Diploma, Registered Nurse,Research Medical
Center School of Nursing, Kansas City, Mo.
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Mary N. Meyer,
RN, MS, APRN
Clinical Skills Laboratory Director
Mary N. Meyer, RN, MS, APRN, is an assistant professor at
the KU School of Nursing and director of the Learning Laboratory.
In her position as director, she collaborates with both undergraduate
and graduate faculty to provide realistic simulation environments
for acute care, outpatient and home settings and manages and mentors
graduate teaching assistants. Her classroom responsibilities include
teaching Nursing Techniques I and II and serving on the Interprofessional
Clinical Resource Advisory Committee for the KUMC campus.
Prior to coming to the KU School of Nursing, Meyer was director
of clinical excellence for Research Medical Center. She has also
held positions as instructor, critical care staff nurse, graduate
teaching assistant and nurse clinician.
Meyer’s professional registration, licensure and certifications
include: ARNP and RN State of Missouri, ARNP and RN State of Kansas,
BLS provider November 2005, Critical Care RN Certification February
2002 and ANCC Adult NP Certification December 2004
Sigma Theta Tau, 2002-present
Research College of Nursing Honor
Society 2004 – present
American Association of Critical Care 1998-present
Local Chapter – 2006 - 2007
Local Chapter 2004-2005
Chairman of Education Local Chapter 1999-2000
Clinical Evaluation, August 2005; led workshop for Clinical
faculty at Central Missouri State University Warrensburg, Mo.
Developing your E-Folio, May 2004; Developed and led workshop
for faculty and students at Research College of Nursing.
30th Annual National Conference on Professional Nursing Education,
November 2003. Discussion leader for small interest
group on topic of “Clinical evaluation”.
Working in High-Acuity Units: What You Need To Know. Nursing
2003 pre-conference (6 CEU). April 2003. Orlando, Fla. Audience:
Approximately 120 acute care nurses.
Care of the Patient with Chest Tubes. November 2002. St. Joseph
Health Center, Kansas City, Mo. Audience: Senior level critical
Arterial Blood Gas Analysis. Four-part web based course developed
for Children’s Knowledge Exchange. Audience: Pediatric
nurses and respiratory therapists. This course is available to
nurses from contracted facilities throughout the country.
Critical Care: Not just in the ICU anymore. Nursing 2002 pre-conference
(6 CEU). April 2002. Las Vegas, Nevada. Audience: over
200 acute care nurses.
Pediatric Emergencies. Web based course developed for Children’s
Exchange. Audience: Pediatric Non-ACLS
provider. The course is available to nurses from
contracted facilities throughout the country.
Sternal Precautions. March 2002. Audience: St. Joseph Health
Center physical therapy department.
Creative chest tube management. Greater Kansas City Trauma
Society. February 2001. Kansas City, Mo. Audience: Approximately
50 Kansas City area critical care nurses, respiratory therapists
Nursing care of the open-heart surgery patient. February and
June, 2001; Kansas City, Mo. Audience: Intermediate care nurses
city wide consortium.
Vascular emergencies. February and June 2001; Kansas City,
Mo. Audience: Intermediate care nurses.
Surgical management of adult congenital heart disease. September
2001; Audience: St. Joseph Health Center respiratory therapy
Caring for the patient with a chest tube. Nursing Grand Rounds,
July 2001; St. Joseph Health Center. Audience: Approximately
25 acute care nurses.
Nursing care after chest surgery for lung carcinoma. 5th Annual
Oncology Symposium. October 2000; Kansas City Mo. Audience: Approximately
50 oncology nurses and physicians.
Meyer, M. (2002). Avoid PCU bottlenecks with proper admission
and discharge criteria. Nursing Management, 33, p. 31-35.
M. (2002). Select the right PCU players. Nursing Management,
33, p. 34-35.
Honors and Awards
Meyer Receives 2012 Teaching Award
The KU School of Nursing Steering Committee recognizes Mary Meyer, RN, MS, APRN, with the 2012 Phyllis Keeney Lawrence Teaching Award. The award recognizes a faculty member who demonstrates a superior record of teaching performance, makes significant contribution to curriculum development, and utilizes innovative approaches in teaching.
Phyllis Keeney Lawrence was a 1990 graduate in the KU School of Nursing. Upon her death, her family established the award in her name to honor an outstanding faculty member in the School of Nursing. Reflecting on the faculty who had made a difference in her life, Keeney Lawrence explained, “nurses will only be as good as the teachers from whom they learn.”
The fifteenth recipient of the honor, Meyer will be acknowledged at the KU School of Nursing Student Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, May 12, 2012.
2007 Selected for HCA Midwest Division Leadership Academy
KU Nurses Alumni Association Froehlke Award.
March 1987 Research
Medical Center Employee of the Month