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College of Nursing


Faculty and Staff

Megan N. Cain, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
College of Nursing
E-mail: cainmn@mailbox.sc.edu
Phone: 803-576-6278
Fax: 803-777-0550
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Background

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, Medical University of South Carolina (2015)
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina (2015)
  • Family Nurse Practitioner, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (2015)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of South Carolina Aiken (2010) 

Teaching

  • NURS 737 Foundations for DNP Development
  • NURS 318 Application of Pathophysiology and Pharmacology in Nursing
  • NURS 216 Biophysical Pathology
  • NURS 311 Introduction to Health Assessment (Skills Lab) 

Research (Interest areas)

  • Primary prevention of hypertension, diabetes, and hyperlipidemia
  • Obesity
  • Treatment of HIV/AIDS 

Dissemination

Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Overcoming Provider-Centered Barriers to Adherence of the Aspirin Therapy Recommendations, Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, submitted but not published currently, (2015). 

Professional Service

  • Alpha Xi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, (2017)
  • Induction Committee, Alpha Xi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, (2017)
  • American Nurses Association, Member (2017)
  • American Nurses Association Political Action Committee, Member (2017)
  • South Carolina Nurses Association, Member (2017)
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Member (2017)
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners Network for Research (2017)
  • American Nurses Foundation (2017)
  • Coalition for Access to Healthcare (2017)
  • South Carolina Nurses Association APRN Chapter (2017)
  • Future of Nursing Action Coalition (2017)
  • Pi Lambda Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, (2010) 

Professional Practice

  • Palmetto Health USC Medical Group, Department of Infectious Diseases, Immunology/STI clinic, Family Nurse Practitioner, (2017 – present)
  • South Carolina Internal Medicine, Family Nurse Practitioner, (2015-2017)
  • Palmetto Health Richland/Baptist, Department of Radiology, Registered Nurse, (2014-2015)
  • Palmetto Health Richland, Medical Intensive Care Unit, Registered Nurse, (2010-2014)