Career Advisor: Palliative Care/Hospice/End of Life
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Lorena Beeman RN, BSN, MS, CCVT
Jackie Dienemann PhD, RN, NEA-C, FAAN - Professor, UNC Charlotte has been a nurse educator for 25 years at George Mason University, Johns Hopkins University and Georgetown University before UNC Charlotte. Specialty areas are community health, nursing administration graduate curriculum and teaching using distance education. Published graduate text in nursing administration and past president of CGEAN. Program of research and publication in domestic violence program development and outcomes. Presently on DV Advisory Board for City of Charlotte and NC Coalition Against DV. Liaison with two hospitals for magnet journey and mentoring nurses in evidence-based practice. Leader on NCNA credentialing committee for Hallmarks of a Healthy Workplace recognition program for nursing workplaces of excellence. Mentor to School of Nursing and faculty in development of a program of research and publication.
Geralyn Frandsen EdD, RN - Dr. Frandsen has been a nurse educator for 22 years and coordinator of the masters in nursing education and gerontology certificate program. She has a doctorate in high education and leadership with expertise in the areas of curriculum development, teaching strategies and measurement and evaluation. Dr. Frandsen also has experience in writing NCLEX style questions and pharmacology chapters. Her doctoral project examined the mentor roles of nurse educators in the quest for promotion and tenure. She has a passionate interest in educating undergraduate and graduate students in the care of the patient and family at the end of life. She has also engaged in research in the area of team teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level. Dr. Frandsen currently serves on the Sigma Theta Tau International Governance Committee and is the chair of the Charter Review Task Force.
Carole Kenner DNS, RNC-NIC, FAAN - DNS, RNC-NIC, FAAN has more than 30 years of neonatal/perinatal/pediatric experience. She has taught for 25 years, developed master’s level programs in the United States and abroad and has lectured in more than 20 countries. Dr. Kenner is the author/editor of many textbooks and book chapters, two of which have been translated into other languages. Since 2005, Dr. Kenner has been the president of the Council of International Neonatal Nurses. Currently she serves as a member of the National Nurse Advisory Council for the March of Dimes and is chair of the Institute for Oklahoma Nursing Education (IONE) and on the American Academy of Nursing Committee Nursing Education of the Workforce. She has been a department head, an associate dean with multiple campuses, a dean and a director of World Health Organization Affiliate Collaborating Centers. She teaches online and has had oversight of IT.