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Division of Health Professions Faculty

Dr. Tiffany Bohm, PT, MPT, DPT


Dean of the Division of Health Professions

tbohm@kckcc.edu
913-288-7865

Rockhurst University: Bachelor of Science, Mathematics, Master of Physical Therapy
Oklahoma State University: Educational Certification in Assistive Technology
Simmons College: Doctor of Physical Therapy

Serves on Commission on Physical Therapy Education, Educational Consultant, KPTA Nominating Committee member.

Michele Avery PTA, MS


Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education

mavery@kckcc.edu
913-288-7868

MS, Human Resource Development, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS
KSAAS, Physical Therapist Assistant, Kansas City Kansas Community College, Kansas City, KS
BA, Economics, University of Dallas, Irving, TX

Experience & Certifications:
ACCE / Instructor, KCKCC, 2010-Present
PTA prn, The Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City, 2009-Present
Staff PTA, Shawnee Mission Medical Center, 2009-10
HR Manager / Division Manager, WSA Corp, 1992-2004
Certified Physical Therapist Assistant, KS
Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant, MO
Certified Clinical Instructor

Theresa Bachman


Simulation Lab Specialist

tbachman@kckcc.edu
913-288-7363

Practical Nurse studied at A.V.T.S;
Associates Degree received at KCKCC; BSN

Experience & Certifications:
Over 30 years in the Nursing profession. Private duty, Home Health and long term care facilities 5 years in Cameroon, West Africa as a missionary nurse, 7 years teaching in the practical nurse program

Theresa L. Rodgers Campbell


Professor of Nursing

tcampbell@kckcc.edu
913-288-7282

2011 - completed ONED 0210 Applying the Quality Matters Rubric
2008 - completed ONED 0110 New Online Instructor Training
1992 - MSN - Care of Women, CNS role, University of Missouri at KC
1978 - BSN, Northwest Missouri State University
1976 - ADN, Penn Valley Community College
Research: Labor Satisfaction and Perceived Control

Nursing Service Experience
½ yr. part-time, OB/GYN inpatient staff volunteer
6 yrs. part-time, Family Planning practitioner
3 yrs. prn, OB/GYN inpatient staff
1 yr. prn float, Medical-Surgical inpatient staff
2 yrs. full-time, Surgery Clinic, outpatient OR staff, charge
2 yrs. full-time, Surgical Intensive Care inpatient staff, charge
½ yr. full-time surgical-Orthopedic inpatient staff, charge

Teaching Experience
Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health
Mother & Child Health Coalition Board, Chairperson Pregnancy, Infant, and Child Committee
KCKCC Committees: Faculty Senate, Academic Policies, SNA advisor

Kevin M Fogarty


Assistant Professor, EMT/Paramedic Programs

kfogarty@kckcc.edu
913-288-7179

Bachelor of Arts, Health Care – Ashford University
Master of Arts, Health Care Administration – Ashford University

Education:
MA Classics
Certifications: Nationally Registered Paramedic (NRP)

Christy Fornal RN, MSN


Assistant Professor of Nursing

cfornal@kckcc.edu
913-288-7179

Webster University Masters of Science in Nursing - Nurse Educator Tract - December 2011
University of Kansas Bachelors of Science in Nursing - May 2007
Kansas City Kansas Community College Associates Degree in Nursing- May 1993

Experience
Full time Nursing Faculty since 10/2008 teaching a variety of courses from Medical-Surgical Nursing, Pathophysiology for Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, and Simulation Clinical Courses. My nursing background is 15 years’ experience in critical care and cardiac nursing at a local hospital. I maintain certifications in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Basic Life Support. I am licensed to practice nursing in Kansas and Missouri.

Adania E. Godwin BSN RN


Clinical Instructor and SIM Lab Simulator

agodwin@kckcc.edu
913-288-7377

Bachelors of Science from University of Missouri- Kansas City

Experience
Experienced Telemetry and Step Down ICU staff nurse
Nurse Residency Mentor
BLS and ACLS Certified

Adania E. Godwin BSN RN


Clinical Instructor and SIM Lab Simulator

agodwin@kckcc.edu
913-288-7377

Bachelors of Science from University of Missouri- Kansas City

Experience
Experienced Telemetry and Step Down ICU staff nurse
Nurse Residency Mentor
BLS and ACLS Certified

Adania E. Godwin BSN RN


Clinical Instructor and SIM Lab Simulator

agodwin@kckcc.edu
913-288-7377

Bachelors of Science from University of Missouri- Kansas City

Experience
Experienced Telemetry and Step Down ICU staff nurse
Nurse Residency Mentor
BLS and ACLS Certified

Sheldon Guenther


Professor

sguenther@kckcc.edu
913-288-7404

BS University of Wyoming
Paramedic Kansas City Kansas Community College

Experience
NRP (Nationally Registered Paramedic)
Kansas I/C (Instructor/Coordinator)

Cheryle Hansen MSN, RN, ADN


chansen@kckcc.edu
913-288-7264

Experience
Staff Nurse Oncology Unit and Emergency Department
2002-2006 - Providence Medical Center - Cardiac Catheterization Lab
2006-2007 - Cardiology and Associates - Shawnee Mission Medical Center Nuclear Medicine
2007-2011 - Kansas University Hospital - Staff Nurse Cardiac Treatment and Recovery Department
August 2010-present - Kansas City Kansas Community College Nursing Faculty
February 2014-present - MidAmerica Nazarene University Adjunct Faculty

Jane E. Harris, RN, BSN


Nursing Faculty

jharris@kckcc.edu
913-288-7399

Bachelors of Science from University of Missouri- Kansas City

Experience
40 years experience in a multitude of clinical settings

Jane E. Harris, RN, BSN


Nursing Faculty

jharris@kckcc.edu
913-288-7399

Bachelors of Science from University of Missouri- Kansas City

Experience
40 years experience in a multitude of clinical settings

Jane E. Harris, RN, BSN


Nursing Faculty

jharris@kckcc.edu
913-288-7399

Bachelors of Science from University of Missouri- Kansas City

Experience
40 years experience in a multitude of clinical settings

Yvonne Jackson, RN-KCKCC, ADN


Health Careers Instructor

jharris@kckcc.edu
913-288-7399

Bachelors of Science from University of Missouri- Kansas City

Experience
40 years experience in a multitude of clinical settings

Tammie Jones BS, RRT


Respiratory Therapy Program, Clinical Coordinator

tjones@kckcc.edu
913-288-7197

AA in Business from KCKCC
BS in Respiratory Care KUMC

Experience & Certifications
American Heart Association, BLS Provider, BLS Instructor, ACLS Provider
Certified Respiratory Therapist
Registered Respiratory Therapist
Respiratory Care Practitioner with state licensure in both Kansas and Missouri

Anita Krondak, MSN, RN


akrondak@kckcc.edu
913-288-7274

Bachelor of Science in Nursing University of Nebraska Medical Center - School of Nursing 1972
Master of Science in Nursing – UMKC 1992

Experience & Certifications
Registered Nurse, Kansas and Missouri
Staff nurse experience in pediatrics, neonatal ICU, Mother baby, and Labor and Delivery
Kansas City Kansas Community College Nursing Faculty 1988-1996
Nursing Coordinator 1994-1996
Director of RN Program 1996-2014

Phyllis Lading, DNP


Nursing Instructor

plading@kckcc.edu
913-288-7267

Doctorate in Nursing Science
Education Specialist Degree in Adult Education
Masters of Science in Nursing
Masters of Arts in Counseling

Experience & Certifications
22 years of experience in Adult Education
13 years of experience as a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Currently seeking a second certification as a Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Family Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified

Randy Lewis MSN, RN, MBA


rlewis@kckcc.edu
913-288-7207

MSN - University of Mary 2010
MBA - University of Mary 2011
ASN - Park University 2000
LPN - Kansas City Kansas 1983

Experience & Certifications
Behavioral Medicine, Operating room, Orthopedics / Trauma / post surgical, Hematology / Oncology, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Nursing Administration
BLS/ACLS
Chemotherapy and Biotherapy

