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Cynthia V. Purcell

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Cynthia Purcell

DNP, RN, CNE, OCN®

Assistant Professor

 

Nursing Building Office #129

e-mail: cpurcell@uiwtx.edu

office phone: (210) 832-2113

  • Educational Degrees

    BSN 1984 Texas Tech University Health Science Center

    MSN 1992 University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center

    DNP 2014 University of Alabama at Birmingham

  • Brief Academic and Teaching History

    I have been teaching medical-surgical nursing in both the classroom and clinical settings in baccalaureate undergraduate nursing since 2005. In addition to medical-surgical nursing, I have also taught ethics, foundations, and health assessment.

  • Courses Taught

    Modernization of Classroom Teaching / Creative Use of Technology in Teaching

    Clinical Instruction and Evaluation

    Colorectal Cancer Screening in Large Group Populations

     

  • Research Interests

    Modernization of Classroom Teaching / Creative Use of Technology in Teaching

    Clinical Instruction and Evaluation

    Colorectal Cancer Screening in Large Group Populations

  • Recent Intellectual Contributions

    Publications

    Purcell, C. (at press). Use of the Purcell Clinical Reasoning Tool in a Baccalaureate Medical-Surgical Clinical. Journal of Nursing Education.

    Impact of the Pain Matters Documentary on BSN Nursing Student Attitudes Regarding the Chronic Pain Experience: A Pilot Study.  Poster presentation at the 2017 AACN Baccalaureate Education Conference, Atlanta, GA., November 2017.

    Impact of the Pain Matters Documentary on BSN Nursing Student Attitudes Regarding the Chronic Pain Experience: A Pilot Study. Poster presentation at the 2017 Sister Charles Marie Frank Lecture, University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX, September, 2017.

    Willingness to Participate in Annual Colon Cancer Screening with a Take-Home Screening Test. Poster presentation at the Sigma Theta Tau International Sponsored 2014 DNP Intensive Conference, Birmingham, AL., March 2014.

    Purcell, C. V. (2012). Arlene Wohlgemuth and the Texas Public Policy Foundation: Texas Treasures for Nurses. Perioperative Nursing Clinics, 7, 355-360.

    Purcell, C. V. (2012). Nursing Self-Efficacy and Patient Safety: Is There a Connection? (Proposal of a Model to Enhance Nursing Self-Efficacy). International Journal for Human Caring, 16 (3), 85-85.

    Purcell, C. V. (2010). My Parents' Dance. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 14 (2), 128, doi: 10.1188/10.CJON.127-128.

  • Professional Memberships

    Sigma Theta Tau International

    Academy of Medical Surgical Nursing

    Oncology Nursing Society

    National League for Nursing

     

  • Awards and Accomplishments

    2014: Outstanding Poster Presentation, Sigma Theta Tau International Sponsored 2014 DNP Intensive Conference.

    2013: Faculty Research Grant ($500): The Use of SoftChalk to Enhance Academic Advising in the IFM School of Nursing and Health Professions, University of the Incarnate Word.

    2012: Watson Doctoral Student Award, International Association for Human Caring.

    2012: Clinical Doctoral Scholarship, Oncology Nursing Society Foundation.

    2007: Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, UT Health Science Center San Antonio, School of Nursing.

    1996: ONS/Zeneca/Komen Foundation National Award for Excellence in Breast Cancer Education, ONS/Zeneca/Komen Foundation.

     

  • Certifications

    Certified Nurse Educator (CNE)

    Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN®)

    Online Teaching / Blackboard Course Certificate, 40 Contact Hours (2010)

    TeamSTEPPS Master Trainer (2009)

    Cancer Genetics Educator, Oncology Nursing Society (2004)