College of Nursing

Kathleen Mitchell, D.N.P., APRN-CNS


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Assistant Professor

kathleen.mitchell@utoledo.edu

 
Education D.N.P., The University of Toledo and Wright State University, 2018
M.S.N., Thomas Jefferson University, 1989
B.S.N., Ursuline College, 1981
Population Focus The older adult, rehabilitation, student success
Clinical Interests

Re-engineering discharge
Transition to practice
Holistic admission
Nursing leadership

Research/Evidence Based Practice
  1. April 2020: Transition to Practice: The Creation of a White Coat Ceremony. Presenters: Mitchell, K., Phillips, K. Meeting: 2020 Ohio League for Nursing, Education Summit, Columbus, Ohio (rescheduled to April 2021 due to COVID-19).
  2. March 2020: Transition to Practice: The Creation of a White Coat Ceremony. Presenters:  Phillips, K. & Mitchell, K. Meeting: Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Region 10 Biennial Conference, Ann Arbor, Michigan (rescheduled to November 2020 due to COVID-19).
  3. November 2019: The Use of the Re-Engineered Discharge (RED) Toolkit on Patients Undergoing a Hip or Knee Joint Replacement or Revision. Presenter:  Mitchell, K. Meeting: 2019 Fuld Institute for Evidence Based Practice National Summit, Columbus, Ohio.
  4. November 2019: The White Coat Ceremony:  Enhancing the Social Fabric of Professional Nursing Education. Presenters: Phillips, K., Mitchell, K. Meeting: 2019 Baccalaureate Educational Conference, Orlando, Florida.
  5. October 2019: An Interprofessional Approach to Launching a Serious Game Investigating Nursing Career Pathways. Presenters: Sexton, M., Mitchell, K., Kreamer, C., Ensworth, E. Meeting: Collaborating Across Borders VII: Crossroads of Collaboration. Indianapolis, Indiana.
  6. October 2019: The Creation of a White Coat Ceremony. Presenters: Mitchell, K., Phillips, K., Pocotte, S., and Lee, C. Meeting: 2019 Gold Humanism Summit – International Conference on Person-Centered Care, Orlando, Florida.
  7. May 2019: The Use of the Re-Engineered Discharge (RED) Toolkit on Patients Undergoing a Hip or Knee Joint Replacement or Revision. Presenter:  Mitchell, K. Meeting:  Zeta Theta Tau Spring Continuing Education Program, Toledo, Ohio.
  8. April 2019: The Use of the Re-Engineered Discharge (RED) Toolkit on Patients Undergoing a Hip or Knee Joint Replacement or Revision. Meeting:  The University of Toledo Interprofessional Health Scholarship and Research Day, Toledo, Ohio.
  9. April 2019: Discovering the Evidence for Launching a Serious Game Investigating Nursing Career Pathways. Presenters: Sexton, M., Mitchell, K., Kreamer, C., Ensworth, E. Meeting: The University of Toledo Interprofessional Health Scholarship and Research Day, Toledo, Ohio.
  10. April 2019: The Use of the Re-Engineered Discharge (RED) Toolkit on Patients Undergoing a Hip or Knee Joint Replacement or Revision. Presenters: Mitchell, K. Meeting: The University of Toledo Interprofessional Health Scholarship and Research Day, Toledo, Ohio.
  11. 2018: Doctoral Project Title: The Use of the Re-Engineered Discharge (RED) Toolkit on patients undergoing a hip or knee joint replacement or revision.
  12. Summer 2018: National Science Foundation I-Corp Rocket Innovations Program:  Cloud-based Information Decision making system delivered in a smart device.
  13. April 2018: The Use of the Re-Engineered Discharge (RED) Toolkit to Improve the Discharge Process. Presenters: Mitchell, K., Chen, H.S. Meeting: Midwest Nursing Research Society 42nd Annual Research Conference, Cleveland, Ohio.
  14. March 2018: The Preceptor Shortage:  Preparing for Rocket Launch                    International. Presenters: Mitchell, K M., & Phillips, K. A. Meeting: STTI Region 10 Biennial Conference, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  15. February 2018: The Preceptor Shortage:  Preparing for Rocket Launch                 National. Presenters: Phillips, K.A., Mitchell, K.M. Meeting: 2018 Clinical Nurse Leader Summer and Masters’ Education Conference, Anaheim, California.
  16. October 2017: The Use of the Re-Engineered Discharge (RED) Toolkit to Improve the Discharge Process for Primary Joint Patients. Presenters: Mitchell, K., Chen, H.S. Meeting: 11th Annual Promedica Research Conference, Toledo, Ohio.

Submitted

  1. Mitchell, Kathleen M., and Kelly A. Phillips. “The Preceptor Shortage:  Preparing for Rocket Launch.” OLN 2019 Education Summit. Spring 2019.
  2. Mitchell, Kathleen M., and Brandy Szmania. “Freshman Orientation - Improving the Advising Session.” 2019 NACADA Region 5 Conference. March 2019.
  3. 1989:  Master's Research Project "Functional Status Measurement and Rehabilitation Outcomes in the Community Setting: Measurement by the Barthel Index."
Affiliations/Community Service

Eucharistic Minister, Heartland of Perrysburg, Spring 2017 - Summer 2019
Parish Nurse, St. Rose Parish,  Fall 2006 - Ongoing
Zeta Theta at Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau

Awards/Recognitions/Grants
  • Ohio Board of Nursing: Increasing Enrollment in RN-BSN CBE Program, $150,000 (2019-2021)
  • Joint College of Nursing/College of Medicine and Life Sciences Collaboration Grant: Mental and Behavioral Health Problems among Students in the Health Professions, $58,000 (February 2020)
  • Nurse Education Grant Program (NEGP): Increasing Enrollment in RN-BSN CBE Program, $156,990 (September 2019-August 2021)
  • Nurse Education Grant Program (NEGP): Increasing Enrollment in Nurse Educator Certificate Program, $200,000 (September 2017-August 2019)
  • STTI: Zeta Theta Tau Hall of Fame Presenter (Spring 2018)
Publications
  1. Bowles, W.S., Sharpnack, P., Drennen, C., Sexton, M., Bowler, C., Mitchell, K., & Mahowald, J. (2020). Beyond Articulation Agreements: Teamwork in Ohio. Nursing Education Perspectives (A)
  2. Mitchell, Kathleen M., Kelly A. Phillips, Susan Pocotte, and Carolyn J. Lee. “The Creation of a White Coat Ceremony.” Journal of Professional Nursing. Volume 36, Issue 4, July–August 2020, Pages 218-222 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.profnurs.2020.01.004
  3. Mitchell, Kathleen M. “The Use of the Re-Engineered Discharge (RED) Toolkit on Patients Undergoing a Hip or Knee Joint Replacement or Revision.” STTI Virginia Henderson International Nursing E-Repository., June 2018. http://www.nursingrepository.org.
Last Updated: 7/15/24