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Nursing

Megan Ann Mraz

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Nursing

Megan Ann Mraz

Education

Degree Major School/University Location
PhD PhD, Nursing Duquesne University, 2006 - 2012 Pittsburgh, PA
MSN M.S. Nursing; Education Track
Clinical Specialist Integrative Health
West Chester University, 2003 – 2005 West Chester, PA
BSN   West Chester University, 1997-2001 West Chester, PA

Courses

Course Number Course Name
NSG/NSL 312 Care of the Older Adult & Care of the Child
NSG 512 Legal Mandates
NSG 502 School Nurse Core Course (Practicum)

Research

My true passion is my research where I specialize in the area of violent crimes against children and children as victims of abuse and neglect. I have conducted research into issues of child abuse and neglect while examining patterns and trends of behaviors among children. I have served as the medical abstractor for the Child Death, Near Death, and Stillbirth Commission in the state of Delaware and serve as an approved educator for Pennsylvania legislation Act 31, mandated reporting, and Act 115, human trafficking, coursework.

Certifications/Awards

Certifications

  • Pennsylvania RN License
  • Delaware RN License
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certified

Awards

Date Award
2015 Outstanding Faculty Award, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
2015 Faculty Academic Advisor Award, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
2012 AJN Book of the Year Award in Community-Public Health
2012 Most Accessed Online Article from 2011 – Journal of Trauma Nursing
2010 Golden Key Award Nomination
2008 Susan C. Slaninka BSN Alumni Award
2007 - 2008 Outstanding Faculty Nomination Award
2006 - 2007 Outstanding Faculty Nomination Award

Publications

  • Mraz, M. (2016). Required critical conversations between medical examiners/ coroners and forensic nurses. Journal of Forensic Nursing. 12(3) pp. 129-132
  • Mraz, M. (2012). The Impact of the Symphonological Approach to Ethical Decision Making on Advanced Level Nursing Students (Doctoral Dissertation). Retrieved from: http://digital.library.duq.edu/cdm-etd/
  • Mraz, M. & Selekman, J. (2012). Athlete Health Promotion. In Selekman, J. (Ed), School Nursing: A Comprehensive Text. pp. 641-677.
  • Mraz, M. & Hochstuhl, D. (2011). Cervical spine clearance: Management guidelines. Journal of Trauma Nursing. pp. 47-51
  • Mraz, M. (2009). Physical Manifestations of Shaken Baby Syndrome. Journal of Forensic Nursing. 5 pp. 26- 30

Memberships

  • Sigma Theta Tau – Xi Delta chapter
  • Society of Pediatric Nurses
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