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Moravian College Professor Travels to Croatia to Address Nurses

(Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) – Dr. Michele August-Brady, Associate Professor in the St. Luke’s School of Nursing at Moravian College, addressed practicing professional nurses, nurse managers, and administrators in Zagreb, December 15-21, at the invitation of the Croatian government. Dr. August-Brady’s presentation focused on professional nursing in the United States, legal aspects of professional nursing, and nursing advocacy issues. The School of Nursing began working with the University of Zagreb’s Nursing Program in 1999 through exchange visits in both Zagreb and Bethlehem.

Dr. August Brady has been teaching nursing students for more than ten years. She earned her B.S. from the University of Pennsylvania, her M.S. from DeSales University, and her D.N.Sc. from Widener University. Since the beginning of the baccalaureate nursing program, she has served as curriculum coordinator and leads faculty in areas related to curriculum development. Her doctoral work and dissertation reflect her interest in the teaching-learning process. Her clinical practice focus is adult health/critical care nursing. Past practice experience includes staff, management, and clinical education positions within the context of critical care. Dr. August-Brady received the Excellence in Teaching Award at St. Luke’s in 1996.