Eastern Michigan University

Michael L. Williams

Interim Director, Associate Professor

346 Marshall
734.487.2070

Education

B.S. - Michigan State University (1982)
A.D.N. - Lansing Community College (1984)
M.S.N. - Grand Valley State University (1989)
Doctoral Candidate - University of Michigan (2008)

Teaching Interests

Interested in methods to infuse writing into nursing curricula, content related to acute and critical care of the adult, and evaluation of clinical performance.

Courses:
Fundamentals of Nursing
Adult Health Nursing
Pathophysiology
Health Care Trends
Professional Issues in Nursing

Selected Presentations and/or Publications

Publications:

  • Ferguson, R., Williams, M.L., & Beard, B., (2010). Combining quality improvement and staff education to decrease PCA pump errors. Journal of Nursing Staff Development, 26(5), E1-E4.
  • Williams, M. L., Donaldson, C., and Shakarjian, L. (1998). Nursing options for bathing patients. Journal of Nursing Jocularity, 8(1), 8-9.
  • Williams, M. L.(1998). Caring and thinking within a holistic framework. In Hudak, Gallo and Morton, Chapter One, Critical Care Nursing: A Holistic Approach, pp. 3-8.
  • Williams, M. L.(1998). Patient and family education. In Hudak, Gallo and Morton, Chapter Six, Critical Care Nursing: A Holistic Approach, pp. 59-68.
  • Williams, M. L.and Kewman, S. (1998). Impact of the critical care environment on the patient. In Hudak, Gallo and Morton, Chapter Four, Critical Care Nursing: A Holistic Approach, pp. 31-39.
  • Williams, M. L.(1998). Making the most of learning needs assessments. Journal of Nursing Staff Development, 14(3), 137-142.
  • Williams, M. L., Donaldson, C., and Watts, J. K. (1997). Developing an orientation program for assistive personal in the ICU.Dimensions of Critical Care Nurse,16(5), 266-273.
  • Williams, M. L. and Robertson, K. (1997). Workplace violence: Prevelance, Prevention and First Line Interventions. Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America, 9(2), 221-229.
  • Moloney-Harmon, P. and Williams, M. L. (1997). Violence across the lifespan. Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America, 9(2), xi-xii.
  • Williams, M. L. (1994). What the interviewer really meant....Journal of Nursing Jocularity, 4(1), 29

Additional Information

Research interests include families responses to acute and critical care; any psychosocial phenomena in critical care including environmental impact on patients and families in the ICU.

The School of Nursing is part of the College of Health & Human Services, 303 Everett L. Marshall Building, 734.487.0077