At Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center's Anita Thigpen Perry School of Nursing in Lubbock, Tex., Melinda Mitchell Jones is an assistant professor and faculty coordinator of the RN to BSN Program. In Odessa, Tex., Carol Boswell is co-director of the Center of Excellence in Evidence-Based Practice and a professor in the Anita Thigpen Perry School of Nursing, and Sharon Cannon is the endowed chairperson for the regional dean and a professor in the Anita Thigpen Perry School of Nursing.
Reprinted with permission from: Jones MM, Boswell C, Cannon S. Background checks: To do or not to do? Nurs Mang. 2009; 40(6): 19–21.