Professional Bio

Education

  • Ph.D., Nursing, Taipei Medical University
  • M.S.N., CNS-Adult Health Nursing & Nursing Education, The University of Akron
  • R.N.-B.S.N., Nursing, The University of Akron
  • A.D.N., Nursing, Chang-Gung Institute of Nursing
  • Diploma, Nursing & Midwife, Cardinal Tien School of Nursing
Professional Memberships
  • American Nurses Association (ANA)
  • Colorado Nurses Association (CNA)
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
  • Taiwan Nurses Association

Clinical Certifications and Expertise

  • Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Critical Care Nursing

Research and Scholarship

Research Interests

Oncology-symptom distress and symptom management
Innovation and evaluation in teaching-learning process

Recent Publications

Wang, S. Y., Tsai,, C. M., & Lin, C. C. (2014). Relationship of cytokines to symptom distress and symptom clusters among non-small-cell lung cancer patients receiving gefitinib treatment: A pilot study. Journal of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, 6(2), 50–56.

Wang, Shu-Yi, Chun-Ming Tsai, & Chia-Chin Lin. (2014). Changes in symptom severity in Taiwanese lung cancer patients after gefitinib treatment: a pilot study. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 20(3), 135–142.

Wang SY (August 11, 2012).  Symptom Clusters in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Taiwanese Patients. Sigma Theta Tau International's 23rd International Nursing Research Congress.

Wang SY, Chang HJ, Lin CC. (2010). Sleep Disturbance among Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in Taiwan: Congruence between Sleep Log and Actigraph. Cancer Nursing, 33(1), E11-17.

Recent Presentations

Wang, SY. The Effectiveness of Online Case Studies among Medical-Surgical Nursing Students, ATI Nurse Education Summit Conference, Las Vegas, NV. April 9, 2013.

Wang SY. Symptom Clusters in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Taiwanese Patients, Sigma Theta Tau International's 23rd International Nursing Research Congress, Brisbane, Australia. August 11, 2012.

Awards and Recognition

  • “Caught” by Denver School of Nursing providing excellent customer services and giving above and beyond the call of duty in summer quarter, June & September 2012.
  • Received thank you letter for outstanding job as an instructor from National Dean of Education, Education Affiliates, April 2012
  • “Caught” by Denver School of Nursing providing excellent customer services and giving above and beyond the call of duty in fall quarter, December 2011.
  • Excellent in faculty award by Denver School of Nursing, December 2009
  • Nomination as acknowledge by ABHES and Elsevier places me among the top health careers educators in the United States, December 2009
  • The excellent faculty teaching award recognized by College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University (award recognized in twice a year and always received top third place), 2002-2008