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Patricia Cameron, RN, PhD, CHPN

Headshot: Blonde woman in Black top with purple accent smiling at the camera

Assistant Professor 
3015 Human Health Building 
Phone: (248) 364-8784
[email protected]


I have been a nurse since 1979, beginning with being an LPN, ADN, BSN, MS and now PhD.  I love nursing.  I am also a mother and grandmother.

Clinical Expertise: Hospice and Palliative nursing, Oncology and Quality Assurance, Case Management


  • PhD in Nursing – Wayne State University
  • MS in Community Nursing/Occupational Health and Safety – University of Michigan
  • BSN – Oakland University
  • AND – Ferris State University
  • LPN Certificate – Oakland Community College

Research Area Interests:

  • Use of Technology with Self-care
  • Infusion Nursing
  • Palliative/Hospice Nursing


  • Presentations
    • Johnson, A & Cameron P  podium presentation for ANCC Building an On-Line Community for Nursing Continuing and Professional Development ANCC conference November 2021 Atlanta, Georgia
    • Cameron P L Case Management Society of America, Detroit chapter, invited speaker Conference Abstracts and Posters Educational Activity 1 CE May 20, 2021
    • Cameron P L Case Management Society of America, Detroit chapter, invited speaker Cultural   Considerations at End of Life Educational Activity 1 CE October 8, 2020  
    • Cameron P.L.  Sigma Theta Tau International Research Virtual Conference. July 2020. Concurrent Session G 04 The use of electronic tablets for Hospice Caregiver Comfort. https://sigma.nursingrepository.org/handle/10755/21167
    • Cameron P.L.  Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association, Annual Assembly March 2020. Presentation:   Virtual Visits in Hospice: Lessons Learned and Directions for the Future
    • Petroulias P. L. Sigma Theta Tau on April 16, 2018 for the induction ceremony.  The presentation was on the unconventional use of hats for video test questions for the on-line Research Course. 
    • Petroulias P. L .Michigan Student Nurses Association 68th annual convention on “Palliative vs Hospice Care” on January 25, 2019.
    • Petroulias P. L. St. John Macomb Hospital on February 4, 2019 1.0 CE educational program entitled “Acute versus Chronic Pain Assessment and Management”.
  • Grants
    • 2021  URC Faculty Research Grant
  • Other Scholarly Work
    • In September/October 2017 issue of Journal of Infusion Nursing: JIN-D-16-00063R1 "Use of Electronic Tablets for Patient Education on PICC Line Flushing."
    • Providing Culturally Competent Care in Home Infusion, Journal of Infusion Nursing, Volume 36, Issue 2, March/April, 2013 doi:10.1097/NAN.0b013e31828386d8
    • Extravasation 911: Multi-practice Collaboration in Standardized Process for Extravasation Management, Abstract, Journal of Infusion Nursing, Volume 36, Issue 4, July/August, 2013 doi:10.1097/NAN.0b013e318297923f
    • Cameron, P., & Munyan, K. (2021). Systematic Review of Telehospice Telemedicine and e-Health. Telemedicine and e-Health.
    • Kennedy, P., Munyan, K. & Cameron P. (2021) Advancing Nursing Science and Practice in Unison Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice.
    • Cameron,  P (2021) Hospice Staff Comfort with Telehospice Home Healthcare Now
    • Cameron, P. (2021) Caregiver Comfort with Tele Hospice. Home Healthcare Now Jan/Feb 2021 
    • Cameron, P., & Gugala, K. (2020). Virtual Visits in Hospice: Lessons Learned and Directions for the Future (FR441D). Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 59(2), 471.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Hospice and Palliative Nursing Association
  • HPCC Board Member
  • Infusion Nurse Society

School of Nursing

Human Health Building, Room 3027
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 364-8733

M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. closed daily 12 p.m.-1 p.m.