Teresa Kisch, MSN, RN

kischAssistant Professor
Office Location: Alumni Hall 209
Telephone Number: 630-844-5522
Email Address: tkisch@aurora.edu

Teaching Philosophy
I believe in the promotion of lifelong learning. Lifelong learning builds a strong foundation of knowledge, which is the key to quality care, success, and most importantly safe and effective nursing practice.

Education
Doctoral Student, PhD in Nursing Education, Capella University
Post Master's Certificate in Nursing Health Care Education, University of Phoenix
Master of Science in Nursing, University of Phoenix
Bachelor of Arts in Business, Journalism, and German (minor), University of Minnesota
Associate of Applied Science in Nursing from Elgin Community College

Areas of Specialization
Nursing Education
Medical Surgical Nursing

Courses Taught
NUR3100/3100Z Principles of Nursing I (Course Coordinator)
NUR3110/3110Z Principles of Nursing II (Course Coordinator)
IDS/NUR3810 Socialization and Health Care (May Term; Course Coordinator)
NUR3270 Health Assessment
NUR3030 Dimensions of Professional Practice

Publications, Honors and Professional Contributions
2/2014 Seventh Annual Teaching and Research Symposium
   Presented “Fun with Fluids” a focus on Fluid Balance
6/2013 Academy of Medical Surgical Nurses Grant recipient for CMSRN certification
4/2013 North Arkansas Partnership for Health Education: 13th Annual Nurse Educator Institute
   Presented “Fun with Fluids” a focus on Fluid Balance
10/2012 Presented “Fun with Fluids” at:
   The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Ninth Annual Evidence
   Based Practice Conference at Edward Hospital
   Illinois Board of Higher Education 2010-2011
   Recipient Nurse Educator Fellowship Program Award
   Nurse Educator Loan Repayment Program recipient

Campus Involvement
2014 AU School of Nursing Growth Task Force
2014 Master of Science in Nursing NUR6210 Preceptor
2009-Present: Faculty Committee member
2013-Present: Curriculum Committee Chair
2013 AU School of Nursing ATI Subcommittee
2012-2013: Member of Faculty Senate
2010-2013: Nursing Lab Coordinator
2009-2013: Curriculum Committee member
2012 Master of Science in Nursing NUR6210 Preceptor
2009-2012: Faculty Advisor for AU Students for Wellness