Michael L. Williams

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Director & Associate Professor

Nursing

309 Marshall

734.487.2070

michael.williams@emich.edu

Education

  • BS, Michigan State University
  • ADN, Lansing Community College
  • MSN, Grand Valley State University
  • Ph.D., University of Michigan

Biography

Interests

  • Methods to infuse writing into nursing curricula
  • Content related to acute and critical care of the adult
  • Evaluation of clinical performance

Publications

  • Ferguson, R., Williams, M.L., and 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: Prevalence, 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

Courses

  • Fundamentals of nursing
  • Adult health nursing
  • Pathophysiology
  • Health care trends
  • Professional issues in nursing

Professional

Research interests

  • Families responses to acute and critical care.
  • Any psychosocial phenomena in critical care, including environmental impact on patients and families in the ICU.