I have over twenty-five years of experience in clinical nursing, teaching and administration of baccalaureate and masters programs in nursing. I have been Chairperson of the Nursing Department at Holy Names College, Dean of the School of Nursing at Samuel Merritt and Managing Director of Education and Workforce at Kaiser Permanente. I am an accreditation team leader for the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and have served on numerous state-wide and national committees. I currently serve as a member of the Advisory Board of the California Institute for Nursing Health Care and am an elected member of the John Muir Health Physician's Network Board of Directors.
Work environment for nurses, role socialization, empathy and compassion, nursing workforce issues, curriculum evaluation, and faculty development
I teach Nursing Leadership, Management and Health Policy and the capstone course in the DNP program.
2006 Sargent, Arlene, Lewis, Ellen.(2006) Application of Educational Evaluation Models to Nursing in Keating, S.B.(Ed), Curriculum Development and Evaluation in Nursing. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.
May 2003 Keating, S.B., Rutledge, P., Sargent, A, Walker, P. (May 2003). A demonstration model of the California competency-based role differentiation model. Managed Care Quarterly.
April 2003 Keating, S.B., Rutledge, P., Sargent, A, Walker, P. (April 2003). Development of the California competency-based role differentiation model. Part I. Patient Care Management.
March 2003 Keating, S.B., Rutledge, P., Sargent, A, Walker, P. (March 2003). . Demonstration of the utility of the California competency-based role differentiation model. Part II. Patient Care Management.
Fall, 2001 Keating, Sarah RN, EdD and Arlene Sargent RN, EdD. Testing California’s Differentiated Practice Model through Industry and Education Partnerships. Nursing Administration Quarterly Vol 26 No.1 (Fall 2001).
June, 2000 Sargent, Arlene. Graduate Education as Entry Level into Nursing. Quality Nursing Vol. 6 No. 7. (July, 2000).
May, 2006 Presentation on Nursing Education and the Nursing Shortage to Regional staff at Northern California, Kaiser Permanente
April, 2005 Presentation at Awards ceremony for Sigma Theta Tau, NuXi Chapter
August, 2003 Consultant to Dominican University School of Nursing on curriculum and accreditation
November, 2002 Consultant for University of San Francisco School of Nursing on curriculum and accreditation
April, 2005 Presentation on the Nursing Shortage to the Rotary Club, Moraga, CA
2010 and 2012 Nominated for the Strommen Dillashaw Award
2009-2013 Member of Who's Who in Health Care and Who's Who in America
2005 Recognition for member of the Outstanding Recruiter Team for Northern California Kaiser Permanente
1996 Holy Names College Faculty Member of the Year Award
1996 Recognition award for “Outstanding” Leadership in Nursing from Holy Names University Alumni Chapter
1995 Award from NuXi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau for “Vision and Leadership” in establishing the NuXi Chapter
1994 Certificate of appreciation given by the Veterans Association for exceptional academic advising and commitment to students
1994-98 Nominated annually by students for “Who’s Who Among American Teachers”
Member of Sigma Theta Tau International
Member of Pi Lambda Theta
Member of Kappa Delta Pi
2009-present Elested member of the John Muir Physician's Network Board of Directors
1998-present Accreditation site visitor for CCNE
2008-present Accreditation site visitor for WASC
2008-present Member of the Sutter Health Education Council
2002- 2005 Member of the Education Advisory Board of the Board of Registered Nursing, State of California
2004-2006 Member of the Advisory Board of The Permanente Journal.
2002- 2004 Member of the Membership Task Force of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing
2005- present Member of the Men in Nursing Advisory Board
2004-2006 Member of the e-learning task force of AACN
2001-present Member of the Steering Committee of the California Institute for Nursing and Health Care
1998-present Member of the Board for the Coalition for Nursing Careers in California
2001-2004 Chairperson of the Scholarship Committee for the Coalition for Nursing Careers in California
1999-2002 Co-chair of the Pilot Implementation Committee of the California Strategic Planning Committee
1999-2004 Board member of the Catholic Institute of LaSallian Social Action
2000-2001 Elected member of the Nominating Committee of the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
1998-present Accreditation Site Visitor for Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
1997-1998 Elected to Board of California Association of Colleges of Nursing
1997-2004 Member of Education/Industry Interface subcommittee of California Strategic Planning Committee for Nursing
1992-2002 Member of the Advisory Board CA Strategic Planning Committee for Nursing
1995-present Member of the Association of California Nurse Leaders
1993-2001 Member of the Heritage Committee of Sigma Theta Tau International
1994-1998 Elected member of Appeals Committee at Holy Names College
1989-1993 Founding President, NuXi Chapter at Large of Sigma Theta Tau International
1989-1994 Member of the Articulation Committee for Nursing in California