Department of Nursing Curriculum Committee Members Present Sessions at National Conference

Four members of the Department of Nursing Curriculum Committee presented poster sessions at the national NCLEX Across the Curriculum conference in Orlando, Florida. Preserters included Beth Kaskel, clinical associate professor of nursing; Cheryl Rockwell, clinical assistant professor; Becky Salmon, associate professor of nursing; and Susan Wade, clinical assistant professor.

Nila Reimer, assistant professor and undergraduate program director of nursing; Sarah Beckman, associate professor of nursing; and Lee-Ellen Kirkhorn, chair and professor of nursing, also contributed to the development of posters, showcasing curricular work.

The presentations were:

  • NCLEX Readiness – Remediation across the Curriculum: Begin with the End in Mind: Beth Kaskel, DNP, RN, CNE; Nila Reimer, PhD, RN; Cheryl Rockwell, MSN, RN, CCRN, ATCN; Becky Salmon, MS, RN, CCRN
  • Dimensional Analysis across the Curriculum: Getting Everyone on Board: Susan Wade, MSN, RN, CCRN, CPN; Becky Salmon, MS, RN, CCRN
  • Pharmacology: The Nursing Nightmare on Elm Street: Susan Wade, MSN, RN, CCRN; Beth Kaskel, DNP, RN, CNE; Becky Salmon, MS, RN, CCRN; Lee-Ellen Kirkhorn, PhD, RN; Sarah Beckman, MS, RN

The conference seeks to inform and guide faculty members about new techniques in preparing nursing students for their NCLEX certification exams.

In addition to the national presentation, faculty members also earned special recognition for their work from the local chapter-at-large (Xi Nu) of the International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma Theta Tau) held on the IPFW campus.

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