Nancy McMahon

Nancy McMahon, MSN, RN, CPN

Associate Professor
Undergraduate Nursing

Contact Info

Nancy McMahon, MSN, RN, CPN has been a faculty member at Clarkson College since 2015. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and a Master’s degree in Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist from the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

Ms. McMahon was instrumental in the development of IPE 301, the Interprofessional Education online course at Clarkson College. An IPE Champion since 2016, Ms. McMahon works with a core group of IPE Champions to continue the growth of IPE, strategic plan and facilitate IPE experiences on campus. She is also a co-chair of the Undergraduate Nursing curriculum committee and is working in the English Language Learner (ELL) testing pilot to help facilitate data collection of our pilot data and make recommendations for policy implementation at the college for ELL students. In 2020, she earned the Dr. Patricia Book Perry Faculty of the Year Award from the College.

Outside the College, Ms. McMahon volunteers with the Cub Scouts. She also completed Youth Protection Training and Safe Gatherings for volunteer work with Saint Paul Benson United Methodist Church in Omaha. Ms. McMahon spends her time sewing and quilting to make donations of masks, baby blankets, pillowcases and other needed items to Children’s Hospital and Medical Center, Project Harmony and Nebraska Medicine.  


NS 344 - Family-Centered Nursing Care of Children Theory
NS 345 - Family-Centered Nursing Care of Children Clinical

Words of Wisdom

I feel so blessed to work in healthcare as a nurse, especially with the pediatric population and their families. They inspire me with their smiling faces and challenge me to keep learning and growing! Nursing is a wonderful profession with many career opportunities!

Scholarly Works (Selected)

“Teach Students to Learn, Chapter 10-12” Discussion leader and co-collaborator with Rachel Pfeifer, Clarkson College Faculty Development Presentation. 2021

“Development of a Pediatric Virtual Medical Center using Google Sites and the NCSBN Clinical Judgment Model” Clarkson College Faculty Development Collaboration with Dr. Laura Enenbach. 2020

Poster Presentation Contributor, “First Year Online IPE Implementation: Student Outcomes.” 2nd Annual HIPE (Heartland Interprofessional Education) Conference, Collaboration with Clarkson College IPE Champions. 2020

Sigma North American West Region Virtual Conference, Oral Presenter. “Interprofessional Collaborative Care: An Evidence-Based Approach to Healthcare Education,Collaboration with Clarkson College IPE Champions. 2020

Sigma Theta Tau International Poster Presentation, 45th Biennium. “Interprofessional Collaborative Care: An Evidence-Based Approach to Healthcare Education”. 2019

Interprofessional Education Critical Success Factor, researched resources needed, campus buy-in and sustainability at Clarkson College. 2016

Interprofessional Education, IPE 301 Course Reflections Qualitative. Research, Knowledge, Community and Service data. 2018

Research Study, “Infantile Colic:  Mothers’ Experiences of Parenting and Irritable Infant.” Conducted interviews and prepared manuscript as preparation for the development of a new grounded theory with Dr. Peggy Wilson and Dr. Mary Megel. UNMC Master’s Degree Program, Omaha, Nebraska. 2006.

Research Study, “Baby Lost and Found:  Mothers’ Experiences of Infants Who Cry Persistently.”  Collaborated with primary and secondary researchers in manuscript preparations for publication. Manuscript accepted for publication in late Fall 2009, publication date in the Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 25(3), p. 144-152.

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