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School of Nursing

Human Health Building, Room 3027
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 364-8733
nrsinfo@oakland.edu
M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. closed daily 12 p.m.-1 p.m.

School of Nursing

Human Health Building, Room 3027
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 364-8733
nrsinfo@oakland.edu
M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. closed daily 12 p.m.-1 p.m.

Lynda Poly-Droulard, Ed.D., MSN, M.Ed, RN, CNE

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

Dr. Poly-Droulard has been a faculty member since 2002 and is a Certified Nurse Educator through the National League for Nursing. She is currently in the Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership program at Oakland University. Her areas of expertise interests include Cardiac and Emergency Department Nursing and Nursing Education with the use of simulation as a teaching/learning methodology. Her research also includes a focus on caring science in patient care, and also on the value of holistic admissions at the university level.

 

Education

  • Ed.D Oakland University
  • MSN – Oakland University
  • Ed – Wayne State University
  • BSN – Oakland University

 

Research Area Interest

  • Caring Science in Patient Care
  • Nursing Education and Civility in Nursing Practice and Education

 

Research/Publications

  • Grants Awarded
    • 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. 
  • Most Recent Publications
    • Davis, R., Grobbel, C., Mallette, C., & Poly-Droulard, L. (2020). Social Justice as an Expression of Caring Through Holistic Admissions in a Nursing ProgramNursing Forum, 2020; 1-7.  https://doi.org/10.1111/nuf.12489 
    • Grobbel, C., van Wynsberghe,, Davis, R., & Poly-Droulard, L (2018). Designing Nursing Care Practices Complemented by Robots: Ethical Implications and Application of Caring Frameworks. Internal Journal of Human Caring.
    • Grobbel, C., Piscotty, R., Holka, K., Poly-Droulard, L., & Binge, A. (2017). An assessment of personal, professional and leadership values of nursing students: Defining a path towards becoming a caring professional. International Journal of Human Caring.
    • 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., Penprase, B., & Poly-Droulard, L.(in process). Teaching leadership competencies with QSEN to nursing students using high fidelity simulation. (35% contribution).
  • Presentations
    • Grobbel. C., & Poly-Droulard, L. (2020, January). Designing Nursing Care Practices That Include Using Caring and Ethical Frameworks. Poster presentation at the American Association of Colleges of Nurses Doctoral Education Conference. Naples, FL.
    • Poly-Droulard, L. (accepted 2019, February). Hybrid faculty panel. Oakland University. Rochester, MI.
    • C., & Poly-Droulard, L. (2018, October).  The caring studio experience:  Using Caring Practice to influence quality and safety perception of undergraduate nursing students:  A research study. Henry Ford Macomb Research Conference.  Clinton Township MI.
    • Poly-Droulard, L., & Grobbel, C. (2018, June). Assessing Student Understanding in Real Time Using Mobile Technology: “There’s an app for that”. Poster presentation at the Oakland University e-Cornucopia Conference. Rochester, MI.
    • Byrd, K., Diecthel, J., & Poly-Droulard, L. (2018, May). #CollegeCampusesToo. Oral presentation at the Oakland University School of Education and Human Resources Graduate Symposium. Rochester, MI.
    • Poly-Droulard, L., & Grobbel, C. (2018, April). Assessing Student Understanding in Real Time Using Mobile Technology: “There’s an app for that”. Poster presentation at the Oakland University Instructional Fair-Strategies for Engagement. Rochester, MI.
    • Grobbel, C., Poly-Droulard, L., & Penprase, B. (2017, May). Linking leadership skills to quality patient care: Innovative teaching and learning modalities. OU Windsor:  Towards a culture that values teaching.  May 3-4, 2017.  
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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, 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., & 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.& 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.

 

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