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Summer Cross

Years Taught at MSU: 2009-present

Courses Taught: 
Leadership & Management in Nursing, Transitions, Adult Health II



BSN-Murray State University, 2000
MSN-Murray State University, 2007
PhD in Nursing-University of Missouri-Kansas City, Current (expected graduation Spring 2014)

Certification and Licensure:

Registered Nurse-Kentucky
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse-Kentucky
Family Nurse Practictioner-American Nurses Credentialing Center

Clinical/ Professional Focus:

Medical/Surgical Nursing, Administration, Gastroenterology, Nursing Education

Research Focus: The effects of restrictive legislation on Nurse Practitioners practice and patient access to healthcare services

Professional Experience Prior to MSU:

Executive Director of Angels Community Clinic, Hospital Staff RN/charge nurse, Vaccine Clinic Coordinator, Nurse Practitioner in GI Practice

Professional Organizations:

Murray Calloway County Hospital-staff RN
Angels Community Clinic-Executive Director
Murray Electric System-Hepatitis B Vaccine Clinic Coordinator
Paducah Gastroenterology Associates/Paducah GI Associates-Nurse Practitioner

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