Michele Burdette-Taylor aka “Shelly” is a nurse, professor, and writer. She joined the cadre of nurses in Alaska in 2015 after retiring from the US Army. Shelly completed a PHD at the University of San Diego, MSN at California State University, BSN at University of Central Florida, and a Diploma RN from Church Home and Hospital School of Nursing in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Burdette-Taylor teaches at the University of Alaska, School of Nursing focusing on curriculum addressing community – population – public health. She is a Nightingale Scholar and nursing history enthusiast.
1. Describe Nightingales trip to and service in the Crimean War in Turkey 1854 – 1856.
2. Define primary and secondary trauma as it relates to nursing and health care.
3. Discuss the importance of self-care for healing and to build resilience.
This continue education offering is in celebration of Nurses, Nursing, and Nightingale. Nightingale was a major influence on our current nursing practice. With a deep dive into the primary sources from Florence Nightingale, it was obvious, she suffered as many nurses do due to direct care of patients and populations in the community. The CE offering includes encouragement for our colleagues in nursing and health care to embrace self-care to promote healing and resilience.