Linda S. Scheirton, PhD
Linda S. Scheirton, PhD

Linda S. Scheirton, PhD

Professor
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Occupational Therapy

Position

  • Professor

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • Scheirton, L., Occupational Therapy Ethics. In ten Have, Henk (ed.) Encyclopedia of Global Bioethics, (invited author, in progress)., Springer Publishing, 2016
  • Lohman, H., and Scheirton, L.S. Clinical Reasoning for Orthotic Fabrication. In Coppard, B. and Lohman, H. (Eds.), Introduction to Orthotics, Fourth Edition,, Elsevier/Mosby, 2014
  • Scheirton, L.S., Hatchel, Y.C., Hemphill, B. and Jackson, C.R. Moral Management of Disrespectful, Disruptive, Uncivil, and Unethical Colleagues: Consequences to Patient Safety, Maintenance of Health Care Team Wellness, Morale, and Workplace Retention. American Occupational Therapy Association, Ethics Commission Advisory Opinion (Refereed), Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice, 2014
  • Et al. Scheirton, L. Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Their Families: An Ethical Framework and Recommendations for Practices and Policies. Statement of the Sixth International Colloquium of the International Association of Catholic Bioethicists., The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly, 2014
  • Scheirton, L.S. & Welie, J.V.M. The Role of Hospital Ethics Committees in the Error Disclosure Process (to be resubmitted),, Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice, 2014
  • Winistorfer, W. L., Scheirton, L., Slater, D.Y. and Foster, L. Ethics of Productivity and Reimbursement. American Occupational Therapy Association, Ethics Commission Advisory Opinion (Refereed), Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice, 2013
  • Et al. Scheirton, L. The Use of Sedatives in the Care of Persons Who Are Seriously Ill or Dying: Ethical Distinctions and Practical Recommendations. Fifth International Association of Catholic Bioethicists Colloquium,, The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly, 12(3), 489-501, 2012
  • Mu, Keli, Lohman, Helene, Scheirton, Linda, S., Cochran, Teresa, M., Coppard, Brenda M., Kokesh, Stephanie, R. Improving Client Safety: Strategies to Prevent and Reduce Practice Errors in Occupational Therapy, American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 65, e69-e76, 2011
  • Scheirton, L.S., Mu, K. and Mahern, K. What To Do When Things Go Wrong (Chapter 6). In Galt, K. and Paschal, K. (Eds.), Foundations in Patient Safety for the Health Professions,, Jones and Bartlett, 2011
  • Mu, K, Lohman, H, and Scheirton, L. To Err Is Human: Common Practice Errors and Preventive Strategies in Occupational Therapy (Chapter ??). In Slater, D.Y. (ed.) Reference Guide to the Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics , Bethesda, MD (reprint) (Refereed), Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice, 2011
  • Mu, K., Lohman, H., Scheirton, L., Cochran, T., Coppard, B., and Kokesh, S. Improving Client Safety: Strategies to Prevent and Reduce Practice Errors in Occupational Therapy,, American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 65(6), 69-76, 2011
  • Et al. Scheirton, L. Caring and Giving Hope to Persons Living with Progressive Cognitive Impairments and Those Who Care for Them: Statement of the Fourth International Colloquium of the International Association of Catholic Bioethicists., The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly, 10(3), 549-567, 2010
  • Cochran, T. M., Mu, K., Lohman, H., Scheirton, L. S. Physical therapists' perspectives on practice errors in geriatric, neurologic, or orthopedic clinical settings, Physiotherapy theory and practice, 25, 1-13, 2009
  • Scheirton, L. S. Proportionality and the View from Below: Analysis of Error Disclosure, HealthCare Ethics Committee Forum: An Interprofessional Journal on Healthcare Institutions' Ethical and Legal Issues, 2008
  • Lohman, H., Scheirton, L., Mu, K., Cochran, T., Kunzweiler, J. Preventing practice errors and improving patient safety: an examination of case studies reflecting common errors in occupational therapy practice, Journal of Allied Health, 37, 242-247, 2008
  • Mu, K. L., Lohman, H., Scheirton, L. Occupational therapy practice errors in physical rehabilitation and geriatrics settings: A national survey study, American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 60, 288-297, 2006
  • Mu, K., Lohman, H., Scheirton, L. To err is human! Common practice errors and preventive strategies in occupational therapy, OT Practice, 10, 13-16, 17, 2005
  • Scheifton, L. S. An ethics casebook for hospitals: Practical approaches to everyday cases, Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics, 21, 629-633, 2000

Publications

  • Mu, K., Scheirton, L. & Lohman, H. Reduction of Practice Errors in Occupational Therapy Practice. International Congress of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists, Yokohama, Japan., Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice, 2014
  • Scheirton, L.S. & Welie, J.V.M. Medical Errors and the Role of Hospital Ethics Committees.. Haddad (ed.),.Focus: A Newsletter of the Center for Health Policy and Ethics at Creighton University., Creighton University, http://chpe.creighton.edu/publications/focus/focus.htm, 2011
  • Cochran, T., Mu, K., Lohman, H. & Scheirton, L. Physical therapists' perspectives on practice error in geriatric, neurologic, and orthopedic clinical settings; Accepted for poster session at APTA's Annual Conference & Exposition, Boston, MA., Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice, 2010
  • Lohman, H., Mu, K., Scheirton, L. & Cochran, T. Poster: Improving Patient Safety in Occupational Therapy Practice: Education for Occupational Therapy Practitioners. International Congress of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists, Santiago, Chile, Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice, 2010

Awards and Honors

  • Invited Lecture - Creighton University (2014), Creighton University, 2014
  • Invited Lecture - American Occupational Therapy Association (2014), American Occupational Therapy Association, 2014
  • Invited Lecture - Duquesne University (2012), Duquesne University , 2012
  • Invited Lecture - American Occupational Therapy Association (2012), American Occupational Therapy Association, 2012
  • Invited Lecture - International Conference on Clinical Ethics and Consultation (2011), International Conference on Clinical Ethics and Consultation, 2011
  • Invited Lecture - Creighton University (2011), Creighton University , 2011