Deann Edgers, MN, MS, RN

edgersRN to BSN Program Coordinator
School of Nursing

Office Location: Alumni Hall 221
Telephone: 630-844-5134
Email Address:

“Great teachers have humility and work to reduce any differential in status and power between themselves and those they teach.  Great teachers are constant learners and inspire others to greatness” - Nalini Jairath

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA
Master of Science in Nursing,  University of Washington, Seattle, WA
M.S. -  Nursing; University of Portland, Portland, OR
Post-master certificate; Family Nurse Practitioner, University of Portland, Portland, OR

Areas of Specialization
Program Coordinator RN to BSN Completion
Family Nurse Practitioner

Courses Taught
Introduction to Nursing Informatics (NUR 3015)
Dimensions of Professional Practice (NUR 3030WI)
Transcultural Nursing (NUR 3090)
Health Assessment, Education and Promotion (NUR 3270)
Nursing Research/RN (NUR 4060)
Ethical Decision Making (NUR 4760)
Global Health Systems: Honduras (IDS 3880)
Global Health Systems: London (IDS 3880)

Highlights of Publications, Honors and Professional Contributions
The John McKee Citizenship Award, Aurora University, 2011 recipient.
Sigma Theta Tau International, International Year of the Nurse; Providing Care in the Third World; One perspective.  Presentation.
Aurora University: The 4th Annual Aurora University Faculty Teaching and Research Symposium; Lessons Learned Teaching Abroad – One Experience. Presentation

Campus Involvement
Member, General Education Committee
Member, Academic Standards Committee
Member, College of Professional Studies
Member, School of Nursing Faculty Committee
Member, School of Nursing Curriculum Committee
Member, School of Nursing Program Assessment Committee
Member, SON Admissions Committee
Chair, SON Admissions Committee; RN to BSN Sub-committee
Member, Aurora University School of Nursing Advisory Board
Secretary, Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor society – AU Chapter: Lambda Upsilon – At Large