Positions

Overview

  • 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
    2019 “Playing for bragging rights”: A qualitative study of students’ perceptions of gamificatioJournal of Nursing Education.  58:79-85. 2019
    2018 An innovative simulation for teaching debridement to nurse practitioner studentsJournal 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 ElderlyNursing 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 A Nurse Developed Toolkit for Long-Term Care OmbudsmenGeriatric Nursing2014
    2014 A nurse developed toolkit for long-term care ombudsmenGeriatric Nursing.  35:111-113. 2014
    2013 Sexually transmitted infectionsInfectious Disease Clinics of North America.  27:9-10. 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 treatmentJournal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing.  18:149-150. 1991
    1983 Sexually transmitted diseases in menMedical Clinics of North America.  67:235-251. 1983

    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

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2010
  • Master of Nursing in Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1990
  • Bachelor of Nursing in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1985
  • Full Name

  • Natalie Baker