College of Health Professions


Department of Nursing

 

Faculty

Nikki Austin, PhD, MA, RN, CNE, CEN

Assistant Professor


Office:  

Linthicum Hall

Rm. 201 L

Phone:   410-704-4208
E-mail:   eaustin@towson.edu

Nikki Austin, M.S., M.A., R.N.


Education and Certification

  • Ph.D.: Binghamton University
  • M.S.: Binghamton University
  • M.A.: St. Joseph's College of Maine
  • B.S.: The University of the State of New York
  • Licensed in Maryland and Pennsylvania
  • Certification of :Pennsylvania Department of Health: Pre-Hospital RN
  • Certification of: American Heart Association: Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor, Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider


Courses Taught

  • Nursing 330-Professional Nursing Bridge
  • Nursing 347- Health Assessment Across the Life Span
  • Nursing 350-Foundations
  • Nursing 435-Nursing Research
  • Nursing 486-Nursing Seminar
  • Nursing 601-Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice
  • Nursing 603-Nursing Research
  • Nursing 700- Community-Based Nursing
  • Nursing 800- Advanced Community Based Nursing Practice
  • Integrated Homeland Security Management: Disaster Response and Community Health

Professional /Research Interests

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Critical care and cardiac nursing
  • Disaster nursing
  • Military nursing
  • Spiritual care and faith based nursing


Selected Publications

  • Austin, E. N. (in press). Adult Intraosseous Infusion. Nursing Made Incredibly Easy.
  • Fahs, P. S., & Austin, E. N. (2006, Summer). Cholesterol check: How low should you go? Every Woman, 9, 52,55.
  • Austin, E. N., Johnston, Y. A. M., & Morgan, L. L. (2006). Community gardening in a senior center: A therapeutic intervention to improve the health of older adults. Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 40(1), 48-56.
  • Austin, E. N., Austin, H. C. & McKechnie, T. N. (1993). The effect of disinfectants on 2024 T-3 aluminum in the air medical helicopter. Air Medical Journal, 1(3), 57-64.
  • Nemcek, M. A., & Austin, E. N. (2009). A psychiatric-cardiac case: Analysis for education &
    clinical practice, Issues in Mental Health Nursing. 30, 392-398.
  • Austin, E.N., Hannafin, N., & Nelson, H. W. (2013). Pediatric simulation in graduate and undergraduate nursing education. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 28(4), 393-399. doi: 10.1016/j.pedn.2012.12.004
  • Austin, E.N., Nelson, W. H., Agley, D., Ogle, K. T., McCormick, M. J., Jerome, G. J.,... Minken, S. (2012). Emergency preparedness education using full scale exercises. State Defense Force Monograph Series. 63-74.

Selected Presentations

2009 Mass Casualty Simulation: Preparing Future Public Health Nurses for Disaster.

           Presentation for the American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA

           with Margaret J. McCormick.
2008 Intervention Protocol Development for the Promoting Heart Health in RuralWomen Project.               Presentation for the Eastern Nurses Research Society’s20th Annual Scientific Sessions  with             Yvonne A. M. Johnston. Philadelphia, PA.
2007 Maryland Nurses Serving in the Maryland Defense Force. Poster
           Presentation for the Maryland Nurses Association, Baltimore, MD.
2006 Community Gardening in a Senior Center: A Public Health Initiative. Poster
           presentation for the Diabetes and Obesity Conference, Centers for Disease
           Control, Denver, CO.
2006 Community Gardening in a Senior Center: A Public Health Initiative.
           Presentation for the Sixth Annual Research and Sharing Innovation
           Seminar, Rho Gamma Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International, Elmira
           College, Elmira, NY.
2005 Community Gardening in a Senior Center: A Public Health Initiative.
           Presented for the 3rd National Prevention Summit, US Dept. of Health and
           Human Services, Washington, DC.
2004 Community Garden Project in Broome County. Poster Presentation for
           Conversations in the Discipline: Sustaining Rural Populations, Binghamton
           University, Binghamton, NY.
2004  Agriculture as a Nursing Issue. Presentation for The Fourth Annual
           Research and Sharing Innovation Seminar, Rho Gamma Chapter, Sigma
           Theta Tau International, Elmira College, Elmira, NY.

 

 

Department of Nursing
Linthicum Hall, Room 301 (map)
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-2067
Fax: 410-704-4325
E-mail: bnecker@towson.edu


 

 

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