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