Heather Mitchell, PhD, RN

Heather Mitchell, PhD, RN

Heather Mitchell

Heather Mitchell, PhD, RN

BSN Traditional Program Director - Louisville, Assistant Professor
hdmitc01@louisville.edu
502.852.3471

 

 

Education:

  • PhD: Educational Leadership, University of Louisville, 2016
  • Post Master’s Certificate in Health Professions Education, University of Louisville, 2011
  • MSN, University of Southern Indiana, 2004
  • BSN, Spalding University, 2000

Educational Interests:

  •  Critical care
  •  Cardiovascular nursing
  •  Medical-surgical nursing

Memberships:

  • Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association
  • American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
  • Sigma Theta Tau International
  • American Educational Research Association

Recent Presentations:

*Mitchell, H. (2016).Predicting NCLEX-RN Performance: An Exploration of Student Demographics, Pre-program Factors, and Nursing Program Factors. ATI Nurse Educator Summit, Nashville, TN. (poster, national, competitively selected)

*Mitchell, H., Johnson, E., & Staten, T.  (2016). Cardinal Confidence: Coaching to Promote Nursing Student Success. ATI Nurse Educator Summit, Nashville, TN. (poster, national, competitively selected)

*Mitchell, H. & Perkins, N. (2015). The DEU Journey: Changing the Face of Clinical Education through Collaboration. Abstract Presentation. 10th Annual Nurse Educator Conference. Lexington, KY (podium, local, competitively selected)

*Velasquez, C., Hern, M., Elzy, P., Mitchell, H., Burchett, M., Smith, M., & Perkins, N. (2014). Interprofessional collaboration: The future of nursing student clinical education. Nursing Management Congress 2014. Las Vegas, NV. (poster, national, competitively selected).

*Velasquez, C., Hern, M., Elzy, P., Mitchell, H., Burchett, M., Smith, M., & Perkins, N. (2014). Interprofessional collaboration: The future of nursing student clinical education. Portland DEU Model Conference. Portland, OR. (podium, national, competitively selected).

Research Interests:

nursing student success, innovation in nursing education

2016Distinguished Faculty Award in Teaching, University of Louisville
2015Faculty Favorite: Top 4, University of Louisville Delphi Center
2009Faculty Favorite: Top 11, University of Louisville Delphi Center
2009Ruth R. Voignier Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Louisville School of Nursing
2008 - 2014Faculty Favorite, University of Louisville Delphi Center
2008 - 2015Outstanding BSN Faculty, Spring, Summer, and Fall, University of Louisville School of Nursing