Brenda L. Luther, PhD, RN portrait
  • Associate Professor (Clinical), College Of Nursing
  • Director Care Management Programs, Con Nursing
  • Fellow Academy of Health Science Educators, Office Of Sr Vp Health Sci

Research Keywords

  • Interdisciplinary Communication
  • Health Care Planning or Policy
  • Children and Adolescents with Chronic Illness

Presentations

  • Luther, BL, Miller, J, & Stark, M. UCAP: A Model for Partnerships & Innovations. National Council for Workforce Education (NCWE) Podium Presentation, October 30-31st in Pittsburgh, PA. Presentation, Presented, 10/31/2014.
  • Universal Aspects of LTCSS,Longitudinally Shared Patient Centerd Patient Assessment, Patient/Family Goals of Care, Patient Centered Care Plan - Shaida Talebreza, MD; Brenda L. Luther, PhD, RN . Presentation, Presented, 09/16/2014.
    http://medicine.utah.edu/internalmedicine/geriatri...
  • Luther, BL. Council on the Advancement of Nursing Science. “Parent Perceptions of Promoting Health for School-Age Children with Spina Bifida”. Podium Presentation, September, 2014. Washington, DC. Presentation, Presented, 09/2014.
  • American Case Management Association: "Masters of Nursing Care Management Program Aims to Create Paths to Practice". Presentation, Presented, 04/11/2014.
    http://www.casemanagementconference.com/
  • AACN Master's Education Conference. "Unique Model of Developing a Master's Track: Care Management". Presentation, Presented, 02/27/2014.
    https://www.aacn.nche.edu/events/info-page?session...
  • The University of Utah, College of Pharmacy panel to present on interdisciplinary issues with medication adherence by participating in the AACP Script Your Future Challenge. Panel, Accepted, 02/19/2014.
    http://pharmacy.utah.edu/CoP_Information/news/AACP...
  • "Developing Skills for Care Management in 2014", Annual Education Session, New York Visiting Nursing, 11/2013. Presentation, Presented, 11/2013.
  • Current state of the U of U, CON Care Management Program, Utah Nurse Leaders Organization, October, 2013. Presentation, Presented, 10/2013.
  • “Preventing Obesity for School-age Children with Spina Bifida”, Luther BL, Annual Congress, May 2010, National Association of Orthopaedic Nursing, Seattle, WA. Presentation, Presented, 05/2010.
  • “School-age Children with Spina Bifida”, Luther BL, Western Institute of Nursing Research Conference, April 2010, Glendale, AZ. Presentation, Presented, 04/2010.
  • “Vigilance and Accommodation: Caregiving of Children with Cerebral Palsy”, Christian BJ, Luther BL, Caplin DA, Stipelman CH, Young PC and Murphy N., Western Institute of Nursing Research Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. Poster, Presented, 04/2008.
  • “Childhood Obesity and Parenting Styles”, Luther BL, Annual Congress, May 2007, National Association of Orthopaedic Nursing, St. Louis, MO. Presentation, Presented, 05/2007.
  • “Childhood Obesity and Parenting Styles”, Luther BL, Annual Congress, May 2007, National Association of Orthopaedic Nursing, St. Louis, MO. Presentation, Presented, 05/2007.
  • “Ponseti Treatment Modality for Clubfeet”, Luther BL & Santora S, Annual Congress, May 2002, National Association of Orthopaedic Nursing, Las Vegas, NV. Presentation, Presented, 05/2002.
  • “Age-Specific Activities Supporting Transition to Adulthood for Children with Disabilities”, BLuther BL Annual Congress, May 2002, National Association of Orthopaedic Nursing, Las Vegas, NV. Presentation, Presented, 05/2002.
  • “Care Coordination for Children with Disabilities”, Luther BL, Every Child Deserves a Medical Home Project, American Academy of Pediatrics, October 2000 and November 2000, Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 10/2000.

Research Groups

  • Tim Farrell, Faculty Intern. Geriatrics. 08/2013 - present.

Languages

  • English, fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • China
    Invited Lecturer, "2015 Student Immersion", Sichuan University, Chengdu, China.Interdisciplinary Evidence-Based Practice Lecturer.

Publications

  • Nolan, R., Luther, B., Young, P., & Murphy, N. A. (2014). Differing perceptions regarding quality of life and inpatient treatment goals for children with severe disabilities. Acad Pediatr, 14(6), 574-580. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2014.02.012. Published, 11/2014.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Differing...
  • Luther, B., & Hart, S. (2014). What does the Affordable Care Act mean for nursing? Orthop Nurs, 33(6), 305-309; quiz 310-301. doi: 10.1097/nor.0000000000000096. Published, 11/2014.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25401200
  • Position Statement for the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses "Promoting Physical Activity for Childern with Physical Disabilities". Accepted, 01/2014.
    http://journals.lww.com/orthopaedicnursing/Citatio...
  • Differing Perceptions regarding Quality of Life and Inpatient Treatment Goals for Children with Severe Disabilities Academic Pediatrics. Accepted, 11/2013.
  • Caplin D, Christian B, Luther B, Nolobkov R, Young P & Murphy M. The Function of Parents and Children with Cerebral Palsy. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. Accepted for publication 11/2010. Published, 01/2011.
  • Luther B. Looking at Childhood Obesity Through the Lens of Baumrind’s Parenting Typologies: A Framework for Anticipatory Teaching. Orthopaedic Nursing. September/October 2007. Published, 09/2007.
  • Palmer D & Luther B. Screening for Metabolic Syndrome. Orthopaedic Nursing. September/October 2007. Published, 09/2007.
  • Hart, EL, Luther B et al. Pediatric Lower Extremity Fractures. Orthopaedic Nursing. Nov/Dec 2006. Published, 11/2006.
  • Faulks, SL & Luther B. Changing Paradigm for the Treatment of Clubfeet. Orthopaedic Nursing. 2005 Jan/Feb:(1):25-32. Published, 01/2005.
  • Luther B. Congenital muscular torticollis. Orthopaedic Nursing. 2002 May-Jun;21(3):21-7. Published, 05/2002.
  • Luther B. Age-Specific Activities that Support Successful Transition to Adulthood for Children with Disabilities. Orthopaedic Nursing. 2001 Jan-Feb;20(3):23-9. Published, 01/2001.