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Health Sciences Faculty

Ms. Karen SmithMs. Karen Smith

Assistant Professor, Nursing
Health Sciences Building, Room 108
918-343-6822
ksmith@rsu.edu

 

 

 

Education

  • M.S., Nursing Education
    The University of Oklahoma College of Nursing (OUHSC)
    Tulsa, OK
    2000
  • B.S.N., Nursing
    The University of Oklahoma College of Nursing
    Oklahoma City, OK
    1996
  • A.S., Nursing
    Rogers University
    Claremore, OK
    1989

Professional Experience

  • 2014-Present: Assistant Professor, Nursing
    2008-2014: Nursing Faculty
    Rogers State University, Claremore, OK
  • 2008-Present: Nursing Faculty
    Assessment Technology
  • 2003-2008, Practical Nursing Instructor
    Tulsa Technology Center, Tulsa, OK
  • 2007-Present: Virtual Nursing Instructor, RN & PN NCLEX Test Review Instructor
    Assessment Technology Institute (ATI) Kansas City, Kansas
  • 2006-Present: Clinical Faculty, Obstetrics & Pediatrics
    Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK
  • 1986-2007: Staff & Charge Nurse, Labor & Delivery
    Saint Francis Hospital, Tulsa, OK
  • 1997-2003: Education Specialist, Labor & Delivery, Cardiac, Neuroscience, Medical Surgical
    Saint Francis Hospital, Tulsa, OK
  • 1998-2002: Clinical Faculty, Obstetrics, Medical Surgical
    Tulsa Community College, Tulsa, OK
  • 1997-2001: Clinical Faculty, Obstetrics, Medical Surgical
    Rogers University, Claremore, OK

Certifications

  • North Central Accreditation examiner, 2004-Present
  • Basic Dysrythmia Certified (Instructor), 1998-present
  • NALS, 1991-present
  • AWHONN Fetal Monitoring Instructor, 1998-2005

Licenses

  • Oklahoma Board of Nursing, 1989-present

Honors & Awards

  • 2008-2010, CIMC Curriculum Writer
  • 2007, National Presentation-English Language Learners
  • 2007, Teacher of the Year Tulsa Technology Center
  • 2005-2006, CIMC Curriculum Development Writer
  • 2001, Pain Management Scholarship
  • 1999, Sigma Theta Tau: Nursing Honor Society
  • 1996, Living the Values Award Saint Francis Hospital
  • 1994, Governor’s Service Award for the SANE program
  • 1993, Ford Foundation Award for Innovations in Care for the SANE program

Professional Organizations

  • Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society
  • OEA/NEA/ACTE
  • AWHONN
  • American Society of Pain Management Nurses
  • American Pain Society

Agency/University Governance

  • 1986, Nursing Class President
  • 2004-Present, SPRC United Methodist Church

Continuing Education

  • 08-2009, 8 CEU Item writing workshop OKC, OK
  • 04-2009, 24 CEU Meds Publishing Educator 
  • 06-2008, 8 CEU Item writing workshop KC, Kansas
  • 02-2008, 5 CEU Ethics in Education OKC, Oklahoma
  • 12-2007, 8 CEU Nursing Education Boot Camp

Publications

  • Pain Management Skills Video, ATI, Kansas City, KS
  • Pain Management Module, CIMC, Stillwater OK
  • Reproductive Nursing Module, CIMC, Stillwater OK
  • Documentation Module, CIMC, Stillwater OK
  • Assessment in Nursing Module, CIMC, Stillwater OK
  • Health Care Systems Module, CIMC, Stillwater OK
  • Intrapartum Nursing Module, CIMC, Stillwater OK