Kelly Betts, EdD, RN, APRN, PCPNP-BC, CNE

Assistant Professor

Assistant Dean, West Nebraska Division


University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
College of Nursing - West Nebraska Division
1601 East 27th St.
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

Phone: 308-632-0411



  • 1987, RN Diploma, Baptist Health School of Nursing
  • 2001, BSN, University of AR for Medical Sciences (UAMS)
  • 2008, MSN, Walden University
  • 2014, EdD, Walden University
  • 2018, Post Master’s APRN, UAMS


Betts, K.J. (2014). Dissertation: Nursing Students’ Knowledge & Training during the Medication Administration Process. ProQuest Dissertation Database, ID.14888.

Badgewell, B., Betts, K, Boateng, B, Cantrell, M., Carter, S, Clayton, L., et al (2012). Patient & Family Centered Care at UAMS: A report by the UAMS 2012 Leadership Institute. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Medical Center. Patient & Family Centered Care Division.

Green, A., Hester, A., Betts, K., Kelley, K., Matthews, D., Chessner, K., Smith, S., & Tilford, J. (2011). More than Heartburn: The Effects of Antireflux Procedures on the Quality of Life of Patients with Gastroesophageal Reflux and their Caregivers. J Pediatric Nursing, 26(4); e24. Doi: 10.1016/jpeds2011.01.273

Roulston-Betts, K. (1998). Pediatric Growth Hormone therapy. Journal of Intravenous Nursing, 21(3): 143-147