1 David J. Crowther, PhD, RN, CNS, CPHIMS Associate Professor (Online Faculty) Angelo State University, Department of Nursing & Rehabilitation Science 2333 Vanderventer/ASU Station #10902 San Angelo, Texas Phone/Voic /Fax:(508) (Boston, MA) EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION: Year Institution Degree Conferred Field of Study Walden University/University of Post-Masters 2010 Nursing Informatics Maryland, Graduate School of Certificate Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland University of Texas, Graduate Ph.D 2006 Nursing School of Biomedical Sciences Galveston, Texas University of Texas, Health M.S.N Psychiatric Nursing Science Center School of Nursing Education Track Houston, Texas University of Texas, Health B.S.N Nursing Science Center School of Nursing Houston, Texas Macclesfield General Hospital S.R.N Medical/Surgical Nursing Macclesfield, England Springfield Hospital R.M.N Psychiatric Nursing Manchester, England CONTINUING EDUCATION: University of Texas, Health Post-graduate NP courses: Advanced Psychiatric Science Center School of Nursing ( ) Nursing - Adult Houston, Texas University of Texas, Health Graduate classes: Advanced Community Science Center School of Public ( ) Psychiatry Health, Houston, Texas LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION: Registered Mental Nurse, United Kingdom Registration No (1976 present) State Registered Nurse, United Kingdom Registration No (1979 present) Registered Nurse, State of Texas License No (1981 Present) Registered Nurse, Commonwealth of Massachusetts License No (2000 present) Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, State of Texas ( ) Certified Professional Health Information Management Specialist (2010 present)
2 Page 2 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 08/08 Present Associate Professor of Nursing Angelo State University, College of Nursing and Allied Health Online RN BSN and MSN programs NUR 4302: Management in Nursing Practice, Course Coordinator: Undergraduate Course. NUR 4403: Research: An Evidence-based Practice Approach, Course Coordinator: Undergraduate Course. NUR 4307: Community Health Nursing (Didactic), Course Coordinator: Undergraduate Course. NUR 2338: Computer Applications. Team Member, Pre-Nursing. NUR 4301: Evidence-Based Nursing Care, Course Coordinator: Undergraduate Course. NUR 4304: Research, Course Coordinator: Undergraduate Course. NUR 4201 Community Health Practicum, Faculty Team Member, Undergraduate Course. NUR 6302: Design and Methodology of Qualitative Research, Faculty Team Member, Graduate Course NUR 6317: Health Policy and Ethics, Course Coordinator, Graduate Course NUR 6103: Scholarship, Graduate Course Team Member NUR 6391: Independent Study, Graduate Course Team Member NUR 6308: Practicum in Nursing Education NUR 6301: Design and Methodology in Research, Course Team Member 12/06 06/08 Assistant Professor of Nursing University of Massachusetts Worcester, Graduate School of Nursing Accelerated Graduate Entry Pathway Program and Master s Program Program Director and Clinical Coordinator - Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner/CNS Program (post-licensure) for NG 670B, NG 671B, NG 672B Practicum I III and NG 672A: Adult Psychiatric/Mental Health Advanced Practice didactic. NU 517 Team Member: Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing (Prelicensure) 07/05 11/06 Assistant Professor of Nursing Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Department of Nursing
3 Page 3 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: (cont.) Course Coordinator NUR 345: Psychiatric and Social Nursing - Websupported Section Coordinator PSB-220: Health Care Delivery - Web-supported Course Coordinator: NUR-105: Introduction to Nursing and Service Learning Web-supported Curricular responsibilities: Member of team developing new 33 month (Boston) and 16 month (Worcester) accelerated BSN nursing programs. 