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Hassey, kathleen

Senior Instructor
Cambridge College
School Affiliation

Cambridge College School of Education

Academic Focus

School nursing, health and health sciences

Courses Taught
  • Legal and Ethical Aspects of School Nursing
  • Leadership Skills for School Nurses
  • Professional Seminar

Doctoral student - Northeastern University
B.A. - Anna Maria College - Biology
B.S.N. - Boston University - Nursing
M.Ed. - Cambridge College


Massachusetts Department of Education licensures:

  • School Nursing (all levels)
  • Health Education (all levels)
Professional Experience

Canisius College  Graduate Faculty: Leadership Initiatives in Community and School Health and Health Impact on Academic Success K-12.

Northeastern University:

  • Undergraduate Health Sciences Senior Capstone
  • School Health Academy Director (School of Nursing)
  • Director of the School Health Institute

Hudson, MA Public Schools: Director of Health Services/Health Education   

Nursing Coordinator, Deaconess Waltham Hospital: Responsibilities included staff assignment and staffing adjustments.

Assistant Head Nurse and Head Nurse of 42 bed surgical unit, Mt. Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA.

Professional Memberships & Affiliations
  • Executive Committee NASN
  • Key Note Presenter, Texas School Nurse Leadership Conference  
  • Key Note speaker, St. Anselm’s Summer School Nurse Conference
  • NASN Journal of School Nursing article Research group “Workload VS Caseload: Students are More than Just Numbers”
  • Co-Chair Task Force #2 Communication and Confidentiality of the Child Healthcare Quality Coalition
  • Northeastern University Certified On Line Instructor
  • Public Relations/Marketing for MSNO
  • Past President of MSNO
  • MSNO web master: implementation of new web site
  • State President, Massachusetts School Nurses Organization (MSNO
  • Sigma Theta Tau
  • National Association of School Nurses (NASN)
  • Massachusetts School Nurse Research Network (MASNRN)
  • Massachusetts Children’s Mental Health Task Force at Mass Medical Society