Cindy Motley

Associate Professor
Phone: 816-936-8735

Associate Professor Cindy Motley joined the faculty at Saint Luke’s College in the fall of 2016. She earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Case Western Reserve University in August 2015. She earned her FNP Post-Master’s Certificate from Graceland University in 2008 and her MSN in Nursing Education from Graceland University in 2004. She earned her BSN from Graceland College in 1976.
She was an instructor at Case Western Reserve University from 2009 until 2016 where she taught a variety of courses and served as an academic advisor in both the graduate and undergraduate programs. She was the coordinator of the applied Medical Spanish Program Interprofessional Education Project. 
She served as Assistant Professor of Nursing at Graceland University from August 2004 to 2008, and Instructor of Nursing from 2000 to 2004. While there, she served on academic advising, distance learning, and curriculum committees to name a few. 
She worked at the Independence Regional Health Center from 1977 through 2008 in a variety of positions including ICU and ER staff nurse, cardiac rehab staff nurse, resource nurse, and critical care educator. She also served in a variety of leadership positions including Clinical Manager ICU at the Independence Regional Health Center and Director of Shift Operations at Truman Medical Center. 
She has received numerous awards including the Mary Kay Lehman Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2015 and the Case Western Reserve University FPB Clinical Instructor Excellence Award in 2011. 
She is an American Nurses Credentialing Center Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner in Missouri and Ohio, a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, and a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. She is certified in the American Heart Association Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support for Healthcare Providers. 
She has been published in the Journal of Nursing Education and the Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing.