Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
D.N.P. Doctor in Nursing Practice Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA 2012
M.S.N., F.N.P. Nursing University of Phoenix, Ontario Campus 2004
B.S.N. Nursing University of Texas, El Paso, TX 1983

CHAIS, Certified Human-Animal Intervention Specialist

MSN Clinical Practicum, Advanced Assessment, Transcultural Patterns in Health; NCLEX Review, Capstone; Christian Leadership; Fundamentals; Physical Assessment
Developed the new course for pre-nursing students - NUR 101 Introduction to Nursing

Complementary & Alternative Therapies; Animal-Assisted Therapy;

Integration of Complementary & Alternative Therapies in an Acute Rehabilitation Hospital: A Readiness Assessment; Integrative Rehabilitation Model; Cross-Disciplinary Education for the Integration of Complementary & Alternative Therapies; Cultural Diversity & Intercultural Communication; The Role of Nursing in Animal-Assisted Therapy; Integration of AAT in Nursing Curriculum; Systematic Evaluation and Program Assessment

Sandals Church, Woodcrest

American Holistic Nursing Association - Member
American Association of Nurse Practitioners - Member
Mentor La Sierra High School
Animal-assisted interventions - Ayala High School

Family time and Sunday dinner, reading, crocheting, puzzles, being outdoors especially in Big Bear Lake.

Instructor expectations: 3 A's - Accessibility, Accountability, Authenticity
Student expectations: 3 E's - Effort, Engage, Envisage

I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me! Philippians 4:13