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Fort Hays State University
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Phone: 785-628-4256
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Nursing Faculty and Staff

Manry, Jenny DNP, APRN,FNP-BC
Jenny Manry

Chair and Associate Professor
Coordinator of Advanced Practice
E Mail: jamanry@fhsu.edu

Doctorate of Nursing Practice
Masters of Science in Nursing
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Certification in ANCC

 
Consultation Areas:

  • Adult Care
  • Pediatric Care
  • Family Practice
  • Electronic Medical Records

Arias, Alicia MSN, RN
AliciaArias

Assistant Professor of Nursing
E Mail: adarias@fhsu.edu
Phone: (785)628-4586

Master of Science in Nursing
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Bailey, Brandon J., DNP, MSN, RN, APRN -C, FNP-C, ENP-C, CCRN, NREMT
Brandon J Bailey1

Assistant Professor
E Mail: bjbailey6@fhsu.edu
Phone: (785)628-5454

Doctorate of Nursing Practice
Master of Science in Nursing- Family Nurse Practitioner
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Bachelor of Science in Biology and Minor in Business

Instructor Certification:

  • Trauma Nursing Core Course Instructor
  • Advanced Life Support Instructor
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor
  • Basic Life Support Instructor
  • Master Trainer TeamSTEPPS (crew resource management teaching)


Certifications:

  • Critical Care Registered Nurse, CCRN
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
  • Trauma Nursing Core Course
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider
  • Basic Life Support
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program Provider
  • Transport Nurse Advanced Trauma Course
  • Advanced Burn Life Support

      Brungardt, Todd, BSN, RN, CNS
      No Photo Available

      Instructor of Nursing
      E Mail: tabrungardt@fhsu.edu

      Consultation Areas:

      • Clinical Specialist

      Cole, Kelly MSN, RN
      Kelly Cole

      Assistant Professor of Nursing
      E Mail: kacole2@fhsu.edu
      Phone: (785)628-4345

      Master of Science in Nursing – Education
      Bachelor of Science in Nursing
      Associate of Applied Science – Nursing
      Certificate – Licensed Practical Nurse


      Certifications:

      • Basic Life Support
      • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
      • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
      • Basic Life Support - Instructor

      Gabel, Katherine (Katie) MS, RN, CCRN
      Katherine Gabel

      Virtual College Lecturer for Nursing Department
      E Mail: kegabel@fhsu.edu

      Mater of Science in Nursing
      Bachelor of Science in Nursing

      Certifications:

      • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
      • Basic Life Support
      • Critical Care Nursing

      Gubitoso, Mary Jo, ARNP-C DNP

      Assistant Professor
      E Mail: mjgubitoso@fhsu.edu
      Phone: (785)-628-5454

      Master's program: Adult Health Nurse Practitioner
      Bachelor of Science of Nursing
      RN License
      ARNP License
      ANCC-American Nursing Credentialing Committee
      ACLS-Advanced Cardiac Life Support

      Affiliations:

      • Member of the AACN Professional Association
      • American College of Cardiology
      • Signa Theta Tau
      • Preventative Cardiovascular Nurse's Association

      Hober, Christine PhD, N-B, CNE
      Christine Hober

      Professor
      E Mail: chober@fhsu.edu
      Phone: (785)628-4510

      PhD-Nursing Philosophy
      Master of Science in Nursing-Education
      Bachelor of Science in Nursing
      Associate Degree in Nursing
      Certified Nurse Educator

      Consultation Areas:

      • Medical Surgical Nursing
      • Nurse Education
      • Community Health
      • Pediatric Care
      • Adult Care

       

      Insley, Carolyn, MS, MN, BSN, RN
      CarolynInsley

      Assistant Professor
      E Mail: cinsley@fhsu.edu
      Phone: (785)628-4514

      Diploma in Nursing
      Bachelor of Science in General Science
      Bachelor of Science in Nursing
      Master of Science (Education/Secondary Education)
      Master of Nursing (Medical-Surgical)
      Certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support
      Master Instructor Denver II

      Consultation Areas:

      • Medical/Surgical Nursing
      • Post Anesthesia Care Nursing
      • Patient Education
      • Cesarean Birth Education
      • Health Assessment
      • Denver II Screening
      • Gerontology

      Keenan, Kara, APRN, RN
      KaraKeenan

      Instructor of Nursing
      E Mail: klkeenan@fhsu.edu
      Phone: (785)628-4524

      Madden, Theresa BSN, RN
      Theresa Madden, BSN, RN

      Program Specialist
      E Mail: tamadden@fhsu.edu
      Phone: (785)628-4519

      Bachelor of Science in Nursing

      Mai, Nancy Jo, MSN, BSN, RN
      Nancy Mai

      Lecturer
      E Mail: njmai@fhsu.edu
      Phone: (785)628-4209

      Master of Science in Nursing
      Specialize in Nursing/Health Education
      Bachelor of Science in Nursing

      Consultation Areas:

      • Simulation Coordinator
      • Theory & Clinical Instructor
      • Clinical Teaching
      • Facilitator Internship Program
      • Medical/Surgical Clinical Instructor
      • Home Health

      Ochs, Dorothy, MSN, BSN, ARNP-FNP, BC
      DorothyOchs

      Assistant Professor
      E Mail: dochs@fhsu.edu
      Phone: (785)628-5560

      Coordinator of Advanced Nursing
      Coordinator of FNP program
      Diploma in Nursing
      Bachelor of Science in Nursing
      Master of Science in Nursing (FNP)
      Certification as Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner & Family Nurse Practitioner(KSBN)

