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UWG Nursing FacultyJana 'Shelly' Crager, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor
E-mail: jcrager@westga.edu
Office #: 678-839-5625
Office: #289
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Teaching Philosophy:

Teaching and learning are reciprocal: Without one, the other cannot exist. This relationship takes place in a variety of settings and a variety of ways as nursing is unique. Education does not just happen for the student just in the classroom but evolves with interactions with faculty, peers, clients, and family members. The transition from student to professional registered nurse is a challenge, and I see myself as a facilitator of this growth.

Courses Taught:

Education:

BSN: State University of West Georgia
MSN: University of West Georgia
Undergoing course work at Georgia State University, PhD program

Areas of Expertise or Professional Interests:

Critical Care, Neuroscience
Education: Different learning styles, teaching methods, high-stakes testing
Clinical: Cerebrovascular Disease, critical care

Professional Memberships and Certifications:

Certified Critical Care Nurse (CCRN)
Sigma Theta Tau, Pi Nu chapter
Georgia Nurses Association (GNA)
American Nurses Association (ANA)
American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN)
American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN)
Southern Nursing Research Society (SNRS)

Personal Interests:

Family, reading something other than nursing research

The most unique thing about our program is…

The caring curriculum, and the different styles of teaching.

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