Stephanie Unger

Stephanie Unger
Assistant Teaching Professor, Baccalaureate Nursing Program
Faculty, Honors Program
Allied Health Building, 203
Penn State Mont Alto | 1 Campus Drive | Mont Alto, PA 17237

Dr. S. Stephanie Unger, RN., CNE.



Courses Taught

  • NURS 100 - First year seminar in nursing
  • NURS 200W - Principles of Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice
  • NURS 350 - Professional Role Development 2: Ethics, Legal and Genetic Issues
  • NURS 390 - Transition and the Professional Nursing Role
  • NURS 415 - Community and Family Health Nursing
  • NURS 417 - Family and Community Health Concepts
  • NURS 475 - Integrated Concepts in Nursing Practice
  • NURS 495 – Global Health Care

Faculty Scholarly Activities

  1. Unger, S. & Ward, L. (2019, October). Leadership Through Peer Mentoring: The Big Brother and Big Sister Project. The 46th Annual PNEG Conference. Poster presentation.
  2. Unger, S. (2017, November). RN-BS and IST Interprofessional Project: A service learning capstone.
  3. The 44th Annual National Conference of the Professional Nurse Educators Group: Forging Revitalization; Eliminating Gaps Between Nursing Science and Patient Care.
  4. Unger, S. & Holzer, B (2017, April). Health Care Access for Underserved Populations: The Penn State College of Nursing Coalition for Community Based Research Networks. The 2017 Pennsylvania Public Health Association (PPHA), the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health (PORH), and the Penn State College of Medicine's Public Health Program Annual Conference.
  5. Unger, S & Ward, L. (2015, November). Effective Dedicate Education Unit: An Evidence-based Review
  6. Sigma Theta Tau International Biennial Conference. Poster presentation.
  7. Unger, S. (2015, October). Mentoring: An RN-BS Capstone Clinical. The PNEG Conference: Driving Change Through Educational Innovation and Collaboration.
  8. Advising: Nursing academic advisor
  9. Advising: Advisor, Student Nurse’s Association of Pennsylvania (SNAP) Mont Alto Chapter

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. Currently, she serves as a research nurse for the Co

Mentoring workshop curriculum - January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2012

Ph D, Nursing, The Carholic University of America

Other, Nursing, The Catholic University of America