Brenda Talley, RN, PhD, NEA-BC

Brenda Talley

Brenda Talley, RN, PhD, NEA-BC
Clinical Associate Professor, part time

Office: NUR 217 
256.824.2455
Brenda.Talley@uah.edu

Education

  • PhD, Nursing Administration, Augusta University
  • MSN, Rural Community Health Clinical Specialist, Georgia Southern University
  • BSN, Magna Cum Laude, Armstrong State University
  • ADN, Cum Laude, Armstrong State University

Professional Certifications

  • Board Certified: Nurse Executive, Advanced (NEA-BC)

Clinical Expertise

  • Nursing leadership, management, professional development
  • Socio-political issues in health care
  • Health care economics and finance
  • Community, population, and public health nursing
  • Epidemiology
  • Program planning, implementation, and evaluation
  • Micro-systems analysis and metrics, outcomes measurement
  • Nursing theory
  • Nursing research and bioethics
  • Health choices and behaviors
  • Transcultural nursing
  • Nursing Informatics

Teaching Responsibilities

  • NUR 410: Transition into Professional Roles – Online
  • NUR 411: Theoretical applications in Professional Practice - Online
  • NUR 412: Caring for Families, Aggregates, and Populations – Online
  • NUR 412-L: Caring for Families, Aggregates, and Populations, Clinical
  • NUR 413: Leadership for Professional Nursing Practice – Online
  • NUR 638: Healthcare Informatics, when assigned
  • NUR 743: Evidence Based Practice Strategies, when assigned
  • NUR 737: DNP Interdisciplinary Leadership and Role Development, when assigned
  • NUR 739: DNP Scholarly Practice Project

Service Activities

  • Coordinator, RN-BSN Program
  • Commission on Colleges of Nursing Education (CCNE) Accreditation Site Evaluator

Special Achievements/Honors/Awards

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
  • The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
  • Society of Rogerian Scholars, Recognized for past leadership to the Society, October, 2013, Newman Conference Center, Baruch College, New York City, NY.

Publications and Presentations

Peer Reviewed Journals

  • Talley, B., Rushing, A., & Gee, R. M. (2014). Smokeless tobacco use among women in rural N. E. Alabama. Journal of Community Health Nursing, 31: 1-13. Doi: 10.1080/07370016.2014.958404
  • Talley, B., Gee, R., Allen, D., Marshall, E., Encinas, K., & Lim, S., (2011). Assessment of smokeless tobacco use in the history and physical examination by primary health care providers. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 23(8), 443-447.
  • Smith, T.M., Talley, B., Hubbard, M., & Winn, C. (2008). Evaluation of a tobacco prevention program for children: ToPIC. Journal of Community Health Nursing (4)25, 218-228.
  • Jakeway, E. C., Cantrell, E. E., Cason, J. B. & Talley, B. S. (2006, Mar-April). Developing population health competencies among public health nurses in Georgia. Public Health Nursing, 23(2), 161-7.
  • Talley, B. (2006). Nurses and nursing education in Ghana: Creating collaborative opportunities. International Nursing Review: Official Journal of the International Council of Nurses 53, 47-51.
  • Talley, B., Rushing, A., & Gee, R.M. (2005). Community assessment using Cowling’s Unitary Appreciative Inquiry: A beginning exploration. Visions, Journal of the Society of Rogerian Scholars 13(1).27-40.
  • Talley, B. (2000). Integrality of the meditative and creative experience. (Abstract). Rogerian Nursing Science News 12(1).

