Curriculum Coordinator, School of Nursing
Professional Development Coordinator, School of Nursing
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Tuesdays 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm or by appt.
Diane Stuenkel RN, EdD is a professor in the SJSU School of Nursing. She has taught all aspects of Care of the Adult/Medical-Surgical nursing since joining the faculty in 1995. Her clinical background includes 15 years in critical care, as well as urgent care, cardiology, cardiac rehabilitation, and phone triage/advice. She was the Patient Education-Staff Development Manager for 5 years for a Bay Area medical group. Dr. Stuenkel is the Curriculum Coordinator and the Professional Development Coordinator for the SON.
Dr. Stuenkel is active in several professional organizations including Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. She is a charter member of the San Francisco Bay Area End of Life Nursing Education Consortium. Her research interests focus on predicting student nurse success on the NCLEX-RN and the work environment of staff nurses.
Dr. Stuenkel earned her BSN from Valparaiso University, her MS from the SJSU School of Nursing, and her doctorate from the University of San Francisco.