Maggie McCoy


Academic Advisor, Transition Specialist

mamccoy@kckcc.edu
913-288-7543

BS: University of Kansas
MS: University of Kansas

Experience & Certifications
KS teaching certification, MO teaching certification
Teaching and Counseling in K-12 schools: 35 years

Bronyal McFadden, RN, MSN, MBA


Instructor of Nursing

bmcfadden@kckcc.edu
913 288-7294

Experience & Certifications
Critical care ( ICU, CVICU, ER), Pediatrics (clinic), Preceptor, Mentor, Charge Nurse

Cynthia Moore


Instructor of Nursing

cymoore@kckcc.edu
913-288-7162

BSN, MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner

Experience & Certifications
Family Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified

Joanne McIntosh


EMS Lab Supervisor

jmcintosh@kckcc.edu
913-288-7175

AAS Paramedic

Experience & Certifications
7 years as a Paramedic
Nationally Registered Paramedic
CPR Instructor
ACLS Instructor
PALS Instructor
PEPP Provider
HazMat Awareness Certificate

Shirley Nichols


Professor of Nursing

snichols@kckcc.edu
913-288-7400

DNP, University of Missouri-Columbia 2014
MSN, University of Kansas School of Nursing 1999
KU School of Nursing
Post-Master's Healthcare Educator Certification, KU School of Nursing 2010
BSN, University of Kansas School of Nursing 1990

Experience & Certifications
APRN- Pediatric Neurology, University of Kansas- 2014-present
Pediatric staff nurse and prn nurse, KU -1990-2005
Pediatric staff nurse, Providence Medical Center- 2005-2006
Care coordinator, KU Pediatrics-1997-2000
Substitute School Nurse in USD #232- 2007-2012
KCKCC, Professor of Nursing- 2000-present
RN Licensure, Kansas & Missouri
APRN Licensure, Kansas & Missouri
Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist-Board certified (PCNS-BC), ANCC
Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) ANCC
National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS)
Sigma Theta Tau National Nursing Honor Society (Delta and Alpha Iota Chapters)
National League for Nursing (NLN)
Association of Child Neurology Nurses (ACNN)
National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development Award Recipient, 2009 and 2012

Linda Nowak


Professor

lnowak@kckcc.edu
913-288-7396

MSN -University of Kansas
BSN - University of Iowa

Experience & Certifications
Medical / surgical nurse
29 years of teaching

Yvonne S. Ornelas-Rios


Nursing Instructor

yornelasrios@kckcc.edu
913-288-7538

MSN from KUMC School of Nursing
BSN from St. Mary’s University
ADN from KCKCC

Experience & Certifications
Certified Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center
have a rich and diverse nursing experience beginning practice in acute care, then to home health and as a primary health care provider. I have been a nursing instructor since the fall of 2013.

Meghna Patel


Clinical Instructor of Respiratory Therapy

mpatel@kckcc.edu
913-288-7480

Bachelor of Science

Experience & Certifications
Registered Respiratory Therapist, ACLS and BLS certified
7 years of Clinical Instructor experience

Michael Parrett, Professor


Coordinator Respiratory Therapy

mmparrett@kckcc.edu
913-288-7245

Master of Divinity, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, MO
Master of Business Administration, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO
Respiratory Therapy, Creighton University, Omaha, NE
Bachelor of Arts, William Jewell College, Liberty, MO
Emergency Medical Technician, University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO

Experience & Certifications
Registered Respiratory Therapist, RRT
Sleep Disorders Specialist, SDS
Neonatal Pediatric Specialist, NPS
Asthma Educator-Certified, AE-C
Neonatal Resuscitation Program Provider & Instructor
Basic Life Support Provider & Instructor
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Provider & Instructor
Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist, RPFT
Registered Respiratory Therapist, North Kansas City Hospital, North Kansas City, MO
Respiratory Therapy Manager, Bethany Medical Center, Kansas City, KS

Mitch Ruff, MS(N), APRN


Professor of Nursing

mruff@kckcc.edu
913-288-7394

MS (Pediatric Nursing)/APRN, University of Kansas, 2000
BS (Nursing), Webster University, 1995
AS (Nursing) Kansas City Kansas Community College, 1989

