Faculty Bio

Susan Scherr, MS, GNP-BC


Visiting Professor of Nursing

Education

  • BSN, University of Delaware (2001)
  • MS, University of Maryland (2007)
  • DNP candidate, University of Maryland

Credentials

  • Registered Nurse
  • Certified Gerontological Nurse Practitioner

Courses

  • Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology (MS in Nursing)
  • Comprehensive Care of the Older Adult (MS in Nursing)
  • Diagnosis and Management of Clinical Problems in Adult Primary Care II (MS in Nursing)

Research Interests

  • Improving continuity and quality of care for older adults transitioning through the healthcare system
  • Improving access to and implementation of oral care for older adults
  • Optimizing nurse practitioner involvement in advanced care planning and end of life decision making with older adults

Recent Publications

  • Avillo, S. (2007). Cancer care in long term care. Advance for Nurses.

Service

  • Member and past president, Maryland Chapter of the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association.

Experience

  • Five years of experience providing medical management to assisted living and homebound older adults.