Nursing Instructor

Academics - Health & Human Services

Campus/Office Location:
East Grand Forks - Office #405 N

Contact Karen


Main Phone
(218) 793-2542

Other Phone or Fax

Mobile Phone

My Education

1983 Practical Nursing License
1987 Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of North Dakota
2012 Masters of Science in Nursing Education from the Minnesota State University Moorhead.

My Professional Experience

I have been teaching full time for the Nursing Department since 2004. For the Practical Nursing Program, I teach on campus, online, and skill lab courses. I also teach in the RN program.
Prior to my career in academia, I was employed in a variety of health care settings including Long Term Care (various positions), Home Health, Rural Hospital setting, and 15 years in an acute post-op surgical nursing department. I have had 14 years of experience as an EMT.
I am a Board approved Nursing Assistant instructor and examiner for Minnesota.
I also teach for Workforce Development Solutions providing an IV Certification course (ND Board of Nursing Approved).