      Consultation Areas:

      • Family Practice
      • Clinic Settings
      • Long-Term Care
      • Computer Technology in Nursing

      Paramesh, Colleen DNP, NP-C

      Assistant Professor
      E Mail: ctparamesh@fhsu.edu
      Phone: (785)628-5263

      Doctorate of Nursing Practice
      Master of Science in Nursing
      Family Nurse Practitioner
      Bachelor of Science in Nursing

      Sander, Rebecca K. MSN, BSN, RN
      RebeccaSander

      Associate Professor
      RN to BSN Coordinator
      E Mail: rksander@fhsu.edu
      Phone: (785)628-4407

      Consultation Areas:

      • Medical/Surgical Nursing
      • High Risk
      • Simulation
      • Nursing Education

      Schenk-Pitts, Rhonda, MSN, APRN-FNP
      RhondaPitts

      Assistant Professor
      E Mail: r_schenk@fhsu.edu
      Phone: (785)628-5559


      Bachelors of Science in Nursing
      Masters of Science in Nursing (FNP)

      Smith, Tanya, MSN, RN
      Tanya Smith, Assistant Chair, Dept of Nursing

      Assistant Department Chair and Assistant Professor
      Undergraduate Program Coordinator
      Master's in Nursing Administration Track Coordinator
      E Mail: tlsmith17@fhsu.edu
      Phone: (785)628-4036

      Masters of Science in Nursing
      Bachelor of Science in Nursing

      Consultation Areas:

      • Medical/Surgical Nursing
      • Peri-Operative Nursing
      • Nursing Administration

      Tinkel, Tina BSN, RN
      TinaTinkell

      Instructor of Nursing
      E Mail: tltinkel@fhsu.edu
      Phone: (785)628-4515

      Bachelors of Science in Nursing

      Tomlinson, Debbie, DNP, MSN, BSN, APRN-FNP, B.C.
      DebbieTomlinson

      Instructor of Nursing
      E Mail: dstomlinson@fhsu.edu
      Phone: (785)628-5423

      Consultation Areas:

      • Women's Health Care with Certification in Colposcopy
      • Advanced training in Cardiac stress testing
      • Adult, Pediatric, Family Care
      • Hospital and Family Clinic setting

       

      Ward, Kathleen, MSN, BSN, RN
      Ward2

      Associate Professor
      E Mail: krward@fhsu.edu
      Phone: (785)628-4660

      Post Master's in Nursing Education
      Master of Science in Nursing Administration
      Bachelor of Science in Nursing

      Consultation Areas:

      • OB/Postpartum/L & D
      • NICU
      • Education
      • Breastfeeding Educator
      • Research

      Werth, Natasha, MSN, RN
      Tasha Werth, Assistant Professor of Nursing

      Assistant Professor of Nursing
      E Mail: nmwerth@fhsu.edu
      Phone: (785)628-4525

      Master of Science in Nursing
      Bachelor of Science in Nursing

      Yu, Valerie DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, FNP-BC, NNP-BC
      Valerie Yu

      Assistant Professor
      E Mail: vlyu@fhsu.edu
      Phone: (785)628-4517

      Doctorate of Nursing Practice
      Post Graduate Certificate- Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
      Post Graduate Certificate- Family Nurse Practitioner
      Master of Science in Nursing
      Bachelor of Science in Nursing

      Zeller, Jana, MSN RN
      JanaBoese

      Assistant Professor of Nursing
      E Mail: jjboese@fhsu.edu
      Phone: (785)628-5561

      Master of Science in Nursing
      Bachelor of Science in Nursing

      ADJUNCT INSTRUCTORS

      Harding, Janelle (Jan) MSN
      Janelle Haring

      Adjunct Instructor
      E Mail: jrharding@fhsu.edu

      Masters of Science in Nursing
      Bachelors of Science in Nursing

      Keil, Shauna BSN, RN
      Shauna Haynes

      Adjunct Instructor
      E Mail: slhaynes@fhsu.edu

      Bachelor of Science in Nursing

      Patel, Dipikaben (Dipika) BSN, RN
      Patel Dipika

      Adjunct Instructor
      E Mail: dcpatel@fhsu.edu

      Bachelor of Science in Nursing
      Bachelor of Science in Microbiology

      Williams, Ronald MSN, ARNP-C, RN
      Ronald Williams

      Adjunct Instructor
      E Mail: rbwilliams2@fhsu.edu

      Master of Science in Nursing
      Family Nurse Practitioner
      Bachelor of Science in Nursing

      STAFF

      Schmidt, Amy
      Senior Administrative Assistant

      Senior Administrative Assistant
      E Mail: alschmidt6@fhsu.edu
      Phone: (785)628-4498
      Stroup Hall 129

      Dechant, Joyce
      No Photo Available

      Administrative Assistant
      E Mail: jdechant@fhsu.edu
      Phone: (785)628-4256
      Stroup Hall 120B

      Prospective Student Counselor
      Undergraduate Studies

      Ostrom, Lesley


      Academic Program Specialist
      E Mail: laostrom@fhsu.edu
      Phone: (785)628-4327
      Stroup Hall 120B

      Front Office Manager

       

      Prickett, Stacy MA, BA
      StacyPrickett

      RN-BSN Academic Advisor
      E Mail: skprickett@fhsu.edu
      Phone: (785)628-4647

      Academic Advisor, RN to BSN Program
      College of Health & Behavioral Sciences
      Student Engagement and Advising Center

      https://sites.google.com/a/mail.fhsu.edu/chlsadvising/

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