Susan B. Bastable, EdD, RN, currently serves as Chair and Professor of the Department of Nursing, which she founded in 2004, at Le Moyne College, Syracuse, NY. She has 23 years of teaching and administrative experience in higher education at the bachelorï¿½s, masterï¿½s, and post-masterï¿½s levels. Her area of expertise is in principles of teaching and learning, curriculum and program development, and educational assessment and evaluation. She was inducted into the 2001 Nursing Hall of Fame, Teacher's College, Columbia University. She is the recipient of the 2001 NEAA Nursing Education Award, Teacher's College, Columbia University. She is also the author of Nurse as Educator: Principles of Teaching and Learning for Nursing Practice (3rd ed. 2008) and Essentials of Patient Education 1st ed. 2006.