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Pamela Tucker, MSN, RN, CNE

Pamela Tucker, MSN, RN, CNE

Pamela Tucker, MSN, RN, CNE,
Chair of RN-BSN Education & Clinical Assistant Professor
School of Nursing

Biography

Pam Tucker joined Kramer School of Nursing as full-time faculty in January 2012. She has taught and served as course coordinator for Adult Health Nursing I and II, Pharmacology, and RN-BSN Nursing Leadership. She has served as a clinical instructor for Adult Health Nursing I and II, Critical Care, Leadership, and Mental Health. Prior to becoming a nurse educator, Pam enjoyed a successful career. Some of her areas of practice include neuro/neurosurgical nursing as a staff RN; emergency nursing in the roles of staff RN, relief charge nurse, and clinical director; hospice nursing as a staff RN and patient care coordinator.

Education and National Certifications

  • 2011: MSN, Edu. Track- Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, OK
  • 1997: BSN-Southern Nazarene University, Bethany, OK
  • 1978: RN-Saint Anthony Hospital School of Nursing, OKC, OK
  • 2019: Certified Nurse Educator
  • 1992-2000: Certified Emergency Nurse

Teaching Interest

  • Adult Medical Surgical Nursing
  • Leadership in Nursing

Current Research/Scholarly Interest

  • Teaching strategies to facilitate and foster active learning
  • Critical thinking
  • Application of theory to practice
  • Student’s Perceptions of Med/Surg Nursing

Awards, Recognition, and Service

  • February 2014, Faculty/Staff Member of the Month, by Student Government Association
  • Member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Contact Information

Room 306
School of Nursing East
Oklahoma City, OK 73106