Primary Research Areas
Nursing education issues – particularly related to curricular design. Focus on RN-BSN programs and student outcomes; nursing theory construction and evaluation
Dr. McEwen has been a nursing professor for more than 25 years. She is the author/editor of three nursing textbooks: Theoretical Basis for Nursing (with E. Wills ); Community/Public Health Nursing: Promoting the Health of Populations (with M. Nies); and Community-based Nursing: An Introduction (with B. Pullis). She has also published numerous articles in nursing journals. Her research interests include: RN-BSN programs; spiritual nursing care; immunizations and immunization policy; disparities in diagnosis and management of ADHD; and school-based management of asthma.
She received her BSN from The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, her master's degree in Community and Public Health Nursing from Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans, and her PhD in Nursing from Texas Woman's University.
Related News Items
- McEwen Among 2020 Shine Academy Inductees ($date.format('MMM yyyy', $newsItem.publishedDate))