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Florence  Schaefer

Florence Schaefer, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC

Assistant Professor
Department of Undergraduate Studies
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Dr. Florence “Flo” Schaefer is a board certified Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult Health. She has worked in the fields of General Med/Surg, Cardiovascular Intensive Care, Progressive Care: Cardiac Stepdown, and General Intensive Care. Nonclinical roles were as a House Supervisor and in Staff Development. She has over 10 years’ experience as Adjunct Clinical Faculty. Her research focuses on the ability of senior nursing students to recognize and report of negative behavior they may have experienced in the clinical setting.
Dr. Schaefer received her Diploma in Nursing from Pilgrim Psychiatric Center, School of Nursing in West Brentwood, New York. Her Bachelor of Science in Nursing is from UTMB in Galveston, Texas. She graduated from Texas Woman’s University with both her Master of Science and PhD in Nursing Science.