"Research abilities and skills are powerful!"
- DHA – University of Phoenix, 2010
- MSN – University of Phoenix, 2007
- BSN – University of Jacksonville, 2006
- Certified online instructor
- QM certified
- Constructed and certified seven RN to BSN classes
In which online degree programs do you teach?
Which classes do you teach online?
Psychophysiology, Community, RN Transition 1 & 2, History of Nursing, Global Health, Cultural Determinant
What do you want students in your courses to learn? What are the learning outcomes or objectives?
How to deal with real-life situations in the nursing field and how to anticipate, research and make critical decisions.
What types of projects and work do you typically assign for these courses?
Research, quality writing, videos, papers, group interaction, exams
What advice would you give to those considering this online program?
Understand the syllabus, instructions, objectives, dates and assignments. Review class requirements and ask for clarification if needed. Stay current!
What is the value of this degree?
To add value of research to a nurse's skills. Research abilities and skills are powerful!
How can this degree help students prepare for the challenges of the field?
To quantify decisions through the ability to research for best practices and variable.
Why did you start teaching?
To share my 40 years of expertise to the classroom and prepare student nurses for the real world.
What is the one book you think everyone should read?
Effective Communication for Health Professionals.
Tell us something interesting about yourself that your students might not know.
I was raised in a family of seven. My parents could not afford for my education, so I worked nights as a nursing aid and in the evenings welding (I learned how to weld in school) to pay my way through nursing school.