Nancy Jo Bush, DNP, RN, MA, AOCN, FAAN

Director, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program, Adjunct Associate Professor
Location: 3-659 Factor Building
Email: njbush@sonnet.ucla.edu
Phone: (310) 206-5666

Academic/Administrative Appointment

N401; Scientific Underpinnings for DNP Practice, N405; Communication & Ethics, N470A; DNP Scholarly Project, N597; Written Qualifying Examination

Doctoring3; Interprofessional Seminar; David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine

Clinical Practice

Psychosocial and psychoeducational needs of oncology patients, families, and caregivers. Depression and anxiety, cancer survivorship, compassion fatigue related to oncology nursing, post-traumatic stress syndrome related to cancer, distress screening in the patient with cancer.

Education

Bachelor's of Nursing, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Master's of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles

Master's of Clinical Psychology, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

Doctor of Nursing Practice, California State University, DNP Consortium

Honors and Awards

Fellow of American Academy of Nursing

Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse, Oncology Nursing Society

Mary Nowotny Excellence in Cancer Nursing Education Award, Oncology Nursing Society

Publications

Bush, N.J., & Gorman, L.M. (2018).  Psychosocial nursing care: Along the cancer continuum (3rd ed.). Pittsburgh: Oncology Nursing Press, Inc.

Bush, N.J.  (2018). Coping and adaptation.  In N.J. Bush & L.M. Gorman (Eds.), Psychosocial nursing care: Along the cancer continuum (3rd ed.).  Pittsburgh: Oncology Nursing Press, Inc.

Bush, N.J.  (2018). Anxiety. In N.J. Bush & L.M. Gorman (Eds.), Psychosocial nursing care: Along the cancer continuum. (3rd ed.).  Pittsburgh: Oncology Nursing Press, Inc.

Bush, N.J. (2018).  Distress.  In N.J. Bush & L.M. Gorman (Eds), Psychosocial nursing care: Along the cancer continuum (3rd ed.). Pittsburgh: Oncology Nursing Press, Inc.

Boyle, D.A., & Bush, N.J. (2018). Reflections on the emotional hazards of pediatric oncology nursing: Four decades of perspectives and potential. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 20, 63-73.

Bush, N.J. (2013).  Five years and counting.  Oncology Nursing Forum, 17(3): 341.

Bush, N.J., & Boyle, D.A.  (2013). How well do you treat yourself?  Scrubsmag.com, Spring 2013, 22-25.

Bush, N.J. (2012).  Book review.  Nowhere hair. Oncology Nursing Forum, 36: 620.

Bush, N.J., & Boyle, D.A. (2012).  Self-healing through reflection: A workbook for nurses. Pittsburgh: Hygeia Media.

Bush, N.J. (2010). Post-traumatic stress disorder related to cancer: Hope, healing, and recovery. Oncology Nursing Forum, 37(5), E331-E343.

Bush, N.J. (2010).  Time well spent. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 14(1), 17-18.

Bush, N.J. (2009).  Book review. Love, Kristen.  Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 13(6), 2.

Bush, N.J. (2009).  Book review. I signed as the doctor: Memoir of a cancer doctor surviving cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum, 36(6), 735.

Bush, N.J. (2009).  Post-traumatic stress syndrome related to cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum, 36(4), 395-400.                                                                                         

Bush, N.J. (2009). Compassion fatigue: Are you at risk? Oncology Nursing Forum, 36(1), 24-28.

Bush, N.J. (2009).  Psychosocial management. In B. Gobel (Ed.), Advanced oncology nursing certification review and resource manual (pp.150-202). Pittsburgh: Oncology Nursing Society.

Bush, N.J. (2008).  Cognitive dysfunction. In C. Chernecky & K. Ende (Eds.), Acute care oncology nursing, Chapter 7, (pp. 84-96).  Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders.

Bush, N.J. (2008).  Depression and anxiety. In C. Chernecky & K. Ende (Eds.), Acute care oncology  nursing, Chapter 8, (pp. 97-110).  Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders.

Bush, N.J. (2008).  Both sides now. Oncology Nursing Forum, 35(2), 155-156.