Susan Shea
Phone: 409-944-1385 Position: Professor of Nursing
Office: R-270 Title: Professor of Associate Degree Nursing
Email: sshea@gc.edu Search for Classes

INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED
Academic Degree Degree/Date     Other Qualifications
University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston Nursing Doctorate - 8/2011 RN - Licensed by the Texas Board of Nursing
Texas Womans University Nursing Master - 05/1986
St. Louis University Nursing Bachelor - 05/1973

POSITIONS HELD
University of Texas Medical Branch 05/1988 - 05/1989 Diabetes Nurse Specialist Provided outpatient diabetes instruction to adult clients. Also responsible for the Ultrafast Weight Loss program.
Diabetes Treatment Centers of America 10/1986 - 03/1988 Diabetes Nurse Educator Provided diabetes instruction for all inpatients and outpatients with diabetes. Responsible for the quality assurance of the program and nursing staff.
Pasadena General Hospital 09/1985 - 05/1986 Staff Development and Infection Control Provided nursing inservice programs CPR instruction nursing orientation and patient education in diabetes and cardiac rehabilitation. Monitored and initiated infection control practices according to JCAH guidelines.
Danforth Hospital 09/1983 - 05/1985 Coordinator of Educational Services Provided inservice programs CPR instruction nursing orientation and patient education. Team leader for the Cardiac Rehabilitatin and Diabetes Teams
Danforth Hospital 03/1981 - 09/1983 Staff Nurse ICCU Charge nurse in cardiac/surgical intensive care unit.
University of Texas Medical Branch 05/1980 - 03/1981 Staff Nurse Surgical ICU Performed nursing care for surgical and coronary by-pass patients in intensive care unit.
St. Josephs Hospital 04/1974 - 05/1978 Staff Nurse Surgical Orthopedic Unit Charge nurse on twenty bed orthopedic unit.
Firmin Desloge Hospital 06/1973 - 04/1974 Staff Nurse Surgical Orthopedic Unit Charge nurse surgical orthopedic unit.

  PUBLICATIONS

Shea, S., Baun, M., Bergstrom, N., Johnson, R. & Hart, L.; (2011).   

The effects of a dog-walking program with older adults in long-term care.   

Paper presented at The International Society for Anthrozoology Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Shea, S., Baun, M., Bergstrom, N., Johnson, R. & Hart, L.; (2011).

The effects of a dog-walking program with older adults in long-term care.

Paper presented at The Gerontological Society of America Conference in Boston Massachusetts.
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