Rosemary Fliszar
Assistant Professor II Email: rfliszar@rider.edu
Department Name:
Biology / Nursing
Office Location:
Science Hall 338F

Role: 
Faculty
Title: 
Assistant Professor II
Email: 
rfliszar@rider.edu
Department Name: 
Biology / Nursing
Office Location: 
Science Hall 338F

A graduate from Lankenau Hospital School of Nursing in Philadelphia; Fliszar received a BSN from Cedar Crest College, an MSN in Adult-Health - Gerontology from DeSales University, and a PhD in Nursing from Duquesne University. In addition, she has a Post-MSN Certificate in Transcultural Nursing from Duquesne University, and is a Certified Nurse Educator, awarded by the National League for Nursing (NLN).

Fliszar's clinical practice includes working in Medical/Surgical and Critical Care nursing. She has taught in undergraduate and graduate nursing programs for over 20 years. Areas of expertise include Adult Health, Gerontology, Professional Issues, cultural care, and holistic nursing at the undergraduate level, and teaching strategies and curriculum development in nursing education at the Master’s level, with an extensive experience teaching in RN-BSN and MSN programs as well as online teaching.

Research areas of interest include studying the culture care practices of elderly Puerto Ricans living in a community in PA, emancipated decision-making in women undergoing childbirth, and determining students’ needs and perceptions of taking online courses in a RN-BSN program.

Education

  • Duquesne University, 12/18/2003, Ph.D., Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • DeSales University, 5/22/1993, M.S.N., Nursing, Center Valley, Pennsylvania
  • Cedar Crest College, 5/22/1983, B.S., Nursing, Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Lankenau Hospital School of Nursing, 5/18/1971, Diploma, Nursing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Licensure/Certifications

  • Licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Pennsylvania
  • Licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in New Jersey
  • Post-Master’s Certificate in Transcultural Nursing, Duquesne University, 2004
  • NLN Certified Nurse Educator, effective March 2008, recertified July, 2013

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor in Nursing, RN-BSN Director -- 9/1/13 - present
    Rider University
  • Instructor, Contributing Faculty -- 5/11 – present
    Walden University  -- Baltimore, MD
  • Associate Professor in Nursing -- 8/06 – 5/31/13
    MSN Coordinator -- effective 8/08
    Kutztown University -- Kutztown, PA
  • Instructor, Contributing Faculty -- 5/11 – present
    Walden University -- Baltimore, MD
  • Assistant Professor in Nursing -- 8/05-8/06
    DeSales University -- Center Valley, Pennsylvania
  • Assistant Professor in Nursing -- 8/04 – 8/05
    Cedar Crest College -- Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Assistant Professor in Nursing -- 8/03 – 8/04
    Alvernia College -- Reading, Pennsylvania
  • Instructor in Nursing -- 3/90 – 8/03
    Chairperson, Nursing 1 and 2 -- 7/90 - 6/94
    St. Luke’s School of Nursing -- Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Curriculum Coordinator -- 5/01-8/02
    St. Luke’s School of Nursing -- Diploma Program -- Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Adjunct Faculty -- 1/00 – 5/00
    Nursing Department -- DeSales University -- Center Valley, Pennsylvania
  • Adjunct Faculty -- 8/86 – 1/90
    Nursing Department -- Northampton Community College -- Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Instructor in Nursing -- 7/83-1/84
    School of Nursing -- St. Joseph’s Hospital -- Reading, Pennsylvania

Clinical Positions Held

  • Staff Development Coordinator -- 1/90 – 3/90
    Leader Nursing and Rehabilitation Center -- Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Staff Nurse in Critical Care -- 8/86 – 1/90
    Muhlenberg Hospital Center -- Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Staff Relief -- 2/82 – 7/83
    Staff Builders Temporary Services -- Quakertown, Pennsylvania
  • Staff Nurse -- 9/74 – 8/79
    Lehigh Valley Hospital Center (ICU, Vascular Lab) -- Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Assistant Head Nurse -- 10/72 – 9/74
    Muhlenberg Hospital Center (ICU) -- Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Staff Nurse -- 5/71 – 10/72
    St. Luke’s Hospital

