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Fairuz J. Lutz
Assistant Professor of Nursing

Why I Teach:

"As a faculty member, I firmly believe in the importance of approaching, mentoring,  and guiding future health care professionals while serving as a guide and catalyst engaging students in critical thinking, reasoning, research, and evaluation while providing safe, holistic, and effective nursing care.  To encourage the utilization of humanistic knowledge, nursing theory, and evidence based practice to promote health and healing both at clinical and community centers applying a client-family centered focus while learning and developing the multifaceted roles of the professional nurse."

Contact Information

Health Sciences 213
(302) 736-2403


M.S.N., Community Health Nursing, Wesley College
A.S.N., Nursing, Wesley College

Professional Activities

  • Delaware Nurses Association: Professional Development Committee

  • National League for Nursing: Wesley College Nurse Ambassador

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society: Wesley College Tau Beta Member and Past President

  • Pearson Higher Education: NCLEX Test Item Writer, Reviewer and Subject Matter Expert for Medical Surgical and Cultural Nursing

  • Jones and Barlett: Textbook Reviewer and Consultant

  • Delaware End of Life Coalition: Member, Educational Committee

  • Hispanic Nurses Association:  Member

  • American Nurses Association: Member

  • Association of Medical Surgical Nurses: Member

  • Bayhealth Medical Center:  Orthopedics relief Registered Nurse.  Research, Cultural, and Education Committee member

Grants and Awards:

  • 2013 Featured in Tribute to Nursing Mosaic by Johnson & Johnson

  • 2011 Who is Who Among Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs

  • 2010 Who is Who Among Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs

  • 2009 Peer Award Nominee. Bayhealth Medical Center. Dover, Delaware

  • 2008 Member, Sigma Theta Tau, Tau Beta Chapter, Wesley College, Dover, Delaware

  • 2003 Collegiate All American Scholar

  • 2003 United States Achievement Academy Inductee

  • 2003 Who is Who Among American Students

  • 2008 Domestic Violence Victims Aid Grant. Grant submitted and approved to aid the purchase of a shelter home for victims of domestic violence within the Hispanic community of Georgetown, Delaware


  • Domestic Violence Among Hispanic Immigrant Population and the Spanish English Domestic Violence Handbook


Domestic violence (physical, sexual, dating violence, abuse during pregnancy) domestic violence at the end of life, and violence prevention especially among vulnerable and ethnic minority populations and the contribution of violence and trauma to health disparities, including HIV/AIDS.  In addition, I have a strong interest in Public health nursing with emphasis in minority and immigrant health, Ethics, qualitative and community-based participatory research methods.

Courses Taught

NR214 Foundations of Nursing
NR300F Transcultural Nursing Care
NR304 Palliative Nursing Care
NR313 Health Maintenance & Restoration III
NR425 Senior Practicum
SP208B Spanish for Medical Personnel