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Karen Thompson, RNC, MSN, CCE Experience___________________________________________ Academic 2010- present Immaculata University Immaculata, PA Instructor Provide clinical instruction in the Maternal Child Setting to students in an undergraduate curriculum. Content areas include Maternal Child Health and Public Health. Develop and deliver course content in the classroom setting. Students include traditional and adult learner cohorts Develop measurement and evaluation material related to course content. Coordinate RN- to BSN courses, acting as resource for adjunct faculty. Participate in departmental committees. 2008- present West Chester University West Chester, PA Temporary Faculty, School of Nursing Provide clinical instruction in the Maternal Child Setting to students in an undergraduate curriculum. Students include traditional and adult learner cohorts. Develop and deliver course content in the classroom setting. Develop measurement and evaluation material related to course content. 2008 HACC- Lancaster Campus Lancaster, PA Adjunct Faculty, School of Nursing Provide clinical instruction in the Maternal Child Setting to students in an Associate’s Degree Program. Provide clinical instruction in the Maternal Child Setting to students in a Practical Nursing Program. 2007- 2008 West Chester University West Chester, PA Graduate Assistant Assist with faculty and administrative duties. Develop and publish student newsletter. 2006- 2008 Lancaster General College of Lancaster, PA Nursing and Health Sciences Adjunct Faculty, School of Nursing Provide clinical instruction in the Maternal Child Setting to students in an Associate’s Degree Program. Clinical Nursing 2009- present Lankenau Hospital Wynnwood, PA Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery Unit Provide care to antepartum and intrapartum women. Function as a circulator and scrub nurse in the obstetric operating room. 2002-2008 Good Samaritan Hospital Lebanon, PA KT 10/2010 Registered Nurse, Single Room Maternity Care Unit Achieved Level IV on Career Development Ladder. Clinical ladder equivalent: first nurse within system to obtain this highest level. Function as the unit coordinator/charge nurse. Provide care to antepartum and intrapartum women. Provide couplet care. Provide newborn nursery care in a level I nursery. Function as a circulator in the obstetric operating room. Educate patients and their families. Certified Childbirth Educator. Education___________________________________________ 2008- in progress Northcentral University Prescott Valley, AZ PhD in Education Anticipated date of comprehensive examination: Winter 2010. Anticipated completion of Dissertation: Summer 2011. 2009 West Chester University West Chester, PA Master’s Degree in Nursing Science Nursing Education Track. 2006 Immaculata University Immaculata, PA Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Nursing Graduated with Summa Cum Laude Honors. Dean’s List 2003-2006. 2002 Lancaster Institute for Health Education Lancaster, PA Diploma in Nursing Ty Anderson Scholarship Recipient, June 2001. Mary Stager Memorial Scholarship Recipient, 2000 and 2001. 1997 Community College of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA Associate’s Degree in Applied Science for Medical Assisting and Office Management Dean’s List 1995-1997. PA Association of Medical Assistants Achievement Scholarship Recipient, 1996. Scholarship________________________________________________________ Publications Thompson, K. (2006). When the mom-to-be is still a teen. RN. Retrieved November 5, 2009, from http://rn.modernmedicine.com/rnweb/article/articleDetail.jsp?id=369016 Presentations Examining Risk Factors for Teen Pregnancy Poster Presentation Jean Brown Research Day, April 4, 2009 Spanish for Health Care Providers Research Proposal Project KT 10/2010 MU/SHIP/WCU 2nd Annual Research and Creative Projects Symposium, April 24, 2008 Service __________________________________________________ Academic Outcome and Analysis committee- West Chester University 2009 Faculty Search Committee- West Chester University 2008 Professional Maternal-Child Health Education Council- Good Samaritan Hospital Chair, 2007- 2008 Nursing Educational Council- Good Samaritan Hospital 2006-2008 Family Centered Care Committee-Good Samaritan Hospital 2004-2008 Special Nurse Program- Good Samaritan Hospital 2006-2007 Community Xi Delta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Secretary, 2009- present H1N1 Flu Clinic Administrator, October 2009 Medical Advisory Committee- Lebanon Family Health Service 2007-2009 50+ Festival, Health Screenings- Lebanon County 2007, 2008 Licenses and Certifications_______________________________ Registered Nurse Pennsylvania License Number RN537083 Expires: October 31, 2011 RNC: In-patient Obstetrical Nursing Certification National Certification Corporation Expires: September 30, 2012 Certified Childbirth Educator Academy of Certified Birth Educators Expires August, 2011 CPR Expires April 2011 Neonatal Resuscitation Program, Certified Expires July 2011 ACLS Expires June 2012 KT 10/2010 Professional Affiliations__________________________________________________ Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Spring 2008-present Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses 2003- present References___________________________________________ References are available upon request. 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"Karen Thompson RNC MSN CCE"