Rose Theresa Anderson, MSN, BSN, RN, PMHNP-BC

Assistant Professor
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 2276

Biography

Experience spans over twenty-years working in mental health across different settings: acute inpatient, outpatient, and community settings. Different populations in practice include: children, adolescents, families, adult, geriatric, and dual diagnosis. She is passionate to instill hope in the patients and families, enabling them to move toward recovery and wellness.

She began working as a clinical instructor in 2006 for Loma Linda University, School of Nursing. At that time she discovered her passion for educating student nurses about mental health nursing. In 2013 she moved to a full-time faculty position at Azusa Pacific University. Currently, she works full-time as an Assistant Professor in the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program and part-time in private practice as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Research interests and personal goals include the integration of mental health care into the education of Nurse Practitioners working in primary care, and beginning a doctoral program.

Education

  • M.S.N. with speciality as Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Azusa Pacific University - 2012
  • B.S. Nursing, Bethel College of Nursing and Health Sciences - 1997

Credentials/Certifications

  • Registered Nurse, Board of Registered Nursing, State of California
  • Nurse Practitioner, Board of Registered Nursing, State of California
  • ANCC Certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Furnishing License, Board of Registered Nursing, State of California

Academic Area

  • School of Nursing
    • Graduate Programs

Expertise

  • Psychiatric Nursing

Courses Taught

  • GNRS 504 - Bioethics and Health Care Policy
  • GNRS 533 - Psychiatric Theories across the Life Span
  • GNRS 534 - Integrated Psychiatric and Health Assessment across the Lifespan
  • GNRS 584 - Mental Health Nursing

Office Hours

Monday 10:00am -12:00pm
Thursday 9:00am -11:00am
Appointments available upon request. Please contact me to set up an appointment.