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Elizabeth Laubenthal

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Associate Clinical Professor


Health Sciences Center, CHSE155
1320 W. Lombard St.
Davenport, IA 52804


What inspires you?

Individuals/Clients who work towards Mental Health Recovery. Recovery requires a great deal of courage and perseverance.

Elizabeth Laubenthal, MSN, RN, CNE

Teaches Mental Health Nursing. Interests include Adult Behavioral Health, Trauma Informed Care & ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences) and Curriculum Development.

Education and Training

MSN, Loyola University, Chicago

BSN, Creighton University, Omaha

Certified Nurse Educator

Certificate in Training for Trauma Informed Care/ Adverse Childhood experiences

Certificate of Competency Physician Office Health Coach Training

Certification in Nursing Education

Recent/Noteworthy Publications

"Understanding Behaviors & Brain Development: The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE's) on Adult Health" Genesis Medical Center, Davenport, IA July, 2016
"Coaching in Clinical Education; Lessons Learned" St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA January, 2016
"Am I Trafficked? Recognizing Human Trafficking Victims in a Medical Setting" Genesis Medical Center, Davenport, IA January, 2014

Courses taught

  • Mental Health Theory
  • Mental Health Clinical

Professional organizations

Iowa Nurses Association
American Psychiatric Nursing Association
Iowa Psychiatric Nursing Association

Community Service and Memberships

  • Member, Eastern Iowa-Western Illinois Trauma Informed Care Consortium
  • Member and Faculty Advisor of Quad City Attacking Trafficking Committee (2013-2014)

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