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Mary Schira

[Mary Schira]

Associate Professor, Nursing-Grad
Last Updated: June 14, 2021
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Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests
Physiology and Pathophysiology High acute health care Advanced practice nursing Chronic kidney)disease and treatment

Biography

Biography

Dr. Schira has been a Registered Nurse for over 40 years with a special interest in the needs of individuals with chronic kidney disease. She has been an active faculty in a number of university nursing programs most of her career. Dr. Schira has been on faculty at UTA since 1994, primarily in the Graduate Nursing Program - with a focus on advanced practice nursing. In addition to faculty involvement, Dr. Schira is professionally active in the Nephrology Nurses Association and has held numerous volunteer positions with the organizations.

Education

Education

    • 1998 Post MSN Certificate in Acute Care (Adult) Nurse Practitioner
      The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington TX
    • 1997 PhD in Nursing
      Augusta Univ-Georgia Regents U
    • 1980 MSN in Nursing
      Duke University
    • 1980 Post MSN Coursework in Nursing Education
      Duke University, Durham, NC
    • 1974 BSN in Nursing
      Ohio State Univ Columbus

Licensure and Certifications

Licensure and Certifications

    • In Progress Acute Care (Adult) Nurse Practitioner , American Nurses Credentialing Center
    • In Progress Registered Nurse - Advanced Practice - Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Texas Board of Nursing

Memberships

    • 2012 to Present Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
    • 2002 to Present American Association/Academy of Nurse Practitioners
    • 2002 to Present Texas Nurse Practitioners
    • 1992 to Present American Nurses Association/Texas Nurses Association
    • 1983 to Present American Nephrology Nurses Association
      Chair, Conferences Committee (current and 2001-03
    • 1980 to Present Sigma Theta Tau
      Bylaws Committee Chair, Delta Theta Chapter (1998, 1999); Senior Counselor, Delta Theta Chapter (1997); Junior Counselor, Delta Theta Chapter (1996); Creativity Committee member, Epsilon Chapter (1984-1988); Second Vice President, Epsilon Chapter (1985); Co-Chair, House of Delegates, National Biennial Convention (1985).
    • 2005 to 2011 Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission.
      Certified Nephrology Nurse -Nurse Practitioner Board Member

Awards and Honors

    •  2019 Barbara Prowant Lifetime Achievement Award in Nephrology Nursing sponsored by Annual Dialysis Conference in conjunctin with University of Missouri
    •  2015 Board of Director’s Award sponsored by American Nephrology Nurses Association
    •  2010 Health Care Heroes Award sponsored by Fort Worth Business Press
    •  2010 Outstanding Academic Advisor - Graduate Faculty sponsored by The University of Texas at Arlington
    •  2004 Nephrology Nurse Educator Award sponsored by American Nephrology Nurses Association
    •  2004 Ron Brady Memorial Award for Excellence in Volunteer Leadership sponsored by American Nephrology Nurses Association
    •  2003 Great 100 Nurses sponsored by Texas Nurses Association - Districts 3 and 4
    •  1989 Excellence in Nursing Research Award sponsored by The Ohio State University Hospital
    •  1988 Patient Education Award sponsored by The Ohio State University Hospital
    •  1985 Education sponsored by National Kidney Foundation of Ohio
    •  1983 Volunteer Award sponsored by National Kidney Foundation of Ohio

Other Activities

Other Activities

      • Evaluation of Proposed Adult Acute Care NP –MSN Program
        Rhode Island Office of Higher Education
      • 2002
        Biogen (Pharmaceutical Company)

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • July 2009 to June 2012 Financial Assistance for Graduate Nursing Students sponsored by  -  $318564
      Mary Schira (Funded)
    • July 2008 to June 2009 Financial Assitance for Graduate Nursing Students sponsored by  -  $104702
      Mary Schira (Funded)
    • July 2004 to June 2007 Emergency Nursing Practitioner Program sponsored by  -  $715103
      Mary Schira (Funded)
    • July 2000 to June 2003 Acute care Nurse Practioner Program sponsored by  -  $763066
      Mary Schira (Funded)
    • Mar 2001 to Mar 2002 Texas Nurse Practitioner Survey of Attitude toward assisted suicide. sponsored by  -  $1285
      Mary Schira (Funded)

Publications


      In Process
      • Book Chapter
        Medication Related Nephrotoxicity
        Contemporary Nephrology Nursing (4th ed).
        []. In Preparation; Not Yet Submitted.
      • Book Chapter
        Research skill development
        [Schira, Mary, Mateo, M., Kirchhoff, K.]. Baltimore: Willams & Wilkins. Published.

      2019
      • Book Chapter
        Professional issues in advanced practice nursing.
        Core Curriculum for Nephrology Nurses (7th ed)
        [Schira, Mary]. Pitman NJ.

      2017
      • Book Chapter
        Medication Related Nephrotoxicity
        Contemporary Nephrology Nursing (3rd ed)
        [Schira, Mary, Boldin, S. ]. 703-710.

      2015
      • Book Chapter
        Professional issues in advanced practicing nursing.
        ANNA Core Curriculum
        [Schira, Mary, Counts, C.].(Module 6), 3-7.

      2010
      • Book Chapter
        Renal anatomy and physiology.
        [Schira, Mary, Urden, L., Stacey, K., Lough, M.].(6), 764-776. St. Louis.
      • Book Chapter
        Renal clinical assessment and diagnostic procedures.
        [Schira, Mary, Urden, L., Stacey, K., Lough, M.].(6), 392-399. St. Louis .
      • Book Chapter
        Renial Clinical assessment and dianostic procedures.
        [Schira, Mary, Urden, L., Stacey, K., Lough, M.].(6), 777-789. St. Louis Mosby.

      2009
      • Book Chapter
        The Kidney
        [Schira, Mary, Counts, C.].(5),

      2008
      • Book Chapter
        Renal clinical assessment and diagnostic procedures.
        [Schira, Mary, Urden, L, Stacey, K., Lough, M].(5), 379 -386. St. Louis Mosby.

      2007
      • Book Chapter
        Leadership: A peak and perk of professional development
        [Schira, Mary, Headley, C.].(2), 89-93.

      2006
      • Book Chapter
        Renal anatomy and physiology.
        [Schira, Mary, Urden, L., Stacey, K., Lough, M.]. 5, 787-800. St. Louis Mosby.

      2004
      • Book Chapter
        Renal clinical assessment and diagnostic procedures.
        [Schira, Mary, Urden, L., Stacey, K., Lough, M.].(4), 323-332. St. Louis Mosby.

