College of Nursing

Cecile Oliver

Cecile Oliver

Senior Instructor
FACULTY
NAME:
Cecile Oliver
TITLE:
Senior Instructor
OFFICE:
SNRS 222C
EMAIL:
cecileoliver@wsu.edu
PHONE:
(509) 324-7283
FAX:
(509) 324-7341
MAILING ADDRESS:
WSU College of Nursing
SNRS 222C
PO Box 1495
Spokane, WA 99210-1495

Cecile Oliver has been in the Obstetrics field for more than 30 years doing bedside nursing in both military and civilian settings. She taught at Troy State University, Creighton University, and University of Nebraska Colleges of Nursing. Cecile teaches around the US in conferences with the goal being to update practitioners in the Obstetrics arena. She works with PESI Healthcare and individual health care systems. She has served as an expert reviewer and witness in Malpractice Cases. She believes strongly that the evidence must dictate our care because the safe care of our Mothers and Babies is the key to a healthier future in our country.

EDUCATION

  • MSN, CNS High Risk Obstetrics, Secondary focus Education, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
  • BSN, California State University, Los Angeles, CA

INTERESTS

Obstetrics, Electronic Fetal Monitoring, EBP

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Certified (through National Certification Corporation) in:

  • Maternal Newborn Nursing
  • Inpatient Obstetrics
  • Additional Certificate in Electronic Fetal Monitoring

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Center for Certification Preparation and Review, board member, 2011-present             
  • Association for Women’s Health, Obstetrics and Neonatal Nursing (AWHONN), 30 years
  • NE AWHONN, State Chair, 2003-2005
  • National Certification Committee, 2003-2005
  • Obstetric committee, 2005-2011

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Undergraduate Faculty Award, Washington State University, 2010
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, Creighton University, 1997

PUBLICATIONS

Article published in Health Care for Women International, 16:451-461, 1995.  Use of a Mobile     Health Van by a Vulnerable Population: Homeless Sheltered Women.

Reviewer for NCC certification exams and self studies.  1999-2000.

Reviewer for AWHONN’s Perinatal Nursing, 2nd edition. 2000.

Reviewer and contributor for Susan Tucker’s Pocket Guide for Fetal Monitoring and Interpretation, 5th ed.

Article published in AWHONN Lifelines 10/03.  Pregnancy after 35: What’s the big deal?
Study guide preparation for NCC Women’s Health and Nurse Practitioners, 2005

 updated 1/25/15

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