Department: School of Nursing
Office Location: Online/Remote
Office Phone: 803-359-6975
Areas of Expertise: Forensics, Obstetrics, & Psychiatric Nursing
Program/Courses Taught: BSN: NURS 303(Health Promotion), ALHT 304 (Death & Dying), UNIV 300 (Orientation), ALHT 301(Ethics in Health Care); Co-Chair Online Instruction Committee (College), Course coordinator UNIV 300 (Orientation) & ALHT 304 (Death & Dying), Member Curriculum Committee (SON), Member Staff Development Committee (College), Member Continuing and Term Appointment Committee (SON), Vice President and member of School of Nursing Honor Society
Professor Eck earned a BA in Psychology from Western Connecticut State University, a BSN from the University of South Carolina, and an MSN from Duke University. Professor Eck joined SUNY Delhi in 2010. Before that, she was a faculty member at Midlands Technical College in Columbia, SC for over 10 years, where she remains a guest lecturer and clinical adjunct.
Professor Eck brings a wealth of experience to her teaching, with over 15 years in obstetrical and high-risk antepartum nursing, 12 years as a nurse educator, and 5 years as a psychiatric nurse. Professor Eck was the first state-wide Forensic Nurse Examiner Coordinator for SC, as well as being trained as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner. She assembled and chaired the South Carolina Sexual Assault Protocol Task Force, which developed the first statewide protocol response guidelines for multi-disciplinary sexual assault care. Furthermore, she collaborated with the SC State Board of Nursing to have forensic nursing recognized as a specialty on the licensure renewal form.
She serves her community as a Girl Scout Leader for the Girl Scouts of the USA for the past 10 years and received the Outstanding Volunteer Award in 2012.
Publications: South Carolina Sexual Assault Protocol