School of Nursing - CSU, Chico

About Us

The School of Nursing is part of the College of Natural Sciences. The office is open from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. We are closed on all university holidays.

You may read about the mission of the California State University, Chico School of Nursing or view information about accreditation by clicking on the links to the left.

All programs, including our online and graduate programs, have met or exceeded the requirements for accreditation established by the California Board of Registered Nursing and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.


Select Faculty Achievements

Asia, M.  (May 2013). Sigma Theta Tau Internationa l- Honor Society of Nursing: Chapter Recognition Award for Outstanding Service Award. California State University, Chico.

Fox, S. and Damazo, R. 2013. Simulation in Nursing Education.  In Huston, C. (ed).  Professional Issues in Nursing: Challenges and Opportunities, 3nd Ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott-Williams & Wilkins Publishers. 

Fox, S.  2013.    Capabilities of Simulation and Fitting Simulation into the Curriculum.  Rural Northern  Simulation Educator Conference:  Introduction to Simulation, May 28-29.  Chico, CA.

Huston, C. (2013, April) Closing plenary speaker. Sigma Theta Tau International Conference - Creating Healthy Work Environments.  Topic: Leadership Strategies for Creating Health Work Environments.  Also invited panelist: Creating Healthy Work Environments. Indianapolis, IN.

Huston, C. (2013, May 31). The Impact of Emerging Technology on Nursing Care: Warp Speed Ahead. Online Journal in Nursing. Available at: http://www.nursingworld.org/OJIN

Huston, C. (2014). Professional Issues in Nursing (3rd edition). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott-Williams & Wilkins. Published Feb. 2013.

Huston, C.- Selected by the Dwight D. Eisenhower Foundation and People to People Ambassador Programs, to lead an intra-disciplinary nursing delegation to Russia (July 11-19, 2013).

Karpilovsky, H. (2013, April 7). Poster Presentation. Educating nursing students in the art of humanness and the delivery of compassionate care. ATI Educators Conference, Las Vegas, CA.

Kipnis, G.  Received the Carol Lindeman award for “New Nurse Researcher 2013” from the Western Institute of Nursing.

Kipnis, G. (2013, April 13, 2013). WIN (Western Institute of Nursing) Conference- Presented podium titled, “Effects of Altitude on Sleep during Late Pregnancy.” Anaheim, CA.

Kipnis, G. (2013, March 1) AWHONN (Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses)
Conference- presented poster “Baccalaureate Nursing Students Learn Labor Coaching.”  Folsom, CA.

Lillibridge, J. (2014). Impaired Nursing Practice: What Are We Doing About It? In C.J. Huston, Professional issues in nursing: Challenges and opportunities (3rd ed.) (266-277). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Lillibridge, J., & Salopek, P. (2013). Poster presentation.  Use of e-portfolios in an online RN-BSN program to increase practice experiences. Elsevier Faculty Development Conference: Las Vegas, Nevada, Jan. 2-5, 2013.

Rowberg, M. (2014). Advanced Practice Nursing: The Latest Issues and Trends. In C.J. Huston, Professional Issues in Nursing: Challenges and Opportunities (3rd Ed).