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Vonda Boone
Assistant Professor
Kitty DeGree School of Nursing
NURS 211
318-342-1602
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Vonda H Boone, MSN
Assistant Professor, Nursing

Education

MSN

2017, Nursing Education
Excelsior College

BSN

2014, Nursing
Grand Canyon University

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Biographical Sketch

Vonda Boone is an assistant professor of nursing in the Kitty DeGree School of Nursing at the University of Louisiana in Monroe. She is faculty in the level 1 Fundamentals course. Vonda especially enjoys teaching students with technology and providing instruction in the clinical setting. Vonda began her nursing career in 1987 as a Licensed Practical Nurse, she obtained from Delta-Ouachita Vocational Technical Institute in West Monroe, Louisiana. After obtaining an Associate Degree in Nursing from the USNY Regents College in Albany, New York, she worked for several years in NICU and Med-Surg before earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona in 2014. In 2017 she earned her Master of Science in Nursing with an emphasis in Nursing Education from Excelsior College in Albany, New York. She has recently been accepted into the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix where she will begin her studies online in the near future.Vonda joined the Kitty DeGree School of Nursing as faculty in January of 2018 as an Assistant Professor in level 3 Med/Surg. Her clinical experience includes adult nursing in a facility for the mentally challenged, medical-surgical, acute rehabilitation, respiratory rehabilitation, and quality analysis. She also enjoyed her 14 years in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Vonda served as manager over a medical-surgical floor for several years and Manager of Nursing Performance for a year before moving to the Quality department. Nursing organization memberships include: American Nurses Association, National League for Nursing, Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses, Louisiana State Nurses Association, Alpha Chi, and Sigma Theta Tau. Outside of nursing, Vonda enjoys traveling, painting, and playing with her grandchildren.

Licensure & Certification

CMSRN, MSNCB. (October 2007 - October 31 2022)
Registered Nurse, Louisiana State Board of Nursing. (June 4 1997 - January 31 2020)
Registered Nurse, North Carolina Board of Nursing. (February 20 2004 - March 31 2019)

Research Interests

Interest: Technology use in the classroom; Flipped classroom environment

Awards & Honors

April 2018 Mildred L. Montag Award Nominee.

February 2014 Journey to "40/20".

October 2009 Essay winner for $1000 convention scholarship .

Courses Taught

NURS 2004HEALTH ASSESSMENT, 2 course(s)

NURS 2009FUND PROF NURSING PRACTICE, 2 course(s)

NURS 3028ADULT HEALTH NURSING 2, 2 course(s)