Chondra Butler, DNP, RN, AGCNS-BC
Assistant Professor
Adult Health Nursing Clinical Nurse Specialist Track Coordinator

Research Interests
 
  • Diabetes Self-Management Education
  • Health Coaching to minimize complications of acute and chronic illness
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist education and curriculum

Education
 
  • DNP, The University of Alabama, 2014
  • MSN, University of South Alabama, 2010
  • BSN, University of South Alabama, 2004
  • BS Biology, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2000

Selected Publications
 
  • Spruce, K., & Butler, C. (2017). Enhancing outcomes for outpatient percutaneous coronary interventions. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 31(6), 319-328. PMCID: PMC5647110

Completed Research Support
 
  • Brown, H. [Principal Investigator], Butler, C. [Grant Faculty], (2013-2016). Interprofessional
    Collaborative Practice to Improve Patient Outcomes, Health Resources Services
    Administration (HRSA) Grant. ($1.3 million)

  • Smith, K.K., Farmer, J.E., Freeman, C., VandeWaa, E., Bydalek, K., Graves, R., Jacobs, M.,
    Jones, L., Johnson, P., & Lawerence, S. (2012). Assessment of Student Engagement, Academic Performance, Accountability, Student Satisfaction, Student Preference for Lecture or Team-Based Learning, Attitudes about the Value of Teams, and Student Retention in Nursing Students using Team-Based Learning. University of South Alabama Dean’s Grant. ($2300.00)


Teaching
 

Doctoral Courses

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice Project Planning
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice Residency I
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice Residency II
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice Residency III
  • Dr. Butler has also worked with students on their Doctor of Nursing Practice Project manuscripts for publication.
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Honors and Awards
 
  • Faculty Teaching Award, University of South Alabama, College of Nursing, 2017
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Zeta Gamma Chapter, 2009
  • Spirit of Nursing Award, University of South Alabama, College of Nursing, 2004