Lisa Ruth-Sahd, D.Ed., R.N., C.E.N., C.C.R.N., C.N.E.
BS, York College of PA (1983)
MSN, Villanova University (1988)
DEd, Penn State University (2004)
Certified in emergency nursing
Certified in critical care nursing
NUR210/211Basic Principles in Nursing Practice
NUR240 Perioperative Nursing
NUR505 Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology (MS in Nursing)
Healthy work environments
Holistic nursing care
Women as learners
Educational teaching strategies in the classroom and clinical setting
Excellence in Nursing Mentorship from Eta Eta Chapter of the Honor Society of Nursing Sigma Theta Tau International, 2014
Adult Education Graduate Student Research Award, AERC-CASAE, 2004
Excellence in Nursing Research Award from Sigma Theta Tau International, Xi Chi Chapter, 2003
Outstanding Graduate Student Award in Adult Education, Penn State University, 2002
Nightingale Award Winner of Pennsylvania for Nursing Education, 1999
Ruth-Sahd, L.A., Hauck, C. & Sahd-Brown, K.E. (2018). Collaborating with hospital chaplains to meet the spiritual needs of critical care patients. Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing.
Ruth-Sahd, L.A., (2017). Growing specialty area exposure with an undergraduate perioperative nursing course. Nursing.
Clay-Robison, S., & Ruth-Sahd, L. A., (2017). Strategies to create and sustain a healthy work environment in nursing education. Creative Nursing.
Sahd, K. E., Ruth-Sahd, L.A., & Brazzo, K. (2017). Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy. A Case Study: What Nurses Need to Know. Nursing.
Ruth-Sahd, L. A., (2017). Impact of a summer extern program on nursing student’s awareness of interprofessional collaboration and healthy, healing environments: A Level II Quasi-Experimental Design. Nursing Education and Practice.
Pediatric migraines, at Pharmacology Conference, Hershey, PA, April 2018, and at Nursing Conference, Hershey, PA, June 2018.
Compassion fatigue in nurse educators. 44th Biennial Convention, Sigma Theta Tau International Convention, 2017. Indianapolis, IN.
Why take a perioperative nursing course? (Poster) Collaborating with International Nursing Research Conference. Dallas, TX, June 2017.
Fecal microbiota transplant: The case of Dorothy. International Nursing Research Conference. Dallas Texas, June 2017.
Responding to diverse students: Best practice guidelines, National League for Nursing Education Summit Orlando, Florida, 2016.
Member, advisory board, Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences RN to BSN Program, 2010-present
Member, Parish Nurse Team, St. Leo Catholic Church, Lancaster, PA
Wrote and received two Great-to-Greater grants with Dr. Melissa Schneider: one in 2015 to provide a continuing education program on gerontological nursing, and a second grant in 2018 to provide a continuing education program on trauma nursing.
Preceptor for eight nursing education graduate students, 2008-present
Reviewer, Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing journal, 2004-present
Developed and implemented nurse extern program, Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health, Lancaster, PA, 2000-present