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Thena E. Parrott, PhD, RN

Thena E. Parrott, PhD, RN

Clinical Assistant Professor

College of Nursing
1359 TAMU
8447 Riverside Pkwy
Bryan, TX   77807-1359

Phone: 979-436-0110
Fax: 979-436-0098

Education and Training

PhD in Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Texas A&M University, 1993

Master of Science in Nursing, Texas Woman's University, 1977

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Baylor University, 1972


Texas Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse (RN)

Research Interests

  • Nursing education
  • Substance abuse in nursing

Teaching Interests

  • Foundations
  • Death and Dying
  • Teaching strategies
  • Nursing History
  • Substance Abuse in Nursing

Recent Publications

  • Caputi, LJ (ed. 2010).  Use of preceptorships (chapter). Teaching Nursing:  The Art and Science (2nd ed).  Glen Ellyn, IL:  College of DuPage (contributor) 
  • Caputi, Linda & Blach, Deanne (2007).  Using concept maps.  Teaching Nursing:  The Art and Science (1st ed.).  Glen Ellyn, IL:  College of DuPage (contributor)


  • Teaching and Learning in Nursing, Elsevier Publishing (2010-present); on Editorial Board (2010-present)
  • Nursing Education Perspectives, National League for Nursing (2010-present)
  • Innovation Center Review Panel (2010-present)
  • F.A. Davis Company (8/2008-present)
  • J.B. Lippincott Publishing/Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins (LWW) (1999-present)


  • “Dismissal for Clinical Deficiency:  Survivor-Academia,” webinar for NurseTim, Inc. (7/2011)
  •  “Dismissal for Clinical Deficiency: Surviving the Challenge,” break-out session for the NOADN National Convention, Atlanta, GA (11/2010)
  • “Dismissal for Clinical Deficiency,” for the “International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence,” National Institute for Staff & Organizational Development (NISOD), Austin, TX (5/2009)

Editorial Boards

  • Nursing Education Perspectives from National League for Nursing (2010-present);
  • Teaching & Learning in Nursing:  Official Journal of the National Organization for AD Nursing (2010-present)
  • PEPID, LLC, Nursing Suites & Products (2012-2014)
  • Shadow Health, Inc. (2012-2014)
Last edited by: krhoades 08/19/2019

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