      2000
      • Book Chapter
        Renal clinical assessment and diagnostic procedures.
        [Schira, Mary, Urden, L., Stacey, K.].(3rd), 307-315. St. Louis Mosby.

      1999
      • Book Chapter
        Exploring innovative ways of giving nursing care.
        [Schira, Mary, Mateo, M., Kirchhoff, K.].(2nd), 31-41. Philadelphia: "WB Saunders".
      • Book Chapter
        Looking in the Literature
        [Schira, Mary, Mateo, M., Kirchhoff, K.].(2nd), 201-214. Philadelphia : "WB Saunders".
      • Book Chapter
        Research skill development
        [Schira, Mary, Mateo, M., Kirchhoff, K.].(2nd), 64-74. Philadelphia: "WB Saunders".

      1998
      • Book Chapter
        Renal anatomy and physiology.
        [Schira, Mary, Urden, L., Lough, M., Stacey, K.].(3rd), 864. St. Louis Mosby.
      • Book Chapter
        Renal clinical assessment and diagnostic procedures.
        [Schira, Mary, Urden, L., Lough, M., Stacey, K.].(3rd), 865-876. St. Louis Mosby.

      1991
      • Book Chapter
        Exploring innovative ways of giving nursing care.
        [Schira, Mary, Mateo, M., Kirchhoff, K.]. Baltimore: Willams & Wilkins.
      • Book Chapter
        Looking in the Literature
        [Schira, Mary, Mateo, M., Kirchhoff, K.]. Baltimore: Willams & Wilkins .

      2006
      • Book Review
        Renal clinical assessment and diagnostic procedures.
        [Schira, Mary, Urden, L., Stacey, K., Lough, M.].(5), 801-812. St. Louis Mosby.

      2013
      • Journal Article
        Appraising a single research article.
        [Schira, Mary, Mateo, M., Foreman, M.]. 2, 87-100.

      2009
      • Journal Article
        Appraising a single research article.
        [Schira, Mary, Mateo, M., Kirchhoff, K.].(5), New York: Springer.

      2008
      • Journal Article
        Acute Kidney Inury
        [Schira, Mary].

      2007
      • Journal Article
        A peak and perk of professional development.
        [Schira, Mary]. 34, 289-294.
      • Journal Article
        The Heart of The Matter:
        [Schira, Mary].

      2005
      • Journal Article
        Acute Renal Failure.
        [Schira, Mary].
      • Journal Article
        Creating Nephrology nurse externships and internships
        [Schira, Mary, Thomas-Hawkins, C., Early, M., Brattich, M]. 32, 633-658.

      2004
      • Journal Article
        Alport's Snydrone and Strep D (AKA Enterococcus)
        [Schira, Mary]. Wahington D.C..
      • Journal Article
        Reflections on About power in nursing
        [Schira, Mary]. 31, 583-584.

      2002
      • Journal Article
        Renal anatomy and physiology.
        [Schira, Mary, Urden, L., Stacey, K., Lough, M.].(4), 719-731. St. Louis Mosby.
      • Journal Article
        Renal clinical assessment and diagnostic procedures.
        [Schira, Mary, Urden, L., Stacey, K., Lough, M.].(4), 733-743. St. Louis Mosby.

      2000
      • Journal Article
        The pioneer spirit in perioperative advanced practice
        [Schira, Mary, Wadlund, D.]. 72, 241-253.

      1995
      • Journal Article
        Acomparison of three childbirth education class formats
        [Schira, Mary, Bradley, D.]. 4(3), 29-35.

      1993
      • Journal Article
        Annotated bibliography
        [Schira, Mary, Molzahn, A., Kostro, B., Spalding, L., Welch, J., Hossli, S., Peters, V.]. 20, 463-467.

      1992
      • Journal Article
        Conducting the Literature review
        [Schira, Mary]. 24, 54-58.

      1987
      • Journal Article
        Steroid dependent states and adrenal insufficiency.
        [Schira, Mary]. 22, 837-841.

      2011
      • Conference Proceeding
        The Tsunami of Dibetes
        [Schira, Mary].

      2004
      • Conference Proceeding
        Contrast - Induced Nephropathy Risk Recognition and Reduction
        [Schira, Mary].

      2002
      • Conference Proceeding
        Texas Nurse Practitioner Survey of Attitudes toward Assisted Suicide.
        [Schira, Mary, Kyba, F.C.]. San Antonio, TX..

      1997
      • Conference Proceeding
        Cognitive function of individuals with ESRD on hemoodialysis.
        [Schira, Mary]. 24, 191.

      1992
      • Conference Proceeding
        A review of the research related to the cognitive function in individuals with ESRD
        [Schira, Mary]. 19, 156.

      2021
      • Study Guide
        Concepts of Kidney Disease (Review Questions)
        Nephrology Nursing Certification Review Guide (6th ed)
        [Donna, Bednarski]. Pitman, NJ: "American Nephrology Nurses Association".

      In Process
      • Study Guide
        Concepts of Kidney Disease
        American Nephrology Nurses Association Certification Review Guide
        []. Accepted.

      1994
      • Instructor's Manual
        The role of cognitive function in educating patients with ESRD.
        [Schira, Mary]. 4(3), 1-10.