Professional Societies

  • Pennsylvania League for Nursing, 2000 - present.
  • Pennsylvania League for Nursing Area 2, 2000 – 2010.
  • Transcultural Nursing Society.  1999 – 2006.
  • American Nurses Association.  1998 - present.
  • Sigma Theta Tau, 1993 - present.
    Mu Omicron Chapter, DeSales University
  • National League for Nursing, 1990 – present.
  • Alumni Association, Cedar Crest College, 1983 - present.
  • Alumni Association, Lankenau Hospital School of Nursing, 1971 - present.
  • Alvernia College Nursing Honor Society, 2003 – 2005

Honors

  • Achieved tenure at Kutztown University, effective Fall, 2011
  • Achieved promotion from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor at Kutztown University, effective Fall, 2011
  • Montclair Who’s Who in Collegiate Faculty honored member, effective July 30, 2010.
  • Faculty Recognition & Achievement Ceremony, Kutztown University, December 7, 2009.  Honored for writing a book chapter in the Certified Nurse Educator Review Manual.
  • National League for Nursing, NLN Ambassador for Kutztown University, appointed November 10, 2008.
  • Certified Nurse Educator, effective March 10, 2008.
  • Honored Member, Empire Who’s Who Registry of Executives and Professionals, 2004-2005 edition.
  • Membership, Alvernia College Nursing Honor Society, November 14, 2003.
  • Membership, Moravian College Nursing Honor Society, 2002.
  • Membership, Sigma Theta Tau, National Honor Society of Nursing, Mu Omicron Chapter, DeSales University, 1993.
  • Membership, National Honor Society, Catasauqua High School, 1968.

Teaching Assignments

Kutztown University
MSN Program

  • NUR 505 Adult Education Strategies
  • NUR 540 Curriculum and Instructional Design for Nursing and Patient Education
  • NUR 589 Nursing Education Practicum
  • NUR 590 Thesis I
  • NUR 591 Thesis II

RN-BSN Program

  • NUR 299 Adaptation of the Nurse as a Professional Person
  • NUR 312 Adaptation of the Individual and Family
  • NUR 314 Adaptation of the Nurse to the Multicultural Client
  • NUR 321 Introduction to Holistic Nursing and Complementary Therapies
  • NUR 333 Adaptation of the Community and its Members (Lab)
  • NUR 352/353 Complex Adaptive Responses to Older Adult Clients (Class/Clinical)

Walden University
MSN Program

  • NURS 6000 Success Strategies in the Master of Science Program in Nursing Online Environment
  • NURS 6110 The Nurse Leader: New Perspectives on the Profession
  • NURS 6310 Teaching Strategies for Nurse Educators
  • NURS 6330 Curriculum Development, Assessment, and Evaluation
  • NURS 6340 The Nurse Educator: roles, Responsibilities, and Relationships

DeSales University
MSN Program

  • NU 730 Nurse Educator Practicum I, Fall, 2005
  • NU 732 Nurse Educator Practicum II, Spring, 2006

BSN Program

  • NU 330 Nursing of the Older and Chronically Ill Adult (Clinical), Fall, 2005)
  • NU 454 Clinical Nursing Internship, Spring, 2006

Cedar Crest College

  • NUR 321 Health Promotion II
  • NUR 323 Concepts in Professional Nursing
  • NUR 324 Professional Nursing

Alvernia College

  • NUR 205 Foundations of Professional Nursing II, Spring, 2004
  • NUR 415 Nursing Responses to Complex Health Problems III, Fall, 2003

St. Luke’s School of Nursing

  • Nursing 1 Fundamentals in Nursing, 1990 – 1994, 1996 – 2003
  • Nursing 2 Basic Medical-Surgical Nursing, 1990 – 1994, Spring, 1996
  • Nursing 3 Medical-Surgical Nursing, Summer, 1990, 1995, 1996, 1997, Spring, 2001
  • Nursing 7 Gerontology, 1994 – 1996,  Fall, 2002 - 2003
  • Nursing 8 Management, Summer, 1992, 1993
  • Clinical, Summer, 1994, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2003

DeSales University

  • Clinical Instructor Nursing 204 The Nursing Process II (Practicum)

Northampton Community College

  • Clinical Instructor Fundamentals, Medical-Surgical Nursing, Critical Care, Management, and Gerontology.
  • Adjunct Faculty Nurse Aide Refresher Course, 1989.   

St. Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing

  • Instructor Medical-Surgical Nursing.

