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committee

Members

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Susan L Ward

Professor

1978, 2011, 2015

Sigma Theta Tau Gammi Pi and Tau Tau Chapters.

1987 & 1989

Carolyn Scott Memorial Scholarship, Methodist Hospital Foundation.

1995

Ruth Berggren Elliot Master Teacher Award.

1995 – 2000

Faculty Foundation Scholarship, Methodist Hospital Foundation.

1996 – present

Nebraska Methodist College Nursing Honor Society.

2000

Honorary Alumnus of Nebraska Methodist College Alumni Association.

2001- present

Sigma Theta Tau International (STT).

2002 – 2005

Edna A. Fagan Professorship

2003

Monetary Gift for faculty service to the college given to Nebraska Methodist Hospital Foundation by Dr. Alva Clark

2003

William M. Kizer Light of Wellness Award received from the Wellness Council of the Midlands

2006

2009

 

2011

2015

2015

2015

2015

Manchester Who’s Who Among Executive and Professional Women in Nursing and Heath care

Distinguished Professionals recognizes (Selects key executives & professionals in all disciplines and industries for outstanding business achievements)

March of Dimes Excellence in Nursing Award

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Legacy Award

Star Award – Research Day

Spirit of Service Award – Service Learning

Best Online RN to BSN Programs 2015 (5th place)

Presentations

Ward, S.  Gestational Age Assessment, Nebraska Methodist Hospital In-service, Omaha, Nebraska, May, 1988.

 

Ward, S.  Healthful Living, University of Nebraska-Omaha Healthful Living Course, Omaha, Nebraska, August, 1994 -1995.

 

Ward, S.  Neonatal Resuscitation, Nebraska Methodist Hospital In-service, Omaha, Nebraska, May, 1988.

 

Ward, S.  Postpartum Support Group, Nebraska Methodist Hospital Obstetrics, Omaha, Nebraska, May, 1989.

 

Ward, S.  Women’s Report of Pain in Term Labor Compared to Women’s Report of Pain in Preterm Labor, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, December, 1990. (poster).

 

Ward, S.  Dreams, Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health Alumni Association 100th Birthday Celebration, Omaha, Nebraska, June, 1991.

 

Ward, S.  Women Adult Learners, Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health, Omaha, Nebraska, May, 1995.

 

Ward, S.  Caring and Healing in the 21st Century, Children’s Memorial Hospital Continuing Education Offering, Omaha, Nebraska, September, 1996.

 

Ward, S.  Caring and Healing in the 21st Century, Society of Pediatric Nurses Annual Conference; Caring for Children: Nursing Challenges and Change, Anaheim, California, April 21, 1997. (poster).

 

Ward, S.  Caring and Healing in the 21st Century, Children’s Memorial Hospital Continuing Education Offering; Children’s Top Ten Trends in Pediatrics, Omaha, Nebraska, May 7, 1997. (Poster).

 

Ward, S.  Caring and Healing in the 21st Century, The Nebraska Chapter of the Society of Pediatric Nurses Annual Midwest Regional Symposium; Nursing Care of Children and Families, Omaha, Nebraska, June 6, 1997.

 

Ward, S.  Complementary Therapy; an Overview, University of Nebraska-Omaha Health & Wellness Course, Omaha, Nebraska, September, 17 1997.

 

Ward, S.  Caring and Healing in the 21st Century, Children’s Memorial Hospital Continuing Education Offering; Special Kids with Special Needs, Omaha, Nebraska, September 22, 1997. (poster).

 

Ward, S.  The Nurse’s Tool Box, The Nebraska Chapter of the Society of Pediatric Nurses Annual Conference; Healthy Children My Profession, Omaha, Nebraska, July 15, 1998.

 

Ward, S.  The Nurse’s Tool Box, Children’s Memorial Hospital Continuing Education Offering; Special Babies: Prematurity and Beyond Omaha, Nebraska, September, 1998. (poster).

 

Ward, S.  Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Nebraska Methodist College All College Learning Day; Celebrating Ideas and Growth, Omaha, Nebraska, October 16, 1998.

 

Presentations (con't)

Ward, S. Healing Mind, Body, and Spirit Through Holistic Health Care, St Elizabeth’s Fourth Annual Parish Nurse Retreat, Crosier Renewal Center, Hastings, Nebraska, March 16, 1999.

 

Ward, S.  Caring and Healing in the 21st Century, Central College Health Association Annual Conference, Nebraska City, Nebraska, March 30, 1999.

 

Ward, S. and Pepin, K.  Service Learning with the American Red Cross and Schools in the Omaha Metropolitan Area, Displayed the Poster at Bryan, Hickory Hill, and Black Elk Elementary Schools and at Lewis & Clark Middle School, March 1 – April 1, 1999, (poster).

 

Ward, S. and Pepin, K.  Service Learning with the American Red Cross and Schools in the Omaha Metropolitan Area, Nebraska Methodist College Faculty Presentation Day, Omaha, Nebraska, April 5, 1999.