Experience, Licenses, Certifications
Nursing Professor, KCKCC, 1996-present
Registered Nurse, Kansas and Missouri
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse/Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist, Kansas
Former Adjunct Faculty, RN to BSN Program, Webster University
Former Clinical Instructor, Pediatrics, Kansas University School of Nursing
Former Volunteer Nurse, Turner House Clinic for Children & Camp Quality of Greater KC
Pediatric Hospice & Palliative Care Nurse, KC Hospice & Palliative Care, 2007-2011
Staff/Triage Nurse, Urgent Care Center, Children’s Mercy Hospital Kansas, 1997-2006
Staff/Charge Nurse, Pediatrics, Kansas University Medical Center, 1990-1996
Teaching/Leadership Award, National Institute of Staff & Organizational Development, 1997
Member, Society of Pediatric Nurses, Greater Kansas City Chapter
Member, Sigma Theta Tau, International Nursing Honor Society
Member, Phi Kappa Phi, National Graduate School Honor Society
Member, Phi Theta Kappa, National Community College Honor Society

Vineta Sankey-Belden, R.N., B.S., M.Ed.


Instructor

vbelden@kckcc.edu
913.288.7343

Post-masters hours, Kansas State University
Master in Education, Wichita State University
Bachelor of Science and Education, Marymount College
Diploma, Wesley School of Nursing

Experience, Practice, & Certifications
Instructor, Nursing Assistant Course, KCKCC
Instructor, Nursing Assistant course, Kansas City Kansas TEC
Director, Stormont-Vail School of Nursing
Associate Director, Stormont-Vail School of Nursing
Semester Coordinator/Instructor, Wesley School of Nursing
Instructor, ICU/CCU/ER, St. Joseph School of Nursing

Case Manager, Home Health, Cardiovascular and Hospice, Douglas County Visiting Nurses Association, Education Coordinator/Instructor, Delmar Gardens of Lenexa , Director of Nursing Service, Kansas City Presbyterian Manor and Topeka , Presbyterian Manor QI Coordinator, Irwin Army Hospital

Beth Schmeisser, RN, MS


Assistant Professor of Nursing

bschmeisser@kckcc.edu
288-7395

BS with major in nursing 1974
MS with major in parent child nursing and focus in education 1997 Both degrees from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb

Experience
Instructor, Nursing Assistant Course, KCKCC
Instructor, Nursing Assistant course, Kansas City Kansas TEC
Director, Stormont-Vail School of Nursing
Associate Director, Stormont-Vail School of Nursing
Semester Coordinator/Instructor, Wesley School of Nursing
Instructor, ICU/CCU/ER, St. Joseph School of Nursing

Case Manager, Home Health, Cardiovascular and Hospice, Douglas County Visiting Nurses Association, Education Coordinator/Instructor, Delmar Gardens of Lenexa , Director of Nursing Service, Kansas City Presbyterian Manor and Topeka , Presbyterian Manor QI Coordinator, Irwin Army Hospital

Terri Schwager, RN, MSN, CEN


PT Associate Professor, Physical Therapist Assistant Program

vbelden@kckcc.edu
913.288.7343

Master of Science Degree in Nursing Education
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing

Experience & Certifications
Part-time Board Certified Emergency nurse
Kansas State Nursing License
Awards: Numerous Scholarships, Outstanding Senior Award
Certifications: Board Certified Emergency Nurse
Certified Emergency Nurse
Advance Care Life Support
Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider Course
American Heart Association CPR Instructor
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
National Association NIH Stroke Scale

Therese Seward


Practical Nursing Instructor

tseward@kckcc.edu
913-288-7407

RN at Labette Community College
BSN at Webster University

Lori Slettehaugh


PT Associate Professor, Physical Therapist Assistant Program

lslettehaugh@kckcc.edu
913-288-7866

B.S. Aerospace Engineering, Iowa State Engineering
Master of Physical Therapy, Rockhurst University

Experience & Certifications
Licensed Physical Therapist with several years of experience in outpatient orthopedic settings.

