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Lead Faculty at College of Nursing and Health Innovation

Lead Teacher of Psychiatric Nursing of Individuals’ Families and Communities (N3481) in both the On-Campus and Off-Campus pre-licensure BSN program.  Responsibilities as Lead Teacher include program curriculum, course development, teaching learning strategies, lecture preparation, evidenced-based assessment and evaluation strategies, course revisions, collaboration with course instructors, coaches, colleagues and undergraduate program administration.  

Course content in N-3481 focuses on application of the nursing process with emphasis on critical thinking, therapeutic nursing interventions, and effective communication and interpersonal skills as they relate to persons with psychiatric mental health conditions. Multiple strageties are employed for evaluation of readiness for clinical practice as a psychiatric nurse including psychiatric inpatient and outpatient, communication labs, psychiatric simulation and computer based testing.

University of Texas at Arlngton
Master of Science
Clinical Nurse Specialist
University of Texas at Arlington, Univerity of Texas Arlington
B.Sc.
Nursing
Tarrant County College
AA
Texas Woman’s University
Ph.D
Health Studies
August 2014
Ongoing
Chair for Concept-Based Curriculum Task-force: Health and Illness (Oxygenation/Homeostasis and Reproduction/Sexuality.
Univerity of Texas Arlington
January 2011
Ongoing
N3481 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Of Individuals, Families and Groups Lead Faculty
University of Texas at Arlington, Univerity of Texas Arlington
November 2015
Ongoing
Professional
American Psychiatric Nurses Association
August 2012
Ongoing
Professional
National League Of Nursing
August 2005
Ongoing
Professional
American Nurses Association
August 2005
Ongoing
Professional
Texas Nurses Association
December 1985
Ongoing
Sigma Theta Tau
University of Texas at Arlington, Univerity of Texas Arlington
November 1985
Ongoing
Professional
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society (PKP)
November 1985