09/02 6/05 Associate Professor of Nursing Bunker Hill Community College Department of Nurse Education Course coordinator Nursing 211 (Evening Program) and Nursing 112 (Day program) with specific responsibilities for psychiatric nursing course content and clinical. Curricular responsibilities identifying, developing, and liaising with new psychiatric clinical sites in the Boston area. Mentoring new adjunct faculty members. Clinical Instructor - Nursing 112 Day Program. Responsible for clinical supervision and education of junior level students experiencing their psychiatric nursing rotation. Team teacher for Nursing 212 Evening Program responsible for Leadership/Management and Community Nursing didactic course components for senior level students. Curricular responsibilities - reviewing content concerned with Psychiatric Nursing in order to best implement into ADN curriculum. Developing clinical partnerships with agencies in order to develop appropriate clinical sites for students to fulfill the core requirements of the psychiatric nursing clinical component of the curriculum. Member Curriculum Committee. 09/00 08/02 Assistant Professor of Nursing University of Massachusetts Lowell. College of Health Professions, Department of Nursing 01/00 5/02 Clinical liaison for senior level Leadership and Management Preceptorship course. Co-facilitator of web-assisted Leadership and Management Transition course for RN s (RN to BSN program). Course Coordinator for Pathopharmacology and responsible for psychopathology and psychopharmacology content. Guest speaker Risk Reduction and Health Promotion in Families II Practicum regarding group dynamics and process pertaining to student group project. 09/01 12/01 Responsible for didactic and clinical component of senior level psychiatric nursing experience. Facilitation of all aspects of psychosocial nursing pertaining to the undergraduate program including clinical placement including development of new clinical sites. Guest speaker undergraduate
4 Page 4 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: (cont.) Clinical Concepts course on the importance of the therapeutic relationship as a cornerstone of nurse client interaction. 11/90 08/00 Assistant Professor of Nursing University of Texas School of Nursing at Galveston Galveston, Texas 06/99 3/00 Interim Program Director for the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) graduate program initiative. Researched and explored resource allocation for proposed program. Developed curricular template with links to operating NP programs within school. Reported to Dean for Student Affairs. 11/92 08/01 Course Coordinator and Assistant Course Coordinator for undergraduate Professional Nursing Role Preceptorship course classroom and web supported. Course Coordinator, Assistant Course Coordinator and team teaching member undergraduate Psychosocial Nursing Role course. Team member in undergraduate junior and senior level courses: Health Assessment, Chronic Illness and Rehabilitation and The Older Adult respectively. Guest speaker in undergraduate Pathophysiology course covering Psychopathology content and Therapeutic Communication content in Clinical Concepts course. Graduate program lecturer for Primary Care Concepts III covering Mental Health Problems in Primary Care settings. Acting Department Chair in absence of formally appointed Chair. 6/94 8/97 Faculty practice: 3-4 hours/week with Psychiatric Nursing Services, P.C., a private home health agency based in Houston serving the greater local metropolitan area and surrounding counties. Nursing duties included case management and delivery of individual and family psychosocial nursing interventions in the home setting to complex psychiatric and medically compromised individuals along with environmental assessment. Other critical duties involve liaison and collaboration with other health care team members and third party providers. 11/90-11/92 Clinical Instructor University of Texas School of Nursing at Galveston, Galveston, Texas Co-lead teacher in the area of psychiatric nursing in the undergraduate program Lead teacher for stress management elective offered to undergraduate and R.N. to B.S.N. students. Additionally, cofacilitator of undergraduate management course with responsibilities to teach in undergraduate pharmacology and pathophysiology courses. Also acted as a facilitator for the undergraduate and R.N. to B.S.N. Nursing with Groups course Serve on various School of Nursing Committees, along with fulfilling student advisement duties.
