Kathleen Williamson, Phd, MSN, RN

Kathleen Williamson, Phd, MSN, RN

Academic Dean
Office: Administration Office
614-234-5950
kwilliamson3@mccn.edu

Institution Degree Graduation Date
Vermont College ADN 1983
Wilmington University BSN 1992
Wilmington University MSN 2000
University of Delaware PhD 2006
Institution Position Start Date End Date
Mount Carmel College of Nursing 2018 Present
Midwestern State University 2014 2018
Widener University 2010 2014
Arizona State University 2008 2010
Florida State University 2005 2008
Position Year
Accepted to the Experienced Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy (ENFLA) Sigma Theta Tau program. 2018–2019
Health Science Counselor, Council for Undergraduate Research Present
Editorial Board member, Worldviews on Evidence-based Nursing Journal
Column Editor, Tactics for Teaching Evidence-based Practice in Worldviews on Evidence-Based Practice Journal.
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) on-site Evaluator for the Accreditation of nursing programs nationally.
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Team Leader.

Book Chapters

Fineout-Overholt, E., Stillwell, S. B., Williamson, K. M., Cox, J. & Robbins. B. (2019). Teaching EBP in Academic Settings. In B.M. Melnyk & E. Fineout-Overholt (Eds.) Evidence-based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice (4th ed.) (Chapter 15). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

Williamson, K. M. & Muckle, J. (2018). Students’ Perception of Technology Use in Nursing Education. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 36(2), 70-76. doi: 10.1097/CIN.0000000000000396

Williamson, K. M., Almaskari, M., Lester, Z. & Maguire, D. (2015). Utilization of EBP knowledge, attitude and skill of clinical nurses in the planning of professional development programming. Journal for Nurses in Professional Development, 31(2), 73-80. doi: 10.1097/NND.0000000000000141

Upton, P., Scurlock-Evan, L., Williamson, K. M., Rouse, J., & Upton, D. (2014). The Evidence-based practice profiles of academic and clinical staff involved in pre-registration nursing students' education: A cross sectional survey of US and UK staff. Nurse Education Today, 35(1), 265-270. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2014.06.006

2018 Nursing Students Attitude Towards Interprofessional Teams and the Team Approach to Care. PI: Dr. Kathleen Williamson and Tina Nguyen (UGROW & Nursing Student). The present study will involve the undergraduate nursing students’ in the ACCEL-RN program at the Wilson School of Nursing. The aim is to investigate the attitude toward interprofessional teams and teams based care and to adjust teaching and curricula to meet IPEC competencies, national accreditation and academic standards. The purpose of the project is to measure nursing students’ attitudes of interprofessional education and interprofessional collaborative practice. The project will focus on both early learners as well as the change in attitudes and perceptions as a foundation. (Funded by: UGROW)

2016 – 2017 Interdisciplinary Study on Nursing, Respiratory Care and Social Work

2017 HRSA-17-067 Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW) Program - Medically Underserved Specialization for Advanced Nursing Graduate Students (MUSTANGS). The purpose of the MUSTANGS project is to prepare family nurse practitioner (FNP) students to gain primary care employment with rural and/or underserved populations through innovative academic and clinical training in rural and/or underserved settings.

Project Director: Dr. Kathleen Williamson (25% effort). Funded by: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HRSA) awarded $1,540,290.

2016 – 2017 Interdisciplinary Study on Nursing, Respiratory Care and Social Work

Undergraduate Students’ Practice of Attitudes Toward, and Knowledge/Skills with Evidence-based Practice. PIs: Dr. Kathleen Williamson, Dr. Jennifer Anderson, & Dr. Satyanarayana Ayinagadda. The purpose of the study is to identity patterns of adoption throughout the learning process, discover ways to support learning, and develop EBP skills to ensure competency upon graduation. Funded by: Faculty Development Grant awarded $4,999.00.

