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Cheryl Fischbach

Cheryl Fischbach
Nursing, School of Health Sciences
Watertown 206A
Phone: 605-882-5284
Cheryl has been in nursing education with USD for the past 18 years. She has experience in both the traditional and online setting and in a broad spectrum of lab and clinical settings. She has held leadership roles within the nursing program as Chair of Faculty Affairs governance committee and local course coordinator of a capstone nursing class. She is a member of the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission serving as a site visitor and an Evaluation Review Panel member.
Teaching Interests:
Medical-Surgical Nursing , Critical care nursing- cardiovascular services
Research Interests:
Transition of student nurses to graduate entry level nurses and NCLEX testing.
  • MS, Nursing Education/Administration, University of Phoenix, 2005
  • BS, Nursing, Mt. Marty College, 2001
  • Diploma in Nursing, Nursing, Sioux Valley Hospital School of Nursing, 1981
  • Breast Health Awareness for Young Women, $3,500 Grant - primary writer, Susan G. Komen Foundation, (2010 - 2011)
  • Mobile Computing Initiative Best Practices, $2,800 Grant - one of two primary writers, Center for Teaching and Learning - USD, (2010)
  • Mobile Computing Initiative Best Practices, $1,900 Grant, Center for Teaching and Learning, (2011)
  • Fischbach, C., Pharmacology For Headaches, Pharmacology For Nursing Practice: Partners in Therapeutic Care, McGraw-Hill Higher Education, vol. 1.
  • Fischbach, C., Review of Table of Contents for new Edition Textbook, McGraw-Hill.
Awards and Honors:
  • Nominated for Nursing Excellence Award 2011, USD Nursing, 2011
  • Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society , Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society , 2005