Senay (Ok) Cetinkaya, born in 1967, has completed her bachelor of nursing, master\'s degree, and PhD in Ege University. In 1988 she was employed as nurse in ICU at the cardiovascular surgery clinic in Ege University, at the medical faculty hospital. In the mean time she has completed her postgraduate (1991) and PhD (1999) on pediatric nursing. Following her move to Malatya due to a spouse-related transfer (1996), she was employed at the Health Colleges of Inönü (1996-2000), Selçuk (2000-2004), and Ege (2004-2007) Universities. Currently she is working at the Adana Health College of Cukurova University. Besides being instructor and vice-principal at the college, she has coordinated and performed in-service training programs to healthcare personnels, carried out symposium vice-presidency, assistant journal editorship and reviewing, and chair in nursing department. She has international articles (8),international boks chapters (6), translation on a vocational book (thesaurus of skills), national chapters of book (2), has led postgraduate thesis (10), research profects (3), and posted many scientific papers (30) in periodicals.