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School of Nursing

Rebecca A.  Fountain

Rebecca A.  Fountain

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Nursing
Building: BRB
Phone: 903.566.7096


  • 2000 – 2010 Texas Woman’s University Denton, Texas
    Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science
  • 1987 – 1989 University of Texas HSC San Antonio, Texas
    Master’s of Science in Nursing, Administration Tract
  • 1980 – 1982 Texas Woman’s University Denton, Texas
    Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing


Courses Taught:
Nursing 5312 - Theory
Nursing 4632 - Advanced Medical Surgical Nursing

Disaster Nursing; Simulation; Cardiac, Spirituality

Teaching Philosophy: Each student deserves to be challenged in an educational environment; but while maintaining requirements for success, each student should receive support, care, and understanding.

Danita Alfred, Linda Klotz, PhD, RN; Rebecca Fountain, PhD, RN; Belinda Deal, PhD, RN; Jenifer Chilton, PhD, RN; Della Connor, PhD, RN; Janice  Hensarling, PhD, RN (2014). Nurse Education in Practice. An Educational Journey toward Essential Disaster Nursing Competence:

  • Fountain, R.A., Missildine, K., Summers, L.E., & Keith, G.(2013). Flipping the Classroom to improve Student Performance and Satisfaction. Journal of Nursing Education
  • Fountain, M.E., & Fountain, R.A.(2013). I nearly missed Jesus. Journal of Christian Nursing, 30(3) 186

Software development:
Fountain, R.A.(2014). Elsevier Adaptive Learning for Physical Examination and Health Assessment, 6th Edition

Fountain, R.A.(2013). Evolve Resources for Seidel's Guide to Physical Examination, Eighth Edition.