Tonya Ballone-Walton, MS, RN, CNE

Tonya Ballone-Walton

Clinical Assistant ProfessorChapman Hall 315

Tonya Ballone-Walton, MS, RN, CNE is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor at her undergraduate alma mater, the University of Tulsa School of Nursing.  Ms. Ballone-Walton has previous experience in emergency room nursing and presently teaches adult med-surg. content in the classroom as well as in the clinical setting.  Her passion is to take difficult concepts and make it simple to understand.

Education and Degrees Earned

  • Master of Science in Nursing Education, University of Oklahoma 2004
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Tulsa 1982

Areas of Academic Specialty

  • Applied and Nursing Science-all levels 2254, 2264, 3154, 3254, 3164, 3264, 4154, and 4164
  • NSG 4232 Nursing Trends
  • Medical-Surgical Clinical Nursing
  • Community Focused and Emergency Nursing previously experienced

Previous Teaching Experience

  • Instructor, Full-time, College of Nursing, The University of Oklahoma, Schusterman Health Sciences Center, Tulsa Campus, August, 2004-2011
  • Advanced & Basic Life Support Instructor/Regional Faculty, St. John Heart Institute, Tulsa, OK August, 2004-2012
  • Education/Research Coordinator II, St. John Cardiovascular Institute, Tulsa, OK, July 1991-August 2004
  • Nurse Refresher Program Coordinator/Instructor, Tulsa Technology Center, Tulsa, OK, November 1989-2004
  • First Aid-Police Course Instructor, Rogers University, Claremore, OK, August 1997-1999
  • Staff Nurse, St. John Medical Center, Emergency Department, Tulsa, OK, September 1989-July 1991

Professional Affiliations

  • Citizen CPR Foundation
  • National League for Nurses Oklahoma (NLN)
  • American Heart Association Training Center Faculty: BLS
  • Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Registered Nurse Community Volunteer (RNCV)