Dr. Clayton Clark ASN Coordinator-Columbia, Assistant Professor - Nursing Department

B.S.N., M.S.N., Ph.D., University of Missouri

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Dr. Clayton Clark received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN, 2008), a Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN, 2012), and a Graduate Certificate in Health Ethics (2015) from the University of Missouri. He earned a PhD in Nursing from the University of Missouri - Kansas City in 2021.

Clayton has experience in medical surgical, mental health, and nursing ethics specialties. He continues to practice as a Clinical Ethicist as part of the MU Center for Health Ethics. His research interests focus on spiritual coping for both patients and caregivers during chronic, life-threating, and terminal cardiac illness.

Courses taught at Columbia College

  • Mental Health Nursing (NURS 211)
  • Foundations of Professional Nursing (NURS 300)
  • Medical Surgical Nursing II (NURS 302)
  • Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice (NURS 409W)
  • NCLEX Review (NURS 491)

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(573) 875-3926

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