Presentations

    • August  2020
      Schira, Mary, "For the PD [Peritoneal Dialysis] Nurse: Navigating Education and Development in a Virtual Environment", Baxter Healthcare, Live webinar. (August , 2020).
    • February  2020
      Schira, Mary, "Barbara Prowant Lectureship: Fireside Discussion Regarding Issues in Nephrology Nursing", University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO.. (February , 2020).
    • February  2020
      Schira, Mary, "Professional Development for Nephrology Nurses: Developing a Career Plan", University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO. (February , 2020).
    • December  2019
      Schira, Mary, "The Future of Nursing in Nephrology: Opportunities and Challenges", Rogosin Institute, New Yor, NY. (December , 2019).
    • October  2019
      Schira, Mary, "Multisystem Downstream Effects of Poorly Controlled Hypertension", American Nephrology Nurses Association,, San Diego, CA. (October , 2019).
    • June  2019
      Schira, Mary (Author & Presenter), "Acute Kidney Injury: Update on Diagnosis and Management", American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Indianapolis, IN. (June , 2019).
    • April  2019
      Schira, Mary (Author & Presenter), "Functional and Cellular Biomarkers to Assess Acute Kidney Injury", American Nephrology Nurses Association, Dallas TX. (April , 2019).
    • April  2019
      Schira, Mary (Author & Presenter), "The Gut Microbiome: How the Gut Affects the Kidney", American Nephrology Nurses Association, Dallas TX. (April , 2019).
    • April  2019
      Schira, Mary (Author & Presenter), "What We Think We Know About Graduate Student Success.", UTA College of Nursing, Arlington TX. (April , 2019).
    • March  2019
      Schira, Mary (Author & Presenter), "Advance Your Role as a Nephrology Nurse: Developing a Career Plan", University of Missouri, Dallas TX. (March , 2019).
    • March  2019
      Schira, Mary (Author & Presenter), "Maintaining Professional Boundaries in Patient Centered Care - Focus on Dialysis Technicians. ", University of Missouri, Dallas TX. (March , 2019).
    • March  2019
      Schira, Mary (Author & Presenter), "Understanding Mineral Bone Disease in Chronic Kidney Disease", University of Missouri, Dallas TX. (March , 2019).
    • January  2019
      Schira, Mary (Author & Presenter), "The Role of Nursing in Nephrology’s Future", New York-Presbyterian Hospital Network, New York City. (January , 2019).
    • September  2018
      Schira, Mary (Author & Presenter), "Pharmacology Update for Advanced Practitioners: Biologic Response Mediators", American Nephrology Nurses Association, New Orleans, LA. (September , 2018).
    • April  2018
      Schira, Mary (Author & Presenter), Richards, Cynthia (Author & Presenter), "Blending Differences in Leadership Skills: Volunteer and Workplace Leadership.", American Nephrology Nurses Association, Las Vegas, . (April , 2018).
    • April  2018
      Schira, Mary (Author & Presenter), "Exploring the Labs - Case Study Analysis", American Nephrology Nurses Association, Las Vegas. (April , 2018).
    • March  2018
      Schira, Mary (Panelist), "Career Development in Nursing: An Individual and Professional Responsibility", University of Missouri, Orlando, FL. (March , 2018).
    • March  2018
      Schira, Mary (Author & Presenter), "Physiology of Learning", University of Missouri, Orlando, FL. (March , 2018).
    • September  2017
      Schira, Mary (Author & Presenter), "Combatting Clinical Inertia", American Nephrology Nurses Association, Miami, FL. (September , 2017).
    • September  2017
      Schira, Mary (Author & Presenter), "Glomerular versus Tubular Disease", American Nephrology Nurses Association, Miami, FL. (September , 2017).
    • April  2017
      Schira, Mary, "Education Biopsy", American Nurses Association , Washington DC.. (April 01, 2017).
    • March  2017
      Schira, Mary, "How to prepare for your Verbal Abstract", Long Beach, CA.. (March 01, 2017).
    • March  2017
      Schira, Mary, "Renal Replacement Therapy for AKI", Long Beach, CA.. (March 01, 2017).
    • January  2017
      Schira, Mary, "Don't Blow it: Acute Kidney Injury", Galveston, TX.. (January 01, 2017).
    • January  2017
      Schira, Mary, "The Power of Gratitude ", Galveston, TX.. (January 01, 2017).
    • May  2016
      Schira, Mary, "Implications and Management of Hyperkalemia ", Louisville, KY.. (May 01, 2016).
    • May  2016
      Schira, Mary, "Stop The Train! Volunteer Leader Workshop", Louisville, KY.. (May 01, 2016).
    • May  2016
      Schira, Mary, "The IOM Future of Nursing Report and Implactions For Nephrology Nursing-Making Progress.", Louisville, KY.. (May 01, 2016).
    • February  2016
      Schira, Mary, Russell, Cynthia , Dinwiddle, Leslie, Farina, Jeannine , "Abstract Boot Camp : IRB Review/ Requirements", Seattle, WA.. (February 01, 2016).
    • February  2016
      Schira, Mary, "Diabetes Mellitus. Nephrology Nursing Review Course.", Dallas Tx.. (February 01, 2016).
    • February  2016
      Schira, Mary, "Lupus Nephritis", Seattle, WA. 36T.. (February 01, 2016).
    • February  2016
      Schira, Mary, "Management of CKD Mineral Bone Disease", Seattle, WA.. (February 01, 2016).
    • February  2016
      Schira, Mary, "Renal Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophsiology.", Dallas Tx.. (February 01, 2016).
    • October  2015
      Schira, Mary, "APN Toolbox: Biomarkers", Austin, TX.. (October 01, 2015).
    • April  2015
      Schira, Mary, Anderson- Haag, Tracy, Pharm, D., "Addressing Hyperphosphatemia: The On going Concerns for Health Care Professionals caring for the CKD Population.", Orlando, FL.. (April 01, 2015).
    • February  2015
      Schira, Mary, Russell, Cynthia, Dinwiddle, Leslie, Farina, Jeannine, "Abstract Boot Camp", New Orleans, LA. (February 01, 2015).
    • February  2015
      Schira, Mary, "Frontiers in CKD: make it So.", Galveston,TX. (February 01, 2015).
    • February  2015
      Schira, Mary, "Non-Steroidal Anti- Inflammatory Drug - Related Nephroxtoxcity.", New Orleans, LA. (February 01, 2015).