Scholarship

  • Fliszar, R.  (2013).  “Using Assessment and Evaluation Strategies.”  Published in Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) Review Manual (2nd ed.).  Ruth A. Wittmann-Price, Maryann Godshall , and Linda Wilson (eds.). New York: Springer Publishing Company.
  • McHugh, M., K, Fliszar, R., and Wittmann-Price, R. A.  (2013).  “Facilitating learning in the clinical setting.”  Published in Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) Review Manual (2nd ed.).  Ruth A. Wittmann-Price and Maryann Godshall, and Linda Wilson (eds.).  New York: Springer Publishing Company.
  • Contributor to Wittman-Price, R.A. (2011).  Fast Facts for Developing a Nursing Academic Portfolio What You Really Need to Know in a Nutshell.  New York:  Springer Publishing Company.
  • Wittman-Price, R. A., Fliszar, R., & Bhattacharya, A.  (2011).  Elective Cesarean births: Are women making emancipated decisions?  Applied Nursing Research, 24, 147-152.
  • Contributor to  Doenges, M.E., Moorhouse, M.F., & Murray, A. C. (2010). Nursing Care Plans Guidelines for Individualizing Client Care Across the Life Span (8th ed.). Philadelphia: F. A. Davis.
  • Fliszar, R.  (2009).  “Using Assessment and Evaluation Strategies.”  Published in Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) Review Manual, Ruth A. Wittmann-Price and Maryann Godshall (eds.). New York: Springer Publishing Company.
  • Accepted as co-presenter for Paper Presentation, “Emancipated Decision-making in Women’s Healthcare,” 20th International Research Congress,, Sigma Theta Tau International, July, 2009. Did not present.
  • Completed “Quality Matters: Applying the QM Rubric” workshop. Sponsored by the University of Baltimore. Certificate awarded April 24, 2009.
  • Recipient of research grant, Research Committee, Kutztown University, for study entitled “Student Perceptions, Needs and Expectations of Online Learning in an RN-BSN program”, December, 2008.
  • “Culture Care Practices of Elderly Puerto Ricans.” Submitted to Western Journal of Nursing Research, May, 2007. Was not accepted for publication.
  • Accepted for Paper Presentation, “Culture Care of Puerto Rican Elderly.”  30th Annual Transcultural Nursing Society conference, Alicante, Spain, June 16, 2004.  Did not present.
  • Accepted for Paper Presentation, “Online Testing of Traditional Undergraduate Nursing Students in a Baccalaureate Program.”  NLN Education Summit, 2004, Orlando, Florida.  Did not present.
  • Successful Defense of Dissertation, October 27, 2003.
  • Successful Defense of Research Proposal and Doctoral Candidate, June 6, 2002.
  • Chapter Reviewer, Potter/Perry, Basic Nursing Essentials for Practice, 5th edition.
  • Commencement  Speaker, St. Luke’s School of Nursing, August 9, 2000.
  • Applied for Transcultural Nursing Scholarship, May 1, 2000.
  • Recipient of Research Grant, R. K. Laros Foundation, April, 2000.
  • Recipient of Research Grant, Mu Omicron Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau, March, 2000.
  • Applied for Research Grant, Transcultural Nursing Society, November, 1999.
  • Ethnohistory of the Puerto Rican Culture course, University of Puerto Rico, Spring, 2000.

Research

  • Fliszar, R., Matejik, J. & Prokup, I. “Student Perceptions, Needs and Expectations of Online Learning in an RN-BSN program.”  Principle Investigator.  Kutztown University, May 2008 – April, 2009.
  • Wittman-Price, R., Fliszar, R., & Bhattacharya, A. “Emancipated Decision-making in Women’s Healthcare: Choosing a Model of Delivery.”  August, 2008.
  • “Culture Care of Puerto Rican Elderly in a Community Setting.”  Doctoral dissertation, Duquesne University.
  • Research Consultant, Proposal (Phase I) to the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing for Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing at Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, March, 1997.
  • Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Program Feasibility Study, St. Luke’s School of Nursing, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.  Principle investigator, December, 1996.
  • “Nursing Students’ Perceptions of the Sources of Stress and Methods of Coping with Stress in an Undergraduate Nursing Program”.  DeSales University, 1993 (unpublished thesis).