 

Ward, S. and Pepin, K.  Service Learning with the American Red Cross and Schools in the Omaha Metropolitan Area Mosby’s Faculty Development Institute 2000: Making Waves Nursing Education’s Impact on Tomorrow’s Health Care, San Diego, California, January 4, 2000. (poster).

 

Ward, S. and Pepin, K.  Service Learning with the American Red Cross and Schools in the Omaha Metropolitan Area, Innovative Education for the New Century, St. Louis, Missouri, Spring, 2000 (poster).

 

Ward, S.  Soothing the Mind Body and Soul, Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health Reaching Up for Health & Wellness Regional Conference, Nebraska City, Nebraska, October 13, 2000.

 

Ward. S.  Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Pediatric Pain Management, The Nebraska Chapter of the Society of Pediatric Nurses Annual Conference; Pain Management in Children, Omaha, Nebraska, March, 30 2001.

 

Ward, S.  Soothing the Mind Body and Soul, Society of Pediatric Nurses National Nursing Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 3, 2001.

 

Ward, S.  Problem Based Learning, Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Heath Educational Offering, Omaha, Nebraska, April & July, 2001.

 

Ward, S.  Interfaith Health Service, 2nd Annual Nebraska Health Ministry Network Conference, Omaha, Nebraska, October 5, 2001. (poster).

 

Ward, S. The Game is Won in the Second Half: A Senior Ministry Seminar, New Cassell Retirement Center, Omaha, Nebraska, March 15, 2002.

 

Ward, S. Church of the Nazarene Women’s Conference, Calco Hills, Omaha, Nebraska, April 13, 2002.

 

Ward, S. Healing Yourself and Others, Nebraska Child Saving Institute, Omaha, Nebraska, April 16,2002.

 

Ward, S. Meeting the needs of Community: A Congregational and Educational Collaborative, Health Ministry Association Conference, Monterey, California, June19-23, 2002.

 

Ward, S.  Meeting the needs of Community: A Congregational and Educational Collaborative, Reaching Up for Health & Wellness, Lied Conference Center, Nebraska City, Nebraska, October 9 – 11, 2002.

 

Ward, S.  Embracing the People of Nicaragua, Reaching Up for Health & Wellness, Lied Conference Center, Nebraska City, Nebraska, October 9 – 11, 2002.

 

Ward, S. Los Chavalotis Maternal/Clinic, St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Omaha Nebraska, March 10, 2003. 

 

Ward, S. Los Chavalotis Maternal/Clinic, Countryside Community Church, Omaha Nebraska, March 16, 2003. 

 

Ward, S. Health Ministry, Nebraska Methodist Health System Board of Directors, Omaha Nebraska, March 18, 2003.

 

Ward, S. Health Ministry, Countryside Community Church Board of Trustees, Omaha Nebraska, March 23, 2003

 

Presentations (con't)

Ward, S. Committed to Excellence in Nursing: Research and Best Practices (Panel Discussion), Nebraska Methodist Hospital, Nebraska Methodist College & Nebraska Methodist Nursing Honor Society, Omaha, Nebraska, May 6, 2003

 

Ward, S. What Healing Means to Nursing Students: A Phenomenological Study, The 25th Annual International Association of Human Caring Conference, “Calling a Circle of Caring”, Chautauqua Park, Boulder Colorado, June 1-4, 2003.

 

Ward, S. Core Coordinator Education Communication Skills-Panel Presentation, Nebraska Methodist Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska, July 14, 2003

 

Ward, S.  Meeting of the Community Service Committee, Methodist Hospital Foundation, Omaha Nebraska, January 13, 2004.

 

Ward, S. Healing Yourself and Others, Countryside Community Church (Health Ministry) Omaha, Nebraska, February 7, 2004.

 

Ward, S.  Age Specific Care, Nebraska Methodist College, Omaha Nebraska, April 23, 2004.

 

Ward, S.  Parish Nursing, Research Day, Nebraska Methodist Hospital, May 4, 2004

 

Ward, S. Parish Nursing, Reaching-Up, Peter Kewit Center Omaha, Nebraska, May 14, 2004.

 

Ward, S. 18th Annual Westberg Symposium , Panel discussion on new Parish Nurse curriculum  St. Louis Mo. September 29-October 1, 2004

 

Ward, S. Parish Nursing, Many Faces - Many Ways: Cultural and Racial Diversity National Health Ministry Conference, Seattle Washington, July 1 – 4, 2004

 

Health Ministries journey of wholeness through the lifespan , Hastings Nebraska, November 4-11, 2004

 

Ward, S. 19th Annual Westberg Symposium , Panel discussion on new Faith Community Nursing Scope and Standards St. Louis Mo. September 29-October 1, 2005

 

Ward, S. Possibilities and Pitfalls of Publication (Interactive Vignette) Nebraska Methodist College (Fall 2006)

 

Ward, S. & Conley, D. Writing an  Abstract  Methodist Hospital, January 4th and 10th, 2008

 

Ward, S. NMH Perinatal Outreach 2008 Obstetrics for Those in Charge: Changes in Childbirth Education, October 5, 2008 

 

Ward, S. & Conley, D. Writing an Abstract,  Methodist Hospital, November , 2008

 

