Loyola University Chicago

Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Faculty and Staff

Vicki Keough, PhD, RN, FAAN

Title/s:  Professor

Office #:  Building 125, Room 4509, HSD and BVM, Room1001, LSC

Phone: 708.216.5448 and 773.508.3275



PhD Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing 1998
MSN Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing 1991
St. Xavier University, Chicago, IL 1981
Augustana Hospital, School of Nursing, Chicago, IL 1976

Teaching Interests

Advanced Practice Nursing, Emergency Nurse Practitioner, Trauma Nursing, Introduction to Professional Nursing.

Courses Taught, 2015-2016

GNUR 101 Introduction to Professional Nursing

Research/Scholarly Interests and Selected Publications

Advance Practice Nursing, Emergency Nursing, Trauma Nursing, Trauma Recidivism, and Alcohol Use Disorder in relation to trauma. Nursing Education, Nurse Practitioner Education, Emergency Nurse Practitioner Education.

Allen, P.E., Keough, V.A., & Armstrong, ML.  (2013). Creating Innovative Programs for the Future.  Journal of Nursing Education, September, 52(9), 486-91.

Perhats, Cydne, Keough, Vicki A., Fogarty, Jeanne, Hughes, Nancy L., Kappelman, Carol J., Scott, Mary, Moretz, Jason. (2012) Non-Violence-Related Workplace Injuries Among Emergency Nurses in the United States: Implications for Improving Safe Practice, Safe Care, Journal of Emergency Nursing, 38 (6), 541-548.

Keough, Vicki A., Stevenson, Autumn, Martinovich, Zoran, Young, Robert, Tanabe, Paula,(2011) Nurse Practitioner Certification and Practice Settings: Implication for Education and Practice, Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 43 (2), 195-202.

Keough, Vicki, A., Tanabe, Paula, (2011) Survey Research: An Effective Design for Conducting Nursing Research, Journal of Nursing Regulation, 1 (4), 37-44. Click here to enter text.

Keough, Vicki A., Jennrich, Judith, A., (2009) Including a Screening and Brief Alcohol Intervention Program in the Care of the Obstetric Patient, Journal of Obstetric Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing (JOGNN), 38, 715-722.

Bacidore, V., Chaput, C., Keough, V., Warren, N., (2009) A Collaborative Framework for Managing Pregnancy Loss in the Emergency Department. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing (JOGNN). 38, 730-738. Click here to enter text.

Lefaiver, C., Keough, V., Letizia, M., & Lanuza, D.  (2009).  Caregiver Quality of Life While Caring for a Lung Transplant Candidate. Progress in Transplantation, 19.

Lefaiver C.A., Keough V., Letizia M., & Lanuza, D.M.  (2007). Using the Roy Adaptation Model to explore the dynamics of quality of life and the relationship between lung transplant candidates and their caregivers. Advances in Nursing Science. 30(3):266-74, Jul-Sep.

Bednar, S., Atwater, A., & Keough, V.  (2007). Educational preparation of nurse practitioners and physician assistants.  An exploratory review.  Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal. 29(2), 158-171.

Keough, V.  (2006). Faculty practice: Acts of courage in a time of crisis and confusion.  Advanced Emergency Nursing, 28(3), 226-234

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Alpha Sigma Nu
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha Beta Chapter
  • Emergency Nurses Association
  • Illinois Emergency Nurses Association
  • Illinois Association of Colleges of Nursing, Vice Chair and Interim Chairperson
  • Jesuit Colleges of Nursing Programs
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Nominations Committee
  • Institute of Medicine
  • American Nurses Association
  • Illinois Nurse Association