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Wendy Lenon, DNP, RN

Wendy Lenon, DNP, RN

Wendy Lenon, DNP, RN
Wendy Lenon, DNP, RN

Associate Professor
Chair, School of Nursing
School of Nursing
Phone: (231) 591-2267
Email: [email protected]

Education

  • DNP, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Healthcare Systems Leadership
  • MSN, Ferris State University, Nursing Education
  • BSN, Grand Valley State University, Nursing

Biography

I am currently an Associate Professor at Ferris State University, and the Chair of the School of Nursing. My educational background consists of obtaining a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Grand Valley State University, a Master of Science in nursing with a focus on education from Ferris State University, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Chamberlain College of Nursing. I worked for a large acute care facility, as a staff nurse, charge nurse, nursing preceptor, and most recently as a staff development nurse educator. My experience has been in orthopedic/trauma, medical/ surgical, emergency department and surgical services (pre, intra, and post-operative). In addition to my experience in acute care, I also spent time working as an adjunct faculty member for a Community College, mainly focusing on clinical teaching for students at the medical/surgical level. I am a member of the Doctors of Nursing Practice, American Nurses Association, and Sigma Theta Thu.

Presentations

  • Oral Presentation
    Lenon, W., FSU Board of Trustees Meeting, "College of Health Professions School of Nursing Board of Trustees," Ferris State University, (October 7, 2022).
  • Poster
    Lenon, W., Owens, S., Westerkamp, L., Love, S., Smyth, P., Peterson, A., Thompson, W., 2022 Michigan Nursing Summit, "Academic-Practice Partnerships: Creating 360-degree Video for Nursing Education in the Northwest Region of Michigan," Michigan Center for Nursing, Traverse City, MI, (October 6, 2022).
  • Oral Presentation
    Lenon, W., Gustman, S. (Author & Presenter), Lilly Conference on Advancing Teaching and Learning, "Strategies to Enhance New Faculty Transition," Traverse City, Mi, (October 20, 2018).
  • Oral Presentation
    Lenon, W. (Author & Presenter), DNP Fall 2017 Intensive, "DNP role and translation projects," FSU, (August 2017).
  • Oral Presentation
    Gustman, S., Lenon, W., Seminar, "Translation of DNP Projects," Ferris State University -DNP, FLITE, (August 29, 2017).
  • Lecture
    Lenon, W., Clinical Instruction Workshop, "Clinical Reasoning: Bridging the Classroom-Clinical Gap," (August 25, 2017).
  • Oral Presentation
    Gustman, S., Lenon, W., Junior Fellows Faculty Program (JFFP), "Review of the Newly Revised Mentoring Program for First-Year Nursing Faculty and Beyond," JFFP Ferris State University, University Center at Ferris State University, (August 17, 2017).
  • Oral Presentation
    Lenon, W. (Author & Presenter), ICD, "Integrated Course Design," FCTL, FSU, (May 4, 2017).
  • Oral Presentation
    Lenon, W., School of Nursing 6th Annual Celebration of Success: Student Scholarship Day, "Closing Remarks," FSU School of Nursing, Big Rapids, (April 7, 2017).
  • Oral Presentation
    Lenon, W. (Author & Presenter), Sigma Theta Tau International Kappa Epsilon Fall Research Event, "Interdisciplinary Simulation as a Strategy to Improve Teamwork," Grand Rapids, Michigan, (October 5, 2016).