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Dr. Rachel Reitan

Adjunct Faculty
Centennial Hall


Rachel Reitan (DNP, FNP-c, MSNeD, CWS) is a family nurse practitioner in Wichita Falls, working primarily in infectious diseases and wound care. She manages patients with complicated skin and soft tissue infections, osteomyelitis, prosthetic joint infections, bacteremia, and chronic infectious diseases like HIV, AIDS, chronic and acute wounds, and hepatitis, among many other conditions. She chairs the Infection Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship Committees at United Regional Hospital in Wichita Falls. She also serves as adjunct faculty at Wilson School of Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner Program at Midwestern State University. She has been a TNP member since 2016 and serves as a TNP Legislative Ambassador, serves on the TNP Nominating Committee, and has been a TNP Political Action Committee Honoraria since 2020.

Institution Degree Graduation Date
University of Texas at Arlington Doctor of Nursing Practice 2019
Midwestern State University Family Nurse Practitioner 2015
University of Southern Indiana MSNeD 2011
Employer Position Start Date End Date

The Risk of Infection and Indication of Systemic Antibiotics in Chronic Wounds

Reitan, R., McBroom, R., Gilder, R. (2020). The risk of infection and indication of systemic antibiotics in chronic wounds. Wounds Research; 32(7):186-194

Immunologic Disorders in Medical-Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy (5th Ed)

Reitan, R. (2022). Chapter: Immunologic Disorders in Medical-Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy (5th Ed) (K., Cromar, C. Moebius, C., Ed.). Lippincott. Philadelphia, PA

Foot and leg care for diabetics

Reitan, R. (2022). Foot and leg care for diabetics: How to care for your feet and legs to prevent complications like wounds, infections, and loss of limb. 

Emergency Medical Teams Save Lives

Reitan, R. (2011). Mobile akuttteam redder liv (Emergency medical teams save lives). Sykepleien, 99(03), 59- 61.