Karen Rich, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Systems Leadership and Health Outcomes

Ethics, public health, military/veteran populations

 

Co-Authored, Non-Edited

(2016)                                      Butts, J.B., & Rich, K.L. Nursing Ethics Across the Curriculum and Into Practice (4th ed.). Boston: Jones & Bartlett. [Under Contract]

2013                                        Butts, J.B., & Rich, K.L. Nursing Ethics Across the Curriculum and Into Practice (3rd ed.). Boston: Jones & Bartlett. ISBN: 978-1-4496-2218-3[***see authored chapters below]

2008                                        Butts, J.B., & Rich, K.L. Nursing Ethics Across the Curriculum and Into Practice (2nd ed.). Boston: Jones & Bartlett. [**see authored chapters below]

2005                                        Butts, J. B. & Rich, K.L. Nursing Ethics Across the Curriculum and Into Practice. Boston: Jones & Bartlett. [*see authored chapters below]

Co-Authored, Edited

 

2015                                        Butts, J.B., & Rich, K.L. (Eds.). Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Practice Nursing, (2nd ed.). Boston: Jones & Bartlett.  [^^see authored chapter below]

2011                                        Butts, J.B., & Rich, K.L. (Eds.). Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Practice Nursing. Boston: Jones & Bartlett. [^see authored chapter below]

 

Chapters in Books

 

2015                                        ^^Rich, K.L. Theories and methods in ethics. In. J.B. Butts, & K.L. Rich (Eds.). Philosophies and theories for advanced nursing practice (2nd ed.). Boston: Jones & Bartlett.           

2014                                        Rich, K.L. & Butts, J.B. Foundations of ethical nursing practice. In K. Masters (Ed). Role development in professional nursing practice (3rd  ed.). Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

2014                                        Rich, K.L. & Butts, J.B. Ethical Issues in professional nursing practice. In K. Masters (Ed.). Role development in professional nursing practice (3rd ed.). Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

2013                                        *** Rich, K.L. Introduction to ethics (Chapter 1). In J.B. Butts & K.L. Rich. Nursing ethics across the curriculum and into practice (3rd  ed.). Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

2013                                        *** Rich, K.L. Introduction to bioethics and ethical decision-making (Chapter 2). In J.B. Butts & K.L. Rich. Nursing ethics across the curriculum and into practice (3rd ed.). Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

2013                                        *** Rich, K.L. Infant and child nursing ethics (Chapter 5). In J.B. Butts & K.L. Rich. Nursing ethics across the curriculum and into practice (3rd ed.). Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

2013                                        *** Rich, K.L. Ethics and the nursing care of elders (Chapter 8). In J.B. Butts & K.L. Rich. Nursing ethics across the curriculum and into practice (3rd ed.). Boston: Jones & Bartlett.       

2013                                        *** Rich, K.L. Psychiatric/mental health nursing ethics (Chapter 10). In J.B. Butts & K.L. Rich. Nursing ethics across the curriculum and into practice (3rd ed.). Boston: Jones & Bartlett.        

2013                                        *** Rich, K.L. Public health ethics (Chapter 11). In J.B. Butts & K.L. Rich. Nursing ethics across the curriculum and into practice (3rd  ed.). Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

2011                                        ^Rich, K.L. Theories and methods in ethics. In. J.B. Butts, & K.L. Rich (Eds.). Philosophies and theories for advanced nursing practice. Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

2010                                         Rich, K.L., & Butts, J.B. Ethics in pediatric home care. In W. Votroubek & A. Tabacco (Eds.), Pediatric home care An evidence-based, family health care nursing approach: The chronically iIl child in home and ambulatory care settings. (3rd ed.). Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

2009                                        Rich, K.L. & Butts, J.B. Foundations of ethical nursing practice. In K. Masters (Ed). Role development in professional nursing practice (2nd ed.). Boston: Jones & Bartlett.           

2009                                        Rich, K.L. & Butts, J.B. Ethical Issues in professional nursing practice. In K. Masters (Ed.). Role development in professional nursing practice (2nd ed.).  Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

2008                                        Rich, K.L. & Butts, J.B. Ethics. In P.L. Anderson & L. Mignor (Eds.). Home care nursing: Using an accreditation approach. Clifton Park, NY: Thomson Delmar Learning.

