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Regina Bentley, RN, EdD, CNE

Regina Bentley, RN, EdD, CNE

Interim Dean

Clinical Associate Professor

College of Nursing
1359 TAMU
8447 Riverside Pkwy
Bryan, TX   77807-1359

Phone: 979-436-0112
Fax: 979-436-0098

Education and Training

Doctorate of Education, Auburn University, 2004

Master of Education, Troy State University, 1987

BSN in Nursing, Jacksonville State University, 1977

Specialty Training/Board Certifications

  • Certificate, Virtual Instructor, Texas A&M University, 2016
  • Master Trainer for TeamSTEPPS®, 2015
  • Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) 2008, re-certification 2013                    
  • Advanced Life support in Obstetrics (ALSO), 2009
  • Emergency Management Institute-FEMA, 2009

Research Interests

  • Interprofessional Attitudes of Healthcare Professionals
  • International Global Health
  • Teamwork, Evidence and Interprofessional Medicine
  • Decreasing Anxiety in the Clinical Setting and Improving Health Assessment Skills in Nursing Students Using Standardized Patients
  • Advancing Nursing Education: Interprofessional Collaboration Addressing Multiple Chronic Conditions in Rural Communities”.

Teaching Interests

  • Women’s Health, Obstetrical and Neonatal Nursing
  • Interprofessional Collaborative Practice
  • Ethics in Medicine and Nursing
  • Transition to Professional Practice
  • Curriculum Development
  • Teaching Strategies
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • International Medical Healthcare

Specialty Training/Board Certifications

  • Chair, IPE Southwest SIG (Special Interest Group) as part of SGEA, 2015-2016              
  • Physician Assistant Program Advisory Board Member, 2015-2016
  • Rural & Community Health Institute (RCHI) Advisory Board, 2015-2017
  •  TAMHSC Representative, Interprofessional Education Taskforce for Public Texas Health-Related Institutions, 2015-2016
  •  Advisor for Student Global Health Organization, 2014-2016
  • SACS off-Site Reviewer, 2014 
  • American Interprofessional Health Collaborative Charter Member, 2015-present
  • Southern Group on Educational Affairs (Medical Education), 2014-2016
  • Alabama Council of Administrators of professional Nursing Education Programs, President: October 2013-2014
  • Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), 1995-present
  • Sigma theta Tau, Epsilon Omega Chapter, 2012-present; Governance Chair, 2013-2014
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Zeta Iota Chapter, 2010-present
  • American Nurses Associations, 2001-present
  • National League for Nurses, 1995-present
  • Sigma Theta Tau, 1989-present

Select Publications

  • Bush, R, Vanderpool, D, Ray, L.A., McGraw, I, Bentley, R, Dhanani, N. (2015). Rapidly Evolving Outbreak of a Febrile Illness in Rural Haiti: The Importance of a Field Diagnosis of Chikungunya Virus in Remote Locations.  Victor-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases.  Global Journal of Medicine and Public Health 4(4).
  •  Landry, K., Sanders, K., Ridley, R., & Bentley, R. (2015) Innovations in nursing education:  Building the future of nursing (3rd ed.). In L.  Caputi (Ed.), Incorporating virtual simulation into undergraduate education. (pp. ). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  •  Gary, J. and Bentley, R. (2015). The Essential of Safety in the Clinical Setting. Journal of Nursing Education.
  •  Watzak, B., Engelhardt, Bentley, R. and Self, D. (2015). Assessment of ethics and values during an interprofessional, international service learning experience. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning.
  •  Branson, R., O’Keefe, M.E., Hairrell, A., Hansen, C., Bentley, R., Gerlock, D. (2014). Learning Together: An Interprofessional Program for Medical and Nursing Students, Visiting Wards of the Court. Medical Science Educator, March, 2014, 24(1), 15-17. 
  •  Bentley, R., Watzak, B., Engelhardt, J. (2014). Collaborating to Implement Interprofessional Educational Competencies through an International Immersion Experience. Nurse Educator, March/April 2014 39 (2), 77-84.
Last edited by: schnettler 09/19/2017

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