MS, RN, CNE
Associate Professor, Clinical Coordinator
Associate Professor/Clinical Coordinator Vicki Meek joined the faculty in 2013. She has an MS from Kansas University Medical Center (1993), a BSN from Northern Illinois University (1982), and maintains Certification as a Nursing Educator.
Prior to joining the faculty at Saint Luke’s College, Meek taught 20 years at William Jewell College serving five years as Nursing Department Chairperson. Mental Health and Community Health have been her main area of classroom teaching and professional practice while also directing independent studies, and chairing numerous academic committees.
Her path in nursing education began in 1985 at Penn Valley Community College. Meek’s previous nursing experience in the Kansas City area includes staff nursing at Marillac Center for Children, Charter Behavioral Health Systems, Bethany Medical Center, the Visiting Nurse Association, and opening an office for a Minnesota-based case management company, Karr Rehabilitation Services, Inc. She has been a volunteer at the Kendallwood Hospice and the Kansas City Hospice Solace House.
She has published in the Journal of Nursing Scholarship, and the International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning. She has presented at 11 local, national, and international conferences in the area civility in nursing education and mistakes in professional practice. She has also successfully written grants with awards totaling a quarter of a million dollars. Meek accompanied nursing students to Harlaxton, England teaching community health nursing within the United Kingdom. In 2006, she was awarded a Sabbatical to study and research on the topic of incivility in nursing education. She was the recipient of the Teaching Excellence Award from the Research Foundation Board in 2006. She has been a member of the International Nursing Honor Society (Sigma Theta Tau International) since 1993, serving for many years as a faculty advisor and has also maintained membership in the American Nurses Association.