Joann Mulready-Shick

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At the University of Utah, Lighty served in a variety of leadership capacities. She chaired the Department of Chemical Engineering from 2007 to 2013, during which time she established an Industrial Advisory Board, increased the number of undergraduate students, and completed a successful laboratory renovation campaign. As Associate Dean for Academic Affairs(More)
AIM To evaluate the sustainability of dedicated education units (DEUs) within an academic-service partnership. BACKGROUND A two-year, multisite, mixed-methods study with a randomized control trial was designed to isolate the effects of the DEU innovation on clinical education quality, teaching capacity, work life, and productivity. METHOD Interview data(More)
The need to attend to quality and safety competency development, increase capacity in nursing education programs, address the faculty and nursing shortages, and find new ways to keep step with an ever-changing health care environment has brought forth numerous creative curricular responses and collaborative efforts. To tackle these multiple needs and(More)
Preparing new nurses to practice independently and provide safe and effective care has always been a priority for nurse leaders in academe and service but is becoming more of a challenge as patient acuity intensifies and care systems become more complex. Recent reports by the Carnegie Foundation and by the Institute of Medicine and RWJF call for nurse(More)
Dedicated education units (DEUs) have emerged as an important clinical education innovation within academic practice partnerships. However, rigorous evaluation has not been conducted previously. This article presents findings from a randomized, controlled, multiyear, multisite study comparing the clinical education quality for students educated in either(More)
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