Roberta Block

Assistant Professor MSN, RN

Programs and Courses Taught

Entry Level Master of Science in Nursing

Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing

N534, N534L; N129, N129L; N128

About Me

I have been a proud member of the registered nurse community for 44 years. My professional training and practice in geriatric and psychiatric mental health nursing has been instrumental in strengthening my abilities as an educator, mentor, and elder advocate.


Gerontological Clinical Nurse Specialist, Board Certified; John Hartford Foundation Academic Scholar, UCSF; Hartford Geriatric Nursing Academy; John Hartford Geriatric Fellowship

M.S. Nursing UCSF; B.S. Nursing UCSF

Teaching Interests

Psychiatric mental health nursing (didactic and clinical); gerontological nursing.

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

American Psychiatric Nurses Association; Sigma Theta Tau; ANCC

Community Service

Clothing drives for vulnerable psychiatric clients (Sierra Vista Hospital)

Honors & Awards

Improving Teaching with Technology, John Hartford Academic Scholar, Hartford Geriatric Fellowship, Nursing Academy; Daisy Award