Nominated by Faculty for Outstanding Acheivement in Pediatric Nursing

November 1984

Nominated by Faculty for Outstanding Acheivement

Summer 2016
NURS 3481 - PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS
NURS 3481 PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS (2- 6) Application of the nursing process with emphasis on critical thinking, therapeutic nursing interventions, and effective communication and interpersonal skills as they relate to persons with psychiatric mental health conditions. Prerequisite: NURS 3632
Last Updated on May 17, 2016, 12:17 am
No Documents Attached
Summer 2016
NURS 3481 - PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS
NURS 3481 PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS (2- 6) Application of the nursing process with emphasis on critical thinking, therapeutic nursing interventions, and effective communication and interpersonal skills as they relate to persons with psychiatric mental health conditions. Prerequisite: NURS 3632
Last Updated on May 17, 2016, 12:22 am
No Documents Attached
Spring 2016
NURS 3481 - PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS
NURS 3481 PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS (2- 6) Application of the nursing process with emphasis on critical thinking, therapeutic nursing interventions, and effective communication and interpersonal skills as they relate to persons with psychiatric mental health conditions. Prerequisite: NURS 3632
Last Updated on January 17, 2016, 11:57 pm
No Documents Attached
Spring 2016
NURS 3481 - PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS
NURS 3481 PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS (2- 6) Application of the nursing process with emphasis on critical thinking, therapeutic nursing interventions, and effective communication and interpersonal skills as they relate to persons with psychiatric mental health conditions. Prerequisite: NURS 3632
Last Updated on January 17, 2016, 11:55 pm
No Documents Attached
Spring 2016
NURS 3481 - PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS
NURS 3481 PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS (2- 6) Application of the nursing process with emphasis on critical thinking, therapeutic nursing interventions, and effective communication and interpersonal skills as they relate to persons with psychiatric mental health conditions. Prerequisite: NURS 3632
Last Updated on January 17, 2016, 11:55 pm
No Documents Attached
Fall 2015
NURS 3481 - PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS
Office Hours (also by appointment)
DayStartEnd
Monday9:00AM2:00PM
Wednesday12:00PM2:00PM
NURS 3481 PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS (2- 6) Application of the nursing process with emphasis on critical thinking, therapeutic nursing interventions, and effective communication and interpersonal skills as they relate to persons with psychiatric mental health conditions. Prerequisite: NURS 3632
Last Updated on August 24, 2015, 2:06 pm
No Documents Attached
Fall 2015
NURS 3481 - PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS
Office Hours (also by appointment)
DayStartEnd
Monday9:00AM2:00PM
Wednesday12:00PM2:00PM
NURS 3481 PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS (2- 6) Application of the nursing process with emphasis on critical thinking, therapeutic nursing interventions, and effective communication and interpersonal skills as they relate to persons with psychiatric mental health conditions. Prerequisite: NURS 3632
Last Updated on August 24, 2015, 2:06 pm
No Documents Attached
Summer 2015
NURS 3481 - PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS
NURS 3481 PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS (2- 6) Application of the nursing process with emphasis on critical thinking, therapeutic nursing interventions, and effective communication and interpersonal skills as they relate to persons with psychiatric mental health conditions. Prerequisite: NURS 3632.
Last Updated on May 25, 2015, 12:53 am
No Documents Attached
Spring 2015
NURS 3481 - PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS
Office Hours (also by appointment)
DayStartEnd
Wednesday12:00PM2:00PM
NURS 3481 PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS (2- 6) Application of the nursing process with emphasis on critical thinking, therapeutic nursing interventions, and effective communication and interpersonal skills as they relate to persons with psychiatric mental health conditions. Prerequisite: NURS 3632.
Last Updated on January 17, 2015, 12:57 pm
No Documents Attached
Spring 2015
NURS 3481 - PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS
Office Hours (also by appointment)
DayStartEnd
Wednesday12:00PM2:00PM
NURS 3481 PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS (2- 6) Application of the nursing process with emphasis on critical thinking, therapeutic nursing interventions, and effective communication and interpersonal skills as they relate to persons with psychiatric mental health conditions. Prerequisite: NURS 3632.
Last Updated on January 17, 2015, 12:59 pm
No Documents Attached
Spring 2015
NURS 3481 - PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS
NURS 3481 PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS (2- 6) Application of the nursing process with emphasis on critical thinking, therapeutic nursing interventions, and effective communication and interpersonal skills as they relate to persons with psychiatric mental health conditions. Prerequisite: NURS 3632.
Last Updated on January 17, 2015, 1:02 pm
No Documents Attached
Fall 2014
NURS 3481 - NURS 3481 PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS
Office Hours
DayStartEnd
Wednesday10:00AM12:00PM
NURS 3481 PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS (2-6) Application of the nursing process with emphasis on critical thinking, therapeutic nursing interventions, and effective communication and interpersonal skills as they relate to persons with psychiatric mental health conditions. Prerequisite: NURS 3632.
Last Updated on August 21, 2014, 11:48 am
No Documents Attached
Fall 2014
NURS 3481 - NURS 3481 PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS (2-6)
Office Hours
DayStartEnd
Wednesday10:00AM12:00PM
NURS 3481 PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS (2-6) Application of the nursing process with emphasis on critical thinking, therapeutic nursing interventions, and effective communication and interpersonal skills as they relate to persons with psychiatric mental health conditions. Prerequisite: NURS 3632.
Last Updated on August 21, 2014, 11:52 am
No Documents Attached
Spring 2014
NURS 3481 - Nurs 3481-001
NURS 3481 PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS (2-6) Application of the nursing process with emphasis on critical thinking, therapeutic nursing interventions, and effective communication and interpersonal skills as they relate to persons with psychiatric mental health conditions. Prerequisite: NURS 3632.
Last Updated on January 9, 2014, 10:26 am
No Documents Attached
Fall 2013
AAST 3481 - NURS 3481 - Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Office Hours
DayStartEnd
Wednesday10:00AM12:00PM
NURS 3481 PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS (2-6) Application of the nursing process with emphasis on critical thinking, therapeutic nursing interventions, and effective communication and interpersonal skills as they relate to persons with psychiatric mental health conditions. Prerequisite: NURS 3632.
Last Updated on July 29, 2013, 9:51 pm
No Documents Attached
Spring 2013
NURS 3481 - PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS
Application of the nursing process with emphasis on critical thinking, therapeutic nursing inventions, and effective communication and interpersonal skills as they relate to persons with psychiatric mental health conditions.
Last Updated on July 29, 2013, 9:51 pm
No Documents Attached
Spring 2013
NURS 3481 - PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND GROUPS
No Description Provided.
Last Updated on July 29, 2013, 9:51 pm
No Documents Attached
November 2006 -
November 2010
UTA Committee on Committees

Faculty Committees

Elected
August 2006 -
May 2010
UTA College of Nursing Committee

Nominations and Elections Committee

Elected
March 2015 -
Ongoing
Subject Matter Expert

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board C-FACE Grant Subject Matter Expert 

Appointed
August 2012 -
Ongoing
UTA University Library Appeals Panel

Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Elected
August 2008 -
Ongoing
UTA University Student Publications Committee

Reporting to the Vice President For Student Affairs

Elected