Mary Etta C. Mills, ScD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

Mary Etta C. Mills, ScD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
  • Professor
    Organizational Systems and Adult Health
Location:
Room 301, School of Nursing Building
Phone:
410-706-3975
Email:
mmills@umaryland.edu

Education

  • BSN, Nursing, University of Maryland School of Nursing, 1971
  • MS, Medical-Surgical Clinical Specialist, University of Maryland School of Nursing, 1973
  • ScD, Health Services Administration/Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 1979

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants, and Sponsored Research

  • Date:
    2016 - 2021
    Title:
    Expanding Clinical Instructor, Faculty and Preceptor Resources and Roles to Increase Nursing Clinical Access and Enrollments
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC)
    Role:
    Co-Principal
  • Date:
    2014 - 2016
    Title:
    Master's Preparation of Staff Nurses to Expand Clinical Capacity
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Role:
    Principal
  • Date:
    2014 - 2016
    Title:
    Ambassador Program to Promote Clinical Instructor Preparation
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Role:
    Co-Investigator
  • Date:
    2012 - 2014
    Title:
    Expanding Clinical Capacity
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Role:
    Principal
  • Date:
    2009 - 2015
    Title:
    Extended Master's Preparation of Staff Nurses to Expand Clinical Capacity
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
  • Date:
    2006 - 2011
    Title:
    Master's Preparation of Staff Nurses- Clinical Instructor
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Role:
    Principal

Research Interests

  • Informatics; Nursing Administration

Publications

  • Title:
    Environmental factors affecting self‐management of chronic hepatitis B from the patients’ perspective
    Journal Name:
    Journal of Clinical Nursing
  • Publication Year:
    2019
    Title:
    The Effect of Barcode Technology Use on Pathology Specimen Labeling Errors
    Journal Name:
    AORN JOURNAL
  • Publication Year:
    2019
    Title:
    E-portfolio functional requirements for the final semester baccalaureate practicum course: A qualitative research study
    Journal Name:
    Journal of Professional Nursing
  • Publication Year:
    2018
    Title:
    Investing in the Future of Nurse Faculty: A State-Level Program Evaluation
    Journal Name:
    NURSING ECONOMICS
  • Publication Year:
    2018
    Title:
    Evaluation of a Barcode Medication Administration Information System
    Journal Name:
    CIN-COMPUTERS INFORMATICS NURSING
  • Publication Year:
    2018
    Title:
    Caring behavior perceived by nurses, patients and nursing students Check for in Indonesia
    Journal Name:
    JOURNAL OF PROFESSIONAL NURSING
  • Publication Year:
    2017
    Title:
    Experience of Home Telehealth Technology in Older Patients With Diabetes
    Journal Name:
    CIN-COMPUTERS INFORMATICS NURSING
  • Publication Year:
    2017
    Title:
    Clinical nurse preceptors' perception of e-portfolio use for undergraduate students
    Journal Name:
    JOURNAL OF PROFESSIONAL NURSING
  • Publication Year:
    2016
    Title:
    Supporting the information domains of fall-risk management in home care via health information technology
    Journal Name:
    HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES QUARTERLY
  • Publication Year:
    2016
    Title:
    Nurses' Experiences of an Initial and Reimplemented Electronic Health Record Use
    Journal Name:
    CIN-COMPUTERS INFORMATICS NURSING

Presentations

  • Title:
    Organizational Issues in Information Technology
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics
    Sponsoring Organization:
    University of MD School of Nursing
    Location:
    Baltimore MD United States
  • Title:
    Partnerships for Professional Advancement
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Maryland Action Coalition Leadership Summit
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Maryland Action Coalition
    Location:
    Baltimore MD United States
  • Title:
    From Conversations to Curriculum: Listening to the Advisory Board
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Maryland Action Coalition Summit
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Maryland Action Coalition
    Location:
    Baltimroe MD United States
  • Title:
    Nursing Informatics Over 25 years
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics
    Sponsoring Organization:
    University of Maryland School of Nursing
    Location:
    Baltimore MD United States
  • Title:
    Toward Effective and Efficient Health IT Adoption in Home Healthcare
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    H3IT Conference
    Sponsoring Organization:
    University of Maryland Baltimore County
    Location:
    Washington DC United States
  • Title:
    Motivating Nurses to Return to School
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    ANCC Pathways to Excellence
    Sponsoring Organization:
    American Nurses Credentialing Center
    Location:
    Baltimore MD United States
  • Title:
    Creating a Govermental Policy Framework for Adoption of an Electronic Health Record
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    International Conference on Nursing Informatics
    Sponsoring Organization:
    NI
    Location:
    Helsinki Finland
  • Title:
    Linkage of Patient Records to Support Continuity of Care
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    International Conference on nursing Informatics
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Nursing Informatics
    Location:
    Seoul South Korea

Areas of Specialization

  • Health Services Administration, Informatics, Quality of Care

Primary Teaching Areas

  • Health Services Administration

Honors/Awards

  • Name:
    Fellow
    Sponsoring organization:
    American Academy of Nursing
  • Name:
    Scholar
    Sponsoring organization:
    Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
  • Name:
    Scholar
    Sponsoring organization:
    Sigma Theta Tau
  • Name:
    Scholar
    Sponsoring organization:
    Delta Omega National Public Health Honor Society
  • Name:
    Scholar
    Sponsoring organization:
    American Organization of Nurse Executives

Academic and Professional Activities

University

  • Organization:
    Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics
    Role:
    Executive Committee Member
  • Date:
    2018 - Current
    Organization:
    Appointment, Promotions and Tenure
    Role:
    Committee Member
  • Date:
    2018 - Current
    Organization:
    Annual Alumnae Education and Reunion
    Role:
    Nurse Planner
  • Date:
    2019 - Current
    Organization:
    Museum Evaluation and Development
    Role:
    Committee Member

Professional

  • Date:
    2017 - Current
    Organization:
    Vizient Nurse Residency Program
    Role:
    Board of Advisors
  • Date:
    2017 - Current
    Organization:
    Maryland Nurse Residency Program
    Role:
    Board of Advisors
  • Date:
    2014 - Current
    Organization:
    Journal of Professional Nursing
    Role:
    Manuscript Reviewer/Referee
  • Date:
    2001 - Current
    Organization:
    Informatics Expert Panel American Academy of Nurs
    Role:
    Committee Member

Public

  • Date:
    1985 - 1999
    Organization:
    Maryland Health Resources Planning Commission
    Role:
    Commissioner