Contributions to Edited Volumes

  • Talley B. (In press, 2016). Finance and Economics. In Elaine S. Marshall & Marion E. Broome (Eds). Transformational Leadership: From Expert Clinician to Influential Leader (2nd ed.). NY: Springer Publications.
  • Talley, B., Alexander, S., & Adams, E. (2014). Informatics and public health. In Susan Alexander and Karen Frith (Eds.). Applied Clinical Informatics in Nursing. Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
  • Billings, D. M., Dickerson, S. S., Greenburg, M. J., Yow-Wu, B. & Talley, B. (2013). Quality monitoring and accreditation in nursing distance education programs. In Karen Frith. & Deborah Clark (Eds.). Distance Education in Nursing (3rd ed.). NY: Springer Publications.
  • Talley B. (2011). Finance and Economics. In Elaine S. Marshall (Ed.). Transformational Leadership: From Expert Clinician to Influential Leader*. NY: Springer Publications.
  • * American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year 2011, Leadership and Management.
  • Jakeway, C. & Talley, B. (2006). The History of the Georgia Practice and Education Workgroup. In Carole Jakeway and Elizabeth Cantrell (Eds.). The Georgia Practice and Education Toolkit. Atlanta, GA: Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public Health, Office of Nursing. 3-7.
  • Talley, B., Bush K., & Williams, A. (2006). Best Practices. In Carole Jakeway and Elizabeth Cantrell (Eds.). The Georgia Practice and Education Toolkit. Atlanta, GA: Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public Health, Office of Nursing. 25-32.
  • Talley, B. (2004). A traditional United States healing practice example: Traditional health beliefs and practices of the Georgia lowcountry. In Roxana Huebscher and Pamela A. Shuler (Eds.). Natural, Alternative, and Complementary Health Care Practices. Philadelphia: Mosby/Harcourt.

Refereed paper presentations

  • Talley, B. & Allen, D. (July, 2015). E-Cigarettes as a harm reduction strategy for cigarette smokers. Sigma Theta Tau International's 26th International Nursing Research Congress, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • Talley, B., Allen, D. & Anderson K. (March, 2015). Are e-cigarettes an optimal choice for harm reduction for tobacco smokers? Innovation vs Stagnation: Health in the 21st Century. Annual Research Conference, Mu Kappa Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA.
  • Talley, B., Rushing, A. & Gee, R.M. (October, 2013). Patterns of smokeless tobacco use in rural women: Their own stories. Conference of the Society of Rogerian Scholars, Newman Conference Center, Baruch College, New York City, NY.
  • Talley, B., Gee, R.M., Allen, D., & Shilling, D. (March, 2013). Smokeless tobacco among rural women. Research Conference of Beta Phi chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL.
  • Talley, B., Gee, R.M., Allen, D., & Shilling, D. (August, 2012). Smokeless tobacco among rural women in the Southeastern U.S.A. Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, International Research Congress, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Talley, B. (June, 2009). Internet education of health care personnel: Promises and challenges. 8th International Conference on Health Economics, Management, and Policy. Athens Institute for Education and Research, University of Athens, Athens, Greece.
  • Talley, B. & Allen, D. (March, 2008). Get real: Creating presence in the on-line classroom. Conference of the International Alliance of Teacher Scholars, California State University/Cal Poly, Pomona, Pomona, CA.
  • Talley, B. (April, 2007). Searching for questions. Research Conference Mu Kappa Chapter Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing and the Southern Professional Nurses’ Network of the Georgia Nurses Association. Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA.
  • Talley, B. & Jakeway, C. (November, 2004). Creating and sustaining academic-practice partnerships for public health nursing: The Georgia Model. Conference of the American Public Health Association, Washington, DC.
  • Talley, B. Jones, P., Marks, L. B., & Zittrouer, M. L. (June, 2004). Parenthood at a very young age: Exploring the life pattern and finding expression using Cowling’s Unitary Appreciative Inquiry. Conference of the Society of Rogerian Scholars, New York University, New York City, NY.
  • Talley, B. (February, 2004). Creating collaborative opportunities: Experiencing public health nursing in Ghana. Southern Regional Transcultural Nursing Conference, Savannah, GA.
  • Talley, B. & Brown, C. F. (November, 2003). Finding mantras in our own traditions. Conference of the Society of Rogerian Scholars. Savannah, GA.
  • Talley, B., Brannen, P., & Hurley, V. (September, 2003). Practice based research: A cooperative effort of practice and education. Georgia Public Health Association’s 74th Annual Meeting and Conference, Augusta, GA.
  • Talley, B., Brannen, P., & Hurley, V. (March, 2003). Collaboration between public health practice and education. Georgia Public Health Leadership Summit, Calloway Gardens, GA.
  • Rushing, A., Talley, B., Anumolu, A., Poopola, M. M., & Brown, C. F., (June, 2001). Evolution of energetic healing: Contributions of multiple traditions. Conference of the American Holistic Nurses Association, Society of Rogerian Scholars, and Space Nurses Society, Huntsville, AL.
  • Talley, B. (June, 2000). Power, participation in decision-making and organizational commitment among rural nurses. Conference of the Society of Rogerian Scholars, New York University, New York City, NY.