Lindsay McCrea

Professor

Department of Nursing & Health Sciences

E-mail:
lindsay.mccrea@csueastbay.edu
Phone:
(510) 885-3314
Office:
SC-N 115
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Education

  • MS, PhD Nursing UC San Francisco
  • BA, Psychology UC Berkeley

Courses

Fall Quarter 2014
Course #SecCourse TitleDaysFromToLocationCampusTextbook Info
NURS 202101Nsg Support of Comm ClientsM10:00AM11:50AMVBT-0135Hayward Campus View Books
NURS 320002Current Issues in NursingTH9:00AM10:00AMCCLB-151Concord Campus View Books
NURS 430101Preceptorship SeminarTU12:00PM1:50PMSC-N220Hayward Campus View Books

Publications

PUBLICATIONS

Peer Reviewed Journal Publications:

McCrea, GL, Miaskowski, C, Stotts, NA, Macera, L, Paul, SM, Varma, MG. (In press). Age differences in constipation characteristics, symptoms, and bowel and dietary habits among patients with constipation. Journal of Wound Ostomy Continence Nursing

Wang, JY, Hart, SL, Berian, J, Patterson, TR, McCrea, GL, Varma, MG. (2009).  A valid and reliable measure of constipation-related quality of life. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, 52 (8): 1434-1442.

McCrea, GL, Miaskowski, C, Stotts, NA, Macera, L, Paul, SM, Varma, MG. (2009). Gender differences in self-reported constipation characteristics, symptoms, and bowel and dietary habits among patients attending a specialty clinic for constipation. Gender Medicine, 6 (1), 1-13.

McCrea, GL, Miaskowski, C, Stotts ,NA, Macera, L, Varma, MG. (2009).  A review of the literature on gender and age differences in the prevalence and characteristics of constipation in North America. J Pain Symptom Manage, 37 (4), 737-745.

McCrea, GL, Miaskowski, C, Stotts, N, Macera, L, Hart, SL, and Varma, MG (2008). Pathophysiology of constipation in older adults. World Journal of Gastroenterology, 14 (17), 2631-2638.

Varma, MG, Wang, JY, Berian, J, Patterson, TR, McCrea, GL, Hart, SL (2008).  The constipation severity instrument: A validated measure. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, 51 (2), 162-172.

McCrea, GL, Miaskowski, C, Stotts, NA, Macera, L, Hart, SA, Varma, MG (2008).  Review article: Self-report measures to evaluate constipation. Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 27 (8), 638-648.

Book Chapters:

McCrea, GL (2008). Urinary elimination. In A Berman, S Snyder, B Kozier, & G Erb (Eds.), Kozier’s Fundamentals of Nursing (8th ed., Chapter 48). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall.

McCrea, GL, Wang, KS, Edelstein, PS (2001).  Fecal incontinence. In T Takahashi & JM (Eds.) Colon, Rectal, and Anal Disease: Diagnosis and Medical and Surgical Treatment.  Mexico: McGraw-Hill Interamericana.

Presentations

2009    WOCN National Conference, St. Louis, MO – Poster Presentation

           “Gender Differences in Characteristics, Bowel Symptoms, and Bowel Habits in Patients with Constipation”

           Nu Xi At Large and Rho Alpha Chapters, Sigma Theta Tau International Society, Research in Action, Oakland, CA

           "Gender Differences in Patients Evaluated for Constipation: The Dance of Developing Multidisciplinary Research Partners”

2008  Abstract Accepted: International Continence Society Annual Meeting, Cairo, Egypt

         “Gender Differences in Characteristics, Bowel Symptoms, and Bowel Habits in Patients with Constipation”

          UCSF John A. Hartford Center for Geriatric Excellence, Trailblazing Topics in Gerontology

          “Age Differences in Patients with Constipation: The Pros and Cons of Multidisciplinary Research”

          UCSF School of Nursing Community of Scholars

          “Gender Differences in Characteristics, Bowel Symptoms, and Bowel Habits in Patients with Constipation”

2007   WOCN National Conference, Salt Lake City, UT – Poster Presentation

          UCSF School of Nursing Community of Scholars – Poster Presentation

Service

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Memberships

2001 - present             International Continence Society

1997 - present             California Association for Nurse Practitioners

1996 - present             American Nurses Association, California

1994 - present             Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing (STT), Nu Xi At-Large Chapter

1991 - present             Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse’s Society (WOCN)

Service to Professional Organizations

2013-Present               Nominating Committee, WOCN National

2008-2012                  Abstract Chair, National Conference Planning Committee, WOCN

2001- 2003                 President, Nu Xi At-Large Chapter, STT

2001- 2002                 Chair, Bowel Evacuation Dysfunction Task Force

WOCN Clinical Practice Committee

2001 - 2002                 Member, WOCN Clinical Practice Continence Sub-Committee

1999 - 2002                 Member, WOCN Certification Board, Ethics Committee

1998 - 2002                 Member, WOCN Certification Board, Exam Committee

1999 - 2001                 President Elect, Nu Xi At-Large Chapter, STTI

1996                            Design Team, WOCN Certification Board

1992 -1998                  Member, WOCN Clinical Practice, Guidelines Sub-Committee

Service to Professional Publications:

2008 - Present             Reviewer for Journal of Wound Ostomy Continence Nursing

                                  Reviewed two manuscripts per year

1998-2002                   Reviewed approximately 3 manuscripts per year    

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