Janet Tompkins McMahon is a member of the faculty of Towson University in Hagerstown, Maryland as Clinical Associate Professor of Nursing. She has over twenty two years of teaching experience in nursing education and the health professions.
Janet is chair elect for the Evaluation and Learning Advisory Council in 2011-2013 for the National League for Nursing. In addition, she was appointed in to the District of Columbia/Maryland League for Nursing as a Board member and is President elect in 2012-2013. She served previously as a director and member of the South Carolina League for Nursing. Janet has years of experience and served with both the National League of Nursing Accreditation Commission as a site visitor for accreditation, and the National Council State Board of Nursing as an item writer and reviewer. She is also a presenter and accreditation consultant in collaboration with NurseTim Inc. Ms. McMahon is Chair of the NCLEX-RN Task Force and is an active member on the Student Affairs committee at Towson University’s department of nursing.
Ms. McMahon has also authored, contributed and reviewed for various publishers and textbooks nationwide. Her first published co-authored textbook, NCLEX-PN Review book 2nd Ed, released in 2010 from Delmar-Cengage Publishers. In addition, she is a featured author and distinguished faculty member and consultant for “TEAM UP” with Delmar Cengage Publishers Inc.
In the field of nursing education, she is a nationally known inspirational speaker and consultant for continuing education programs in academia and nursing organizations across the US. The topics include an array of subjects dedicated to the nursing profession to improve outcomes in education.
Janet’s primary teaching is medical surgical nursing and critical care nursing courses. In addition, she teaches professional issues and advanced cardiology courses at Towson University.
Ms. McMahon is a Williamsport, Pennsylvania native. She is graduate of the Geisinger Medical Center School of Nursing, Danville, PA, St. Francis University and the Pennsylvania State University. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International and received distinguished awards from the Penn State University and various nursing organizations.
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