Daphne Terrell, M.S., RN, CNRNAssistant Director, Clinical Learning Center
Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems
1100 East Leigh Street, Room 2001A
PO Box 980567
Richmond, VA 23298-0567
I teach clinical sections in the undergraduate program for NURS 325 Nursing of Adults I and NURS 425 Nursing of Adults II. I also serve as the Clinical Coordinator for NURS 325 Nursing of Adults I. I maintain my clinical practice as a clinical nurse by continuing to practice in the Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit.
I am interested in developing a program of research on the process of learning and implementing a systematic method for nursing documentation that is in line with the current standards of meaningful use and appropriate data input to address clinical quality indicators. I will be investigating a standardized meaningful use documentation format for faculty and students with an overall goal of improving the quality of nursing documentation and potential for hospital/healthcare system reimbursement while decreasing the risk of litigation due to inadequate documentation.
I am an active member of the American Nurses Association, American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, and the National League of Nurses. I currently serve as Chair of the Clinical Education Committee.
- BSN Columbus State University, Columbus, GA
- MSN Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Preceptor of the Year in Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit2005
- 2014-2015: Bridging the Gap to Meaningful Use by Enhancing Electronic Documentation Knowledge. Funded as a Mimi Bennett Clinical Scholar. Total costs: $15,000. Project Date: July 1, 2014 – July 1, 2015
- 2014 “The Importance of Work-Life Balance: Preparing the Student Nurse to Enter This World of Nursing through a Series of Discussions” Odyssey Conference: Educating the Acute & Critical Care Nurse
- 2010 “Neuro Assessment” Neuro Connections at Virginia Commonwealth University Health Systems, MCV Campus