The Communicator 2.0 and the Active Classroom: Adolescent Clients at Risk for Suicide

The Communicator 2.0 and the Active Classroom: Adolescent Clients at Risk for Suicide

Suicide is a such a relevant and serious topic for adolescents and for nurses. This presentation will provide faculty tools to incorporate the communicator virtual experiences into the classroom and support student learning experiences as they acquire the knowledge to care for adolescents at risk for suicide.


Kendra S. Lindoff, MSN

Education:

  • Bachelor’s of science degree in Nursing, The University of Iowa (Iowa City, Ia)
  • Master’s degree in nursing, Indiana University (Indianapolis, IN)
  • Experience: 25+ years’ experience in academia as:
  • Director of Nursing
  • Associate Professor
  • Academic Senate representative
  • Curriculum Committee chair
  • Author
  • National presenter
  • Respected nurse leader in nursing education.

Prior to joining ATI:

  • Director of Nursing Iowa Lakes Community College
  • Clinic Manager OB/GYN clinic North Iowa Mercy Medical Center
  • Associate professor of nursing, Rio Hondo Community College Towson University (Whittier, CA) with focus on pharmacology, pediatrics, adult health, clinical nursing, pharmacology, and medical-surgical nursing
  • Adjunct Professor California State University Los Angeles
  • Operating Room Staff Educator UCLA Santa Monica, CA

Areas of expertise:

  • Surgical Nursing
  • Pediatrics
  • Medical surgical nursing
  • Clinical education and practice Research interests: Online based learning Professional membership
  • Inactive member Sigma Theta Tau International Member, Alpha Chapter Joined ATI: 2019 Focus at ATI: Nursing integration specialist

Jennifer Gambal, MSN, RN

Education:

  • Associate degree in applied science – nursing, Northampton Community College (Bethlehem, Pa)
  • Bachelor’s of science in nursing, Widener University (Chester, Pa)
  • Master’s degree in nursing, De Sales University (Center Valley, Pa)
  • Post-master’s certificate in academic advising, Kansas State University (Manhattan, KS) Faith Community Nurse certificate Experience: 28+ years of nursing experience
  • Over 10 years of experience in academia
  • Faith community nurse for a local parish (Allentown, Pa) Specialty practice: hemodialysis, homecare, hospice & palliative care

Prior to joining ATI:

  • Faculty positions including didactic and clinical instruction in LPN, ADN, BSN and RN Refresher programs
  • Actively involved in Sigma Theta Tau International at the local and regional levels
  • Served on local faith community nursing advisory board
  • Served on local board for victims of human trafficking
  • Volunteered with organizations working with homeless population

Areas of expertise:

  • Fundamentals of nursing
  • Medical-surgical nursing
  • Faith community nursing
  • Community health nursing
  • Vulnerable populations
  • Research interests:
  • Faculty mentoring
  • Barriers to education for Latinos Focus at ATI: Integration specialist nurse educator