5 Page 5 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: (cont.) 6/89-5/90 Nursing Supervisor Charter Psychiatric Hospital Sugarland, Texas 8/88-6/89 Staff Nurse West Oaks Hospital Houston, Texas Nursing Supervisor of an 80 bedded, private, free standing, full service, teaching, psychiatric facility. Responsible for staff supervision, unit staffing, and staff related budgetary considerations. Staff nurse and charge nurse in a mixed, general adult, 20 bedded psychiatric unit. 4/88-6/88 Staff Nurse, Nursing Agencies Houston, Texas Staff nurse and charge nurse in adult/adolescent general psychiatric units, adult/adolescent chemical dependency units, children's unit, and Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit. Experience garnered in private and public psychiatric settings. 9/87-12/87 Staff Nurse Houston International Hospital Houston, Texas 10/80-6/87 Staff Nurse Methodist Hospital Houston, Texas Staff/Charge nurse and relief supervisor on a per diem basis in a 120 bedded, free standing, full service, teaching, psychiatric facility. Staff nurse duties primarily in Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit. House wide supervisory duties also included crisis intervention via a 24 hour crisis intervention phone hotline. Charge nurse and staff nurse in a 24 bedded mixed, general adult psychiatric unit (teaching). Rotated to 22 bedded medical/psychiatric unit to perform staff/charge nurse duties every 3 months.
6 Page 6 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: (cont.) 6/79-3/80 Assistant Head Nurse Withington Hospital Manchester, England Assistant Head Nurse, 28 bed (state, teaching) acute medical unit with and emphasis on immune system disorders. 2/79-6/79 Staff Nurse Macclesfield Hospital, England 2/76-8/77 Staff Nurse Springfield Hospital Manchester, England Staff nurse and charge nurse when required. Rotated between medical, surgical and geriatric services performing staff/charge duties in this 300 bedded, state, teaching facility. Staff nurse and charge nurse duties on a 26 bedded general, adult, psychiatric/forensic unit at a 340 bedded, state, teaching, psychiatric facility. FACULTY PRACTICE: Agency: Psychiatric Nursing Services, (PNS) P.C., Houston. 6/94 8/97 Role: Home health psychiatric nursing visits to provide individual psychotherapeutic nursing interventions, family/couples education as applicable, environmental assessment and consultation/liaison with other health care providers. Supervision of other RN providers and clinical consultation with PNS staff. 12/07 1/08 Agency: Cambridge College, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Member of curriculum consultation team reviewing and refining MSN programs: Education and Management Tracks, and RN to BSN program in preparation for submission to the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education. PUBLICATIONS: Crowther, D. J. (2006). The Graduate Nursing Student Experience in Computer-Mediated Classes: A Grounded Theory Study. Dissertation Abstracts. Crowther, D. J. (1997). You re my what! : Males in nursing. The Primary Line, 2(2), 2-3.
7 Page 7 PUBLICATIONS: (contd.) Crowther, D. J. (1995). Commentary on: The effectiveness of selected risk factors in mediating gender differences in drinking and its problems (Thomas, B. S.), in Seventh issue (1995) of APNSCAN, Psymark Communications. Crowther, D. J. (1991). Metacommunication: A missed opportunity? Journal of Psychosocial and Mental Health Services. 29(4), Crowther, D. J. (1991). Cotherapists: Learning to Work Together. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care. 27(4), PRESENTATIONS: Further Lessons Learned The Online Graduate Student Nurse Experience in a Virtual Learning Environment. Texas A&M, San Antonio, Texas, March 27, Psychotropic Drugs: Update for Today s Nurse. Massachusetts Nurses Association, Annual Conference, DCU Center, Worcester, Massachusetts, May 18, Long Term Effects of Psychotropic and Mood Stabilizing Medication. Massachusetts Nurses Association, Unit 7 Continuing Education Program. Westborough, Massachusetts, April 2, 2007 The Graduate Nursing Student Experience in Computer-Mediated Classes: A Grounded Theory Study. Educating Health Professionals: Designing Innovative Learning Environments, Evansville, Indiana, October 18, The Psychosocial Implications of Oral Cancer. Oral Cancer Foundation Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 24 27, Reach Out and Touch Someone: Does Anyone Know Florence Nightingale s Address? (Computer-Mediated Social Support and Implications for the Future of Nursing.) Psychiatric Nursing 2001: The Conference for Psychiatric Nurses. Philadelphia, May 23 25, Is That a Six-pack in Your Backpack? (Identifying, Recognizing, and Intervening with Alcohol Abusing Nursing Colleagues.) Psychiatric Nursing 2001: The Conference for Psychiatric Nurses. Philadelphia, May 23 25, Cyberpresence, Computer Mediated Social Support (CMSS) and Healing. Nursing Education 2000: The Conference for Nursing Faculty, Orlando, Florida, January 5, Nursing, Patient Cyber-Communities, and Computer Mediated Social Support: An Integrative Review of the Literature - Update. ICN Centennial Conference, London, UK, 27 June July 1, 1999.
