Sallie Shipman has experience in the intensive care unit and emergency room. She spent over 18 years working for the Alabama Department of Public Health, where she specialized in perinatal outreach, prenatal care, and emergency preparedness. She has been teaching in academia since 2011. Her special interests include health care emergency preparedness, rural health, health disparities, public health and determinants of health. Through these interests, Shipman led the vaccination outreach efforts for the College of Nursing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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SALLIE JOHNSON SHIPMAN, Ed.D., M.S.N., R.N., C.N.L., NHDP-BC, has experience in both the intensive care unit and emergency room. She spent more than 18 years working for the Alabama Department of Public Health, where she specialized in perinatal outreach, prenatal care and, since 2002, emergency preparedness.
A guide to recognizing and preventing child abuse
UAB News online
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing Professor Patricia Speck, DNSc, and eight other nursing faculty have contributed their expertise in the areas of domestic abuse, public health, trauma and more to a publication to better prepare professionals across multiple disciplines to respond to cases of child abuse.
Shipman article selected by The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing for Innovation Award
UAB School of Nursing News online
A peer-reviewed journal article by University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing Instructor Sallie Shipman, EdD, MSN, RN, CNL, and colleagues, has been selected for The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing fifth annual Innovation Award by SLACK Inc.
Interprofessional Simulation for Understanding PovertyClinical Simulation in Nursing
Poverty is a complex social problem, which is considered a major factor in poor health outcomes in the United States. Current scholarship suggests that the complexity of poverty on health and healthcare requires an interprofessional response, and that professionals and students have limited understanding of the causes and implications of poverty. Effective and relevant education is needed to train health care professionals to relate to individuals living in poverty.
A Key to Transforming a Nursing Curriculum: Integrating a Continuous Improvement Simulation Expansion StrategySAGE Open Nursing
Changes in nursing, health care, and education warrant continued pedagogical innovations. Faculty are challenged to develop many innovative strategies in the clinical and simulation laboratory setting. Intentional simulation-based learning experiences are one method to prepare new graduates for nursing practice.
Learning About Poverty Through Simulation: A Pilot EvaluationJournal of Social Work Education
Previous research suggests many health care professionals and students, including those in social work, have limited understanding of the causes and implications of poverty. Effective and relevant education is needed to train health care professionals to relate to those living in poverty. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of team-based simulations on student perceptions and critical thinking about poverty. Data were collected from three poverty simulations, which took place at a university in the spring of 2015.
Qualitative Analysis of the Lived Experience of First-Time Nurse Responders in DisasterThe Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing
The study purpose was to examine the reflections of the lived experiences of nurses in shelters or temporary community medical clinics responding for the first time to a civilian disaster. The disaster-nursing literature echoes the need for development of disaster content in the nursing curriculum. However, little thematic analysis-supporting curriculum from the lived experience of first-time responders exists in the literature.
Incorporation of the Clinical Nurse Leader in Public Health PracticeJournal of Professional Nursing
A case study was conducted to examine the appropriateness of the clinical nurse leader (CNL) role and its use within the Alabama Department of Public Health. The role of the CNL to provide leadership within the public health environment is examined. Using the aspects of the CNL training toward improvement of patient outcomes and prevention of errors through coordination was the key outcome of the case study.
- Society for the Advancement of Disaster Nursing (SADN) : Member
- American Public Health Association (APHA) : Member
- Association of Community Health Nursing Educators (ACHNE) : Member
- National League for Nursing : Member
- Sigma Theta Tau : organization positionLeadership Succession Committee - Board Member Nu Chapter