2008                                        ** Rich, K.L. Introduction to ethical philosophy, theories, and approaches (Chapter 1). In J.B. Butts & K.L. Rich. Nursing ethics across the curriculum and into practice (2nd ed.). Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

2008                                        ** Rich, K.L. Introduction to bioethics, nursing ethics, and ethical decision making (Chapter 2). In J.B. Butts & K.L. Rich. Nursing ethics across the curriculum and into practice (2nd ed.). Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

2008                                        ** Rich, K.L. Infants and child nursing ethics (Chapter 6). In J.B. Butts & K.L. Rich. Nursing ethics across the curriculum and into practice (2nd ed.). Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

2008                                        ** Rich, K.L. Psychiatric/mental health nursing ethics (Chapter 9). In J.B. Butts & K.L. Rich. Nursing ethics across the curriculum and into practice (2nd ed.). Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

2008                                        ** Rich, K.L. Ethics and the nursing care of elders (Chapter 10). In J.B. Butts & K.L. Rich. Nursing ethics across the curriculum and into practice (2nd ed.). Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

2008                                        ** Rich, K.L. Community/public health ethics (Chapter 11). In J.B. Butts & K.L. Rich. Nursing ethics across the curriculum and into practice (2nd ed.). Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

2005                                        * Butts, J.B., & Rich, K.L. Introduction to nursing ethics (Chapter 1). In J.B. Butts & K.L. Rich. Nursing ethics across the curriculum and into practice. Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

2005                                        * Rich, K.L., & Butts, J.B. Values, Relationships, and Virtues (Chapter 2). In J.B. Butts & K.L. Rich. Nursing ethics across the curriculum and into practice. Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

2005                                        * Rich, K.L. Nursing ethics in the care of infants and children (Chapter 5). In J.B. Butts & K.L. Rich. Nursing ethics across the curriculum and into practice. Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

2005                                        * Rich, K.L. Ethics in psychiatric and mental health nursing (Chapter 7). In J.B. Butts & K.L. Rich. Nursing ethics across the curriculum and into practice. Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

2005                                        * Rich, K.L. Ethics in geriatric and chronic illness nursing (Chapter 8). In J.B. Butts & K.L. Rich. Nursing ethics across the curriculum and into practice. Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

2005                                        * Rich, K.L. Community and public health nursing and leadership ethics (Chapter 9). In J.B. Butts & K.L. Rich. Nursing ethics across the curriculum and into practice. Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

2005                                        Butts, J.B. & Rich, K.L. Ethics in nursing relationships, professional practice, and health care. In K. Masters (Ed). Role development in professional nursing practice. Boston: Jones & Bartlett.       

2005                                        Butts, J.B. & Rich, K.L. Moral and ethical dimensions nursing practice. In K. Masters (Ed.). Role development in professional nursing practice.  Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

 

Featured Contributions In Books

 

2012                                        Butts, J.B., and Rich, K.L. Interview in chapter 7: The DNP graduate as ethics consultant. In L. Chism, The doctor of nursing practice: A guidebook for role development and professional issues (2nd ed.).

                                                Boston: Jones & Bartlett.       

2009                                        Rich, K.L. Lessons from the Lotus Sutra. In K.L. Lundy & S. Janes (Eds.), Community health nursing: Caring for the public’s health (2nd ed.). Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

2009                                        Rich, K.L. Communitarian ethics. In K.L. Lundy & S. Janes (Eds.), Community health nursing: Caring for the public’s health (2nd ed.). Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

 

 

 

 

 

Featured Contributions in National E-Learning Courses

 

2013                                        Invited Selection. Butts, J.B., & Rich, K.L. Portions of Nursing Ethics

                                                Across the Curriculum and Into Practice (3rd ed.) included in RN-to-BSN Online Courses and Curriculum Nursing Ethics Online Course. Jones & Bartlett Learning.

2013                                        Invited Selection. Butts, J.B., & Rich, K.L. Portions of Philosophies and theories for advanced practice nursing included in Doctor of Nursing Practice Online Courses and Curriculum Nursing Theory Online Course. Jones & Bartlett Learning.

Monographs

 

2009                                        Rich, K.L. Nursing ethics: A Zen Buddhist approach. Saarbrücken,

                                                Saarland, Germany: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller.

 

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

 

International Journals

 

(2014)                                     Rich, K.L., & Butts, J.B. Nurses on the forefront of an evolving health care

                                               system. Ethics in Biology, Engineering, & Medicine. [In Press]

2010                                        Rich, K.L., & Nugent, K. E. A United States perspective on the challenges of nursing education. Nursing Education Today, 30, 228 – 232. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2009.10.015

2008                                        Butts, J.B., & Rich, K.L. Invited commentary for Begley’s article “Guilty But Good,” Nursing Ethics, 15(4), 449 – 451.

2007                                        Rich, K.L. (2007). Using a Buddhist Sangha as a model of communitarianism in nursing. Nursing Ethics, 14(4), 1 – 12.

2004                                        Rich, K.L., & Butts, J.B. Rational suicide: Uncertain moral ground, Journal of Advanced Nursing, 46(3), 1-14. (Featured article with invited commentary).

