Brenda Douglas, PhD, MS, RNAssociate Clinical Professor & Assistant Dean, Nursing Undergraduate Programs
- School of Nursing
Office: 209A Robinson Hall
Education & Training:
PhD Northeastern University
MSN Northeastern University
BSN Eastern Mennonite University
RN; Certified Nurse Educator
Self-management in older adults; Use of simulation in nursing education
Douglas, Brenda, Mayville, Mary, & Rickles, Nathaniel (May 2014). An Interactive, Online Module for Interprofessional Communication to Promote Patient Safety. Center for Teaching and Learning through Research, Northeastern University, Boston, MA. Funded $10,012. Co-Principle Investigator
Douglas, B., & Howard, E. (June 2015). Predictors of Self-Management Behaviors in Older Adults with Hypertension. Advances in Preventive Medicine. Peer-reviewed. Abstract URL: http://www.hindawi.com/journals/apm/2015/960263/abs/.
Douglas, B., Fitzpatrick, D., Golub-Victor, A., & Lowe, S. M., (March, 2014). Should my patient use a mechanical lift? Algorithm and case application. Home Healthcare Nurse 32 (3), p. 172-180. Peer-reviewed. Article URL: http://journals.lww.com/homehealthcarenurseonline/Fulltext/2014/03000/Should_My_Patient_Use_A_Mechanical_Lift__Part_2_.6.aspx.
Lowe, S. M., Douglas, B., Fitzpatrick, D., & Golub-Victor, A. (September, 2013). Should my patient use a mechanical lift? Part I: A review of the literature. Home Healthcare Nurse 31 (8), p. 427-32. Peer-reviewed. Abstract URL: http://journals.lww.com/homehealthcarenurseonline/Abstract/2013/09000/Should_My_Patient_Use_a_Mechanical_Lift__A_Review.5.aspx.
Areas of Expertise:
Self-management in Older Adults; Nursing & Interprofessional Simulation; Nursing Skill Competency
Honors & Awards:
Dean’s Award for Outstanding Service to the School of Nursing, September, 2015
Spirit of Nursing Award, School of Nursing Senior Class, May, 2015
Nominee, 2014 Northeastern University Excellence in Teaching Award, January, 2015
Professional & Community Service:
Sigma Theta Tau International Gamma Epsilon Chapter, Governance Chair April 2010 – present