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Shawn Dea Tindell

Name

[Tindell, Shawn Dea]
  • Clinical Instrtuctor

Biography

Shawn Tindell, MSN, RN joined the the College of Nursing at the University of Texas as Arlington January 2010 as a clinical instructor. She has over 32 years of nursing experience, including med-surg clinical nursing, staff development, leadership, and teaching in academia. She was been ANCC board certified in med-surg nursing from 1992-2008 and professional nursing from 2004-2014. She is a past AHA CPR instructor and instructor-trainer.       

Professional Preparation

    • 2009 MSN University of Texas at Arlington
    • 1982 BSN in NursingUniversity of Texas at Arlington

Appointments

    • Oct 2015 to Present Assistant Clinical Professor
      University of Texas at Arlington   College of Nursing and Health Innovation
    • Oct 2013 to Present Faculty Instructor
      The Universtiy of Texas at Arlington
    • May 2010 to Present Clinical Coordinator
      The Universtiy of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan 2010 to May 2010 Clinical Instructor
      University of Texas at Arlington

Memberships

  • Membership
    • May 2010 to Present National Student Nurses' Association
    • Jan 2007 to Dec 2008 Southern Nursing Research Society
    • Jan 2006 to Dec 2009 AAUW (American Association of University Women)
    • Dec 2005 to Present Sigma Theta Tau-Delta Theta
  • Faculty Advisor
    • May 2010 to Present The Arlington Nursing Student Association
  • Member/Treasurer
    • Jan 1994 to May 2007 National Nursing Staff Development-Cowtown Chapter
  • Member/Past Nominating Committee/Current House of Delegates
    • Jan 1992 to Present Texas Nurses Association-District 3

Awards and Honors

    • Dec  2010 TNA District 3 President's Award sponsored by TNA District 3
      Achievements:

      Worked with TNA District 3 to provide continuing nursing education contact hours. 

      Description:

      In recognition of the professional contributions made to District 3 in 2010

    • Dec  2007 UTA Clinical Excellence Award for Financial Management sponsored by UTA College of Nursing and Health Innovation
      Description:

      Exceeded outcomes in this clinical coarse using creative strategies to address financial challenges in the hosptial setting.

    • Oct  2006 Regional Excellence in Leadership sponsored by Delta ThetaSigma Theta Tau InternationalUniversity of Texas at Arlington
      Achievements:

      Designed a new webiste for the Delta Theta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International

    • May  2002 Great 100 Nurses of Dallas-Fort Worth sponsored by The Great 100 Nurses: Dallas-Fort Worth
      Achievements:

      Nominated by a colleague

      Description:

      Recognized by peers for excellence in the art and science of nursing.
       

Publications

      Journal Article 2010
      • Baker, R., Tindell, S., Buckley-Behan, D., Turpin, P., Rosenberger, J., Punnakitikashem, P. (2010). Phase 1: Creating an electronic prototype to generate equitable hospital nurse-to-patient assignments. Computers, Informatics, Nursing 28(1), 57-62.

        {new type} [Refereed/Juried]

        Lecture/Speech 2008
        • Tindell, S. Magee, H. (2008).  Alpha testing of nurse assignment prototype. Podium presentation at the 22nd annual Research conference DVAMC, Dallas, TX. 

          {Lecture/Speech} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
        • 2008
          • Tindell, S., Magee, H., Kumar, P., BS, Buckley-Behan, D., & Rosenberger, J. (2008). Alpha testing of nurse assignment prototype. Poster presentation Nursing Congress, Washington, DC. 

            {Lecture/Speech} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

Presentations

    • June  2008
      Staffing prototype: Electronic workload assignment

      poster presentation of staffing prototype

    • December  2007
      Alpha testing of nurse assignment prototype

      Reults of pilot program.

    • December  2007
      Alpha testing of nurse assignment prototype

      Presented results of alpha testing

    • December  2007
      Staffing prototype: Electronic workload assignment

      conference poster presenatation of research

    • December  2007
      Staffing prototype: Electronic workload assignment

      poster presentation of computer generated workload assignment

    • December  2006
      Nurse assignment and simulation prototype 4.0.

      Computer generated equitable workload background

    • December  2006
      Nurse assignment and simulation prototype 4.0.

      podium presentation demonstrating use of computer generated workload

    • December  2006
      Nurse assignment and simulation prototype 5.0.

      presentation of advanced prototype computer generated workload

    • December  2006
      Staffing prototype: Electronic workload assignment

      Results of computer generated electronic workload assignment

Courses

      • NURS 3325-502 RN-BSN HOLISTIC CARE OF THE OLDER ADULT

        Introduction to principles and standards of gerontologic nursing. Selected concepts and issues related to aging and its impact on society and health care. Registered nurse students only. 

      • NURS 3335-501 RN-BSN HEALTH PROMOTION ACROSS THE LIFESPAN

        This course addresses the need for health awareness and health promotion for individuals, families, and communities. It also discusses the nurse’s role in health promotion. Registered Nurses only.

        This web-enhanced course provides opportunities to gain knowledge about primary prevention in health care. Health promotion is increasingly important because of the need for health professionals who are competent in practicing prevention and promoting healthy lifestyles.

      • NURS 3335-503 RN-BSN HEALTH PROMOTION ACROSS THE LIFESPAN

        This course addresses the need for health awareness and health promotion for individuals, families, and communities. The nurse’s role in health promotion is a focal point of this course. Registered Nurses only.

        This web-based course provides opportunities to gain knowledge about primary prevention in health care. Courses on health promotion are increasingly important because of the need for health professionals to be competent in practicing prevention and promoting healthy lifestyles.

