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Pamela Treister
Pamela Treister

Pamela P. Treister, MSN, CNS, RN, CMSRN

Clinical Instructor


  • MSN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, C.U.NY. Hunter College, 1989
    Research Topic: Helping Parents Cope with Their Child’s Asthma through Parent Education
  • BSN, Nursing, C.U.N.Y. Hunter College, 1985

Academic and Clinical Appointments

  • 2012-Present: Instructor, Department of Nursing, New York Institute of Technology, School of Health Professions, Old Westbury, NY
  • 2010-2012: Adjunct Professor, Department of Nursing, New York Institute of Technology, School of Health Professions, Old Westbury, NY
  • 2003-Continuing: School Nurse (Per Diem Substitute Nurse), Herricks Union Free School District, New Hyde Park, NY
  • 1994-1996: Adjunct Clinical Professor, Hunter College/Bellevue School of Nursing, New York, NY
  • 1989-1993: CNS - Staff Development and Nursing Education, Cabrini Medical Center, New York, NY
  • 1989-1993: Undergraduate Adjunct Professor/Clinical Laboratory, Adjunct Professor/RN Pathway Program, Physical Assessment Lecture and Laboratory, Hunter College/Bellevue School of Nursing, New York, NY
  • 1989-1989: Clinical Nurse Specialist – Neurology, Neurosurgery and Rehabilitation, Nursing Education, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York
  • 1986-1989: Staff Nurse in Trauma/Emergency Room, Staff Nurse in Neurosurgery Intensive Care Unit, Bellevue Hospital, New York, New York
  • 1988-1989: Instructor – Pharmacology Assistant and Tutor, Hunter College/Bellevue School of Nursing, New York, NY
  • 1985-1986: Staff Nurse, St. Luke’s/Roosevelt Hospital, New York, New York

Selected Memberships in Professional Organizations

  • Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society
  • National League for Nursing member
  • American Medical Surgical Nursing Member
  • Transcultural Nursing Association member
  • Professional Nurse Educator's Group
  • International Organization Academy of Medical Surgical Registered Nurses member

Selected Recent Publications and Presentations

  • Pamela H. Treister, MSN, CNS, RN (October 18, 2013) Abstract and Poster Presentation. 40th Annual National Conference on Professional Nursing Education and Development. Teaching, Learning, and Technology: Use of Game-Play as an Active Learning Pedagogy to Critical Thinking and Teamwork. New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, N.Y.
  • Treister, P. The use of game-play as an active learning pedagogy to promote critical thinking and teamwork among junior year baccalaureate nursing students. [Poster.] Seventh Annual Research Conference: Translating Evidence from Bench to Bedside, Good Samaritan Hospital, Melville, N.Y., October 25, 2012
  • Treister, P. and Sussman, S. (2014). The Use of Alternative Paradigms in Nursing Academia; Nursing Students’ Perceptions of the Use of Webinars. AACE, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, World Conference on E-Learning, October 27-30, 2014, New Orleans, LA
  • Treister, P. The “Strongest Link” – Using Game-Play as an Active Learning Pedagogy to Promote Critical Thinking and Teamwork. [Abstract and Poster.] Nurse Educators Leading the Way, 2014 NSLIJ 7th Annual Nursing Education Conference, Manhasset, New York, September 9, 2014
  • Treister, P. and Sparacino, L. From 911 to 411: putting forth crucial information in a time of crisis. [Speaker.] Interdisciplinary Conference, New York Institute of Technology, Auditorium on Broadway, Dec. 6, 2013.