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Pamela Abbott

Title:Asst Professorial Lecturer
Office:Warde Academic Center


Pamela Abbott has had a career in nursing spanning over 30 years. Her nursing experience includes various areas of nursing, such as cardiac intensive care (CCU), telemetry and post-anesthesia care (PACU), and labor and delivery. She has spent the majority of her career within labor and delivery both as a bedside nurse and in a charge nurse role. She is a member of the Association of Women's Health, Obstetrical and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), and is RNC-OB certified.

Abbott became an adjunct clinical instructor at Saint Xavier University in 2021. She has transitioned to a full-time assistant professorial position in 2022. Abbott has had the pleasure of teaching on-site clinicals, in-person labs and virtual simulations since 2021.


Master of Science in Nursing, Nursing Education
Aspen University

Areas of Specialization

  • Labor and Delivery
  • PACU
  • Cardiac Critical Care/Telemetry


  • Registered Nurse (RN), Illinois Board of Nursing
  • RNC-OB

Courses Taught

  • NURS 436: Clinical Practice III - MC
  • NURS 434: Clinical Practice III Lab
  • NURS 479: Clinical Practice IV - Capstone


Podium and Poster Presentations: Murphy-Smith, M., Samawi, Z., & Abbott, P., "Nursing Students Interactive Clinical Labor Experience in Implementing Nonpharmacological Pain Management Techniques: Closing the Theory to Practice Gap," SXU Research Expo (poster), Virtual International Day of the Midwife (podium), 67th ACNM Annual Meeting & Exhibition (podium), and NLN Educational Summit (poster).