Courses Regularly Taught

  • NSG/NUR 331 - Social Injustice / Global Health
  • NSG/NUR 335 - Patient Advocacy
  • NSG/NUR 338 - Neuroscience Trends
  • NSG/NUR 336 - Spirituality
  • NSG/NUR 416 - Information & Financial Management in Nursing

Year Started at Mercy College 2000

Education

  • PhD, Iowa State University (2013)
  • MSN, University of Iowa (2005)
  • BSN, Mercy College of Health Sciences (2003)
  • RN Diploma, Mercy School of Nursing (1987)

Advice to Students

Balance in life can be elusive, remember to take care of YOU too!

Clinical/Field Experience

  • Leadership, Adult & Nursing Education, Clinical Nursing (Adult Medical Surgical, Trauma, Burns/Plastic Surgery, Urology, Nephrology, Transplants)
  • Collaborative Federal Grant Project Management-Pathways to Health Care Careers-Iowa

Research Interests and Professional Projects

  • Dissertation: A Case Study of English Language Learners who have Successfully Completed a Healthcare Education Program
  • Pathways to Health Care Careers-Iowa - Researcher
  • Way Up Conference for Women in Higher Education Planning Council/Board Member

Resent Publications/Presentations

  • 2015-Pathways to Healthcare Careers-Iowa (poster presenter), Mercy College of Health Sciences
  • 2014-Pathways to Healthcare Careers-Iowa, Mercy College of Health Sciences
  • 2013-Pahways to Healthcare Careers-Iowa, Mercy College of Health Sciences, Des Moines, Iowa;
  • A Case Study of English Language Learners who have Successfully Completed a Healthcare Education Program (presenter), Mercy College of Health Sciences

Professional Memberships

  • Zeta Chi-Chapter-At-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Mercy College of Health Sciences Alumni Association