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NURSING

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Rosemary A. Elliott, MSN, M.Ed.

Nursing Learning Resource Center (LRC) Lab Coordinator

elliott87@lasalle.edu

215.951.1706

St. Benilde Tower 4403

Rosemary Elliott’s professional experience includes working as a staff nurse for 3 years in a pediatric and adult medical surgical unit; a staff nurse for 10 years in maternal child unit caring for prenatal clients, preterm and term newborns, and postpartum moms and families; and a certified school nurse for 14 years for over 1500 students in grades k through 12. For the past six years, she has planned, coordinated, and collaborated with nursing and nutrition staff for interdisciplinary simulation and has developed and implemented nursing simulation for over 800 undergraduate and graduate nursing educational programs at La Salle. During her career, she has served as an American Red Cross Club moderator for high school students, participated as a Board of Directors member of the American Diabetic Association, and served as public relations, conference committee chair, and president of the Pennsylvania Association of School Nurses and Practitioners (PASNAP) and the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association (PSNA), District 25 Montgomery County Nurses. She has also served as the vice president of Sigma Theta Tau International–Kappa Delta Chapter, the honor society of nursing, and is a member ANA/ PSNA, APHA, and the Tri-State International Nurses Association of Clinical Simulation Laboratories (INACSL).

Areas of Expertise

Public school nursing 
Newborn/transitional nursery/ perinatal/post-partum, well mom/well baby home care
Adult medical-surgica

Education

MSN, Public Health Nursing, La Salle University, 2013 
M.Ed.–Administration, Cheyney University, 2003
M.Ed., Widener University, 1994
BSN, La Salle University, 1987
Diploma, Frankford Hospital School of Nursing, 1984

Certifications

  • Level 1 Career and Technical Education, Temple University, Education Department, 2003
  • Principal, (Pennsylvania Department of Education) Certificate, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, 2003
  • Pupil Support Services Supervisory Certificate, Pennsylvania Department of Education,1994
  • Pennsylvania Certified School Nurse (1994)

Teaching

Guest Lecturer: N411 Undergraduate Public Health Nursing- Emergency Preparedness Simulation: Are you Ready? 2006-present
Collaboration with Undergraduate Nursing Simulation with nursing facult

Presentations

American Public Health Association (APHA) Poster, Undergraduate Nursing Students 
Emergency Preparedness: Medical Reserve Corps Leadership Opportunities
(accepted but not able to present due to Hurricane Sandy), Conference 2012, San Francisco, CA

Professional Nurse Educator Group (PNEG)-Podium: The Role & Responsibilities of BSN Students in Emergency Preparedness Simulation (2012), Baltimore, MD.

American Public Health Association (APHA) Poster: HealthCARE Camp: Middle School Age
Children and Healthcare Career Exploration (2007).

International Nursing Association of Nursing Clinical Laboratory and Simulation (INACLS) Poster: The Role of the Nursing LRC Lab Coordinator (2006), San Antonio, TX.

Institutes Healthcare Conference: Podium: School Nurse Documentation Strategies (2001), Atlantic City, NJ.

Institutes Healthcare Conference: Podium: School Nurse Documentation Strategies (2000), Adams Mark Hotel, Philadelphia, PA.

American Federation of Teachers: Education Conference: Podium: Health Fair (1999).

American Federation of Teachers: Education Conference: Podium: Asthma in the Classroom, (1998), Philadelphia, PA.

American Federation of Teachers: Education Conference: Podium: Emergencies in the Classroom (1997), Philadelphia, PA.

Pennsylvania Association of School Nurses and Practitioners (PASNAP): The Role of School Nurse (1990), NASN Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Honors, Awards

Excellence in School Nursing, 2001—School District of Philadelphia
Pediatric Excellence Award, Class of 1984