Kathaleen C Bloom

Professor

Nursing • Brooks College of Health

Areas of Expertise

Adult education, evidence-based practice, women's health

Education

University of Florida Nursing, PhD, 1992
Gainesville, Florida

Minor: Curriculum & Instruction
Dissertation: The Development of Attachment Behaviors in Pregnant Adolescents

University of Florida, Nurse-Midwifery Post Master’s Certificate, 1987
Gainesville, Florida Certificate

University of Hawaii Maternal Child Nursing, MS, 1980
Honolulu, Hawaii

Minor: Adult Learning Theory

University of Alabama in Birmingham Nursing, BSN, 1972
Birmingham, Alabama

University of Alabama Hospitals and Clinics School of Nursing, Nursing Diploma, 1966
Birmingham, Alabama
 

Biography

Dr. Bloom is a certified nurse-midwife and has been in clinical practice in women's health for over 30 years. She teaches research, evidence-based practice, assessment, and women's health to undergraduate and graduate nursing students. Dr. Bloom's research includes investigation of advanced practice nurses' knowledge of and adherence to best practice guidelines and evaluation of innovative educational practice and advanced practice models.

Awards

2009 Great 100 Nurses Award, Florida Nurses Association
2007 Women’s Health Research Award, National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health
2005 Outstanding Faculty Service Award, University of North Florida
2004 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, University of North Florida
2002 Best Research Poster Presentation, ACNM Convention
2001 Teaching Recognition Award, UNF Spring Graduating Class (Nursing)
2000 Great 100 Nurses Award Florida Nurses Association, District 2
2000 Florence Nightingale Nurse of Distinction, FNA, District 2
1997 Research Training: Developing Nurse Scientists, NINR
1995 Excellence in Research Award, Lambda Rho Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau
1993 Nurse Educator Award, Florida Nurses Association, District 2
1992, 1993 Excellence in Teaching Award, UNF Department of Nursing
1992 President's Award, Florida League for Nursing
1987 Elected to Phi Kappa Phi
1986 Elected to Sigma Xi, Associate Member
1986 Outstanding Teaching Award, University of North Florida
1980 Elected to Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society
 

Affiliations

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Florida Chapter American College of Nurse-midwifery
American Nurses Association
Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nursing
Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health
National League for Nursing
National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties
Phi Kappa Phi
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
Southern Nursing Research Society
 

Grants and Contracts Awarded

Prelipcean, I., & Bloom, K.C. (2008). What Women Want: Expectations and Satisfaction With Prenatal Care.  University of North Florida, Undergraduate Scholarship/ Research Grant.

Abney, L.A., & Bloom, K.C. (2008). Obstetrical Screening Practices of Nurse–midwives and Nurse Practitioners.  Lambda Rho Chapter-at-Large, Sigma Theta Tau International.

Trice, L.B., & Bloom, K.C. (2007). Opinions of Faculty and Advanced Practice Nurses Regarding the Doctorate of Nursing Practice.  Lambda Rho Chapter-at-Large, Sigma Theta Tau International.

Bloom, K.C. (2006). Group-oriented prenatal care for high-risk women.  Florida Chapter March of Dime.
 

Publications & Presentations

Book Chapters

Bloom, K.C., & Olinzock, B. (2011). Health seeking behaviors. In E.J. Ackley & G.B. Ladwig (Eds.), Nursing diagnosis handbook: An evidence-based guide to planning care (9th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Bloom, K.C., & Olinzock, B. (2011). Ineffective health maintenance. In E.J. Ackley & G.B. Ladwig (Eds.), Nursing diagnosis handbook: An evidence-based guide to planning care (9th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Bloom, K.C., & Trice, L.B. (2011). Sampling. In C. Boswell & S. Cannon (Eds.), Nursing research: Incorporating evidence-based practice (2nd ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

Olinzock, B., & Bloom, K.C. (2011). Deficient knowledge. In E.J. Ackley & G.B. Ladwig (Eds.), Nursing diagnosis handbook: An evidence-based guide to planning care (9th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Olinzock, B., & Bloom, K.C. (2011). Readiness for enhanced knowledge. In E.J. Ackley & G.B. Ladwig (Eds.), Nursing diagnosis handbook: An evidence-based guide to planning care (9th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Trice, L.B., & Bloom, K.C. (2011). Problem statement, research question, hypothesis. In C. Boswell & S. Cannon (Eds.), Nursing research: Incorporating evidence-based practice (2nd ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

Olinzock, B., & Bloom, K.C. (2008). Learning facilitation. In E.J. Ackley, G.B. Ladwig, B.A. Swan, & S.J. Tucker (Eds.). Evidence-based nursing care guidelines: Medical-surgical interventions. St. Louis, MO: Mosby. [2009 American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year]
Bloom, K.C., & Olinzock, B. (2008). Health education. In E.J. Ackley, G.B. Ladwig, B.A. Swan, & S.J. Tucker (Eds.), Evidence-based nursing care guidelines: Medical-surgical interventions. St. Louis, MO: Mosby. [2009 American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year]
Bloom, K.C., & Olinzock, B. (2008). Teaching: Prescribed medication. In E.J. Ackley, G.B. Ladwig, B.A. Swan, & S.J. Tucker (Eds.), Evidence-based nursing care guidelines: Medical-surgical interventions. St. Louis, MO: Mosby. [2009 American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year]

Olinzock, B., & Bloom, K.C. (2008). Learning readiness enhancement. In E.J. Ackley, G.B. Ladwig, B.A. Swan, & S.J. Tucker (Eds.), Evidence-based nursing care guidelines: Medical-surgical interventions. St. Louis, MO: Mosby. [2009 American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year]

Refereed Publications

Bloom, K.C., Olinzock, B., Radjenovic, D., & Trice, L. (2011). Leveling EBP content for undergraduate nursing students. Journal of Professional Nursing. [submitted for publication, September 13, 2011].

Bloom, K.C., & Bednarzyk, M.S. (2007). Obstetric screening practices of advanced practice nurses: Results of a pilot study. Women's Health Care: A Practical Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 6, 32.

Kruger, B.J., Roush, C., Olinzock, B.J., & Bloom, K.C. (2009). Engaging nursing students in a long-term relationship with a home-base community. Journal of Nursing Education, 49, 10-16. doi: 10.3928/01484834-20090828-07

McEwen, D., McDonough, J.P., & Bloom, K.C. (2007). Depression in postoperative open heart patients. AANA Journal, 75, 376.
 

BloomContact Information

Building 039A, Room 3106

(904) 620-1472

kbloom@unf.edu