“I would like students to feel like they are a part of a real class and learning community and get to know me and the other students.”
March 2020 poster was accepted for the Eastern Nursing Research Conference in Boston.
Which classes do you teach online?
What do you want students to take away from your courses?
I would like students to feel like they are a part of a real class and learning community and get to know me and the other students.
Why did you start teaching?
I like mentoring nursing students and I enjoy the flexibility of academia.
What advice would you give to those considering this online program?
Keep up with the assignments and learning modules. Even though it is more self-paced than a face-to-face class, it is important to complete all the work assigned to get the full experience of the course.
What qualities make someone particularly successful in the area in which you teach?
Keeping abreast of new information in the nursing literature, being able to speak about the sociopolitical and economic news in the U.S., and applying what is happening in society to teach nursing students the most contemporary view on the issues.
What do you think is the biggest challenge that people in the profession face today?
Health inequities and the ethical dilemmas it causes for professionals.
What is the one book you think everyone should read?
Anything by Atul Gawande.
Tell us something interesting about yourself that your students may not know about you.
I have lived in Germany and in Italy.