8 Page 8 PRESENTATIONS: (cont.) Doctoral Research Pathway: Investigating Computer Mediated Social Support. A Symposium on Healing Through Nursing. The University of Texas Medical Branch School of Nursing at Galveston, Texas, May 14, Utilizing PowerPoint Presentation Software in the Classroom Setting. CAI Expo 97, (Lectures & Demonstrations). The University of Texas Medical Branch School of Nursing/School of Allied Health Sciences, Galveston, Texas, May 5, Initiating and Exploring a Collaborative Student Experience between the University of Manchester School of Nursing (UK) and the University of Texas School of Nursing at Galveston. Manchester (UK), September 15, How to Initiate an Academic-Clinical Linkage Between a Baccalaureate School of Nursing Program (The University of Texas School of Nursing at Galveston) and Texas Mental Health Mental Retardation (TXMHMR) public sector community-based psychiatric rehabilitation services. Texas Department of Mental Health Mental Retardation (TXMHMR) 1997 Nursing Conference - TXMHMR Nursing: Changes and Challenges, Austin, Texas, April 3-4, Academic-Clinical linkage between The University of Texas School of Nursing at Galveston and Texas Mental Health Mental Retardation (TXMHMR) public sector community-based psychiatric rehabilitation services. Public Sector Psychosocial Nursing Conference IV: International Conversations, sponsored by University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, May 15-17, Occupational Role Strain of Male Registered Nurses in Texas. The American Assembly for Men in Nursing. Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, December 3-5, ACCEPTED PRESENTATIONS: Joint Podium Presentations: Crowther, D. J. & Crocker, K. L. (2000). Here we are now entertain us: Generation X goes to nursing school A reprise. Third International Conference of the Global Network of WHO Collaborating Centres for Nursing and Midwifery. Manchester, UK, July 25-28, Crowther, D. J. & Crocker, K. L. (2000). Nursing and computer-mediated social support: An integrative review of the literature update. Third International Conference of the Global Network of WHO Collaborating Centres for Nursing and Midwifery. Manchester, UK, July 25-28, 2000.
9 Page 9 POSTER PRESENTATIONS: The Graduate Nursing Student Experience in Computer-Mediated Classes: A Grounded Theory Study Reflections and Views from Both Sides of the Distributive Educational Approach. Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses (MARN), 2009 Fall Conference. Randolph, Massachusetts, October 30, The Graduate Nursing Student Experience in Computer-Mediated Classes: A Grounded Theory Study - Reflections. Annual Meeting, Southern Nursing Research Society (SNRS). Galveston, Texas, February 22-25, Creating a healing on-line student community: A theoretical Approach. Third Annual Healing Symposium. Galveston, Texas. May 18, Creating a healing on-line student community. Nursing Education 2001: The Conference for Nursing Faculty. Orlando, Florida, January 5 7, Cyberpresence, Computer Mediated Social Support, and Healing: An Electronic Poster Presentation. Healing Through Nursing: A Symposium on Healing Through Nursing. The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, May 12, Nursing, Patient Cyber-Communities, and Computer Mediated Social Support: An Integrative Review of the Literature. The 1999 National Student Research Forum. The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, April 8-10, Computer Mediated Social Support (CMSS): An Integrative Review of the Literature. 13 th. Annual Conference of the Southern Nursing Research Society: Negotiating Nursing s Research Agenda in the 21 st Century. Charleston, South Carolina, February 18-20, Here We Are Now Entertain Us: Generation X Goes to Nursing School. Nursing Education 1999: The Conference for Nursing Faculty. Orlando, Florida, January 3-5, The Texas Two Step: The Expanding Role of the Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Texas. Fourth International Psychosocial Nursing Conference. London, England. October 11 13, Psychosocial Aspects of Males in Nursing. Forging the Future of Advanced Practice Psychosocial Nursing. Seattle, Washington, July 13-14, ADVISEMENT/REVIEW: General text reviewer (online) Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Publishers, Philadelphia. Polit, D. F. & Beck, C. T.: Essentials of Nursing Research: Appraising Evidence for Nursing Practice (2014). Reviewed August 2 3, 2014.