2004                                        Butts, J.B. & Rich, K.L. Acknowledging dependence: A MacIntyrean perspective on relationships involving Alzheimer’s disease. Nursing Ethics, 11(4), 1-11.

2003                                       Rich, K.L. Critical response to Rodgers and Yen’s article:

                                                Rethinking nursing science through the understanding of

                                                Buddhism. Nursing Philosophy, 4(2), 168-169.

National Journals

 

2012                                        Butts, J.B., Rich, K.L., & Fawcett, J. The Future of nursing: how important is a narrow approach to discipline-specific knowledge? A conversation with Jacqueline Fawcett. Nursing Science Quarterly, 25 (2), 151-154. doi: 10.1177/0894318412437955

2010                                        Rich, K.L. No essence no self: Using a Buddhist perspective to

                                                characterize the nature of nursing. Advances in Nursing Science,

                                                33(4), 344 – 351.

2003                                        Rich, K.L. Revisiting Joyce Travelbee’s question: What’s wrong with sympathy? Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 9(6), 202-204.                

2003                                                  Anderson, P.L., Cuellar, N., & Rich, K.L. Performance improvement in

                                               higher education: Adapting a model from health care agencies.                                Journal of Nursing Education, 42(9), 416-420.               

 

Cited in News Media

 

2004                                                 Lofton, L. Teaching ethics a growing need among healthcare

                                              professionals. Mississippi Business, Jackson, Mississippi, July 12-19,                    26(28), p. B5.

Profiled in News Media

 

2012                                      McPhail, K. (2012, September 23). Nurses in need of Zen: Nursing

                                              instructor applies Buddhist principles to nursing ethics. Mississippi         

                                              Medical News, [online posting]. 

                                                                                                                                                                                  PRESENTATIONS (refereed and invited)

 

Professional Audience, International

 

2010                                        Rich, K.L. Public Health Nursing Students’ Assessment of the Mexican Immigrant Population on the Mississippi Gulf Coast: Ethical Implications.Transcultural Nursing Society, October 21 – 23, 2010, Atlanta, GA.

 

Professional Audience, National

 

2013                                        Rich, K.L. and Anderson, P.L. Podium. Veterans BSN Career Ladder Pathway: Expanding Career Advancement Opportunities for Veterans with Medical Experience. AACN Baccalaureate Education Conference,

                                                November 21 - 23, 2013, New Orleans, LA. 

2009*                                      Rich, K.L. Invited Podium. Creating Cohesion Collaboration. National conference on Horizontal Violence. University of Rhode Island, College of Nursing. April 29 – May 1, 2009, Kingston, RI. (*invited but unable to attend to commitment conflict)

2007                                        Rich, K.L. Poster. Preparing for Disasters: The 5 R’s Approach to Ethical Nursing Practice, Poster, American Nurses Association (ANA) Quadrennial Policy Conference. Nursing Care in Life, Death and Disaster, June 20 – 22, 2007Atlanta, GA.

 

Professional Audience, Regional

 

2010                                        Rich, K.L. Podium. Nurses’ Views about Reporting to Work During an

                                                Influenza Pandemic: An Ethics Perspective. Sigma Theta Tau

                                                Regional Conference, October 7 – 9, 2010, Hattiesburg, MS

2008                                        Rich, K.L., & Butts, J.B. Invited Podium. Open forum,

                                                Nursing and the ANA’s Code of Ethics, Sigma Theta Tau,

                                                Gamma Lambda Chapter Research Day, The University of

                                                Southern Mississippi, April 7, 2008, Hattiesburg, MS.

Professional Audience, State

 

2012                                        Rich, K.L. Roundtable Facilitator with Anderson, P., Chatham, C., & Coyne, M. Different Aspects of Disaster Nursing. Mississippi Nurses Association, Annual Convention, October 18, 2012, Biloxi, MS.

2012                                        Rich, K.L. Invited Podium.  Why Publish? and How to Get Published. USM-UMC Doctoral Seminar Journal Club Annual Conference. Sponsored by The University of Southern Mississippi, June 29, 2012, Hattiesburg, MS.

2010                                        Rich, K.L. Invited Podium. Using an Ethic of Social Responsibility to Drive Resource Allocation in Health Care, Jackson, MS. Sponsored by the Nurse Executive Program, The University of Southern Mississippi, February 12, 2010, Ridgeland, MS.

2009                                        Rich, K.L. Invited Podium. Ethical Decision-Making for Leaders. Moving Forward: The Nurse Executive Role. Gulfport, MS. Sponsored by the Nurse Executive Program, The University of Southern Mississippi School of Nursing, May 16, 2009, Gulfport, MS.

