Janet H Bessas, MSN, RN, CNL
 Title: Associate Professor - Clinical
 Dept: Nursing
 Office: JH 226
 Phone: 216-687-4593
 Email: J.BESSAS@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. JH 226, Cleveland, OH 44115

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M.S.N., Nursing Education, Kent State University, 1995
B.S.N., Nursing, Medical College of Ohio-UT/BGSU, 1984
R.N., Nursing, Lorain County Community College, 1973
Brief Bio:
Professor Bessas has been a nurse for over 35 years and a nurse educator for over 25 years teaching in Diploma, and Associate Degree Nursing Programs prior to joining the Nursing Faculty at Cleveland State University in 1999. As a Clinical Assistant Professor, Professor Bessas instructs nursing students in the Sophomore and Junior level Medical/ Surgical and Maternal-Newborn clinical courses.
Honors and Awards:
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing 1995
Professional Affiliations:
National League for Nursing
Ohio League for Nursing
American Nurses Association
Ohio Nurses Association
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Certification -Clinical Nurse Leader
Professional Experience:
Maternal-Newborn Staff Nurse, St. Lukes Hospital, 1973
Maternal-Newborn Staff Nurse, Elyria Memorial Hospital, 1977
Instructor, Fairview Hospital School of Nursing, 1985
Instructor, Lorain County Community College, 1987
PNR Maternal-Newborn Staff Nurse, Elyria Memorial Hospital, 1985-present
University Service:
Member School of Nursing Evaluation Committee
Member School of Nursing Student Affairs Committee
Community Service:
American Cancer Society