Tracy Thornton, MSN, RN ACNS-BC

Clinical Assistant Professor


Tracy Thornton's Curriculum Vitae


  • MSN, University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • BSN, University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • ADN, Calhoun Community College
  • LPN, Calhoun Community College
  • Combat Medic, Fort Sam Houston

Professional Certifications

  • Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist, Board Certified, 2014- present, AACN
  • CPR Instructor, 2007- Present, AHA
  • ACLS Instructor, 2007-Present, AHA
  • PALS Certification- 2007- Present

Clinical Expertise

  • Critical Care
  • Adult Health

Research Interests

  • The use of Screening Tools in the triage area of the emergency room
  • The use of CO2 detectors in the emergency room during respiratory difficulty or failure
  • Teaching strategies: Best tools for the trade