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Rita Wallace

Rita Wallace, MSN Ed, RN

Associate Professor
E-mail: rwallace@lakeviewcol.edu
Office: 604-Charleston
Phone: 217.709.0789
Employed since 2007


Master of Science in Education, 2009, Indiana Wesleyan University
Bachelor of Science, 2006, Indiana Wesleyan University
Associate's Degree in Nursing, 1990, Lincoln Trail College
Licensed Practical Nurse, 1989, Lincoln Trail College

Courses/Clinicals Taught:

Simulation and Skills Lab Coordinator {Lab}
Basic Health Assessment {Lab}
Leadership and Management {Clinical}
Population & Global Health {Theory/Clinical}
Adult Health I {Lab}
Adult Health III {Theory/Clinical}
Nursing Foundations {Theory/Lab/Clinical}
Theories and Issues {Theory}
Basic Nurse Assistant Training {Theory/Lab/Clinical}

Committees & Professional Organizations:

Human Subjects Chair
Sigma Theta Tau - Alpha Alpha Delta Chapter Board Member (Counselor & Governance Committee Chair)
Professional Development (Prior Chair) 


Stuckey, L., Wright, A., Wallace, R., & Key, E. (2020). Champions of teaching excellence: A professional development initiative. Nurse Educator, 45(6). doi:10.1097/NNE000000000000079

Professional Presentations:  

Poster Presentation accepted at Southern Indiana University of Evansville for SBAR of Tutoring Research


ATI Champion (5/26/20-Current)


Flame Award Recipient-Lakeview College of Nursing, 2021
Nurse Educator Fellowship-Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE), 2020
Distinguished Service Award-Lakeview College of Nursing, 2018
Nominated for Daisy Award Twice as Faculty


Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
International Nursing Association of Clinical and Simulation Learning (INACSL)
Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH)
National League for Nursing (NLN)
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)
Canadian Alliance of Nurse Educators using Simulation (CAN-SIM)
Indiana State Nurses Association (ISNA)

Work Experience: 

Surgical Urology, Oncology, Gynecological Surgery, Med/Surg, SICU, Open Heart Recovery, ER