Janet P. (Taylor) McMillan, DSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC, ACHPN-BC
Associate Professor/Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Track Coordinator
Community Mental Health Nursing - Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Track

Research Interests
  • Promoting mental health in children and adolescents
  • Forensic/Corrective Psychiatry
  • Meeting mental health needs of patients with terminal illness
  • Psychological aspects of care for patients on hospice

Update Region 2 Title
  • DSN, University of Alabama at Birmingham (Nursing), 1992
  • MSN, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston (Nursing), 1986
  • BSN, William Carey College, Hattiesburg, MS (Nursing), 1984
  • ADN, Jones County Junior College, Ellisville, MS (Nursing), 1982

Specialized Training

  • Post-Masters Certificate, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, 2008
  • ANCC Certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • HPNA Certification as an Advanced Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse (Practitioner)

Selected Publications
  • McMillan, J. and Suttle, L. (2009). LPN-to-RN: A win-win option for nursing education. Teaching and Learning in Nursing, 4(1), 10-13.
  • Taylor, J. (1991). A survey of nurses' knowledge of AIDS. Mississippi RN, 53(5).
  • Herrington, J., Taylor, J., and Durkee, V. (1990). Researching nurses: The cost. Nursing and Health Care, 11(7), 371-373.
  • Taylor, J., Taylor, J., and Sieh, M. (1989). Your nursing liability: How much do you know? Nursing, 19(6)32C,32F.
  • Taylor, J, Taylor, J, and Sieh, M. (1988). Nurses' Knowledge of Legal Liability. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 14(4)225-229.
  • Taylor, J. (1987). AIDS: Protecting the Client and protecting the caregiver. Emergency Nursing Reports, 1(10)1-7.
  • Taylor, J. and Taylor, J. (1987). Initiating advanced life support in the cancer patient: Considerations for airway control. The Journal of Emergency Medical Services, April, 36-37.
  • Taylor, J. and Taylor, J. (1987). Vascular access devices: Use and aftercare. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 13(3)160-167
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  • Taylor, J.P. (1991). Validation of a nursing diagnosis: Alteration in comfort, nausea as experienced by oncology patients receiving chemotherapy. Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation.
  • Taylor, J.P. (1990). Identification of self-care practices of clients experiencing chemotherapy-related nausea.
  • Taylor, J.P. (1988). Examination of pain control, hospital stay, and cost for patients with a PCA pump post-operatively.
  • Taylor, J.P. and Taylor, J.E. (1987). Nurses’ knowledge of legal liability.
  • Taylor, J. (1986). Investigation of the correlation of stress and burnout in oncology staff nurses. Unpublished Master’s Thesis.


Doctoral Courses

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice Project Planning and Development
  • Psychiatric Mental Health DNP Residency I
  • Psychiatric Mental Health DNP Residency II
  • Psychiatric Mental Health DNP Residency III
  • Critical Analysis of the Scientific Underpinnings of Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Evidence-Based Practice and Quality Improvement in Health Care
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Honors and Awards
  • Nurse of the Year, Forrest General Home Care and Hospice, Hattiesburg, MS
  • Nominee for Outstanding Educator, Jones County Junior College, Ellisville, MS
  • Outstanding Associate Degree Nursing Alumni; Mississippi
  • Organization for Associate Degree Education.
  • Nurse of the Year; District VIII Nurses Association; Mississippi Nurses Association
  • Research Nurse of the Year; Mississippi Nurses Association
  • Listed in "Who’s Who Among Health Service Professionals"
    Nominee for Nurse Researcher of the Year, Mississippi Nurses Association.
  • Listed in "Who's Who in American Nursing", 1991