Join us on the UAB Nursing Network for our live YouTube series with nurses who offer up-to-date information and insight on current healthcare issues and the nursing profession.

Our first series, Clinical Pearls, features UAB School of Nursing (UABSON) faculty who share their expertise and educational resources. Our newest show, Nursing Pathways, highlights individual stories of nurses’ career paths in diverse roles across the country.

We host one 30-minute live episode of each show per month, including time for questions. Shows are free. Viewers may choose to earn CEUs for $5 after each show by completing an online evaluation. All shows are archived for viewing at any time.


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  • Clinical Pearls
  • Nursing Pathways
  • Intriguing discussions. Interesting people.

    Clinical Pearls offers viewers access to UABSON nursing expertise and educational resources, as we present interesting discussions and provide important information about current healthcare topics.

     

    • Sex Trafficking

      Sex Trafficking

      Ashley Hodges, PhD, CRNP, WHNP-BC
      Presented on October 4, 2019 @ 12:00 PM (CST)

      Dr. Hodges will address the topic of violence against women, women's health and empowerment during this show.

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      Earn CEUs

      Quality & Safety

      Quality & Safety

      Rebecca S. Miltner, PhD, RN, CNL, NEA-BC
      Presented on November 1, 2019 @ 12:00 PM (CST)

      Nursing quality and safety is an important topic in military, private, and VA acute care settings, as well as in nursing education. Join us to learn about the practice of quality improvement in the clinical setting.

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      Women's Sexual Health

      Women's Sexual Health

      Aimee Holland, DNP, CRNP, WHNP-BC, NP-C, FAANP
      Presented on December 6, 2019 @ 12:00 PM (CST)

      In this episode, Dr. Holland will discuss reproductive planning counseling, preventive services, and office gynecology procedures.

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      Sepsis

      Reducing Sepsis Mortality

      Mary Grace Cox, MPH, BSN, RN
      Presented on September 6, 2019 @ 12:00 PM (CST)

      Reducing the incidence of sepsis is an institutional priority for Health Systems. Mary Grace Cox, the UAB Sepsis Coordinator, will share why sepsis is a common issue and how to develop a protocol.

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    • Pediatrics

      Common Conditions in Children During the Winter Months

      Tedra Smith, DNP, CRNP, CPNP-PC, CNE
      Presented on February 1, 2019 @ 12:00 PM (CST)

      We will learn some of the conditions seen in children during winter months, including warning signs that need immediate attention. Dr. Smith will address the topics of fever, antibiotics, vaccines, OTC medications, and more.

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      Earn CEUs

      Stop the Bleed

      Application of Bleeding Control Methods in Community Settings

      Allison Jones, PhD, RN
      Presented on March 1, 2019 @ 12:00 PM (CST)

      In this broadcast, we will discuss the background of the Stop the Bleed initiative and its application in community settings. Specifically, we will discuss steps to take when encountering an injured person in the community, identification of life-threatening bleeding, and appropriate application of bleeding control methods based on the location of the wound.

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      Earn CEUs

      Sleep Apnea

      Waking Up to Obstructive Sleep Apnea

      Karen Heaton, PhD, CRNP, FNP-BC, FAAN
      Presented on April 5, 2019 @ 12:00 PM (CST)

      Dr. Karen Heaton will address the effects of sleep deprivation and obstructive sleep apnea on cognition and injury risk in workers. She has been involved in projects that explored the impact of distraction and health issues on driving and driving performance issues among aging truck drivers, and self-assessment of driving performance compared to real-time simulated driving performance among truck drivers.

      On Demand

      Earn CEUs

      Veterans

      Veteran-centric Care: Focus on Mental Health

      Teena McGuinness, PhD, CRNP, PMHNP-BC, FAAN
      Presented on May 3, 2019 @ 12:00 PM (CST)

      Dr. McGuinness has an extensive background in mental health nursing, particularly related to Veterans' care. Since 2013, she has served as co-director of the Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Residency, a joint program between the Birmingham VAMC and the UAB School of Nursing. She will identify psychiatric nursing issues that pertain to Veterans and identify resources for nurses and caregivers.

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      Earn CEUs

      Informatics

      Nursing Informatics: Beyond the Electronic Health Record

      Marisa Wilson, DNSc, MHSc, RN-BC, CPHIMS, FAAN
      Presented on June 7, 2019 @ 12:00 PM (CST)

      What is informatics? More specifically, what is nursing informatics? How does technology affect patient privacy and the electronic health record? Dr. Wilson will address these questions and more--a topic of interest for patients and caregivers.

