Marian Grant, DNP, RN, CRNP

Assistant Professor, OSAH
Address: 355D
Phone Number: 410-706-4286
Fax Number: 410-706-0253

Education

  • DNP, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD
  • Teaching Certificate, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD
  • MSN, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD
  • BSN, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD
  • BS, Mass Communications, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio    

Research

  • Maryland Office of Health Care Quality for “Improvement in Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes in Caring for Older Adults with Advanced Illness”, $102,000 to develop online training program for staff at nursing homes/long-term care facilities (2013-2014)
  • Education-Intensive Faculty Grant winner, 2012-2013, University of Maryland School of Nursing
  • Principle Investigator, Online Palliative Care study, Skip Viragh Center for Pancreas Cancer, Johns Hopkins University (2011-2012)
  • Project Director, NIH Grant study on Living Kidney Donors and TAILORED end-of-life decision making pilot study, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD (2008-2009)
  • Research Assistant, NIH Grant study on End-of-Life attitudes among patients with ALS and CHF, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Baltimore MD (2004)
  • Principal Investigator, The effect of blood drawing techniques and equipment on the hemolysis of ED laboratory blood samples. Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD (2001)

Recent Publications

  • Grant, M.,Jenkins, J. (2014). Communication Education for Pre-licensure Nursing Students: Literature Review 2002-2013. In press at Nurse Education Today
  • Grant, M., Wiegand, D., Dy, S. (2014) Asking Questions of a Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner on a Pancreatic Cancer Website. Palliative & Supportive Care, June 9; 1-7
  • Hall, N., Grant, M. (2014) Completing Advance Directives as a Learning Activity:  Effect on Nursing Students' Confidence. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing 16 (3): 150-157
  • Wiegand, D.L., Grant, M. (2014) Bioethical Issues Related to Limiting Life-Sustaining Therapies in the Intensive Care Unit. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, 16 (2): 60-64
  • Grant, M., Wiencek, C., Virani, R., Uman, G., Munevar, C., Malloy, P., Ferrell, B. (2013) End-of-Life Care Education in Acute and Critical Care: The California ELNEC project. AACN Advanced Critical Care Journal, 24 (2):121-129
  • Grant, M., Wiegand, D. (2013) Conversations with strangers: The needs of those accessing a palliative care nurse practitioner on a pancreatic cancer website. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, 15(5): 278-285
  • Wiegand, D.L., Grant, M., Cheon, J., & Gergis, M.A. (2013). Family-centered end-of-life care in the ICU. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 39 (8): 60-68
  • Newhouse, R., Buckley, K., Grant, M., Idzik, S. (2013) Reconceptualization of a Doctoral EBP Course from In Class to Blended Format: Lessons Learned from a Successful Transition. Journal of Professional Nursing, 29 (4), 225-232.  
  • McGuire, D., Grant, M., Park, J. (2012) Palliative Care and End of Life: The Caregiver. In press at Nursing Outlook, Nov/Dec 2012
  • Newhouse, R., Buckley, K.M, Grant, M.S., Idzik, S. (2011) Reconceptualization of a Doctoral EBP Course from In-Class to Blended Format: Lessons Learned from a Successful Transition. In press at the Journal of Professional Nursing for January, 2013 issue
  • Cordts, G.A., Grant, M.S., Brandt, L.E., Mears, S.C. (2011) A Qualitative and Quantitative Needs Assessment of Pain Management for Hospitalized Orthopedic Patients. Orthopedics 34(8)
  • Grant, M.S., Wiegand, Debra L. (2011). Palliative Care Online: A Pilot Study on a Pancreatic Cancer Website. Journal of Palliative Medicine;14(6): 846-851
  • Grant M. S. (2010). Ethical and Attitudinal Considerations for Critical Care Nurses Regarding Deactivation of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators. AACN Advanced Critical Care, 2010; 21 (2): 222-226
  • Cordts ,G.A., Grant M.S., Sevransky J. (2007). Palliative Care in the Intensive Care Unit.Contemporary Critical Care 2007; 4(12):1-12
  • Grant M.S., Cordts G.A., Doberman D.J.(2007).  Acute Pain Management in Hospitalized Patients with Current Opioid Abuse. Topics in Advanced Practice Nursing eJournal .http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/557043
  • Grant M.S. (2003). The effect of blood drawing techniques and equipment on the hemolysis of ED laboratory blood samples. Journal of Emergency Nursing 2003, 29(2),116-121.

Primary Teaching Areas

  • NURS 304/505: Communication Modules
  • NDNP 802: Methods for Evidence-Based Practice
  • NURS 705: Concepts and Methods for the Measurement of Clinical and Administrative Outcomes
  • NURS 726: Diagnosis and Management of Complex Acute Problems

Academic & Professional Activities

  • 2014-2016: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in Health Policy Fellowship
  • 2013-2016: Board Member, Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA)
  • 2013: Fellow in Palliative Care Nursing, Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA)
  • 2010-Present: Co-director Northwest District, Nurse Practitioner Assoc of Maryland (NPAM)
  • 2010-Present: Member, American Nurses Association/Maryland Nurses Association
  • 2005-Present: Member, H&PNA
  • 2000-Present: Member, Sigma Theta Tau
  • 2010: Member, Annual Assembly Planning Committee for 2011 American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine & Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association Conference
  • 2010: Co-director Northwest District, Nurse Practitioner Association of Maryland, member since 2003
  • 2009: Volunteer, ANCC Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Standard Setting Study, Silver Spring, MD
  • 2008: Reviewer for AACN  “Promoting Excellence in Palliative and End of Life Care:  An Interactive Learning Experience” e-learning program
  • 2007: Reviewer for ELNEC (End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium) Critical Care course

Funded Projects

  •  Online Palliative Care Study, Skip Viragh Center for Pancreas Cancer, Johns Hopkins University, $50,000