Dr. Linda K. Hardy, RN, MSN, CNE, CTN-A

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Dr. Linda K. Hardy, RN, MSN, CNE, CTN-A

Associate Professor of Nursing and MSN Coordinator
lhardy [at] NebrWesleyan.edu

Burt Hall 313

Varies. Please call for appointment.

(402) 465-2416

Dr. Linda K. Hardy

Learner-centered utilizing the principles of adult education.

Goals for NWU Nursing Program
1. Maintain the rigor and quality of the BSN and MSN nursing programs at all sites.
2. Explore opportunities to expand via new programs and/or new educational sites.

R.N. with experience in Labor & Delivery, ED, LTC, Management, Community, & School Nursing
Childbirth Education since 1977; American Red Cross CPR/AED instructor; American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI)

1976-Diploma-Bryan School of Nursing-Valedictorian
2001-BSN-Nebraska Wesleyan University
2003-MSN-Nebraska Wesleyan University
2011-PhD in Nursing Education-University of Northern Colorado

NURS 3010/5010-Professional Communication in Nursing
NURS 3040-Global Health
NURS 3310-Nursing Theories
NURS 3360-Introduction to Nursing Research & Evidence-based Practice
NURS 4900-Select Topics: Nursing in the 21st Century
(Past-NURS 250-Population Based Nursing Practice and NURS 296-Special Projects)
NURS 5050-Research & Evidence based Practice in Nursing & Health Care
NURS 5100-Transcultural Nursing
NURS 5150-Concepts & Theories
NURS 5990-Major Projects

ACADEMIC: Taught Master's level Nursing Theories course at the University of Medicine & Pharmacy in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam March 5-17, 2012 in cooperation with Friendship Bridge Nurses Group. See blog at www.hardysnursesnotes.blogspot.com
Podium presentation at Nurse Educators Conference in the Rockies, Breckenridge, CO-July 21, 2012: Cultural Competence & Racist Attitudes of Direct Patient Care RNs in a Midwestern State.
Podium presentation at the Transcultural Nursing Society Conference, Orlando, FL-October 19, 2012-Cultural Competence & Racist Attitudes of Direct Patient Care RNs in a Midwestern State.
Podium Presentation at the Transcultural Nursing Society Conference: USA and Vietnamese Nurses: Fostering a Transcultural Partnership in Graduate Nursing Education. Albuquerque, NM October 23-26, 2013.
Subtle Cues as Triggers for Nursing Intuition
Development of the Online Learning Experience
Pregnancy and Birth Practices of Vietnamese Women in a Midwestern City
Dissertation Research Project: Cultural Competence and Racist Attitudes of Direct Patient Care RNs in a Midwestern State
Hardy, L. (2003, September). Informed consent: adolescent minors, surrogate decision-making, and the school nurse. School Nurse News, 20, 28-31.
Hardy, L. (2004, March). Asthma screening: A Research utilization project. School Nurse News, 21, 24-27.
Hardy, L. (2007). Exploration of the concept of Race and implications for health disparities research. Journal of Theory Construction and Testing, 11(2), 46-49.

NWU: VP of UC CAPC May 2012-May 2014
Faculty Affairs Committee-Fall 2014-2015
Faculty Development Committee-Fall 2015-
Graduate Committee-Fall 2014-ongoing

Personal: Teach American Red Cross Swimming Lessons

Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) by National League for Nursing-April 23, 2009-Current through April 2019
Certified Transcultural Nurse-Advanced (CTN-A) by The Transcultural Nursing Society-July 23, 2009-Current through July 2019
Recipient of the Nebraska Nurses Association Outstanding Nurse Educator Award for 2016
Recipient of the District III-Nebraska Nurses Association Graduate Scholarship-2009
Recipient of 2003 Professional Development Award, Bryan Memorial Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae
Recipient of the STT Nu Rho Scholarship-2006
Recipient of the STT Nu Rho Research Grant-2011
Member Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing, 2001-present
First Counselor and Board Member, Nu Rho-at-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, June, 2005 to
June, 2009; President-Elect-June, 2009 to June, 2011; President-July 1, 2011-Present.
Member American and Nebraska Nurses Association (NNA)-Served as Delegate at the State NNA convention: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011; elected for 2015.
Member Midwest Nursing Research Society
Member Transcultural Nursing Society
Member Golden Key International Honor Society-November 2008
Past member Nebraska and National School Nurse Association