School of Nursing

Human Health Building, Room 3027
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
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(248) 370-4253
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Poly-Droulard

Lynda Poly-Droulard, MSN, MEd, RN, CNE

Lynda Poly-Droulard, Med, RN
Adjunct Assistant Professor 
2017 Human Health Building 
Phone: 248-364-8757
polydrou@oakland.edu

Ms. Poly-Droulard received an MSN from Oakland, an M.Ed from Wayne State, a BSN from Oakland and is a Certified Nurse Educator through the National League for Nursing. Ms. Poly-Droulard’s areas of Expertise are inand Emergency Department Nursing, Nursing Education with the use of simulationa teaching/learning methodology. Affiliations include: Michigan Council of Nursing Education, Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing (Board Member), International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning, National Hispanic Nurse Association and   other Nursing Associations. Innovative Teaching Activities include receiving the Oakland University Innovation in Teaching Grant from the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning in 2013.  Ms. Poly-Droulard has also presented (in conjunction with her colleagues) numerous poster presentations and was recently published in the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN).  Ms. Poly-Droulard has been nominated for the Teaching Excellence Award several times.

Speaking Invitations include the School of Nursing Pinning ceremonies for the BSN and LPN programs. Lynda remains active in a number of School of Nursing and University activities.

Lynda recently worked with the School of Nursing leadership team to form a partnership between Oakland University and Focus: HOPE in Detroit Michigan.


Education
  • BSN - Oakland University ('83)
  • M.Ed - Wayne State University ('90)
  • MSN - Oakland University ('11)
Research Area Interests
  • Simulation
  • Caring 
  • Nursing education and civility in nursing practice and education
Publications
  • Penprase, B., Monahan, J., Poly-Droulard, L., & Prechewski, S. (2016). Student immersion in perioperative nursing. AORN, 103(2), 189-197. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aorn.2015.12.013
  • Grobbel, C., Piscotty, R., Holka, K., Poly-Droulard, L., & Binge, A. (2016, accepted). An assessment of personal, professional, and leadership values of nursing students: Defining a path towards becoming a caring professional. International Journal of Human Caring.
  • Grobbel, C., Penprase, B., & Poly-Droulard, L. (in process). Teaching leadership competencies with QSEN to nursing students using high fidelity simulation. (35% contribution).
Presentations
  • Poly-Droulard, L. (2013). Innovative Pedagogy for the Adult Learner: Flipped Classroom. Oakland University Innovation in Teaching Grant from the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. Rochester, MI. Awarded $3000.00.
  • Penprase, B., Poly-Droulard, L. & Scafe, M. (2013, May). Maintaining rigor while increasing critical thinking through collaborative testing. Poster presentation at the 7th Annual University of Windsor/Oakland University Conference on Teaching and Learning Conference. Windsor, Canada.
  • Poly-Droulard, L., & Penprase, B. (2013, May). An active learning approach: Flipped classroom. Poster presentation at the 7th Annual University of Windsor/Oakland University Conference on Teaching and Learning Conference. Windsor, Canada. Awarded 2nd place for best poster.
  • Poly-Droulard, L., & Penprase, B. (2013, April). An active learning approach: Flipped classroom. Poster presentation at the Sigma Theta Tau Theta Psi Chapter Research Day. Oakland University. Rochester, MI.
  • Poly-Droulard, L., & Penprase, B. (2013, April). An active learning approach: Flipped classroom. Poster presentation at the Oakland University Instructional Fair-Strategies for Engagement. Rochester, MI.
  • Penprase, B., Poly-Droulard, L., & Scafe, M. (2013, April). Increasing critical thinking through collaborative testing. Poster presentation at the Oakland University Instructional Fair-Strategies For Engagement. Rochester, MI.
  • Penprase, B., & Poly-Droulard, L. (2014, May). Using simulation to engage learning: Post-operative surgical bleed. Poster presentation at the 8th Annual University of Windsor/Oakland University Conference on Teaching and Learning Conference. Windsor, Canada.
  • Penprase, B., & Poly-Droulard, L. (2015, January). Using simulation to engage learning: Post-operative Surgical Bleed. Poster presentation at the Oakland University Instructional Fair-Strategies for Engagement. Rochester, MI
  • Penprase, B., Grobbel, C., & Poly-Droulard, L. (2015, September). Imbedding QSEN into undergraduate nursing leadership course using simulation for student to experience the impact of communication, bedside handoffs, SBAR, teamwork and delegation on quality patient care. Poster presentation at the NLN Educational Summit. Las Vegas, NV.
  • Penprase, B. & Poly-Droulard, L. (2015, September). Addressing the Nursing Shortage of Perioperative Nurses: A Student Nurse Residency Program. Oral presentation at the NLN Educational Summit. Las Vegas, NV.
  • Grobbel, C., Penprase, B., & Poly-Droulard, L. (2015, October). The Changing Landscape of Teaching: Imbedding Simulation into Didactic Content in a Nursing Leadership Course. Oral presentation at the Lilly Conference on Education and Teaching, Traverse City, MI
  • Grobbel, C., Poly-Droulard, L., & Penprase, B. (2017, April). Linking leadership skills to quality patient care: Innovative teaching and learning modalities. Poster presentation at the 8th Annual University of Windsor/Oakland University Conference on Teaching and Learning Conference. Windsor, Canada.
  • Spenser, K., Buch, C., Holka, K., Poly-Doulard, L. (2017, April). On the fast track: A community of practice to meet student needs. Poster presentation at the 8th Annual University of Windsor/Oakland University Conference on Teaching and Learning Conference. Windsor, Canada.
Professional Affiliations
  • Oakland University Alumni Association
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • Wayne State University Alumni Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau International - Theta Psi Chapter - Leadership Succession – Board Member
  • National League of Nurses
  • The International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning
  • International Council of Nurses
  • American Nurse Association
  • National Hispanic Nurse Association
  • Registered Nurses Association in Michigan
  • Michigan Council of Nursing Education Administrators