Education: BA, Beloit College, Beloit, Wis.;
RT (ARRT) Lake View School of Radiologic Technology, Danville, Ill.; BSN and MSN, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Certification/Focus: Orthopaedic and medical-surgical nursing;critical thought in nursing, especially as it relates to beginning nursing and testing of competencies
Professional Organizations: National League for Nursing, American Society of Radiologic Technologists, Sigma Theta Tau, Phi Kappa Phi, National Organization of Orthopaedic Nurses
Other: Ms. Adams has experience in hospital and office radiologic technology. She also worked as a home health nurse and spent twenty years in acute care practice as an orthopaedic nurse, starting in 1990. She has taught nursing students at the LPN, ADN, and BSN levels. She has one son, one daughter and two rat terrier dogs. She is interested in faith-based activities, cooking, and reading, especially history, biographies and British mystery stories.