Carla Lynch

Carla Lynch

Clinical Assistant ProfessorChapman Hall 318

Education and Degrees Earned

  • Master of Science in Nursing - University of Oklahoma, Health Sciences Center, Tulsa, OK, May 2008
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing - University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, May 1991
  • Pre-requisite course work, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, 1987-1988

Areas of Academic Specialty

  • Pediatric nursing
  • Nursing leadership & management
  • Emergency nursing

Areas of Research Focus

  • Childhood obesity in Oklahoma in conjunction with Oklahoma Fit Kids Coalition
  • Effects of mentorship on nursing faculty retention rates
  • Integrating creative clinical experiences into mental health curriculum of Associate Degree nursing program

Previous Teaching Experience

  • Rogers State University (RSU), Claremore, OK - Assistant Professor of Nursing, 2004-May 2012

Previous Relevant Work Experience

  • New Life Ranch, Colcord, OK - Camp RN, summers, 2008-2012
  • Claremore Regional Hospital, Claremore, OK - House Supervisor, nightshift, 2002-2006
  • Claremore Regional Hospital, Claremore, OK - Staff RN, Emergency Department, 1998-2002
  • Rogers State University, Claremore, OK - Adjunct clinical and lecturing faculty, intermittently 1997-1999
  • St. John Medical Center, Tulsa, OK - Staff RN, Emergency Department, 1994-1996
  • Stillwater Medical Center, Stillwater, OK - Charge and staff nurse, Surgical Unit 1991-1994

Professional Affiliations

  • Alpha Epsilon Lambda, Delta chapter, inducted 2008
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Delta at large chapter, 1990-present
  • National League for Nursing (NLN) member, 2008-present