Heather Litwhiler



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

  • Educational Degrees

    • MSN in Leadership - Regis University, Denver CO
    • BSN - Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
  • Brief Academic and Teaching History

    Mrs. Litwhiler has been teaching Allied Health Courses, Associate Degree and BSN level Nursing programs, as well as RN to BSN degree programs since 2001. Her specialty areas are Fundamentals of Nursing/Medical Surgical, 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
    • Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
  • Research Interests

    • Nursing Education
    • Technology Integration in Nursing Curriculum
    • Student Retention
    • Strategies to Decrease Maternal Newborn Morbidity and Mortality rates & Mentorship in Nursing Leadership
  • Professional Memberships

    • AWHONN
    • American Nursing Informatics Association
    • South Central Texas ANIA Chapter Vice President
  • Certifications/Licenses

    Certified Nurse Educator

  • Additional Info

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