Monica N. Ramirez


Associate Professor

Office: Nursing Building #124
Phone: (210) 829-3974

  • PhD, University of Texas at Tyler
  • MSN, University of the Incarnate Word
  • BSN, University of the Incarnate Word

2003 - Present: Full-time Faculty, University of the Incarnate Word


  • NURS 2213 Basic Health Assessment
  • NURS 2520 Nursing Technologies 
  • NURS 3322 Issues in Nursing
  • NURS 3341 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • NURS 3510 Nursing of Adult I
  • NURS 3630 Nursing of Children and Adult I (didactic and clinical)
  • NURS 4182 Senior Seminar
  • NURS 4288 Nursing Internship
  • NURS 4532 Nursing Leadership/Management 


  • NURS 6331 Aggregate Health Nursing I

Graduate - Co-instructor, Monterrey, Mexico cohort

  • NURS 63CS Capstone
  • NURS 6311 Nursing Research I
  • NURS 6321 Nursing Theory
  • NURS 6342 Nursing Research II
  • NURS 6361 Nursing Leadership and Health Policy
  • NURS 6358 Curriculum Building in Nursing
  • NURS 6368 Teaching in Schools of Nursing
  • NURS 6371 Aggregate Health Nursing III
  • Clinical focus
    • Hospice
    • Medical/surgical (special and general)
  • Interprofessional education
  • Minority health focused on the management and care of chronic conditions in high-risk and marginalized populations
  • 2004 - Present: Sigma Theta Tau - Delpha Alpha-At-Large Chapter
  • 2002 - Present: American Nurses' Association
  • 2002 - Present: Texas Nurses' Association
  • Dominguez, D., Sanchez-Diaz, P.C., Fike, D.S., Ramirez, M.N., Walk, M.E., Gottlieb,H. and Parker, R.A. (2016) Conflict handling preferences of health professional students before and after participation in an Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice (IPECP) initiative. Health and Interprofessional Practice 3(1):eP1093. Available at:
  • Sanchez-Diaz, P. C., Parker, R. A., Ramirez, M. N., Narayanan, S., and Dominguez, D. G. (in press, 2014). Shaping student attitudes towards healthcare teams through a hybrid and an online interprofessional education course: Results from a Pilot Study. Optometric Education.
  • Cauthon, K. A., Nguyen, C. N., Ramirez, M. N., Ybarra, L. M., and Parker, R. A. (2014). Snapshot of the Impact of Interprofessional Collaboration in Practice in Diabetes Care. AADE in Practice.
  • Vardaman, S. A., Johnson, K. S., Spurlock, A. Y., Ramirez, M. N., and Simon-Campbell, E. (2013). High Fidelity Simulation: Experiential versus Observational Learning. International Journal of Academic Research and Reflection, 2 (1).

RN in Texas