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Mrs. Kathy Smith



Mrs. Kathy L. Smith received her BSN degree from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1981 and her MSN degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in 1995. She is currently an EdD candidate at the University of Alabama. Mrs. Smith is a certified pediatric nurse with over 25 years of pediatric nursing who maintains a PRN clinical practice. Her main teaching and clinical focus is pediatric nursing. Her current dissertation research is focused on the evaluation of clinical nursing skills to produce confident, competent, and safe baccalaureate nurses.

  • MSN - University Mississippi Med Ctr (1995)
  • BSN - University of Southern Mississippi (1981)

Undergraduate Courses:
NSG 338/338L Chronic Conditions Across the Lifespan
NSG 432/432L Acute Conditions Across the Lifespan
NSG 472/472L Complex Conditions Across the Lifespan
NSG 410 Holistic Health: The Art and Science of Healing Using Alternative & Complementary Therapies
NSG 467 Pharmacotherapeutics in Health Care

  • Certification in Pediatric Nursing
  • RN Licensure
  • HeartCode Pediatric Life Support (PALS)
  • HeartCode Basic Life Support (BLS)

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Areas of Expertise

Pediatrics, NICU Care, Maternal/Child Nursing, Pharmacotherapeutics, Holistic Nursing Practice