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Ann Christy Seckman, DNP, RN

Associate Professor

Ann Seckman

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Faculty - Nursing
College of Nursing
CRISS II - Criss 2

Ann Christy Seckman, DNP, RN

Associate Professor

As a specialist in Health Assessment, have taught this for 22 years, all levels of education in both theory portion and the lab portion. Interests are in simulation, related to health assessment scenario building. Have written or co-written the following articles: Bringing skin assessments to life using human patient simulation: An emphysis on cancer prevention and early detection; Incorporating cultural diversity and caring through simulation in a baccalaureate nursing program; and Report on the impact of cultural diversity in simulation for nursing students engaged in immersion experiences in blobal settings.Was in the forefront of developing the simulation health assessment scenario's for a midwestern college.

Teaching Interests

  • Medical surgical nursing, nursing research, Health Assessment

Research Focus

Simulation especially related to health assessment as in pressure ulcers, skin cancer., Inattentional Blindness: the impact of inattentional blindness related to student nurses and skill performances

Department

Nursing - Bachelors

Position

Associate Professor

General

  • Journal of Nursing Education and Practice
    Report on the Impact of Cultural Diversity in Simulation for Nursing Students Engaged in Immersion Experiences in Global Settings
    3(9) 2013
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    Bringing Skin Assessments to Life Using Simulation: An Emphysis on Cancer Prevention and Early Detection. 2011
  • N/A
    Incorporating Cultural Diversity and Caring Through Simulation in a Baccalaureate Nursing Program
    14(2) 2010

Presentations

  • Nursing Education Research Conference 2020: “Non Licensure Nursing Internship Program for Recruiting High School Students in Nursing”  2020
  • Association on Aging with Developmental Disabilities “Observation Skills Can Save Lives” St. Louis, MO 2018
  • Association on Aging with Developmental Disabilities “Observation Skills Can Save Lives” St. Louis, 2015
  • Association on Aging with Developmental Disabilities “Observation Skills Can Save Lives” St. Louis, MO 2014
  • The Geriatric Population and the Role of the LPN and RN sponsored by St. Louis College of Health Careers “The Effects of the growing Geriatric Population on Nursing with Respect to the Health Care System 2013
  • Association on Aging with Developmental Disabilities “Observation Skills Can Save Lives” St. Louis, MO 2013
  • Second Annual Interprofessional Simulation Conference, St. Louis, MO “Educating Students about Cultural Diversity Through the Use of Diverse Mannequins” January 2012 2012
  • INACSL Conference Las Vegas, NV  “Simulation: Dressed for Diversity” 2011
  • INACSL conference Orland, FL “Utilizing simulation and moulage techniques: Performing a thorough skin assessment in a BSN program” 2010
  • “Missouri’s Mini SUN Conference 2009 “Enhancing Realism 2009
  • Testing for Success at Clarkson College, Omaha, NE  2005
  • Testing for Success at Clarkson College, Omaha, NE 2005

Consulting

  • Expert Witness
    Expert witness for court cases
    Read court cases to review RN charting related to law suits involving safe practice.
    Various attorneys MO, TN, and KY
    2020 - 2020
  • Expert Witness
    Review Court cases
    Review courtcases for Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee and Kentucky Attorney's. Review approximately 2 a year as this is not a business, the nurses who are involved in legal cases are at the mercy of nurse experts to establish that the care provided was safe and of the highest quality.
    MO/IL/TN/KY Attorney groups
    2020 - 2021