Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Britt first taught nursing at Piedmont Hospital School of Nursing in Atlanta. She also has taught obstetrical nursing at Jefferson State Community College in Birmingham, and the pass rate for the OB section of the licensing exam jumped to between 95 and 100% for her students. Later, she taught in UAB's BSN program and entered its first doctoral class. She has held positions as course manager for prelicensure theory and clinical courses and program coordinator for the AMNP. As AMNP Coordinator, she received two $100,000 RWJF NCIN grants.
  • Research Overview

  • Dr. Britt’s is interested in research related to improving teaching strategies for clinical simulation and more effective use of online options to engage students in the clinical area of maternal newborn nursing. Also, she is interested in evaluating the effectiveness of the use of memory aids to assist students with retention of nursing concepts. She is passionate about furthering the understanding and prevention of Medical Adhesive-Related Skin Injury (MARSI). She collaborated with two colleagues on a MARSI case study which is published in the March/April 2017 issue of Journal of Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nursing.
  • Full Name

  • Sylvia Britt