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Melinda Dicken, MSN, RN, CNS

Assistant Professor
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5936
Fax: (626) 815-5414
Melinda Dicken, MSN, RN, CNS, has more than 20 years of experience in the nursing care of adult patients across the life span in acute care settings. She utilizes evidence-based practice guidelines, strong interpersonal skills, and a well-developed knowledge base to model excellent nursing care. Dicken’s teaching approach not only lays the foundation for future learning, but can be utilized in real-life patient encounters that will promote nursing excellence and serve to further increase knowledge and the application of learning.


  • MSN, Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist, Azusa Pacific University
  • BSN, Azusa Pacific University


  • Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist


School of Nursing

  • Graduate Programs
  • Undergraduate Programs


  • Gerontology
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing
    Postoperative care, skin/wound care

Courses Taught

  • GNRS 585 – Restorative Nursing
  • UNRS 105 – Foundations of Professional Nursing