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DD Brian D Morr

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[Morr, DD Brian D]
  • BSN Clinical Instructor, College of Nursing and Health Innovation

Biography

Curriculum Vitae

Name: BRIAN D. MORR, BSN, MSN

Current Position: Clinical Assistant Professor SR II

The University of Texas at Arlington

College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation                

Box 19407                               

Arlington, Texas 76019‑0407     

(817) 272-2776

Licenses/Certifications

            Type                                         Agency                                     Expiration Date

            RN                                            Board of Nurse Examiners-Texas           08-31-2017

Education

            Year                 Degree             Institution, City, State               Major

            Awarded

            2000                 Diploma            USAF                                       Air War College

            1994                 Diploma            USAF                                       Air Command and Staff College

            1979                 MSN                 The University of Michigan         Community Health Nursing

                                                            Ann Arbor, MI

            1975                 BSN                 Bowling Green State University  Nursing

                                                            Bowling Green, OH

Employment/Professional Experience: (reverse chronological order)

Dates                Title                                             Institution                               City, State

09/2015-            SR II Clinical Assistant Professor    University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX

Present             Co-Lead Teacher N4351

                        Leadership and Management

                        And N4350 Capstone Clinical

                        Courses

09/2013-            SR II Clinical Instructor                  University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX

08/2010

01/2011-            SR II Clinical Instructor                  University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX

08/2013 Co-Lead Teacher N4351

                        Leadership & Management

                        and N4350 Capstone Courses

08/2008-            SR II Clinical Instructor                  University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX

12/2010

01/2008-            President, Board of Directors    Soaring Together, Inc.               Arlington,TX

01/2012

07/2004-            Primary Care Flight Commander 88th Medical Group                    Wright Patterson AFB,                                                                                                   OH

07/2007

08/2002-            Chief Nurse                               96th Medical Group                    Eglin AFB, FL

07/2004

07/2003-            Commander                              447th Expeditionary Medical       Camp Sather, Baghdad,                                                                                                            Iraq

11/2003                                                 Group (EMEDS) USAF

05/2000-            Commander                              383 Training Squadron               Sheppard AFB, TX

08/2002 Chief Nurse Executive               882nd Training Group

08/1997-            Commander                              27th Medical Operations Squadron Cannon AFB, NM

04/2000 Chief Nurse Executive               27th Medical Group

08/1996-            Fellow, Health Promotion           Prevention Division                   Bolling AFB,

                                                                                                                        Washington, DC

07/1997                                                 AF Surgeon General’s Office

01/1994-            Instructor/Instructor Supervisor   Nursing Service Mgmt Crs         Sheppard AFB, TX

07/1996                                                 383rd Training Squadron

10/1991-            Nurse Manager                          Medical Group                          RAF Upper Heyford, UK

01/1994 Family Practice Clinic

10/1987-            Nurse Manager                          R.L. Thompson Hospital                        Carswell AFB, TX

10/1991 Medical Unit & Internal Med Cl

01/1991-            Nurse Manager                          609th Contingency Hospital         Swibrucken, GR

04/1991 Orthopedic Unit

07/1984-            Nurse Manager Medical Unit       Medical Group                          March AFB, CA

10/1987 Evening Nurse Supervisor

01/1982-            Assistant Director of Nursing     Monroe County Health Dept       Monroe, MI

07/1984

08/1981-            Primary Care Clinic Nurse           The Way College of Indiana       Rome City, IN

12/1981

08/1980-            Night Shift Charge Nurse           Marion General Hospital             Marion, OH

07/1981 Orthopedic Unit

08/1980-            Primary Care Clinic Nurse           The Way College of Indiana       Rome City, IN

08/1981

06/1975-            Community Health Nurse            Toledo District Nurse Association Toledo, OH

08/1979                                                 City of Toledo Health Department

Scholarships/Honors and Awards

Year, institution/organization

2004 Bronze Star, 447th Expeditionary Medical Squadron, Baghdad, Iraq

1980 Outstanding Young Men of America

1979 Sigma Theta Tau Rho Chapter, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

1975 Who’s Who Among America’s Colleges and Universities, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

Publications: Refereed Journal Articles and Research Monographs

Benedict, V., Lundeen, K., and Morr, B.,  Self Assessment by Adolescents of Their Health Status and Perceived Health Needs.; Health Values, Achieving High Level Wellness.  Vol 5, No 6, Nov-Dec 1981.

