Cheryl Erickson, MA, FNP-BC, CNE, RN

Associate Professor

Email: cerickson@sf.edu
Phone: 260.399.7700, ext. 8526

Professional Education

  • Post-Master’s Certificate, Family Nurse Practitioner – Indiana Wesleyan University, 1997
  • Master of Arts – Ball State University, 1983
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Indiana University, 1975

Clinical Expertise/Certification

  • ANCC Certification in Family Nurse Practice
  • NLN Certified Nurse Educator

Selected Honors and Awards

  • International Nurses Association – Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare, 2014
  • Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly Health Care Award for Volunteer, September 2012
  • Who’s Who in North American Education 2012-2013
  • Manchester’s Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals in Nursing and Health Care
  • Presidential Who’s Who 2010
  • Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly Health Care Award- Nurse Practitioner, September 2015

Professional Memberships

  • National League for Nursing (NLN)
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
  • National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF)
  • Coalition of Advanced Practice Nurses of Indiana (CAPNI)
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Xi Nu Chapter-at-Large

Recent Presentations

  • “Leading, Learning, Serving: A Nursing Faculty Initiative to Reduce Health Disparities among a Homeless Shelter Population.” Innovations in Faith Based Nursing Conference, June 17, 2014
  • “Promoting a Culture of Safety: Implementation of a Near Miss Policy,” Poster presentation, 2014 QSEN National Forum. May 28, 2014
  • “Leading, Learning, Serving: A Nursing Faculty Initiative to Reduce Health Disparities among a Homeless Shelter Population.” 42nd Biennial Sigma Theta Tau Convention, November 16, 2013
  • “All About Anemia” Coalition of Advanced Practice Nurses of Indiana Education Day Nov 2, 2013
  • “Kick Butts Rally Panel participant” for Tobacco Free Allen County November 18th, 2010 Allen County Library

Recent Publications

  • Blauvelt, M., Erickson, C., Davenport, N., & Spath, M. (2012). Say yes to peer review: A collaborative approach to faculty development. Nurse Educator, 37, 126-130.

Presentations

  • Erickson, C., Greulich, C., Lucas, L. & Bristol, T. (2015). Technology to develop and implement a near-miss policy and procedure. Teaching and Learning in Nursing, 10, 49-52.
  • Anemia – Coalition of Advanced Practice Nurses of Indiana: Region 4 Education Day; November 2, 2013
  • Pinning Speech – University of Saint Francis; December 2011
  • Kick Butts Rally, panel participant – Allen County Tobacco Free Coalition, Allen County Public Library; November 18, 2010
  • Sleep Hygiene – Living Healthy Series, University of Saint Francis; 2008
  • Anemia: Caring for the Weak, Weary and Worn-out – Coalition of Advanced Practice Nurses of Indiana: Region 4 Education Day; 2008 

Practice

Presently employed as a Nurse Practitioner at Allen County Department of Health; previous employment as a Nurse practitioner in College Health, Occupational Health and Family Practice. Practiced as a Registered nurse on a Cardiovascular-surgical unit at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.

Community Service

  • Charis House, nurse practitioner and volunteer coordinator
  • Peace Lutheran Church, parish nurse
  • Allen County Tobacco Free Coalition, member
  • Allen County Medical Reserve Corps, member 

Curriculum Vitae

View Cheryl Erickson’s curriculum vitae.