics and Humanities, 2004
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Professional Rule-Bending: The Ethics of Resisting and the Ethics of Organization
A. Jameton, K. Lucke, J. Vincent
Annual Meeting, American Society of Bioethics and Humanities, 2003
Montreal, Canada

Narratives of Professional Power and Resistance
M. Dombeck
Annual Meeting, Northwestern University, 2003
Chicago, Illinois

A View from the Field: Personhood, Morality and Community Health Nurses in Home Care
Annual Meeting, American Society of Bioethics and Humanities, 2002
Baltimore, Maryland

Managing and Promoting Clinical Innovations Using a Planned Changed Model
L. Brown, K. DesJardin, R. Forbes, S. Lanctot
Annual Meeting, New York State Nurses Association, 2002
Montreal, Canada

The Registered Nurse Shortage in the Central Finger Lakes Region
Induction Ceremony, Keuka College Nursing Honor Society, 2002
Keuka, New York

Rediscovering Nursing's Cultural Heritage
Induction Ceremony, Sigma Theta Tau, Pi Psi Chapter, Nazareth College, 2002
Rochester, New York

Evaluating the Economic Evidence for Preventing Complications of Type 2 Diabetes
S. Flood
Evidence Based Research Conference, University Rochester, 2001
Rochester, New York

Job Satisfaction, Organizational Commitment, and Career Intent among RNs in the Finger Lakes Region
Meeting, University of Rochester-Sigma Theta Tau Int., 2001
Rochester, New York

Community Health Nurses' Moral Career in the Marketplace
2nd Annual Research Conference, Rochester General Hospital, 2001
Rochester, New York

Taking the Lead and Shaping the Future of Health Care
Induction Ceremony, SUNY Brockport, Omicron Beta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, 2000
Brockport, New York

Narrative and Nurses' Sustaining Wisdom in Challenging Times
Nurses Week, F.F. Thompson Hospital, 2000
Canandaigua, New York

The Registered Nurse Shortage in New York State
Organizational Meeting, Finger Lakes Organization of Nurse Executives, 2000
Rochester, New York

Corporatization and the Moral Situation of Community Health Nurses
Annual Meeting, Eastern Nursing Research Society, 1999
New York, New York

Reflections of Distorted Images: The Moral Predicaments of Home Health Nurses
Fall Business Meeting, Epsilon Xi Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International, 1999
Rochester, New York

The Moral Situation of Community Health Nurses in Home Care
Annual Leadership Conference, Genesee Valley Nurses Association, 1999
Rochester, New York

A View from the Field: Change, Corporatization, and the Moral Concerns of Community Health Nurses: A Pilot Study
Annual Meeting, American Society of Bioethics and Humanities, 1998
Houston, Texas

Leadership to Stewardship: Rethinking Workplace Relationships and Commitments
Induction Ceremony, Nazareth College of Rochester, 1997
Rochester, New York

The Enhanced Professional Practice Model for Nursing
Convention, New York State Nurses Association, 1990
Lake Placid, New York

Nursing in the 1990s: Keeping Pace with Change
Commencement, Keuka College, 1990
Keuka, New York

Managing the Patient with AIDS in Long Term Care
Conference/Symposium, Long Term Care Administrators, 1988
Rochester, New York

Publications
Oh J.H., Shelly M., Nersinger S., Cai X.Y., & Olsan T. (2020). Implementing Clinical Practice Guidelines for Replacing Peripheral Intravenous Catheters. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 35 (2), 108-114. PMID: 31290781 DOI: 10.1097/NCQ.0000000000000429

McLaughlin, K., Olsan, T., Hettler, D., & Davey, A. (2019). Utilizing the SMART discharge protocol to promote surgical oncology patients' readiness for discharge: A nurse-led initiative. Oncology Nursing Forum, 46 (2), 148-149. DOI: 10.1188/19.ONF.E73.

Haverhals L.M., Manheim C., Gilman C., Karuza J., Olsan T., Edwards S.T., Levy C.R., & Gillespie S. (2019). Dedicated to the Mission: Strategies US Department of Veterans Affairs Home-Based Primary Care Teams Apply to Keep Veterans at Home. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. DOI: 10.111/jgs.16171

Temkin-Greener, H., Szydlowski, J., Intrator, O., Olsan, T., Karuza, J., Cai, X., Gao, S., Gillespie, S.M. (2019). Perceived effectiveness of home-based primary care teams in veterans health administration. Gerontologist. PMID: 30657887 DOI: 10.1093/geront/gny174

Dang, S., Olsan, T., Karuza, J., Cai, X., Gao, S., Intrator, O., Li, J., & Gillespie, S.M. (2019). Telehealth in home-based primary care: Factors and challenges associated with integration into veteran care. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. PMID: 31343732 DOI: 10.1111/jgs.16045

Oh, J.H., Shelly, M., Nersinger, S., Cai, X., & Olsan, T. (2019). Implementing clinical practice guidelines for replacing peripheral intravenous catheters. Journal of Nursing Care Quality. PMID: 31290781 DOI: 10.1097/NCQ.0000000000000429

Gillespie, S.M., Manheim, C., Gilman,C., Karuza, J., Olsan, T., Edwards, S.T., Levy, C. L., & Haverhals, L. (2018). Interdisciplinary Team Perspectives on Mental Health Care in VA Home-Based Primary Care: A Qualitative Study. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.

