Meet Cindy Parsons
Associate Professor, Nursing; Mental Health Practitioner
Education: 1979 Western Connecticut State University, BSN
1988 Pace University, MSN
2006 Rush University, DNP
Courses Taught: Community Health Nursing
Health Assessment Clinical Lab
Psychiatric Nursing Clinical
Career Specialties: Parson's specialties include family psychiatric mental health care, behavioral health of children and adolescents, healthcare quality, nursing administration, health policy and leadership.
Professional and Community Activities: Her publications include
Improving Quality in Healthcare
, 1997 (Messenheimber, ed.), chapter "Psychiatric Mental Health Care Quality";
Biological and Behavioral Perspectives of Nursing
, 2003 (D. Antai-Oton, ed.), chapter "Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder";
Nursing Clinics of North America
, 2003, chapter "Nursing Care of Families and Adolescents in Crisis;"
Nursing Care of Childhood and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
, 2007(D. Antai-Oton,ed.),
Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
, 2013 (Halter,ed.).
She is a member of the American Nurses Association, Florida Nurses Association, American Psychiatric Nurse Associations, Sigma Theta Tau, Florida Nurse Practitioner Network and Tampa Bay Advance Practice Council.
Parsons is a board member of the American Psychiatric Nursing Association FL Chapter. She also has provided faculty support for student nursing and public health service trips to the Dominican Republic.