Jonas V Nurse Leader Scholar

Susan Burt, MSN, RN-BC

La Salle University
DNP Student

Susan Burt graduated from Pensacola Christian College with her BSN in 1984 and MSN in Nursing Education from Walden University in 2014. She is currently enrolled in the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program at La Salle University. Her career goals emphasize global health issues, chronic disease management, and care of older adults. She desires to transform healthcare through interprofessional collaboration, policy development, patient-centered care, and quality and safety initiatives. She has worked as a nurse in critical care, home care, and as an educator in long-term and subacute care settings. Her passion for nursing is fueled by improving population health in the US and abroad. Her consistent leadership within her current position as an educator for an Accountable Care Organization involves promoting safe, quality care and elevating the level of practice within their long-term care facilities. She has received nurse scholar and improving patient outcome awards and has published and presented on topics related to positive patient outcomes, relationship-based care, and patient education.