Presentations

  • Wittman-Price, R., Fliszar, R. & Bhattacharya, A.  “Emancipated Decision-making in Women’s Healthcare: related to Choice of Delivery Method.”  33rd Annual Women’s Health Conference, Atlantic City, N.J.  Sponsored by Drexel University, February 11, 2009.
  • Poster presentation, “Integration of Gerontology into an RN-BSN Program.”  Mosby Faculty Development Institute, San Francisco, CA, January, 2008.
  • Poster Presentation, “Online Testing of Undergraduate Students in a Baccalaureate Program,” Mosby’s Faculty Development Institute 2006, Miami, Florida, January 8-10, 2006.
  • Research Presentation, "Culture Care Practices of Elderly Puerto Ricans: What Nurses Need To Know."  Isabel Maitland Stewart Nursing Research Conference, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, April 29, 2005.
  • Research Presentation, “Culture Care Practices of Elderly Puerto Ricans:  An Ethnonursing Study.”  Pennsylvania League for Nursing Area 2, Spring Program, April 13, 2005.
  • Paper Presentation, “Culture Care of Puerto Rican Elderly in a Community Setting.”  Sigma Theta Tau 15th International Nursing Research Congress, Dublin, Ireland, July 23, 2004.
  • Research Presentation, “Culture Care of Puerto Rican Elderly in a Community Setting.”  Scholarship Day, Alvernia College, Reading, Pa.  April 6, 2004.
  • Guest lecturer,  “Cultural Beliefs and Practices of Elderly Puerto Ricans – The Conceptualization of a Qualitative Study.”  Research Nursing course, Alvernia College, Reading, PA, October, 2003.
  • “Online Doctoral Education:  Pros and Cons.”  Faculty workshop, St. Luke’s School of Nursing, Bethlehem, PA, April, 2002.
  • Guest lecturer , “Doctoral Programs, Research, and Cultural Considerations.”   DeSales University, Center Valley, PA,  March, 2002.
  • Panel member , “Nursing Education in the United States:  Differences and Similarities to Nursing Education in Australia.”  Moravian College, December, 2001.
  • Poster Presentation , “Critical Thinking and Decision-Making of Senior Students in the Portrayal of Elderly in the Media.  Faculty Development Conference, New Orleans, LA, 1996, and Medical College of Pennsylvania Faculty Conference, Washington, DC, 1996.
  • Staff Inservice, “Differentiating Between Confusion, Delerium, and Dementia:  What is the Diagnosis?”  St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem, PA, 1993.

Service

Kutztown University Faculty Service

  • MSN Coordinator, 2008 – 5/2013
  • Member, University Senate, Fall, 2007; appointed effective 11-5-10 to 5/2013
  • Member, Nursing Faculty Organization, August, 2006 – 5/2013
  • Member, Nursing Department Graduate Committee, August, 2006 – 5/2013
  • Chairperson effective August 2008
  • Member, Admission, Progression, and Graduation Committee, August 2006 – 5/2013
  • Member, Nursing Department Promotion, Evaluation & Tenure Committee, Fall, 2006 – 5/2013
  • Member, Nursing Department Policies/Bylaws Committee, Fall 2006 – 5/2013
  • Member, Nursing Department Program Evaluation Committee, Fall 2006 – 5/2013
  • Member, Graduate Council, Fall, 2008 –March, 2012
  • Member, Center for Enhancement of Teaching Advisory Council, 2009 – 2011.
  • Team Leader and Member, NLNAC self-study Committee, 2009 – 2010
  • Member, Commission on Human Diversity, 2007 – 2009.
  • Member, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, August, 2006 – 2009.
  • Chairperson  February, 2007 – August 2008
  • Member and Chairperson, Faculty Search Committee, 2007; 2008-2009.
  • University Curriculum Committee member, 2007 – 2008; Spring, 2009.
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Committee, Department Representative, February, 2007 – August, 2008.
  • APSCUF Department Representative, 2006-2007.

DeSales University Faculty Service

  • Member, Nursing Faculty Organization, August, 2005 – August, 2006.
  • Member, MSN Curriculum Committee, August, 2005 – August, 2006.
  • Member, DeSales University Faculty Organization, August, 2005 – August, 2006.

Cedar Crest College Faculty Service

  • Member, Lehigh Valley Nurse Leaders Committee, October, 2004 – May, 2005.
  • Member, Learning Resources Committee, 2004 – June, 2005.
  • Member, Nursing Faculty Organization, August,  2004 – June, 2005.
  • Member, Curriculum Team, Fall, 2004.
  • Member, Faculty Search Committee, Fall, 2004.

