Professor of Nursing
Interim Dean, College of Nursing and Health Professions
College of Nursing and Health Professions
I have been a nurse for many years and a university professor for 20 years. I enjoy teaching and feel that students keep me engaged in nursing. Nursing and education are perfect partners! At this point in my career, I feel blessed to have the opportunity to be involved in nursing leadership.
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS
D.N.P., University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Indiana 2011
C.W.O.N. Certified Wound and Ostomy, Nurse, Metro State, WebWOC nurse.com., Minneapolis, MN 2002
M.S.N. Degree, Clarkson College, Omaha, Nebraska 1998
B.S.N. Degree, Drury University, Springfield, Missouri 1990
Diploma, Cox College (Burge School of Nursing), Springfield, Missouri 1976
NURS672 Teaching Strategies for the Nurse Educator
NURS 772 Clinical Education
NURS854 Critical Appraisal I
NURS 737 Health Policy Application
My research has two foci: Nursing Education and Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nursing.
Hand, M.W., Evans, J.L., Swenty, C.F., & Chen, C., White, A. (2021). An Examination of Factors Associated with Student Resiliency. Nurse Educator.
Lyons, D.J., Adams, C., Heinzman, S., Oetting, S., Swenty, C. (February 2021). Developing a Statewide Research Compendium. The Indiana Bulletin, 47(2).
Swenty, C., & Doerner, M. (2021). Measuring Affective Learning While Teaching Ostomy Care. International Journal of Human Caring
Swenty, C & Hall, M (2020). Peripheral Vascular Disease. Home Healthcare Now. 38(6), 2-9. www.homehealthcarenow.org
Butler, R., Schaar, G., Swenty, C., Evans, J., Kinner, J., Delp, J., Arvin, M.K., & Chen, C. (Online, Dec 2019; Print, March 2020). TeamSTEPPS® Based Interprofessional Immersion in Primary Care: Improving Student Attitudes about Teamwork and Collaboration. Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice. Volume 18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.xjep.2019.100307
Doerner, M., & Swenty, C.F. (2019). The Effect of a Perioperative Clinical Immersion on Senior Nursing Students’ Perception of Readiness to Practice: A Quality Improvement Project. AORN Journal. http://doi.org/10.1002/aorn.12581
Swenty, C.F. (2017). Diagnostic considerations in wound assessment: A TIME to heal. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 13(10). DOI:10.1016/j.nurpra.2017.07.018
American Nurses Association and Missouri Nurses Association
Sigma Theta Tau
Wound Ostomy Continence Nurses Society
National League of Nursing
National Marfan Foundation