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Loyola University Chicago

Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Faculty and Staff

Beverly Kopala, PhD, RN

Title/s: Associate Professor

Office #: BVM, Room 908, LSC

Phone: 773.508.2896

E-mail: bkopala@luc.edu

Research Interests

Research Interests:

Ethical Issues
Decision making and risk taking in home health care
Pediatric nurse practitioner role

Professional & Community Affiliations

Selected Professional Society Memberships:

Sigma Theta Tau
American Society for Bioethics and Humanities

Selected Publications

Recent Publications/Contributions to Nursing Literature:

Kopala, B. (2004). The influence of pressure on nurses' moral capacity. In D.C. Thomasma & D.N. Weisstub. (Eds.), Variables of moral capacity. Boston: Kluwer Academic Press.

Kopala, B. & Burkhart, L. (Jan-March, 2005). Ethical dilemma and moral distress: Proposed new NANDA diagnoses. International Journal of Nursing Terminologies and Classifications, 16(1), 3-13.

Special Projects:

Burkhart L. & Kopala, B. (2008). Co-author of NANDA nursing diagnoses: Moral Distress (pp. 318-320) and a revision of nursing diagnosis: Decisional Conflict (pp. 224-228). In B.J. Ackley & G.B. Ladwig, Nursing diagnosis handbook: An evidenced-based guide to planning care (8th ed.). St. Louis: Mosby Elsevier.

Burkhart, L. & Kopala, B. (2008). Co-author of NANDA nursing diagnoses: Moral Distress (pp. 316-317) and a revision of nursing diagnosis: Decisional Conflict (pp. 245-248). In G.B. Ladwig &  Ackley, B.J. (2nd ed.).Mosby's guide to nursing diagnosis. St. Louis: Mosby Elsevier.

Burkhart, L. & Kopala, B. (2008). Revision of NICs: Values Clarification (p. 786). In Bulechek, G.M., Butcher, H.K. & Dochterman, J.M. Nursing interventions classification (NIC). (5th ed.). St. Louis: Mosby.

Loyola

Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Undergraduate Programs: 1032 West Sheridan Road, BVM Hall, 8th Floor, Room 800, Chicago, IL 60660 · 773.508.3249

Graduate Programs: Medical Center Campus · 2160 South First Avenue, Building 125-4500, Maywood, IL 60153 · 708.216.9101

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