2008                                        Rich, K.L. Podium. Ethical Implications of Pandemic Influenza. Mississippi Nurses Association, Annual Convention, October 21 – 24, 2008, Biloxi, MS.

2008                                        Rich, K.L. Invited Podium. Presenting Research and Publishing Articles. Mississippi Association of Peri-Anesthesia Nurses. Fall state-wide meeting, September, 13, 2008, Pascagoula, MS.

 

Professional Audience, Local

 

2013                                        Rich, K.L. Invited Podium. Scholarly Writing. DNP/PhD Students                                                 Orientation and Seminar, The University of Southern Mississippi, August                                        19, 2013

2013                                        Rich, K.L. Invited Podium. Nursing as a Career. Women and Gender                                          Studies Day for High School Girls, Southern Miss Gulf Coast Campus, April                                              12, 2013

2012                                        Rich, K.L. Invited Podium. Scholarly Writing. DNP/PhD Students                                                 Orientation and Seminar, The University of Southern Mississippi, August                                        20, 2012

GRANT PROPOSALS

 

Proposals Funded by External Agency

 

2005 - 2008                             Co-writer and participant (20%). Program Grant. HRSA: OMB Approval # 09150060, $1,022,988. Increasing Access to Higher Education for Mississippi's RNs. Bonita Reinert [Project Director] Summer 2007 & Summer 2008.

2005                                        Principal Investigator (100%). Research Grant, Gamma Lambda Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, $500. An Inquiry into the Value of Engaged Zen Buddhism in the Tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh for Nursing Ethics.

 

Proposals Funded by Internal Agency

 

2010 – 2011                            Team Member. RN-BSN Online e-Learning Enhancement Grant. Eagle Learning Online Program Development Program. University of Southern Mississippi. Awarded: December 14, 2010. Funded: $15,179.         

2010 - 2011                            Principal Investigator (100%). Competitive Gulf Coast Faculty Development Grant. $318.38.

2009 - 2010                            Principal Investigator (100%). Competitive Research Grant. The Aubrey Keith Lucas and Ella Ginn Lucas Endowment for Faculty Excellence, $2,780. Mississippi Registered Nurses’ Views about Reporting to Work during an H5N1 Influenza Pandemic.

 

 

 

 

 

Proposals Submitted and Approved But Not Funded or Not Approved

 

2013                                        Co-writer (25%) with Patsy Anderson, Cynthia Chatham, Sarah Powell, and Judy DeSalvo. VBSN Career Ladder Pathway: Expanding Career

                                                Advancement Opportunities for Veterans with Medical Experience.

                                                Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention HRSA Number

                                                13-256 - $1,195,000. Approved but HRSA unable to fund.

2010                                        Co-writer (20%) with Patsy Anderson, Cynthia Chatham, Sandra Bishop, and Judy DeSalvo. Increasing Access to DNP Education for Advanced Practice Nurses in Rural and Underserved Areas of MS. Advanced Nursing Education Program Announcement HRSA Number 10-065 - $745,718.

OTHER RESEARCH

 

2009 – 2010                            Rich, K.L. Mississippi Registered Nurses’ Views about Reporting to Work during an H5N1 Influenza Pandemic: An Ethics Perspective.

2008                                        Rich, K.L. Hospital Workers’ Ethical Considerations about Working During an Influenza Pandemic: A Pilot Study.

2008 – 2009                            Rich, K.L., & Student Services Ad Hoc Committee, Gulf Coast, Students’ Identification and Prioritization of Student Services Needs.

2006                                        Members of Gulf Coast Faculty Council and Rich, K.L. Conducted a qualitative survey to assess faculty research needs campus-wide on the Gulf Coast campus

2006                                        Rich, K.L. For the Gulf Coast Faculty Council—Developed a qualitative survey that was used by the GCFC to assess faculty research needs campus-wide on the Gulf Coast.

2005 – 2006                            Members of Gulf Coast Faculty Council and Rich, K.L., Participated in USMGC Hurricane Katrina Impact Assessment survey development and data collection; data was reported to University leaders and Faculty Senate.

2005                                        Rich, K.L. An Inquiry into the Value of Engaged Zen Buddhism in the Tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh for Nursing Ethics, Doctoral Dissertation, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS

2002                                        Farrell, M., Douglas, D., Rich, K.L. et al.  Exploring and Developing a College’s Community of Interest:  An Appreciative Inquiry, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS.

2002                                        Harbaugh, B.L., Rich, K.L. et al. Instrument Development to Evaluate Satisfaction of Graduates from a Masters of Nursing Program, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS.

