Patricia Allen

Ed.D, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN
Professor
University Distinguished Professor

Research Interests

Curriculum and Evaluation, Patient Safety, Nursing Workforce Solutions, Veterans Care

Recent Presentations

  • Allen, P. (2011, September). Texas team advancing nursing through health: Opportunities for engaging in the future of nursing initiative. Presented at the 11th Annual Nursing Leadership Conference of Texas Nurses Association, Austin, TX.
  • Harkness, L., & Allen, P. (2013, November). Incorporating an effective care coordination for seniors elective into an online RN-BSN program. Podium presentation at the 2013 Baccalaureate Education Conference of American Association of Colleges of Nursing, New Orleans, LA.
  • Adams, B. & Allen, P. "STEM Programs Can Add Up to More Diversity in Nursing". Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action Webinar, June 30, 2016 3 to 4 PM ET.
  • Lake, D. Allen, P. & Armstrong, M. “Transition to a 2nd Career: Military Nurse to Academic Nurse Faculty”, Council of College and Military Educators Annual Symposium, San Antonio, Texas (Wednesday, February 17, 2016).
  • Allen, P. E., Armstrong, M., Lake, D., AACN Webinar Series Fall 2015, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, national webinar, "Bridging the Transition from Military to Academic Nursing Faculty," Invited. (November 18, 2015).
  • Allen, P. E., Armstrong, M., Lake, D., AACN Webinar Series Fall 2015, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, national webinar, "Bridging the Transition from Military to Academic Nursing Faculty," Invited. (November 18, 2015)

Recent Publications

  • Allen, P., Billings, L., Green, A., Lujan, J., & Armstrong, M. (2012). Returning enlisted veterans-upward (to) professional nursing: Not all innovative ideas succeed. Journal of Professional Nursing, 28(4), 241-246.
  • Allen, P. & Armstrong, M. (2013). RN-BSN curricula: Designed for transition not repetition. Journal of Professional Nursing, 29(6), 37-42.
  • Allen, P., Armstrong, M., Conard, P., Saladiner, J., & Hamilton, M.J. (2013). Veteran's health care considerations for today's curricula. Journal of Nursing Education, 52(11), 634-640.
  • Allen, P., Keough, V., & Armstrong, M. (2013). Creating innovative programs for the future, Journal of Nursing Education, 52(9), 486-91. doi: 10.3928/01484834-20130819-05.
  • Allen, P., (2013). Preparing nurses for tomorrow’s healthcare system. American Nurse Today, 8 (5), 46-50.
  • Sportsman, S., & Allen P. (2011). Transitioning associate degree in nursing students to the Bachelor of Science in nursing and beyond: A mandate for academic partnerships. Journal of Professional Nursing, 27(6), 20-27
  • Villegas, W.J., & Allen, P.E. (2012). Barriers to advanced practice registered nurse scope of practice: Issue analysis. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 43(9), 403-409.
  • Lake, D.M., Allen, P.E., & Armstrong, M.L. (2016) Former Military Nurse Officers: One Answer to the Faculty Shortage? Journal of Nursing Education, May 1;55(5):243-4. doi: 10.3928/01484834-20160414-01.
  • Allen, P.E., Transforming health professions education: Are we there yet? The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing. March 2016, 47(3). 99-100 DOI: 10.3928/00220124-20160218-01 (Guest Editorial)
  • Allen, P. E., Armstrong, M., Saladiner, J., Hamilton, M. J., & Conard, P. (2014). Opportunities, hurdles, solutions and approaches: Transitioning veterans into nursing programs.. Journal of Professional Nursing, 30(6), 474-480.
  • Allen, P. E., Conard, P., Saladiner, J., Hamilton, M. J., & Armstrong, M. (2014). Veteran's health care considerations for today's curricula. Journal of Nursing Education, 52(11), 634-640.
  • Allen, P. E. (2014). Great coaches: Not only for the world of sports (pp. e1-e3). Academic Consulting Group (ACG) Spotlight.

Book Chapters

  • Allen, P. & Boswell, C. (2016). Program evaluation. Evidence based teaching. Jones and Bartlett Publishers (2nd ed.)
  • Allen, P., Bakrim, K., Lacy, D., Boyd, E., & Armstrong, M. (2015). Initiation and management of accessible, effective distance education anytime, anyplace. In V.K. Saba, Essentials of nursing informatics (6th ed.). McGraw-Hill Companies.