    • February  2015
      Schira, Mary, "On The Edge: CKD ( Chronic Kidney Disease) plus AKI (Acute Kidney Injury)", Galveston, TX.. (February 01, 2015).
    • February  2015
      Schira, Mary, Blake, Peter , "Patient Centered Care; From The Concept to The Clinical Practice.", New Orleans, LA. (February 01, 2015).
    • June  2014
      Schira, Mary, "Evidence Based Diagnosis and Management of Acute Kidney Injury", Nashville, TN.. (June 01, 2014).
    • February  2014
      Schira, Mary, "Chronic Kidney Disease: 20120 Definition, Classification and Clinical Implications", Atlanta, Ga.. (February 01, 2014).
    • February  2014
      Schira, Mary, Russell, Cynthia , Currier, Helen , Dinwiddle, Leslie, "You Can Do It Series : My Abstract is Accepted ", Atlanta, Ga.. (February 01, 2014).
    • January  2014
      Schira, Mary, "These Shoes are Made For Walking (focus on empathy). ", Houston, Tx.. (January 01, 2014).
    • January  2014
      Schira, Mary, "Understanding the Challeges of Overweight and Obesity In Practice", Houston, Tx.. (January 01, 2014).
    • September  2013
      Schira, Mary, Castner, Debroah, Hain, Debroah, Peyton, Jennifer, "The IOM Reprt and the Promise for Nephrology Nurses ", New Orleans, LA. (September 01, 2013).
    • August  2013
      Schira, Mary, "Advanced Practice Nurses - Education and Scope of Practice", Texas Society for Medical Staff Services, Fort Worth TX.. (August 01, 2013).
    • April  2013
      Schira, Mary, "Chronic Disease Current Concepts and Issues", Dallas Tx.. (April 01, 2013).
    • April  2013
      Schira, Mary, Todd, Lucy, "Stop The Train: Peritioneal Dialysis ", Las Vegas, NV.. (April 01, 2013).
    • February  2013
      Schira, Mary, "Ethnicity and Genetics in CKD: Issues to Considered", University of Missouri, Seattle, WA.. (February 01, 2013).
    • February  2013
      Schira, Mary, "Leadership Skills: Enhancing Professional Growth", University of Missouri, Seattle, WA.. (February 01, 2013).
    • January  2013
      Schira, Mary, "Systemic Lupus Erythematosis ", Houston, Tx.. (January 01, 2013).
    • September  2012
      Schira, Mary, "Advanced Practiced Nursing- Role of The Practitioner", University of North Texas Health Science Center., Fort Worth,Tx.. (September 01, 2012).
    • September  2012
      Schira, Mary, "The RN New to Neprology Practice: Renal Pathophysiology of Glomerular and Tubular", ANNA Fall Meeting , Chicago, IL.. (September 01, 2012).
    • June  2012
      Schira, Mary, "Recognizing and Managing Acute Kidney Injury ", Orlando, FL.. (June 01, 2012).
    • June  2012
      Schira, Mary, "Update on New Guidelines for Chronic Kidney Disease ", Orlando, FL.. (June 01, 2012).
    • April  2012
      Schira, Mary, "Glomerular Disorders", Orlando, FL.. (April 01, 2012).
    • April  2012
      Schira, Mary, "Nurse Practice Acts", Orlando, FL.. (April 01, 2012).
    • April  2012
      Schira, Mary, Bear, Robert, "Patient Transitions in CKD and Chronic Dialysis ", Orlando, FL.. (April 01, 2012).
    • February  2012
      Schira, Mary, "Evaluation of Proteinuria ", University of Missouri, San Antonio, Tx.. (February 01, 2012).
    • February  2012
      Schira, Mary, "NASID- Related Nephrotoxicity", University of Missouri, San Antonio, Tx.. (February 01, 2012).
    • September  2011
      Schira, Mary, "Stop the Train: Applying Critical Thinking Skills", Atlanta, Ga.. (September 01, 2011).
    • September  2011
      Schira, Mary, "The RN New to Neprology Practice: Renal Pathophysiology of Glomerular and Tubular", Atlanta, Ga.. (September 01, 2011).
    • March  2011
      Schira, Mary, "Renal Tubular Disease", Boston, MA.. (March 01, 2011).
    • March  2011
      Schira, Mary, "Stop the Train: Applying Critical Thinking Skills", Boston, MA.. (March 01, 2011).
    • October  2010
      Schira, Mary, "Knowledge, Skills and Tool Requried for Management of CKD Related Anemia", Las Vegas, NV.. (October 01, 2010).
    • October  2010
      Schira, Mary, "Medication Induced Nephrotoxicity ", Minneapolis MN.. (October 01, 2010).
    • October  2010
      Schira, Mary, "The RN New to Nephrology Practice: Renal Pathophysiology and Common Pharmaceuticals in CKD.", Las Vegas, NV.. (October 01, 2010).
    • October  2010
      Schira, Mary, "Use and Complications of Anticoagulant Therapy in CKD.", Las Vegas, NV.. (October 01, 2010).
    • May  2010
      Schira, Mary, "Grand Rounds- Open/Interactive Session with participant provided cases", San Antonio, Tx.. (May 01, 2010).
    • May  2010
      Schira, Mary, "Recognizing and Treating Co-Morbidities Other than Diabetes and Hypertension: Nephrotoxic Drugs Not the Usaual Suspects.", San Antonio, Tx.. (May 01, 2010).
    • May  2010
      Schira, Mary, Campoy, S., "The Importance of Early Recognition and Management of Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease", San Antonio, Tx.. (May 01, 2010).
    • April  2010
      Schira, Mary, "Management of Progressive Kidney Faliure ", Dallas Tx.. (April 01, 2010).
    • March  2010
      Schira, Mary, "Assessment of The Patient with CKD ", University of Missouri, Seattle, WA.. (March 01, 2010).
    • March  2010
      Schira, Mary, "Physiology of wound Healing.", University of Missouri, Seattle, WA.. (March 01, 2010).
    • January  2010
      Schira, Mary, "Let's Kick Together", Annual All Texas ANNA Collaborative Meeting , Houston, Tx.. (January 01, 2010).
    • October  2009
      Schira, Mary, "Acute Kidney Injury", VA. Medical Center , Dallas Tx.. (October 01, 2009).
    • October  2009
      Schira, Mary, "Cardiovascular Disease and Chronic Kidney Disease", Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association, Dallas,TX.. (October 01, 2009).
    • October  2009
      Schira, Mary, "Kidney Physiology", ANNA Fall Meeting, Orlando, FL.. (October 01, 2009).
    • October  2009
      Schira, Mary, "Medication Induced Nephrotoxicity", Orlando, FL.. (October 01, 2009).
    • June  2009
      Schira, Mary, "Acute Kidney Injury: Prevention, Recognition, Therapy", Nashville, TN.. (June 01, 2009).
    • April  2009
