Pamela Shumate, DNP, RN, CCRN-CMC

Assistant Professor, OSAH
Address: Universities at Shady Grove
9640 Gudelsky Drive, #317A
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone Number: 301-738-6145
Fax Number: 301-738-6040
pshumate@son.umaryland.edu

‌Education 

  • DNP, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD
  • MSN, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
  • BSN, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

Recent Publications

  • Ulicny, Goodwin, Shumate, Owens. (June, 2013). Critical Thinking/Clinical Judgment: An Unfolding Case Study for Senior Practicum Nursing Students.  Poster Presentation for International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) conference, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Shumate, P. & Ulicny, M.P. (March, 2013). Using Standardized Patients to Bring First Semester Curricula to Life, Poster Presentation for Drexel University Simulation in Healthcare Conference, Clearwater, FL.
  • Ulicny, Wiseman, & Shumate. (July 20, 2012). Use of a Simulated Academic Electronic Health Record in Undergraduate Nursing Curriculum, Poster Presentation for Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics (SINI) conference, Baltimore, MD.
  • Shumate & Ulicny. (June 21-23, 2012). Using Simulation Activities to Enrich an Interprofessional Education Course, Poster presentation for International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) annual conference, San Antonio, TX.
  • Shumate & Ulicny. (March 7, 2012). Promoting Patient Safety Using a “Speed Simulation” Lab Experience, Poster presentation for Teaching Better, Working
  • Smarter: Practical Strategies conference, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD.
  • Clark, Ulicny, Shumate, et al. (November 19-21, 2011). Interprofessional Approach to the Critically Ill Patient. Poster presentation for Collaborating Across Borders, Interprofessional Education Conference, Tucson, AZ.
  • Goodwin & Shumate. (November 19, 2011). End of Life Care: A Cultural Perspective, Poster presentation for Baccalaureate Education Conference, American Association of Colleges of Nursing.
  • Shumate & Ulicny. (June 16-18, 2011). Promoting Patient Safety Using a “Speed Simulation” Lab Experience, Poster presentation for International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) annual conference, Orlando, FL.
  • Evans, Shumate, Lovelace (May 4-5, 2011). Improving Alarm Responsiveness: How Do We Prevent Alarm Fatigue? Poster presentation for National Teaching Institute, annual conference of American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, Chicago, IL.
  • Evans, Shumate, Lovelace, Herr (March 19, 2010). Pow Wow’s: Gaining Clarity Through Problem Analysis, Poster Presentation for Maryland Patient Safety Conference, Maryland Hospital Association, Baltimore, MD.
  • Lindsay, Shumate, et al (October, 2009). SuperUsers: Meeting the Needs of Our VAD Program, Poster Presentation for Trends in Critical Care, King of Prussia, PA.
  • Shumate, P. et al (May 5-8, 2008). An Evidence-Based Project to Improve Weaning From Mechanical Ventilation, Poster Presentation for National Teaching Institute (NTI), American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Chicago, IL.
  • Shumate, P. et al (February 14 and 15, 2008). Thermometer Mode Comparison: Moving From QI to EBP, Poster Presentation for 9th Annual Evidence Based Practice Conference, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Shumate, P. (2001). Cultural and ethnic diversity: Unique challenges in critical care education,Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America, 13(1), 63-72.
  • Shumate, P. (1997). Assessment of clients with cardiac disorders. In Medical Surgical Nursing;Clinical Management for Continuity of Care (5th ed.), by Black and Matassarin-Jacobs, Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders.

Primary Teaching Areas

  • NURS 333 – Health Assessment (Shady Grove)
  • NURS 418 – Emergency/Trauma Nursing

Academic & Professional Activities 

  • 2013: Certified Master Trainer, TeamSTEPPS
  • 2013: Research Grant Proposal Reviewer, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)
  • 2013: Member, Communication Committee, Web Page Subcommittee, International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL)
  • 2012: Health Information Technology (HIT) Scholar, National League for Nursing
  • 2011-2013: Evidence Based Practice Poster Abstract Reviewer, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)
  • 2002, 2005, 2006-Present: Member, Continuing Education Review Panel, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)
  • Certified Critical-Care Registered Nurse (CCRN), American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)
  • Certified Cardiac Medical Specialty (CMC), American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)
  • Member, International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL)
  • Member, Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSIH)
  • Member, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)
  • Member, National Patient Safety Foundation
  • Member, Sigma Theta Tau (Pi Chapter)
  • Member, Greater Washington Area Chapter, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (GWAC-AACN)
  • Member, Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD), formerly National Nursing Staff Development Organization (NNSDO)