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Laura Goliat DNP, RN, FNP-BC
Associate Dean- Undergraduate Programs


Email: lgoliat@ursuline.edu
Phone: 440 646 8332
Office: MU 325

DNP, Ursuline College
FNP-BC, Ursuline College
MSN, Ursuline College 
Certificate of Education, Ursuline College
BSN, Ursuline College

Dr. Goliat is Associate Dean of the Undergraduate Nursing Programs and an associate professor in the Breen School of Nursing. As a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Dr. Goliat brings over 35 years of nursing experience to the Breen School working in areas such as: medical intensive care, general medical/surgical, GI, and primary care nursing. She feels privileged to be able to help educate the next generation of nurses and is grateful to be on the Breen team. Professional interests include: interprofessional education, research, and exploring/utilizing active learning/teaching strategies for classrooms. Personal interests include: sports and outdoor activities, reading (especially Jane Austen novels), travel, and music.

RECENT PRESENTATIONS:
-Invited Podium Presenter and AHRQ Educational Consultant: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality TeamSTEPPS® 2016 National Conference: Washington DC
-Podium Presenter: Ohio Healthcare Association (OHCA) 2016 National Conference: Columbus, OH
-Podium and Poster Presenter: Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) 2015, 2016 National Conferences

RECENT JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS:
-To Q or Not to Q: Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (2016). American Nurse Today May 2016: Vol. 11 (5).
-Care for the Caregiver: Evaluation of Mind-Body Self-care for Accelerated Nursing Students. Holistic Nursing Practice 2016 May-Jun;30 (3):148-54. 

POSITIONS HELD:
-President, Northeast Ohio Region-Ohio League for Nursing (2016-2018)
-Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) National Consultant (2016-present)
-Ohio Action Committee (OAC): Chair, Health Assessment Sub-Committee (2015-present)

RECOGNITIONS/AWARDS:
-INACSL Poster Award Winner-2nd Place Award 2015- Using Innovative Teaching Methodologies to Enhance Transference of Knowledge from Classroom to Clinical
-Midwest Nursing Research Society- DNP Project/Dissertation Award 2014
-Barbara Donaho Distinguished Leadership in Learning Award – 2014 Kent State University, Preceptor Award
-Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses (OAAPN): Nurse Educator Award- 2013
-Association of Indian Physicians of Northeast Ohio (AIPNO) 2013 Annual Research Showcase-1st Place- Quality Improvement Project
-Hearst Award (Faculty-BSON)- National League for Nursing, 2012-2013
-Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS)- Doctoral Poster Award- Honorable Mention- 2013   
-ATI National Nurse Educator Summit Poster Award 1st Place 2012