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Carmen Vela, DNP, MSN, RN

Carmen Vela, DNP, MSN, RN

Clinical Assistant Professor

College of Nursing
3950 North A.W. Grimes Blvd
Round Rock, TX   78665

Phone: 512-341-4279

Education and Training

Doctorate in Nursing Practice, Educational Leadership, American Sentinel University, Aurora, CO, 2018

Master of Science in Nursing, Texas Tech University Health Science Center School of Nursing, Lubbock, TX, 2007

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Lubbock Christian University School of Nursing, Lubbock, TX, 2004 

Diploma in Nursing, Methodist Hospital School of Nursing, Lubbock, TX 1998

Research Interests

  • Curriculum Design and Test Item Development
  • Distance Nursing Education
  • Simulation in Nursing
  • Student Success

Teaching Interests:  

  • Adult Health Nursing
  • Fundamentals in Nursing
  • Simulation in Nursing 

Specialty Training/Board Certifications:

  • Texas Board of Nursing: Registered Nurse
  • American Heart Association: Basic Life Support 

National Service/Recognition: 

  • Sigma Theta Tau, Iota Mu Chapter, Inducted 2006
  • Golden Key International Honor Society, Inducted 2016
  • Texas Nurses Association, District 18, 2006 – current
  • National Association of Hispanic Nurses, 2008 – 2010 (Lubbock Chapter dissolved)
  • West Texas Area Health Education Center, Advisory council, 2005 – 2018
Last edited by: jlmorgan 08/19/2019

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