Alvernia College Faculty Service

  • Member, Handbook Committee, December 2003 – June, 2004.
  • Member, Faculty Search Committee, November, 2003 – June, 2004.
  • Member, Curriculum Team, August, 2003 – June, 2004.
  • Member, Nursing Faculty Organization, August 2003 – June, 2004.
  • Member, Progression and Evaluation Committee, August, 2003 – June, 2004.
  • Member, Faculty Council, August, 2003 – June, 2004.

St. Luke’s School of Nursing Faculty Service

  • Member, Admissions Committee, September, 2001 – 2003.
  • Chairperson, Curriculum Team, September 2001 – August, 2002.
  • Chairperson, Faculty Organization, September, 2001 – August, 2002.
  • Member, Steering Committee for Faculty Interviews, Spring, 2001; Fall, 2001.
  • Member, Strategic Plan Development Committee, Fall, 2000.
  • Member, Student Admission/Progression/Development Team, 1999 - 2001.
  • Member, Baccalaureate Curriculum Team, 1996 - 1999.
  • Member, Faculty Development Team, 1995 – 1996.
  • Chairperson, Faculty Appointment Team, 1996.
  • NLN Self-Study Team Captain 1996.
  • Served on the committee to develop new rules and regulations for the Faculty Organization Committee, St. Luke’s School of Nursing, 1995.
  • Member, Academic Affairs Committee, 1990 – 1995.
  • Member, Chairperson Council, 1990 – 1994.

St. Luke’s Hospital

  • Organized School of Nursing participation in the Healthcheck Survey, February, 2002.
  • Healthcheck Advisory Council, Member, September, 2001 to August, 2003.
  • “Normal Age-Related Changes” presentation at AgeWell Center, August, 2000.
  • Healthcheck Survey at Moravian House, February 1998.
  • Data analysis for Geriatric Institute project, Spring, 1998.
  • Community Health Initiative, sponsored by St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, April, 1997.
  • Member, Therapeutic Touch Consortium, 1997 -1999.
  • Member, PNA Continuing Education Approval Committee, 1996 – 1998.
  • Member, Policy and Procedure Committee, 1992.
  • Taught staff inservice on “Differentiating Between Dementia, Depression, and Delirium in the Elderly Client”, St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1992.
  • Served as a consultant to the development of a Gerontological self-study learning module, St. Luke’s Hospital, 1992.
  • Student Service
  • Faculty Academic Advisor, Kutztown University, annual caseload 35 students.
  • Faculty Academic Advisor, DeSales University, annual caseload 15 students.
  • Faculty Academic Advisor, Cedar Crest College, annual caseload 25 students.
  • Faculty Advisor for Research II course (2 students), Cedar Crest College, 2004.
  • Hooder, Baccalaureate Service, Alvernia College, May 15, 2004.
  • Faculty Adviosr for Senior Capstone Project, Alvernia College, 2003 – 2004.
  • Faculty Advisor to The Forum, (Student Newsletter), St. Luke’s School of Nursing. 2000 - 2001.
  • Faculty Advisor to Yearbook Committee, St. Luke’s School of Nursing, 1996 – 1998.

Professional Service
Local

  • Organized PLN Area 2 Conference, “Developing Powerful Presentation Skills,” presented by Dr. Kathleen D. Pagana, April 6, 2009.
  • Organized PLN Area 2 Conference, “The Path of Learning: Strategies to Energize Educators.” October  20, 2008.
  • Board Member, Pennsylvania League for Nursing, June, 2008 – June 2010.
  • Chairperson, Pennsylvania League for Nursing Area II, June, 2008 – June 2010.
  • Director, Pennsylvania League for Nursing Area II, 2003 – June, 2008.
  • Vice President, Mu Omicron chapter, Sigma Theta Tau, DeSales University, June, 2006 - 2007.
  • Member, Nursing Research Committee, Sacred Heart Hospital, October, 2004 –2006.
  • Clinical Preceptor, Adult Advanced Practice Program, DeSales University, Spring, 2004.
  • Board Member, Alvernia College Nursing Honor Society, 2003 – 2004.
  • Board Member, Mu Omicron chapter, Sigma Theta Tau, DeSales University, 2000 – 2003.
  • Presentation on Healthy Nutrition in Children, Marvine Family Health Center, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1997.
  • Lecturer in Agewell Resource Center Caregiver’s Programs, St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1992, 1999, 2000.

