Get to know Registered Nurse Educator Susan Landmark, who serves patients within Fortis College.
In 1979, Susan earned her registered nursing degree from Northern Virginia Community College and continued her studies with both a bachelor’s and master’s degree from George Mason University. In addition, Susan earned a PhD and teaches nursing students at Fortis College. As a certified higher education professional, Susan is dedicated to offering students exemplary higher education in nursing.
Additionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital in Neptune Beach, Florida, Susan provides nursing services to many patients in the Northern Florida region. Susan has engaged in local public speaking opportunities and has published articles on research in the field of nursing. A member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Susan is able to stay current in her field.
At the most basic level, a nurse educator focuses on teaching aspiring nurses about patient care. They are often responsible for developing a curriculum and teaching using lectures or lab and clinical work. Additionally, many aspiring nurses look to their educators as mentors or advisors. A nurse educator is also responsible for planning and teaching curriculum for undergraduate or graduate-level courses, lecturing on a number of topics including community health care and pharmacology, and serve as a mentor on academic and career issues.
Susan attributes her success to her mentors and family members who encouraged her in the early days of her career. When she is not teaching or assisting patients, she spends family time with her triplets and makes jewelry.
Learn More About Susan Landmark:
Through her online profile: http://todaysnurse.org/network/index.php?do=/4141986/info/, she can also be found through the Fortis College website: www.fortis.edu/.