Began a nursing career at the University of California Irvine, working in both the Psychiatric Emergency Room and the Obstetrical Emergency unit. Transitioned to teaching Nursing School at Rancho Santiago College in Santa Ana, California. Has additional experience as a consultant for adoptive parents and their newborns, childbirth educator, mentor for mothers of preschoolers (MOPS: national organization). Community speaker on marriage and parenting. Additional specialty work with eating disorders in the Northern Virginia area. An active member of the community and local church.
Non-violent Crisis Intervention trained and certified.
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric Nursing (will be completed by this summer)
- Mental Health Promotion
- Nursing Capstone
- Eating Disorders
- Fetal Demise
- Student learning
Dodd, Karen Zaleski (1987) You CAN Write a Nursing Care Plan. (In House Textbook) Rancho Santiago College, Santa Ana, CA
Dodd, Karen Zaleski Nursing Consultant and Contributing Editor in Zschoche, Donna Ed. (1986) Mosby’s Comprehensive Review of Critical Care, CV Mosby, St Louis, MO
Dodd, Karen Zaleski Looking for Empathy. December, 1982, Nursing Magazine
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