Shannon Richard, Ph.D., RN, CEN, CNE

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs, Associate Professor
Shannon Richard
"It doesn't get easier, you just get stronger."


Shannon Richard has taught various courses in the undergraduate and RN-BSN programs since 2012.  In 2016, she was selected for the Outstanding Teaching Award for the Division of Health Sciences.  In 2018, she was the recipient of the F. Donald Tibbitts Distinguished Teacher Award. 

She holds national certifications in emergency nursing and nursing education.

Class Materials

  • Care of Clients with Complex Health Problems: Practice
  • Nursing Care of Individuals and Families: Practice
  • Pathophysiology/Pharmacology II
  • RN-BSN


  • MSN, University of Nevada, Reno
  • BSN, University of Nevada, Reno
  • ADN, Western Nevada College

Professional certifications

Certified Emergency Nurse
Emergency Nursing