Taralyn W. McMullan, DNP, RN, CNS-BC

Taralyn W. McMullan, DNP, RN, CNS-BC

Associate Professor
Maternal/Child Nursing


  • DNP, University of South Alabama (Nursing), 2010
  • MSN, University of South Alabama (Clinical Nurse Specialist/Nurse Educator), 2006
  • BSN, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (Nursing)


  • Clinical Nurse Specialist-Board Certified, 2009-present
  • Certificate, University of South Alabama, Nurse Educator Sub-Specialty, 2010

Research Interests

  • Professional nurses values in students, nurses and the general community
  • Language development of preschool aged children
  • Growth and development factors in the pediatric patients
  • Predictors of success in nursing students

Selected Publications

  • McMullan, T., (2016, July). One size care does not fit all patients undergoing a spinal fusion. Rehabilitation Nursing, 41m doi:10.1002/rnj.292

  • Huey, T., & McMullan, T. (2016, June). When to send your camper to the emergency room. Compass Point, 26(2). Retrieved from http://www.acn.org/compasspoint/

  • Huey, T., & McMullan, T. (2015). Prevention and management of pediatric Sickle Cell complications at camp. Compass Point 25(2), 6-10. Retrieved from: www.ACN.org

  • Whitworth, S.C. & McMullan T. W. (2017). Essential Nursing Content + Practice Questions for Maternal-Newborn. [Manuscript in preparation]. F. A. Davis:


Doctoral Courses

  • Scientific Underpinnings of Advanced Nursing Practice; 2012-present
  • Strategic Resource Management in Healthcare; 2012-present
  • Translating Evidence to Practice; 2015-present
  • Nursing Education Synthesis Practicum
  • Pediatric CNS Project Planning
  • Pediatric CNS Residency I
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Honors and Awards

  • Excellence in Practice, University of South Alabama, College of Nursing, 2010
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Sigma Theta Tau
    International Zeta Gamma Chapter, 2012.
  • Certificate of Appreciation, University of South
    Alabama United Way Campaign, 2011-2012.
  • Faculty Honoree, Montclair Who’s Who in Collegiate Faculty, 2010-2011.
  • Student Honor, Excellence in Nursing Practice, USA, 2006