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College 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

Recent Publications:
Fountain, M., & Fountain, R. (2012). I almost saw Jesus. Journal of Christian Nursing, In press.

Fountain, R. (2011).Nurse Educators Consensus opinion of high fidelity patient simulation. (Doctoral Dissertation, Texas Woman’s University).

Fountain, R., Alfred, D., & Deal, B. (2012). Nurse Education: A simulated disaster shelter. Public Health Nursing. Submitted

Missildine, K., Fountain, R., Summers, L., &Gosselin, K. (2011). Effect of Lecture Capture and Innovative Teaching Methods on Student Performance and Satisfaction. Nursing Education Perspectives, submitted

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.