Education

  • PhD, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • MSN, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • BSN, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pa.

Research

  • Attitudes and activity patterns of online faculty
  • Dedicated Education Unit and student, nurse and patient outcomes
  • Impact of the Dedicated Education Unit on student self-efficacy  
  • Use of iPad technology by undergraduate nursing students in three distinct learning environments: classroom, clinical and nursing lab 
  • PDA use in nursing education 
  • Lack of preparedness for the postpartum period: primiparous women’s experiences following vaginal childbirth
  • Well-being in multiple-role women pursuing a graduate degree in nursing 

Publications

  • George, L., et al., “Supporting the quality of measurement and evaluation in education,” Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology, 2018
  • George, L.E., Locasto, L.W., Pyo, K.A., Cline, T., “Effect of the dedicated education unit on nursing student self-efficacy: A quasi-experimental research study,” Nurse Education in Practice, 2017
  • Thompson, R., George, L., “Bullying in the workplace: The effect of an online educational module on learner self-efficacy,” MEDSURG Nursing, 2016
  • Bires, A.M., Kerr, B., George, L., “Osteomyelitis: An overview of imaging modalities,” Critical Care Nursing Quarterly, 2015
  • Nellis, D.L., George, L.E., “Preliminary exploration of the use of a medical malpractice self- study module,” The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 2012
  • George, L.E., Davidson, L.J., Serapiglia, C., Barla, S., Thotakura, A., “Technology in nursing education,” Journal of Professional Nursing, 2010
  • George, L., Davidson, L., “PDA use in nursing education: Prepared for today, poised for tomorrow,” Online Journal of Nursing Informatics, 2005
  • George, L.E., “Lack of preparedness: Postpartum women’s experiences,” MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 2005

Awards & Recognition

  • Fellow, AACN Leadership for Academic Nursing Programs
  • Cameos of Caring Award, regional Award for Excellence in Teaching, nurse educator
  • Inducted into the Allegheny Valley School District Alumni Hall of Fame for distinguished public service, academic achievement and professional contributions
  • Founding Chair of the Pittsburgh Magazine Excellence in Nursing Awards
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