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Wendy Greenspan

Wendy Greenspan

Wendy Greenspan

Assistant Professor, Nursing

Technology Center, Room 8219


Wendy Greenspan has taught Nursing at RCC since 2003, and was appointed Assistant Professor in 2012. She instructs and is team leader for multiple courses in the Nursing program, and has emphasized the use of technology in the classroom to engage her students. She developed the online course “Living With Health” and has Web-enhanced the courses she teaches, providing podcasts, video lectures and creative active-learning strategies for students. Greenspan also instituted and served as coordinator of a Nursing peer mentor program.

Before coming to RCC, Greenspan was a clinical instructor at Dominican College, a nursing staff development instructor at Nyack Hospital and a registered staff nurse at Nyack, Good Samaritan and New York Presbyterian hospitals. She also held nursing positions at United Hospice of Rockland, Home Aides of Rockland and Northern Manor Multicare Center in Nanuet, NY.


  • AAS Nursing, Rockland Community College, SUNY, 1978
  • BS Nursing, Dominican College, 2000
  • MS Nursing Education, Mercy College, 2007


  • Creator, Mercy College’s first Game Day Symposium
  • NCLEX excellence award in the classroom, Kaplan Corp.
  • United Hospice of Rockland Thank You Recognition
  • United Hospice of Rockland Hero’s Award

Professional Accomplishments

  • Certified Nurse Educator (CNE), National League of Nursing (NLN)
  • Certified Critical Care Nurse (CCRN), American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)
  • Elected RCC ambassador, NLN
  • NLN Committee – Test Development Committee
  • Coordinator of Programs for the Health Care Professional, Continuing Education at RCC, 2012-2013
  • Advisor, Student Nursing Association
  • Numerous departmental and college-wide committees, such as Faculty and Staff, Math/Science/Nursing Division, Academic Evaluations, Faculty Senate Representative, Chancellor's Distinguished Adjunct Teaching Award Committee, Division RTP Committee

Publications (Selected)

  • Nugent, P. & Vitale B. (2013). Fundamentals: Need to Know Content PLUS Practice Questions, 1st ed. Chapter 17, Mobility. F.A. Davis Co., PA
  • Silvestre, L. (2011). Saunders comprehensive review for the NCLEX-RN examinations 5th ed. Elsevier: MO
  • Greenspan, W. (Producer, Writer, Presenter). (2010). RCC, Nursing workshops ITunes University

Presentations (Selected)


  • Online E- Learning instructor for Angel workshops for RCC faculty
  • “Effective Gaming and Learning in the Classroom: How to Engage all Types of Learners”
  • “Teaching Web-enhanced Courses: Best Practices”
  • “Do it Yourself Critical Thinking Workshop”
  • “Test-taking Strategies for Nursing Student Success and NCLEX”


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