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Sara C Washington

Name

[Washington, Sara C]
  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Certified Nurse Educator

Biography

Currently, Clinical Instructor in the College of Nursing & Health Innovation.  Responsibilities include Lead Teacher for the Off-Campus AP BSN Clinical Nursing Foundations Course and Clinical Instructor for On-Campus Clinical Group. 

Started at UTA in Spring 2009.  Previously taught in an Associate Degree Nursing Program, as well as Licensed Vocational Program. 

Professional Preparation

    • 1990 Master of Science (Medical-Surgical Nursing/Nursing Education),  Texas Woman’s University
    • 1977 Bachelor of Science (General Science),  Texas Woman’s University

Appointments

    • Jan 2016 to Present Clinical Assistant Professor
      University of Texas Arlington

Memberships

  • Membership
    • Mar 2009 to Present Sigma Theta Tau-Delta Theta
    • May 1994 to Present American Nurses Association (ANA)  Texas Nurses Association (TNA- District 4)

Awards and Honors

    • Dec  2016 Ethel Ransom Humanitarian & Cultural Professional Nurse Educator sponsored by UTA CONHI
      Achievements: Recognition of commitment to professional nursing education and assisting others achieve their goals- going the "extra mile to ensure that students succeed".
      Description:

      The Ethel Ransom Humanitarian and Cultural Club is a professional organization named in honor of Mrs. Ethel Ransom, an early 20th Century Graduate Nurse, teacher, and community leader who promoted causes such as literacy, post-secondary education and self-improvement, while implementing measures to assist others in increasing self-image and confidence. Among its many functions, the organization provides scholarships for nursing and medical students. 

    • Feb  2014 Nomination for the Provost's Award for Excellence in Teaching & the William S. Ward Endowment Award. sponsored by University of Texas Arlington CONHI
    • Dec  2009 Certified Nurse Educator sponsored by The National League for Nursing
      Achievements:

      Renewed and Current through December 2019

    • Jul  1995 National Institute for Staff & Organizational Development - Community College Leadership Program sponsored by The University of Texas Austin

Research and Expertise

  • Poster Abstract

    Poster Abstract

    • Roye, J., Anderson, M., Baker, J. D., Jones, S., Washington, S., White, P., & Athon, A. (2012). Development of an online orientation for Second Life. Simulation in Healthcare, 7(6), p. 556. doi: 10.1097/SIH.0b013e31827e77e6

       [Refereed/Juried]

Publications

      Journal Article 2013
      • Poster Abstract

        • Roye, J., Anderson, M., Baker, J. D., Jones, S., Washington, S., White, P., & Athon, A. (2012). Development of an online orientation for Second Life. Simulation in Healthcare, 7(6), p. 556. doi: 10.1097/SIH.0b013e31827e77e6

           [Refereed/Juried]
        {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

Courses

      • NURS 3632-600 CLINICAL NURSING FOUNDATIONS

        On-Line Didactic Delivery: Clinical Nursing Foundations provides students with learning opportunities to develop basic therapeutic nursing interventions with individuals and families in diverse settings. The didactic course is delivered through online and technology-enhanced methods. UTA Clinical Instructor-supervised clinical and lab experiences are conducted at designated health care facilities.  The course is not aligned with traditional semester schedules, which allows a more rapid progression through the BSN Program.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 3632-600 CLINICAL NURSING FOUNDATIONS

        On-Line Didactic Delivery: Clinical Nursing Foundations provides students with learning opportunities to develop basic therapeutic nursing interventions with individuals and families in diverse settings. The didactic course is delivered through online and technology-enhanced methods. UTA Clinical Instructor-supervised clinical and lab experiences are conducted at designated health care facilities.  The course is not aligned with traditional semester schedules, which allows a more rapid progression through the BSN Program.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 3632-600 CLINICAL NURSING FOUNDATIONS

        Off-Campus Didactic Delivery: Clinical Nursing Foundations provides students with learning opportunities to develop basic therapeutic nursing interventions with individuals and families in diverse settings. The didactic course is delivered through online and technology-enhanced methods. UTA Clinical Instructor supervised clinical and lab experiences are conducted at designated health care facilities (Partner Hospitals). The course is not aligned with traditional semester schedules, which allows a more rapid progression through the BSN Program.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 3632-600 CLINICAL NURSING FOUNDATIONS

        Off-Campus Didactic Delivery: Clinical Nursing Foundations provides students with learning opportunities to develop basic therapeutic nursing interventions with individuals and families in diverse settings. The didactic course is delivered through online and technology-enhanced methods. UTA Clinical Instructor supervised clinical and lab experiences are conducted at designated health care facilities (Partner Hospitals). The course is not aligned with traditional semester schedules, which allows a more rapid progression through the BSN Program.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 3632-600 CLINICAL NURSING FOUNDATIONS

        Off-Campus Didactic Delivery: Clinical Nursing Foundations provides students with learning opportunities to develop basic therapeutic nursing interventions with individuals and families in diverse settings.  The didactic course is delivered through online and technology-enhanced methods.  UTA Clinical Instructor supervised clinical and lab experiences are conducted at designated health care facilities (Partner Hospitals).  The course is not aligned with traditional semester schedules, which allows a more rapid progression through the BSN Program.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 3632-600 Nurs 3632-600

