Melanie Eld, PhD

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Education

  • Doctor of philosophy in nursing, University of Texas at Tyler
  • Master of Nursing, University of Southern Queensland
  • Bachelor of Nursing, University of Calgary

Courses Taught

  • Adult Health Nursing, BScN levels 1-4
  • Community Health Nursing Practicum
  • Context Based Learning, BScN year three

Teaching Focus

  • Adult Health Nursing with specialty practice in hematopoietic progenitor stem cell transplant.

Research Interests and Publications

  • Eld’s  research interest is in quality cost-effective care.
  • Central line practice in Canadian stem cell transplant recipients. Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal 24(2), p.67-76.
  • Analysis of costs and benefits of transparent, gauze, or no dressing for a tunneled central venous catheter in Canadian stem cell transplant recipients. Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal, 25(3), p.289-310.
  • Tunneled central venous catheter-related bloodstream infection in Canadian blood stem cell transplant recipients: Associated costs. Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal, 25(3), p.311-27.

Awards and Honors

  • Outstanding dissertation award (2014), University of Texas at Tyler

Previous Academic/Professional Positions

  • Sixteen years of experience as a registered nurse.
  • Taught as an adjunct for three Canadian University baccalaureate nursing programs in medical, surgical, community, lab, and classroom settings.
  • Three years of experience in clinical operations and development in ambulatory care in Texas
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