College of Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Elizabeth Connole-Pond, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC Biography
Elizabeth Connole-Pond, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC graduated from Wilkes University in 2015 with a Master’s degree in science in the psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner track. She is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Elizabeth has worked as an adjunct faculty member at Wilkes University since 2016 teaching graduate nursing students attending the psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner program.
Elizabeth joined Walden University in 2019 as a contributing faculty member for the graduate nursing program.
Elizabeth has been a registered nurse for over 25 years and has worked in both long-term care and acute care facilities in various roles including charge nurse, supervisor, Director of Infection Control, Director of Education, Assistant Director of Nursing, and as a Director of Nursing. Elizabeth is a legal nurse consultant and also consults with the CT Department of Public Health to evaluate potential breaches in the standard of care against nurse practitioners.
Elizabeth has been working in her field since 2015 as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner in an outpatient clinic treating clients age 18 and older. Clients treated have various mental health issues including anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, depression, Bipolar disorder, addictions, and Schizophrenia.
Elizabeth is a member of the American Nurse’s Association and the American Association of Nurse Practitioner’s.
Areas of expertise are treating client’s with addictions using medication assisted treatments and successfully treating client’s with dual diagnosis disorders. Elizabeth has a keen insight into root causes of illnesses.
Elizabeth has successfully met state and federal regulatory guidelines when practicing as a Director of Nursing and has received deficiency-free state and federal surveys in CT.
Elizabeth is passionate in her field of psychiatry and has successfully helped clients recover from their addictions and mental health issues. She strives to be the voice for the most vulnerable populations to afford them an opportunity of hope and understanding.
Elizabeth’s immediate goal is to pursue a Doctorate in Nursing.