Amanda Alisa Townsend, DNP, APRN, FNP-C
Assistant Professor Community / Mental Health Nursing
- Burnout in Direct Care Providers
- Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Related to Heart Disease and Diabetes
- Obesity Prevention Through Health-Promoting Behaviors
- Promoting Health Literacy and Access to Care
- Issues affecting those with Disabilities.
- DNP, Case Western Reserve University, 2010
- MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner, Georgia State University, 1998
- BSN, University of South Carolina, 1991
Certification and Affiliations
- Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP): American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (1998)
- The American Association of Nurse Practitioners
- The American Nurses Association
- Sigma Theta Tau International: Honor Society of Nursing
- Transcultural Nursing Society (TCNS)
- The South Carolina Capital Nurse Practitioner Group
- South Carolina Faith Community Nurses Association
- Certificate, Compensation and Pension Veterans Medical Examinations including Gulf War Medical Examinations and Military Sexual Trauma, 2018.
- Townsend, A., Kwon. D (2016). Impulse Control Disorder, In Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing: An Interpersonal Approach. (2nd ed.) Springer: New York. ISBN-9780826131287
- Townsend, A. (2012). Nursing care of Clients with Impulse Control Disorder, In Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing: An Interpersonal Approach to Professional Practice. Springer: New York. ISBN-10: 0826105637
- Townsend, A. (1998). The Management of a Preverbal Toddler with a Corneal Abrasion.
The Journal of Pediatric Nursing: Pediatric Management Problem- July/August edition.
Completed Research Support
- Examining Burnout in Direct Care Personnel in an Intermediate Care Facility for the Mentally Retarded. (Doctoral Thesis) – Successfully defended on 3/4/10 at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH. PI Role
- Doctor of Nursing Practice Project Planning
- FNP/DNP Residency I-III
- Advanced Nursing Diagnosis and Culturally Competent Management of Health Care for Individuals and Families Affected by Diabetes or Metabolic Syndrome
- Advanced Diabetes Care Residency I-III
- Critical Analysis of Scientific Underpinnings of Advanced Nursing Practice
- Evidence-Based Practice and Quality Improvement in Health Care Systems
- Dr. Townsend has also worked with students on their Doctor of Nursing Practice Project manuscripts for publication and other scholarship activities.
Graduate Courses Taught
- Health Promotion/Disease Prevention and Issues for Family Nursing
- Family NP I
- Pharmacology for Advance Practice Nursing
- Family NP Practicum I
- Family NP Practicum II
- Family NP Practicum III
Honors and Awards
- United States Navy, Letter of Commendation- W.J. McDaniel (Rear Admiral, Medical Corps), May 3, 1995
- Promoted early to Lieutenant (Frocked-top 1% of peers). Served May 1991-May 1995.