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Department of Health Sciences

Ms. Amy Richards

Amy Richards

Instructor
Health Sciences Building, Room 121
918-343-7633
arichards@rsu.edu

 

Education

M.S., Nursing-Education
Northeastern State University, School of Nursing, Tahlequah, OK
2012

B.S., Nursing
University of Oklahoma, College of Nursing, Oklahoma City, OK
1986

Undergraduate, Pre-Nursing
Tulsa Community College, Tulsa, OK
1984

Undergraduate, Pre-Nursing
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
1983

Undergraduate, Pre-Nursing
Oklahoma State University,  Stillwater, OK
1982

Professional Experience

2011-Present, Nursing Instructor
Rogers State University, Claremore, OK

2008-2011, Infection Control Preventionist
Claremore Regional Hospital, Claremore, OK

2006-2008, Clinic Manager
University of Oklahoma-Tulsa, Tulsa, OK

2004-2006, Outreach Coordinator
Warren Cancer Research Foundation, Tulsa, OK

2000-2004, Supervisor
Saint Francis Parish Nurse Program, Tulsa, OK

1998-2000, Intake Coordinator
1991-1998, Quality Assurance Analyst
1986-1991, Staff Nurse
Saint Francis Home Health, Tulsa, OK

Certifications

  • BLS Healthcare Provider, American Heart Association-current
  • Legal Nurse Consultant-current
  • MammaCare Specialist, Breast Health Educator Certification-current

Licenses

  • Registered Nurse, Oklahoma-8/2014, active

Professional Memberships

  • Oklahoma Medical Reserve Corp-active
  • Association for Professionals in Infection Control (APIC), past Chapter Treasurer
  • National Association for Catholic Nurses, past President

Honors & Awards

  • Alpha Chi National College Honor Society-active
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Mu Iota Chapter-active
  • Scholarship received from Saint Cecilia's Catholic Church to pursue Masters of Science in Nursing degree- 2011, 2012

Grants

  • National Library of Medicine Grant, Saint Francis Parish Nurse Program - Providing Health Education to Our Communities, 2000-2002

University Governance

  • University Library Committee, Rogers State University-active
  • School of Nursing Curriculum Committee, Rogers State University-active

Professional Growth & Development

  • Curriculum Revision Toolkit, Tulsa, OK, 5/2012
  • Coaching Academy for Nurse Educators Conference, Oklahoma City, OK, 7/2011
  • CIP Intermediate Infection Prevention Training, 7/2011
  • CIP Basic Infection Prevention Training, Tulsa, OK¬† 6/2011
  • Future of Nursing Summit, Oklahoma City, OK, 6/2011
  • Third Annual Disaster Medicine Symposium, Tulsa, OK, 4/2011
  • National Healthcare Safety Network, Tackling HAI Reporting, Norman, OK, 11/2010

Teaching Activities

  • 2012-Present, Foundations of Nursing, Clinical Instructor and Lecturer
    Rogers State University, Claremore, OK
  • Fall 2011, Foundations of Nursing, Adjunct Clinical Instructor
    Rogers State University, Claremore, OK

Memberships 

  • Curriculum Committee, Associate Degree Nursing Program, Rogers State University
  • University Library Committee, Rogers State University
  • Alpha Chi Honor Society, Member
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Mu Iota, Member
  • Oklahoma Medical Reserve Corp
  • Association for Professionals in Infection Control (APIC), Past Chapter Treasurer