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Patrick Verley



Instructor (Sioux Falls)

Office Building


Mailing Address

SDSU Nursing - Sioux Falls
2300 Career Ave Ste 260
Sioux Falls, SD 57107


Patrick earned his Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization in nursing education from The University of Phoenix. His graduate capstone work had explored exam item writing best practices. Patrick has nursing experience within both the mental health and acute care specialty areas.


MSN - University of Phoenix
BSN - Dakota Wesleyan University
ADN - Dakota Wesleyan University
LPN - Southeast Technical Institute

Academic Interests

Nursing Education
Substance Use Disorders
Correctional Health

Academic Responsibilities

Instructor for both the Sioux Falls' standard and accelerated nursing program cohorts. Provides instruction in classroom, online, and clinical settings.

Committee Activities

2021 – Present: Welfare & Development Subcommittee – Chair
2020 – 2021: Faculty Development Committee


Workwell Mental Health Grant

Professional Memberships

2019 – Present: National League for Nursing
2018 – Present: Sigma Theta Tau International

Work Experience

2019 – Present: South Dakota State University College of Nursing – Instructor
2016 – 2019: National American University Nursing Program – Adjunct Faculty
2016 – 2019: Select Specialty Hospital – Staff Nurse
2015 – 2016: Keystone Treatment Center – Staff Nurse
2014 – 2015: Bethany Lutheran Home – Staff Nurse
2012 – 2014: Minnehaha County Jail & Detox Center – Staff Nurse