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Betty (Betsy) M. McDowell, PhD, RN, CCRN

Associate Professor of Nursing

Lander University

Greenwood, South Carolina

 

Neuman Systems Model Trustee since 2002

 

Areas of expertise with the Neuman Systems Model:

Integration of the NSM into baccalaureate nursing curriculum and use of the NSM in pediatric nursing practice, including children who are victims of domestic violence

 

Areas of interest in providing consultation:

Integration of the NSM into nursing curricula and use of the NSM in pediatric nursing practice

 

Contact information:

(864) 388-8278

bbmcdowe@lander.edu

 

Selected NSM publications:

Barnes-McDowell, BM. (1997). Home Apnea Monitoring: Family Functioning, Concerns, and Coping. (Doctoral dissertation, University of South Carolina, 1997), Dissertation Abstracts International, 58, 1205B.

 

Selected NSM presentations:

McDowell, BM, Chang, NJ, & Choi, SS,  “Children’s Health Retention in South Korea and the United States: A Cross-cultural Comparison” at the 8th Biennial International Neuman Systems Model Symposium, Salt Lake City, Utah, March 2001.

Barnes-McDowell, BM, “The Status of Children’s Health in Greenwood County” at Self Memorial Hospital Nursing Research & Ethics Committee, Greenwood, SC, July 1999 and at Mu Zeta Chapter of STTI Nursing Honor Society, November 1999.

Freese, BT, & Barnes-McDowell, BM, “MEG’s Meeting: Dialog in Diversity” at the 7th Biennial International Neuman Systems Model Symposium, Vancouver, British Columbia, April 1999 (excerpted in Neuman News, 2000, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 8-10).

Barnes-McDowell, BM, “Using the Neuman Systems Model to Address Children’s Health in a South Carolina County” at the 7th Biennial International Neuman Systems Model Symposium, Vancouver, British Columbia, April 1999.

Barnes-McDowell, BM, “Home Apnea Monitoring: Family Functioning, Concerns, and Coping”, at the 6th Biennial International Neuman Systems Model Symposium, Boston, Mass., March 1997; also at the USC Graduate Student Day, April 1997, and at Self Memorial Hospital Nursing Research and Ethics Committee, July 1997.

Freese, BT, Barnes, BM, Chang, NJ, & Hassell, J, “Application of the NSM to Baccalaureate Education”, presented by N. Chang at the Neuman Systems Model International Conference, Seoul, Korea, August 1995.

Freese, BT, Barnes, BM, Chang, NJ, & Hassell, J, “Application of the NSM to Education - Baccalaureate Workshop”, invited workshop at 5th Biennial International Neuman Systems Model Symposium, Orlando, Fla., February 1995.

Barnes, BM, “Neuman and NANDA: A Partnership for Nursing Practice”, poster presentation at the 5th Biennial International Neuman Systems Model Symposium, Orlando, Fla., January 1995.

 


 

Margaret Louis, President, NSM Trustees

More biographical material to be posted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Name              Marlou de Kuiper

                        Grevenmate 16

                        8014 KL Zwolle

                        038-4653043

 

Education

           

1971-1975       Diploma Course in Nursing                   School for Nursing Education, Hengelo

1975-1976       Pediatric Nursing Diploma                    Ziekenzorg, Hospital, Enschede

1978                Tropical Hygiene                                  Havenziekenhuis, Rotterdam

1981-1982       Bachelor’s degree in Nursing Education            Hogeschool van Amsterdam

1987                Tropical Hygiene for Children   Great Ormond Street Hospital

1988-1991       Master in Nursing Degree                     University of Wales/

                                                                                    Hogeschool van Utrecht

1998-2000.      Degree in Supervising               Hogeschool van Zwolle

 

Work experience

 

1971-1976            Ziekenzorg Hospital, Enschede

1977                               Havenziekenhuis, Rotterdam

1978-1981            Mother and Child Health Clinic, Ministery of Health, Kenya

1982-1986            Mother and Child Health Clinic, Ministery of Health, Guinee-Bissau

1987-1999            Course leader for Pediatric and Neonatal Nursing Care Diploma, Zwolle (part-time)

1992-present   Teaching Faculty Hogeschool van Utrecht,         Master in Science of Nursing Degree    , Nurse Specialist Course, Nursing Education Course

 

Professional memberships

 

1977-present   Association of Pediatric Nurses

1990-present   Master in Nursing Society (Chairperson)

1995-present   Association for Prevention of pain in Sick Children (secretary)

