Penni Coates Huffman

Faculty/Staff Information page - Penni Coates HuffmanPenni Coates Huffman, DNP, APRN, NNP-BC
Assistant Professor
Maternal Child Nursing


  • DNP, University of South Alabama, 2012
  • MSN, University of South Alabama, 2005
  • ADN, Rockingham Community College, 2003
  • BA, Bachelor of Arts, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1999


  • Neonatal Nurse Practitioner – Board Certified (NCC)
  • Registered Nurse

Research and Areas of Interest:

  • Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infection Prevention in Neonates
  • Neonatal Nursing
  • Nursing Education

Courses Taught:

  • Advanced Neonatal Assessment Practicum
  • Advanced Neonatal Nursing Internship
  • Clinical Prevention and Population Health
  • Health Promotion/Disease Prevention and Issues for Advanced Neonatal and Acute
  • Care Pediatric Nursing
  • MCN Residency
  • Organizational Systems Analysis, Leadership and Change
  • Pathophysiology


  • Academy of Neonatal Nursing
  • Florida Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners
  • National Association of Neonatal Nursing
  • Sigma Theta Tau