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Mahmoud Kaddoura, PhD, CAGS, AGPCNP
Associate Professor

School of Nursing - G304


School of Nursing

Nursing (Postbaccalaureate BSN)
Nursing (Accelerated BS)

Academic and Administrative Appointments
Course Coordinator for graduate courses NUR 702, NUR 706, NUR 707, NUR 708
Institutional Review Board (IRB)
Boston Scholarship Committee Chair
CCNE Standard I Chair

PhD, Health Professions Education, with Distinction, Simmons College, Mass.
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) in Education (With Distinction), Simmons College, Boston, Massachusetts, US
Masters of Science in Nursing Education, University of Natal, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
BSN, Bachelor of Science, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
PhD in Management (With Distinction), University of Hawaii, Dubai, UAE

Professional Licensure/Certification
Certified to train the trainers in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) by the American Heart Association
Certificate in Health Professions Education
Licensed by Massachusetts Commonwealth (RN)
Certified in BLS and ACLS by the American Heart Association (AHA)

Areas of Teaching
Patho physiology and Pharmacology
Reading, Understanding, and Applying Nursing Research
Coordinator and Faculty of Advanced Pharmacology, Advanced Pathophysiology, Evaluation Research and Statistical Analysis, Human Deversity, Ethics, and Social and Policy Issues
Medical Surgical Nursing
Critical Care Nursing
Nursing Health Assessment
Critical Thinking and Case Studies approach
Fundamentals of Nursing, The Art and Science of Nursing Care
Coordinator and Faculty for Scholarly Inquiry, Nursing Skills and Technology

Scholarly Interests
Critical Thinking in Nursing Education
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Evaluation of Educational Programs
Prediction of Fist Time NCLEX Pass rate
Clinical Simulation Strategies
Online Learning and Didactic Teaching Approaches

Kaddoura, M.A. (2010). Managing mental load: helping learners thrive in demanding clinical settings. The Clinical Teacher. (Reviewed Sep. 2010).
Reviewer for the Journal of Nursing Education
Reviewer for the Journal of Nursing Education Perspectives

Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing, (for Nursing Excellence), 2007.

Trustees Award for Teaching Excellence (Nominated by Students), Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 2009.

Dean's Award for Commitment to Teaching Excellence in the Accelerated Baccalaureate Nursing Program, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 2008.

Outstanding academic achievement in Health Professions Education, Simmons College, 2007.

Critical Thinking in Nursing Education. The Donald, Jacob, and Beulah Chayet Scholarship, $2500, January - December 2008.

The Perception of Registered Nurses of Critical Thinking and its Development Throughout their Nursing Training Program. The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's Scholarship Award, Principal Investigator, $5000, April 2008 - April 2009.

The Promise of Nursing (PON) Regional Faculty Fellowship, (for Doctoral Study), $7500, March 1, 2008 through May 15, 2009.

Kaddoura, M. A. (2010). Baccalaureate New Graduate Nurses' Perceptions of Critical Thinking Development in Critical care Nursing Education Programs. Mosby's Faculty Development Institute Conference in San Diego, (Abstract)

Kaddoura, M. A. (2010). Online ECCO vs. Didactic Critical Care Nursing Education program: What's the Difference in Critical Thinking Development of New Graduate Nurses? The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning International Conference at Georgia Southern University, (Abstract)

Kaddoura, M.A. (2011). Think Pair Share as a Pedagogical Approach to Develop Baccalaureate Nursing Students' Critical Thinking Skills. (In Review).

Kaddoura, M.A. & Rosen, M. (2011). Critical Thinking in an Accelerated Baccalaureate Nursing Program. (In progress).

Kaddoura, M.A., Rosen, M., & Chiang, L.C. (2011). Generic Accelerated versus Second Degree Accelerated Baccalaureate Nursing Program Graduates: What are the Differences in Selected Predictors to First-time NCLEX-RN Pass Rate? (In process).

Kaddoura, M. A. & Williams, C. & Carte, N. (2011). Case Study Pedagogical Approach to Promote Critical Thinking in Generic Accelerated Baccalaureate Nursing Students (In Review).

Kaddoura, M. A. (2011). Case-based Learning and Didactic Teaching in Nursing Education: In Press.

Kaddoura, M. A. (2011). Case-based Learning and Didactic Teaching in Nursing Education: In Press.

Kaddoura, M. A. (2009). New Graduate Nurses' Perception of Critical Thinking Development in Critical Care Nursing Training Programs: (published Ph.D. Dissertation). Simmons College, School of Arts and Sciences, website: http://dspace.nitle.org/handle/10090/9655

Kaddoura, M.A. (2010). Effect of the Essentials of Critical Care Orientation (ECCO) Program on the Development of Nurses' Critical Thinking Skills. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 41 (9), 424-432.

Kaddoura, M.A. (2010). New Graduate Nurses' Perceptions of the Effects of Clinical Simulation on Their Critical Thinking, Learning, and Confidence. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 41 (11), 506-516.

Current Professional Memberships, Service & Leadership
Nursing Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN NCLEX examination) Committee, participating in item development and revision panels held by the Boards of Nursing.
American Assembly of Male Nurses (AAMN) - (active member with Good Standing).
Critical Care Nursing Professional Practice Group - (NPPG member)
Massachusetts Student Nurses' Association; MASNA (Faculty Advisor)
National League for Nursing (NLN) - (active member).
American Association of Colleges of Nursing: (AACN) - (active member).
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses - (active member).
Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing: Theta at Large Chapter - (Community Nurse Leader)

Personal Interests
Basketball Playing
Spending Quality Time with Family and Friends

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