Skip to Content

Department of Nursing

About our Department

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing, the Master of Science in Nursing, and the DNP programs at Briar Cliff University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation).

Contact us →

Feb 27, 2016

Briar Cliff ‘FRANCIS Project’ focused on Siouxland’s health needs

Feb 18, 2016

Briar Cliff nursing students lobby at the state capitol

Jan 28, 2016

Nursing clinical instructor returns to her Sioux City roots

Nov 15, 2015

Briar Cliff holds White Coat Ceremony for graduate nursing students

More News

Courses

NURS 205 - Foundational Nursing Concepts
NURS 210 - Concepts for Beginning Nursing Practice
NURS 220 - Health Assessment
NURS 240 - Concepts for Reproduction and Sexuality
NURS 250 - Pharmacology
NURS 300 - Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
NURS 305 - Evidence-Based Practice and Research in Nursing
NURS 310 - Theoretical Bases for Nursing Practice (RN-BSN only)
NURS 311 - Professional Writing for Nurses
NURS 320 - Health Assessment for Registered Nurses (RN-BSN only)
NURS 356 - Biological and Health Aspects of Aging
NURS 360 - Concepts for Intermediate Nursing Practice I
NURS 365 - Pediatric Growth and Development
NURS 370 - Concepts for Intermediate Nursing Practice II
NURS 380 - Nursing Practice in the Community
NURS 400 - Psychosocial Concepts of Nursing Practice
NURS 405 - Nursing Process in the Community I
NURS 435 - Nursing Leadership in the Health Care Delivery System
NURS 455 - Nursing Process in the Community II
NURS 460 - Nursing Leadership & Management
NURS 465 - Nursing Preceptorship Experience
NURS 475 - Transition into Professional Nursing
NURS 480 - Concepts for Complex Nursing Practice
NURS 501 - Theoretical Foundations For Advanced Nursing Practice
NURS 510 - Heath Care System: Paradigms, Policy And Ethics
NURS 520 - Foundations Of Advanced Nursing Practice
NURS 529 - Research Methods for Advanced Practice Nursing
NURS 560 - Advanced Health Assessment
NURS 570 - Advanced Pharmacology
NURS 580 - Theoretical Foundations in Higher Education
NURS 590 - Curriculum and Instruction
NURS 621 - Evidence Based Practice II
NURS 622 - Evidence Based Practice I
NURS 623 - Evidence-Based Practice
NURS 624 - Evidence Based Practice III
NURS 631 - Advanced Health Assessment
NURS 632 - Advanced Practice Skills Lab
NURS 660 - Teaching and Evaluating Learning in Colleges of Nursing (Theory Based)
NURS 665 - Teaching and Evaluating Learning in Colleges of Nursing (Clinical Based)
NURS 673 - Teaching in Colleges of Nursing Practicum
NURS 675 - Cultural Competence in Health Care
NURS 710 - Primary Care in Pediatrics
NURS 715 - Primary Care of the Adult I
NURS 725 - Leadership in Complex Health Care Organizations
NURS 730 - Primary Care of the Adult II
NURS 746 - Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum
NURS 747 - Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum
NURS 756 - Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Practicum
NURS 757 - Gerontology Practicum
NURS 758 - Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Practicum
NURS 760 - Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Throughout the Lifespan
NURS 760 - Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Throughout the Lifespan
NURS 791-796 - DNP Practicum
NURS 830 - Translational Research for Advanced Nursing
NURS 840 - Philosophy and Theory for Advanced Practice Nursing
NURS 845 - Financial Management for Health Care Organizations
NURS 871-874 - DNP Practice Innovation Project
NURS 880 - Professional Ethics for Health Care Leaders

Faculty

Susan Beidler
Associate Professor of Nursing; Department Chair
712-279-1793

Richard Petersen
Associate Professor of Nursing; Graduate Nursing Program Director
712-279-1662

Ronda Keenan
Associate Professor of Nursing; RN-BSN & Health Sciences Program Director
712-279-5498

Catherine Grimsley
Instructor of Nursing; B.S.N. Program Director
712-279-5507

Barbara Condon
Professor of Nursing
712-279-1758

Gretchen Wheelock
Associate Professor of Nursing; Clinical Nurse Practitioner
712-279-1759

Traci Holmquist
Assistant Professor of Nursing
712-279-5490

Tavane Harrison
Instructor of Nursing
712-279-5394

Lora Knaack
Instructor of Nursing
712-279-5471

Tricia Steenbock
Assistant Instructor of Nursing
712-279-5236

Related Links

American Association of Colleges of Nursing
Iowa Board of Nursing
International Honor Society of Nursing
Explore Nursing Careers
Department of Nursing Mission Statement
Technical Standards
Center for Health Care Initiatives