Rita Ann Laske, Ed.D., R.N., CNE

Assistant Professor
Dr. Rita Ann Laske joined the faculty at La Salle in the fall of 2013. For five years previously, she taught undergraduate nursing at another university.  She has been a registered nurse for over 25 years working in school nursing, camp nursing, critical care,  the operating room, and case management.

As a nurse educator, Dr. Laske is interested in adult health nursing and NCLEX preparation. Her previous teaching experience has focused on adult health nursing in both the classroom and clinical areas. She loves preparing students for NCLEX licensure exam and welcomes the challenge of coaching students in their preparation for this exam.

Areas of Expertise

Adult health
NCLEX preparation


Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, University of Delaware
Post Master’s Certificate in Nursing Education, Temple University
MSN with concentration in Community Health Nursing, The Catholic University of America
BSN, Virginia Commonwealth University


Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) through the National League of Nursing
Certification in School Nursing, Immaculata University


NUR 307
NUR 412
NUR 417