Positions

Overview

  • Dr. David H. James is a certified Clinical Nurse Specialist. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Master of Science in Nursing; and his Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) from University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing. In addition to his nursing degrees, he has obtained his Master’s in Healthcare Quality & Safety degree from UAB’s School of Health Professionals. He holds certifications related to professional development and quality improvement. He has over twenty years of service within UAB medical center. He currently works within UAB’s Department of Inter-professional Practice & Training (DIPT) where he collaborates with stakeholders across the organization to improve the care of vulnerable patients.

    In addition to his service at the UAB medical center, he has served as a Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) on-site evaluator for over 10 years. He also serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at UAB School of Nursing, teaching primarily in the DNP program.
    Taglines: Professor, Student, Mentor, Mentee, Comic Fan, & Occasional Struggle Bus Rider
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2022 Piloting a Mobility Tech Role at an Academic Medical CenterJournal for Healthcare Quality.  44:363-372. 2022
    2018 Acute Care for Elders (ACE) team model of care: A clinical overviewGeriatrics.  3. 2018
    2018 Building DNP Essential Skills in Clinical Data Management and AnalysisNurse Educator.  43:37-41. 2018
    2017 Testing for Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN): Reflections from Using QSEN as a Framework for RN OrientationJournal for Nurses in Professional Development.  33:180-184. 2017
    2013 Development of the Medical Intensive Care Unit Shift Report Communication Scale as a measure of nurses' perception of communicationNursing: Research and Reviews.  Volume 3:59-65. 2013
    2012 Developing a standardized tool to improve nurse communication during shift reportJournal of Nursing Care Quality.  27:240-246. 2012

    Research Overview

  • Implementation Science
  • Teaching Activities

  • NUR327L - Concepts Adult Hlth Nur I Prac (Spring Term 2014)
  • NUR356L - Foundations Prof Nur Practicum (Fall Term 2010)
  • NUR356L - Foundations Prof Nur Practicum (Fall Term 2010)
  • NUR356L - Foundations Prof Nur Practicum (Fall Term 2011)
  • NUR356L - Foundations Prof Nur Practicum (Fall Term 2012)
  • NUR356L - Foundations Prof Nur Practicum (Spring Term 2011)
  • NUR356L - Foundations Prof Nur Practicum (Spring Term 2012)
  • NUR356L - Foundations Prof Nur Practicum (Spring Term 2013)
  • NUR502L - Foundations Clinical Practice (Summer Term 2011)
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2018)
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2019)
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Summer Term 2015)
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Summer Term 2015)
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Summer Term 2018)
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2019)
  • NUR700 - Clinical Data Mgmt & Analysis (Fall Term 2015)
  • NUR729 - EBP Design and Translation (Fall Term 2014)
  • NUR729 - EBP Design and Translation (Fall Term 2015)
  • NUR729 - EBP Design and Translation (Fall Term 2016)
  • NUR729 - EBP Design and Translation (Spring Term 2015)
  • NUR729 - EBP Design and Translation (Spring Term 2016)
  • NUR729 - EBP Design and Translation (Spring Term 2016)
  • NUR729 - EBP Design and Translation (Spring Term 2017)
  • NUR731 - Foundations for Adv Prac Nurs (Fall Term 2019)
  • NUR731 - Foundations for Adv Prac Nurs (Fall Term 2021)
  • NUR731 - Foundations for Adv Prac Nurs (Fall Term 2022)
  • NUR731 - Foundations for Adv Prac Nurs (Fall Term 2022)
  • NUR731 - Foundations for Adv Prac Nurs (Fall Term 2022)
  • NUR731 - Foundations for Adv Prac Nurs (Spring Term 2019)
  • NUR731 - Foundations for Adv Prac Nurs (Spring Term 2020)
  • NUR731 - Foundations for Adv Prac Nurs (Spring Term 2020)
  • NUR731 - Foundations for Adv Prac Nurs (Spring Term 2020)
  • NUR731 - Foundations for Adv Prac Nurs (Spring Term 2021)
  • NUR731 - Foundations for Adv Prac Nurs (Spring Term 2022)
  • NUR731 - Foundations for Adv Prac Nurs (Spring Term 2022)
  • NUR731 - Foundations for Adv Prac Nurs (Spring Term 2022)
  • NUR731 - Foundations for Adv Prac Nurs (Summer Term 2019)
  • NUR737 - Interdscipln Ldrship Role Dev (Fall Term 2016)
  • NUR737 - Interdscipln Ldrship Role Dev (Fall Term 2017)
  • NUR737 - Interdscipln Ldrship Role Dev (Fall Term 2017)
  • NUR737 - Interdscipln Ldrship Role Dev (Fall Term 2017)
  • NUR737 - Interdscipln Ldrship Role Dev (Fall Term 2018)
  • NUR737 - Interdscipln Ldrship Role Dev (Summer Term 2017)
  • NUR737 - Interdscipln Ldrship Role Dev (Summer Term 2017)
  • NUR737 - Interdscipln Ldrship Role Dev (Summer Term 2018)
  • NUR737 - Interdscipln Ldrship Role Dev (Summer Term 2018)
  • NUR737 - Interdscipln Ldrship Role Dev (Summer Term 2020)
  • NUR737 - Interprof Ldrship Role Dev (Fall Term 2020)
  • NUR737 - Interprof Ldrship Role Dev (Fall Term 2020)
  • NUR737 - Interprof Ldrship Role Dev (Fall Term 2022)
  • NUR737 - Interprof Ldrship Role Dev (Summer Term 2021)
  • NUR737 - Interprof Ldrship Role Dev (Summer Term 2022)
  • NUR738L - DNP Project Development (Spring Term 2021)
  • NUR738L - DNP Project Development (Summer Term 2021)
  • NUR738L - Scholarly Project Development (Fall Term 2013)
  • NUR738L - Scholarly Project Development (Fall Term 2014)
  • NUR738L - Scholarly Project Development (Spring Term 2013)
  • NUR738L - Scholarly Project Development (Spring Term 2013)
  • NUR738L - Scholarly Project Development (Spring Term 2014)
  • NUR738L - Scholarly Project Development (Summer Term 2013)
  • NUR738L - Scholarly Project Development (Summer Term 2014)
  • NUR740 - Health Policy and Politics (Fall Term 2017)
  • NUR742 - Program Eval and Methods (Fall Term 2021)
  • NUR743 - EBP strategies (Summer Term 2016)
  • NUR743 - EBP strategies (Summer Term 2022)
  • NUR745 - Foundations Scholarly Writing (Spring Term 2018)
  • NUR745 - Foundations Scholarly Writing (Spring Term 2018)
  • Full Name

  • David James