Lauren Bolkovatz
Clinical Assistant Professor 509-324-7419, cell: (509) 998-6580 College of Nursing/SNRS 314C 412 E. Spokane Falls Blvd., Spokane, WA 99202-2131

Lauren Bolkovatz CV

Lauren Bolkovatz has always pursued her passion for teaching. Her area of interest is in medical-surgical nursing, specifically progressive care. She worked at Sacred Heart Medical Center for two years on the medical/respiratory floor. She currently works at Holy Family Hospital in the Acute Care Unit, where she precepts many students and new employees.

EDUCATION

  • Masters of Science in Nursing Education, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA – 2017
  • BSN, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA – 2013
  • BA, Biology, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA – 2010

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Clinical skills development, simulation, workplace violence, cardiovascular health

METHODOLOGICAL STRENGTHS

  • Uses positive feedback to interact with students.
  • Believes one-on-one interaction is key to learning.
  • Pushes students to reflect and seek the answers themselves.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Medical-surgical nursing, telemetry, epilepsy

MEMBERSHIPS
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, 2013 – present

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Johnson and Johnson Promise of Nursing Gala, Representative of Gonzaga University, 2012
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Grant, 2009