Karla Stauffer

Karla Stauffer
Nursing Professor
Phone 620-327-8135
Office Bonnie Sowers Nursing Center

Affiliated Departments or Programs


  • B.S., Bethel College, 1985
  • M.S.N., Wichita State University, 2015

Licensure and Certifications

  • R.N., Kansas
  • Critical Care Registered Nurse-Knowledge (CCRN-K)

Personal Statement

My goal as a nursing instructor is to prepare each student to be a caring and concerned nurse in the exciting field of healthcare.

Professional Affiliations

Courses Taught

  • Nurs 308 Healthcare Ethics (prelicensure and RN-BSN)
  • Nurs 312 Healthcare Systems, Policy and Finance (prelicensure and RN-BSN)
  • Nurs 400 Acute Care Nursing I - lead faculty
  • Nurs 402 Acute Care Nursing II
  • Nurs 490 Integration
  • Relg 100 Biblical Literature

In Addition …

What draws you to the field of nursing?

Nursing encompasses science, spirituality and the human impact. Taking care of a patient wholistically while using an evidence-based practice pulls me.

What about teaching energizes you?

I love to teach students and see the connections and understandings of evidence-based practice

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

I have nursing experience in medical/surgical units, critical care units, emergency department and management. These experiences have given me a vast well of knowledge that I can draw from to give examples to students.

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