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David Cheesebrow

Job Title

  • Associate Professor of Nursing
    Nursing, College of Arts and Sciences

Started at Bethel



  • Hamline University - B.A., 1976
  • Hamline University - M.A. in Public Administration, 2001
  • Bethel University - M.A., Nursing Education, 2009

Areas of expertise

Emergency Nursing both adult and pediatric care. Critical Care nursing. Simulation learning, Health Policy. CAM therapy and Holistic Nursing

Courses Taught

Care of the Elderly, Cultural Nursing, Nursing Leadership, Clinical: Medical-Surgical Units, Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Medical-Surgical Unit. 


1987 Civil Servant of the Year Award, Federal Executive Board

1988 Mayor's Outstanding Servant Award, City of St. Paul, MN

1990 Mayor's Team Achievement Award, City of St. Paul, MN

1998 Twin Cities Chapter of American Association of Critical Care Nurses Research Award sponsored by Medtronics Corporation

1999 Deanna Earl Award, Twin Cities Chapter of the Emergency Nurses Association


Cheesebrow, D.J, (1987). Grid analysis for stress management. Dimensions in Critical Care Nursing. 5,314-320.

Cheesebrow, D.J.(1999). Gaining the trust of children, Journal of Emergency Nursing. 25,387.

Cheesebrow, D.J. (2000). Emergency management of selected drugs of abuse. In Carson R. Harris (Ed.). Caffeine.(pp. 59-65). Dallas, Tx.: American College of Emergency Physicians.

Cheesebrow, D.J. (2006). MDMA-Ectasy. In Carson R. Harris (Ed.) The toxicology handbook for clinicians (pp.91-96). Philadelphia: Mosby Elsevier.

Moccia, J.M. & Cheesebrow, D.J. (2014) Emergent care of the older adult. In K.L. Mauk (Ed.) Gerontological nursing: Competencies for care (3rd ed.). Unit 8 eChapters. Chapter 35. Jones and Bartlett, Burlington, MA.

Certificates and Licenses

MN Nursing License

Past certifications in Critical Care Nursing (CCRN) and Emergency Nursing (CEN)

Past instructor: BLS-I, ACLS-I, PEARS-I, & PALS-I

Current instructor: TNCC, ENPC BLS


“"Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. I thank my God always on your behalf for the grace of God which is given you by Jesus Christ; That in every thing you are enriched by him, in all utterance, and in all knowledge." 1 Corinthians 1:3-5”