WellStar School of Nursing


 

M. Penny Ziegler, RN, MSN, CPHQ
Lecturer/Nursing Learning Resource Center Coordinator
Phone: 678-797-2164
Office: HS 2213

Email:mziegle1@kennesaw.edu

 

 

Academic Degrees

 

 

MSN

Nursing

Loyola University

2009

  BSN Nursing William Carey University 1990
  Dip Nursing Charity Hospital School of Nursing 1980

 

 

Certifications

 

 

Healthcare Quality Certification

National Healthcare Quality Commission

 

 

American Heart Association

Instructor BCLS

 

 

 

Professional Experience

 

 

July 2011 - Present

Lecturer/Nursing Learning Resource Center Coordinator

Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA

 

May 2009 – June 2011

Quality Nurse Specialist, Georgia Medical Care Foundation

CMS Quality Improvement Organization

 

August 2006 – May 2009

Clinical Instructor of Nursing,
North Metro College, Acworth, GA

  March 1993 - January 1996 Associate Director of Nursing
Charity Hospital New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
  March 1993 - January 1985

Nursing Supervisor II

Charity Hospital New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
  May 1981 – January 1985

Registered Nurse/Staff Nurse

Charity Hospital New Orleans, New Orleans, LA

 

 

Recent Professional Activities

 

 

 

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

  • Member, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing,
      • Mu Phi Chapter at Kennesaw State University
  • International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL)
  • American Heart Association


CERTIFICATION

    • Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality
    • Licensed by Georgia Board of Nursing, State of Georgia

 

 

Professional Interests

 

 

  • Simulation experiences to enhance and promote learning experience
  • Mock Competencies to enhance and promote learning experience
  • Healthcare Research and Quality Improvement Measures
  • Impact of anxiety and stress in student nursing population on success in program

 

Teaching Responsibilities

 

 

NURS 3209 – Holistic Nursing/Skills Lab/Simulation

NURS 3313 – Adult Health Nursing/Skills Lab

NURS 3309 – Health Assessment/Skills Lab