Profile

Lynda J. Davidson, Ph.D., RN
Professor of Nursing (Nursing)
davidson@rmu.edu
412-397-6885 phone (M)
412-397-3277 fax
John Jay 225


Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, 1994
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Nursing, University of Washington, 1980

Professional Background

  • University of Pittsburgh, Associate Dean and Evaluation Coordinator
  • University of Oklahoma, Assistant Professor
  • Brigham Young University, Assistant Professor
  • University of Washington, Lecturer

Publications

  • George, L., Davidson, L., Serapiglia, C., Barla, S.,Thotakura, A.  (2010). Technology in nursing education:  A study of PDA use by students.  Journal of Professional Nursing, 26(6), 371-376.


  • George, L. & Davidson, L.  (June, 2005).  PDA use in nursing education:  Prepared for today, poised for tomorrow, OJNI, 9(2) [Online].  Available at http://eaa-knowledge.com/ojni/ni9_2/george.htm


  • Davidson, L. Salute to nurses.  Hospital News, May, 2005


  • Davidson, L.  A new mandate for patient safety:  What can educators do?  Hospital News, April, 2005 
  • Davidson, L., George, L., Kalevitch, M. and Rudd, D.   (2004). Calming the panic over hepatitis A: How our community handled one of the largest outbreaks in the United States, Nursing2004, 34(6),45-47


  • Davidson, L. and George, L.  (2004).  Nurses' use of the media to provide public health information during a hepatitis A outbreak, Journal of Professional Nursing, 20(2) 134-136.


  • Whitman, G.R., Kim, Y., Davidson, L.J., Wolf, G.A., Wang SL. ( 2002).  Measuring nurse sensitive patient outcomes across specialty units, Outcomes Management for Nursing Practice, 6(4), 152-159.


  • Whitman, G., Kim, Y., Davidson, L., Wolf, G.A.  (2002). The impact of staffing on patient outcomes across specialty units, Journal of Nursing Administration, 32(12), 633-9.      


  • Whitman, G.R., Davidson, L.J., Rudy, E.B. and Sereika, S.M. (Summer, 2001).  Practice patterns related to mechanical restraint use across a multi-institutional healthcare system, Outcomes Management for Nursing Practice, 5(3), 102-109


  • Rudy, E.B., Lucke, J.F., Whitman, G.R. and Davidson, L.J. (2001).  Benchmarking patient outcomes: Why and how.  Image: Journal of Nursing Scholarship 33(2), 185-189.


  • Stone, C.A., Davidson, L.J., Evans, J.L. and Hansen, M.A.  (July, 2001).  Validity evidence for using a general critical thinking test to measure students' critical thinking, Journal of Wholistic Nursing Practice, 15(4) 65-74.


  • Whitman, G., Davidson, L.J., Rudy, E.B. and Wolf, G.A. (2000).  Developing a multi-institutional nursing report card.  Journal of Nursing Administration, 31(2), 78-84.


Schedule of Courses
Schedule Book for All Active and Available Future Terms, Lynda


Spring 2014
Course-SectionTimeDaysLocInstructorSessionSeats
  • NURS3060-D
  • -ONLINEIDavidson1 (01/13-05/03/14)12 Seats
  • NURS6200-L1
  • -ONLINEFDavidson4 (03/08-05/03/14)3 Seats
  • NURS6200-L2
  • -ONLINEFDavidson4 (03/08-05/03/14)2 Seats

    Fall 2014
    Course-SectionTimeDaysLocInstructorSessionSeats
  • NURS4016-L1
  • -ONLINEFDavidson4 (10/18-12/13/14)16 Seats
  • NURS4050-L1
  • -ONLINEFDavidson4 (10/18-12/13/14)21 Seats

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