Mikelene (Mickey) Mantel, RN, BSN, MSN, presently teaches Nursing Fundamentals and Nursing Leadership and Practicum. Over the years she has taught theory and lab for nursing fundamental, was the nursing lab remodel designer and project manager, and taught the third and fourth semester Advanced Medical/Surgical Nursing courses. Mickey has been at ACC since 2002 as part-time lab coordinator and as full-time faculty since fall 2006, As an Air Force Nurse Corps Officer, Mickey worked as a critical care nurse, flight nurse, recruitment officer, faculty at the Air Force Air Command & Staff College, and Chief Nursing Officer for the 57 Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron and Scott Air Force Base Medical Center. After 20 years in the Air Force and retirement, Mickey then worked at various metro Denver facilities, as a PRN nurse, an Educational Coordinator, a CNA Program Director, and a perioperative nurse in outpatient women’s health care. She has a Master’s in Nursing from the University of Colorado in Nursing Administration.
Credentials: LtCol USAF Retired. Diploma in Nursing, Mount Sinai School of Nursing, Chicago, Illinois. B.S.N., Loretto Heights College, Denver, CO. M.S.N., University of Colorado.
Academic Interests: Professional Role Development, Strategic Test Taking and researching and learning new nursing modalities and theories of practice.
Personal Interests: Dancing, Reading, Renovation Projects, watching Bronco games and spending time with her daughter.