Elena Prendergast

Assistant Professor

Elena Prendergast

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Nursing
Department of Physiological and Technological Nursing

Bio

Passionate about equipping current and future nurses to deliver quality evidence-based care. Dedicated to increasing awareness and access to EOL/Palliative Care through education, advocacy, and the delivery of holistic, person-centered care.

  • (706) 446-5531
  • EC 5505

Education

  • DNP, Nursing Frontier School of Midwifery &, 2017

  • MSN, Nursing Frontier School of Midwifery &, 2016

  • AS, Nursing Daytona Beach Community Colleg, 2008

Certifications

  • Certified Family Nurse Practitioner American Academy of Nurse Practitioners,

  • PALS American Heart Association, 2021

  • Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center,

  • ACLS American Heart Association, 2021

  • BLS American Heart Association, 2021

  • APRN State of Georgia, 2016

  • RN State of Georgia, 2009

  • RN State of Georgia, 2016

  • BLS AHA, 2019

Awards & Honors

  • Augusta University College of Nursing 2021 Outstanding Faculty Award Augusta University, 2021

  • Distinguished Service to Society Frontier Nursing University, Alumni Association, 2018

  • Family Nurse Practitioner Leadership Award Frontier Nursing University, Faculty Nomination, 2016

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society Frontier Nursing University Chi Phi Chapter, Charter Member, 2015

  • Critical Care Nursing Fellowship Doctors Hospital of Augusta Intensive Care, 2009

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • NURS 7100

    Integr Healthcare: Popul Healt
  • NURS 8551

    Complex Issues in Health Care
  • NURS 6700

    Nsg Therap and Prof Nsg
  • NURS 7900

    Professionalism and Transition
  • NURS 7801

    Synthesis of CNL Role

Teaching Interests

Palliative Care/EOL and bio-ethics

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • , 2020
    Book, Chapter in Textbook-Revised

Department Service

  • Clinical Nurse Leader Admissions Committee 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Clinical Nurse Leader Program Committee 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair

College Service

  • College of Nursing Staff Awards Committee 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Pre Licensure Committee 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Latinx Student Nursing Association (LANSA) 2020 - Present

    Role: Faculty Mentor
  • IPPH Bioethics Certificate Program Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • United Advanced Practice Registered Nurses of Georgia Augusta Chapter 2021 - Present

    Role: Officer, Other Officer
  • Hospice and Palliative Nursing Association, Georgia 2016 - Present

    Role: Other
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Student 2014 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Frontier Nursing University P.R.I.D.E Diversity Program 2012 - Present

    Role: Member
  • United Advanced Practice Registered Nurses of Georgia Augusta Chapter, 2020 - 2021

    Role: Officer, Vice President

Public Service

  • Augusta University Medical Reserve Corp 2019 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Farmworker COVID Vaccine Clinic 2021 - 2021

    Role: Member
  • Samaritan’s Purse 2015 - 2015

    Role: Other