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Tess (Carol) Garrison, Assistant Professor

Contact: Department of Nursing
University of Central Missouri
Summit Center - Nursing Department, Room 150E
850 NW Chipman Road Suite #5170
Lee's Summit, MO 64063
Phone: 816-282-1108
Fax:  816-282-1110

Tess (Carol) Garrison, MSN; BSN; RN
Assistant Professor Garrison has been a member of Central’s faculty since 2010.

MSN, University of Mary (Nurse Administration)
MBA, University of Mary
BSN, William Jewell College

Tess teaches advanced medical surgical and critical care in the clinical settings at the undergraduate level. Her clinical focus is in Surgical Critical Care, Surgery, Acute Post Anesthesia Care and Medical Surgical Nursing.

Tess is currently interested in research in post anesthesia care nursing and healthcare promotion in the community setting.

Professional Involvement
Tess is active in the professional nursing organization including the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN) and the Missouri Post Anesthesia Nurses Association (MOKAN PANA). She is a member of the Missouri Nurses Association (MONA).

Tess currently serves on the departmental Medical Surgical Committee and the Standards of Practice Council at North Kansas City Hospital.