Assistant Clinical Professor - Dallas Center
Nola Schrum is a faculty member functioning in the Junior I level course Nursing Concepts as well as the Senior I course Adult Health II. She participates in the didactic portion of the course through lecturing and simulation coaching. She is responsible for the clinical rotations for each course section she teaches in. Additionally, she has designed an elective course on Mission Nursing which will begin in the Fall of 2013.
Prior to accepting a fulltime nursing faculty position at TWU, Ms. Schrum was employed by Baylor Healthcare System at Irving. Employed since 1976, her career has focused on Intensive Care Medicine. She is certified as a Critical Care Nurse through AACN. Ms. Schrum is a TWU alumni of the Family Nurse Practitioner Program (2000) but is not currently practicing in that capacity. Other roles filled since 1978 at Baylor Irving include House Supervisor, Charge nurse ICU, Home Health Coordinator, Dialysis supervisor, and educator in the internship program. She currently remains active in the ICU there as a bedside nurse and relief charge nurse mentoring new nurses.
Since 2006, Ms. Schrum has led annual medical/dental missions to Tanzania, Africa. Over the last few years, several TWU students and faculty have accompanied her on these trips where the students functioned in the field under the supervision and guidance of faculty. She started a nonprofit organization and continues to work for health promotion education within remote African villages and enhanced experiential learning for her students through mission work. Additional global experiences with medical missions include working in Mongolia, Peru, and the continental US on the Gulf Coast in the year of Katrina and the years following.
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