Faculty & Staff SpotlightKendra Saal

Kendra Saal - MSN, RN

Nursing Faculty

Kendra Saal joined the College of Health & Science at CSP in January 2017. She is the BSN Pre-Licensure Track Department Chair and has worked with her team to develop the BSN Pre-Licensure Track program.

Saal has over eight years in nursing education. Her previous academic experience started as a nursing instructor for theory, lab and clinical for a private, for-profit institution. She was the nursing program chair before moving into the Dean of Nursing position and was honored as Faculty of the Year in 2014. Saal has been a nurse for over 12 years with experience in women’s health, obstetrics, pediatrics, neonatal intensive care, and school nursing. She also bring a passion and enthusiasm for nursing, allowing her to positively impact nursing education and the health care environment in the surrounding areas.

ACADEMIC / PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS

  • MSN (education emphasis), University of Phoenix, 2008
  • BSN, Lakeview College of Nursing (Charleston, IL), 2005
  • Member – Sigma Theta Tau
  • Member – Nurses Christian Fellowship
  • Minnesota Registered Nurse 2009-present
  • Wisconsin Registered Nurse 2016-present
  • Illinois Registered Nurse 2005-2009
  • Minnesota Public Health Certificate 2017

ACADEMIC FOCUS
Moral and ethical practice, reflective practice, family centered care, interprofessional collaboration, professional development and continuous learning, social justice and patient advocacy including health literacy.

INSTRUCTOR AVAILABILITY
Via email: saal@csp.edu
Students who need to contact the instructor are encouraged to send an email message whenever possible. Your instructor will be checking email regularly during the weekdays. Email is a good way to document messages and can be ongoing. Students can expect a response to their emails within 24-48 hours during weekdays and may request a phone or WebEx meeting. Your instructor will be checking the discussion board regularly as time permits. Assessment of assignments and grades will be updated regularly, within a week of the due date. Receiving feedback from assignments can be viewed through the “My Grades” section of Blackboard.