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Christina Plemmons

Christina Plemmons


Assistant Dean (Rapid City) and Interim Assistant Dean (Aberdeen)

Office Building


Mailing Address

College of Nursing
1011 11th St
Rapid City, SD 57701


PhD Nursing Education-University of Nevada, Las Vegas 2016
MS Nursing, Nurse Educator-South Dakota State University 2008
BS Nursing-South Dakota State University 2002
BA International Business- Gonzaga University 1985

Academic Interests/Expertise

Certified Medical Surgical Nurse (ANCC)
Certified Nurse Educator (NLN)

Professional Nursing

Academic Responsibilities

NURS 670 Health Policy, Legislation, Economics, and Ethics

Committee Activities

Bylaws and College of Nursing Handbook Committee
Academic Assessment and Evaluation Committee
Graduate Faculty Committee

Awards and Honors

SDNA Rookie of the Year Award, 2005
SDNA Nurse Educator Award, 2015
UNLV Outstanding PhD Student, 2016
AACN LANP Fellow, 2018
LPI® Trained Coach, 2020

Professional Memberships

American Nurses Association
Sigma Theta Tau International, Phi Chapter
South Dakota Nurses Association (Nurse Planner, Treasurer)
South Dakota Nurses Foundation (Board Member)

Area(s) of Research

Nursing Education
Clinical Academic Partnerships
Clinical Self-Efficacy
Clinical Teamwork