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Crystal Hooper

Instructor of Nursing
Academic Background
Clemson University - Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Clemson University - Master of Science - Nursing
Phone Number:
(864) 622-6076
Crystal Hooper

What classes do you teach at Anderson

Foundations in Nursing, Intro to Nursing Research, Nursing Research in Practice

What year did you start teaching at AU


Why teach at AU?

I truly believe that God lead me to this wonderful Christian University. I love sharing my faith, knowledge and experiences with our future nurses. I feel blessed to be a part of their journey.


Movies, TV, Travel, Spending time with family and Clemson Football!!

Notable achievements outside of discipline

Being the mother of two wonderful children - Clay and Lindsey

People might be interested to know I...

My yearly mission trip with my church is to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota....I am not a biker!

Places you've lived

Belton, South Carolina Columbia, South Carolina Hickory, North Carolina

What do you find most enjoyable about working at Anderson University?

The Christian environment, my co-workers and the incredible students.

What I wish prospectives students knew about my discipline or careers in my discipline.

Just how rewarding nursing can be! Even on the worse days, the ability to care for others is a blessing.

How would you describe your classes to someone who has never attended one?

Interactive - using team-based learning.


Hooper, C.C., Craig, J.B., Janvrin, D.R., Wetsel, M., and Reimels, E. (2010). Compassion Satisfaction, Burnout, and Compassion Fatigue among Emergency Nurses Compared to Nurses in Other Selected Inpatient Specialties. Journal of Emergency Nursing. 36(5): 420-7.