o High-impact practice of mentoring and engagement. Through best practice communication, a reciprocal interview technique is utilized from day one to outline course expectations, define the partnership between faculty and student in obtaining goals, discuss syllabus concerns, and ultimately build a community in the online setting.
o Innovative teaching strategies to ensure and embrace diversity within the classroom. Through promotion of a growth-mindset, students are challenged to eliminate stereotypes in their healthcare setting and among peers. Within discussions, both group and individual boards, I encourage open voice in discussing the influence of diversity on their discipline.
o Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) leadership and evidence-based practice outcomes are of critical importance and either supports or refutes competencies met within all RN-BSN programs across the nation. The comparison to Traditional BSN students is lacking in current research.
- D.N.P. in , Loyola University New Orleans - (New Orleans, Louisiana, United States) 2015
- M.S. in Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center - (Omaha, Nebraska, United States) 2009
- B.S. in Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center - (Omaha, Nebraska, United States) 1997
- Association of Former Students University-Level Distinguished Achievement Award, The conferred by Texas A&M University - (College Station, Texas, United States) - for Individual Student Engagement 2019