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Alham Abuatiq

Dr.Abuatiq

Title

Assistant Professor (Brookings)

Office Building

Wagner Hall

Office

303

Mailing Address

Wagner Hall 303
College of Nursing-Box 2275
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007

Biography

My name is Alham Abuatiq.PhD,RN. I am a nursing professor in South Dakota State University. I have PhD in Nursing from the University of San Diego in 2013, Master degree in Nursing & BSN from the University of Jordan 2006. I am a Member of the International Academic Nursing Alliance, and QSEN international task-force.

I am an active researcher in the following themes:
1- Stress perception & management for patients, family members and healthcare providers.
2- E-learning in nursing & it's impact on nursing students success, courses re-design with technology, tool development, and the effectiveness of using virtual patient learning system on students learning experiences.

I served as an Expert Witness in California Board of Nursing, and provided legal consultation from 2014 until end of 2016. I am a journal reviewer for Sigma Theta Tau Worldviews On Evidence Based- Nursing Journal, Nurse Education Today Journal, E-Learning and digital Media Journal, and Journal of doctoral Nursing Practice.

PUBLICATIONS

Abuatiq, A. & Borchardt, C. (2021) The Impact of COVID-19: Nurses Occupational stress and strategies to manage it. The Journal of Nursing Administration (In press).

Abuatiq, A. (2021). Opportunities and Challenges of e-learning in North America. In B. H. Khan & S.H. Affouneh (Eds), Challenges and Opportunities for the Global Implementation of E-Learning Frameworks (pp. 52-71), IGI Global, DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-7607-6.ch005

Abuatiq, A. & K. Emery. (2021). Stress Perception and Quality of Life among Resettled Refugees during COVID-19 Pandemic: Pilot Study. International Journal of Nursing and Health Care Research, 4: 1249. DOI: 10.29011/2688-9501.10124

Brown, R., Mennenga, H., Abuatiq, A., Horsley, T., & Plemmons, C. (2020). Collaborating with Rural Practice Partners to Address the Need for RNs in Primary Care. Online Journal of Rural Nursing and Health Care, 20(2), http://doi.org/10.14574/ojrnhc.v20i2.618

Mennenga, H. A., Brown, R. J., Horsley, T. L., Abuatiq, A. A., & Plemmons, C. (2020). Collaborating With Rural Practice Partners to Provide a Primary Care Experience for Prelicensure Nursing Students. Nurse Educator. doi: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000000876

Abuatiq, A., Brown, R., Wolles, B., & Randall, R. (2020). Perceptions of Stress: Cancer Patient and Caregiver Experiences With Stressors During Hospitalization. Clinical journal of oncology nursing, 24(1), 51.DOI: 10.1188/20.CJON.51-57

Brown, R., & Abuatiq, A. (2020). Resilience as a strategy to survive organizational change. Nursing Management, 51(2), 16-21.

Abuatiq, A. (2019, October). E-Learning in Nursing: Tool Development for Evaluating Virtual Patient Learning Systems. Journal of Teaching and Learning in Nursing, 14(1), 291-297. doi.org/10.1016/j.teln.2019.06.010

Abuatiq, A. (2019). Digital Learning in Nursing: Students Experiences with Shadow Health Pharmacology. Journal of Behavioral and Social Sciences, 6(2), 6(2), 71-78. ISSN: 2375-8899.

Fike, G. Abuatiq, A. Stoner, M. Dawn, B. (2018). Current Trends and Practices of Intensive Care Unit Visitations. Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice, 11(2), In Press. doi. org/ 10. 1891/ 0000- 000Y. 11. 2.

Abuatiq, A. Davis, C. (2018). The Effectiveness of Virtual Clinical Excursion among Pre-Licensure Nursing Students. COJ Reviews and Research Technology Journal. 1(1), 1-6. DOI: 10.31031/COJRR.2018.01.000501

Abuatiq, A. (2018). Cultural Competency in Ethno-Pharmacology. Chronicles of Pharmaceutical Science, 2(4), 617-621. ISSN: 2572-7761

Abuatiq, A., Fike, G., Davis., Boren, D., Menke, R. (2017). E-learning in Nursing: Literature Review. International Journal of Nursing Education, 9(2), 81-87. doi: 10.5958/0974-9357.2017.00041.1 Available in the SDSU Institutional Repository: https://works.bepress.com/DrAbuatiq/#

Davis, C., Nyamathi, A., Abuatiq, A., Fike, G., & Wilson, A. (2016). Understanding Supportive Care Factors Among African American Breast Cancer Survivors. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 09/30/2016. doi: 10.1177/1043659616670713 Available in the SDSU Institutional Repository: https://works.bepress.com/DrAbuatiq/#

Abuatiq, A., (2015). Spiritual Care for Critical Care Patients. International Journal of Nursing & Clinical Practices, 2: 128. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15344/2394-4978/2015/128 Available in the SDSU Institutional Repository: https://works.bepress.com/DrAbuatiq/#

Abuatiq, A. (2015) Concept Analysis of Technostress in Nursing. International Journal of Nursing & Clinical Practices, 2: 110. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15344/2394-4978/2015/110 Available in the SDSU Institutional Repository: https://works.bepress.com/DrAbuatiq/#

Abuatiq, A. (2015). Patients' and Health Care Providers' Perception of Stressors in the Intensive Care Units. Dimensions Of Critical Care Nursing, 34(4), 205-214. DOI:10.1097/DCC.0000000000000121 Available in the SDSU Institutional Repository: https://works.bepress.com/DrAbuatiq/#

Abuatiq, A. (2015). How Healthcare Providers Manage Intensive Care Patients’ Stressors?. International Journal Of Nursing, 3(2), 3-10. Retrieved from http://www.ijnonline.com/index.php/ijn/article/view/130 Available in the SDSU Institutional Repository: https://works.bepress.com/DrAbuatiq/#

