Nancy Turrubiates, MSN, RN
Instructor of Nursing Office: Old Main, Room 309 E
Professional Profile Ms. Turrubiates has joined West Texas A&M Nursing Department in the Fall of 2013. She began her nursing education at Amarillo College with an Associate's Degree in Nursing in 1992. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota in1999. She obtained her Master of Science in Nursing through Walden University in December 2011. Ms. Turrubiates is also a direct commissioned officer in the US Army Reserves and was promoted to Captain (CPT) in 2011. Ms. Turrubiates received the Faculty Excellence Award in 2015.
Teaching and Related Service
Ms. Turrubiates currently teaches in the BSN program at WTAMU. She teaches at the senior level for the traditional students in the community health courses.
For 13 years, Ms. Turrubiates worked as a nurse on an Indian reservation in North Dakota, where she cared for people of the Sioux tribe. Ms. Turrubiates began her teaching career in 2007, and three years prior to joining the WTAMU faculty, she was on activy duty with the Army. “Providing medical care to our military men and women is an experience that is rewarding,” she says. She is currently attached to a Reserve unit in Lubbock, Texas.
Ms. Turrubiates, a Hereford, Texas native, has two wonderful boys who keep life active and joyful! “Having been an RN for the last 21 years has provided for a wide array of experience, not only for a full career, but also in life.” As a life-long learner herself, she appreciates the value of education and looks forward to working closely with students to help them attain their educational and professional goals. Ms. Turrubiates is also active in her church and community.