Department of Nursing
2200 Bonforte Blvd.
Pueblo, CO 81001
During her 35 years of clinical practice,
Beverly Waggener served as a professional nurse in the following fields:
Emergency Room Nursing, Head Nurse of a Medical floor and Medical
Intensive Care Unit in Columbia, Missouri, Health Consultant in Special
Education for 22 schools, Corporate Health Administrator for both INTEL
Corporation in Beaverton, Oregon and Hawaiian Electric Company, and Case
Manager for The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii and St. Mary
Corwin Medical Center, Pueblo, Colorado.
Mrs. Waggener’s education, licenses and certifications include Nurse
(RN), Baccalaureate in Nursing (BSN), University of Missouri: Masters of
Health Education (MS), Portland State University: Oncology Clinical
Nurse Specialist (CNS), University of Oregon Health and Science Center:
Certified Occupational Health Nurse Specialist and Certified Case
During previous professional experiences, she was certified in and
taught Stress Management, CHANGE CYCLE, CPR/AED, HIV, and multiple
wellness classes. She continues to work as a Case Manager at a local
medical center to keep abreast of evidenced based clinical practice and
community and national resources.
She is professionally connected through the Disability Management
Employer’s Coalition, The Occupational Health Nurses Association, Sigma
Theta Tau International, The Colorado Nurses Association, and the Rocky
Mountain Case Management Association. She is also a member of The League
of Women Voters of Pueblo.
She continues in the learning experience by working on her certification
in Geriatric Nursing and plans completion of the process by 2007.
Her awards include Award of Excellence by the Hawaii Chapter of Juvenile
Diabetes, Hawaiian Electric’s Volunteer Service Award, Occupational
Health Nurse Award, and Significant Contribution to HECO Award.
She believes in the professionalism of nurses and desires to share her
appreciation of the art and science of nursing with her students.