Dr. Robyn Caldwell, nursing instructor and student success specialist at Northwest Mississippi Community College, was recently elected as Education Director to the Mississippi Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (MO-ADN) State Board.
According to the MO-ADN website, the role of the state Education Director is to plan and prepare a program for the state convention, plan and prepare the organization’s continuing education programs, secure speakers and work with the executive director to determine speaker needs and serve as the chair of the Education Committee.
Last summer Caldwell earned her doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) in Nursing Administration with an emphasis in education from the Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing at Samford University in Birmingham. Caldwell has been on the staff at Northwest for 11 years, first as an adjunct instructor, and as a full-time instructor for the past six years. At Northwest, she has served on the NCLEX, curriculum and library committees. She has also served as a liaison for the RN-BSN Dual Enrollment Program and as a member of the Statewide Curriculum Redesign Committee and the Monthly Leadership Development Sessions.
Her vast work experience includes work as a registered nurse in the emergency departments at Methodist University Hospital, the Regional Medical Center, LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center, Baptist Memorial Hospital DeSoto, Alliance Healthcare and Senatobia Community Hospital.
It’s an honor to represent the Northwest Division of Nursing in such an important capacity. I look forward to working with other leaders form across the state to promote associate degree nursing education,” Caldwell said.
For more information about Northwest’s nursing program, visit the website at www.northwestms.edu or call the Division of Nursing at 662-562-3283.
Story by LaJuan Tallo, Communications Assistant