Assistant Professor of Nursing
Mr. Hubbard decided to make a career change, while living in Idaho, from residential construction to nursing in 1993. He attended a community college Associate Degree program and midway became an LPN in a nursing home. He earned his ADN in 1999 and passed the RN NCLEX exam. He then moved back to Louisiana where he began practicing as an RN at both Rapides and Cabrini hospitals. He decided to resign from Rapides hospital and worked in the Christus health system until 2009. He then accepted employment at Louisiana College where he built a state of the art Skills Center with 16 hospital bed bays. He set up 10 low-fi manikins and 4 hi-fi simulation manikins. He was the skills center manager for one year then began teaching Pharmacology, Pathophysiology, and a section of Mental Health clinical practicums. He loves to integrate the Christian faith worldview into his nursing curriculum.
Mr. Hubbard is a certified PICC insertion nurse, has attended several Continuing Education courses in critical care nursing, and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau. He also serves as the Faculty Advisor for the Louisiana College Association of Student Nurses which is a service-oriented club. He was the first faculty member in the Division of Nursing to develop hybridized and online curriculum. He is very active in assisting other nursing faculty in using the Jenzabar Learning Management System.
He loves hunting, fishing, and playing guitar. He is a teacher in his local Messianic congregation, focusing primarily on the original Hebrew texts. He has taught Biblical Hebrew 101, and leads praise and worship in both English and Hebrew.