Dr. Unger teaches courses in both the pre-licensed Associate Degree and RN-BS Degree programs in the Penn State Mont Alto Nursing Program. She is also a part of a multi-disciplinary team teaching a cultural diversity course in Women’s Studies, Women of Color - Cross-Cultural Perspective. Her research interests are both in the nursing practice and in academia. Her research includes the areas of nursing audits, quality of life and self-care for ESRD (end stage renal disease) clients, family needs in critical care, and global health care. Her recent research focuses on utilization of tools for innovative teaching strategies in pre-licensed nursing students, with an established project on Nursing Process Map in Clinical Teaching.
Ph.D. in Nursing, The Catholic University of America, 2001
M.S. in Nursing, Acute Care Nursing, Mahidol University, Thailand, 1989
B.S. In Nursing, Chonburi Nursing College, Thailand, 1984
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