Becky Bartell

Becky Bartell
Nursing faculty, division chair for professional programs, nursing curriculum coordinator
Phone 620-327-8129
Office Charles Hall (C-22)

Affiliated Departments or Programs


  • B.S.N., Bethel College (North Newton, Kan.), 2002
  • M.S.N., Fort Hays (Kan.) State University, 2013

Licensure and Certifications

  • R.N., Kansas
  • Certified Nurse Educator (CNE)

Personal Statement

My goal as a nursing instructor is for each student to develop into a passionate, caring nurse and see nursing as a service to humankind.

Courses Taught

  • Nurs 300 Nursing Foundations I - lead faculty
  • Nurs 302 Foundations II and Maternal/Child Nursing
  • Nurs 402 Acute Care Nursing II - lead faculty
  • Nurs 406 Healthcare Informatics, Quality and Safety

In Addition …

Hesston College Nursing faculty member 2010-present

What draws you to the field of nursing?

Nursing is a natural extension of who I am. I chose nursing because of the care and compassion involved in nursing, it is truly a calling.

What about teaching energizes you?

I love working with students who are excited to learn and I find that students continue to push me learn more and understand concepts more deeply.

How has your background and educational experience shaped you as a teacher?

I received my undergraduate degree as a “traditional age” student right out of high school and later went back for my graduate degree online while I worked full time and had a family. These educational experiences help me relate to almost any student who walks through the door. Time and stress management are key to being a successful nurse and I hope each of my students can learn not only how to care for their patients holistically, but also care for themselves.

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