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Areas of Expertise

evidence-based practice and nursing research, civility and incivility, professional socialization and mentoring, policy, ethical, legal and regulatory issues, teaching-learning methods.

Ph.D., RN, CLNC; Capella University

Patricia Grust

Clinical Associate Professor and Department Chair

Recent courses taught:

  • NURS 448 Introduction to Research
  • NURS 490 Senior Thesis
  • NURS 446 Transition into Professional Practice I: Healthcare Policy and Leadership
  • NURS 495 Transition into Professional Practice II: Independent Practicum
  • NURS 261 RN to BS Transition

Distinctions (awards, fellowships, grants):

  • Ada West Nytch Eastern Star Award
  • O’Connor Foundation Matching Funds Grant (CPR Materials/Equipment for Delaware County)

Selected publications:

  • Research: A Study of the Relationship of Incivility,
    Accepted for publication 9/2013, to Faculty Role Satisfaction and Persistence Pro-Quest Dissertation database
  • Transforming Nursing Education: A Review of Stressors,
    Accepted for publication: 3/09/11, in Nursing Education and Strategies Publication date: 3/30/11
    for Supporting Students’ Learning and Success Advances in Medical Education and Practice
  • Chapter Review: Creating the Leadership Potential, June 2016, in Nursing, F.A. Davis
  • Chapter 4 Review: Policy, Power, and Politics, March 2016, O’Keefe & Yoder Wise F. A. Davis
  • Online Ethics Course Review, Fall 2015, Jones and Bartlett
  • Self-Paced Online Teaching Certification Course for Course Review Spring 2015, Nurse Educators, Jones and Bartlett

College service and professional affiliations:

  • Chair, Department of Nursing
  • Retention and Advisement Committee
  • Search Committee /Dean of Retention and Assessment
  • Hartwick225: Students First Strategic Planning Committee