Best Nursing Practices for Faith Integration
Rebecca L. Meyer, PhD, MSNed, BSN, RN
Professor at CBU
Rebecca has been a nurse for over 30 years, and in the hospital setting, was part of the ECMO Team and Transport Team, as well as an Educator, Charge Nurse, and Manager. Her master’s and doctoral research focused on pediatric end-of-life care. She started teaching at California Baptist University (CBU) in 2010 and for the past 12 years, has focused on serving vulnerable populations in the community. She was a co-author of the culture and strategies section of Christian Global Health in Perspective, a 10-week course available for people as they prepare for missions. She has written and co-authored new curriculum and programs at CBU. She teaches courses such as Global Health, Transcultural Nursing, Leadership, and Curriculum Development. She loves to teach and mentors students both in the classroom, as an advisor in the doctoral programs, and beyond into the community. She trains with and leads teams of students to serve cross-culturally on academic service-learning opportunities, where students learn to integrate their faith with their discipline. She is also a volunteer at her church, serves on professional boards, and participates in a variety of community activities.