University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
Masters of Science in Nursing 1999
Masters Project: Basic Dysrhythmia Interpretation Course (Self-taught electronic course)
Regents College, Albany, NY
Bachelors of Science in Nursing 1997
Ricks College, Rexburg, ID
Associate of Arts and Science in Nursing 1992
Associate of Arts and Science in Paramedicine 1990
Utah Valley University, Orem, UT
Assistant Professor – Department of Nursing 2010 - Present
Taught courses – Pre-nursing, Associates Degree, Bachelors Degree; Course Coordination; Developed syllabus and overall course structure, including clinical instruction and grading of all course work.
Ricks College, Rexburg, ID
Adjunct Instructor – Department of Nursing 1997
Transcultural Nursing Program - Merida, Mexico; Lead instructor - Pediatric Nursing (Didactic and Clinical), Oversight; Coordination with University of Yucatan Nursing and Archeology Departments.
Adjunct Instructor – Department of Nursing 1992 - 1997
Taught courses – Medical/Surgical, Psychiatric, Cardiovascular, Neurological, Pediatrics, Gerontology, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support; Proctor – end of course testing; Planned and coordinated Emergency Disaster Workshops.
Adjunct Instructor – Department of Health Science 1992 - 1997
Taught paramedic courses - Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS), adult medical emergencies, OB-GYN and pediatric emergencies, anatomy and physiology, gross anatomy, hazardous materials management, search and rescue, and medical conversational Spanish; Clinical instruction and grading of all course work.
Tutor – Department of Health Science 1991 – 1992, 1986 - 1987
Taught 1st and 2nd year paramedic students – Classroom (lecture/Theory) and lab; Individual or group tutoring in various courses to include: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS), adult medical emergencies, OB-GYN and pediatric emergencies, anatomy and physiology, gross anatomy, hazardous materials management, search and rescue, and medical conversational Spanish.
Registered Nurse Springville Instacare, Springville, UT 2011 – 2013
Intermountain Medical Group - Providing complete patient care under the direction of on duty physician. Providing nursing coverage for instacares in Springville, Provo, North Orem, Hiland and Saratoga Springs Utah.
Registered Nurse Park City Medical Center, Park City, UT 2010 – 2011
Intermountain Healthcare Hospital system – Providing patient care in Same Day Surgery.
Nurse Administrator Cassia Regional Medical Center, Burley, ID 2005 – 2010
Intermountain Healthcare Hospital system - Provide administrative leadership and oversight of 25-bed hospital for all Nursing Departments, Pharmacy, Respiratory Therapy, Anesthesia,Ambulance, Case Management, Education and Clergy Services. BYU-Idaho Satellite Nursing Program - Organized and implemented Program; On-site MSN oversight. Instructor - Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) & Telemetry Course.
Chief Nursing Officer Madison Memorial Hospital, Rexburg, ID 1997 – 2005
Providing administrative leadership and oversight of 49-bed hospital for all Nursing Departments, Case Management, Translation Services, and Physician Recruiting. Instructor - Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and CPR.
Registered Nurse Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, Idaho Falls, ID 1993 – 1997
Providing patient care in ICU/CCU, Emergency Room and Home Health.
Commissioned Officer United States Air Force, Mt Home, ID 1984 – 2007
Retired. Rank - Major, United States Air Force Reserve; Staff Development/Education Coordinator for 100 person medical unit. Duties to include: Development and implementation of medical courses to Physicians, Registered Nurses and Corpsman; Master Instructor Trainer; Supervisor of 29 personnel; Instructor/Clinical Preceptor for Registered Nurses and Corpsman; Critical Care Transport Nurse/Paramedic; Served in staff and leadership positions to include Education, ICU/CCU, OB, Medical Surgical Services Acute Care Clinics and Emergency Department.
English – Native Language
Spanish – speak, read and write with proficiency
Hope B. Jones Service Award 1990
American College of Healthcare Executives
Idaho Alliance of Leaders in Nursing
Boy Scouts of America