Mary Jane Rivard, DNP, RN-BC is a clinical assistant professor and Director of the Post-Master's DNP program in the College of Nursing and Professional Development at the University of North Dakota. She began teaching at UND in 2014 and found that teaching is a passion for her.
She began her nursing career, graduating with a BSN in 1991. She had the privilege of working in multiple nursing areas throughout her career, including hospital, ambulatory, and home health. She held a variety of roles from bedside nursing to managerial roles to education. Her passion surrounds nursing informatics and how to harness expanding technology to improve the care for our patients. Her passion led to pursuing her DNP degree, focusing on informatics through the University of Minnesota, graduating in 2013. In 2015 she received her certification in informatics through the ANCC.
When she is not teaching, she likes to spend time with her family and friends and to travel.
- NURS 405 Informatics in Nursing
- NURS 603 Evidence-Based Research II
- NURS 604 Health Informatics
- NURS 607 System Focused Practice II
- NURS 609 Project Teams
- NURS 601 DNP Capstone
- Healthcare Technologies
- Interprofessional collaboration
- Adult medical/surgical
DeBlieck, C., LaFlamme, A., Rivard, M., & Monsen, K. (2013). Standardizing documentation for postoperative nausea and vomiting in the electronic health record. AORN Journal, 98(4), 370-380. org/10.1016/j.aorn.2012.12.021
Nursing Informatics ANCC Board Certified