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Rita Wallace

Rita Wallace, MSN Ed, RN

Associate Professor
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 III {Clinical}
Nursing Foundations {Theory/Lab/Clinical}
Theories and Issues {Theory}
Basic Nurse Assistant Training {Theory/Lab/Clinical}

Committees & Professional Organizations:

Human Subjects Chair
Professional Development (Prior Chair) 
Sigma Theta Tau International Alpha Alpha Delta Chapter Board Member with the following positions held:  Governance Chair and Counselor


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


Nominated for Daisy award twice as faculty, Distinguished Service Award in 2018 from Lakeview College of Nursing, 2020 IBHE Nurse Educator Fellowship.


AORN, INACSL, SSH, NLN, AACN. CAN-SIM, Indiana Nurses Association

Work Experience: 

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