Margaret Hansen, Ed.D. MSN, RN

    Margaret Hansen, Associate Professor, teaches in the School of Nursing at the University of San Francisco. She received her undergraduate nursing degree from Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey, in 1978. In 1997 she completed her Masters in Nursing Science from San Jose State University with an emphasis in nursing education. She holds a post-masters certificate in... [READ MORE]


Frequently Asked Questions

    What is M2HNursing?
    M2HNursing is a portal to various electronic nursing resources that Professor Hansen has developed while teaching at USF.
    How Do I Register For The Message Board, rr The Sample Online Quizzes?
    On the first day of class, Professor Hansen will hand out sheets of paper that detail the registration process. If you follow those instructions exactly as supplied you should not have any problems accessing the online curriculum.
    Ok, I am Having Problems Logging Into The Message Board!
    Don't worry, some students have difficulty understanding exactly how the login process works for the message board. For starters, please make sure to point your web-browser to the following URL:

    1) On the top right please click the "Login" link
    2) When the login page loads, please enter your username and password, and click "Login"
    3) You should now be logged in. The course you are enrolled in should now be listed on the main forum index page.

    If you continue to have problems, please e-mail Professor Hansen at: with a specific error message, and a detailed outline of the exact problem you are experiencing.
    I forgot my password. What do I do?
    If you forgot your password, please do the following:
    1) Hopefully you saved the welcome e-mail that was sent to you from M2HNursing when you registered. The password you chose is listed in the that e-mail
    2) If you cannot find that e-mail please e-mail Professor Hansen at: and ask for a password reset.
    How do I get to M2HNursing?
    M2HNursing can be easily accessed by visiting: The course you are currently enrolled in can be accessed from the menu on the left.
    How do I complete these tutorials for credit?
    When you are starting or ending a tutorial please be on the lookout for a link that says: "I am completing this tutorial for credit". When you follow this link you will be asked for your First Name, Last Name and USF ID #. Please enter ALL of this information. If you do not enter all of the information you will not receive credit for that activity.

    When you click submit your information will be stored in a database that will be accessed to formulate your grade at the end of the term.
    What is appropriate behavior in an online class - or online ?
    As in any class, you should behave with respect toward your classmates and your instructor. All conduct and disciplinary guidelines including such matters as plagiarism and cheating are taken seriously in an online class. In addition, taking an online class presents new challenges and new situations.

    Please review the guide below for appropriate "netiquette" (or online etiquette) before you begin your class.

    * Online Classroom Netiquette:
    When can I access the M2HNursing website?
    Because you can connect to your online course via the Internet, it is available 7 days a week/24 hours per day while the course is in session. You may login to the message board, and sample online quizzes wherever you may have a reliable Internet connection.
    What are the minimum computer requirements for using M2HNursing?
    Your computer should be one that you can access frequently and work on for an extended period of time. To take full advantage of the interactivity of the courses, one of the following minimum system profiles are recommended:

    * Windows 2000 or XP
    * Mac OS 9 or Mac OS X
    * Minimum 64 MB RAM, 1 G of free disk space
    * 150 MHz or higher processing speed
    * 56K modem or better
    * Monitor capable of at least 800 x 600 resolution
    Other recommendations:
    * Install anti-virus software such Norton Anti Virus [] or McAffe [] on your computer is also recommended. You can download the software for your personal computer free at the University ITS site:
    * Download and install Java 1.4.2 (
    * Enable JavaScript and Cookies.
    * Disable any "pop-up blocker" software that you have installed on your computer.
    * Set your screen resolution at 1024 x 768 pixels, for optimum viewing.