Eastern Michigan University

Michael L. Williams

Director, Associate Professor

309 Marshall
734.487.2070

Education

B.S. - Michigan State University
A.D.N. - Lansing Community College
M.S.N. - Grand Valley State University
Ph.D. - University of Michigan

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