Community Health & Public Health
Research Utilization & Translation
<br />Clinical Areas-School Health
International Health-specifically Sub-saharan Africa
Nursing education: Adult<br />medical/surgical
and nursing informatics. My professional experience allows me to support nursing students by utilizing a variety of teaching and learning strategies that support and build on student knowle
Clinical Instruction and Evaluation
International Nursing Education
Spirituality and Health Care.
Simulation design, faculty mentor, implementation, and research for medical/surgical, pediatric, maternity, and psychiatric nursing courses. Curriculum design and Program Evaluation participation for both Associate and Bachelor degree nursing programs. NLNAC accreditation preparation. NCLEX preparation program implementation (Kaplan). Coordination of Integrated Science courses for the undergraduate common curriculum for health science students.
Clinical/Direct Care Experience:
~Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 3/00-present
Operating room level II RN with circulating, scrub,...
Nursing & Interprofessional Simulation<br />Perioperative Nursing<br />Medical/Surgical Nursing<br />Interprofessional Curriculum Design & Implementation
Debra is a graduate of Saint Joseph's College of Maine with an MSN in nursing education and is currently enrolled in the Nursing PhD program at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh where her doctoral work is focused on care of the substance-affected mother/baby dyad. She has 35 years of nursing experience in the specialties of adult and pediatric critical care and school nursing. She is an independent child care health consultant and co-owner of Zebra Consulting, LLC, dedicated to providing education...
Family Presence During Resuscitation
Karen is the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education in the Westbrook College of Health Professions. Her passion is nursing education and innovative curriculum development and evaluation. Her current work addresses the design, implementation, and evaluation of an interprofessional education (IPE) curriculum for all undergraduate health profession students.
Her experience in nursing education is diverse, having held faculty and administrative positions in associate, RN to BSN, generic baccalaureate, and masterÕs level programs. For the past decade, she has executed international teaching...
curricular innovation in higher education
interprofessional/ interdisciplinary education approaches
use of arts & humanities in higher education
active learning pedagogies
I have twenty-five years experience teaching nursing, in this country and internationally and am certified in nursing education by the National League for Nursing. My areas of practice have included community and public health, maternal-neonatal care and mental health nursing. My current practice focus is working with older adults. I am certified in Gerontological Nursing through the ANCC and as a trainer in End of Life Care Nursing Education.
I teach Introduction to Nursing and basic skills
Adult Health I
End of Life Care
Gerontological Nursing and a variety of courses in the Interprofessional curriculum.
Certified Health and Wellness Coach
Certified Wellness Coordinator
Health & Wellness Promotion