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Dr. Amy Mersiovsky

Assistant Professor
Scott and White School of Nursing
Office: Nursing 333B
UMHB Mail Box:UMHB Box 8015900 College St, Box 8015BeltonTX76513
Phone: (254) 295-4672(254) 295-4672
Subjects Taught: Nursing: NURS 3321 Pathophysiology II, NURS 3621 Healthcare Delivery II, NURS 3325 Evidence Based Practice; NURS 4620 Healthcare Delivery III
Degrees Earned: Doctor of Nursing Practice (Administration) and Academic Nurse Educator from Samford University; Master of Science (Education) from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor; Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Arkansas Tech University; ANCC Board Certification in Pediatric Nursing
Bio

Dr. Mersiovsky grew up in rural Arkansas and is a first generation college student.  She graduated with her BSN and began practicing as a registered nurse over 20 years ago.  She has practiced in both rural and urban areas as a staff nurse, clinical nurse educator, and manager.  She is board certified in pediatric nursing by the American Nurse's Credentialing Center.  In addition, she is a volunteer with the Feed My Sheep Free Pediatric Clinic.

Dr. Mersiovsky graduated with the first MSN cohort of UMHB's SON.  She graduated from Samford University with a DNP in Administration and a certificate from the Academic Nurse Educator program.

Dr. Mersiovsky is the chair of the governance committee and past president of the Tau Epsilon Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI).  In addition, she has served as a delegate to three STTI conventions.  In addition, Dr. Mersiovsky is a member of the Texas League of Nursing and served as a board member and secretary of this organization.  She currently serves as an editorial board member for the Pediatric Journal of Nursing.

Dr. Mersiovsky is a practicing Missionary Baptist and lives with her husband in Belton.  They enjoy raising and showing rabbits all over the country.  In addition, they mentor FFA and 4-H'ers who participate in the rabbit husbandry projects.  They serve on the Texas 4-H Rabbit Project Advisory Board and travel Texas to educate about rabbit projects.  Dr. Mersiovsky serves as the president of the Texas Rex Rabbit Club, newsletter editor for the Texas Rabbit Breeder's Association (TRBA), treasurer of the Mid-Tex Rabbit Breeder's Association, and the chair of the American Rabbit Breeder's Association (ARBA) election committee.

 

Presentations

Mersiovsky, A. (2019, November).  Interprofessional education through service learning.  Poster presentation at the Sigma Theta Tau International Convention, Washington, DC.

Mersiovsky, A. (2018, July).  Interprofessional education through service learning.  Poster presentation at the Pediatric Nursing Conference, Washington, DC.

Mersiovsky, A. (2017, July).  But this is important math.  Poster presentation at the NEC in the Rockies Conference, Breckenridge, Colorado.

Mersiovsky, A. (2017, May).  Implementing a Just Culture model in a Children’s Hospital.  Poster Presentation at Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama.

Mersiovsky, A. (2016, July).  Putting it all together:  A multifaceted approach to helping students learn to care for diabetics.  Poster presentation at the NEC in the Rockies Conference, Breckenridge, Colorado.

Mersiovsky, A. (2013, June).  Trouble shooting feeding tubes. Podium presentation, McLane Children’s Hospital    School Nurse Conference, Temple, Texas.

Mersiovsky, A. (2011, May).  Concept based teaching. Podium presentation at the Tarleton State University Futurity Nursing Event, Waco, Texas.

Mersiovsky, A. (2011, May).  Pediatric heat related injuries. Podium presentation at the Tarleton State University Futurity Nursing Event, Waco, Texas.

Mersiovsky, A. (2011, May).  Pediatric IV access.  Podium presentation at the Heart of Texas Regional Advisory Council Pre-hospital Sub-committee, Waco, Texas.

Mersiovsky, A. (2010, July).  Pediatric hypothermia.  Podium presentation at the Heart of Texas Regional Advisory Council Rural Physician Sub-committee, Waco, Texas.

 

Research Interests

Pediatric Nursing

Nursing Education, Clinical Education

Vulnerable Populations/Rural Populations