Education

Undergraduate
Scott Community College (1986), Nursing
Undergraduate
Teikyo Marycrest University (1997), Nursing
Graduate School
University of N C-Chapel Hill (2007), Nursing

Research Interest

  • Impact of nursing care on outcomes for neurocritical care patients
  • Intracranial pressure monitoring
  • Research methodology

Publications

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The impact of bispectral index monitoring on rates of propofol administration.
Olson DM, Cheek DJ, Morgenlander JC AACN Clin Issues 2004 Jan-Mar 15 1 63-73
Potential benefits of bispectral index monitoring in critical care. A case study.
Olson DM, Chioffi SM, Macy GE, Meek LG, Cook HA Crit Care Nurse 2003 Aug 23 4 45-52

Books

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Honors & Awards

  • D-Magazine Excellence in Nursing
    Award for Excellence in Nursing Research (2014)
  • Fellow, Neurocritical Care Society
    (2014)
  • Presidential Citation
    Award for recognition from the Neurocritical Care Society (2013)
  • North Carolina Great 100
    Recognition for top 100 nurses in N.C. (2011)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (2007)
  • Neurocritical Care Society (2005)
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses (1990)