Faculty Profiles

ASN Program, Denver, CO Campus, Full-Time Faculty and Staff
NAME: Yvonne Crist
DEGREE LEVEL: LPN
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: ASN foundational core advisor.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Geriatrics, healthcare informatics, compliance.
   
NAME: Jessica Stuenzi
DEGREE LEVEL: BSN, MACP
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Mental health (including pediatric), fundamentals, health assessment, pharmacology, intro to professional nursing.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Psychiatric nursing, community health, communication/therapeutic relationship.
   
NAME: Jennifer Morgan-Osborn, RN
DEGREE LEVEL: MSN
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Medical-surgical nursing, pharmacology, simulation. 
AREAS OF INTEREST: Simulation, online education.
   
   
ASN Program, Zona Rosa, MO Campus, Full-Time Faculty and Staff
NAME: Ann S. Moss, RN
DEGREE LEVEL: MSN
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Program chair.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Medical surgical, foundations, telemetry, and leadership.
   
NAME: Cheryl Noll, RN
DEGREE LEVEL: BSN
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: ASN foundational core advisor.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Medical surgical, fundamentals of nursing, health assessment, remediation specialist.
   
NAME: Diane Banks, RN
DEGREE LEVEL: MSN
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Clinical education coordinator.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Medical surgical, critical care, mental health.
   
NAME: Frankie Davis, RN
DEGREE LEVEL: MSN
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Medical surgical, fundamentals of nursing, health assessment.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Medical surgical, fundamentals of nursing, health assessment, remediation specialist.
   
NAME: Sharon Jackson, RN
DEGREE LEVEL: MSN
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Medical surgical, fundamentals of nursing, health assessment.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Medical surgical, fundamentals of nursing, health assessment.
   
NAME: Patricia Richter, RN
DEGREE LEVEL: MSN
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Maternal child and obstetrics, neonatal care, medical surgical nursing, intensive care, fundamentals of nursing, pharmacology.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Maternal child and obstetrics, neonatal care, medical surgical nursing, fundamentals of nursing, pharmacology.
   
   
BSN Program, Albuquerque, NM Campus, Full-Time Faculty and Staff
NAME: Susie Wilson, RN
DEGREE LEVEL: EdD
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Program chair.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Student success in passing the NCLEX-RN® exam on first attempt; preparing students to meet the needs of a diverse community.
   
NAME: Sabrina Coulie, RN
DEGREE LEVEL: BSN
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: BSN foundational core advisor.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Student mentoring and advising, program marketing.
   
NAME: Roya Setayesh, RN
DEGREE LEVEL: MSN
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Nursing education.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Advocate for nursing students, teach and help students gain the competencies at BSN level nursing, promote student success in passing the NCLEX-RN® exam on first attempt.
   
   
BSN Program, Bloomington, MN Campus, Full-Time Faculty and Staff
NAME: Kathryn Doeschot, RN
DEGREE LEVEL: MSN
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Program chair.  
AREAS OF INTEREST: Rehabilitation, leadership, and management.
   
NAME: Judy Greenfield RN
DEGREE LEVEL: BSN
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: BSN foundational core advisor.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Advising students during their foundational nursing classes, public health.
   
NAME: Lorraine (Lori) Baldrige, RN
DEGREE LEVEL: MSN
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Medical surgical, pediatrics, oncology, gynecology, NICU/PICU, orthopedics, telemetry, GI/vascular surgery, ventilator care, long-term, acute hospital.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Nursing history, nursing education, acute illness, global healthcare.
   
NAME: Michelle Varela, RN
DEGREE LEVEL: MSN
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Medical surgical, pharmacology, nursing fundamentals.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Nursing education.  
     
NAME: Pamela Keister, RN  
DEGREE LEVEL: MSN  
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Medical-surgical, geriatrics, leadership, introduction to nursing, LPN bridge to RN transitions, skills.  
AREAS OF INTEREST: Medical-surgical nursing, geriatrics, leadership, introduction to nursing.  
     
     
BSN and LPN Bridge to BSN Program, Overland Park, KS Campus, Full-Time Faculty and Staff
NAME: Gloria Wood, RN
DEGREE LEVEL: MSN
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Program chair.
AREAS OF INTEREST:

Leadership, mental health, infection prevention and epidemiology, legal nurse consultant.

   
NAME: Kathryn Peters, RN
DEGREE LEVEL: Diploma, BA-Healthcare Administration
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: BSN foundational core advisor.
AREAS OF INTEREST: BSN foundational core advisor.
   
NAME: Diane Banks,  RN
DEGREE LEVEL: MSN
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Nursing clinical education coordinator.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Medical-surgical.
   
