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MELISSA SOMERVILLE
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Work Phone: (260) 438-2878
Location: Rudy School of Nursing and Health Professions
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Degrees:
A.S.N., Alvin Community College
B.S.N., University of Phoenix
M.S.N., Indiana Wesleyan University
Ph.D., Capella University
Bio:

Dr. Somerville joined the faculty at Cumberland University in 2015. She works in the RN-BSN and MSN nursing programs, both teaching and developing courses. She taught as an adjunct and was Interim Director of the RN-BSN program, August 2017-2018. She currently is a full-time faculty. Dr. Somerville’s nursing background includes Neuro, Cardiac, and Neuro-Surgical Intensive Care.  She enjoys presenting workshops and presentations promoting nursing education and evidence-based practice. 

 

Publications:

Dissertation: QSEN Initiatives Patient Safety Officer: A Quantitative Study On

Baccalaureate Nursing Students’ Patient Safety Competency, 2016

Thesis: Nurses’ Perception of Specialty Certification: A Replication Study of the
American Board of Nursing Specialties, 2010

Rubrics are a Good Thing. (2010). Illumination, 2 (2). 1-2

 

Presentation:

Student Engagement in Online Learning – Cumberland University – Colloquium (2018)