Ally Spolsdoff, DNP, MS, RN portrait
  • Assistant Professor (Clinical), College Of Nursing

Education

  • B.S., Human Growth and Development, University of Utah
  • B.S. , Nursing, University of Utah, College of Nursing
  • M.S. , Nursing Education, University of Utah, College of Nursing. Project: Best practices to improve attitudes of undergraduate nursing students towards mental health nursing.
  • DNP (Clinical), College of Nursing, University of Utah. Project: Integrating outcome and self-efficacy expectations that influence career decisions in mental health nursing: A quality improvement project.

Career Highlights

Specialty Track Director of Nursing Early Assurance Program (NEAP)-- 2018 to Present

University of Utah, College of Nursing (CON) 
 Oversees pre-licensure specialty track implementation & evaluation
 Directs curriculum changes
 Implements policies and procedures
 Ensures integration of Baccalaureate Essentials in program
 Recruitment 
 
Assistant Professor-- 2019 to Present
University of Utah, College of Nursing (CON)
 Didactic Teaching
 Clinical Teaching
 Simulation Teaching
 
Clinical Instructor-- 2015 to 2019
University of Utah, College of Nursing (CON)
 Didactic Teaching
 Clinical Teaching
 Simulation Teaching
 
Development of New Courses
NEAP Canvas Courses-- 2017 & 2018
Create Canvas pages, announcements, and modules for each NEAP cohort
Development of new NEAP Handbook 2018-2019
 
NEAP Website Revisions 
Extensive revisions to NEAP webpages including overview,eligibility, application, and FAQs
Creation, development, and implementation of new NEAP advertisements
 
NURS 4530- 2 Credits, Psychiatric Nursing (Clinical): 2017
Chronic Paranoid Schizophrenic Simulation Scenario
Re-wrote chronic paranoid schizophrenic simulation scenarios and
Implemented new scenarios with students, peer evaluation completed
 
NURS 2100- 3 Credits, Human Growth & Development 2016
New curriculum development by transferring entire course to be online
New syllabus, curriculum, lectures/video lectures, quizzes, and assignments
 
NURS 2400- 3 Credits, Exploring Nursing 2016
Development & implementation of new curriculum for hybrid course
New Syllabus, lectures, guest speakers, and assignments
 
NURS 6080- 1 Credit, Practicum: Curriculum Development & Evaluation 2016
Complete design of new curriculum with Director of program
New syllabus, curriculum, lectures/video lectures, contract, and assignments
 
NCLEX Review Session for 4th Semester Nursing Students 2016
Students reached out for me to create and teach a NCLEX review session
Session focused on mental health nursing, common illnesses, medication, calculations and dosing, and medication, side effects
 
NURS 6011- 3 Credits, Intro to Nursing Curriculum and Classroom Instruction 2014
New curriculum development and implementation with Dr. Connie Madden
New syllabus, curriculum, lectures/video lectures, quizzes, and assignments
 
NURS 6018- 3 Credits, Simulation in Nursing Education 2016
New Curriculum development and implementation
New syllabus, lectures, curriculum, and assignments