NAME: Delia Davis, RN
DEGREE LEVEL: MSN
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Community health, nursing skills/simulation lab activities.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Community health, women’s health, foundations, medical/surgical
   
NAME: Archiebald Croux, CMSRN
DEGREE LEVEL: MSN, Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Medical-surgical, acute care, mental health, research, assessment, foundations.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Mental health, critical care, cardiology.
   
NAME: Debbie Weisman, RNC-OB
DEGREE LEVEL: MSN, Certified Inpatient Obstetrical Nurse, Certification in Fetal Heart Monitoring Principles and Practice
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Obstetrics, pediatrics, community, nursing leadership, operating room, medical-surgical nursing and gerontology.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Women's health, obstetrical nursing, pediatrics, childbirth educator coordinator, manager/director, nursing leadership and trends in nursing.
   
   
BSN Program, Rapid City, SD Campus, Full-Time Faculty and Staff
NAME: Victoria L. S. Britson, CNP
DEGREE LEVEL: PhD CNP-BC CNE
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Program chair. Community and public health nursing.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Community and public health, nursing education, family practice, informatics, qualitative research, Parse’s Theory of Humanbecoming.
   
NAME: Mary Labesky, RN
DEGREE LEVEL: AS in Nursing
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: BSN foundational core advisor.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Management, research, ears nose and throat (ENT).
   
NAME: Charlene Bierema, RN
DEGREE LEVEL: MSN
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Geriatrics, ICU, medical/surgical, ER.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Geriatrics, ICU, medical/surgical, ER.
   
NAME: Sarah Mollman, RN
DEGREE LEVEL: MS in Nursing Education
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Medical/surgical, oncology.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Active learning and simulation.
   
   
BSN Program, Sioux Falls, SD Campus, Full-Time Faculty and Staff
NAME: Victoria L. S. Britson, CNP
DEGREE LEVEL: PhD  CNP-BC  CNE
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Program chair. Community and public health nursing.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Community and public health, nursing education, family practice, informatics, qualitative research, Parse’s Theory of Humanbecoming.
   
NAME: Mary Labesky, RN
DEGREE LEVEL: AS in Nursing
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: BSN foundational core advisor.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Management, research, ears nose and throat (ENT).
   
NAME: Jada Anderson,  RN
DEGREE LEVEL: MS in Nursing
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING:

Medical surgical, antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, newborn infants, and gynecology.

AREAS OF INTEREST: Simulation, antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, newborn infants, gynecology.
   
NAME: Tracy Hadler, RN
DEGREE LEVEL:

MSN

SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Medical-surgical, pediatrics.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Gerontology, nursing education, infection control.
   
NAME: Jessica Jarding, RN
DEGREE LEVEL: MS in Nursing
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Medical-surgical, pediatrics, community health.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Online education, simulation, evidence-based teaching strategies.
   
   
BSN and LPN Bridge to BSN Program, Wichita West, KS Campus, Faculty and Staff
NAME: Abbey Lowry, RN, CEN
DEGREE LEVEL: MSN, MHA, DNP (in progress)
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Program chair.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Simulation education, critical care nursing, curriculum, leadership.
   
NAME: Beth Bowman, RN
DEGREE LEVEL: BSN
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: BSN foundational core advisor.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Student mentoring and advising, program marketing.
   
NAME: Omotolu Aje, APRN
DEGREE LEVEL: MSN, APRN, FNP, DNP (in progress)
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Community health, transcultural nursing.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Online education, student mentoring, curriculum.
     
NAME: Sharyl Evans, RN, CCRN  
DEGREE LEVEL: MSN, CNS  
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Critical care, medical-surgical, professional development.  
AREAS OF INTEREST: Teaching strategies, clinical instruction, simulation.  
     
NAME: Angela Hansen, RN  
DEGREE LEVEL: BSN, MSN (in progress)  
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Pediatrics, maternal/newborn, women’s health.  
AREAS OF INTEREST: Teaching strategies, simulation, student mentoring.  
     
     
Online RN to BSN Program/Online MSN Program Full-Time Faculty and Staff
NAME: Lisa Hawthorne, RN, CNE, PHN
DEGREE LEVEL: PhD, MSN
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Program chair.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Adult education through online learning, predictors of academic success, public health nursing, leadership, and nursing research impacting patient outcomes.
   
NAME: Leslie Welch, RN
DEGREE LEVEL: PhD, MSN
SPECIALTY AREAS OF TEACHING: Foundations, theory, pathophysiology, geriatrics, end-of-life care, adult health, mental health, community, transcultural, underserved populations, informatics, leadership, grant writing, health policy, ethics, research, and nursing education.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Program development and evaluation, strategic planning, quality improvement, health policy, and research.