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Linda Scheetz
Position: Associate Professor
Campus Affiliation: Lehman College
Office Hours: 500
Degrees/Diplomas: EdD, MA, BSN
Research Interests: Trauma Nursing, prehospital triage, Trauma System, Critical Injuries in Older Adults, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Injury Outcomes, Geriatrics, Emergency Nursing

Research Interest

  • Trauma nursing
  • Prehospital triage
  • Trauma system effectiveness
  • Critical injuries in older adults
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Injury outcomes
  • Geriatrics
  • Emergency nursing 
Professional Interests:
Research Focus
  • My current research focus is a comparative analysis of access to trauma center care, clinical, and cost outcomes for severly injured older adults.
Primary Teaching Area:
  • Interdiscplinary theory and research
  • Advanced Scientific Writing
Selected Publications: (2011-2016)
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
  • Scheetz, L.J., Horst, M.A., Arbour, R.B. (In press). Early neurological deterioration in older adults with traumatic brain injury, International Emergency Nursing. doi:  10.1016/j.ienj.2016.11.003. Available:
  • Scheetz LJ. Trends in the accuracy of older person trauma triage from 2004 to 2008. Prehosp Emerg Care 2011; 15:83-87
  • Scheetz LJ. Life-threatening injuries in older adults. AACN Advanced Critical Care 2011; 22:128-139
  • Scheetz LJ. Comparison of type and severity of major injuries among undertriaged and correctly triaged older patients. J Emerg Med 2012; 43:1020-1028
  • Scheetz LJ. Injury patterns, severity and outcomes among older adults who sustained brain injury following a same level fall: A retrospective analysis. International Emergency Nursing 2015; 23:162-167
  • Scheetz LJ. One for the Road: A Comparison of Drinking and Driving Behavior Among Younger and Older Adults Involved in Fatal Crashes. J Trauma Nurs 2015; 22:187-193 10.1097/jtn.0000000000000141
  • EdD- Columbia University
  • MA- New York University
  • BSN- Trenton State College