Faculty/Staff Directory

Sims TanyaTanya Sims, RNC-OB, MSN

Associate Professor

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P. O. Box 3152

Ruston, Louisiana 71272




Contact Information
Office: GTM 142
Phone: (318) 257-2737



MSN, Nurse Educator, Grambling State University May, 2005

BSN, Northeast Louisiana University, December, 1989



Inpatient Obstetric Nursing (RNC-OB), National Certification Corporation for the Obstetric, Gynecological and Neonatal Nursing Specialties


Clinical Specialty:

Maternal-Child Nursing


Teaching Assignments:

Nursing 210, Maternal Newborn Health Maintenance

Nursing 212, Child Health Maintenance


Research Interests:

Caring in Nursing

Shaken Baby Syndrome

Service Learning


Honor Societies:

Sigma Theta Tau International, Beta Chi Chapter


Professional Organizations:

AWHONN (Association for Women's Health, Obstetrical and Neonatal Nursing)

NLN (National League for Nursing)


Community Service:

Susan G. Komen for the Cure

St. Jude's Radiothon

March of Dimes

Community Service Projects as Advisor of Student Nurses Association



2009  President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll



Sims, T. F., Hood, D. G. In Nancy K. Lowe (Ed.), Community Connection through Simulation: Implementation of Service Learning to Prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome in a Pediatric Nursing Course. Hoboken, NJ: JOGNN. joggn.awhonn.org


Sims, T. F., Darland, N. In Nancy K. Lowe (Ed.), Service Learning: Maternal/Newborn Community Outreach. Hoboken NJ: JOGNN. jognn.awhonn.org