Christine Swecker

Christina Swecker


Professor of Nursing

Phone: 304-637-1296
Campus Location: Eshleman Science Center

Education

  • N.H.D., Clayton College of Natural Health, Birmingham, Ala.
  • M.S. Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
  • B.S. Nursing, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, W.Va.

Training

Faculty Traineeship in Gerontological Nursing, Partners for Education in Gerontology, George Mason University

Experience

  • Registered Extern, Duke University Medical Center
  • Registered Nurse, University of Virginia Medical Center
  • Registered Nurse, West Virginia University Hospitals – Ruby Memorial Hospital

Teaching Areas

  • Management of Care
  • Maternal-Newborn and Women’s Health
  • Medical-Surgical
  • Nursing Care of Older Adults
  • Disruptions in Health

Research Interests/Professional Activities

  • Member, National League for Nursing
  • Member, West Virginia League for Nursing
  • Member, Alpha Delta Kappa (International Honorary Organization of Women Educators)
  • Member, Sigma Theta Tau (International Honor Society of Nursing)
  • Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) National Forum, Tucson, Ariz.

Accomplishments

Dr. Swecker is the recipent of the 2012 Lois Latham Award for Teaching Excellence, presented annually to an outstanding D&E educator who is characterized by a distinguished intellectual career; enthusiasm for scholarship and intellectual curiosity; and, most importantly, by evidence that it is their professional calling to nurture the intellectual and personal growth of others.