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Parsons, Mary

Faculty, Nursing
Devilbiss Science Hall (DH) 200B
410-543-6416 or ext 36416
mtparsonssalisburyedu
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Courses  []

2014 Spring

  • NURS 559-191 WOMEN & CHILD HEALTH MGMT
    Focuses on primary care of women and children including health promotion and disease prevention within the context of the family. Incorporates critical thinking and clinical reasoning to establish diagnoses for and provide therapeutic management of women and children with common short-term and chronic stable health problems. Includes care of women during normal pregnancy and the postpartum period. Emphasizes quality and cost-effective care of diverse populations in a wide variety of settings. Prerequisites/Corequisites: NURS 512, 522. Three hours lecture, 14 hours clinical per week for a total of 200 hours.
  • NURS 560-195 INDEPENDENT STUDY
    Focused study on a specific area of advanced practice nursing agreed upon by the student and the faculty. May include preliminary work directed toward a thesis/capstone area of interest, a specialized area of study, or clinical practice. May be taken more than once under different course subtitles recorded with the registrar for a maximum of six hours credit. Prerequisite: Written consent of the faculty who will direct the study. One to three hours per week.
  • NURS 590-195 THESIS
    Provides an opportunity for the master’s level student to conduct formal research related to nursing. Reflects a culminating research study as an independent project under the direction of a thesis chair and committee. Incorporates knowledge from research methodology and analysis learned throughout the program. Requires that the student demonstrate critical thinking, a proficiency in oral and written communication, and use of appropriate information technology. Traditional defense of thesis required. May be repeated; no limit to the number of repeats. Prerequisites: MATH 502, NURS 544, and permission of the instructor.
  • NURS 593-195 CAPSTONE I: PROPOSAL
    Focused on the development and refinement of a scholarly study of a clinical case, a topic or an issue relevant to the student’s master’s degree track. The Capstone Proposal reflects the culminating synthesis of knowledge from graduate courses as an independent project under the direction of a project chair and committee. Requires that the student demonstrate critical thinking, a proficiency in oral and written communication, and use of appropriate information technology. May not receive credit for NURS 593 and NURS 591. Prerequisites: Year 2 or 3 of M.S. program, MATH 502, NURS 542, NURS 544, and permission of the instructor.
  • NURS 594-195 CAPSTONE II: IMPLEMENTATION
    Focuses on the implementation of the previously approved Capstone Proposal (NURS 593) and reflects a culminating synthesis of knowledge from graduate courses as an independent project under the direction of a project chair and committee. Critical thinking excellent oral and written communication, and skillful use of information technology are required. May not receive credit for NURS 594 and NURS 591. Prerequisites: Year 2 or 3 of M.S. program, permission of the instructor, successful completion of NURS 593.
  • NURS 595-195 CAPSTONE III: DISSEMINATION
    Focuses on the dissemination of the previously approved Capstone Proposal and Implementation (NURS 593, 594) and reflects a culminating synthesis of knowledge from graduate courses as an independent project under the direction of a Capstone Committee chair and committee. Critical thinking excellent oral and written communication, and skillful use of information technology are required. May not receive credit for NURS 595 and NURS 591. Prerequisites: Year 3 of M.S. program, permission of the instructor, successful completion of NURS 594.
  • NURS 891-610 DNP PROJECT I: ID & DVLPMNT
    Focused on advancing nursing knowledge in a specialty area. Synthesize knowledge from graduate courses in the identification and development of an evidence-based project that will improve healthcare outcomes and provide the foundation for future scholarship. Prerequisites: Year 2 of the D.N.P. Program or permission of instructor. Two hours per week.
  • NURS 894-195 DNP PRACTICUM
    An integrated and structured, student-directed practicum that complements learning in clinical or non-clinical areas in which more expertise is desired. A total of four credits of Practicum are required, with 400 hours. May be taken for variable credits, (100-300 hours) in at least two different areas of focus and with advisor's approval. These credits must be taken during Year 2 or 3 of the D.N.P. Program. Possible areas of focus for the Practicum include: Leadership in Healthcare, Advanced Clinical Knowledge/Expertise (advanced clinical skills-suturing, 12 lead ECG, x-ray interpretation), Health Promotion/Disease Prevention, Technology in Healthcare, Policy Issues in Healthcare. Advocacy in Healthcare, Ethics in Healthcare, and Legal Issues in Healthcare. Prerequisites: Year 2 or 3 of the D.N.P. Program or permission of instructor. Seven hours practicum (per credit per week) and two hours seminar per week.
  • NURS 894-610 DNP PRACTICUM
    An integrated and structured, student-directed practicum that complements learning in clinical or non-clinical areas in which more expertise is desired. A total of four credits of Practicum are required, with 400 hours. May be taken for variable credits, (100-300 hours) in at least two different areas of focus and with advisor's approval. These credits must be taken during Year 2 or 3 of the D.N.P. Program. Possible areas of focus for the Practicum include: Leadership in Healthcare, Advanced Clinical Knowledge/Expertise (advanced clinical skills-suturing, 12 lead ECG, x-ray interpretation), Health Promotion/Disease Prevention, Technology in Healthcare, Policy Issues in Healthcare. Advocacy in Healthcare, Ethics in Healthcare, and Legal Issues in Healthcare. Prerequisites: Year 2 or 3 of the D.N.P. Program or permission of instructor. Seven hours practicum (per credit per week) and two hours seminar per week.

