Suzanne Billingsley, DNP, RN, PMHCNS-BC

Suzanne Billingsley, DNP, RN, PMHCNS-BC

Instructor (Clinical), Undergraduate Coordinator Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

246 Cohn
313-577­-4188 (fax)

Office hours

Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and by appointment.

Suzanne Billingsley, DNP, RN, PMHCNS-BC


● DNP - Wayne State University

● MSN (Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing) -­ Wayne State University

● BSN -­ Wayne State University

● Diploma in Nursing -­ Henry Ford Hospital, School of Nursing

● ANCC ­- Clinical Specialist in Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

● Licensed in Michigan as a Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatric Nursing

Research Interests

● Nursing students' attitudes and knowledge about substance abuse and addiction

● Nursing students' issues: Stress management with cognitive behavioral strategies, role transition from student to beginning nurse practitioner

● Experiential teaching strategies and the affective domain

Clinical Area(s) of Expertise

● Adult Psychiatric Nursing in Acute Care

● Consultation/Liaison Psychiatric Nursing

● Legal consultation and expert witness experience regarding psychiatric nursing standards of care

Selected Publications

Billingsley, S., Collins, A., Miller, M. (2007). Healthy student, healthy nurse: A stress management workshop. Nurse Educator, 32(2), 49-­52.

Current Research

 Research co-­investigator examining nursing students' attitudes about substance abuse and addiction.

 Member of a HRSA grant team incorporating SBIRT training for nursing and social work students.

Courses Taught

● NUR 3015 Course Coordinator, Lecturer and Clinical Faculty for Psychiatric Mental Health Nsg.

● NUR 4050 Advanced Medical/Surgical Nursing

● NUR 3010 Medical/Surgical Nursing

● NUR 2010 Physical Assessment

● NUR 3020 Restorative Care of Adults and Elders with Chronic Illness

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