About Me

To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived, that is to have succeeded - Ralph Waldo Emerson

I teach Critical Thinking and Leadership/Management in the nursing program, arrange and monitor student preceptorships, and write nursing textbooks. I also teach a Basic ECG course in the Medical Assisting Program. I am a board certified critical care nurse with over 25 years experience at the bedside. I love sharing my knowledge with students and helping them grow professionally.

Classes I Teach

Spring 2018

01412NURS 84C1LCritical Thinking in Nursing
01421NURS 861LLeadership/Management in Nursing
01422NURS 86L55FLeadership/Management Clinical Component
01423NURS 86L56FLeadership/Management Clinical Component

Faculty Info

Patricia Williams





  • M.S.N., University of California, San Francisco, 1989
  • iSAGE Mini Fellowship Graduate, Successful Aging Project Stanford University Medical School, 2013

Office Hours

Spring 2018

By appointment.

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