2014 Summer I

  • NURS 592-195 INTERNSHIP
    Provides an opportunity for the graduate nursing student to synthesize knowledge and experience from graduate courses and to enhance or expand preparation for advanced nursing practice through an internship. Prerequisites: Completion of all practicum courses in track or permission of instructor. Requires 126 precepted hours.
  • NURS 593-195 CAPSTONE I: PROPOSAL
    Focused on the development and refinement of a scholarly study of a clinical case, a topic or an issue relevant to the student’s master’s degree track. The Capstone Proposal reflects the culminating synthesis of knowledge from graduate courses as an independent project under the direction of a project chair and committee. Requires that the student demonstrate critical thinking, a proficiency in oral and written communication, and use of appropriate information technology. May not receive credit for NURS 593 and NURS 591. Prerequisites: Year 2 or 3 of M.S. program, MATH 502, NURS 542, NURS 544, and permission of the instructor.
  • NURS 594-195 CAPSTONE II: IMPLEMENTATION
    Focuses on the implementation of the previously approved Capstone Proposal (NURS 593) and reflects a culminating synthesis of knowledge from graduate courses as an independent project under the direction of a project chair and committee. Critical thinking excellent oral and written communication, and skillful use of information technology are required. May not receive credit for NURS 594 and NURS 591. Prerequisites: Year 2 or 3 of M.S. program, permission of the instructor, successful completion of NURS 593.
  • NURS 595-195 CAPSTONE III: DISSEMINATION
    Focuses on the dissemination of the previously approved Capstone Proposal and Implementation (NURS 593, 594) and reflects a culminating synthesis of knowledge from graduate courses as an independent project under the direction of a Capstone Committee chair and committee. Critical thinking excellent oral and written communication, and skillful use of information technology are required. May not receive credit for NURS 595 and NURS 591. Prerequisites: Year 3 of M.S. program, permission of the instructor, successful completion of NURS 594.
  • NURS 894-182 DNP PRACTICUM
    An integrated and structured, student-directed practicum that complements learning in clinical or non-clinical areas in which more expertise is desired. A total of four credits of Practicum are required, with 400 hours. May be taken for variable credits, (100-300 hours) in at least two different areas of focus and with advisor's approval. These credits must be taken during Year 2 or 3 of the D.N.P. Program. Possible areas of focus for the Practicum include: Leadership in Healthcare, Advanced Clinical Knowledge/Expertise (advanced clinical skills-suturing, 12 lead ECG, x-ray interpretation), Health Promotion/Disease Prevention, Technology in Healthcare, Policy Issues in Healthcare. Advocacy in Healthcare, Ethics in Healthcare, and Legal Issues in Healthcare. Prerequisites: Year 2 or 3 of the D.N.P. Program or permission of instructor. Seven hours practicum (per credit per week) and two hours seminar per week.

