Cynthia V. Purcell

DNP, RN, CNE

Associate Professor

Office: Nursing Building #129
E-mail: cpurcell@uiwtx.edu
Phone: (210) 832-2113

  • DNP, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • MSN, University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center at Houston
  • BSN, Texas Tech University Health Science Center at Lubbock

Classroom and clinical teaching since 2005.

  • Adult Medical Surgical Nursing and Clinical
  • Aging, Chronicity and Care Coordination
  • Community/Primary Care Based Clinical
  • Nursing Ethics
  • Nursing Foundations/Skills
  • Pharmacology and Safe Medication Administration
  • Colorectal cancer screening methodology
  • Innovation clinical education in undergraduate nursing
  • Innovation in the classroom and use of technology
  • Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses
  • National League for Nursing
  • Oncology Nursing Society
  • Sigma Theta Tau
  • 2014: Outstanding Poster Presentation, Sigma Theta Tau International Sponsored 2014 DNP Intensive Conference
  • 2013: Faculty Research Grant, The Use of SoftChalk to Enhance Academic Advising in the IFM School of Nursing and Health Professions, University of the Incarnate Word
  • 2012: Watson Doctoral Student Award, International Association for Human Caring
  • 2012: Clinical Doctoral Scholarship, Oncology Nursing Society Foundation
  • 2007: Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, UT Health Science Center San Antonio, School of Nursing
  • 1996: ONS/Zeneca/Komen Foundation National Award for Excellence in Breast Cancer Education, ONS/Zeneca/Komen Foundation
  • Purcell, C.V. (2018). Introduction of the Purcell clinical reasoning tool in a medical-surgical clinical setting. Journal of Nursing Education (57), 4:25-255. https://doi.org/10.3928/01484834-20180322-13
  • "Causes and Risk Factors for 30-day Readmission of Liver Transplant Recipients." 2018 Annual Symposium of the International Transplant Nurses Society (ITNS), Chicago, IL. Podium Presentation.
  • Impact of the "Pain Matters" Documentary on BSN Nursing Student Attitudes Regarding the Chronic Pain Experience: An Educational Case Study. AACN Baccalaureate Education Conference, November 2017, Atlanta, Ga.
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (CNS), Texas
  • Certified Nurse Educator 
  • Oncology Certified Nurse
  • Registered Nurse, Texas