        Clinical Nursing Foundations course provides students with learning opportunities to develop basic therapeutic nursing interventions with individuals and families in diverse settings. The didactic course content is delivered through online and technology-enhanced methods. Supervised clinical experiences are conducted at designated health care facilities (partner hospitals). The course schedule is not alligned with traditional semester schedules, which facilities a more rapid progression through the program.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 3632-600 CLINICAL NURSING FOUNDATIONS
        Clinical Nursing Foundations course provides student with learning opportunities to develop basic therapeutic nursing interventions with individuals and families in diverse settings.The didactic course content is delivered through online and technology-enhanced methods. Supervised clinical experiences are conducted at designated health care facilities (Partner Hospitals). The course schedule is not aligned with traditional semester schedules which allows a more rapid progression through the program.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 3632-600 CLINICAL NURSING FOUNDATIONS
        Clinical Nursing Foundations course provides student with learning opportunities to develop basic therapeutic nursing interventions with individuals and families in diverse settings.The didactic course content is delivered through online and technology-enhanced methods.  Supervised clinical experiences are conducted at designated health care facilities (Partner Hospitals).  The course schedule is not aligned with traditional semester schedules which allows a more rapid progression through the program.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 3632-600 CLINICAL NURSING FOUNDATIONS

        Clinical Nursing Foundations course provides student with learning opportunities to develop basic therapeutic nursing interventions with individuals and families in diverse settings.The didactic course content is delivered through online and technology-enhanced methods.  Supervised clinical experiences are conducted at designated health care facilities (Partner Hospitals).  The course schedule is not aligned with traditional semester schedules which allows a more rapid progression through the program.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 3632-600 CLINICAL NURSING FOUNDATIONS

        Clinical Nursing Foundations course provides student with learning opportunities to develop basic therapeutic nursing interventions with individuals and families in diverse settings.The didactic course content is delivered through online and technology-enhanced methods.  Supervised clinical experiences are conducted at designated health care facilities (Partner Hospitals).  The course schedule is not aligned with traditional semester schedules which allows a more rapid progression through the program.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 1335-001 Introduction to Professional Nursing

        Designed to introduce and transition the freshman and transfer pre-nursing student to the language of nursing, critical thinking, the essential academic skills for incoming students and the interpersonal skills required for success in nursing school and the nursing profession. Selected concepts and processes for professional nursing will be included in the course, including an introduction to nursing’s theoretical, philosophical, ethical, and legal dimensions.

        No Description Provided.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 3632-600 CLINICAL NURSING FOUNDATIONS

        Clinical Nursing Foundations course provides student with learning opportunities to develop basic therapeutic nursing interventions with individuals and families in diverse settings.The didactic course content is delivered through online and technology-enhanced methods.  Supervised clinical experiences are conducted at designated health care facilities (Partner Hospitals).  The course schedule is not aligned with traditional semester schedules which allows a more rapid progression through the program.No Description Provided.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 3632-001 CLINICAL NURSING FOUNDATIONS

        Basic therapeutic nursing interventions with individuals and families in diverse settings using nursing process framework.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 1123-001 Introduction to Nursing
        No Description Provided.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2009 Download Syllabus

Other Teaching Activities

  • 2017
    • Fall 2009 to current
      • Jan 2017 N3632 Clinical Nursing Foundations

        Clinical Instructor for Campus-Based Clinical Group at Dallas VA Medical Center.

Service to the Community

  • Volunteered
    • Sept 2012 to  Sept 2012 Speaker

      September 2012 - Edison Middle School, Dallas ISD.  Program: AVID- Advancement via Individual Determination.  Focus:  Promoting academic success and the profession of nurse.

    • Nov 2012 to  Nov 2012 Speaker

      November 2012 - Vandergriff Hall UTA.  "Diabetes Prevention"

    • Aug 2015 to  Aug 2015 "New Parkland Move"

      Liaison Faculty and Participant in moving patients from Parkland Hospital to the new facility.

    • Dec 2014 to  Dec 2014 Presenter - VA Medical Center Dallas

      Presenter- VA Medical Center Dallas - "Critical Thinking for Nurse Technicians"

Service to the Profession

  • Volunteered
    • May 1989 to  Present Participant - Harvard School of Public Health - Nurses' Health Study

      Participant as research subject. 

Service to the University

  • Elected
    • Dec 2011 to  May 2013 Faculty Speaker - AP BSN Pinning Ceremonies

      December 2014 - Cohort 9

      May 2013 - Cohort 6

      May 2012 - Cohort 4

      December 2011 - Cohort 3

  • Volunteered
    • Nov 2015 to  Present UTA CONHI Homecoming Team, "Spirit Team", Health Fair Rally Team

      CONHI Planning Team

Other Service Activities

  • Faculty Advisor to Student Organization
    • Jan 2015 Co-Advisor for BSNA (Black Student Nurses Association)

      Reactivation and reorganization of Student Organization.

  • Preceptor for UTA Graduate Students in MSN Program
    • Nov 2015 Preceptor

      Fall 2015

      Fall 2014

      Spring 2014

      Spring 2012
       

  • Service to the Department
    • Nov 2012 Member

      UTA College of Nursing Trends in Curriculum Subcommittee