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Deborah Hill Ketner

Position: Assistant Professor, Coordinator Accelerated BSN Department: Nursing

Contact Info

Office: F.L. Atkins Building 410 Phone: 336-750-2721 Fax: 336-750-2034


Originally came to the university to teach maternity in the accelerated nursing option. Duties have expanded to teach in both undergraduate options as well as graduate program. Teach Introduction to Nursing, Health Assessment, Pharmacology, Clinical Reasoning, Child Health Nursing, Maternal Newborn Nursing, Care of the Older Adult and Women's Health. Currently coordinator of Accelerated option of BSN and working on a Doctorate in Education. Enjoy down time with my border collie, Dually who is amazingly smart, family time with my 5 grandchildren and am extremely grateful for all God has given me.

Educational Background

  • Masters in Nursing with Concentration in Midwifery , 2000, East Carolina University

Research and Project Interests

  • ESL student success
  • Simulation in Nursing to enhance learning
  • NCLEX Predictors of success in nursing school
  • Collaborative care with other health disciplines
  • Test development; testing delivery through computers


Registered Nurse - 1987-present Certified Inpatient Obstetric Nurse - 1992-present Certified Nurse Midwife - 2002-present