1988                                        Rich, K.L. Prediction of Empathy Shown to Homebound Elderly Patients by Home Health Personnel. Unpublished Master’s Thesis, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA

 

PROFESSIONAL AWARDS AND HONORS

 

2013                                        Recipient. Outstanding Service and Commitment Commendation from

                                                The University of Southern Mississippi President.

2011                                        Co-Recipient. American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Book of the Year award. Chosen by the American Journal of Nursing’s panel of judges as one of the most valuable texts of 2011: Butts, J.B., & Rich, K.L. (Eds.). Philosophies and theories for advanced practice nursing. Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

 

 

 

2005                                        Recipient. Estelle "Pat" Kurtz Scholarship for Graduate Studies,

                                                Gamma Lambda Chapter Sigma Theta Tau International Honor

                                                Society of Nursing

1989                                        Recipient. Great 100 Nurses in Louisiana, Louisiana State Nurses Association.

SERVICE

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

 

Professional Journal Editorship, International

 

2007 – Present                        Consultant Editor. Nursing Ethics

 

Professional Journal Reviewer, International

 

2010 – Present                        Reviewer. Journal of Languages and Culture (interdisciplinary)

2008 – Present                        Reviewer. Journal of Nursing Scholarship

2007 – Present                        Reviewer. Nursing Ethics

2005 – Present                        Reviewer. Journal of Advanced Nursing

2008 - Present                        Reviewer. Online Journal of Health Ethics

 

Professional Journal Reviewer, National

 

2008                                        Guest Reviewer. Family and Community Health Journal

 

Professional Book Reviewer, National

 

2011                                        Reviewer. Public Health Research Methods. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

2009                                        Reviewer. Ethics chapter. Lundy, K.L., & Janes, S. (Eds.). (2010). Community health nursing: Caring for the public’s health (2nd ed.). Boston: Jones and Bartlett.           

2007                                        Reviewer. Psychiatric-mental health nursing chapter. Lippincott’s content review for NCLEX-RN.

2006                                                   Reviewer. Videbeck, S.L. (2006). Psychiatric mental health

                                                nursing (3rd ed.) Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins.    

2004 – Present                        Member.  Ethics Committee, Biloxi Regional Medical Center, Biloxi, MS

 

Other Professional Service

 

2003 – Present                        Member. Ethics Focus Group (Committee), Memorial Hospital at Gulfport, Gulfport, MS.

2009                                        Member. Mississippi State Department of Health Pandemic Influenza Planning Group

2009 – 2010                            Member. Mississippi Nurses Association Provider Unit.

 

UNIVERSITY SERVICE* 

*Note that the School of Nursing became the College of Nursing in July 2012.

 

University

 

2013                                        Appointed Member. President’s Task Force on Gulf Coast

                                                Campus Governance

2013                                        Member. Quality Subcommittee of President’s Task Force

                                                on Gulf Coast Campus Governance

2013 - Present                        Elected Member. University Advisory Committee

2009 – 2010                            Appointed Member. Library Advisory Committee

2008 – 2009                            Appointed Member. University Strategic Planning Committee

 

Gulf Coast Campus

 

2013 - 2015                             Elected Member. Gulf Coast Faculty Council

2013 - 2014                             Elected Officer [Secretary]. Gulf Coast Faculty Council

2012 – 2013                            Elected Member. Secretary-Elect. Gulf Coast Faculty Council.

2010 – 2012                            Elected Member. Gulf Coast Faculty Council, Gulf Coast

2005 – 2009                            Elected Member. Gulf Coast Faculty Council, Gulf Coast (two terms)

2008 – 2009                            Elected Member. Gulf Coast Student Services Ad Hoc Committee/

                                                Research Group

College

 

2013 - Present                        Member. Professional Conduct Committee

2013 - Present                        Member. Nursing Faculty Council

2013 -- Present                       Elected Member. College Advisory Committee

2013 -- Present                       Elected Member. Policy Committee

2012 – Present                        Elected Member. Graduate Admission, Progression, and Retention                                               Committee

2012 -  2013                            Chair. Search Committee for College of Nursing Associate Dean, Hattiesburg Campus

2012 – 2013                            Member. Nursing Faculty Organization

2009 – 2010                            Elected Member. Awards Committee [COH]

2008                                        Member. College Strategic Planning Committee [COH] to provide input to University Strategic Planning Committee

2005 – 2007                            Elected Member. Awards Committee [COH]

 

Unit: Department of Systems Leadership and Health Outcomes [College of Nursing],

 

