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Marilyn Asselin, PhD, RN-BC

Associate Professor, Adult Nursing                                         Photo of Marilyn Asselin

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Education

PhD, University of Rhode Island, Kingstown, RI
MS, University of Rhode Island, Kingstown, RI
BS, Salve Regina University, Newport, RI


Research Interests

  • Qualitative research methods
  • Critical reflective inquiry
  • Reflective practice
  • Reflective teaching strategies


Selected Publications

Sullivan, L. & Asselin, M.E. (2013). 
Revisiting quality of life for elders in long term care: An integrative review. 
Nursing  Forum, 48(3), 191 – 204.

Asselin, M.E. & Fain, J.A. (2013). 
Effect of reflective practice education on self-reflection, insight, and reflective thinking among experienced nurses. 
Journal for Nurses in Professional Development, 29(3), 111 – 119.

Asselin, M.E., Schwartz-Barcott, D., & Osterman, P. (2013).
Exploring reflection embedded in practice:  A qualitative study. 
Journal of Advanced Nursing, 69(4), 905 – 914.

Newell, R.A., Allore, S.M., Dowd, O.P., Netinho, S., Asselin, M. (2012). 
Stress among caregivers of the chronically ill older adults: Implications for nursing practice. 
Journal of Gerontological Nursing,, 38(9), 18 – 29.

Harper, M., Asselin, M.E., Kurtz, A.C., MacArthur, S. K. & Perron, S. (2012). 
Research Priorities for nursing professional development: A modified e-Delphi study. 
Journal for Nurses in Staff Development, 28(3), 137 – 142.

Asselin, M.E. (2011).
Using reflection to link course knowledge to clinical practice: The RN-BS student experience. 
Journal of Nursing Education, 50(3), 125 – 133.

Asselin, M.E. & Cullen, H.A. (2011).
Improving practice through reflection.
Nursing 2011, 41(4),44 – 47.

Asselin, M.E. (2011). 
Narrative reflection: A method for learning through practice.  
Journal for Nurses in Staff Development, 27(1), 2- 6.

Osterman, P., Schwartz-Barcott, D., & Asselin, M. (2010).
An exploratory study of nurses’ presence in daily care on an oncology unit. 
Nursing Forum, 45(3), 200 – 208.

Cullen, H.A., & Asselin, M.E. (2009). 
Why go back for a baccalaureate degree? 
American Nurse Today, 4(5), 33 – 34.

Osterman, P. L., Asselin M.E., Cullen, H.A. (2009). 
Returning for a baccalaureate: A Descriptive exploratory study of nurses’ perceptions.  
Journal for Nurses in Staff
Development, 25(3), 109 – 117.

Fain, J., Asselin, M. & McCurry, M. (2008).  
DNP: Why not?  Nursing Management, 39(7), 34 – 37. 
Invited to submit for peer review.

Asselin, M.E. & Cullen, H.A.. (2008).  
Physician involvement? Plan on it.  
Nursing Management, 39(1), 10-14.

Asselin, M.E. (2006). 
Making the right choice: Strategies for effective interviews.
Nursing Management, 37(8), 42 - 48.

Asselin, M.E., LaCava Osterman, P., & Cullen, A. (2006). 
In their own words: The experience of returning to acute care practice. 
Journal for Nurses in Staff Development, 22(3), 104 –111.

Asselin, M.E., Baker, B.J., Bullinger, R. & Perry, D. (2003). 
Motivating LPNs.  Nursing Management, 34(8), 40 – 45. 

Asselin, M.E. (2003).
Doing qualitative research in your own setting.
Journal for Nurses in Staff  Development, 19(2), 99 – 103. 

Asselin, M.E. & Cullen, H.A. (2002). 
A new beat for BLS and ACLS guidelines.
Nursing Management, 33(2), 33 – 37. 

Asselin, M.E. (2001). 
Time to wear a third hat? 
Nursing Management, 32(3), 25 – 31.

Asselin, M.E. (2001).
How a work group facilitator can help units reach goals. 
Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, 20(4), 34 - 38. (Note: Publisher re-printing from the Nursing Management 2001 article listed above.  Purpose: to reach another target audience)

Parker, E.D., Thurber, R.F. & Asselin M.E. (2001). 
Making the transition to a hospital-wide department of education: Strategies for success. 
Journal for Nurses in Staff  Development, 17(4), 175 – 179. 

Asselin, M. E. (2001). 
Knowledge utilization among experienced staff nurses. 
Journal for Nurses in Staff Development, 17(3), 115 – 122.

Asselin, M.E., & Cullen, H.A. (2001). 
What you need to know about the new ACLS guidelines.
Nursing 2001, 31(4), 48 - 50.

Asselin, M.E., & Cullen, H.A. (2001). 
What you need to know about the new BLS guidelines.
Nursing 2001, 31(3), 48 – 50.

Thurber, R., & Asselin, M. (1999). 
An educational fair and poster approach to organization-wide mandatory education. 
Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 30(1), 25 – 29.

Asselin, M., Barber, E. (1991). 
Unit orientation for experienced nurses:  Process and evaluation. 
Journal of Nursing Staff Development, 7, 126 - 129.

Plante, D., Asselin, M., Weaver, I., Barber, E., Mannarino, D. (1987). 
Education day for new graduates. 
Journal of Nursing Staff Development, 3, 177 - 178. 

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