Nerkissa Curtis Ed.D, MSN, RN

Research Interests
 
  • Effectiveness of high-fidelity simulation curriculum for nursing students

  • Facilitating interprofessional collaboration in the hospital clinical setting with adult health nursing students

  • Teaching strategies to enhance clinical decision making skills


Education
 
  • Post-Masters, Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist, University of South Alabama, 2017
  • EdD, Walden University, 2014
  • MSN, University of South Alabama, 2008
  • BSN, University of South Alabama, 2004

Completed Research
 
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of high-fidelity simulation curriculum for nursing students. Doctoral Study, October 2014.

Presentations
 
  • 2017- Performance Improvement Project Presentation. Opioid-Induced Respiratory Depression and Oversedation: Best Practices for Patient Monitoring and Assessment. University of South Alabama Medical Center, Trauma/Orthopedic Unit. March 23 and 24, 2017.
  • 2017- Poster presentation: Evaluating the effectiveness of high-fidelity simulation curriculum for nursing students. Alabama League Nursing Conference. Samford University. March 3, 2017.
  • 2016- Poster presentation: Evaluating the effectiveness of high-fidelity simulation curriculum for nursing students. Healthcare Simulation Conference. Johnson County Community College. September 22 and 23, 2016.
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Teaching
 

Undergraduate Courses Taught

  • Clinical Nursing Skills
  • Foundations of Professional Nursing Clinical
  • Health Assessment
  • Adult Health Nursing Clinical II
  • Evidence Based Practice

Honors and Awards
 
  • Excellence in Practice Award, University of South Alabama, College of Nursing, 2017