Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Rebecca D. Suttle is an Instructor at the UAB School of Nursing. She spent her early nursing career working with adult bone marrow transplant patients and went on to practice as an Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner with hematology-oncology patients in the acute care setting. After teaching as an adjunct instructor while practicing and completing her Doctorate in Nursing Practice degree, she made the move to become a full-time educator and joined the faculty and staff at UAB School of Nursing in the summer of 2018 as an Instructor.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Central Line Care: Empowering Patients to Prevent Infection and Injury Via EPIC2.Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing.  23:E10-E16. 2019

    Research Overview

  • Dr. Suttle's scholarly interests lie in quality improvement, particularly in the inpatient setting. She is interested in the use of patient engagement and empowerment as a tool for improving healthcare outcomes. Her professional interests also lie in the support and expansion of the nurse practitioner role in Alabama and the continued innovation of distance-based learning for graduate nursing students.
  • Teaching Overview

  • Dr. Suttle spent four years as an adjunct instructor teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. With her appointment as an Instructor in 2018, she now focuses on the education and mentoring of graduate students in the MSN and DNP programs. She acts as the specialty track coordinator in the Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program at UAB School of Nursing and as a faculty chair for students in the Doctorate of Nursing Practice program.
  • Teaching Activities

  • NCA618L - Focus Adv Nur Prac Specializat (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NCA622 - Adult Acute Gero Care:Pract II (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NCA686L - Adult Gero Acute Care: Prac II (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NCA786L - Pract II: Acute Adult Gero NP (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR738L - Scholarly Project Development (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NCA621 - Adult Gero Acute Care Nur Pr I (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NCA685L - Adult Gero Acute Care: Pract I (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NCA623 - Adult Gero Acute Cr Nur Pr III (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NCA692L - Res: Adult Gero Acute Cr Nurs (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NCA686L - Adult Gero Acute Care: Prac II (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NCA621 - Adult Gero Acute Care Nur Pr I (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NCA685L - Adult Gero Acute Care: Pract I (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NCA623 - Adult Gero Acute Cr Nur Pr III (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NCA692L - Res: Adult Gero Acute Cr Nurs (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR612 - Advanced Pathophysiology (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR612 - Advanced Pathophysiology (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NCA692L - Res: Adult Gero Acute Cr Nurs (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NCA686L - Adult Gero Acute Care: Prac II (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR514L - Health Assess Adv Generalist (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NCA685L - Adult Gero Acute Care: Pract I (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR313L - Concepts Professional Nur Prac (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR506L - Clinical Pract Adult Patients (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • Education And Training

  • Bachelor of Business in Business / Commerce, University of Alabama
  • Bachelor of Nursing in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Master of Nursing in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Awards And Honors

    Full Name

  • Rebecca Suttle