Positions

Overview

  • Dr. McMullan has been a CRNA for over 30 years. She has clinical experience in all forms of anesthesia with a focus on pediatric and cardiovascular anesthesia. Her teaching experience includes basic and advanced principles of nurse anesthesia, pediatric anesthesia, and high-fidelity simulation. Her research focuses on patient safety in nurse anesthesia.
    She has received the AANA Foundation Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Fellowship Grants for her work on nurse anesthesia and patient safety.
    She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the National Certification & Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA).
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Barriers to Reentry Into Nurse Anesthesia Practice Following Substance Use Disorder Treatment: A Concept AnalysisWorkplace Health and Safety.  67:189-199. 2019
    2019 Development of an instrument to measure the perceived workload for certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs).COJ Nursing & Healthcare.  4:1-8. 2019
    2018 A Review of Measuring the Cognitive Workload of Electronic Health RecordsComputers in Nursing.  36:579-588. 2018
    2018 Use of a novel memory aid to educate perioperative team members on proper patient positioning techniqueAORN Journal.  107:325-332. 2018
    2017 Preoperative Anxiety Reduction for the Pediatric PatientOASIS, Ophthalmic Anesthesia Society Quarterly Newsletter Spring/Summer 20172017
    2017 Certified registered nurse anesthetist perceptions of factors impacting patient safetyNursing Administration Quarterly.  41:56-69. 2017
    2017 Development of an instrument to measure the concept of workload for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs).Journal of Nursing Measurement.2017
    2016 Gastroschisis: A new concern for the anesthesia providerAlabama Association of Nurse Anesthetists Quarterly Newsletter2016
    2014 Tablet-based Interactive Distraction (TBID) vs oral midazolam to minimize perioperative anxiety in pediatric patients: A noninferiority randomized trialPediatric Anesthesia.  24:1217-1223. 2014

    Teaching Overview

  • Developed Nurse Anesthesia BSN-DNP curriculum; simulation education for students and faculty; developed team approach to NA DNP Projects. Mentorship for new NA faculty.
  • Teaching Activities

  • NA710L - Anesthesia Practicum III (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NA718L - Focus Adv Nur Prac Spec (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR738L - Scholarly Project Development (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NA676 - Clinical Practicum V (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NA697 - Special Topics (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NA709L - Anesthesia Practicum II (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NA742 - Anesthesia Principles III (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NA745 - Professional Aspects (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NA675 - Clinical Practicum IV (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NA696 - Special Topics (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NA708L - Anesthesia Practicum I (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NA674 - Clinical Practicum III (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NA695 - Special Topics (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NA740 - Anesthesia Principles I (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NA661 - Anesthesia for Extremes of Age (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NA673 - Clinical Practicum II (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NA676 - Clinical Practicum V (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NA697 - Special Topics (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NA660 - Obstetrical Anesthesia (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NA672 - Clinical Practicum I (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NA675 - Clinical Practicum IV (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NA680 - Anesthesia/Surg Specialties (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NA696 - Special Topics (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NRM798L - Research Immersion (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NA618L - Focus Adv Nur Prac Specializat (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NA640 - Principles of Anesthesia (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NA674 - Clinical Practicum III (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NA695 - Special Topics (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NA698 - Graduate Project (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NA661 - Anesthesia for Extremes of Age (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NA676 - Clinical Practicum V (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NA697 - Special Topics (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NA672 - Clinical Practicum I (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NA675 - Clinical Practicum IV (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NA680 - Anesthesia/Surg Specialties (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NA696 - Special Topics (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR691 - Indep Study Clinical Nursing (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NA674 - Clinical Practicum III (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NA695 - Special Topics (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NA698 - Graduate Project (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NA661 - Anesthesia for Extremes of Age (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NA673 - Clinical Practicum II (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NA676 - Clinical Practicum V (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NA697 - Special Topics (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NA698 - Graduate Project (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NA650 - Regional Anesthesia (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NA660 - Obstetrical Anesthesia (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NA671 - Anesthesia Pathophysiology II (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NA672 - Clinical Practicum I (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NA675 - Clinical Practicum IV (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NA680 - Anesthesia/Surg Specialties (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NA696 - Special Topics (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NA698 - Graduate Project (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NA698 - Graduate Project (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NA698 - Graduate Project (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NA698 - Graduate Project (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NA621 - Anesthesia Pharmacology II (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NA640 - Principles of Anesthesia (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NA670 - Anesthesia Pathophysiology I (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NA674 - Clinical Practicum III (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NA678 - Advanced Electrocardiography (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NA695 - Special Topics (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NA698 - Graduate Project (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NA698 - Graduate Project (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NA698 - Graduate Project (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • Full Name

  • Susan McMullan