Williamson, K. M. (2018) Weaving Technology in Nursing Education to Enhance the Learning Experience, at the Nurse Educator Conference (NEC) in the Rockies. July 11-13, 2018 Vail, CO. International & Referred.

Williamson, K. M. (2018) Nursing, Respiratory Care, and Social Work Undergraduate Students’ Practice, Attitudes, and Knowledge/Skills with Evidence-based Practice, at the Nurse Educator Conference (NEC) in the Rockies. July 11-13, 2018 Vail, CO. International & Referred.

Williamson, K. M. (2018) Evidence-based Practice in Nursing Education: The Nuts and Bolts of Integration. Webinar, April 18, 2018. Helene Fuld Health Trust National Institute for Evidence-based Practice Reconnect Webinar. Invited

Williamson, K. M. (2018). Ethical Dilemma of Managing Care of the Aging Population. At the Caregiving Seminar in Wichita Falls, TX, April 25, 2018. Local

Williamson, K. M. (2017). The Right Stuff: Making Technology Fit. At the 44th Biennial Convention, Sigma Theta Tau Nursing in Indianapolis, IN, October 28 – November 1, 2017. International & Referred.

Williamson, K. M. (2017). Nursing, Respiratory Care, and Social Work Undergraduate Students’ Practice, Attitudes, and Knowledge/Skills with Evidence-based Practice. At the 44th Biennial Convention, Sigma Theta Tau Nursing in Indianapolis, IN October 28 – November 1, 2017. International & Referred.

Williamson, K. M. (2017). An Interdisciplinary Study Exploring Undergraduate Students’ Perspectives of EBP in the Health and Human Services. At the Inaugural Helene Fuld Trust National Summit on Transforming Healthcare Through Evidence-based Practice in Columbus, Ohio October 18-20, 2017. International & Referred.

Williamson, K. M., Anderson, J. & Ayinagadda, S. N. (2017). An Interdisciplinary Approach to Exploring the Perspectives of Undergraduate Students Knowledge and Skills with Evidence-based Practice at the Texas Society of Allied Health Professions (TSAHP) 40th Annual conference in Houston, Texas September 21-22, 2017. National & Referred.

Williamson, K. M. (August, 2017). Critically Appraising Qualitative Studies for their use in Practice. Webinar for CTEP (Center for Transdisciplinary Evidence-based Practice) networking and communication webinar series. Invited

Williamson, K. M. (2017). Integrating Evidence-based Practice in the Clinical Setting at the International Conference on Nursing Science & Practice, 2017 in Dallas, Texas June 26-28, 2017. International & Referred.

Williamson, K. M., Lockhart, R., & Chandler, M. (2017). Innovation in Teaching: Critical Reasoning through Cooperative Gaming at International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) conference in Washington, D.C. June 21-24, 2017. International & Referred.

Williamson, K. M., Anderson, J., Ayinagadda, S., Muckle, J. & Morris, L. (2017). An Interdisciplinary Study Exploring Undergraduate Students' Perspectives of EBP in the Health and Human Services at the Celebration of Scholarship Wichita Falls, Texas on April 26, 2107. Local & Referred

Williamson, K. M. (2017). Health Care a Right or a Privilege? At the Health for All: A Right or Privilege. MSU Social Work Symposium Wichita Falls, Texas March 30, 2017. Local & Invited.

Williamson, K. M. (2017). Panel: Implementing a Liberal Arts Education - Moving from Concept to Practice. Panelist at the MSU Faculty Forum. Wichita Falls, Texas January 26, 2017. Local & Invited

Williamson, K. M., Jones, M. & Santa-Cruz, M. (2016). Panel: CABNET Implementation at the RN to BSN Summit. Sugar Land, Texas October 21, 2016. Invited

Williamson, K. M. (2016). Integrating Technology in Nursing Education. Webinar, September 15, 2016. Unbound Medicine. Invited

Williamson, K. M. (2016) Evidence-based Practice in Nursing Education: The Nuts and Bolts of Integration. Webinar, October 6, 2016. Wolters Kluwer. Invited

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