Marcia Bosek, DNSc, R.N.
Associate Professor of Nursing
Office: 002E Rowell
Phone: (802) 656-3211
Dr. Marcia Bosek joined the Department of Nursing at the University of Vermont full-time in the fall of 2009 after holding a joint appointment for two and a half years between University of Vermont and Fletcher Allen Health Care, where she served as a clinical ethicist. Before moving to Vermont, she was an associate professor at Rush University where she taught nursing and ethics to undergraduate and graduate students. In addition to her academic role, she was also a member of the Rush University Medical Center's ethics consultation service for 17 years.
Dr. Bosek recently (2007) co-authored a nursing ethics textbook titled The ethical component of nursing education: Integrating ethics into clinical experiences. She serves on the editorial board and authors the nursing ethics column for JONA's Healthcare Law, Ethics and Regulation journal. She is a member of the American Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau, and American Society for Bioethics and Humanities. Her program of research focuses on how healthcare professionals make clinical ethical decisions.
DNSc., Rush University, Nursing Ethics, 1989
M.S., Indiana University, Nursing, 1982
B.S., Goshen College, Nursing, 1978
GRNU 316 - Practicum: Adults and Elders
PRNU 111 - Nursing Research
Dr. Bosek's program of research has two foci: ethical decision-making and qualitative methods.
- Current ethics research projects include:
- Ethical Issues Perceived by Clinical Ethicists: Practice Informing Education
- Current studies where Marcia provides qualitative data analysis:
- Learning from Within to Insure a Successful Implementation of an Electronic Health Record (Research team includes: Ann Laramee MS, APRN; Hollie Shaner-McRae DNP, FAAN; and Terry Powers-Phenuef RN)
Laramee, A., Bosek, M., Shaner-McRae, H. & Powers-Phaneuf, T. (in press) . Comparison of Nurse Attitudes Pre, 6 and 18 Months Post Implementation of an Electronic Health Record. Computers, Informatics, Nursing
Bosek, M.S.D., & Sargeant, I. (2012). Living kidney donor advocacy program: A quality improvement project. JONA's Healthcare Law, Ethics & Regulation, 14(1), 19-26.
Laramee, A., Bosek, M., Kasprisin, C., & Powers-Phaneuf, T. (2011). Learning from within to insure a successful implementation of an electronic health record. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 29(8), 466-477. [Research Article] (Abstract)
Bosek, M. S. D., Glenn, L. M., & Reynolds, L. (2011). Is it ethical to do dialysis but not CPR? JONA's Healthcare Law, Ethics & Regulation, 13(2), 47-52.
Bosek, M. (2011). Ethical Decision-Making in Anesthesia. In S. D. Foster & M. Faut-Callahan (Eds.) A professional study and resource guide for the CRNA (pp. 501-520). Park Ridge, IL: AANA Publishing, Inc.
Bosek, M. S. D., & Shaner-McRae, H. (2010). Hand hygiene as standard of practice: Do the rules apply to all healthcare professionals? JONA's Healthcare Law, Ethic, & Regulation, 12(4),101-105.
Bosek, M. S. D., & Ring, M. E. (2010). Does good documentation equate to good nursing care? JONA's Healthcare Law, Ethic, & Regulation, 12(2),43-47. (Abstract)
Bosek, M. S. D. (2009). Ethical Issues from the Perspective of the Registered Nurse. JONA's Healthcare Law, Ethic, & Regulation, 11(3), 91-99. (Abstract)
Bosek, M., Li, S., & Hicks, F. (2007). Working with Standardized Patients: A Primer. International Journal of Nursing Education, 4(1), article 16 (electronic journal). (Abstract)
Bosek, M.S.D. & Savage, T.A. (2007). The ethical component of nursing education: Integrating ethics into clinical experiences. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.
Honors and Awards
Folta Deck Award for Achievements in Nursing Research, Kappa Tau Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau, 2010
Winner of the Poster Presentation Award, American Association of Heart Failure Nurses Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, 2009.
(Authors: A. Laramee, M. Bosek, C. Kasprisin, & T. Powers-Phaneuf)
American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award; Medi-Sim Clinical Simulation in Ethical Decision-making CD ROM, 2001
American Nurses Association: Vermont State Nurses Association (District 1)
American Society for Bioethics and Humanities
Sigma Theta Tau International; Kappa Tau Chapter
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