Nursing Faculty & Staff

Tracy F. Scheirer, MSN, BS, RN

Instructor of Nursing

 

Education Background

  • Widener University, enrolled in Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing
  • West Chester University, MSN
  • Albright College, BSN


Areas of Interest

  • Immunizations, Medical/Surgical Nursing topics


Current Projects

  • “Mealtime Environments and Practices in Traditional and New Model Nursing Homes” research project


Representative Courses Taught

  • NUR 315 – Nursing in Health and Illness II- Birth and Childhood to Adulthood
  • NUR 390- Selected Topics in Medical/Surgical Nursing
  • NUR 417- Nursing Role Synthesis Practicum
  • NUR 418- Nursing of the Acute and Critically Ill


Selected Professional Service Acivities

  • Chairperson and Founder, Berks Immunization Coalition


Professional Associations

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing, Xi Delta Chapter Vice President
  • National League for Nursing
  • Pennsylvania League for Nursing
  • Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, District 2 Chapter Officer
  • Academy of Medical/Surgical Nurses
  • American Association of University Professors


Presentations and Honors

  • Podium Presentation, Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society May 2012 Upsilon Zeta Chapter Business Meeting and Program  Alvernia University “Champion for Wellness: Influenza Immunization Research and Advocacy”
  • Keynote Speaker, Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society March 2012 Xi Delta Chapter Induction Ceremony  West Chester University “Influenza and Nursing Research”
  • Poster presentation, Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society, Immaculata University, March 2011 “Nursing Leadership in Influenza Immunization: Designate a Champion”
  • Outstanding Advocate Award, PAIC Immunization Champion, June 2010 Awarded by the Pennsylvania Immunization Coalition at annual conference
  • Panelist, Lecture Series “Ethics, Leadership, & Community”, December 2009 Alvernia University, “Exemplary Nursing Care in our Community”
  • Presenter, School Health Association of Berks County, October 2009 Alvernia University Live demonstration of immunization technique and education to School Nurses in preparation for mass immunization during H1N1 epidemic
  • Poster presentation, Third Annual Graduate Research Symposium, April 2009 Sponsored by Kutztown, Millersville, Shippensburg, and West Chester Universities Dixon University Center, Harrisburg, PA  “Proposal for a Computer Interface Program between a Pediatric Clinic Electronic Medical Record and Pennsylvania Statewide Immunization Information System (PA SIIS)”




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