Samantha Cussen

Assistant Professor, Pre-licensure Nursing

Samantha Cussen headshot
Designations

MSN; RN


Contact

 samantha.cussen@indwes.edu


Department

Nursing


Resources

Biography

Samantha has taught full time at IWU since August 2015 and migrated from Los Angeles, California in 2013. Her areas of expertise include HIV/AIDS, home health care, hospice, medical/medical-surgical, clinical trials, and outpatient care.   Samantha was a travel nurse for 5 years traveling across the United States working in various areas that were suffering nursing shortages.  During her travel nursing days, she added to her experience by working in ICU, ER, OB, and Vascular Surgery.

Interests

Samantha loves volunteering in the community working with the homeless population.  She and her husband are marriage coaches/mentors and both enjoy leading others to Christ through overcoming challenges in broken marriages.  She also loves to travel, meet new people, and hosting of any sort.  She plans to pursue her doctorate in nursing education in the next couple of years. 


Degrees

  • BS
    2011, California Coast University
  • MSN
    2014, University of Phoenix
Indiana Wesleyan University
4201 S. Washington St.
Marion, IN 46953

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