10 Page 10 ADVISEMENT/REVIEW (contd.): Chapter (blind) reviewer for Jones & Bartlett, Publishers, Sudbury, Massachusetts. Nursing Informatics text (Chapters 5 & 9) scheduled for release May, 15-17, Chapter (blind) reviewer for Jones & Bartlett, Publishers, Sudbury, Massachusetts. New evidence-based Nursing Practice text scheduled for release October, 12-19, Fourth reader of thesis for Mary Ann Saunders, Health locus of control in the elderly (thesis completed Spring, 1991), University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. AWARDS AND HONORS: 2013 Named to Who s Who Among Executives and Professionals (Cambridge Who s Who) Named to Strathmore s Who s Who Registry and Global Network for Outstanding Professionals 2010 Named to the Global Directory Who s Who Among Executives and Professionals Named to Who s Who Among Executives and Professionals (Cambridge Who s Who) Named to Who s Who Global Directory and Business Registry (Strathmore Who s Who) Recipient of the University Federal Credit Union Scholarship Award. The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston Nursing PhD program Recipient of the Kempner Fellowship award. The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston Nursing PhD program 2004 Recipient of the Kempner Fellowship award. The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston Nursing PhD program 2000 Master of Ceremonies: Healing Through Nursing: A Symposium on Healing Through Nursing. The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, May 12, Named to Who s Who Among America s Teachers 2000 Named to International Who s Who of Professionals 1999 Named to the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, Chapter 280, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Commencement Speaker: Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony University of Texas School of Nursing at Galveston Master of Ceremonies: Undergraduate (Generic Track) Pinning Ceremony University of Texas School of Nursing at Galveston
11 Page 11 AWARDS AND HONORS: (contd.) 1998 Commencement Speaker: Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony University of Texas School of Nursing at Galveston Master of Ceremonies: Undergraduate (Generic Track) Pinning Ceremony University of Texas School of Nursing at Galveston 1998 Named to Who s Who Among America s Teachers 1997 Media Award (Multimedia Computer Presentation) Learning Resources Center, UTMB SON/SAHS 1997 Master of Ceremonies: Undergraduate (Generic Track) Commencement Pinning Ceremony - UT School of Nursing at Galveston Faculty Sponsor: Undergraduate (Generic Track) Commencement Ceremony - UT School of Nursing at Galveston 1997 Sigma Theta Tau (Alpha Delta Chapter) Doctoral Scholarship award 1990 Cum Laude Graduate - University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 1988 Professional Nurse Traineeship, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 1987 Named to Who's Who in American Nursing PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS: American Nurses Informatics Association (ANIA) (2008 present) American Medical Informatics Association Nurses Working Group (AMIA-Nurses-WG) (2009 present) Northeastern Medical Informatics Group (NMIA) (2008 present) Connecting, Sharing & Advancing Healthcare Informatics (CARING-Nursing) (2008 present) Massachusetts Teachers Association ( ) Massachusetts Nurses Association (2002 present) American Psychiatric Nurses Association (Houston), Board Member at Large, ( ) American Nurses Association & Texas Nurses Association ( ) American Nurses Association & Massachusetts Nurses Association ( Present) The American Assembly for Men in Nursing ( present) Univ. of Texas Health Science Center School of Nursing Alumni Association (1990 present)
