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Dottie Roberts

Contributing Faculty

College of Nursing

Degree Program B.S. Nursing (BSN)

Dr. Roberts has been an orthopaedic nurse specialist for more than 25 years. She is certified in orthopaedics (OCNS-C) and medical-surgical nursing (CMSRN), and as a nurse educator (CNE). She has served of editor of MEDSURG Nursing, official journal of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses, since 2003. Dr. Roberts has also been Executive Director of the Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board since 2005.

Courses Taught

NURS 4105 - Advocacy through Health Care Policy


EdD, Nova Southeastern University

MA, Colorado Christian University

MSN, Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences (now UCCS)

BSN, Beth-El College of Nursing

BA, University of South Carolina

Awards / Honors

Amy Cockcroft Leadership Fellow, University of South Carolina, 2006


Roberts, D. M. (2016). Item Writers Workshop. National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses.