• Dr. Natalie Baker has been a nurse practitioner for 24 years. Her area of interest is caring for frail older adults in long term care settings. She is actively involved in local and national organizations promoting evidence based initiatives for this patient population. She is the coordinator of the adult/gerontology primary nurse practitioner specialty track and maintains a clinical practice at a long term care facility.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2018 An Innovative Simulation for Teaching Debridement to Nurse Practitioner Students.Journal of Nursing Education.  57:190. 2018
    2018 An innovative simulation for teaching debridement to nurse practitioner studentsJournal of Nursing Education2018
    2017 Gastrointestinal Disturbances in the Elderly.Nursing Clinics of North America.  52:419-431. 2017
    2017 GI disturbances in the elderlyNursing Clinics of North America2017
    2016 Moving towards consensus: GAPNA's role in implementation of the consensus model for APRN regulationGeriatric Nursing2016
    2016 Moving toward consensus: GAPNA's role in implementation of the consensus model for APRN regulationGeriatric Nursing.  37:156-158. 2016
    2014 The Impacet of Prescribing Only $4 Medications in Achieving Blood Pressure Control: A Brief ReportFamily Medicine2014
    2014 A Nurse Developed Toolkit for Long-Term Care OmbudsmenGeriatric Nursing2014
    2014 A nurse developed toolkit for long-term care ombudsmen.Geriatric Nursing.  35:111-113. 2014
    2013 Sexually transmitted infections. Preface.Infectious Disease Clinics of North America.  27:ix-x. 2013
    2013 Development of a Toolbox with Gerontological Advanced Nursing Practice Content: Improving Educational Resources for Nurse Practitioner EducatorsInternational Journal Nurse Practitioner Educators2013
    2013 Reducing Atypical Antipsychotic Use in Nursing Homes through Non-Pharmacological InterventionsUAB Deep South CME Network2013
    1991 Pressure ulcer prevention and early treatment.Journal of ET nursing : official publication, International Association for Enterostomal Therapy.  18:149-150. 1991
    1983 Sexually transmitted diseases in men.Medical Clinics of North America.  67:235-251. 1983
    Nuts and Bolts of Being a Nurse Practitioner PreceptorJournal of Nurse Practitioners

    Research Overview

  • Frail older adults; long term care; pressure ulcers; palliative care; hospice; advanced directives; nursing home regulations; elder abuse; rural health; dementia; distance accesible education
  • 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 Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Full Name

  • Natalie Baker
  • Blazerid

  • nrbaker