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Sue Owens, PhD, RN, FNP-BC

Sue Owens, PhD, RN, FNP-BC

Associate Professor
Faculty, School of Nursing
School of Nursing
Phone: (231) 591-3185
Email: [email protected]

Education

  • PhD, Indiana University, Nursing Science, Nursing Education
  • Certificate, Grand Valley State University, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • MSN, Northern Michigan University, Adult Nursing
  • BSN, Hope College, Nursing

Biography

Susan Owens is an Associate Professor at Ferris State University and has over 20 years of teaching experience with associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral nursing programs. She is the past Chair and MSN program coordinator at FSU and is enthusiastic about promoting nursing education. She was selected as a NLN/Jonas Foundation Scholar 2011 which provided funding for her dissertation research and a network of other scholars in nursing education.

Research interests include Nursing Education, Inter-professional Collaborative Practice, Pre-diabetes, and Hermeneutic Phenomenology.

Presentations

  • Poster
    Owens, S. (Author), Holmquist, H. (Presenter), McDowell, B. (Author), Young, M. (Author), Kalaczinski, L. (Author), CHP Health Fair, "Stop Prediabetes," Ferris State University/College of Health Professions, FSU IRC, (April 5, 2022).
  • Oral Presentation
    Westerkamp, L. (Author & Presenter), Owens, S. (Presenter), Love, S. (Presenter), The Future of Nursing Education: Innovation, Inclusion, and Influence, "Interprofessional Virtual Escape Room," ANCC, Dallas Texas, (December 3, 2021).
  • Poster
    Hinkley, S. (Author & Presenter), Salvati, L. A., Thompson, C. (Author & Presenter), Owens, S. (Author), Young, M. (Author), Midwest Interprofessional Practice, Education, and Research Center Annual Meeting, "Use of an Interprofessional Poverty Panel to Teach Empathy and Resource Availability in Rural Michigan to Students in the Health Professions," Midwest Interprofessional Practice, Education, and Research Center, Virtual, (September 23, 2021).
  • Human Trafficking Teaching Module
    Lab, M. (Author & Presenter), Owens, S. (Author & Presenter), Brook, J. (Author & Presenter), Smyth, P. (Author & Presenter), Module with PPT and Escape Room Case Studies, "Human Trafficking," College of Health Profession, Online, (August 30, 2021).
  • Lecture
    Owens, S., Recorded lecture for CEUs, "Trafficking-Assessment," Ferris State University/School of Nursing, Virtual, (August 15, 2021).
  • Lecture
    Owens, S. (Presenter), CNF Workshop, "Legal Issues in Nursing Education," Ferris State University/School of Nursing, Virtual, (June 30, 2021).
  • Poster
    Owens, S. (Author & Presenter), McDowell, B. (Author), Young, M. (Author), Kalaczinski, L. (Author), CHP Health Fair, "Stop Prediabetes," Ferris State University/College of Health Profession, Virtual, (April 7, 2021).
  • Oral Presentation
    Owens, S., WSCC Board of Directors Meeting, "Advancing Nursing Education in the RN Workforce," West Shore Community College, Scottville, MI, (February 20, 2017).
  • Oral Presentation
    Soles, R. (Presenter), Owens, S. (Presenter), Ferris State University Social Work Department Meeting, "Issues of Pain," Ferris State University, (August 22, 2014).
  • Oral Presentation
    Owens, S., MNRS Research Event 2014, "A Comparison of the Development of Clinical Reasoning in Traditional Prelicensure and RN-BSN Students," Mid-West Nursing Research Society, St. Louis, MO, (March 28, 2014).