Nursing Faculty & Staff

Louise Fura, DNP, RN, CRNP

Assistant Professor of Nursing


Educational Background 

  • Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
    Enrolled in Doctoral Studies
    Doctorate of Nursing Practice - Education Leadership Track
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    Master of Science Degree in Nursing
    Primary Care Adult Nurse Practitioner
  • DeSales University, Center Valley, PA
    Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing

Areas of Interest

  • Primary Care Adult Health
  • Adult Medical Surgical Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Quality and Safety Education for Nurses
  • Gerontologic Nursing

Professional Affiliations

  • Certified by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs as an Adult Nurse Practitioner from 1987 to present
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Berks County Nurse Practitioner Organization
  • Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners
  • The National League for Nursing
  • Delta Epsilon Sigma, National Honor Society
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society
    • Member:  Mu Omicron
    • Member and Faculty Counselor:  Upsilon Zeta Chapter

Courses Taught

  • NUR 408  Introduction to Research Methods
  • NUR 412  Family and Community Nursing
  • NUR 205  Foundations of Professional Nursing II
  • NUR 311 Health Assessment Across the Lifespan
  • NUR 311 Health Assessment Across the Lifespan- Online Blended Format,
  • Course Leader: RN to BSN Completion Program

    Professional Presentations

    • “Strategies for Integrating Safety Standards and Competencies in Clinical Objectives for a Nursing Fundamentals Course” 2010 Quality & Safety Education for Nurses National Forum
      • Poster Presentation, Denver, Colorado - June 2010
      • Berks Regional Nursing Research Alliance; Nursing Research and Evidenced Based Best Practice Symposium Poster Presentation, Reading, Pennsylvania October 2010
      • The 7th Annual National Patient Safety Conference: Transforming the Healthcare Experience:  Advancing Patient and Family Centered Care Poster Presentation University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA - November 2010

Contact Information

Louise Fura, DNP, RN, CRNP
Assistant Professor of Nursing

     Bernardine Hall, Room 116B
     Phone: 610.790.1966

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