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Dr. Leanne Mannella - DC, DNP, AGACNP-BC

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Phone: 478.929.6683

Office Hours: Monday 1030-1630
Courses: NURS 4210
NURS 4315
NURS 3200
NURS 5000
Education: Doctor of Chiropractic, Life University, Marietta, GA, 2002
Master of Science in Nursing-Clinical Nurse Leader, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA, 2014
Doctor of Nursing Practice - Acute Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Augusta, GA - 2019
Professional Experience: ICU
Orthopedic Surgery
Organizations: Backpack Ministry
• Assist with packing and delivery of weekend meals to children

Macon Volunteer Clinic
• Manage the nursing care of clients in accordance with established policies, procedures, and protocols

Rescue Mission of Middle Georgia
• Assist in serving in a recovery program for individuals experiencing homelessness and domestic violence
Awards and Honors: Donna M. Fair College of Nursing Alumni Association Scholarship, Recipient
Sigma Theta Tau International, Invitee
Publications: Middle Georgia State University
Soften Up: Reigniting Soft Skills in the Anti-Social,
Social Media Obsessed Nursing Generation
• Led research and intervention for assessing “soft” skills of fundamental nursing students
• Co-delivered a presentation at the Georgia Association of Nursing Education (GANE) conference

Middle Georgia State University
Incorporation of an Academic Electronic Health Record (EHR) in Nursing Education
• Led research and intervention for incorporating an academic EHR into the nursing curriculum
• Podium presentation at the GANE conference

Middle Georgia State University
Interprofessional Education: TeamSTEPPS and Simulation
• Explored attitudes and performance of senior respiratory and nursing students using a TeamSTEPPS based curriculum and simulation
• Podium presentation at the GANE conference

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