St. Bonaventure University

ST. BONAVENTURE FACULTY


Perkins, Connie J.

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ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT
Nursing
ACADEMIC SCHOOL
School of Health Professions

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CONTACT
Office Phone: (716) 375-2253
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OFFICE
Francis Hall 241
COURSES TAUGHT
  • Core ASN courses at first and second year.
  • BSN: Professional Concepts in Nursing (hybrid format); Ethical Issues in Healthcare (online); NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-LPN test preparation (both online and face-to-face) for Kaplan Test Prep
ACADEMIC DEGREES
  • TTI Success Insights Emotional Quotient Certified, 2019.
  • Certified Nurse Educator (CNE), National League for Nursing certification, 2018.
  • Ph.D. in Nursing Education, Capella University, 2016; Dissertation: Associate Nurse Admission Status and Baccalaureate Enrollment Influence: A Rural Pennsylvania Study, 2016.
  • MSN in Nursing Leadership and Administration, Mansfield University of Pennsylvania, 2013.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Mansfield University of Pennsylvania, 2010
OTHER EDUCATION
PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania and New York;
  • Worked as a charge nurse, nurse preceptor, and nursing supervisor at UPMC Cole;
  • Worked in most inpatient units: medical-surgical, intensive care unit, maternity, emergency department, inpatient behavioral health, and orthopedics. 
ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Published articles Presentations
  • Rural Health and the 2017 Nursing Shortage, presented at the Spiraling Upwards Conference in Gettysburg, PA, 2013.
TEACHING PHILOSOPHY
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS/PROJECTS
PERSONAL INTERESTS/COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Additional Biographical Information
    I was born and raised in Shinglehouse, Pa., and truly believe in “blooming where you are planted.” My husband is also a registered nurse local to Shinglehouse. We have a daughter named Rubianne. I have a passion for rural health and community inclusion. 
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