Nursing

Marla D. Nichols, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., C.N.E., C.L.C.

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Regina Hall - Room 348
Academic: 
  • M.S.N. University of Akron
  • B.S.N. Bowling Green State University
Phone: 
216.373.6343
Email: 
mnichols@ndc.edu

Jacqueline Robinson Ph.D., M.B.A., M.S.N., ACNS-BC, R.N., CCRN, CHSE

Associate Professor and Director of the Shaughnessy Center for Nursing Innovation and Education
Regina Hall - Room 347
Academic: 
  • Ph.D. University of Toledo
  • M.B.A. Baldwin Wallace University
  • M.S.N. Kent State University
  • B.S. University of Toledo
Phone: 
216.373.6387
Email: 
jrobinson@ndc.edu

Gerontological Nursing

Course Prefix: 
NR
Course Number: 
455
Course Credits: 
3

Didactic course with three class hours per week. Study of theories of aging and systems impacting older adults. Literature, art and/or film are used as mediums to examine issues related to aging. Discussion of end-of-life concepts and theories. Examines responses of the older adult in health and illness from an interdisciplinary perspective. Prerequisites: NR 300 (or concurrent) for students enrolled in the Post-Licensure RN to BSN Track.

Nursing Informatics

Course Prefix: 
NR
Course Number: 
391
Course Credits: 
3

This course is designed to examine computer technology and health information systems by successfully managing data, information, knowledge, and technology to provide safe and effective patient care. The utilization of tools, databases, Internet, and the World Wide Web is explored to further enhance the quality of patient care, and inform practice decisions. A focus on data management, telecommunication, legal and ethical issues, and educational applications are discussed within the course and how they impact nursing administration, evidence based research as well as the future of nursing...

Community and Population Health Nursing

Course Prefix: 
NR
Course Number: 
425
Course Credits: 
3

Introduces concepts and strategies to promote culturally sensitive care for communities and populations. Diversity and culture are examined in relation to social systems and patterns of interconnected relationships. Epidemiological concepts are integrated throughout. Examines the role of the nurse in caring for communities and populations. Emergency preparedness and bioterrorism are introduced. Collaboration and coordination with community members and agencies is emphasized.
Post- licensure RN/BSN track requirements: Pre-Requisites: NR 300 or concurrent, 3 Credit hours;

Health Promotion and Education

Course Prefix: 
NR
Course Number: 
305
Course Credits: 
3

This course assists the student in developing skills necessary to influence health behaviors in self and others. Determinants of health, wellness, illness and disability across the lifespan will be examined. Students will explore environmental, sociocultural, economic and political factors contributing to effective health behaviors. Theoretical models of health behavior and principles of teaching/learning will be utilized to address health education needs across the lifespan.

Lynn Papesch, M.S.N., R.N.

Assistant Professor, Nursing
Regina Hall - Room 315
Academic: 
  • M.S.N. Walden University
  • B.S.N. Ursuline University
Phone: 
216.373.6381
Email: 
lpapesch@ndc.edu

M. Patrice McCarthy, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.S.

Division Chair and Professor for Nursing
Regina Hall 311
Academic: 
  • Ph.D. University of Colorado
  • M.S.N. Case Western Reserve University
  • B.S.N. Ohio State University
Phone: 
216.373.5182
Email: 
mpmccarthy@ndc.edu

Penni-Lynn Rolen M.S.N., R.N., C.N.S.

Director for RN-BSN Program and Assistant Professor of Nursing
Regina Hall Rm. 316
Academic: 
  • M.S.N. Kent State University
  • B.S.N. Kent State University
Phone: 
216.373.7159
Email: 
prolen@ndc.edu

Gregory P. Knapik, Ph.D., D.N.P., P/MH CNS, ANP

Assistant Professor, Nursing
Regina Hall, Rm. 334
Academic: 
  • Ph.D. Kent State University/University of Akron
  • D.N.P. Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, CWRU
  • M.A. Ashland Theological Seminary
  • M.S. Kent State University
  • M.S.N. Kent State University
  • B.A. Lake Erie College
Phone: 
216.373.7142
Email: 
gknapik@ndc.edu

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