Sally Morgan, Ph.D., RN
Sally Morgan, PhD, RN is an Associate Professor and Assistant Director for the RN to MSN track. She has over 40 years of nursing experience in education, administration, and practice. She has been a faculty and Director of Nursing for an Associate Degree Nursing Program and the Founding Director for a Baccalaureate Program. Sally has been an educator and the Director of Education in the practice setting as well as patient care experience in women s health, maternal-child, neonatal intensive care and adult medical surgical areas. Sally received a PhD in Nursing from the University of San Diego, a Master s Degree in Nursing Education from California State University, Dominquez Hills, a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from Mt. St. Mary s College in Los Angeles, and an Associate Degree in Nursing from Colorado State University at Pueblo. Sally has served on statewide committees and projects that have influenced the course of nursing education in California. Her areas of interest are theory, research, curriculum design, professional role development, emerging families, and how nurses learn.
Grant Awards and Honors
- New Researcher Award, Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing, Zeta Mu Chapter, February, 2011.
- Margretta Madden Styles Life Long Learning Scholarship, Association of California Nurse Leaders, February, 2009.
- Center for Nursing Expansion and Innovation Grant. Chancellorís Office of the CA Community Colleges. October, 2005. $7,133,000.00
- Nursing Workforce Initiative Grant II. Workforce Investment Act, WIA. June, 2005. $139,000.00
- Enrollment Growth Grant II. Chancellorís Office of the CA Community Colleges. May, 2004. $118,000.00
- Nursing Workforce Initiative Grant I. Workforce Investment Act, WIA. July, 2003. $185,000.00
- Enrollment Growth Grant I. Chancellorís Office of the CA Community Colleges. May, 2002. $122,000.00
- Outstanding Nursing Student, Mount Saint Maryís College, Los Angeles, CA. May, 1980.
- "Anatomy of a Medication Error: Students Experiences Learning Medication Administration" Podium presentation at the Western Institute of Nursing Conference, Portland, Oregon. April, 2012.
- "Nursing Students Lived Experiences During Medication Administration." Poster presentation at the International Qualitative Health Research Conference, Vancouver, Canada. October, 2011
- "What to Consider When Returning to Nursing School." Presented during Nurses Week at Hoag Hospital, Presbyterian, Newport Beach CA; Methodist Hospital, Arcadia CA; and Pomona Valley Hospital, Pomona CA. May, 2010.
- "Starting a New Program" 8th Annual Roy Adaptation Association Workshop and Conference, Los Angeles, CA. June, 2007.
- "Clinical Placement Dilemma" Joint Advisory Meeting Golden West, Saddleback and Santa Ana Colleges Santa Ana, CA. April, 2006.
- "Setting Up a Simulation Lab at Golden West College" Associate Degree Nursing Conference and Faculty Workshop at Asilomar, Pacific Grove, CA. April, 2005.
- "Incorporating Technology into the Classroom" National Conference for the National Organization of Associate Degree Nursing, Albuquerque, NM. November, 2004.
- "Can Being Kind and Being a Nurse Exist Together" National Nursesí Week Speaker at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital, Fountain Valley, CA. May, 2004.
- "Interactive CD-ROMS" and "Designing and Building a Health Science Learning Environment", workshops presented at the California Organization of Associate Degree Nursing Program Directorsí Conference, San Diego, CA. February, 2004.
- Kramer, R. & Morgan, S. (2010). Nursing Theory: Application to Practice. Nursing Education DVD, Medcom/Trainex Corporation
- Kramer, R. & Morgan, S. (2010). Evidence-based Practice: What it is and what it is not. Nursing Education DVD, Medcom/Trainex Corporation