Patricia Schafer

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Title: Associate Professor / PhD, RN

Field of Study: Nursing

Office: 348 CHS

Phone: 616-331-7166

Fax: 616-331-2510



Ph.D. in Nursing, University of Pittsburgh
M.N. in Nursing Care of Children, University of Pittsburgh
B.S.N., University of Pittsburgh


Barkauskas, V. H., Schafer, P., Sebastian, J. G., Pohl, J. M., Benkert, R., Nagelkerk, J., & Stanhope, M. (2006). Clients served and services provided by academic nursemanaged centers. Journal of Professional Nursing, 22, 331-338.

Bostrom, A., Schafer, P., Dontje, K., Pohl, J., Nagelkerk, J., & Cavanagh, S. Electronic health record: Implementation and outcomes across the Michigan Academic Consortium. CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing 24(1), 44-52.

Vonderheid,S., Pohl, J., Schafer, P., Forrest, K., Poole, M., Barkauskas, V., & Mackey, T. (2004). Using FTE and RVU performance measures to assess the financial viability of academic nurse-managed primary care centers. Nursing Economics, 22, 124-134.