Maryanne Barra, D.N.P., F.N.P.-B.C., R.N. Associate Professor for the Undergraduate and Graduate Departments at the College of Nursing is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner (F.N.P.) through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (A.N.C.C.), a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association (A.N.A.). Dr. Barra continues to combine Family Nurse Practitioner and Faculty positions.
As a Family Nurse Practitioner, Dr. Barra has worked in the Battered Women's Shelter, College Health, Hospice, and Assisted Living. Having a broad range clinical and teaching background in Med-Surg, Maternal/Child, Community, Acute, Chronic, Critical, and Long Term Care, Dr. Barra has been an educator in every nursing program. Her teaching experience spans from undergraduate to graduate students in all divisions, that being L.P.N., L.P.N. to R.N., Associate R.N., Generic/Accelerated/Second Degree B.S.N., R.N. to B.S.N., and graduate Clinical Nurse Leader and Nurse Practitioner programs.
- D.N.P. Fairleigh Dickinson University
- B.S.N.,M.S.N., F.N.P. Molloy College
- RN Diploma, Jewish Hospital & Medical Center of Brooklyn School of Nursing
- Barra, M. (2021). Nobody wants to talk about dying: Facilitating end-of-life discussion. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 52(6), 287–293. https://doi.org/10.3928/00220124-20210514-08
- Barra, M., Singh Hernandez, S., & Czermak, J. (2021). Nurse Educators Teaching Medical Interns: Impact of Interprofessional Collaboration. Creative Nursing, 27(2), 125-130. DOI: 10.1891/CRNR-D-19-00066
- Barra, M., & Singh Hernandez, S. S. (2019). No room at the inn: Use of maternal-child simulation when hospital clinical is restricted. Nursing Forum, 54(1), 23–29.
- Barra, M & Singh Hernandez, S. (2018). “Too big to be seen: Weight‐based discrimination among nursing students.” Nursing Forum, 53(4), 529-534.
- "Multisite Collaboration of Quantification of Blood Loss Positively Change Attitudes Towards Individualized Practice With Self-Awareness Using Simulation." Poster presented at: Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) Annual Convention; 2015 June 13-17; Long Beach, Calif
- "Effect of medical mathematics in retention strategies in decreasing attrition rate among African American LPN students". Journal of Cultural Diversity: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 20(4), November 2013
- "One less bell to answer: improving clinical outcomes in an assisted living facility with bedside shift reports." University of the Philippines Nursing Alumni Association International, (8)1, 19-26, October 2012
- "Nurse delegation of medication pass in assisted living facilities: not all medication assistant technicians are equal". Journal of Nursing Law, 14(1), 3-10(8), Springer Publishing Company, March 2011
- Manuscript reviewer for Clinical & Research Papers: Journal of Clinical Nursing, Nursing Forum, Geriatric Nursing, International Journal of Palliative Nursing
- “Nurse Educators Teaching Medical Interns: Impact of Interprofessional Collaboration.” Podium Presentation: Creative Nursing Journal & Appalachian State University's Department of Nursing, Virtual Conference via Zoom, In It Together: Breaking New Ground for Leadership, Friday, May 14, 2021.
- “Consistent Assignment: Providing Individualized Care to Improve Quality of Life for Assisted Living Facility (ALF) Residents.” Podium Presentation: Nursing Revolution - Empowerment and Best Practices Unified Educators, Co-sponsor Rowan University Global Learning & Partnerships), Embassy Suites of Piscataway, NJ, April 21, 2017.
- Keynote Speaker "LPN of today is the RN of tomorrow." Northeastern Interprofessional SimWARS Competition and Symposium Annual Convention; St. Barnabas Medical Center; 2016 November 3; Livingston, NJ.
- “It’s All About Relationships: Consistent Assignment: Providing Individualized Care.” Evidence-Based Practice Research: Epsilon Rho Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Annual Research Program. Henry P. Becton School of Nursing at Fairleigh Dickinson University, 2013 April 20, Teaneck, NJ.
- “Nursing Faculty to Faculty Violence: The Aftershocks on Teaching, Learning, Workplace, and Self.” Evidence-Based Practice Research: Epsilon Rho Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Annual Research Program. Henry P. Becton School of Nursing at Fairleigh Dickinson University, 2012 March 1, Teaneck, NJ.
- “One Less Bell to Answer: Improving Clinical Outcomes with Bedside Shift Reports and Hourly Rounds.” Evidence-Based Practice Research: Epsilon Rho Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Annual Research Program. Henry P. Becton School of Nursing at Fairleigh Dickinson University, 2011, April 16, Teaneck, NJ.
- "The Effect of Medical Mathematics Retention Strategies in Decreasing Attrition Rate Among African American LPN Students in a Community College." Evidence-Based Practice Research: Epsilon Rho Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Annual Research Program. Henry P. Becton School of Nursing at Fairleigh Dickinson University, 2010, April 24, Teaneck, NJ.
- "Too big to be seen: Weight-based discrimination among nursing students." Podium Presentation: STTI Gamma Nu Chapter &Seton Hall University College of Nursing, 33rd Annual Reinkemeyer Virtual Research Conference Via Microsoft Teams, Friday, April 9, 2021, Nutley, NJ.
- Singh, S., Miller, R., Rosenberg, H, York, L, Scarlino, I, Recalde, S, Anderson, T., Byrnes, M, Torres, L., Barra-Schneider, M., Collier, S, Solatorio, R. “Multisite Collaboration of Quantification of Blood Loss Positively Change Attitudes Towards Individualized Practice with Self-Awareness Using Simulation.” Poster presented at: Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) Annual Convention; 2015 June 13-17; Long Beach, Calif
- 2019, 2016 Expert Judge for Clinical Care
During the SimWARS competition, the judges’ panel of content experts evaluate teams working together to solve clinical problems in a simulated environment. Judges provide feedback based on their team dynamics, communication, and clinical management to provide teaching points for the teams and the audience. Northeastern Interprofessional SimWARS Competition and Symposium Annual Convention; St. Barnabas Medical Center.
- 2018 Internal Medicine Boot Camp
Led a day-long workshop for Residents in their Intern Year at Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, N.J. Provided practical skills training with basic medical procedures in the simulation center prior to Interns beginning clinical rotations.
- 2015 Medical Education Video – Malignant Hyperthermia
Selected by Regional Perinatal Simulation Center at St. Barnabas Hospital for expertise in Maternal Child Health content and nursing field. Participated in the video lead role of a circulating nurse with the health care team for the recognition and treatment of malignant hyperthermia with Ryanodex.
- The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nursing Faculty, 2018
- Teacher of the Year Award, Seton Hall University College of Nursing, 2017.
- Philippines Cultural Immersion Experience, SHU College of Nursing, 2017, 2018
- Interprofessional SimWARS Competition and Symposium Annual Convention, 2016:
- Expert Judge for Clinical Care.
- Trailblazer Award - Promoting simulation-based practice, education, and research on standardization of simulation into the healthcare curriculum.
- Keynote Speaker "LPN of today is the RN of tomorrow."
- Leadership Award, Obstetrical Crisis for Nursing Students, 2015
- Executive Board Member, Comprehensive Behavioral Healthcare, Inc., Bergen County, NJ. Department of Mental Health Services and Division of Addiction Services.
- Executive Board of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Epsilon Kappa Chapter, Molloy College, NY, and Gamma Nu Chapter, Seton Hall University.