Professional background/prior experience: Currently teaches theory, lab and clinical for the Advanced Medical/Surgical Nursing courses. Active in nursing practice as a staff nurse at Littleton Adventist Hospital, 2001 - present. Clinical instruction and practicum supervision as adjunct faculty for both ACC and Regis University. Active duty service, United States Army Nurse Corps, working in critical care. Assistant Nursing Care Coordinator on a 30 bed Medical / AIDS unit. Personal interests: history, non-fiction, languages.