Faculty & Staff Details

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Bobbie Smith, MSN, RN, CNS

Title
Faculty
Phone
(970) 204-8471
Email
Bobbie.Smith@frontrange.edu
Campus
Larimer Campus
Office Location
BP137
Department
Nursing


Bobbie has an extensive and varied background working as a hospital floor nurse, clinical nurse specialist and nursing manager in a variety of clinical settings. She is devoted to the continued development of diversity in education and nursing. Bobbie has worked in medical surgical, obstetrics, pediatrics, long term care step-down units and home care nursing. She has been involved in education in varying capacities since 1995, including being a Department Chairperson and Dean of Education. In 2009, she returned to her love of teaching at FRCC.
Teaching Philosophy
I believe in an honest, straightforward communication style with students. I love teaching the “new” students…full of life and eagerness… to open themselves to opportunities, to critical thinking and to always strive for best practice. Isn’t nursing wonderful?
Teaching Experience

2009-Present

  • Faculty at Front Range Community College 

Previous

  • Nurse at PSA Homecare
  • Dean at California College
  • Department Chair at Parks College
  • Director of Case Management for Spring Creek, Fort Collins Healthcare &Golden West Nursing Homes
  • Assistant Director of Nursing, Spring Creek Healthcare
  • Adjunct Faculty at University of Northern Colorado
  • Nurse at Poudre Valley Hospital

 

Administrator, Interim Homecare 
Administrator, Interim Homecare 
Administrator, Interim Homecare 
Education
University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, MSN, CNS, Advanced Practice, 1995
University of Northern Colorado, BSN, Minor Cultural Anthropology 1991
Courses Taught
  • Fundamentals of Nursing
  • LPN Basic Concepts of OB Nursing
  • Transition from LPN to RN
     
Additional Information

Honors, Awards, Publications

Cultural Awareness, University of Northern Colorado, 1995