Oklahoma Baptist University

Valarie Watts

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Thurmond Hall, 111
405-585-4450

OBU Box 61805
500 W. University
Shawnee, OK 74804

Biography

Professor Watts is an OBU alumnus and joined OBU Nursing Faculty in 2008. She serves as an Officer in the Army Nurse Corp of the United States Army. Professor Watts has a wide range of clinical nursing experience in Oncology, Medical-Surgical, Military, Case Management, Disaster, Education and Community Health Nursing.

She served several years as OBU’s Academic Vice President of Sigma Theta Tau. She serves on the Army Grassroots committee and the Local Emergency Planning committee. She is a Red Cross and Oklahoma Medical Reserve Corp Nurse and has had the opportunity to serve in several disasters.

She is a member and attends Dale Baptist Church and serves in several capacities and yearly serves as cook and nurse at Fall’s Creek Baptist Church Camp.

Professor Watts has received 4 Army Achievement Medals and 1 Army Commendation Medal during her military service.

Primary Teaching Areas

Undergraduate:
Family
Community

Education

M.S.N., University of Phoenix
B.S.N., Oklahoma Baptist University
A.S., Seminole State College
AMEDD Officer Basic, Academy of Health Sciences, United States Army Medical Department Center and School
AMEDD Captain Career, Academy of Health Sciences, Unites States Army Medical Department Center and School

Certification

Advanced Hazmat Life Support
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

Courses Taught

N2013: Nutrition and Development
N3164: Care of the Family
N3243: Childbearing Family
N4134: Community Health
N4213: Community as Client
N4173: Long Term Care/Chronic

Selected Publications

News Interview, Humanitarian Mission, Summer 2009.
Watts, V. (2009). ‘Swine Flu’, What can you do? Oklahoma Baptist Messenger.
Co-Author, National League for Nursing Accreditation Self-Study for Seminole State College of Nursing, 2003.

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