2014 Summer II

  • NURS 592-195 INTERNSHIP
    Provides an opportunity for the graduate nursing student to synthesize knowledge and experience from graduate courses and to enhance or expand preparation for advanced nursing practice through an internship. Prerequisites: Completion of all practicum courses in track or permission of instructor. Requires 126 precepted hours.
  • NURS 593-195 CAPSTONE I: PROPOSAL
    Focused on the development and refinement of a scholarly study of a clinical case, a topic or an issue relevant to the student’s master’s degree track. The Capstone Proposal reflects the culminating synthesis of knowledge from graduate courses as an independent project under the direction of a project chair and committee. Requires that the student demonstrate critical thinking, a proficiency in oral and written communication, and use of appropriate information technology. May not receive credit for NURS 593 and NURS 591. Prerequisites: Year 2 or 3 of M.S. program, MATH 502, NURS 542, NURS 544, and permission of the instructor.
  • NURS 894-195 DNP PRACTICUM
    An integrated and structured, student-directed practicum that complements learning in clinical or non-clinical areas in which more expertise is desired. A total of four credits of Practicum are required, with 400 hours. May be taken for variable credits, (100-300 hours) in at least two different areas of focus and with advisor's approval. These credits must be taken during Year 2 or 3 of the D.N.P. Program. Possible areas of focus for the Practicum include: Leadership in Healthcare, Advanced Clinical Knowledge/Expertise (advanced clinical skills-suturing, 12 lead ECG, x-ray interpretation), Health Promotion/Disease Prevention, Technology in Healthcare, Policy Issues in Healthcare. Advocacy in Healthcare, Ethics in Healthcare, and Legal Issues in Healthcare. Prerequisites: Year 2 or 3 of the D.N.P. Program or permission of instructor. Seven hours practicum (per credit per week) and two hours seminar per week.

2014 Fall

  • NURS 558-610 ADULT HEALTH CARE MGMT
    Focuses on primary care of adult clients including health promotion and disease prevention within the context of the family. Incorporates critical thinking and clinical reasoning to establish diagnoses for and provide therapeutic management of adult clients with common short-term and chronic stable health problems. Emphasizes quality and cost-effective care of diverse populations in a wide variety of settings. Prerequisite: NURS 512. Prerequisite/Corequisite: NURS 522. Three hours lecture, 14 hours clinical per week for a total of 200 hours.
  • NURS 594-195 CAPSTONE II: IMPLEMENTATION
    Focuses on the implementation of the previously approved Capstone Proposal (NURS 593) and reflects a culminating synthesis of knowledge from graduate courses as an independent project under the direction of a project chair and committee. Critical thinking excellent oral and written communication, and skillful use of information technology are required. May not receive credit for NURS 594 and NURS 591. Prerequisites: Year 2 or 3 of M.S. program, permission of the instructor, successful completion of NURS 593.
  • NURS 595-195 CAPSTONE III: DISSEMINATION
    Focuses on the dissemination of the previously approved Capstone Proposal and Implementation (NURS 593, 594) and reflects a culminating synthesis of knowledge from graduate courses as an independent project under the direction of a Capstone Committee chair and committee. Critical thinking excellent oral and written communication, and skillful use of information technology are required. May not receive credit for NURS 595 and NURS 591. Prerequisites: Year 3 of M.S. program, permission of the instructor, successful completion of NURS 594.

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Awards, Scholarship & Creative Works:  []

Article(s)

Parsons, M. & Moore, L. 
(2014). 
Nurses Lead the Way for "Safe in the Sun" Play! 
NASN School Nurse, 
Clarke, C. & Parsons, M. 
(2013). 
Psoriasis in adolescents: Diagnosis is usually made based on clinical appearance, but a skin biopsy may be required. 
Advance for NPs & PAs, 
online, 
1-5. 
Belia-Weiss, T., Parsons, M., Sebach, A. & Rockelli, L. 
(2012). 
Promoting HPV Prevention in the School Setting. 
NASN School Nurse, 

Presentations

Parsons, M.T. & Wiberg, K. (2011). The Use of Simulated Role Play for Increasing Child Abuse Awareness. Presented at Simulation in Healthcare Conference, Orlando, FL.

Dissertation(s)

Parsons, M. T. (2008). Evaluating the nursing curriculum's alignment with the National Certification Licensure Exam for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN)., University of Delaware.

Poster Presentations

Parsons, M.T. (2011). An Internship Option: Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Women. Presented at National Organization for Nurse Practitioner Faculty, Albuquerque, NM.

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