2013 -  Present                       Elected Member. Personnel Committee

2012 – Present                        Member. Tenure Committee

2012 – Present                        Member. Promotion Committee

2012 – Present                        Member. PhD Comprehensive Exam Committee

2012 – 2013                            Member. PhD Curriculum Task Force

2012                                        Member. DNP Curriculum and Policy Task Force              

 

Unit: Department of Collaborative Care [College of Nursing]

 

2012 – 2013                            Elected Member. Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

2012 – 2013                            Faculty Class Advisor. BSN Class of 2013

 

Unit [School of Nursing] [Became College of Nursing in 2012]

 

2011 – 2012                            Member. Faculty Search Committee

2011 – 2012                            Faculty Class Advisor. Class of 2013         

2011 – 2012                            Member. Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

2010 – 2012                            Member. PhD Comprehensive Exam Committee

2011 – 2012                            Member. Curriculum Revision Task Force

2010 – 2011                            Member. Graduate Curriculum Sub-Committee

2010 – 2011                            Elected Member. Undergraduate Curriculum Sub-Committee

2010 – 2011                            Member. Undergraduate Committee

2008 – 2010                            Chair. Special Interest Group, Core Courses

2006 – 2011                            Member. Graduate Committee

2004 – 2012                            Member. Nursing Faculty Organization

2009 – 2010                            Elected Member. Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

2008                                        Member. Doctor of Nursing Practice Task Force

2008 – 2009                            Member. Faculty Search Committee

2007 – 2008                            Member. DNP Sub-Committee of Graduate Committee

2006 – 2007                            Chair. Admission, Progression, and Retention Committee

2006 – 2007                            Faculty Class Advisor. BSN Class of 2007

2005 –2007                            Member. Admission, Progression, and Retention Committee

2005 – 2006                            Faculty Class Advisor. BSN Class of 2006

2005 – 2006                            Member. Faculty Search Committee

2004 – 2005                            Member. Long-Range Planning and Evaluation Committee.

2004 – 2005                            Member. Section II Committee

2005 – 2010                            Member. Special Interest Group, Public Health-Psych-Mental Health

2005 – 2010                           Member. Special Interest Group, RN-BSN/Non-Clinical

 

Other Service

 

2013                                        Participant. Career Day, Southern Miss Gulf Coast, May 10, 2013

2013; 2012;                             First Aid Nurse. Southern Miss Jazz and Blues Festival, Gulf Coast 2011                                     Campus

2012                                        Invited Roundtable Participant. Women and Gender Studies Day for                                          High School Girls, Southern Miss Gulf Coast Campus, April 20, 2012

2011                                        Standard Bearer. College of Health, Gulf Coast Commencement                                                 Ceremony, May 14, 2011

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

 

2005 – Present                        Member. American Nurses Association

2005 – Present                        Member. Mississippi Nurses Association

1983 – Present                        Member. Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

2005 – 2010                            Member, Association of Community Health Nurse Educators

2003 – 2006                            Member. American Psychiatric Nurses Association

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE

 

2010; 2011; 2012                    Organizer. Westminster Elementary School Health Fair, Gulfport, MS

2009                                        Participant. Doing Health” Fair, St. Rose de Lima Church, Bay St. Louis, Ms, sponsored by USM College of Health, Hancock Medical  Center, and St. Rose de Lima Hurricane Katrina Outreach and Recovery Program

2008                                        Co-organizer. “Doing Health” Fair, St. Rose de Lima Church, Bay St. Louis, Ms, sponsored by USM College of Health, Hancock Medical Center, and St. Rose de Lima Hurricane Katrina Outreach and Recovery Program

2008; 2006                              Co-organizer. Westminster Elementary School Health Fair, Gulfport,                                            MS

2005; 2006                              Judge. Senior Projects, Saint John High School, Gulfport, Ms

1989-1991; 2000                     Volunteer. Nursing Home Ombudsman Program, Orleans Parish, LA,                                           and St. Tammany Parish, LA.

2000                                        Volunteer. The Samaritan Center, Mandeville, LA

 

 

 

TEACHING

 

COURSES TAUGHT           

2014

 

Spring 2014 - Total Hours (9)

N445   Public Health Nursing (3 hrs) (32 students)

N445L  Public Health Nursing Lab (2 hrs) (15 students)

N445L  Public Health Nursing Lab (2 hrs) (13 students)

N445L  Public Health Nursing Lab (2 hrs)  (4 students)

N750   Practice Inquiry IV Clinical Project (3 hrs) (2 students)

 

2013

Fall 2013  – Total Hours (9/15)

N337   Professional Nursing Concepts I (writing and speaking intensive) (2 sections/6 hrs) (49 students)

N400   Introduction to Research & Theory in Nursing (3 hrs) (12 students)

