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Jill Marie Terrien PhD, ANP-BC

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
DepartmentGraduate School of Nursing
AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 01655
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    InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine

    InstitutionUMMS - Graduate School of Nursing
    DepartmentGraduate School of Nursing

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    Rhode Island College, North Providence, RI, United StatesBSNursing
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, United StatesMSNursing
    University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA, United StatesPHDNursing

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    Areas of Focus

    APRN Education, Interprofessional Education, College Health, Communication at the End-of-Life, Palliative Care


    Educational Background

    Rhode Island College 1982 BS Nursing

    University Of Massachusetts Worcester, 1997, MS, Adult Nurse Practitioner

    University Of Massachusetts Worcester, 2007, PhD, Nursing 



    Dr. Terrien has had several years of RN experience in areas of nursing that include women’s health, gynecologic malignancies, clinical trials coordination and the care of trauma patients.  Her background as a Nurse Practitioner includes Employee Health, Internal Medicine and Primary Care both in a private practice and hospital system.


    Her dissertation work was titled “Communication with Healthcare Providers at the End-of-Life.  This work is continued through the education of the students at the GSN, collaborative projects with GSN faculty and other healthcare providers available at UMMS through interprofessional collaborations.

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    1. Tjia J, Pugnaire M, Calista J, Esparza N, Valdman O, Garcia M, Yazdani M, Hale J, Terrien J, Eisdorfer E, Zolezzi-Wyndham V, Chiriboga G, Rappaport L, Puerto G, Dykhouse E, Potts S, Sifuentes AF, Stanhope S, Allison J, Duodo V, Sabin J. COmmuNity-engaged SimULation Training for Blood Pressure Control (CONSULT-BP): A study protocol. Medicine (Baltimore). 2021 Feb 05; 100(5):e23680. PMID: 33592827.
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    2. Feeney S, Terrien JM. E-Cigarettes: Background and Essential Information for Providers. Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2020 Dec 01; 24(6):694-698. PMID: 33216056.
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    3. Wasserman R, Terrien J. Integration of primary care into the substance use disorder outpatient treatment setting. J Am Assoc Nurse Pract. 2020 Jun 23. PMID: 32590443.
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    4. Hale JF, Terrien JM, Quirk M, Sullivan K, Cahan M. The impact of deliberate reflection with WISE-MD™ modules on surgical clerkship students' critical thinking: a prospective, randomized controlled pilot study. Adv Med Educ Pract. 2018; 9:757-766. PMID: 30349417.
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    5. Terrien, JM, Hale, JF, Cahan, M, Quirk, M, Sullivan, K & Lewis, J. . Journal of Nursing Education and Practice,. The impact of deliberate reflection with WISE-MD modules on critical thinking of nurse practitioner students: A prospective, randomized controlled study. 2016; (6(1) 55-66):DOI: 10.5430/jnep.v6n1p55.
    6. Terrien, JM and Hale, JF . Journal of Nursing Education and Practice,. Patients as educators: Contemporary application of an old educational strategy to promote patient-centered care. 2011; (4 (4). ):DOI: 10.5430/jnep.v4n4p104 .
    7. Flock P, Terrien JM. A pilot study to explore next of kin's perspectives on end-of-life care in the nursing home. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2011 Feb; 12(2):135-42. PMID: 21266290.
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    8. Boucher, J., Bova, C., Klar, R., Sullivan-Bolyai, S., Terrien, J., Theroux, R. & Kaufman, D. . Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing. Next of kin’s perspectives of end-of-life care. 2010; (12):41-50.
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