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M. Patricia Quigley

Fogarty Life Science (FLS) 113
(401) 456-8013
(401) 456-9735

Academic Background

  • Diploma, South Side Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
  • B.S.N. University of Pittsburgh
  • MN.Ed. University of Pittsburgh
  • Ph.D. University of Rhode Island

Courses Taught

NURS 223 Fundamentals of Nursing Practice
NURS 342 Adult Health Nursing I
NURS 512 Genetics and Genomics in Health Care
NURS 513 Teaching Nursing

Areas of Interest

  • Heart disease in men and women with a focus on new technologies, including adult stem cells, and cardiac rehabilitation
  • Incorporating personal digital assistant (PDA) technology in classroom and clinical teaching
  • Teaching baccalaureate students via simulation
  • The role of the nurse educator in the academic setting
  • Incorporating genetics and genomics in the undergraduate and graduate courses in the School of Nursing
  • Encouraging involvement of students and faculty in Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Recent Scholarly Activity

  • Fall 2012:Sabbatical proposal awarded: Integration of Genetics and Genomics into the School of Nursing Curriculum.
    Completed the Web-Based Genetics Institute hosted via the internet by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center as a part of the Genetics Education Program for Nurses
  • September, 2012: Communicating with Technology, Poster presentation STTI Leadership Forum, Indianapolis, IN,
  • October, 2011: D. Gerzevitz & P. Quigley, Collaborative Educational Partnership with Romanian Nurses to Improve Palliative Care, Poster Presentation STTI convention, Grapevine, Texas
  • January 2010: Rhode Island College School of Nursing, Faculty Development Brown Bag with Dr. Judy Murphy, Highlights of the NLN Nursing Education Summit.
  • 2008: Taking valve disorders to heart LPN 2008 (4)1, 26-36

Page last updated: April 13, 2015