Overview

  • Dr. Lynn Nichols specializes in maternal-child health, and has extensive experience with curriculum development, program evaluation, strategic planning and online instruction. She is committed to the utilization of high-impact practices to foster student engagement. She is interested in leadership development and team building in faculty work groups and facilitating the professional development of faculty. Her topics of interest include: interprofessional collaborative care, BSN roles in primary care, legal and ethical issues in healthcare, and innovative, engaging teaching strategies for RN-Baccalaureate education.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2020 Engaging Nursing Students With Leadership Fables: An Innovative Teaching Strategy.Nurse Educator.  45:177-178. 2020
    2020 Engaging nursing students with leadership fables: An innovative teaching strategyNurse Educator.  45:177-178. 2020
    2020 Promoting Sustainable Nursing Leadership: The Nightingale LegacyCreative Nursing.  26:272-276. 2020
    2018 Critical Thinking Series: Older adolescent with cystic fibrosis: Transitioning to adult carePediatric Nursing.  44:95-97. 2018
    2018 Embracing the Opportunity in Whitewater 2018
    2018 Older adolescent with cystic fibrosis: Transitioning to adult carePediatric Nursing.  44:95-97. 2018
    2005 Roles, Responsibilities, and Outcome Expectations of Endowed Chairs in NursingNurse Educator.  30:178-183. 2005
    2005 Knowledge, resilience, and effectiveness of education in a young teen asthma camp.Pediatric Nursing.  31. 2005
    2001 Levels of prevention: Restructuring a curriculum to meet future healthcare needsNurse Educator.  26:6-8. 2001
    1999 Responding to tricyclic antidepressant overdose: Learning how to stabilize your patient and support her through detoxificationNursing '99.  29:32cc1-32cc6. 1999
    1999 A longitudinal review of baccalaureate nursing students' critical thinking abilitiesJournal of Nursing Education.  38:139-141. 1999
    1996 Critical thinking as an educational outcome: An evaluation of current tools of measurementNurse Educator.  21:23-32. 1996

    Research Overview

  • Curriculum, innovative teaching and learning strategies, identification of best practices for teaching and learning strategies for nursing students, nursing history, visionary global leadership of Florence Nightingale, program evaluation, strategic planning, leadership development, team building, and professional development of new faculty.
  • Teaching Overview

  • Dr. Nichols is an experienced nurse educator, with over 25 years of teaching experience across BSN, MSN and doctoral programs. She has extensive experience with undergraduate/prelicensure students, including pediatric nursing didactic/clinical, senior preceptorship, pathophysiology, pharmacology, dosage calculation, legal and ethical issues, nursing skills, and health assessment. She is actively engaged with the Accelerated Masters in Nursing Pathway for second degree students and with the RN-BSN Pathway. Additionally, Dr. Nichols has conducted study abroad immersion experiences for nursing students in La Gonave, Haiti and Bangkok/Chiang Mai, Thailand. Dr. Nichols has taught graduate nursing education courses, including: program evaluation, ethics and legal issues, curriculum development, and nurse educator practicum. She leads a Freshman Honors Seminar in the Fall that explores ethical issues in women's health.
  • Teaching Activities

  • NRN402 - Leadership Development for RNs (Summer Term 2021) 2021
  • NRN402 - Leadership Development for RNs (Spring Term 2021) 2021
  • NRN402 - Leadership Development for RNs (Spring Term 2021) 2021
  • NRN402 - Leadership Development for RNs (Spring Term 2021) 2021
  • HC119 - Honors Seminar (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • NRN402 - Leadership Development for RNs (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • NRN402 - Leadership Development for RNs (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • NRN402 - Leadership Development for RNs (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • NUR003 - UAB Nursing Orientation (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • NUR003 - UAB Nursing Orientation (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • NUR393L - Cncpts Matern Chld Hlth Nur Pr (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • NRN402 - Leadership Development for RNs (Summer Term 2020) 2020
  • NUR003 - UAB Nursing Orientation (Summer Term 2020) 2020
  • NUR003 - UAB Nursing Orientation (Summer Term 2020) 2020
  • NUR336 - Leadership (Summer Term 2020) 2020
  • NUR429L - Cncpts Comm/Publ Hlth Nur Prac (Summer Term 2020) 2020
  • NUR553L - Nursing Practicum Women/Child (Summer Term 2020) 2020
  • NRN402 - Leadership Development for RNs (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • NRN402 - Leadership Development for RNs (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • NRN402 - Leadership Development for RNs (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • NUR003 - UAB Nursing Orientation (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • NUR003 - UAB Nursing Orientation (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • NUR310 - Concpt of Professional Nursing (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • NUR448 - Trans to Professional Nur Prac (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • HC119 - Honors Seminar (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NRN402 - Leadership Development for RNs (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NRN402 - Leadership Development for RNs (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NRN402 - Leadership Development for RNs (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR004 - UAB Nursing Orientation (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR310 - Concpt of Professional Nursing (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR393L - Cncpts Matern Chld Hlth Nur Pr (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR429L - Cncpts Comm/Publ Hlth Nur Prac (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR336 - Leadership (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR429L - Cncpts Comm/Publ Hlth Nur Prac (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR310 - Concpt of Professional Nursing (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR336 - Leadership (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR457 - Ldrshp/Mgt Prof Nur for RNs (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR557 - Ldrshp & Mgt Prof Nur for RNs (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HC119 - Honors Seminar (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR310 - Concpt of Professional Nursing (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR457 - Ldrshp/Mgt Prof Nur for RNs (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR457 - Ldrshp/Mgt Prof Nur for RNs (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR557 - Ldrshp & Mgt Prof Nur for RNs (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR457 - Ldrshp/Mgt Prof Nur for RNs (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR557 - Ldrshp & Mgt Prof Nur for RNs (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • HC119 - Honors Seminar (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR447L - Synthesis and Assim Practicum (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR447L - Synthesis and Assim Practicum (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR447L - Synthesis and Assim Practicum (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR447L - Synthesis and Assim Practicum (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR001 - EANS (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR447L - Synthesis and Assim Practicum (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR311L - Nursing Skills Development I (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR313L - Concepts Professional Nur Prac (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR447L - Synthesis and Assim Practicum (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR311L - Nursing Skills Development I (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR313L - Concepts Professional Nur Prac (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR392 - Cncpts Maternal Child Hlth Nur (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • Full Name

  • Lynn Nichols