School of Nursing

Human Health Building, Room 3027
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 370-4253
M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. closed daily 12 p.m.-1 p.m.


Ellen Gajewski, MSN-BC, RN, CNE, ACNS-BC

Ellen Gajewski

Full Time Adjunct Instructor
2030 Human Health Building 
(248) 364-8735

Ms. Gajewski received her MSN in nursing education at Oakland University and is certified as a nurse  educator. She received her post graduate certificate as an Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist from University of Detroit Mercy and is board certified. She has been teaching at Oakland University since 2010. She teaches classes in Health Assessment and Pathophysiology and has implemented in her classrooms innovative teaching strategies including a flipped classroom, team-based learning, simulation and piloting the use of an academic electronic health record. Ellen also works with the clinical instructors at the junior level and has presented workshops for all of the clinical instructors in the undergraduate program. 

Oakland University - MSN 
Madonna College - BSN 

Medical-Surgical Nursing


  • NRS 207: Nursing Therapeutics - Lab
  • NRS 209: Health Assessment -Lab
  • NRS 227: Pathophysiology 
  • NRS 281: Nursing Practice Concepts - Lab
  • NRS 282: Health Assessment Across the Lifespan
  • NRS 283: Health Assessment Across the LIfespan - Lab
  • NRS 308: Pharmacology 
  • NRS 326: Acute Health Needs I
  • NRS 328: Acute Health Needs II
  • NRS 336: Acute Care Clinical - Adults
  • NRS 450: Nursing Care of Populations with Health Disparities
  • NRS 471: Chronic Care- Clinical
  • NRS 473: Nursing Synthesis-Clinical
  • NRS 485: Transition into Nursing Practice-Clinical


Professional Affiliations

  • Academy of Medical Surgical Nurses (Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse 2010)
  • American Nurses Association
  • National League of Nurses