      Schira, Mary, "Acute Kidney Injury. Clinical Challenges in the Acute Care Setting", ANNA , San Diego Ca.. (April 01, 2009).
    • April  2009
      Schira, Mary, "Practical Management of Anemia in The Dialysis Population", ANNA, San Diego Ca.. (April 01, 2009).
    • November  2008
      Schira, Mary, "Decreased Kidney Function: When to Treat : When to Refer ", Dallas Tx.. (November 01, 2008).
    • September  2008
      Schira, Mary, "Acute Kidney Injury Chronic Kidney Disease; Who is at Risk? ", ANNA Fall Meeting, Chicago, IL.. (September 01, 2008).
    • September  2008
      Schira, Mary, "Managing Anemia in CKD: The Benifits to Patients", Chicago, IL.. (September 01, 2008).
    • June  2008
      Schira, Mary, "Recognizing and Managing Acute Kidney Injury ", National Harbor, MD.. (June 01, 2008).
    • January  2008
      Schira, Mary, "It Starts with Engagement: Professional Nursing Practice ", Galveston, TX.. (January 01, 2008).
    • December  2007
      Schira, Mary, "Becoming a Mentor", Dallas Tx.. (December 01, 2007).
    • October  2007
      Schira, Mary, Headly, C., "Professional Development for the Nurse in You. ", San Francisco, CA.. (October 01, 2007).
    • October  2007
      Schira, Mary, Campoy, S., "Will the DNP Make a Difference or is it Another Degree of Confusion?", ANNA Fall Meeting. (October 01, 2007).
    • May  2007
      Schira, Mary, "Mentoring. Re-connect and Re-energize the Excitemnt and Power of Nursing", Winnsboro, Tx.. (May 01, 2007).
    • February  2007
      Schira, Mary, "Clinical Nursing Assessment of the Dialsyis Patient", University of Missouri-Columbia, Denver,CO. (February 01, 2007).
    • February  2007
      Schira, Mary, "Taking the Mystry out of the Evidence Based Practice ", Houston Tx.. (February 01, 2007).
    • November  2006
      Schira, Mary, "Maximizing Patient Outcomes Through the Collaborative Management of Hyperphoshatemia", Shire Phamaceutical. (November 01, 2006).
    • September  2006
      Schira, Mary, "Chronic Inflamation and Heart Disease ", Philadelphia, PA.. (September 01, 2006).
    • September  2006
      Schira, Mary, "Inflammatory Markers and Indications for Cardivascular Disease.", Nephrology Nurse Mangers, Advanced Practice Nurses And Clinicians, Boston, MA.. (September 01, 2006).
    • September  2006
      Schira, Mary, "Saving Kidney - Recognizing & Preventing Progression of Kidney Disease", Dallas,TX.. (September 01, 2006).
    • June  2006
      Schira, Mary, "Acute Renal Failure: Assessment, Prevention, and Therapies", American Academy of Nurse Practioners, Grapevine TX.. (June 01, 2006).
    • June  2006
      Schira, Mary, "Pharmacology in CKD. ", San Francisco, CA.. (June 01, 2006).
    • May  2006
      Schira, Mary, "Recognizing and Reducing the Risk of Acute Renal Failure.", Philadelphia, PA.. (May 01, 2006).
    • March  2006
      Schira, Mary, "Contrast Nephropathy: Risk, Recognition, and Evidence-Based Prevevtion", Arlington Tx.. (March 01, 2006).
    • February  2006
      Schira, Mary, "Coping with Change ", Houston TX.. (February 01, 2006).
    • February  2006
      Schira, Mary, "Patient Assessment Changes in The Regs.", Houston, Tx.. (February 01, 2006).
    • February  2006
      Schira, Mary, "Pharmacology Potpourri", University of Missouri-Columbia, San Francisco, CA.. (February 01, 2006).
    • February  2006
      Schira, Mary, "Preventing Contrast-Induced Nephropathy", University of Missouri, San Francisco, CA.. (February 01, 2006).
    • February  2006
      Schira, Mary, "Prventing Contrast-Induced Nephropathy ", University of Missouri-Columbia, San Francisco, CA.. (February 01, 2006).
    • February  2006
      Schira, Mary, "Renal Meds. 101. ", University of Missouri-Columbia, San Francisco, CA.. (February 01, 2006).
    • April  2005
      Schira, Mary, "Growing Leaders ", ANNA, Las Vegas, NV.. (April 01, 2005).
    • April  2005
      Schira, Mary, "Plan Your Carreer in Nephrology Nursing ", ANNA, Las Vegas, NV.. (April 01, 2005).
    • April  2005
      Schira, Mary, "The Art of Leading and Managing Different Generations: Mentoring", ANNA, Las Vegas, NV.. (April 01, 2005).
    • February  2005
      Schira, Mary, "Interpreting Laboratory Values.", University of Missouri-Columbia, Tampa, FL.. (February 01, 2005).
    • August  2004
      Schira, Mary, "Role of The Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assisant in Neurolofy Practic", Dallas,TX.. (August 01, 2004).
    • June  2004
      Schira, Mary, Kyba, F.C., Freeman, K., Aktins, D., Clemmons, T. , Boudria, M., Whitener, P., "Texas Nurse Practioner Survey of Attitudes toward Assisted Suicide.", New Orleans, LA. (June 01, 2004).
    • April  2004
      Schira, Mary, "Mentoring: Leadership Development and Survival Strategy", ANNA. (April 01, 2004).
    • April  2004
      Schira, Mary, "X-Files of ESRD: Alport's Syndrome and Strep D. ", ANNA , Washington DC.. (April 01, 2004).
    • February  2004
      Schira, Mary, "Carreer Development", University of Missouri-Columbia, San Antonio, Tx.. (February 01, 2004).
    • February  2004
      Schira, Mary, "How Nephrons Work: Understanding How Physiologic Changes Affect Clinical Parametes", University of Missouri-Columbia, San Antonio, Tx.. (February 01, 2004).
    • February  2004
      Schira, Mary, "Renal Meds. 101.", University of Missouri-Columbia, Tampa, FL.. (February 01, 2004).
    • October  2003
      Schira, Mary, "Impact of Renal Disease on Homeostasis : Integumentary, Neurologic, and Gastrointestinal Function", ANNA, Savanna,GA. (October 01, 2003).
    • October  2003
      Schira, Mary, "Impact of Renal Disease on Homeostasis: Immune , Cardiovascular, and Endocrine Function.", ANNA, Savanna,GA. (October 01, 2003).
    • September  2003
      Schira, Mary, "Role of the Non-Physician Provider in Neurology", Orlando, FL.. (September 01, 2003).
    • March  2003
      Schira, Mary, "Making the Most of Your Available Staff: Effective Delegation", University of Missouri-Columbia, Seattle, WA.. (March 01, 2003).
    • February  2003
      Schira, Mary, "Delegation: Protecting our Profession", Galveston, TX.. (February 01, 2003).
