Nancy M. Petges, Ed.D, MSN, RN, CNE


Title: Assistant Professor
Division: Nursing
Office Location: Nursing 158
Office Phone: 815-752-8357

Courses Taught

  • NURS 319: Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family
  • NURS 336: Pharmacology
  • NURS 380: Promoting Academic and Career Success in Nursing


  • Ed.D., Northern Illinois University, Counseling, Adult and Higher Education
  • M.S.N., Elmhurst College, Nursing Education and Clinical Nurse Leadership
  • A.D.N., College of DuPage, Nursing
  • B.S., Illinois State University, Economics and Political Science

Research Interests

  • Demographic characteristics as predictors of nursing student success
  • Emotional intelligence as predictor of success in pre-licensure nursing students
  • Storytelling utilizing the SBARR (Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation, Review) framework as an effective didactive teaching method