Biography

Adult Medical-Surgical Nurse, Clinical Educator – acute medical-surgical 34 years, six years Psychiatric Nursing, special interests – Nursing Professional Development.


Education

RN – Diploma The Buffalo General Hospital School of Nursing 1980

BSN – The State University of New York at Buffalo  1986

MS – D’Youville College  Community Health Nursing/Education 1996

ACCN Certification – Nursing Professional Development  1992-present


Courses Taught

NU 122 Health Restoration I

NU 220 Mental Health Nursing


Professional Experience

Staff RN Buffalo General Hospital (BGH) 1980-1982

Assistant Head Nurse 3-11 BGH Acute Medical Teaching Unit  1982-1983

Clinical Educator Evenings and Nights BGH 1983-2014

Responsible for the provision and facilitation of orientation, in-service education and continuing education of all Nursing Staff and other hospital departments as assigned.

Nursing Faculty Trocaire College 8/14 – present


Miscellaneous

Professional interests – Therapeutic Communication, Holistic Nursing and Professional Nursing Issues