Associate Professor of Nursing
Nursing 210: Introduction to Professional Nursing
Selected nursing theories, nursing process and research will be studied as foundations for nursing practice. Emphasis will be on the nurse as a person and the importance of self-understanding, accountability, communication, and helping relationships. The role of the professional nurse is studied in terms of an ever-changing health care delivery system and emerging nursing practice settings. Introduction to client as individual, family and community.
Nursing 211: Fundamentals of Nursing
Students learn integral components of nursing care universal to all patients including asepsis, safety, hygiene, diagnostics, medication administration, wound care, and preoperative care. Strategies for promoting physiological and psychosocial health are studied.
Nursing 403: Nursing Research
Basic concepts of nursing research are examined. Focuses on critical analysis and summary of published nursing research as a basis for utilizing research in clinical practice. Understands the linkages between nursing practice, research evidence and patient outcomes. A major project is developed related to nursing research utilization.
Nursing 415: Capstone
Content includes application and review of nursing concepts in preparation for the licensure examination (NCLEX). Transition to practice issues are also discussed. A strategy for securing a nursing practice position is developed.
Mininger Center Professional Development Grant 2013/14, 2014/15, and 2021/22
Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
American Nurses Association, Indiana State Nurses Association
National League for Nursing
Sigma Theta Tau International: Nu Omicron Chapter
Goshen College, 2011 – present
Goshen Hospital, 1998 – 2003 and 2008 – 2013
2020-2022 COVID-19 Response Team at East Goshen Mennonite Church
2015-2016 Chairperson of Pastoral Search Team at East Goshen Mennonite Church
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