N750   Practice Inquiry IV Clinical Project (3 hrs) (2 students)

N898    Dissertation Chair (1 hr) (1 student)

N792   Special Problems (PhD Comprehensive Exam Prep) (.5 hours) (2 students)

 

Summer 2013 – Total Hours (3/9)

N470   Ethics and Critical Thinking RN-BSN (3 hrs) (17 students) 

N750   Clinical Capstone (3 hrs) (2 students)

N797   Independent Study & Research (3) (1 student)

 

Spring 2013 – Total Hours (12/16)

N445   Public Health Nursing (3 hrs) (35 students)

N445L  Public Health Nursing Lab (2 hrs) (14 students)

N445L  Public Health Nursing Lab (2 hrs) (14 students)

N445L  Public Health Nursing Lab (2 hrs)  (7 students)

N714    Population Health (3 hrs) (25 students)

N750    DNP Capstone Chair (3 hrs) (3 students)

N898    Dissertation Chair (1 hr) (1 student)

 

2012

Fall 2012  – Total Hours (12/17)

N316   Introduction to Professional Nursing (WI) (3 hrs) (21 students)

N316   Introduction to Professional Nursing (WI) (3 hrs) (21 students)

N400   Introduction to Research and Theory in Nursing (3 hrs) (13 students)

N409   Health Policy, Economics, and Leadership (3 hrs) (33 students)

N750   DNP Capstone Chair (3 hrs) (3 students)

N750   DNP Capstone Chair (1 hr) (1 student)

N898   Dissertation Chair (1 hr) (1 student)

 

Summer 2012 – Total Hours (6/9)

N470   Ethics and Critical Thinking RN-BSN (3 hrs) (19 students) 

N711   Qualitative Research Design (3 hrs) (3 PhD students)

N750   Clinical Capstone (3 hrs) (1 student)

 

Spring 2012 – Total Hours (12/16)

N445   Public Health Nursing (3 hrs) (33 students)

N445L Public Health Nursing Lab (2 hrs) (12 students)

N445L Public Health Nursing Lab (2 hrs) (12 students)

N445L Public Health Nursing Lab (2 hrs) (9 students)

N355   Public Health Nursing for RN Students (3 hrs) (28 students)

N750   Clinical Capstone (3 hrs) (1 student)

N898   Dissertation (1 hr) (1 student)                                                            

2011

Fall 2011  – Total Hours (12.5)                      

N316   Introduction to Professional Nursing (WI) (3 hrs) (23 students)

N400   Introduction to Research and Theory in Nursing (3 hrs) (9 students)

N409   Health Policy, Economics, and Leadership (3 hrs) (37 students)

N792   Special Problems (PhD Comprehensive Exam Prep) (.5 hours) (2 students)

N750   Clinical Capstone (1 student)

 

Summer 2011 – Total Hours (6)

N470   Ethics and Critical Thinking RN-BSN (3 hrs) (22 students) 

N620   Performance Improvement and Quality Management in Health Care (3 hrs) (7 graduate

            students)

 

Spring 2011 – Total Hours (12)

N445   Public Health Nursing (3 hrs) (26 students)

N445L Public Health Nursing Lab (2 hrs) (13 students)

N445L Public Health Nursing Lab (2 hrs) (13 students)

N355   Public Health Nursing for RN Students (3 hrs) (20 students)

N355L Public Health Nursing for RN Students (2 hrs) (12 students)

 

2010

Fall 2010 – Total Hours (11.5)                       

N316   Introduction to Professional Nursing (WI) (3 hrs) (21 students)

N355   Public Health Nursing RN-BSN (3 hrs) (26 students)

N355L Public Health Nursing Lab RN-BSN (2 hrs) (26 students)

N792   Special Problems (Ethics) (3 hrs) (1 PhD student from Taiwan)

N792   Special Problems (PhD Comprehensive Exam Prep) (.5 hours) (2 students)

 

Summer 2010 – Total Hours (9)

N470   Ethics and Critical Thinking RN-BSN (3 hrs) (24 students)

N620   Performance Improvement and Quality Mgt in Health Care (3 hrs) (5 graduate students)

N355L Public Health Nursing Lab RN-BSN (2 hrs) (15 students)

 

Spring 2010 – Total Hours (7)

N445  Public Health Nursing (3 hrs) (35 students)

N445L Public Health Nursing Lab (2 hrs) (12 students)

N445L Public Health Nursing Lab (2 hrs) (11 students)

 

2009

Fall 2009 – Total Hours (9)                

N316   Introduction to Professional Nursing (WI) (3 hrs) (17 students)

N355   Public Health Nursing RN-BSN (3 hrs) (18 students)

N319   Professional Communication (3hrs) (14 students)

