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Faculty & Staff: Renae Boss Potts

Renee Boss PottsRenae Boss Potts MSN, RN | rpotts@calvin.edu

Education:

  • MSN Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI 2001
  • BSN Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI 1984

Professional Experience:

  • Assistant Professor of Nursing, Calvin College Department of Nursing 2000 – present
  • Neuroscience Staff RN, Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI 2000 - 2002
  • Neuroscience Inpatient Care Facilitator, Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI 1999-2000
  • Inpatient Care Facilitation Development Team, Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI 1998 - 1999
  • Neuroscience Rehabilitation Team Coordinator, Butterworth Hospital, Grand Rapids MI 1991-1998
  • Associate Professor of Nursing, Grand Valley State University, Allendale MI 1993-1994
  • Neuroscience Staff RN, Butterworth Hospital, Grand Rapids MI 1989-1991
  • Nurse Case Manager, Crawford & Company, Health and Rehabilitation, Grand Rapids, MI 1987-1989
  • Associate Professor of Nursing, Hope Calvin Department of Nursing, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI. 1987
  • Rehabilitation Staff RN, Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Center, Grand Rapids, MI 1985 - 1987
  • Infectious Disease Staff RN, Blodgett Memorial Medical Center, Grand Rapids, MI. 1984-1985

Presentations:

  • “Community Based Nursing: Innovative Neighborhood Partnerships that Improve the Health of Residents and Optimize Student Learning” Registered Nurses Association of OntarioToronto, Canada. October 2004
  • “Promoting the Health of Populations through Community-Based Participatory Research” Cleveland State University Conference. April 2004
  • “Spinal Cord Injury and Subacute Rehabilitation” Grand Valley Health Center Conference (9/00)
  • “Foundations of Neuroscience Course”, Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Center. May 1997
  • “Coma Stimulation: Theory and Practice”, Butterworth Hospital Foundations of Neuroscience classes 1990 – 1997
  • “Neurogenic Bowel & Bladder Management”, Butterworth Hospital inservice. March 1994
  • “Sexuality & Fertility following Spinal Cord Injury”, Munson Hospital Rehab Conference. September 1993
  • “Neurogenic Bowel Physiology & Management”, Munson Hospital Rehab Conference. September 1993
  • “Neurogenic Bladder Physiology & Management”, Munson Hospital Rehab Conference. September 1993
  • “Sexuality & Fertility following Spinal Cord Injury”, Association of Neuroscience Nurses. May 1993
  • “Trauma Rehabilitation”, Grand Valley State University, RN Course. December 1991 and December 1992“Spinal Cord Injury”, Grand Valley State University, RN Course. March 1993
  • “Human Sexuality”, Grand Valley State University, RN Course. December 1992, March 1993
  • “Sexual Dysfunction: Options for Treatment”, Crawford & Company, Health and Rehabilitation, inservice. September 1987
  • “Care of the Spinal Cord Injured Client”, Munson Hospital Conference. October 1987
  • “Nursing Process and the Care of the SCI Client”, Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Conference. March 1987
  • “Sexuality and the Spinal Cord Injured Client”, Mary Free Bed Nursing Student Inservices. 1985-1987
  • “Nursing Care of Clients with Long Term Illness & Disability”, Hope-Calvin Department of Nursing Seminar. May 1987

Grants:

  • “Healthy Homes – Healthy Families Outreach Partnership,” Written with Sue DeVries of Garfield Development Corporation, Social Venture Philanthropy Grant. November 2004.

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