Darri Low Murphy


Curriculum Vitae for Darri Murphy RN, MSN 

Mission Statements

I dedicate myself to teaching dynamically while engaging in lifelong learning. 

I share my knowledge through critical thinking, wise planning, and timely actions.

I provide confidential consultations, inspirational workshops, and render heartfelt services.

Together we find solutions to challenges, celebrate successes, and activate community.

In the classroom or outside, in your office,  online, or while in my space, it is my pleasure to work with and for you..

Educational Achievements, Honors, and Certifications

M.S. Nursing Education (MSN)  - Summa Cum Laude (3.9 GPA)
Walden University, St. Paul, MN 2009

Bachelor of Science Nursing (BSN)- Magna Cum Laude (3.8 GPA)
Lourdes College, Sylvania, OH 2004

RN Licensure Ohio 2004
RN Licensure Michigan 2005

Certified to Train Nurse Aides 2006-2012
Michigan State Train the Trainer. retired December 2012
Ohio State Train the Trainer - retired December 2012

Sigma Theta Tau / Zeta Theta Chapter-at-large Honor Society Member
Lourdes College, Sylvania, OH 2004

Kappa Gamma Pi Honor Society Member
Lourdes College, Sylvania, OH 2004

Healing Touch Levels I-IIIa
Colorado Center for Healing Touch 1994-1995, 2005

Hypnotherapy Certificate of Completion
Retha J. Martin School of Hypnotherapy 1994

Key Qualifications

Ohio RN License #312312 RN
Michigan RN License #4704251156 RN

  • Plan and coordinate workshops, conferences, and staff development education modules
  • Outreach to facilities' directors to obtain and develop clinical sites
  • Tutor and mentor students encouraging practice with confidence 
  • Sharpen skills achieving self directed study habits enhancing ability to prioritize life events
  • Plan and instruct each subject area using wide variety of resource aids and media
  • Implement motivational strategies to engage students in active learning
  • Incorporate principles of diversity into classroom learning and individual instruction
  • Implement technological approaches to subjects and resource material
  • Research and utilize educational media through sites on the internet
  • Develop, conduct, and use results from evaluation processes to revise strategies

Self Employment

TAP Center includes Astrological, Metaphysical, Health, Wellness and Anti-Aging practices and services as a means of creating, and nurturing healthy lifestyles.


HypnoTherapy, Healing Touch, Therapeutic Touch, Nerium Products

The Astrological Portrait: TAP Your Potential chart work for individuals, couples, families
Astrological Consultation,  Education: Workshops, Presentations, Talks and Classes
Specializing in Family Studies

Nurse Educator & Consultant Employment

          ArjoHuntleigh Diligent division
          Safe Patient Handling and Mobility (SPHM)
          SPHM Consultant and Trainer, February 2012 – current 2014
          Addison, IL and Regional Mid-west travel

          TAP Center, Adult Education - current 
          Toledo, OH and travel as booked

          Independent Consultant, September 1982 – current 
          Toledo, OH;  Sedona, AZ;  Bowling Green, OH;  Royal Oak, MI

          Lourdes College, LPN to BSN program  2010
          Lourdes College Nursing Department, Sylvania, OH

          Practicum - Project Visibility – September - December 2009
          Lourdes College Nursing Department, Sylvania, OH

          Athena Career Academy LPN Program, August 2007 to November 2010
          Toledo, OH;  Sylvania OH

          Athena Career Academy CNA program, November 2005 to November 2010
          Wayne, MI;  Monroe, MI;   Adrian, MI

Experienced Educator and Clinical Consultant 

Traveled to acute and long term care facilities to train staff to develop coordinated team approach.

Unit rounding with designated facility representative during three year program. Skills include preparations such as Process Mapping through Go Live; then on to regularly scheduled clinical site visits to coach team building, maintain program, and achieve goals.

Education and management coaching of staff in Nursing, Diagnostics, Surgery, Physical Therapy and other ancillary departments.

Classroom and clinical instruction for Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA); Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) programs; and faculty for LPN to Bachelor in Nursing Science (BSN) degree.

Safe Patient Handling (SPH) Transfer Mobility Coach and General Staff Training in Acute and Long Term Care centers.

Independently conducts a variety of classes and workshops for personal enrichment and professional development.

Designed forms and media to accompany all continuing education.

Professional Development
International Society for Astrological Research (ISAR)

ISAR Consulting Skills Train the Trainer:  Series completed
Cleveland, OH 2006; Sanibel Island FL 2006; Boston, MA 2011

Train the Trainer as Trainer NYC, NY 2011

 Conference Coordination and Presentation Speaking Experience

    ISAR Board Member, 1993-2000 and 2005 to 2011

    International Society for Astrological Research (ISAR)

    ISAR Conference 2014 Phoenix, AZ

    United Astrology Congress (UAC) Conference 2012 New Orleans, LA 

    ISAR Conference 2009 Oak Brook Hills, IL

    UAC Conference 2008 Denver, Co

    ISAR Conference 2007 Tuscany, Italy

    ISAR Conference 2005 Chicago, IL

    UAC Conference 1998 Atlanta, GA

    ISAR Conference 1997 Lincolnshire, I

    ARC Conference 1996 Lansing MI

    ISAR Conference 1994 Bloomingdale, IL

     ARC Conference 1993 Lansing, MI

Professional Affiliations

American Nurses Association (ANA)

American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA)

Nursing Service Organization (NS0)

Sigma Theta Tau International: Zeta Theta Chapter-at-large (STTI)

International Society for Astrological Research (ISAR)

Organization for Professional Astrologer's (OPA)

National Council for GeoCosmic Research (NCGR)

Kappa Gamma Pi - Catholic Alumni Honor Society


ISAR Board Member 1992-2000 again, 2005-2011: Research Director also administrator for committees, conferences, surveys

ISAR 2011-2015 Advisor to special projects

Lourdes College Alumni Association

Professional Awards

Zeta Theta Chapter-at-large: Leadership Award. 2003

Northwest Ohio Nurses Association: Nursing Student Leadership Award. 2004

References provided upon request