Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Fogger is an educator and clinician with more than 40 years’ experience as a psychiatric/mental health nurse. She is a veteran of the US Air Force with over 12 years as a psychiatric staff nurse and nurse manager of an alcohol treatment unit. She also provided psychiatric home health in a rural area of Louisiana; and was a nurse manager of a psychiatric adolescent unit. She has taught Graduate and Undergraduate Psychiatric Nursing since 2003 while maintaining a clinical practice. Current practice is at the UAB 1917 HIV outpatient clinic.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Shining a Light: Integrating Protocols Into Clinical Practice for Treatment of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome.Journal of Addictions Nursing.  30:61-66. 2019
    2018 Opiate dependence or addiction? A review of the CDC guidelines for management of chronic pain.Journal of Addictions Nursing.2018
    2018 Opioid Use Disorder: Challenges During Acute HospitalizationJournal for Nurse Practitioners.  14:61-67. 2018
    2018 Opioid use disorder: Preparing to meet the challenges during acute hospitalizations.Journal of Nurse Practitioner.2018
    2018 Learning to communicate professionally.In N. Keltner, & D. Steele, Psychiatric Nursing. 8th Ed. . St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.2018
    2018 Substance use disorders.In N. Keltner, & D Steele, Psychiatric Nursing. 8th Ed. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.2018
    2018 Working with groups of patients.In N. Keltner & D. Steele, Psychiatric Nursing. 8th Ed. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.2018
    2017 Echoes of the past: Recognizing co-occurring alcohol use disorder and PTSD in the American Veteran population.Journal of Addictions Nursing2017
    2017 Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Residents improve quality outcomes in Veteran-centric care.Journal of Psychosocial Nursing & Mental Health Services2017
    2017 Echoes of the Past: Recognizing Co-occurring Alcohol Use Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in the American Veteran Population.Journal of Addictions Nursing.  28:49-52. 2017
    2017 Improving Quality Outcomes in Veteran-Centric Care.Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  55:37-44. 2017
    2016 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Veterans: Finding Hope and Supporting HealingJournal for Nurse Practitioners.  12:598-604. 2016
    2016 Transforming veterans health care through academic-practice partnerships.Nursing Outlook.  64:424-430. 2016
    2016 Post-traumatic stress disorder and Veterans; Finding hope and supporting healing.Journal for Nurse Practitioners.2016
    2016 Update on adolescent substance useJournal of Psychosocial Nursing2016
    2016 Transforming Veterans health care through academic-practice partnerships.Nursing outlook.2016
    2015 Reducing the Risk of Alcohol Use Disorders in Women.Awhonn Lifelines.  19:537-541. 2015
    2015 Women and alcohol: What's the risk?Nursing for Women's Health2015
    2015 Factors Associated with Missed Psychiatry Visits in an Urban HIV ClinicAIDS and Behavior.  19:1423-1429. 2015
    2015 Factors Associated with Missed Psychiatry Visits in an Urban HIV Clinic.AIDS and Behavior.  19:1423-1429. 2015
    2015 Learning to communicate professionallyIn N. L. Keltner et al. (Eds.), Psychiatric nursing (7th ed.) (pp. 86-83). Singapore: Elsevier/Mosby2015
    2015 Reduction of opiate withdrawal symptoms with use of clonidine in a county jail.Journal of Correctional Health Care.  21:27-34. 2015
    2015 Working with groups of patientsIn N. L. Keltner et al. (Eds.), Psychiatric nursing (7th ed.) (pp. 98-105). Singapore: Elsevier/Mosby2015
    2014 Adolescents at risk: pain pills to heroin: part I.Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  52:17-20. 2014
    2014 Mobile apps for psychiatric nurses.Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  52:42-47. 2014
    2014 An overview of the biological and psychosocial context surrounding neurocognition in HIV.Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association.  20:117-124. 2014
    2012 The relationship between addictions and bariatric surgery for nurses in recovery.Perspectives in Psychiatric Care.  48:10-15. 2012
    2011 Update on energy drinks and youth.Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  49:17-19. 2011
    2011 Update on ecstasy.Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  49:16-18. 2011
    2011 My patient is depressed. So why are they on this medication?Alabama State Nurses Association Annual Conference2011
    2010 Current medication for chemical dependency treatmentThe International Society of Psychiatric Nurses Annual Conference2010
    2009 Alabama’s nurse monitoring programs: A study of program satisfactionJournal of Addictions Nursing2009
    2009 Alabama's nurse monitoring programs: The nurse's experience of being monitoredJournal of Addictions Nursing.  20:142-149. 2009
    2009 Is this depression or something else?The International Society of Psychiatric Nurses Annual Conference2009
    2009 Motivational interviewing as an aspect of the initial assessmentAlabama State Nurses Association Annual Conference2009
    2009 Should an addiction workup be included in the assessment of candidates for gastric bypass surgeryInternational Society of Psychiatric Nursing Conference2009
    2008 Alabama’s nurse monitoring programs; evaluating the experienceInternational Nurses Society on Addictions Annual Conference2008
    2008 Chemical dependence in nursing; Alabama’s monitoring programs help nurses successfully return to practiceAlabama State Nurses Association Annual Conference2008
    2007 Hyper anxiety in early sobriety, latest treatment strategiesInternational Nurses Society on Addictions Annual Conference2007
    2006 Response to treating newly sober patients [Letter to the editor]Journal of Psychosocial Nursing2006
    2006 Barriers to helping impaired nursesThe Alabama Nurse (Nov - Jan)2006
    2006 Hyper-anxiety in early sobrietyJournal of Psychosocial Nursing2006
    2006 Hyper-anxiety in early sobriety: psychopharmacological treatment strategies.Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  44:22-27. 2006
    2006 Response [3]Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  44:48. 2006
    2005 Curriculum proposal for the creation of Online Doctorate of Nursing PracticeGraduate Curriculum Committee and Dean2005
    2004 Dealing with a hostile clientUniversity of South Alabama College of Nursing’s 30th Anniversary Celebration2004
    Caught in the Crossfire of the Syndemic.Journal of Addictions Nursing.  29:205-210.
    Echoes of the past: Recognizing co-occurring alcohol use disorder and PTSD in the American veteran population.Journal of Addictions Nursing
    Non-pharmacological treatment approaches for PTSD.American Journal of Psychiatric nursing
    Nurse Practitioner Prescriptive Authority for Buprenorphine: From DATA 2000 to CARA 2016.Journal of Addictions Nursing.  28:43-48.
    Opiate Dependence or Addiction?: A Review of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guidelines for Management of Chronic Pain.Journal of Addictions Nursing.  29:57-61.
    Opioid use disorder: Preparing to meet the challenges during acute hospitalizations.Journal of Nurse Practitioners
    Opioid use disorder: Preparing to meet the challenges during acute hospitalizations.Journal of Nurse Practitioners
    Recovery Beyond Buprenorphine: Nurse-Led Group Therapy.Journal of Addictions Nursing.  28:152-156.

