Michele Deck is an author, educator, and speaker who is known for her innovative teaching methods in the field of health care education and training. She has trained educators and trainers full-time for the last 27 years. Michele has won the “Excellence in Nursing,” has been selected as a “Great 100 Nurse in Louisiana,” and was elected to the Sigma Theta Tau National Nursing Honor Society. The Association of Nurses in Professional Development named her the recipient of their prestigious Belinda Puetz award. Michele was on the editorial board of Journal of Nurses in Staff Development for 9 years and was named “Business Woman of the Year” two years in a row by the National Business Council. She also received the Margaret L. Messore Lectureship award from the Magnolia Chapter of the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates. Michele is a past president of Lamaze International and its current Accreditation Chair. She has authored twelve books on innovative ways to teach nursing and healthcare content. Her extensive travels have resulted in thousands of people gaining valuable expertise in adult education and training in Australia, Scotland, Canada, and Taiwan.