Heather Litwhiler



Office: Nursing Building #209
E-mail: litwhile@uiwtx.edu
Phone: (210) 283-6495

  • Educational Degrees

    • Masters Science of Nursing Leadership- focus in Nursing Education and Certificate in Nursing Education from Regis University, Denver CO
    • Army Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Course- Eisenhower Medical Center Ft. Gordon GA
    • Bachelors Degree Nursing- from Florida State University Tallahassee FL
  • Brief Academic and Teaching History

    I have been teaching Allied Health Courses, Associate Degree and BSN level Nursing programs, as well as RN to BSN degree programs since 2001. My specialty areas are Fundamentals of Nursing/Med Surg, Maternal Child Nursing, and Distance Learning.
  • Courses Taught

    • Fundamentals of Nursing
    • Med Surg Clinical
    • Maternal Child- OB
    • Maternal Child Clinical
    • Leadership Management
    • Leadership Management Clinical
    • Introduction to Professional Nursing
    • Health Assessment
    • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
    • Technology Integration in Nursing Education
  • Research Interests

    • Nursing Education,
    • Technology Integration in Nursing Curriculum,
    • Student Retention,
    • Mentorship in Nursing Leadership
  • Professional Memberships

    • AWHONN
    • American Nursing Informatics Association
    • South Central Texas ANIA Chapter Vice President
  • More Info

    I serve my profession as an Assigned Advocate for participants enrolled in the Texas Peer Assistance Program for Nurses (TPAPN) and volunteer with the San Antonio Purple Heart Organization that often assists with the VA's wounded warriors. I also serve on the BSN Curriculum and Assessment committees for the Ila Faye Miller School of Nursing in the undergraduate program.