Lecturer Dr. Michele Butts has been teaching nursing students full-time since earning her doctorate in 2016. She is experienced in a range of teaching modalities including online, didactic, clinical setting, skills lab, and high-fidelity simulation. Dr. Butts’ research interest is in the transition to practice for new RNs after completion of a nurse residency program. She is also an advocate of nurse mentoring programs that help to bridge the learning gap between nursing school and clinical practice.

  • PhD, Barry University
  • MSN, University of Central Florida
  • BSN, Barry University
  • BA in English Literature, University of Florida
Selected Professional Activities
  • National League for Nursing
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses

Expertise & Research

  • Acute Care
  • Critical Care
  • Nursing Education
  • Pediatrics / Neonatal
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Simulation
  • Trauma / Emergency Care
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