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Margaret Trnka, MSN, RN

Dedicated Education Unit (DEU) Coordinator and Lecturer

Department(s)
Nursing
Office
BHS 333
Mail Code
3018
Phone
702-895-5058
Fax
702-895-4807

Biography

Margaret “Missi” Trnka has been a lecturer and clinical instructor with the School of Nursing since Fall 2017. Margaret is currently the Dedicated Education Unit (DEU) Coordinator for UNLV and the course coordinator for Maternal Health in the BSN undergraduate program. She always strives to foster student engagement and student success in her teaching.

Expertise

Ms. Trnka’s expertise lies in the field of Maternal Health Nursing.

Classes Taught

Ms. Trnka teaches and is the course coordinator for the undergraduate OB course.

Education Background

Ms. Trnka earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s in Nursing Education from Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois and is actively pursuing her Doctorate in Nursing Education from St. Augustine Health Sciences University.

Research or Scholarship

Ms. Trnka’s current research focus is on improving student engagement in nursing education through the use of game-based learning.

Awards, recognitions, or group affiliations

Ms. Trnka is currently the president of the Zeta-Kappa at Large chapter of Sigma Theta Tau.

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