Rebecca Meyer, Ph.D.
Director, MSN Teaching and Learning and RN-BSN/RN-MSN Programs Associate Professor of Nursing
Office Phone: (951) 343-4952 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Office Location: Nursing Annex 274 Office Hours:
|Ph.D.||Nursing||Azusa Pacific University||2011|
|M.S.N.||Nursing Education||Mount Saint Mary's College||2004|
|B.S.N.||Nursing||Mount Saint Mary's College||1988|
Leadership Inspiration Fellowship Training, completed 2016
Called 2 Collaborate - Interprofessional Education Training, completed 2014
AACN's End of Life Nursing Education - Core: Train-the-Trainer, completed 2012
Quality & Safety Education in Nursing: Enhancing Faculty Capacity, completed 2011
Collaborative Institutional Training for Research Ethics, completed 2010
NUR 236, NUR 335, NUR 336, NUR 430, NUR 471, NUR 499, NUR 535, NUR 537, NUR 550, NUR 555, NUR 579, NUR 583, NUR 585, NUR 598, NUR 750
HSC 100 and PAS 535
Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests
Pediatric Critical Care
Global Service Learning
2006-2008: Adjunct Faculty – Biola University, La Mirada, CA
1988-2010: Lecturer for RN Residency Program, CHOC Children’s Hospital, Orange, CA
Research, Presentations, & Publications
Meyer, R. L. (2014). Caring for children who die unexpectedly: Patterns that emerge out of chaos. Journal of Pediatric Nursing. 29(1), 23-28.
Meyer, R. (2011). The Experience of Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Nurses Caring for Dying Children. Doctoral Dissertation, available on ProQuest.
Meyer, R. (2009, April 20). Caring for Dying Children: A Phenomenological Pilot Study. Results presented to Nursing Doctoral Students and Faculty at Azusa Pacific University.
Meyer, R. (2004). A needs assessment of registered nurses in the PICU caring for dying children. (Master’s thesis project, Mount St. Mary’s College, Los Angeles, CA) Results presented at Clinical Grand Rounds, 2004, CHOC Children’s Hospital, Orange, CA.
Meyer, R. L. (2016, November). Nursing in Missions – Serving and Sacrifice. Global Missions Health
Conference (GMHC), Louisville, Kentucky. Also part of the conference planning committee.
Meyer, R., Boren, D., Roberts, L., Nguyen, L., Jones, P., & Ruiz, M. (2016, October). Global Nursing Panel.
Sigma Theta Tau's 21st Annual Nursing Odyssey Conference. Ontario, California. Also functioned as a poster judge at the conference.
Meyer, R. L. (2016, May). Best practices for faith integration at CBU. Cultivate Missions Workshop,
Louisville, Kentucky. Also facilitated breakout discussions for this first-time event.
Meyer, R. L. (2015, February). The great race: Using simulation for teaching global health. Poster
Presentation, AACN’s Master’s Education Conference, St. Petersburg, Florida.
Meyer, R. L. (2013). Interprofessional collaboration: Making a difference locally and globally. Honor Society of Nursing. Sigma Theta Tau International, 24th International Nursing Research Congress. Prague, Czech Republic. Also served as Moderator.
Meyer, R. L. (2012, July). Debriefing Pediatric End of life Care Through Personal Reflection at the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, 23rd International Nursing Research Congress. Brisbane, Australia. Also served as Moderator.
Meyer, R. L. (2011, July). The Experience of Pediatric Intensive Care Nurses Caring for Dying Children. Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, 22nd International Nursing Research Congress. Cancun, Mexico. Also served as Moderator for six sessions at the Research Congress.
Meyer, R., Drummond, S., Oaks, G., Carter, D., Nelson, S. (2010, Nov). Envisioning Leading-Following with Aspiring Nurses. 14th International Conference on Humanbecoming, Ontario, Canada.
Meyer, R. (2009, July 10). Nurses and Spirituality. Presented at Clinical Grand Rounds, CHOC Children’s Hospital, Orange, CA.
Meyer, R. (2009, April 1). Brief History of Palliative Care in the United States. Presented to stakeholders meeting for initiation of hospital-wide Palliative Care Program, CHOC Children’s Hospital, Orange, CA.
Meyer, R. (2008, March 28). Making a Difference: International Nursing Volunteer Opportunities. Presented at Clinical Grand Rounds, CHOC Children’s Hospital, Orange, CA.
Meyer, R. (2004-2008, 2009). How to plan and carry out culturally competent care. Presented to Frontline Nursing Leadership (2004), CHOC Children’s Hospital, Orange, CA. Program then incorporated into bi-monthly new-hire orientation to fulfill JCAHO requirements.
Meyer, R. (2004-2008). Learning styles: Why are we all so strange? Developed as curriculum for Advanced Preceptor course for CHOC Children’s Hospital, Orange, CA.
Meyer, R. (2004-Present). Palliative care. Developed as curriculum requirements for RN Residency, CHOC Children’s Hospital, Orange, CA.
Church Membership & Activities
Seaside Community Church, Huntington Beach, CA
Worship Team Member: 2000-Present
Chair, Missions Board, 2015-Present
Royal Family Kids Camp Staff - 2014, 2015, 2016
Volunteer Nursery: 2013 - Present
Camp nurse: 2001 - Present (as needed)
Mission team member with Serve and Surf: Panama, April 2007
Mission team member with Hope 4 Kids International: Tororo, Africa, June 2007
Celebrate Recovery Huntington Beach, Worship Band: 2011-Present
Community Service & Involvement
Executive Strategy Planning Team - Global Mission Health Conference (GMHC), Louisville, KY - 2015, 2016
Executive Board Member, Treasurer, Health to Hope Clinics, Riverside, CA, 2014-Present
International Service Project Leader (CBU) - Russia, 2011; South Asia, 2012, 2013, & 2014; Thailand 2015
Christian Surfers International Missions: 2007-2011
Dress a Girl Around the World: 2009-2011
Board Member Edison High School, Vice President, Edison Pageantry Corps, 2008-2009
Board Member Edison High School, Secretary, Colorguard Booster, 2007-2008
Board Member Edison High School, Vice President, Boys Soccer, 2004-2007
PTA Executive Board Member: 1994-2004
Girl Scout Leader/Trainer: 1994-2007 – Coordinated large events while guiding and leading young women as they planned, developed, and matured. Trainer involved in volunteer development and education using Adult Learning Theory and Change Theory as frameworks.
Junior High Leader: 2002-2007, Seaside Community Church, Huntington Beach, CA.
ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES/AFFILIATIONS:
Member: Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Member: Society of Pediatric Nurses (SPN)
Member: American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN)
Member: Nurses Christian Fellowship (NCF)
Former member IRB: CHOC Children’s Hospital, Orange, CA
Staff Nurse for Mexico Outreach: Azusa Pacific University, CA, in Ensenada, Mexico, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006.
Interests & Hobbies
Interests: books, out-of-doors
Travel - let's go!
Family - Married with 3 grown children
Give praise to the Lord, proclaim His Name; make known among the nations what He has done! Psalm 105:1