Teresa Kisch, MSN, RN

kischAssistant Professor
Office Location: Alumni Hall 209
Telephone Number: 630-844-5522
Email Address: tkisch@aurora.edu

Teaching Philosophy
I believe in the promotion of lifelong learning. Lifelong learning builds a strong foundation of knowledge, which is the key to quality care, success, and most importantly safe and effective nursing practice.

Doctoral Student, PhD in Nursing Education, Capella University
Post Master's Certificate in Nursing Health Care Education, University of Phoenix
Master of Science in Nursing, University of Phoenix
Bachelor of Arts in Business, Journalism, and German (minor), University of Minnesota
Associate of Applied Science in Nursing from Elgin Community College

Areas of Specialization
Nursing Education
Medical Surgical Nursing

Courses Taught
NUR3100/3100Z Principles of Nursing I (Course Coordinator)
NUR3110/3110Z Principles of Nursing II (Course Coordinator)
IDS/NUR3810 Socialization and Health Care (May Term; Course Coordinator)
NUR3270 Health Assessment
NUR3030 Dimensions of Professional Practice

Publications, Honors and Professional Contributions
2/2014 Seventh Annual Teaching and Research Symposium
Presented “Fun with Fluids” a focus on Fluid Balance
6/2013 Academy of Medical Surgical Nurses Grant recipient for CMSRN certification
4/2013 North Arkansas Partnership for Health Education: 13th Annual Nurse Educator Institute
Presented “Fun with Fluids” a focus on Fluid Balance
10/2012 Presented “Fun with Fluids” at:
The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Ninth Annual Evidence
Based Practice Conference at Edward Hospital
Illinois Board of Higher Education 2010-2011
Recipient Nurse Educator Fellowship Program Award
Nurse Educator Loan Repayment Program recipient

Campus Involvement
2009-Present: Faculty Committee member
2013-Present: Curriculum Committee Chair
2009-2013 Curriculum Committee member
2014 AU School of Nursing Growth Task Force
2014 Master of Science in Nursing NUR6210 Preceptor
2010-2013 Nursing Lab Coordinator
2013 AU School of Nursing ATI Subcommittee
2012-2013 Member of Faculty Senate
2012 Master of Science in Nursing NUR6210 Preceptor
2009-2012: Faculty Advisor for AU Students for Wellness