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College of Nursing

East Tennessee State University

Tabitha Quillen

Tabitha  Quillen 

Instructor, Director of Undergraduate Post-Licensure Programs (LPN-BSN and RN-BSN)
Undergraduate Programs
423-439-4521 /
Nicks Hall, 2-291




  • May 2012-August 2016, Master of Science in Nursing, East Tennessee State University, Concentration: Nursing Education

  • ANCC Certification, Ambulatory Care Nursing

  • August 1998-May 2002, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, East Tennessee State University


  • East Tennessee State University, August 2016-Present, Director RN to BSN Online Programs and LPN to BSN Online/Hybrid Programs, Faculty, Undergraduate Programs

  • Tennessee College of Applied Technology, May 2016-August 2016,  Adjunct Faculty, Practical Nursing Program

  • Washington County Department of Education, October 2012-May 2016 Registered Nurse, Coordinated School Health Program

  • Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center, 1999-2003, June 2008-October 2012, Registered Nurse, Same Day Services/Surgical Services, June 2008-October 2012, Registered Nurse/Nurse Extern, Intensive Care/Intensive Care Step-down, 2001-March 2003, Patient Care Technician, Surgical Services, 1999-2001

  • Amedisys Home Health Care, March 2003-June 2008, Registered Nurse, PRN Field Staff, February 2007-June 2008, Clinical Manager, January 2004-February 2007, Case Manager, March 2003-January 2004


  • NRSE 2350 Patient Centered Care I, Course Coordinator/Instructor
  • NRSE 2351 Patient Centered Care I Practicum, Clinical Instructor
  • NRSE 3541 Adult Care I Practicum, Clinical Instructor
  • NRSE 4062 RN Practicum, Coordinator/Clinical Instructor
  • NRSE 4551 Adult Care II Practicum, Clinical Instructor
  • NRSE 4620 Leadership and Professional Practice, Course Coordinator


Research information


  • Spring 2018, Faculty Technology Leadership Course, GRAD- 7810

  • Fall 2017, AACN Executive Development Series and Baccalaureate Education Conference, Atlanta, GA

  • Fall 2017, "Test Construction and Cognitive Codes for Exam Writers" Workshop

  • Fall 2017, CITI Program Training, Group 2 Social and Behavioral Research Investigators and Key Personnel (non-VA), Stage 1 - Basic Course

  • Fall 2017, Faculty Technology Leadership Course, GRAD-7800

  • Summer 2017, Tennessee Nurses Association, Nursing Education Conference, Murfreesboro, TN

  • Spring 2017, National Nurse Educator Summit presented by ATI Nursing, Orlando, FL

  • Spring 2017, ATI "Item Writing" Workshop

  • Spring 2017, ATI "Rubric" Workshop

  • Spring 2017, Basic Life Support
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