Faculty Profile

Ms. Susan Hopkins, MSN, RN, JD

Ms. Susan Hopkins, MSN, RN, JD

Temporary Part-time Faculty Instructor

Office: Caputo Hall, Room 123
Phone: 717-872-3410
Fax: 717-871-4877

Additional Information


  • Juris Doctor, Temple University School of Law
    • Law Review, Articles Editor
  • M.S.N., University of Pennsylvania, Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
  • B.S., Albright College
    • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing


  • Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center - Care Coordinator, 2007 to present.
    • Manage complex surgical oncology, urology, and minimally invasive surgical patients from admission through discharge; coordinate multidisciplinary treatment plan.
      • Nurse Residency Program group facilitator, present
      • Nursing Grand Rounds, "Raising The Bar, You Make the Difference", presenter, 2009
  • Atlee, Hall & Brookhart - Associate, 2005-2007.
    • Assisted partners in personal injury and medical malpractice litigation.


  • 2006 Lippincott and Williams, Pocket Guide for Nursing, Legal Nursing Issues Chapter, reprinted, 2008.

Professional Interests

  • Nursing- legal issues; elderly law; case management and nursing standards of care