Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Tedra S. Smith is a pediatric nurse practitioner with a specialization in primary care. She has more than 13 years of experience as a pediatric nurse including primary, emergency and preanesthesia care. Her interest includes utilizing simulation as a pediatric clinical rotation to enhance communication with children and their caregivers. This also includes using simulation to decrease student anxiety related to caring for pediatric patients.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2018 Using Simulation to Teach Telehealth Nursing Competencies.Journal of Nursing Education.  57:624-627. 2018
    2018 Anxiety of Active and Passive Role Groups in Clinical Simulation: A Pilot Study.Nursing Education Perspectives2018
    2018 Educational interventions to increase Tdap vaccination rates among pregnant womenWomen's Healthcare: A Clinical Journal for NPs2018
    2018 No Evidence to Support Number of Clinical Hours Necessary for Nursing Competency.Journal of Pediatric Nursing.  39:27-36. 2018
    2018 Adolescent and Adult Sexual Assault Assessment 2018
    2018 A pilot study assessing anxiety between active participant vs. observer participant groups in clinical simulationNLN Nursing Education Perspectives2018
    2018 No Evidence to Support Number of Clinical Hours Necessary for Nursing CompetencyJournal of Pediatric Nursing2018
    2017 Educational interventions to increase Tdap vaccination rates among pregnant womenEducational interventions to increase tdap vaccination rates among pregnant women2017
    2017 Non-Traumatic Limp and Fever in a School-Age Child.Pediatric Nursing.  43:96-97. 2017
    2015 Clinical Boot Camp: An Innovative Simulation Experience to Prepare Nursing Students for Obstetric and Pediatric Clinicals.Nursing Education Perspectives.  36:410-411. 2015
    2015 Clinical boot camp: an innovative simulation experience preparing students for obstetric and pediatric clinicalsNursing Education Perspectives2015
    2015 Rash, Rash, Go Away.Pediatric Nursing.  41:301-302. 2015
    2014 Case study: the unilateral tear.Pediatric Nursing.  40:257-258. 2014
    2014 Decreased solid food intake in a toddler: is that a problem?Pediatric Nursing.  40:199-200. 2014
    2012 Childhood emotional wellbeingReady, Set, Grow! Raising Healthy Kids, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners2012
    2012 Case study: Rash and fever in a school-aged childPediatric Nursing2012
    2012 Preventing brain drain, avoiding the summer slide.Ready, Set, Grow! Raising Healthy Kids, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners2012
    2010 Trust and learn through mentoring at Children's.Nursing Notes, Children's Health System of Alabama2010
    1996 Simulations in nursing education.Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing.  13:35-39. 1996
    A pediatric simulation experience: Development, implementation and lessons learned
    Disruptive innovation: Implementing a partially-flipped classroom in nursingDisruptive innovation: implementing a partially-flipped classroom in nursing
    Social and Situational Boundaries that Influence Oral Sex Initiation among African American Adolescent Females: A Qualitative Descriptive StudySocial and situational boundaries that influence oral sex initiation among african american adolescent females: a qualitative descriptive study
    Using Simulation to Teach Telehealth Nursing Competencies

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2018 Chapter 44 -Nursing care of a family when a child has a hematologic disorder 2018
    2018 Chapter 47 -Nursing care of a family when a child has a reproductive disorder 2018
    2018 Child abuse and neglect 2018
    2017 Adolescent and Adult Sexual Assault Assessment, 2E 2017

    Research Overview

  • Pediatrics, Simulation, Flipped Classroom and active learning.
  • Teaching Activities

  • NPE621 - NP Pediatric Primary Care I (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NPE621 - NP Pediatric Primary Care I (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NPE618L - Focus Adv Nur Prac Specializat (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NPE621 - NP Pediatric Primary Care I (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NPE621 - NP Pediatric Primary Care I (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NPE618L - Focus Adv Nur Prac Specializat (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NPE623 - NP Pediatric Primary Care III (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NPE622 - NP Pediatric Primary Care II (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NPE622 - NP Pediatric Primary Care II (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NPE686L - Prac II NP Pediatric Prim Care (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NPE621 - NP Pediatric Primary Care I (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NPE621 - NP Pediatric Primary Care I (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NPE623 - NP Pediatric Primary Care III (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR616L - Focus Adv Nur Prac Specializat (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NPE622 - NP Pediatric Primary Care II (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NPE621 - NP Pediatric Primary Care I (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NPE623 - NP Pediatric Primary Care III (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR392 - Cncpts Maternal Child Hlth Nur (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NPE622 - NP Pediatric Primary Care II (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NPE686L - Prac II NP Pediatric Prim Care (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR392 - Cncpts Maternal Child Hlth Nur (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR393L - Cncpts Matern Chld Hlth Nur Pr (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NPE685L - Pract I NP Pediatric Prim Care (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR312L - Health Assess Across Lifespan (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR313L - Concepts Professional Nur Prac (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR445 - Nursing Child Adolescent (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR312L - Health Assess Across Lifespan (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR313L - Concepts Professional Nur Prac (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR445 - Nursing Child Adolescent (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR446L - Child Adolescent Practicum (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR508L - Clin Prac Chldbear/Chldrea Fam (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NPE686L - Pract II: Pediatric Nur Pract (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NPE685L - Pract I: Pediatric Nurse Pract (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR445 - Nursing Child Adolescent (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR446L - Child Adolescent Practicum (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR445 - Nursing Child Adolescent (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR446L - Child Adolescent Practicum (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR508L - Clin Prac Chldbear/Chldrea Fam (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NPE622 - Advanced Pediatric Nursing II (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NPE686L - Pract II: Pediatric Nur Pract (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NPE685L - Pract I: Pediatric Nurse Pract (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR445 - Nursing Child Adolescent (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR446L - Child Adolescent Practicum (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • Full Name

  • Tedra Smith
  • Blazerid

  • tedraka