Jul 24, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

School of Nursing

For more information on degree programs offered by the faculty of the School of Nursing, visit the School of Nursing webpage.


The baccalaureate nursing program is approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326. The School of Nursing is a member of the National League for Nursing and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs are approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing. The DNP Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-ACNP) programs are accredited by the ACEN.  The DNP Nurse Anesthesia program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA), 222. S. Prospect Avenue, Park Ridge, IL,  60068-4001, 847-692-7137.

Undergraduate Academic Programs

The faculty of nursing offer a pre-licensure curriculum track leading to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.)  degree. The curriculum provides a broad general education and a solid professional program based on a nursing model (the Roy Adaptation Model) rich in content and applicability.

Program Goal

The goal of the undergraduate nursing program is to produce an educated individual who is a professional nurse

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the undergraduate program in nursng will:

  1. Value the dignity and worth of humans acknowledging biopsychosocial and cultural stimuli that influence adaptation.
  2. Utilize adaptation theory in decision-making and assisting individuals, families and communities to achieve their maximum level of adaption.
  3. Use problem-solving skills, critical thinking, independent judgment and continual evaluation to improve nursing care.
  4. Evaluate and utilize research and theoretical and empirical knowledge from the humanities and physical and behavioral sciences in nursing practice.
  5. Utilize leadership skills, accepting responsibility and being accountable for choices of nursing interventions to promote adaptation.
  6. Collaborate with colleagues on the interdisciplinary health team and serve as an advocate to promote health and welfare of patients through the political and professional process.
  7. Critically reflect on local, state and national health needs and effective changes to improve health care.
  8. Demonstrate development of self and the profession in order to promote quality health care.


Director, School of Nursing
Bill Buron
Director, Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program
Courtney Wayland
Coordinator of Clinical Experiences and Community Partnership
Angela Dotson
Clinical Associate Professor
Nicholas Zumwalt
Assistant Professor
Bill Buron
Clinical Assistant Professors
Trista Anderson
Cassandra Barrow
Kimyatta Brent
Tedi Courtney
Cassy Abbott Eng
Kristy Covey
Angela Dotson
Cherlynn Hill
Jennifer Kuwitzky
Sarah McAuliff
Kyndol Ray
Gini Renfrow
Lisa Riedel
Andy Tracy
Andrea Wall
Courtney Wayland




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