Company: Adelphi University
Location: Hauppague, NY
Hauppauge, NY, November 2, 2010, Patricia Anne Laster Facquet, RN, Ph.D.(c), Assistant Clinical Nursing Professor for Adelphi University, has been recognized by Elite American Nurses for dedication, achievements, and leadership in pediatrics, public health and nursing education. For the past seven years, Professor Patricia Facquet has provided her expertise in nursing education to Adelphi University. As an assistant clinical nursing professor, she teaches medical-surgical introduction classes, community public health nursing and pediatrics. She is also known to lecture on environmental health and infectious diseases. In addition to teaching, Professor Facquet oversees evidence-based practice and nursing research. With nearly three decades of professional experience, she also advises students on career choices. Dedicated to providing quality health care to her patients, Professor Facquet enjoys the versatility the nursing field offers and ensures that her students obtain a quality education so they can provide quality health care. Professor Facquet attributes her success to the great faculty and teachers she had throughout her schooling, and to the strong foundation her parents instilled in her. Growing up in Louisiana, she was inspired by the accomplishments of Florence Nightingale. As a nurse and a professor, Professor Facquet advises her students to stay dedicated and determined to the profession, and to acknowledge that nursing is not just a job. Nurses hold the answers for their patients; it is the nurses’ responsibility to help the patient understand their disease or illness and how to handle it. Professor Facquet is a Ph.D. doctoral candidate in public health at Walden University. She also holds a master’s degree in nursing education from Cambridge College, a Master of Science in public health from Walden University, and she completed coursework at Charity School of Nursing in Louisiana in 1981. Her greatest honor was being named to the Great 100 Nurses in Louisiana and New Orleans in 1990. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International and holds affiliations with the New York State Nurses Association, the American Medical Association, the American Public Health Association, and with the alumni associations of both Walden University ant Louisiana State University. Always devoted to the care of others, Professor Facquet lends her spare time to the Susan B. Coleman Foundation, Nursing Students’ Association of New York State, and the American Cancer Society. For more information about Professor Patricia Facquet please visit her personal website http://www.patriciafacquet.com.
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