Patience Biesiot, assistant professor of nursing, graduated with her BSN from New
Mexico State University, and she received her MSN from The University of Arizona.
Patience came to Dickinson State University in 2020 as a full-time, tenure track,
faculty member teaching both didactic and clinical courses. She primarily teaches
on the AASPN first-year team but also teaches Introduction to Pharmacology as part
of the second-year team.
Patience’s roles within the department include serving on Dickinson State University’s
Dual Mission Committee, the Nursing Department’s APG Committee, and is the Chair of
the Scholarship Committee.
Prior to joining DSU, Patience’s professional nursing experience included Coronary
Intensive Care (CICU), Intensive Care (ICU), Post-Anesthesia Care (PACU), Perioperative
Services, Clinical Research, Pediatric Post-Anesthesia Care (Pediatric Hospital PACU),
Orthopedics, and she has held Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced
Life Support (PALS), and her Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) credentialing working
as a trauma nurse at multiple Level I Trauma Centers.