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Colleen Nevins

Assistant Professor, Nursing

Contact Information


M.N. Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, 1985
B.S.N. Nursing, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, 1977
DNP Nursing, Western University of Health Sciences, 2014


Colleen Nevins is an Assistant Professor in the Nursing Program. She teaches didactic and clinical medical-surgical nursing courses. Previously, Colleen served as the Simulation Lab Instructor at CI, overseeing the skills lab and simulations from January 2009 through August 2014 for both the generic and RN to BSN tracks. Prior to joining CI, Colleen taught in vocational and baccalaureate nursing programs. Her practice experience includes ER, home care, ICU, neurology, GYN post – surgery, and 16 years of management. Colleen obtained her BSN from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, her Masters in Nursing from UCLA, and a Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Western University of Health Sciences. Interests include self-care practices, simulated learning, hiking/walking, and exploring.

Representative Courses Taught

  • NRS 200/201 Introduction to Professional Nursing Practice
  • NRS 220/221 Nursing Care of Acute & Chronic Illness I
  • NRS 223 Nursing Care of Acute & Chronic Illness II
  • NRS 401 Advanced Clinical Assessment