    • October  2002
      Schira, Mary, "Delegation: Challenges and Realities ", Advanced Nurses and Clinicians ANNA, Phoenix,AZ. (October , 2002).
    • May  2002
      Schira, Mary, "Developing Mentoring Behaviors and Skills ", Dayton, Ohio. (May 01, 2002).
    • May  2002
      Schira, Mary, "Dispelling the Myth of They;re Practicing Under My Licence."", ANNA, Orlando, FL.. (May 01, 2002).
    • May  2002
      Schira, Mary, "Effectively Mentoring New Staff.", Renal Conference, Colombus, OH. (May 01, 2002).
    • May  2002
      Schira, Mary, "Reading a Research Article", ANNA, Orlando, FL.. (May 01, 2002).
    • March  2002
      Schira, Mary, Fadem, Z., "Mentoring- How Not to Eat Our Young", National Kidney Foundation of Southeast Texas, Houston TX.. (March 01, 2002).
    • March  2002
      Schira, Mary, "Renal Manifestation.", ANNA Dallas Chapter, Dallas Tx.. (March 01, 2002).
    • January  2002
      Schira, Mary, "Advance Practice Nursing (APN) Standards of Practice ", ANNA Management/Advanced Practice Seminar , San Diego Ca.. (January 01, 2002).
    • January  2002
      Schira, Mary, "Essential Elements of Assessing an Individual with Chronic Kidney Failure.", ANNA Texas 2002 Symposium:, Fort Worth TX.. (January 01, 2002).
    • January  2002
      Schira, Mary, Kyba, F.C., Freeman, K., Aktins, D., Clemmons, T., Boudria, M., Whitener, P., "Texas Nurse Practioner Survey of Attitudes toward Assisted Suicide.", Forth Worth,Tx.. (January 01, 2002).
    • January  2002
      Schira, Mary, "Texas Nurse Practioner Survey of Attitudes toward Assisted Suicide.", San Antoino Tx.. (January 01, 2002).
    • January  2002
      Schira, Mary, Kyba, F.C., Freeman, K., Aktins, D., Clemmons, T., Boudria, M., Whitener, P., "Texas Nurse Practioner Survey of Attitudes toward Assisted Suicide.", Arlington TX.. (January 01, 2002).
    • October  2001
      Schira, Mary, "Mentoring: A Strategy for beginners and Experts ", Renal Care Symposium , Detroit, MI.. (October 01, 2001).
    • April  2001
      Schira, Mary, "Mentoring: How Not to Eat Your Young. ", National Symposium , Las Vegas, NV.. (April 01, 2001).
    • February  2001
      Schira, Mary, "Cognitive Function of Inviduals with ESRD on Hemodialysis.", Arlington TX.. (February 01, 2001).
    • January  2001
      Schira, Mary, "Advanced Practice Nursing", Dallas,TX.. (January 01, 2001).
    • October  2000
      Schira, Mary, "Surviving The Choas- Seeing the Manager as a Precious Resource.", Dallas Tx.. (October 01, 2000).
    • July  2000
      Schira, Mary, "Utilization of The Nurse Practioner and Physicians Assistant in the Practice of Neurology ", Biogen Corporation, Fort Worth TX.. (July 01, 2000).
    • April  2000
      Schira, Mary, "Patient Teaching: Strategies and Resources That Work", Nashville, TN.. (April 01, 2000).
    • March  2000
      Schira, Mary, "Keynote Address- Professional Development ", Dallas Tx.. (March 01, 2000).
    • April  1999
      Schira, Mary, "Mentoring: The Mentor and The Mentee ", National Sysposium, Baltimore, MD.. (April 01, 1999).
    • March  1999
      Schira, Mary, "Keynote Address - Mentoring .", Dallas,TX.. (March 01, 1999).
    • May  1998
      Schira, Mary, Ashton, Debroah, "Acute I11 Chronic Patients. ", National Symposium, San Antonio, Tx.. (May 01, 1998).
    • April  1997
      Schira, Mary, "Cognitive Function of Inviduals with ESRD on Hemodialysis.", Minneapolis MN.. (April 01, 1997).
    • September  1996
      Schira, Mary, "The In's and Outs of Acute Tublar Necrosis", Dallas TX.. (September 01, 1996).
    • July  1995
      Schira, Mary, Bradley, D. , "A Comparison of Two Childbirth Education Class Formats.", Arlington TX.. (July 01, 1995).
    • April  1995
      Schira, Mary, "Educational Implications of Work Redsign ", For Worth, TX.. (April 01, 1995).
    • February  1995
      Schira, Mary, "The Promise of Patient Focused Care ", Dallas TX.. (February 01, 1995).
    • June  1994
      Schira, Mary, "Carreer Oppurtunties in Nursing During Times of Change.", Texas Christian University, Fort Worth,Tx.. (June 01, 1994).
    • October  1993
      Schira, Mary, "So You Want to Be a Preceptor", Fort Worth,Tx.. (October 01, 1993).
    • July  1993
      Schira, Mary, Mc Lean, J., Gilford, M., "The Effect of The AirShu Device on The Prevention of Heel Pressure Ulcers.", Arlington TX.. (July 01, 1993).
    • July  1993
      Schira, Mary, "The Effect of Three Methods of Tracheostomy Tube Ties on Skin Integrity of the Neck.", Arlington TX.. (July 01, 1993).
    • May  1992
      Schira, Mary, "A Review of The Research Related to Cognitive Function in Individuals with ESRD", Chicago, IL.. (May 01, 1992).
    • April  1989
      Schira, Mary, Mateo, M., Olson, E., "Viability of an Admitting Room.", Columbus,OH.. (April 01, 1989).
    • November  1988
      Schira, Mary, Mateo, M., Olson, E., "Viability of an Admitting Room.", Philadelphia, PA.. (November 01, 1988).
    • May  1988
      Schira, Mary, "Renal Failure", Grady Memorial Hospital, Delaware, OH. (May 01, 1988).
    • May  1988
      Schira, Mary, "The Effect of Three Methods of Tracheostomy Tube on Sky Integrity of the Neck.", Montreal, Canada. (May 01, 1988).
    • May  1988
      Schira, Mary, "The Effect of Three Methods of Tracheostomy Tube Ties on Skin Integrity of the Neck.", Columbus,OH.. (May 01, 1988).
    • April  1988
      Schira, Mary, Mateo, M, Olson, E., "Viability of an Admitting Room.", Cincinnati, OH.. (April 01, 1988).
    • September  1986
      Schira, Mary, Coleman, D, "The Effect of Three Methods of Tracheostomy Tube Ties on Skin Integrity of the Neck.", Columbus,OH.. (September 01, 1986).
    • September  1986
      Schira, Mary, "The Effect of Three Methods of Tracheostomy Tube Ties on Skin Integrity of the Neck.", Detroit, MI.. (September 01, 1986).
    • May  1986
      Schira, Mary, "Angry Patients: ", Nursing Grand Rounds, Columbus,OH.. (May 01, 1986).
    • April  1986
      Schira, Mary, "Nursing Care of The Patient Following Kidney Transplant.", Central Ohio Chapter of The American Diabetes Association, Columbus,OH.. (April 01, 1986).

