Construction and paving work will soon begin to improve Ely Road and the adjacent parking lot behind the apartments on campus. Beginning July 9, the parking lot will be closed.

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Nayomi Walton

Nayomi Walton

Nayomi Walton
Instructor - Nursing and Allied Health
Wilson Hall, 216
nwalton@westfield.ma.edu
(413) 572-8657

Nayomi Walton is a Ph.D. student at the University of Connecticut. She holds a bachelor of science in nursing as well as a master's degree in nursing from the University of Connecticut. While attending graduate school at the University of Connecticut, Nayomi was awarded the Jonas Nurse Scholar Program Scholarship. Nayomi has worked as a graduate assistant at the University of Connecticut. She worked in the Center for Nursing Scholarship providing support to professors with projects and agendas related to research. She has also taught nursing students in the simulation lab, which provides students with an opportunity to engage in hands-on experience with patient care. She has seven years of work experience as a medical-surgical nurse and two years of experience as a psychiatric nurse at UConn Health.

Education:

  • BSN (2009) - University of Connecticut - Nursing
  • MS (2017) - University of Connecticut - Nursing

Clinical Practice Specialization: 

  • Psychiatric nursing 

Certifications:

  • Graduate Certificate in College Instruction
  • Nursing License in Connecticut and Massachusetts
  • CPR 
  • CPI certification 

Continuing education: 

  • 2017 Jonas Scholars Leadership Conference 

Committees: 

  • Research committee at UConn Health
  • Curriculum committee at WSU in the nursing department
  • Program Evaluation at WSU in the nursing department

Professional Associations: 

  • Eastern Nursing Research Committee (ENRS) member
  • Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI)
  • Honor Society of Nursing member

Presentations: 

  • Walton, N. (2016, April). Knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease in college nursing students. Poster session presented at the 28th ENRS Annual Scientific Sessions, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Shellman, J. & Walton, N. (2016, November). Development of a culturally tailored reminiscence intervention for minority elders. Poster session presented at the 16th annual NHGCNE Leadership Conference, New Orleans, LA

Awards/Recognitions:

  • Jonas Nursing Scholar 

Courses:

  • NURS 0200: Health Assessment (Theory & Sim Lab)
  • NURS  0300: Care is the Adult & Older Adult (Clinical)
  • NURS 0315: Psychiatric Nursing (Theory, Sim Lab, & Clinical)