Charlene Myers, DNP, MSN, CNS, BC-ACNP
Associate Professor
Program Coordinator-AG-ACNP MSN and DNP Program

Research Interests
 
  • Neurological Emergencies: Prevention and Management

  • Use of Standardized Patients to Assess Pharmacology Knowledge in Students Entering a Graduate Nursing Program

  • Transitioning Geriatric Patients from Acute Care to Primary Care


Education
 
  • DNP, University of South Alabama (Nursing), 2007
  • Post Graduate, University of South Alabama (Adult Geron Acute Care NP), 1995
  • MSN , University of South Alabama (Clinical Nurse Specialist), 1993
  • BSN University of South Alabama (Nursing), 1987

Specialized Training

  • Certified, ANCC, Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Selected Publications
  • Barkley, T.W. & Myers, C. M. (Eds). (2015). Practice Considerations for Adult-Geron Acute Care Nurse Practitioners ( 2nd Ed). Los Angeles: Barkley & Associates.
  • Mosby’s Essential Nursing CE Course (2014). End of Life Symptom Management I (focuses on GI and respiratory illnesses) in Mosby’s Essential Nursing CE, an e-learning course released by Elsevier/MC Strategies.
  • Mosby’s Essential Nursing CE Course (2014). Chapter 10.6: Respiratory: Asthma. Medical – Surgical Nursing Course. Elsevier.
  • Mosby’s Essential Nursing CE Course (2014). Chapter 10.11: Respiratory: Pulmonary Edema.Medical –Surgical Nursing Course. Elsevier.
  • Mosby’s Essential Nursing CE Course (2014). Chapter 11.3: Neurological System: Cranial Nerve Testing. Medical –Surgical Nursing Course. Elsevier.
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Teaching
 
  • AHN 604—Project Planning
  • AHN 617—Residency I
  • AHN 618—Residency II
  • AHN 619—Residency III
  • NU 608—Evidence-Based Practice and Quality Improvement in Health Care
  • NU 612—Clinical Prevention and Population Health
  • NU 613—Organizational & System Leadership
  • Dr. Myers has also worked with students on their Doctor of Nursing Practice Project manuscripts for publication and presentations
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Honors and Awards
 
  • 2017 Outstanding Nurse Practitioner Educator. Nurse Practitioner Alliance of Alabama
  • 2015 American Journal of Nursing Recognized Book of the Year : Advanced Practice Nursing. Practice Considerations for Adult-Gerontol9ogy Acute Care Nurse Practitioners.
  • 2006 Faculty Teaching Award at the University of South Alabama College of Nursing
  • 2004 Letter of Appreciation in Recognition of Service for Expert Instruction. Awarded The Department of the Navy Commanding Officer.
  • 2001 Book Of the Year from AJN in two categories: Advanced Practice Nursing and Critical Care & Emergency Nursing (“Practice Guidelines for Acute Care Nurse
    Practitioners”).
  • 2001 Excellence in Nursing Education Award: Sigma Theta Tau International, Zeta Gamma Chapter.
  • 1994 Academic Excellence Award as a Clinical Nurse Specialist presented by the
    University of South Alabama College of Nursing.
  • 1994 Excellence in Practice Award as a Clinical Nurse Specialist presented by the
    University of South Alabama College of Nursing.
  • 1992 Inducted to Sigma Theta Tau International.