Pamela Lusk

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Pamela Lusk portrait
First Name
Pamela
Last Name
Lusk
Credentials
DNP, RN, FAANP
Associate Professor of Clinical Practice
Address
1585 Neil Avenue
City
Columbus
State
OH
Zip Code
43210

Pam is a board-certified Psychiatric / Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and currently practices as the behavioral health provider in a Federally Qualified Health Center – comprised of 3 clinics in rural Arizona.  As the PMHNP she sees patients across the lifespan, however, her special interest is providing evidence-based interventions (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) with children, adolescents, and young adults using the SBIRT model of integration of behavioral health into primary care.

Research interests: 

Integration of behavioral/ mental health and primary care

Teaching and supervision of psychotherapy for advanced practice nurses

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) with children, adolescents, young adults

Principles and practice of Integrative Nursing

Publications

News

August 05, 2020

The need for human touch is universal among critical care patients and is an important component of the nurse–patient relationship. However, multiple barriers to human touch exist in the critical care environment. With little research to guide practice, we argue for the importance of human touch in the provision of holistic nursing care.

July 20, 2020

The five-year, $3.13 million grant will deploy social-assistive robots at Ohio Living Westminster-Thurber and Chapel Hill Community in Canal Fulton near Canton for an eight-week trial. The study is aimed at curbing loneliness and apathy in older adults, especially for those with dementia.