Faculty Profile

Sara B. Adams, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor



Sara.Adams@valpo.edu


Biography

Professor Adams teaches in the undergraduate program. Her area of clinical expertise includes medical-surgical nursing and oncology. Her research interests includes evidence-based teaching in nursing, use of narrative as a teaching method, adult learning theories, and health and wellness of underserved patient populations. Professor Adams leads an annual cultural immersion experience for nursing students to Valparaiso, Chile, focusing on that nation's public health system and cultural implications to nursing care. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society, Zeta Epsilon Chapter, and the National League of Nursing. She received the Graduate Faculty Excellence Award in 2009, and the Freda S. Scales Master of Science in Nursing Award for bold thinking and innovative approaches to advanced nursing in 2009. She is a certified BLS instructor.

Professional Affiliations

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society
  • National League of Nursing