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Terry Wilson

Instructor of Nursing

Terry Wilson

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Main Campus Riverton:HEALTH AND SCIENCE CENTER 233


Teaching is an opportunity to assist future nurses in realizing their full potential. Through innovation using evidence-based learning and simulation, students develop the skills needed to succeed in the nursing profession.”


Terry Wilson’s nursing experience includes 17 years in rural hospitals and large universities in telemetry, intensive care, emergency department, medical-surgical, endoscopy and travel nursing. Wilson has worked in Kansas, Utah, and Wyoming in additional settings, including correctional facilities, public health, home health and hospice. She has taught healthcare emergency preparedness at the national, state and local levels since 2009.

Wilson has her certification in simulation. She has taught at CWC for more than three years and said she loves the opportunities CWC has to help students learn, grow and flourish into successful graduates. 

“I love watching students recognize how successful they are and how their lives are forever changed because of the hard work they have put in.”

Wilson enjoys preparedness activities such as gardening and preserving the produce for winter use.

  • Practical Nurse, Western Wyoming Community College
  • Associate Degree in Nursing, New York Regents (Excelsior)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Wyoming
  • Master of Science in Nursing – Leadership and Management, Walden University


Certifications and Professional Memberships:

  • AHA BLS Instructor
  • Certification in Simulation, Drexel University
  • National League for Nursing Membership
Why is CWC’s nursing program unique?

The nursing program is community focused with opportunities for students to practice skills in a high tech simulation laboratory and at local healthcare agencies. This provides students with a well-rounded view of nursing in a rural setting and facilitates the development of the skill set needed in regional healthcare facilities.