Rebecca Rasmusson is an Assistant Professor of Nursing in the Southern Utah University Nursing Program. She obtained her Associates Degree of Nursing from Brigham Young University in 1979, her Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing from University of Utah in 1983, and her Master of Science Degree in Nursing from Brigham Young University in 1996. She has worked in the profession of Nursing for 31 years. The early years of her career were spent working in the Newborn Intensive Care at Primary Childrenâ€™s Medical Center. She moved to Southern Utah in 1985 and spent 11 years in rural nursing working in all areas from medical/surgical nursing to maternity nursing. Following the acquisition of her Masterâ€™s she spent 3 years in nursing education as a clinical and theory instructor in Maternal/Newborn nursing and also spent one of those years as the on-site coordinator for a satellite Practical Nursing Program. She has spent the last 11 years working full time as a Family Nurse Practitioner at a family Medical Clinic in Southern Utah.
Her areas of expertise include Family Nursing, Maternal/Newborn nursing, Rural nursing and Pediatric nursing. She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the Golden Key National Honor Society