School of Health Sciences: Nursing, Health Affairs
UJ Julian Hall Offices 214
Barbara has been an active nurse educator for 13 years, since 1987 teaching both in the traditional classroom and in the online environment. She has held leadership roles both as Assistant/Director of Nursing, Director of both Quality & Risk Management and Health Information Technology for a rural hospital, nursing home, and clinic complex from 1993 - 2002. She holds expertise in continuous quality improvement, geriatric nursing, and infection control.
Medical/Surgical Nursing, Geriatric Nursing, Nursing Leadership/Management, NCLEX-preparation, providing tutoring support to disadvantaged students. Simulation
NCLEX success techniques, learning outcome measurements in simulation.
- MS, Adult Health Nursing, South Dakota State University, 1995
- BS, Nursing, Briar Cliff College, 1984
- Diploma, Nursing, St. Luke's School of Nursing, 1982
Awards and Honors:
- Excellence in Service Award, USD Department of Nursing, 2012