My research focus surrounds issues of urinary incontinence in men, women and children and the use of biofeedback as an intervention. Continued psychometric evaluation of the Broome Pelvic Muscle Self-efficacy Scale is an area of continuous research.
Hebeshy, M., Hansen, D., Broome, B., Abdou Abou,S., Murrock, C., & Bernert, D. (in press). The Egyptian Nurses’ Intention to Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis Among Critically Ill Patients: Psychometric Evaluation of a New Instrument Based Theory of Planned Behavior. Journal of Nursing Measurement
Broome, B & Harbert, H. (In press). Major causes of mortality in the United States. In T. Barkley and C. Myers (Eds.), Practice considerations for adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioners (4rd ed.). West Hollywood, CA: Barkley & Associates, Inc.
Damghanian, M., Pakgohar, M., Tacousi, M. Nayeri, N. Najafi, M, Kharaghani, R., Broome, B. Ghanbari, Z. (2018). Psychometric analysis of the pelvic floor muscle self-efficacy scale in women with urinary incontinence (Persian language). Hayat. 23 (4): 307-317.
Bagnola, E., Pearce, E., & Broome, B. (2017). A review and case study of urinary incontinence. Madridge Journal of Nursing, 2 (1), 27-31.
Broome, B. (2015). Ladies and gentlemen, this is what you do, every day and we thank you: An interview with Dean Barbara Broome, PhD. In K. Vaidya (Ed.), Nursing for the curious. Cranberra, Australia: Curious Academic Publishing.
Alexaitis, I., & Broome, B. (2014, July/September). Implementation of a nurse-driven protocol to prevent catheter associated urinary tract infections. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 29(3), 245-151. doi:10.1097/NCQ.0000000000000041
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, MSN, Kent State University, BSN, Kent State University
Incontinence, Psychometrics and scale development, Mentoring, Cultural Diversity, Nursing
American Academy of Nursing, American Nurses Association, Association of Black Nursing Faculty, National Black Nurses Association, Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates, Sigma Theta Tau International
University of South Alabama Faculty Senate 50 Outstanding Faculty Member (May, 2013)
University of South Alabama 50 Outstanding Research, Scholarly and Creative Accomplishments (May, 2013)
Labrae High School Alumni Hall of Fame (January 2013).
World Wide Who’s Who (2013).
Hannah Mullins School of Practical Nursing (August 2012). Commencement Speaker for 100th Graduating Class.