Current Research:

2013- 2015: Evaluation, analysis and revision of Skills Validation and OSCE for SR II Capstone Course

Professional Service: Professional Organizations

Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Theta Chapter

Military Officer’s Association

American Legion

Professional Service: Community Activities

2012-present Leadership Succession Chair and Chapter Advisor, Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Theta Chapter

2009-2012 Governance Chair, Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Theta Chapter

2010-present Member, Benevolence Committee, Headquarters Sigma Theta Tau International

2010-present Founding Member Delta Theta Chapter Giving Circle, Sigma Theta Tau International

2007-2012 President, Board of Directors, Soaring Together Inc., Arlington, TX

Service: College of Nursing

2011 – 2015 Baccalaureate applicant interviewer, each semester

2012-present Member, UEPC Evaluation Subcommittee

2010-2012 Chairperson, UEPC Evaluation Subcommittee

2010-2011 Development of College of Nursing Dashboard Tool for tracking strategic plan outcomes

2010-2013, 2015 Co-lead Teacher and Clinical Instructor for Leadership and Management and Capstone Courses

2010 Mentored new L&M/Capstone team faculty member

2010 OSCE Evaluation Development committee, Member

2008 – present Faculty Interviews

2008 – present Proctor exams for other courses

Teaching: Workshops, Seminars

Preceptor Workshop-Presenter.  Managing Time as a Preceptor: Guidelines for Nurse Preceptors. (2015 August). Organized by DFW Hospital Council; held at Tarrant Community College.

Preceptor Workshop-Presenter.  Managing Time as a Preceptor: Guidelines for Nurse Preceptors. (2015,September). Organized by DFW Hospital Council; held at Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, TX.

Teaching: Courses:

PAST TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

1994 -1995 Instructor USAF Nursing Service Management Course, 882 Training Group, 383 Training Squadron, Sheppard AFB, Wichita Falls, TX

1995-1996 Course Supervisor/Instructor, USAF Nursing Service Mnagement Course, 882 Traing Group, 383 Training Squadron, Sheppard AFT, Wichita Falls, TX

Current Teaching Experience:

Courses Taught as CoLead Teacher:

Co-Lead Teacher, N-4350 Transition to Professional Nursing. Fall and Spring Semesters 2010-2013 and 2015 for on campus program. The University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing. Coordinated site placement and clinical rotations.  Coordinated scheduling for OSCE validation for instructors and students. Administered HESI exit examination.  Enrollment expanded from 96 to 128.

Co-Lead Teacher, N-4351 Nursing Leadership and Management. Fall and Spring Semesters 2010-2013 and 2015. On campus program. The University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing. Develop lectures, presented three lectures each semester, coordinated clinical site placement and clinical rotations. Fall 2015 Administered Exams for course and proctored 2 exams for other courses.  Enrollment expanded from 96 to 128.

Courses Taught as Team Member:

Team Member: N-4350 and N-4351    Fall and Spring 2008, 2009, 2014 and Spring 2015.. Clinical oversight of students; collaborated with Lead Teacher and team members to modify course assignments, structure, delivery and evaluations; provide input regarding effectiveness of various clinical sites for student learning; develop new and maintain existing collaborative relationships in clinical facilities to promote student engagement and learning in the clinical setting. Developed and presented two lectures per semester. 2014-2015, Coordinated scheduling for OSCE validation for instructors and students. Proctored HESI exit examination. 

11/17/2015 Curriculum Vitae, BDM/bdm

Professional Preparation

    • 1979 MSN in Community Health NursingThe University of Michigan
    • 1975 BSN Bowling Green State University

Appointments

    • July 2013 to Present Philanthropy Committee Member
      Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI)
    • July 2013 to Present Member, Undergraduate Education Program Council Evaluation Sub-Committee
      University of Texas at Arlington   Office of the President   Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs   College of Nursing and Health Innovation
    • July 2012 to Present Leadership Succession Chair
      Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Theta Chapter, Arlington, TX
    • Aug 2008 to Present Member Undergraduate Education Program Council
      University of Texas at Arlington   Office of the President   Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs   College of Nursing and Health Innovation

Memberships

  • Membership
    • Sept 2007 to Present Military Officer's Association of America
    • Jan 1969 to Present American Legion
  • Professional Society Activities
    • July 2013 to Present Member National League for Nursing
    • May 1979 to Present Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Theta Chapter, Arlington, TX

Courses

      • NURS 4351-002 Leadership and Management

        Exploration of organizational strategies, leadership theories and societal trends with implications for decision making in health care. Introduction to management skills needed by professional nurses with clinical application in diverse settings. Prerequisites: NURS 4431, 4441, 4581.

