Nancy Armstrong

Years Taught at Murray State:


Courses taught:

Graduate Courses
NUR 906 Leadership and Quality Improvement/Patient Safety, Fall 2015-16
NUR 904 Informatics and Patient Care Technology, winter 2013

Undergraduate Courses
NUR 205 Pharmacology in Nursing, fall 2012 to present
NUR 206 Nursing Practice Fundamentals clinical rotation/course, fall 2012 to present
NUR 400-Applied Pharmacology 2016-present
NUR 412 Leadership and Management in Nursing with clinical rotation, fall 2012 to present


Board of Regents Award for Teaching Excellence for the School of Nursing and Health Professions, 2015
Outstanding DNP Student Award, Eastern Kentucky University, Department of Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing, fall 2015


December 2015 - Doctor of Nursing Practice, Eastern Kentucky University
May 2011 - Master of Science in Nursing Education, Northern Kentucky University
December 1995 - Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Murray State University

Certification & Licensure:

Medicaid Nurse Aide Instructor
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Provider
Registered Nurse, Kentucky
Basic Life Support

Clinical/Professional Focus:

Nursing Education, Medical-Surgical Nursing, Organizational Leadership in Nursing

Research Focus:

Nursing Incivility, Effective Educational Practices

Professional Experience Prior to Murray State:

2000-2012 West Kentucky Community & Technical College Instructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Practical Nursing
1996-2000 Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse in the Hospital Setting

Professional Organizations:

Kentucky Nurses' Association, West Kentucky Chapter, Chairperson 2011-present
American Nurses Association
Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Epsilon Chapter