Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Tomlinson’s career has focused on teaching and clinical practice, with expertise in osteoporosis. Her faculty practice at UAB’s Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment Clinic provides a source for clinical scholarship and for teaching NP students. Dr. Tomlinson is involved in educating nurse practitioners about osteoporosis at the local, regional and national levels. She is a Certified Clinical Densitometrist (CCD), which represents expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2016 Osteoporosis and imaging: The big pictureImages- American Radiological Nurses Association.  35:97-110. 2016
    2014 Making osteoporosis screening a priority in primary care.AANP Nurse Practitioner Compendium2014
    2013 Eating disorders and bone.Journal of Clinical Densitometry.  16:432-438. 2013
    2005 ECG interpretation: A 2 in 1 reference for nursesLippincott2005
    2004 Resumption of electrical conduction in previously isolated pulmonary veins: rationale for a different strategy?Circulation.  109:1226-1229. 2004
    2004 "Just the facts: ECG interpretation"Lippincott2004
    2003 Isolation of the superior vena cava is highly effective for vagally- mediated atrial fibrillationNASPE, 25th Annual Session2003
    1999 Combined glycoprotein II/b/IIIa inhibitors and heparin during catheter ablation of atrial fibrillationNASPE 17th Annual Session1999
    1995 A prospective evaluation of intravenous sedation/analgesia administered by electrophysiology nursesNASPE 21st Annual Session.1995

    Research Overview

  • Secondary prevention of osteoporotic fractures, collaboration across specialties to improve patient outcomes; bone loss in transplant patients and patients with breast cancer; bone loss and malabsorption in gastric bypass patients; improving screening and risk stratification strategies for osteoporosis in primary care
  • Teaching Activities

  • NAH623 - Adv Adult Gero Nursing III (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NAH622 - Adv Adult Geront Nursing II (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NAH685L - Prac I: Adult/Gero Nurse Pract (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NAH692L - Residency: Adult/Gero NP (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR378 - Nursing of Older Adults for RN (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NAH685L - Prac I: Adult/Gero Nurse Pract (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR616L - Focus Adv Nur Prac Specializat (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NAH686L - Practicum II: Adult/Gero NP (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR616L - Focus Adv Nur Prac Specializat (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NAH685L - Prac I: Adult/Gero Nurse Pract (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NAH692L - Residency: Adult/Gero NP (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NAH692L - Residency: Adult/Gero NP (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NAH686L - Practicum II: Adult/Gero NP (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NAH623 - Adv Adult Gero Nursing III (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR378 - Nursing of Older Adults for RN (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR378 - Nursing of Older Adults for RN (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NAH685L - Prac I: Adult/Gero Nurse Pract (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR475 - Health Assessment for RNs (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR475 - Health Assessment for RNs (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR514L - Health Assess Adv Generalist (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NAH692L - Residency: Adult/Gero NP (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR475 - Health Assessment for RNs (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR475 - Health Assessment for RNs (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NAH686L - Practicum II Adult Nurse Pract (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR458L - Clinical Practicum for RNs (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR475L - Health Assessment for RNs (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NAH685L - Practicum I Adult Nurse Pract (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NAH685L - Practicum I Adult Nurse Pract (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR378 - Nursing of Older Adults for RN (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR378 - Nursing of Older Adults for RN (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR475 - Health Assessment for RNs (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR475 - Health Assessment for RNs (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR475L - Health Assessment for RNs (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR475L - Health Assessment for RNs (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR490 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR006 - RN/BSN Orientation (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR475L - Health Assessment for RNs (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR475 - Health Assessment for RNs (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR475 - Health Assessment for RNs (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR475L - Health Assessment for RNs (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR475L - Health Assessment for RNs (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR691 - Indep Study Clinical Nursing (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NAH685L - Practicum I Adult Nurse Pract (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NAH692L - Residency:Adult Nurse Pract (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NAH692L - Residency:Adult Nurse Pract (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR475 - Health Assessment for RNs (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR475 - Health Assessment for RNs (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NAH692L - Residency:Adult Nurse Pract (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NAH692L - Residency:Adult Nurse Pract (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NAH692L - Residency:Adult Nurse Pract (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR475 - Health Assessment for RNs (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR475 - Health Assessment for RNs (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NAH685L - Practicum I Adult Nurse Pract (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NAH692L - Residency:Adult Nurse Pract (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NGN692L - Residency: Gero Nurs Pract (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR475 - Health Assessment for RNs (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR475 - Health Assessment for RNs (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NGN692L - Residency: Gero Nurs Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR475 - Health Assessment for RNs (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR475 - Health Assessment for RNs (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NAH686L - Practicum II Adult Nurse Pract (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR458L - Clinical Practicum for RNs (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR475 - Health Assessment for RNs (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NAH685 - Practicum I Adult Nurse Pract (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR458L - Clinical Practicum for RNs (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR458L - Clinical Practicum for RNs (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR475 - Health Assessment for RNs (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR475 - Health Assessment for RNs (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR345L - Nurs Health Assessment Skills (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR356L - Foundations Prof Nur Practicum (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR475 - Health Assessment for RNs (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR362 - High Acuity Adult Health Nurs (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR475 - Health Assessment for RNs (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR345L - Nurs Health Assessment Skills (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR345L - Nurs Health Assessment Skills (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR345L - Nurs Health Assessment Skills (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR345L - Nurs Health Assessment Skills (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR345L - Nurs Health Assessment Skills (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR345L - Nurs Health Assessment Skills (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR345L - Nurs Health Assessment Skills (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR475 - Health Assessment for RNs (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • Education And Training

  • 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 Adult Health Nurse / Nursing, Louisiana State University System : University of New Orleans
  • Master of Nursing in Adult Health Nurse / Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Full Name

  • Barbara Tomlinson
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