PhD-University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
MSN and BSN-Salem State College
Dr. Michelle McMahon has been teaching in the Curry College-Division of Nursing since 2008. She is academically prepared as a Nurse Scientist-Educator, with a clinical focus on the care of patients experiencing chronic illness. Her major research area is focuses on the pedagogical use of problem-based learning, clinical judgment development of baccalaureate nursing students, and the use of simulation technology in nursing education.
Dr. McMahon has presented several posters and oral presentations on a variety of nursing topics at professional conferences. Publications include:
McMahon, M. A. and Christopher, K. A. (2011). Toward a mid-range theory of nursing presence. Nursing Forum, 46 (2), 71-82. DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-6198.2011.00215.
McMahon, M. A. and Christopher, K. A. (2011). Case study method and problem-based learning: Utilizing the pedagogical model of progressive complexity in nursing education, International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship: Vol. 8: Iss. 1, Article 22. DOI: 10.2202/1548-923X.2275
During her 20-year plus professional career Professor McMahon has worked with clients across the lifespan in diverse clinical settings, including acute, rehab, community and long-term care environments. She currently teaches the introductory nursing course and clinically instructs sophomore level students. Other interests include nursing theory and research.
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Name: Michelle McMahon
Title: Associate Professor
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