 

Summer 2009 – Total Hours (6)

N470   Ethics and Critical Thinking RN-BSN (3 hrs) (20 students)

N470   Ethics and Critical Thinking RN-BSN (3 hrs) (22 students)

 

Spring 2009 – Total Hours (9)

N445   Public Health Nursing (3 hrs) (23 students)

N445L Public Health Nursing Lab (2 hrs) (8 students)

N445L Public Health Nursing Lab (2 hrs) (8 students)

N445L Public Health Nursing Lab (2 hrs) (7 students)

 

2008

Fall 2008 – Total Hours (11.5)                       

N316   Introduction to Professional Nursing (WI) (3 hrs) (18 students)

N720   Bioethics (1.5 hrs) (4 PhD students)

N445   Public Health Nursing (3 hrs) (17 students)

N445L Public Health Nursing Lab (2 hrs) (10 students)

N445L Public Health Nursing Lab (2 hrs) (7 students)

 

Summer 2008 – Total Hours (6)

N470   Ethics and Critical Thinking RN-BSN (3 hrs) (24 students)

N470   Ethics and Critical Thinking RN-BSN (3 hrs) (23 students)

 

Spring 2008 – Total Hours (9)

N445   Public Health Nursing (3 hrs) (25 students)

N445L Public Health Nursing Lab (2 hrs) (10 students)

N445L Public Health Nursing Lab (2 hrs) (10 students)

N445L Public Health Nursing Lab (2 hrs) (5 students)

 

2007

Fall 2007 – Total Hours (11)              

N316   Introduction to Professional Nursing (WI) (3 hrs) (16 students)

N355   Public Health Nursing RN-BSN (3 hrs) (15 students)

N355   Public Health Nursing RN-BSN (3 hrs) (19 students)

N355L Public Health Nursing Lab RN-BSN (2 hrs) (15 students)

 

Summer 2007 – Total Hours (6)

N470   Ethics and Critical Thinking RN-BSN (3 hrs) (15 students)

N470   Ethics and Critical Thinking RN-BSN (3 hrs) (26 students)

 

Spring 2007 – Total Hours (11)

N435   Community Health Nursing (2 hrs) (28 students)

N435L Community Health Nursing Lab (3 hrs) (14 students)

N435L Community Nursing Lab (3 hrs) (14 students)

N316   Introduction to Professional Nursing (WI) (3 hrs) (21 students)

 

2006

Fall 2006 – Total Hours (10)              

N316   Introduction to Professional Nursing (WI) (3 hrs) (15 students)

N348   Community Health Nursing RN-BSN (2 hrs) (20 students)

N348   Community Health Nursing RN-BSN (2 hrs) (20 students)                                      

N348L  Community Health Nursing Lab (3 hrs) (16 students)

 

Summer 2006 – Total Hours (3)

N462   Ethics and Critical Thinking RN-BSN (3 hrs) (28 students)

 

Spring 2006 – Total Hours (11)

N435   Public Health Nursing (2 hrs) (28 students)

N435L Public Health Nursing Lab (3 hrs) (14 students)

N435L Public Health Nursing Lab (3 hrs) (14 students)

N310   Theory and Research RN-BSN (3 hrs) (5 students)

 

2005

Fall 2005 – Total Hours (6.5) (Hurricane Katrina semester)             

N318   Professional Communication RN-BSN (1.5 hrs) (16 students)

N348   Community Health Nursing RN-BSN (2 hrs) (18 students)                                                  

N348L Community Health Nursing Lab (3 hrs) (10 students)

 

Summer 2005 – Total Hours (3)

N462   Ethics and Critical Thinking RN-BSN (3 hrs) (8 students)

 

Spring 2005 – Total Hours (12.5)

N435   Public Health Nursing (2 hrs) (27 students)

N435L Public Health Nursing Lab (3 hrs) (10 students)

N435L Public Health Nursing Lab (3 hrs) (10 students)                                                                    

N306   Nursing Research RN-BSN (1.5 hrs) (37 students)

N633L  Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing of Families (3 hrs) (20 graduate students)

 

2004

Fall 2004 – Total Hours (11)                                                  

N315   Professional Development II (2 hrs) (40 students)

N348   Community Health Nursing RN-BSN (2 hrs) (11 students)                                      

N348L  Community Health Nursing Lab (3 hrs) (11 students)

N638L  Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing with Groups Lab (3 hrs) (20 graduate students)

N322L  Health Assessment Lab (1 hr) (10 students)                                    

                                               

Summer 2004 – Total Hours (1.5)

N462   Ethics and Critical Thinking RN-BSN (1.5 hrs) (13 students)