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Kimberly S. Priode, PhD, MSN, RN, CNE, CCRN

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
College of Nursing
E-mail: kpriode@mailbox.sc.edu
Phone: 803-777-2327
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Background

  • Ph.D., Nursing at East Carolina University
  • MSN, University of North Carolina- Greensboro
  • BSN, Radford University 

Teaching

She has been teaching for 13 years in the undergraduate BSN or Associate Degree level for nursing. Among the various undergraduate courses, she has taught Medical Surgical courses I-III, Pharmacology, Health Assessment, Foundations, Concepts, Research, Community, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, and Capstone all face to face. She has also taught online in similar courses within RN-BSN programs.   

Research

Her research trajectory includes qualitative grounded theory development and methodology, phenomenology, and ethnography. She has studied undergraduate nursing student retention, matriculation, simulation, and graduation aspects. She is very interested in access to healthcare by minorities and most recently completed a Migrant Farm Worker study of which her nursing students participated by interviewing Hispanic farm workers and their access to healthcare in NC. She recently completed a study involving male nursing students and their perspectives on nursing education and practice. Currently, she is collaborating with another colleague on leadership qualities of nurses in the armed forces. 

Dissemination

Information Processing by Undergraduate Nursing Students, (Tim Bristol) Nursing Nuts and Bolts conference, Minneapolis, Mn., poster presentation, August 2017.

Enhance Student Learning through Community Collaborative (Tim Bristol) Nursing Nuts and Bolts conference, Minneapolis, Mn., poster and oral/podium presentation, August 2017.                           

The Good Ole’ Girls Club: The Male Perspective, International Qualitative Methodology Research Conference, Kelowna BC, Podium presentation, October 2016.

The Good Ole’ Girls Club: The Male Perspective, (Tim Bristol) Nursing Nuts and Bolts conference, Minneapolis, Mn., poster presentation, August  2016.

Personal Capacity of the Non-Traditional Nursing Student, (SNRS) Southern Nursing Research Society, Podium/poster presentation, February 2016. 

The Priode Model for the Retention of the Non-Traditional Nursing Student, podium/poster presentation at the International Qualitative Methodology Research Conference in Victoria, BC, October-2014.

A Qualitative Report, Research presentation at the Phi Psi Sigma Theta Tau chapter fall meeting, December 2013.

The Use of Grounded Theory to Develop a Framework for Understanding Retention of Students in Community College Programs, presented to Doctoral faculty and Students, ECU, November 2013. 

The Use of Grounded Theory to Develop a Framework for Understanding Retention of Students in Community College Nursing Programs, International Qualitative Research Methodology Conference in Nova Scotia, Canada.  Podium presentation,                 October 2013.                        

Professional Service

  • AACN-Association of Critical Care Nurses
  • AACN-American Association of Collegiate Nursing
  • SNRS-Southern Nurse Research Society
  • ANA-American Nurses Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau

Professional Practice

Her nursing practice includes close to 30 years among the various roles of Administrative Director, Nurse Manager, House Supervisor, Charge and Staff Nurse mainly in Neurosurgery-Trauma Intensive Care or Cardiac Intensive care.   

Research Studies (Selected)

  • Debriefing of Undergraduate Nursing Students in Simulation Activity
  • Diversity-Men in Nursing
  • Grounded Theory Development-Retention of Undergraduate Nursing Students
  • Migrant Farm Worker Study
  • Leadership Qualities among Nurses in Armed Force 

Publications (selected)

Brackney, D. & Priode, K. (2015). Creating context with prebriefing: A case example using simulation. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 5(1), 129-136. 

Brackney, D. & Priode, K. (2016). Back to Reality, the Use of the PQ for Measurement of Fidelity in Simulation, Nursing Journal of Measurement, 25(2), p. 66-73. 

Carnevale, T., & Priode, K. (2017). The Good Ole’ Girls Club: The Male Perspective.  Journal of Transcultural Nursing, available online here.