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Cindy Ford

  • Ph.D., Texas Tech University
  • MSN, West Texas A & M University
  • BSN, West Texas A & M University
  • RN, Methodist Hospital School of Nursing
  • National League for Nursing Certification-Certified Nurse Educator (CNE)
Visiting Professor & Director of Undergraduate Nursing

Posted in the Department of Nursing
office: 806.720.7684
cell: 806.789.1308
fax: 806.720.7683

About Cindy

Cindy Ford has been faculty in the department of nursing since 1996. For the academic year 2009-2010 she will be a full time faculty with the rank of Visiting Professor and Director of the Partnership Program. Dr. Ford teaches and assists with courses at the graduate and undergraduate level in the department of nursing. Her dissertation title "Effects of instructional strategies to meaningful learning and intrinsic motivation of senior nursing students" reflects her passion of excellence of instructional strategies and nursing education. She has presented on applications of her dissertation to multiple groups of nurse educators in the United States. Dr. Ford is a long time resident of West Texas. She and her husband Chris have three grown children,a daughter-in law and son-in-law who they love spending time with. She loves to travel, read biographies and historical fiction, walk and ride bicycles when she has the time.

Recent News

  • July 27, 2019
    STTI Research Congress Calgary, Alberta Canada
    Research poster presentation “Evaluation of a nursing program curriculum redesign: Assessing millennial student satisfaction Phase I”, Kimberley Stunkard, MSN, RN-C, Darla Smith, MSN, RN-BC & Cindy Ford, PhD, RN, CNE
  • February 8, 2019
    Presentation at Research Brown Bag, Department of Nursing, LCU
    "Pursuing Publication: One Team's Journey to Publication Submission" Rita Crasta, MSN,RN IV, OCN, BMTCN, Janet Pia, MSN, RN, & Cindy Ford PhD, RN, CNE
  • November, 2017
    STTI Biennium Convention, Indianapolis, Indiana
    1) Poster Presentation: Title: “Challenge of the Generations! How can we attract and retain the millennial nurses?” Kimberly Stunkard, MSN, RN: Cindy Ford, PhD, RN, CNE
    2) Podium Presentation: Capstone Title: “The Effects of a Professional Writing Workshop on the Perceived Writing Self-efficacy of Undergraduate Nursing Students” Terry Delaney, DNP, RN: Cindy Ford, PhD, RN, CNE
  • July 2017
    STTI Research Congress Dublin Ireland
    1) Poster Presentations: “Comparative Analysis of the Similarities and Differences in Approach to Integrative Scholarly Reviews” JoAnn Long, PhD, RN, Paula Gannaway, MLS & Cindy Ford, PhD, RN, CNE
    2) Poster Presentation: “Envisioning Magnet Designation: Raising the Bar for a Nursing Culture Of EBP Awareness and Practice” Marguerite Fallon, DNP, MSN; Cindy Ford, PhD, RN, CNE
  • May, 2017
    Covenant Health System Nurse Week Poster Presentations
    1) “Retention of the Millennial Nurse”, Lauren Johnston BSN, RN IV, Tier 4, CCRN, Cindy Ford, PhD, RN, CNE, Allison Cartright BSN, RN II, Tier 3, Melanie Moya BSN, RN III, Tier 4, Dale Cox, US,Lourdes Siguenza, SC
    2) “Bullying in Nursing Horizontal Violence” Lauren Johnston BSN, RN IV Tier 4, CCRN, Andre McZeak BSN, RN III, Tier 4, Jordyn Ballentine, BSN, RN III, Tier 4, Dale Cox US, Cindy Ford, PhD, RN, CNE
  • July 2016
    Sigma Theta Tau International Research Congress, Cape Town South Africa
    Podium Presentation “Establishing a Research Academy Collaborative: Benefits, Challenges, and Preliminary Outcomes” JoAnn Long, Alyce Ashcraft, Cindy Ford, Jaime Roney, Karen Baggerly, Marguerite Fallon, Randall Stennett
  • July 2016
    Sigma Theta Tau International Research Congress, Cape Town South Africa
    Podium Presentation “Nurses Eat Their Young” Moves to Academia: Expert Nurse Researchers Humiliate and Degrade Novice Nurse Researchers, A research study: Cindy Ford
  • April 2016
    Scholar’s Colloquium LCU Poster display: Poster Presentation Title: “Exploring the impact of a medical mission trip on graduate nurse practice perceptions, ideals and practice implement" Co-Authors: Graduate Nursing Students: Brenda Kinning, Amanda Raymundo, Charalene Ruble, Cindy Ford

Currently Teaching

  • Nursing Research
  • Leadership and Management
  • Nursing Leadership
  • Introduction to BSN
  • Applying Best Practices in Community Health
  • Writings and Research
  • Global Culture and Health: Honduras
  • Professional Role Development