Professional Bio

Education

  • Ph.D., Capella University
  • M.S.N., Incarnate Word College
  • B.S.N., Marycrest College

Certifications & Expertise

Professional Memberships

  • American Nurses Association (ANA)
  • Colorado Nurses Association (CNA)
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)

Research and Scholarship

Research Interests

  • Nursing Leadership
  • Nutrition and Enteral Feeding
  • Wound Management Health Promotion
  • Medical Ethics
  • Test-taking Strategies

Recent Publications

Suit L, Winkler P, Campbell L, Pennington K, Szutenbach MP, Haight R, Roybal D, McCollum M.  (2015). A correlation study of communication skill level and electronic social network usage among health care students.  Journal of Nursing Education. 54(4), 207-213.

Szutenbach, M. P. (2013) Bullying in nursing: Roots, rationales, and remedies. Journal of Christian Nursing, 30(1), 16-25.

Recent Presentations

Suit L, Winkler P, Campbell L, Pennington K, Szutenbach MP, Haight R, McCollum M.  A correlation study of communication skill level and electronic social network usage among health care students.  48th Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference, Western Institute of Nursing, Albuquerque, NM:  Podium/Poster.  April, 2015.

Szutenbach, M.P. Understanding the Barriers to Nurturance in Nursing. Keynote speaker, Northhamptom Community College Continuing Education Conference, Bethlehem, PA. October 4, 2013.

Szutenbach, Mary Pat.  Lateral Violence within the Nursing Profession, Third International Conference on Violence in the Health Sector: Linking Local Initiatives with Global Learning. Vancouver, Canada. October 24-26, 2012.

Awards and Recognition

  • Learning Enhancement and Advancement Program (LEAP) Study Grant. STTI Alpha Kappa Chapter, $2,954, 2010