SCHOOL OF NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES

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SCHOOL OF NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES

NURSING

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Karen Rossi, MSN, R.N.

Assistant Director, R.N. to BSN and MSN Bridge Programs

rossik@lasalle.edu

215.951.1434

St. Benilde Tower 4411

Karen Rossi is an accomplished nurse clinician with a background in adult medical-surgical nursing with interests in gastroenterology and gerontology. She has taught clinical and didactic courses at the undergraduate prelicensure level and in the R.N. to BSN programs.  Her current role as Assistant Director of the R.N. to BSN and MSN Bridge Programs has allowed her the opportunity to grow enrollment and teach in the online R.N. to BSN program.
Karen Rossi has worked as a staff nurse, an assistant head nurse, and a nurse manager of intensive care units in community hospital medical centers. She has also worked as a home health care nurse and a per-diem high school nurse. Three of her children are graduates of La Salle, and her youngest son is currently attending the University.

Honors, Awards

Sweetheart Award– 2012, La Salle University SONHS
Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing Service Award, Kappa Delta Chapter 
Germantown Hospital Alumni– Board Member

Publications

Rossi, K. (2008) Evidence-based nursing practice for patients receiving enteral medications.
PADONA Journal, 21 (1), 10-13.

Rossi, K. (2008). The role of cognitive therapy in Alzheimer’s care.PADONA Journal, 21 (2), 8-14.

Education

Post master’s certificate in nursing education, La Salle University
MSN, Adult Health and Illness, La Salle University
BSN, La Salle University
R.N. Diploma from Germantown Hospital School of Nursing

Certifications

AACN Adult Health and Illness May 2007
School nurse certificate

Teaching

Nur 30: Professional Nursing Practice and Health Information Systems   (on site and online)
Nur 305: Health Assessment   Clinical Adjunct Faculty
HSC 350: Health Education: Principles and Practice

Areas of Expertise

Ambulatory surgical nursing   (in-patient and out-patient settings)
Clinical nurse specialist in gerontology