Assistant Professor of Nursing
BSN, Goshen College, 1999
MSN, Ball State University, 2014
Nursing 311: Nursing Care of the Expanding Family
The nursing process and knowledge of normal and selected abnormal conditions experienced during the childbearing cycle are addressed. Selected normal, and deviations to, general women’s health issues are also discussed. Clinical experiences occur with the family in the community and hospital.
Nursing 190: Strategies for Nursing Success
This course provides activities on ways to improve the student’s overall academic and test performance. ATI and additional resources will be utilized for improvement in critical thinking and analyzing test questions. Students will develop strategies for managing test anxiety.
Nursing 290: NCLEX Success Strategies
This course includes activities and strategies in preparation for the NCLEX exam. The student will be completing several tutorials and practice exams from the ATI assessment series. A careful analysis of issues related to test taking abilities will be completed, along with review from ATI textbooks and other NCLEX preparation resources.
Nursing 211: Concepts and Strategies in Nursing – Lab instructor
Nursing skills related to selected concepts and strategies inherent in basic nursing practice are learned and practiced in the laboratory setting.
Grants and Fellowships
Mininger Center Professional Development Grant 2013/14 and 2014/15
Memberships and Associations
Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
American Nurses Association, Indiana State Nurses Association
National League for Nursing
Goshen College, 2011 – present
IU Health Goshen Hospital, 2008 – 2013 and 1998 – 2003
2011 -2013 Member of Elder Leadership Team at East Goshen Mennonite Church
2009 – 2012 Food Pantry volunteer at East Goshen Mennonite Church
2011 – 2012 Sunday School teacher at East Goshen Mennonite Church