Kristine Morris, M.S., R.N., C.N.E

Associate Clinical Professor

Nursing

Kristine Morris, M.S., R.N., C.N.E

Contact

kmorris1@twu.edu
940-898-2478
ASB 309A

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Biography

Kristine Morris has over 25 years of experience in adult health nursing, including care of spinal cord injured veterans and critically ill adults. She has been teaching undergraduate nursing students at TWU since 2007. Ms. Morris is a PhD candidate in Higher Education at the University of North Texas. Her research interests include student success in undergraduate nursing education and readiness for the nursing licensure exam, NCLEX-RN. She is passionate about nursing education. Her teaching, service, and scholarship revolve around identifying barriers and bridges to nursing student success, particularly among students from racial/ethnic minority groups in the U.S. Her goal is to help craft a knowledgeable, skilled, and resilient professional nursing workforce that is representative of our nation's population.

Education

M.S., Nursing Education, Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas
Ph.D., Higher Education, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
B.S.N., Nursing, Harding University, Searcy, Arkansas

Expertise

Nursing Education; Undergraduate Education; Higher Education; Student Success; Race Theory; NCLEX-RN; Transition to Nursing Practice

Recent Presentations

Cultivating Collaboration in Asynchronous Online Learning Environments: A Case Study
Nuts & Bolts For Nurse Educators (2021)
Poster | Kristine W. Morris

Cultivating Community in Asynchronous Online Learning Environments: Reimagining the Discussion Board
Teaching and Learning Symposium (2021)
Virtual | Kristine W. Morris

The New AACN Essentials
Faculty Affairs Committee Brown Bag (2020)
Faculty Workshop | Kristine W Morris, Mary Rochelle Schultz

Using Blended Clinical Groups to Facilitate Success in Students Repeating Clinical Courses
AACN 2018 Baccalaureate Education Conference (2018)
Poster | Niki Fogg, Kristine W. Morris, Jennifer Milligan, Nola Schrum

The Next Generation NCLEX Project: Updates and Implications
Faculty Affairs Committee Brown Bag (2018)
Faculty Workshop | Kristine W. Morris

Predicting First Semester Success in Baccalaureate Nursing Students
AACN Baccalaureate Education Conference (2017)
Poster | Kristine W. Morris

Baccalaureate Degree Production in Nursing Among Black and Hispanic Students in the United States 2010-2015
AACN Baccalaureate Education Conference (2017)
Poster | Kristine W. Morris

Gloves: Friend or Foe?
Sigma Theta Tau Beta Beta Chapter Winter Scholarly Event (2016)
Podium | Kristine W. Morris, Angela Christie-Smith

Best Practices in Teaching
Faculty Affairs Committee Brown Bag (2016)
Faculty Workshop | Kristine W. Morris

Peer Learning Using Simulation
International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning (INACSL) Conference (2016)
Poster | Kristine W. Morris

Getting Off To A Good Start
North Texas Preceptor Academy (2016)
Podium | Kristine W. Morris

Preparing Student for Success on the NCLEX-RN: Part 2 - Writing NCLEX-Style Exam Items
Texas Woman's University College of Nursing Professional Development (2016)
Faculty Workshop | Kristine W. Morris

Critical Thinking for New Graduate Nurses
VA Medical Center PBNR/TTP Residencies Program (2015)
Faculty Workshop | Kristine W. Morris

Preparing Students for Success on NCLEX-RN
TWU Continuing Education Series (2015)
Faculty Workshop | Kristine W. Morris

And the Answer Is.... Using Web-Based Response Systems In and Out of the Classroom
Teaching and Learning Symposium (2015)
Podium | Kristine W. Morris

Debriefing for Dummies: Maximizing Learning Following Simulation
Simulation Users Network Workshop (2015)
Podium | Kristine W. Morris

Using Simulation for Unit Based Education
VA Medical Center Preceptor Education (2015)
Faculty Workshop | Kristine W. Morris

Professional Affiliations

  • American Nurses Association/Texas Nurses Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society

Honors & Awards

  • Pinning Ceremony Keynote Speaker, Texas Woman's University, College of Nursing, Dallas Campus. Class of December 2018 (2018)
  • Pinning Ceremony Keynote Speaker, Texas Woman's University, College of Nursing, Dallas Campus. Class of August 2018 (2018)
  • Pinning Ceremony Keynote Speaker, Texas Woman's University, College of Nursing, Dallas Campus. Class of May 2018 (2018)
  • Pinning Ceremony Keynote Speaker, Texas Woman's University, College of Nursing, Dallas Campus, Class of December, 2017 (2017)
  • Pinning Ceremony Keynote Speaker, Texas Woman's University, College of Nursing, Dallas Campus, Class of May, 2017 (2017)
  • Pinning Ceremony Keynote Speaker, Texas Woman's University, College of Nursing, Dallas Campus, Class of December, 2016 (2016)
  • Pinning Ceremony Keynote Speaker, Texas Woman's University, College of Nursing, Dallas Campus. Class of August, 2016 (2016)
  • Cass Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching, Texas Woman's University College of Nursing (2016)
  • Pinning Ceremony Keynote Speaker, Texas Woman's University, College of Nursing, Dallas Campus. Class of May, 2016 (2016)