Program Director for Ambulatory & Emergency Nursing Education
Shelley Calder, a clinical nurse specialist in the BIDMC Department of Emergency Medicine, consults on educational program development for ED nursing staff and has extensive international consulting experience, specifically in the area of ED needs assessment. Ms. Calder is affiliated with the Emergency Nurses Association and is qualified by exam as a Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN). Ms. Calder is devoted to the development of a variety of education programs essential for staff nurses in the ED.
- Iceland Emergency Medicine Initiative
- Region Sjaelland Emergency Medicine Initiative, Denmark
- Region Skane Emergency Medicine Initiative, Sweden
Ms. Calder is an instructor in ACLS and the Trauma Nurse Core Course. She has made significant contributions to patient care through her lectures, leadership and professional activities.
- Calder S. A. (2008) Clinical pearls and pitfalls in electrocardiogram interpretation in acute myocardial infarction. Journal of Emergency Nursing. 34 (4) ,324-329
- Francis J. O’Connell, MD, Daniel C. McGillicuddy, MD, Shelley A. Calder, RN, Lawrence J. Mottley, MD, Jonathan C. Roberts, MD, Leon D. Sanchez, MD. (2011) Triggers in the ED: Identification of Patients with Abnormal Vital Signs Improves Time to Therapy. Academic Emergency Medicine .18 (5), 483–487.
- Chapter 20: Shock. Sheehy’s Manual of Emergency Care, 7th Edition (2012). Author.
- Emergency Nurses Association Expert Panel: Emergency Nurses Association. (2011). Competencies for clinical nurse specialists in emergency care. Des Plaines, IL.
- Emergency Nursing, Confederation College, Ontario Canada
- Master of Science Nursing, Athabasca University, Alberta Canada