Pamela Ressler, MS, RN,HN-BC

Academic/Research Interests

Pain management, social media in healthcare, narrative medicine, and communicating the experience of chronic illness through patient blogs

Caregiver stress, the creation of healing environments, and stress resiliency for those with chronic or life-limiting illness.

Recent Publications/Presentations 

Ressler, PK., Glazer, G., "Legislative: Nursing’s Engagement in Health Policy and Healthcare Through Social Media" OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, October 22, 2010, Vol. 16 No. 1.

Ressler, PK., Bradshaw, Y., Gualtieri, L., Chui, K., "Communicating the Experience of Illness through Patient Blogs" Journal of Medical Internet Research  October 2012 doi: 10.2196/jmir.2002.2012

Ressler, PK., "Social Media for Nurses" (online curriculum). 2013.  Nursing Knowledge International, Indianapolis, IN