Cheryl Lacasse, PhD, RN, OCN

Cheryl Lacasse, PhD, RN, OCN
Clinical Professor
Program Coordinator, RN-MSN Program
520-626-6321
Nursing
Room Number: 
235

Research and Clinical:

Research and Clinical Interest: 
Clinical Expertise: 

Oncology Population Management and Care Coordination; Gero-oncology; Palliative Care

Clinical Certification: Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN)

Research & Scholarship: 

Teaching Scholarship: Best Practices in Online Teaching and Learning; Innovative Methods of Teaching and Learning

Discovery Scholarship: Cancer Survivorship, Chronic Illness, and Symptom Perception     

All Funding: 
Funding Source
10/2006-11/2008
Comorbidity and Symptom Measurement in Older Adults With Cancer: Tool Development and Initial Psychometric Testing
Lawrence Emmons Award
PI
8/2006-8/2009
Innovations in Undergraduate Nursing Education: Use of Podcasting for Didactic Content Delivery
Sigma Theta Tau - Beta Mu Chapter
Co-Investigator
6/2002-6/2007
Post-Baccalaureate Nurse Residency Demonstration Project
Intramural
Co-Investigator
4/1992-5/1996
Quality of Life Throughout the Bone Marrow Transplant Experience
Intramural
Co-PI
Publications: 
2015

Lacasse, C. Age-related Challenges in Symptom Management, In C. Brown (Ed.). A guide to oncology symptom management (2nd edition). Pittsburgh, PA: Oncology Nursing Press.

2013

Lacasse, C. Developing nursing leaders for the future: Acheiving competency for transformational leadership. Oncology Nursing Forum, 40 (5), 431 - 433.

2011

Lacasse, C. Polypharmacy and symptom management in older adults. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 15 (1), 27 - 30.

2010

Lacasse, C. Symptoms in Older Adults. In C. Brown (ed.), A guide to symptom management. ONS Publishing Division: Pittsburgh, PA.

2008

Lacasse, C. Theory Integration: Comorbidity Burden and Symptom Perception in Older Adults With Cancer. Nursing Science Quarterly, 21 (1), 42-43.

2007

Lacasse, C. & Beck, S. Assessment of Symptom Clusters. Seminars in Oncology Nursing, 23 (2), p.106-112.

2006

Reiner, A. & Lacasse, C. Symptom Correlates in the Gero-Oncology Population. Seminars in Oncology Nursing, 22 (1), p.20-30.

2004

McBroom, D., Zazworsky, D., Philips, B., Lacasse, C., & Lacasse, C. Preparing for our future: Creating a nurse's badge program with the girl scouts. Nurse Leader, February, 44 - 51.

2000

Moutafis, R. & Lacasse, C. University of Arizona/ University Medical Center Case Study. In Leadership Initiative for Nursing Education: A Collection of Case Studies, p.22 - 26.

Lacasse, C. & Sears, D. Oncology nursing internship: Mentoring future oncology nurses for the twenty-first century (abstract), Oncology Nursing Forum, 27 (2), 328-329.

1998

Clark, P. & Lacasse, C. Cancer-related fatigue: Clinical practice issues. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 2 (2), 45 - 53.

1992

Skalla, K. A. & Lacasse, C. Patient education for fatigue. Oncology Nursing Forum, 19 (10), 1537 - 1541.

Tsevat, J. G. & Lacasse, C. Understanding the special needs of patients receiving biotherapy: A conceptual model. Oncology Nursing Forum (Supplement): The Biotherapy of Cancer - V, 5 - 9.

1987

Schryber, S., Lacasse, C., & Barton-Burke, M. (1987). Autologous Bone Marrow Transplantation. Oncology Nursing Forum, 14 (4), 74 - 80.

Honors and Awards: 
2017
Excellence in Leadership, Award of Distinction, Beta Mu Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau
2016
Most Inspirational Mentor, Tucson Nurses Week Foundation
2016
Excellence in Teaching Award [RN-MSN Program], The University of Arizona College of Nursing
2015
Advancing and Leading the Profession, GEM Award for Mountain West Region
2011
Excellence in Teaching Award [BSN Program], The University of Arizona College of Nursing
2008
McGaffic, Monroe and Rogers Memorial Award for Clinical Teaching, The University of Arizona College of Nursing
Education: 
Institution/LocationDegreeAttendedField of Study
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
PhD
2017
Nursing
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
2006
Graduate Certificate in Interdisciplinary Gerontology
Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
MS
1989
Adult Health Nursing
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
BSN
1982
Nursing