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Julie Polanic

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Julie Polanic, Instructor
Nursing, Faculty
College of Health Professions
MSN from Grand Valley State University, 2014
BSN from University of Detroit Mercy, 2008
Grand Rapids Campus

With an extensive background in nursing and nursing education, Julie Polanic serves as a member of the nursing faculty in the College of Health Professions. In this roll, she teaches Pediatrics in the classroom along with Obstetrics in the clinical and lab/simulation settings.

Julie has been a registered nurse for 38 years and has a wide variety of experience including, Medical-Surgical nursing, Outpatient Surgery, Obstetrics and Pediatrics. For the past 26 years she has taught in many areas of post-secondary education including Medical Assisting, Licensed Practical Nursing and Associate Degree Nursing. Julie currently continues to work in Childbirth Education programs.

Julie is also a Certified Nurse Leader (CNL) through the Commission on Nursing Certification, and is co-authoring a simulation chapter on safe patient transfers by occupational therapy and nursing students.