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Traditional BSN Program Option Coordinator

Professor of Nursing


  • PhD - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • MSN - Arkansas State University
  • BSN - Arkansas State University

Professional Credentials

  • PhD
  • MSN
  • RN

Teaching Specialties

  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Peri-Operative Nursing
  • Test-Taking
  • Forensic Nursing

Research Interests

  • Resident-to-Resident Violence in Nursing Homes
  • Geropsychiatric Nursing Education
  • Dementia Care


  • Gerontological Society of America
  • National Gerontological Nurses Association
  • International Association of Forensic Nurses
  • American Geriatrics Society
  • American Nurses' Association
  • National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists


Susi joined the nursing faculty full-time as Assistant Professor of Nursing in the year 2004 following 4 years of being adjunct faculty. She has worked in a variety of clinical positions, focusing on the care of the adult. She is licensed as an advanced practice nurse (APN) by the state of Arkansas and is board-certified as a adult/gerontological clinical nurse specialist by the AACN. She is a John A. Hartford Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity (BAGNC) Scholar and an American Nurses Foundation Hildegard E. Paplau Scholar.

CV available on request.