Dr. Stephen J. Stapleton



Department

School of Nursing

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
School of Nursing
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897

Details

Education

  • PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing
  • MSN, Aurora University
  • BSN, St. Louis University
  • MS, Western Illinois University
  • BS, Western Illinois University

Teaching

  • UHC 499 Nursing Distinction Project
  • NUR 781 Nursing Education Practicum
  • NUR 991 Transforming Practice I
  • NUR 993 Transforming Practice III

Professional experience

  • Director and Associate Professor with Tenure, Missouri State University School of Nursing, 2018 – Present
  • Accelerated Program Sequence Leader, Mennonite College of Nursing at Illinois State University, 2017 – 2018
  • Associate Professor with Tenure, Mennonite College of Nursing at Illinois State University, 2016 – 2018
  • Assistant Professor, Mennonite College of Nursing at Illinois State University, 2010 – 2016
  • Visiting Research Specialist, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing, 2009 – 2010
  • Assistant Professor, West Suburban College of Nursing, 2007 – 2009
  • Advocate, Illinois Masonic Medical Center, 1997 – 2007
  • Staff Nurse, Emergency Department, 2003 – 2007
  • Staff Nurse, Operating Room, 2001 – 2003
  • Manager, Surgical Intensive Care Unit, 1997-2001
  • Clinical Research Coordinator, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, 1997 – 1997
  • EMS System Coordinator, Highland Park Hospital, 1990 – 1997
  • Staff Nurse, Emergency Department, Illinois Masonic Medical Center, 1985 – 1990
  • House Supervisor, Saint Mary of Nazareth Hospital, 1985 – 1987

Professional organizations

  • Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)
  • Academy of Emergency Nursing
  • American Nurses Association
  • Midwest Nursing Research Society
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing

Research and professional interests

  • Emergency Nursing
  • Pain Management
  • Hospice/Palliative Care

Awards and honors

  • Fellow, Academy of Emergency Nursing
  • Emergency Nurses Association Annual Conference Research Poster Award, 2014