Tara Walker DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC

Tara Walker DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC

Instructor (Clinical)

140 Cohn
tara.walker@wayne.edu
313-577-3647

Office hours

By appointment 

Tara Walker DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC

Education

  • BSN - University of Rochester
  • MSN/MBA - University of Phoenix
  • DNP - Wayne State University
  • ANCC Board Certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Graduate Certificate Nursing Education - Wayne State University

Research Interests

  • Reducing 30-day readmission rates
  • Quality improvement in long term care facilities
  • Hospital throughput to reduce length of stay in adult populations
  • Provider to provider communication
  • Adolescents and health promotion

Clinical Area(s) of Expertise

  • Internal Medicine
  • Leadership
  • Reduction strategies for length of stay in adult cardiology
  • Reduction of 30-day readmission rates

Selected Publications

Casida, J., Crane, P., Walker, T., Wargo, L. (2012). Elaboration of leadership and culture in high-performing nursing units of hospitals as perceived by staff nurses. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice: An International Journal, 26( 4), 241- 261. 

Courses Taught

•NUR 2010 - Health Assessment: History Taking and Physical Examination

• NUR 2995 - Special Topics: Foundations Professional Nursing

• NUR 3010 - Restorative Care of Adults and Elders with Acute Illness

•NUR 3020 - Restorative Care of Adults and Elders with Chronic Illness

•NUR 4040 - Leadership and Management in Nursing Practice

• NUR 4060 - Synthesis of Core Nursing Knowledge

• NUR 5993 - (WI) Writing Intensive Course in Nursing

• NUR 7140 - APN: Cardiopulmonary and Renal

 

• NUR 8635 - Clinical Practice Outcomes: Evaluation and Benchmarking Methodologies

 

• NUR 8695 - APN Specialty Clinical 3: Advance Section

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