Dr. Emiley Button DNP, APRN - BC
Dr. Emiley Wyatt Button joined Lindsey Wilson College in 2017. She received an A.D.N. in nursing from Northern Kentucky University in 1998 and a B.S.N. from Northern Kentucky University in 1999. In 2003, she received a M.S.N. from Western Kentucky University and has been a Family Nurse Practitioner accredited by AACN since 2003. She received her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from Western Kentucky University in May 2017.
Dr. Button previously taught at Lindsey Wilson College from 2008-2015. During that time she taught First Year Experience, Intro to Professional Nursing, Health Assessment, Adult Health I Nursing, Maternal/Newborn Nursing, and Nursing Synthesis. She was also the co-chair of the Admissions, Progression and Graduation committee for the Nursing Division.
Dr. Button is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Midwives, The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and The International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning.
Dr. Button's research interests are melanoma and skin cancer education.
Ms. Button lives in Glasgow, Kentucky with her husband and two children, ages ten and six. She enjoys traveling and spending time with friends and family.
Dr. Angie Johnson, DNP, RN
Angie Johnson joined Lindsey Wilson College in 2015. She received a Practical Nursing Certificate from Southeastern Illinois College in 1998 and an Associate Degree in Nursing from Southeastern Illinois College in 1999.
She obtained a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from McKendree College in 2006 and a Master of Science in Nursing with an emphasis on Nurse Educator in 2008 from McKendree University. She then obtained a Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree with an emphasis on Advanced Practice from University of Southern Indiana in 2012.
Angie Johnson's teaching interests include Pharmacology, Geriatrics, Nursing Leadership, Community Health Nursing, and Clinical Instruction.
Dr. Johnson is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society since 2010, and McKendree University Nursing Honor Society since 2006.
Dr. Johnson's research interests are discharge teaching and caregiver role strain/support. She is a nurse liaison to the Amish Community in Southern Illinois.
Dr. Johnson lives in Creal Springs, Illinois with her husband and four children. Their ages are twelve, eleven, six, and two. She enjoys spending time with family,
attending sporting events cheering on her kids, and serving within her local church.
Ashley Hancock, MSN, RN
Ashley Hancock began her career in nursing at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky where she practiced in medical surgical nursing and emergency nursing. Ashley Hancock began her career in nursing education at Lindsey Wilson College in Fall 2012. Primary content areas of expertise include Foundations of Professional Practice and Medical Surgical Nursing. Ashley has developed courses in both the pre-licensure and RN to BSN program.
Ashley actively serves in the nursing program as a member of the simulation learning committee. She serves as chair of the nursing curriculum committee and nursing numeracy integration committee. As part of her commitment to program development, Ashley developed an integrated numeracy competency for the pre-licensure nursing curriculum. Ashley has assisted in guiding several students prepare for NCLEX testing upon graduation.
Ashley enjoys assisting students achieve their dream of becoming a nurse and watching the impact the student has on the lives of their patients in the clinical setting.
Teaching Experience: Community/Public Health, Health Assessment, Introduction to Nursing, Research in Nursing, Global Health, Population Health, Community Health Clinical, Foundations Clinical, Health Assessment Clinical. RN to BSN Curriculum.
Donnetta Tungate joined Lindsey Wilson College in the fall of 2014. She received an A.D.N. in nursing from Kentucky Wesleyan College in 1986 and Bachelors in Public Health in 2004. In the spring, 2014 she received a M.S.N. from Walden University and completed her certification as a Certified Diabetes Educator in 2012 and a Masters Licensed Diabetes Educator in 2013.
Donnetta Tungate has taught Senior Research, Population Health, Foundation's Clinical, and Pediatric Clinical. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, Kentucky Diabetes Network, and the American Association of Diabetes Educators.
Ms. Tungate's research interest is diabetes and community health.
Ms. Tungate lives in Campbellsville Kentucky. She is an active member at 3Trees Church. Ms. Tungate has performed several medical mission trips in third world countries. She enjoys working with students, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.
Susan Vickous, EdD, MSN, RN, CNE
Teaching Experience: Medical Surgical Nursing, Health Assessment, Fundamentals of Nursing, Pharmacology, Pathophysiology.
Susan Vickous has been an instructor of nursing with Lindsey Wilson College since August 2016. Ms. Vickous began her career in nursing in Bowling Green, Kentucky, practicing at the Medical Center of Bowling Green in the Pediatrics unit for two years before a lengthy association with Greenview Hospital in the same town. While at Greenview Hospital, she practiced medical-surgical nursing, community health initiatives, outpatient surgical nursing, emergency nursing, and was the charge nurse for the endoscopy/outpatient procedures unit for five years. She also practiced emergency and medical-surgical nursing in Lexington KY, Monticello KY, Campbellsville KY, and Stanford KY. She began her career as a nurse educator after more than 25 years of hospital practice in 2006, teaching in the Kentucky Community College System for four years. She began teaching nursing at the Baccalaureate level at Berea College in 2011. While at Berea College, she was instrumental in the implementation of academic electronic health record use (electronic charting) in nursing courses, and the establishment of a Kentucky Nurse Aide education program. She was part of the faculty team that launched the Berea College Honor Society of Nursing, which later joined a chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.
The daughter of a nurse, Ms. Vickous grew up in Louisville, Kentucky. She knew from an early age that nursing was the career for which she had a true passion. Becoming a nurse educator, and promoting the learning and success of students has proved to be the next stage of that passion. Nursing graduates with a strong foundation in professional and academic areas are poised to impact the world's health at many levels. Ms. Vickous gets great joy from her interactions with students at all levels, sharing her passion for and experience in the profession of nursing.