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Name: Vivian Nowazek
Position/Title: Assistant Professor
Work Address: University of Houston-Victoria
3007 North Ben Wilson
Victoria, Texas 77901
Work Telephone: 361-570-4848 Work Email: nowazekv@uhv.edu

Educational Background/Training

  • Ph.D. UTHSC-Houston School of Public Health,  Epidemiology,  2005 
  • MSN UTHSC-Houston School of Nursing,  CNS/Critical Care,  1993 
  • BSN University of Manitoba,  Nursing,  1979 
  • Registered Nurse , 2010-2012
  • Advanced Nurse Practitioner Clinical Nurse Specialist Critical Care , 2010-2012
  • Instructor Basic Cardiac Life Support , 2010-2012
  • American Heart Association Healthcare Provider , 2010-2012
  • American Heart Association Instructor Advanced Cardiac Life Support , 2010 -2012
  • Adult Critical Care CNS , 2009-2012
  • ANCC Certified Cardiac/Vascular Nurse , 2008-2013

Relevant Teaching Experience

  • Assistant Professor, University of Houston Victoria (2007 - Now)
  • Visiting Professor, University of Houston Victoria (2007)
  • Acting Director, PA/NP Program, The Methodist Hospital (2002 - 2004)
  • Advanced Practice Nurse Methodist DeBakey Heart Center, The Methodist Hospital (2000 - 2006)
  • Assistant Professor, UT- HSC SON (1997 - 2000)
  • Clinical Instructor, UT- HSC SON, Houston, TX (1994 - 1997)
  • Clinical Instructor, UT- HSC SON (1993 - 1994)
  • Critical Care Float Nurse, The Methodist Hospital (1990 - 1994)
  • Assistant Head Nurse Cardiovascular Surgery Unit, The Methodist Hospital (1988 - 1990)
  • Staff/Charge Nurse Multi-Systems Failure ICU, University of Alberta Hospital (1984 - 1987)
  • Staff/Charge Nurse Pediatric ICU, Royal Alexandra Hospital (1981 - 1984)
  • Staff/Charge Nurse Pediatric Medical-Surgical Unit, Royal Alexandra Hospital (1979 - 1981)

Academic Scholarship/Research/Creative Endeavors