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Sharon Burke, Ed.D., R.N.

Assistant Professor of Nursing

burkes@lasalle.edu

215.951.1680

St. Benilde Tower 4408

Dr. Sharon Burke joined the La Salle faculty in August of 2012. In addition to her teaching responsibilities at La Salle  she also maintains her practice as an emergency/trauma nurse and is an item writer, and a freelance author. 

Areas of Expertise

Emergency/trauma
Critical Care

Education

Ed.D., Educational Leadership, Rowan University 
MSN, Nursing, Family Health Nurse Practitioner, Thomas Jefferson University
BSN, Nursing, Thomas Jefferson University    
B.A., Teacher of Health and Exercise Science, Rowan Universit

Certifications

Board Certified Emergency Nurse
Certified Critical Care Nurse
Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner
Basic Life Support
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Advanced Cardiac Life Suppor

Teaching

  • NUR 307: Foundations of Nursing Practice
  • NUR 312: Pharmacology
  • NUR 416: Care of Acutely Ill Adults
  • NU 303: Pathophysiology I
  • NU 304: Pharmacology I
  • NU 305: Nursing Management of Adults with Acute and Chronic             Disease I
  • NU 311: Pharmacology II
  • NU 312: Pathophysiology II
  • NU 313: Nursing Management of Adults with Acute and Chronic             Disease II
  • NU 412: Nursing Management of Adults with Complex Medical Needs
  • NU414: Senior Seminar
  • NU R: Remediation for NCLEX-RN Exam
  • NU 300: Care of Childbearing Mother, Clinical
  • NU 303: Adult Health Nursing I, Clinical
  • NU 314: Clinical Practicum I
  • NU 413: Clinical Practicum VII

Research

Burke, S. (2011). Transforming nursing curriculum: A multicultural approach to attain clinical competence. Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ.

Burke, S. (2011). Pharmacology: Remediation. Nursing Program Solutions.  Upper Saddle River NJ:  Pearson Publishing.

Burke, S.  (2011). Pharmacology: My nursing lab. Nursing Program Solutions.  Upper Saddle River NJ:  Pearson Publishing.

Burke, S. (2011).  Pharmacology: Reviews and rationales, 3 e. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Publishing.

Burke, S. (2008). Review of the cardiovascular system, Instructor Resources. Pharmacology: connection to nursing practice, 1e. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Publishing.

Burke, S. (2008). Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance, Instructor Resources. Pharmacology: connection to nursing Practice, 1e. Upper Saddle River NJ: Pearson Publishing.

Burke, S. (2008). Review of the gastrointestinal system, Instructor Resources. Pharmacology: connection to nursing practice, 1e. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Publishing.

Burke, S. (2008). Pharmacotherapy of peptic ulcer disease, Instructor materials. Pharmacology: connection to nursing practice, 1e. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Publishing.

Burke, S. (2008). Corticosteroids and drugs Affecting the Adrenal Cortex, Instructor Materials. Pharmacology: connection to nursing practice, 1e. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Publishing.

Burke, S. (2007).  Learning The System. Advance for Nurses 9(7) p 14.

Professional Service

Dissertation Committee Member (2013), Margaret Pearce.  Nova Southeast University.

Burke, S. (2011). Delegation, Time Management, Prioritization and Delegation, Nurse Residency Program, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Subject Matter Expert (SME), Pearson Publishing, (2009-2011).

Subject Matter Expert (SME), Cenage Learning: Nursing Fundamental Skills, (2010).

Subject Matter Expert (SME), Pearson Publishing: Pharmacology, (2010).

Mentor/Preceptor for Angela Dougherty, University of Pennsylvania Master/s in Nursing Education Student 2010.

Mentor/Preceptor for Denise Faraone, Drexel University Master’s in Nursing Education Student 2009.

Guest Speaker, West Deptford Middle School, West Deptford, NJ:  Type II Diabetes and Childhood Obesity 2006.

Lenfest Grant: Mentor for the Nursing Profession. 2008.

Mentor/Preceptor for William Holt, Temple University Master’s in Nursing Education Student 2008.

Consultation

Text Editor:  Hogan, M. A.,, (2012). Pharmacology: Reviews & rationales (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.

Pharmacology Validation Panel: Nursing Product Solutions. November 13, 2012.  Pearson

Text Reviewer: Adams, M. P., & Urban, C. Q. (2012). Pharmacology: Connections to nursing practice. (2nd ed.).  Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

Text Reviewer:  Adams, M. P., & Koch R. W. (2010). Pharmacology: Connections to nursing practice.  Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

Accuracy Reviewer:  Adams, M. P., & Koch R. W. (2010). Pharmacology: Connections to nursing practice study guide.  Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

Membership and Participation in Professional Organizations

New Jersey Emergency Nurse Association 
National League of Nursing

Honors, Awards

2012: National Council of State Boards of Nursing NCLEX-RN Examination Item Development Panel

2011: Emergency Nurse Association, Board Certified Emergency Nurses Examination Item Development Panel

2011: Alpha Epsilon Lambda, Graduate Honor Society, Rowan University

2010: Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching

2009: National Council of State Boards of Nursing NCLEX-RN Examination Item
Development Panel

1999: Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing, Beta Tau Chapter