        Student Learning Outcomes:

        Apply leadership & management principles to nurse management roles/responsibilities in decision making, conflict resolution, communication, resource management, and advocacy.

        Communicate and collaborate effectively in interpersonal, interdisciplinary groups & organizational contexts.

        Demonstrate effective leadership skills in critical thinking, delegation, patient care management and conflict resolution.

        Evaluate patient care delivery based on safety, clinical practice outcomes and by identification of potential risks and process improvement opportunities in patient care management.

        Serves as role model of ethical conduct and professionalism consistent with the UTA College of Nursing Code of Conduct and ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses.

        Utilize healthcare and organizational resources efficiently and effectively to accomplish goals within a specified timeframe.

        Utilize reflective evaluation of self and others regarding effective problem solving and decision making.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 4350-002 Leadership and Management

        Exploration of organizational strategies, leadership theories and societal trends with implications for decision making in health care. Introduction to management skills needed by professional nurses with clinical application in diverse settings. Prerequisites: NURS 4431, 4441, 4581.

        Student Learning Outcomes:

        Apply leadership & management principles to nurse management roles/responsibilities in decision making, conflict resolution, communication, resource management, and advocacy.

        Communicate and collaborate effectively in interpersonal, interdisciplinary groups & organizational contexts.

        Demonstrate effective leadership skills in critical thinking, delegation, patient care management and conflict resolution.

        Evaluate patient care delivery based on safety, clinical practice outcomes and by identification of potential risks and process improvement opportunities in patient care management.

        Serves as role model of ethical conduct and professionalism consistent with the UTA College of Nursing Code of Conduct and ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses.

        Utilize healthcare and organizational resources efficiently and effectively to accomplish goals within a specified timeframe.

        Utilize reflective evaluation of self and others regarding effective problem solving and decision making.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 4350-002 Capstone, Transition to Professional Practice

        Description of Course Content: Focus on the synthesis of knowledge acquired throughout the curriculum and the enactment of the professional nurse role in a concentrated practicum. Prerequisite or Co-requisite: NURS 4223, 4351, and 4462.

        Student Learning Outcomes:

        Apply critical analysis and logical reasoning to clinical judgment and nursing decision-making processes.

        Apply the nursing process using information technology and evidence-based data in the delivery of competent, culturally sensitive, developmentally appropriate holistic care.

        Assume professional accountability and responsibility for the quality of nursing care, upholding legal and ethical standards.

        Foster effective collaboration with individuals and groups, using oral, written, non-verbal, and electronic communication to enhance the therapeutic process and to maintain interdisciplinary professional relationships.

        Provide safe comprehensive nursing care for a patient population in a health care setting in collaboration with and under the direct supervision of a registered nurse preceptor

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 4350-001 Capstone, Transition to Professional Practice

        Description of Course Content: Focus on the synthesis of knowledge acquired throughout the curriculum and the enactment of the professional nurse role in a concentrated practicum. Prerequisite or Co-requisite: NURS 4223, 4351, and 4462.

        Student Learning Outcomes:

        Apply critical analysis and logical reasoning to clinical judgment and nursing decision-making processes. Apply the nursing process using information technology and evidence-based data in the delivery of competent, culturally sensitive, developmentally appropriate holistic care. Assume professional accountability and responsibility for the quality of nursing care, upholding legal and ethical standards. Foster effective collaboration with individuals and groups, using oral, written, non-verbal, and electronic communication to enhance the therapeutic process and to maintain interdisciplinary professional relationships. Provide safe comprehensive nursing care for a patient population in a health care setting in collaboration with and under the direct supervision of a registered nurse preceptor.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 4350-002 Capstone, Transition to Professional Practice

        Description of Course Content: Focus on the synthesis of knowledge acquired throughout the curriculum and the enactment of the professional nurse role in a concentrated practicum. Prerequisite or Co-requisite: NURS 4223, 4351, and 4462.