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      Trauma Informed Care

      Trauma Informed Care

      Patricia Speck, DNSc, CRNP, FNP-BC, DF-IAFN, FAAFS, FAAN
      Presented on July 12, 2019 @ 12:00 PM (CST)

      Trauma Informed Care (TIC) begins with the assumption that all nurses have trauma backgrounds. TIC interventions improve quality and safety, and promote disclosure during nursing assessments for planned patient-centered care.

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    • The Changing Face of the Opioid Epidemic

      The Changing Face of the Opioid Epidemic

      Susanne Fogger, DNP, CRNP, CARN-AP, PMHNP-BC, FAANP
      Presented on June 1, 2018 @ 12:00 PM (CST)

      In this episode, we will identify signs of opioid addiction and provide resources for clinicians at the bedside.

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      Managing Dementia in Acute and Long-term Care Settings

      Managing Dementia in Acute and Long-term Care Settings

      Rita Jablonski, PhD, CRNP, FGSA, FAAN
      Presented on July 13, 2018 @ 12:00 PM (CST)

      The goal for this segment is to improve the hospital experience for people with dementia. People with dementia demonstrate challenging behaviors when hospitalized; these behaviors are their way of communicating. We will discuss basic ways to decode the messages. We will also provide non-drug strategies that nurses and family members can use to manage the behaviors.

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      Managing Care for Patients with Heart Failure

      Managing Care for Patients with Heart Failure

      Dana Mitchell, DNP, ACNP-BC, CHFN
      Presented on August 3, 2018 @ 12:00 PM (CST)

      Heart failure is characterized by the heart's inability to pump an adequate supply of blood. Let's examine the symptoms, causes, and treatments with Dr. Mitchell.

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      Patient Education and Insulin Management for Patients with Diabetes

      Patient Education and Insulin Management for Patients with Diabetes

      Michele Talley, PhD, CRNP, ACNP-BC
      Presented on September 7, 2018 @ 12:00 PM (CST)

      In this episode, we will learn about the impact that patient education and nurse decision-making have on patients taking insulin.

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      Recognizing Acute Myocardial Infarction in Women

      Recognizing Acute Myocardial Infarction in Women

      Grace Grau, DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC, AACC
      Presented on October 5, 2018 @ 12:00 PM (CST)

      Learn the 6 heart attack symptoms common in women--treatment, causes, diagnosis, and prevention.

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      Referring Patients to Palliative Care Services

      Referring Patients to Palliative Care Services

      Richard Taylor, DNP, CRNP, ANP-BC
      Presented on November 2, 2018 @ 12:00 PM (CST)

      Palliative care places importance on the individual's needs and wishes, but talking about death and dying can be stressful. Health professionals can make a difference when a referral is made early. Tune in and learn more with Dr. Taylor.

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  • Every nurse has a story.

    Nursing Pathways features interviews with nurses about their career paths at the bedside, in the community, as entrepreneurs, researchers, educators, and more. You will be able to live chat with our guests as we learn more about their nursing journeys.

     

    • E01-Terri Poe

      Terri Poe, DNP, RN, NE-BC
      Chief Nursing Officer and Sr. Vice President at UAB Hospital

      Presented on March 22, 2019 @ 12:00 PM (CST)

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      E02-Natalie Baker

      Natalie Baker, DNP, CRNP, FAANP
      Legal Nurse Consultant

      Presented on April 19, 2019 @ 12:00 PM (CST)

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      E03-Darnell Mompoint-Williams

      Darnell Mompoint-Williams, DNP, CRNP
      Kidney Transplant Nurse Practitioner

      Presented on May 17, 2019 @ 12:00 PM (CST)

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      E04-Eileen Meyer

      Eileen Meyer, DNP, ACNP-BC, LSSGB
      Assistant Director of Advanced Practice Providers

      Presented on June 21, 2019 @ 12:00 PM (CST)

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      E05-Candace Knight

      Candace Knight, PhD, RN
      Director Nurse Family Partnership of Central Alabama

      Presented on July 19, 2019 @ 12:00 PM (CST)

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Sponsored by the Collaboratory for Nursing Innovation and Leadership.