Position: 
Assitant Professor of Nursing, Clinical Coordinator, ABSN
Department: 
Credentials: 
  • 2015, M.S.N., Olivet Nazarene University
  • 2011, B.S.N., University of Saint Francis

Professor Reavis joined Olivet’s full-time faculty in 2015 as the Virtual Learning Center (VLC) and clinical coordinator. She teaches courses in simulation, pediatrics, pediatric critical care, and emergency and critical care nursing.

As an instructor and educator, Professor Reavis has helped train paramedics and emergency medical technicians since 2004 and has worked as a simulation educator since 2009. She has also served as an instructor for all of the American Heart Association programs, pre-hospital trauma life support and emergency nurse pediatric courses.

“I have been in the medical field since 1996, and I love every minute of it,” Professor Reavis says. She began as a nurse's aide and emergency medical technician and then advanced in her career as an EMT, LPN, RN and paramedic. Since 2009, she has served as a critical care transport nurse and as a flight nurse since 2012, while maintaining her pediatric critical care skills in the pediatric intensive care unit.

Her professional career includes a variety of healthcare experience, including 14 years as a registered nurse in pediatric critical care, emergency room, pediatric home health care and camp nursing. Her certifications include Registered Nurse (RN), Certified Flight Registered Nurse (CFRN), Pre-Hospital Registered Nurse (PHRN), Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P) and Certified Pediatric and Neonatal Critical Care Transport (PNCCT).

She is a member of the National League of Nursing, Emergency Nursing Association, Air and Surface Transport Nurses Association, National Association of EMS Educators, Society of Pediatric Nurses, National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians and North Carolina Associate Degree Nursing Council.

You might describe Professor Reavis as a dog lover. She currently owns two Shih Tzus and three Collies. Her leisure interests include gardening, fishing, camping and reading.