Anderson Review Faculty
Our faculty here at Anderson review is second to none. Benefit from our years of test preparation experience and proven performance. Our goal is your success and it's guaranteed. The Anderson NCLEX Review has been helping nursing students reach their goals and achieve their dreams for over 25 years.
You worked hard to get your degree, now let us help you make the most or your education.
Don Anderson, R.N., M.S.N, Ed.D.
Our TPS Director and Lecturer, has written over 100 questions for the National Council of State Boards (NCLEX), has authored several NCLEX Review books, and has created the Exclusive Copyrighted W-ASSESSMENT system to answer high-level prioritization decision making questions. His "philosophy" has assisted thousands of Graduate Nurses to take control of the NCLEX-RN exam rather than letting it control them. He is Professor Emeritus of Nursing at Curry College, Milton, Massachusetts and the past President of the American Assembly for Men in Nursing Foundation.
Sara Barnum, MS, RN-BC
Sara received her BS in nursing from Fitchburg State College and later went to The University of Massachusetts-Boston for her Masters in Gerontological Nursing and Education. She has been an intricate part of TPS and Director of Pharmacology for over ten years . She is currently The Geriatric Nurse Educator for Beverly Hospital, Beverly, Ma. Sara has been a contributor for Dr. Anderson's First Aid for the NCLEX Books as well as the study guides for the TPS review. Sara receives high marks from the student evaluation of Pharmacology. They note her to be "energetic and knowledgeable. " Many students have said. "She makes a great day out of the most dreaded subject. Pharmacology.
Janice Dehart, RN, MS, CS, FNP
Janice graduated from St. Elizabeth’s Hospital School of Nursing and then received a BSN from Salem State College in 1987 and a MS from the University of Mass Lowell in 1990. She was a childbirth educator and labor and delivery nurse for 15 years. She also was a faculty member at the University of Mass Boston in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. She is ANCC certified and currently works as a Family Nurse Practitioner, mainly in women’s health.
Jeanne Earle RN, MSN, ANP, GNP
Jeanne is board certified as a nurse practitioner in Adult and Geriatric Health. She received her BSN at UMass Amherst, her MSN at Salem State University and her NP Certificate at the MGH Institute of Health Professions.
Jeanne’s career as an RN began at Boston Children’s Hospital. She then worked as a staff nurse, educator and finally Director of the Maternity unit at Beverly Hospital. After obtaining her NP certificate she worked in an office setting and she currently works as an NP in geriatrics and long-term care. In addition she has her own home-based business with USANA Health Sciences where she focuses on helping people to improve their health.
FRAN LEARNER RN, MSN, CNS, FNP
Fran is a board certified Adult Nurse Practitioner. She received her BSN from Fairfield University, her MSN as a Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist from Boston College and her NP Certificate at the MGH Institute of Health Professions.
Fran’s career as an RN began at Hartford Hospital in med/surg oncology. Two years later she moved to Boston to work at Beth Israel Hospital. She continued oncology on a bone marrow transplant unit and eventually moved to the OBGYN department. After becoming an NP she worked in outpatient OBGYN office settings and is currently working as an NP in UROGYNECOLOGY. As one of the “new comers” to the Anderson TPS team she greatly enjoys being a part of the experience in helping the next generation of nurses achieve their goals!
Bethany Nasser, RN, MSN, PhD.
Bethany is a graduate of Salem State College for both her
undergraduate and graduate degrees. She has a bachelor’s of science in
Nursing and a Master’s degree in Education and Community Health
Nursing. In 2018, she received her Ph.D. in Nursing from Endicott College
focusing her research on New Nurses and Their Experiences Caring for
Patients and Their Families at the End-of-Life. Bethany has taught nursing
in the classroom and clinical settings at Nursing at Northeastern University,
Bunker Hill Community College. The past six years has been teaching at
Endicott College and teaches a variety of topics from Fundamentals of
Nursing, Community Health, Internship, Leadership, and Test Preparation.
In addition, Bethany has written several award-winning articles on various
Bethany spent fifteen years working as a medical nurse at
MGH as well as seventeen years as a school nurse at St. John the
Evangelist School. Bethany brings her diverse background to Test
Preparation Specialist and has been teaching the pediatric portion for
seventeen years. She enjoys assisting students to develop their test taking
skills as well as sharing her love of Nursing with students.
Carol Mallia, RN, MSN
Carol Mallia, RN, MSN
Carol Mallia has been a nurse for over 30 years. Her clinical experience base is primarily medical / surgical nursing, cardiology and surgical ICU. She has been a certified as a Medical Surgical Clinical Specialist, Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse and ACLS / BLS Instructor. She also as an Associate Director at Massachusetts Nurses Association. In that role, she provides training and development, throughout the state, on a variety of medical surgical topics. Carol also serves as staff liaison to the MNA Peer Assistance Program and speaks nationally on the subject of Impaired Practice and Supporting Nurse Colleagues with a Substance Use Disorder. She is a consultant for BD industries (Omnicell) and speaks nationally. She has also published on the topic of impaired practice and developed an online learning module for Mass Nurses Association. Carol has been an adjunct faculty member at the University of Massachusetts - Boston since 2014. She teaches in the RN to BSN program in the hybrid format at Cape Cod Community College. She also teaches the pharmacology curriculum for Test Preparation Specialist, an NCLEX preparation program.