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Annette Ray

Annette Ray


Instructor (Brookings)

Office Building

Wagner Hall



Mailing Address

Wagner Hall 319
College of Nursing-Box 2275
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


Annette has a passion for nursing education and strives to demonstrate excellence in all teaching practices. She earned the NLN Nurse Educator Certification in June of 2011 and became a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator in 2020.


Masters in Nursing (MSN), University of Phoenix, 2006
Bachelors in Nursing, SDSU, 1995

Academic Interests/Expertise

Nursing Education/Curriculum
Maternal-Newborn Nursing
Adult Medical Surgical

Academic Responsibilities

Undergraduate Nursing: NURS434 Patient Centered Care Concepts IV, NURS437 Concept Synthesis II, Semester IV Coordinator, Simulation faculty and Brookings site Coordinator for the Healthcare Simulation Center

Committee Activities

Chair of the Committee on Simulation & Experiential Learning
Member of the Academic Affairs Sub-Committee General Education

Professional Memberships

South Dakota Nurses Association (SDNA)
American Nurses Association (ANA)
Sigma Theta Tau
Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSIH)

Work Experience

Nurse Educator SDSU CON Brookings Campus Fall 2017-present
Nurse Educator USD Nursing Pierre site 2003-2017
RN at Avera St. Mary's Pierre 1995-2016 (PRN 2003-2016)