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Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2020
Office hours posted outside faculty office

Office Information:

Room Number: Thompson Hall 323
Phone: 978.665.4608
Email: tmariolis@fitchburgstate.edu

Courses Taught:

Foundations of Nursing Lab (NURS 2700)
Core Concepts of Mental Health Nursing (Didactic and Clinical) (NURS 3200)
Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing (NURS 3710)
Community Health Nursing Clinical (NURS 4400) 
Chronic Illness Clinical (NURS 4750)
Selected Nursing Practicum Clinical (NURS 4800)
Selected Nursing Practicum Seminar (NURS 4802)


Ph.D., UMass Amherst (Nursing)
M.S., Boston University (Adult Mental Health Nursing)
B.S., Hartwick College (Nursing)
Postgraduate Training in Family Therapy, Family Institute of Cambridge

Research Interests:

Medication Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder
Effectiveness of Buprenorphine Compared to Other Treatments for Opioid Use Disorder
Simulation for Teaching End of Life Care

Representative Publications:

Bosse, J. et al. (2018). "A systematic review of the effectiveness of buprenorphine for opioid use disorder compared to other treatment modalities."

Chandler, G. et al. (2015). Letter to the editor. "Response to Ray & Turkel’s article on emancipatory nursing praxis." Journal of Advanced Nursing, 38(2).

Mariolis, T. & McKew, C. (2018). "Using simulation to improve care of the critically-ill mental health patient at the end of life." Nursing Education Perspectives.

Professional Affiliations:

IntNSA - International Society of Nurses in Addictions (Member, 2016-present)
ENRS - Eastern Nursing Research Society (Member, 2016-present)
APNA - American Psychiatric Nurses Association (Member, 2014-present)
ANA - American Nurses Association (Member, 2014-present)
Sigma Theta Tau (Member, 1985-present)