Students Supervised

    • Present
      Other
      Gloria Lavacca, (Nursing)
      DNP Project Advisor
      Inpatient Fall Prevention Education Project
    • Apr 2020
      Other
      Jimmie Kinney, (Nursing)
      DNP Project Advisor
      Admission Documentation Failure
    • Aug 2019
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Kellie Kahveci, (Nursing)
      Older Adult Hospital Readmission Outcomes of Transitional Care Practice Compared with Home Based Primary Care Patients
    • May 2019
      Other
      Patricia Plumer, (Nursing)
      DNP Project Supervisor
      Suicide Prevention in Undergraduate Nursing Students
    • Dec 2018
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Cynthia Koomey, (Nursing)
      Predicting Academic Success of Graduate Nursing Students
    • May 2018
      Other
      Silby George, (Nursing)
      DNP Project Supervisor
      Reminder Calls to Reduce No Show Rate
    • May 2018
      Other
      Suji John, (Nursing)
      DNP Project Supervisor
      E-mail Instructions to Decrease Same Day Surgery Cancellations
    • May 2017
      Other
      Daytral Brown, (Nursing)
      DNP Project Supervisor
      SMS-Text to Improve Medication Compliance Among Hypertensive African Americans
    • May 2017
      Other
      Hedrine Nana,
      DNP Project Supervisor
      Knowledge of and Adherence to Chronic Kidney Disease Early Detection Guidelines: Education Intervention for Healthcare Providers in an Acute Care Setting
    • Dec 2016
      Other
      Cynthia Bolaji,
      DNP Project Supervisor
      Increasing Awareness and Consideration of Bariatric Surgery Treatment Option in Obese Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients
    • Dec 2014
      Other
      Arlene Thomas, (Nursing)
      DNP Project Supervisor
      Knowledge Assessment of African American Male Inmates with Hypertension
    • May 2014
      Other
      Chadwick Johnson, (Nursing)
      DNP Project Supervisor
      Firearm Safety Counseling
    • May 2014
      Other
      Rani Varghese, (Nursing)
      DNP Project Supervisor
      Heart failure Self-Care Education in a Community Health Care Setting
    • Dec 2011
      Other
      Misti Blalock, (Nursing)
      DNP Project Supervisor
      The 3 P’s of Congestive Heart Failure Treatment: Provider’s Adherence of Practice Guidelines to Increase Compliance in CHF Patients
    • Dec 2008
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Marygrace Hernandez Leveille, (Nursing)
      Tu Corazon Y Mi Pasion” (Pre-menopausal Hispanic Women and Heart Disease)

