Crystal Westmoreland

Crystal Westmoreland, PhD, MSN, RN

Traditional BSN Program Coordinator & Assistant Professor
School of Nursing

Dr. Westmoreland is a full-time faculty member at Kramer School of Nursing and serves as the Chair of the Traditional BSN Program. Her clinical practice included cardiovascular care and intensive care. She has been an educator since 2011, teaching those seeking a BSN degree. She is passionate about student success and mentorship. She has served in the U.S. Air Force National Guard since November 2000.

Education and National Certifications

  • 2019: PhD in Nursing - Oklahoma City University
  • 2012: MSN in Nursing Education - Oklahoma City University
  • 2011: BSN – Southwestern Oklahoma State University
  • 2007: AAS in Nursing – Northwest Arkansas Community College
  • 2005: LPN – Northwest Technical Institute

Teaching Interest

  • Cardiovascular Care
  • Hemodynamic Stability
  • Nursing Research
  • Leadership
  • Pharmacology

Current Research/Scholarly Interest

  • Military Medics-RN
  • Simulation in Nursing Education
  • Clinical Judgment
  • Breastfeeding Education

Awards, Recognition, and Service

  • Appointed as BSN Program Chair Kramer School of Nursing - Fall 2019
  • Nominated for CETL Excellence in Teaching Award - Spring 2019
  • Nominated for CETL Distinguished Achievement in the Innovation of Teaching and Learning - Spring 2019
  • Coordinator of the Meinders Simulation Center at KSN - Fall 2016