        Student Learning Outcomes:

        Apply critical analysis and logical reasoning to clinical judgment and nursing decision-making processes. Apply the nursing process using information technology and evidence-based data in the delivery of competent, culturally sensitive, developmentally appropriate holistic care. Assume professional accountability and responsibility for the quality of nursing care, upholding legal and ethical standards. Foster effective collaboration with individuals and groups, using oral, written, non-verbal, and electronic communication to enhance the therapeutic process and to maintain interdisciplinary professional relationships. Provide safe comprehensive nursing care for a patient population in a health care setting in collaboration with and under the direct supervision of a registered nurse preceptor.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 4351-001 Nurs Leadership and Management

        Description of Course Content: Exploration of organizational strategies, leadership theories and societal trends with implications for decision making in health care. Introduction to management skills needed by professional nurses with clinical application in diverse settings. Prerequisites: NURS 4431, 4441, 4581.

         Student Learning Outcomes: 

        Apply leadership & management principles to nurse management roles/responsibilities in decision making, conflict resolution, communication, resource management, and advocacy. Communicate and collaborate effectively in interpersonal, interdisciplinary groups & organizational contexts. Demonstrate effective leadership skills in critical thinking, delegation, patient care management and conflict resolution. Evaluate patient care delivery based on safety, clinical practice outcomes and by identification of potential risks and process improvement opportunities in patient care management. Serves as role model of ethical conduct and professionalism consistent with the UTA College of Nursing Code of Conduct and ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses. Utilize healthcare and organizational resources efficiently and effectively to accomplish goals within a specified timeframe. Utilize reflective evaluation of self and others regarding effective problem solving and decision making.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 4351-002 Nurs Leadership and Management

        Description of Course Content: Exploration of organizational strategies, leadership theories and societal trends with implications for decision making in health care. Introduction to management skills needed by professional nurses with clinical application in diverse settings. Prerequisites: NURS 4431, 4441, 4581.

         Student Learning Outcomes: 

        Apply leadership & management principles to nurse management roles/responsibilities in decision making, conflict resolution, communication, resource management, and advocacy. Communicate and collaborate effectively in interpersonal, interdisciplinary groups & organizational contexts. Demonstrate effective leadership skills in critical thinking, delegation, patient care management and conflict resolution. Evaluate patient care delivery based on safety, clinical practice outcomes and by identification of potential risks and process improvement opportunities in patient care management. Serves as role model of ethical conduct and professionalism consistent with the UTA College of Nursing Code of Conduct and ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses. Utilize healthcare and organizational resources efficiently and effectively to accomplish goals within a specified timeframe. Utilize reflective evaluation of self and others regarding effective problem solving and decision making.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 4350-001 Capstone Transition to Professional Practice
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 4351-001 BSN NURSING LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 4351-001 BSN NURSING LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
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        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 4351-001 BSN NURSING LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
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      • NURS 4350-001 Capstone Transition to Professional Practice
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      • NURS 4351-001 BSN NURSING LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
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      • NURS 4350-001 Capstone Transition to Professional Practice
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      • NURS 4351-001 BSN NURSING LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
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      • NURS 4350-001 Capstone Transition to Professional Practice
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      • NURS 4351-001 BSN NURSING LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
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      • NURS 4350-001 Capstone Transition to Professional Practice
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      • NURS 4351-001 BSN NURSING LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
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      • NURS 4350-001 Capstone Transition to Professional Practice
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      • NURS 4351-001 BSN NURSING LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
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      • NURS 4351-001 BSN NURSING LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
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Service to the Community

  • Appointed
    • June 2010 to  Oct 2016 Novitas Church

      Pastor/Counselor

      Member of Directional Team

  • Volunteered
    • Aug 2009 to  Present American Corporate Partners

      Mentor military members transitioning from active duty to student status.

Service to the Profession

  • Elected
    • July 2013 to  Present Delta Theta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International

      Leadership Succession Chair and Chapter Advisor