Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Edwards is an Assistant Professor in the UAB School of Nursing. Her clinical experience is in the area of adult medical oncology, hospice, and palliative care. Her research experience and interests involve advancing cancer and palliative care nursing globally and locally. She co-coordinates the palliative care and oncology sub-specialty programs and is a current PhD student. Her dissertation work is in Jamaica where she is exploring ways to optimize palliative care in collaboration with local stakeholders.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2018 Afatinib Therapy: Practical Management of Adverse Events With an Oral Agent for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment 2018
    2017 Cancer and Palliative Care in the United States, Turkey, and Malawi: Developing Global Collaborations. 2017
    2017 Cancer and palliative care in the United States, Turkey and Malawi: Developing global collaborations 2017
    2017 Perioperative Palliative Care Considerations for Surgical Oncology Nurses 2017
    2017 Perioperative Palliative Care Considerations for Surgical Oncology Nurses 2017
    2012 Clinical trials and emerging therapies for lung cancer. In E. Trepman, L. Sandt, & C. Langhorne (eds.) Lung cancer choices, diverse viewpoints and choices for your lung cancer journey 2012
    2012 Transition to a new cancer care delivery system: opportunity for empowerment of the role of the advanced practice provider. 2012
    2011 Novel concepts in the treatment of NSCLC: Focus on immunotherapy 2011
    2009 Phase II trial of docetaxel-irinotecan combination in advanced esophageal cancer 2009
    2008 Smoking Cessation and Lung Cancer: Oncology Nurses Can Make a Difference 2008
    2007 Long-term assessment of cardiac function after dose-dense and -intense sequential doxorubicin (A), paclitaxel (T), and cyclophosphamide (C) as adjuvant therapy for high risk breast cancer 2007
    2007 Phase II trial of weekly docetaxel/irinotecan combination in advanced pancreatic cancer 2007
    2006 Clinical Experience With Anti-EGFR Therapy 2006
    2006 Common Side Effects of Anti-EGFR Therapy: Acneform Rash 2006
    Determining cancer nursing core competencies for priority in a sub-Saharan African context
    Integration of Palliative Care Throughout the Cancer Illness Trajectory. In P.J. Haylock & C. Curtiss (Eds.), Cancer Survivorship Transdisciplinary, Patient-Centered Approaches to Seasons of Survival.
    Practical management of adverse events associated with Afatinib

    Research Overview

  • Optimizing oncology and palliative care nursing locally and globally through interprofessional collaborations.
  • Teaching Overview

  • Dr. Edwards co-Coordinates and teaches the courses across the palliative care and oncology sub-specialty programs. She was integral in designing the current core course, NUR606 Translating Evidence into Practice. She has taught across several other courses in the graduate nursing programs including in the DNP program. She also guest-lectures in the BSN program.
  • Teaching Activities

  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NPA622 - Adv Palliative Care Nursing II (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR738L - Scholarly Project Development (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NPA621 - Adv Palliative Care Nursing I (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR731 - Foundations for Adv Prac Nurs (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NPA622 - Adv Palliative Care Nursing II (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NPA621 - Adv Palliative Care Nursing I (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • ONC622 - Cancer Assess Diag Managemnt (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NPA622 - Adv Palliative Care Nursing II (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NPA685L - Practicum: Adv Palliative Care (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NPA621 - Adv Palliative Care Nursing I (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NPA685L - Practicum: Adv Palliative Care (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NCA692L - Res: Adult Gero Acute Cr Nurs (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NCA692L - Res: Adult Gero Acute Cr Nurs (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NCA686L - Adult Gero Acute Care: Prac II (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NCA692L - Res: Adult Gero Acute Cr Nurs (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, 2014
  • Medical Certificate in Critical Care Nursing, Yale University 1999
  • Master of Nursing in Adult Health Nurse / Nursing, Yale University 1999
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Clinical Laboratory Science / Medical Technology / Technologist, University of Connecticut 1991
  • Full Name

  • Rebecca Edwards