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Jason R. Thrift, MS, RN

Clemson University Nursing in Greenville

Office: 229
Phone: 864-720-2071
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 Educational Background

PhD Nursing
Mercer University In Progress

MS Nursing Education
Clemson University 2011

BS Nursing
Clemson University 2001

 Courses Taught

NURS 1400 Computer Applications in Nursing (2018-present) BSA/BS
NURS 3100 Health Assessment (2014-present) ASD/BSA
NURS 3101 Health Assessment Lab (2014-present) ASD/BSA
NURS 4011 Mental Health Clinical (2015-present) ASD/BSA/BS
NURS 3031 Nursing of Adults Clinical and Simulation Instructor ASD/BS
NURS 3121 Fundamentals of Nursing Clinical/Lab Instructor ASD
NURS 4051 Leadership and Management Clinical Instructor RN-BS
NURS 4101 Leadership and Management Clinical Coordinator/Instructor ASD/BS
NURS 4251 Community Clinical Instructor RN-BS
ASD-Accelerated Second Degree Program
BSA-Bachelor of Science Accelerated Program
BS-Bachelor of Science Program
RN-BS-Registered Nurse-Bachelor of Science Program


I have been working with the School of Nursing in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program, Bachelor of Science Accelerated Nursing Program, Accelerated Second Degree Program, and RN-BS Program. I currently am a member of the following nursing professional service boards and chapters: President of the Gamma Mu Chapter of Sigma, Global Nursing Excellence and International Honor Society of Nursing, Director of Communications/Webmaster for the South Carolina League of Nursing (SCLN), Board Member for the Mental Health America, Anderson County Board, Adviser for the Clemson Chapter of the American Association of Men in Nursing (Student Organization). I am an active member of the following nursing organizations: American Nurses Association, South Carolina Nurses Association, National League for Nursing, South Carolina League for Nursing, American Nursing Informatics Association, Sigma (Clemson Gamma Mu and Mercer Pi Gamma Chapters), the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Mental Health America, and the American Association of Men in Nursing. I am also a Faculty Senator Alternate for the Clemson University Faculty Senate.

 Research Interests

Mental Health

 Research Publications

Articles are listed below for my research interests. Currently working through the dissertation process in the PhD in Nursing Program at Mercer University, Georgia Baptist College of Nursing.

 Honors and Awards

President of the Clemson Gamma Mu Chapter of Sigma, International Honor Society of Nursing 2019-2021
Outstanding Graduate Student Nurse Educator Track 2011
Inductee to the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing 2011


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