Alicia Thompson, MSN, RN, CNL

Clinical Instructor of Nursing

  • Professional
  • Biography


  • MSN, Nursing, Pacific Lutheran University
  • Bachelors, Social Work, Pacific Lutheran University

Areas of Emphasis or Expertise

  • Cardiology, Critical Care, Corrections
  • Currently teaching NURS401 Care of Complex Conditions


Alicia grew up in the state of Maine and moved to Tacoma to attend Pacific Lutheran University, earning a bachelor’s degree in Social Work. Alicia then worked in the nonprofit sector building relationships with community members and organizations. Her main responsibilities included raising philanthropic support for health and education resources – including scholarships for PLU students! Alicia returned to PLU to earn a Master’s degree in Nursing. As a registered nurse Alicia has experience working in cardiology, critical care, and corrections.