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Susan Drummond, Ph.D.

Associate Dean
Associate Professor of Nursing

Office Phone: (951) 343-4752
E-mail: sdrummond@calbaptist.edu
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Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Nursing Azusa Pacific University 2011
MSN CNS Gerontology California State University at Dominguez Hills 1993
B.S. Nursing California State University at Dominguez Hills 1988

Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

* Qualitative Research using Parse Methodology
* Student Retention & Remediation
* Gerontology
* Curriculum Development
* Grant Writing/Acquisition

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Teaching Experience

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY AT FULLERTON:

* Faculty lecturer in Gerontology and Nursing Leadership, 1998-2006.

RIVERSIDE COMMUNITY COLLEGE:

* Adjunct Professor, 1991-1998
* Full-time Associate Professor, 1998-2006

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Research, Presentations, & Publications

1993: "The Effect of Humor on Morale in a Skilled Nursing Facility." Master's Thesis.

2002: PowerPoint presentation to accompany nutrition text F.A. Davis, 2002.

2007, June: Participated in the Parse Institute of Humanbecoming in Pittsburgh with Dr. Rosemarie Rizzo Parse.

2008, April. PRESENTER: “Pharmacology and the Elder: Beware and Be Aware!” Third Annual Inland Empire Caregiver Symposium. Sponsored by Dennis M. Sandoval, at California Baptist University. Research conducted 2008-2009.

2008, November. PRESENTER: "Partnering with your doctor." Alzheimer’s Association Educational event. Sponsored by Dennis M. Sandoval at Calvary Presbyterian Church Riverside, California.

2008, November 14-16: PRESENTER: The Lived experience of “Struggling through a difficult time:” Rwandan women who survived the genocide: a study using Parse Methodology Emerging Paradoxes. The International Consortium of Parse Scholars 13th Biennial International Conference on Humanbecoming. Pillar & Post Inn & Spa, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada.

2008, June: Participated in the Parse Institute of Humanbecoming in Pittsburgh with Dr. Rosemarie Rizzo Parse

2008, August: Participated in global leadership by leading an International Service Project (ISP) team of nursing students to Rwanda to serve in the rural village of Mukoma after intensive training. RESEARCH: Qualitative study using Parse methodology: The universally lived experience of struggling through a difficult time with Rwandan women surviving the genocide.

2009, April. PRESENTER: “Struggling through a difficult time in women surviving the genocide.” Azusa Pacific University Research Conference.

2009, April. SELECTED & PARTICIPATED in Geriatric Nursing Education Consortium (GNEC).

2009, June: Participated in the Parse Institute of Humanbecoming in Pittsburgh with Dr. Rosemarie Rizzo Parse

2009: August. Faculty presentation on assessment & Overview of work in Rwanda. Faculty Devleopment Workshop California Baptist University.

2009: PUBLICATION: Oaks, G. & Drummond, S. (2009). Envisioning Human Dignity to enhance practice while journeying with Rwandan women: Student Nurses teaching-learning Parse’s theory of Humanbecoming. Nursing Science Quarterly, 22, 229.

2009, August: Participated in global leadership by leading an International Service Project (ISP) team of nursing students to Rwanda to serve in the rural village of Mukoma after intensive training.

2010: RESEARCH: Qualitative study using Parse methodology: The universally lived experience of feeling overwhelmed in mothers of diabetic children. In data collection. Azusa Pacific University.

2010, June: Participated in the Parse Institute of Humanbecoming in Pittsburgh with Dr. Rosemarie Rizzo Parse

2010, November 5-6: PRESENTER: Envisioning leading-following with aspiring nursing students. The International Consortium of Parse Scholars 14th Biennial International Conference on Humanbecoming. Pillar & Post Inn & Spa, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada.

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Church Membership & Activities

HARVEST CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP:

* Bible Study
* Women's Outreach

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Community Service & Involvement

* Community outreach involvement through Bible study group and church
* International Service Project, Rwanda, Africa, 8/08 and 5/09

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Interests & Hobbies

* Reading
* Camping
* Married with five children

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Personal Philosophy

I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.

- Phillipians 4:13, NASB

He has told you, O man, what is good;
And what does the LORD require of you
But to do justice, to love kindness,
And to walk humbly with your God?

- Micah 6:8, NASB

Teaching gives meaning to my existence by allowing me to influence the next generation of nurses as I impart my values that I hold as cherished hoping the roots of these values will stay strong in the winds of changes to come in healthcare. These cherished beliefs I desire to impart to the next generation of nurses surround the nurse-person relationship and how a registered nurse should treat their patient. As the nurse provides care, the nurse honors and respects the person who is endowed with dignity and worth; made in the image of God. With a non-judgmental, loving approach the nurse offers service to the patient as they allow them to lead as experts of their own health. I can influence people eternally by exhibiting attributes consistent with my Christian values that may impact the decision of others to have faith in Christ. By treating my students in a Christ-like manner, I honor and respect them as image bearers of God as we co-journey in the teaching-learning process.

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