Associate Professor of Nursing
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 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.
Sociology 260: Human Sexuality
Biographical, psychological and sociological factors determining sex-role identification and role performance; human reproduction, fertility control and sexual disorders; social and spiritual values in human sexuality; sex discrimination and movements toward sex equality.
Mininger Center Professional Development Grant 2013/14 and 2014/15
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
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