Utilization & Translation
International Health-specifically Sub-saharan Africa
Clinical Areas-School Health
Research Utilization and Translation
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:
Operating room level II RN with circulating, scrub, and charge duties. Trauma, Pediatrics, Neurology, Orthopedic, Open-Heart/Cardiac/Vascular, and General Surgical competency. Supervision of Nurse Interns,... Read More
Nursing & Interprofessional Simulation
Interprofessional Curriculum Design & Implementation
Debra is a graduate of Saint Joseph's College of Maine with an MSN in nursing education and is currently a doctoral candidate in the Nursing PhD program at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh where her work is focused on care of the substance-affected mother/baby dyad. She has over 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 Nursing Knowledge Solutions, LLC. She... Read More
Family Presence During Resuscitation
Karen is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the Westbrook College of Health Professions. Her research and scholarship focuses on nursing/ health profession education and interprofessional (IPE) curriculum development and evaluation. Karen led the design and implementation of UNE's innovative undergraduate IPE coursework.
Her experience in nursing education is diverse, having held faculty and administrative positions in associate, RN to BSN, generic BSN, and master's level programs. For the past decade, she executed international teaching and leadership roles through a unique RN to... Read More
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. Read More
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.