Maria Tyler

I am a Christian Clinical Instructor and follower of Christ. I choose to integrate Christian principles in my educational practices. Offering support and encouragement, helping students fulfill their full purpose is my purpose in life. I am proud to teach nursing students compassionate care delivery models in a safe and encouraging environment designed to support individual experiential learning needs. I welcome any student needing an ear or encouraging word.

My Life

Favorite Quote

"I attribute my success to this; I have never accepted or given any excuse." -Florence Nightingale

Friends describe me

Supportive, funny, unpredictable.

Fantasy dinner guests

Abraham Lincoln, Job, and Mary Magdelene

Best advice I ever received

Don't give unwelcome advice

My undergrad alma mater


My worst subject in school


In college I drove

A hooptie

If I weren't a professor, I would

still take care of people.

Favorite books

The Bible, Notes on Nursing: What it is and what it is not

Favorite movies

Top Gun. Just the one.

Favorite city

One where the streets are Gold.

Favorite coffee

Black Rifle Smooth Silencer

Nobody knows I

am an empath.

My latest accomplishment

Moving into the Dissertation Planning Phase of my PhD in Nursing Education.

Current Research

Clinical Instructor impact on Baccalaureate Student competency in nursing practice.