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College of Nursing

Beth  Mastel-Smith

Beth  Mastel-Smith

Title: Associate Professor
Department: College of Nursing
Building: Online
Email: bmastelsmith@uttyler.edu
Phone: 713.416.5690

Degrees

Ph.D

2004

Nursing, TWU

M.S.

1987

Health Education, Whitworth College

B.S.

1981

Nursing, Eastern Washington University

Full Curriculum Vitae

Biography

Interests:

Health promotion for older adults and caregivers, transcultural nursing

 

Courses taught:

Courses Taught at TWU

Nurs 3604             Therapeutic Techniques

Nurs 3612             Introduction to Research

Nurs 4605             Nursing The Family With Chronic Health Problems

Nurs 4612             Promoting Wellness in the Aging Family

Nurs 4614             The Nursing Experience with Communities (clinical)

Nurs 5963             Professional Project

Nurs 6043             Power, Policy and Politics

Nurs 6913             Advanced Concepts in Research Design-Theoretical Framework Connection

Nurs 6203             Older Women’s Issues: 50+

 

Courses Taught at University of Texas at Tyler

Nurs 5356             Health Promotion

Nurs 6350             Transcultural Nursing Research

Nurs 6342             Scholarship in Nursing

Nurs 6333             Qualitative Research

UNIV5368             Global Studies of Human Body, Mind, and Nature:  China Immersion

 

Recent pubs:

Brandburg, G., Symes, L., Mastel-Smith, B., Hersch, G., & Walsh, T. (2012). Resident strategies for making a life in a nursing home: A qualitative study. Journal of Advanced Nursing. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2012.06075.x

Stanley-Hermanns, M., & Mastel-Smith, B. (2012). Caregiving: A concept analysis. The Qualitative Report, 17, 1-18.

Mastel-Smith, B., & Stanley-Hermanns, M. (2012). “It’s like we’re grasping at anything.” Caregivers education needs and preferred learning methods. Qualitative Health Research, 22(7), 1007-1015. doi: 10.1177/1049732312443739

Clark, L., Calvillo, E., de la Cruz, F., Fongwa, M., Kools, S., Lowe, J., & Mastel-Smith, B. (2011). Cultural competencies for graduate nursing education. Journal of Professional Nursing, 27(3), 133-139.

Hutchinson, S., Hersch, G., Davidson, H. A., Chu, A. Y-M, & Mastel-Smith, B. (2011). Voices of elders: Culture and person factors of residents admitted to long-term care. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 22(4), 297-404.

Mastel-Smith, B., Binder, B., Hersch, G., Davidson, H. A., & Walsh, T. (2011). Storytelling by community-dwelling older adults. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 4(2), 117-126. Doi: 10.3928/19404921-20100702-02.

Wiggs, C. M., Young, A., Mastel-Smith, B., & Mancuso, P. (2011). Rediscovering. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 37,(1), 20-27. doi: 10.3928/00989134-20100504-04.

Chu, A., & Mastel-Smith, B. (2010). The outcomes of anxiety, confidence, and self-efficacy with internet health information retrieval in older adults. A pilot study. Computers, Informatics, Nursing: CIN, 28(4), 222-228.

Recent presentations:

Mastel-Smith, B. (2012).  Palliative care, concept and practices:  Lessons learned from the U. S.  Workshop delivered to hospital providers at Hasan Sadikin Hospital, Bandung, Indonesia.

Mastel-Smith, B. (2012).  The role of the palliative care / hospice nurse.  Workshop delivered to graduate nursing students and nurses. Padjadjaran University, Bandung, Indonesia. 

Mastel-Smith, B.& Chandra, L. (2012).  Developing a community-based palliative care program.  Identifikasi Kebutuhan dan Strategi Pengembangan Palliative Care sebagai Salah Satu Bentuk Pelayanan Kesehatan yang berbasis Interdisiplin di Propinsi Jawa Barat. (Needs Identification and Development of Palliative Care Strategy as One Form of Interdisciplinary Health Services based in West Java).  National Symposium and Workshop.  Padjadjaran University, Bandung, Indonesia.

Mastel-Smith, B. (2012).  Palliative care, concept and practices:  Lessons learned from the U. S.   Identifikasi Kebutuhan dan Strategi Pengembangan Palliative Care sebagai Salah Satu Bentuk Pelayanan Kesehatan yang berbasis Interdisiplin di Propinsi Jawa Barat. (Needs Identification and Development of Palliative Care Strategy as One Form of Interdisciplinary Health Services based in West Java).  National Symposium and Workshop.  Padjadjaran University, Bandung, Indonesia.

Mastel-Smith, B. (2012).  Palliative care, concept and practices:  Lessons learned from the U. S.  Workshop delivered to nursing faculty at Universitas Pelita Harapan, Jakarta, Indonesia. 

Mastel-Smith, B. (2011). “It’s like we’re grasping at anything.” Caregivers educational needs and preferred methods of learning”. Sigma Theta Tau Beta Alpha Chapter meeting. Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX.

Mastel-Smith, B. (2011). “It’s like we’re grasping at anything.” Caregivers educational needs and preferred methods of learning”. National Gerontological Nursing Association Annual Conference.  Louisville, KY.

Hutchinson, S., Hersch, G., Davidson, H, Mastel-Smith, B., & Chu, A. (2011). Voices of elders. Poster session presented at the 15th Annual Parry Distinguished Lectureship, Houston, TX.                                                           

Dela Cruz, F. A., Fongwa, M., & Mastel-Smith, B. (2010). Actualizing cultural competence in Masters and Doctoral Nursing Education. Paper presented at the 36th Annual Conference of the Transcultural Nursing Society,        Atlanta, GA.

Mastel-Smith, B. & Edwards, J. (2010). Cultural Competency; The Nurse’s Role in Health Promotion of Older Adults;Trends and Issues in Nursing Research. Workshops presented at the meeting Toward Global Standard on Education of Professional Nursing, Fakultas Keperawatan Universitas Padjadjaran, Bandung, Indonesia.

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