Paul L'Esperance, MN, MA, RN, CCRNAssistant Professor of Nursing
The nursing department hired Paul as an assistant professor of nursing in 2014 after he had served as a visiting assistant professor of nursing in 2013-14. Previously, he worked as a registered nurse for more than a decade with a broad clinical background. He has worked as a staff RN, a clinical training associate at Oregon Health & Science University, and as a nurse manager both at OHSU and at Southwest Washington Medical Center in Vancouver, Wash. As a nationally certified critical care nurse, he has medical, cardiac and end-of-life clinical nursing expertise. Prior to becoming a nurse, he served as a Licensed Professional Counselor working with abused children and families at Namaste, Inc., and with the state of New Mexico.
- MN, nursing education, Oregon Health & Science University
- MA, counseling, Webster University
- BSN, University of New Mexico
- BS, psychology, New Mexico State University