Temkin-Greener H, Mukamel DB, Ladd H, Ladwig S, Caprio TV, Norton SA, Quill TE, Olsan TH, Cai X (2018). Impact of Nursing Home Palliative Care Teams on End-of-Life Outcomes: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Med Care, 56 (1), 11-18. PMID: 29068904 DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000835

Karuza, J., Gillespie, S.M., Olsan, T., Cai, X., Dang, S., Intrator, O., Li, J., Gao, S., Kinosian, B., & Edes, T. (2017). National structural survey of Veterans Affairs Home Based Primary Care Program. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 65 (12), 2697-2701. PMID: 28960236 DOI: 10.1111/jgs.15126

Sales, AE., Ersek, M., Intrator, OK., Levy, C.; Carpenter, JG., Hogikyan, R., Kales, HC., Landis-Lewis, Z, Olsan, T., Miller, SC., Montagnini, M., Periyakoil, VS., Reder, S. (2016). Implementing goals of care conversations with veterans in VA long-term care setting: a mixed methods protocol. Implement Science, 11 (1), 132. PMID: 27682236 PMCID: PMC5041212 DOI: 10.1186/s13012-016-0497-0

Sales AE, Ersek M, Intrator O, Levy C, Carpenter JG, Hogikyan R, Kales HC, Landis-Lewis Z, Olsan T, Miller SC, Montagnini M, Periyakoil VS, & Reder S (2016). Implementing goals of care conversations with Veterans in VA long-term care settings: A mixed methods protocol. Implementation Science, 11, 132.

Gillespie, S., Olsan, T., Liebel, D. Cai, X., Stewart, R., Katz, P.R., &  Karuza, J. (2015). Pioneering a nursing home quality improvement learning collaborative: A case study of method and lessons learned. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. PMID: 26420494 DOI: 10.1016/j.jamda.2015.08.014

Temkin-Greener, H., Ladwig, S., Caprio, T., Norton, S., Quill, T., Olsan, T., Cai, X., Mukamel, D.B. (2015). Developing palliative care practice guidelines and standards for nursing home-based palliative care teams: a Delphi study.. A Delphi Study. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 16 (1), 86.e1 - 86.e7. PMID: 25481748 DOI: 10.1016/j.jamda.2014.10.013

Olsan, T, Sweet, R., Tourje, N., Biuso, J (2011). Reducing avoidable rehospitalizations by improving residents' transitions to the nursing home. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 12 (3), B22.

Olsan, T.H., Gillespie, S.M., Karuza, J., Katz, P.R., Stewart, R.P., Sud, C. T.,& Evinger, J (2011). A model for collaborative quality improvement in rural nursing homes. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 12 (3), B3.

Olsan, T.H., Bianchi, C.A., White, P., Glessner, T., & Mapstone, P.L (2011). Finding electronic information for health policy advocacy: A guide to improving search results. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 23 (12), 648-658.

Sud, C.T., Karuza, J. Olsan, T.H., Gillespie, S.M., Katz, P (2011). Organizational culture as a dimension of quality improvement in rural nursing homes. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 12 (3), B18-B19.

White, P., Olsan, T., Bianchi, C., Glessner, T., Mapstone, P (2010). Legislative: Searching for Health Policy Information on the Internet: An Essential Advocacy Skill. OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 15 (2), http://www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/ANAMarketplace/ANAPeriodicals/OJIN/Columns/Legislative/Health-Policy-Information-on-the-Internet.aspx.

Olsan, T.H., Shore, B., Coleman, P (2009). A clinical microsystem model to evaluate the quality of primary care for homebound older adults. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 10 (6), 304-313. PMID: 19497542 DOI: 10.1016/j.jamda.2009.02.003

Dombeck, M-T., Olsan, T.H (2006). Ethics and social responsibility of institutions regarding resource allocation in health and social care: A perspective from the United States.. Ethics: Contemporary Challenges in Health and Social Care.

Olsan, T.H (2006). "We can't be nurses anymore:" The Loss of Community Health Nurses' Personhood in Market-Driven Health Care. W. Robison, & T. Engstrom (Eds), Health Care Reform: Ethics and Politics, 116-138.

Olsan, T (2006). Corporatization and the Institutional Aspects of Morality in Home Care. C.S. Dinkins, & J.M. Sorrell (Eds) Listening to the Whispers: Rethinking Ethics in Healthcare, 10-60.

Olsan, T (2006). Corporatization and the Institutional Aspects of Morality in Home Care. C.S. Dinkins, & J.M. Sorrell (Eds) Listening to the Whispers: Rethinking Ethics in Healthcare, 10-60.

Olsan, T., Forbes, R., MacWilliams, G., Norwood, W., Reifsteck, M., Trosin, B., & Weber, P (2004). Strengthening nurses' political identity through service learning partnerships in education. The Journal of the New York State Nurses Association, 34 (2), 16-21.

Dombeck, M., Markakis, K., Brachman, L., Dalal, B., & Olsan, T (2003). Analysis of a Biopsychosocial Correspondence: Models, Mentors, and Meanings. R.M. Frankel, T.E. Quill, and S. McDaniel (Eds), 231-251.

Dombeck, M-T. & Olsan, T (2002). Ethics and managed health care. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 16 (3), 221-233.

Ingersoll, G., Olsan, T., Drew-Cates, J., DeVinney, B., & Davies, J (2002). Nurses' job satisfaction, organizational commitment, and career intent. Journal of Nursing Administration, 32 (5), 250-263.

Olsan, T (2001). The registered nurse workforce in the Central Finger Lakes Region: Current Issues and Future Opportunities. Task Force Report.

Hittle, T (1986). Diagnostics. Springhouse Nurse's Reference Library, 108-132.

Hittle, T (1984). Chronic Parenchymal Disorders of the Lung. Nurse's Clinical Library: Respiratory Disorders. Springhouse Corporation, 146-153.