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  Vickie Slot

Shari Bertolone

MSN, RN
Assistant Professor
bertolone@hope.edu

Science Center Room 1145
phone 616-395-7537

Education:

  • MSN - Grand Valley State University 1992
    Thesis:  “Parental Coping with Chronic Illness”
  • BSN - Grand Valley State College, 1986

Nursing Speciality:

  • Pediatric Acute Care Nursing
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing

Professional Experience:

  • Staff Nurse , 1990-Present, Nursing Resource Center
    DeVos Children’s Hospital
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist, 1990-1992, Area Child Amputee Center
    Mary Free Bed Hospital
  • Clinical Coordinator, 1988-1990, Pediatrics and PICU
    Butterworth
    Hospital
  • Staff Nurse,1987-1990, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
    Butterworth
    Hospital
      
  • Staff Nurse, 1986-1987,  Medical-Surgical Floor
    Muskegon General
    Hospital

Academic Experience:

  • Assistant Professor (January, 2010-present)
    Hope
    College School
    of Nursing
  • Instructor (2007-2009), McAuley School of Nursing
    University
    of Detroit
    Mercy at
    Aquinas
    College
  • Adjunct Faculty (1992-1999)
    Muskegon
    Community College
  • Teacher-Practitioner (1990-1991)
    Hope-Calvin Nursing Program in collaboration with Spectrum Health

Presentations:

  • Pediatric orthopedic alterations. Presented at the Advance Orthopedic Nurses Conference, Saint Mary’s Hospital ,Grand Rapids, MI 2008
  • Expanding needs of pediatric neuroscience patients.  Presented at the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses conference, Saint Mary’s Hospital, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 2008
  • Comparison of neonatal skin probe temperatures to axillary temperature.  Poster presentation for Make It Work: Blueprints for a Progressive Research Culture Conference sponsored by Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2009
  • Comparison of neonatal skin probe temperatures to axillary temperature.  Poster presentation and discussion for annual research day Sigma Theta Tau Gamma Epsilon chapter.  Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2010

Professional Interests:

  • Chronically ill children
  • Technology in the classroom
  • Child abuse
  • Pediatric acute care
  • Undergraduate nursing education

Memberships:

  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing, Kappa Epsilon Chapter-At-Large, 1986-Present
  • Michigan Education Association
    2007-2010
  • Midwest Nursing Research Society
    2010-Present