Bristol Community College

Bristol Community College
http://bristolcc.edu/

Andrea Matthews
Division of Health Sciences
Professor of Nursing

     Office: C208
     Extension: x2267

Education:
M.S.N, Spalding University
B.S.N, Northeastern University

Philosophy:
My teaching philosophy revolves around enabling the learner to best reach their academic goals.  I believe in faculty presence as a tool to best facilitate self-learning of the student, and acknowledge the diverse backgrounds of our students and learning styles.  I am a humanistic faculty member, which is reflected in my aspiration for each student to succeed through rigorous study and application of self.

Courses Taught:
NUR 101 Fundamentals of Nursing

Licenses/Certifications:
RN

Affiliations:
Massachusetts Nursing Association
American Nursing Association

Interests:
Application of Watson’s Model of Transpersonal Caring to nursing education and impact on student success, Complementary and Alternative Health Modalities, nursing student retention and achievement