Linda M. Sawyer, RN, PhD, CNS
My areas of interest include healthcare management, care transitions, performance improvement, program evaluation, quality indicators, balanced scorecard, Kaizen/Lean Management, patient safety, cultural competence, and application of evidence-based interventions.
In my role as Academic Coordinator, I am responsible to improve the systems for clinical placements for our students. As MEPN Assistant Director, I support the faculty and assure that the program meets accreditation requirements. In my role as Associate Clinical Professor, I teach in the Nursing & Health Systems Leadership Specialty.
- Issues in Nursing Administration & Health Systems Leadership
- Workforce Management
- Strategic Planning
- American Nurses Association
- American Nurses Credentialing Center
- Sigma Theta Tau International
- American College of Healthcare Executives
- National Association of Professional Women
- Sawyer LM, Berkowitz B, Haber JE, Larrabee JH, Marino BL, Martin KS, Mason KP, Mastal MF, Nilsson MW, Walbridge SE, Walker MK. (2002). Expanding American Nurses Association nursing quality indicators to community-based practice. Outcomes Management, 6(2), 53-61. PMID: 11949514
- Meleis AI, Sawyer LM, IM EO, Hilfinger Messias DK, Schumacher K. (2000). Experiencing transitions: An emerging middle-range theory. ANS Advances in Nursing Science, 23(1), 12-28. PMID: 10970036
- Sawyer LM. (1999). Engaged mothering: The transition to motherhood for a group of African American women. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 10(1), 14-21. PMID: 10476148
- Sawyer LM. (1995). Community participation: Lip service? Nursing Outlook, 43(1), 17-22. PMID: 7761279
- Sawyer L, Regev H, Proctor S, Nelson M, Messias D, Barnes D, Meleis, AI. (1995). Matching versus cultural competence in research: Methodological considerations. Research in Nursing & Health, 18(6), 557-567. PMID: 7480856