Shalanda Perkins is a clinical nurse educator at OSU Medical Center. She holds a DNP degree from Chamberlain University and a master of science degree in nursing education. She has been in nursing for 17 years in both clinical and academic settings. Shalanda enjoys working with the new graduate nurse population and playing a role in their growth and professional development. She has been integral in the creation and execution of many learning activities. Shalanda works diligently to improve the knowledge and retention of fundamental nursing objectives by bringing the classroom to life.