Michelle Block, Ph.D., RN
Title: Associate Professor
Building: CLO Room: 311
|DEGREE EARNED||INSTITUTION||YEAR OF GRADUATION|
|Ph.D||Loyola University, Chicago, IL||2013|
|M.S.||Purdue University Calumet, Hammond, IN||1993|
|B.S.N.||Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN||1985|
- American Heart Association
- American Nurses Association
- Indiana Center for Evidence Based Nursing Practice
- Midwest Nursing Research Society
- National League for Nursing
- Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association
- Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society
Licensure and Board Certifications
Registered Nurse, State of Indiana, 1985
Sigma Theta Tau, International Nursing Honor Society
- Risk perception in cardiovascular disease
- Risk perception as it relates to health behavior change
- Risk communication
- Teaching strategies to enhance active learning
- Teaching strategies related to multiple learning styles
- Workforce development and education related safety training in the steel industry
Teaching Interests/Courses Taught
- NUR 50500 Sociocultural Nursing
- NUR 53100 Theoretical and Ethical Reasoning in Advanced Practice Nursing
- NUR 57400 Pathophysiologic Concepts for Advanced Practice Nursing (I)
- NUR 57500 Pathophysiologic Concepts for Advanced Practice Nursing (II)
- Block. M. E. (2015). Book review of Reflective Practice in Nursing: Reflective Practice in Nursing, by Howatson-Jones, Lioba. Los Angeles: Sage). Nursing Science Quarterly, 28(4), 3339-340.
- Block, M. E. (2014). Book review of social media for nurses: Educating practitioners and patients in a networked world, by R. Nelson, I. Joos, and D. M. Wolf, (New York: Springer, 2013). Nursing Science Quarterly, 27(4), 341.
- Rittenmeyer, L.; Huffman, D., Hopp, L. Block, M. (2013). A comprehensive systematic review on the experience of lateral/horizontal violence in the profession of nursing. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews & Implementation Reports. 11(11):362-468, 2013.
- Block, M. E. (2010). Responsiveness-What it adds to the evidence. [abstract]. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare, 8(3), 159.
- Buchholz, S., Block, M. E., & Whalen, K. J. (2009). JBI Data Extraction Form for Psychometric and Feasibility Assessment (p 1389-1340). In Whalen, K. J. & Buchholz, S. (2009). The reliability, validity and feasibility of tools used to screen for caregiver burden: A systematic review. JBI Library of Systematic Reviews, 7(32), 1373-1430.
- DeVon, H. A., Block, M. E., Moyle-Wright, P., Ernst, D. M., Hayden, S. J., Lazarra, D. J., et al. (2007). A psychometric toolbox for testing validity and reliability. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 39(2), 155-164.
- May, D., Block, M., & Shannon, P. (2014). Issues in Nursing Practice. In L. S. Williams & P. D. Hopper (Eds.), Understanding Medical-Surgical Nursing(5th ed.), Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.
- Voterro, B., Block, M., & Bonaventura, L. (2014). Benchmarking Quality Performance. In P. Kelly, B. A. Voterro, & C. Christie-McAuliffe (Eds.). Introduction to Quality and Safety Education for Nurses. New York: Springer.
- Block, M. Chapter 16. Apply and Evaluate: Outcome Measurement and Revision of Plan. In L. Hopp & L. Rittenmeyer (Eds.), Evidence Based Nursing Practice: From Fundamentals to Capstone. Philadelphia: F.A.Davis.
- May, D., Block, M., & Shannon, P. (2010). Issues in Nursing Practice. In L. S. Williams & P. D. Hopper (Eds.), Understanding Medical-Surgical Nursing(4th ed.), Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.
Selected Awards and Honors
- Moreland, J., Wu, B., & Block, M. (2015). Interactive Training for Fall Protection and Crane Safety. Don B. Daily Safety Grant; Association for Iron and Steel (AIST). $10,000.00.
- PRF Faculty Summer Grant, Purdue University Calumet, 2010 $8,000.00.
- Indiana University, Indiana Area Health Education Center, NWI Area Health Education Center, 2008, $2,000.00 Funds used to develop and run a 2 day workshop: Strategies for Success: A program to help at-risk students.
- Experiential Learning Award. Course development of NUR 283 as an experiential learning course, 2007 $500.00
- Indiana University, Indiana Area Health Education Center, NWI Area Health Education Center, 2007, $2,000.00. Funds used to develop and run a 2 day workshop: Strategies for Success: A program to help at-risk students.