Southeastern nursing instructor receives award for excellence in teaching
Contact: Rene Abadie
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HAMMOND – Lorinda Sealey, a nurse educator at Southeastern Louisiana University’s School of Nursing for 22 years, has been honored for excellence in teaching by the Baton Rouge District Nurses Association.
An associate professor and coordinator of the nursing school’s graduate program, Sealey received the Helen Johnson Cremeens Excellence in Teaching Award at the association’s annual Celebrate Nursing Awards Banquet in Baton Rouge in early May.
Among the criteria for receiving the award are maintaining a positive attitude about the profession, recognition of each nursing student’s potential to excel, maintenance of a professional image, service in roles to advance the profession and promotion of the professional nursing values of caring, compassion, understanding, kindness, respect and dignity.
A nurse for 39 years, Sealey is a member of several professional organizations, including the Rho Zeta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society, the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrical and Neonatal Nurses, the Louisiana State Nurses Association and the American Nurses Association.