Quincy Sun // Published June 29, 2017 // By Quincy Sun Staff

Quincy College recently welcomed Dr. Linda Caputi, a Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) through the National League for Nursing to consult with the Quincy College Division of Nursing to provide the best academic framework for Nursing students to be successful in and outside the classroom.

Dr. Caputi has presented her work nationally for over 20 years on many nursing education topics. Dr. Caputi is a consultant to nursing programs in the areas of curriculum, student success, NCLEX success, and effective teaching strategies in the classroom, the nursing laboratory, and clinical as well as teaching clinical reasoning. She has developed curriculum for Practical Nursing, Associate Degree Nursing, Baccalaureate Nursing, RN to BSN, and Masters in Nursing Education programs and currently does extensive consulting on the concept-based curriculum. She has consulted with over 300 schools of nursing in the last five years. Dr. Caputi is Professor Emerita at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Illinois with over 30 years of teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Dr. Caputi was acknowledged for teaching excellence in the 1998, 2002, and 2005 editions of Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers and the 2008 edition of Who’s Who in Nursing. Dr. Caputi was named Educator of the Year for 2004 by the National Organization of Associate Degree Nursing. She has served on the Board of Governors for the National League for Nursing.

Nursing is the number one major at Quincy College. More students graduate with an Associates Degree or Certificate in a Nursing Program than any other major at Quincy College.