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Dr. Ann H. Crawford

Professor
Office: Nursing 318E
UMHB Mail Box:UMHB Box 8015900 College St, Box 8015BeltonTX76513
Phone: (254) 295-4671(254) 295-4671
Subjects Taught: Critical Care Nursing; Health Assessment; Advanced Health Assessment; Nursing Epidemiology
Degrees Earned: Ph.D. from Texas A&M University
Bio

Education

  • Ph.D., Texas A&M University (2002)
  • MS(N), University of North Dakota, 1992.
  • BSN, University of North Dakota, 1982.
  • Professor, College of Nursing, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton, TX, 1996-present.
  • United States Army, Reserve Component.  Current Rank Lieutenant Colonel (LTC), 1993-present.
  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department and Critical Care; Kings Daughter’s Hospital/Scott & White Hospital. 1995-present.

Professional Experience

Publications/Presentations

Publications

  • Crawford, A., & Harris, H.  (2013).  Tipping the scales: Understanding thyroid imbalances.  Nursing 2013 Critical Care, 8(1), 23-28.
  • Crawford, A., & Harris, H.  (2012).  Thyroid imbalances: Dealing with disorderly conduct.  Nursing 2012, 42(11), 44-50.
  • Crawford, A., & Harris, H.  (2012).  Adrenal cortex disorders: Hormones out of kilter.  Nursing 2012, 42(10), 32-38.
  • Crawford, A., & Harris, H.  (2012).  SIADH: Fluid out of balance.  Nursing 2012, 42(9), 50-58.
  • Crawford, A., & Harris, H.  (2012).  Caring for patient with adrenal cortex disorders.  Nursing 2012 Critical Care, 7(4), 29-35.
  • Crawford, A., & Harris, H.  (2012).  Waterworld part II: diabetes insipidus in adults.  Nursing 2012 Critical Care, 7(1), 12-16.  Print and Online version available. 
  • Crawford, A., & Harris, H.  (2012).  Balancing act: Calcium & phosphorus.  Nursing 2012, 42(1), 36-42.  Print and Online version available.  Content exam for Continuing Education (CEU) credit accompanied article.
  • Crawford, A., & Harris, H.  (2011).  Waterworld part I: Understanding the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion.  Nursing 2011 Critical Care, 6(6), 24-30.  Print and Online version available. 
  • Crawford, A., & Harris, H.  (2011).  Balancing act: Hypomagnesemia & hypermagnesemia.  Nursing 2011, 41(10), 52-55.  Print and Online version available. 
  • Crawford, A., & Harris, H.  (2011).  Balancing act: Na+ Sodium K+ Potassium.  Nursing 2011, 41(7), 44-50.  Print and Online version available. 
  • Crawford, A, & Harris, H.  (2011).  I.V. fluids:  What nurses need to know.  Nursing 2011, 41(5), 30-39.  Print and Online version available.  Content exam for Continuing Education (CEU) credit accompanied article.
  • Harris, H., & Crawford, A. (2009).  Atrial fibrillation: Nurses' guide to this common arrhythmia. RN, 72(5).  Print and Online version available. 
  • Crawford, A., & Harris, H.  (2008).  COPD: Help your patients breathe easier.  RN, 71(1).  Print and Online version available.  Content exam for Continuing Education (CEU) credit accompanied article.
  • Health Assessment Companion Website for the text:  D’Amico D. & Barbarito, C.  (2007).  Health & physical assessment in nursing.  Upper Saddle River, NJ:  Pearson Education.  Website compiles case studies, nursing diagnoses, and critical thinking issues for students for all 27 text chapters.  Website link:  www.prenticehall.com/damico

Professional Book Reviews

  • Hogan-Quigley, B., Palm, M. L., & Bickley, L. S.  (2012).  Bates’ nursing guide to physical examination and history taking (XX ed.).  Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.  E-review of two chapters. 
  • Morton, P. G., & Fontaine, D.  (2013).  Critical care nursing: A holistic approach (10th ed.).  Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.  Reviewed 20 test questions for 4 chapters (total 80 questions).
  • SimAdviser Critical Care modules (2011).  Grandview Group for Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. Reviewed 3 modules (content for faculty and student editions)
  • Daniels, R., & Nicoll, L.  (2011).  Contemporary medical-surgical nursing (2nd ed.), Albany, NY: Delmar Thompson Learning.  Reviewed eight chapters.
  • Wagner, K. D., Johnson, K., & Hardin-Pierce, M. (2010). High acuity nursing (5th ed.),  Upper Saddle River, NJ:  Pearson Education.  Reviewed three chapters.
  • Hogan, M. A., Weicker, M. E., & Carranti, B. (2008).  Anatomy & physiology: Review and rationales, Upper Saddle River, NJ:  Pearson Education.  Reviewed four chapters.
  • D’Amico, D, & Barbarito, C.  (2007).  Health & Physical Assessment in Nursing, Upper Saddle River, NJ:  Pearson Education.  Reviewed six chapters.
  • Morton, P. G., Fontaine, D., Hudak, C. M., & Gallo, B. M. (2003).  Critical care nursing:  A holistic approach, (8th ed.). Philadelphia, PA:  Lippincott.  Reviewed four chapters.
  • National League for Nursing Review Panel :  Served as a member of a national review panel of nurse educators to evaluate a Critical Thinking Assessment exam for the National League for Nursing (2002).

Professional Presentations

  • 3/25/2011 “Violence in the Workplace”. Member - Panel Discussion - 2011 Central Texas Veterans Healthcare System 2011 Ethics Conference; Temple VA, Temple Texas.
  • 4/12/02 “An Investigation of the Critical Thinking Abilities of Nursing Students at a Selected Baccalaureate School” paper presentation at Nursing Issues for the 21st Century UMHB Community Nursing Forum.
  • 11/30/01 “An Investigation of the Critical Thinking Abilities of Nursing Students at a Selected Baccalaureate School” research findings at University of Mary Hardin-Baylor presentation to faculty.

Professional Societies

American Nurses Association, Texas Nurses Association, Emergency Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society (Tau Epsilon & Eta Upsilon Chapters), Military Officers Association

Licensures and Certifications

Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Texas;  Clinical Nurse Specialist (Adult Health): Texas Board of Nursing; Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN);  Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor;  Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Instructor;  Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) Instructor;  Pediatric Advanced Life Support;  Burn Advanced Life Support;  Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC)

Awards/Grants

Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Mary Hardin Baylor (2007); Who’s Who in Nursing (1996-1997)