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Monica Marie Nelson


Assistant Professor


School of Nursing

Office Location:

Knoxville Campus: Knoxville, Tennessee

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"The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world's deep hunger meet."

                                                                                                           Frederick Buechner





PhD, MEd, RN

Recent Publications and Presentations

Nelson, M. M. (2016).  NICU culture of care for infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: A focused

     ethnography. Neonatal Network, 35(5), 287-296.


Nelson, M. M. (2013). Neonatal abstinence syndrome:  The nurse’s role.  International Journal of Childbirth

       Education, 28(1), 38-42.


Nelson, M. M. (2013). The benefits of human donor milk for premature infants. International Journal of Childbirth

       Education, 28(3),84-89.

Courses recently taught

NURS 3140 LECT Nursing Research
NURS 3165 LAB Nursing in Women’s Health and Newborn Care Lab
NURS 3330 LECT Evidenced Based Practice
NURS 3420 LECT Spiritual and Cultural Considerations in Nursing
NURS 4100 LAB Nursing in Child & Family Health Care
NURS 4100 LECT Nursing in Child & Family Health Care
NURS 4310 LECT Nursing Ethics
NURS 4420 LECT Capstone for Registered Nurses
NURS 5035 LECT Focused Clinical Seminar and Practicum
NURS 5036 LECT Nursing Education Practicum