Department/Program: Nursing and Allied Health
Mrs. Bush has more than 30 years experience in the nursing profession, with 28 years as a Registered Nurse with clinical expertise in Maternal-Newborn nursing. Presently, she teaches as an adjunct instructor in NSG 300 Nursing Care of the Childbearing Woman and the Newborn and NSG 420 Community Health Nursing. Lecture topics include Nursing Care, Assessment and Health Promotion of the Child with Respiratory Dysfunction; Endocrine Dysfunction, and the High Risk Infant; Community Health Nursing of the Family; Children and Adolescents; Promoting Healthy Communities Using Multilevel Participatory Strategies and as a guest lecturer on Health Literacy in NSG 402. She joined the college as an instructor in January, 2003. Her graduate studies included research on the Neurobehavioral Effects of Cocaine on the Preterm Infant. She followed the clinical nurse specialist track with a focus in Woman-Child Health. She worked 19 years in the Neonatal I.C.U. and 7 years in Pediatrics and PICU, holding positions as Interim Manager of the NICU and Assistant Section Manager of Pediatrics. She holds certification as a Child Health Care Consultant for the State of Louisiana and NRP. In 1994 she was named a Great 100 nurse, is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, National Black Nurses Association, and AWHONN.
M.S.N. University of South Alabama College of Nursing
B.S.N. University of South Alabama College of Nursing
Diploma in Nursing Charity Hospital School of Nursing, New Orleans, LA
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4123 Woodland Drive, New Orleans, La. 70131