Susan Schwade, MSN

Ever since her childhood growing up in New Jersey, Prof. Schwade had the desire to enter the field of Nursing. Over the years she has had clinical experience in critical care and step-down units and developed an interest in cardiovascular nursing. Her various educational positions have helped her value the importance of the role of the nurse educator in effectively preparing nursing students to enter the nursing profession and instilling in them the value of life-long learning.

Field of Interest

Cardiovascular Nursing
Incivility in healthcare
Ethical/legal aspects of health care

Courses Taught at Felician University

NURS 225 Health Literacy and Informatics
NURS 355 Care of Healthy Adults and Elderly Population
NURS 380 Ethical and Legal Issues in Health Care
NURS 435 Health Problems of Adults and Elderly Populations
NURS 460 Clinical Residency

Awards/Honors

1974: Inducted to Sigma Theta Tau, Nursing Honor Society
2000: Felician College Summer Research Stipend: Relationship between scores on the Watson Glazer Critical Thinking Analysis and scores in selected nursing courses
2012: Felician College Summer Research Stipend: Development of an educational simulation to address workplace violence in the healthcare workplace.

Presentations

Relationship between scores on the Watson Glazer Critical Thinking Analysis and scores in selected nursing courses
Presented at “Innovations in Teaching: Strategies for Nurse Educators”, San Francisco, California: August 2001
Presented at “Nurse Educator Conference in the Rockies”, Breckenridge, Colorado: July 2002
Development of an educational simulation to address workplace violence in the healthcare workplace.
Presented at “Elsevier Faculty Development Conference”, Las Vegas, NV. January 2013.

Assistant Professor Susan Schwade
Office Location:
Obal Hall 302 A
Contact Phone:
(201) 559-6142
Contact Email:

Education

BSN: Rutgers University
MSN: Wayne State University
Doctoral candidate, Medical Humanities Program, Drew University

Positions Held

1995-Present: Instructor to Assistant Professor Felician College Prelicensure Nursing Coordinator Medical-Surgical course
1986-1987, 1989-1995 Instructor Winifred B. Baldwin School of Nursing
1987-1989 Director of Nursing Education St. Mary’s Hospital Orange, NJ
1980-1986 Instructor, Nursing Education Saint Barnabas Medical Center Livingston, NJ