WellStar School of Nursing

Mary Beth Maguire, RN, MSN, CNE

Nursing Skills Lab Coordinator/Lecturer

HS 3130

phone: 470-578-6301

email: mmaguir5@kennesaw.edu



Academic Degrees





Kennesaw State University


  M.S.N. Nursing Case Western Reserve University 2001
  B.S.N. Nursing Otterbein College 1995



Professional Experience


  2010 - Present Lecturer



Lecturer/Learninng Resource Center Coordinator



Clinical Instructor of Nursing, Kennesaw Sate University



Instructor of Nursing, California State Fullerton



Clinical Instructor of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University



Recent Professional Activities



Professional Presentations


Maguire, MB., Sims, T., Ward, E. (January, 2012). “Evaluating Learning Styles of Millennial and Non-Millennial Undergraduate Nursing Students”. Poster presentation at the Elsevier/Mosby’s Faculty Development Institute, Las Vegas, NV.


Maguire, MB., Horne, S. (May, 2010).  “Improving Efficiency of Undergraduate Student Nursing Psychomotor Skill Competency Testing”.Podium presentation at the Ottawa Conference on Competency Testing in Medical Education, Miami, FL.


Maguire, MB. (April, 2010).  “Integrating Simulation Throughout A Nursing Curriculum”.  Podium presentation at the Laerdal Simulation User Network Regional Meeting, Atlanta, GA.


Maguire, MB. (June, 2009). “Evaluating Learner’s Confidence After Participation in Clinical Simulation Using A Quantitative and Qualitative Approach”. Poster presentation at the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO.


Bremner, MN., Maguire, MB.  (June, 2012).  “Integration of QSEN Competency: Teamwork and Collaboration Within a Simulation Center”, Quality and Safety Education for Nursing National Forum, Tucson, Arizona.


Bremner, MN., Maguire, MB. (February, 2012).  “Integrating TeamSTEPPS, a Teamwork System into Simulation and Lab Experiences Across the Curriculum”, Georgia Association of Nurse Educators, Pine Mountain, Georgia.


Publication in Professional Journals


Hart, P., Brannan, J., Long, J., Maguire, M. B., Brooks, B. K., & Robley, L. (2013). Effectiveness of a structured curriculum focused on recognition and response to acute patient deterioration in an undergraduate BSN program. Nursing Education in Practice.  Accepted for publication June 2013.


Hart, P., Maguire, M. B., Brannan, J., Long, J., Robley, L., & Brooks, B. K. (2013). Improving BSN students’ performance in recognizing and responding to clinical deterioration. Clinical Simulation in Nursing. Accepted for publication June 2013.


Hart, P.  Brannan, J., Long, J., Maguire, M. B., Brooks, K., Robley, L. & Kill, S. (2013). Enhancing nursing students’ recognition and response to clinical deterioration by using combined teaching modalities. Nursing Education Perspectives. Accepted for publication May 2013.


Ali, M.R., Maguire, M.B., Wolfe, B.M. (2006). Assessment of obesity-related comorbidities: A novel scheme for evaluating bariatric surgical patients.  Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 202(1): 70-7.

Current Research and Grant Funded Projects


Doctoral Dissertation:  Psychometric Testing of the TeamSTEPPS Performance Observation Tool to Improve Evaluative Methods in Clinical Simulation.



Professional Interests



Use of technology and simulated learning environments to promote learning


Current Membership in Professional Organizations


International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning


Sigma Theta Tau-Mu Phi Chapter Vice President


Society for Simulation in Healthcare


Teaching Responsibilities



Advanced Clinical Practicum NURS 4417


Recognition Awards

  Clendenin Fellowship