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Vicky R. Bowden, DNSc, RN

Vice Provost for Undergraduate Programs
WASC Accreditation Liaison Officer
Professor, School of Nursing
Phone: (626) 815-2034
Alternate: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5383
Fax: (626) 815-3807
Vicky Bowden, DNSc, RN, is a registered and pediatric nurse who has been teaching at APU since 1997, and as a full-time professor since 2003. Bowden has co-authored three nursing textbooks and has contributed to literature on pediatric palliative care. She is past president of the Society of Pediatric Nurses and continues to be active in this professional organization.


DNSc, University of San Diego
MNSc, Pediatric Nursing and Nursing Education, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
NP, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
BSN, Harding University

Registered Nurse, State of California
California Board of Registered Nursing-Approved to Teach Pediatrics and Obstetrics
Certified Pediatric Nurse, National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurses, Inc.


  • Nursing Education
  • Pediatric Nursing