1995-present   International Neuman Systems Model Association, Department Holland (Trustee)

1999-present   Honour Society of Nursing, Holland

 

Publications (in Dutch)

 

1992                               Nursing Care for Sick Children

1993                               Transcultural Care for Sick Children, Kind en Ziekenhuis, Vol 19, nr.3

1995                Nursing according to the Neuman Systems Model, Van Gorcum, Assen

1997                Nursing Care for Children in Pain, Van Gorcum, Assen (Translated in German for Ulstein Medical, Wiesbaden, 1999)

1998                Nursing according to the Neuman Systems Model, Van Gorcum, Assen

1999                               Nursing Care for Sick Children, Obstetric and Gynaecology Care

 

 


 

Sarah J. Beckman

Associate Professor

Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW)

2101 East Coliseum Blvd.

Fort Wayne, IN  46805

USA

 

NSM Trustee, effective 2002

Associate Trustee prior to 2002, since position inception.

 

Area of expertise with NSM:

  1. Replication Study.  Measuring theory-based outcomes of an associate degree program.  (Five year longitudinal study by Lowry & Jopp, original researchers)
  2. Application of adult learning principles and various critical thinking strategies to promote learning of the NSM.  (i.e. case studies, collaborative learning with peers, faculty role modeling in lecture and discussion, and concept mapping.)
  3. Theory and Research utilization to develop several student projects beyond classroom presentation into amateur video projects which document undergraduate contributions with interpretation and application of the NSM.  Produced with support from university Learning Resource Center.

 

Area of interest re: Consultations with the NSM.  Any of the areas listed in previous item citing my area of expertise such as:

  1. replicating the longitudinal study and instrument design
  2. teaching strategies that promote critical thinking
  3. video production

 

Selected consulting experience with the NSM:

2001May/June Administrative and senior nursing staff at Emergis in Goes, Zeeland, Holland were visited.  Assessment of the integration and use of the Neuman Systems Model in psychiatric services of this health care agency.  A report and recommendations followed the visit. Presentations to students, faculty, and university officials were made in Utrecht, Holland; Plock, Poland, and Vasteras, Sweden.

 

1997-present  Parkview Health Systems, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA. Ongoing consultation on the integration of theoretical nursing models into clinical practice and nursing management.

 

1992-1994  Parkview Memorial Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA.  Consultation on the interpretation and integration of nursing theories into practice.  Produced several in house inservices.  Planned an all day conference 5/93 including the following three nursing theorists/theories:  Betty Neuman, Jean Watson, and Patricia Benner.

 

1992-May 20 Nursing faculty from William Rainey Harper College, Chicago, IL on the application of the Neuman Systems Model in an associate degree nursing curriculum.

 

Personal contact information for the Web site:

Sarah J. Beckman

IPFW-Neff B50C

2101 East Coliseum Blvd.

Fort Wayne, Indiana  46805-1499

USA

260-481-6274

260-481-6284

beckmans@ipfw.edu

http://www.ipfw.edu

 

Selected publications and conference presentation re: NSM

CHAPTER CONTRIBUTIONS IN TEXTBOOKS :

Beckman, S., Boxley-Harges, S., Bruick-Sorge, C., & Eichenauer, J.  (1998).  "Critical thinking, the Neuman Systems Model, and associate degree education".  In L.W.Lowry (Ed.) The Neuman Systems Model and nursing education:  Teaching strategies and outcomes.  (pp. 53-58) Indianapolis, Indiana:  Sigma Theta Tau International Center Nursing Press. 

 

Beckman, S., Boxley-Harges, S., Bruick-Sorge, C., & Eichenauer, J.  (1998).  "Evaluation modalities for assessing student and program outcomes".  In L.W.Lowry (Ed.) The Neuman Systems Model and nursing education:  Teaching strategies and outcomes.  (pp. 149-160).  Indianapolis, Indiana:  Sigma Theta Tau International Center Nursing Press. 

