Oncology, end-of-life care, advanced practice nursing roles, active learning strategies
Dr. Spendley graduated from University of New Hampshire in 2009 with a BSN and worked as an inpatient hematology-oncology nurse for four years before graduating from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with an MSN. She started working as an oncology adult nurse practitioner in 2013 and has since worked in inpatient hematology-oncology, stem cell transplant, outpatient hematology-oncology, CAR-T cell therapy, and breast oncology. She currently practices at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center with their inpatient hematology-oncology/stem cell transplant team once a week while teaching full-time in the School of Nursingundergraduate and graduate programs.
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NRSG 3320: Nursing Care of Adults 1
NRSG 5220: Introduction to Research Methods in Healthcare
NRSG 2210: Influences on Health and Illness
NRSG 6450: Practicum 1 for AGNP program
NRSG 6451: Practicum 2 for AGNP program
NRSG 5118: Healthcare Systems and Professional Role Development