Nursing Faculty

Priscilla Sagar

Professor of Nursing
 

Degrees

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, The Philippine Women's University
Master of Science in Nursing, Pace University
Doctor of Education, Teacher's College, Columbia University

Office: Aquinas Hall, Room 210-G
Office Hours: Wednesday 1-3 pm, and by appointment
Phone: 845-569-3140
Email: priscilla.sagar@msmc.edu

Courses

NUR 5004 Human Diversity/Transcultural Nursing
NUR 4020 Community Health Nursing
NUR 4210 Adult Health Nursing Seminar
HLT 3000 Transcultural Health Care

Certification
 

  • Board Certified Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist, American Nurses Credentialing Center, 2000-present
  • Certified Transcultural Nurse, Advanced (CTN-A), Transcultural Nursing Certification Commission (TNCC), Transcultural Nursing Society (TCNS), 2000-present

Training

  • On-site evaluator, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 2001-present

Professional Membership
 

  • Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI)
    Alpha Zeta Chapter, Columbia University
    Mu Epsilon Chapter of STTI, Mount Saint Mary College
  • American Nurses Association
  • Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA) of New York
  • Nursing Education Alumni Association (NEAA), Teachers College, Columbia University
    Chair, Nominating Committee, 2014-present
  • The Philippine Women’s University Alumni Association
  • Transcultural Nursing Society
    Treasurer, Northeast Chapter, 2014-present
  • Peer Reviewer, Online Journal of Cultural Competence for Nursing and Healthcare, 2011-present
  • Peer Reviewer, Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 2013-present

Honors, Grants, and Awards
 

  • Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine, elected April 2014
  • Leadership in Professional and Allied Organizations and Induction to Nursing Hall of Fame, Teachers College Columbia University Nursing Education Alumni Association, 2013
  • Transcultural Nursing Scholar, Transcultural Nursing Society (TCNS), inducted October 2011
  • Fellow, American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Leadership for Academic Nursing Program, funded by Helene Fuld Health Trust, 2001
  • Outstanding Alumna, Philippine Women’s University, June 2010
    Distinguished Service as Annual Conference Coordinator, 2005, 31st International Conference, TCNS
  • Award, Spring Forum Panel Presenter, Hunter College, CUNY, March 9, 2005.
  • Who’s Who Among American Teachers, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009
  • Project Director, MSMC Site, Empire Promise Nurse Opportunity Corps (EPNOC), 2002-2004

Publications
 

  • Sagar, P. L. (2014). Transcultural nursing education strategies. New York, NY: Springer.
  • Sagar, P. L. (2012). Transcultural nursing theory and models: Application in nursing education, practice, and administration. New York, NY: Springer.
  • Sagar, P.L. (2015). Transcultural nursing certification: Its role in nursing education, practice, administration, and research. In M. M. McFarland & H. Wehbe-Alamah (Eds.). Leininger’s Cultural care diversity and universality: A Worldwide Nursing Theory, (3rd ed, pp. 579-600). Boston, MA: Jones & Bartlett.
  • Sagar, P. L. (2010). Teaching nurse Leaders in Vietnam. In J. Fitzpatrick, C.M Schultz, & T. D. Aiken (Eds). Giving through teaching: How nurse educators are changing the world. (pp. 306-307). New York, NY: Springer.
  • Sagar, P. L. (2000). Clinical teaching. In L. Scheetz (Ed.), Nursing faculty secrets. (pp. 38-48). Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus.
  • Sagar, P. L. (2000). The lived experience of Vietnamese nurses: A case study. Doctoral dissertation. Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY.

Research
 

  • Sagar, P. L. (in progress). The development of the nursing profession in the Philippines and Vietnam: A comparison.
  • Sagar, P. L. (2000). The lived experience of Vietnamese nurses: A case study. Doctoral dissertation. Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY.

Presentations
 

  • Sagar, P. L., Owen, N. S., Sagar, D. Y., Brewer, A., & Wanyo, C. (December 3, 2013). Growing Transcultural Nursing at Mount Saint Mary College. Poster Presentation. Lehman College, City University of New York (CUNY), Bronx, NY.
  • Hrelic, D. A, Hurley, T.V., Owen, N. S. & Sagar, P. L. (Oct. 25, 2013). Bringing Water to the Villages of the World: Applying Leininger’s Cultural Care Theory and Models in Nursing Education. Paper Presentation. The 39th International Transcultural Nursing Society Conference. Albuquerque, NM.
  • Sagar, P.L. (January 25, 2012). Nursing Education and Transcultural Nursing: Confronting the Issues, Addressing the Challenges. Workshop presented to Department of Nursing Faculty at Towson University, Baltimore , Maryland.
  • Sagar, P.L. (October 25, 2011). Applying Transcultural Nursing Theory and Models in Nursing Education, Practice, and Administration: A Call to All Nurses. Paper presentation at the 37th International Transcultural Nursing Society Conference, Las Vegas Nevada.
  • Sagar, P.L. (June 23, 2010). Pursuit of Cultural Competence: A journey. Workshop presented at the Philippine Women’s University, Manila, Philippines.
  • Sagar, P.L. (June 24, 2010). Pursuit of Cultural Competence: A journey. Workshop presented at the Philippine Women’s University, Manila, Philippines.
  • Sagar, P.L. (May 2010). Module 2. Towards cultural competence: Continuing the journey. Workshop presented at the Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie NY.
  • Sagar, P.L. (May 2010). Module 1. Striving for Cultural competence: A journey. Workshop presented at the Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie NY.
  • Sagar, P.L. (presented January 20 and 22, 2010). Module 1. Striving for Cultural competence: A journey. Workshop presented at the White Plains Medical Center, White Plains, NY.
  • Sagar, P.L. (presented May 22, 2009). Diversity in Health Care: Promoting cultural competence. Workshop presented at the Philippine Women’s University alumni Association of Southern California 25th Anniversary. Long Beach, California. Awarded attendees with 2.3 continuing education (CE) credits, approved by the New York State nurses Association (NYSNA), a provider approved by ANCC.

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