Amy Nelson

Amy Nelson

Instructor

HEALTH SCIENCES MAJOR

Beacom Hall 226

Phone: (605) 677-3929

Email: Amy.M.Nelson@usd.edu

Bio:

Amy Nelson has a background in Medical Laboratory Science and Occupational Therapy and has over 16 years of experience in health care. She was an occupational therapy clinician in acute care, outpatient, and in rural health prior to transitioning to academia in 2014.


Teaching Interests:

Amy's teaching interests include health care delivery including policy and reimbursement, technology in health care, and patient safety and quality improvement.


Education:

  • OTD , Occupational Therapy, University of South Dakota, 2017
  • MS, Occupational Therapy, The University of South Dakota, 2012
  • BS, Medical Technology, The University of Nebraska Medical Center, 1996

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Licensed, Registered Occupational Therapist, SDBMOE and NBCOT
  • Health Care Provider CPR, American Heart Association
  • Medical Laboratory Scientist (ASCP), American Society of Clinical Pathologists

Grants:

  • Center for Teaching and Learning Grant. (2015)

Publications:

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  • Nelson, Amy, AnisAbdellatif, Musheera, Larson, June, Mulder, Cindy, Wolff, Becky, and . New Faculty Orientation: Discussion of Cultural Competency, Sexual Victimization, and Student Behaviors. Edited by Patricia Yoder-Wise. Thorofare, NJ: Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 2016.

Awards and Honors:

  • Ten Years of Service to the State of South Dakota, University of South Dakota Health Affairs, 2015
  • Course Design Fellowship, Center for Teaching and Learning, 2015
  • Center for Teaching and Learning Grant, USD, 2015
  • Phi Theta Epsilon, Distinguised Honor Society, The University of South Dakota, 2011
  • Faithe Family Scholarship, The University of South Dakota, 2010
  • "Planting Praise" Award, South Dakota Human Services Center, 2008

Presentations:

  • Wolff, Becky. My Plan . . .My Way: Patient-Centered Service Learning. Presented at the Planetree International Conference on Patient-Centered Care, Baltimore, Maryland. (October 16, 2017)
  • Nelson, Amy, Wolff, Becky, . My Plan. . .My Way: A Person-centered Service Learning Project. Presented at the South Dakota Gathering, Chamberlain, SD. (September 19, 2017)
  • Nelson, Amy. Submitted an Abstract Titled Teaching Telehealth Through Significant Learning Experiences. Presented at the Submitted an Abstract to AOTA Education Summit. (January 2017)