Audience Take Away:
• The audience will be able to see clearly that nursing faculty Salary is a determent in attracting quality nursing educators, and some suggestions on remedying this disparity.
• The audience that is or may be involved in the recruitment and retention of nursing faculty will gain some ideas in this arena, and if quality faculty are recruited and retained the better the program, Reputation of the institution as well as increased pass rates on National boards
Education: Graduated from an LPN program in 1975, received a BS in Christian Education from Fort Wayne Bible College in 1980, a masters in Adult Education from National College of Education, A MSN form Rush University as well as an Adult Nurse Practitioner post master’s certificate. The DNP was awarded in 2012 from University of Saint Francis, and most recently a post master’s certificate as a Family Nurse Practitioner form Maryville University.
Work: Since 2016 has been employed as an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Lincoln Memorial University in Knoxville Tennessee. Assistant Professor of Nursing Resurrection University.16 years of Geriatric experience in clinics and nursing homes as a Nurse Practitioner. Over the years as and RN and LPN worked in various Doctors’ Offices and Medical Surgical units
Awards and Honors: Sigma Theta Tau member, Quality Care Award Seasons Hospice, Listed in Who’s Who of American Women