Faculty and Staff
Lisa Burkhart, PhD, RN, MPH
Title: Associate Professor
Office #: Granada Center, Room 366, LSC
Spirituality and Informatics
Co-authored conceptual model of spiritual leadership, co-developed a grounded theory of Spiritual Care in Nursing Practice, and developed and psychometrically tested the tool, Spiritual Care Inventory, to measure spiritual care in nursing practice. Researched and authored both spirituality and religiosity diagnoses accepted by NANDA International and spirituality and religiosity interventions in the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC). Assisted in integrating spiritual assessment in the EPIC computerized documentation system at Loyola University Health System. Authored documentation system for parish nurses. Site liaison for NINR grant to test Nursing Outcomes Classification System (NOC) in parish nursing.
SC Ministry Foundation Grant, Consensus Conference in Spiritual Leadership (2004-05), $20,000
Palmer Grant, Spiritual Care in Nursing Practice (2005-2006), $5,000
Loyola University Chicago Summer Stipend Grant, Measuring Spiritual Care in Nursing Practice (2006), $6,000
Hank Center for Catholic Intellectual Heritage, Ignatian Spirituality in Nursing Education, $10,000
Professional & Community Affiliations
ANA Definition of Nursing through NANDA International
International Journal of Nursing Terminologies and Classification
CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing
Advances in Nursing Science
Qualitative Health Research
Burkhart, L., & Hogan, N. (2008). An experiential theory of spiritual care in nursing practice.
Qualitative Health Research 18(18), 928-938.
Burkhart, L., Solari-Twadell, P.A., & Haas, S. (2008). Addressing spiritual leadership: An
organizational model. Journal of Nursing Administration, 38(1), 33-39.
Burkhart, L., & Sommers, S. (2007). Integrating preventive care and nursing standardized
terminologies in nursing education: A case study. Journal of Professional
Nursing, 23(4), 208-213.
Burkhart, L., Konicek, D., Moorhead, S., & Androwich, I. (2005). Mapping parish nurse
documentation in the nursing interventions classification: A research method.
Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 23(4), 2-10.
Kopala, B. & Burkhart, L. (2005). Ethical dilemma and moral distress: Proposed new NANDA
diagnoses. International Journal of Nursing Terminologies & Classifications, 16(1), 3-13.
Burkhart, L. & Androwich, I. (2004). Measuring the Domain Completeness of the Nursing
Interventions Classification in Parish Nurse Documentation. Computers, Informatics.
Integration - A Parish Nurse Documentation System
Author and owns copyright to Integration, a parish nurse documentation system developed through a Kellogg grant awarded to Advocate Healthcare. The system is free to use with permission by completing a request survey form included in the manual and e-mailing it to email@example.com. The documentation system manual and forms are as follows: