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Heather Litwhiler

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Heather L.E. Litwhiler


Doctor of Health Administration/Assistant 

Certified Nurse Educator, Emergency Nurse Certification


Nursing Building Office #209


office phone: (210) 283-6495

  • Educational Degrees

    Masters Science of Nursing Leadership- focus in Nursing Education & Certificate in Nursing Education from Regis University, Denver CO

    Army Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Course- Eisenhower Medical Center Ft. Gordon GA

    Bachelors Degree Nursing- from Florida State University Tallahassee FL

  • Brief Academic and Teaching History

    I have been teaching Allied Health Courses, Associate Degree & BSN level Nursing programs, as well as RN to BSN degree programs since 2001. My specialty areas are Fundamentals of Nursing/Med Surg, Maternal Child Nursing, & Distance Learning.

  • Courses Taught

    Fundamentals of Nursing

    Med Surg Clinical

    Maternal Child- OB

    Maternal Child Clinical

    Leadership Management

    Leadership Management Clinical

    Introduction to Professional Nursing

    Health Assessment

    Health Promotion & Disease Prevention

    Technology Integration in Nursing Education

  • Research Interests

    Nursing Education, Technology Integration in Nursing Curriculum, Student Retention, & Mentorship in Nursing leadership

  • More Info

    I serve my profession as an Assigned Advocate for participants enrolled in the Texas Peer Assistance Program for Nurses (TPAPN) and volunteer with the San Antonio Purple Heart Organization that often assists with the VA’s wounded warriors.  I also serve on the BSN Curriculum and Assessment committees for the Ila Faye Miller School of Nursing in the undergraduate program.