Frances Mal, D.M.H.
Prof. Frances Figueroa Mal is a native New Yorker of Hispanic descent. She grew up in the Bronx, New York. Prof. Mal has many years of experience in nursing. She started her nursing career at Beth Israel Medical Center in NYC which is now Mount Sinai Beth Israel and continues to practice there as a per diem nursing supervisor. Her nursing practice has been largely in neonatal intensive care nursing, pediatrics, and high risk prenatal care. Since 1997 she has worked in nursing academia specializing in technology in nursing education. Prof. Mal helped to establish the first nursing simulation laboratory at Felician University. Among her many interests, she is especially interested in maternal child nursing, end of life care, and law and ethics in health care. She loves nursing and encouraging others to help them succeed. She has a passion for music, dance, and travel.
Courses Taught at Felician University
Health Assessment- clinical
Freshman Year Experience
Nursing Mentoring Seminar
Preparing for a Career in Nursing (seminars)
Using Simulations to Teach End of Life Care, at SIM Wars in Saint Barnabas Health Care System Livingston, NJ
Sepsis in a Post-Partum Patient, Accepted for a podium presentation at New Jersey State Nurses Association Convention, Atlantic City, NJ
Sepsis in a Post-Partum Patient, Society for Simulations in HealthCare, Las Vegas, Nevada
Incorporating Telehealth into a Baccalaureate Nursing Program, 5th International National League of Nursing Technology Conference
New Jersey State Nurses Association Convention, Atlantic City, New Jersey Presented: Bridging the Gap-Incorporating Simulations in a Novice Nurse Orientation Program
National League of Nursing: Health Information Technology Scholar Award