MS in Nursing, Community Health Concentration Pennsylvania State University, 2004
PhD, Pennsylvania State University, 2010
NURS 450/451 Nursing Practicum
NURS 508 Application of Nursing Research
NURS 700 Applied Statistics
Transformative learning theory
Health promotion/disease prevention
Evaluating theory from a Christian perspective: Transformative learning theory. Journal of Christian Nursing, 2015.
Salavitabar, A., Haidet K., Adkins, C., Susman E., Palmer C., & Storm H., (2010). Preterm infants’ sympathetic arousal and associated behavioral responses to sound stimuli in the neonatal intensive care unit. Advances in Neonatal Care.
Steis. M., Penrod, J., Adkins, C. & Hupcey, J. (2009). Principle-based concept analysis: Recognition in the context of nurse-patient interactions. Journal of Advanced Nursing.
Nurse recognition of transformative learning: Its utility in clinical settings. Sigma Theta Tau International 42nd Biennial Convention, Indianapolis, IN, 2013.
Leadership by design. Symposium, Sigma Theta Tau International 42nd Biennial Convention, Indianapolis, IN, 2013.
Recasting assessment to transform learning: An integrated approach. Symposium, Sigma Theta Tau International 42nd Biennial Convention, Indianapolis, IN, 2013.
Transformative learning: Never the same again. Community Services Group, Mountville, PA, 2012.
Evidence-based practice in nursing. Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Nurses’ Network State Conference, Lancaster, PA, 2011.
Eta Beta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, past president-elect
South Central PA Evidence-Based Practice Consortium, executive council member
PA Developmental Disabilities Nurses Network, past vice president
Reviewer: Global Qualitative Nursing Research
Nursing/healthcare consultant, Valley Springs Healthcare (dialysis center), Nakuru, Kenya
Medical-surgical, maternal-child, home-health care, intellectual/developmental disabilities, insurance industry, nursing education