Abuatiq, A., Burkard, J. F., & Clark, M. J. (2013). Literature Review: Patients' and Health Care Providers' Perceptions of Stressors in Critical Care Units. Dimensions Of Critical Care Nursing, 32(1), 22-27. doi:10.1097/DCC.0b013e31826199aO Available in the SDSU Institutional Repository: https://works.bepress.com/DrAbuatiq/#



Education

2013, PhD. Nursing. The University of San Diego, CA.
2006, MSN. The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
2004, BSN. The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan


Academic Interests/Expertise

Nursing education
Critical care nursing

Academic Responsibilities

UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING
Pharmacology (PHA321)
Capstone Practicum (NURS495)
Patient Centered Care Concepts I (NURS234)
Community, Public Health Simulation (NURS435)
Leadership – Professional Nursing Concepts III (NURS472)
Evidence Based Nursing Practice (NURS465)

GRADUATE TEACHING
Cultural Competency in Healthcare (NURS675)
Dissertation Committee Member/chair
Advanced Concepts in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (760)
Doctoral Seminar (NURS810)

Committee Activities

College and Department Committees:
1- PhD sub-committee member (2019- present).
2- Diversity and inclusion sub-committee member (2021-present)
2- College of Nursing (CON) Research Committee Chair (2019-2021).
2- College of Nursing (CON) Graduate Curriculum Committee Member (2018-2019).
3- Graduate Faculty Committee Member (2017-Present).


University Committees:

1- Serve in the “Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Committee” as member (2018-2020).
2- Serve as chair in the “Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability Committee” (ESSC), with the outcome of updating the mission statement and recycle policy. Elected to be chair for AY 2018/2019. (2017-2018).
3- University Faculty Excellence Committee- Chair- AY 2019-2021.


Awards and Honors

Honors
2012 Dean’s Research Award, The University of San Diego.
2016 Internal Grants Honor Award and recognition letter from the President of California State University San Bernardino, course Re-design with Technology Award.
2020 President Recognition Letter for extramural award “Scholarships for Disadvantaged Nursing Students”, South Dakota State University.

Grants

Funded
2020-2025 HRSA 20-006- Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS)- Registered Nurses in Rural and Medically Underserved Communities. The goal of this study is to improve the training and recruitment of disadvantaged BSN graduates in rural primary care and/or medically underserved communities (MUCs), and the ultimate outcome is to increase the diversity of the healthcare workforce. Federal, $3,250,000.00. Funded. (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2025). Role: Project Manager (20% effort)

2017-2018 SDSU Scholarly Excellence Grant AY 2017, with positive award $3,700.

2018-2022 Mennenga, H. A. (Project Director PE), Brown, R. J., Burdette, L. K., Horsley, T. L., Plemmons, C. H., Abuatiq, A., Hultman, C. M., Schmit, M. K., "Impacting Models of Practice and Clinical Training for Registered Nurses and Students (IMPACT-RNS)," Sponsored by HRSA, Division of Nursing, Nursing Education, Practice, Quality and Retention Program, Federal, $2,751,222.00. Funded. (July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2022). Role: Campus Site Leader (15% effort)

2015–2016 E- Learning in Nursing. Course Re-design with technology, California State University Chancellor’s Officer. Awarded 2 internal grants total of $24,000.00

2011-2013 Patients and Healthcare providers Perception of Stressors in the Critical Care Units, The University of san Diego, and Sharp Hospital, funding: $5000.

Professional Memberships

2014 - 2016: Program Chair, The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (STTI), Rho Beta Chapter.
2015- Present: Member of the International Academic Nursing Alliance.
2015 - 2016: Legal Nurse Consultant, California Board of Nursing.
2017 - present: Vice President, The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (STTI), Phi Chapter.
2017 - present: Member, American Nurses Association (ANA), South Dakota Nurses Association.
2018 - present: Reviewer, Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing (STTI) Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing Journal.
2018 - present: Associate Editor, Nursing & Care Open Access Journal.
2018- present: Member, QSEN International Taskforce.

Creative Activities

Developed two web based Multimedia Educational Resources for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT) webpages to disseminate course-redesign with technology using virtual patient’s software’s.
1- Abuatiq, A. Davis, C. (2016). Integration of Virtual Clinical Excursions in Medical Surgical Nursing Course: https://contentbuilder.merlot.org/toolkit/html/snapshot.php?id=26184150973506
2- Abuatiq, A. (2016). Effectiveness of Shadow Health Pharmacology: https://contentbuilder.merlot.org/toolkit/html/snapshot.php?id=30431631980866




Area(s) of Research

Research Funding

1- Project Manager (in kind 20%)- Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS)- Registered Nurses in Rural and Medically Underserved Communities Sponsored by Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) HRSA 20-006, Bureau of Health Workforce, Division of Health Careers and Financial Support Program, Federal, $3,200,000.00. Funded. (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2025).

2- Brookings Campus Site Leader (15%). Impacting Models of Practice and Clinical Training for Registered Nurses and Students (IMPACT-RNS). Funding source: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). (2018-2022) $2,760,565).

3- SDSU award “2021 Dr. Sherwood and Elizabeth Berg Young Faculty Award”, and conducted a project titled: Stress Perception and Quality of Life among Resettled Refugees during COVID-19 Pandemic: Pilot Study.

4- SDSU Scholarly Excellence Grant AY 2017, with positive award $3,700

5- E- Learning in Nursing. Course Re-design with technology, California State University Chancellor’s Office. 2 Internal Grants fully funded
6- Patients and Healthcare providers Perception of Stressors in the Critical Care Units, The University of San Diego, and Sharp Hospital. Funded by Dean’s Grant