Courses

      • NURS 6621-400 DNP PRACTICUM II
        (Course Id: 111353)
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5463-001 ADULT GERONTOLOGY ACUTE CARE
        (Course Id: 112622)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5315-001 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5315-002 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5315-010 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5315-011 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 6620-400 DNP PRACTICUM I
        (Course Id: 111358)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 6621-400 DNP PRACTICUM II
        (Course Id: 111353)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5463-001 ADULT GERONTOLOGY ACUTE CARE
        (Course Id: 112622)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5315-001 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5315-010 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5315-011 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • NURS 6620-400 DNP PRACTICUM I
        (Course Id: 111358)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 6621-400 DNP PRACTICUM II
        (Course Id: 111353)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 6621-450 DNP PRACTICUM II
        (Course Id: 111353)
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5463-001 ADULT GERONTOLOGY ACUTE CARE
        (Course Id: 112622)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5315-001 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5315-002 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5315-010 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • NURS 5315-011 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • NURS 6620-400 DNP PRACTICUM I
        (Course Id: 111358)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 6621-400 DNP PRACTICUM II
        (Course Id: 111353)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 6620-400
        Fall - 2019
      • NURS 5463-001 ADULT GERONTOLOGY ACUTE CARE
        (Course Id: 112622)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5315-001 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5315-002 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5315-010 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5315-011 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • NURS 5463-001 ADULT GERONTOLOGY ACUTE CARE
        (Course Id: 112622)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5315-001 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5315-002 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5315-010 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5315-011 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • NURS 6621-004 DNP PRACTICUM II
        (Course Id: 111353)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5463-001 ADULT GERONTOLOGY ACUTE CARE
        (Course Id: 112622)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5315-001 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • NURS 5315-002 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • NURS 5315-010 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • NURS 5315-011 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • NURS 6620-004 DNP PRACTICUM I
        (Course Id: 111358)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5315-001 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5315-002 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5315-010 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5315-011 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • NURS 6621-008 DNP PRACTICUM II
        (Course Id: 111353)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • NURS 5315-001 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5315-002 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5315-010 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5315-011 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 6620-008 DNP PRACTICUM I
        (Course Id: 111358)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • NURS 6370-001 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN NURSING
        (Course Id: 107599)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • NURS 5436-001 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • NURS 5436-002 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • NURS 5315-001 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • NURS 5315-002 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • NURS 5315-003 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • NURS 6621-002 DNP PRACTICUM II
        (Course Id: 111353)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • NURS 5435-001 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • NURS 5435-002 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • NURS 5315-001 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • NURS 5315-010 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • NURS 6620-006 DNP PRACTICUM I
        (Course Id: 111358)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • NURS 6621-004 DNP PRACTICUM II
        (Course Id: 111353)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • NURS 5315-002 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • NURS 5315-004 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • NURS 6620-046 DNP PRACTICUM I
        (Course Id: 111358)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • NURS 5315-002 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • NURS 5315-003 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • NURS 5315-004 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107466)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • NURS 6370-046 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN NURSING
        (Course Id: 107599)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2015
      • NURS 5436-001 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • NURS 5436-002 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • NURS 5436-003 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • NURS 5436-004 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • NURS 5436-005 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • NURS 5436-006 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • NURS 5435-001 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • NURS 5435-002 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • NURS 5435-003 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • NURS 5435-004 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • NURS 5435-005 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • NURS 5435-006 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • NURS 5435-007 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • NURS 5393-001 ADV CLINICAL NURSING PRAC I
        (Course Id: 107506)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • NURS 6621-002 DNP PRACTICUM II
        (Course Id: 111353)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • NURS 6370-001 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN NURSING
        (Course Id: 107599)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • NURS 5631-001 ADV CLINICAL NURSING PRACTICUM
        (Course Id: 107562)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2014
      • NURS 6620-002 DNP PRACTICUM I
        (Course Id: 111358)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2014
      • NURS 5436-001 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • NURS 5436-002 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • NURS 5436-003 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • NURS 5436-004 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • NURS 5436-005 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • NURS 5436-006 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • NURS 6621-001 DNP PRACTICUM II
        (Course Id: 111353)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • NURS 5170-005 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN NURSING
        (Course Id: 107437)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • NURS 5370-001 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN NURSING
        (Course Id: 107493)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • NURS 5435-001 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • NURS 5435-002 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • NURS 5435-003 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • NURS 5435-004 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • NURS 5435-005 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • NURS 5435-006 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • NURS 6620-001 DNP PRACTICUM I
        (Course Id: 111358)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • NURS 5631-002 ADV CLINICAL NURSING PRACTICUM
        (Course Id: 107562)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2013
      • NURS 5170-003 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN NURSING
        (Course Id: 107437)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2013
      • NURS 6370-046 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN NURSING
        (Course Id: 107599)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2013
      • NURS 5436-001 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • NURS 5436-002 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • NURS 5436-003 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • NURS 5436-004 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • NURS 5436-005 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • NURS 5436-006 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • NURS 5170-004 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN NURSING
        (Course Id: 107437)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • NURS 5435-001 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • NURS 5435-003 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • NURS 5435-004 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • NURS 5435-005 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • NURS 5435-006 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • NURS 5631-005 ADV CLINICAL NURSING PRACTICUM
        (Course Id: 107562)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2012
      • NURS 5170-002 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN NURSING
        (Course Id: 107437)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2012
      • NURS 5436-001 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • NURS 5436-002 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • NURS 5436-003 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • NURS 5436-004 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • NURS 5436-005 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • NURS 5436-006 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • NURS 5170-003 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN NURSING
        (Course Id: 107437)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • NURS 5370-002 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN NURSING
        (Course Id: 107493)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • NURS 5435-001 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • NURS 5435-002 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • NURS 5435-003 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • NURS 5435-004 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • NURS 5435-005 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • NURS 5435-006 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • NURS 6325-001 ADV PRAC NURSING - SELECT POPS
        (Course Id: 111356)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • NURS 6325-002 ADV PRAC NURSING - SELECT POPS
        (Course Id: 111356)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • NURS 6621-001 DNP CLINICAL PRACTICUM II
        (Course Id: 111353)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • NURS 5270-046 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN NURSING
        (Course Id: 107452)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • NURS 6170-046 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN NURSING
        (Course Id: 107579)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • NURS 5631-046 ADV CLINICAL NURSING PRACTICUM
        (Course Id: 107562)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2011
      • NURS 6620-001 DNP CLINICAL PRACTICUM I
        (Course Id: 111358)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2011
      • NURS 6621-001 DNP CLINICAL PRACTICUM II
        (Course Id: 111353)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2011
      • NURS 5170-046 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN NURSING
        (Course Id: 107437)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2011
      • NURS 6270-046 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN NURSING
        (Course Id: 107581)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2011
      • NURS 6370-046 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN NURSING
        (Course Id: 107599)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2011
      • NURS 5436-001 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • NURS 5436-002 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • NURS 5436-003 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • NURS 5436-004 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • NURS 5436-005 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • NURS 6620-001 DNP CLINICAL PRACTICUM I
        (Course Id: 111358)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • NURS 5170-046 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN NURSING
        (Course Id: 107437)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • NURS 5435-001 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • NURS 5435-002 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • NURS 5331-046 ADV CLINICAL NURSING PRACTICUM
        (Course Id: 107480)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • NURS 6325-001 ADV PRAC NURSING - SELECT POPS
        (Course Id: 111356)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • NURS 6325-002 ADV PRAC NURSING - SELECT POPS
        (Course Id: 111356)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • NURS 5170-002 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN NURSING
        (Course Id: 107437)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • NURS 5270-046 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN NURSING
        (Course Id: 107452)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • NURS 5380-046 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107495)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • NURS 5331-001 ADV CLINICAL NURSING PRACTICUM
        (Course Id: 107480)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2010
      • NURS 5631-001 ADV CLINICAL NURSING PRACTICUM
        (Course Id: 107562)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2010
      • NURS 5631-002 ADV CLINICAL NURSING PRACTICUM
        (Course Id: 107562)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2010
      • NURS 5631-005 ADV CLINICAL NURSING PRACTICUM
        (Course Id: 107562)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2010
      • NURS 5292-046 COMPLETION PROJECT IN NURSING
        (Course Id: 110857)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2010
      • NURS 5170-046 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN NURSING
        (Course Id: 107437)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2010
      • NURS 5436-001 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • NURS 5436-002 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • NURS 5436-004 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • NURS 5436-005 ACUTE CARE NURSING II
        (Course Id: 107537)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • NURS 5393-001 ADV CLINICAL NURSING PRAC I
        (Course Id: 107506)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • NURS 5292-046 COMPLETION PROJECT IN NURSING
        (Course Id: 110857)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • NURS 5270-046 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN NURSING
        (Course Id: 107452)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • NURS 5398-046 THESIS
        (Course Id: 107511)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • NURS 5435-001 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • NURS 5435-004 ACUTE CARE NURSING I
        (Course Id: 107536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • NURS 5331-001 ADV CLINICAL NURSING PRACTICUM
        (Course Id: 107480)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • NURS 5170-046 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN NURSING
        (Course Id: 107437)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • NURS 5398-046 THESIS
        (Course Id: 107511)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009

Service to the University

    • Sept 2019 to  Present Committee Member
      Search Committees: Tenure/Tenure Track Faculty
    • 2018 to  Present Hearing Officer
      Office of Student Conduct
    • Sept 2017 to  Present Committee Member
      University Hearing Panel
    • Jan 2017 to  Present Committee Member
      Graduate Nursing Review Committee, DNP Projects
    • 2015 to  Present Committee Member
      Scholarship Committee
    • 1995 to  Present Committee Member
      Graduate Education Curriculum Committee/Graduate Studies Committee
    • Sept 2017 to  2020 Committee Member
      Nominations and Elections Committee
    • Oct 2018 to  Aug 2020 Committee Chair
      Search Committees - Associate Dean and Tenure/Tenure Track Faculty
    • 2016 to  2019 Committee Member
      Faculty Senate
    • 2015 to  2019 Committee Chair
      PhD Program - Diagnostic Evaluation Committee
    • 2016 to  Aug 2019 Committee Chair
      Graduate Education Program Committee/Graduate Studies Committee

Service to the Profession

    • Apr 2019 to  Present
      Committee Chair
      American Nephrology Nurses Association
    • Apr 2013 to  Present
      Committee Member (Pitman, New Jersey,
      American Nephrology Nurses Association
    • 2007 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Hemodialysis International
    • 2004 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      American Journal of Nursing

Service to the Community

Service to the Community

    • 2012 to  2016
      Committee Member (Arlington, TX, US)
      Texas Health Resources - Quality and Performance Committee
    • 1995 to  2000
      Committee Member (Fort Worth, TX, US)
      All Saints Health System - Ethics Consultative Group