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Department of Health Sciences

Ms. Karen Smith

Ms. Karen Smith

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

 

Education

M.S., Nursing Education
University of Oklahoma College of Nursing, Tulsa, OK
2000

B.S.N., Nursing
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
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