Lisa VickersAssociate Professor (Career Track), Campus Director, Yakima email@example.com 509-494-7907 Watson Hall 234 200 University Pkwy, Yakima, WA
Lisa Vickers has served in the nursing field for more than 25 years. She started her career in acute care, working in the areas of Ortho/Neuro/Pediatrics, Oncology and Critical Care (ACU/ICU/ER). Lisa then went on to be a Public Health Nurse at New HOPE Clinic serving individuals living with HIV/AIDS. From this experience, she was called to go on more for more education and earned her Master’s of Nursing as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in 2005. Since 2005, Lisa has worked with people managing mental health disorders in the Community Mental Health and Private Practice settings. In addition, Lisa has developed a passion for working with nursing students. She feels strongly about non-judgmental nursing care and cultural diversity. Her professional focuses include ethics, Motivational Interviewing and prevention of compassion fatigue through continuing education and self care.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Mental Health
- AAPPN since 2005
- Sigma Theta Tau
HONORS AND AWARDS
- 2017 Sigma Theta Tau Award for Clinical Excellence