12 Page 12 PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS (contd.): McMurphy Nursing Project, high school speaker's list ( ) Texas Nurse Practitioners ( ) Houston Nurse Practitioners ( ) Houston Area Nursing Informatics Group ( ) Sigma Theta Tau, Honors Society, Alpha Delta Chapter, (1991 present) NON-PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS: Member Houston Informatics for Health Professionals Special Interest Group ( ) Member Web Design and Web Interest Group, University of Texas, Galveston ( ) COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES: Presentations: Activities: The UK educational system: Elementary through high school years. Hastings High School, Sugarland, Texas (8-10th grades) September 8, Healthcare professions with an emphasis on nursing careers. St. Marks Episcopal School, Houston, Texas (4th - 6th grades.) September 22, Present and future trends in national healthcare. St. Marks Episcopal School, Houston, Texas (4th - 6th grades.) December 8, Fun Fair Positive Soccer, Inc.. Houston based 5-a-side soccer program for pre-teens and teens (including those with learning disabilities) in a non-competitive environment: Coach SCHOOL/DEPARTMENT OF NURSING ORGANIZATIONAL ACTIVITIES: Angelo State University Curriculum Committee Undergraduate Program Committee Graduate Program Committee Evaluation and Instructional Design Committee
13 Page 13 SCHOOL/DEPARTMENT OF NURSING ORGANIZATIONAL ACTIVITIES: (contd.) Faculty Affairs Committee University of Massachusetts Worcester, Graduate School of Nursing Curriculum Committee Undergraduate Program Committee Graduate Program Committee Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Academic Review Committee Undergraduate Program Committee Faculty Council, Alternate Member Undergraduate Program Committee Faculty Council, Alternate Member Bunker Hill Community College Curriculum Committee Nursing Education Department, Bunker Hill Community College Search Committee, Nursing Education Department, Psychiatric Nursing Educator Ad hoc Committee, Role of the Team Leader/Coordinator, Fall 2002 Student Appeals Panel Member, Fall 2003 & Summer 2004 Search Committee, Radiography Educator, Spring 2003 Department of Nursing, Lowell Undergraduate Program Committee and Curriculum Committee Ad hoc Committee: Student Behavioral Standards Ad hoc Committee: Updating Department of Nursing Web-site School of Nursing, The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) Faculty and Staff Development Committee, Chairperson ( ) Electronic Education Advisory Committee ( )
14 Page 14 SCHOOL/DEPARTMENT OF NURSING ORGANIZATIONAL ACTIVITIES: (contd.) Faculty and Staff Development Committee ( ) Electronic Course Advisory Committee ( ) Faculty Practice Advisory Committee ( ) Faculty Advisement Program - Advisor ( , ) Undergraduate Curriculum Committee ( ) Undergraduate Admissions and Progression Committee ( ) Interviewing Committee: Prospective Undergraduate Students (1992, 1997, 2000 & 2000) Student and faculty grievance panel ( ) Texas Peer Assistance Program for Nurses - School Representative ( ) NLN Task Force (1996) McMurphy Nursing Project UTMB, School of Nursing Representative ( ) Counselor, Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha Delta Chapter ( ) Technology and Education Special Interest Group ( ) Computer Assisted Education Group ( ) Web Page Design Task Force & Vision and Design Task Force ( ) Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse Graduate Task Force ( ) UNIVERSITY WIDE ORGANIZATIONAL ACTIVITIES (UTMB): American Assembly of Men in Nursing Representative ( ) Educational Technology Guideline Task Force ( ) Faculty Senate member representing the School of Nursing ( ) DJC_08/15/13