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Kathleen Tilton

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Kathleen Tilton


Assistant Professor of Nursing

Certified Diabetes Educator

Certified Nurse Educator


Nursing Building Office #115


office phone: (210) 283-6901

  • Educational Degrees

    Doctor of Nursing Practice – St. Catherine University, St. Paul, Minnesota

    Master of Science – Nursing, Nurse education, Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona

    Bachelor of Science – Nursing, Bethel University, St. Paul, Minnesota

    Diploma in Nursing, Mercy Hospital School Nursing

  • Courses Taught


    I have taught a variety of courses in undergraduate pre-licensure and degree completion programs, which include:

    Fundamentals of Nursing

    Medical-Surgical Nursing



    Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

    Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice

    Intro to Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice

    Cultural Diversity in Health Care

  • Research Interests

    Teaching and learning strategies for baccalaureate nursing students focused on providing optimal chronic illness care and support to individuals, families, and communities.

    Integration of non-acute care, community based, clinical learning experiences.

    Simulation in clinical learning

    Diabetes prevention

  • Recent Intellectual Contributions


    Holland, A. E., Tiffany, J., Tilton, K., & Kleve, M. (2017). Influence of a patient-centered care coordination clinical module on student learning: A multimethod study. Journal of Nursing Education, 56(1), 6-11.

    Tilton, K. J., Tiffany, J., & Hoglund, B. A. (2015). Non-acute-care virtual simulation: Preparing students to provide chronic illness care. Nursing Education Perspectives, 36(6), 394-395.

    Presentation: Patient Centered Care Coordination - Evaluating the Impact of an Innovative Curricular Module on Student Learning Outcomes; 2016 Sigma Theta Tau International & National League for Nursing Education Research Congress

  • Professional Memberships


    National League for Nursing

    American Association of Diabetes Educators

    Sigma Theta Tau International