Patti Moss, M.S.N. — Assistant Professor

"Do not let obstacles in life hinder you from pursuing your dream as a nurse. Use those opportunities to grow and learn.”

Degrees Held:

  • MSN – The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • BSN – University of Southwestern Louisiana

Department: Nursing

Career highlights:

I have been in higher education for over 30 years and have taught many different nursing courses. My expertise is in Disaster Nursing with a focus on Disaster Preparedness for Vulnerable Populations.

  • What courses do you teach?

    Care of Communities, Medical-Surgical Nursing, Leadership and Management, Pathophysiology and Preceptorship in Nursing.

  • Why did you start teaching?

    I saw the impact my instructors made on my professional life and wanted to model that to future students.

  • What is the best advice that you have ever received?

    Always maintain your integrity and be respectful of others.

  • What is the best advice that you could give your students?

    Do not let obstacles in life hinder you from pursuing your dream as a nurse. Use those opportunities to grow and learn.

  • What is the one book you think everyone should read?

    Any book that gives you hope and comfort.

  • What qualities make someone particularly successful in nursing?

    Perseverance, flexibility and compassion.

  • What do you think is the biggest challenge that people in nursing face today?

    Feeling like you did everything you could for your patients/clients at the end of a workday.

  • How do you see online learning affecting the future of education?

    Online learning is allowing students who may never have an opportunity to attend a campus to pursue their careers. It has opened the door of education to many more people in our communities.

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