Susan L. Belliston, PhD, RN, CNE
School of Nursing
Idaho State University
921 S. 8th Avenue Stop 8101
Pocatello, ID 83209-8101
- Ph.D. in Nursing, University of Nevada, Las Vegas: Nursing
- Graduate Academic Certificate: Health Care Education
- M.S. in Nursing, Regis University: Nursing, Leadership in Health Care Systems
- B.S.N. in Nursing, Regis University, Graduated Summa cum Laude
- A.D.N. in Nursing, College of Southern Idaho
- Best practices for pre-licensure nursing education
- Technology in nursing education
- Neonatal and pediatric nursing
Susan L. Belliston, PhD, RN, CNE is a clinical assistant professor at Idaho State University School of Nursing. She has been with ISU for more than 10 years. Belliston teaches primarily in the undergraduate program, teaching Health Assessment, Child Health Nursing, and both lab and clinical courses.
Belliston's nursing practice experience includes over 10 years in pediatric acute care, including care of high-acuity ill infants, pre- and post-anesthesia care, bone marrow transplant patients, and 10+ additional years experience in neonatal intensive care. Service interests include child abuse prevention, and supportive consulting for parents of children with cleft palate or traumatic brain injury. Belliston is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International. Belliston completed her Associate of Science in Nursing at the College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls, ID and her BSN and MS, Nursing from Regis University, Denver, CO, and a PhD in Nursing at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Featured Scholarship and Publications
PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS:
Susan Luke Belliston and Mary Bondmass. (In Review 2022). The effect of asynchronous versus synchronous online course delivery on HESI scores and student engagement for rural pre-licensure nursing students.
International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship.
Belliston, S. L. (2020). The effect of asynchronous versus synchronous online course delivery on HESI scores and student engagement for rural pre-licensure nursing students (Order No. 28152126). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (2533378532). Retrieved from https://www.proquest.com/dissertations-theses/effect-asynchronous-versus-synchronous-online/docview/2533378532/se-2?accountid=11563
POSTER PRESENTATIONS (PEER REVIEWED):
Belliston, Susan Luke (2022, February 18-19). Engaging the online student: Measurement & examples [Poster presentation]. NurseThink for Nurse Educators, Next Gen Learning conference, Wyndham Lake Buena Vista/Disney Springs, Florida.
Belliston, S. L. (2017). A Model for Nursing & Health Education in the 21st Century [Poster presentation]. Division of Health Sciences Research Day, Idaho State University.
Belliston, S. L. & Sabel, C. (2016). Specialty Certification in Nursing for Improved Patient Outcomes. [Poster presentation]. Division of Health Sciences Research Day, Idaho State University.
Sabel, C. & Belliston, S. L. (2016). Nurse Educator Specialty Certification. [Poster presentation]. Division of Health Sciences Research Day, Idaho State University.
Belliston, S. L. (2014). Student Proficiency: Documentation in the Era of Electronic Health Records. [Poster presentation]. Division of Health Sciences Research Day, Idaho State University.