National

  • Reviewer, Journal of Nursing Scholarship, January, 2006 – present.
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Program Evaluator, effective October 18, 2005 - present.
  • Chapter Reviewer, Potter and Perry, Basic Nursing Essentials for Practice, 5/e, Spring, 2001.
  • Chapter Reviewer.  Perry and Potter’s Clinical Nursing Skills and Techniques, 4/e, 1996.

Community Service

  • Member, Lehigh County Area Agency on Aging/Adult Services Advisory Council, appointed October, 2005, reappointed January, 2009 to December, 2012.
  • Chairperson effective September 2009 - 2012.
  • Participated as a volunteer to enroll participants in the Cancer Prevention Study-3 for the American Cancer Society during the 2009 Relay for Life of Bethlehem, June 13, 2009.
  • Participated in the “Mass vaccination/POD drill” for the Bethlehem Area School District as a member of the City of Bethlehem Medical Reserve Corps, April 25, 2009.
  • Member, City of Bethlehem Medical Reserve Corps, effective October, 2008.
  • Member, Lehigh Valley Women’s Coalition Studies.  September, 2004 – June, 2005.
  • Hispanic Senior Citizen’s Center.  Blood pressure screening, health assessment, medication review, program presentations. March, 1999 – 2003.
  • Elder Abuse Prevention Project Advisory Council for the Honor and Respect Project at Council of Spanish Speaking Organizations, member. Sponsored by Northampton County Area Agency on Aging,  March, 1999 – May, 2004.
  • Healtcheck Advisory Committee, September , 2001 – August, 2003.
  • Scholarship committee, Freedom High School Band and Orchestra Parent’s Association, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.  2000-2001.
  • Blood Pressure Screening/Wellness Promotion.  Conducted by Faculty and Students, Nursing 1, St. Luke’s School of Nursing, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.  Fall, 1996; Spring, 1997; Fall, 1997; Spring, 1998; Fall, 1998; Spring, 1999; Fall, 1999; Spring, 2000; Fall, 2000; Fall, 2002.
  • Liberty High School Health Fair.  Sponsored by St. Luke’s Hospital.  November, 1996.
  • East Hills Middle School Band, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.  Nurse Chaperone, 1995 – 1998.
  • President, Parent teacher Organization, Sacred Heart School, Bath, Pennsylvania, 1981 – 1984.

Educational Workshops and Conferences Attended/Continuing Education Offerings Completed

