Maria Steele, DNP, RN, APHN-BCClinical Assistant Professor Office: NUR 315 256.824.6334Maria.Steele@uah.edu Education Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of Alabama System Master of Science in Nursing, Public Health Nursing Administration, University of South Alabama Post-Masters Certificate in Nursing Education, University of South Alabama Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Summa Cum Laude, University of North Alabama Associate of Applied Science in Nursing, Shelby State Community College Professional Certifications Advanced Public Health Nurse (APHN), Board Certified, ANCC Six Sigma, Yellow Belt certification Clinical Expertise Community/Public Health Nursing Administration Teaching Responsibilities NUR 405 - Community Health Nursing NUR 410 Transition into Professional Roles NUR 411-Theoretical Applications in Professional Nursing NUR 412- Caring for Families, Aggregates, and Populations: Theoretical Application NUR 414- Health Assessment for the Practicing Professional Nurse Service Activities College of Nursing Graduate Curriculum Committee- RN-BSN College of Nursing Faculty/Staff Awards Task Force Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Society, Beta Phi chapter, member American Nurses Association/Alabama State Nurses Association, member National Association of Catholic Nurses, member National League for Nursing, member Special Achievements/Honors/Awards Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Society- Upsilon Omicron Chapter, 2007 Golden Key International Society, 2011 Research Interests Medication Safety End-of-Life Care Chronic IllnessSubstance Abuse Health Behaviors School Health Publications and Presentations Steele, M. L. (2015). Application of the SEIPS model to analyze medication safety in a crisis residential center (Unpublished doctoral scholarly project). University of Alabama, Huntsville, Al. Steele, M. L. (2015, March). Application of the SEIPS model to analyze medication safety in a crisis residential center. Poster session presented at the University of Alabama Joint Doctor of Nursing Practice Intensive, Huntsville, Al. Steele, M. L. (2014). Setting personal and professional boundaries in health care: Important concepts for daily practice. Invited speaker conducted at staff meeting of North Alabama Community Care, Inc., Huntsville, Al.