Nursing — Full-time
Susan  Prion

Susan Prion, EdD, RN, CNE

Associate Professor

Education

B.S., Muskingum College, New Concord, Ohio

Research Areas

Innovation in nursing education
Clinical simulation
Leadership development

Courses Offered
  • Applied Data Analysis
  • Healthcare Informatics
Publications
Lambton, J.A. & Prion, S.K. (2009). The Value of Simulation in the Development of Observational Skills for Clinical Microsystems. Clinical Simulation in Nursing. 5 (4), e137-143.

Prion, S.K. (2008). Community nutrition and health promotion. In Tucker, S. & Dauffenbach, V. (Eds.) Nutrition and Diet Therapy. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Prion, S.K. (2008). Nutritional recommendations and standards. In Tucker, S. &
Dauffenbach, V. (Eds.) Nutrition and Diet Therapy. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Prion, S.K. (2008). Evaluation involved in using simulations. Available at
http://www.sirc4nln.org/dev/mod/resource/view.php?id=38New York: National League
for Nursing.

Prion, S.K. & Ruggenberg, S. (2008, under review). Cognitive theory foundations of clinical
simulation practice. Simulation in Healthcare: Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.

Ruggenberg, S. & Prion, S.K. (2008, under review). The Effect of Clinical Simulation on Nursing Students' Acquisition and Transfer of Knowledge. Journal of Nursing Education.

Prion, S.K. (2008). A practical framework for assessing the impact of clinical simulation experiences in the nursing curriculum. Clinical Simulation in Nursing Education, 4, e69-78.

Prion, S.K. & Mitchell, M.T. (2008, under review). Audiobook learning packages to decrease
cognitive load. International Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia.

Prion, S.K. (2008, under review). Just-in-time audio for effective student learning. Nurse Education in Practice.

Prion, S.K. (2008, under review). A practical model for the development of mixed mode classes
in nursing education. Journal of Professional Nursing.

Struve, O.A. & Prion, S.K. Junior 1 Simclinical Learning Package: Postoperative care. San Francisco, CA: Author.

Prion, S.K. (2008). Sophomore 2 Simclinical Learning Package: Safety and communication. San Francisco, CA: Author.

Van Leuven, K. and Prion, S. (2007). Health Promotion in Care Directed by Nurse Practitioners.The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 3 (7), 456-461.

Other

Awards
2008 University of San Francisco, University Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award Nominee
2008 Co-awardee, inaugural Faculty of the Month award, Student Nursing Association, School of Nursing, University of San Francisco (USF)
2006 University Distinguished Faculty Technology Award for overall excellence and innovative use of technology and learning at USF.
2004 Team Merit Award, Dalai Lama Steering Committee, USF.
1999 Roger Salquist Friend of McLaren School of Business Award, USF
Outstanding Contributor, Student Affairs Division, USF
Distinguished Graduation Speaker, School of Nursing, USF
1993 Distinguished Graduation Speaker, School of Nursing, USF
1993 University of San Francisco, University Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award Nominee
1993 University of San Francisco, Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award, School of Nursing
Professional Membership
American Nursing Informatics Association 2008-present
Association for Standardized Patient Educators 2008-present
Bay Area Simulation Consortium 2007-present
Society for Simulation in Health Care 2007-present
National League for Nursing, 2007-present
Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, 2005-present
American Association for Higher Education, 1994-present
American Nurses Association (ANA)-1994 to present
American Education Research Association, 1993-present
Phi Delta Kappa, International Education Fraternity-1993 to present
Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society for Nursing -1984 to present