Faculty & Staff Details

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Edith Matesic

Title
RN-BSN Program Director and Faculty
Campus
Larimer Campus
Office Location
GP266
Department
Nursing / RN-BSN


Teaching Experience
  • University of Colorado Hospital – Aurora, CO
    Research Nurse Scientist
  • UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica - Santa Monica, CA
    Chief Nursing Officer
  • University of Illinois College of Nursing, Urbana, IL
    Full Time Faculty
    • Awarded Golden Apple Award for Teaching Excellence, University of Illinois
Education
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
    Doctorate of Nursing Practice
  • Kellogg School of Management, Evanston, IL
    Institute for Nursing Leadership
  • University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
    Master of Science in Nursing Administration
  • University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing; with Honors
  • Parkland Community College, Champaign, IL
    Associate Degree Nursing
License and Certifications
  • License
    Registered Nurse, Colorado
  • American Nurse Certification Center
    Certified Nurse Administrator, Advance
  • Creative Health Care Management
    Relationship-Based Care Leader
  • Hamline University School of Law
    Certificate-Conflict Engagement for Healthcare Professionals
  • UCLA-Anderson Graduate School of Management
    Certificate – Creativity and Innovation in the Organization
Additional Information
  • Over 35 years professional nursing experience: combined 12 years academic faculty experience with acute care management and executive roles.
  • Strategic planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing curriculum and inpatient services.
  • Strong team collaboration skills achieving accreditations and Magnet designations.
  • Professional organization and state nursing practice act involvement.
  • Evidence based practice expertise with nursing research program development.
Professional Organizations and Activities
  • Abstract reviewer for State and National conferences
  • ANCC – Fundamentals of Magnet Certification Exam item writer
Community Service
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children Larimer County, CO
  • Board Member:  Project Self-Sufficiency, Fort Collins, Loveland, CO
  • Early Childhood Education Volunteer, Poudre School District, Timnath, CO
  • American Heart Association – Community educator, Heart Ball, Heart Walk IL