Margie Washnok has been a full-time nursing faculty since fall 1990. Dr. Washnok is an ANCC board certified since 1991 as a Clinical Specialist in Community Health Nursing and since 1996 she has been certified through the South Dakota Board of Nursing as a Clinical Nurse Specialist. She is a NLN Ambassador for Presentation College. She is the president of the South Dakota State Nurses Association. She is a member of Rho Xi Chapter 420 of STTI, and is the chair for the research committee that complies the research day event.
Margie’s areas include community health/public health nursing, pharmacology, health promotion/disease prevention, curriculum, and leadership in nursing clinical. She presented in June 2009 at the Drexel Nursing Education Conference. She is a contributor to the textbook by Cengage Publishers for the NCLEX-PN 2nd edition, published spring 2010. She has completed several webinars for NurseTim Inc. on preparing for nursing accreditation visits. Margie is a member of ANA, SDNA, STTI, Rho Xi Chapter 420, and NLN.
Margie is married with two adult children. She enjoys traveling on their Harley Davidson motorcycle, spending time with family and friends, cooking, and gardening.