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Julie Polanic

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Julie Polanic, Instructor
Nursing, Faculty
College of Health Professions
MSN from Grand Valley State University, 2014
BSN from University of Detroit Mercy, 2008
Grand Rapids Campus
616-871-6170

With an extensive background in nursing and nursing education, Julie Polanic serves as a member of the nursing faculty in the College of Health Professions. In this roll, she teaches Pediatrics in the classroom along with Obstetrics in the clinical and lab/simulation settings.

Julie has been a registered nurse for 38 years and has a wide variety of experience including, Medical-Surgical nursing, Outpatient Surgery, Obstetrics and Pediatrics. For the past 26 years she has taught in many areas of post-secondary education including Medical Assisting, Licensed Practical Nursing and Associate Degree Nursing. Julie currently continues to work in Childbirth Education programs.

Julie is also a Certified Nurse Leader (CNL) through the Commission on Nursing Certification, and is co-authoring a simulation chapter on safe patient transfers by occupational therapy and nursing students.