Amanda Ward is a Full-time Lecturer at Indiana State University. In her current position, Amanda teaches the nursing fundamentals course but has also assisted with the nursing assessment class, adult medical-surgical class, and fundamentals for the accelerated 2nd degree students. Her primary research areas of interest include workplace violence and the emergency department. She received both her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing at Ball State University and currently attends Purdue University where she is working on her Doctorate of Nursing Practice.
Prior to becoming full time at Indiana State University, she has spent the last decade saving lives in the emergency department at Hendricks Regional Health in Danville, IN and two and half years as adjunct faculty for Indiana State University. When asked her interests, she mysteriously shrugs and chooses only to quote Albert Einstein, “I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.”