Jane Bliss-Holtz, DNSc, RN-BC

Email
jblissholtz@georgian.edu
Phone: 732-987-2184
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Office Location:
Hamilton Hall 103
Office Hours:
As Arranged
Dept/School:
School of Nursing
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Educational Background:

  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA, 1974
  • Masters of Science, Nursing, University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA, 1978
  • Doctor of Nursing Science, University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA, 1986

Publications:

  • Bliss-Holtz, J. (2010). "Evidence-based practice and the golden quadrant." Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 33(1), 1-4.
  • Bliss-Holtz, J. (2009). "Using EBP flashcards for Magnet preparation." Nursing Management, 40(5), 13-14.
  • Bliss-Holtz, J. (2009). “'My Beautiful Mommy:' Preparing children for a parent’s surgery or for being a narcissist-in-training?" Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 32(4), 157-159.
  • Wurmser, TA, Bliss-Holtz, J. & Hedges, C. (2009). "Rethinking healthcare education and training." Nursing Management, 40 (11), 11-4.
  • Bliss-Holtz, J. (2009). "Knowledge translation into practice: models and theories." Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 32(3),117-119 .
  • Bliss-Holtz, J. (2009). "Defunct gadgets and changing times." Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 32(1), 1-3.
  • Wurmser, TA, Bliss-Holtz, J. & Hedges, C. (2009). "Rethinking healthcare education and training." Nursing Management, 40 (11), 11-4.
  • Bliss-Holtz, J. (2008). "PEARS and RRTs: Perfect together?" Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 31(4), i-ii.
  • Bliss-Holtz, J. (2008). "Crisis management in schools." Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 31(3), i-ii.
  • Bliss-Holtz, J. (2007). "Evidence-based practice: A primer for action." Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 31(4), 165-182.
  • Bliss-Holtz, J. (2007). "The flip of the coin: Exempt, Expedited or Full IRB Review?" AACN Advanced Critical Care, 18, 213-217.
  • Bliss-Holtz, J. (2006). "Developing oysters and harvesting pearls for future generations: The National Children’s Study Plan." Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 29(2), i-ii.
  • Bliss-Holtz, J. (2006)."The pervasive theme of stress." Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 29(3), i-ii.
  • Hedges, C. & Bliss-Holtz, J. (2006). "Not too big, not too small, but just right: The dilemma of sample size estimation." AACN Advanced Critical Care, 17, 341-344.
  • Wurmser, T. Bliss-Holtz, J. & Torres, S. (2005). "After Magnet: Creating and Evaluating Model Units of Care." On-line Evidence in Nursing Knowledge.
  • Wurmser, T. Bliss-Holtz, J. & Torres, S. (2005). "Re-imagining the Clinical Ladder: The Meridian Health CARE Program." On-line Evidence in Nursing Knowledge.
  • Bliss-Holtz, J., Winter, N. & Scherer, E. (2004). "An invitation to Magnet accreditation." Nursing Management, 35(9), 36-42.
  • Bliss-Holtz, J. (203). "Wise and trusted counselor." Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 26(1), i-ii.
  • Bliss-Holtz, J. (2003). "Safety: The patient at the center."  Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 26(2), i-ii.
  • Bliss-Holtz, J. (2003). "The rules of the game." Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 26(3), i-ii.
  • Bliss-Holtz, J. (2003). "The privilege of touch." Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 26(4), i-ii.
  • Torres, S., Sorensen, E. & Bliss-Holtz, J. (2003)." Incidence and Management of Iron Deficiency in Cardiac Surgery" (abstract). Blood, 102 (November 16), #5762.
  • Bliss-Holtz, J. (2003). "On the ‘Net." Advance for Nurses, 5(21), 43-44.
  • Crowther, M.A., Bliss-Holtz, J., Malloy, I., & Miller, D. (2003). "Description and Comparison of Practice Related to Removal of Femoral Devices." New Jersey Nurse, 33(6), 8.
