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Amy Hunsley-McTighe

Amy Hunsley - McTighe
Nursing, School of Health Sciences
Phone: 605-773-2159
Amy McTighe has worked for the University of South Dakota since 2003 and graduated with her MSN from the University of Phoenix in 2006. Prior to working for USD, Amy worked as a Labor/Delivery/Normal Newborn nurse and continues to work prn at the local healthcare facility. Amy is a member of the USD Nursing Interdisciplinary/Interprofessional Team of Champions, AS Curriculum Organization Team, and is the AS Program Course Coordinator for Nursing 282. Amy is a member of the N261 & N282 course teams and has assisted in the revision of curriculum, concept development, simulation creation, test writing, and clinical learning activities. Amy is the Pierre campus local course coordinator for both N261 & N282
Teaching Interests:
Maternal/Child Health, Med/Surg Nursing, Simulation, Interdisciplinary/Interprofessional Development
Research Interests:
Simulation, Civility, Professional Development of the Nursing Student, Clinical Learning Activities, Interactive student learning in the classroom, Interdisciplinary/Interprofessional Learning within nursing curriculum.
  • MS, Nursing, University of Phoenix, 2006
  • Ray, A., Hunsley, A., Koenecke, L., Feller, L., (2008), Low-fidelity simulation: Care of the post-CABG patient.
  • Feller, L., Hunsley, A., Ray, A., Lucia, S. M., (2005), Rural South Dakota: The power of education and care delivery partnership, Home Healthcare Management and Practice, vol. 18, iss. 1, pp. 40-43.
  • Ray, A., Hunsley, A., Varty, G. (2010, March). Building Innovative Quality Patient-Centered Care with Simulation. Presented at the Simulation in Healthcare: Where No One has Gone Before, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
  • Koenecke, L., Hunsley, A., Ray, A. (2010, March). Innovative Simulation Strategies in a Rural Setting. Presented at the Simulation in Healthcare: Where No One has Gone Before, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
  • Hunsley, A., Koenecke, L. (2009, May). Give Us One Good Reason Why Simulation Cannot Be Incorporated Into Your Curriculum?. Presented at the Midwest Nurse Educator's Academy, Grand Forks, ND.
  • Hunsley, A., Ray, A. (2007, July). Promoting Health Through Mutually Valuable Partnerships. Presented at the International Nurse Educators Conference in the Rockies, Breckenridge, Colorado.