Karen Hamick, Full-time Faculty, received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1985, and her Master of Science in Nursing in 1995 from Illinois University.

She began her career in nursing education as an adjunct faculty with Colorado Mountain College in 2011, and as of 2012 is now a full-time faculty for the nursing program. Karen is also currently licensed in the state of Colorado as a Registered Nurse.

Her clinical experience includes 16 years of nursing, including 5 years as a staff nurse. She has also worked as a heart failure coordinator and a clinical specialist for the Emergency Department. Her teaching experience includes being a Medical/Surgical nursing instructor.

At the Spring Valley Campus Karen currently teaches Pharmacology, Gerontology and Medical-Surgical lecture and clinicals.