Karen CotterAssistant Professor of Nursing Thurmond Hall 129405.585.4458 OBU Box 61805500 W. UniversityShawnee, OK 74804
An OBU nursing graduate herself, Karen Cotter teaches all levels of nursing classes including Introduction to Nursing, Pathophysiology and Nursing Leadership and Management. She is the sponsor of OBU's chapter of Student Nurses Association. She is also an active member of the Oklahoma Nurses Association and involved with the Workplace Advocacy Task Force. She has received the Outstanding Community Service Award from the College of Nursing at the University of Oklahoma and was inducted in April 2004 into Sigma Theta Tau, the International Honor Society for Nurses, as a Community Leader. Ms. Cotter is a member of First Baptist Oklahoma City where she works as a Girls in Action director, Mobile Meals volunteer cook, sanctuary choir member, and a member of the handbell ringing choir. She is also a member of the Falls Creek/Glorieta Committee.
Educational Background:B.S., Oklahoma Baptist UniversityM.S., University of Oklahoma
Courses Taught:NURS 2024: Fundamentals/Introduction to NursingNURS 3011: Health AssessmentNURS 3153: Care of the Acutely Ill ClientNURS 3213: PathophysiologyNURS 3236: Clinical Practicum for Acute Care of the Adult
Selected Publications and/or Professional Activities:
Oklahoma Nurse publication in 2001- Co-Author of an article addressing end of life care and an interview with Betty Ferrell
1999 Oklahoma Nurses Association Annual Meeting, Poster Presentation: “Workplace Advocacy—A work in Progress”