Kimberly C. Norris MSN,RN FNP-C
Instructor
Maternal-Child Health Nursing

Research Interest
 
  • School-based asthma education for middle school students
  • Narrowing the education gap to practice gap for undergraduate nursing students
  • Legalization of marijuana and its impact on primary health care
  • Camp Nursing

Education
 
  • Post Master’s, University of South Alabama (Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner), 2013
  • MSN, University of South Alabama (Nursing), 2008
  • BSN, University of South Alabama (Nursing), 1998
  • BS, University of South Alabama (Education), 1993

Selected Publications
 
  • Buckner, E, Meyer, T., Hamilton, K. & Norris, K. (2011). Perspectives Worth Sharing, Wilderness and Adventure Therapy for Behavioral Health. CompassPoint, 21 (4), 19-22.
  • Buckner, E. & Norris, K. (2012). Perspectives Worth Sharing, Nursing Education Research in the Camp Setting, CompassPoint, 22(1), 16-19.
  • Norris, K. & Buckner, E. (2012). Perspectives Worth Sharing, Children's Burn Camps, CompassPoint, 22(2).
  • Buckner, E, Morrow, T., & Norris, K. (2012). Perspectives Worth Sharing, Children with Sensory Impairment: Camps for Athletes of Experimental Learning, CompassPoint 22(3).
  • Buckner, E. & Norris, K. (2013). Perspectives Worth Sharing, Children's Greif and Healing through Bereavement Camps, CompassPoint 23(1
  • Norris, K, & Buckner, E. (2015). Perspectives Worth Sharing, Children with Colitis and Crohn's at Camp, CompassPoint 25(4).

Ongoing Research Support
 
  • School-based interprofessional asthma self-management program for middle school students.
  • Narrowing the education-practice gap in physical assessment skills training for undergraduate nursing students

Completed Research Support

  • School-based interprofessional asthma self-management program for middle school students: A feasibility trial. University of South Alabama Faculty Development Council (USAFDC) Grant. February 2016-February 2017.
  • Norris, K., McMullan, T., Bertolla, S. & Huey, T. (2012). Assessing parental and player knowledge of the Alabama Concussion Law: Evaluating the effectiveness of an educational intervention. Submitted to USA College of Nursing Dean's Grant, $600.00
  • Meyer, T., Hall, H., Hamilton, K., Whitwoth, S. & Norris, K. (2010). Evaluation of Effectiveness of Wilderness Therapy as a Component of Adjudicated Sentencing for Juvenile Females At-risk to Reoffend. Submitted to USA College of Nursing Dean's Grant. Funded.

Teaching
 

Graduate

  • Advanced Health Assessment

Undergraduate

  • Health Assessment
  • Childbearing/Childrearing
  • Childbearing/Childrearing Clinical
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Clinical Nursing Skills