Ward, S.  23rd Annual Westberg Parish Nurse Symposium, Hyatt  Regency St Louis Riverfront, St. Louis Missouri, September 25, 2009

 

Ward, S. 24th Annual Westberg Parish Nurse Symposium, Embassy Suites, St. Louis Missouri, September 17-18, 2010

 

Ward, S., Kaluza J., & Jackson H., Integrating Evidence into Our Every Day Practice: Methodist Hospital Research Day, Rapid Response Team, DC Center, Omaha, Ne, April 13, 2011

 

Ward, S., Annual Summit, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Washington DC, October 6, 2011

 

Ward S., Women and Health Care panel, Upward Bound, Burke High School, Omaha NE March 24, 2014

 

Ward, S. Wallace, C & Sharma, H.,  Evidence-Based Practice: Changing Our Healthcare Landscape  - Community Based Partnerships Foster Healthy Life Style to Prevent Diabetes Type II - DC Centre, Omaha NE. April 16, 2014 

 

Ward, S. Department of Nursing Conference Report, Nebraska Methodist College, May 8, 2014

 

Ward, S. Rubric Lunch and Learn, Nebraska Methodist College, April 20, 2015

 

Ward, S., LaFramboise, L., & Casmanio, A.  7th Annual NCIN Summit Grand Finale,  Leadership Development Among NCIN Competitive Collaborators, Washington DC,  Sept 24-26, 2015 (Podium presentation, Break-out session, Poster)

 

Ward, S. (2016). Star Award Presentation – Research Day, Nebraska Methodist College, April 20, 2016.

Publications

 

Ward, S., (1997).  Caring and Healing Children in the New Century.  SPN New, 6 (3), 4.

 

Ward, S., (1998).  Caring and Healing in the 21st Century.  Maternal Child Nursing,

23 (4), 210 – 215.

 

Ward, S., (2002).  Ask the Expert: Balancing High-Tech Nursing With Holistic Healing Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, 7 (2), 81-83.

 

Pepin, K. & Ward, S. (2003) A Collaborative Community Partnership with the American Red Cross Academic Exchange Quarterly, 7(1) 169-173.

 

Watson, J., (2004). Caring Science as Sacred Science, Philadelphia, F.A. Davis (Book Editor)

 

Ward, S., (2004). International Parish Nurse Resource Center Curriculum, (Editor for Parish Nurse Basic Preparation Course.

 

Johnston, D., & Ward, S., (2005). Serving Communities Through Health Ministry Partnerships, Health Ministry Journal, 1 (1) 21-24.

 

American Nurses Association (2005). Faith community nursing: scope and standards of practice. Silver Spring, MD: Nurses Books.org

 

Ward, S., (2005). International Parish Nurse Resource Center Curriculum: Editor for Parish Nurse Basic Preparation Course additional modules.

 

Ward S. (2005) Boy, Ball & Black Water, The healing muse, A Journal of Literary and Visual Arts,5 (1) 104.

 

Ward S. (2006) What Healing Means to Nursing Students: A Phenomenological Study, Health Ministry Journal, 2 (1) 15-27.

 

Ward S. (2006) Expert Reviewer for the Organizational Climate for Caring Questionnaire to be used in a research study.

 

Ward, Blair, Henton, Jackson, Landolt & Mattson (2007). Service Learning Across an Accelerated Curriculum Journal of Nursing Education. 46(9) 427-430)

 

Moyer, B & Wittmann-Price (2008). Nursing Education Foundations for Practice in Excellence. Chapter 11 by Mary Partusch-  Paper assessment criteria and grading rubric. Adapted from Ward, S (2006) Introduction to Informatics Figure 11-1.  

 

Ward, S., (2008). International Parish Nurse Resource Center Curriculum: Editor for Parish Nurse Basic Preparation Course.

 

Publications (con't)

 

Ward, S. & Hisley, S. (2009) Maternal Child Nursing Care: Optimizing Outcomes for Mothers, Children and Families

Philadelphia:  FA Davis.

 

Ward, S. & Hisley, S. (2009) Maternal Child Nursing Care: Optimizing Outcomes for Mothers, Children and Families – Clinical Pocket Companion Philadelphia:  FA Davis.

 

Ward, S., (2009). International Parish Nurse Resource Center Curriculum, (Editor for Parish Nurse Basic Preparation Course.

 

Member of a team who is working with  the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the Health Ministry Association (HMA) to  develop a way  to evaluate Faith Community Nurses by reviewing the collective body of work present in a nurse's portfolio.

 

American Nurses Association (2012). Faith community nursing: scope and standards of practice. Silver Spring, MD: Nurses Books.org.

 

Ward, S. (2013) Pediatric Nursing Care: Best Evidence-Based Practices. Philadelphia:  FA Davis.

Ward, S. & Hisley, S. (2016) Maternal Child Nursing Care: Optimizing Outcomes for Mothers, Children and Families

Philadelphia:  FA Davis.

Ward, S., Laframboise, L., & Cosimano, A. (2016). Collaborative Student Leadership Conference, Journal of Professional Nursing, Accelerated Nursing Education: The New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program – Innovations and Legacy 32:55 September-October 2016