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Summary

ACADEMIC RANK: Nursing Instructor

DATE OF APPOINTMENT: August 18, 2014

RESPONSIBILITIES: Instruction of NU200 and supervision of two NU302 community clinical courses

NURSING LICENSE: 1-072492

EDUCATION: Masters of Science in Nursing with a focus on Nursing Education, University of North Alabama 2013

Work experience

Aug 2014Present

Nursing Instructor

University of North Alabama
Jan 2014May 2014

Nursing Instructor

Northwest Shoals Community College
Aug 2013Dec 2013

University of North Alabama

University of North Alabama
Aug 2013Dec 2013

Care Coordinator

Calhoun Community College
Jan 2011Aug 2011

Case Manager

Calhoun Community College
Sep 1996Aug 2010

Nurse Manager

Calhoun Community College
Jul 1995Sep 1996

Case Manager

Calhoun Community College
Jan 1995Jul 1995

Staff Nurse

Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital
Jun 1994Jan 1995

Staff Nurse/relief Charge

Shoals Hospital

Education

2014Present

Ed.D. in Instructional Leadership in Nursing Education

University of  Alabama
20112013

Master's of Science in Nursing : Nurse Educator Track

University of North Alababma
19921994

Bachelor's of Science in Nursing

University of north alabama

Professional Organizations

  • Golden Key Honour Society                                                    2014-present
  • Sigma Theta Tau International                                               2012-present
  • American Nurses Association                                                 2013-present
  • North Alabama Health Educators Consortium                2014-present
  • Phi Kappa Phi                                                                               1994-present

Professional Committees

  • Traditional Faculty Retention Committee (TRRP)              2014-present
  • Student Recruitment Ad Hoc Committee                             2014-present

Professional Contributions

       Reseach Assistant

  • November, 2012: Assisted doctoral candidate, Lynn Underwood, Assistant Professor, University of North Alabama, with doctoral simulation research on the end-of-life care experience at NorthWest Shoals Community College RN program Phil Campbell campus.

Presentations

  • April 21, 2014: Guest Speaker at the University of North Alabama's College of Nursing Fundamentals Class on Grief, Death, and Dying
  • September 24, 2014: Guest Speaker at Hospice of the Shoals’ Caring for the Caregiver Conference
  • April 10, 2013: Capstone Research Presentation

Community Service

  • April 13, 2015: Student Recruitment at the University of North Alabama 2015 Career Carnival
  • March 13, 2015: Volunteer at the HUB of the Shoals Respite Care Event
  • November 8, 2014: Student Recruitment at the University of North Alabama Preview Day
  • September 24, 2014: Guest Speaker at Hospice of the Shoals’ Caring for the Caregiver Conference
  • October 21, 2014: Student Recruitment for University of North Alabama at Colbert County High School Career Fair
  • August 25th, 2014: Student Recruitment at University of North Alabama College and Career Fair

Honors

  • 2014-2015: Recipient of Alabama Board of Nursing Scholarship for Nursing Education Students
  • 2014: Inducted into the Golden Key International Honor Society
  • 2013-2014: Recipient of Alabama Board of Nursing Scholarship for Nursing Education Students
  • 2013: Recipient of the University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing Ed.D in Instructional Leadership in Nursing Education Scholarship
  • 2012: Recipient of University of North Alabama College of Nursing Master’s program Scholarship
  • 2012: Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honors Society
  • 1994: Inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society

Continuing Education

  • 2013 to present: Enrolled in Ed.D. in Instructional Leadership in Nursing Education program at the University of Alabama full time. Anticipated graduation and dissertation completion in 2017.
  • Current GPA: 4.0