Susan Hageness, DNP, RN, CNE, AHN-BC is an advocate for integrating holistic-focused care and integrative therapies into nursing and interdisciplinary healthcare practice. She currently teaches in the doctorate and baccalaureate degree nursing programs, as well as in the Master of Arts in Holistic Health Studies program. Susan is a Board Certified Advanced Holistic Nurse (AHN-BC), a Certified Nurse Educator (CNE), a Healing Touch Practitioner (HTP), and a Certified Clinical Aromatherapy Practitioner (CCAP).
Doctor of Nursing Practice
Rush University, 2004
Master of Arts, Human Development/Holistic Nursing & Integrative Healthcare
St. Mary's University of Minnesota,1998
Certificates in Holistic Health Therapies and Health & Wellness Counseling
The College of St. Catherine, 1997
Bachelor of Science, Nursing
St. Olaf College, 1978
The DAISY Foundation Outstanding Faculty Award. (2014).
St. Catherine University. (2014). Faculty Speaker, Pinning Ceremony
St. Catherine University. (2013). Honored as an "Outstanding Faculty" for work completed in the North Memorial Medical Center & St. Kate's collaborative clinical scholar research project.
St. Catherine University. (2012). Faculty Speaker, Pinning Ceremony.
St. Catherine University. (2011). Faculty mentor recognition
St. Catherine University. (2009). Faculty Speaker, Pinning Ceremony.
Associate Professor, St. Catherine University, 2005–Present
Instructor, R.J. Buckle Associates, LLC, 2001–2006
Adjunct Professor, Augsburg College, 2001–2004
Adjunct Professor, University of Minnesota, 2002
Adjunct Professor, Northwestern Health Sciences University, 1999–2001
E.D. Staff Nurse; E.D. Assistant Nurse Manager; Program Director, Integrative Medicine; Children's Hospitals and Clinics, 1978–2001
Hageness, S., Fitzgerald, M., Post-White, J. & Sencer, S. (2002). "Complementary and alternative medicine use in children with cancer and general and specialty pediatrics." Journal of Pediatric Oncology.
Hageness, S., Kreitzer, M. & Kinney, M. (2002). "Complementary, integrative, and holistic care in emergency nursing." Nursing Clinics of North America.
Hageness, S. & Finch-Guthrie, P. Chapter 14: Dissemination. Interprofessional Practice Workbook (working title).
Hageness, S. & Kiesling, S. (2013). "Manifesting Holistic Change through the Clinical Scholars Inter-professional Program." American Holistic Nurses Association, 33rd Annual National Conference, Norfolk, VA
Hageness, S. & Kiesling, S. (2013). "The Effect of Aromatherapy on Post-op Nausea & Vomiting in a Post-Anesthesia Care Unit." American Holistic Nurses Association, 33rd Annual National Conference, Norfolk, VA
Hageness, S. & Champlin, B. (2011). "Creating Healing Space in a Homeless Shelter Foot Soak Clinic." American Holistic Nurses Association, 31st Annual National Conference, Louisville, KY
Hageness, S. (2008). "Clinical Aromatherapy. Holistic Therapies: Discovering Health & Harmony." Anoka-Ramsey Community College sponsored regional event
Hageness, S. (2006). "Applying Clinical Aromatherapy and the ‘m’ Technique© in Palliative Care." 17th annual Palliative Care national conference
Hageness, S. (2005). "Integrating Clinical Aromatherapy in Palliative Care." 16th annual Palliative Care national conference