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Dr. Keri Wilbur - RN, MSN, EdD, CEN, CNE

Keri Wilbur

Department of Nursing

Phone: 478.471.2981
Website: https://www.mga.edu/directory/departments.php?dept=nursing

  • Macon - Charles H. Jones - 166
    Phone: 478-471-2981
    Fax: 478-471-2983
Office Hours: Monday: 9am-1pm (Macon) Tuesday: 10am-2pm (Macon)
Other times available by appointment
Biography: Dr. Keri Wilbur is a Professor of Nursing at Middle Georgia State University in Macon, Georgia, and served as the RNBSN program coordinator for many years at MGA. Dr. Wilbur is currently teaching in the PLBSN track. Dr. Wilbur obtained her BSN at Georgia College and State University in 2001 and completed both her MSN and Ed.D at the University of Phoenix. Dr. Wilbur has over 22 years of nursing experience, with a background and area of expertise in emergency nursing. Since entering nursing academia, Dr. Wilbur has taught in various subject areas to include leadership/management, professionalism, medical-surgical courses, nursing research, community health nursing, physical assessment, and many others. Dr. Wilbur has abundant knowledge regarding teaching online and distance education courses, but also enjoys teaching in the traditional classroom setting. Dr. Wilbur’s extensive experience with online instruction, as well as her traditional instruction opportunities, paved the way for her to be awarded the 2017 MGA Excellence in Teaching award. Dr. Wilbur is well-known for serving as a professional role model for students, exhibiting accessibility and connectivity with students, and promoting student engagement. Focus areas for research and publication for Dr. Wilbur include student engagement in distance learning, educational empathy, incivility, and best practices in online instruction. In her spare time, Dr. Wilbur enjoys spending quality time with her four children ranging in age from 10 to 20. They enjoy spending time at the ball fields, outdoors, and being active in church.

Courses: RN-BSN Program Courses
NURS 3100, NURS 3210, NURS 4100, NURS 3440, NURS 4300

PLBSN Courses
NURS 4200, 3200, 4000, 4210
Education: BSN, Georgia College & State University (2001)
MSN, University of Phoenix (2007)
Ed.D, University of Phoenix (2012)
Professional Experience: Active RN licensure since 2001
Active experience in health care education/academia since 2007

Active member of:
ANA/GNA, ENA, ACCN, NSNA, GANE, NLN, STTI, NCF (Nurses Christian Fellowship)
Professional Affiliations: Active member of:

Annual presentations at Georgia Nursing Association Nurse Educators
Organizations: Emergency Nursing/Critical Care (Certified Emergency Nurse)
Education/Curriculum and Instruction Design
Distance Learning
Awards and Honors: 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award for MGA
Publications: 2012 “Job Satisfaction of Emergency Nurses and Demographic and Employment Variables”
ProQuest UOP database

2016 "The Three C’s of Effective Online Instruction", Journal of Healthcare Communications (Ref. # 2472-1654-2-50) and Proskolar’s POJ Nursing Practice & Research Journal

2015 “How Working Nine to Five is Destroying the Profession of Nursing”, The Georgian Nurse

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