Charlene Myers, DNP, MSN, CNS, BC-ACNP

Charlene Myers, DNP, MSN, CNS, BC-ACNP

Associate Professor


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

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

 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.

  • Mosby’s Essential Nursing CE Course (2014). Chapter 11.11: Neurological System: Seizure Disorder. Medical –Surgical Nursing Course. Elsevier.

  • Mosby’s Essential Nursing CE Course (2014). Chapter 11.14: Neurological System: TIA. Medical –Surgical Nursing Course. Elsevier.

  • Mosby’s Essential Nursing e-learning (2014), Hemodynamic Monitoring Waveform Analysis in Mosby’s Essential Nursing CE, an e-learning course released by Elsevier/MC Strategies.

  • Barkley, T.W. & Myers, C. M. (Eds). (2014). Practice Considerations for Adult- Geron Acute Care Nurse Practitioners. Los Angeles: Barkley & Associates.

  • Myers, C. M. (2012). Parkinson’s Disease. April Awareness: Our Neighborhood Healthcare Clinic, 1(1), 1.

  • Barkley, T.W. & Myers, C. M. (Eds). (2008). Practice Guidelines for Acute Care Nurse Practitioners (2ND Ed). Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders

  • Barkley, T.W. & Myers, C. M. (Eds). (2001). Practice Guidelines for Acute Care Nurse Practitioners. Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders.


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

Graduate Courses Taught

  • NU 578—Advanced Pharmacology
  • NU 545—Advanced Pathophysiology
  • AHN 568—Advanced Adult Geron Acute Care Nursing I (Coordinate, Develop and Teach)
  • AHN 569—Advanced Adult Geron Acute Care Practicum I (Coordinate, Develop and Teach)
  • AHN 572—Advanced Adult Geron Acute Care Nursing II (Coordinate, Develop and Teach)
  • AHN 573—Advanced Adult Geron Acute Care Practicum II (Coordinate, Develop and Teach)
  • AHN 574—Advanced Adult Geron Acute Care Nursing III (Coordinate, Develop and Teach)
  • AHN 575—Advanced Adult Geron Acute Care Practicum III (Coordinate, Develop and Teach)
  • AHN 577—Advanced Adult Geron Acute Care Nursing IV (Coordinate, Develop and Teach)
  • AHN 576—Advanced Adult Geron Acute Care Internship (Coordinate, Develop and Teach)

Undergraduate Courses Taught

  • Guest lecture each semester in AHN 448 Adult II: Neurotrauma: TBI & SCI

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-Gerontology 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.