  • “Evaluating Class Size and Online Education.”  February 7, 2013. Presenter: Susan H. Taft, PhD, MSN, RN.  Sponsored by American Association of Colleges of Nursing. 1.0 Contact Hours Awarded.
  • “Electronic Nursing Information in Academics.”  January 24, 2013.  Sponsored by PEPID. Webinar. 1.0 hours.
  • “Nurse Residency Programs: Creating a Positive Transition to Practice.”  August 22, 2012. Sponsored by Gannett Education and the University of Phoenix.”  1.0 contact hours awarded.
  • “Let My People Go! Removing Barriers to Nursing Scope of Practice.”  August 20, 2012. Sponsored by Gannett Education and the University of Phoenix. 1.0 contact hours awarded.
  • “Laureate Code of Conduct and Ethics Course.”  July 11, 2012. Sponsored by Laureate Education Inc. 1.0 hours.
  • “Helping Consumers Navigate Healthcare.”  June 6, 2012, Sponsored by Merion Matters.  Webinar. 1.0 contact hours awarded.
  • “Add Some Jing to your Online Classes.”  March 6, 2012.  Sponsored by Walden University.  Webinar.
  • “Nurse-Led Medical Homes.”    March 7, 2012.  Sponsored by American Association of Colleges of Nursing.  1.0 contact hours awarded.
  • “The Entry to Practice Debate,”  January 18, 2012.  Sponsored by Gannett Education and the University of Phoenix.  1.0 contact hours awarded.
  • “Strategies for Reducing Feedback Fatigue (Faculty),” November 3, 2011.  Sponsored by Walden University. Webinar.
  • “GNEC Webinar Series:  Preparing Nursing Students to Care for Older Adults:  Enhancing Gerontology in Senior-level Undergraduate Courses, Part II: Geriatric Resources for Faculty “ November 2, 2011. Sponsored by American Association of Colleges of Nursing.  1.5 contact hours awarded.
  • “How to be Proactive against Breast Cancer,” October 19, 2011.  Sponsored by Gannett Education.  1.0 contact hours awarded.
  • “The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health,” September 27, 2011. Presented by Dr. Elaine Tagliareni, Chief Program Officer, National League for Nursing.  Sponsored by Berks Regional Nursing Research Alliance.  1.5 Continuing education contact hours awarded.
  • “Alzheimer’s Disease,” sponsored by CME Resource Continuing Medical Education, October 6, 2010.  Continuing education offering.  15 contact hours awarded.
  • “Antibiotics Review,” sponsored by CME Resource Continuing Medical Education, October 6, 2010. Continuing education offering.  5 contact hours awarded.
  • “Ischemic Stroke,” sponsored by CME Resource Continuing Medical Education, October 6, 2010.   Continuing education offering.  10 contact hours awarded.
  • “Protecting Human Research Participants,” October 6, 2010. Sponsored by The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Extramural Research.
  • “Ebrary at Kutztown University Workshop,” April 29, 2010. Sponsored by the Kutztown University Center for the Enhancement of Teaching.
  • “Evidence-based Practice: Making it Work in your Organization, held March 3, 2010.  Webinar.
  • “Annual Research Symposium: The Many Dimensions of Nursing Research,” February 23, 2010. Sponsored by the College of Nursing, Villanova University. 2.5 contact hours awarded.
  • “Teaching Nursing Research to the Twitter Generation,” February 23, 2010. Sponsored by the College of Nursing, Villanova University.  2.0 contact hours awarded.
  • “Charting Your Course to an Academic Career” sponsored by Gannett Education, February 7, 2010.  Continuing education offering.  3.60 contact hours awarded.
  • “Weight Management: Facts not Fads” sponsored by Gannett Education, January 15, 2010.  Continuing education offering.   1.0 contact hours awarded.
  • “Meeting the Challenges of the Writing Intensive Classroom”, presented by Amy Lynch-Biniek, January 12, 2010.  Sponsored by Kutztown University Faculty Colloquia. at Kutztown University.
  • National League for Nursing Education Summit 2009.  September 24, 2009. Philadelphia, PA
  • “Developing Powerful Presentation Skills,” presented by Dr. Kathleen D. Pagana. Sponsored by PLN Area 2, April 6, 2009. Two contact hours awarded.
  • “Introduction to Wimba.”  Presented by Michelle Sims, Kutztown University, February 7, 2009.
  • “Introduction to Instant Survey Workshop.”  Sponsored by the Center for Enhancement of Teaching and Learning Technologies Center, Kutztown University, October 30, 2008.
  • “The Path of Learning: Strategies to Energize Educators.” Sponsored by PLN Area 2, October 20, 2008. Two contact hours awarded.
  • “Transcultural Health Care:  The Mazahua Mission.”  Sponsored by PLN, Area 2, April 23, 2008. One CEU awarded.
  • Mosby’s Faculty Development Institute, San Francisco, CA, January 7-8, 2008. 13.5 CEUs awarded.
  • “Utilizing Human Simulators in a Psychiatric Nursing Course.” Sponsored by PLN, Area 2, October 23, 2007. One CEU awarded.
  • FMG Video Streaming. Presented by Ted Hickman, Kutztown University, September, 2007.
  • “The Many Faces of Academic Dishonesty.” Presented by Joanne Farley Serembus, Edd, RN, CCRN. Sponsored by PLN, Area 2, April 24, 2007.
  • “Legal Issues in Nursing Education.” Presented by Janine Fiesta, RN, BSN, JD. Sponsored by SPLN, Spring, 2006.
  • Mosby’s Faculty Development Institute 2006, Miami, FL, January 8-10, 2006.
  • NLNAC Program Evaluator Forum 20005, Phoenix, Arizona, October 17-18, 2005.
  • Sigma Theta Tau 15th International Nursing Research Congress/International Evidence-Based Practice, Dublin, Ireland, July 22-24, 2004.
  • National Association for Hispanic Nurses Conference, San Antonio, Texas, July, 2001.
  • Cultural Diversity in Aging Workshop, Interdisciplinary Faculty Development Program. Sponsored by California Geriatric Education Center at UCLA, June 20-24, 2000.
  • Transcultural Nursing: Essentials for Culturally Congruent and Responsible Care in the Third Millenium. Presented by Dr. Madeleine M. Leininger. Sponsored by Reading Area Community College, April 26, 2000.
  • Conferences earlier than 2000 will be listed upon request.