 

Beckman, S., et. al.  (1998).  "Betty Neuman:  The Neuman Systems Model". In A. Marriner-Tomey and

Martha Raile Alligood, PhD, RN (Eds.), Nursing theorists and their work (4th. ed.) (pp.267-299).  St. Louis:  C. V. Mosby Co.  (theorist review)

 

Beckman, S., Boxley-Harges, S., & Bruick-Sorge, C.  (1994).  "Betty Neuman:  The Neuman Systems Model". In A. Marriner-Tomey (Ed.), Nursing theorists and their work (3rd. ed.) (pp.269-304).  St. Louis:  C. V. Mosby Co.  (3rd edition revisions)

 

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS-PAPERS:

Beckman, S., Ross, B. & Witucki, J.  (1994).  Collaboratively Designing and Producing Your Own Video:  A Hands-On Approach.  Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference On Technology & Education.  (London,England)

 

Beckman, S. & Ross, B.  (1994).  The Basics of Developing Videos and Computer Slide Show Presentations for Classroom Use.  Proceedings of the 14th Annual Lilly Conference on College Teaching.  (Oxford, Ohio).

 

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS-ABSTRACTS:

Beckman, S., Meyer, B., & VanderLaan, K.  (2001).  Nurse Empowerment, Job Satisfaction and Commitment:  Implications for Recruitment and Retention.  Proceedings of the 12th Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Research Congress.  (Copenhagen, Denmark)  6/8-9/01

 

Beckman, S. & Freiburger, O.  (1999).  A Creative Application of the Neuman Systems Model - Twas the night before sickness.  Proceedings of the11th Annual Research Day Moving Forward Through Mentorship and Collaboration.  (Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana)

 

Watson, T. & Beckman, S.  (1999).  A Creative Interpretation and Application of Leininger's Theory.  Proceedings of the 25th Annual Transcultural Nursing Society Conference.  (Snowbird, Utah)

 

Beckman, S., Freiburger, O., Bangert, C. & Johnson, N.  (1999).  A Creative Application of the Neuman Systems Model:  Twas the Night before Sickness.  Proceedings of the 7th Biennial International Neuman Systems Model Symposia.  (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)

 

Beckman, S., Bruick-Sorge, C., Eichenauer, J., Harges, S., & Salmon, B.  (1998).  Clinical Assessment:  Developing an Objective Tool for Measuring Student Outcomes".  Proceedings of the Third National Conference for Nurse Educators - Assessing Program Outcomes.  (Indianapolis, Indiana)  11/10-11/98

 

Beckman, S. & Sorge, C.  (1997).  Assessment of Program Outcomes:  A Longitudinal Study Using the Neuman Systems Model.  Proceedings of the Sixth International Neuman Systems Model Symposium--Shape Shifting Tomorrow:  Innovations in Education, Practice, Research and Administration.  (Boston, Massachusetts)

 

Beckman, S. & Bruick-Sorge, C.  (1995)  Replication Study:  Efficacy of the NSM for Associate Degree in Nursing. Proceedings of the Fifth International Neuman Systems Model Symposium: Visions and Partnerships. (Orlando, FL)

 

Beckman, S.  (1994).  A Replication Study:  The Efficacy of the Neuman Systems Model for Nursing Curriculum Development.  Proceedings of the Twelfth Annual Research Day:  Nursing Scholars in Action at Northern Illinois University.  (DeKalb, IL).

 

Beckman, S. & Bruick-Sorge, C.  (1993).  Academe's Response:  Graduating AD-RNs with Beginning Decision-Making Skills Applying the Neuman Systems Model.  Proceedings of the Sigma Theta Tau International Research Congress  (Madrid, Spain)

 

Beckman, S. & Bruick-Sorge, C.  (1993).  Academe's Response:  Graduating RNs with Beginning Decision Making Skills Using a Nursing Theory Base.  Proceedings of the Fourth Neuman Systems Model International Symposium (Rochester, NY)

 

Beckman, S. & Bruick-Sorge, C.  (1991).  Academe's Response:  Graduating a Workforce with Beginning Clinical Decision Making Skills Emphasizing a Nursing Theory Base.  Proceedings at the Sixth Annual University of Chicago Hospitals Nursing Research Symposium.  (Chicago, IL)

 

Beckman, S. (1991).  The Utilization of the Neuman Systems Model in the Development, Use and Evaluation of Nursing Care Plans Completed by Students in an Associate Degree Program.  Proceedings at the National Organization for Advancement of Associate Degree Nursing Annual Symposium.  (Nashville, TN)

 

Beckman, S.  (1990).  The Utilization of the Neuman Systems Model in the Development, Use and Evaluation of Nursing Care Plans Completed by Students in an Associate Degree Program.   Proceedings of the Third Biennial Neuman Systems Model International Symposium (Dayton, OH)

 

 


Barbara Freese

Lander University

Greenwood South Carolina

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

NSM Trustees:

 

Patricia Chadwick (deceased) 1988 - 2006

 

John Crawford (deceased) 1999-2004