• Paula Midyette earned both her BSN and MSN from the School of Nursing. She is a board certified Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist and is also CCRN certified. Ms. Midyette has over 25 years as a Clinical Nurse Specialist with experience with consulting, teaching, quality improvement, and research related to cardiovascular and thoracic surgical nursing. She has expertise managing adults and children with cardiovascular disorders including advanced therapies such as ventricular assist devices, ECMO support and managing the patient before and after heart transplant. Her clinical interests include the promotion of bedside nursing autonomy in the critical care area, complex nursing concepts, pathophysiology, cardiovascular care of adults and children and nurse driven quality improvement. Ms. Midyette joined the faculty of the School of Nursing Fall 2017 as an Instructor in the Acute, Chronic and Continuing Care program and maintains a Faculty Practice at Children’s of Alabama in Cardiovascular Services.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2012 Preventing Hospital-Acquired Pressure UlcersNursing Critical Care2012
    2010 Surgical Resection of MyxomasJAMA Psychiatry2010
    1996 Results of a Multidisciplinary Approach to Fast Tracking for Cardiac SurgeryThe Journal of Cardiovascular Management1996
    1996 CNS to Case Manager, Broadening the ScopeIEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security1996
    1995 Cost Containment in Cardiovascular Surgery Through Collaborative Practice.The Journal of Cardiovascular Management1995
    1994 CNS to Case Manager: Broadening the ScopeNursing Managament1994
    1994 Computerized Variance Analysis Case-ManagementHealth Expectations1994
    1988 Continuous Arterial Venous Hemodiafiltration 1988
    1984 Acyanotic left-to-right shuntsNursing Clinics of North America.  19:485-501. 1984
    A Clinical Study of Mitral Valve Repair: Short and Long Term OutcomesSouthern Medical Journal

    Full Name

  • Paula Midyette