    Research Overview

  • Advanced practice psychiatric nursing and addictions across the lifespan
    Mental health care and substance use disorders in an HIV population
    Veteran's mental health
    Managing stress for optimum health
    Faculty Clinical Practice within UAB's outpatient HIV 1917 Clinic
    Opioid use disorders and chronic pain management
  • Teaching Activities

  • NPN686L - Practicum II: Psychiatric NP (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NPN685L - Practicum I: Psychiatric NP (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NPN623 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing III (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NPN622 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing II (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NPN686L - Practicum II: Psychiatric NP (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NPN621 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing I (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NPN685L - Practicum I: Psychiatric NP (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR691 - Indep Study Clinical Nursing (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NPN618L - Focus Adv Nur Prac Specializat (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NPN623 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing III (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NPN622 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing II (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR691 - Indep Study Clinical Nursing (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NPN621 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing I (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR691 - Indep Study Clinical Nursing (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NPN623 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing III (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR616L - Focus Adv Nur Prac Specializat (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NPN622 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing II (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NPN621 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing I (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR002 - DNP Orientation (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NPN623 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing III (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NPN692L - Residency: Psychiatric NP (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR616L - Focus Adv Nur Prac Specializat (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR691 - Indep Study Clinical Nursing (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NPN622 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing II (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR616L - Focus Adv Nur Prac Specializat (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NPN621 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing I (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NPN685L - Practicum I: Psychiatric NP (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NPN692L - Residency: Psychiatric NP (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR002 - DNP Orientation (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NPN613 - Psychopharmacology Adv Prac (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NPN622 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing II (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NPN686L - Practicum II: Psychiatric NP (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR616L - Focus Adv Nur Prac Specializat (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NPN621 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing I (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NPN685L - Practicum I: Psychiatric NP (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NPN692L - Residency: Psychiatric NP (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NPN692L - Residency: Psychiatric NP (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR616L - Focus Adv Nur Prac Specializat (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NPN622 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing II (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NPN686L - Practicum II: Family Psych NP (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR515 - Psychiatric Mental Health Nur (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NPN621 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing I (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NPN685L - Practicum I: Family Psych NP (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NPN692L - Residency: Family Psych NP (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NPN692L - Residency: Family Psych NP (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR001 - MSN Orientation (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NPN622 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing II (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NPN686L - Practicum II: Family Psych NP (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR001 - MSN Orientation (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR515 - Psychiatric Mental Health Nur (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NPN621 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing I (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NPN685L - Practicum I: Family Psych NP (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR001 - MSN Orientation (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR515 - Psychiatric Mental Health Nur (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NPN692L - Residency: Family Psych NP (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NPN692L - Residency: Family Psych NP (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NPN686L - Practicum II: Family Psych NP (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NPN686L - Practicum II: Family Psych NP (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NPN685L - Practicum I: Family Psych NP (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR515 - Psychiatric Mental Health Nur (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR602 - Issues Affect Adv Nurs Pract (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NPN692L - Residency: Family Psych NP (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • Full Name

  • Susanne Fogger
  • Blazerid

  • sfogger