Rick Sprick


PT Associate Professor, Physical Therapist Assistant Program

rixplace@kckcc.edu
913-288-7289

B.S. in Business Administration
Diploma in Mortuary Science
Master of Arts in Teaching

Experience & Certifications
29 years of Funeral Service
21 years of teaching Mortuary Science
Certified Crematory Operator
Real Estate Agent

Hallie Stephen-Castro, MSN, MBA, RN, CEN


Nursing Instructor

hstephencastro@kckcc.edu
913-288-7352

BKansas City Kansas Community College – Associate Degree in Nursing
University of Mary- Master of Science in Nursing, Nurse Administrator; Master of Business Administration- Healthcare

Experience & Certifications
CEN- Certified Emergency Nurse
ACLS/BLS Instructor/Provider
PALS- Pediatric Advanced Life Support
TNCC- Trauma Nursing Core Course

Donna Stock


Clinical Instructor for Respiratory Therapy

dstock@kckcc.edu
913-288-7476

BS, RRT

Experience & Certifications
7 years at KCKCC
BLS and ACLS Certified

Lynn Swegle, MSN, RN, CNE


Professor of Nursing

lswegle@kckcc.edu
913-288-7302

MSN- UMKC 1997
BSN- UMKC 1993
ADN- KCKCC 1981

Experience & Certifications
Medical-Surgical Education in an ADN program
Adult Medical-Surgical Nursing
Nursing Supervision
Wound Care Nurse
Certified Nurse Educator

Rita L. Thompson, MSN RN APON


rthompson@kckcc.edu
913-288-7501

MSN (Walden University, Minneapolis, MN)
BSN (University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS)

Experience & Certifications
BCLS
ACLS
QM Course Developer Certification recipient, 2009, 2013
NISOD Award of Teaching Excellence, 2009
AQMPRC, 2010
Faculty Row (Who’s Who), 2010
QM Publisher Reviewer Certification, 2011
Blended instruction, 2012
NLN (National League for Nurses) member
ANA (American Nurses Association) member
STTI (Sigma Theta Tau International) Inductee
Golden Key Honor Society

Sandra M. Wallace


Nursing Professor

swallace@kckcc.edu
913-288-7679

MSN (Walden University, Minneapolis, MN)
BSN (University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS)

Susan K. White R.N., B.S.N., M.S.


Director of Practical Nursing

swhite@kckcc.edu
913-288-7456

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, William Jewell College, 1977
Masters of Science in Education, Pittsburg State University, 1983

Experience & Certifications
U.S.D. #500, KCK Area Technical School, Practical Nursing Instructor and Supervisor of Health Occupations, 30 years.
Staff Nurse, Providence Medical Center, 20 years

Mary Wishall, RN, MSN


Director of Practical Nursing

mwishall@kckcc.edu
913-288-7481

MSN: Webster University 2010, BSN: St. Mary of the Plains College 1980
Diploma: Wichita-St. Joseph School of Nursing 1975

Experience, Licenses, Certifications
Staff RN from 1975-2010
Medical-surgical: 1975-1977
Maternity: 1977-2010
Adjunct Clinical Instructor: 1998-2010
Full-time Nursing Instructor: 2010-present

Professional Licenses
Kansas RN: 1975-present
Missouri RN: 1981-present
Professional membership: Sigma Theta Tau

Certifications
Breastfeeding Educator: 2002-present
Certified Childbirth Educator: 2011-present

Deanne Grier Yates, PTA, MS


Assistant Professor Physical Therapist Assistant

dyates@kckcc.edu
913-288-7867

Doctoral Student: Adult Education- Kansas State University
Master of Science: Health and Human Performance; Health and Wellness Education
Bachelor of General Studies: Health and Human Performance
Associate of Applied Science: Physical Therapist Assistant

Experience, Licenses, Certifications
Certified Physical Therapist Assistant, Rehabilitation Clinician l: HealthSouth
Stroke Care Team, Mid America Rehabilitation Hospital, Summit Care, PRN PTA Safe Patient Handling educator, Adkins PT and Ergonomics

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