Donna Copeland DNP, RN, CPN, CPON, AE-C
Assistant Professor
Adult Health Nursing

  • BSN: University of South Alabama
  • MSN: Executive Nursing Administration, University of South Alabama
  • DNP: Executive nursing Administration, University of South Alabama

  • Alabama Academy of Sciences
  • Alabama Organization of Nurse Executives
  • Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses
  • Gulf Coast Organization of Nurse Executives
  • Health Educators of Alabama

Areas of Interest
  • Academic Practice Partnerships
  • Culture of Safety in Healthcare
  • Evidence-based Practice
  • Executive Nursing Administration
  • Pediatric Nursing: Hematology/Oncology & Asthma
  • Quality Improvement in Healthcare

  • AE-C Certified Asthma Educator
  • Certified Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Instructor
  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
  • CPN Certified Pediatric Nurse
  • CPON Certified Pediatric Oncology Nurse
  • TeamSTEPPS Master Trainer

Courses Taught
  • Data Management and Decision Making in Complex Health Care Systems
  • Evidence-based Practice and Quality Improvement in Healthcare
  • Executive Nursing Administration Specialty Courses
  • Managing Healthcare Personnel
  • Nursing Administration Concepts & Theories
  • Nursing Administration Finance
  • Organizational and Systems Leadership
  • Project Planning & Development