  • Hader, R. & Bliss-Holtz, J. (2003). "Healthcare Harmony." Advance for Nurses, 3(17), 15-16.
  • Hader, R., Sorensen, E. Edelson, W. & Bliss-Holtz, J. (1999). "Development of a Registered Nurse Performance Appraisal Tool in a Newly Merged Health Care System." Journal of Nursing Administration, 29(9), 26-32.
  • Bliss-Holtz, J. (1998). "Antiviral Agents." In Essentials of clinical pharmacology (3rd ed).  Springhouse, PA: Springhouse Publishing Co.
  • Bliss-Holtz, J. (1998). "Peptic Ulcer Agents."  In Essentials of clinical pharmacology (3rd ed).  Springhouse, PA: Springhouse Publishing Co.
  • Bliss-Holtz, J. (1996). "Using Orem’s theory to generate nursing diagnoses for electronic documentation." Nursing Science Quarterly, 9 (3), 121-125.
  • Bliss-Holtz, J. & Riggs, J. (1996). "Computerization of SCDNT in a medical center." In P. Walker & B.Neuman, (Eds.). Blueprint for use of nursing models: Education, research, practice and administration. New York: National League for Nursing, 275-235.
  • Fernandez, R., Herbert, G. & Bliss-Holtz, J. (1996). "Application of self-care deficit nursing theory." In P. Walker & B. Neuman,(Eds.). Blueprint for use of nursing models: Education, research, practice and administration. New York: National League for Nursing, 228-235.
  • Fernandez, R., Bliss-Holtz, J., Riggs, J. & Herbert, G. (1996)  "Reformulating the future: The challenge of health care reform." In J. Miller   (Ed.). Restructuring Health Care: What Works and What Doesn't. Philadelphia: Saunders Co. 
  • Bliss-Holtz, J. (1995). "Computerized support for case management: ISAACC." Computers in Nursing, 13(6), 289-294.
  • Riggs, J. & Bliss-Holtz, J. (1995). "Redesign of a nursing staff  development department: Past imperfect to future perfect."  Journal of Nursing Staff Development, 11(4), 5-8.
  • Bliss-Holtz, J. (1995). "Methods of newborn infant temperature monitoring: A research review." Comprehensive Issues in Pediatric Nursing, 18(4), 287-298.
  • Bliss Holtz, J.(1994). "Discriminating types of medication errors in nursing practice." Nursing Research, 43 (6), 373-375.
  • Bliss-Holtz, J. (1993). "Determination of thermoregulatory state in full-term infants." Nursing Research, 42(4), 204-207.
  • Bliss Holtz, J., Taylor, S., & McLaughlin, K. (1992). "Nursing theory as a base for a computerized nursing information system. Nursing Science Quarterly,"  5(3), 124 128.
  • Bliss Holtz, J., Taylor, S.G., McLaughlin, K., Sayers, P. & Nickle, L.  (1992). "Development of a Computerized Information System Based on Self Care Deficit Nursing Theory."  In J. Arnold & G. Pearson (Eds).  Computer Applications in Nursing Education and Practice. New York: National League for Nursing (pp.    87-93).
  • Bliss-Holtz, J. McLaughlin, K., & Taylor, S. (1990). "Validating nursing theory for use within a computerized nursing information system."  Advances in Nursing Science, 13(2), 46-52.
  • McLaughlin, K., Taylor, S., Bliss Holtz, J., Sayers, P. & Nickel,  L. (1990). "Shaping the future: The marriage of nursing theory and informatics." Computers in Nursing, 8(4), 174 179.
  • Bliss Holtz, J. (1989). "Comparison of rectal, axillary, and inguinal temperatures in full term infants." Nursing Research,  38, 85-87.
  • Bliss Holtz, J. (1988). "Primiparas' prenatal concern for learning infant care."  Nursing Research, 37, 20 24.
  • Lerch, C. & Bliss, J. (1978) "Maternity Nursing (3rd ed)." St. Louis: C.V.  Mosby.

Courses Taught:

  • NU211 Foundations of Nursing Practice
  • NU265 Nutrition in Health and Illness

Research Area:

  •  Impact of environment on the healthcare workforce
  • Nursing systems and technology

Service to the University

  • Served on team responsible for gaining provisional program accreditation by Georgian Court-Meridian Health School of Nursing by the NJ Board of Nursing.

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