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Deborah Skeen

Assistant Professor

Contact Information
303-292-0015, Ext. 3665
Brief Biography:
Ms. Skeen joined the DCN team in February 2018 as an Assistant Professor in the Sim Lab for Med Surg 1. She is in her 40th year as a professional nurse that began when she earned her diploma in Peoria Illinois in 1978. She earned a BS degree in Health Arts next before leaving Illinois for Colorado and pursuing her nursing degrees. Deborah received her BSN in 2009 and recently completed her Master's in Nursing (2018). The vast majority of her experience is in emergency nursing. She has spent time working as a flight nurse, in ICU, Labor & Delivery, Urgent care, shipboard nursing, and as a school nurse. In her free time Deborah loves to play in the mountains and travel.


Degrees / Certifications

Professional Affiliations

Other Responsibilities
Grand Canyon University
Master of Science - Nursing (MSN)
  • Nursing
  • American Nurses Association
    Academic Senate

    University of Colorado
    Bachelor of Science - Nursing (BSN)
  • Nursing
  • Colorado Nurses Association
    ( Member )

    College of St. Francis
    Bachelor of Science (BS)
  • Health Arts
  • Emergency Nurses Association
    ( Member )

    St. Francis School of Nursing
  • Nursing
  • Sigma Theta Tau
    ( Member )

    Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN)
    Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse (CPEN)