      • NURS 3335-503 RN-BSN HEALTH PROMOTION ACROSS THE LIFESPAN

        This course addresses the need for health awareness and health promotion for individuals, families, and communities. The nurse’s role in health promotion is a focal point of this course. Registered Nurses only.

      • NURS 3335-505 RN-BSN HEALTH PROMOTION ACROSS THE LIFESPAN

        This course addresses the need for health awareness and health promotion for individuals, families, and communities. The nurse’s role in health promotion is a focal point of this course. Registered Nurses only.

      • NURS 3325-502 RN-BSN HOLISTIC CARE OF THE OLDER ADULT

        Introduction to principles and standards of gerontologic nursing. Selected concepts and issues related to aging and its impact on society and health care.  Registered  nurse students only.

      • NURS 3335-501 RN-BSN HEALTH PROMOTION ACROSS THE LIFESPAN

        This course addresses the need for health awareness and health promotion for individuals, families, and communities. It also discusses the nurse’s role in health promotion. Registered Nurses only.

        This web-enhanced course provides opportunities to gain knowledge about primary prevention in health care. Health promotion is increasingly important because of the need for health professionals who are competent in practicing prevention and promoting healthy lifestyles.

      • NURS 3325-502 RN-BSN HOLISTIC CARE OF THE OLDER ADULT

        Introduction to principles and standards of gerontologic nursing. Selected concepts and issues related to aging and its impact on society and health care.  Registered  nurse students only.

      • NURS 3335-501 RN-BSN HEALTH PROMOTION ACROSS THE LIFESPAN

        This course addresses the need for health awareness and health promotion for individuals, families, and communities. It also discusses the nurse’s role in health promotion. Registered Nurses only.

        This web-enhanced course provides opportunities to gain knowledge about primary prevention in health care. Health promotion is increasingly important because of the need for health professionals who are competent in practicing prevention and promoting healthy lifestyles.

      • NURS 3325-501 RN-BSN HOLISTIC CARE OF THE OLDER ADULT

        Introduction to principles and standards of gerontologic nursing. Selected concepts and issues related to aging and its impact on society and health care.  Registered  nurse students only.

      • NURS 3335-503 RN-BSN HEALTH PROMOTION ACROSS THE LIFESPAN

        This course addresses the need for health awareness and health promotion for individuals, families, and communities. It also discusses the nurse’s role in health promotion. Registered Nurses only.

        This web-enhanced course provides opportunities to gain knowledge about primary prevention in health care. Health promotion is increasingly important because of the need for health professionals who are competent in practicing prevention and promoting healthy lifestyles.

      • NURS 3335-504 RN-BSN HEALTH PROMOTION ACROSS THE LIFESPAN

        This course addresses the need for health awareness and health promotion for individuals, families, and communities. It also discusses the nurse’s role in health promotion. Registered Nurses only.

        This web-enhanced course provides opportunities to gain knowledge about primary prevention in health care. Health promotion is increasingly important because of the need for health professionals who are competent in practicing prevention and promoting healthy lifestyles.

      • NURS 3335-501 RN-BSN HEALTH PROMOTION ACROSS THE LIFESPAN

        This course addresses the need for health awareness and health promotion for individuals, families, and communities. It also discusses the nurse’s role in health promotion. Registered Nurses only.

        This web-enhanced course provides opportunities to gain knowledge about primary prevention in health care. Health promotion is increasingly important because of the need for health professionals who are competent in practicing prevention and promoting healthy lifestyles.

      • NURS 3335-501 RN-BSN HEALTH PROMOTION ACROSS THE LIFESPAN

        This course addresses the need for health awareness and health promotion for individuals, families, and communities. It also discusses the nurse’s role in health promotion. Registered Nurses only.

        This web-enhanced course provides opportunities to gain knowledge about primary prevention in health care. Health promotion is increasingly important because of the need for health professionals who are competent in practicing prevention and promoting healthy lifestyles.

      • NURS 3335-501 RN-BSN HEALTH PROMOTION ACROSS THE LIFESPAN

        This course addresses the need for health awareness and health promotion for individuals, families, and communities. It also discusses the nurse’s role in health promotion. Registered Nurses only.

        This web-enhanced course provides opportunities to gain knowledge about primary prevention in health care. Health promotion is increasingly important because of the need for health professionals who are competent in practicing prevention and promoting healthy lifestyles.

      • NURS 1335-014 Introduction To Professional Nursing
        No Description Provided.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 1335-015 Introduciton To Professional Nursing
        No Description Provided.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 1335-014 Introduction To Professional Nursing
        No Description Provided.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 1335-015 Introduciton To Professional Nursing
        No Description Provided.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010 Download Syllabus

Service to the University

  • Appointed
    • Sept 2014 to  Present Homecoming Committee for Collge of Nursing and Health Innovation

      coordinate activities

    • Jan 2011 to  Present Pinning Faculty chair

      oversee planning activities and event

  • Elected
    • June 2012 to  June 2013 Faculty Assembly Secretary

      Take meeting minutes and distribute

    • June 2011 to  June 2013 Undergrad Education Program Committee Sub-committee Secretary

      compiled monthly minutes and distributed

  • Volunteered
    • June 2010 to  Present Scholarship Committee

      review applications biannually

    • June 2010 to  Present Faculty Co-Advisor

      advise Arlington Nursing Student Association

    • June 2010 to  June 2011 Faculty Development Committee member

      helped plan faculty development activities

    • Jan 2012 to  Jan 2013 Facilitator for Clinical Placements

      updated clinical compliance process with AAs for students/faculty. Helped develop job description of compliance nurse