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Mary L. Mayville


Assistant Clinical Professor

Board Certifications

Registered Nurse, Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing
Registered Nurse, New Hampshire Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse Educator (CNE), National League for Nursing (NLN)
Simulation Certification, Drexel University

Research Interests

Simulation in Health Professional Education


Deborah Munroe Noonan Memorial Research Fund. (Principal Investigator: M. Laurette Hughes). Emergency Preparedness: Parent Training for Children with Medical Complexity using Simulation Learning. Major goal of this pilot study is to assess the feasibility of a valid, reproducible Simulated Learning intervention to enhance the knowledge, skills, and confidence of parents for emergency responses at home for children with medical complexity.
Role: Expert Consultant-Simulation ($80,000), 2019 to 2020.

Northeastern University Grant for Advancing Teaching and Learning. An Interactive, Online Module for Interprofessional Communication to Promote Patient Safety.
Role: Co-Investigator ($10,012), 2014 to 2015.

Selected Publications

Mayville, M. L. (2011). Debriefing: The essential step in simulation. Newborn and Infant Nursing Reviews, 11(1), 35-39.

Areas of Expertise

Maternal-Neonatal Health; Nursing Leadership; Simulation Use in Nursing Education

Professional and Community Service

Member, Organization of Nurse Leaders Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Connecticut

Member, National League of Nursing

Member, International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL)

Reviewer, Journal Article, SAGE Open

Volunteer, Animal Rescue League of NH, 2015 to present

Member, Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses,  2004-present

Sigma Theta Tau International.  1990 – Present

Neonatal Resuscitation Instructor. 1991-2008

Certified Childbirth Educator

Certified RTS (Resolve Through Sharing) Counselor

Global Health Activities

Co-Leader, Intercultural Nursing, Inc., Dominican Republic, 2013
Co-leader, Dialogue of Civilization, Australia, 2012